Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh is a premier medical research institute in India. PGIMER becomes the first government hospital in the country to conduct Pediatric Robotic Surgery.
On Wednesday it was proved theoretically by doctors of the pediatric department of an 11-year-old child who was suffering from kidney obstruction. The child was bought up in a farmer family in Ludhiana and is been suffering from kidney problem since four years.
Finally, after the Pediatric Robotic surgery doctors gave a report, that child is going on well and will be discharged on Thursday.
The head of pediatric robotic surgery was Prof. Ram Samujh is accomplished by a team of doctors who accomplished this task were Dr. Ravi Kanojia, Dr. Monika Bawa, Dr. Ravi Mohan, Dr. Neeru Sahni (anesthesia in charge) and Dr. Vineet Binu.
Director of PGIMER was Prof. Jagat Ram, and Prof. Arup Mandal both encouraged the doctor and pushed the department to take up this task. After holding success, the team was now looking forward to offering this new facility from PGIMER to the patients who come here for pediatric robotic surgery.
Prof Samujh said robotic surgery improved precision and helped in faster recovery. “PGIMER has become the first government-sector hospital in the country to offer this facility,” he said. “The departments of urology, obstetrics and gynecology and otolaryngology have already been providing this service to adults for three years.”