PLAN A VISIT

da Vinci Surgical System

The da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical system invented by the American company Intuitive Surgical. It was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in 2000. da Vinci Surgical system uses a robotic surgical system that provides your surgeon with better vision, precision, and control during the surgery.

Today, complex conditions such as cancer, uterine prolapse, fibroids can be treated easily with da Vinci surgical system and even heart disease can be treated minimally.

da Vinci Surgical System is used for:
  • Urologic surgery.
  • Laparoscopic surgery.
  • Gynecologic laparoscopic surgery
  • Thoracoscopy surgery.
Benefits of using da Vinci surgical:
  • A da Vinci Surgery program has been proven to draw more patients from a wider catchment area and grow surgical volumes.
  • da Vinci Surgery has been proven to help minimize risks and complications
  • As well as rates of conversion to open surgery while maximizing patient safety and quality of care for even the highest-risk patients.
  • da Vinci Surgery has a proven ability to reduce the length of stay across multiple specialties
  • Minimally invasive procedure, including less blood loss.
  • Less pain and very less need for blood transfusion.

Consult with our doctors to know if da Vinci Surgery is right for you.

Custom Fit Knee Replacement Procedure

Knee replacement, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability. It is most commonly performed for osteoarthritis, and also for other knee diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

The knee is the largest joint in the body and having healthy knees is required to perform most everyday activities. The knee is generally divided into three compartments: Medial (the inside part of the knee), lateral (the outside), and patellofemoral (the joint between the kneecap and the thighbone).

Causes for knee replacement:
  • Osteoarthritis. This is an age-related "wear and tear" type of arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis. This is a disease in which the synovial membrane that surrounds the joint becomes inflamed and thickened.
  • Post-traumatic arthritis. This can follow a serious knee injury.
There are two types of knee replacement, and they are
  • Femoral replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
Femoral replacement
  • A round ended implant is used for the femur, mimicking the natural shape of the joint.
  • On the tibia, the component is flat, although it sometimes has a stem which goes down inside the bone for further stability.
Partial knee replacement

Most patients with arthritis severe enough to consider knee replacement have significant wear in two or more of the above compartments and are best treated with total knee replacement.

HIFU technology for Prostate Cancer

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) uses high-frequency ultrasound energy to heat and destroy cancer cells in the prostate. A beam of ultrasound energy travels into the prostate from a probe put into the back passage (rectum).

Who can have HIFU?
  • HIFU is suitable if your cancer is contained inside your prostate (localized prostate cancer).
  • Sometimes, it's an option if the prostate cancer has started to break out of your prostate. (locally advanced prostate cancer).
  • HIFU can also be used to treat cancer that has come back after radiotherapy (recurrent prostate cancer). This is called salvage HIFU.
HIFU treatment involves –
  • Whole-prostate HIFU for treating the whole prostate and Focal HIFU for treating a smaller area of the prostate.
  • If you have a large prostate, you might be offered other treatments before you have HIFU.

Hormone therapy is sometimes given for two to three months before HIFU. This can make the prostate smaller, and make cancer easier to treat.

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is an operation to remove prostate tissue and improve the flow of urine. This operation is sometimes used before HIFU to reduce the risk of some urinary problems after the treatment.

Leonardo 200-watt diode laser

The LEONARDO diode Laser is one of the leading medical lasers used by doctors, brought to you for the first time in the world by Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore. It is a highly compact diode laser comprising a combination of two wavelengths: 980 nm and 1470 nm. Each wavelength can either be used individually or blended, to accomplish incision, excision, vaporization, hemostasis, and coagulation of soft tissue for open and endoscopic procedures.

Leonardo diode laser is a first of its kind technology which lets surgeons perform laser surgery selectively, lets you to choose settings corresponding to the tissue types that you are working with.

Benefits of using Leonardo diode laser:
  • No blood loss
  • It is the best LASER technology available for enlarged prostate surgery
  • More precise (lesser depth of penetration) and effective (in removing excess of prostate tissue)
  • Ability to treat large glands of more than 100gm without any complications
  • Diode laser is the only laser that can be used for safe prostate surgery
Symptoms and signs:
  • The need to urinate frequently
  • Difficulty in starting urine stream or complete inability to urinate
  • Decreased strength and force of the urine stream
  • Dribbling after urination ends
  • Inability to sleep through the night without getting up often to urinate
  • Blood in the urine (BPH can cause small blood vessels to burst)

Elekta Versa HD

Versa HD is the latest radiation therapy solution from Elekta, it has seventh generation digital control, which audits and safely orchestrates multiple linear accelerator functions. Versa HD provides advanced stereotactic treatments and conventional RT throughout the body, including the brain, delivering the flexibility to treat more patients and a wider variety of indications.

Continuous monitoring enables safe dose escalation in prostate treatment. It is also modulated up to 6X more in shorter arcs for highly conformal & efficient stereotactic treatments.

Benefits of using Elekta Versa HD:
  • Versa HD is an advanced linear accelerator system designed for treating the broader spectrum of cancers than previous systems.
  • With Versa HD, it is safe and efficient to deliver the full spectrum of conventional radiotherapy techniques. As well as, sophisticated stereotactic treatments all within a single delivery system.
  • Versa HD is custom configurable to address the specific needs to clinically challenging treatments, such as brain, spine, head, neck, lung, breast, and prostate.
  • With Versa HD, it is now easy to take advanced therapies suck as VMAT, SRS, and SRT to a whole new level.
  • Versa HD radiation is the lowest when compared with any commercially available MLC device.
  • Elekta's revolutionary MLC, enabling extreme precisions, high reliability, and superior tumor conformance.
  • Keeping patient's safety in mind, Versa HD designed Elekta which incorporates features such as touch-activated patient protection.
  • Elekta has low mechanical noise and ambient lighting effects to create a relaxed patient environment.

Advanced 3D microscope for Neuro Sciences department

The aim of image-guided neurosurgery is to accurately project CT (computed tomography) or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) data into the operative field for defining anatomical landmarks, pathological structures, and tumor margins.

Computer-assisted Neuro navigation allows surgeons to navigate inside the skull with the help of specialised computers that process scans the affected area in the brain and convert them to three-dimensional images. It consists of an infrared dual camera system that tracks the surgeon’s instruments during surgery and displays their position.

Neurosurgery is used for:
  • Localization of small intracranial lesions
  • Skull-base surgery
  • Intracerebral biopsies
  • Intracranial endoscopy
  • Functional neurosurgery
  • Spinal navigation

In the case of a tumor, the doctor is able to pinpoint the exact location of the growth and excise it with utmost precision reducing the harm to normal nerves and tissues nearby. Localization of small intracranial tumor is currently the most frequent application of navigated technology in neurosurgery for adults and children.

Navigation can help make approaches to the petrosal bone safer, sparing structures of the inner ear. Ear, nose, and throat surgeons also use navigation as an aid for nasal, Paranasal, and otologic interventions.