Monthly Archives: December 2015

Effectiveness Study of Paromomycin IM Injection (PMIM) for the Treatment of Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) in Bangladesh

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, remains one of the most neglected diseases in Bangladesh with an estimated 65 million people at risk of the disease. Widely available, safe, and affordable therapies for…

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Alcohol and Tobacco Increases Risk of High Risk HPV Infection in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

The Head and Neck cancer (HNC) incidence accounts for approximately 25–30% of all cancer cases in India. HNC is a multifactorial and multiphasic disease which affects anatomical sites such as lip, oral cavity, nose and…

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Quick Case: Vacuum Therapy After Skin Grafting

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj, Mr. L. R. Bravin, Mr. Wise Jacob, Regina and Tamilvannan
Negative Pressure Wound therapy [NPWT] has been in use since the early nineties for treating non healing wounds. It decreased the edema, improves circulation and neo-vascularization, granulation…

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Diabetes – Wake Up Before It Strikes You

Lifespan-world’s largest chain of Diabetes & Cardiometabolic clinics assessed the nationwide awareness of diabetes using the Diabetes Knowledge Index to map the…

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Meeting the Surgical Needs in Rural Areas: The Supply Chain Concept

Globally, 60% of the surgical procedures are carried out for 15% of the world population in developed countries. On the other hand, 34% of the poor who live in developing countries get only…

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A Review of Several Different Types of Medical Stirrups

Positioning patients properly in the Operating Room is critical to providing the best care possible and protecting against complications such as pressure ulcers and…

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