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Antibodies to complement factor H are an uncommon cause of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Information on clinical features and outcomes in children is limited. In order to explore this we studied a multicenter cohort of 138 Indian children with anti-complement factor H antibody associated HUS, constituting 56% of patients with HUS. Antibody titers were(More)
We describe an unusual complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, the formation of a colocutaneous fistula. The complication resulted from penetration of both the colon and stomach at the time of catheter placement. This problem went unrecognized for several months until the feeding catheter was removed, and its replacement could be advanced only(More)
PURPOSE To compare the functional outcome of epilenticular intraocular lens (IOL) implantation vs the technique of anterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (ACCC), posterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (PCCC) with vitrectomy and in-the-bag IOL implantation in paediatric cataract surgery. METHODS Forty eyes of 33 children with developmental(More)
OBJECTIVE Scanty literature is available regarding continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) utility in severe sepsis with multiorgan dysfunction syndrome (MODS) from developing countries. Author unit's experience in pediatric CRRT is described and outcome of early initiation of CRRT with sepsis and MODS is assessed. MATERIALS AND METHODS Children aged(More)
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