Docs remove 50 tumors from Arunachal woman’s uterus after three-hour surgery
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 20-Aug-2017


Itanagar, Aug 20: Doctors have successfully removed as many as 50 tumors from the uterus of a woman who was suffering from a very painful and heavy menstrual cycle for several years.

According to a report in Northeast Today, led by senior gynaecologist Dr Posting Bayang the team of doctors conducted operation at Ram Krishna Mission Hospital and successfully removed the tumors from the woman's uterus.

Dr Bayang said that medical investigation revealed the startling fact the woman had multiple benign tumors known as Myomas in her uterus.

“As she was in her early 30s and unmarried, we went for the risky uterus preserving surgery known as Myomectomy,” he said.

Earlier, she had consulted doctors at various places where she had mostly been advised to undergo Hysterectomy, removal of the entire uterus.

“The three-hour operation was successfully done on August 15. The patient recovered well and has been discharged from the hospital,” the doctor said.

Because of heavy menstrual blood loss, the woman was anaemic and had taken multiple blood transfusions before. Earlier, Dr Bayang and his team had successfully removed 17 and 24 tumors from two patients.