Book 2012

Robotic Urologic Surgery


ISBN: 978-1-84882-799-8 (Print) 978-1-84882-800-1 (Online)

Table of contents (47 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix


    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-10

      Evolution of Robotic Surgery: Past, Present, and Future

    3. Chapter

      Pages 11-17

      Launching a Successful Robotic Program

    4. Chapter

      Pages 19-33

      Training and Credentialing in Robotic Urological Surgery

    5. Chapter

      Pages 35-40

      Robotics Training: An Interdisciplinary Continuum for Success


    1. Front Matter

      Pages 41-41

    2. Chapter

      Pages 43-48

      Neoplastic Prostate Pathology for the Practicing Urologist: When to Call Your Pathologist About Pathology Results

    3. Chapter

      Pages 49-60

      Assessing the Learning Curve for Prostate Cancer Surgery

    4. Chapter

      Pages 61-69

      Evidence-Based Critical Analysis of Robotic Prostatectomy Outcomes

    5. Chapter

      Pages 71-80

      Learning Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: How to Start and How to Get Better

    6. Chapter

      Pages 81-88

      Examining the Learning Curve of Robotic Surgery

    7. Chapter

      Pages 89-105

      Transitioning from Open to Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: A Look Back

    8. Chapter

      Pages 107-120

      Patient Positioning and Trocar Placement for Robotic Urologic Procedures

    9. Chapter

      Pages 121-123

      Difficult Peritoneal Access

    10. Chapter

      Pages 125-137

      Key Elements to Approaching Difficult Cases in Robotic Urologic Surgery

    11. Chapter

      Pages 139-148

      Tips and Tricks for Robotic Prostatectomy: A Step-By-Step Approach

    12. Chapter

      Pages 149-159

      Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: The Extraperitoneal Approach

    13. Chapter

      Pages 161-177

      Factors Influencing Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: The Search for the Trifecta

    14. Chapter

      Pages 179-193

      Improving Outcomes for Early Return of Urinary Continence

    15. Chapter

      Pages 195-205

      Improving Outcomes for Early Return of Potency

    16. Chapter

      Pages 207-213

      Improving Oncologic Outcomes After Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

    17. Chapter

      Pages 215-230

      Management of Positive Surgical Margins Following Radical Prostatectomy

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