A few days ago, the case of a successful operation in the Junín region was known when doctors from the Ministry of Health (Minsa) managed to remove a 20-kilo, one-meter-tall tumor from a young woman of only 18 years of age, demonstrating that day day after day, medicine continues to make great strides and that our surgeons are better trained.
A one meter and 20 kilogram tumor was successfully removed from the abdomen of a young woman
The Regional Institute of Neoplastic Diseases Center was in charge of the operation that lasted between three and four hours. The Ministry of Health (Minsa) indicated that “the tumor covered the entire abdomen similar to a woman pregnant with twins.”
The intervention, which lasted more than three hours, took place at the Regional Neoplastic Institute – IREN Centro. The young woman arrived at the specialized health center from the town of Pangoa in the Central Jungle, hoping that they would save her life.
However, this is not the only successful case where medicine and the good management of surgeons show that they are at the forefront, since last month the diagnosis of another removal of a tumor in the jaw of a 56-year-old woman was made known. , which managed to reconstruct his face.
A 20-kilo tumor was removed from her daughter, but she did not suspect anything: “We thought she was overweight”
Sonia Ramírez said that she took her daughter to the health facility in the presence of abdominal pain. Finally, she was informed that her daughter harbored a gigantic tumor, which was removed after a three-hour operation.
This case was presented a few days after the end of January and occurred at the Villa El Salvador Emergency Hospital (HEVES), where the surgeons had to work for almost 15 hours on this surgery, since it was an 8-inch tumor. centimeters lodged in the jaw, which was bringing great complications in the life and health of the woman.
According to the HEVES head and neck surgeon, César Espejo, explained to the Andina agency that for this surgery he opted for the autotransplant technique, this procedure consists of extracting parts of the patient’s own body and, through a microsurgery process, use them in the recovery of areas affected by any disease.
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He specified that the tumor that the woman had in the bones of her face had caused her to lose her teeth, causing her a lot of pain.
To reconstruct the affected area, the specialists decided to extract a portion of bone, muscle, and skin from the fibula (leg) area, as well as a vein and artery, and then transplant them into the affected part, joining the veins and arteries of the neck. and the remaining mandible. This was the first surgery of its kind to be performed at the hospital.
“This procedure is highly complex, since it requires joining veins and arteries that are only one millimeter in diameter and are sutured with threads one tenth the thickness of a hair, being visible only under a microscope,” explained Dr. Espejo .
Villa El Salvador Emergency Hospital.
The person in charge of this surgery stressed that the success of the surgical intervention was possible thanks to the quality of the specialists in surgery, anesthesiology, nursing and technicians who participated.
After this major surgery that has restored the confidence of thousands of patients, the woman operated on evolved favorably and was discharged 10 days after the operation to continue with her physical therapy and oral rehabilitation (implants or dental prosthesis), with which You will be able to carry out your activities normally. Likewise, the area from which the elements for the autotransplantation were extracted has been healing adequately.
Sonia Ramírez, mother of the patient, indicated that her daughter was referred from the Pangoa Hospital.
In the Junín region, it was learned that the EsSalud doctors performed a successful operation by removing a 20-kilo tumor and one meter high in an 18-year-old girl. The doctors detailed that the size of “the tumor covered her entire abdomen, similar to that of a pregnant woman with twins.” After a long operation process, the health personnel were able to realize her admirable intervention.
“The giant pelvic abdominal tumor with cystic and solid areas was successfully removed; and it was sent to pathological studies”, said the doctor Danilo Baltazar, sub-specialist in oncological gynecology at the IREN Centro.
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