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Kidney-to-heart tumor removed by a robot for the first time in Niguarda

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The surgery lasted nine hours in Milan to remove a tumor extending from the kidney to the heart using a robot. For the first time in the world, at Niguarda hospital a team of urologists and cardiac surgeons operated on an 83-year-old patient with the combined use of the surgical robot and a special suction cannula, inserted from the jugular to the heart.

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