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...

  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...

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...

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...

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...

  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...

  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...

  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...

  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 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...

  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...

  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,...

  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...

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

Robotic 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 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...

  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...

  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:   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...

  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...

  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...

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....

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: 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...

  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....

  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 ...

  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...

  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: 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. 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...

  "In the last eleven months, I have done 24-partial neohrectomies, but only one was big." Dr. Kamlesh Patel tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. He presents the case of a 69-year-old man who was discovered to have a large left renal mass during...

  This recoded presentation was a part of the What is the Evidence? session for the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC), presented by Additional Professor Dr. Ravimohan Mavuduru from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh. Dr. Mavuduru compares various...

  Dr. Percy Jal Chibber is a Consultsant Urologic Surgeon for Jaslok Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital and others in Mumbai. He is also a Past President of the Urological Society of India. He discusses methods of treating and monitoring patients with various prostate cancers...

  In February of 2018, Dr. Ashwin Tamhankar concluded his one-year Vattikuti Robotic Uro-oncology Fellowship with Dr. Gagan Gautam at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket. He had no robotic surgery experience! Dr. Tamhankar told the Robotic Surgeons Council of India about his goals and...

  "The partial nephrectomy is the treatment of choice for small renal masses," according to Dr. Anandan Murugesan, Consultant Urologist-Specialist in Robotic Surgery with the Kovai Medical Center and Hospitals, Coimbiatore. "Robot assisted surgery is preferred, especially for hilar tumors," Murugesan tells the Robotic...

  "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,...

  "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. Vikram Sharma is Director & Head of Robotic Urological Surgery for the Fortis Memorial Research Institute. He tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India that the groundbreaking robotic procedures of just five years ago are obsolete today (11-2017). Dr. Sharma also...

  "A number of times the question is asked: In robotic surgery, complications happen. What would you do?" says Dr Anant Kumar, Chairman of Uro-Oncology, Robotic & Kidney Transplantation Max Hospital, Saket, New Delhi & Max Hospital, Vaishal. He was presenting to the...

  Dr. Sanjay Addla is a Consultant Urologist for Apollo Hospital, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. The full title is: How Risky is High-Risk Prostate Cancer? Lessons Learnt From 575 Robotic Radical Prostatectomies. Dr. Addla talks about the typical prostate cancer patient, who ends up...

  Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Michigan, Khurshid Ghani, MBChB, MS, FRCS(Urol) presented this topic at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, November, 2017. He was awarded the "Best Paper in Robotic Surgery for 2017" in European Urology. (The award is sponsored...

  In less than one minute, robotic surgery pioneer Dr. Mani Menon explains the workings of this "Space Age" surgery to a live audience. Lecture, with robotic surgery videos 00:46 ...

  Dr. Gagan Prakash, Assistant Professor, Dept of Uro-oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, shares his experience of over two years with the Intuitive Surgical da Vinci XI Surgical System. India's first Xi was installed at Tata Memorial in November, 2014. Dr. Prakash shows the Robotic...

  The KS robotic surgery video awards second place winner: "Beyond traditional frontiers: Therapeutic Supine Robotic RPLND for post chemotherapy residual retroperitoneal masses in testicular cancer "(full title). Authors:Ashwin Tamhankar, Puneet Ahluwalia, Gagan Gautam Presenting author: Ashwin Tamhankar Institution: Max Institute of Cancer Care, Saket, New Delhi ...

  Dr. Ananthakrishnan Sivaraman is a Consultant Urologist and Director of Robotics for Apollo Hospitals Chennai. He was instrumental in founding the Indian Prostate Cancer Foundation. He also is Program Director for the Apollo Vattikuti Robotic Urology Fellowship, mentoring K. R. Seetharam Bhat, current...

  Vattikuti Foundation Partner Surgeon and the Chairman, Urology and Renal Transplantation, Fortis Escorts Kidney & Urology Institute, Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat is a leader in robotic kidney transplantation. He also is an accomplished urologic surgeon. He talks about what is "special" in retzius...

  Alessandro Volpe, M.D. was the invited International Faculty for the April, 2017 Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) meetings. He is an Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy and OLV Robotic Surgery Institute, Aalst, Belgium. He is...

