Punjab CM inaugurates Max Hospital 3D Digital Orthopedic Suite



NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Max Super Speciality Hospital (MSSH), Mohali today announced the launch of Asia’s 1st 3D Digital Orthopedic Operation Theatre (Suite) .The Suite works on the revolutionary concept of utilization of digital patient data to review, plan and execute the entire orthopedic procedure at the touch of a figure.

This announcement was made in an inaugural function held at Hotel JW Marriot, Chandigarh today in the presence of Mr. Prakash Singh Badal, Chief Minister, Punjab . Also present on the occasion were; Ms Vini Mahajan, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Govt of Punjab, Mr. Analjit Singh, Chairman – Max India Ltd and Chairman – Emeritus, Max Healthcare, Mr Rahul Khosla, MD- Max India Ltd and Chairman – Max Healthcare and Mr. Rajit Mehta, Deputy MD-Max Healthcare. Among other , Mr. Sandeep Dogra, VP-Operations and Dr Manuj Wadhwa, Director and Head, Max Elite Institute of Orthopedics and Joint replacement at MSSH, Mohali were also presented.

Speaking during occasion, Mr. Badal said that the Max Hospitals at Mohali and Bathinda were doing well in government PPP mode. He said that he was happy that such an innovation has been brought to Punjab. Skill development was an area that Max should look into more and open up a center in Punjab, he maintained.

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With the introduction of this latest Digital Orthopaedic technology we aimed to take joint replacement and trauma care in India to the highest level of accuracy to get superior clinical outcomes which would be difficult to achieve in a conventional way of surgical treatment, said Dr. Wadhwa.

With this facility, Max Hospital would be at par with international hospitals in terms of technology besides helping in boosting medical tourism to the tricity due to cost and technology advantage, asserted Dr. Wadhwa.

“The Suite was the most advanced Orthopaedic equipment thanks to its ability to instantaneously integrate the patient information besides digitally plan the entire procedure and intra-operatively verify the surgical outcomes resulting in better quality of surgeries and substantially reduced chances of re-operation.”

It was a situation of immense pleasure as we could now comprehend the status of our patients much before the actual surgery was performed. The Suite would provide accurate and precise treatment due to its ability to foresee the clinical outcomes prior to the surgery and instantaneous verification of the planned patient image during the surgical procedure inside the operation theatre, he remarked.

Dr Wadhwa further said that with this technology the chances of misalignment or misplacement would be negligible. Since pre-operative planning were executed with utmost accuracy and precision. It would also result in minimal blood loss, instability, loosening and wear of implant and early recovery and reduced hospital stay. The chances of revision surgery were minimal and the patient would live a normal healthy life thereafter, added Dr Wadhwa.

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Highlights of Digital Orthopedic Suite

A)Tailor-made digital surgical planning for all patients. B) Joint implants are planned pre-operatively for perfect size and positioning as per anatomy of the patient. C) Allows minimally invasive surgeries with least pain, blood loss and flexibility almost like a natural knee. D)Software gives  guidance on leg length so no chances of post surgery deformity.E) Safeguards against implant failures, dislocation or revision surgeries.

Photos caption: Mr. Prakash Singh Badal, Chief Minister, Punjab inaugurating Max Super Speciality Hospital , Mohali Asia’s 1st 3D Digital Orthopedic Operation Theatre (Suite) at a hotel in Chandigarh on Monday. Standing alongside him are Mr. Analjit Singh, Chairman – Max India Ltd and Chairman – Emeritus, Max Healthcare and Dr Manuj Wadhwa, Director and Head, Max Elite Institute of Orthopedics and Joint replacement.


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