Recently a huge rare cardiac (heart) tumour of about 4.2 x 3.8 x 2.4 cm attached to the right ventricle and encroaching through right ventricular outflow tract into the pulmonary valve orifice was successfully removed at Apollo Hospitals Dhaka, says a press release of the hospital.
This complicated surgery was performed by the Cardiac Surgeon Dr. Sohail Ahmed. A 18 year old boy came to Apollo Hospitals Dhaka who presented with respiratory distress, fatigue and palpitation for last 2 months. He was examined by the surgeon thoroughly. Patient’s echocardiogram showed a big mobile tumour occupying RVOT and extending upto main PA bifurcation. Cardiac MRI also showed huge cardiac tumour from right ventricle.
Removal of the toumour was successfully done and patient was discharged from hospital without any complications on 7th post-operative day.