Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery,
Edition 1
Edited by Mohammad Hossein Abedin Nasab

Publication Date: 24 Sep 2019

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.

Key Features

  • 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
About the author
Edited by Mohammad Hossein Abedin Nasab, Assistant Professor, Rowan University, Robossis, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States.
Table of Contents



Russell H. Taylor


Jacques Marescaux

1. Senhance Surgical System: Robotic-Assisted Digital Laparoscopy for Abdominal, Pelvic, and Thoracoscopic Procedures

2. A Technical Overview of the CyberKnife System

3. The da Vinci Surgical System

4. The FreeHand System

5. Solo Surgery with ViKY: Safe, Simple, and Low-cost Robotic Surgery

6. Clinical Application of Soloassist, a Joystick-Guided Robotic Scope Holder,

in General Surgery

7. The Sina Robotic Telesurgery System

8. STRAS: A Modular and Flexible Telemanipulated Robotic Device for Intraluminal Surgery

9. Implementation of Novel Robotic Systems in Colorectal Surgery

10. The Use of Robotics in Colorectal Surgery

11. Robotic Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer: Natural Evolution of Surgery

for Prostate Cancer?

12. Robotic Liver Surgery: Shortcomings of the Status Quo

13. Clinical Applications of Robotics in General Surgery

14. Enhanced Vision to improve Safety in Robotic Surgery

15. Haptics in Surgical Robots

16. S-Surge: A Portable Surgical Robot Based on a Novel Mechanism With Force-Sensing

Capability for Robotic Surgery

17. Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology Multimodal Haptic

Feedback for Robotic Surgery

18. Applications of Flexible Robots in Endoscopic Surgery

19. Smart Composites and Hybrid Soft-Foldable Technologies for Minimally Invasive

Surgical Robots

20. Robotic-Assisted Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

21. Image-Guided Motion Compensation for Robotic-Assisted Beating Heart Surgery

22. Sunram 5: A Magnetic Resonance-Safe Robotic System for Breast Biopsy, Driven

by Pneumatic Stepper Motors

23. New Advances in Robotic Surgery in Hip and Knee Replacement

24. Intellijoint HIP: A 3D Minioptical, Patient-Mounted, Sterile Field Localization

System for Orthopedic Procedures

25. More Than 20 Years Navigation of Knee Surgery With the Orthopilot Device

26. NAVIO Surgical System—Handheld Robotics

27. Development of an Active Soft-Tissue Balancing System for Robotic-Assisted Total

Knee Arthroplasty

28. Unicompartmental Knee Replacement Utilizing Robotics

29. Robotic and Image-Guided Knee Arthroscopy

30. Robossis: Orthopedic Surgical Robot

31. EOS imaging: 3D value along the entire patient care pathway for spine and lower limbs pathologies

32. Machine-Vision Image-Guided Surgery for Spinal and Cranial Procedures

33. Three-Dimensional Image-Guided Techniques for Minimally Invasive Surgery

34. Prospective Techniques for Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Stereotactic Neurosurgery

35. RONNA G4—Robotic Neuronavigation: A Novel Robotic Navigation Device for

Stereotactic Neurosurgery

36. Robotic Retinal Surgery

37. Ventilation Tube Applicator: A Revolutionary Office-Based Solution for

the Treatment of Otitis Media With Effusion

38. ACTORS: Adaptive and Compliant Transoral Robotic Surgery with Flexible Manipulators and Intelligent Guidance

Hongliang Ren, Changsheng Li, Liang Qiu and Chwee Ming Lim

Book details
ISBN: 9780128142455
Page Count: 752
Retail Price : £235.00
• Gomes; Medical Robotics: Minimally Invasive Surgery; Oct 12; 9780857091307; $230 • Golby; Image-Guided Neurosurgery; May 15; 9780128008706; $200 • Farhat; Bioengineering for Surgery; Sep 15; 9780081001233; $210 • Schneider; Biomedical Engineering in Gastrointestinal Surgery; Jun 17; 9780128032305; $200
Biomedical Engineers; Mechanical Engineers; Electrical and Computer Engineers; Medial and Engineering Students; Surgeons