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6 Successful Surgeries Performed in Cutting-Edge Technology at King Khalid Hospital-Najran
30 July 2019

​​​​By Allah’s Grace, Oncology Center of King Khalid Hospital-Najran has successfully performed six surgeries in PIPAC​ technology (Pressurized IntraPeritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy), through which a chemical dose is given in an endoscopy. According to Najran Health Affairs, this medical procedure benefits patients with non-ectopic peritoneal tumors by changing chemotherapy into steam therapy through injecting it into the peritoneum by compressed air sprays. The peritoneum is the serous membrane forming the lining of the abdominal cavity or coelom.

The Affairs added that King Khalid Hospital featured prominently among MOH’s hospitals in such surgeries, in view of the cutting-edge equipment and technologies of its Oncology Center, inaugurated in early 2019. King Khalid Hospital receives all patients with peritoneal cancer and provide them with therapeutic services and healthcare under the supervision of Saudi consultants in general surgery, oncology, colon and rectum surgery.

Last Update : 07 January 2020 08:40 AM
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