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Doctors remove 16kg tumour from 69-yr-old at Manipal

Doctors remove 16kg tumour from 69-yr-old at Manipal

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Manipal, Feb 01, 2017: According to doctors, it was the largest-ever tumor found in a patient in coastal Karnataka. The patient is recovering well and she will be able to get back to her work routine soon. The patient had undergone hysterectomy, her uterus was removed and the ovaries retained.


Three months ago, she had a complaint of loss of appetite and also a feeling of being full and bloated even with little intake of food. That is when she was referred to Dr Shripad Hebbar, head of a unit of OBG department. The ultrasound scanning of her abdomen showed a huge ovarian mass and Dr Hebbar advised an immediate surgery. Dr Hebbar assisted by Dr Sujatha and Dr Sunanda and the anaesthesia team led by Dr Nita Varghese carried out a five-hour surgery to remove the tumor.

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Priya Rani, Kolar Wed, February-1-2017, 12:46
on time surgery as save the life of the woman.
Sony Pinto, Managluru Tue, January-31-2017, 11:33
My goodness its four time bigger than a baby. What might be the size of her tummy? Didn’t the lady have any symptoms earlier .
Poovappa M, Mercara Tue, January-31-2017, 11:13
Luckily the woman had consulted the proper Doctor that the cyst was able to be removed. We have to be Thankful to the KMC team of doctors in Manipal.
Kishen Murthy, Mumbai Tue, January-31-2017, 11:07
How much pain the woman might have suffered . As there is advance technology in Science and technology has made the impossible possible
Ashwitha Bhandary, Bengaluru Tue, January-31-2017, 10:58
Oh God unbelievable , such a huge tumour .Thanks to Manipal Hospital team
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