Deepak Hanumanthaiah

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Cannulation of a peripheral artery in a patient allows for continuous blood pressure (BP) monitoring and facilitates frequent arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis. Complications include thrombosis, embolism risk, haemorrhage, sepsis, and formation of pseudo aneurysms. A 75-year-old male admitted via casualty with a collapse secondary to seizures. Patient was(More)
INTRODUCTION The incidence of damage to the individual cranial nerves and their branches associated with laryngeal mask airway use is low; there have been case reports of damage to the lingual nerve, hypoglossal nerve and recurrent laryngeal nerve. To the best of our knowledge we present the first reported case of inferior alveolar nerve injury associated(More)
BACKGROUND The use of either fentanyl or morphine intrathecally as adjuncts to bupivacaine for spinal anaesthesia in caesarean deliveries is commonplace. However, the use of fentanyl in combination with morphine and bupivacaine in elective caesarean section is debatable. We hypothesized that while the addition of intrathecal fentanyl to morphine and(More)
Suspicion of neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a frequent cause of emergent psychiatric consultation. Despite early recognition, NMS has remained a syndrome that causes high rates of morbidity and mortality. A 25-year-old male with multiple sclerosis presented to the accident and emergency department and E with ataxia. He was started on steroids. On(More)
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