Robot-assisted knee surgery launched in tricity

Robot-assisted knee surgery launched in tricity

The Voice of Chandigarh News | Photo: T S Bedi

In a first in tricity, Ojas Hospital, Panchkula has launched robot-assisted knee replacement surgery.

In a joint venture with Amandeep Hospital Amritsar, which was first to introduce robot-assisted knee surgery in this part on country, Dr Avtar Singh, chief orthopedic surgeon, Amandeep Hospital will be assisted by Dr Suresh Singla , Director –Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Surgery at Ojas Hospital for surgery.

Addressing a press conference at Press Club here on Friday, Dr. Harish Gupta, CEO of Ojas Hospital said that this is the latest robotic intervention in joint replacement which will be available for first time for residents of tricity and in and around area.

Gone are the days of traditional method of surgery which involves cuts, swelling, excess blood loss etc., the people can avail robot-assisted surgery at Ojas , which ensure to solve one knee problem completely with precision with more accurate and reliable results, he asserted.

Dr Suresh Singla said, “Robot-assisted surgery enables a surgeon to operate with enhanced precision, dexterity and control even during complex procedures and ensures lesser bone removal, preserves natural anatomy and facilitates better post operative outcomes for the patient.”

Robotic knee replacement surgery is an evolution and a boon for the people who are suffering from knee problems. It has brought new innovation and stimulated the growth of orthopaedics field. The surgeons can effectively operate with least chances of errors. It has surpassed other methodologies and is continuing doing so, he remarked.

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