The era of robotics: dexterity for surgery and medical care: narrative review


  • Shivaramakrishnan Balasubramanian Department of Pharmacology, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Jayakumar Chenniah Department of Pharmacy Practice, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Gurumurthy Balasubramanian Department of Radio diagnosis, JJM Medical College and Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India
  • Venkataram Vellaipandi Department of Orthopedics, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, India



Robotics, Surgical care, Medical care, da Vinci surgical system, Challenges, Future


Robots are man-made machines; created to increase the performance of an action. They are either autonomous or semi-autonomous in the hands of the user. The medical field has evolved and revolutionized over the decades. It is the hour of the robot-assisted medical care to successfully change the clinical scenario of patient care. Employment of robotics in diverse fields of medical care has increased the effectiveness of the treatment and in return the effectiveness of the healthcare professionals. Our aim is to emphasize the advances in robot-assisted procedures over their comparable facets and highlight the unresolved challenges of robotics in medical care for the near future.

Author Biography

Shivaramakrishnan Balasubramanian, Department of Pharmacology, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India

Lecturer, Dept. of Pharmacology


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