• Friday, May 20, 2022


World’s First-In-Human Telerobotic Coronary Intervention Performed In India

The success of this study paves the way for large-scale, long-distance telerobotic platforms across the globe. The event and procedure was preceded by a small spiritual ceremony of Neelkanth Varni Abhishek and universal prayers for peace and progress.

By: Radhakrishna N S

India has achieved an important breakthrough in the history of medical science last week with the world’s first-in-human telerobotic coronary intervention by Dr Tejas Patel, chairman and chief interventional cardiologist of the Apex Heart Institute at Ahmedabad. He used corpath technology by Corindus Vascular Robotics to conduct the first-in-human (FIH) telerobotic coronary intervention. This is the world’s first percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) conducted from a remote location outside of the catherization lab. The PCI procedure was performed by Dr Tejas Patel from Swaminarayan Akshardham temple, located in Gandhinagar at a distance of roughly 32 kilometer from catherization lab of the…

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