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The world’s first combined Elective Caesarean and Robotic Assisted Radical Nephrectomy was successfully performed by a team of doctors at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre.

Posted by Apollo Hospitals | 26 Mar,2022

Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (APCC) has performed a unique surgery of Elective Caesarean section and Robotic Assisted Radical Nephrectomy for a large left kidney tumor to save both the mother and child in the best possible manner. The surgery was performed on a 27-year-old doctor who had two concurrent conditions – a physiological condition of 32 weeks of pregnancy and a pathological condition, a large tumor (RCC) in the left kidney. The surgeon at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre said that it was for the first time in the world, that such a unique case has been reported and operated on.

Performing the surgical procedure with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from OBG (Obstetrics and Gynecology), Neonatology, Surgery and Anesthesiology; a plan was devised to go for optimum anesthesia to reduce the risk for the foetus and mother. The elective Caesarean section was done by Dr Meera Raghavan, Senior Consultant- Uro-Gynaecology, Apollo Proton Cancer Centre under Spinal Anesthesia, immediately followed by General Anesthesia for a Robotic Left Nephrectomy in the same sitting. The surgery to remove the tumor was performed by Dr N Raghavan, Senior Consultant, Urologist & Robotic Surgeon, Apollo Proton Cancer Centre.

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26 Mar,2022
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