The December 2023 issue of IMA PCB newsletter Spandan was released at the hands of Spandan Co-Editor Dr. Sanjeev Datye along with Dr. Sanjay Pathare, Director Operations & Business Development, Padmashree Dr.D.Y. Patil Superspeciality Hospital, senior urologist Dr. Himesh Gandhi and robotic surgeon Dr. Vinayak Kshirsagar.Present on this occasion were IMA PCB President Dr. Sushil Muthiyan, Secretary Dr. Aniruddha Tongaonkar and executive committee members Dr. Sanjivkumar Patil, Dr. Sudhir Bhalerao, Dr. Mandar Doiphode, Dr. Vijay Bhalgat and Mrs. Priti Bhalgat.
Dr. Sanjeev Datye gave a brief introduction to the Spandan issue on AIDS and miscellaneous topics. Dr. Sanjay Pathare gave brief introduction about the hospital services. Dr. Himesh Gandhi spoke about hernia repair and robotic precision surgery for prostate cancer and Dr. Vinayak Kshirsagar gave a talk about advanced robotic hernia repair surgery. Both the talks were highly technical and informative and gave an insight into the new technique of robotic surgery.