Topic: Surgical Techniques in Robotic Surgery

A special issue of Mini-invasive Surgery

ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)

Submission deadline: 30 Oct 2020

Guest Editor(s)

  • Prof. Farid Gharagozloo
    Center for Advanced Thoracic Surgery, Global Robotics Institute, Advent Health, University of Central Florida, Celebration, FL, USA.

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Special Issue Introduction

This special issue of Mini-invasive Surgery is designed to convey the step-by-step technical aspects of actually performing the specific robotic procedure to the reader. Although robotic surgery has become a transformative force in thoracic surgery, most experts still agree that the educational efforts have not been effective in transforming the enthusiasm of new robotic surgeons into successful practice. Historically, educational programs were led by the manufacturers and designed to familiarize the surgeons with the robotic platform. There has been a paucity of educational efforts that provide procedure-oriented technical instructions. This special issue provides new robotic surgeons with step-by-step procedural guidance written by some of the most experienced robotic surgeons in the world.

Topic list:
1. Robotic ivor lewis esophagectomy
2. Robotic mckeown esophagectomy
3. Robotic thymectomy - left-sided approach
4. Robotic thymectomy - right-sided approach
5. The use of the robotic stapler and vessel sealers
6. Robotic first rib resection
7. Robotic chest wall resection
8. Robotic bronchoscopy and lung biopsy
9. Robotic pneumonectomy
10. Robotic repair of giant hiatal hernias
11. Robotic lobectomy - right sided lobes
12. Robotic lobectomy - left sided lobes
13. Robotic anatomic segmentectomy - right lung
14. Robotic anatomic segmentectomy - left lung
15. Robotic lateral heller myotomy
16. Robotic diaphragmatic plication

Submission Deadline

30 Oct 2020

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