Ajit K Tharakan

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Perforation of the gallbladder occurs in 1.6%-2.8% of cases of gallbladder disease. Transhepatic rupture of the gall bladder is rare, with fewer than 20 cases reported in literature. We report a case of transhepatic rupture of the gall bladder with massive hemoperitoneum, which required emergency laparotomy and control of hemorrhage.
During coronary artery bypass graft surgery, various arterial and venous conduits have been used to carry blood flow from the aorta to the coronary vasculature. Arterial conduits provide certain advantages over the saphenous vein, including superior long-term patency, relative resistance to the development of atherosclerosis, and greater(More)
All patients with gastroduodenal ulcer disease should be tested and treated for Helicobacter pylori whether the ulcer is active or in remission. The rapid urease test, being the most commonly available, is the test of choice in our country. It is prudent to do H. pylori serology in the case of bleeding ulcers. Physicians should choose the regimen with the(More)
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