First of its kind surgical robot to fight cancer in Visakhapatnam

Cancer, robot

Robotic technology is making one’s life easy and is also developing at a fast pace day by day. A lot of industries and manufacturing centres are using robotic technology to accomplish their tasks precisely. The technology excels in completing tasks which are found to be difficult to be handled by humans. Such technology would really come in handy in the field of medicine to perform surgeries and treatments. Implementing the same, a surgical robot has been unveiled at Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital in Visakhapatnam which will help fight cancer tissues.

First of its kind in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

The Da Vinci Surgical Robot is a first of its kind Robotic Surgical System in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh which helps in detecting Cancer at a very early stage by magnifying the view of cancer affected tissues that would help the doctors to study the malignant effect. The robot, which is comprised of four flexible hands, provides precise instruments that would help in clearing the tumour and damaged tissue.

Surgical system helps perform surgeries without complications

The software of the surgical robot is equivalent to the software which is present in several PCs. It helps the doctors to perform surgeries where minimally invasive procedures are needed which will manage blood loss, pain and fewer blood transfusions.

Human Resource Development Minister, Ganta Srinivasa Rao, inaugurated the system on Friday, April 27. Explaining what the system can do, Managing Director of the hospital, Dr Murali Krishna Vonna said,”We are always in the forefront to introduce new technologies and services in cancer treatments in the state so that the patients belonging to our state do not need to travel far looking for advanced health care services.”

Credits: Deccan Chronicle

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