  Alessandro Volpe, M.D. was the invited International Faculty for the April, 2017 Robotic Surgeons Couincil of India (RSC) meetings. He is an Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy and OLV Robotic Surgery Institute, Aalst, Belgium. He is a...

  Senior Consultant in Urology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, Dr. Rajesh Taneja presents a unique case to the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. A 14-year old girl with flank pain is diagnosed with a 14cm lesion, which other surgeons insisted should be removed...

  Professor & Consultant Urologist at Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. Ganesh Bakshi uses robotic surgery video to show his steps for removing a renal tumor using the Xi da Vinci robot. He talks about locating the best plane possible for removing the tumor and...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the third in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video, we see...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the sixth in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video, we see...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the ninth in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video, we see...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the tenth in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video, we...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the second in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video, we...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the fourth in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video,...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the fifth in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video, we...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the seventh in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video, we see...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the eighth in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video,...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha is Professor of Urology and Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. This is the first in a step-by-step series of ten short unnarrated robotic prostatectomy videos. In this video, we see...

  Medanta Vattikuti Institute of Robotic Surgery Chairman, Academics and Research Division Urology, Dr. Narmada P. Gupta shared how he uses robotic prostatectomy surgery for patients with previous abdominal surgery concerns. He advises the Robotic Surgeons Council of India of how to address the concerns...

  Kokilabeen Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Head of Robotic Surgery and Consultant Uro-Oncologist Dr. T. B. Yuvaraja shows the Robotic Surgeons Council of India some of his ideas for reducing mortality in elderly Radical Cystectomy patients. By preoperatively identifying factors in these difficult cases, success...

  Apollo Hospitals, Chennai Consultant Urologist and Robotic Surgeon Dr. Ananthakrishnan Sivaraman, MS (Gen), DNB (Gen), MRCS (Edin), MCh (Uro), FRCS (Urol) shared his experience of three years and 100 robotic partial nephrectomies with the Robotic Surgeons Council of India. He explains why it...

  Apollo Hospitals Chennai Consultant Urologist, Uro Oncologist & Robotic Surgeon Dr. Narasimhan Ragavan's complete title for his Robotic Surgeons Council of India lecture is called: Extra-Peritoneal Versus Trans-Peritoneal Robot Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy- Point of Technique and Perioperative Outcomes. He reports on...

  Chairman, Urology & Renal Transplantation, Fortis Escorts Kidney & Urology Institute and Director, VUI International, Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat is on of the most respected urologists in the world. He offers an insightful presentation on Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (RARP) to the Robotic Surgeons...

  International Faculty for the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, Mr. Nikhil Vasdev, MBBS, MCh (Urol, FRCS (Urol), Consultant Urological and Robotic Surgeon Hertfordshire& South Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, Department of Urology, Lister Hospital, UK; Assoc. Lecturer in Urology- University of Cambridge; Senior Clinical Lecturer...

  Live robotic radical prostatectomy performed From the Peter Macallum Cancer Centre, Victoria, Australia by Associate Professor Declan Murphy as part of the 3rd World Robotic Surgery 24 hour Event (#WRSE24). This unique event involves surgeons from the world's leading cancer centres streaming live robotic...

  In his second presentation before the April, 2016 meeting of the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, Karolinska Institutet Professor and Senior Physician Dr. N. Peter Wiklund talks about the major cancer killer among men in Northern Europe- and what it means to Indian surgeons. ...

  In this excellent presentation, Consultant Urologist and Transplant Surgeon, Aster Medcity, Dr. T. A. Kishore has a 53-year-old man with hematuria. "This case showcases the expanding horizons of the robotic instruments in the surgical armamentarium of urologists," says Dr. Kishore. He uses...

  Consultant, Surgical Oncology (Uro Oncology) at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Research Institute, Dr. T. B. Yuvaraja takes us through his nerve sparing procedure for a 34 year old with enhancing soft tissue mass lesion on the bladder and muscle invasive TCC (MIBC). ...

  The Senior Consultant, Urology and Robotic Surgery for Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, Dr. Rajesh Taneja describes how to robotically repair injuries to the urinary tract, whether from surgical accidents or other causes. While injuries occur in less than one case per thousand,...

  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....

  Dr. Narmada P. Gupta, Chairman, Academics and Research Division Urology, Medanta Institute of Kidney and Urology for Medanta – The Medicity brings a wealth of experience in urologic robotic surgery. For Indian patients, "It is a very delicate balance," when considering outcomes of...

