The doctors at Danbury Hospital announced Thursday that the five-hour surgery was completed successfully in February after extensive planning by a team of 25 clinical specialists.
"I might expect to see a 25-pound ovarian tumor, but a 132-pound tumor is very rare", Dr. Vaagn Andikyan, a board-certified gynecologic oncologist at Western Connecticut Medical Group and assistant professor at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, said in a statement. It was because of this that the patient sought medical attention from a gynecologist, and a computed tomography (CT) scan revealed the mass to be a large ovarian tumor that was already sitting on her digestive tract.
The patient, who was not named, had been gaining 10 pounds per week for two months. "As soon as we started removing the tumor, the blood pressure of the patient started dropping".
They removed her left ovary, where it originated, her left (fallopian) tube, and affected peritoneal tissue adhering to the ovary, CNN reported. While ovarian mucinous tumors can often be large in size, Dr. Andikyan pointed out that this was still an exceptional case.
The doctor also shared that a tumour was life-threatening as it was compressing nearby blood vessels. "It may be in the top 10 or 20 tumors of this size removed worldwide".
The patient's care team suspected that the tumor, which occupied the patient's entire abdomen, was benign; however, they could not be sure without conducting further tests.
Dr. Vaan Andikyan of Danbury Hospital was one of the lead surgeons on the case.
A tiresome or sharp ache in the lower abdomen, bloating or a constant feeling of fullness are possible signs of a cyst.
The team chose to perform the tumor resection and abdominal reconstruction at the same time to reduce the number of surgeries for the patient and improve her outcome.
"Luckily, she did not require any additional treatment".
The doctors also want to encourage women to see their physicians if they have any symptoms of an ovarian mass. "She's back to a normal life, she's back to work, and when I saw her in my office, I saw smiles, I saw hope, and I saw a happy woman who is back to her normal life and her family".
Ovarian tumors (abnormal masses) and cysts (sacs filled with air, fluid, or other material) are not uncommon among women of childbearing age - in fact, about 50 percent of women with irregular periods will have one, as will about 30 percent of women with regular periods.
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