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BACKGROUND Oesophagogastric cancer surgery is immunosuppressive. This may be modulated by omega-3 fatty acids (O-3FAs). The aim of this study was to assess the effect of perioperative O-3FAs on clinical outcome and immune function after oesophagogastric cancer surgery. METHODS Patients undergoing subtotal oesophagectomy and total gastrectomy were(More)
BACKGROUND Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a genetically determined mechano-bullous disorder of the skin encompassing a group of conditions that share skin fragility as a common feature. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twele patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa from Kashmir valley are reported. RESULTS Our series included 12 patients, 5 males and 7 females. Features(More)
BACKGROUND Hirsutism refers to the presence of terminal hairs at the body sites under androgenic control. Various factors, including genetic makeup and hormonal status, influence the rate and pattern of hair growth at these sites. PURPOSE To study the pattern of hirsutism in Kashmir. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty five consecutive patients of hirsutism(More)
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