Laparoscopy: A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic: Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.Laparoscopes: ENDOSCOPES for examining the abdominal and pelvic organs in the peritoneal cavity.Robotics: The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.Pneumoperitoneum, Artificial: Deliberate introduction of air into the peritoneal cavity.Gynecologic Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the female genitalia.Abdominal Cavity: The region in the abdomen extending from the thoracic DIAPHRAGM to the plane of the superior pelvic aperture (pelvic inlet). The abdominal cavity contains the PERITONEUM and abdominal VISCERA, as well as the extraperitoneal space which includes the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.Appendectomy: Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)Tissue Adhesions: Pathological processes consisting of the union of the opposing surfaces of a wound.Postoperative Complications: Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.Hysterectomy: Excision of the uterus.Nephrectomy: Excision of kidney.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive: Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-control manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.Intraoperative Complications: Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.Digestive System Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the digestive system or its parts.Appendicitis: Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.Colectomy: Excision of a portion of the colon or of the whole colon. (Dorland, 28th ed)Hernia, Inguinal: An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the GROIN region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring. Direct inguinal hernias occur through defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL (transversalis fascia) in Hesselbach's triangle. The former type is commonly seen in children and young adults; the latter in adults.Laparotomy: Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.Suture Techniques: Techniques for securing together the edges of a wound, with loops of thread or similar materials (SUTURES).Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Cholecystectomy: Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.Surgery, Computer-Assisted: Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Pain, Postoperative: Pain during the period after surgery.Feasibility Studies: Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Learning Curve: The course of learning of an individual or a group. It is a measure of performance plotted over time.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Fundoplication: Mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach around it (fundic wrapping) in the treatment of GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX that may be associated with various disorders, such as hiatal hernia. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Operative Time: The duration of a surgical procedure in hours and minutes.Urologic Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the urinary tract or its parts in the male or female. For surgery of the male genitalia, UROLOGIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES, MALE is available.Surgical Mesh: Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.Conversion to Open Surgery: Changing an operative procedure from an endoscopic surgical procedure to an open approach during the INTRAOPERATIVE PERIOD.Surgical Instruments: Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.Uterine Myomectomy: Surgical removal of a LEIOMYOMA of the UTERUS.Gastroplasty: Surgical procedures involving the STOMACH and sometimes the lower ESOPHAGUS to correct anatomical defects, or to treat MORBID OBESITY by reducing the size of the stomach. There are several subtypes of bariatric gastroplasty, such as vertical banded gastroplasty, silicone ring vertical gastroplasty, and horizontal banded gastroplasty.Blood Loss, Surgical: Loss of blood during a surgical procedure.Obesity, Morbid: The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.Video-Assisted Surgery: Endoscopic surgical procedures performed with visualization via video transmission. When real-time video is combined interactively with prior CT scans or MRI images, this is called image-guided surgery (see SURGERY, COMPUTER-ASSISTED).Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy: Placement of one of the surgeon's gloved hands into the ABDOMINAL CAVITY to perform manual manipulations that facilitate the laparoscopic procedures.Gallbladder Diseases: Diseases of the GALLBLADDER. They generally involve the impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, neoplasms, or other diseases.Cholelithiasis: Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, usually in the gallbladder (CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS) or the common bile duct (CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS).General Surgery: A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.Urology: A surgical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in both sexes, and the genital tract in the male. Common urological problems include urinary obstruction, URINARY INCONTINENCE, infections, and UROGENITAL NEOPLASMS.Hernia, Ventral: A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.Gallstones: Solid crystalline precipitates in the BILIARY TRACT, usually formed in the GALLBLADDER, resulting in the condition of CHOLELITHIASIS. Gallstones, derived from the BILE, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin.Herniorrhaphy: Surgical procedures undertaken to repair abnormal openings through which tissue or parts of organs can protrude or are already protruding.Umbilicus: The pit in the center of the ABDOMINAL WALL marking the point where the UMBILICAL CORD entered in the FETUS.Kidney Pelvis: The flattened, funnel-shaped expansion connecting the URETER to the KIDNEY CALICES.Prostatectomy: Complete or partial surgical removal of the prostate. Three primary approaches are commonly employed: suprapubic - removal through an incision above the pubis and through the urinary bladder; retropubic - as for suprapubic but without entering the urinary bladder; and transurethral (TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF PROSTATE).Cholecystitis: Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.Cholecystitis, Acute: Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.Electrocoagulation: Procedures using an electrically heated wire or scalpel to treat hemorrhage (e.g., bleeding ulcers) and to ablate tumors, mucosal lesions, and refractory arrhythmias. It is different from ELECTROSURGERY which is used more for cutting tissue than destroying and in which the patient is part of the electric circuit.Anastomosis, Surgical: Surgical union or shunt between ducts, tubes or vessels. It may be end-to-end, end-to-side, side-to-end, or side-to-side.Ureter: One of a pair of thick-walled tubes that transports urine from the KIDNEY PELVIS to the URINARY BLADDER.Surgical Stapling: A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.Hysterectomy, Vaginal: Removal of the uterus through the vagina.Hernia, Hiatal: STOMACH herniation located at or near the diaphragmatic opening for the ESOPHAGUS, the esophageal hiatus.Man-Machine Systems: A system in which the functions of the man and the machine are interrelated and necessary for the operation of the system.Gastric Bypass: Surgical procedure in which the STOMACH is transected high on the body. The resulting small proximal gastric pouch is joined to any parts of the SMALL INTESTINE by an end-to-side SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS, depending on the amounts of intestinal surface being bypasses. This procedure is used frequently in the treatment of MORBID OBESITY by limiting the size of functional STOMACH, food intake, and food absorption.Cholecystolithiasis: Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the GALLBLADDER.Splenectomy: Surgical procedure involving either partial or entire removal of the spleen.Retroperitoneal Space: An area occupying the most posterior aspect of the ABDOMINAL CAVITY. It is bounded laterally by the borders of the quadratus lumborum muscles and extends from the DIAPHRAGM to the brim of the true PELVIS, where it continues as the pelvic extraperitoneal space.Hernia, Abdominal: A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.Gastrectomy: Excision of the whole (total gastrectomy) or part (subtotal gastrectomy, partial gastrectomy, gastric resection) of the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)Operating Rooms: Facilities equipped for performing surgery.Reoperation: A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.Ambulatory Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on an outpatient basis. It may be hospital-based or performed in an office or surgicenter.Common Bile Duct: The largest bile duct. It is formed by the junction of the CYSTIC DUCT and the COMMON HEPATIC DUCT.Leiomyoma: A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT but can occur in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, probably arising from the smooth muscle of small blood vessels in these tissues.Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.Endoscopy: Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.Surgical Procedures, Operative: Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.)Ovarian Cysts: General term for CYSTS and cystic diseases of the OVARY.Adrenalectomy: Excision of one or both adrenal glands. