Zim Breaks World Kidney Removal Surgery Record

ZIMBABWE has broken the world record of removing a large kidney tumor, offsetting a Japanese operation done in 2009. By Kudakwashe Pembere A Zimbabwean woman Mrs Milka Gwatiringa had a kidney mass weighing 12, 6 KGs surgically removed at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals on July 31, 2019 after having it for about 11 years. The tumor was 33cm long with a width of about 30 cm. Recorded in the International Journal of Urology, a Japanese Professor Kazumi is said to have removed a record large 11, 5 KG tumor. Briefing…

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