Kirupakar Arumugam

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Aim Surgical site infection (SSI) remains a common postoperative morbidity, particularly in colorectal resections, and poses a significant financial burden to the healthcare system. The omission of mechanical bowel preparation, as is performed in enhanced recovery after surgery programmes, appears to further increase the incidence. Various wound protection(More)
Sixty cases with uterine leiomyomata in pregnancy are presented. The incidence was 1 in 1033 deliveries. The median age of the patients was 33.4 years. The majority were primigravidae (60%). A significant number of patients gave a history of infertility (43%) and spontaneous abortions (25%). The commonest antenatal complication was malpresentation and in(More)
Address for Correspondence: A Arun Kumar, Department of Anatomy, Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences, DHS Annexe Building Near Rear Gate, G.B.Pant HospitalAtlanta Point, Port Blair744104 India. E-Mail: arivalaganarun@gmail.com Background: Sutural bones or Wormian bones are bony ossicles rarely present in between the bones of calvaria.(More)
AIM Surgical site infection (SSI) remains a common postoperative morbidity, particularly in colorectal resections, and poses a significant financial burden to the healthcare system. The omission of mechanical bowel preparation, as is performed in enhanced recovery after surgery programmes, appears to further increase the incidence. Various wound protection(More)
Twelve patients had emergency cervical circlage for inevitable middle trimester abortion due to cervical incompetence. The mean gestation was 23 weeks (range 15-28 weeks). The median cervical dilatation was 3 cm. In three patients, the cervical dilatation was more than 5 cm. The median prolongation of pregnancy was 3.3 weeks (range 4 days to 10 weeks).(More)
A prospective analysis was made of the 85 hysterosalpingographies performed at the University Hospital in Kuala Lumpur in a 1-year period in 1985-86. 51 of these procedures were performed through use of the Leech-Wilkinson cannula method; the Foley catheter technique was used in the remaining 34 cases. Secondary infertility was the most common indication(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess, in a prospective study, whether botulinum toxin-type A (BTX-A) injected into the detrusor muscle, can be used as a day-case treatment for drug-resistant neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). PATIENTS AND METHODS BTX-A (Dysport, Ipsen, Luxembourg; 1000 units) was injected cystoscopically into(More)
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