Future of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Monitoring of ecg and saturation o2 in the patient in the operating room

Children are not just smaller adults, they have different anatomies, physiologies, and surgical requirements. Surgeons must undergo a separate training to perform surgeries in children and hence the availability of qualified pediatric cardiac surgeons is limited. A study reveals that only 100 dedicated pediatric surgeons are licensed in India each year. This is where robot-assisted surgeries come in to save …

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