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RFA (Radio Frequency Ablation) surgery for cancer metastases in the lung for the first time in Cyprus - by Thoracic Surgeont Dr. Dimitrios Kyparissopoulos

The first RFA (Radio Frequency Ablation) session in Cyprus, for cancer metastases in the lung took place in the Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus with great success.

It is an innovative surgical method with the use of multislice CT and with the participation of leading scientists from the Royal Brompton and Hearfield Hospital NHS Foundation London Trust.

The operation was performed on a 22-year old patient, Saturday 14/05/16, in the Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus, by the thoracic team of Dr. Dimitrios Kyparissopoulos.

The surgery was painless, took about 2.5 hours and the patient remained three days in the hospital in order to receive the corresponding medication.

Dr. Kyparissopoulos pointed out that the operation was performed successfully, and added that the RFA surgery can be performed at all ages, for cancer metastases in the lung.

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