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Phase I and II clinical trials with Vicoa Indica (Banjauri), a herbal medicine, as an antifertility agent.
The drug, when administered in a dose of 15 gm once a day for 3 days for 3 cycles, was found to be free from side effects and possessed antifertility activity which is dose-related and can be improved upon by modifying the drug delivery system. Expand
Problems of rudimentary horn pregnancy.
Five cases of rudimentary horn pregnancy are discussed and in centres where ultrasound facilities are not available, a high index of suspicion in nonresponders to oxytocin induction is emphasized. Expand
A malpositioned central venous catheter
A case of malpositioned CVC into left subclavian vein through right sided subclAVian approach is discussed, which is a serious complication of central line placement. Expand
Abscess in fibromyoma following instrumentation
The necessity to bear listeriosis in mind, if a pregnant women presents with all the signs of a bacterial influenza such as infection (discomfort, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, etc) is pointed out. Expand
Role of foetal echocardiography in predicting perinatal outcome.
It is concluded that foetal echocardiography is a useful tool for predicting perinatal outcome and may be helpful in screening patients who require specific per inatal management. Expand
Pelvic plexiform neurofibroma — an obstetric dilemma
A 22-year-old primigravida, attended a peripheral hospital at term with premature rupture of membrane and transverse lie and the obstetrician noticed a large (15 x 15 cm) greyish-white nodular mass in front of the lower segment of the uterus which was pushed up and distorted by it. Expand
Abscess in fibromyoma following instrumentation [letter]
In India a 45-year-old multiparous mother was admitted to the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh with fever pain and a 3-month old lump in the abdomen, and made a provisional diagnosis of infected and degenerated fibromyoma. Expand
Inferior Vena Cava Ligation for Intractable Pelvic Haemorrhage
Summary: Inferior vena cava ligation was performed as the last resort in a case of iatrogenic injury to the common iliac veins during pelvic surgery. The post‐operative recovery was satisfactory.