Laparoscopic colon resection surgery was carried out for the first time in Armenia.
Martiros Hakobyan was operated on 8 months ago because of the bowel obstruction caused by the tumor.The large intestine could not be left in the abdomen, a colostomy was formed when the intestinal lumen was opened from the anterior wall of the abdomen.
Head of General & Thoracic Surgery Department of MC Erebouni Dr.Ara Vardanyan decided to try an unprecedented move in Armenia.
The colostomy was liquidated by restoring the intestine to its natural place.
Until now, this surgery has been performed in an open way in Armenia.
Dr. Ara Vardanyan performed it with laparoscopic method, releasing the patient from a number of possible complications of open surgery.