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Acute Abdominal Pain

April 17, 2015 0 34 2 minutes, 23 seconds read

Don’t ignore the Acute abdominal pain

Almost everyone will experience abdominal pain at some time or the other in their lives. Acute attack of pain in the region bounded above by ribs and diaphragm, below by pubic bones and on the sides by flanks is known as acute abdominal pain.

It can occur suddenly or over a period of several hours and requires immediate attention. A detailed history and thorough clinical examination should be done in every case of acute abdomen.

Common causes and its symptoms -

          • Acute Appendicitis- Occurs in all age groups. It can present with pain mainly on right lower side of abdomen with fever and vomiting.
          • Acute gall bladder stone pain-Pain in upper abdomen along with vomiting, fever and elevated pulse rate
          • Acute Pancreatitis - Commonly seen after 30 yr of age. Severe pain in upper part of abdomen mainly central & may be associated with profuse vomiting and elevated pulse rate.
          • Amoebic liver abscess- Occur after amoebic dysentery. Pain is in the region of upper and right side of the abdomen.
          • Gastritis- Inflammation of stomach and can present as pain in upper abdomen and vomiting
          • Urinary tract infection- Abdominal pain with burning sensation while passing urine.
          • Acute gastroenteritis- It is due to infection in the gastrointestinal tract and may present with cramping abdominal pain, loose stools, fever, nausea and vomiting.
          • Acute intestinal obstruction- Abdominal pain, vomiting, abdominal distension, inability to pass flatus and stools. It might be due to abdominal tuberculosis, acute strangulation of small and large intestine, Intestinal worms etc.
          • Perforation in small and large intestine – Hole in the intestine (food tract) can lead to swelling of abdomen, pain & vomiting.
          • Ruptured ectopic gestation- Rupture of gestational sac may present with pain in abdomen. It may be associated with fainting. It is found in females of child bearing age.
          • Other causes- Ruptured cyst of ovary , twisted ovarian cyst, Ruptured Aortic aneurysms, Aortic dissection , Acute regional ileitis, Acute salpingitis, Sub diaphragmatic abscess etc.

What to do-

When the patient feels pain in abdomen, he/she should

              • Seek advice of a qualified medical practitioner immediately
              • Visit emergency services of a nearby hospital
              • Avoid self medication or diagnose
              • Avoid over the counter medicines which suppress the pain for time being and may reoccure later in more severe forms.

Tests that can help after consultation with your doctor-

                • Complete blood count, Liver function test, renal function test, Urine test
                • Electrocardiogram
                • X ray of abdomen
                • Ultrasonography of Abdomen
                • Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal endoscopy
                • Contrast Enhanced CT of Abdomen


Acute abdominal conditions can be treated successfully in most cases when treated timely thorough detailed clinical examination, investigation and correct diagnose by expert clinician.

Treatment can be Medical for inflammation, ulcers etc.

Surgical treatment is required for Appendicitis, Cholecystitis, Hernia etc. It can be done laparoscopicaly with less discomfort and faster post operative recovery of the patient.

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Know about Hernia

April 13, 2015 0 81 1 minute, 47 seconds read

Hernia is a protrusion of body organ through a weak area or a natural orifice through which it does not pass ordinarily.

Usually the term hernia mean abdominal wall hernia. It occurs due to a weakness in abdominal wall. It may be congenital (by birth) or acquired.

Swelling or a bulge is noticed when patient strains or stands. Some hernias cause pain or some do not cause any pain. First sign may be a bulge. You may have discomfort or dragging pain.

What causes hernia?

The common causes are:

  • Straining while defecating as in chronic constipation
  • Excessive coughing
  • Over strenuous exercises
  • Smoking causes coughing and deficiency of collagen tissue which causes weakness of abdominal wall

Why is hernia surgery required?

Hernia causes pain and discomfort & can cause dangerous complication such as intestinal obstruction, strangulation (hampering of blood supply) and gangrene (tissue death) which are life threatening conditions. It never gets cured itself.

Hernia operation is essentially done to:

  • Replace the protruded organ back to the abdominal cavity.
  • Repair the weak area of abdominal wall through which protrusion occurs.

