Ashish Singhal

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Congenital portosystemic shunts are the anomalies in which the mesenteric venous drainage bypasses the liver and drains directly into the systemic circulation. This is a report of a rare case of LDLT in a four-yr old male child suffering with biliary atresia (post-failed Kasai procedure) associated with (i) a large congenital CEPSh from the spleno-mesentric(More)
Biliary complications are regarded as the Achilles' heel of liver transplantation, especially for living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) due to smaller, multiple ducts and difficult ductal anatomy. Overall biliary complications reported in most series are between 10% and 30%. This study describes our modified technique of biliary anastomosis and its(More)
Portal biliopathy refers to abnormalities of the entire biliary tract in patients with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction. Most of the patients are asymptomatic. However, more than 80% of patients show characteristic morphologic features on endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Symptomatic cases usually require therapy. The proposed therapies(More)
Chondrosarcoma is the most common malignant tumor of the chest wall. Most patients present with painful progressive swelling in the anterior chest wall arising from the costochondrosternal junction. CT scan with intravenous contrast is the investigation of choice. Wide excision with adequate margins is the standard treatment for localized disease after(More)
The diaphragm is not a common muscle chosen for biopsy. In our case, it was biopsied only because the patient was undergoing an exploratory laparotomy to rule out neoplasia. Our patient did not have respiratory symptoms, supporting the conclusion by one that diaphragm abnormalities can be present in patients without respiratory symptoms; therefore, IBM may(More)
INTRODUCTION Perioperative peroneal neuropathy is an uncommon complication following operations remote from the leg or in supine position including liver transplant. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 132 living-donor liver transplant recipients done at our center between September 2006 and December 2008. Various(More)
We read the article by Humar et al. published in the February 2009 issue of Liver Transplantation with great interest. They described delayed splenic artery occlusion as a treatment option for recipients with established small-for-size syndrome after partial liver transplantation. As described, hyperdynamic splanchnic circulation causing portal(More)