Kottacherry T Shenoy

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AIMS The aims of the present study were to assess the prevalence of periodontal disease and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection and their associations within a predefined Indian population. METHODS A community-based cross-sectional study of 500 selected individuals using a questionnaire, oral examination, rapid urease testing of dental plaque, and(More)
BACKGROUND The microorganism Helicobacter pylori has been closely linked to chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer, gastric cancer, and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. Despite the current treatment regimens that lead to successful management of H. pylori-positive chronic gastritis, the reinfection rate is high. It has been suggested that one of(More)
Arteriovenous malformations usually do not present any diagnostic difficulty on the angiograms. However, small cryptic and cavernous angiomas cannot be demonstrated directly by arteriography because of either sluggish circulation or thrombosis. The present communication documents a relatively rare case of histologically proven cavernous angioma with a(More)
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