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01st Jul 2020 Site

We have two news items for our Robotic Surgeons Council of India partners & friends:

Bi-weekly Webinars To Begin on Saturday, August 1, 6:30 PM IST.

VFRSI Website To Add Patient Content

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25th Jun 2020 Site

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital has been a Vattikuti Foundation network institution, and has a information on the benefits on the website:

https://www.kokilabenhospital.com/departments/centresofexcellence/centrefor_roboticsurgery.html

25th Jun 2020 Site

Fortis Hospitals has some Patient FAQ's worth reading:

https://www.fortismumbai.com/speciality/robotic-surgery-hospital-mumbai

25th Jun 2020 Site

Apollo Hospitals offer Indians several options for robotic surgery, including for spinal conditions.  This Vattikuti Network partner has good information for patients on their website, listed below.

https://www.apollohospitals.com/departments/robotics-surgery/robotic-surgical-procedures

25th Jun 2020 Site

Manipal Hospitals has long been a Vattikuti Foundation partner, and is recognized as a leader in robotic surgery.  Here is a link to their patient information:

https://www.manipalhospitals.com/delhi/specialities/cancer-care/robotic-assisted-cancer-surgery

25th Jun 2020 Site

Medanta, the Medicity, one of the Vattikuti Foundation Network Institutions, has a well designed information section for patients about robotic surgery- whether you go there for surgery- or to a different medical center, the information applies. Here is an exerpt: "The Da Vinci robotic technology is the most advanced platform for minimally invasive surgery available today. The Da Vinci robotic technology enables surgeons to perform delicate and complex surgeries through a few tiny incisions, instead of giving the patient a big cut."

https://www.medanta.org/da-vinci-surgical-system/

23rd Jun 2020 Site

ETHealthWorld interviewed Saifee Hospital Chief of the Robotic Surgery Department Dr. Imran Hamzawala on the state of robotic surgery in India:

https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/tag/robotic+surgery

Quote: "...so you can get into areas which were initially thought to be quite difficult, easily, with robotic surgery, says Dr. Hamzawala."

23rd Jun 2020 Site

As the Vattikuti Foundation shifts to add more Patient-centered information, here is an excellent article from 2019- US News & World Report on what to look for in a robotic surgeon written by S. Adam Ravin, M. D.:

https://health.usnews.com/health-care/for-better/articles/is-robotic-surgery-safe

Here is a short quote: "...as a surgeon who has performed thousands of robotic surgeries, I want to ensure that people have a more complete picture of what they're considering when it comes to robotic surgery."

04th Jun 2020 Site

 

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation announced today that the annual meeting of the Foundation-sponsored Robotic Surgeons Council of India has been cancelled, due to th eglobal COVID-19 coronavirus threat.  All of us at the Vattikuti Foundation feel that this is the only prudent decision at this time.  Future meetings may be determined as the world adjusts to the pandemic.  The KS National Robotic Surgery Awards my be postponed as well, but will be determined at a later date.

As always, we invite your video presentations to share on the VFRSI.vattikutifoundation.com website!

28th May 2020 Site

Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari & Madhu Reddiboina are presenting a story board of the road map from surgical video recording and other patient data capture to building deep learning models for objects and surgical scene recognition ending with the development of intelligent robotic tools.  This will be on June 8th. 

The webinar title is: Augmented Intelligence Driven Collated Surgical Excellence  To Register: https://invivox.com/training/detail/ORAC94299

Please click on the title above to read the complete course description and access the registration link.

 

Events

16th Nov 2019 to 17th Nov 2019

, Pondicherry, India

Here is the schedule for the upcoming meetings (11-13-2019); Robotic Surgeons Council of India 2019 –Scientific Program (DAY 1) 16th November 2019 8:00 – 9:00 AM – Breakfast, Registration, Networking Session 1.  9:00 – 9:45 AM 9:00-9:15 AM

16th Nov 2019 to 17th Nov 2019

No.3, Lake View Road, Pudukuppam, Nallvadu Post, PondicherryTamil Nadu, India

The XII Robotic Surgeons Council Meeting 2019 will be held at the La Pondy Hotel and Resort, Pondicherry, during November 16-17, 2019. Dr. Mani Menon, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, would be the Guest of Honor.

29th Sep 2019 to 29th Sep 2019

Taj Connemara, Binney Road, ChennaiTamil Nadu, India

You are invited to participate in the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India (JRSI) Master Class: Computer-assisted Joint Replacement Surgery, Current Status and Future Prospects. Sunday September 29th: 9 AM- 5 PM, Taj Connemara, Binney Road, Chenna

28th Sep 2019 to 28th Sep 2019

Trident Hotel Bandra Kurla, C-56, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, MumbaiMaharashtra, India

You are invited to participate in the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India (JRSI) Master Class: Computer-assisted Joint Replacement Surgery, Current Status and Future Prospects. Saturday September 28th: 9 AM- 5 PM, Trident Hotel Bandra Kurla, C-56

21st Jul 2019 to 22nd Jul 2019

Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New DelhiNew Delhi, India

From Partner Surgeon Dr. Arun Prasad: Welcome Message Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to invite you for an IAGES CME cum Certification program on Robotic General Surgery that is endorsed by the International - Clinical Robotic Surgery Associat

20th May 2019 to 25th May 2019

Novotel Hotel, Aerocity Hospitality District IGI Airport, New Delhi, India, New DelhiNew Delhi, India

We have the tentative schedule for this Saturday's Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India meeting, Featured Keynote Speaker is L Dr. Thomas Coon, San Francisco, California. Please click on the title to access full details.

25th May 2019 to 25th May 2019

Asset No 2 Aerocity Hospitality District IGI Airport, New DelhiNew Delhi, India

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation announces the formation of a new association for Orthopedic Surgeons. The Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India will hold their first meeting on May, 25, 2019.

07th Feb 2019 to 09th Feb 2019

1808 WEST END AVE, NashvilleTennessee, United States

When a new technology for joint replacement is introduced, how do you sift through the hype to determine if it’s right for your patients? If only short-term data are available, how will you know if a technologic advance is a good long-term solution in you

01st Dec 2018 to 02nd Dec 2018

1000 Town Center, Suite 700, SouthfieldMichigan, United States

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation has announced that the next Robotic Surgeons Council of India meetings will be held on December 1 & 2 2018 in Jodhpur at the Taj Vivanta Hari Mahal Hotel in conjunction with the All India Institute of

05th May 2018 to 06th May 2018

Village - Siya, Kempty Fall Road, Mussoorie, UttarakhandUttaranchal, India

RSC Deadlines for May 5 & 6 in Mussoorie The time is approaching for the next Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) meetings, to be held in Mussoorie on Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018. We have established deadlines for Presentations, Vattikuti Sch

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