Treatment for Cardiovascular Valve Disease and Lung Cancer performed at Arab Health
In January RB&HH Specialist Care showcased two surgical simulations at Arab Health 2018.
Mr Cesare Quarto performed the ground-breaking Ozaki procedure, the latest cutting –edge technique implemented at the Royal Brompton Hospital to benefit patients who require aortic valve surgery. The procedure allows surgeons to use heart tissue from an animal to reconstruct a damaged aortic valve, instead of replacing it entirely with a prosthetic implant, removing the need for blood thinning drug-therapies. In the Middle East almost 40% of deaths are caused by cardiovascular valve disease and RB&HH experts hope this procedure will revolutionise the way surgery is carried out for patients with life-threatening aortic valve disease in the region.
Ms Emma Beddow performed a minimally invasive VATS (Video-assisted thoracic surgery) Lobectomy. This keyhole surgery uses small incisions to treat patients who have large tumours of the lung and require complex surgical reconstruction of the remaining airways. This treatment option was demonstrated in Dubai at a time, when according to a recent study, 30,000 people per annum in the Middle East are predicted to develop lung cancer by 2020.
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