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Extrarenal cysts occur in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) most frequently in the liver. Ovarian cysts have been reported in women with ADPKD, but their frequency has not been determined. Therefore, we analyzed the historical data in our database of 337 women with ADPKD and 199 of their unaffected female family members(More)
A 12.5% corn oil-emulsion (COE) was tested as an oral contrast agent for abdominal computed tomography (CT) examinations in 100 patients. The results were compared with those obtained from another group of patients who received a conventional, high-density, oral contrast agent (2-3% iodinated solution). There was no statistically significant difference in(More)
The purpose of this study was to compare hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated titanium (Ti) and HA-coated cobalt-chrome (CoCr) implants in the distal femur of the rabbit by evaluating bone apposition and interfacial shear strength. Bilateral cylindrical implants with a plasma sprayed 50-microns thick HA coating were press-fit into the metaphyseal cancellous bone of(More)
Once daily administration of Lantana camara leaves juice at different dose levels (60, 300, 600 and 1500 mg/kg/day) for 14 days in rats resulted in alterations in various haemato- and biochemical parameters. Significant increase in blood urea nitrogen was observed with the doses of 600 and 1500 mg while significant increase in the relative weights of(More)
One hundred and twenty-five consecutive patients with obstructive jaundice were prospectively studied by ultrasonography to determine the level and cause of obstruction. These were diagnosed precisely in 80 (72%) and 52 patients (41.6%) respectively. The results were compared with cholangiography. The final diagnosis was established at surgery (97 cases)(More)
Twenty-five patients of obstructive jaundice due to choledocholithiasis, were prospectively evaluated by ultrasonography and cholangiography. Ultrasound could demonstrate choledocholithiasis in 10 patients (40%). Choledocholithiasis in non-dilated ducts could be demonstrated only in one patient. All cases were diagnosed by cholangiography. Ultrasound,(More)
The bladder stones in 45 patients were treated with tactile litholapaxy over a period of 3 years. The overall success rate was 91.1%. The associated urological lesions like enlarged prostate, bladder neck contracture and urethral stricture could be safely dealt with simultaneously with litholapaxy in one sitting which was advantageous to the patient as well(More)
Present study was conducted on prostaglandin F2alpha (PGF2alpha), oxytocin, (OT), potassium chloride (KCI) and barium chloride (BaCl2) pre-contracted perimetrial uterine strips of dioestrus and pregnant buffaloes to evaluate the tocolytic efficacy of selective beta2 adrenoceptor agonists-albuterol (salbutamol) and terbutaline. Cumulative(More)
Oral diseases continue to be a major health problem world-wide.[.There is a long and venerable history of the use of plants to improve dental health, promote oral hygiene and treat various oral diseases . Plant contains various phyto-chemicals such as alkanoids, tannins, essential oils and flavinoids which have pronounced defensive and curative activity.(More)