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Cadaver Robot Surgery CME arranged at PGI

CME launched by KPS Rana Punjab Vidhan Sabha


Thyroid Surgery, the most difficult one for any ENT surgeon, PGIMER has done it last year in 25 December 2016 and till date they have done 9 cases out of which 6 are Females. without scars female patients got rid of cancer. Robotic Surgery success are numerous with PGIMER Surgeons and also there are number of Happy Patients who has been cured with this latest technique.

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PGIMER ENT Department started a new Chapter to disseminate this technology, its knowledge amongst different surgeons across the nation. The CME which do not have any lecture of any Doctor but only the Demonstrations, Live Surgeries and Experiences of Robot Surgery. Now, Indian Doctors who got trained by USA Hospitals has this legacy to pass it forward to their Nation-mate Doctors.

CME launched by KPS Rana Punjab Vidhan Sabha
CME launched by KPS Rana Punjab Vidhan Sabha

On the first day, the workshop included demonstration of various basic and advanced procedures of ENT by the faculty of department and national & international faculty of repute. Prof Ashok Gupta demonstrated the highly advanced procedure of cochlear implantation with minimally invasive technique. The implantation was done in both the ears giving an advantage of Binaural hearing to the patient

Dr Dabas,Dr M Deshpande world renowned Robotic surgeons were the invited guest faculty. They along with the faculty of the department demonstrated various advanced procedures on the robot.

The highlight of the workshop is demonstration of robot assisted procedures which includes, live demonstration and cadaveric demonstration. It’s for the first time in the country that advanced robotic procedures were demonstrated on the cadavers. In order to orient the young surgeons to the advanced technology the Simulator training was also included. Again, its for the first time in the country that an opportunity of Simulator training on a robot was given to delegates coming from all over the country. Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr Bhandari said Our foundation is in process of giving training to surgeons on ROBOT. As it has fabulous results.

The workshop saw enthusiastic participation by young surgeons from all the corners of the country.

These workshops go a long way in honing the skills of young surgeons and instilling confidence in them. Also it’s a great platforms for educating general public and people working in grass root levels regarding the different advanced treatment options for diseases which were previously considered incurable.

The department of Otolaryngology, PGIMER Chandigarh is organizing the “1st National Robotic Assisted Head-Neck Workshop & Advanced ENT Surgical Update 2017” from 21st to 23rd April 2017. Such surgical workshops are a regular feature with the department.


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