Urologic Robotic Surgery - Current Clinical Urology
  • Urologic Robotic Surgery - Current Clinical Urology

Urologic Robotic Surgery - Current Clinical Urology

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Mixed media product 240 Pages / Published: 11/04/2008
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The introduction of robotic technology into modern day operating theatres has changed the way that surgery will be preformed. The last five years have shown a paradigm shift toward the adoption of robotic surgical techniques. This comprehensive book for the practicing urologist will be an invaluable addition to every urologist's library. The book serves as a much needed educational guide to understanding the scope of robotic procedures performed.

Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
ISBN: 9781588296153
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 549 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 18 mm
Edition: 2008


From the reviews:

"This book is a timely overview of an exciting and evolving sub-specialty within urology. ... The text begins with a historical perspective and moves on to operating room setup and port placement which a novice team will find very useful. ... Urologic Robotic Surgery has already found a place in our departmental library. Urologists at all stages of their career will find it easy to read. In addition theatre nurses, medical students, trainees, and even interested patients would find it informative." (Prokar Dasgupta, Industrial Robot Journal, March, 2008)

"This textbook of urologic robotic surgery covers nine procedures in its 16 chapters ... . a valuable educational guide for novice robotic surgeons interested in performing a new procedure. The book also provides a quick review for expert laparoscopic/robotic surgeons performing uncommon robotic procedures. ... Chapters ... are educational, clearly written with attention to detail, and include original references to the medical literature. ... a good resource for readers interested in learning the basics of robotic surgery along with step-by-step techniques for robotic procedures." (Gaurav Bandi, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008)

"The editors of Urologic Robotic Surgery have organized their text into 4 distinct sections covering history, operative setup, robotic procedures, and other miscellaneous considerations. ... recommended as excellent introductory texts for readers interested in the rapidly expanding field of robotic surgery in urology. The general urologist seeking a broad overview of robotics and its application across a variety of genitourinary processes, both adult and pediatric, will likely find Urologic Robotic Surgery ... to be an outstanding first-line resource." (Philip H. Kim and Chester J. Koh, Journal of the American Medical Association, February, 2009)

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