First robotic liver transplant surgery a success

In what may be India’s first robotic liver transplant, doctors in the national capital have successfully used a sophisticated four-armed robot to extract a portion of a man’s liver, which was later successfully transplanted to his nephew.

Because of a terminal illness, the recipient had a diseased liver that was removed prior to the surgery. Post-operation, the boy is doing fine even though he will be on life-long medicine support.........Read more


Source: Deccan Herald

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