Make this your homepage
India News
Home > India News
Meghalaya doctors remove 24 kg tumour from a woman's abdomen
TIWN
Meghalaya doctors remove 24 kg tumour from a woman's abdomen
PHOTO : TIWN

Shillong, Aug 6 (TIWN) A team of doctors in Meghalaya has successfully removed a 24 kg tumour from the abdomen of a 37-year-old woman patient, Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said.

The 37-year-old woman hailing from Jamge village in East Garo Hills district was admitted at the Tura Maternity and Child Hospital on July 29 after she developed severe abdominal pain, they said.

Hospital Superintendent, Dr Icylda Sangma said the surgical procedure was conducted by a team of doctors including two gynaecologists in a nearly three hour operation on August 3.

The patient is stable and under medical observation, the hospital superintendent said, adding that the tumour has been sent for a biopsy to find out if it was cancerous.

Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday complimented the doctors for the successful tumour removal operation.

Add your Comment
Comments (0)

Special Articles

Saumen Sarkar Saumen Sarkar
Anirban Mitra Anirban Mitra