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1st Robotic surgery facility inaugurated at Centre-run Safdarjung Hospital


1st Robotic surgery facility inaugurated at Centre-run Safdarjung Hospital



Safdarjung Hospital is the first central government-run healthcare institution to have this latest facility. 

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who inaugurated the facility.

A robotic surgery facility was opened for public at the Centre-run Safdarjung Hospital.

Robotic surgery has the advantage of providing minimally invasive surgery, reducing significantly morbidity and mortality of critically ill, cancer and kidney failure patients.

The operating time also decreases resulting in improvement in turnover of patients and decrease in waiting list of patients for surgery significantly.

Already 25 surgeries have been done using robotic facility by Anup Kumar, Head of Department, Urology and Renal Transplant, at the hospital.