Meghalaya: 24-kg Tumor Removed from Woman’s Abdomen


A team of doctors in Meghalaya successfully removed a 24-kg tumor from the abdomen of a patient at Tura District Maternity and Child Hospital (TDMCH), tweeted Chief Minister Conrad Sangma.

The chief minister congratulated the doctor’s team for their successful surgery led by Dr. Vince Momin and also wished the patient a speedy recovery. Sangma in his tweet said, “A team of Doctors of the Tura District Maternity and Child Hospital (DMCH) successfully removed a 24kg Tumour from the abdomen of a patient from East Garo Hills. I congratulate Dr. Vince Momin and the Team for the successful operation and I wish the patient a speedy recovery.”

DMCH Superintendent Icylda Sangma said the woman, from East Garo Hills, was admitted at the hospital on July 29 after she developed severe abdominal.

One of the doctors of the hospital also donated blood to the patient.

On the other hand, the community members offered financial assistance for the surgery and other treatment costs.

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