Successful tumor removal and bone transplantation operation for a patient at Al-Kafeel Hospital

A medical team at Al-Kafeel Super Speciality Hospital in Karbala has successfully removed completely a tumor from the left hip of a 23-year-old patient.

The specialist in orthopedics, fractures and joints at the hospital; Dr. Mustafa Walid, said that "a 23-year-old patient suffering from chronic hip pain has visited us, and after taking radiographs and resonance chips, we found out that he had a large tumor occupying the entire left hip and part of the pelvis.

Walid explained, "We performed a three-hour operation during which the tumor was completely removed and a bone was transplanted into the left hip," indicating that "the transplanted bone consist of an artificial and another natural part that was taken from the patient's own body."
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