A 38-year-old woman underwent surgery in Connecticut, United States, to remove a 60-kilogram ovarian tumor that is part of the largest registered operations of this type.
“I could expect to see a 10-kilogram ovarian tumor, but a 60-kilogram tumor is very rare,” said surgeon Vaagn Andikyan after the five-hour procedure in the hospital.
According to the woman, her condition grew by 4 kilos per week until she was forced to use a wheelchair , which complicated surgery because the mass was located near an important blood vessel.
“There were many problems, the patient could not eat or walk, and there were possible complications due to this great mass that compressed the venous system, and there was a very high risk of developing blood clots due to compression of the blood flow,” the doctors explained. the success of the operation.