Robots in Oncological Surgery

  • Mario Morino
  • Fabrizio Rebecchi
  • Lorenzo Repetto
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


The Robot Institute of America defines a robot as “an automatically controlled, reprogrammable, multipurpose, manipulator programmable in three or more axes, which may be either fixed in place or mobile for use in industrial automation applications” [1].


Radical Prostatectomy Total Mesorectal Excision Robotic Surgery Partial Nephrectomy Robotic Technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Morino
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Rebecchi
    • 2
    • 3
  • Lorenzo Repetto
    • 4
  1. 1.Centre of Mini-Invasive SurgeryS. Giovanni Battista University HospitalTurinItaly
  2. 2.Centre of Mini-Invasive SurgeryTurinItaly
  3. 3.S. Giovanni Battista University HospitalTurinItaly
  4. 4.Urology Unit IIIS. Giovanni Battista University HospitalTurinItaly

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