A rare surgery in the history of the state, GBPH made the impossible possible
By Our Correspondent
Agartala, August 5, 2022
Doctors at Agartala Government Medical College and GB Hospital set a unique example of success in the surgical treatment of cancerous tumors in the bones of the skull. A 32-year-old woman who had a brush with death, a ten member’s doctor’s team of neurosurgery department of AGMC created a unique precedent in the history of the state by performing complex surgery on Wednesday. Specialist doctors of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Cancer Center and Department of Neurology at Agartala Government Medical College and GB Hospital gave a new life to a young woman by surgically removing the cancerous tumor in the skull bone.
According to a press release from the Department of Health, on Wednesday, August 3, the part of the tumor attached to the skull bone of the woman was surgically removed. Skin grafting and bilateral neck dissection are performed through titanium mesh and posterior scalp rotation flaps. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Cancer Center and 10 expert doctors from the neurosurgery team of AGMC and GBP Hospitals achieved the impossible with continuous efforts of eight hours. Such complex surgery has never been done before in GBPH. This complex operation was led by the head of the neurosurgery department Dr. Siddha Reddy. Other doctors who were accompany him are Dr. Devdatta Saha, Dr. Subhashish Dutta, Dr. Dr. Ashish Gupta, and Amla Debvarma.