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CANCER SURGERY: HOW MUCH AN ANESTHESIOLOGIST CAN INFLUENCE CANCER...

  • Umesh Goneppanavar...
  • Editorial
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Cancer has been among the major contributors to significant death and disability across the globe for several decades.1 Life of the affected individual will be changed forever after the diagnosis of cancer as they are subjected to a wide range of investigations, multimodal therapy for cancer, adverse effects related to cancer therapy and followup.

The main modalities of treatment for cancer inc

Comparison of 50 μg Oral and Vaginal Misoprostol Tablets...

  • Vineeta Yadav, Rangaiah Nagaratnamma, Na...
  • Original Article
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Objective: To compare efficacy and safety of 50 µg misoprostol administered vaginally, with oral route for induction of labor at term.

Materials and methods: One hundred women at term gestation, Bishop score = 4, with various indications for labor induction were randomized. Fifty women received 50 µg misoprostol orally and 50 women received 50 µg vaginally, four th hourly

A Study of Clinical Profile in Chronic Kidney Disease...

  • MV Krishna, Ashish Jindal, Saurav Das...
  • Original Article
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Introduction: Cardiovascular causes contribute toward a large proportion of increased morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Cardiac disease is the major cause of death in the CKD population.

Materials and methods: The present study was undertaken for documentation of various cardiovascular abnormalities in 50 patients with CKD at RajaRajeswar

Impact of Levothyroxine Therapy on Lipid Profile Value in...

  • Swapnav Borthakur, Deepesh K Maurya, Nit...
  • Original Article
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Aim: To study the effect of levothyroxine treatment on lipid profile in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism.

Materials and methods: This study was a randomized controlled trial, prospective study conducted on 22 cases of subclinical hypothyroidism with 22 controls at Down Town Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India. Inclusion and exclusion criteria were under taken. Levothyro

Accidental Inferior Turbinectomy with Airway Obstruction during Nasal Intubation

  • Ankitha Sunand, Chikkegowda Sangeetha, P...
  • Case Reports
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Synchronous tumors of different histological types involving the salivary gland are rare. There have been cases reported in the literature of such tumors occurring in the parotid gland. Head and neck surgeons frequently request nasotracheal intubation for their surgical procedures. Complications of nasal intubation include epistaxis, sinusitis, bacteremia, or dislodgement of adenoids from trauma of the

Ultrasound-guided Quadratus Lumborum Block as Postoperative Analgesic Technique for...

  • Gayathri P Mashar, Navya Shree, Yeshaswi...
  • Case Reports
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Postoperative pain after radical retropubic prostatectomy can be severe unless adequately treated, with potential implications for the quality of recovery and length of hospital stay. Ultrasonography-guided quadrates lumborum block (QLB) involves the injection of local anaesthetic solution adjacent to the anterolateral aspect of the quadrates lumborum muscle. QLB is used for postoperative pain relief i

Chondrosarcoma masquerading as an Abscess in the Gluteal Region

  • Misbah Anjum, Sharmila P Surhonne, Panna...
  • Case Reports
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Pelvic chondrosarcomas (CHSs) are malignant cartilaginous tumors. Due to their slow growth, CHSs tend to cause symptoms over a prolonged period of time, and their diagnosis might be delayed. Since radiotherapy and chemotherapy have proved ineffective in the treatment of CHSs, wide surgical excision remains the treatment of choice. Although CHSs rarely metastasize and have a very good prognosis afte

Epidural Anesthesia for a Patient with Ebstein’s Anomaly posted...

  • Grama S Karthik, Madihalli JI Sowmya, Hi...
  • Case Reports
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Ebstein’s anomaly is an abnormality of the tricuspid valve in which valve leaflets are malformed or displaced downwards into the right ventricle. Patient may develop supraventricular dysrhythmias leading to syncope, cyanosis, congestive heart failure and sudden death.

The choice of anaesthesia is individualized and remains a challenge. We managed one such patient under Epidural Anesth

Comparison of High-flow Oxygen Therapy using Nasal Canula with...

  • Brief Communication
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

Introduction: High-flow oxygen therapy through nasal cannula is a technique whereby heated and humidified oxygen is delivered to nose at high flow rates and this generates low levels of positive pressure in upper air ways. This may decrease physi ological dead space by flushing expired CO2 from the upper air way, a process that explains the decrease in the work of breathing. With this we determi

A Rare Case of Splenic Pseudocyst

  • MR Shruthi Gowthami, Dipiya Tikoo, Sumit...
  • Case Reports
  • 2018| January-march | Issue 1

We present here a case of pseudocyst of spleen, a rare entity. In our case, the patient presented with pain abdomen since 5 to 6 months. She gave the history of abdominal trauma 2 years ago. Ultrasonography (USG) and computed tomography (CT) of abdomen and pelvis showed a well-defined cyst arising in spleen. Open splenectomy was followed. Histopathology of the splenectomy specimen showed features of ps