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Doctors successfully perform India’s First Robotic CRS with HIPEC for Peritoneal Surface Cancer at Apollo Cancer Centre, Chennai.

Posted by Apollo Hospitals | 08 May,2024

In a major medical breakthrough, surgical oncologists at Apollo Cancer Centre (ACC) have successfully performed India’s first Robotic Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) for a peritoneal surface cancer. This minimally invasive, robotic-assisted approach marks a paradigm shift in treating Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP), an aggressive appendix cancer, offering patients with a new standard of care, enabling faster recovery and improved quality of life.

Dr. Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd, said, ” At ACC, we understand that cutting-edge technology is just one piece of the puzzle. While we invest in the most advanced technologies available, it’s our exceptional team of clinicians who truly unlock the potential of unparalleled clinical excellence. This powerful synergy between technology, innovation and clinical expertise sets Apollo apart, enabling millions across the world to Win Over Cancer”.

Mr. Dinesh Madhavan, President Group Oncology and International, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd, said, “Robotics is revolutionizing cancer care, offering unparalleled precision and minimal invasiveness. At ACC, we leverage this technology to enhance treatment outcomes, reduce recovery times, and provide our patients with the most advanced therapies available today. This is India’s first novel approach (robotic CRS and HIPEC) by our exceptional clinical team for treating peritoneal surface cancers is yet another testament to our unwavering commitment in providing patients with the best-in-class treatment.”

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08 May,2024
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