Aarti Mittal

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Traumatic interruption of the phrenic nerve causing diaphragmatic paralysis occurs much more commonly than realized. Patients present with symptoms referable to the respiratory, gastrointestinal, or cardiovascular systems as a result of anatomic displacement of the respective organ (eventration). Symptoms often occur shortly after the injury but may be(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether pre-operative N-stage (nodal stage) based on FDG-PET for oesophageal cancers, correlates with final histopathology. Additionally, we assessed if N-stage differs for squamous cell cancers compared with adenocarcinomas and if neoadjuvant therapy alters these results. BACKGROUND Our current understanding of oesophageal cancer(More)
Hypertension is one of the leading causes to develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) and could be a risk factor for progression of CKD to end stage renal disease (ESRD).Uncontrolled hypertension worsens CKD. Hypertension control may contribute to prevent CKD in early stages and retards the progression of CKD stages to ESRD. Prevalence of CKD in people with(More)
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