Saudi Arabia : The success of the first open-heart surgery using a robot at King Fahd University Hospital in Al-Khobar Saudi Arabia : The success of the first open-heart surgery using a robot at King Fahd University Hospital in Al-Khobar

Saudi Arabia : The success of the first open-heart surgery using a robot at King Fahd University Hospital in Al-Khobar

Saudi Arabia : The success of the first open-heart surgery using a robot at King Fahd University Hospital in Al-Khobar
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The medical team at the Heart Center at King Fahd University Hospital in Al-Khobar, affiliated with Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University, succeeded in performing the first open-heart surgery using a surgical robot.

During the operation, the doctors were able to transplant 3 arteries to a 58-year-old patient suffering from angina pectoris. The diagnostic catheterization of the heart revealed the presence of new severe stenosis in 3 of his arteries. No treatment is suitable for him except surgical intervention, and he suffers from multiple diseases, the most important of which is a fracture. Neck pain and chronic pulmonary emphysema, in addition to high blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol.

The operation was conducted with care and high precision by a specialized medical team trained to use advanced technology. As a result of this medical achievement, patients are expected to benefit from the benefits of robotic technology in providing health care more accurately and effectively.

Open-heart surgeries are considered surgical operations that require high precision and craftsmanship, so surgical robot technology was developed to help carry out these operations more accurately and effectively. The surgical robot allows the surgeon to make precise and precise movements thanks to the precise robotic arm and the advanced technology integrated into it, which reduces It reduces the possibility of human errors and increases the success rate of the operation.

The Heart Center at King Fahd University Hospital in Al-Khobar is one of the very few centers in Saudi Arabia that performs such operations, and the first center in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia to perform open-heart surgery using a surgical robot.

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