Usually the hernia operation is performed by either of the two following techniques

  • Open Tension-free Hernia Repair: A prosthesis such as polypropylene mesh is introduced from outside to cover the defect. Open operation may be done under local anaesthesia.
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: A prosthesis such as polypropylene mesh is use to cover the defect through abdominal cavity. Laparoscopic hernia repair is under general anaesthesia. Nowadays local anaesthesia used is long acting, so the effect lasts for 4 to 6 hours. The patient walks out of operation theatre and is soon discharged.

If I do not go for hernia surgery, then can it cause any harm?

Usually hernia is a reducible bulge and goes back to abdomen on lying or on manipulation. Hernia can lead to the following complications:

  • Irreducibility- Hernia cannot be pushed back into the abdomen.
  • Obstruction – Intestine in hernia is blocked.
  • Incarceration – hernia is painful and not reducible.
  • Strangulation – pain, vomiting and inability to pass flatus and stool develops. Blood supply of the intestine is cut off.
  • The intestine loop dies. It is dangerous and life threatening condition

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Dr. Anupam Goel

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Work Experience: 
  • Worked as a Consultant & Unit Incharge at Paras Hospital, Panchkula from April 2019 to June 2020.
  • Worked as Post Doctoral Fellow / Attending Consultant at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi from (March 2017 to March 2019.
  • Worked as a Senior Resident  at GMC, Patiala from Dec 2015 to August 2016.
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS-2010
  • MS General Surgery-2015
  • FNB (Minimal Access Surgery)-2019
Awards Information: 
  • Rank-1 holder in All India FNB Entrance Exam (2017)
  • Paper Presentation on Hernia (Hybrid Repair) at London EAES
  • MAS- Faculty on various forums
Speciality Interest: 
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Minimal Access GI Surgery
Duration Of OPD: 

   Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket

  •  Monday to Saturday ( 10am to 5 pm)

Dr. Jotinder Khanna

Dr. Jotinder Khanna
Senior Consultant
  • ASI - Association of Surgeons of India
  • IAGES - Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons 
  • AMASI - Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
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Work Experience: 
  • Senior Consultant, Laparoscopic and General Surgery at Max Multi Speciality Centre, Panchsheel Park
  • Senior Consultant, Laparoscopic and General Surgery at Kailash Hospital, Noida since January 2018
  • Senior Consultant, Laparoscopic and General Surgery at Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research, New Delhi from September 2007-December 2017
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow of National Board of Examinations (DNB) (Minimal Access Surgery) at AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata from July 2005 to August 2007
  • Senior Resident at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi in Surgery Department from July 2003 to July 2005
  • M.S. (Gen.Surgery) at Safdarjung Hospital from April 2000 to April 2003
Education & Training: 
  • 2007 - Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Minimal Access Surgery
  • National Board of Examinations, AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata 
  • 2003 - Masters in Surgery (M.S.) Delhi University, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
  • 1997 - M.B.B.S. Delhi University, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
Duration Of OPD: 

       Max Multi Speciality Centre, Panchsheel Park

  • Thurs; 4:00PM - 6:00PM
  • Fri: 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Sat: 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Research & Publication: 
  • Khanna J, Mohil RS, Chintamani, Bhatnagar D, Mittal MK, Sahoo M, Mehrotra M.Is the routine drainage after surgery for thyroid necessary? A prospective randomized clinical study [ISRCTN63623153].BMC Surg. 2005 May 19;5:11.PubMed [citation] PMID: 15946379, PMCID: PMC1156915
  • Chintamani, Khanna J, Singh JP, Kulshreshtha P, Kalra P, Priyambada B, Mohil RS, Bhatnagar D.Early tracheostomy in closed head injuries: experience at a tertiary center in a developing country--a prospective study.BMC Emerg Med. 2005 Oct 14;5:8.PubMed [citation] PMID: 16236181, PMCID: PMC1266359
  • Gupta P, Khanna J, Mitramustafi AK, Bhartia VK. Role of pre-operative dexamethasone as prophylaxis for postoperative nausea and vomiting in laparoscopic surgery. J Minim Access Surg. 2006 Mar;2(1):12-5. doi:10.4103/0972-9941.25671.PubMed [citation] PMID: 21170221, PMCID: PMC2997215
  • Capoor MR, Nair D, Chintamani MS, Khanna J, Aggarwal P, Bhatnagar D. Role of enteric fever in ileal perforations: an overstated problem in tropics? Indian J Med Microbiol. 2008 Jan-Mar;26(1):54-7.PubMed [citation] PMID: 18227599
  • Chintamani, Khanna J. Appendicular knot - an exceptionally rare "two in one case" of acute abdomen. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2011 Sep-Oct;17(5):368. doi:10.4103/1319-3767.84503. PubMed [citation] PMID: 21912069, PMCID: PMC3178930

