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Malignant tumour weighing 2kg removed from patient's liver periphery in Kolkata

In a ground-breaking surgery, a team of surgeons in a Kolkata hospital successfully removed a tumour on the liver from a 61-year-old man, which weighed around 2 Kilos and was around 15 cm by 15 cm in size.

Dilip Kumar Halder, a resident of Nadia , is currently doing well and was discharged from on AMRI Hospitals , Dhakuria on Wednesday.

The massive malignant tumour had covered almost the whole left section of the patient’s liver, even the two crucial blood vessels in the organ, which control the inflow and outflow of blood to the liver. Senior Consultant GI & Oncosurgeon, Dr Suddhasattwa Sen pointed out that the surgery was crucial and difficult due to the size of the tumour and its position.

Eastern India’s Oldest Recipient of Knee Implant

Mr Eswar Chandra Mohanty, 92, gained the distinction of becoming the oldest citizen from Eastern India to undergo a knee replacement surgery at AMRI Hospital- Bhubaneswar. A resident of Bhubaneswar, Odisha, was wary of the surgery and avoided it for long. He, however, agreed and underwent the procedure successfully in January 2021 under Dr. Basant Behera, Senior Consultant, Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement Surgeon.

Undigested Ayurvedic Pills Extracted

Mr Manoj Bhalotia, a 56-year-old resident of Salt Lake, got admitted to AMRI Hospital-Salt Lake, in December 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with severe stomach ache, stomach obstruction, digestive issues, and zero appetite. He underwent an MRI scan which found large patches of foreign objects inside his stomach.

Nail Extracted From 6-month-old Baby’s Throat

Paediatric surgeons of AMRI Mukundapur in June 2018 saved the life of six-month- old Taufiq Mullik, from Murshidabad district of West Bengal, who accidentally swallowed a 2.5 inch nail. When his uncle Alauddin noticed he was frothing and bleeding at the mouth, he called Taufiq’s grandmother. She tried to extract the nail but it got further stuck in Taufiq’s windpipe.

Rare Airway Surgery Conducted on Newborn

AMRI Hospitals conducted Eastern India’s first successful Airway Surgery in June 2018, on a 28-day-old girl child from Bagula in Nadia district of West Bengal, who was born with obstruction in her air passage. The baby was suffering from laryngomalasia, a condition where the larynx is blocked. In case of the baby from Nadia, her epiglottis was blocking the air passage.

Kargil Veteran’s Rare Cancer Treated

Mr Tarun Shankar Tewari, 55, a veteran of Kargil War, was suffering from acute intestinal obstruction and severe pain in the upper part of his abdomen, along with increasing constipation for three months. Investigations revealed a large complex giant tumour in the right lobe of his liver, besides a smaller one on the left lobe. His colon was adherent to the mass and was causing the obstruction, most likely due to pressure from the tumours.

Rare Congenital Heart Condition of Silchar Baby Treated

Both in May 2019 with a rare and critical congenital heart condition, Mahid from Silchar, Assam, was left whizzing for breath, and nearly dying. His father, Shahidul Alam Badabhuiya refused to give up. After knocking on several doors, looking for Mahid’s treatment, he flew down with his nine-day-old son to Kolkata. He could exhale in relief only after he met Dr Dhritabrata Das, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist at AMRI Hospital-Mukundapur.

Newborn Bhumi Roy’s Septic Arthritis Cured

Surgeons at AMRI Hospitals saved the life of newborn in a critical surgery within a month of her birth at the hospital’s Mukundapur unit in Kolkata. Diagnosis revealed that she was suffering from septic arthritis and without the timely surgery she would have been left immobile for the rest of her life.

AMRI Implants Eastern India’s 1 st Indigenous Heart Valve

In December 2018, AMRI Hospitals set yet another benchmark by introducing an indigenous artificial valve for cardiac valve implantation, for the first time in Eastern India. Manufactured completely in India, the valve is not just cost effective but also meets global standards. The cardiac implant surgery was conducted on 73-year old Subhash Chandra Dutta, a resident of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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