The focus of this masterclass is on the role of Robotic technology in treating various challenging adrenal diseases cases. This is an exceptional program suggested for Urologists doing the procedures listed in the title. Prof (Dr) Anup Kumar serves as Moderator. Dr Anup Kumar will show...

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,...

Radical Prostatectomy: Functional Outcome- Cancer Surgeon's Perspective Dr. Mani Menon, the highly-honored pioneer in prostate cancer research and primary developer of urologic robotic surgery, shares his thoughts on decades of research, in his address to the British Association of Urological Surgeons. He reviews the results of...

What we do and do not like about your presentation Following Dr.Mani Menon's AUA-BAUS presentation Radical Prostatectomy: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow on June 23, 2021, a panel  of international experts was assembled to review his findings.  Here is their discussion with Dr Menon from the British Association...

Vattikuti Urology Institute Director Emeritus Dr. Mani Menon was invited to give the AUA-BAUS lecture at the 2021 British Association of Urological Surgeons 2021 Virtual Conference. He was honored with the St. Paul's Medal, recognizing, in the BAUS' own description: "It is awarded to distinguished...

  Dr. Mani Menon, Chair Emeritus of the Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is often referred to by his colleagues as the 'Father of Robotic Surgery.' June 9th 2021, he was the Guest of Honor at a "Living Legends' webinar hosted by SMS...

  The Vattikuti Foundation hosted a significant Masterclass program called: "Role of HIPEC and PIPAC for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, the Dutch experience and the role of PIPAC in recurrent ovarian cancer."   The 2-hour Masterclass was filled with important content from the top researchers in the world. Prof....

  The Robotic Cystectomy Masterclass organised by the Vattikuti Foundation focuses on the role of using the new technique of low pneumoperitoneum pressure for robotic cystectomy. This is an exceptional program suggested for Urologists doing the procedures listed in the title plus Neobladders. Dr Gagan Gautam...

  From the Live Vattikuti Webinar Series program: Recent advances in imparting surgical education   Description: Prof. Dr. Alexandre Mottrie and Dr. Mahesh Desai take a thorough look at how the training of surgeons is being impacted by not only patient-driven changes but how the European OCERT training...

  KS Awards Finalist 7: This video is one of the 8- Finalists in consideration for the top three prizes to be announced February 6th, 2021: Robotic Supra-Levator Posterior Exenteration: Technical Feasibility   Introduction: Evidence for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) approach for Beyond - Total Mesorectal Excisions (b-TME)...

  This video features the top three videos from the 2020 KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards as they are revealed live. Not only are there some significant surgical procedures presented by these Surgeons, we hear from Robotic Surgery Pioneer Dr. Mani Menon, Entrepreneur/Philanthropist Mr. Raj...

  KS Awards Finalist 5: This video is one of the 8- Finalists in consideration for the top three prizes to be announced February 6th, 2021: Robotic approach for complete endophytic tumors; Sunny Goel, Sachin Arakere Nataraj, Manav Suryavanshi, Rajesh Ahlawat- Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon   Introduction: Completely...

  KS Awards Finalist 4: This video is one of the 8- Finalists in consideration for the top three prizes to be announced February 6th, 2021: Female Genital Sparing Robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) and intracorporeal orthotopic neobladder   Abstract: Introduction: Robot-assisted radical cystectomy(RARC) and intracorporeal orthotopic neobladder(OINB) is...

  KS Awards Finalist 2: This video is one of the 8- Finalists in consideration for the top three prizes to be announced February 6th, 2021: Robotic McKeowns Esophago-Gastrectomy   Abstract: Esophagectomy is a technique challenging procedure due to its intricate and deeper anatomical location of esophagus, traversing...

  Finalist-1 KS National Robotic Surgery Awards: This video is one of the 8- Finalists in consideration for the top three prizes to be announced February 6th, 2021: Post Chemotherapy Robot Assisted Bilateral Radical Inguinal lymph node Dissection: Technical Feasibility   Abstract:   Introduction: Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy followed by radical inguinal lymph...

  These 8- videos were the top entries- as selected by a panel pf 20- judges from India & the United States. On Saturday, February 6th 2021, we will learn which will be awarded the First, Second and Third Place honors. Robotic surgery training videos, withPowerPoints,...

  The former Chairman of the Medanta Kidney & Urology Institute, where the first robotic kidney transplants using hypothermia were performed, Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat is a key figure in the team who developed a new method of renal (Kidney) transplantation which was devised by Dr. Mani...

  This video was entered into the 2020 KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards: Robotic Abdominoperineal Resection With Enmass Prostatectomy For Synchronous Primary   Abstract- Sanket Subhash Bankar: Introduction: In this video we demonstrate the feasibility of robotic surgery for patients with synchronous rectal and prostate cancer planned...

  This video was entered in the 2020 KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards: Robotic Assisted Abdominoperineal Resection – Extended TME   Abstract: Introduction: The concept of total mesorectal excision (TME) was the most important event in surgery for rectal cancer in the last two decades, decreasing both...

  This was a 2020 KS National Robotic Surgery Awards entry: Robotic Freyer’s Prostatectomy: Point of technique   Dr Arvind Ganpule, Dr Abhijit Patil, Dr Abhishek Singh, Dr Ravindra Sabnis, Dr Mahesh Desai   Introduction: Open Freyer’s procedure had long been used large prostate treatment in the past. The transurethral...

  This video was an entry for the KS National Robotic Surgery Awards-2020.   Abstract: Dr Narasimhaiah Srinivasaiah Apollo hospitals, Bannerghatta road, Bangalore.   Background: The mobilization of the splenic flexure is vital to gain length and create a tension free anastomosis in rectal cancer surgery. Various approaches have been...

  The Vattikuti Foundation has been the sole sponsor of the KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards for several years. Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari invites YOU to be a part of the 2020 Finalists reveal program: January 30th, 2021 at 7:30PM IST/ 9AM EST,...

  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” Keynote speaker: Dr. Surender Dabas, Senior Director and Chief of Surgical Oncology and Robotic Surgery at BLK Cancer Center, Dr...

  The Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series is pleased to present this edited recording of the live program from two of India's top Robotic Surgeons, Drs. Rama Joshi and Anupama Rajanbabu who teamed up on Saturday, December 19th to host a comprehensive program on Gynecologic Oncology. The...

  Robotic Kidney Transplant is a procedure the Vattikuti Foundation has been actively involved with for years. Now gaining popularity because of the ease of recovery and great outcomes for most patients- and the benefits surgeons have with the greater visualization of the operative field, accuracy...

  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....

  Program presented by Drs. Ashwin Mallya & Santosh Waigankar. Both are former Vattikuti Fellows, now practicing in two of India's top hospitals. The VF Focus on Patients Webinar Series has been designed to provide information for prospective patients who might be considering Robotic Surgery as...

  Dr. Lavanya Kiran and Dr Anupama Bahadur teamed up to present 'Robotics in Infertility,' as a webinar on October 24th 2020. Dr Kiran's presentation begins about 4-minutes in and was very thorough and informative. A discussion followed, with Dr Anupama Bahadur, Dr Mahendra Bhandari &...

  The Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series program for Saturday, October 10, 2020 was Total Robotic Whipple's, Achilles heel of a Surgeon, presented by Dr. Madhu Devarasetty, Keynote Speaker, and Moderated by Dr. Ashwinikumar Kudari. All robotic Surgeons will find takeaway benefits from these two top Robotic...

  As part of the Vattikuti Webinar Series, Drs. Rooma Sinha & Anshumala Shukla-Kulkarni teamed up to present Robotic Surgery for Large Fibroids: Pushing the Envelope in Large Tumors in a LIVE webinar. This was the first gynecologic program in the Vattikuti Webinar Series. Dr. Sinha...

  Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari was invited to present the Keynote Address via Zoom for the annual Teacher's Day program at King George's Medical University. His subject "Portable Leadership," reflects on his long career as a surgeon and academic leader, including as Vice Chancellor...

  From the Vattikuti Webinar Series: Robotic Hernia Surgery: Dr. Arun Prasad presents his experiences in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for various types of hernias. He explains how costs for both procedures are now considered about equal in most instances. Dr. Parveen Bhatia serves as Moderator...

  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...

Expect The Unexpected : Efficiency comes at a cost This is one of six KS National Robotic Surgery video Awards Runner-up videos screened at the November 2019 Robotic Surgeons Council of India meeting.  Expect The Unexpected : Efficiency comes at a cost, was produced by Dr....

Robotic Assisted Kidney transplantation- Challenges This video was a Finalist for the 2019 KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards, screened and adjudicated at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India meeting. Presented by Dr. Himanshu Sharma. Here is the Abstract: Introduction: Robotic assisted kidney transplantation (RAKT) has recently been...

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...

Retzius sparing robot assisted radical prostatectomy   This video was on of six Runner-up entries from the 2019 KS National Robotic Surgery Awards presented at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India in November.  It was produced by Dr. Tushar A. Narain, under the mentorship of Dr....

Robotic Kidney Transplant With Regional Hypothermia-RSC   Robotic Surgery Pioneer Dr. Mani Menon, the Raj & Padma Vattikuti Chair, Oncology, Henry Ford Hospital; Director Emeritus, Vattikuti Urology Institute, shares his technique for renal transplantation he developed using cooling ice slush both internally & externally during...

Robot Assisted Sentinel Node Mapping Using ICG   Dr. Anupama Rajanbabu is Professor of Gynaecologic Oncology; Director, Robotic Surgery Fellowship Program at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.  She shows her technique for using Indocyanine green (ICG/Firefly) to dignose sentinel lymph nodes during robotic cancer surgery.  Lecture,...

  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...

  Robotic Surgery: History, India, Future   Recognized as founding the first robotic surgery program in the world, Dr. Mani Menon shared some of his personal milestones with the Robotic Surgeons Council of India at their November 2019 meeting.  Also joining him was a panel of top Indian...

Robotic Myomectomy Tips & Tricks Dr. Rooma Sinha, Senior Consultant Gynecologist, Minimal Access & Robotic Surgeon. presents her best ideas on accomplishing safe and effective myomectomy surgeries, using the da Vinci robot to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. Lecture, with PPT's, robotic surgery videos, 15:27...

  Reflections on the Vattikuti Fellowship Program   The success of the Vattikuti Foundation Fellowship Program can be measured by the significant number of former Vattikuti Fellows now safely practicing Robotic Surgery in India. This video is part of a group presentation of Mentor Surgeons and former...

  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...

Robot Assisted Surgery for Endometriosis Kokilaben Surgeon Dr. Anshumala Shukla-Kulkarni is connected with the Mother & Child, Robotic Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Minimal Access Surgery Departments. She presents a thorough look at her use of the da Vinci Surgical System (robot) for cases of Endometriosis- and...

  This is  a Runner-up video from the KS National Robotic Surgery Awards, 2019, presented at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India meetings.   Title: Robotic Assisted transplant graft Nephrectomy   Duration: 7 minutes 56 seconds   Authors: Kishore TA , Sunil Bhat, Himanshu Sharma, Gregory Pathrose, Vishnu R   Address for correspondence:...

Full title: Perioperative surgical outcomes of patients undergoing hysterectomy through various operative approaches in a tertiary care setup (Robotic, laparoscopic, vaginal and conventional) - A prospective cohort study Narayana DNB Resident, Dr. H. V. Priyanka discusses research from Indian patients for the most common gynecological procedure performed-...

  Full title:   Robotic Vesicoscopic Cohen's Reimplantation in Pediatric Vesico-ureteric reflux & discussion   PGIMER Chandigarh pediatric surgeon Dr. Ravi Prakash Kanojiaand Dr. Monika Bawa produced what became the 1st prize video for theVattikuti Foundation sponsored KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards. Though the video: 'Robotic Vesicoscopic Cohen's reimplantation...

Arm reduced Robotic Hysterectomy with Transvaginal cuff closure- Analysis "The major concern with robotic surgery was the cost," says Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad Senior Consultant Gynecologist, Minimal Access & Robotic Surgeon, Dr. Rooma Sinha. She gives her colleagues at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India a look...

  Robotic Enucleation of Renal Hilar Tumour   Vattikuti Fellow Dr. Aditya Kulkarni presents a KS National Robotic Surgery Awards video entry to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India of a difficult tumour in the right kidney.  All options were open to the surgeons: if the surgery could...

Intestinal Obstruction after Robotic Hysterectomy Dr. Rooma Sinha, Senior Consultant Gynecologist, Minimal Access & Robotic Surgeon for Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad, shares details from the complication of a patient's small bowel obstruction she faced following a robotic hysterectomy. She was presenting to the Robotic Surgeons Council of...

RSC- Group Discussion on Mentoring & Fellowships   Following presentations from Vattikuti Fellowship Mentor Surgeons & Fellows, the Robotic Surgeons Council of India had a conversation, led by Drs. Mahendra Bhandari & Gagan Gautam about ideas for improvement. Discussion, 26:54   ...

  Robotic Assisted Kidney Transplant- Complications   Dr. Himanshu Sharma presented this KS National Robotic Surgery Awards video as a finalist at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India.  Here it is followed by the group discussion of his project.  Robotic assisted kidney transplantation (RAKT) has recently been introduced...

  Robot Assisted Excision of a Large Retrosternal Goiter   This video, presented by Dr. Ashwani Sharma, Associate Director Surgical Oncology and Robotic Surgery, BLK Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi, was a Finalist in the 2019 KS Robotic Surgery Awards presented at the 2019 Robotic Surgeons Council of India...

  Women suffering from endometriosis are faced with pain, infertility and recurrence of these factors. Dr. Lavanya Kiran, Sr. Consultant OBG & Robotic Surgeon of Narayana Health Hospitals, presents her work in minimally invasive treatment to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. Lecture, with PPT's, Diagrams,...

  Full title: Robotic assisted Low Anterior Resection : Beyond TME – 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....

Full title: Innovative Robot Assisted Repair of Complex VVF- Vaginal Incorporation Dr. Girdhar S. Bora, PGIMER, Chandigarh, presented this video of surgery of a Supertrigonal Vesicovaginal fistula with left ureter at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, including PPT's, photos robotic surgery videos, narrated, with discussion...

RKT with Total Extraperitonealisation of the Graft Aster Medcity Consultant, CoE, Nephrology & Urology, Dr. Kishore T. A. presents his experience with the technique of extraperitonealisation of the graft from 100 cases. He also discusses the history of the RKT. Robotic Surgery video, with diagrams, PPT's...

Full title: State of Art and Current Global Status of Robotic Approach to Kidney Transplantation Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat was one of the key members of the international team of surgeons who developed the Robotic Kidney Transplant With Regional Hypothermia procedure. He updates the Robotic Surgeons Council...

Full Title: Robotic Salvage Graft After Failed Arterial Anastomosis During Robotic Kidney Transplant: How Interoperative Cooling Helped Vattikuti Fellow Dr. Rohan Patel studying at Medanta Vattikuti Institute of Robotic Surgery under Prof. Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat, presents this video to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India.  He...

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...

Robotic Donor Nephrectomy: My Experience Dr. Vinay Mahendra presents his thoughts on 7-years of performing robotic kidney donor surgeries to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. "It helped me to enhance my robotic surgical skills,"  he told his colleagues.  It has also helped his ability to...

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...

Robot Assisted Deroofing of Infected Pelvic Lymphocyst   Dr. Rama Joshi, Director & Head, Gynaec Oncology & Robotic Surgery, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, presents a case of infected lymphocyst following gynecologic oncology surgery to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India.  Lecture, with Videos, PPT's, Discussion, 11:22...

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...

Robotic Hysterectomy for Bigger Uterus Narayana Consultant and Robotic Surgeon, Dr. Lavanya Kiran presents a comprehensive report to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India of her technique for 'challenging' patients. Lecture, with PPT's, diagrams, robotic surgery video and a patient statement, 12:13...

  Following the 2018 death of a British patient undergoing a cardiac procedure by robotic surgery, BBC newsmagazine Click featured a report on surgical robotics- November 19, 2018. (Courtesy YouTube) The story runs for the first 9:24 of the recorded broadcast, non-related content follows. >...

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 ...

Entrepreneur Raj Vattikuti and his wife Padma wanted to do more than just give money, following their incredible business success. They chose to create the Vattikuti Foundation, the mission: "To Make A Difference"   Helping the disadvantaged, advancing medicine, sharing knowledge and giving aid where disaster...