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Apollo Hospitals, Chennai has successfully performed a complex surgery on a Bangladeshi patient to remove a rare recurrent chest wall tumor.

Posted by Apollo Hospitals | 27 Apr,2022

A multi-disciplinary team of specialists at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, performed a remarkable surgery on a 50-year-old Bangladeshi patient to remove a rare recurrent chest wall tumor (Chondroscarcoma). The tumor was removed and the chest wall was reconstructed using synthetic materials and back muscle tissue. A new chest wall was formed after the sternal bone was repaired with bone cement wrapped in a mesh.

Based on a detailed study done by a team of experts headed by Dr Ajit Pai, Senior Consultant in Surgical Oncology, with support from the Dr Rajarajan Venkatesan, Vascular Surgeon, Dr MM Yusuf, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Dr Arun Kannan, Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Chepauk Ramesh, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and Dr Bhaskar, Cardiac Anesthetist, the surgery was planned and performed.

Ms. Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “We have always believed that harnessing the right technology and combining it with medical expertise helps work miracles. This case is one such example, and we are happy to be setting such high standards in patient care. At Apollo Hospitals, we put the patient first in all we do and deliver world-class treatment that is both accessible and affordable. We are convinced that such medical milestones will alter the lives of many more individuals who are in dire need.”

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27 Apr,2022
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