  The Director Surgical Oncology & Chief of Uro - Gynae Surgical Oncology at the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute,Dr. Sudhir K. Rawal recounts his experience from nearly 400 robotic cystectomy procedures in male and female patients. "I think the key is reaching through the...

  Karolinska Institutet Professor and Senior Physician Dr. N. Peter Wiklund was a guest faculty member at the April 2016 Robotic Surgeons Council of India. Here is his presentation Surgical Technique in Robot-Assisted Cystectomy with Intracorporeal Urinary Diversion. He reviews the technical aspects...

  Vattikuti Foundation C. E. O. Dr. Mahendra Bhandari recently addressed the International Live Operative Workshop on Advanced Robotic and Reconstructive Surgery. The meeting was held at PGIMER, Chandigarh, February 19-21, 2016. He spoke to the group from Miami via GoToWebinar. He shared his insight into...

  "There's not much published," about this pediatric procedure, says Dr. Sujit Chowdhary, Senior Consultant in Pediatric Urology & Surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. He talks about the limitations he faces because of limited resources for doing the procedure on a 15-year-old...

  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...

  Vattikuti Foundation friend and VUI alumnus Prof. Dr. Ashutosh Tewari, Chairman of the Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, takes a close look at the workings of prostate...

  Apollo Chennai Children's Hospital Surgeon Dr. Venkat Sripathy takes two cases of congenital defect repairs: an obstructed megaureter and an obstructive refluxing megaureter, and displays his robotic solutions. There is also a discussion about ureteral tapering done robotically for 'very big' ureters. ...

  The Bocciardi approach for Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy passes through the Douglas space, following a completely intrafascial plane without any dissection of the anterior compartment, which contains neurovascular bundles, Aphrodite's veil, endopelvic fascia, the Santorini plexus, pubourethral ligaments, and all of the structures thought...

  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. ...

  Vattikuti Foundation C. E. O. Dr. Mahendra Bhandari continues his series of interviews with a conversation with Urologist Nikhil Vasdev, Consultant Urological and Robotic Surgeon at Lister Hospital, Stevenage, U. K. They discuss cutting-edge robotic surgery for Urology, the recent new developments...

  In this video, we see the work of Vattikuti Urology Institute Director Dr. Mani Menon as he performs his trademark radical prostatectomy surgery using the da Vinci surgical robot in India at Manipal Hospital. Robotic camera video of surgery, not narrated. 30:00 ...

  In this video, we see the edited highlights of robotic prostatectomy performed by the surgeon who invented the procedure- VUI Director Dr. Mani Menon. Robotic surgery da Vinci camera video, not narrated. 11:45 ...

  Vattikuti Urology Institute surgeon Dr. Wooju Jeong presents a video of the robotic procedure developed at the VUI. Robotic surgery video, CT scans and photos of port placement all highlight the renal/vein procedure. Jeong then discusses findings from various journals. 11:38 ...

  Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat: Urologist and Transplant Surgeon and Medanta head of the Kidney and Urology Institute takes on the "skeptics," as he explaind the benefits of various robotic procedures at VGR 2012 conference held at Delhi. Lecture with PowerPoints with comments following his...

  Produced by Vattikuti Urology Institute surgeons, Barbed Suture for Renorrhaphy during Robotic Partial Nephrectomy demonstrates cases where barbed surgical sutures can be beneficial following renal tumor removal as the remaining kidney is reconstructed. With excellent da Vinci camera videos and explanations to accompany....

  Robotic surgery pioneer Dr. Mani Menon shares the history of how he came to develop the first robotic surgery program in the world. "Buying the robot might be the easiest thing you do," Menon tells the audience as he shares his goals and insight...

  Noted European Urologist Prof. Dr. Alexandre Mottrie's opening remarks at the VGR 2012 Conference touch on his history, Dr. Mani Menon, and the exciting future he sees in robotic surgery. He talks about the multispecialty cooper 04:47 ...

  Dr. Gagan Gautam's briefing "How Many Cores in Prostate Biopsy" at VGR 2012 Conference held at Delhi.He talks about the history, importance of biopsies from different zones, different methods of testing and other factors. Lecture with PPT's 12:00 ...

