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Sheriff, Dhastagir - - 2011
Jaundice in newborns provides a different response from the parents when compared to jaundice in older children and adults. Physiologic hyperbilirubinemia occurs commonly in term newborn infants in the absence of any underlying pathologic cause. Yet, the jaundice itself is commonly regarded as a problem in the transition to extrauterine ...
Narayanaswamy, Anbumani - - 2011
Extended spectrum beta--lactamases (ESBLs) are on the rise in hospital settings across the globe. The presence of ESBLs significantly affects the outcome of an infection and poses a challenge to the management of infection worldwide. Therefore, the aim of the present study is to determine the prevalence and susceptibility of ...
Dongre, S.D. - - 2011
Giant strides in knowledge about nanoparticles have lead to the development of sophisticated fluorescent quantum dots that have enhanced our understanding of the disease process as well as the healing mechanism following appropriate therapy. This article focuses on various aspects of fluorescent quantum dots which are now knocking at our ...
Kulkarni, Devidas - - 2011
The search for novel ultrasound contrast agents has now led to the use of nanoparticles due to their ability to generate contrast, amalgamation of numerous properties, adequate circulation times and satisfactory safety issues. Experiences with these nano particles promise not only in-depth knowledge of disease processes but also the early ...
Mody, Vicky - - 2011
The present review article summarizes the current state radiolabeled nanoparticles for molecular imaging applications mainly targeting cancer. Due to their enormous flexibility, and versatility the radiolabeled nanoparticles have shown their potential in the diagnosis and therapy. As the matter of fact, these radiolabeled imaging agents enable the visualization of the ...
Menezes, Godfred - - 2011
Nanoscience is at the leading edge of the rapidly developing field of nanotechnology. Nanosciences and nanotechnology are transforming a wide array of products and services that have the potential to enhance the practice of medicine and improve public health. Several areas of medical care are already benefiting from the advantages ...
Mody, Vicky - - 2011
The effectiveness of an imaging technique not only depends on its ability to image quantitatively both morphological and physiological functions of the tissue, but also on the contrast agent used to communicate with biomolecules. Several types of contrast media are used in medical imaging and they can roughly be cataloged ...
Mody, Hardik - - 2011
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Deaths from cancer are continuously rising worldwide with a projection of about 12 million deaths from cancer in 2030. Hence, over the past few years, tremendous attention has been given to the cancer related research and there has been an ...
Mody, Reema - - 2011
Dawka, Sushil - - 2010
Agarwal, Ankit - - 2010
Yagnik, Vipul - - 2010
The Rapunzel syndrome is a very rare condition where trichobezoar has extended up to the small bowel. Here we are reporting a rare case of Rapunzel syndrome in an adolescent girl with history of trichophagia who presented with small bowel obstruction. Patient underwent exploratory laparotomy and bezoar was removed through ...
Wani, Imtiaz - - 2010
Most splenic cysts are parasitic. Hydatid disease, a parasitic disease, is endemic in Kashmir. Splenic involvement alone in hydatid disease is very rare. It may remain asymptomatic or, by causing pressure due to increasing size on adjacent viscera, may become symptomatic. A non specific presentation always makes diagnosis difficult. A ...
Singh, Ajai - - 2010
An isolated dislocation of pisiform bone in a sixteen years male child has been reported here with its clinical presentation, treatment and a brief review of literature. The aim of presenting this case is its rarity due to trauma.
Jayakumar, J. - - 2010
Diabetic muscle infarction is a rare complication in patients of long standing diabetes mellitus with multiple end organ microvascular sequelae. A case of a 69 year old lady with a 10 year history of diabetes mellitus, with sudden onset of right thigh pain is described here. This case illustrates the ...
Eghwrudjakpor, P.O. - - 2010
The treatment of hydrocephalus has undergone remarkable transformation since it was first documented over two thousand years ago. Currently, the focus of hydrocephalus research is on minimally invasive techniques of treatment. This article reviews the evolution of hydrocephalus therapy, and examines current attitudes towards modern methods. We relied on journal ...
