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Published Papers / Book Chapters on Robot-Assisted Surgery by the Gyn-Onc Team

2017

Abitbol J, Cohn R, Hunter S, Rombaldi M, Cohen E, Kessous R, Large N, Reiss A, Lau S, Salvador S, Gotlieb WH.
Minimizing pain medication use and its associated costs following robotic surgery.
Gynecol Oncol, 2017. 144(1): p. 187-192.

2016
Lavoue V, Gotlieb W
Benefits of minimal access surgery in elderly patients with pelvic cancer
Cancers (2016) doi: 10.3390/cancers8010012

Zakhari A, Czuzoj-Shulman N, Spence AR, Gotlieb WH, Abenhaim HA
Hysterectomy for uterine cancer in the elderly: a comparison between laparoscopic and
robotic assisted techniques.
Int J Gynecol Cancer (2016) 26: 1222-7

2015

Abitbol J, Gotlieb WH
Robotic Surgery in gynecologic oncology: where do we stand?
In “Reproductive Geneeskunde, Gynaecologie en Obstetrie” (2015) DCHG Med.Comm, Haarlem (The Netherland) E. Slager Editor, p1142-50

Cormier B, Rozenholc AT, Gotlieb W, Plante M, Giede C, Communities of Practice (CoP) Group of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada (GOC).
Sentinel lymph node procedure in endometrial cancer: A systematic review and proposal for standardization of future research.
Gynecol Oncol (2015) 138: 479-85

How J, Lau S, Gotlieb WH.
Current role of sentinel lymph node mapping in endometrial cancer.
Indian Journal of Gynecologic Oncology. November 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s40944-015-0030-4

Kiely DJ, Gotlieb WH, Lau S, Zeng X, Samouelian V, Ramankumar AV, Zakrzewski H, Brin  S, Fraser SA, Korsieporn P, Drudi L, Press JZ.
Virtual-reality robotic surgery simulation curriculum to teach robotic suturing: a randomized controlled trial.
Journal of Robotic Surgery (2015) accepted for publication.

Kiely DJ; Gotlieb WH; Jardon K; Lau S; Press JZ.
Advancing surgical simulation in gynecologic oncology: robotic dissection of a novel pelvic lymphadenectomy model.
Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of The Society for Medical Simulation. 10(1):38-42.

LaskovI, Gotlieb WH, Rabinovich A
Role of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery in Endometrial Cancer – The Inevitable Evolution. In “Uterine Cancer: Diagnosis& Management (2015) Springer Verlag. E. Dinesh Editor

Zakhari A, Czuzoj-Shulman N, Spence AR, Gotlieb WH, Abenhaim HA

Laparoscopic and robotic-assisted hysterectomy for uterine cancer: a comparison of costs and complications.
Am J Obstet Gynecol (2015) Jul 15 Epub ahead of print

Zeng XZ; Lavoue V; Lau S; Press JZ; Abitbol J; Gotlieb R; How J; Wang Y; Gotlieb WH.
Outcome of robotic surgery for endometrial cancer as a function of patient age.

International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. 25(4):637-44.

2014

Lau S, Aubin S, Rosberger Z, Gourdji I, How J, Gotlieb R, Drummond N, Eniu I, Abitbol J, Gotlieb W.
Health-Related Quality of Life Following Robotic Surgery: A Pilot Study.
J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2014;36(12):1071–1078.

Press JZ and Gotlieb WH
Robotics. In “Berek and Hacker's Gynecologic Oncology”, 6th edition (2014) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, J. Berek and N Hacker editors.

Laskov I, Gotlieb WH, Rabinovich A
Role of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery in Endometrial Cancer – The Inevitable Evolution. In “Uterine Cancer: Diagnosis & Management (2014) Springer Verlag. E. Dinesh Editor (in press)

Lavoue V, Zeng X, Lau S, Press JZ, Abitbol J, Gotlieb R, How J, Wang Y, Gotlieb WH.
Impact of robotics on the outcome of elderly patients with endometrial cancer.
Gynecologic Oncology. June 2014. 133 (3): 556-62.

