Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery provides state-of-the-art systems and methods for robotic and computer-assisted surgeries. In this masterpiece, contributions of 169 researchers from 19 countries have been gathered to provide 38 chapters. This handbook is 744 pages, includes 659 figures and 61 videos.
It also provides basic medical knowledge for engineers and basic engineering principles for surgeons. A key strength of this text is the fusion of engineering, radiology, and surgical principles into one book.
- A thorough and in-depth handbook on surgical robotics and image-guided surgery which includes both fundamentals and advances in the field
- A comprehensive reference on robot-assisted laparoscopic, orthopedic, and head-and-neck surgeries
- Chapters are contributed by worldwide experts from both engineering and surgical backgrounds
Part A: Robotic Foundations 1. Kinematics 2. Dynamics 3. Control 4. Haptics and Tactile Feedback 5. Grasping 6. Serial Robots 7. Parallel Robots 8. Navigation and Registration
Part B: Imaging Foundations 9. MRI, fMRI 10. Fluoroscopy 11. PET 12. Infrared 13. CT-Based Navigation 14. C-Arm-Based Navigation 15. Ultrasound-Based Navigation 16. Intraoperative Imaging 17. Tomography
Part C: Laparoscopic Surgery 18. Laparoscopic Foundations for Robotic Surgery 19. Robotic Surgery: Liver 20. Robotic Surgery: Stomach 21. Robotic Surgery: Pancreas 22. Robotic Surgery: Prostate 23. Robotic Surgery: Ovarian Cancer 24. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomy 25. Robotic Surgery: Kidney 26. Robotic Surgery: Colon 27. Robotic Surgery: Heart 28. Robotic Surgery: Lung 29. Robotic Surgery in Ophthalmology 30. Robotic Surgery: Ear, Nose, Throat 31. Robotic Surgery: Brain
Part D: Orthopaedic Surgery 32. Femoral Osteotomy 33. Periacetabular Osteotomy 34 Bone Morphing: 3D Reconstruction 35. Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Lumbar Fusion 36. Navigation: Pelvic and Lower Extremity 37. Navigation: Spinal Surgery 38. Robotic Surgery: Spine 39. Robotic Surgery: Long Bones 40. Robotic Surgery: Pelvis 41. Robotic Surgery: Total Hip Arthroplasty 42. Robotic Surgery: Total Knee Arthroplasty
His specialties are in surgical robotics, robotics, biomechanics, and nonlinear modelling. He has focused on both basic and applied research endeavours, ensuring that his research is consistently relevant to the scientific community as well as the healthcare system and medical robotics industry. He has a passion for the development of novel technologies for application in critical areas of biomedicine, including clinical research and surgery.
He has published fifteen journal papers, and his research has been featured in the prestigious Nonlinear Dynamics, Robotica, the Journal of Biomechanics, the Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, and ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, among many others. He has co-authored four book chapters, and has three pending U.S. and PCT patents. He has served as the Co-Chair of the Imaging Techniques in Biomechanics session at the 2016 Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Conference. Lastly, he recently won a highly competitive prestigious research grant from University City Science Center, the first and largest urban research park in the United States, for his surgical robotic proposal.