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Multiport and Single-Site Robotic Cholecystectomy

  • Eric Kubat
  • Dan Eisenberg
  • Sherry M. Wren
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Abstract

This chapter reviews the fundamentals and technology, robotic setup, general operative technique, and adoption considerations for robotic-assisted multiport and single-site cholecystectomy. Basic fundamental knowledge of the robotic system, the procedure setup, and instrumentation is critical prior to performing robotic-assisted cholecystectomy. A graduated training program that includes online education, simulation, direct observation, bedside assistance, and case proctoring is important for the implementation of a safe and effective robotic-assisted cholecystectomy.

Keywords

Robotic cholecystectomy Multiport Single site Single incision 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryStanford University School of Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care SystemPalo AltoUSA

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