Ayyanar Sakthivel

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OBJECTIVE To assess the safety of shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) without prophylactic stents in solitary functioning kidneys. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixteen solitary functioning kidneys with 23 renal stones with a size of <15 mm were treated with SWL as the primary modality. All patients were counseled about the possibility of obstruction, and treatment was(More)
To correlate the accuracy of intraoperative and surgical specimen (ex vivo) ultrasound (US) with pathological margin status at partial nephrectomy. Patients undergoing partial nephrectomy for T1 renal tumours in the period May 2010–January 2014 at a single institution who had intraoperative specimen US were included. PN was performed by standardised(More)
Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) have now been recommended and brought to field operation by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP). The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of two commonly used RDTs; Wondfo and SD Bioline Malaria Pf/Pan for malaria diagnosis in an endemic area of Koraput district, Odisha state. A total(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Transversus abdominis plane block (TAP block) is a novel procedure to provide postoperative analgesia following inguinal hernia surgery. The utilization of ultrasound has greatly augmented the success rate of this block and additionally avoiding complications. The aim of our study was to gauge the analgesic efficacy of ultrasound-guided(More)
Twelve new born children with sciatic nerve paralysis are reported in this paper. Complete paralysis was present in six and partial paralysis in six neonates. In all cases of breech delivery, a definite history of prolonged labour and forceful extraction by pulling the leg of the fetus was obtained. explained. The relevant literature has been reviewed.(More)
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