Monthly Archives: November 2016

Quick Case: Laser Therapy for Trigeminal Neuralgia

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj, H.Charles Richard M.P.T. and Dr. Sunitha Gadudasu
Trigeminal Neuralgia is a condition that can cause excruciating pain and could be very debilitating because of the chronic nature…

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Effect of Preoperative Risk Group Stratification on Oncologic Outcomes of Patients with Adverse Pathologic Findings at Radical Prostatectomy

Prostate cancer (PC) has become the most common non-dermatologic cancer among Western men. Due to prostate-specific antigen screening efforts, increasing numbers of PC cases are diagnosed when the tumor is still confined to…

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Using Misoprostol for Primary versus Secondary Prevention of Postpartum Haemorrhage – Do Costs Matter?

Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth. PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low and middle-income countries and the primary…

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Urology Emergencies for Rural Surgeons: Presented at the ARSI Conference at Kulu, November 2016

Unlike the other surgical specialties’ Urology does not have too many emergencies? Hence most of the Urologists do not plan for emergencies and the emergencies are left to the general…

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Case Study: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Complex Fistula in Ano

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj and J. Regina Jeyaseeli, Bsc Nursing
A Fistula in Ano is a connection between peri–anal skin and anal canal through a tortuous tract lined by granulation tissue and epithelial cells…

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The Tuberculosis Cascade of Care in India’s Public Sector: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

India has the world’s largest tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, with 23% of the global burden of incident active TB patients annually and 27% of the world’s “missing” patients, representing about 1 million patients each year who have not…

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Evaluation of Maternal Health Service Indicators in Urban Slum of Bangladesh

Millennium Development Goal-5 emphasized the reduction of maternal mortality by three-fourths between 1990 and 2015…

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