Guruprasad D Rai

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BACKGROUND Schwannomas are slow-growing benign tumors. They can arise from any peripheral nerve, including the cranial nerves (except the olfactory and optic nerves), spinal nerves, and autonomic nerves. Schwannomas of the head and neck account for 25-40% of all cases. However, intra-oral schwannomas account for only 1% of all head and neck tumors. Complete(More)
Results A 55 yr old gentleman presented with high grade fever since 2mths and dyspnoea on exertion since 1mth. Echocardiography revealed severe AR with vegetations and a diagnosis of infective endocarditis was made after blood cultures grew coagulase negative staphylococcus. He was in pulmonary oedema on presentation with renal failure needing non-invasive(More)
58 patients of advanced head and neck cancer were treated by continuous hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy (study group) or conventional radiotherapy (control group). The study group of 29 patients had 26/29 (89%) of patients of stage T3 and T4 with 12/29 (41% 0) > N2 disease. The schedule employed was 1.5 Gy 3 times a day in 36 fractions on 12(More)
OBJECTIVE To endoscopically study the Lacuna Magna (LM) and attempt to explain some of the anatomical, clinical and embryological issues pertaining to it. The LM, stated to be present in 30 to 50 percent of males and linked to congenital distal urethral obstructions, post-void bloody-spotting and dysuria in young boys, has few studies on its endoscopic(More)
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