Patient Preparation and Operating Room Set-up for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery

Sarah P. Conley, Benjamin R. Lee

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Abstract

Over the past three decades there have been many technologic advances in minimally invasive urologic surgery. Operating room set-up and patient positioning are crucial to the success of these procedures. This chapter will review patient preparation and positioning, and operating room set-up for common urologic laparoscopic and robotic surgeries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSmith's Textbook of Endourology
Subtitle of host publication3rd Edition
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages783-792
Number of pages10
Volume2
ISBN (Print)1444335545, 9781444335545
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 5 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Laparoscopy
  • Operating room set-up
  • Patient positioning
  • Robotics
  • Surgical equipment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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