Dr. Pradeep Chowbey belongs to the cadre of the pioneer laparoscopic surgeons in India. He has graphed his career with singular determination to develop, evaluate and propagate Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in India. The advent of Laparoscopic surgery with his hands became a point in India's medical history. He established the Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in 1996, which was the first of its kind in the Asian subcontinent. At present, he is the Chairman, Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Hospital Saket, Delhi.Read More
Obesity is defined as an “Excessive fat accumulation in the body to the extent that health and well being are adversely affected”. In diabetic patients who are obese, the mainstay of treatment is oral medicines or insulin therapy as prescribed by their diabetologist.
Gallbladder is a pear shaped organ present close to the liver. Its function is to store and concentrate bile juice which is produced in the liver. It does not produce bile as many people think. Bile is a juice produced by the liver which helps the body to digest fat.
Body cavity contains internal body contents enclosed in membranes. Hernia is caused when the body content tears through the membrane and protrudes out.
Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland which is located in the neck is a master gland for metabolism.
Appendix is a narrow, hollow muscular tube present near the junction of the small and large intestine. It has no significant function in human beings.
Food passes from the mouth to the stomach through esophagus (food pipe). This food cannot go back into the food pipe due to pressure of an intervening valve (the Lower Esophageal Sphincter, LES).
Problems related to anus or rectums are collectively called Anorectal conditions.
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"World Heaviest Boy loses 67kgs of weight after Bariatric Surgery" Mihir, this young 14 year old boy has a will power that will move you! A truly motivational story of Mihir and his family. They have struggled with his weight since he was just 5. And finally after much pre operative hard work from the team and his family, we could operate.
"Weight loss story of a couple struggling with Obesity" A couple struggling with serious health issues because of obesity share their story!
Let me congratulate you on the honour 'Padma Shri' bestowed on you by the govt. This is not only the honour to you but also the Ganga Ram hospital.
NEW DELHI: 14-year-old Mihir Jain could only dream of visiting Comic Con. He weighed 237kg, relied on insulin shots to keep diabetes in check and had been stuck to his bed for the past few years. “At the time I never thought I could make it to the event but a year later, here I am, at the Delhi Comic Con. Honestly, I am shocked,”
Obesity is considered the root cause of many serious health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiac problems, arthritis, sleep disorders, infertility and increased chances of cancer.
NEW DELHI: The normal body mass index (BMI) - a person's weight-to-height ratio - is 22.5 kg/m2. At 32.5, a person is considered obese and surgery may be suggested. A BMI above 40, 50 and 60 is categorised as morbid obesity, super obesity and super-super obesity, respectively. So what would you call a teenager, all of 14 years, with a BMI of 92?
Delhi boy Mihir Jain weighed a whopping 237 kg at the age of 14, and was not able to walk or breathe properly when he went to a hospital here for a weight-reduction surgery. The hospital has claimed that he was the “heaviest teen in the world with a BMI of 92 kg/m2” ...