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Colorectal Surgery: A surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and abnormalities of the COLON; RECTUM; and ANAL CANAL.Sutures: Materials used in closing a surgical or traumatic wound. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Anastomosis, Roux-en-Y: A Y-shaped surgical anastomosis of any part of the digestive system which includes the small intestine as the eventual drainage site.Sterilization, Tubal: Procedures that render the female sterile by interrupting the flow in the FALLOPIAN TUBE. These procedures generally are surgical, and may also use chemicals or physical means.Patient Positioning: Moving a patient into a specific position or POSTURE to facilitate examination, surgery, or for therapeutic purposes.Surgical Equipment: Nonexpendable apparatus used during surgical procedures. They are differentiated from SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, usually hand-held and used in the immediate operative field.Bile Ducts: The channels that collect and transport the bile secretion from the BILE CANALICULI, the smallest branch of the BILIARY TRACT in the LIVER, through the bile ductules, the bile ducts out the liver, and to the GALLBLADDER for storage.Ureteral Diseases: Pathological processes involving the URETERS.Ureteral Obstruction: Blockage in any part of the URETER causing obstruction of urine flow from the kidney to the URINARY BLADDER. The obstruction may be congenital, acquired, unilateral, bilateral, complete, partial, acute, or chronic. Depending on the degree and duration of the obstruction, clinical features vary greatly such as HYDRONEPHROSIS and obstructive nephropathy.Endometriosis: A condition in which functional endometrial tissue is present outside the UTERUS. It is often confined to the PELVIS involving the OVARY, the ligaments, cul-de-sac, and the uterovesical peritoneum.Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde: Fiberoptic endoscopy designed for duodenal observation and cannulation of VATER'S AMPULLA, in order to visualize the pancreatic and biliary duct system by retrograde injection of contrast media. Endoscopic (Vater) papillotomy (SPHINCTEROTOMY, ENDOSCOPIC) may be performed during this procedure.Urologic Surgical Procedures, Male: Surgery performed on the male genitalia.Dissection: The separation and isolation of tissues for surgical purposes, or for the analysis or study of their structures.Uterine Diseases: Pathological processes involving any part of the UTERUS.Jejunostomy: Surgical formation of an opening through the ABDOMINAL WALL into the JEJUNUM, usually for enteral hyperalimentation.Esophageal Achalasia: A motility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS in which the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER (near the CARDIA) fails to relax resulting in functional obstruction of the esophagus, and DYSPHAGIA. Achalasia is characterized by a grossly contorted and dilated esophagus (megaesophagus).Anastomotic Leak: Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of effluent (fluids, secretions, air) from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the digestive, respiratory, genitourinary, and cardiovascular systems. Most common leakages are from the breakdown of suture lines in gastrointestinal or bowel anastomosis.Adrenal Gland Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the ADRENAL GLANDS.Hepatectomy: Excision of all or part of the liver. (Dorland, 28th ed)Colonic Diseases: Pathological processes in the COLON region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Hemostasis, Surgical: Control of bleeding during or after surgery.Sigmoid Diseases: Pathological processes in the SIGMOID COLON region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Uterine Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the UTERUS.Organ Sparing Treatments: Techniques, procedures, and therapies carried out on diseased organs in such a way to avoid complete removal of the organ and preserve the remaining organ function.Intraoperative Period: The period during a surgical operation.Neoplasm Seeding: The local implantation of tumor cells by contamination of instruments and surgical equipment during and after surgical resection, resulting in local growth of the cells and tumor formation.Splenic DiseasesParesis: A general term referring to a mild to moderate degree of muscular weakness, occasionally used as a synonym for PARALYSIS (severe or complete loss of motor function). In the older literature, paresis often referred specifically to paretic neurosyphilis (see NEUROSYPHILIS). "General paresis" and "general paralysis" may still carry that connotation. Bilateral lower extremity paresis is referred to as PARAPARESIS.Lymphocele: Cystic mass containing lymph from diseased lymphatic channels or following surgical trauma or other injury.Cystic Duct: The duct that is connected to the GALLBLADDER and allows the emptying of bile into the COMMON BILE DUCT.Gastroesophageal Reflux: Retrograde flow of gastric juice (GASTRIC ACID) and/or duodenal contents (BILE ACIDS; PANCREATIC JUICE) into the distal ESOPHAGUS, commonly due to incompetence of the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER.Cysts: Any fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM. Cysts can be of normal, abnormal, non-neoplastic, or neoplastic tissues.Rectal Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the RECTUM.Cystectomy: Used for excision of the urinary bladder.Intraoperative Care: Patient care procedures performed during the operation that are ancillary to the actual surgery. It includes monitoring, fluid therapy, medication, transfusion, anesthesia, radiography, and laboratory tests.Tissue and Organ Harvesting: The procedure of removing TISSUES, organs, or specimens from DONORS for reuse, such as TRANSPLANTATION.Abdominal Abscess: An abscess located in the abdominal cavity, i.e., the cavity between the diaphragm above and the pelvis below. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Rectal Diseases: Pathological developments in the RECTUM region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Urachus: An embryonic structure originating from the ALLANTOIS. It is a canal connecting the fetal URINARY BLADDER and the UMBILICUS. It is normally converted into a fibrous cord postnatally. When the canal fails to be filled and remains open (patent urachus), urine leaks through the umbilicus.Postoperative Care: The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Postoperative Period: The period following a surgical operation.Gait Disorders, Neurologic: Gait abnormalities that are a manifestation of nervous system dysfunction. These conditions may be caused by a wide variety of disorders which affect motor control, sensory feedback, and muscle strength including: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; or MUSCULAR DISEASES.Insufflation: The act of blowing a powder, vapor, or gas into any body cavity for experimental, diagnostic, or therapeutic purposes.Vascular Surgical Procedures: Operative procedures for the treatment of vascular disorders.Recovery of Function: A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.Biomechanical Phenomena: The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.Gynecology: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the physiology and disorders primarily of the female genital tract, as well as female endocrinology and reproductive physiology.Choledocholithiasis: Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the COMMON BILE DUCT.Reconstructive Surgical Procedures: Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.Surgical Staplers: Fastening devices composed of steel-tantalum alloys used to close operative wounds, especially of the skin, which minimizes infection by not introducing a foreign body that would connect external and internal regions of the body. (From Segen, Current Med Talk, 1995)Kidney Neoplasms: Tumors or cancers of the KIDNEY.Diverticulitis, Colonic: Inflammation of the COLONIC DIVERTICULA, generally with abscess formation and subsequent perforation.Stomach Volvulus: Twisting of the STOMACH that may result in gastric ISCHEMIA and GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION. It is often associated with DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA.Peptic Ulcer Perforation: Penetration of a PEPTIC ULCER through the wall of DUODENUM or STOMACH allowing the leakage of luminal contents into the PERITONEAL CAVITY.Task Performance and Analysis: The detailed examination of observable activity or behavior associated with the execution or completion of a required function or unit of work.Pancreatectomy: Surgical removal of the pancreas. (Dorland, 28th ed)Recurrence: The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.Situs Inversus: A congenital abnormality in which organs in the THORAX and the ABDOMEN are opposite to their normal positions (situs solitus) due to lateral transposition. Normally the STOMACH and SPLEEN are on the left, LIVER on the right, the three-lobed right lung is on the right, and the two-lobed left lung on the left. Situs inversus has a familial pattern and has been associated with a number of genes related to microtubule-associated proteins.User-Computer Interface: The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.Gallbladder: A storage reservoir for BILE secretion. Gallbladder allows the delivery of bile acids at a high concentration and in a controlled manner, via the CYSTIC DUCT to the DUODENUM, for degradation of dietary lipid.Microsurgery: The performance of surgical procedures with the aid of a microscope.Upper Extremity: The region of the upper limb in animals, extending from the deltoid region to the HAND, and including the ARM; AXILLA; and SHOULDER.Preoperative Care: Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery: Surgical procedures performed through a natural opening in the body such as the mouth, nose, urethra, or anus, and along the natural body cavities with which they are continuous.Pregnancy, Ectopic: A potentially life-threatening condition in which EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs outside the cavity of the UTERUS. Most ectopic pregnancies (>96%) occur in the FALLOPIAN TUBES, known as TUBAL PREGNANCY. They can be in other locations, such as UTERINE CERVIX; OVARY; and abdominal cavity (PREGNANCY, ABDOMINAL).Thoracoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the pleural cavity.Living Donors: Non-cadaveric providers of organs for transplant to related or non-related recipients.Arm: The superior part of the upper extremity between the SHOULDER and the ELBOW.Genital Diseases, Female: Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).Endoscopes: Instruments for the visual examination of interior structures of the body. There are rigid endoscopes and flexible fiberoptic endoscopes for various types of viewing in ENDOSCOPY.Lymph Node Excision: Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes. Its most common use is in cancer surgery. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p966)Rectum: The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.Needles: Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.Colon, Sigmoid: A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.Duodenostomy: Surgical formation of an opening into the DUODENUM.Torsion Abnormality: An abnormal twisting or rotation of a bodily part or member on its axis.Abdominal Wall: The outer margins of the ABDOMEN, extending from the osteocartilaginous thoracic cage to the PELVIS. Though its major part is muscular, the abdominal wall consists of at least seven layers: the SKIN, subcutaneous fat, deep FASCIA; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal fat, and the parietal PERITONEUM.Movement: The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.Prostatic Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Postoperative Hemorrhage: Hemorrhage following any surgical procedure. It may be immediate or delayed and is not restricted to the surgical wound.Surgical Procedures, Elective: Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.Pneumoperitoneum: A condition with trapped gas or air in the PERITONEAL CAVITY, usually secondary to perforation of the internal organs such as the LUNG and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, or to recent surgery. Pneumoperitoneum may be purposely introduced to aid radiological examination.Bariatric Surgery: Surgical procedures aimed at affecting metabolism and producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.Omentum: A double-layered fold of peritoneum that attaches the STOMACH to other organs in the ABDOMINAL CAVITY.Self-Help Devices: Devices, not affixed to the body, designed to help persons having musculoskeletal or neuromuscular disabilities to perform activities involving movement.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.Myoma: A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue. (Stedman, 25th ed)Pelvis: The space or compartment surrounded by the pelvic girdle (bony pelvis). It is subdivided into the greater pelvis and LESSER PELVIS. The pelvic girdle is formed by the PELVIC BONES and SACRUM.Catheters: A flexible, tubular device that is used to carry fluids into or from a blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity.Electrosurgery: Division of tissues by a high-frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle. (Stedman, 25th ed)Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Intestinal Obstruction: Any impairment, arrest, or reversal of the normal flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS toward the ANAL CANAL.Orchiopexy: A surgical procedure in which an undescended testicle is sutured inside the SCROTUM in male infants or children to correct CRYPTORCHIDISM. Orchiopexy is also performed to treat TESTICULAR TORSION in adults and adolescents.Abdomen: That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.Automation: Controlled operation of an apparatus, process, or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human organs of observation, effort, and decision. (From Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1993)Polypropylenes: Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.Pelvic Pain: Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)Cardiac Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the heart.Ovarian Diseases: Pathological processes of the OVARY.Surgical Wound Dehiscence: Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Drainage: The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.Cholangiopancreatography, Magnetic Resonance: Non-invasive diagnostic technique for visualizing the PANCREATIC DUCTS and BILE DUCTS without the use of injected CONTRAST MEDIA or x-ray. MRI scans provide excellent sensitivity for duct dilatation, biliary stricture, and intraductal abnormalities.Automation, Laboratory: Controlled operations of analytic or diagnostic processes, or systems by mechanical or electronic devices.Iatrogenic Disease: Any adverse condition in a patient occurring as the result of treatment by a physician, surgeon, or other health professional, especially infections acquired by a patient during the course of treatment.Video Recording: The storing or preserving of video signals for television to be played back later via a transmitter or receiver. Recordings may be made on magnetic tape or discs (VIDEODISC RECORDING).Feedback, Sensory: A mechanism of communicating one's own sensory system information about a task, movement or skill.Thoracoscopes: Endoscopes for examining the pleural cavity.Proctoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the rectum.Gait: Manner or style of walking.Foreign-Body Migration: Migration of a foreign body from its original location to some other location in the body.Internship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.Fluoroscopy: Production of an image when x-rays strike a fluorescent screen.Incidental Findings: Unanticipated information discovered in the course of testing or medical care. Used in discussions of information that may have social or psychological consequences, such as when it is learned that a child's biological father is someone other than the putative father, or that a person tested for one disease or disorder has, or is at risk for, something else.Motor Skills: Performance of complex motor acts.Motion Therapy, Continuous Passive: Movement of a body part initiated and maintained by a mechanical or electrical device to restore normal range of motion to joints, muscles, or tendons after surgery, prosthesis implantation, contracture flexion, or long immobilization.Biliary Tract Surgical Procedures: Any surgical procedure performed on the biliary tract.Disposable Equipment: Apparatus, devices, or supplies intended for one-time or temporary use.Pregnancy, Tubal: The most common (>96%) type of ectopic pregnancy in which the extrauterine EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs in the FALLOPIAN TUBE, usually in the ampullary region where FERTILIZATION takes place.Splenic Vein: Vein formed by the union (at the hilus of the spleen) of several small veins from the stomach, pancreas, spleen and mesentery.
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The undertaking began in Gurgaon, and when it was over, two weeks later, 28 robotic procedures would demonstrate procedures in ... The robotic prostatectomy developed by Menon is called the "Vattikuti Institute Prostatectomy". Specialised laparoscopic ... Menon and the staff at the VUI developed robotic procedures in general (for example, for bladder and kidney cancer) and the ... Menon has performed nearly 4,000 robotic prostatectomies and is considered a world authority on the use robotic surgery for ...
Already experienced in laparoscopic and advanced open surgery, he took the challenge with the introduction of the new robotic ... Giulianotti has been the first in the world to perform with robotic technology complex procedures such as formal hepatic ... He has performed over 2100 minimally invasive surgeries of which more than 914 have been robotic procedures. Dr. ... He is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of The Division of General, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic Surgery at the University of ...
... and community physicians in advanced laparoscopic and robotic procedures. He continues to use his skills as clinician, educator ... Broderick has spearheaded efforts in the area of advanced laparoscopic, robotic and telerobotic surgery. He has served within ... His ongoing research programs include simulation, informatics, telemedicine, robotic surgery and robotic telesurgery. Broderick ... He provides consultation to many companies including Ethicon Endo-Surgery and General Dynamics Robotic Systems. He is a peer- ...
General surgeons that are trained today are expected to be proficient in laparoscopic procedures. General surgeons treat a wide ... Considerable enthusiasm has been built around robotic surgery (also known as robotic-assisted surgery), despite a lack of data ... Robotic surgery is now evolving from this concept (see below). Gallbladders, appendices, and colons can all be removed with ... Otherwise, these procedures are performed by vascular surgery specialists. However, general surgeons are capable of treating ...
