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Female pygopagus twins, Gargi and Gayatri, were born with a common sacrum and a common subarachnoid space, and their vaginas and anal canals shared a common posterior wall. The circumference of union at birth was 42 cm. At 4 months with a combined weight of 7.4 kg, they were successfully separated. Details of the surgical and anaesthetic management are(More)
A case of congenital, unilateral giant hydronephrosis containing 42 1/2 litres of urine in an adult male is reported. Diagnosis and management are discussed. Because of the possible effects of sudden abdominal decompression, a plea is made for a two-stage procedure. The hydronephrosis is first decompressed slowly by drainage and nephrectomy is then(More)
BACKGROUND Blood transfusion carries the risk of transmission of several infectious agents. The latest method for blood screening, nucleic acid testing is not affordable in developing countries. AIM The study was aimed to find response to post-donation counseling for reactive markers among the voluntary blood donors donating in blood donation camps. (More)
Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is a conjunctive modality of treatment along with rituximab to decrease paraproteinemia associated with hyperviscosity. Here we narrate our experience in treating a diagnosed case of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia in 70 years old male patient with moderate anemia and severe features of hyperviscosity syndrome by serial TPE(More)
To the Editor, Bombay blood group (h/h or Oh phenotype) first discovered in Bombay, by Dr. Y.M. Bhende in the year of 1952, now Bombay known as Mumbai in India. Individuals with the rare phenotype (hh) do not express H antigen (also called H substances), the antigen which is present in blood group O. A fucose molecule attached via alpha 1–2 linkage with(More)
A case of congenital unilateral massive hydronephrosis containing 42.5 l. clear urine is reported. Treatment consisted of a 2-stage procedure that is described. The consequences of sudden decompression, which occurs after a 1-stage operation, are discussed. The rationale of the 2-stage procedure is that gradual decompression helps to restore the normal(More)