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Doctors at Paras Hospital Extracted Two Brain Stem Tumours from a Four Year Old Uzbek Child in a Complex Double Surgery

  • Fainting in her kindergarten class four-year-old Arnella Khachaturyan from Uzbekistan suffered from paralysis on her right side.
  • Her parents approched doctors in Russia and Germany after she was diagnosed with a brain tumor in Tashkent but did not receive any fruiful results.
  • Chemotherapy did not help and radiotherapy only deteriorated the child's condition.
  • No doctor was to remove the tumor surgically.
  • Finally, little Khachaturyan consulted Dr. (Prof.) V.S Mehta, the Chairman of Neurosciences at Paras Hospital who adviced a double surgery.
  • According to Dr. Mehta, it was a brain stem glioma and was a rare case of neurosurgery.
  • The child suffered from two adjoining tumors in the brain stem that continued with the spinal cord.  
  • As the brain stem controls the basic functions of the body such as breathing, swallowing, heart rate and consciousness, is the mediator in transmitting messages to and fro the brain and body and all the nerves passed through it, surgery was a significant challenge.
  • Even a minute injury as small as a fraction of a millimeter can lead to major neurological conditions.
  • Using the latest image-guilded brain tumor technology Dr. Mehta and his team deftly removed the two tumors in a complex surgery.


Source: Paras Hospitals, Media Update

Author Name
Bipasha Mitra

Published Date
: 04-Mar-2018

Bipasha Mitra 

After completing her Bachelors Degree in English and PG Diploma in Journalism, Bipasha started her career in writing. With an eye for detail and a creative bent of mind, she emphatically crafts patient's stories, and pens blogs and articles understanding what the readers want to know and should know for their medical treatment.

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