Aligarh, Dec 14 : A three kg tumour located between the heart and lung of a 65-year-old man was removed at the AMU's medical college here, it was announced on Thursday.
It was rare case as the tumour has been present and growing since birth in the body of Aligarh resident Hemendra Gupta Arya, said Professor M.H.
Beg, who led the surgical team in the six-hour operation at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College of the Aligarh Muslim University.
Even though the man had been living with the tumour all his life, it was diagnosed only recently after he complained of severe pain, said Beg.
Mohd Azam Haseen, who was also in the team, said Arya's age made the surgery challenging.