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Training of Operating Room Technician and Nurses in Robotic Surgery

  • Stacey Dusik-Fenton
  • James O. PeabodyEmail author
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Abstract

Over the last several decades, there has been much technological advancement in the operating room. Laparoscopic surgery or minimally invasive surgery (MIS) was introduced over 20 years ago as an alternative to open surgery, and many surgical procedures can now be performed this way. However, some procedures have proven to be difficult to do in a pure laparoscopic environment.

Keywords

Operating Room Team Member Robotic System Robotic Surgery Minimally Invasive Surgery 
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© Springer London 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health SystemDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologyVattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health SystemDetroitUSA

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