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A day of firsts for South African Healthcare


First partial nephrectomy with aid of robotic-assisted technology a complete success


Friday, 6 November 2015


Chantelle Gouws yesterday became the first person in South Africa to undergo a partial nephrectomy using da Vinci robotic-assisted technology. The organ-preserving excision of a cancerous tumour from her kidney was done at Netcare’s Waterfall City Hospital in Midrand, Johannesburg.