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Emerging Technologies in Surgery

  • Richard M. Satava
  • Achille Gaspari
  • Nicola Di Lorenzo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Achille Lucio Gaspari, Antonio Manzelli
      Pages 3-5
    3. Michael S. Kavic, Amy E. Waitman
      Pages 7-10
  3. Education and Training

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Jacques Marescaux, Didier Mutter
      Pages 19-25
    3. Anthony G. Gallagher, E. Matt Ritter
      Pages 27-33
    4. J. Sutherland, Timothy Ganous
      Pages 57-71
  4. Robotics and Novel Surgical Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Federico Moser, Santiago Horgan
      Pages 75-83
    3. Jeffrey L. Ponsky
      Pages 85-86
  5. Innovations in Surgical Instruments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Marc O. Schurr
      Pages 89-97
    3. Gerhard F. Bueß, Masahiro Waseda
      Pages 99-106
    4. Piero Rossi, Adriano De Majo
      Pages 113-121
  6. Bioengineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Michael Shin, Joseph Vacanti
      Pages 133-151
  7. Beyond the Future

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Richard M. Satava
      Pages 155-161
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 163-168

About this book

Introduction

Tremendous acceleration and changes in scientific discovery and progress are presently occurring. These important emerging technologies that will affect the practicing surgeon within the next 10 to 20 years are illustrated in detail in this volume. Its purpose is not to review clinical experience of the common surgical practice of the past decade, but to outline and illustrate the future trends. International experts in this field demonstrate emerging procedures and significant advances.

Keywords

Medical Innovation Simulation Surgery Technology brain general surgery robotics stem cells tissue engineering transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard M. Satava
    • 1
  • Achille Gaspari
    • 2
  • Nicola Di Lorenzo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Washington Medical CenterSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Department of General SurgeryTor Vergata University of RomeRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-39600-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-39599-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-39600-0
  • Buy this book on publisher's site