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Torsion of the gallbladder is an unusual cause of gangrenous cholecystitis. Even with the advent of recent radiological imaging modalities, the preoperative diagnosis of this entity remains elusive. Herein, we present a case of gallbladder torsion in a 76-year-old lady who successfully underwent laparoscopic derotation and cholecystectomy.
The Yamuna is the source of key water supply in the national capital region of India. Due to its immense importance, the pollution of Yamuna has become an imperative issue of study. Various initiatives have been taken by the Indian Government to decontaminate this river, but so far no possible outcome has been obtained. Therefore bioremediation may seem to… (More)
Numerous foreign bodies, such as surgical gauze, pads and instruments, and other items, have been left behind in the abdominal cavity during open surgeries. These have been traditionally removed at redo open surgeries. Here we describe a case of an artery forceps left behind at a previous surgery (open cholecystectomy and appendicectomy) performed 5 years… (More)
Introduction: 16S rRNA sequencing of novel isolates is one of the preliminary steps in characterization of bacteria, especially when the isolates are of medical relevance. The genus Campylobacter belongs to Class ε-proteobacteria under the Phylum Proteobacteria. It represents economically important species which are gastrointestinal pathogens in humans and… (More)
This study documents the distribution patterns, endemism and uniqueness (species richness) of fishes in the Tunga and Bhadra rivers of Western Ghats, India. We recorded 77 species represented by 7 orders, 16 families and 44 genera, of which 36 species are endemic to Western Ghats, 12 species endemic to India and 26 species endemic to the Indian… (More)