Tripathi, Shalini - - 2010
Sepsis is the most common cause of neonatal mortality. As per National Neonatal Perinatal Database (NNPD) 2002-2003, the incidence of neonatal sepsis in India was 30 per 1000 live birth. It is 3% among intramural babies and 39.7% among extramural admissions. The early manifestations of neonatal sepsis are vague and ...
Xu, ShiQin - - 2010
Intracellular signalling transduction plays a pivotal role in cell activation, and the regulation of gene transcription needs the involvement of series of nuclear factors. Nuclear transcription factor- kappa B, one of the key factors in mediating gene expression, takes an essential part in a body of physiological and pathological processes. ...
Prakash, Anand - - 2010
The Bender-Gestalt test (B-G test) was administered to examine its prognostic implications in an Ethiopian sample with unipolar depression. Total 30 patients with moderate level of depression were included in study and their time taken was compared against the performance on the B-G test. Finally, a significant difference was found ...
Okeji, Mark - - 2010
This study was carried out to evaluate the X-ray beam collimation practice, among radiographers, as a measure of radiation protection for patients undergoing radiodiagnostic investigations. Inadequate X-ray beam collimation practice was observed in all the hospitals studied. Light beam misalignment/malfunction, pressure of work and years of experience were identified as ...
Tambe, D.B. - - 2010
Obesity and cardiovascular risks are closely associated. Hypertension is the most common and early complication of obesity. Obesity is measured with different parameters like Body Mass Index, Waist to Hip Ratio etc. In the present study we have tried to link parameters of obesity with hypertension. We have found that ...
Ahmad, Nadeem - - 2010
The mental health of the child affects his physical health and the learning process. The present study was conducted to study the health status and etiological factors among 58 mentally challenged children in a school for the mentally challenged at Sangamner. Majority of mentally challenged children (68.0%) were in 5-9 ...
Sharma, Geetanjali - - 2010
The present study was carried out for early confirmation of clinically diagnosed patients of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) by electro-diagnostic tests which included motor conduction, sensory conduction studies and F-wave studies. The aim of the study was early confirmation of clinically suspected patients of CTS by motor and sensory conduction ...
Ajayi, E.A. - - 2010
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Tight control of diabetes in the outpatients will reduce complications and hospitalizations. This study of Nigerian patients with diabetes examined the adequacy of glycemic and BP control in line with current guidelines. A 4 month ...
Ramchurn, S.K. - - 2010
The Island of Mauritius was affected by a large scale epidemic outbreak of Chikungunya Fever (CHIKF) from February to April 2006. It was observed that this epidemic was associated with an excess mortality during the months of March to May 2006 in Mauritius. This study was aimed to analyze the ...
Mody, Vicky - - 2010
Karn, Navin - - 2010
A case of long standing unreduced anterior dislocation of the knee for 2 months has been reported which was treated first with open reduction and external fixation at 70[degrees] flexion of knee followed by gradual extension of knee. Once full extension was achieved, the cylindrical cast was applied for 3 ...
Chewoolkar, Vaibhav - - 2010
Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome is an acute and life threatening variant of antiphospholipid syndrome with a high mortality rate. Many infections are known to be accompanied by the thrombotic manifestations of this syndrome. We came across a patient of leprosy who developed bowel ischaemia secondary to mesenteric venous thrombosis as a ...
Hamzat, Talhatu - - 2010
The premise for this article is that a significant proportion of patients presenting in the clinic with osteoarthritis have hypertension as co-morbidity. A common drug of choice in managing symptoms of osteoarthritis including those affecting the knee joint is the Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) groups. It has been reported however ...
Akhter, Javed - - 2010
The rapid developments in both genomics and proteomics will allow scientists to define the molecular pathways in normal and diseased cells. With these models, researchers will have the ability to predict previously unknown interactions and verify such predictions experimentally. Novel proteins, cellular functions, and pathways will also be unravelled. It ...
Altan, Aydm - - 2010
In most methods of indirect inguinal hernia repair, the region of the sac stump remains a potential site of recurrence. A different technique that covers the site of the indirect sac stump is presented. Anterior parietal peritoneum is reflected posteriorly in the inguinal canal. In cases with Gilbert type I-II ...
