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    1. 1. The Ohio State University Department of Urology Robotic Surgery Program Vipul R. Patel, MD Director, Center for Robotic and Computer-Assisted Surgery Kenneth J. Palmer, MD Visiting Scholar, Caracas-Venezuela
    2. 2. Background <ul><li>Vipul R. Patel, MD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Director of Robotic & Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Clinical Professor of Urology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Clinical Professor of Bioinformatics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Editor-in-Chief Journal of Robotic Surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fellowship Director Minimally Invasive Surgery OSU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience: >1700 robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomies performed </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Kenneth J. Palmer, MD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First Robotic Urology Fellow in Latin America (2007) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Urologist: Caracas, Venezuela (2005) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neurourology, Urodynamics and Female Urology Fellowship, Caracas-Venezuela (Jan-Dec 2006) </li></ul></ul>Background
    4. 4. The Ohio State University Robotic Surgery Program <ul><li>Multi-specialty: Urology, Ob/Gyn, General Surgery, Cardiothoracic surgery </li></ul><ul><li>International training center: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Venezuela </li></ul>
    5. 5. The Ohio State University Robotic Training Programs 3 months 12 months 5 months
    6. 6. The Ohio State University Robotic Surgeons Trained 62 Jan-May 2007 155 Jan-Dec 2006 38 Sept-Dec 2005 Trainees Date
    7. 7. Research Fellowship Program <ul><li>To observe live surgery, record for teaching purposes and follow-up discussion </li></ul><ul><li>To develop research protocols, collect and report data </li></ul><ul><li>To develop and fine-tune robotic surgery skills in a state-of-the-art laboratory using animal models </li></ul>
    8. 8. Resources <ul><li>Center for Robotic and Computer-Assisted Surgery, Department of Urology, OSU </li></ul><ul><li>Wiseman Hall: International training center for robotic surgery </li></ul><ul><li>da Vinci Surgical System ® (Intuitive Surgical Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) located at Wiseman Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Animals used: Pigs </li></ul>
    9. 9. Dr. Jeannette Potts CAU Fellowship Coordinator Michael Van Winkle Training Specialist Intuitive Surgical Dr. Hugo Dávila Director, Research Department CAU
    10. 10. Wiseman Hall
    11. 11. Projects undertaken <ul><li>Peri-operative outcomes of 1500 consecutive robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomies </li></ul><ul><li>Robotic-assisted radical cystectomy </li></ul><ul><li>Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in patients with penile implants: Technique and outcome </li></ul><ul><li>Technical refinements essential for urethral preservation and early regain of urinary continence in robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy </li></ul><ul><li>Robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty: “Tricks of the trade” </li></ul><ul><li>Early retrograde release of the neurovascular bundle during robotic radical prostatectomy </li></ul>
    12. 12. Projects undertaken <ul><li>Robotic radical prostatectomy: Technical refinements essential for success </li></ul><ul><li>Motivating influences for patients seeking consultation for robotic prostatectomy </li></ul><ul><li>Robotic-assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation with psoas-hitch: A multi-institutional multi-national evaluation of 13 cases </li></ul><ul><li>Histopathology after robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation of the continuous vesicourethral anastomosis after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy </li></ul>
    13. 13. Projects undertaken <ul><li>Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in patients with previous inguinal meshplasty: Technique and peri-operative outcome </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a multi-specialty robotic surgery program </li></ul><ul><li>Radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors: An alternative for patients with imperative indication for nephron-sparing surgery or those with significant co-morbidities </li></ul><ul><li>Robotic equipment malfunction during robotic prostatectomy: A multi-institutional study </li></ul><ul><li>The advanced learning curve in robotic prostatectomy: A multi-institutional survey </li></ul>
    14. 14. Projects undertaken <ul><li>Examining the financial costs of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy </li></ul><ul><li>Operative complications of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: The learning curve and beyond – A single surgeon’s series </li></ul><ul><li>High resolution imaging of the radical prostatectomy specimen: feasibility to predict positive margin status </li></ul>
    15. 15. Projects undertaken <ul><li>Professional speaking engagements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robotic Prostatectomy Advanced Course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orlando, Florida, February 1-2, 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robotic Prostatectomy Course & Expert Panel Review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago, Illinois, March 2-3, 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robotic Prostatectomy Advanced Course in conjunction with the World Robotic Urology Symposium 2007. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Ohio State University, April 25-27, 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peri-Operative outcomes of 1500 consecutive Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomies: A single surgeon experience in conjunction with AUA Annual Meeting 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anaheim, California, May 19-24, 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Future Directions <ul><li>Research Fellowship accreditation by CAU </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching missions back to Latin America </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(3) Mexico 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(2) Venezuela 2007-2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Introduce new techniques, ideas and technology to Latin America </li></ul><ul><li>Develop state-of-the-art Robotic Surgery Programs in Latin America </li></ul>