Robotic Renal Surgery: Benign and Cancer Surgery for the Kidneys and Ureters (Paperback)Ronney Abaza (editor)
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Robotic Renal Surgery: Benign and Cancer Surgery for the Kidneys and Ureters provides a comprehensive review of the role of and technical considerations regarding robotic surgery for conditions of the kidney and associated conditions of the upper urinary tract. In addition to serving as a reference regarding indications, preoperative and postoperative management, complications, and evidence-based outcomes, this text also serves as a practical guide for surgeons in how to perform the complete array of robotic kidney and upper tract surgery. Included are detailed descriptions of positioning, instrumentation, and surgical steps for the surgeon newly adopting robotic surgery or for those refining their techniques. All chapters are written by recognized and published experts in the various techniques, creating an authoritative text on the subject. Robotic Renal Surgery: Benign and Cancer Surgery for the Kidneys and Ureters will be of great value to urologists, robotic surgeons, fellows in urologic oncology or endourology as well as urology residents in training and surgical nurses and other surgery team members involved in these procedures.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 4004 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201
From the reviews:
"Editor Abaza and 35 co-authors provided a survey of current procedures related to kidney and the upper urinary tract. ... This textbook should facilitate the learning process of most beginners in robotics and provide experienced surgeons with some interesting tips and tricks." (European Urology Today, December 2013 - January 2014)
"This manual describes urological robotic surgery for benign and malignant disease of the kidneys and ureter as well as robotic lymph node dissection. ... With the rapid expansion of robotic surgery in urology, this is a timely and important book. The audience includes urological surgeons who are adopting robotic surgical procedures in their practice and urology trainees learning robotic surgery. ... This reading is mandatory for anyone interested in learning and mastering these surgeries." (Ilia Zeltser, Doody's Book Reviews, July, 2013)