Tag Archives: Minimally Invasive Surgery

A bird’s eye view of computer assisted surgery

Like many people, I have always been squeamish about entering a prison or a hospital. When Dr Mahendra Bhandari, Director, Robotic Research and Education, Vattikuti Urology Institute at Michigan-based Henry Ford Hospital, suggested that I watch a computer assisted surgery using a Surgical Robot (SR) as part of my recent assignment with Vattikuti Foundation, I put up a brave face to be inside an Operation Theatre (OT).

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‘Excessive medical expenditure is a serious issue not just in India but anywhere in the world’

Dr Kiyokazu Nakajima is professor and principal investigator, division of next generation endoscopic intervention, department of gastroenterological surgery, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan. He is one of the key architects of the recent collaboration between All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and Osaka University to develop low-cost surgical devices.

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Interview: Need to introduce computer and other IT related services in public healthcare sector — Dr M C Misra

Dr Mahesh Chandra Misra is the new director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He took charge on Friday. Before being appointed to the coveted post, he was the chief of Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre at AIIMS.

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