The patient, 31-year-old Santlal Pal, had been living with the large mass on his head for three years before his surgery to remove the tumor, the BBC reported today (Feb. 22). The enormous growth weighed 3.96 pounds.
Indian surgeons who removed a massive brain tumor in a lengthy almost seven-hour procedure said Thursday they believe it could be the heaviest ever recorded. Here, doctors witnessed that Pal had progressive swelling of scalp, heaviness, headaches and diminution of vision in both eyes since one year.
"Such large tumors are rare and are a surgical challenge", lead surgeon Trimurti Nadkarni, the lead surgeon told news service SWNS.
On examination, doctors found that he had a firm scalp swelling measuring 30 x 30 x 20 cms, and it appeared as if he had two heads mounted on top of each other and the scalp vessels were tortuous and dilated.
Surgeons in India successfully removed what they think is the largest brain tumor in record, weighing in at 4 pounds.
"We had to cut open the scalp and remove the tumour", Nadkarni, the neurosurgeon, told the Hindu. The patient Santlal Pal is a daily wage labourer who earns around just Rs.9000 a month.
The tumour had made Pal lose his vision and had also rendered him anaemic. They added that if it had continued, it could have resulted in full paralysis and neurological damage. Only about 10 percent of the tumor developed inside the skull.
The cloth seller, who is 31 years old, has made a remarkable recovery following a transfusion of 11 units of blood and three days on life support.
His wife said they had been told by three different hospitals that they couldn't operate on the tumour, The Hindu newspaper reports.
In 2008, doctors at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi had removed a brain tumor, which was 78 cubic inches, or the size of two baseballs, from a woman. As of now, the tumor was sent for biopsy and results are expected by next week. At the moment, Mr. Pal is recuperating in the hospital's ICU.
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