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In a 10-year prospective study of 6,256 patients (5,812 males, 444 females) with permanent pacemaker, 25 had presented with features of venous obstruction such as pain, swelling or dilated superficial veins of face, upper limb(s) or upper chest wall without congestive heart failure. When subjected to contrast venography, 22 (0.35%) of the cases demonstrated… (More)
Multiresolution ideas notably the wavelet transform have been profusely employed for addressing problems in face recognition and other problems in computer vision. However, theoretical studies indicate that wavelets are not the ideal image descriptors; they have very crude directional representations and are not anisotropic. A recent development called the… (More)
An 18-year-old man presenting with paraplegia due to spinal epidural infiltration at D6-D7 underwent laminectomy and spinal decompression followed by near-complete resolution of neurological symptoms; but this resolution was followed by progressively enlarging cervical lymph nodes. Leucocytosis, an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, a marked… (More)
A technique is presented of securing the cartilaginous nasal septum using titanium mini-plates in the repair of a complex open comminuted type I nasoethmoid fracture, with internal impaction of the external cartilaginous nose. This technique allows primary skin closure and obviates the need for external metal-work and the attendant potential complications.
This is a case report of a 16-year-old boy presenting with a history of oliguria and anasarca. Workup revealed marked proteinuria to the tune of 8 g/day. He was subsequently found to be hepatitis C positive. Genotype was hepatitis C virus type 6. Renal biopsy revealed mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis with IgA deposits consistent with IgA nephropathy… (More)
BACKGROUND The treatment of bifurcation coronary stenosis involved several techniques in the last few years, with the use of one stent, two stents, kissing balloon, crush stenting. Basic objective was to reduce MACE rate and improve event-free survival. OBJECTIVE To examine the performance of some techniques of stent placement adopted in the last few… (More)