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Topic: Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: State of the Art and Challenges

A special issue of Mini-invasive Surgery

ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)

Submission deadline: 30 Aug 2021

Guest Editor(s)

  • Prof. Francesco Porpiglia
    Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, San Luigi Hospital, University of Turin, Orbassano, Turin, Italy.

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  • Dr. Enrico Checcucci
    Department of Oncology, Division of Urology, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, University of Turin, Orbassano, Turin, Italy.

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Special Issue Introduction

In current days, “precision surgery” is becoming the new paradigm: its goal is to unify and maximize oncological efficacy and patients’ quality of life and function. In the last years, the evolution of robotic surgery and the consequent minimization of surgical morbidity and hospitalization have deeply changed the therapeutic approach to prostate cancer (PCa). The current focus is to reach a “tailored” approach, which considers every patient-specific variable in order to obtain optimal urinary continence and erectile function after the intervention.

Therefore, thanks to the robotics, nowadays the surgical approach expanded its indication even in more complex diseases such as post adenomectomy or post focal therapy patients.

Moreover, several new tools have been introduced to optimize surgical planning, aid surgical navigation, and refine surgical act.

In this special issue on Robot-Assisted-Radical-Prostatectomy (RARP), several experts will report their experience in different surgical settings and with different techniques (such as retzius sparing or single port) giving readers a snapshot of the current state and the future of robotic radical prostatectomy.

Participants

Dr. Francesco Porpiglia, from Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Turin, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano (Turin), Italy.
Dr. Enrico Checcucci, from Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Turin, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano (Turin), Italy.
Dr. Prokar Dasgupta, from Department of Urology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's Health Partners, London, UK.
Dr. Stefano De Luca, from Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Turin, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano (Turin), Italy.
Dr. Matteo Manfredi, from Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Turin, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano (Turin), Italy.
Dr. Daniele Amparore, from Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Turin, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano (Turin), Italy.
Dr. Cristian Fiori, from Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Turin, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano (Turin), Italy.
Dr. Alessandro Veccia, from Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Science, and Public Health, ASST Ospedali Civili, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.
Dr. Riccardo Autorino, from Division of Urology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA.
Dr. Alberto Olivero, from Department of Urology, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy.
Dr. Antonio Galfano, from Department of Urology, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy.
Dr. Alberto Martini, from Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, Vita-Salute University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.
Dr. Ashutosh Tewari, from Department of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
Dr. Vinayak Wagaskar, from Department of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
Dr. Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, from Department of Urology, University Hospital of Leipzig, Liebigstraße 20, 04103, Leipzig, Germany.
Dr. Riccardo Campi, from Unit of Urological Robotic Surgery and Renal Transplantation, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy.
Dr. Giovanni Cacciamani, from Institute of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Dr. Juan Garisto Risco , from Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, United States.
Dr. Jihad H. Kaouk, from Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, United States.
Dr. Louise Lenfant, from Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, United States.
The list is arranged in no particular order and to be updated.

Submission Deadline

30 Aug 2021

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 30 Aug 2021
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