Robotic Thymectomy – Dr Ali Zamir Khan


Medanta robotic surgeon Dr. Ali Zamir Khan believes there are many challenges facing robotic surgeons in India: Costs, Expertise and Training. He also says that thoracic surgeons face even more specific challenges. He shows how robotics actually makes his procedures easier than open or laparoscopic. Photos, PowerPoints and video adds to his lecture. He gives tips for male and female patients and what to do if things go wrong. ” The important thing about thymic surgery is… that you’ve got to get into the neck and get every single piece of Thymus, and the thymic horns and the fat from the neck,” he admonishes his audience. “Particularly if you are operating on a Myasthenic patient.” 10:32

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