Kundal Ramesh

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This study was conducted to determine the effect of ethnicity on maternal, placental and neonatal parameters. Maternal, placental, and the newborn parameters were corrected for gestational age. The male:female sex ratio was 1:1.03. One hundred and forty-four freshly delivered placentae from 55 Malaysian, 51 Chinese, and 38 Indian normal healthy patients(More)
Pulmonary thromboembolism is a rarity in India. This common clinical impression has so far not been tested. Among 7000 autopsies between 1964 and 1980, a total of 218 cases (126 males and 92 females) were recorded to have thrombosis and/or embolism and/or infarction in the lungs. This incidence of 3.1% is far lower than that reported in the West and similar(More)
Adrenal myelolipoma is a rare, endocrinologically inactive neoplasm. It was initially described by Giercke in 1905, and 24 years later, Oberling coined the term ‘myelolipoma’[1]. Duckman and Freedman in 1957 presented the first symptomatic case treated surgically, and De Boils & De May reported the first case of radiologically diagnosed incidentaloma[2]. In(More)
A study was undertaken to 1) determine the effects of tobacco smoke exposure on maternal and neonatal weight and body mass index (BMI) and placental weight, volume and surface area and 2) establish any correlations between the placental surface area, volume and weight with maternal and neonatal body weight and BMI in mothers exposed to cigarette smoke. A(More)
Background: Ascites refers to increased volume of fluid collecting within peritoneal cavity which becomes clinically detectable when atleast 500 ml has accumulated. Cytological examination of ascitic fluid gives information about inflammatory and noninflammatory lesions including malignancies, which is done by conventional cytosmears, SurePath liquid based(More)
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