For the first time in the medical history of Punjab, National Hospital & Medical Centre (NH&MC), Lahore successfully carried out robotic surgeries, accomplishing another landmark in its quest for introducing and provisioning modern healthcare facilities in the country.
The National Hospital & Medical Centre is an extensive multidisciplinary facility of healthcare amenities, conducted 13 robotic surgeries comprising five urology surgeries and four each gynecology and general surgeries.
A team of well-trained surgeons successfully carried out the surgeries under the headship of well-known surgeons including former Services Hospital Dean Prof Dr. Mahmood Ayyaz and Prof Dr. Muhammad Waris Farooka. Prof Dr. Farooka is a famous Laparoscopic/General surgeon and is a Professor of Surgery at SIMS.
Moreover, the National Hospital & Medical Centre has created five special operations theatres for robotic surgeries having a huge cost of Rs 250 million.
The two legendary professors, Dr. Mahmood Ayyaz and Dr. Muhammad Waris Farooka have expressed their confidence that the initiation of robotic surgeries will help people avail world-class medical facilities at a local level.
National Hospital & Medical Centre has an outstanding history and name of reliable services dealing with Malignant, Anti-inflammatory, Benign, Body Mass Index, Biopsy, Edema, Hypertension, and other medical illnesses.
The Hospital has always contributed to public benefit and greeted the patients in the most caring and proficient manner. Hospital realizes that healthcare is a delicate and prestigious paradigm of community services.
A “successful” robotic surgical process was executed for the first time in Pakistan on a female patient at a hospital in Karachi.
The technique named ‘hysterectomy’ included the concluding day of a three-day international multidisciplinary robotic surgery workshop at the Civil Hospital Karachi.
The procedure was carried out through robotic surgery in which the uterus of the 55-year-old patient was removed.
Meanwhile, medical specialists have called the “successful” technique a major breakthrough in the domain of robotic surgery in Pakistan mostly in the field of gynecology.