Jammu: North India’s leading healthcare provider Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket today announced the launch of its exclusive Multi-Speciality OPD services in the city in association with DB Clinic Dawa Bazaar Pharmacy, MC Complex, Opposite Bakshi Nagar Bridge, Akhnoor road, Jammu.
The OPD services will be functional from today onwards with senior clinicians of Max Saket, Hospital from specialities like Urology, Orthopaedics, Neuro, and Spine visiting Jammu once every month to provide expert consultations. This OPD launch is yet another patient-centric step towards making quality healthcare services accessible to the people of Jammu and nearby regions.
Present on the occasion were Dr. Ramneek Mahajan- Senior Director (Orthopaedics) & Head Joint Reconstruction (Hip & Knee) Unit, Dr. Gaurav Garg- Consultant, Urology, and Dr. Yawar Shoaib Ali- Consultant, Neurosurgery from Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket.
During the launch of the OPD services, Dr Ramneek Mahajan said, “With advancements in the field of science and technology, advanced procedures like Robotic joint replacement surgeries are taking over the old and conventional method of surgeries. “Our Initial experience with robotic surgery for total knee replacement and hip replacement has been transformative, In other words, the robotic systems have been able to allow higher accuracy placements of implant, reduce bone cuts, better soft tissue protection, less blood loss, less post-operative pain, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery and long-term durability of implant”.The MAKO system at Max Smart Hospital uses the Triathlon Knee System (Stryker) with a survivorship of 99.7% and encourages rapid abandonment of crutches, lesser Anterior Knee pain, and reduction in physiotherapy sessions. Robotic surgery preserves all the natural structures of the joint (less tissue damage), ensures minimal pain and early recovery, it is not expensive.
Also presenting during the launch, Dr Gaurav Garg, said, “As the cases of urological disorders have significantly increased in the country especially in the Northern region in the recent past, we have equipped our hospital with advanced facilities like Holmium laser, advanced endourology/laparoscopy devices like flexible ureteroscopes (RIRS), operating microscopes, C arm, Robotic da Vinci system, etc for providing the best treatment possible to patients suffering from these conditions. The launch of these OPD services will help bring world-class Urological expertise to the people of Jammu and adjoining areas while serving those suffering from such related issues.”
Dr Yawar Shoaib Ali, who was also present at the occasion, said, “Advancements in the field of neurosurgery have made treatment options for several brain and spine disorders in adults as well as children much safer, easier, less pain induced, and lead to a faster recovery as well as a minimum to no postoperative complications. Brain and spine disorders can now be treated with advanced microscopes, O arm, Neuro-navigation, nerve monitoring, endoscopes, mobile CT scan, stereotaxy, and transcranial Doppler, among several others. We have a dedicated neurointensive care team and neurosurgical ICU that provides round-the-clock care for our patients. With the help of these OPD services, we will be able to bring the best treatment options for the people of the city.”