VF Master Class: Rectal Cancer Management (August 28, 2021 program) Rectal Cancer Management has become truly specialized & multidisciplinary. Learn from the masters on aspects of quality of surgery, surgical techniques, surgery for advanced rectal cancer and what's around the corner. Program: Dr. Venkatesh (Venky) Munikrishnan, Apollo Hospital,...

  On January 8, 2021, the Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series presented: "Trans Oral Robotic Surgery: Patient Selection in Robotic surgery for cancer of the mouth & throat‚ÄĚ Keynote speaker: Dr. Surender Dabas, Senior Director and Chief of Surgical Oncology and Robotic Surgery at BLK Cancer Center, Dr...

  This Vattikuti Webinar Series program was presented by Dr. Raghunath S.K. and moderated by Dr. Gagan Gautam. Both are leading Robotic Surgeons, sharing an in-depth look at a difficult procedure made better through robotic surgery. Lecture (webinar), with PPT's, (excellent anatomical diagrams), robotic surgery videos....

  The Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series features former Vattikuti Fellow Dr. Abhinav Deshpande, Consultant Onco & Robotic Surgeon at the National Cancer Institute, Nagpur as he presented a program specifically designed for informing Patients about the many facets of cancer prevention, diagnosis and myriad of treatments...

  This is the edited Zoom recording of the first Webinar in the new Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series. The first presenter is Dr. Sudhir Rawal, Medical Director and Chief of Genito Uro-Oncology Services at the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute Research Centre, Delhi. His topic is Intracorporeal...

Robotic Intersphincteric Resection This is a KS National Robotic Surgery Awards Finalist, entered by Dr Jitender Rohila, co-produced by Dr Sanjeev Kumar, Dr Avanish Saklani. Abstract: Title :  Robotic Intersphincteric Resection Dr Jitender Rohila, Dr Sanjeev Kumar, Dr Avanish Saklani Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India Robotic surgery has helped surgeons with complex...

Robotic Enucleation of Renal Hilar Tumour This video was awarded Third Prize in the KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards for 2019 at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, November 2019, Pondicherry.  It was produced by Vattikuti Fellow Dr. Aditya A. Kulkarni, under the mentorship of Dr. Ashwini...

  Robotic Total Pelvic Exenteration for Advanced Rectal Cancer   Tata Memorial Surgeon Dr. Shankar M. R. presents the case of advanced low rectal cancer, extending into the prostate with further polyp infiltration. Narrated video, with PPT's, photos, diagrams, robotic surgery videos. 09:22...

Pan proctocolectomy with ileal pouch anal anastomosis   This video was one of six Runner-up videos from the 2019 KS National Robotic Surgery Awards screened at the November meeting of the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. ¬†It was entered by Dr. Asfar Ahmed and¬†also produced...

  Learning Curve in Robotic Colorectal Procedures   Vattikuti Fellow Dr. Aravindan R. presents findings from his research under Dr. Somashekhar S. P. during his Vattikuti¬†Fellowship at Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center. ¬†"Like any other technique, this comes with a learning curve...

  Full title: Robotic assisted Low Anterior Resection : Beyond TME ‚Äď Left vascular approach with Pre-sacral fascia excision   This video was presented by Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, and was a Finalist at the 2019 KS National Robotic Surgery Awards at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. Discussion...

  Intersphincteric Resection   This is a KS National Robotic Surgery Awards Finalist, entered by¬†Dr Jitender Rohila, co-produced by Dr Sanjeev Kumar, Dr Avanish Saklani.   Title : ¬†Robotic Intersphincteric Resection; Dr Jitender Rohila, Dr Sanjeev Kumar, Dr Avanish Saklani; Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India   This video is from the live...

RA Right Radical Nephrectomy with IVC Tumor Thrombectomy   This video was awarded Second Prize in the KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards for 2019 at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, November 2019, Pondicherry. ¬†It was produced by Vattikuti Fellow Dr. Preetham Dev, studying under Dr....

Dr. Mani Menon: The Precision Prostatectomy Paradigm. Chair Emeritus of the Vattikuti Urology Institute, Dr. Mani Menon was the first surgeon to develop a successful robotic surgery program in the World. His work in developing Urologic Robotic procedures has changed the science of surgery. Here, he...

Full Title: A Prospective Randomised Study of Open Versus Robotic Assisted Para Aortic Lymph Node Dissection in High Risk Endometrial Carcinoma- A Novel Technique Prof. Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman & Head, Robotics & HIPEC, Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center, presents his study findings to the Robotic Surgeons...

