This special series on “Current Status of Robotic Surgery for Genitourinary Diseases in Japan” is edited by Dr. Takuya Koie, from Department of Urology, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan.
Takuya Koie, MD, Ph. D
Department of Urology, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan
Dr. Koie is Professor of Urology at the Department of Urology, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. He has major expertise and experience in treating genitourinary cancers, especially bladder and prostate cancer. In addition, his specialty is robotic surgery, including intracorporeal urinary diversion and he has the formal case observation site trainer in Japan.
Dr. Koie was trained at the Hirosaki University, Japan from 1994. He qualified the specialty of urology, endoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, and medical oncology. Dr. Koie participated in several national and international clinical trials as principle- or sub- investigator and is involved in numerous multi-institutional clinical research studies.
Dr. Koie is a member of several national and international scientific societies. He authored and coauthored over 200 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals as well as over five book chapters. He received several national and international awards and honors.
- Current Status and Perspective of Urological Robotic Surgery in Japan
- Robot-assisted Radical Cystectomy: Perioperative Complications and Reconsideration of Surgical Indications for RARC
- Total Pelvic Exenteration
- Robot-assisted Radical Nephrectomy with Inferior Vena Cava Thrombectomy
- Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy Using Hinotori
- RARC+ICUD Using Hinotori
The special series “Current Status of Robotic Surgery for Genitourinary Diseases in Japan” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Cancer Research without any sponsorship or funding. Dr. Takuya Koie is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.