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Surgeon Reveals Bangladeshi Doctors Operated on 42kg Tumour

by Rajshri on  June 12, 2008 at 1:25 PM Cancer News   - G J E 4
A massive 42-kilogram (92-pound) tumour from a 40-year-old man's abdomen has been successfully operated upon by Bangladeshi doctors.

Dhaka Medical College Hospital surgeon Omar Ali told AFP he understood the tumour to be the largest removed by medical staff in the country.
 Surgeon Reveals Bangladeshi Doctors Operated on 42kg Tumour
Surgeon Reveals Bangladeshi Doctors Operated on 42kg Tumour
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He said the man, a rickshaw puller, noticed his stomach growing larger over the past two years but believed the increase in size was caused by water retention.

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Eventually he admitted himself to hospital and surgery was performed Tuesday, he said.

"After a three-hour operation, we have removed a 42-kilogram tumour from his abdomen. It is the biggest we have ever seen and we believe it's the biggest in the country's history," Ali said.

"We are checking whether it is cancerous or not. It's amazing that how he carried on with such a big tumour in his body."

He said the growth was 81 centimetres (32 inches) long and 61 centimetres wide.

"It was like he was carrying around a big jackfruit stuffed in his abdomen. It was bigger than a football."

Ali said the tumour had been growing for at least for three or four years. The man was in a stable condition.

Source: AFP
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Hats of to our honourable Surgeons.As a 5th year student of B.G.C.Trust Medical college(Chittagong), its my honour to Congratulate them at Their Success.
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