The General Surgery Unit at Al-Mouwasat Hospital in Madinah achieved an unprecedented medical achievement by completely resecting the colon and rectum of a 45-year-old French patient.
The patient came to the emergency department suffering from severe abdominal pain with swelling, constipation, vomiting, and fatigue. After reviewing the case and making comprehensive tests represented in laboratory analyzes and regular and sectional dye tests on the abdomen and pelvis, it was found that there was an intestinal obstruction due to a tumor at the end of the sigmoid colon and the beginning of the rectum with a previous medical history A colonoscopy confirms the presence of bumps in the entire colon (FAP).
This disease is considered a family genetic disease that turns into cancerous tumors at a very high rate. For this reason, an immediate treatment plan was developed by Dr. Ahmed Al-Husseini, a consultant in general and endoscopic surgery that fits the situation. The patient and his family were given the treatment options, after that the patient was prepared and kept in intensive care to control the level of blood salts, and also to revitalize the patient’s blood circulation and prepare him for the operation.