Desun Today


Ever since Ritwik came back from his trip to Kerala, he had been having mild stomach-ache,bloating & flatulence. He blamed it on the hectic trip and untimely unhealthy things he ate. But after about a week of his return, at around 2 am he started having acute stomach pain and began vomiting. Ritwik being a bachelor and not from Kolkata stays alone, so all he could do was call up Kumar from work and ask for help.

Luckily Kumar had Desun Hospital’s Emergency Number 9051715171 saved on his phone. Before he started for Ritwik’s place he called up the Desun Emergency Number and asked for an Ambulance. Desun’s Knight & Day Ambulance Service with a network of more than 300 ambulance, reached Ritwik’s place by the time Kumar arrived.

Once Ritwik was brought to Desun Emergency unit, a Specialist Doctor immediately examined him. After running a couple of tests, by 3 am in the morning Ritwik had a diagnosis. The doctor informed Kumar that Ritwik had developed stones in the Gall Bladder and needed surgery immediately.

Ritwik was very worried and asked how long he will be admitted to the Hospital. The doctor explained to him that nowadays Gall Bladder Surgery was not a very serious condition. Gall Bladder Surgery or Cholecystectomy required an admission of a maximum of 3 days and he would be discharged. And with the latest Laparoscopy method it would be even less painful than the conventional method. Ritwik was operated the same morning and was discharged on the third day from the Hospital.

On his follow up visit, Ritwik asked how he got Gall Bladder Stone?

The Doctor then explained everything to him – which we will also be learning from the below questions & answers.


The Gall Bladder is a pear-shaped, hollow structure located under the liver and on the right side of the abdomen. Its primary function is to store and concentrate bile, a yellow-brown digestive enzyme produced by the liver. The gall Bladder is part of the biliary tract.

Gallstones are hardened deposits of digestive fluid that can form in your gallbladder.

It’s not clear what causes gallstones to form. Doctors think gallstones may result when:

Your bile contains too much cholesterol
Your bile contains too much bilirubin
Your gall bladder doesn’t empty correctly.

Sudden and rapidly intensifying pain in the upper right portion of your abdomen
Sudden and rapidly intensifying pain in the center of your abdomen, just below your breastbone
Back pain between your shoulder blades
Pain in your right shoulder
Nausea or vomiting

Many patients have Gall Bladder Surgery to alleviate pain and to avoid the potentially serious conditions caused by gallstones. In fact, surgery — in this case, a cholecystectomy, or Gall Bladder removal — is the most common form of treatment for gallstones.

Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Surgery (cholecystectomy) removes the Gall Bladder and gallstones through several small cuts (incisions) in the abdomen. Because the Gall Bladder has been removed, the body can no longer store bile between meals. In most people, this has little or no effect on digestion.

Avoid crash diets or a very low intake of calories (less than 800 calories daily). Seek out good sources of fiber — raw fruits and vegetables, cooked dried beans and peas, whole-grain cereals and bran, for example — and avoid eating too much fat. A high-fiber, low-fat diet helps keep bile cholesterol in liquid form.