Royal Hospital team performs rare surgery

Oman Sunday 28/March/2021 13:21 PM
By: Times News Service
Royal Hospital team performs rare surgery

Muscat: A surgical team from the Royal Hospital Paediatric Surgery has succeeded in performing a rare surgery for an eight-month-old baby with Foetus in Fetu condition.

The surgical team was led by Dr. Mohammed Al-Sajwani, Head of Paediatric Surgery of Royal Hospital, along with three paediatric surgeons; Dr. Said Bani Oraba, Dr. Mahmood Ibrahim and Dr. Mohammed Hamid, with the cooperation of anesthetists and nurses.

The patient's post-surgery examinations and vital signs showed success and she was discharged after three days.

"Foetus in Feto" is a rare medical phenomenon that is estimated to occur in 1 in 500,000 live births.