Bikram Kumar Singh

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A 70-year-old woman was found to have an intermittent left bundle branch block. When her electrocardiogram showed normal conduction, T-wave inversions in leads V1-V3 appeared. These alterations suggested an anteroseptal infarction. However, the patient was asymptomatic, and the serum enzymes, technetium 99m pyrophosphate scan, and the thalium 201 scan were(More)
PURPOSE To identify the organisms causing delayed deep infection following primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and to compare the differences in outcome based on the infecting organism. METHODS Between the period April 1998 and March 2004 inclusive, patients presenting with delayed deep infection following primary TKA and/or those who underwent a(More)
BACKGROUND Postoperative thromboprophylaxis with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) for an extended period of 4 weeks is now preferred over short term thromboprophylaxis in patients undergoing total hip/knee arthroplasty (THA/TKA). However, most of the data demonstrating the efficacy and safety of extended thromboprophylaxis and short term(More)
Anorexia nervosa is a disorder characterized by excessive dieting, a morbid fear of becoming obese, a distorted body image and amenorrhea in women. The condition is seen chiefly in girls and young women but also occurs in men. Death in anorexia nervosa may be sudden, and the mortality rate is the highest of any psychiatric disease. Despite investigations of(More)
Severe bradycardia has been reported with the use of cimetidine. This observation has been explained by histamines' known action in increasing the contraction rate of the spontaneously beating right atrium, strips of ventricular muscle, and whole heart of guinea pigs. Histamine can also produce cardiac arrhythmias in animals. There is evidence for H2(More)