In Tyumen the baby removed a hernia the size of your head

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite in photobakire during surgery. Archival photoIn Tyumen the baby removed a hernia the size of your head© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite the image Bank

Doctors in Tyumen held a three-hour surgery to remove a newborn baby with spina bifida weighing 900 grams, has informed on Sunday a press-the Secretary of Regional clinical hospital No. 2 Anastasia Dembitska.

«The girl who was born prematurely weighing just 900 grams, had a severe form of congenital spina bifida. In the process of fetal development the baby is not overgrown upper arches of several vertebrae in the thoracic and lumbar spine. The result is a slit through which part of the spinal cord together with the surrounding shells and the roots of the spinal nerves was outside, outside the spinal canal», – stated in the message.

It is clarified that the hernial SAC of a newborn was the size of her head, the anomaly was complicated by the flow of cerebrospinal fluid.

After examination in the neurosurgical Department of OKB №2 the girl underwent a three-hour operation for hernia under the guidance of neurosurgeon saidy gaibova. The physician noted that it was one of the most difficult cases in his medical practice, because the patient had a miniature spinal cord and roots of spinal nerves, the surgical field was only a few centimeters.

According to Dembicki, the operation took place on 30 October, and then a few days the child spent in intensive care, and then she was transferred to the neonatal pathology unit of OKB №2, where she spent a week.

«Currently, the baby next to the mother gaining weight under the supervision of experts of the Tyumen perinatal center. Ahead of young tyumenka rehabilitation measures that will prevent the development of severe complications,» — said the press service of the hospital.