Only within one month in ‘Heart and Brain’ Pleven 14 robotic abdominal surgeries were performed

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In the hospital ‘Heart and Brain’ in Pleven have been performed 14 robotic abdominal surgeries of medium and high complexity in just one month. This is reported by the hospital, reporting a successful start for the robotic abdominal surgery team consisting of Dr. Emil Filippov, Dr. Tsvetomir Ivanov, Dr. Dimitar Georgiev from the clinic of surgery. Prior to this, the team underwent intensive training in robotic surgery in leading centers in Europe.

“For the team and for the hospital this one month was exceptional. I am happy that we earned the great trust of our patients and managed to help in the best possible way,” said Dr. Ivanov. He stressed that the da Vinci system is an innovative method of minimally invasive surgery that enables extremely complex operations with the lowest levels of trauma.

In early March, the hospital announced that a certified robotic abdominal surgery team began working with the innovative da Vinci system. The facility has a contract with the National Health Insurance Fund to reimburse robotic surgeries for oncological diseases and interventions with the da Vinci system are performed on a clinical pathway.

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