This focused issue on “Robotic Adrenalectomy” is edited by Dr. Özer Makay from Division Endocrine Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Ege University School of Medicine Hospital, İzmir, Turkey.
Dr. Özer Makay specialized in General Surgery at Ege University, Izmir, where he further developed his professional career and earned tenure and promotion to Professor of Surgery in 2018. He became the first ‘Board Qualified Fellow in Endocrine Surgery’ of Turkey (2010). Dr. Makay’s research work on various topics in endocrine surgery led to the publication of over 70 peer-reviewed papers, 10 chapters in books, over 50 presentations to national and international meetings.
Focused issue outline:
- Outcomes following minimally invasive imagine-guided percutaneous ablation of adrenal glands
- The future of robotics: single-port surgery
- Robotic transperitoneal adrenalectomy from inception to ingenuity: the perspective of two high volume endocrine surgery centers.
- Intraoperative ICG-fluoresence for robotic adrenalectomy
- Robotic adrenalectomy in patients with pheochromocytoma
- Robotic adrenalectomy for adrenal malignancy
- Comparison of robotic adrenalectomy with conventional laparoscopic adrenalectomy
- Risk factors for complications after robotic adrenalectomy
- Robotic adrenalectomy: evaluation of cost-effectivity
- Current status of robotic adrenalectomy in the USA