"Robotic Prostatectomy: Cornell Athermal Robotic Technique". Leechvideo.com. Retrieved 2010-05-12. [dead link] "Procedure ... 2003). "An operative and anatomic study to help in nerve sparing during laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy". ... Mani Menon, where was part of the surgical team that performed the first robotic procedure at VUI. Tewari completed his urology ... Much of Tewari's research projects serve to promote robotic surgery as opposed to open procedures. For example, Tewari has ...
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Robotic assisted tubal reversal surgery is a surgical procedure in which the fallopian tubes are repaired by a surgeon using a ... The robotic system offers a greater range of motion and more surgical dexterity than a surgeon can obtain during laparoscopic ... The disadvantages to robotic surgery are longer operating times and much higher costs than even traditional laparoscopic ... Laparoscopic Tubal Reversal is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure (laparoscopy), using small, specially-designed ...
... robotic and laparoscopic procedures and has authored over 100 scientific articles and abstracts on robotic and laparoscopic ... He has performed over 1,000 robotic and laparoscopic procedures and has pioneered over a dozen minimally invasive surgeries. ... Da Vinci assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty. Da Vinci surgical system assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. Robotic ... Stifelman is among the world's most experienced robotic surgeons, having performed over 2,000 robotic procedures. Stifelman ...
... than laparoscopic ($34,537) and open ($46,704) surgery. Fewer complications were seen in robotic-assisted colorectal, ... For the patient, a da Vinci procedure can offer all the potential benefits of a minimally invasive procedure, including less ... Robotic cases increased from 0.8 per cent (2008) to 4.3 per cent (2009, P < 0.001). In all subgroups, robotic surgery had ... "Learning curve for robotic-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery". Surgical Endoscopy. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors ...
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... laparoscopic and robotic kidney procedures. Peter Palese, world-renowned expert on influenza. Giulio Maria Pasinetti, Saunders ... who helped establish the Ross procedure as the standard for aortic valve replacement Harel Weinstein, Professor of Pharmacology ... Surgery who collaborated with Norman Shumway in the development of the first successful heart transplant procedures in the U.S ... States to perform minimally invasive aortic aneurysm surgery and one of the first to perform a successful stent graft procedure ...
... laparoscopic and robotic procedures, with a full line of office, surgery center and hospital-based electrosurgical generators ...
... requires the surgeon to manipulate the robotic arms during the procedure rather than allowing the robotic arms to work from a ... In urology, surgical robots contributed in laparoscopic approaches for pyeloplasty or nephrectomy or prostatic interventions. ... Robotic surgery can be divided into three types, depending on the degree of surgeon interaction during the procedure: ... "Robotic Surgery: A Current Perspective". "Robotic Surgery - Advantages and Disadvantages". "ASL: Intraoperative Brain Shift ...
The success and exposure of the procedure led the robotic team to use the same technology within Canada, this time using Bell ... A series of complex laparoscopic procedures were performed where in this case, the expert clinician would support the surgeon ... The robotic team's goal was to go from Lindbergh's proof of concept to a real-life solution. This was achieved with over 20 ... In robotic surgery, surgeons need to be able to perceive the amount of force being applied without directly touching the ...
... open technique is the state-of-the-art procedure in experienced hands, as the long-term results for laparoscopic/robotic ... A few good studies exist looking at open versus laparoscopic versus laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy in cancer as ... potency or cure rates with the robotic procedure. Interest in the procedure is often patient driven, by patients who have been ... There is a long learning curve for the robotic procedure. It is estimated that about 60 cases need to be performed by a surgeon ...
... surgeons to use a variety of instruments to perform a wide range of robotically assisted laparoscopic and thoracic procedures. ... agreed to develop and market robotic heart surgery devices using ZEUS. 1998 - Dr. Frank Diamiano performed the first procedure ... The system was also used to initiate more complex procedures, like a mitral valve surgery IDE study. The ZEUS' robotic arms not ... The ZEUS Robotic Surgical System (ZRSS) was a medical robot designed to assist in surgery, originally produced by the American ...
... laparoscopic and robotic kidney procedures. ... who helped establish the Ross procedure as the standard for ... and one of the first to perform a successful stent graft procedure ... Surgery who collaborated with Norman Shumway in the development of the first successful heart transplant procedures in the U.S. ...
"Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Procedures - Robotic Surgery - Surgery - Cancer Treatment Services - Cancer Center - Willis- ... With regards to robotic surgery, this type of procedure is currently best suited for single-quadrant procedures, in which the ... Robotic surgery are types of surgical procedures that are done using robotic systems. Robotically-assisted surgery was ... Sung GT, Gill IS (December 2001). "Robotic laparoscopic surgery: a comparison of the DA Vinci and Zeus systems". Urology. 58 (6 ...
This procedure involves the injection of a contrasting dye into the arm of the patient. The dye travels from the blood stream ... Laparoscopic surgery is associated with shorter stays in the hospital and quicker recovery time but there are still risks ... This is usually done through an open incision although smaller lesions can be done laparoscopically with or without robotic ... Laparoscopic cryotherapy can also be done on smaller lesions. Typically a biopsy is taken at the time of treatment. ...
Remote surgeries and robotic surgeries have since become more common and are typically laparoscopic procedures. ... Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the most common laparoscopic procedure performed. In this procedure, 5-10 mm diameter ... Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery belong to the broader field of endoscopy. The first laparoscopic procedure was performed ... This laparoscopic surgical procedure was the first laparoscopic organ resection reported in medical literature. ...
... much like laparoscopic surgery. Like laparoscopic surgery, its applications are rapidly expanding. Robotic surgery is a new but ... A thoracotomy is a surgical procedure to gain access into the pleural space of the chest. It is performed by surgeons (or ... Upon completion of the surgical procedure, the chest is closed. One or more chest tubes-with one end inside the opened pleural ... Tests, surgery and other procedures involving the respiratory system (ICD-9-CM V3 21-22, 30-34, ICD-10-PCS 0B) ...
Non-Invasively Detecting Blood Vessels during Laparoscopic/Robotic Procedure Kim J* University of Central Florida College of ... Minimally invasive surgeries refer to laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgeries where the procedures do not involve large, ... Citation: Kim J (2016) Non-Invasively Detecting Blood Vessels during Laparoscopic/Robotic Procedure. J Biosens Bioelectron 7: ... During laparoscopic cholecystectomy, 30% of the procedure time is spent identifying and ligating blood vessels . For ...
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The fellowship involves one year of high volume clinical training (approximately 800 robotic urologic procedures) and one year ... Advanced Urological Robotic & Laparoscopic Fellowship Advanced Urological Robotic & Laparoscopic Fellowship ... Adrenal surgery: Robotic and laparoscopic total or partial adrenalectomy. Thorough experience in reconstructive urological ... Renal cancer: Robotic partial nephrectomy, cryoablation and laparoscopic nephrectomy. *Bladder cancer: Radical ...
... Leading the Way in Minimally Invasive Procedures. In a rapidly growing technological world ... Minimally Invasive surgeries such as Robotic assisted and Laparoscopic surgeries have developed to help the surgeon achieve ... Maimonides Medical Center is a leading hospital in robotic surgery, and the only Brooklyn hospital to offer robotic surgery for ... In Gynecology the robotic surgery system is used in:. *Myomectomy ( the removal of benign tumors in and around the wall of the ...
