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Narayana Health RN Tagore Hospital Performs 150 Robotic Knee Replacements


News Desk, News Nation 360: Narayana Health RN Tagore Hospital today announced the completion of 150 successful Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries, marking a significant landmark in the field of Orthopaedic surgery and care. This cutting-edge procedure performed by the Hospital’s highly experienced Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgery team, has revolutionized the way patients experience knee replacement surgery. Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries have emerged as a preferred choice for patients seeking a more precise and advanced solution for knee problems. As per reports, it is estimated that over 15 crore Indians suffer from knee problems and nearly four crore patients are in need

of a total knee replacement (TKR). In the next decade or so, knee arthritis is expected to emerge as the fourth most common cause of physical disability in India. According to experts, there is a huge gap that needs to be filled up. Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries have emerged as a preferred choice for patients seeking a more precise and advanced solution for knee problems. Nearly 300 total knee replacement (TKR) procedures were done at the hospital and 50% of TKR procedures (150) were performed using robotic assistance. Additionally, of these patients, 48% were female, and a significant 95% were over the age of 50 years. These statistics underscore the growing acceptance of this innovative technique in a diverse patient population. The Hospital’s adoption of advanced robotic knee replacement surgery offers a new paradigm of care. Compared to conventional procedures, Robotic surgery is more accurate due to the level of precision it offers

which is beyond the natural ability of the human eye. This allows for accurate implant positioning and personalization. Robotic-assisted surgery uses minimally-invasive incisions making the procedure safer as there is less tissue damage. This also results in less scarring, a lower risk of infection, shorter hospital stay and faster recovery. Overall, doctors at RN Tagore Hospital have recorded a remarkable success rate with Robotic Knee Replacements.  Also, Patients with comorbidities have benefitted from a safer option, same-day mobility and minimal blood loss which has contributed to greater patient satisfaction. Dr. Surya Udai Singh, Senior Consultant - Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Surgery & Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery at Narayana Health RN Tagore Hospital stated that Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries have truly revolutionized the Orthopaedic field, providing patients with a level of precision and safety that was once unimaginable. During the operation, real-time mapping is conducted to generate a 3D model of the patient's knee. Our hospital is proud to offer this advanced solution, ensuring that our patients receive the best possible care. According to R Venkatesh, Group COO, of Narayana Health, Narayana Health is dedicated to advancing medical science and improving patient outcomes. The success of Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries at RN Tagore Hospital demonstrates their commitment to embracing innovative technologies and delivering superior healthcare. They are determined to continue pioneering advancements in the field of healthcare for the benefit of their patients and the broader community. 

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Report : Anustup Kundu

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