DATE : July 30, 2012

Apollo Gleneagles Kolkata

First in East India with Robotic Surgery

Guwahati, India - Apollo Gleneagles is the first hospital in Eastern India to have a robotic surgery program, reports the Assam Tribune. Dr. Rupali Basu, CEO of Apollo Hospitals, is excited about the surgical system. She tells the newspaper the advantages to the patient, while Dr. Vinay Mahendra, Senior Consultant in Urology discusses the advantages to the surgeon. Both mention positive results such as shorter hospital stay and an enhanced view of the operating field.

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