Narayana Health RN Tagore Hospital Achieves a Landmark of 150 Robotic Knee Replacements

Narayana Health RN Tagore Hospital on 8th October announced completion of 150 successful Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries, marking a significant landmark in the field of Orthopaedic surgery and care. This cutting-edge procedure performed by the Hospital’s highly experienced Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgery team, have revolutionized the way patients experience knee replacement surgery.

Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries has emerged as a preferred choice for patients seeking a more precise and advanced solution for knee problems. RN Tagore hospital’s data from May till date (November 7) underpins the growing popularity of this procedure amongst patients.
During this time frame, nearly 300 total knee replacement (TKR) procedures were done at the hospital and 50% of TKR procedures (150) were performed using robotic assistance. Additionally, of these patients, 48% were female, and a significant 95% were over the age of 50 years. These statistics underscore the growing acceptance of this innovative technique in a diverse patient population.

The Hospital’s adoption of advanced robotic knee replacement surgery offers a new paradigm of care. Compared to conventional procedures, Robotic surgery is more accurate due to the level of precision it offers which is beyond the natural ability of human eye. This allows for accurate implant positioning and personalization. Robotic-assisted surgery uses minimally-invasive incisions making the procedure safer as there is less tissue damage. This also results in less scarring, a lower risk of infection, shorter hospital stay and faster recovery. Overall, doctors at RN Tagore Hospital have recorded a remarkable success rate with Robotic Knee Replacements. Also, Patients with comorbidities have benefitted from a safer option, same-day mobility and minimal blood loss which has contributed to greater patient satisfaction.

*Dr. Surya Udai Singh, Senior Consultant – Orthopaedics and joint Replacement Surgery & Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery at Narayana Health RN Tagore Hospital* said, “Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries have truly revolutionized the Orthopaedic field, providing patients with a level of precision and safety that was once unimaginable. During the operation, real-time mapping is conducted to generate a 3D model of the patient’s knee. Our hospital is proud to offer this advanced solution, ensuring that our patients receive the best possible care. ”

The hospital boasts of having a highly experienced team of surgeons who are instrumental in achieving this landmark. While a robotic arm or device assists the procedure, it’s important to emphasize that Orthopaedic surgeons remain in full control and their expertise enhances the clinical outcomes.

*Mr. R Venkatesh, Group COO, Narayana Health* said, “Narayana Health is dedicated to advancing medical science and improving patient outcomes. The success of Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries at RN Tagore Hospital demonstrates our commitment to embracing innovative technologies and delivering superior healthcare. We are determined to continue pioneering advancements in the field of healthcare for the benefit of our patients and the broader community.”

“We take great pride in reaching the significant milestone of 150 successful Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries. Our commitment to expanding access to this advanced procedure goes beyond our state’s borders. To achieve this, we’re actively extending our efforts by providing comprehensive training in our robotic surgery program to all our surgeons. A significant number of our doctors have already undergone this training, and we’re swiftly working to ensure the entire team is equipped with these skills. Our ultimate goal is to make this groundbreaking procedure accessible to those who require it. We have also ensured that there is no additional cost for it compared to traditional surgery,” said *Mr. Abhijit CP, Facility Director at Narayana Health RN Tagore Hospital, Mukundapur.*

Furthermore, the hospital’s Total Knee Replacement (TKR) program benefits from extensive support and collaboration with various departments. To elaborate, within the domain of joint replacement and Orthopaedics, RN Tagore Hospital offers a comprehensive continuum of care that commences with the Outpatient Department, encompasses our cutting-edge Robotic Knee Program, and culminates with our state-of-the-art Physiotherapy department, all-working in tandem to deliver superior clinical outcomes.

As per reports, it is estimated that over 15 crore Indians suffer from knee problems and nearly four crore patients are in need of a total knee replacement (TKR). In the next decade or so, knee arthritis is expected to emerge as the fourth most common cause of physical disability in India. According to experts, there is a huge gap that needs to be filled up. Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries have emerged as a preferred choice for patients seeking a more precise and advanced solution for knee problems.