How J, Gotlieb WH
Sentinel lymph nodes evaluation in endometrial cancer. In “Uterine Cancer: Diagnosis & Management (2014) Springer Verlag. E. Dinesh Editor (in press)

Abitbol J, Lau S, Ramanakumar AV, Press JZ, Drummond N, Rosberger Z, Aubin S, Gotlieb R, How J, Gotlieb WH.

Prospective quality of life outcomes following robotic surgery in gynecologic oncology.
Gynecol Oncol. (2014) 134(1):144-9.

Querleu D, Plante M, Sonoda Y, Gotlieb W, Leblanc E.
Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecologic Cancer In “Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology", 6th edition (2013) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, R. Barakat, A. Berchuck, M. Markman, and T Randall editors

Rajanbabu A, Drudi L, Lau S, Press JZ, Gotlieb WH.
Virtual reality surgical simulators – A prerequisite for robotic surgery. Indian J Surg Oncol (2014) 5: 125-7.

Kiely DJ, Gotlieb WH, Jardon K, Lau S, Press JZ.
Advancing surgical simulation in gynecologic oncology: robotic dissection of a novel pelvic lymphadenectomy model. Simulation in Healthcare. In Press. 

Zeng XZ, Lavoue V, Lau S, Press, JX, Abitbol J, Gotlieb R, How J, Wang Y, Gotlieb WH. 
Outcome of robotic surgery for endometrial cancer as a function of patient age. Int J Gynecol Cancer (2014). Accepted for publication.
2013

Lavoue V, Lau S, Press J, Abitbol J, Zeng X, Gotlieb R, How J, Wang Y, Gotlieb WH
Bénéfices de la chirurgie robotique pour les patientes âgées avec un cancer de l’endomètre.
MSAmerique (2013) 2:19-36


Alzahrani T, Haddad R, Alkhayal A, Delisle J, Drudi L,
Gotlieb W, Fraser S, Bergman S, Bladou FAndonian S, Anidjar M.
Validation of the da Vinci Surgical Skill Simulator across three surgical disciplines.
Can Urol Assoc J. (2013) 7: E520-9 

Drudi L, Press J, Lau S, Gotlieb R, How J, Drummond N, Brin S, Deland C, Gotlieb WH. 
Vaginal vault dehiscence after robotic surgery in patients with gynecologic cancers: 
Prospective evaluation and literature review
           Int J Gynecol Cancer (2013) 23: 943-50


2012
Lau S, Vaknin Z, Agnihotram VR, Franco E, Gotlieb R, How J, Halliday D, Gotlieb WH.

         Outcomes and cost following the introduction of a robotics program for endometrial cancer
         surgery

         Obstet. Gynecol (2012); 119(4): 717-24

2011
Badawy M, Béïque F, Al-Halal H, Akkour K, Azar T, Lau S, Gotlieb WH.
Anesthetic considerations and Safety of Robotic Surgery in Gynecologic Oncology

Castiglia, L., Drummond, N., Purden, M.,
The Development of a Patient Teaching Tool for Women with a Gynecologic Malignancy Undergoing Minimally Invasive Robotic Assisted Surgery.

Lau S, Buzaglo K, Vaknin Z, Brin S, Kaufer R, Drummond N, Gourdji I, Aubin S, Rosberger Z, Gotlieb WH.
          Relationship between body mass index and robotic surgery outcomes of women diagnosed
          with endometrial cancer
          Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2011 May;21(4):722-9.

2010
Halliday D, Lau S, Vaknin Z, Deland C, Levental M, McNamara E, Gotlieb R, Kaufer R,How J, Gotlieb WH.
Robotic radical hysterectomy: comparison of outcomes and cost.
Peeters F, Vaknin Z, Lau S, Deland C, Brin S, Gotlieb W.
Technical modifications in the robotic assisted surgical approach for gynecologic operations.

Vaknin Z, Gotlieb WH
Robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery and ovarian cancer

Vaknin Z, Perri T, Deland C, Gourdji I, Rosberger Z, Drummond N, Lau S, Gotlieb WH
Outcome and quality of life in a prospective cohort of the first 100 robotic surgeries for endometrial cancer, with focus on elderly patients


Last updated January 16, 2017