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Doctors in Coimbatore remove 7-kg tumour from 56-yr-old woman's stomach

ANI
Published : Sep 16, 2019, 10:13 am IST
Updated : Sep 16, 2019, 10:13 am IST

The tumour involved the intestine, uterus, right kidney and right urine tube, said the doctor.

A 56-year-old woman has got a new lease of life after doctors successfully removed a 7-kilogram tumour from her stomach. (Representational Image)
 A 56-year-old woman has got a new lease of life after doctors successfully removed a 7-kilogram tumour from her stomach. (Representational Image)

Coimbatore: A 56-year-old woman has got a new lease of life after doctors successfully removed a 7-kilogram tumour from her stomach.

"She was operated two years back for the abdominal problem. When they opened her abdomen, they found a big tumour. But they closed it saying that there is a risk of life in operation since the tumour involves multiple organs. However, we were able to remove it now," Dr Shendil Kumar, who operated the lady, told ANI.

 

"It was a large tumour occupying the entire abdomen area. We later decided to do the surgery. The tumour involved the intestine, uterus, right kidney and right urine tube. It was a challenge for us. We took all precautions and successfully removed it," he added.

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Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore