Dharmesh Gopalakrishnan

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In our practice sequestration of the shafts of long bones in children because of acute osteomyelitis continues to be a problem. Conventional procedures for bone grafting are likely to fail. Vascularised grafts with microvascular anastomosis are technically demanding with a high rate of failure. Transfer of the rib on its vascular pedicle to achieve anterior(More)
OBJECTIVES The major objective of our study was to assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Indian patients with psoriatic arthritis. METHOD This was a one-time survey involving no follow-up. The study was performed among outpatients attending the speciality clinics of an institutional tertiary referral centre. A consecutive sample of 100 patients(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate measured asymmetry of the calves in the assessment of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism (PE). METHODS Patients randomized for pulmonary angiography in the collaborative study of the Prospective Investigation of Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis (PIOPED) were evaluated. Only patients in whom the(More)
Diffuse pulmonary hemorrhage has rarely been reported as a complication of thrombolytic therapy. Recently, two patients who developed this complication were observed at our institution. This diagnosis should be considered in any post-thrombolytic patient with respiratory distress, diffuse pulmonary infiltrates, and an otherwise unexplained fall in(More)
A case of cervico thoracic junctional area spinal tuberculosis presenting as painful radiculitis of the upper extremity is reported. The predominant symptom of radicular pain and muscle weakness in the hand, along with a claw deformity, led to considerable delay in diagnosis. The presence of advanced bone destruction with severe instability was demonstrated(More)
In our practice sequestration of the shafts of long bones in children because of acute osteomyelitis continues to be a problem. Conventional procedures for bone grafting are likely to fail. Vascularised grafts with microvascular anastomosis are technically demanding with a high rate of failure. Transfer of the rib on its vascular pedicle to achieve anterior(More)
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