CARE Doctors Removes Tumor from Tricky Part of Brain

Hyderabad Jan 21: Doctors at CARE Hospitals in Nampally gave a new lease of life to a 35 years old female Bhojavva, from Chakepally Village, Adilabad District by removing tumor located at the vital structure of the brain stem that had led to a significant Paresthesias on the left side of the face for the past one year through a rare & complex surgical technique.

Dr. T Narasimha Rao, Sr. Consultant Neurosurgeon CARE Hospitals Nampally had diagnosed Left Meckel’s Cave tumor & compressing on the brain stem and was arising from major Cranial Nerve of Brain (Trigeminal Nerve / 5th Nerve).  He said this was rare tumour & located at vital structure of brain stem and will be operated in specialized centres where experienced & specialized trained teams are available. The patient was operated on by doing the complex surgery by drilling the bone (called as kawasi approach ) at the brain stem under higher magnification (High-end microscope) by a specially trained skull base Neurosurgeon. Tumour was successfully removed & the patient was discharged after 5 days without any fresh neurological deficits. This operation was carried out for 6 – 7 long hours involved dissection of the tumor and separating it from the surrounding vital structures with support of experienced anesthesia team and staff.

Chief Operating officer CARE Hospitals Nampally Syed Kamran Husain said that brain tumors is a serious condition and can be fatal if not detected early and treated on time. He said the effectiveness of surgical resection is very important for effective management. CARE Hospitals in Nampally has state-of-the-art Neurosurgery equipment & infrastructure. This coupled with highly trained skull-based Neurosurgeons we could carry out this rare & complex surgery.

CARE Hospitals Group is a multi-specialty healthcare provider with 12 hospitals serving six cities across five states of India. A regional leader in South and Central India and counted among the top 5 pan-Indian hospital chains, CARE Hospitals delivers comprehensive care in over 30 clinical specialties. Presently, CARE Hospitals is a part of the Evercare Group that extends its healthcare services across Asia and Africa.


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