Monthly Archives: March 2015

Osteoarthritis of Knee and its Management

A short presentation on osteoarthritis of knee and its management in our clinical practice. Osteoarthritis management from Dr.A.Mohan krishna Dr. A. Mohan Krishna, M.S. Ortho, MCh Orth(UK) is currently a consultant orthopedic surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. He is part of the orthopedic team and he specializes in fracture… 

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Mobile Medical Apps – Healthcare on Smartphones

Mobile technology has become ubiquitous, and anybody can communicate anywhere, anytime. Global mobile statistics suggest that there are now about 364 million smartphone users in India. As per the PwC Report for GSMA, mobile technology will play a significant role in the provision of health services, globally. In India, as… 

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Quick Case: Rhinoscleroma Leads to Loss of Both Eyes in a 48-Year-Old Male

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 48-year-old male presented with proptosis and ethmoid sinus mass, epistaxis and bilateral nasal block for 4 years, in 2009. Lateral rhinostomy was performed, and the biopsy report came as granulomatous inflammation, possibly fungal infection. Within one year, the patient developed loss of…

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Low-Cost Urodynamic Studies: A Valuable Diagnostic Tool for Rural Practitioners

A cystometrogram or CMG, also known as a urodynamic study, means a bladder pressure study, in plain English. It is a very useful diagnostic tool in patients having lower urinary tract symptoms. It is considered a sophisticated test, and it involves a complex machine. We describe a simple method of…

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Effect of Oral Ribavirin in Hospital Stays of Measles Cases

Ribavirin is a broad-spectrum virustatic antiviral agent with a low toxicity. It has multiple mechanisms of action, and therefore viral resistance rarely develops. It can be administered orally, intravenously or with a nebuliser. Its efficacy varies in treatment of several diseases, such as…

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Granulomatous Lesions of Nose and Sinuses

This presentation discusses the various granulomatous lesions involving nose and sinuses. Granulomatous lesions of nose from Balasubramanian Thiagarajan Dr. Balasubramanian Thiagarajan, is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He has authored a number of journal articles and case reports on otolaryngology and… 

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The Management of Oropharyngeal Tumors

This presentation discusses oropharyngeal tumors and their management. It contains a few surgical video clippings embedded from Dr. Balasubramanian’s YouTube uploads. Oropharyngeal tumorsslideshare from Balasubramanian Thiagarajan Dr. Balasubramanian Thiagarajan, is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He has authored a number of… 

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