Friday, 21 July 2017

Sahyadri launches Xpress Joints Clinic in Pune

21/07/2017

PUNE: Sahyadri Speciality Hospital launched Xpress Joints Clinic, an all-inclusive premium health centre that is all set to offer customized and focused patient care required during pre and post-joint replacement surgery. 

The clinic is conceived with the aim to provide latest surgical technologies, safe and quicker recovery with expert medical support, exclusive convenience features and post-surgical rehabilitative services in the comfort of the patients’ home. With the Xpress Joints Clinic, Sahyadri Hospital will provide hassle free hospitalization with a host of benefits like a dedicated hospital relationship manager for all your needs, right from admission till discharge, home lab sample collection for pre-operative investigations, home pick-up and drop services, exclusive gourmet food amongst others.

Dr. Ketan Apte, Unit Head, Sahyadri Hospitals said, “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 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 joints related disorder.”

Dr. Sushrut Badve, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Sahyadri Hospitals said,“The Xpress Joint Clinic is well equipped and staffed with adept doctors and experts that will help the patient navigate through the entire process of a joint replacement surgery. The clinic will make these experts available to the patients at their convenience which isn’t confined to the four walls of the hospital.”

Dr. Nikhil Likhate, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Sahyadri Hospitals, remarked that the Xpress Joints Clinic is designed with patient centric focus and aims to provide latest advanced surgical techniques with a thrust on faster recovery through a hospital-backed strong rehabilitative support at home.

Dr. Abhijeet Agashe, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Sahyadri Hospitals said, ”Advances in surgical techniques like use of patient specific custom designed instruments (PSI), Computer Navigation, dedicated Joint Replacement OT & experienced team Joint Replacement Surgeons, Physiotherapists and Pain Management team have made it possible to enable quicker & safe recovery.” 

Dr. Abhay Kulkarni, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Sahyadri Hospitals, said that the concept of Xpress Joints is not limited to total knee or hip replacement but would also be extended to arthroscopic surgeries, shoulder & elbow replacements.

Anaesthetist& Pain Management expert Dr. VikasKarne pointed that with newer modalities and drugs, anaesthesia plan is focused on enhancing patient safety during and after surgery, ensuring better pain relief after the surgery.

The Xpress Joint Clinic will be charting out personalized plans for the patients that would entail everything from pre-surgery preparations & checkups, a hassle-free surgery and recovery & rehabilitation support post-surgery. The clinic will offer early recovery, hence shorter hospital stay and dedicated home-care services like physiotherapy, doctor visits, nursing, etc. post-discharge, follow-up consultation with joint replacement surgeon and complimentary rehabilitative aids.

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