© 2008

Urologic Robotic Surgery

  • Jeffrey A. Stock
  • Michael P. Esposito
  • Vincent J. Lanteri
  • David M. Albala

Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Historical Perspective

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ilya A. Volfson, Jeffrey A. Stock
      Pages 3-25
  3. Setup and Access

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Rahuldev S. Bhalla
      Pages 39-45
  4. Robotic Laparoscopic Procedures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Michael P. Esposito, Vincent J. Lanteri, Gregory Lovallo
      Pages 71-87
    3. Jay Yew, Timothy Wilson
      Pages 89-109
    4. María Verónica Gorodner, Carlos Galvani, Enrico Benedetti, Santiago Horgan
      Pages 125-137
    5. Jeffrey A. Stock, Michael P. Esposito, Gregory Lovallo
      Pages 139-144
    6. Joseph G. Borer, Craig A. Peters
      Pages 145-157
    7. Bartley G. Cilento, David Diamond
      Pages 159-168
  5. Other Considerations for Robotic Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Scott J. Belsley, Garth H. Ballantyne
      Pages 171-184
    3. Ayal M. Kaynan
      Pages 185-198
    4. Joseph R. Wagner, Caner Z. Dinlenc
      Pages 199-205
    5. Ralph Madeb, Joy Knopf, Gregory Oleyourryk, Louis Eichel, John R. Valvo
      Pages 207-213

About this book


Laparoscopy has allowed surgeons to perform major surgical procedures through small incisions. The introduction of laparoscopy has revolutionized the field of minimally invasive surgery. Urologic Robotic Surgery presents accepted robotic applications to treat common urological problems. Accomplished authors demonstrate their expertise in basic instrumentation and techniques, potential applications and contraindications, with attention to patient positioning and trocar placement. Despite the increasing popularity of this technology, there remains a dearth of literature available to surgeons and patients. Urologic Robotic Surgery reveals the critical steps for each procedure, reviews robotic suturing, complications, training and credentialing.


Adrenal Surgery Cystectomy Laparoscopy Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery Nephrectomy Orchiopexy Prostatectomy Pyeloplasty, Surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Jeffrey A. Stock
    • 1
    • 2
  • Michael P. Esposito
    • 3
  • Vincent J. Lanteri
    • 3
  • David M. Albala
    • 4
  1. 1.Children’s Hospital of New JerseyNewark
  2. 2.Mount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Center for Minimally Invasive Urologic SurgeryHackensack University Medical CenterHackensackUSA
  4. 4.Department of UrologyDuke UniversityDurham

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Urologic Robotic Surgery
  • Editors Jeffrey A. Stock
    Michael P. Esposito
    Vincent Lanteri
  • Series Title Current Clinical Urology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2008
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-58829-615-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-60761-659-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-59745-128-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 240
  • Number of Illustrations 77 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Urology
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals


From the reviews:

"This book is a timely overview of an exciting and evolving sub-specialty within urology. … The text begins with a historical perspective and moves on to operating room setup and port placement which a novice team will find very useful. ... Urologic Robotic Surgery has already found a place in our departmental library. Urologists at all stages of their career will find it easy to read. In addition theatre nurses, medical students, trainees, and even interested patients would find it informative." (Prokar Dasgupta, Industrial Robot Journal, March, 2008)

"This textbook of urologic robotic surgery covers nine procedures in its 16 chapters … . a valuable educational guide for novice robotic surgeons interested in performing a new procedure. The book also provides a quick review for expert laparoscopic/robotic surgeons performing uncommon robotic procedures. … Chapters … are educational, clearly written with attention to detail, and include original references to the medical literature. … a good resource for readers interested in learning the basics of robotic surgery along with step-by-step techniques for robotic procedures." (Gaurav Bandi, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2008)

"The editors of Urologic Robotic Surgery have organized their text into 4 distinct sections covering history, operative setup, robotic procedures, and other miscellaneous considerations. … recommended as excellent introductory texts for readers interested in the rapidly expanding field of robotic surgery in urology. The general urologist seeking a broad overview of robotics and its application across a variety of genitourinary processes, both adult and pediatric, will likely find Urologic Robotic Surgery … to be an outstanding first-line resource." (Philip H. Kim and Chester J. Koh, Journal of the American Medical Association, February, 2009)