IGIMS to strive for robotic surgery in a year

The Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) will attempt to develop into Bihar’s first state-funded healthcare facility to introduce robotic surgical procedure, which permits safer surgical procedures with higher precision and minimal incision whereas additionally decreasing hospital keep, restoration time and morbidity of sufferers.

IGIMS director Dr NR Biswas Saturday mentioned he hoped to introduce robotic surgical procedure facility on the institute inside a 12 months after coaching his medical doctors in it.

For this, he mentioned the institute would quickly float a proposal to the state authorities to have a robotic surgery-compatible operation theatre together with state-of-the-art robotic tools on the IGIMS.

The set-up permits a surgeon to sit down comfortably in a console, like a cockpit, and management all features at a distance from the working desk, with out the need of an assistant. The setup permits management of digicam and motion of instrument and the surgeon will get to see magnified 3D anatomy, say as much as 20 instances its unique measurement, making minute vascular particulars clearer, avoiding post-operation problems, as s/he operates upon the affected person with the robotic arm.

Earlier, Dr Sharique Nazir, a New York City-based, board-certified robotic, bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon at Brooklyn, delivered a chat on robotic weight reduction surgical procedure as a part of a convention organised by the gastrointestinal surgical procedure division of the IGIMS on Saturday.

He mentioned sleeve gastrectomy, a robotic surgical procedure wherein folks lose 60%-70% of extra physique weight, was extra prevalent as a part of weight reduction operation within the US now. It was additionally higher than gastric bypass.

Dr Nazir cautioned about weight problems, a killer illness, folks had been but to understand right here. If uncontrolled, Bihar might quickly be observing an overweight inhabitants, he added.

“There’s a basic tendency that folks shrink back from home-cooked meals and as a substitute go for quick meals, like burger, fried rooster, membership sandwich, biryani, momo, all of which weren’t wholesome and provides to weight problems. These might result in colon most cancers, coronary heart ailments, lung drawback, most cancers of breast and prostrate,” he mentioned.

He additionally cautioned mother and father about weight problems in kids and mentioned they need to not bathe their love by permitting kids to binge.

“If you are likely to eat extra, the capability of the abdomen goes on growing like elastic and it then turns into tough to get it again to its unique measurement by weight-reduction plan and train. This is while you want surgical intervention within the type of bariatric surgical procedure when the physique mass index if 40 and above,” added Dr Nazir.

Dr Manish Mandal, medical superintendent and head of the GI surgical procedure division, IGIMS, mentioned 20%-30% sufferers had been coming to the institute as a consequence of problems arising out of weight problems. He mentioned the overweight inhabitants was growing by 25%-30% yearly within the state.

“If not checked, weight problems will result in hypertension, diabetes, thyroidism, bronchial asthma and associated ailments,” added Dr Mandal.

Prominet amongst others who attended had been Dr Barnwal, president of the affiliation of surgeons of India, Bihar chapter, Dr Abdul Ahmed Hai of the Paras-HMRI hospital, Dr Atul Verma of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Cardiology, Dr Sanjay Kumar, Dr Saket, Dr Amarjeet Kumar Raj, Dr Rakesh Kumar Singh and Dr Ashok Kumar Singh, all from the IGIMS.

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