Singh, Ajai - - 2010
Majority of paediatric flat feet are flexible and asymptomatic; less than 0.1% of all flat feet are rigid. If these can be diagnosed and managed early, then various complications can be prevented and they will remain asymptomatic. This study was conducted to analyse the ankle rotational mal-alignments in the natural ...
Bharti, Ajay - - 2010
Lateral epicondylitis is a well known elbow disorder known to affect a variety of population. Though the disorder is expected to affect a lot of sports personnel, the incidence is not uncommon in persons of household activities. The management comprises of conservative to operative with a dilemma of what to ...
Tripathi, Shalini - - 2010
Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP), the nosocomial pneumonia developing in mechanically ventilated patients after 48 hours of mechanical ventilation, is the second most common nosocomial infection. Therefore, there is a vital need to study the etiology and risk factors associated with VAP in neonates. Neonates admitted to neonatal intensive care unit ...
Ram, Shankar - - 2010
This study was aimed to correlate echogenic amniotic fluid particle size (AFPS) in late third trimester to fetal lung maturity and amniotic fluid optical density (AFOD) at labor. AFPS were measured with specified criteria by real time transabdominal USG (3.5MHz) while Amniotic Fluid Index (AFI) was measured during routine antenatal ...
Dawka, Sushil - - 2010
Srivastava, P.C. - - 2009
Karn, Navin - - 2009
Interphalangeal (IP) joint dislocations of the toes are uncommon lesions. We present here a case of closed dorsolateral dislocation of proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint of the fourth toe. Closed reduction and buddy strapping have been done with middle toe for two weeks under digital block. There was painless full range ...
Sanghi, Divya - - 2009
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common disease according to TNS Arogya survey 2007. Although OA was previously thought to be a progressive degenerative disorder, it is now known that spontaneous arrest or reversal of disease can occur. Conventional medications are often effective for symptomatic relief but they can also cause ...
Chhabra, Namrata - - 2009
Endothelial dysfunction is a systemic disorder and a critical element in the pathogenesis of atherosclerotic diseases and its complications. Growing evidences suggest that the individual burden of currently known cardiovascular risk factors is not the only determinant of endothelial function; rather endothelial integrity depends on the balance of all cardiovascular ...
Kumar, Pankaj - - 2009
The study was aimed to see the functional status of elbow after fixation with pre bend K- wire in Mason type II Radial head fractures. We have studied eight patients (3 females and 5 males) with Mason type II isolated radial head fractures aged between 15 and 65 years (average ...
Ohagwu, Christopher - - 2009
This study was aimed to establish a nomogram for uterine roundness index (UTRI) for a Nigerian population. Seven hundred Nigerian girls and women in the premenarche, nulliparous, multiparous and postmenopausal groups with normal uteri were evaluated by pelvic ultrasound. The length, anteroposterior and transverse diameters of the uterus were measured ...
Imo, A.O. - - 2009
This study was aimed to establish reference values of cervical length in normal pregnancy. We studied a cross-sectional sample of 144 pregnant women by transabdominal sonography. The inclusion criteria were sonographic confirmation of gestational age, the absence of any risk factors for preterm birth, and uncomplicated pregnancy. Cervical length was ...
Joseph, Eze - - 2009
This study was conducted to establish the normal values of ovarian volumes in this locality. A convenience sample of 141 apparently and gynecologically healthy and non pregnant females was studied using transabdominal sonography. The length, width and anteroposterior dimensions of both the right and left ovaries were measured. Volumes of ...
Ekezie, Jervas - - 2009
The effect of marital status and self-reported exercise was investigated in a sample of Igbos in Nigeria. Physical activity level was grouped into: no exercise, irregular exercise and regular exercise. In all the groups, adiposity level and mean BP decreases as the frequencies of physical activity increases and these were ...
Ugwu, Anthony - - 2009
Role extension in any occupation can affect both psychosocial and biomechanical stress levels and thus, have some consequences on efficiency in service delivery. The study was aimed to determine the impact of role extension of medical radiographers into sonography. 50 self-administered questionnaires were distributed to radiographers and to sonographers (radiographers ...
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