Oral cancer in Omani patient

Advanced oral cancer in an Omani patient, surgically treated in these challenging times, gives him a second chance for a quality life.

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A 45-year-old patient from Oman developed a swelling in the left jaw (submandibular region). Gradually he started developing pain as well as swelling in the neck. He realized that this was a serious medical condition and would need much-specialized treatment. He decided to consult doctors in India.

On knowing many positive reviews, he chose Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai, India for complete evaluation and management of his condition. The patient was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity involving the tongue. General surgeons at Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai realized that patient’s condition needed urgent treatment to halt cancer to spread systemically.

Wockhardt Hospitals is one of the best hospitals to treat all types of medical and surgical oncology. Even in this healthcare crisis facing us today, doctors have been providing consultation, chemotherapy, and performing complicated cancer surgeries saving lives. All safety precautions and infection control measures are being taken at Wockhardt Hospital India to ensure patient safety in terms of sanitization and dedicated covid and non-covid areas.

An experienced team of Genera Surgeon & Surgical Oncologist decided to perform surgery, as the cancer was already showing progressive metastasis. Surgery would be the first step in managing the advanced oral carcinoma case. They performed a complex cancer surgery of left hemi-mandibulectomy, radical neck dissection with right tongue, and left pectoralis major myocutaneous flap. The aim of the surgery was to remove the invasive cancerous lesions in the oral cavity and tongue so as to prevent the spread of the carcinoma. The surgery was successful.

As part of post-operative plan, physiotherapy and speech therapy were also part of the treatment modality for oral cancer surgery to rehabilitate the patient and aid recovery. Patient was very grateful to the doctors and was extremely impressed with the hospital services and patient care.

Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai, India is a multispecialty hospital with a dedicated team of doctors trained in advanced cases of cancer surgery. Wockhardt Hospitals is supported with the latest cutting-edge technology, internationally trained doctors, and efficient management protocols. Over 4000 patients from Oman have been successfully treated in various super specialties. Wockhardt  Hospitals, Mumbai India has become one of the leading hospitals to cater to international patients and is a preferred choice for major superspecilaity surgeries.

 Life Wins at Wockhardt Hospitals. The super-specialty chain of centers in India is considered one of the best hospitals in India and is known for its quality care and trust in the healthcare domain today.

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