Methods and Procedures: Novice medical students (no previous laparoscopic or robotic experience) were randomized to one of two ... robotic system and Fundamentals of Laparoscopic (FLS) Surgery trainer box. The sequence (robotic then laparoscopic or vice- ... When assessing transfer of skill from laparoscopic to robotic or vice versa, there is no significant difference between the ... Efficiency, Learning Curve and Skill Transfer in Robotic vs. Laparoscopic Simulation Training: A Randomized Controlled Trial ...
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Robotic partial nephrectomy appeared associated with predominantly superior outcomes compared with open or laparoscopic partial ... Robotic partial nephrectomy may be superior to open, laparoscopic procedures 2 monthes ago - By Healio ... Robotic procedures appeared superior to open procedures for a number of parameters, including blood loss (weighted mean ... Robotic partial nephrectomy appeared associated with predominantly superior outcomes compared with open or laparoscopic partial ...
... were committed to providing safe alternatives to traditional open surgery by using robotic and non-robotic (endoscopic) ... Not all minimally invasive procedures are completed with robot assistance, and not all medical cases are right for robotic- ... Non-robotic minimally invasive surgery (endoscopic). Non-robotic minimally invasive surgery is also known as endoscopic surgery ... Advanced robotic systems give doctors greater control and vision during surgery, allowing them to perform safe, less invasive, ...
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As such, it is imperative that every urologic surgeon be familiar with the procedure. ... The laparoscopic or hand-assisted laparoscopic approach has become the standard of care for most nephrectomies. ... BLUS Handbook of Laparoscopic and Robotic Fundamentals. AUA BLUS Handbook of Laparoscopic and Robotic Fundamentals [pdf] ... Complications of laparoscopic procedures in urology: Experience with 2,407 procedures at 4 German centers. J Urol 1999; 162: ...
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Procedures Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy * 2001/viewarticle/915124. News Lung-Cancer Screening May Be ... Comparative Series of Laparoscopic or Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Versus Open Nephroureterectomy for Upper-tract Transitional ... Radical nephroureterectomy by either the open or laparoscopic approach is the gold-standard therapy for upper-tract TCC; ...
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Advanced surgical and reconstructive procedures. *Laparoscopic robotic surgery. *Conformal 3D and IMRT radiotherapy ... Minimally invasive surgery techniques such as laparoscopy and robotic procedures are available at MD Anderson for some bladder ... This procedure is done less frequently.. Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy plays a major role in the treatment of bladder cancer that ... This procedure is more successful for men. It provides good daytime urinary control, with about a 20% chance of nighttime ...
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- Minimally invasive surgeries refer to laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgeries where the procedures do not involve large, open incisions like traditional surgeries. (omicsonline.org)
- Since 1995, the rate of laparoscopic surgeries has been increasing tremendously and Table 1 shows the three most common surgeries in U.S. (omicsonline.org)
- Despite major advantages over conventional procedures, minimally invasive surgeries are not without complications. (omicsonline.org)
- Minimally Invasive surgeries such as Robotic assisted and Laparoscopic surgeries have developed to help the surgeon achieve better surgical outcomes in many difficult cases. (maimonidesmed.org)
- The laparoscopic and robotic surgeons at World Laparoscopy Hospital are dedicated to helping those who may require minimally invasive surgeries and medical care, but due to financial circumstances, would otherwise have to forego the medical care that could save their lives. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
- The World Laparoscopy Hospital will be offering free laparoscopic surgeries from July 5th to July 15th, 2014. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
- Mostly likely thanks to reduced tissue trauma and smaller incisions, patients who undergo robotic and other minimally invasive hernia repair surgeries are back to normal activity more quickly, including possibly shorter hospital stays. (everydayhealth.com)
- This means that patients considering robotic surgery should ask a lot of questions about how long the hospital has had the system and how many surgeries of the same type have been performed by their individual doctor. (everydayhealth.com)
- Some surgeries include a robotic interface. (healthline.com)
- Average blood loss for these types of procedures is 50 to 100 milliliters (mL) - 1/4 to 1/2 cup - for vaginal and laparoscopic surgeries and a little over 200 mL (3/4 cup) for abdominal surgeries. (healthline.com)
- Our emphasis is on providing high quality patient care by treating these disorders with same day endoscopic procedures (office hysteroscopy, office-based polypectomy, septum resection, Asherman syndrome etc.), advanced laparoscopic surgeries with and without robotic assistance. (usf.edu)
- I would encourage you to get another opinion from a Physician that does the robotic surgeries. (cancer.org)
- This study provides an alternative approach to realize robotic laparoscopic surgeries, by presenting the development and experimentation of the SMARLT (Strengthened Modularly Actuated Robotic Laparoscopic Tool) for MIS. (springer.com)
- Both robotic and laparoscopic surgeries are minimally invasive, with the surgeon performing the operation through small incisions in the patient's body. (thirdage.com)
- Dr. Antonio Santillan-Gomez is board certified in gynecologic oncology and completed his fellowship training in gynecologic cancers and complex abdominal-pelvic surgeries through minimally invasive robotic-assisted laparoscopy at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. (texasoncology.com)
- Dr. Claros and El Chaar are both fellowship trained in bariatric surgery and have performed more than 1400 laparoscopic bariatric surgeries combined. (thesop.org)
- This randomized phase III trial studies robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) with pelvic drain placement to see how well it works compared to RALP without pelvic drain replacement in reducing adverse events after surgery in patients with prostate cancer. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- 15 16 Laparoscopic prostatectomy with or without robotic assistance has been shown to be equally effective in producing negative surgical margins (a surrogate endpoint of cancer control) as radical prostatectomy via an open incision. (auanet.org)
- 18 Laparoscopic and robotic assisted radical prostatectomy are both associated with low morbidity and an expeditious convalescence. (auanet.org)
- 18 During laparoscopic prostatectomy, the magnification of the laparoscope and the decreased bleeding associated with a pneumoperitoneum permit better visualization of the prostatic anatomy, however there is little published data on its improvement of continence and potency as compared to open surgery. (auanet.org)
- 18 If the follow-up data of laparoscopic and robotic prostatectomy confirm improved outcomes with less side affects, the robotic-assisted laparoscopic approach may become the standard of care for radical prostatectomy in the future. (auanet.org)
- 1 19 20 Unlike prostatectomy, with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy there is a marked advantage in terms of convalescence. (auanet.org)
- This procedure is called open radical prostatectomy (ORP). (cochrane.org)
- This procedure is called robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP). (cochrane.org)
- The advent of laparoscopic approaches, including robotic-assisted, provides a minimally invasive alternative to open radical prostatectomy (ORP). (cochrane.org)
- To assess the effects of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy or robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy compared to open radical prostatectomy in men with localised prostate cancer. (cochrane.org)
- According to a 2010 review of different surgery types for prostate cancer, the outcomes for open radical prostatectomy (ORP), laparoscopic (LRP), and robotic-assisted prostatectomy (RALRP) are not significantly different. (healthline.com)
- During a laparoscopic or robotic-assisted prostatectomy, your surgeon will make several small incisions in your abdomen (belly) (see Figure 3). (mskcc.org)
- 5. Patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate after radiation therapy or radical prostatectomy after radiation therapy should be informed of the high rate of urinary incontinence following these procedures. (auanet.org)
- Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) is a form of radical prostatectomy , an operation for prostate cancer . (wikipedia.org)
- The laparoscopic and open forms of radical prostatectomy physically remove the entire prostate and reconstruct the urethra directly to the bladder. (wikipedia.org)
- Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and open radical prostatectomy differ in how they access the deep pelvis and generate operative views. (wikipedia.org)
- In contrast to open radical prostatectomy, the laparoscopic radical prostatectomy makes no use of retractors and does not require that the abdominal wall be parted and stretched for the duration of the operation. (wikipedia.org)
- A few good studies exist looking at open versus laparoscopic versus laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy in cancer as of 2011. (wikipedia.org)
- In an accompanying editorial in the journal commenting on this article (Note: over 9 years ago) Michael L.Blute, M.D. of the Mayo Clinic wrote that "Patient interest in robotic assisted radical prostatectomy has been the result of a highly successful marketing campaign with the resultant consumer demand. (wikipedia.org)
- Surgical approaches for radical prostatectomy include traditional open prostatectomy and minimally invasive surgical procedure. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy is a form of minimally invasive surgery performed through small incisions with the use of a two dimensional laparoscope to view the prostate and the surrounding tissues. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Early outcomes obtained with this new technique are comparable with laparoscopic and open prostatectomy. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Scientific justification for the increased cost, prolonged surgical duration, and the morbidity associated with its learning curve during the robotic prostatectomy is still needed. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP) has emerged as an accepted treatment modality for clinically localized prostate cancer. (blogs.com)
- Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: analysis of an experienced open surgeon?s learning curve after 300 procedures. (garvan.org.au)
- From February 2006 to July 2009, 300 patients underwent a robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) by a single urologist. (garvan.org.au)
- The surgeon seated at a console commands the laparoscope and two laparoscopic surgical instruments. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- By viewing a high-definition 3-D image on the console, the surgeon is able to see the surgical procedure better than ever before. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- 1 As such, it is imperative that every urologic surgeon be familiar with the procedure. (auanet.org)
- Robotic technologies incorporate the advantages of computer augmentation and magnification with the technical aptitude of the surgeon. (medscape.com)
- Laparoscopic surgery can be done with the use of a robotic device, which allows the surgeon to have a magnified, three-dimensional view and operate from a console, away from the patient. (cochrane.org)
- The Robotic Surgeon - Domenico Savatta, M.D. (theroboticsurgeon.com)
- A friend and expert robotic renal surgeon, Dr Bhayani, discusses his results with robotic partial nephrectomy. (theroboticsurgeon.com)
- In this study, we review our experience and strategies to reduce the cost of RA comparing it to Laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA). Since May of 2010, 122 consecutive patients underwent minimally invasive adrenalectomy (58 RAs and 64 LA) by a high-volume adrenal surgeon at our institution. (nih.gov)
- Surgery by India's first super specialist master laparoscopic surgeon. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
- But is robotic surgery - in which the surgeon sits at a console controlling robotic "arms" that do the actual surgery - the right choice? (everydayhealth.com)
- But whereas in laparoscopic surgery there's a surgeon holding the instruments, in robotic surgery, those instruments are operated by a robot, which is controlled by the surgeon at a console. (everydayhealth.com)
- Because the robotic platform offers the surgeon better visibility and more precise movements, it results in less damage to the [surrounding] tissue, and reduces the likelihood of postoperative pain," says Robert Amajoyi, MD , a surgeon at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, New York. (everydayhealth.com)
- The surgeon controls the robotic arm with a computer. (medlineplus.gov)
- This can allow the surgeon to do a procedure through a small cut that once could be done only with open surgery. (medlineplus.gov)
- Once the robotic arm is placed in the abdomen, it is easier for the surgeon to use the surgical tools than with laparoscopic surgery through an endoscope. (medlineplus.gov)
- With this type of surgery, the surgeon sits in an operating room and directs a robotic arm while viewing a computer monitor. (healthline.com)
- The robotic arms and tools will be guided by movements of the surgeon. (upstate.edu)
- During the procedure, a surgeon removes the gallbladder, a portion of the duodenum (the upper part of the small intestine), a portion of the stomach called the pylorus, lymph nodes near the pancreas, and the head of the pancreas. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Laparoscopic -- The surgeon makes several small cuts instead of one big cut. (medlineplus.gov)
- This allows the surgeon to see inside your belly during the procedure. (medlineplus.gov)
- The surgeon moves the instruments and camera using robotic arms while sitting at a control console near the operating table. (medlineplus.gov)
- The American Cancer Society states that success with laparoscopic technique is determined by surgeon experience and focus. (wikipedia.org)
- It is estimated that about 60 cases need to be performed by a surgeon to be comfortable with the procedure and about 250 cases to be an expert. (wikipedia.org)
- My surgeon who has done 1000 peineal total protatectomies advises this procedure and against nerve sparing, although if during surgery if he is able to spare one nerve he will try. (cancer.org)
- Robotic surgery for the management of gynecologic cancers allows for minimally invasive surgical removal of cancer-bearing organs and tissues using sophisticated surgeon-manipulated, robotic surgical instrumentation. (hindawi.com)
- However, with robotic surgery the surgeon uses robotic arms to perform the operation, while in conventional procedures he or she manipulates the surgical instruments directly. (thirdage.com)
- When performing robotic surgery, the surgeon sits at a console with a three-dimensional view of the operating field and controls the movements of miniature instruments at the end of robotic arms inserted through several small incisions in the body. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Robotic Sphincter-Saving Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer Treatment: A Single-Surgeon Experience in 103 Consecutive Male Patients. (medworm.com)
- On occasion, robot assisted pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) may be performed as an isolated procedure based on surgeon preference. (blogs.com)
- To critically analyse the learning curve for a single experienced open surgeon converting to robotic surgery. (garvan.org.au)
- The analysis of an experienced open surgeon learning curve in transferring his skills to the robotic platform has shown that 3-h proficiency requires 110 cases. (garvan.org.au)
- St. Luke`s bariatric surgeon Leonardo Claros, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Section Chief and Medical Director, St. Luke`s Bariatric Surgery Program, St. Luke`s University Health Network, has performed the first robotic bariatric Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure using the daVinciÂ® Si Surgical System at St. Luke`s University Hospital on, May 16, 2012. (thesop.org)
- The daVinciÂ® Si HD Surgical System integrates 3-D high definition (HD) endoscopy and state-of-the-art robotic technology to virtually extend the surgeon`s eyes and hands into the surgical field. (thesop.org)
- Robotic-assisted transplant surgery is an emerging technique with potential benefits to both surgeon and patient. (eurekamag.com)
- The console's slender robotic arms return fine motor control to the surgeon and allow him or her to complete more complicated procedures in a minimally invasive environment. (healthimaging.com)
- The surgeon needs ultrasound for these procedures. (healthimaging.com)
- James Porter, MD, medical director of robot-assisted surgery at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, explains, "A laparoscopic surgeon has to adapt when he or she starts performing robotic procedures. (healthimaging.com)
- The Advanced Robotic Technology solution returns control to the surgeon thanks to intraoperative robotic-assisted ultrasound. (healthimaging.com)
