Apollo Chennai to have Surgical Robots for Spine Surgeries

Refurbishments and technological upgradation in medical centers is a perpetual process and the latest hospital in the cue is Apollo Chennai. Mazor Robotics Ltd., a developer of innovative surgical equipments and robots has tied up with Advance Medical Systems to introduce Renaissance system in India. The first Indian hospital to get this system installed is Apollo Chennai. As demand for quality healthcare grows, medical device analysts are projecting robust growth rates in the Asia Pacific region, with recent reports indicating medical device growth rate of 23 percent in India alone. We are gratified to partner with Mazor to provide the region with the very best in spinal robotics technology,” stated Romesh Kaul, president and Chief Executive Officer of AMS.

Established in 1983, Apollo Hospital Chennai constitutes of over 60 departments led by internationally trained surgeons and doctors supported by dedicated health care staff. It is the flagship hospital of the Apollo Group. “I’m very pleased that Apollo Hospitals Chennai is the first hospital in India to offer this state-of-the-art robotic system for spine surgeries. The technology is truly revolutionary and will be a vital tool in performing safely, with precision challenging cases requiring complex reconstruction, besides the routine and minimal invasive procedures,” said Dr. Sajan K Hegde, Chief Spine Surgeon. On the contrary, the introduction of Renaissance system at Apollo Chennai will mark the entry of Mazor Robotics ltd in Asian market. “The introduction of our Renaissance system to the market in India marks our first active system in Asia. We are delighted to work with Advanced Medical Systems and Apollo Hospitals Chennai, a pioneer in this region. The hospital’s dedication to providing cutting-edge medical care is well established, and we are pleased that our technology will contribute to improved care and outcomes for its patients,” said Ori Hadomi, CEO, Mazor Robotics Ltd.

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