Comprehensive robotic procedures in seven specialities World-renowned cardiac surgeon, Dr. Sudhir Srivastava, performs robotic by-pass surgery at Fortis Escort Heart Institute, with the new 'C-Port Flex-A system' for the first time in India New Delhi, November 2, 2011:Fortis Healthcare (India) Ltd. and the International Centre for Robotic Surgery (ICRS) today introduced the first Fortis ICRS centre at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.
The Chief Guest, Shri Salman Khurshid, Hon'ble Union Law Minister, Govt. of India, inaugurated the state-of-the-art robotic surgery centre in the presence of Mr. Aditya Vij, CEO, Fortis Healthcare (India) Ltd. and Dr. Sudhir Srivastava, Founding Chairman and Managing Director, ICRS. Fortis ICRS will offer comprehensive robotic surgery procedures in cardiac, thoracic, urology, gynaecology, general, head & neck surgeries and orthopaedics. The procedures will be introduced in a phased manner and performed by highly experienced robotic surgeons from the United States and other countries, along with their support teams, which will work in conjunction with surgical teams at Fortis. Fortis ICRS centres will be set up across Fortis hospitals in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata as well as some tier II cities including Mohali and Jaipur.
Shri Salman Khurshid, Hon'ble Union Law Minister, Govt. of India, said, "Robotics involves minimally invasive surgical techniques and state-of-the-art medical equipment. I commend Fortis and ICRS for bringing this progressive medical technology and very specialized expertise to India. Robotic Surgery, in various specialities, will enable talented surgeons to offer the finest new healthcare techniques to patients that seek treatment in Indian hospitals." Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Aditya Vij, CEO, Fortis Healthcare (India) Ltd. said, "Fortis ICRS is a big step forward in our commitment to providing the latest in healthcare in terms of cutting-edge technology and best-in-class medical expertise. This centre will certainly set a new paradigm in robotic surgery in India. We are pleased to offer these world-class services in India."
According to Dr. Sudhir Srivastava, Founding Chairman and Managing Director, ICRS, "Fortis ICRS will bring the enormous benefits of robotic surgery to patients in India. The centre will also train doctors at Fortis to perform these complex surgeries. Robotic procedures in India will be available at a fraction of the cost prevalent overseas." Fortis ICRS will be staffed by a highly experienced team of some of the world's best robotic surgeons, with a collective experience of more than 15,000 surgeries. The centre will have an integrated approach to clinical services, training and research.
Dr. Srivastava, a pioneer in conducting robotic surgical procedures and an expert of international repute, performed a live single-vessel by-pass surgery using an anastomosis device for the first time in India. This 'C-Port Flex-A' system is designed to enable automated, reliable and reproducible connections of blood vessels during Robotic Beating Heart Totally Endoscopic Bypasss Surgery. Dr. Sudhir Srivastava, honored with the Bharat Gaurav Award, has performed
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