Faridabad(standard news/manoj bhardwaj)…. In a landmark development, Mr. S.S Bansal, Managing Director & Sr. Interventional cardiologist of Metro Hospital, Faridabad played host to renowned joint replacement surgeon Dr Michael Probstel, Head of Trauma Department and Orthopedic Surgery, Hochwald Hospital, Germany who was here at the invitation of Dr Harish Ghoota, Senior Consultant at Metro Hospital, Faridabad. Dr. Ghoota, who is considered to be among the pioneers in navigated total knee replacement surgeries in India, welcoming Dr Michael Probstel and “We are extremely pleased to have Dr Probstel with us today and it indeed is a proud moment for Metro Hospital, Faridabad to welcome this illustrious medical scholar, researcher and surgeon who is an authority on computer and robotic aided replacement surgeries Fast Track Computer Aided knee replacement surgery allows the surgeon to make more accurate cuts and remove the worn out cartilage from knee joint, preserving the normal bone. This advanced technology helps surgeons place the artificial knee with its critical angles, much more accurately and virtually eliminating alignment errors. In such navigated procedures, the blood loss is minimal and post surgery scars are minimal. I am quite thrilled to be in India and in Metro Hospital, Faridabad at Dr Ghoota’s invitation and thank him for providing me this opportunity. I have known Dr. Harish Ghoota as an extremely keen surgeon who has always embraced latest medical technologies and has undergone extensive training on computer aided joint replacement procedures in Germany and Austria” commented Dr Michael Probstel. Sharing his experience, Dr Harish Ghoota, the only orthopedic surgeon in Faridabad with extensive navigated knee replacement surgeries, said “This is a highly advanced technology in knee replacement surgeries which is turning out to be a boon to patients suffering with chronic arthritis in the joints. Ortho Pilot Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery (CAOS), simply called Navigation, makes life easier for thousands of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and joint injury patients. I have experienced that patients can stand & walk the same day and are discharged from hospital within 2-3 days of surgeries, and in a short time they are painless and restore their active lifestyle. Special thanks to Dr. SS Bansal, Managing Director & Sr. Interventional cardiologist surgeon of Metro Hospital, Faridabad who is always ready to volunteer & ensure full participation from his team of doctors & the hospital for such events.