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Giant malignant ovarian tumor: a case report
  1. R. MANCHANDA* and
  1. *Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Dr Ranjit Manchanda, SPR Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bedford Hospital, Kempston Road, Bedford MK42 9DJ, UK. Email: ranjitsupriya{at}


Massive ovarian tumors are rare and occur less frequently today. The management of a patient with a large ovarian tumor weighing 74 kg is described. Preoperative paracentesis was resorted to. A multidisciplinary team approach helped combat the various associated complications of supine hypotension, technically difficult surgery, massive blood and fluid replacement, postoperative ventilatory failure, and wound dehiscence.

  • ascites
  • giant tumor
  • massive
  • ovarian tumor

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