Indian Innovation

Minimising Pain

Perfint is on its way to revolutionise cancer care in India and around the world  

PHOTOGRAPHS: RA CHANDROO

It’s the best money can buy in two important areas of medical technology. There are similar systems that only the first world can afford, but this one is world-class, cost-effective and for me, this is true advancement in medicine,” says, Dr Yuman Fong, chair of surgery at City of Hope, a cancer research hospital in Duarte, California. Dr Fong is one of the world’s leading surgeons specialising in the cancers of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas and has pioneered minimally invasive robotic therapies for cancer. He has spent over two decades in the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering in New York. What he is talking about is an image guided robotic system called Maxio, developed by Chennai-based medical technology firm Perfint Healthcare.