Chandrasekaran Ramesh

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This study evaluated the long term effectiveness of pedicled buccal fat pad (BFP) with or without buccal advancement flap in the closure of oroantral fistula (OAF). A prospective clinical study involving 15 patients with chronic OAF was carried out. All cases were managed with pedicled BFP as the primary or secondary procedure. Cases with doubtful outcome(More)
The purpose of this three-year, prospective, follow-up study was to evaluate whether aggressive gap arthroplasty is essential in the management of ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Fifteen patients were treated by the creation of a minimal gap of 5-8mm and insertion of an interpositional gap arthroplasty using the temporalis fascia. Eleven(More)
Heart rate variability is influenced significantly by age. Recent studies have shown the utility of QT variability to study temporal repolarization lability, and increased QT variability is reportedly associated with sudden death. Because beat-to-beat QT interval variability appears to closely follow heart rate variability, this study investigated the(More)
A retrospective review of 360 cases of carcinoma of the cervix with clinical stage IB and IIA who had undergone radical hysterectomy and pelvic node dissection between 2000 and 2005 was carried out. Lymph node metastasis was present in 79/360 patients (21.9%). LVSI positivity, full thickness stromal invasion, involvement of the uterine isthmus, positive(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this follow up clinical study was to compare and evaluate the effectiveness of 2mm 4 holed 3-dimensional (3D) locking titanium miniplates over standard miniplate fixation using Champy's technique in the management of interforaminal mandibular fractures. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective randomized double blind clinical trial was(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the longitudinal changes in hepatic function among HIV-infected tuberculosis (TB) patients receiving once-daily nevirapine (NVP)- or efavirenz (EFV)-based antiretroviral treatment (ART) along with rifampin-containing anti-TB treatment. METHODS This was a nested study within a randomized clinical trial, taking place between May 2006(More)
Neuropathy, or nerve injury, is a severe and common impediment of diabetes. Studies evaluate that 50% of people with diabetes will develop neuropathy. Diabetic nerve injury is impairment of a single solitary nerve (also named mononeuropathy). Commonly 2 cranial nerves Viz., cranial nerve VII and cranial nerve VI are involved in facial nerve palsies. The(More)
AIM The aim of this study is to compare oral signs, symptoms and oral lesions type and prevalence, in end stage renal disease (ESRD) with non-end stage renal disease (NESRD) in diabetes mellitus (DM) patients. METHODOLOGY Two groups of DM patients were studied, Group 1 includes 100 patients with ESRD, who were under hemodialysis therapy, and Group 2(More)
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is caused by obstruction of blood flow of deep veins in upper and lower limb. One of the precipitating factors for DVT is surgery under general anesthesia exceeding 30 min. However, there are very few reports of DVT associated with surgery of oral and maxillofacial region. In this paper we report two cases of DVT involving left(More)
BACKGROUND Globally, retinoblastoma is the most common primary intraocular malignancy occurring in children. This paper documents the recent incidence rates of retinoblastoma by age and sex groups from the Population Based Cancer Registries (PBCRs) of Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi and Kolkata using the data from the National Cancer Registry Programme.(More)