An exciting breakthrough, a woman was able to give birth to a healthy baby at Beilinson Hospital, following an ovarian transplant using Robot Da Vinci after she got cancer
Seven years ago: A was told that she had cancer and had to undergo a series of chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants, which could lead to infertility. Doctors explained to her that the only way to preserve fertility is to take a body of ovarian tissue, which has no malignant cells, and return it to her body after it has healed.
Seven years after the outbreak of the disease, A. returned to Beilinson’s doctors, after getting married. Doctors offered her a re-implantation of the frozen ovary sections. A. agreed, and an extensive team began preparing for the complex operation, first performed in Israel by a robot.
“We used a robot surgery that allowed gentle contact with the tissues,” says Prof. Avi Ben Harush, director of infertility preservation at Beilinson Hospital. “We implanted the abdominal segments into the abdominal cavity, the original ovarian area and the uterus