Royal Hospital Performs Fetus in Fetu Removal Surgery
Monday, March 29, 2021 4:00 AM
A surgical team from the Royal Hospital (RH)’s Pediatric Surgery has succeeded in performing a rare surgery for an eight-month old baby with Fetus in Fetu condition.
The surgical team was led by Head of Pediatric Surgery of RH, Dr. Mohammed Al Sajwani, along with three Pediatric surgeons Dr. Saeed Bani Oraba, Dr. Mahmood Ibrahim, and Dr. Mohammed Hamed, and with the cooperation of anesthetists and nurses.
The patient’s post-surgery examinations and vital signs showed success and was discharged after three days.
‘Fetus in Feto’ is a rare medical phenomenon that is estimated to occur in 1 in 500,000 live births.