Al-Kafeel Specialized Hospital succeeds in removing a tumor from the jaws of a sixty years old patient.

A medical team at Al-Kafeel Specialized Hospital announced its success in removing a tumor from the face for a sixty years old patient from Kirkuk governorate, while indicating that the hospital's techniques helped in the success of the operation and improved the patient's health status.

The specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the hospital, Dr. Radwan Al-Taei said in a press interview: "A medical team headed by us succeeded in eradicating a cancerous tumor from the upper jaw of a patient from the Kirkuk Governorate who is (63) years old," explaining: "The tumor was extended to the nasal cavity and nasal sinuses, and it was removed along with the lymph glands on the neck from the right and left side. "

Al-Taei added: “The operation lasted more than seven hours, and was performed in a manner that preserves the nerves, veins and main arteries of the neck from damage, and we were assisted by the modern and advanced technologies available in the hospital,” explaining: “The patient’s health condition stabilized after the operation and he will leave soon from the hospital.” .

It is worth noting that the hospital administration announced that (8815) surgical and laparoscopic procedures were performed during the past year (2019) with a success rate of 98% .The hospital also has operations halls that are distinguished by containing technologies comparable to those in developed country hospitals and they operate according to a system International quality (ISO).
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