Fortis Hospital Mulund installs Da Vinci Xi System


Fortis Hospital, Mulund, has installed Da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical system, the most advanced Robotic surgery technology in the world, here. The four-armed surgical robotic system will be used for the specialties of Urology, Oncology, Gynaecology, Head & Neck and Gastrointestinal surgery. The surgical system was inaugurated in presence of Dr S Narayani, Zonal Director, Fortis Hospital, Mulund; Dr Anil Heroor, Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology & Head of the Department, Colorectal Surgery; Fortis Hospital, Mulund and Dr Pankaj Maheshwari Chief of Urology, Fortis Hospital, Mulund.

The new Da Vinci Xi System acts as an extension of the doctor’s hands, allowing him or her to perform a surgery with pinpoint accuracy and very little damage to surrounding tissues. It will integrate skilled surgeons with advanced technology to aid in conducting complex surgical procedures. Designed for performing high precision surgeries, the surgical system will be operated by a specialised team of trained surgeons.

Speaking about the utility of the system, Dr Anil Heroor, Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology & HOD-Colorectal Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, said, “Use of this robotic surgical system will dramatically increase precision, visualisation and dexterity with which the surgical procedures will be conducted; greatly benefitting the physicians and the patients.

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