Head of the Urology Department, Research Institute of Clinical Oncology, National Medical Research Center of Oncology named after. N.N. Blokhina professor Vsevolod Matveev performed a unique operation in Germany on a patient with cancer of the left kidney, thrombosis of the inferior vena cava and right atrium.
Professor Matveev performed thrombectomy from the inferior vena cava and right atrium, as well as nephradrenalectomy, without the participation of vascular surgeons and without the use of a heart-lung machine. The operation was carried out with the participation of the director of the oldest university clinic in Saarland in the city of Homburg, professor Michael Steckle and his deputies.
For the first time, German specialists had the opportunity to take part in such a master class and ask their Russian colleague questions at every stage of the operation. Oncourologists in Germany do not perform such operations on their own, but at the Research Institute of Clinical Oncology, National Medical Research Center of Oncology named after. N.N. Blokhin is a standard intervention that is performed on a regular basis using the methodology developed here. This surgical procedure is considered the most difficult.
The very next day after the operation, Professor Matveev’s patient could move independently. There were no complaints about my health.
As part of Vsevolod Matveev’s visit, negotiations were held with the head of the department of clinical and experimental research at the German clinic, Professor Kersting Juncker on promising cooperation between Russian and German specialists in the field of molecular and biological research of tumor cells.