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Editors: Russell A. Faust (Columbus Children's Hospital, Childhood Research Institute, Ohio State Univ. College of Medicine))
Book Description:
Minimally-invasive surgical techniques are rapidly becoming the desired standard, in keeping with our “first do no harm” mandate. The consensus of the contributing authors is that surgical robots represent the next level in our minimally-invasive evolution. These authors are pioneers in minimally-invasive techniques, and have discovered that surgical robotic systems can augment and extend our human capabilities as surgeons. They enable us to operate in increasingly smaller spaces, through increasingly smaller incisions, resulting in decreased morbidity and more rapid recovery times. Due to miniaturization and addition of the “wrist” to robotic endoscopic instruments, surgical robots have enabled procedures to be performed that are otherwise not possible with manually-controlled endoscopic instruments. This book brings together a review of how these surgeon-scientists have come to this early stage in robot-assisted surgery, how this technology is improving patient care in multiple surgical fields, and what we can expect in the near future from surgical robotics.

Table of Contents:
Foreword

Introduction

SECTION I
Chapter 1 - History of Robotic Surgery; pp. 3-12
(C.G. Gourin and D.J. Terris, Medical College of Georgia);

Chapter 2 - Anesthetic Implications of Robot Assisted Surgical Procedures; pp. 13-34
(Z. Ahmed and M. Zestos, Children’s Hospital of Michigan);

Chapter 3 - Telementoring and Remote Telepresence Surgery; pp. 35-45 (M. Anvari, McMaster University, Canada);

Chapter 4 - Legal Perspectives on Telemedicine and Telerobotic Surgery; pp. 47-57
(R.C. King);

SECTION II
Chapter 5 - Robots for Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction; pp. 61-94 (P. Kazanzides, Johns Hopkins University);

Chapter 6 - Robotics in General Surgery; pp. 95-103
(J. Marescaux, et al., Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France);

Chapter 7 - The Role of Robotics in Urologic Surgery; pp. 105-135 (S. Kaul, G.P. Haas, M. Menon, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital);

Chapter 8 - Female Urologic Robotic Surgery; pp. 137-146
(D. Elliott, et al., Mayo Clinic);

Chapter 9 - Robotic Applications in Neurosurgery; pp. 147-172
(L. Zamorano, et al., Wayne State University);

Chapter 10 - Applications of Robotics to Cardiothoracic Surgery;
pp. 173-184
(S. Bose and D. Yuh, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes);

Chapter 11 - Robotic Technology in Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery; pp. 185-204
(M. Kabeer, et al.);

Chapter 12 - Robotic Applications in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery; pp. 205-222
(A.P. Advincula, University of Michigan Medical Center);

Chapter 13 - Robotic Applications in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; pp. 223-242
(D.M. Walters and D.J. Terris, Medical College of Georgia);

Chapter 14 - Transoral Robotic Surgery; pp. 243-258
(N.G. Hockstein, et al., University of Pennsylvania Hospitals);

SECTION III
Chapter 15 - Robotic Surgery of the Upper Airways: Addressing Challenges of Dexterity Enhancement in Confined Spaces; pp. 261-280 (N. Simaan, et al., Johns Hopkins University);

Chapter 16 - Future Developments in Robotic Surgery: an Outside-the-Box Look into the Next Ten Years; pp. 281-295
(G. Auner and A. Pandya, Wayne State University);

About the Authors;

Index.

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   ISBN: 978-1-60021-386-1
   Status: AV
  
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