Bindu N Das

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We report the surgical management of a 3 day old baby with absent sternum and pericardium with impending rupture of the skin cover. The repair described is innovative and may be used in place of primary repair by bringing the ribs together. Review of embryology and various modalities of closure are provided.
Various risk factors, such as smoking and diabetes, have an adverse effect on women's inherent biological protection from coronary artery disease (CAD). In women, CAD is most likely to present as angina. Although infarction as the initial event is less common in women than in men, it is more likely to be fatal. The prognosis for women with diabetes and CAD(More)
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