Anudeep Saxena

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Bilateral recurrent nerve palsy along with head injury is a rare clinical possibility and can be potentially fatal if not properly diagnosed. We report a case of a head injury patient with intact Glasgow Coma Scale requiring immediate re-intubation and tracheostomy after extubation failure as a result of stridor and severe dyspnoea with paradoxical(More)
Over the last few decades, advances have been made in the understanding of myofascial pain syndromes (MPSs). In spite of its high prevalence in the society, it is not a commonly established diagnosis. MPS is said to be the great imitator. This article puts some light on the various clinical presentations of the syndrome, on the various tools to reach to a(More)
We report a case of severe maxillofacial injury, who while undergoing later stages of reconstruction surgeries, presented with an inimitable kind of air leak during mask ventilation and its interesting management using a nasopharyngeal airway. The case also enlightens the importance of evaluating the available computed tomography images as a part of(More)
BACKGROUND Preoperative medication has a vital role in anesthesia. Pregabalin (PG) is a newer drug of gabapentinoid class and is six times more potent than gabapentin. Our study was designed to evaluate the effect of PG as premedication on the perioperative anesthetic requirement and analgesia. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted on ninety(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Sevoflurane, a popular inhalational anaesthetic for children, has been associated with significant emergence agitation in the recovery phase. This study was intended to compare two doses of caudal clonidine added to ropivacaine 0.2% in order to decide on the optimal dose for prevention of sevoflurane induced emergence agitation (EA) and(More)
Gum hypertrophy is a well-known and important adverse effect of phenytoin therapy in a neurosurgical patient. We present an interesting case of a 21-year-old man who, following head injury after a road traffic accident, developed status epilepticus diagnosed with gum hypertrophy in the jaws, with ongoing antiepileptics. He was managed conservatively as per(More)
BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION Spinal block, a known technique to obtain anaesthesia for infraumblical surgeries. Now physician have advantage of using adjuvant to prolong the effect of intrathecal block, which can be given either intravenously or intrathecally, dexmedetomidine is one of them. We studied effect of intravenous dexmedetomidine for prolongation(More)
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