Hindusthan Hospital has installed “A Made In India” Surgical Robot system making it the first in Tamilnadu. The ingenious SSI Mantra, a brainchild of world-renowned robotic cardiac surgeon Dr. Sudhir P Srivastava, signifies the beginning of a new era of surgical procedures in India, making robotic surgery accessible and affordable for the citizens of Coimbatore and Tamilnadu.
The robot will be used for performing a range of surgeries and treat ailments like urology cancer, gynaecological cancer, gastrointestinal cancer and also for the first time be used for performing cardio-thoracic surgeries.Inaugurating the Robotic Operation Theatre, Chief Guest for the occasion Padmashri Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai, Former Director –ISRO (Director – Chandrayan Mission I & II) said, “It is heartening to see India emerging as a technological super power and making its presence felt around the world.
''In the words of Prof. Dr. Manickam Ramalingam, Co-ordinator, Robotic Program, Hindusthan Hospital, “The Made-in-India robot by SS Innovations which is getting installed at Hindusthan Hospital today will help the hospital provide top-of-the-line medical care to the less privileged and marginalised sections of the society without compromising on quality, something which the hospital has been doing for many years now”.
Dr. Sudhir Srivastava, Founder, Chairman and CEO, SS Innovations popularly known as The Robot Doctor said, “with the installation of the “Made-in-India” robot at Hindusthan Hospital at Coimbatore we are just a step away from revolutionizing health and medical care in the state of Tamilnadu for the common man. Dr. Sudhir Rawal, Medical Director, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute said “I have used the SSI Mantra System on many of my patients.