Focused Issue on Advances in Robotic Surgery

Posted On 2019-06-14 10:17:58


This focused issue on “Advances in Robotic Surgery” is edited by Steven D. Schwaitzberg and Dr. Rafael Perez from Department of Surgery, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA

Dr. Schwaitzberg is an internationally recognized physician-investigator. Dr. Schwaitzberg has focused his research in five areas: (1) device development; (2) prevention of intra-abdominal adhesions; (3) skill acquisition in minimally invasive surgery; (4) clinical evaluation of antibiotics; and (5) clinical outcomes. His seminal research on the effects of microwaves in blood warming led to practical device application and federal approval.

Dr. Rafael Perez is a general surgeon in Buffalo, New York. He is now working in Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo.

    Focused issue outline:
  1. Editorial/ Preface of this focused issue
  2. Overview of Robotic Surgery - US Perspective
  3. Overview of Robotics - European Perspective
  4. Overview of Robotics - Asian Perspective
  5. Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  6. Robotic Ventral Hernia Repair
  7. Robotic Colon Surgery
  8. Robotic Single Port Surgery
  9. Robotic Assited Thoracic Surgery
  10. Smart Tools
  11. Microbots
  12. Autonomous Robots
  13. Endorobotics
  14. Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery
  15. Credentialing for Robotixc Surgery