Deepa P. Gopinath

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BACKGROUND Pelvic organ prolapse is common, with some degree of prolapse seen in up to 50% of parous women in a clinic setting, although many are asymptomatic. The use of pessaries (a passive mechanical device designed to support the vagina) to treat prolapse is very common, and up to 77% of clinicians use pessaries for the first line management of(More)
The treatment of type 2 diabetes is a challenging problem. Most subjects with type 2 diabetes have progression of beta cell failure necessitating the addition of multiple antidiabetic agents and eventually use of insulin. Intensification of insulin leads to weight gain and increased risk of hypoglycemia. Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are(More)
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) adversely affect sexual function in women. Comparative studies of the two subgroups are few and results are conflicting. The aim of this study was to compare the effect of POP and SUI on the sexual function of women undergoing surgery for these conditions. (More)
The inclusion of emotional aspects into speech can improve the naturalness of speech synthesis system. The different emotions-sadness, angry, happiness are manifested in speech as prosodic elements like time duration, pitch and intensity. The prosodic values corresponding to different emotions are analyzed at word as well as phonemic level, using speech(More)
The first part of the work detailed in this paper, analyzes the probability distribution of vowels in Malayalam, an Indian language. Different probability distributions are fitted to the duration values of each vowel and the best fit is determined using quantile-quantile plot. The probability distribution of duration values, in accordance with the different(More)
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