MOH – Gaza: 3 x 6 cm tumor resection in the heart in Shifa hospital

The Ministry of Health staff at Al-Shifa hospital removed a 3 x 6 cm tumor in the heart of a forty-year-old woman suffering from shortness of breath with lung filtration and low oxygen saturation in the blood.

After performing an Echo procedure, a large mass was found in the left atrium, the mass moved with the systole of the heart and slipped inside the mitral valve, and closed it during systole, which required urgent surgical intervention.

The Acting Director-General of the hospital, Dr. Hassan Al-Louh praised the great efforts made by the medical staff in the hospital to relieve patients.
The patient’s family also thanked the medical team that helped save their daughter’s life.