Man who had 7kg tumour on head for 20 years undergoes surgery to remove it

Ravindra Bishu of West Bengal, India, underwent a seven-hour surgery to remove a massive 7kg tumor from his head, after enduring 20 years of suffering.
Ravindra Bishu of West Bengal, India, underwent a seven-hour surgery to remove a massive 7kg tumor from his head, after enduring 20 years of suffering.
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A man who had a 7kg tumour on head for 20 years has finally had surgery to remove it.

It caused Ravindra Bishu’s head to swell.

The massive tumour weighs the same as two and a half bricks, according to Need To Know.

On Tuesday (7 May), the man, of West Bengal, India went into surgery.

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The procedure lasted seven hours.

It took place at All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhubaneswar, (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar.

For several years, the 51-year-old had visited experts at universities and hospitals for treatment before reaching the plastic surgery department of the institute.

Ravindra Bishu of West Bengal, India, underwent a seven-hour surgery to remove a massive 7kg tumor from his head, after enduring 20 years of suffering.
Ravindra Bishu after the removal of his head tumour. (Picture: Jam Press)

The team of experts specialised in interventional radiology, surgical oncology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, anaesthesiology and pathology.

They treated the patient under the guidance of Sanjay Kumar Giri, head of the burn and plastic surgery department.

The AIIMS official said Ravindra had to undergo a complex procedure to deal with the long-standing head swelling.

Ravindra Bishu of West Bengal, India, underwent a seven-hour surgery to remove a massive 7kg tumor from his head, after enduring 20 years of suffering.
Ravindra Bishu with the hospital medical staff after the removal of his head tumour. (Picture: Jam Press)

After the successful surgery, he went into intensive care for 24 hours before being shifted to the ward for further monitoring and recovery.

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