  Dr. Mani Menon gives answers- as only he can- to technical/patient condition questions about robotic surgery asked by the surgeons gathered at VGR 2012 Conference held at Delhi. Predominantly dealing with prostate cancer, he compared breast cancer research to prostate cancer, lymph node dissection,...

  Dr. Alok Shrivastava explains the "Indications and Extent of Lymphadenectomy in Robotic Radical Prostatectomy" at VGR 2012 Conference held at Delhi. He claims the importance of lymphdenectomy surgery has direct survival benefits for the patient. He talks about the value of a...

  Dr Mani Menon, the pioneer robotic surgeon uses a humorous video, surgery video and PowerPoint. A very interesting Q&A session follows. 17:14 To view only the Vattikuti Urology Institute video Menon shows during his VGR presentation, please go to: vfrsi.vattikutifoundation.com/inferior-vena-cava-ivc-thrombectomy ...

  Prof. Inderbir Gill, Urology Chair at the University of Southern California, and a leading laparoscopic surgery proponent publicly changed his position regarding robotic surgery during the VGR 2012 conference. He stated that at least in the U.S., laparoscopic surgery- "Will become extinct." ...

  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...

  The VGR 2012 lecture from Dr. James O. Peabody, of the Vattikuti Urology Institute: Experts in open and laparoscopic surgery have to become students, and need to be teamed with mentors, claims this leader in robotic surgery. Careful initial patient selection by proctors,...

  Prof. Dr. Alexandre Mottrie's briefing "How to Train a Co-ordinated Team" at VGR 2012 Conference. Dr. Mottrie's excellent talk about surgeon skills, team logistics, comparing wet labs to dry labs and discusses mentoring needs for robotic surgeons. Lecture with PPT's, photos, cartoons. 14:26...

  Dr. Koon Ho Rha, noted Korean Urologist, Associate Professor and Director of Minimally Invasive Training Center at Yonsei University, Seoul discusses the opportunities for better surgical procedures and compares robotic surgery in India, Asia and the rest of the world. He encourages innovation...

  Group Discussion on Scientific Advances, Simulation Training for Robotic Surgery by Prokar Dasgupta, Mani Menon, Mahendra Bhandari and other VUI surgeons. Costs, death rates, closed-door criticism among surgeons. Following the Vattikuti Urology Institute graduation presentations, 2012. ...

  Dr. Prokar Dasgupta pays tribute to a little-known pioneer of robotic surgery. He also talks about the Scientific Advances in Robotic Surgery including other robots being developed around the world. He was the guest lecturer at the Vattikuti Urology Institute graduation in...

  Dr Ronney Abaza suggests techniques for saving the kidney, while removing tumors using the daVinci robot. In his lecture, Abaza states "Anything we can do open, we can do robotically." "Doing Your homework" is important, but a tumor that used to make Dr....

  "This is been my recent evolution in looking at the Prostate Cancer in a Scientific stand point," says Prof. Ashutosh Tewari at the VGR 2012 Conference Delhi. "Can we identify the more aggressive cancer and can we operate in a more effective way?' With...

  Prof. Prokar Dasgupta talks about the value of using PSA testing before and following prostate cancer surgery. He also discusses genetics, obesity and other factors for patients. Lecture with PPT's, 15:20 ...

  Dr Anant Kumar briefing at VGR 2012 Conference held at Delhi. Kumar talks aout the lack of early detection and limited resources available, but that progress is being made, especially in major cities. Lecture with PowerPoints. 15:43 ...

  Dr Prokar Dasgupta begins his presentation telling surgeons "This talk is deliberately provocative", then takes an airliner emergency, a surgeon's mistake and other examples to captivate and motivate his audience. He talks about the "Human Factor," and studies involving simulators used to help...

  Noted Robotic Surgeon Dr. Mani Menon of the Vattikuti Urology Institute performs a live nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy on a 44-year-old patient. Recorded at Asian Heart Hospital in November 2011. Good interactive conversation over live video in the OR with external camera and internal...

  Noted Robotic Surgeon Dr. Mani Menon of the Vattikuti Urology Institute performs a live nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy on a 44-year-old patient. Recorded at Asian Heart Hospital in November 2011. Good interactive conversation over live video in the OR with external camera and internal...

