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Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Advanced Surgical Techniques

Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Advanced Surgical Techniques

Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Advanced Surgical Techniques
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Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Advanced Surgical Techniques Hardcover - 2022

by Ren, Shancheng (Editor)/ Nathan, Senthil (Editor)/ Pavan, Nicola (Editor)/ Gu, Di (Editor)/ Sridhar, Ashwin (Editor)

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Springer Nature, 2022. Hardcover. New. 1st edition. 417 pages. 11.00x8.25x1.00 inches.
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  • Title Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Advanced Surgical Techniques
  • Author Ren, Shancheng (Editor)/ Nathan, Senthil (Editor)/ Pavan, Nicola (Editor)/ Gu, Di (Editor)/ Sridhar, Ashwin (Editor)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Condition New
  • Pages 417
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Springer Nature
  • Date 2022
  • Bookseller's Inventory # x-3031058542
  • ISBN 9783031058547 / 3031058542
  • Weight 3.05 lbs (1.38 kg)
  • Dimensions 10.79 x 8.11 x 0.47 in (27.41 x 20.60 x 1.19 cm)

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This book comprehensively covers the techniques available for robot- assisted prostatectomy. Chapters feature detailed descriptions of how to successfully perform a variety of relevant techniques including the reconstruction of continence mechanisms and the use of the transperitoneal RALP anterior approach. Potential complications, preoperative and postoperative management strategies are also discussed, enabling the reader to develop a thorough understanding of how to apply a range of relevant methodologies into their day-to-day clinical practice and avoid commonly encountered pitfalls.
Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Advanced Surgical Techniques provides a practically applicable resource for all practicing and trainee urologists seeking a detailed overview of the latest advances in robot-assisted surgical procedures and current management strategies applicable to prostatectomy.

About the author

Riccardo Autorino MD PhD is a Professor of Urology and Director of Surgical Innovation and Clinical Research in the Department of Urology at Rush University, in Chicago, IL, USA. Before that, he spent 5 years in Richmond, VA, working at VCU Health as Director of Urologic Oncology in the Division of Urology and co-lead of the GU working group in the Massey Cancer Center. After graduating cum laude from Federico II Medical School in Napoli, Italy, Dr. Autorino completed his residency training in the same city, where he also obtained a PhD in Urological Sciences. Then, he completed his fellowship training in robotic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He received many awards for his academic activity, including the 2012 Italian Matula Award by the Italian Society of Urology and the 2017 Hans Marberger Award at the annual EAU meeting. Having published over 500 PubMed-indexed publications, Dr. Autorino has a Scopus h-index of 60. He serves as Associate Editor for Minerva Urology, Urology Video Journal and Central European Journal of Urology, as well as editorial board member for many journals. Primary focus of his clinical practice is the management of genitourinary cancers, and their surgical treatment using robotic assisted surgery.

Senthil Nathan is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, working at UCLH and is Director of Robotic Education in Chitra Sethia Centre for Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery. After graduating MBBS with honours from The Madras Medical College, Senthil completed his Masters in Surgery from Bangalore Medical College where he won The Association of Surgeons of India Gold Medal for securing the highest mark in the surgical exit exam. While working as an Assistant Surgeon in The Church of South India Hospital in Bangalore he was one among the first candidates to be selected by the Royal College of Surgeons of England to continue specialist training in the Overseas Training Scheme. After working in general surgery and obtaining FRCS in Yorkshire he obtained a Diploma in Urology while working at Royal Free Hospital. He secured an Honorary Lecturer position at Guys Hospital to develop robotic techniques in urology. Along with Mr John Wickham and colleagues from The Imperial College he developed The Probot, and carried out the first true robotic surgery in the world.

Shancheng Ren is a professor and urologic surgeon at the Department of Urology, Shanghai Changhai Hospital in Shanghai, China. After finishing his M.D. degree in Nanjing Medical University, he completed his joint Ph.D. degree from Second Military Medical University and University of California, San Francisco. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery for urologic tumors and multimodality treatment for prostate cancer. He has performed over 800 cases of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) and has pioneered in single-port RARP and ambulatory prostatectomy in Asia. He is the Deputy Chairman of Urological Association of Asia (UAA) website and a member of the Uro-oncology - Prostate Subcommittee of the SIU Academy. He has been appointed as the Secretary General of the Chinese Urological Association (CUA) Youth Committee, as well as Chairman of the CUA Youth Committee Minimally Invasive Surgery Section and Deputy Secretary General of the Robotic Urology Section of CUA. He is also the Deputy Chairman of the Shanghai Urological Association Youth Committee.

Dr. Pavan an Italian Urologist, fellow of the European Board of Urology since June 2017. In 2014, He was awarded the AUA-SIU exchange research fellowship after being selected from a pool of qualified Italian Urology residents. His main interests are minimally invasive surgery and uro-oncology.

DI Gu is a consultant urological surgeon and an associated professor in the first affiliated hospital of Guangzhou medical university (GMU). After graduating MBBS from the Southern Medical University, Di completed his Masters in Biomedicine and Molecular Science in Kings' College London. He finished his residency program in Nanfang Hospital and obtained his PhD degree in the Southern Medical University in Guangzhou in 2013. At the same year, he won a Chinese national selection and became the first international trainee selected by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh from China. He was then worked in Kings College Hospital London as a senior clinical fellow and a robotic fellow in University College Hospital London. He went back to China in 2019 and built up the urological robotic team in the first affiliated hospital in GMU since then.

Dr. Sridhar's main interests are in minimally invasive surgery, image guided surgery in Urology and digitisation of surgery and surgical education. Currently, he is a consultant urologist within the pelvic cancer team at UCLH focusing on bladder and prostate cancer as well as reconstructive surgery with a special interest in optimizing outcomes post treatment.