Annamali Veerappan

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The administration of corticosteroids by various routes in the treatment of croup remains controversial as studies with varying designs and outcome measures have reported conflicting results. However, meta-analysis supports the use of steroids in croup. A dose equivalent to or greater than 100 mg/kg body weight of hydrocortisone, administered orally or(More)
Despite improvement in diagnostic modalities, confirmation of a histologic diagnosis of cancer of the biliary tree and pancreas remains elusive. Attempts to collect positive cytology specimens from vigorous brushings or washings obtained at endoscopy or percutaneously are often unsuccessful. In our unit, we have increased the yield by obtaining tissue(More)
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