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Kumaran Hospitals & Rela Institute Launches First Artificial Intelligence Based Cath Lab in Chennai

~ The Innova IGS 5 with Auto Right is the first system in Tamil Nadu to support Cardiovascular, Electrophysiology, Oncology, and neuro interventions procedures~


Chennai, March 4th, 2022: Kumaran Hospitals & Rela Institute launched Tamil Nadu’s First Artificial Intelligence-based Cath lab in Chennai today. The Innova IGS 5 with Auto right with advanced visualization & multipurpose applications will provide fine image details simultaneously on cross-sections and volume-rendered to help you clearly visualize vessels, small devices, and soft tissues. Mr.Ravi Appaswamy and Dr.Ishari Ganesh launched the Cath lab in the presence of Prof Mohammed Rela, Chairman, Rela Hospital.

The Artificial Intelligence-powered Cath lab will help the healthcare providers in a variety of procedures such as cardiovascular, Electrophysiology, Oncology, and neuro interventions procedures and it will provide the image clarity which will enable the physicians to deliver proactive, pre-emptive, and preventive care for at-risk individuals, improving lives increase clinical confidence. The Innova IGS 5 is fully automated image optimization that helps remove the burden of manual adjustment. Automation can make image quality and dose optimization fast, accurate, and repeatable.

Prof Mohammed Rela, Chairman, Rela Hospital said, “This is an extremely advanced technology that would immensely help the clinicians add greater precision to their works. I am, personally very happy that this technology is made available in Kumaran Hospitals, Chennai. Being the 1st Artificial Intelligence enabled Cath lab in Chennai, in a way, it’s actually an additional pair of eyes to the physicians, it really helps interpreting intravascular images and it provides immediate feedback on how to proceed with a case based on the current guidelines and clinical evidence. Kumaran Hospitals & Rela Institute have been and shall continue to stay committed in introducing world-class healthcare tech leading to enhanced delivery of patient care services at the most affordable cost”

Dr Shiva, Managing Director, Kumaran Hospital Said, “Innova IGS 5 with the Auto right is the first machine in Tamil Nadu with artificial intelligence from GE and it has loaded with inbuild Software including CT scan, which will give hassle-free services to the patients. This machine is a big boon for diabetic people as it will enhance the physicians to see the smallest blood vessels of the patients to avoid gangrene. The AI-powered Cath lab which was launched today will be available for patients at no extra costs, added Dr Shiva

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