Max Hospital launches advanced technologies ‘Da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot’

Dr Ritesh Pruthy briefing about ‘Da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot.’
Dr Ritesh Pruthy briefing about ‘Da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot.’

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Aug 4: North’s leading healthcare provider Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mohali today launched one of the most advanced technologies in India, Da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot at its hospital. The launch of the revolutionary Da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot is yet another patient-centric step taken by the healthcare provider to empower patients with accessibility to quality healthcare services.
Da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot enables doctors to perform complex surgeries with increased precision, flexibility and minimal blood loss. This technology will be deployed for surgeries under various disciplines including Gynaecology, Oncology, Urology, General Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) Surgery, Hernia, Gastro Intestinal Surgery and among others. The da Vinci surgical system provides an advanced set of instruments to surgeons for performing robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery.
Dr Vivek Bindal, Associate Director & Head- Max Institute of Minimal Access, Bariatric & Robotic Surgery & Dr Anupam Goel, Consultant Laparoscopic/ Minimal Access, Bariatric & GI Surgery at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mohali said, “Armed with the latest technology, the Da Vinci Xi Robot, our surgeons will be able to perform complex surgeries using computer-guided, magnified, 3-D visualisation and the results are impressive.”
Dr Seema Wadhwa, Associate Director, Obstetrics & Gynaecology said, “Robotic Surgery allows surgeons to access difficult to reach areas with precision & large magnification. In robotic surgery, small incisions are made in place of a large incision, which is therefore less invasive than the traditional surgeries. ”
Dr Ritesh Pruthy, Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology said, “Today robotics is the gold standard in minimally invasive surgeries. Compared to most open cancer surgeries – Robotic assisted surgery has a shorter Length of stay in hospital, lesser intra operative blood loss and lesser postoperative morbidity.”
Max Hospital, Mohali has a team of medical experts who are certified and trained under seven different specialties to perform surgeries with the Da Vinci Xi robot. With over 80 plus leading doctors and 350 plus trained nurses, each and every individual of the Max Mohali family is committed to providing the highest standard of medical care, said Dr Pinak Modgil, Senior Vice President.