Coastal Karnataka’s first 4th generation Robot for Colon Cancer Surgery installed at A J Hospital
Mangaluru: Coastal Karnataka’s first 4th generation Robot was installed in A J Hospital & Research Centre, Mangalore and successfully surgeries are conducted routinely since few months.
A J Hospital, Mangalore has surpassed one more milestone of successfully operating on a super obese female patient with colon cancer. This 118 kg woman with chronic kidney disease was diagnosed with colon cancer and declared high risk for surgery in view of her weight and kidney ailment. She was successfully operated by Gastro-surgeons Dr. Rohan Shetty and Dr. Ashwin Alva, well supported by Anaesthetist Dr. Harish, Gastroenterologist Dr. Shivaprasad B, Nephrologist Dr. RaghavendraNayak and Cardiologist Dr. Purushotham.
She had excellent recovery and was discharged just 7 days after surgery. Robotic surgeries are the latest advances in medical care helping in precision surgeries, faster recovery and lesser morbidity.