Pediatric Robotic Surgery (Ongoing)

Posted On 2022-04-20 16:24:38

This special series on “Pediatric Robotic Surgery” is edited by Prof. Ciro Esposito from Federico II University, Naples, Italy. The main purpose of this series is to discuss the updates of pediatric robotic surgery.

Prof. Ciro Esposito
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Prof. Ciro Esposito is Full Professor of Pediatric Surgery and Chief of Pediatric Surgery of Division of Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy. Department of Translational Medical Sciences (DISMET), Director of Pediatric Surgery and Urology Training Program, Director of Regional Reference Center for Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery and Pediatric Robotics at "Federico II" University of Naples School of Medicine. He is C.E.O. of ESPES, European Society of Pediatric Endoscopic Surgery. He is Honorary Member of French Academy of Surgery, Paris FRANCE. He is Member of Ethical Committee CECS Campania South and Member of the Italian Technical Board for Entrepreneurial Innovation of the Innovation Workshop National Institute for Microcredit (ENM).

His interests focus on Minimally invasive surgery, Robotic Surgery, Pediatric surgery, Pediatric urology, Endourology, Laser Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Bioengineering, Tele-mentoring, Training in MIS, Pediatric oncology, Education.

Series outline:


  • Pediatric robotic surgery 
Review Articles 
  • Robotics in pediatric surgery: current status and future perspectives 
  • Gastro-intestinal applications for pediatric robotics 
  • Robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children 
  • Robot-assisted reconstructive surgery of lower urinary tract in children 
  • Robot-assisted laparoscopic extravesical ureteral reimplantation in children 
  • Robot-assisted augmentation enterocystoplasty with mitrofanoff appendicocecostomy in pediatric patients 
  • Robotic surgery in pediatric oncology 
  • Learning curve and pediatric robotic training program

The series “Pediatric Robotic Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Pediatrics without any funding or sponsorship. Ciro Esposito is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.