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New Delhi-based doctor uses Apple Vision Pro for first bariatric surgery- Know all details

New Delhi doctors used the Apple Vision Pro for live bariatric surgery, know about the procedure and how the device helped during the surgery.

By: AISHWARYA PANDA
| Updated on: May 22 2024, 07:09 IST
In peak Bengaluru moment, man sporting Apple Vision Pro negotiates streets; draws hilarious reactions on X
New Delhi-based doctor uses Apple Vision Pro for first bariatric surgery- Know all details
1/5 The recently-launched Apple Vision Pro headset has been creating a lot of hype among the youth and it is grabbing much attention. After a number of incidents turned viral, including some of people taking the headset for a drive in a car and another allegedly taking it to a plane, yet another incident has come to light, albeit not as shocking as these previous ones. In a "peak Bengaluru" moment, a techie (if it is Bengaluru, it had to be a techie) named Varun Mayya was seen wearing Apple Vision Pro headset on the streets. The video elicited quite a few reactions on X and most focussed on how the new generation will turn into “VR Zombies” in the country.  (Ayush Pranav/ X)
New Delhi-based doctor uses Apple Vision Pro for first bariatric surgery- Know all details
2/5 The highly talked about Vision Pro headset has now hit the streets of India and people have much to say about the technology.  The post that started it all said, “bumped into @waitin4agi_  while he was playing around with his vision pro on the streets of indiranagar. gotta be a @peakbengaluru moment.” While some X users made fun of India’s traffic, others were extremely worked up about how it will affect the wearer's mind and body. (AFP)
New Delhi-based doctor uses Apple Vision Pro for first bariatric surgery- Know all details
3/5 An X user commented on the post saying, “Eye doctors better be prepared for what’s coming” and another user commented saying, “Dont try in Koramangala. Full of potholes.” With serious concern a user also said, “Vision Pro zombies have arrived in the streets of @peakbengaluru” (REUTERS)
New Delhi-based doctor uses Apple Vision Pro for first bariatric surgery- Know all details
4/5 Seeing the man wearing Vision Pro, a user also commented, “Forget man, if I see any such human at s public place ama sprinting away next second”. (AFP)
New Delhi-based doctor uses Apple Vision Pro for first bariatric surgery- Know all details
5/5 The Apple Vision Pro was launched recently in the US and, while users are praising the technology, there are many who showed concerns. However, note that the device has not been released for sale in India yet.  (REUTERS)
New Delhi-based doctor uses Apple Vision Pro for first bariatric surgery- Know all details
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Apple Vision Pro was used to conduct bariatric surgery, check details. (AP)

Apple's new mixed reality headset, the Vision Pro is again making headlines for its groundbreaking use for the first time bariatric surgery. While the headset has been contributing to several areas of healthcare, this time it has provided a wider understanding of how the device can be used for expanded medical requirements. Dr Mohit Bhandari, from Pristyn Care in New Delhi, conducted the bariatric procedure with the help of a Vision Pro headset.

Apple Vision Pro used for bariatric surgery

New Delhi's Pristyn Care and Mohak Bariatrics and Robotics, surgeons conducted the very first live bariatric surgery using the Apple Vision Pro. The surgery included a sleeve gastric bypass and a Single Anastomosis Duodenal-Ileal (SADI) procedure, which was done by Dr Mohit Bhandari. It was reported that the 155-kilogram male patient was suffering from sleep apnea syndrome and high blood pressure. The surgery took place on May 17 and the entire procedure lasted for about 40 minutes during which the Apple Vision Pro provided the team with a 3D environment to focus on intricate details and conduct the surgery with clarity.

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NDTV quoted Vaibhav Kapoor, co-founder of Pristyn Care saying, “The successful integration of Apple Vision Pro into bariatric surgery marks a significant milestone in our journey towards revolutionising surgical procedures. We are proud to be at the forefront of this technological advancement, which promises to enhance precision, improve outcomes, and set new benchmarks in the healthcare industry.” Dr, Bhandari who conducted the surgery said that technology such as the Vision Pro headset opens doors for more “possibilities in surgical precision and patient outcomes.”

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This is not the first Apple Vision Pro has been used for medical and surgical procedures as many new reports come forward on how the mixed reality is changing the healthcare industry. Most recently the Vision Pro headset was used in laparoscopic surgery in Chennai. In the UK, doctors took the help of the headset to conduct a major spine surgery and many more such cases were reported since the launch of the headset.

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First Published Date: 21 May, 14:24 IST
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