Bundang Hospital Cancer Center, Seoul, South Korea
Bundang Cancer Center in Seoul, South Korea, is one of South Korea's leading specialized cancer treatment centers. In the treatment of various types of cancer, minimally invasive surgery is actively used here, which allows to reduce the invasiveness of treatment and increase survival.
- The world's first successful laparoscopic liver transplant operation
- For the first time in the world, laparoscopic surgery for gastric cancer through a single access (SPA) has been successfully performed.
- The best sphincter retention rate in the world in operations for rectal cancer - 96.4%
For the first time in the world, a resection of the right lobe of the liver was successfully performed at the Center for the Treatment of Liver Cancer. In addition, laparoscopic sampling of the liver from a living donor during a related liver transplantation was successfully performed here.
The achievement of the Center is that for the first time in the world the safety of laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer has been proven, and standards for laparoscopic surgery for this disease have been developed and justified.
For the first time in the world, a laparoscopic surgery for gastrectomy with a single access was successfully performed at the Center for the Treatment of Gastric Cancer; new methods are constantly being researched and developed to reduce the volume and scale of operations.
In order to correctly inform the population about cancer, the Oncology Center for Education and Prevention of Oncology operates in the Hospital, where special coordinators work to help numerous patients navigate inside the hospital, thereby significantly reducing the time from the beginning of the examination to the diagnosis.