Mona A Kumar

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BACKGROUND Accumulating data suggest that anemia worsens outcomes in critically ill patients, including those with subarachnoid and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Although packed red blood cell (PRBC) transfusion appears to increase brain tissue oxygen, it is unknown whether such transfusions, which are commonly administered in patients with intracranial(More)
BACKGROUND Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) technique is reported as a satisfactory procedure for the treatment of humeral shaft fractures by the anterior approach by several authors. However, none of the published reports had a significant follow-up nor have they reported patient outcomes. We evaluated the clinical, radiographic, and(More)
BACKGROUND The locking compression plate (LCP) with combination holes is a newer device in fracture fixation. We undertook a study comparing the LCP with limited contact dynamic compression plate (LC-DCP) in the treatment of diaphyseal fractures of both bones of the forearm. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a prospective comparative study, 36 patients (18 in(More)
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