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Doctors at Fortis Escorts remove 5 Kg large tumor laparoscopically

Nov 29, 2019

Sarita – the patient had difficulty in breathing as well as discomfort in eating properly.

Faridabad: A team of doctors at Fortis Escorts Hospital successfully removed a large 5 kg sized tumour using laparoscopic technique from the stomach of a 22-year-old female patient here recently. The team was led by Dr B D Pathak, Director-GI, Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery, and Dr V S Chauhan, Sr. Consultant-GI, Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad.

Sarita – the patient had difficulty in breathing as well as discomfort in eating properly. When she was presented before the doctor, she was suffering from with abdominal distention and respiratory difficulties. After relevant tests were done, a large tumour weighing approximately 5 kg was located in her abdomen. After evaluating all the options of treatment, doctors advised the family for advanced laparoscopic extraction as it would not leave any scar marks as well as a longer duration of recovery. The patient recovered completely two days after procedure and discharged completely cured and healthy.

Dr B D Pathak, Director-GI, Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad said, “Such kind of surgery require a big incision but this patient was young. She has her whole life ahead of her. Hence, we removed the big tumor through a small a small hole using laparoscopic technique. I am happy that the team did it successfully. So whenever such kind of patient comes we always try to look the best possible angle for the surgery to obtain best possible recovery.

Mohit Singh, Facility Director, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad said, “At Fortis we focus on the optimal clinical scenario to achieve the best outcome for each and every case. This case is representation of the best clinical outcome using technology to best use. The mentioned case was a very complicated case, which was successfully operated by our team of doctors bringing best result to patient having faster recovery and smooth recovery.”

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