A three-year old child underwent a Robotic Surgery
Speaking about procedures done in Urology, Dr Prashanth Kulkarni, Consultant Urologist at Narayana Health City said, "Until recently we did laparoscopic procedures for cancer and reconstructive surgeries Now with robotic Surgeries, the precision has increased with better patient outcomes showing good results The operation time has also reduced and post operative care is much easier" Patients can get back to their regular routine much faster Robotic Surgery in Urology procedures is mainly used for Prostate Cancer; other procedures being partial Nephrectomy, treatment to clear blocks in the urinary tube and Reconstructive Surgery, informed Dr Prashanth Narayana Health City is one of the few hospitals in the country that uses robotic surgery extensively for complex reconstructive procedures