NEW DELHI, 20 DECEMBER 2019 — A Tuvalu man has undergone robotic surgery to remove what Indian surgeons claim is the largest thyroid tumour in the thoracic cavity ever recorded.
Surgeons at a New Delhi hospital performed what they described as “minimally invasive surgery” on Iakopo Moloti’i, 54, who was diagnosed with a large tumour in his chest.
A team of specialists at BLK Super Speciality Hospital removed the thyroid tumour, 12cm by 10cm, during a five hour operation.
PTI News reports that the patient has recovered well and was discharged after four days recuperation…. (PACNEWS)