According to source, the first robotic surgery was performed successfully at Karachi’s Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC).
The director of JPMC confirmed that a 34-year-old patient underwent cutting-edge gallstone surgery using the most advanced robotic technology.
Under the supervision of Jinnah Hospital’s Executive Director, Prof Dr. Shahid Rasool, a surgical team led by Dr. Saddam and Dr. Mansab completed this groundbreaking operation in just 25 minutes, according to a JPMC spokesperson.
Robotic surgery, described as the most recent advancement in surgical techniques, expands the scope of general surgery.
It stands out as a less invasive and less painful option for lower abdomen procedures. He concluded that the patient’s quick recovery demonstrates the effectiveness of this novel approach.
Previously, the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute performed the first-ever robotic surgery in a public sector hospital.
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