Initial experience in a novel robotic system: Hugo™ robotic assistant surgery system for robotic inguinal hernia repair

Authors

  • Premkumar Balachandran Institutes of Hernia Surgery and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3959-6553
  • Subbiah Tirunelveli Sivagnanam Institutes of Hernia Surgery and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Dakshay Chordia Department of General Surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20221587

Keywords:

Robotic surgery, Robotic hernia surgery, Minimal access surgery, Hernia repair, Pre-peritoneal repair

Abstract

The Hugo Robotic Assistant Surgical (RAS)TM system is a modular portable robotic surgical assistant pioneered by Medtronic Limited currently being used as a research device. It was used in performing a trans-abdominal pre-peritoneal repair for bilateral inguinal hernia at Institutes of Hernia Surgery and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India. This reports our initial experience in using a novel robotic surgical assistant system in performing robotic inguinal hernia repair.

Author Biography

Premkumar Balachandran, Institutes of Hernia Surgery and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Associate Consultant, Institutes of Hernia Surgery and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Published

2022-06-27

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Case Reports