doctors remove six organs, then cut out tumor

This is a crazy story out of Florida about the work of transplant specialist Dr. Tomoaki Kato, who with a team of nine doctors detached and removed six of a patient's organs, cut out a cancerous lemon-sized tumor in her abdomen, then successfully reassembled her insides: Doctors Remove 6 Organs, Then Cut Out a Tumor. The surgery lasted 15 hours and was one of the first to involve taking so many organs out of the body: the stomach, liver, pancreas, spleen, small intestine and two-thirds of the large intestine. I've been told by several folks in the medical community that this feat was nothing short of badass. I believe it.

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