Indore, 19th July, 2021: Apollo Hospitals, Indore has launched Central India’s first-of-a-kind dedicated Robot-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery Unit, a milestone in the history of Joint Replacement surgery in this region. The unit will offer patients with complex joint ailments, treatment with robotic assisted minimally invasive joint replacement. The Robot-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery Unit will be equipped with the advanced versatile Navio robotic surgical system and a dedicated team, led by Dr. Sunil Rajan, Senior Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement and Head of the Department, Robotic Joint Replacement Surgery Unit.
Robotic joint replacement
The Robotic system has an advanced computed program that relays precise information about the knee with 3D mapping. The technology results in less pain, lesser blood loss, precision in bone burring and better position and implant alignment. This inturn will ensure a near normal knee motion in both total, partial knee and hip replacement.
Dr. Hari Prasad, President, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “Osteoarthritis is a rising health concern in India, with a prevalence rate between 22 – 39%. To overcome pain and limitations in mobility of such patients Joint Replacement is the solution. Our vision has always been to bring the most advanced medical technology to India to benefit our patients. Apollo Indore was the first center in the country to perform both Knee and Hip Joint Replacement in Day Care setting and continuing further on this path comes the addition of Robotic advantage”.
Dr. Sunil Rajan, Sr. Consultant & Head Robotic Joint Replacement Program, Apollo Hospitals, Indore commented, “The NAVIO surgical system is highly reliable and used by leading Joint Replacement center’ world over. The robotic system is designed to ensure that the artificial knee is positiond and alligned to sub millimetric accurancy. The system enables the surgeon to implant with 100% precision. The biggest advantage is that there is no cutting of the bone. Robotic arm automatically burrs away just the right amount, like diamond poilishing. Robotics also enures a very minimal release of ligaments making the artificial knee perfect and as close to the natural knee as possible.
Dr. Rajan, further shared, our robotic program would come with Verilast technology. Verilast is a breakthrough knee implant innovation which comes with benefits of safety and reliability backed by being the only knee implant lab tested for 30 years. Robotic precision combined with Verilast will significantly enhance our patients recovery and quality of life. He added, I’ am very happy that our patients will receive care comparable to the best centers in US or
Europe right here in Indore at a fraction of the cost”
About Apollo Hospitals:
It was in 1983, that Dr. Prathap C Reddy made a pioneering endeavour by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospitals in Chennai.
Now, as Asia’s foremost trusted integrated healthcare group, its presence includes over 12,000 beds across 72 Hospitals, 3800 pharmacies, over 120 Primary Care clinics and 650 Diagnostic centres, 700 plus Teleclinics, over 15 medical education centres and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials. The most recent investment being the commissioning of South East Asia’s very first Proton Therapy Centre in Chennai.
After setting-up its first Clinic in 2002, AHLL has experienced significant growth. Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited (AHLL), a subsidiary of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited (AHEL), is one of the largest players in the retail healthcare segment in India. The Company today runs the largest chain of standardized primary healthcare models – multispecialty clinics under the brand “Apollo Clinics” in India and the Middle East, Diabetes management clinics – Apollo Sugar and Diagnostic Centres – Apollo Diagnostics. The company also operates specialty formats – Apollo Cradle for Women & Child and Apollo Spectra for planned surgery
For 37 years, the Apollo Hospitals Group has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting-edge technology.
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About Apollo Hospitals, Indore:
The Apollo Hospitals, Indore is a 150 bedded hospital, equipped with state-of-the-art technology making it a powerhouse of healthcare in Indore and is committed to invest in the latest medical technology on par with the latest worldwide developments to ensure that every one of our patients benefit from the latest knowledge. The hospital is well-equipped with latest infrastructure, state of the art technology and a team of specialists to address and cater to the rising need of attention towards non communicable diseases which are on the rise in the state.
With multiple Centres of Excellence, chief among them – Institutes of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement, Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Institutes of Neurosciences, Institutes of Spine, Institutes of Pulmonology, and Critical Care. We are perhaps the most advanced Covid care centre in Indore.
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