Lavanya Sekar

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Among 155 patients who were initiated on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), 4 patients (2 men, 2 women) developed tuberculous peritonitis. They had been on PD for between 2 months and 84 months when they developed the peritonitis. The Mantoux test was negative in all of them. The diagnosis was made by a variety of means in the various cases:(More)
A strategy employing moderate hypothermia for the replacement of the aortic arch is proposed to avoid the complications of profound hypothermic circulatory arrest. Two patients underwent the complete replacement of the aortic arch using three pumps - for the brain, thoracoabdominal aorta, and heart, respectively. There were no complications and the patients(More)
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