2A. Piana, 1A. Gallioli, 2D. Amparore, 1P. Diana, 1A. Territo, 3R. Campi, 1,2P. Verri, 1J.M. Gaya, 4L. Guirado, 2E. Checchucci, 2A. Bellin, 1A. Bravo, 1J. Palou, 3 S. Serni, 2F. Porpiglia, 1A. Breda Surgeon: 1Alberto Breda 1Department of Urology, Fundació Puigvert, Autonomous University of Barcelona,...

  This is the First Place Winner from the 2022 KS International Robotic Surgery Innovation Awards   ABSTRACT Single Port Robot-Assisted Kidney Transplantation: Extraperitoneal Approach Jihad Kaouk, MD Objective To describe the surgical steps and techniques of single-port robot-assisted extraperitoneal kidney transplantation using the SP da Vinci platform....

  The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to present the top three Winners for the KS International Robotic Surgery Innovation Awards. Formerly called the KS International Robotic Surgery Video Awards, the name was changed to reflect the dynamic content most of the dozens of entries contained....

  The Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series presents Urologist Dr. Pratik Gurung, who has plenty of insight on the topic for the August 8, 2022 webinar. Gurung currently practices in Kathmandu, Nepal, and has years of international Urologic and minimally invasive surgical training and experience. ...

  VF CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari interviews one of the authors of the research that won the Vattikuti Foundation prize for Best Paper in Robotic Surgery in the journal European Urology. Hear Dr. Paolo Dell'Oglio describe the paper, 'A DROP-IN Gamma Probe for Robot-assisted Radioguided...

  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...

  If you wish to learn and understand the latest technique for Uterine Transplants, Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar is one surgeon whom many look to. He has performed several at the Galaxy Care Multispeciality Hospital in Pune, India- and has published his work in respected international...

  As part of our Community Health Series, we are sharing this informational video from D.r Maitrayee Chennu about what a hysterectomy is, why one may be required, the options for surgery, and information on recovery. PPT's, 1:33....

  As part of our Community Health Series, we are pleased to share the American Cancer Society's tips for preventing cancer through healthier diet and exercise choices. PPT's, 1:27....

  As part of our Community Health Series, we present this short informational video on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS. One-in ten women of childbearing age can be affected by PCOS, which can be a cause of infertility, among other health issues. Learn what the...

  This short informational video is to advise women about breast cancer prevention and treatment options available for them. Photos/PPT's, 01:28...

  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...

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused an increase in the number of virtual consultations in comparison to pre-Covid times, across the globe. We at the Vattikuti Foundation strongly believe in outside-the-hospital care as and where possible to be a viable alternative now- and into the future....

NOTE: GRAPHIC MEDICAL IMAGES- NOT FOR CHILDREN! Dr. Sanjay Pandey, a reconstructive urologist with an inclination into the subject of Gender reassignment dives deep in bringing society closer to the needs of these children and much-needed empowerment and encouragement in challenges on medical care, smoothens guidelines...

This is the recorded program of the Vattikuti Webinar Series session: Good Night, Sleep Tight: How to Sleep Healthy! The Vattikuti Foundation brings in Dr Sahil Chopra, of Empower Sleep in California and Dr Saurav Luthra, Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas Medical centre....

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...

Yoga in the Western world often denotes a modern form of hatha yoga and yoga as exercise, consisting largely of the postures or asanas, Yog in its original form is not just a process of achieving physical and mental wellbeing, but a journey from body...

  On June 11, 2021, The Vattikuti Foundation hosted a Master Class for Urologists on Urethroplasty, with 3- experts sharing their techniques for correcting defects and repairing injuries.   NOTE: GRAPHIC SURGERY VIDEO FOOTAGE!   From the course description: Introduction: Dr Mahendra Bhandari   “Penile Urethral Strictures”, Dr Pankaj M Joshi, Reconstructive...

  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...

  The Covid-19 pandemic has caused an increase in the number of virtual consultations in comparison to pre-Covid times, across the globe. This shift is far from being a durable change. We at the Vattikuti Foundation strongly believe in outside-the-hospital care as and where possible to...

  The webinar was conducted by the urologists' Professors Divakar Dalela and Shivam Priyadarshi. They share information about establishing guidance for the evaluation and management of women with recurrent urinary tract infections, to prevent injudicious use of antibiotics, decreasing the risk of antibiotic resistance and...

