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Maurice Moinina Bokaire from Sierra Leone gets a Successful Whipple’s Surgery in India

Maurice Moinina Bokaire, 58 years old patient from Sierra Leone had been having a normal life with a happy family and a good job; unless one day when he started feeling some abdominal symptoms. He started feeling fullness in his stomach just by eating a little food. He felt constipated with very little and pale stools. Maurice’s symptoms kept worsening with time and led to dull chest pain and also had Jaundice. This was when he got a high sign that needed to consult someone. Shortly, he went to a local doctor who did all the needful investigations and diagnosed that David had Pancreatic Head Tumor for which he needed the surgical treatment. Due to lack of resources in Sierra Leone, the doctor referred him to India.

 

To seek some assistance and expedite the process, Maurice contacted Vaidam Health. He posted a query on the website and soon he was contacted by one of the case managers, Dr. Tammana Kalra. Dr. Tammana took all the reports from the patient and shared them with some of the topmost gastroenterologists in India. After receiving the opinions, the patient finally made up his mind to visit Dharamshila Narayana Hospital, New Delhi. This was followed by the completion of all the paperwork needed for his arrival. Ultimately, the patient arrived in India on 20th November 2018.

 

Dharamshila Narayana Hospital, New Delhi

 

After his arrival, Maurice was assisted to go from the airport to the hotel. Soon after, his appointment was fixed at the Dharamshila hospital, which is one of the best gastroenterology hospitals in India. During the appointment, the patient narrated his entire case history in detail which was followed by all the required investigations and physical examination. Finally, a team of surgical gastroenterologists including Dr. Nikhil Agrawal and Dr. Asit Arora came to the conclusion that the patient had from Periampullary Carcinoma, and he will require Whipple's Pancreatic Dudonectomy after doing a complete evaluation which includes CT, DSE, and PFT.

 

Whipple’s surgery is a complex procedure to remove the head of the pancreas, duodenum (the first part of small intestine), the gallbladder and the bile duct. This is followed by the establishment of the connection between the remaining organs to allow smooth digestion of food after the surgery. This is done to treat pancreatic cancer which is usually in the head of the pancreas.

 

Maurice underwent all the investigations and the surgery successfully was held on a decided date. The patient was finally discharged from the hospital after 4-5 days. Before his discharge, Maurice was meticulously examined by the doctor and given the post-operative instructions. He was also counseled in detail about the dietary and lifestyle changes.

 

Maurice was happy and entirely satisfied by his treatment in India. Vaidam wishes him great health and prosperity in the future.

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