The use of robotic surgery is increasing all over the world and the phenomenon is not new to India. In many leading Indian hospitals, doctors from abroad perform a number of successful robotic surgeries. However, Indian insurance companies don't cover robotic surgeries.
The operation is done with robot-assisted keyhole surgery in which five openings one centimeter long enable the surgeons to work with very high precision.Jan 11, 2019, 12:44 PM IST
India currently has over 50 surgical robots and a pool of over 300 trained robotic surgeons and an estimated 700 robotic-assisted surgeries a month are conducted in the country.
With over 50 surgical robots and a pool of over 300 trained robotic surgeons in India, an estimated 700 robotic surgeries a month are conducted in the country.
Doctors at the Saifee Hospital here successfully conducted robotic kidney cancer surgery on a patient who had previously undergone a kidney transplant, the hospital said on Tuesday.Jul 18, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Researchers tested the capsule robot, which has a tether that is smaller in diameter than conventional endoscopes, 30 times in the colon of a pig.May 15, 2017, 00:43 AM IST
Robotic surgery performed at a hospital has successfully relieved a 37-year-old patient of acute abdominal pain caused by a rare medical condition.Apr 21, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
A leading US robotic surgeon, Dr. Chris Holsinger from Stanford, will visit India this week to train head and neck surgeons on minimally invasive methods such as robotic surgery for treating cancer patients.Dec 17, 2015, 19:30 PM IST
Eminent American and Indian surgeons specialising in 'Minimal Access Surgery' will converge in Kochi, Kerala next week (Sep 12 - 13) to share best practices in the emerging field of robotic surgery.Sep 06, 2015, 12:03 PM IST
In pioneering work, a team led by an Indian American surgeon has successfully performed robotic surgeries in advanced kidney cancer patients.Jul 31, 2015, 14:52 PM IST
Scientists in Italy said Thursday they had devised a prototype arm inspired by the octopus that may one day lead to minimally-invasive robotic surgery.May 14, 2015, 09:19 AM IST
In a major breakthrough, surgeons at India-based Medanta Hospital and Michigan-based Henry Ford Hospital have successfully transplanted kidneys into 50 recipients using an innovative robot-assisted procedure.Jan 22, 2014, 11:36 AM IST
In a first by doctors in the northern region, a robotic procedure was used to remove a tumour from the large intestine to give a new lease of life to a 62-year-old city-based businessman.Sep 04, 2013, 18:12 PM IST
Over 2,000 doctors across the world viewed a real-time live robotic surgery performed on two patients at the Asian Heart Institute here Tuesday to cure them of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or stoppage of breathing during sleepJul 30, 2013, 22:35 PM IST
Some of the major hospitals in the capital, including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), are performing complex surgeries the robotic way.May 21, 2012, 11:39 AM IST
Patients who have robot-assisted surgeries on their kidneys or prostate have shorter hospital stays and a lower risk of having a blood transfusion or dying -- but the bill is significantly higher, a study found.Mar 05, 2012, 08:43 AM IST