  We are excited to have two top Bariatric Robotic Surgeons who joined us on April 23, 2021 for a patient-centric Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series program on managing obesity. Obesity is the mother of many non-communicable diseases and is rapidly becoming a source of great concern...

  Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series featured Transplant Surgeon Dr Sunil Shroff. Dr Shroff is affiliated with the Madras Medical Mission Hospital in Chennai and is the managing trustee of a non-government, non-profit organization called the MOHAN Foundation. A major focus of his work is to raise...

  March is observed as Colorectal Cancer Awareness month and in continuation with that awareness drive, we bring forth this webinar for patient education. Colorectal Cancers (CRCs) are the 3rd most common cancer in the world and the 4th leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Around 1.4...

  Recorded from a Vattikuti Foundation-International Continence Society Master Class March 26, 2021. Full title: Identification and Treatment of High-Risk Neurogenic Bladder: Can the Global Urological Community Eliminate Preventable Kidney Disease?   Renal failure is the risk inherent to the neurogenic bladder. Historically, in pre urodynamic era renal...

  Can the Global Urological Community Eliminate Preventable Kidney Disease?   Renal failure is the risk inherent to the neurogenic bladder. Historically, in pre-urodynamic era renal dysfunction occurred in half the patients with spina bifida and in almost all the patients with spinal cord injuries leading to death...

  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...

  Friday. March 12th, the Vattikuti Foundation was honored to present the webinar: Sexual Health & the Circle of Life, Featuring Dr. Latika Chawla talking about woman's reproductive health, because this continues to be an important topic for women of all ages. She presented a...

  The Vattikuti Foundation teamed up with the International Bladder Cancer Group for a live Master Class on Feb. 27, 2021: Evolving Role of BCG in Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer-Myths & Facts   Topics included: An Overview on the History of BCG in NMIBC; Myths & Mysteries of...

  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,...

  The Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series Focus on Patients presents Drs. Pankaj Wadhwa & Gautam Ram Chaudhary presenting little known facts about the prostate. Men of all ages will benefit from this thorough look at one of the most misunderstood parts of the male anatomy. The video-...

  On Saturday, January 16th, 2021, the Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series featured a LIVE program especially for patients- presented by Dr. Ashwin Tamhankar, a former Vattikuti Fellow. Dr. Tamhankar, now a respected Consultant Uro-oncologist & Robotic Surgeon in Navi Mumbai at Apollo Hospital will present: Blood...

  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...

  The Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series presents another program in our Focus on Patients series: Drs. Anupama Bahadur & Lavanya Kiran team up to guide women through some of the top questions facing them through the generations. An informative program for both young & older women,...

  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....

  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...

  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...

  This is the recording of the Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series program in Pediatric Urology from September 26, 2020. "Pediatric Pyeloplasty: overcoming the size scare for small patients" with Dr. Ravi Prakash Kanojia as Presenter, Dr. Venkat Sripathi as Moderator. Edited from original Zoom webinar. Webinar...

  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...

  The DES approach to Holistic Health and Better Life   Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari asks- How do we as humans use our energy? It is important to manage our time to eliminate stress in our lives. Here is his MediCounsel presentation. PPT's, lecture,...

  Tele Health- The Way Forward   This is a recording of the second MediCounsel Webinar from Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari. He gives his thoughts on why Tele Medicine may be the best method for patients- and their doctors- to communicate. Presented...

  A Coherent Wellness Personal Plan (Health in Your Hands)   Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari has begun a series of Webinars focusing on making healthier life decisions, for his business MediCounsel. We would like to offer them to our followers as a service to them....

Surgical Scene Segmentation   Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari never stops learning. He has become an expert in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Medicine, and specifically its uses for Robotic Surgery. He recently asked the Robotic Surgeons Council of India: "How can you see what your eyes...

VF Contributes to the COVID-19 Battle in Detroit   Raj Vattikuti, Vattikuti Foundation and Altimetrik Corporation President, takes part in a City of Detroit news conference with Mayor Mike Duggan to announce the joint Altimetrik/VF contribution of $400,000 USD to a program to provide for remote testing...

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...

