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AIIMS Jodhpur gets state’s first surgical robotics system

Installed at a cost of Rs 28 crore, the machine was commissioned in front of a committee, led by Dr Arvind Sinha, hospital’s medical superintendent

jaipur Updated: Mar 26, 2018 22:08 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Jodhpur
Surgical robotics system at the AIl India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur.
Surgical robotics system at the AIl India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur.(HT Photo)

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) , Jodhpur, on Monday got Rajasthan’s first surgical robotics system. Installed at a cost of Rs 28 crore, the machine was commissioned in front of a committee led by Dr Arvind Sinha, hospital’s medical superintendent.

Dr Sinha said a training session for the surgeons will be held soon before planning the first surgery with the help of the robotics system. “With the commissioning of the surgical robotics system, we can expect a massive advancement in the types of surgical procedures that can be performed here,” he said.

Dr Sanjeev Misra, director, said that AIIMS Jodhpur has always strived to be at the forefront of the advance made in medical sciences. “With the installation of the first surgical robotics, we bring a much needed technique for the benefit of patients here. We hope to start the surgical procedures within a week,” he said.