Atlas of Robotic Prostatectomy by John HubertAtlas of Robotic Prostatectomy by John Hubert

Atlas of Robotic Prostatectomy

EditorJohn Hubert, Peter Wiklund, Witt Jörn H.

Book & Toy | August 20, 2012

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In many centers of excellence in Urology, robotic prostatectomy has become the first choice for the surgical treatment of localized prostate cancer owing to benefits such as reduced pain and minimization of impotence and incontinence. This atlas, specifically designed for use by surgeons, provides a beautifully illustrated, step-by-step guide to all aspects of the procedure. The various techniques that can be employed to achieve excellent oncological and functional results are carefully depicted in appropriate detail; for example, nerve-sparing techniques, bladder neck reconstruction, and approaches aimed at the early restoration of continence are clearly described. Special situations, such as prior prostate surgery, a large prostate, and salvage prostatectomy, are also fully covered. The information contained in this atlas will be of great value in enabling surgeons to improve their results and to take full advantage of the benefits of robotic prostatectomy compared with open prostatectomy.

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The authors have received the following award for their video on  Radical Robotic Cystectomy: 2nd video award from the European Urological Association 2008, Milan. They are involved in the following teaching courses: - Annual Zurich Spring Urological Symposium with live Surgery (25 January 2008, 6/7 February 2009) - ESUT (European Soci...

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Title:Atlas of Robotic ProstatectomyFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:92 pages, 0.04 × 0.02 × 0 inPublished:August 20, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540884076

ISBN - 13:9783540884071

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Table of Contents

Anatomy.- Screening and diagnosis.- Anesthesiology.- Instruments.- Port placement.- Retropubic space.- Lymphadenectomy.- Endopelvic fascia.- DVC/Santorini's plexus.- Puboprostatic ligaments.- Bladder neck dissection.- Vas, seminal vesicle.- Retroprostatic dissection.- Prostate columns.- Neurovascular bundle.- Apical dissection.- Bladder neck reconstruction.- Anastomotic techniques.- Additional approaches for functional restoration.- Complications.