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SECTION I • General Principles
CHAPTER 1 • What Robotic Surgery Is.
CHAPTER 2 • The Basic Principles of ClinicalApplications.
CHAPTER 3 • The Assistant’s Role in RoboticSurgery.
CHAPTER 4 • Robotic Training.
CHAPTER 5 • Keys for Success of a Robotic Program.
CHAPTER 6 • Implemented Imaging and ArtificialIntelligence.
CHAPTER 7 • Fluorescence Imaging: Basics andClinical Applications.

SECTION II • Thyroid Surgery
CHAPTER 8 • Gasless Transaxillary Thyroidectomy(Off-Label Indication)
CHAPTER 9 • Transoral Thyroidectomy (Off-LabelIndication).

SECTION III • Chest Surgery
CHAPTER 10 • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy (Off-LabelIndication).
CHAPTER 11 • Extended Thymectomy for MyastheniaGravis and Thymoma.
CHAPTER 12 • Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy.
CHAPTER 13 • Radical Esophagectomy with Extended MediastinalLymphadenectomy.
CHAPTER 14 • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair.
CHAPTER 15 • Selective Nissen Fundoplication.
CHAPTER 16 • Heller Myotomy with Modified DorFundoplication.
CHAPTER 17 • Lung Lobectomies: General Principlesand the Total Port, Transfissure Approach (Fissure First).
CHAPTER 18 • A. Lung Upper Lobectomies; B. LungLower Lobectomies.

SECTION IV • Gastric and Bariatric Surgery
CHAPTER 19 • D2 Total Gastrectomy.
CHAPTER 20 • Sleeve Gastrectomy.
CHAPTER 21 • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.

SECTION V • Intestinal Surgery
CHAPTER 22 • Small Bowel Resection.
CHAPTER 23 • Radical Right Colectomy with CompleteMesocolic Excision (CME).
CHAPTER 24 • Left Colectomy.
CHAPTER 25 • Total Mesorectal Excision for RectalCancer.
CHAPTER 26 • Abdominoperineal Resection.

SECTION VI • Surgery of the Spleen and Pancreas
CHAPTER 27 • Splenectomy.
CHAPTER 28 • Pancreaticoduodenectomy.
CHAPTER 29 • Radical Antegrade Modular Pancreatosplenectomy.
CHAPTER 30 • Spleen-Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy.
CHAPTER 31 • Central Pancreatectomy.
CHAPTER 32 • Enucleation of Pancreatic Tumors.

SECTION VII • Liver Surgery
CHAPTER 33 • Right Hepatectomy.
CHAPTER 34 • Left Hepatectomy.
CHAPTER 35 • Liver Sectionectomies: Left Lateral Sectionectomy.
CHAPTER 36 • Segmental and Atypical Liver Resections.

SECTION VIII • Biliary Surgery
CHAPTER 37 • Cholecystectomy.
CHAPTER 38 • Roux-en-Y Hepaticojejunostomy.
CHAPTER 39 • Bile Duct Injuries Repair
CHAPTER 40 • Management of Intrahepatic BiliaryStones

SECTION IX • Adrenal Surgery
CHAPTER 41 • Right Adrenalectomy.
CHAPTER 42 • Left Adrenalectomy.

SECTION X • Hernia Surgery
CHAPTER 43 • Inguinal Hernia Repair.
CHAPTER 44 • Ventral Hernia Repair (Intraperitonealonlay mesh with fascial defect approximation).
CHAPTER 45 • Robotic Transversus Abdominis Release(roboTAR).

SECTION XI • Transplant
CHAPTER 46 • Donor Nephrectomy.
CHAPTER 47 • Kidney Transplant.
CHAPTER 48 • Pancreas Transplant.
CHAPTER 49 • Living Donor Hepatectomy.

SECTION XII • Additional Procedures
CHAPTER 50 • Renal Aneurysm.
CHAPTER 51 • Single Port Robotic Surgery: BasicConcepts (Off-label indication).

The first multimedia medical text of its kind—presenting the most comprehensive and up-to-date full-color material about robotics in General Surgery.

Written by the senior editors with the contribution of international renowned robotic surgeons and academics, The Foundation and Art of Robotic Surgery shows how to apply robotics in multiple anatomical locations, using a comprehensive, concise and practical written description of each standardized surgical procedure.

Fifty-one chapters cover topics including General Principles of Robotic Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Chest Surgery, Gastric and Bariatric Surgery, Intestinal Surgery, Spleen and Pancreas Surgery, Liver Surgery, Biliary Surgery, Adrenal Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Transplant Surgery and Additional Procedures (including principles of Single Port Robotic Surgery). Each operation is divided into steps with specific timeframes, for learning and teaching purposes, and each of these steps is a unit/block that needs to be sequentially acquired to become proficient in that specific procedure.

Packed with 900+ photos and 900+ detailed anatomical and surgical drawings with also quick and easy access to 200+ surgical videos (including video clips of the most important steps and longer videos of full-procedures), The Foundation and Art of Robotic Surgery provides clear, concise and hands-on description of the instruments requirements, indications and relative contraindications to the robotic approach, preoperative phases including trocar placement, patient positioning, OR set-up, and a detailed and step-wise description of the operative steps.

The Foundation and Art of Robotic Surgery guides the reader through the processes of using robots to make smaller incisions, decrease blood loss and postoperative pain, as well as foster quicker healing time and reduce hospital stays. Benefits to the surgeon include improved control over the instruments, better views of the surgical field, reduced fatigue, and decreased hand tremors, which are filtered out by the robot’s software. Quick access to 200+ videos/video clips is available through the book in addition to boxed text highlighted tips and tricks, anatomical variations, common pitfalls, and average timeframes.

• 900+ photos
• 900+ drawings of the standard anatomy, anatomical variations and surgical maneuvers.
• Clear, concise presentation of the instruments/tools/material, indications and relative contraindications to the robotic approach, preoperative phases and each operative steps.
• Access to instructive videos clips (of the main steps and of the full procedures) appearing alongside numerous photos and anatomical illustrations.
• Boxed text highlight tips and tricks, anatomical notions, common pitfalls, editorial comments and average time frames.
• Techniques for robotic transplant surgery, renal aneurysm repair and Single Port Robotic Surgery principles are also covered.