A complicated brain tumor surgery was performed on 4 year old boy by Neuro surgery team at Metro Hospital Faridabad. From last two months child had a complaint of severe headache, vomiting, vision loss in right eye and bulging of right eye ball. Parents of patient have consulted various hospitals in Delhi/NCR, where they were explained about the high risk of brain tumor surgery such as slipping in to a coma, need of prolonged ventilation support and danger of life in such young age. Moreover the treatment cost was also very high, keeping all these facts in mind, parents went to government hospital but couldn’t receive satisfactory treatment or results.
After trying out various options, they consulted Neuro surgery team of Metro Hospital, Faridabad. Here, they were explained the need of urgent brain surgery to the parents, and assured them about the safety of their child. Dr. Tarun Sharma, Sr. Consultant, brain & spine surgery unit, said “saurabh had a very large brain tumor with extension inside the right eye ball, this tumor was causing severe pressure over the brain and main nerve of right eye that’s why child had severe headache, vomiting & blurred vision.” He further added “Such large brain tumors are very rare in this early age group but after evaluation this child was found to have a genetic disease called Neurifibromatosis in which patients have multiple tumors in the brain & spine too at such an early age.
Dr. S.S Bansal, Sr. Interventional Cardiologist & Managing Director of Metro Hospital, Faridabad said, “Entire surgical procedure was of five hours, child tolerated the procedure very well & complete removal of the brain tumor was done in the child without any complications. He further added, “Metro hospital, Faridabad provides all the facilities for such complicated surgeries at an affordable cost. Saurabh’s parents are very happy and satisfied, patient got discharge after 2 days of the surgery.