  Noted Robotic Surgeon Dr. Mani Menon of the Vattikuti Urology Institute performs a live nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy on a 44-year-old patient. Recorded at Asian Heart Hospital in November 2011. Good interactive conversation over live video in the OR with external camera and...

  Noted Robotic Surgeon Dr. Mani Menon of the Vattikuti Urology Institute performs a live nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy on a 44-year-old patient. Recorded at Asian Heart Hospital in November 2011. Good interactive conversation over live video in the OR with external camera and...

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

  Noted Urologist and robotic surgeon Dr. Alexandre Mottrie from the ORSI, Aalst, Belgium explains "The Importance of Paritial Nephrectomy" at VGR 2012 Conference held at Delhi. With PPT's, photos, CT Scans and robotic surgery videos. 3-Miutes of Q & A follow his exellent...

  In this Intuitive Surgical video, Dr. Sam Bhayani, Assistant Professor, Co-Director of Robotic Surgery Division of Urologic Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO, USA) narrates his Partial Nephrectomy with Suction Irrigator procedure in a female patient with 2-3cm renal mass....

  Robotic Right Adrenalectomy - In this iMas video, Dr. Parveen Bhatia uses PowerPoints, drawings of port placement, CT scans and narration over da Vinci camera video to show his technique for a 5cm tumor in the right adrenal gland. 08:07 ...

  da Vinci ® Firefly ® Partial Nephrectomy Clinical Applications Video Compilation is a collection of three Intuitive Surgical videos demonstrating the technique of using proprietary Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging during kidney procedures. David Josephson, James Porter and Michael Stiffelman show how it is...

  In this case, performed on a 33-1/2 year old girl with recurrent urinary tract infections, Vattikuti Urology Institute surgeons perform a Robot Assisted Lower Pole Heminephrectomy. Narrated, with cystoscopy, imaging, port placement diagram and robotic surgery video. 07:59 ...

  The Percutaneous Suprapubic Tube Drainage following RARP (Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy) is a method of catheterization used by the Vattikuti Urology Institute surgeons following many RARP procedures. This takes the place of the Foley catheter and can be beneficial for many patients, negating the...

  Complications During Robot Assisted Kidney Surgery was produced for the AUA by Vattikuti Urology Institute surgeons. Presented are cases including: endophytic renal mass- treated with partial nephrectomy without hilar clamping or dissection, bleeding within Gerota's fascia- with the dual mistakes noted of: 1-avulsed...

  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. ...

  Vattikuti Urology Institute surgeons Quoc-Dien Trinh, Craig G. Rogers team up to instruct on their metho aand of Robotic Partial Nephrectomy. With narration from Dr. Rogers throughout as we view diagrams of port placement, surgery videos. The video is divided into sections including:...

  In this Vattikuti Urology Institute video produced for ERUS, VUI surgeons team up to demonstrate how Robotic Assisted Partial Nephrectomy for small renal masses is an exellent choice. Patient information, including X-rays and port placement photo/diagram preceeds excellent robotic surgery video. Narrated....

  In this video made for the UA, performed by VUI Chair Dr. Mani Menon, We view the Robot Assisted Vesicovaginal Fistula Repair, a procedure which uses 6-ports. "Tips and Tricks" are given throughout. Narrated by Dr. Khurshid Ghani. With PPT's, X-rays, CT...

  In this Intuitive Surgical video from the 2011 Swedish Robotic Urology Course. In a 50-year-old patient with a PSA of 4.3, we have a live surgery conducted and narrated by Dr. Jim Porter. Drs. Mani Menon and Craig Rogers from the Vattikuti Urology Institute,...

  In this Intuitive Surgical video, moderated by Dr. Greg Lovallo and performed by Dr. Mutahar Ahmed from the New Jersey Center for Prostate Cancer and Urology at the Hackensack University Medical Center. This video begins internally. Port placement is not covered. We see a posterior...

  In this Intuitive Surgical video, Ingolf (Harry) Tuerk, Chief of Urology of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston, is explaining his approach live to an AUA conference in 2011. He claims faster patient recovery and less bleeding through this method. The video is...

