263 coins, 100 nails removed from man's stomach by Indian Surgeon

November 30, 2017 No Comment

Ever imagined how much metal the human system can retain, well save your imaginations as Khan suffered serious complications from the consumption of over 263 coins and 100 nails.

Maksood Khan, 28, a rickshaw driver from Satna district in the central state of Madhya Pradesh, was admitted to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital on November 19 after constant complaints of pains.

After the general examination, doctors found that he had an infection in the abdomen and low blood pressure, initially it was believed he was suffered from food poisoning, until tests revealed the contents of his stomach.

According to Dr. Priyank Sharma, who led the surgery, we had suspicions that there was something else because his family had expressed doubts that he was consuming unnatural, abnormal things. So, an X-ray and ultrasound of the abdomen was carried out and it was discovered the presence of multiple metal objects in his stomach ranging from coins to razor blades.
Dr. APS Gaharwal, head of the general surgery department, told CNN Khan underwent surgery on November 24 to remove the objects, during which a laparoscope was used to find them all. the surgery took over 3 hrs to perform where 263 coins and around 100 nails were discovered in his stomach nut bolts and chains.