MH doctors perform rare surgery

5 kg multinodular goitre removed from 40- year- old woman Meenabai showing multinodular goitre on her neck

Indore: Despite of all odds the doctors of state’s biggest government- run hospital perform unique surgeries and claim its place in different world records.

MH doctors perform rare surgery

Continuing the trend, senior ENT specialist Dr ashwant Maroo operated a 40- year- old woman and removed a 5 kg multinodular goitre from her neck.

He claimed that it was first of its kind operation in the history and preparing to claim in the Limca Book of World Records. The fourhour surgery made the woman getrid off her 35- year- old goitre.

As per information, one Meena Bai, a resident of Badwani district, approached to M Hospital on July 15 with her husband.

She was having a heavy goitre on her neck’s right side to her right shoulder and it was looking like the patient was covering a baby child in her outfit.

Taking the case seriously, HOD of ENT department Dr Maroo admitted the patient to the hospital and conducted various tests and diagnosed the multi- nodular goitre.

After treating the patient to make her fit for surgery, Dr Maroo removed the goitre of 40×34 cm, weighting about 4.9 kg, on July 24.

“ It was a complex surgery as the goitre was connected with carotid arteries. Lack of iodine in the body is the reason of such disease,” Dr Maroo said.

He further informed that it was growing in the patient’s body since 35 years ago. It was started with an acne shape and turned to a giant- shape due to which the patient was getting problem in breathing.

“ They had gone to various hospitals in Nimar and also gone through a tattoo making with the belief that the goitre would be removed. The patient is healthy now and under observation, she would be discharged in next few days,” he added.

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