Setting Up A Robotic HPB Surgery Program – Resource Utilization


Dr. Rahul Kakodhar is currently working as Senior Consultant, Liver Transplant & HPB Surgeon with Suasth Institute of Liver Transplantation & Surgery at Dr. L.H. Hiranandani Hospital. Dr. Powai Uses his “Economists Hat”, to give tips on how a hospital can get the most use out of the expensive daVinci robot. Capital costs, Maintainance and learning/training are all considerations. For HPB surgery, the field is still so new that not all of the data is in, but benefits to the patient are already being noted. Lecture with PPT’s. 07:49