Robotic Radical Cystectomy

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This video provides a detailed description of the surgical instrumentation, procedure, and operating room setup during a radical cystectomy surgical procedure using robotic technology. Shown are the steps necessary for the successful removal of the bladder and prostate when treating a patient with a bladder tumor, along with a discussion on the advantages associated with the robotic surgical system and the reconstructive process involved with a radical cystectomy. The surgeon console, 3D vision system, patient side cart, robotic arms, tools, camera, port placement, surgeon hand controls associated with the robotic procedure are shown.

  • All work performed on this animation was done by Joshua Bird unless specified otherwise. The term 'work' indicates original storyboarding, concepting, modeling, animating, lighting, texturing, post production and compositing using Adobe After Effects and Quicktime Pro 7 includes color correction, special effects, labeling, audio, and video compression.
  • The script for this animation was provided by the writers at Nucleus Medical Media.
  • External and internal gross anatomy models such as human body and organ structures were purchased from Zygote and Arifaka via Turbosquid, but textures where modified by Joshua Bird.
  • 1:10 - 1:19 Original cancer cell division model was created by Kelvin Li.
  • 1:56 - 2:34 Animated and composited by Eric Small.
  • 2:41 - 2:50 Animated by Eric Small.
  • 2:58 Hands were initially rigged by Eric Small. All other aspects of animation done by Joshua Bird.
  • Worked performed on this animation was done under the employment of Nucleus Medical Media. Copyright © Nucleus Medical Media