Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi confirmed that it has used the French-made Rosa Robotic Assistant to successfully carry out surgeries to treat epilepsy patients. It is first in kind in the Asia-Pacific region to use robotic technology for neurosurgery. The new generation robotic surgical technology - ROSA - will assist a broad range of surgical interventions to treat Parkinson and Epilepsy treatments, brain tumours, hemorrhagic strokes and endoscopic surgery of the brain.