Chidambara Harikumar

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Perinatal mortality rate was assessed for 13964 consecutive births in SAT Hospital, Trivandrum, South India, during a period of one year. The overall perinatal mortality rate was 42.75, stillbirth rate 24.41 and early neonatal mortality rate 18.79. The perinatal mortality rate in multiple pregnancy was 156.65. Preventable causes of perinatal mortality still(More)
Background: Meta analyses on neonatal mechanical ventilation suggested no difference between conventional and patient triggered ventilation (PTV) in preterm neonates. Newer forms of respiratory support with perceived advantages continue to entice Neonatologists.Objective: To ascertain the current trends in respiratory management of the very preterm infant(More)
The eruptive disseminated form of Spitz nevi (EDSN) is the rarest variant, is cosmetically disabling, and has a poorly documented natural history. We report the case of a 4-year-old boy with more than 100 Spitz nevi that have significantly regressed 8 years after onset. There is no satisfactory treatment for EDSN. There have been no reports of supervening(More)
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