B Sudhakar Chandran

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BACKGROUND Gastric cancer remains one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths. Many patients present late, and therefore, resections are often palliative in nature. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of resectional operation and the survival advantage of surgical resection in advanced gastric cancer. The effectiveness of palliation(More)
Primary carcinoid tumors of the biliary tract are extremely rare. We report a 36-year-old woman with recurrent acute cholangitis who was diagnosed to have a carcinoid in the common hepatic duct, with enlarged local nodes. She underwent local resection. I-131 metaiodobenzyl guanidine (MIBG) scanning postoperatively showed no uptake in the tumor bed.
Morgagni-Larrey hernia is an uncommon entity. The majority of the literature describes hernia occurring mostly on the right side, a few on the left side and rarely bilateral. Retrospective chart review was done for the patients with the diagnosis of adult diaphragmatic hernia from January 1997 to December 2010. Post-operative course was evaluated for(More)
BACKGROUND Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated gastric carcinoma is a relatively uncommon entity detected in approximately 10% of gastric adenocarcinoma. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to estimate the frequency of EBV-associated gastric carcinoma and also to assess the nature of presentation, any significant difference between this subgroup and(More)
BACKGROUND The prognostic and survival benefit of extended multiorgan resection for locally advanced gastric adenocarcinoma remains controversial. The morbidity associated with additional organ resection has been found to be higher when compared to patients undergoing gastrectomy alone. The aim of our study was to evaluate the morbidity, mortality and(More)
INTRODUCTION Duodenal diverticulum (DD) is the second most common diverticulum, yet its incidence varies widely from 1-22% based on the mode of investigation. Computed Tomography (CT) of abdomen is the preferred modality to diagnose acute abdomen including those of complications of DD. Moreover, the prevalence of DD in Indian population is not yet been(More)
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