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Hospitals raise tech bet as India emerges as hub for complex surgeries

Experts say corporate hospitals are estimated to spend anything from 5 to 8 per cent of their top line on acquiring and upgrading technology

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Sohini Das Mumbai
Eighty-six-year-old Sumitra Sharma, a resident of Gaya, had slipped in the washroom and fractured her left hip. With a previous history of breast cancer and angioplasty, her condition was complicated. At the time of admission to Fortis Escorts Hospital in Okhla, Sharma complained of chest pain. Investigations revealed an acute cardiac, along with old scarring, and her heart was pumping at 30 per cent of full capacity. She went for an angiography before her orthopaedic surgery.

A team of doctors, led by Dr Kaushal Kant Mishra, director, orthopaedics and joint replacement, Fortis Escorts, Okhla, New Delhi, performed a hip-ball replacement

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First Published: Apr 23 2023 | 1:41 PM IST

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