Balakrishnan Saravanan

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Supravesical hernia is an unusual type of hernia. It is of two types: internal and external [Skandalakis JE, Gray SW, Burns WB, Sangmalee U, Sorg JL. Internal and external supravesical hernia. Am Surg 1976 Feb;42(2):142-6]. We are reporting a case of internal supravesical hernia, in a 62-year-old gentleman to call attention to the entity, as a rare cause of(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to randomly compare four incisionssubciliary, subtarsal, infraorbital and transconjunctival with lateral canthotomy for treatment of orbital rim or floor fractures. METHODS 40 patients with zygomatic complex fractures either isolated or in association with pan facial fractures, were selected for the study. They were(More)
Spontaneous rupture of colon or rectum is a rare event. Protrusion of several loops of small bowel through the anal orifice is a bizarre condition which has only rarely been reported in the literature. We report the first case where Thiersch repair was used to manage spontaneous perforation of rectal prolapse and provided a successful outcome.
This is a case report of a 53-yr-old gentleman with soft tissue inflammation of the thigh, secondary to delayed radionecrosis of rectum. He presented with this condition, one-and-half years after he had pre-operative radiotherapy and low anterior resection for Dukes'B adenocarcinoma of rectum. In this report we emphasise the need for the clinician to be(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have shown that proformas improve the information recorded by junior doctors when they clerk patients with acute abdominal pain. This increases their diagnostic accuracy, but doctors are reluctant to use them. Patient-completed questionnaires are being used in elective surgery, but can they be used for patients with acute abdominal pain?(More)
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