- Abdul Razzak from Karvala, Iraq, suffered from a spine tumor that weighed 6kgs.
- The tumor developed from the D10 vertebral column cramming his lungs, liver and chest wall.
- Claimed to be the largest spinal tumor, it tilted Razzak's posture and intervened in his movement, rendering him disabled.
- Due to the presence of complications, several hospitals in his home country refused to operate it.
- Orthopedic and spine surgeon at Artemis Hospital, Dr. Hitesh Garg said that the surgerical procedure was strewn with complications due to the position and size of the tumor.
- The team of doctors also had to protect the several nerves, large blood vessels of the patient along with his lungs.
- As said by Dr. Himanshu Tyagi, orthopedic and spine surgery consultant at the hospital, the sole purpose of the surgery was to remove the tumor without damaging the adjacent tissues.
- The entire tumor was removed successfully.
- Razzak started to walk from the very next day post surgery.
Source: Artemis Hospital, Media Update