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Severe genital edema is a well-described complication of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Leakage of dialysate fluid from defects in the peritoneum may occur from clinically detectable and undetectable inguinal hernias, defects at the catheter insertion site, or other defects in the peritoneal membrane. We describe 3 patients (who underwent(More)
Pregnant women in different trimesters of pregnancy were divided into control (n = 58) and study (n = 104) groups. Study group subjects were given 45 mg zinc/p.o./day as 200 mg 'zinc sulphate tablets from the day of reporting till term. Body zinc status was clinically assessed by 'zinc taste test'. Blood samples were drawn at the same time and serum zinc(More)
Twenty young asymptomatic diabetic patients were evaluated for left ventricular dysfunction by determining the radionuclide ejection fraction response to supine bicycle ergometry. The double product at peak exercise (28,743 +/- 3,314 vs 29,007 +/- 3,625, p greater than .05) was not significantly different between the two groups. Seven of 20 diabetics had(More)
Forensic dentistry or forensic odontology is the proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evidence, which will be then presented in the interest of justice. The evidence that may be derived from teeth is the age (in children) and identification of the person to whom the teeth belong. This review article describes significance of forensic(More)
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