Dr. Farman Ali (Gastroenterology) needs a second opinion on this medical case.
THE LARGEST LIVER TUMOUR...
This was a case of a 70 year old male with an abdominal lump.
Evaluation revealed a most likely Hepatocellular Carcinoma (resectable).
On the operating table, this was the tumour (one of the largest liver tumours)
24*27*20 cm in its original dimension, with highly dense and extensive tumor angiogenesis.
8 hours and 3 surgeons later, we were able to successfully remove the tumour, although he was revived with a successful CPR by our Anesthesia team when he arrested on removal of the tumour.
(Such large rumours store a pretty big proportion of the circulating volume of blood, on removal of the tumour, that blood subtracts away from the overall circulatory volume, therefore chances of a cardiac arrest during to sudden hypovolemia is a likely possibility).
There is no literature so as to mention the size of the largest Liver tumour ever resected successfully...
We wonder if this is it..?
No way to know..!!