Principles and Practice of Robotic Surgery, 1st Edition

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Edited by Tony Costello
Robot-assisted surgery, soon to be incorporated into most surgical disciplines, can reduce postoperative complications by up to 50%, and has been shown to result in reduced blood loss, earlier hospital discharge, and faster return to normal activity ...view more
Robot-assisted surgery, soon to be incorporated into most surgical disciplines, can reduce postoperative complications by up to 50%, and has been shown to result in reduced blood loss, earlier hospital discharge, and faster return to normal activity for the patient. Edited by master surgeon Tony Costello, and with contributions from the world’s best and most experienced robotic surgeons worldwide, Principles and Practice of Robotic Surgery is an up-to-date, all-in-one reference that provides step-by-step instruction for practicing surgeons and those who are entering robotic surgery training. This first-of-its-kind text discusses new technologies and their application in each surgical subspecialty, with hundreds of outstanding illustrations and high-quality videos—making this an ideal resource for the entire OR team. 
ISBN :
9780323798204
Publication Date :
08-09-2023
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Robot-assisted surgery, soon to be incorporated into most surgical disciplines, can reduce postoperative complications by up to 50%, and has been shown to result in reduced blood loss, earlier hospital discharge, and faster return to normal activity for the patient. Edited by master surgeon Tony Costello, and with contributions from the world’s best and most experienced robotic surgeons worldwide, Principles and Practice of Robotic Surgery is an up-to-date, all-in-one reference that provides step-by-step instruction for practicing surgeons and those who are entering robotic surgery training. This first-of-its-kind text discusses new technologies and their application in each surgical subspecialty, with hundreds of outstanding illustrations and high-quality videos—making this an ideal resource for the entire OR team. 

Key Features
  • Covers every aspect of nearly all current adult and pediatric robotic surgeries in all surgical disciplines. 

  • Includes key topics such as robotic anesthesia, operating room prep and positioning of the equipment, certification for robotic training, and the use of artificial intelligence and virtual reality in the present and potential future use of robotic surgery. 

  • Discusses the evolution of robotic machines with a focus on new and emerging machines for surgery and education. 

  • Provides specific docking instructions with tips and tricks for each robotic operation. 

  • Offers comprehensive coverage in a magnificently illustrated, single-volume book, with contributions from an international Who’s Who of the world’s best robotic surgeons. 

  • Offers numerous procedural videos, including Robotic Prostatectomy: The Patel Approach; Female Pelvic Organ Sparing (POP) and Male Nerve Sparing (NS) RARC; XiXi Operating Room and Surgical Cart setup for TORS, as well as various TORS procedures; Robotic Surgery in Pediatric Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; and more. 

  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. 


Author Information
Edited by Tony Costello, Professorial Fellow & Head, Department of Urology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia