This is an edited version of the live webinar from March 12, 2022, featuring Prof. (Dr.) Anup Kumar as Moderator, and seven top Urologist Robotic Surgeons from around the globe. At just over 1-hour, 45-minutes- the panel covers much new territory in presentations and...

  This VF Master Class features two of the United Kingdom's leading Robotic Surgeons: Prof. Prokar Dasgupta and Mr. Ben Challacombe, who describe their experience with the new CMR Versius Surgical Robot in use at Guy's Hospital, King's College London. This class provides great information...

  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 transplant. He...

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, with videos,04:42...

  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 Fellow,...

  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 to...

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...

  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. Lavanya Kiran is a Consultant, OBG, Reproductive Med. & Robotic Surgeon at Narayana Health Hospitals, Bangalore. "Any new technology I feel, is not to be accepted without questioning," she tells colleagues at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) December 2018 meeting. ...

  Dr. Rama Joshi is the Director & HOD of Gyne Oncology for the Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurugram. She tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) endometrial cancer is on the rise. "Obesity of course presents a challenge, in the...

  Hemang Bakshi is a Urooncologist at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedebad. The full title of his Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) presentation made in December, 2018 is: Evolution of Surgical Technique and Reduction in Operating Time in Robotic Urooncology- Analysis of 170 Cases....

  Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat, Group Chairman, Institute of Urology & Robotic Surgery for Medanta the Medicity, has been at the forefront of Robotic Kidney Transplantation since 2013, when he was part of the team performing the first Transplants at Medanta, the Medicity with Drs. Mani Menon,...

  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur is the first "paperless" hospital in India. Dr. Sanjeev Mishra is the Hospital Director, and Keynote Speaker for the 11th meeting of the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC). He talked about the changing scenario...

  "Where do we go from here?" Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari asks his audience at the 11th gathering of the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. "Despite such high-quality (robotic) work being done, it goes unnoticed by the world." He challenges the top...

  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...

  Provided by: Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman- Surgical Oncology, MHEPL, HOD & Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Bangalore. Robotic Transthoracic & Transperitoneal Esophagectomy on da Vinci X system The patient was a 65-yr-old man found to have a 3x3 cms growth in...

  From: Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman- Surgical Oncology, MHEPL, HOD & Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Bangalore. Whipples Pancreaticoduodenectomy This video demonstrates one of the most complex and technically challenging procedures in the Abdominal Surgeries. Dr.Somashekhar SP demonstrates the apt use of...

  From: Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman- Surgical Oncology, MHEPL, HOD & Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Bangalore. Whipples Pancreaticoduodenectomy his video demonstrates one of the most complex and technically challenging procedures in the Abdominal Surgeries. Dr.Somashekhar SP demonstrates the apt use of...

  Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman- Surgical Oncology, MHEPL, HOD & Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Bangalore, conducted a live surgical procedure at Yenepoya Medical College, July 21, 2018. The patient was a 60-year-old male complaining of rectal bleeding was found to...

  Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman- Surgical Oncology, MHEPL, HOD & Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Bangalore, conducted a live surgical procedure at Yenepoya Medical College, July 21, 2018. The patient was a 60-year-old male complaining of rectal bleeding was found to...

  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...

  A KS Robotic Surgery Video Awards entry: ROBOTIC INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR Authors: Dr. NIKHITHA D. SHETTY, Dr. ASHWINIKUMAR KUDARI, Senior Consultant- Narayana Health Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Bangalore Introduction: Minimally invasive repair of inguinal hernias have the advantage of lesser post operative pain and earlier...

  A KS Robotic Surgery Video Awards entry. Robotic partial nephrectomy: testing the limits Lalit Kumar, Prabhjot Singh, Rajeev Kumar Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India Abstract: Introduction: Morbid obesity, hilar tumor location and underlying kidney disease make partial...

  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...

  ABSTRACT Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is considered one of the most complex and technically challenging abdominal surgeries. With increasing use of minimally invasive surgery, this operation continues to be performed most commonly in an open fashion. Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy is characterized by high morbidity and...

  Full Title: Robot-assisted bilateral ureteric stone removal with tailored ureteral reimplantation for congenital megaureter Pradeep Prakash, PN Dogra, Prabhjot singh, Rishi Nayyar AIIMS, New Delhi INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: Primary obstructive megaureter (POMU) is uncommon in adults. Stone formation may uncover the underlying congenital abnormality in...

  Full Title: Robotic partial nephrectomy in a kidney with multiple renal arteries - Adrenaline rush in a renal surgery! Abstract: Saurabh Patil, Ashwin Tamhankar, Surya Prakash Ojha, Puneet Ahluwalia, Gagan Gautam. Dept of Uro-Oncology, Max Institute of Cancer Care, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New...

  "When we talk about the Gastric Band," says Dr. Arun Prasad, HOD, General Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology, Bariatric Surgery for Manipal Hospitals, Delhi. "The three dimensional vision of the hiatus makes a tremendous difference during the surgery." He shares his experiences with the Robotic...

  Robotic technology originally designed for the International Space Station is finding its way into healthcare by targeting breast cancer tumors: Canadian researchers have developed an MRI-Guided robot capable of being controlled remotely called IGAR. IGAR technology and software originated from the robotic arm...

  Full title: Mid Procedure Specimen Retrieval for Palpation and Biopsies During RARP to Improve Oncologic Outcomes. Vattikuti Fellow Dr. Ashwin Mallya, working with Mentor Surgeon Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat at both Fortis Escorts and subsequently at Medanta, the Medicity shares multi-center research about improving robot assisted...

  Dr. Vinay Mahendra, Senior Consultant Urologist, Laparoscopic & Robotic Urological Surgeon and Renal Transplant Surgeon at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata has been performing robotic donor nephrectomies for nearly seven years. He compares laparoscopic donor nephrectomies to robotic, both with published literature and personal experience....

  Full title: Facelift and Retroauricular Approach for Posterior Segmental Mandubulectomy Combined With Robotic Assisted Neck Dissection in Management of Gingivobuccal Cancers. "We are all aware, oral cancer is a common problem for us," Dr. Vishal Rao, Consultant Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist & Robotic Surgeon,...

  American robotic surgeon Prof. J. Scott Magnuson, M. D. is known for his excellent lectures. The Chief Medical Officer, Florida Hospital Nicholson Center; Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, UCF College of Medicine Medical Director Head and Neck Surgery shares his insights...

  American robotic surgeon Prof. J. Scott Magnuson, M. D. is known for his excellent lectures. The Chief Medical Officer, Florida Hospital Nicholson Center; Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, UCF College of Medicine Medical Director Head and Neck Surgery shares his insights...

  "This is a relatively new concept." says Dr. (Prof.) Arun Prasad, Senior Bariatric Surgeon & Chief of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Center, Dept. of Minimal Access Surgery, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, as he addresses the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. "With the dissection,...

  Presented by Dr. Surender Dabas, Director, Surgical Oncology, Head Neck and Thoracic Services, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, India, to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, Goa, 11-2017: "It was the robot, which caused me to move...

  "The debate about partial nephrectomy versus radical nephrectomy should be confined to history books" says Dr. Amrith Rao, Consultant, Renal Sciences for Manipal Hospital. The study encompasses 108 patients who received robot assisted partial nepthrectomies (RAPN over four years. 18% had complications and...

  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...

  This video, produced for the Sharp Grossmont Hospital, gives a brief overview of the benefits of the Stryker Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery System. Learn how in this video featuring Dr. Steven Allsing, an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Sharp Grossmont Hospital. ...

  Apollo Chennai surgeons Drs. Subhankar Paul, Raghunath K.J., and Ajit Pai were confronted with an elderly patient with an enhancing mass lesion, post wall of rectosigmoid junction. After further diagnostic studies (CECT scan, colonoscopy, ultrasound,PET scan and biopsy, a malignant tumor was the diagnosis....

  Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat is the Chairman, Urology and Renal Transplantation, Fortis Escorts Kidney & Urology Institute, and is one of the leading robotic renal transplant experts in the world. He enthusiastically tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India that for robotic surgery, "You...

  "When I was in the U. S. in a very high-volume robotic center, my goal was to replicate it here," says Apollo Hospitals Chennai Consultant Urologist and robotic surgeon Dr. Ananthakrishnan Sivaraman. He talks about how he tailored the Apollo Chennai robotic surgery program...

  After an introduction from Vattikuti Foundation C. E. O. Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, Apollo Hospitals Founder and Chairman, Dr. Prathap C. Reddy addressed the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. He talks about the beginnings , present and future of robotic surgery in India and of...

  VP, Strategy for Intuitive Surgical, Catherine Mohr, MD, MSME, tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) about some the new items on the horizon for the robotic surgeon. She also talks about the worldwide growth or robotic surgery (and...

  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...

  Dr. Pranjal Modi, Professor & Head of the Department of Urology & Transplantation Surgery for the Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre in Ahmedebad, India. He is one of the first surgeons to implement the Robotic Kidney Transplantation With Regional Hypothermia...

  Veteran Robotic Surgeon and one of the pioneers of the Robotic Kidney Transplant With Regional Hypothermia, Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat describe the progress made since the first transplants done at Medanta in collaboration with the Vattikuti Urology Institute and Dr. Mani Menon. With over...

  U. K. Consultant Urological & Robotic Surgeon Mr. Nikhil Vasdev, Lister Hospital, Associate Lecturer in Urology at the University of Cambridge and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Urology at the University of Hertfordshire, was invited international faculty for the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, April 2016....

  Manipal Vattikuti Robotic Surgery Institute Chairman & HOD Surgical Oncology, Prof. Dr. S. P. Somashekhar performs a Robotic VATS Radical Left Lung Lower Lobectomy with Systematic Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy for Adenocarcinoma Lung cT1N0M0. His patient is a 45-yr. old female with asymptomatic coin of 2.5 x...

  Professor & Chief, GI and HPB Service for the Department of Surgical Oncology at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India, Dr. Shailesh V. Shrikhande claims "the Whipple is perhaps the most demanding of all surgeries." He talks about published study results, then begins with a...

  "Everybody is extremely important in the whole team," says Medanta robotic surgeon Dr. Ali Zamir Khan. Khan, the Head of Department: Minimally Invasive VATS and Robotic Thoracic Surgery tells the RSC audience that "Thoracic anesthesia is a challenge by itself," in part due...

  Dr. Narmada.P. Gupta is Chairman, Academics and Research Division Urology at Medanta, the Medicity. He presents a case of a prostate cancer patient with isolated lymph node relapse following a radical prostatectomy. Very clear da Vinci robotic camera footage of his procedure, well...

  Dr. N. Ragavan is a consultant urologist, uro-Oncologist and Robotic Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals Chennai presents the case of a 23-year-old patient with an incidental intra-renal mass who wanted his kidney salvaged, despite the degree of difficulty the (endophytic) tumor presented. Good descriptions, robotic...

  "This is a video titled How to Make An Easy Case Difficult," says Medanta Consultant Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Ali Zamir Khan, Head of Department: Minimally Invasive VATS and Robotic Thoracic Surgery. He was training a junior surgeon through a Mediastinal Parathyriod Ectopic Adenoma....

  As part of his ongoing Interview series, Vattikuti Foundation C. E. O. Dr. Mahendra Bhandari has a conversation with Italian Urologist Dr. Aldo Massimo Bocciardi. Bocciardi has developed a new method of robotic prostatectomy surgery that improves continence called the Bocciardi Approach. ...

  In this IMAS video, we have an excellent look at port placement, patient and robot set up before going to the da Vinci robotic camera video. Well-narrated, with tips throughout the surgery. 06:45 ...

  In this excellent iMas Video, we see Dr. Parveen Bhatia perform the procedure on a patient with a left adrenal 6cm. tumor. Good descriptions, with clear da Vinci video. It is narrated and also has labels and PowerPoints to help show the...

  In this IMAS video, Dr. Parveen Bhatia performs a rob tic hernia repair. Excellent graphics and instructions for robot docking preceed the da Vinci robotic camera video, also well narrated. 15:06 ...

  Dr. T. B. Yuvaraja from Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai briefs the Robotic Surgeons Council of India on how the Centre For Robotic Surgery program has been growing at KDAH, and also highlighting the work they have done, at the RSC meeting held at Delhi...

  Doctor S. P. Somashekhar, Manipal Hospital Head & Consultant- Department of Surgical & Gynaec Oncology & Robotic Surgeon Adjunct Professor in Surgical Oncology (KMC) will remove the affected part of the colon and then join together the remaining healthy sections of the bowel.This procedure is...

  Dr. Koon Rha, Assistant Professor of Urology and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, uses videos to show different challenges surgeons face during radical prostatectomies. Clear, calm solutions to problems that have come up in his experience. Lecture with robotic surgery...

  India's first Gynecologist to use surgical robotics- Dr. Sabhyata Gupta's briefing "Status of Robotic Surgery in India-Gynecology" at VGR Conference 2012. Lecture with PPT's, surgery video, 9:50 ...

  In this Wondershare video, we see robotic mitral valve repair, first through animation that shows the intended procedure, and then with daVinci camera of an actual procedure. Performed by Dr. Valluvan Jeenvanandam, Professor of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medical Center. Narrated,...

  The Bed Side Assistant In Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Is produced by Vattikuti Urology Institute surgeons. Using PPT's and labeled videos, they offer tips that may be useful for surgeons who are learning the ins and outs of robotic surgery- especially during the RPN. ...

  Dr. S.P. Somashekhar performs Total Robotic Oesophagectomy surgery at Manipal Hospital Bangalore. Robotic surgery, with photo of port placement and video of robot docking before internal da Vinci camera video. Not narrated, 13:48 ...

  Radical hysterectomy refers to the excision of the uterus en bloc with the parametrium (ie, round, broad, cardinal, and uterosacral ligaments) and the upper one-third to one-half of the vagina, with the ovaries left intact. The surgeon usually also performs a bilateral pelvic lymph...

  Dr. Rajesh Taneja, from Apollo New Delhi presents highlights of the year's accomplishments there. He also talks about OR staffing, purchasing the right accessories when making the robot purchase and more. There is also a procedure video of a RPN- Robotic Partial nephrectomy Left Exophytic...

  University of Berlin Vice Chair and Head of Thoracic Surgery Jens C. Rueckert uses PowerPoint to help explain the anatomy and technique for thyroid surgery. He shows his tip about how CAT scans can be used to accurately place the robot correctly. 23 minute...

  Performed by Dr. S. P. Somashekhar, Manipal hospital. Robotic low anterior resection (LAR) is used to surgically treat tumors in the upper part of the rectum, where it joins the colon. In this procedure, part or all of the rectum is removed and the...

  Providence Hospital Chief of Gynecology and Robotic Surgery Dr. Vijayalakshmi Gavini removes 3 tumors from a 40-year-old patient. Edited from a 2 hour, 15 minute procedure. Narrated, with da Vinci robot camera video. 23:08 ...

  Robotic low anterior resection (LAR) is used to surgically treat tumors in the upper part of the rectum, where it joins the colon. In this procedure, part or all of the rectum is removed and the colon is then surgically reattached to the remaining...

  As part of the VGR pediatric session, Vattikuti Urology Institute Chief of Pediatric Urology, Dr. Jack S. Elder presents his reasons for building and keeping a team working together for robotic surgery. His thoughts apply to all robotic disciplines. 02:38 ...

  Former VUI member Dr. Ketan Badani, now Director of Robotic & Minimally Invasive Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Medical Center discusses both surgeon and patient responsibilities in helping to achieve a return to erectile function following a radical prostatectomy. One observation: ...

  This video is for surgeons who are considering robotic surgery (patients also may benefit from viewing the comments). In it, we hear from over a dozen men and women who rely on the da Vinci surgical robot regularly to perform procedures. We include remarks...

  In this video, Dr Somashekhar S.P, HOD Department of Surgical Oncology at Manipal Comprehensive cancer center, demonstrates Robotic Assisted Esophagectomy using the DaVinci robotic surgical system. Video, not narrated, 12:16 ...

  Dr. Cerfolio is a Professor of Surgery and Section Chief of Thoracic Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Alabama at Birmingham says "It's a no-brainer that you should do everything robotically!" Quality of life is one of his prime...

  In his Robotic Surgeons Council of India presentation, Dr. Mihir Desai, Professor of Urology at the University of Southern California and the Director of Robotic Urology Surgery at the Keck Hospital there presented some of his work and ideas to a receptive RSC audience....

  In this video Dr Jaydeep Palep, Consultant Robotics and Laparoscopic Bariatric and GI Surgery at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute performs Robotic Mini-Gastric Bypass surgery for a 55 year old female, Power points and titles help explain his work during the...

  In this video Dr Jaydeep Palep, Consultant, Robotics and Laparoscopic Bariatric and GI Surgery at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute performs Robotic Distal Pancreatectomy with Splenectomy surgery for a 55 year old female, Power points and titles help explain his work during...

  In this video Dr Vipin Tyagi, Consultant, Departments of Urology and Kidney Transplant Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital shows how he uses the Wallace technique for Intracorporeal Ileal Conduit. Power points and titles help explain his work during the procedure and clear,...

  Dr Arun Prasad MS, FRCS, Senior Consultant Robotic Surgeon at Apollo Hospital Delhi performs Robotic Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery. With OR external video showing patient, port and robotic docking set up and da Vinci surgery video. Video labels /titles throughout. 06:05 ...

  Robotics in Infants and Children Dr. Arvind P. Ganpule, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, Chief, Division of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH), gives an interesting presentation including Robotic pyleoplasty in a 3-month female and Robotic ureteric tapering with reimplantation....

  Following presentations by Dr's. Sangeeta Khanna and Jyotirmoy Das, the discussion was lively amongst the members of the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. Here is the video of the presenters and some of the council participants, including guest speaker Prof. Robert J. Cerfolio, who shares...

  Since late 2011, Asian heart has been utilizing robotic surgery, focusing on prostatectomies. Dr Kulkarni discusses technique, results and the future for the robot. He also feels that as a 60-year-old surgeon, using the robot has no drawbacks. ...

  We take a very fast look at the highlights of the Robotic Kidney Transplant With Regional Hypothermia project. Portions of the first and third transplants done in Detroit at the Vattikuti UrologyInstitute/Henry Ford Hospital are shown. ...

  Dr. Krishnansu Tewari, invited guest speaker at the International Live Operative Workshop and Master Class in Gynecologic Oncology, held at Manipal Hospital in conjunction with the RSC, September 14th & 15th, 2014, is a Professor at the University of California, Irvine and Director...

  KIMS Clinical Director of Robotic Surgery and H.O.D. Surgical Oncology, Dr. Goud started the program 2 years ago. He talks about the steps of the trans-axillary Tyroidectomy, telling the audience his steps with animation, diagrams and robotic surgery video with position identifiers. ...

  "This is a talk that should not come from a clinician, it should come from a manager!" This is how renown Medanta transplant surgeon, VUI and Vattikuti Foundation friend Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat begins his VGR 2015 presentation. For the next 20 Minutes, he...

  Guy's Hospital,King's College London Professor of Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation, Dr. Dasgupta tells the VGR 2015 audience about the latest developments in Robotic Radical Prostatectomy. Using plenty of well-labeled robotic surgery clips, photos and lively discussion, he offers plenty of tips and...

  Guest lecturer at the VGR 2015 Conference, Dr. Dipen Parekh is the Chairman of Urology at the University of Miami (Florida, USA). He takes his audience through a robotic partial nephrectomy with insightful comments (including group discussion with surgeons in the audience) Photos...

  MPUH Consultant Urologist and Chief, Laparoscopy, presents his ideas at the VGR 2015 conference about treating kidney stones in difficult situations. He discusses and shows the technique of using ice slush for cooling kidney during ischemia. Lecture with PPT's, x-rays, photos of open...