Delhi’s Saket City Hospital in association with DGES and DGFS, organized a unique 3D ‘Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop’ today at PVR Cinema theatre, Select City walk Mall, Saket. 350 gynaecologists had a unique experience witnessing ‘gynae laparoscopic surgery in 3D on a large screen and the latest Dolby Atmos surround sound. Moving away from the traditional ways of showcasing live surgeries, Saket City endeavoured to provide a graphically more detailed experience to the clinicians present at the theatre. With today’s event, Saket City aims to introduce an educative usage of technology that allows clinicians to not just watch a live surgery, rather experience it.
Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Manju Khemani President, DGFS, HOD, Saket City Hospital said “A movie theatre is usually associated with entertainment and films. But today, Saket City provided a great example of an innovative use of technology that will allow clinicians to understand complex surgical techniques in an interactive manner.”
According to Dr Rajesh Modi, chief surgeon at the conference “Using large scale 3D screens for live education is a wonderfully different experience altogether. The live screening today enabled surgeons to visually experience the minute details that may go amiss in traditional live-surgery workshops. At Saket City Hospital It is part of our endeavour to provide the best in medical and surgical care in a welcoming and professional environment, while offering the latest in medical technology. ”
Dr Madhu Goel senior consultant Saket City Hospital emphasised that “From textbooks and small group teaching, to journals and conferences, surgical education takes place in several ways. However, live surgeries are one of the most educative method that allow clinicians to view a surgery conducted by world-renowned surgeons”.
With the phenomenal advances made in audio-visual technologies and high-speed telecommunication systems, live surgeries are slowly becoming a popular technique to showcase the surgical complexities and technological nuances on a larger platform.
Laparoscopic surgery has become a popular technique in the past few years due to the numerous advantages associated with it. In the past 25 years, the technique has reduced a patient’s stay at the hospital, lessened post op discomfort leading to early post op recovery and giving better results cosmetically.