Goura Kishor Rath

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The document is based on consensus among the experts and best available evidence pertaining to Indian population and is meant for practice in India.Early diagnosis is imperative in improving outcomes and preserving quality of life. High index of suspicion is to be maintained for leukoplakia (high risk site).Evaluation of a patient with newly diagnosed(More)
BACKGROUND Primary spinal cord germ cell tumour is a rare tumour. We herein review the tumour characteristics, associated risk factors, treatment policy, and patterns of failure of primary intradural germ cell tumour. METHOD We conducted a PUBMED search using a combination of keywords such as "spinal germ cell tumor," "germinoma," "extradural,"(More)
INTRODUCTION Intracranial atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor is an uncommon malignancy with a dismal outcome. Commonly misdiagnosed over the decades as primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the brain, it has dramatically different biological behavior. DISCUSSION We herein report a case series of five patients diagnosed and treated as atypical teratoid rhabdoid(More)
OBJECTIVE We intended to assess the clinicopathological features and treatment outcome in patients of intracranial atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT), a rare malignant tumor of the brain. METHODS Medical records were reviewed and clinical data collected on AT/RT in a 6-year period (2006-2012). Overall survival was analyzed by Kaplan-Meier method.(More)
PURPOSE In cervical intracavitary brachytherapy, it is mandatory to evaluate if the doses to bladder and rectum are within tolerance limits. In this study, an effort has been made to evaluate the effect of respiration on the doses to bladder and rectum in patients undergoing brachytherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifteen patients with cervix cancer treated(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of metabolic toxicities in patients with different nonhematological malignancies admitted in oncology ward of a tertiary cancer care center while on treatment. METHODS We did this cross-sectional study over a period of 7 months (January-July 2013) for all adult patients (n = 280) who,(More)
BACKGROUND Supra-tentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors (SPNET) are high-grade, hemispheric tumors, which account for around 2-3 % of pediatric brain tumors. We herein intend to report the clinical features and treatment outcome of patients with nonpineal SPNET treated at our institute. METHODS Clinical data were collected by retrospective chart(More)
AIM Primary pineal melanoma is a rare tumor. We herein review the histogenesis, pathology, radiology and therapeutic options of this rare tumor. MATERIAL AND METHODS We conducted a PUBMED search using a combination of keywords such as "primary pineal melanoma", "CNS melanoma", and "pineal tumor" and identified 16 cases of primary pineal melanoma. Clinical(More)
PURPOSE Primary pediatric gliosarcoma (pPGS) is an extremely rare entity with only 25 cases reported in the English literature. The value of concurrent and adjuvant temozolomide is not known in this group of patient. METHODS Five patients of pPGS treated from 2006 to 2011 were included in this retrospective analysis. All patients underwent maximal safe(More)
PURPOSE Pinealoblastoma is a highly malignant embryonal tumour of the pineal region affecting children and young adults. We herein intend to report the clinical features and treatment outcome of patients of pinealoblastoma treated at our institute. METHODS Clinical data was collected by retrospective chart review from 2003-2012. Histopathology slides were(More)