Aarti Sarwal

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Lately, few case reports have brought forth limited cases of levetiracetam (LEV)-induced thrombocytopenia. To estimate the burden of LEV-induced thrombocytopenia, we reviewed medical records of 758 patients aged 18 years or older who received LEV during their stay at the University Hospital from June 2005 to December 2008. In patients identified with(More)
All school children in Patiala City (25,376) were examined to find out the incidence of scoliosis. There were 12,934 boys and 12,442 girls. Their ages ranged from 5 to 18 years. Adam's forward-bending test and a newly designed “Scoliometer” was used to detect and measure the rib hump in all cases. There was an overall incidence of scoliosis of 0.13%. This(More)
Patient care during inter-facility transfer depends not only on the expertise provided by the receiving facility, but also on timely and accurate patient information received from the transferring institution. Our prospective study quantified compliance with inter-facility transfer communication and revealed an opportunity for improvement. Introduction of a(More)
Eight-and-a-half syndrome is a clinical entity comprised of one-and-a-half syndrome with ipsilateral facial palsy. We report a case who presented with this constellation of findings with diffusion weighted images (DWI) and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) changes corresponding to the anatomical correlate in the dorsal pontine tegmentum.
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