Distribution of Sentinel Lodes, Carcinoma Endometrium Dr. Aravindan R., Vattikuti Fellow at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre under Prof. Dr. Somashekhar SP, shares his report with the Robotic Surgeons Council of India about the challenges and importance of removing sentinel lymph nodes.  We see the use...

Robotic Approach to GE Junction Cancers   Prof. Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman & Head, Robotics & HIPEC, Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center, takes a thorough look at how robotic surgery can be utilized for GE adenocarcinoma of the stomach and esophagastric junction- esophageal cancer.¬† Presented to the Robotic...

Robotic Mediastinal Node Dissection in Esophageal Cancer   Dr. Jagdishwar Gajagowni Goud is the¬†Clinical Director- Dept. of Robotic and HIPEC Surgery, HOD- Dept. of Surgical Oncology, Yashoda Cancer Institute, Yashoda Hospitals,¬†Hyderabad.¬† He talks about his tips & tricks (individual skills enhancement) for performing robotic esophagectomy surgery to...

  Dr. Surender Dabas is the Director, Surgical Oncology and Robotic Services for BLK Cancer Center, New Delhi. As part of the How I Do It series of lectures for the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, Dr. Dabas explains- and demonstrates with robotic surgery videos-...

  Dr. Jagdishwar Gajagowni Goud is the Clinical Director- Dept.of Robotic and HIPEC Surgery, HOD- Dept. of Surgical Oncology, Yashoda Cancer Institute, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad. Dr. Goud tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India how he has developed and refined esophagectomy from open to robotic....

  Dr. Anupama Rajanbabu is a Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. "Everything is coming down to the surgeon fior cost saving in Robotics," she tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. "Whether I use three instruments or...

  International Guest Faculty for the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) December, 2018 meeting. Quoc-Dien Trinh, MD is a Urological Surgeon and Co-Director of the Prostate Cancer Program at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women‚Äôs Cancer Center, Boston. Dr. Trinh presented results of his study of...

Robotic Assisted Pelvic Lymphadenectomy   Dr. Rama Joshi, Director & Head of Gynec Oncology & Robotic Surgery at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, has a short, but important video presentation on this facet of endometrial cancer. Narrated robotic surgery video with PPT's, 03:29...

  Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman- Surgical Oncology, MHEPL, HOD & Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Bangalore presents the case of a 40-year-old woman confronted with post-coital bleeding. It was determined that she had a cervical lesion with stage IB1 squamous...

  A KS Robotic Surgery Awards Entry: Abstract: PRAVEEN KAMMAR ROBOTIC TOTAL PELVIC EXENTERATION FOR LOCALLY ADVANCED RECTAL CANCER Introduction: Total pelvic exenteration for locally advanced rectal cancers is a major procedure with considerable morbidity. Laparoscopic approach is used in selected central tumors, in experienced centers...

  From KS Awards entry abstract: ROBOTIC LATERAL PELVIC NODE DISSECTION FOR LOCALLY ADVANCED RECTAL CANCER Introduction: Lateral pelvic node dissection in rectal cancer is a controversial topic. In select cases it may be beneficial when combined with neoadjuvant treatment. More than a third of...

  Dr. Rooma Sinha, Senior Consultant and Minimal Access and Robotic Surgeon at Apollo Health City in Hyderabad, combined two Robotic Surgeons Council of India presentations to thoroughly cover robotic hysterectomy surgery, using data from Indian and global research. The complete title of her combined...

  Dr. Jagannath Dixit is a GI Oncosurgeon at HCG Hospital, KNUMC, Bengaluru. He discusses the technique developed by S.Korean surgeon Dr. Choi, whom Dr. Dixit studied with. He talks about locating and isolating the disease (tumor) before opening the rectum and removing the...

  Dr. Jagdish Kothari is a Gastro-Intestinal & Hepatobiliary oncosurgeon at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad. He has been performing robotic procedures for 18- months. Dr. Kothari begins by sharing some of the advantages he has realized with oncologic robotic surgery for intersphincteric resection: "The...

  Dr. Anupama Rajanbabu, Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has produced an informational video for patients about robotic surgery and its advantages in the Malayalam language. She asked that we place it on our website, so that others could...

  Prof. Dr. S. P. Somashekhar, Manipal Health Enterprise Chairman, Oncology and Head of Department Surgical & Gynec Oncology shares ideas that he and his surgical team have devised for the Robotic assisted Type-1 extrafascial Pan hysterectomy with pelvic and high paraaortic lymphadenectomy for endometrial...

  Dr. Anupama Rajanbabu, Professor of Gynaecologic Oncology; Director, Robotic Surgery Fellowship Program at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala India has shared the YouTube video of her Robotic Modified Radical Hysterectomy. It has surgical video highlights from the da Vinci internal...

  Dr. Rooma Sinha, Associate Professor, Minimal Access & Robotic Surgeon at Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad, studied a cohort of Myomectomy patients between January, 2012 and June, 2015. She compares outcomes from patients who chose which procedure to have (Laparoscopic or Robotic). She describes the...

  Winner of the KS Award for best video presentation at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) meetings April 2016, Dr. S. P. Somashekhar, Chairman of Surgical Oncology, Consultant Surgical, Gynec.Onco & Robotic Surgeon, Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center uses several photos and robotic surgery clips...

  In this short, but visually excellent video from Dr. Anupama Rajanbabu, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgical and Gynaecologic Oncology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, we see sentinel node mapping in endometrial cancer with ICG dye and Robotic Assisted NIR Imaging. ...

  Radiotherapy and Brachytherapy for postoperative endometrial cancer in the early stage is thoroughly discussed by Manipal Hospital Radiation Oncologist Dr. Vadhiraja B. M.. He talks about risk groups and treatment types depending on the stage and grade of the cancer. When patients...

  Manipal Professor Dr. S. P. Somashekhar provides this narrated video of the robotic procedure for Type 1 Extrafacial Panhystrectomy with Bilateral Systematic PLND. The patient is 56, with Post menopausal bleeding and hypertensive and DM. USG and TVS showed 3 cms polyploidy...

  Dr. Anupama Rajanbabu, Associate Professor at the Department of Surgical and Gynaecologic Oncology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi uses Indocyanine Green dye with the Firefly system on the da Vinci robot to help locate Sentinel Nodes to "avoid the morbidity of lymphadenectomy." ...

  From the Gynecologic Oncology Master Class hosted by Manipal Hospital , September, 2014, we have a panel discussion with the goal of sharing creative guidelines for difficult cases in gynecologic oncology. Several different examples were brought before the expert panel. Discussion, with...

  For the August 8, 2015 Vattikuti Scholar Webinar, Dr. Mario M. Leitao was the guest lecturer. He practices in New York, NY at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College; Associate Member, Gynecology Service; Director, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program;...

  Professor & Director of Research for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Krishnansu Tewari takes an in-depth look at the "Theraputic Landscape in Ovarian Cancer." He discusses different histological categories of cancer and the many therapies and treatments...

  Dr. Walter H. Gotlieb, Professor of Ob-Gyn and of Oncology at McGill University, Montreal, Canada presented a live Vattikuti Scholar webinar August 29th, 2015. He shared his insight into the many factors of endometrial cancer and treatment possibilities. Pain management, BMI-challenged patients, aging...

  Secondary Debunking of Ovarian Cancer With Liver Mobilization and Full Thickness Diaphragmatic Resection is the complete title of Dr. Walter Gotlieb's VGR 2015 presentation. The McGill University-SMBD Jewish General Hospital Associate professor, Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Oncology, McGill University narrates robotic surgery...

  We present a case of muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma of the bladder in a woman with a history of two renal transplantations. The increased risk of malignancy in this setting, particularly urothelial carcinoma, is described. (From a presentation at the VUI June 2012 graduation...

  Dr. Amita Maheshwari, Tata Memorial Hospital Prof. Gynecologic Oncology presents some of the technique, risks and post-surgery advice for Adnexo mass tumor. Lecture with da Vinci video & PPTs 20:50 ...

  Dr. Abraham Peedicayil, Professor & Head of the Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, discusses the extent and role of lympadenectomy in endometrial cancer. He talks about the controversy of LND in different countries and explains the various treatment options based on risk...

  Dr. S. P. Somashekhar, Manipal Hospital Head & Consultant- Department of Surgical & Gynaec Oncology & Robotic Surgeon Adjunct Professor in Surgical Oncology (KMC). Dr. Somashekhar's passion and expertise is apparent in this presentation, which is full of tips and images, charts and video...

  Manipal Surgeon Dr. Somashekhar displays his passion for treating advanced ovarian cancer as he demonstrates possibilities for improving treatment. His analysis of the spread of cancer cells within the peritoneum demands special chemo therapy solutions. No robotic surgery in this presentation. Lecture...