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Rare surgery performed at The Royal Hospital

28 Jan 2020

For the first time in the sultanate, The Royal Hospital recently succeeded in removing the damaged cells in the pancreas through laparoscopic ultrasound on a patient suffering from severe necrotic pancreatitis.


The surgery was performed by a medical team from The Royal Hospital headed by Dr Hisham Abdullah al Dahab, senior consultant in Gastroenterology, in cooperation with anaesthesiologists and nurses.


Dr Hisham Abdullah al Dahab pointed out that the intervention is the latest in modern medicine in the field of severe necrotic pancreatitis.


The technique has been introduced at The Royal Hospital to keep pace with the latest global treatment methods in various medical fields.


The surgical intervention is characterised by the lack of side effects; the patient can return to his/her daily life routine after three days.


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