  In this Intuitive Surgical video, the VUI's Dr. Craig Rogers performs a robotic procedure to remove a 1.5 cm right, mid pole anteralateral solid enhancing renal mass in a 43 year-old male. The approach uses the 4 robotic arms of the daVinci robot, as...

  From the Vattikuti Urology Institute, we have a patient with a testicular mass who undergoes a Left Radical Inguinal Orchiectomy. The patient opted for a Robot Assisted Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection, which is performed by Drs. Akshay Bhandari and VUI Chair Mani Menon. ...

  A robotic assisted radical cystectomy study discussion from noted robotic surgeon Prokar Dasgupta. A comparison done by a colleague proved that Robotic Assisted Radical Cystectomy patients had lower complication- and higher survival rates than either Open Radical Cystectomy or Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy patients....

  Dr. Inderbir Gill does a live surgical procedure while Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat comments from the OR. Dr. Ashok Hemal, is the VGR moderator and Drs. Ronney Abaza, Alexandre Mottrie and Alok Shrivastava contribute as panelists. the patient, a 37 year old, has has an...

  Robotic nephroureterectomy is a surgical treatment in which the surgeon removes the patient's kidney and ureter (the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder). It is performed primarily to treat transitional cell carcinoma—a cancerous growth in the lining of the urinary tract,...

  In this Intuitive Surgical video, noted Belgian robotic surgeon and Vattikuti Foundation partner, Dr. Alexandre Mottrie has a 33-year-old woman with a large tumor on the right kidney. The tumor is a 12 on the difficulty scale of 12, according to the video. We...

  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...

  VFRSI partner and OLV Clinic robotic surgeon Dr. Alexandre Mottrie Takes a look at the robotic intracorporeal ileumconduit. Body positioning, Trocar placement and blood flow to the patient's legs are all discussed. Mottrie feels there are advantages to doing the procedure robotically....

  Robotic surgery pioneer Dr. Mani Menon talks about the history of robot assisted prostatectomy surgery and how statistics prove that outcomes are better for patients. Also included is a video showing how a superpubic catheter is placed. Dr. Menon shares tips on...

  Robotic Surgery pioneer Dr. Mani Menon talks about tool-saving techniques, doing several cases a day to save costs and differences between Indian and American patients. Video of node dissection is shown and discussed. Nerve-sparing video is presented, along with comments from Dr....

  Live robotic surgery of a radical prostatectomy by Dr. Akshay Bhandari with Dr. Arun Kumar on site at Apollo Chennai Hospital and Drs. Ketan Badani, James O. Peabody and P.N.Dogra moderating and adding commentary from the VGR 2012 robotics conference. 35:46 ...

  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: ...

  The Ohio State University Medical Center Director of Robotic Urology Surgery, Dr. Ronney Abaza shares his ideas about more than just incontinence, adding Urinary retention, bladder neck contractures and voiding function to his list of important things to consider for patients following cancerous prostate...

  Robotic prostate surgery pioneer Dr. Mani Menon, Chair of the Vattikuti Urology Institute, compares statistical studies and shares some of the history about the success of the robotic prostatectomy. 3,317 patients and only 6 major complications is what one study reported.These are facts that...

  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Prof. Ashok K. Hemal discusses when to use a vaginal approach and when to use a trans-abdominal approach. He claims that robot assisted laparoscopic surgery is quicker, better for patients and surgeons. With PowerPoints and videos. Dr.Hemal narrates the...

  Shown is Dr. Alexandre Mottrie's highlights of this procedure to correct a ureteropelvic junction obstruction using a single robotic port. Not narrated, da Vinci surgical robot camera view only. 08:16 ...

  Andrea Simone, RN, CURN, from the Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, made this video to help explain to patients where and what will take place during a radical prostatectomy at the VUI. She uses video graphics from Draw MD, a program for the iPad,...

  In this excellent video from the OLV Vattikuti Robotic Surgery Institute, we learn how using fluorescence (Firefly) can enhance the ability to visualize ischemia, blood flow and highlight tissue. Three procedures are profiled: Robot Assisted (R.A.) Partial Nephrectomy, R.A. Redo Pyeloplasty and R.A....

  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 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,...

  In this video, Medanta's Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat, who talked of the steady growth and acceptance of the robot. They are planning to add a new robotic surgery complex as they work to become a regional training center, complete with simulators and a dual-console system....