Robotics in Benign Gynecological Surgery-Tips & Tricks   Dr. Sapna Raina, Sr. Consultant at Narayana Health City's Dept. Of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, takes her colleagues at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India through several ideas on using the da Vinci robot for gyne procedures. Some topics include:...

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:...

  Robotic Esophagectomy, T4-Mid Esophagus   Vattikuti Fellow Aravindan R. produced this KS National Robotic Surgery Awards Runner-up for the 2019 Robotic Surgeons Council of India under the Mentorship of Dr. Somashekhar SP at Manipal Hospital.   Full title: ROBOTIC ESOPHAGECTOMY IN A CASE OF LOCALLY ADVANCED T4 CARCINOMA MID...

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...

Current Status of Colorectal Surgery Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Vattikuti Fellowship Mentor Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals Chennai.  He shares his views & experience with the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, November 2019.  Lecture, with PowerPoints, photos, robotic surgery videos.  (headphones suggested...

Full title: Robot Assisted Video Endoscopic Inguinal Lymph-Node Dissection: Where We Are?   Dr. Gautam Choudhary, Associate Professor of Urology at AAIMS, Jodhpur presents findings on using robotic surgery for penile cancer which has spread to surrounding lymphatic tissue. "Because of the precision, and 3D vision, every...

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. Thadi Mohan, Clinical Professor and Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi, presents his experience of over two years with the Mako Orthopedic Robot to a Master Class sponsored by the Vattikuti Foundation and the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, in...

  Dr. Thomas M. Coon, the founder of the Coon Joint Replacement Institute from San Francisco, California, was involved in the design of the Mako robotic system, and first began using the Mako orthopedic robot in 2006. He talks to the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council...

  Dr. Vijay C. Bose is Joint Director and Senior Consultant - Orthopaedician for SRM Institutes for Medical Science in Chennai. He tells the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India that "The goalposts have changed,"in 2019, regarding hip joint replacement. He uses studies to...

  Full title: Is Robotic Alignment in TKR Different From Mechanical, Constitutional, & Kinematic Alignment? Dr. Ashok Kumar PS is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at the SRM Institute for Medical Sciences, Chennai, India. His presentation was before the inaugural meeting of the Joint Replacement Surgeons...

  Dr. Thomas Coon, from San Francisco, California, first began using the Mako orthopedic robot in 2006. He is a paid consultant and designing surgeon for Stryker Mako Robotics, and has designed some of the Mako Implants and total knee procedure for Mako. "I...

  Dr. Jai Thilak, Clinical Professor in Orthopaedics, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, India presents a thorough look at the state of the art to the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India inaugural meeting, May, 25, 2019. Speaking of the Stryker Mako system, he tells...

  Addressing the inaugural meeting of the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India, Dr. Ashok Rajgopal, Group Chairman, Medanta Bone and Joint Institute, offers his thoughts on issues facing joint replacement surgeons- failures, complications and revisions. He references several studies which pinpoint causes for failure....

  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...

  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. ...

  Prof. Dr. Rooma Sinha is Senior Gynecologist Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeon at Apollo Hospital, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. She tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) how she has taken the standard da Vinci protocol for robotic myomecomy and modified it to be...

  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....

  Ashwin Mallya, Vattikuti Fellow under Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat at Medanta the Medicity, presented research at the December 2018 Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC). The full title of his work is: Standardising Posterior Bladder neck division during RARP: a difficult step made simple. Dr....

  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’s Cancer Center, Boston. Dr. Trinh presented results of his study of...

  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,...

  "We need to move to the next level," says Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman- Surgical Oncology, MHEPL, HOD & Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Bangalore. "Because you know, everybody knows the robot is there, but what is the evidence to pick it...

  Dr. Mani Menon, Chair of the Vattikuti Urology Institute and robotic surgery pioneer, has some encouraging early news regarding 4-month outcomes from some of the first Menon Precision Prostatectomy (MPP) patients. Discussion, with computer graphics. 1:21 ...

  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,...

  Dr. Nikitha Shetty, Narayana Health City, Bengaluru, tells the Roboti Surgeons Council of India that, "In hernia repairs, robotic surgery provides a distinct advantage." She also shares surgery details from Dr. Ashwinikumar Kudari at Narayana, with PPT's, photos showing port placement, and robotic surgery...