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BACKGROUND India leads the world with maximum number of diabetes patients being termed as the "diabetes capital of the world." Certain risk factors including unsatisfactory diet, overweight, and a sedentary lifestyle are potentially reversible. Acharayas have widely described the role of diet and activities to control Madhumeha (type 2 diabetes mellitus… (More)
BACKGROUND Uterovaginal prolapse frequently occurs in postmenopausal women. Hysterectomy with pelvic floor repair is one of the frequently performed surgeries in treating women who have completed their family and are not particular about preserving menstrual function. These hysterectomy specimens are submitted for histopathological examination to confirm… (More)
An unusual case of malignant melanoma of the pleura in a patient with "bathing-suit" type of giant congenital hairy nevus is presented. The treatment advocated and the outcome are discussed.
PURPOSE To carry out a comparative assessment of intracavitary brachytherapy (ICBT) doses to tumor, bladder, and rectum based on orthogonal films and contrast enhanced computed tomography (CECT). METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifty-five ICBT procedures with CT/MRI compatible applicator and CECT scans were evaluated. Doses to Point A, International Commission on… (More)
Spontaneous small intestinal perforations are common in India. Surgeons operating on patients with an obscure peritonitis should be aware of the diverse aetiologies of small intestinal perforations in order to be able to provide the appropriate management. We reviewed the pathology records of 165 patients operated on for nontraumatic perforations of the… (More)