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Title Robotic surgery / Go Watanabe, editor
Published Tokyo : Springer, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 159 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Overview of Robotic Surgery -- The da Vinci Surgical® Systems -- Development of Robotic Systems -- Robotic Surgery in Urology -- Robotic Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer -- Esophageal Cancer Surgery -- Lateral Pelvic Node Dissection for Advanced Rectal Cancer: Current Debates and Use of the Robotic Approach -- Cardiac Surgery: Overview -- Robotically Assisted Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting -- Robotic Surgery for Mitral Valve Disease -- Robotic Surgery in General Thoracic Surgery -- Robot-Assisted Thyroidectomy
Summary Thanks to the advent of leading-edge technologies, there is a new cross-sectional field of surgery: robotic surgery. Due to the rapid development of robotic surgery systems such as da Vinci, there is a great need to refresh one's knowledge every day. This book covers all surgical areas: urological surgery, digestive surgery, and cardiac surgery in addition to mitral valvular disease. It also summarizes the most current topics in robotic surgery addressed by well-known experts from around the world. These specialists' expertise provides useful insights into modern educational techniques for the latest trends in surgery-knowledge that will be valuable to students, residents, and experts who are eager to learn more about advanced medical care including da Vinci as a cross-cutting surgical device, even if it lies outside their specialty field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 4, 2014)
Subject Surgical robots.
Robotics.
Form Electronic book
Author Watanabe, Tengai, editor
ISBN 9784431548539 (electronic bk.)
443154853X (electronic bk.)
4431548521 (print)
9784431548522 (print)