Dr. Piush Choudhry

Dr. Piush Choudhry
Visiting Consultant
Piush Choudhry
  • Member of European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons in 2003
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Delhi Medical Association
  • Indian Association of Gastro Intestinal Surgeons
  • Visiting Surgeon , University of Erlangen ,Germany  and member of European association of Endoscopic Surgeons . 2003
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Biographical Sketch: 

Dr.  Piush Choudhry has an experience of more than 15 years. Previously he was affiliated to Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Fortis Hospital Vasant Kunj, AIIMS, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre and others in New  Delhi till 2010.  Since then he has been working in his hospital at Shahjahanpur(U.P.).


Work Experience: 
  • Worked as Senior Resident in Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre in 2001
  • Visiting Surgeon to University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS - King George’s Medical College Lucknow, 1993
  • Internship training at Civil Hospital ,Lucknow in 1994
  • Researcher at Westmead Hospital ,Sydney, Australia-1995-96.
  • Master of Surgery at M.S.Ramaiah Medical and Teaching Hospital in Bengaluru, 1997
Speciality Interest: 
  • Hernia
  • Hydrocele
  • Haemorrhoids 
  • Cysts
  • Lumps
  • Laparoscopic Procedures for Gallstones
  • Appendicitis
Duration Of OPD: 

       Max Super Speciality Hospital, Dehradun

  • Monday - Saturday : 5.00 PM – 7.00 PM

Dr. Manmohan Singh Bedi

Dr. Manmohan Singh Bedi
Associate Director
Manmohan Singh Bedi
  • ASI
  • IASG
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Work Experience: 
  • Worked as Senior Consultant in the department of General Surgery IVY Hospital, Mohali (2015-2019)
  • Worked as Senior Consultant in the department of General Surgery at Max Hospital, Mohali (2012-2015)
  • Worked as Senior Consultant in the department of General Surgery in Alchemist Hospital, Panchkula (2011-2012)
  • Worked as Senior Consultant in LHRC, Kochi (2009-2011)
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS (1993)
  • MS-General Surgery (1998)
  • DNB-General Surgery (2009)
  • Fellowship in Liver Transplant (2010)
Awards Information: 
  • Best young investigator award at International Pancreas Conference 2011.
Speciality Interest: 
  • Hepatobiliary & GI Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
Duration Of OPD: 

       Max Super Specialty Hospital, Mohali

  • Monday to Saturday ( 2 pm to 6 pm)

Dr. Mahesh Agrawal

Dr. Mahesh Agrawal
Senior Consultant
Mahesh Agrawal
  • Life Member Association of Surgeons of India
  • Life Member Indian Association of Gastro-Intestinal Endosurgeons
  • Life Member IMA
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Work Experience: 
  • 37 Years
  • Ex-Senior Surgeon in Safdarjung Hospital
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS, MS(Surgery), Finges
Awards Information: 
  • Fellowship - IAGIE
Speciality Interest: 
  • General and Laparoscopic Surgery
Duration Of OPD: 
  • Mon to Sat – 11 AM to 12 PM

