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Excision of Fibroids for a Female Patient in Najran without Surgical Intervention
26 July 2023

​​Doctors specializing in interventional radiology in Najran were able to successfully remove fibrous tumors for a woman without surgical intervention, which lasted for 30 minutes, all Praises be to Allah.

Najran Health said that a medical team at King Khaled Hospital in Najran was able, thanks to Allah, to end a patient's suffering from chronic pain in the lower abdomen and pelvis and continuous bleeding. Clinical and radiological examinations that were conducted for her when attending the emergency department confirmed the presence of fibroids around the uterine area, after which it was decided to perform a catheter under local anesthesia, thanks to Allah, through which the fibroids were removed without any complications and without the need for a hysterectomy.
The medical team treating the case indicated that the patient was transferred to the inpatient department, and her health condition was monitored by the nursing teams, and treatment was provided to her. She was discharged from the hospital on the second day after the catheterization procedure and the removal of fibroids while she was healthy and safe.
The team added that these types of advanced procedures replace hysterectomy and prevent patient's exposure to complications of surgical procedures.
It is worth noting that King Khalid Hospital provided its curative, preventive and ambulatory services to 211,413 thousand beneficiaries during the first half of this year, and was also able to provide treatment services to 3,711 patients, and conducted 905,262 laboratory examinations, and 68,173 radiological imaging through radiology and medical imaging departments

Last Update : 26 July 2023 02:17 PM
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