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NEIGRIHMS professor gets patent for innovative autopsy work station


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By Our Repoter
Shillong, March 15: Prof. A J Patowary, Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine, NEIGRIHMS, has been granted a patent for developing a Multifunctional Autopsy Workstation. This innovative workstation, designed entirely by Prof. Patowary, streamlines the autopsy process by integrating essential features directly into the workspace.
The workstation boasts built-in hot and cold water supplies, foot-operated suction systems and a water spray for efficient body washing.
Furthermore, the workstation incorporates a height-adjustable trolley that seamlessly integrates as the dissection platform.
This patent signifies a significant advancement in the field of forensic medicine, offering a more efficient, organised, and ergonomic approach to autopsies. The Multifunctional Autopsy Workstation has the potential to improve workflow, enhance hygiene standards, and optimise space utilisation in autopsy suites.
Prof. C Daniala, Medical Superintendent, NEIGRIHMS stated that “Prof. Patowary’s Multifunctional Autopsy Workstation is a testament to the innovative spirit that thrives at NEIGRIHMS. This invention has the potential to significantly improve working conditions for forensic professionals and ultimately contribute to a more efficient and accurate medicolegal system.”
Prof. Nalin Mehta, Director, NEIGRIHMS said “this invention perfectly embodies NEIGRIHMS’ commitment to advancing medical practices.
Prof. Patowary’s workstation is a prime example of how our faculty is constantly striving to improve healthcare delivery in the region.”


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