Royal Hospital Performs Fetus in Fetu Removal Surgery

Muscat, A surgical team from the Royal Hospital (RH) 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 Dr. Mohammed al-Sajwani, Head of Paediatric Surgery of RH, 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.


“Fetus in Feto” is a rare medical phenomenon that is estimated to occur in 1 in 500,000 live births.


Source: Oman News Agency