Marimuthu K. Ganesh

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BACKGROUND With changing demographic patterns in the context of a high tuberculosis (TB) burden country, like India, there is very little information on the clinical and demographic factors associated with poor treatment outcome in the sub-group of older TB patients. The study aimed to assess the proportion of older TB patients (60 years of age and more),(More)
UNLABELLED Most prevalence studies on Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) have been carried out in European countries and data from Asia especially south Asian populations are lacking. AIM To investigate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of MIH in children residing in a western region of India. METHOD A cross-sectional survey including(More)
Muscular activity of the lips, cheeks, and the tongue are important factors, which not only guide the occlusal development but also affect the growth of the jaws. Bottle feeding has been known to cause a myriad of changes in the oro-facial development. But the adverse effects of feeding practices with respect to developing dentition has been a subject of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES the purpose of this study was to clinically evaluate and compare the efficacy of "Brush Buddies" musical tooth brush and Colgate Smile tooth brush in the reduction of established plaque and gingivitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS for this study, 120 healthy kids (73 boys and 47 Girls) were selected. The subjects were randomly assigned(More)
This paper proposes, compares and analyses query optimization techniques to securely query encrypted databases. Such querying capability is becoming increasingly relevant as individuals and enterprises move their data to the cloud. The schemes discussed delve into various design issues like speed, scalability and efficiency that are encountered in the(More)
Screening for Impaired fasting glucose (IFG) in the early stage of Diabetes mellitus can avert the long term complications. Cross-sectional study was conducted in 500 study subjects in order to assess the IFG status and to find relationship between plasma triglyceride level (TAG) and anthropometric risk factors of rural Pondicherry population. Study groups(More)
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