- The robotic camera has two lenses at the tip to give the surgeon a magnified, three-dimensional view of the surgical site. (cedars-sinai.edu)
- But the robotic instruments have two joints that give the surgeon more dexterity and precision inside the body. (cedars-sinai.edu)
- The da Vinci Surgical System consists of an ergonomically designed console at which the surgeon sits, a mobile patient-side cart with four interactive robotic arms, a high-resolution 3D vision system and robotically wristed instrumentation. (northshore.org)
- Outcomes were comparable between laparoscopic vs. robotic gastric bypass, colectomy, and rectal resection with the exception of cost. (sages.org)
- The fellowship involves one year of high volume clinical training (approximately 800 robotic urologic procedures) and one year of research (10 to 20 peer reviewed publications, lab research and clinical outcomes). (clevelandclinic.org)
- To determine the impact of body mass index (BMI) on peri-operative and oncological outcomes following robotic radical cystectomy (RRC) with intra-corporeal urinary diversion (ICUD). (urotoday.com)
- When compared to conventional open surgery, laparoscopic adrenalectomy has resulted in significantly less post-operative pain, a shorter hospital stay, earlier return to work and daily activities, a more favorable cosmetic result and outcomes identical to that of open surgery. (jhu.edu)
- Robotic-assisted kidney transplantation (RKT) with the Da Vinci (Intuitive, USA) platform has been recently developed to improve outcomes by decreasing surgical site complications and morbidity, especially in obese patients. (springermedizin.de)
- Thus, we used a national database to examine perioperative outcomes with respect to open, laparoscopic, and robotic approaches. (semanticscholar.org)
- Use and outcomes of laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass at academic medical centers. (semanticscholar.org)
- Due to the improved treatment outcomes, research on robotic MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) thrived in the past decades. (springer.com)
- As such, this paper considers indications for robotic surgery, reflects on outcomes from initial robotic surgical outcomes data, reviews cost efficacy and implications in surgical training, and discusses new roles for robotic surgery in gynecologic cancer management. (hindawi.com)
- Our robotic technology, the da Vinci® Surgical System, allows us to emphasize precision with minimally invasive techniques that promote better outcomes, shorter recovery times, and less pain. (fmh.org)
- This technique enhances surgical capabilities and has been used successfully in tens of thousands of minimally invasive procedures worldwide. (maimonidesmed.org)
- Not all minimally invasive procedures are completed with robot assistance, and not all medical cases are right for robotic-assisted surgery-some patients may benefit from endoscopic or open (traditional) surgery. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- See a list of minimally invasive procedures performed at the MIGS Center. (massgeneral.org)
- Medications, MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery, minimally invasive procedures and traditional surgical procedures treat uterine fibroids, states Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
- Laparoscopic and robotic surgery are minimally invasive procedures for treating a hernia. (everydayhealth.com)
- Our board-certified urologists offer state-of-the-art treatment for urologic conditions including minimally invasive procedures, such as robotic surgery, to achieve the best results while minimizing pain and recovery time. (hawaiipacifichealth.org)
- The robotic console provides a robust platform to enable minimally invasive procedures in urologic, cardiothoracic, gynecologic and general surgical procedures. (healthimaging.com)
- On June 21, 2004, Christopher S. Ng, M.D., a urologist specializing in minimally invasive procedures, performed a laparoscopic, robot-assisted operation to remove the cancerous prostate gland of David Hayball, who was able to return to work less than four weeks later. (cedars-sinai.edu)
- Using the ICD-9th revision diagnosis and procedure codes, data was obtained between October 2009 and September 2013 from the University HealthSystem Consortium clinical database for all patients who underwent Lap vs. R-A Lap techniques for 8 common elective general surgical procedures (gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band, antireflux surgery, Heller myotomy, cholecystectomy, colectomy, rectal resection). (sages.org)
- The impact of robotic cholecystectomy on private practice in a community teaching hospital. (semanticscholar.org)
- One-wound laparoscopic cholecystectomy. (springer.com)
- In this study, robotic cholecystectomy was associated with lesser lengths of stay and readmission rates than laparoscopic cholecystectomy. (ormanager.com)
- Of 3,255 patients who had cholecystectomy during the study period, the researchers matched 106 robotic and 1,060 laparoscopic cases. (ormanager.com)
- Laparoscopic, robotic and hysteroscopic myomectomy removes the fibroids from the uterus. (reference.com)
- Abdominal myomectomy and hysterectomy are traditional surgical procedures that treat very deep, large or multiple fibroids. (reference.com)
- A myomectomy is a surgical procedure that removes uterine fibroids, as Mayo Clinic explains. (reference.com)
- Dr. Antonio R. Gargiulo, Medical Director of the Center for Robotic Surgery of Brigham and Women's Health Care in Boston, Massachusetts talks to Kal Kaur at AZoRobotics about Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Myomectomy. (azorobotics.com)
- In that case, robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy is more common. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, offers robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy, the surgical removal of uterine fibroids. (uwhealth.org)
- Our Generations Fertility Care specialists are currently using robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy to remove fibroids in women experiencing difficulty conceiving. (uwhealth.org)
- An alternative to traditional surgery is a robotic myomectomy. (uwhealth.org)
- Robotic myomectomy can be used for fibroids 3-10 cm in size. (uwhealth.org)
- During a robotic myomectomy, the physician uses the state-of-the-art da Vinci® robot to perform the procedure. (uwhealth.org)
- 1 2 3 4 For benign adrenal tumors, including pheochromocytoma, 7 laparoscopic adrenalectomy is the standard of care. (auanet.org)
- Robotic-assisted adrenalectomy. (nih.gov)
- Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy provides patients with a safe and effective way to remove a diseased or cancerous adrenal gland. (jhu.edu)
- Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is a minimally invasive technique, which provides patients with less discomfort and equivalent results when compared to the larger incision required with traditional open surgery. (jhu.edu)
- Comparative Efficacy of Laparoscopic Versus Robotic Adrenalectomy for Adrenal Malignancy. (urotoday.com)
- When the bladder is removed to treat bladder cancer, surgical procedures known as urinary diversions are performed to give your body a way to store and remove urine. (mdanderson.org)
- The tissue pieces will go into the bladder and flush out at the end of the procedure. (healthline.com)
- This surgical procedure consists of a few small cuts in the prostate and bladder neck to widen the urethra. (healthline.com)
- In analyzing the results of 87,514 procedures between 2000 and 2012, the investigators found a small but statistically significant increase in complications, such as bladder and uretral injuries, during surgery. (thirdage.com)
- If performed at the start of RALRP, robotic or LPLND is performed following bladder mobilization though alternatively may be performed prior to seminal vesical dissection if posterior dissection is performed initially. (blogs.com)
- Impact of Body Mass Index on Robotic Radical Cystectomy with Intra-Corporeal Urinary Diversion. (urotoday.com)
- The rates of robotic surgery for those two procedures has been growing sharply - from 3.5 percent in 2009 to 15.0 percent in 2012 for oophorectomy, and from 2.4 percent in 2009 to 12.9 percent in 2012 for cystectomy. (thirdage.com)
- In robotic cystectomy, the figures were 2.0 percent for the injuries as opposed to 0.9 percent for a conventional laparoscopic cystectomy. (thirdage.com)
- Non-robotic minimally invasive surgery is also known as endoscopic surgery. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- This Center of excellence provides world class health care for patients as well as education and training programs in Laparoscopic, Various Endoscopic and da Vinci Robotic Surgery. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
- The laparoscopic and robotic surgery courses include theoretical session, 'Hands On' skills demonstrations of live endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic surgical procedures. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
