Arunabha Chakravarti

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Male Fischer-344 rats were treated, by gavage, with a total dose of 40 mmol/kg of N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) or 20 mmol/kg of 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK), three times a week for 4 weeks. One week afterwards the rats were fed an isocaloric liquid diet containing 7% (v/v) ethanol and continued on this diet until killed. Cumulative(More)
PURPOSE To study the effects of topical intranasal mometasone furoate nasal spray for management of otitis media with effusion in children aged 2-12 years with adenoidal hypertrophy and its impact on change in quality of life. METHOD A prospective randomized double blind interventional placebo control study was conducted. Hundred patients of endoscopic(More)
Dermoids or hairy polyps, the most primitive forms of teratoma are rare lesions affecting the nasopharynx. They arise during early embryogenesis, being derived from only two germinal layers, ectoderm and mesoderm and are invariably benign. They usually present at or soon after birth with signs of upper aerodigestive tract obstruction. A case of hairy polyp(More)
OBJECTIVES Mometasone has been reported to improve the symptoms of nasal obstruction in children with adenoidal hypertrophy. This systematic review and meta-analysis were conducted to evaluate the role of mometasone on different nasal symptoms, otitis media with effusion, adenoid size, and quality of life in children with adenoidal hypertrophy. METHODS A(More)
A case of multiple esophageal foreign bodies, which were retrieved successfully by rigid esophagoscopy in a 1-year old child is being reported. There are few cases of multiple esophageal foreign bodies in children reported in the literature; this case was unique in presentation as there was no history of foreign body ingestion. This case also highlights the(More)