Abha Shakya Shrestha

Dr. Abha Shakya Shrestha has been working as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Grande International Hospital since its inception. She acquired an internationally recognized postgraduate fellowship degree (FCPS) after rigorous training in obstetrics and gynecology from the prestigious College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP). She has trained in IUI and semen banking from Aurangabad, India, as well as Infertility, Assisted Reproductive Techniques (IVF& ICSI) from Chennai, India. She also received fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy and hysteroscopy) from New Delhi, India. She did her medical graduation from TU Teaching Hospital. She has previous work experience at Patan hospital, TU Teaching Hospital, and Civil Service Hospital of Nepal.

Dealing with Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had been normal. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious—even fatal—complications for both …

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Key to PCOS is in our own Kitchens!

PCOS can be managed with our Nepali way of eating. Yes, in our own kitchens! Core solution to PCOS is a paradigm shift in lifestyle habits, and when you go about doing that, make sure to bring a change in your cultural eating habits. Before it’s too late, figure if …

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All about a Most Irritating Disease

What is IBS? IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is a chronic condition of the digestive tract that causes belly pain and problems with bowel movements. Some people with the condition have frequent, watery bowel movements (diarrhea). Others do not have enough bowel movements (constipation). Some patients switch back and forth between …

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Treatment of Heart Attack in Nepal

Nepal is a developing country with rapidly changing trend of disease pattern from communicable to non-communicable disease. It is because of the increasing number of population living in urban areas, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating pattern, and stressful life events. The prevalence of coronary artery disease, which is around 6%, is …

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Tumor Markers in Ovarian Cancer

Tumor markers are used for monitoring the effectiveness of treatment. They are used to see if there are recurrent causes of cancer. That is the true use of serum tumor markers, but serum tumor markers have found utility in other segments, as well. For example, there are tumor markers for …

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Myths Surrounding Gall Bladder Stones

Although gall bladder stones is one of the most commonly diagnosed surgical problems in Nepal, two-third of stones are asymptomatic, and most of them go undetected. About 14 -16% of the population of the United States have gallstones, but the exact incidence in Nepal is not known. Diet has a …

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Eat Food not Nutrients

Jane Maxwell, 75, one of the writers of Where There Is No Doctor had been to Nepal two years ago and stayed with me for one month. She was very happy to have rice and vegetables and various lentils and other hot food morning and evening. She was surprised that …

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Intracerebral Hemorrhage and its Management

  Abstract Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage is the most devastating and debilitating type of stroke. It is defined as bleeding in the brain parenchyma in the absence of trauma. It is the main reason for death and disability in Australia. ICH accounts for 10-20% of all stroke types and has poor …

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Knee Replacement

Time has its own anatomy for humans. No one escapes from this naturally laid framework, especially with aging. One of the most common ravages of age is knee disease. Over time, the wear-and-tear of routine life takes a toll on one’s cartilage, the natural cushioning of knee bone. Once the …

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All about Laparoscopy

What is laparoscopy? Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdominal region. A laparoscope is a long, thin tube with a high-intensity light and a high-resolution camera that inspects the abdomen through an incision of one centimeter in the surgical area. This new-age procedure is …

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