Update February 24, 2015

Dhaka 3-52 pm, 07-March, 2021

First successful kidney tumor operation in Bangladesh



Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU)

24 February 2015, Nirapad news: Doctors of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) successfully removed a kidney tumor from 56-year old Bakul Begum. For the first time doctors have done such operation in Bangladesh.

Earlier she had come with complaints of severe pain in the stomach. A board headed by Dr A K M Anwarul Islam of the Urology Department was formed with physicians from Cardiac Surgery, Anesthesia and Urology departments. They recommended surgery.

During the operation blood flow had to be ensured artificially to the heart and lungs. It was a challenging task but it was done successfully by Drs. Rezwanul Haq Bulbul, Omar Siddiqui and Russell of the Cardiac Surgery Department, while Dr Mostafa Nuruzzaamn was in charge of anesthesia.

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