Nigerian surgeon who removed baby from mother’s womb, operated on her tumor & returned her back.


Nigerian surgeon Dr. Oluyinka

 

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Nigerian Surgeon Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye and his surgeon partner Dr. Darrell Cass of Texas Children’s Hospital carried out an operation on a baby at 23 weeks.
Lynlee Hope, who suffered from a tumour known as Sacrococcygeal Teratoma.

Sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) is a type of tumor that develops at the base of the coccyx (tailbone) derived from the primitive streak. Sacrococcygeal teratomas are benign 75% of the time, malignant 12% of the time. The remainder are considered “immature teratomas” that share benign and malignant features.

He removed from her mother’s womb, operated on and returned back. Fetus okay and continued to grow in the womb until she was born again at 36 weeks.