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Mr Sanjay Purkayastha


Laparoscopic, General and Bariatric Surgeon

Private Medical Care:

General & gastroenterological surgery
Bariatric / weight loss surgery
Emergency abdominal conditions / surgery


Medtronic seeks to boost surgical robotics play with Digital Surgery acquisition

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it has acquired Digital Surgery (London), a privately-held pioneer in surgical artificial intelligence, data and analytics, and digital education and training.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Digital Surgery to add AI and data to Medtronic surgical robotics

Medtronic and Digital Surgical expect to co-develop systems providing AI and data analytics for laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgery.

Dr. Sanjay Purkayastha at Imperial College performs a bariatric procedure, demonstrating the clinical efficacy of Digital Surgery's AI and computer vision platform. Source: Business Wire

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Digital Transformation of Surgery In and Out of the OR with Dr. Sanjay Purkayastha

This live webinar that was hosted at Digital Surgery labs in London. Dr. Sanjay Purkayastha talked about the use of digital technologies in the operating room and the benefits of digitizing surgical record-keeping to improve efficiency, patient safety, training, and standardization.

Which patients fulfil the referral criteria for weight loss surgery?

Dr Purkayastha talks about the referral guidelines in the UK for weight loss surgery.


Weight-reduction surgery may prevent strokes, lengthen lives

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Oral Presentation 335

Research Highlights:

  • Obese people who undergo weight-reduction surgery live longer than obese people who do not have surgery, according to new research.

  • Those who have weight-loss surgery are also less likely to have a clot-related stroke than those who don’t have surgery.

Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT/5 a.m. ET Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2019 — Obese patients who undergo weight-reduction surgery live longer and are less likely to experience a clot-caused stroke than those who do not, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 — November 16-18 in Philadelphia. The Association’s Scientific Sessions is an annual, premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.

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Please note, most insurance policies in the UK do not cover weight-loss surgery. However, we will do our utmost to provide the best package for you should you choose to have your surgery with us.