11-kg tumour extracted from 55-year-old Mumbai girl’s stomach


Mumbai, September 20

Doctors in Mumbai have extracted a huge 11-kg tumour from the stomach of a 55-year-old girl after a marathon nine-hour surgical procedure.

A staff of medicos headed by oncologist Dr Tanveer A. Majeed, urologist Dr Santosh Palkar and Dr Shilpa Deshmukh carried out the difficult surgical procedure on the Zen Multispeciality Hospital in Chembur.

The affected person Sujata Sinha (title modified) is a housewife who observed her stomach rising day by day accompanied by respiration difficulties.

At the peak of lockdown in June, she consulted an area physician who confirmed the presence of a tumour with ultrasound and CT scan.

However, owing to the lockdown she didn’t take any additional steps or medicines, even because the tumour continued to develop quickly, making her look overweight.

Finally, she was referred to the ZMH and Dr Majeed checked her situation on September eight to seek out she was weighing round 80 kgs, and suffered from diabetes and hypertension.

Further, exams revealed the large stomach tumour encroaching the fitting half of the stomach, pushing the fitting kidney to the left facet, duodenum, liver, small gut and colon to the left facet, moreover her main blood vessels supplying to the center.

After additional scientific analysis, the affected person was suggested surgical procedure by Dr Majeed because it indicated a uncommon most cancers of connective tissues that resemble fats cells underneath a microscope.

“After opening the abdomen, we found a huge tumour which had displaced all the other body organs to the left side. It weighed 11 kgs and had dimensions of 55 cm x 40 cm x 35 cm, and the patient lost around one litre of blood during the nine-hour operation,” mentioned Dr Majeed.

The affected person is recuperating effectively on the hospital now, has began an oral liquid weight loss program, can breathe usually, and might be required for a follow-up after three months.

“We delayed treatment due to the pandemic lockdown. But I am fortunate to be operated at ZMH where the doctors saved my life. I feel much lighter now, can eat and breathe properly and resume normal life,” mentioned the affected person gratefully.

Prior to this, a staff of docs on the Global Hospital, Parel, had extracted a large 12-kg tumour from a lady’s stomach in December 2014. IANS



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