Dr. Yogesh Gautam

Dr. Yogesh Gautam
Associate Director – Bariatric, Minimal Access & General Surgery
Yogesh Gautam
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • International Member - Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Fellow - Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo surgeons (FIAGES)
  • Asia Pacific Hernia Society
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologist
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Work Experience: 
  • Sr. Consultant & Advisor, Fortis Hospital
  • Sr. Consultant & Advisor, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar and Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Kailash Colony, Delhi, Apollo Institute of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
  • He has been associated with tertiary care hospitals such as Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Batra Hospital, Max Hospital and Kolmet Hospital and is instrumental in setting up the Department of General & Laparoscopic Surgery
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS, University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, India
  • MS (Surgery) - University of Delhi
  • DNB (General Surgery) – (1984)
  • MBA (Health Care Administration) – Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi (2013)
Duration Of OPD: 

   Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Monday - Saturday : 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Dr. Atul N.C. Peters

Dr. Atul N.C. Peters
Director – Bariatric, Minimal Access & General Surgery
Dr. Atul N.C. Peters
  • Surgeon of Excellence – SRC USA
  • International Fellow -American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • International Excellence Federation for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery (IEF)
  • Life Member- Asia Pacific Hernia Society
  • Life Member- Association of Surgeons of India
  • FALS – Bariatric Surgery
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Biographical Sketch: 

Dr. Atul N. C Peters is the Director at the Department of Bariatric, Minimal Access & General Surgery at Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi and the same under his patronship got awarded as CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE for bariatric and metabolic surgery by OSSI effective from 01.01.2020.

 He operates in India, Dubai and Muscat. His particular areas of expertise include Laparoscopic & Robotic Bariatric Surgery (for Severe Obesity), Metabolic Surgery (for Diabetes) and GI Surgery. He is board certified by "National Board of Surgery" and holds professional fellowships/ memberships in various National & International Surgical societies.

With over 20 years of surgical experience his practice is now dedicated to Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery for diabetes, performing more than 300 cases annually.

Dr. Peters has been accredited the "Surgeon Of Excellence" by Surgical Review Corporation, USA that administers Surgeon Of Excellence Program through-out the world and recognizes the surgeons and healthcare facilities that provide safe, high quality surgical care. These programs promote universal care quality, regardless of the type of surgery or where the patients have their procedures performed.

Dr. Peters is also a "Certified Fitness Trainer" from International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA). He runs a regular Bariatric Support Group for his patients and ends it with music therapy. He believes music heals the soul and he loves playing for his patients. Dr. Peters can play close to eighteen musical instruments, Saxophone being closest to his heart.

He is the first surgeon to start a bariatric program in North West Africa, namely Nigeria & has conducted more than 40 successful surgeries under this program.

He is the founder member of ACMOMS (Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery).

He also holds the world record of performing the highest number of Bariatric Surgeries in a day (sixteen), declared in the LIMCA BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS.


Work Experience: 
  • Sr. Consultant & Head, Apollo Institute of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
  • DHA Certified, Specialist Bariatric Surgeon at Zulekha Hospital and Medeor Hospital, Dubai.
  • Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at NMC, Muscat.
  • Director & Head, Institute of Bariatric, Metabolic & Minimal Access Surgery, Fortis Hospitals, Shalimar Bagh, Fortis CDOC, Fortis Aashlok & Fortis La Femme, New Delhi.
  • Director, Institute of Bariatric, Metabolic & Minimal Access Surgery, Primus Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi.
  • Sr. Consultant & Chief- MAS, Max Super Specialty Hospital-Saket, Max Med Centre, Panchsheel Park, Delhi & Max Hospital-Gurgaon.
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India
  • DNB & MAS Fellowship – Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Basic Bariatric Training- Covidien Clinical Institute, Shanghai, China.
  • Advanced Bariatric Training - Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (BMI), Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Robotic Training - Da Vinci robotic training at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.
Duration Of OPD: 

      Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Tuesday & Friday : 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Research & Publication: 
  • Peters. A.N.,Gautam Y. ‘MGB Vs RYGB 1 Year outcomes, and co morbidity resolution in super obese’ OBES SURG (2014)
  • Peters. A.N., Gautam Y. ‘Hand sewn banded bypass using Fobi’s ring’. OBES SURG (2014)
  • Peters. A.N., Gautam Y. ‘Conversion of LSG to MGB for weight regain - A good option. OBES SURG (2014)
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