17.5 KG tumor removed surgically


Saudi doctors surgically extract a Tumor, weighing 17.5 KG, from a woman’s stomach.

Doctors at King Abdullah Medical City stated that; it was the longest and most complicated surgery of its kind.

According to Arab media reports, doctors at the King Abdullah Medical City in the Saudi Arabian City of Mecca have conducted a successful operation to surgically remove a Tumor wieghing 17.5 Kilograms, from the stomach of an 85 year old woman. According to her medical reports, the patient is now recovering rapidly.

The Saudi doctors used chemotherapy drugs and other biological procedures to safely remove this tumor. According to an official statement by the surgeons; This was the most lengthy and complex surgery of its kind, which was made successful by applying outstanding medical expertise and the latest technological resources.

January 31, 2014

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