KV Suresh

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BACKGROUND Patients with recurrent and metastatic head and neck Squamous Cell Cancer (HNSCC) have poor prognosis with limited treatment options. In view of decimal prognosis, the treatment decision should include quality of life (QOL) issues, cost-effectiveness besides the response rates and survival. AIM Present retrospective analysis was conducted to(More)
Recent experience with patients with bile ascites and bile peritonitis prompted a review of other case histories in the medical literature of these conditions. The clinical courses of 24 patients with bile ascites and 34 with bile peritonitis were reviewed. Bile ascites occurred most often as a postoperative complication of biliary tract operations and also(More)
The clinical efficacy of gliclazide and its effect on plasma glucose, body weight and serum lipids was assessed in a 3 months open trial of 30 obese, Non-Insulin Dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) patients who failed to respond to diet therapy alone. By day 20, the mean post prandial plasma glucose (PPG), and fasting plasma glucose (FPG) were significantly(More)
Odontogenic fibromyxoma (OM) is a rare locally invasive, non metastasizing benign neo-plasm found exclusively in the jaws. It commonly occurs in the second and third decade, and the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla. The lesion often grows without symptoms and presents as a painless swelling. The radiographic features are variable so the(More)
BACKGROUND Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) is a nuclear protein synthesized in the late G1 and S-phase of the cell cycle. Immunodetection of this protein represents a useful marker of the proliferation status of lesions. AIMS The aim of this study is to evaluate the immunohistochemical expression of PCNA in oral lichen planus (OLP) and to assess(More)
We report two cases of limb girdle pattern of muscle weakness caused by hyperparathyroidism due to parathyroid adenoma. It can be easily missed as early symptoms are non specific but once diagnosed it is easily treatable and complete recovery occurs over a period of time.