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RIMS doctors remove mandible tumour successfully

"The operation to remove the mandible tumour known as Ameloblastoma lasted about nine-and-half hours".

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 28 Jul 2022, 2:21 pm

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A mandible tumour was successfully operated and removed from a patient at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Imphal by a team of doctors led by Dr Ak Ibohal Singh, department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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The operation to remove the mandible tumour known as Ameloblastoma lasted about nine-and-half hours, stated a release. The mandible tumour was excised and reconstruction done using free fibula flap (bone taken from the leg and cut into the shapes of the mandible), it mentioned.

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The teams of doctors are Dr L Oken Singh, Dr Nehar Sinam, Dr Manish Rajpuroliii, Dr Seiminthang Haokip, Dr Yumnam Ramesh Singh and Dr Shishi Elanghani, it mentioned.  Anaesthesia was administered during the operation by professor L Deban, Dr L Eshori and team, it added.  

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First published:28 Jul 2022, 2:21 pm

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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