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Endourology Progress: Technique, technology and training

Endourology Progress: Technique, technology and training

by Eddie Shu-yin Chan, Tadashi MatsudaEddie Shu-yin Chan


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This book presents the work and development of endourology and the contribution of East Asian Society of Endourology. This book is intended to familiarize the modern urologists with the common endourology, laparoscopic and robotic urologic procedures and the development of technology, techniques and training.

The book is the collection of papers and presentations in Congress of East Asia Society of Endourology. Recognized experts in the field of endourology have contributed to share their experiences and opinions. It consists of latest update and advancement of surgical techniques, technology in minimal invasive surgery. The development of endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic urological operations is reviewed. A whole session is dedicated to training in endourology are included. Detail descriptions of perioperative preparation, step-by-step surgical procedures and tips/tricks will be emphasized in the corresponding chapters, supplemented by photographs and illustrations.

In the first session, techniques on kidney, bladder and prostate surgeries are discussed. In the second session, is dedicated to the advances of new technologies in endourology. The third session covers the important areas of endourology training and the development of endourology.

This book is most suitable for urology residents and young fellows who are keen to start their endourological training. It also provides up-to-date information on current topics of endourology for practicing urologists and experienced endourologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811334641
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 04/02/2019
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

About the Author

Editor Eddie Shu-yin CHAN is a Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary) at the Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He is also the president of Hong Kong Urological Association. Editor Tadashi Matsuda is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology and Andrology, Kansai Medical University, Japan. He was the President of the Endourological Society in 2016.

Table of Contents

Development of Endourology in Asia.- Training of Endourology in Asian countries.- Training of Endourology – laparoscopic training using cadaver .- PCNL – Prone, supine and other modified technique.- PCNL under local anaesthesia.- Retrograde intra-renal surgery (RIRS).- Laparoscopic radical cystectomy .- Techniques in MIS partial nephrectomy .- Bipolar enucleation of prostate.- TURBT – an old operation with new insight.- Development of robotic urologic surgery in Asia.- Side-docking for robot-assisted pelvic reconstructive surgery.- Robot-assisted radical cystectomy: techniques and perspectives.- Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: how it affects the prostate cancer management in Asia.- Robot-assisted prostatectomy – the evolution of technique.- Retzius-sparing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.- Enhanced recovery after surgery protocol in minimal invasive urologic surgery.- Minimal invasive surgery – an anaesthetist’s perspective.- Designs of ureteric stent.- Treatment of BPH – what is the gold standard?.- Advance in BPH surgery.- New laser technology in urology.- Advance endoscopic imaging technology.- New technology in hemostasis .- Renal access for PCNL – smaller the better?.- ESWL.

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