Pune: Sahyadri Hospital, on Tuesday, launched Xpress Joints Clinic, an all-inclusive premium health centre that offers customised and focused patient care, required during pre and post-joint replacement surgery.
The clinic was conceived with the aim to provide latest surgical technology, safe and quicker recovery with expert medical support, exclusive convenience features and post-surgical rehabilitative services in the comfort of the patient's home.
Dr Ketan Apte, Unit Head at Sahyadri Hospitals, said that in today's fast paced lives, patients expect good quality of medical treatment, at the same, time quicker services, so that they can recover faster and get an early discharge.
"Also, Pune has a large senior citizen population with children staying abroad or separately. In such a scenario, arranging hospital visits, as well as post-surgery rehabilitation at home becomes very difficult. Keeping this in mind, we have introduced the Xpress Joints Clinic to provide a comprehensive service that would cover every aspect associated with joint replacement surgery and make it a comfortable journey for the patient. With its set of experienced joint replacement surgeons, physiotherapists and nurses, the clinic will cater to all concerns of patients suffering from joint related disorders," noted Apte.
Speaking about the clinic, Dr Sushrut Badve, joint replacement surgeon, Sahyadri Hospitals, said that the clinic will make experts available to the patients at their convenience.
Dr Abhijeet Agashe, joint replacement surgeon, Sahyadri Hospitals, said that advances in surgical techniques like use of patient specific custom designed instruments (PSI), computer navigation, dedicated joint replacement OT and experienced team joint replacement surgeons, physiotherapists and pain management team have made it possible to enable a quicker and safe recovery.