- 3=Special rules for multiple endoscopic procedures apply if procedure is billed with another endoscopy in the same family (i.e., another endoscopy that has the same base procedure). (aapc.com)
- Apply the multiple endoscopy rules to a family before ranking the family with the other procedures performed on the same day (for example, if multiple endoscopies in the same family are reported on the same day as endoscopies in another family or on the same day as a non-endoscopic procedure). (aapc.com)
- If an endoscopic procedure is reported with only its base procedure, do not pay separately for the base procedure. (aapc.com)
- Automatic co-alignment of optical and virtual colonoscopy images can supplement traditional endoscopic procedures, by providing more complete information of clinical value to the gastroenterologist. (spie.org)
- Drs. Claros and El Chaar also perform the traditional laparoscopic Roux-En-Y gastric bypass, the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band and the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy as well as the single incision laparoscopic bariatric surgery and the Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) at St. Luke`s Hospital-Allentown Campus. (thesop.org)
- With contributions from recognized urologic experts in MIS, Complications of Laparoscopic and Robotic Urologic Surgery fills this need by familiarizing the modern urologist with the common and the more eccentric complications of laparoscopic and robotic urologic surgery. (springer.com)
- There has not been any evidence in the urologic literature showing a benefit in regard to continence , potency or cure rates with the robotic procedure. (wikipedia.org)
- 1 LPLND rapidly became the first widely accepted laparoscopic procedure embraced by urologists and in the early 1990s was the most commonly performed urologic laparoscopic procedure. (blogs.com)
- Yet, LPLND remains an important urologic procedure for select patients with prostate cancer. (blogs.com)
- Robotic procedures may be used to treat a broad spectrum conditions utilizing the da Vinci® Surgical System . (meridianhealth.com)
- Over recent years, the introduction and widespread adoption of a robotic surgical system has changed the view on minimally invasive surgery. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Intuitive Surgery, the undisputed leader in the field, launched its da Vinci Surgical System in 1999, and received FDA clearance for general laparoscopic surgery in 2000. (healthimaging.com)
- Fortunately, the recent addition of robotic technology to the laparoscopic procedure offers increased precision and better visualization in such tightly confined spaces, said Ng, who used Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci® Surgical System during Hayball's operation at Cedars-Sinai. (cedars-sinai.edu)
- We found no evidence of transference of skills between laparoscopic and robotics approaches. (sages.org)
- In fact, hysterectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures performed through minimally invasive approaches. (usf.edu)
- Surgical Approaches and Code Selection: Percutaneous vs. Open vs. Laparoscopic-Does It Matter? (facs.org)
- The objective of this study is to conduct a prospective randomized controlled trial of robotic assisted versus traditional hysterectomy in the treatment of patients who have benign indications for hysterectomy, e.g. menorrhagia, symptomatic fibroid uteri, etc. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer, rectal cancer and benign colorectal diseases. (mayoclinic.org)
- The procedure can cure patients with benign or low-grade tumors. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Historically, the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute's Center for Robotic & Image-Guided Surgery has been at the forefront of many major advances in the field. (clevelandclinic.org)
- Robotic-assisted surgery vs. laparoscopic surgery for kidney removal or rectal cancer have been compared. (medindia.net)
- Over a series of four animal ethics' approved experiments, the technique of robotic-assisted laparoscopic autotransplantation of the kidney was developed in Amsterdam live pigs (60-70 kg). (springermedizin.de)
- At NorthShore, Sangtae Park, MD , is one of only a handful of urologists nationwide performing single-port laparoscopic kidney surgery. (northshore.org)
- Laparoscopic pelvic lymph node dissection (LPLND) for the staging of prostate cancer was introduced in 1991 by Schuessler and associates. (blogs.com)
- At present, most laparoscopic or robotic pelvic lymph node dissections are performed at the time of RALRP, due to increased ability to determine pre-operative extra-prostatic extension of prostate cancer. (blogs.com)
- Situated deep behind the pelvic bone, the prostate is not always easily accessible, but the laparoscopic robotic instruments have joints that provide greater precision and dexterity inside the body. (cedars-sinai.edu)
- This procedure includes the removal of the uterus and cervix, the part of the uterus where the baby or menstrual blood exits the womb into the vagina. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- This complicated procedure involves removal of the gallbladder, lymph nodes near the pancreas, and portions of the pancreas, small intestine, and stomach. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- The Whipple procedure is a complicated operation that involves removal of parts of several organs. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- But removal of your ovaries is usually considered a safe procedure. (webmd.com)
- Comparative Series of Laparoscopic or Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Versus Open Nephroureterectomy for Upper-tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma. (medscape.com)
- A cost analysis was performed for RA versus LA. Cost calculations included anesthesia professional fee, procedure time and consumables fees. (nih.gov)
- The mean number of surgical flow disturbances per procedure with regard to equipment was 6.3 ± 3.7 versus 8.5 ± 4.0, NS. (springermedizin.de)
- The mean cost for robotic hysterectomy was significantly higher than laparoscopic hysterectomy ($10,618 versus $8,996). (empr.com)
- Here, we discuss use of robotic surgery specifically for gynecologic cancer management, focusing on its applications in the management of cervical, endometrial, and ovarian cancers. (hindawi.com)
- At the same time, they said that further studies are needed to evaluate whether robotic surgery should be a standard procedure in cases of ovarian cancer. (thirdage.com)
- Early on, gynecologic oncologists found that laparoscopic surgery was associated with less surgical morbidity and shortened postoperative recovery. (hindawi.com)
- Early clinical successes of robotic surgery in the management of gynecologic cancers have prompted gynecologic oncologists to consider this procedure more often. (hindawi.com)
- As such, the number of patients benefitting from a minimally-invasive procedure to manage their gynecologic cancer is low. (hindawi.com)
- She also performs minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic procedures. (stanford.edu)
- The laparoscopic or hand-assisted laparoscopic approach has become the standard of care for most nephrectomies. (auanet.org)
- 14 15 The safety and efficacy of the laparoscopic approach for these procedures has been demonstrated. (auanet.org)
- Procedure time for the retroperitoneal approach was significantly shorter than the transabdominal approach for both the RA (101.2 vs. 126.6 min, p = 0.001) and LA group (104.4 vs. 135.4 min, p = 0.001). (nih.gov)
- The advent of a robotic approach for fundoplication procedures creates a potential alternative. (semanticscholar.org)
- Dr. Claros was formally trained to perform robotically-assisted bariatric procedures while inBoston three years ago and has already performed the operations there, although this will be the first time such a novel approach is used in the Lehigh Valley. (thesop.org)
- The robotic platform offers many advantages when compared to a traditional laparoscopic approach including better optics and visualization, greater precision on tissue dissection and superior surgical ergonomics, according to Dr. Claros. (thesop.org)
- Compared to abdominal hysterectomy, the advantages of laparoscopic hysterectomy are decreased postoperative intravenous analgesia requirements, shorter length of hospital stay, quicker return to work and daily activities. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Minimally invasive surgical procedures are associated with significantly less blood loss during surgery, less scarring, less postoperative pain and faster recovery than traditional open surgery. (massgeneral.org)
- You may experience abnormal bleeding from the procedure because of a hemorrhage or a vaginal cuff tear. (healthline.com)
- Symptoms of a hemorrhage following your procedure may include sudden or heavier vaginal bleeding. (healthline.com)
- You can experience a vaginal cuff tear any time after your procedure. (healthline.com)