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BACKGROUND General anesthesia is commonly used for surgery in the neck region. Superficial cervical plexus block is adequate to produce anesthesia in the anterior and anterolateral aspects of the neck. Our aim was to observe the effectiveness of bilateral cervical plexus block for surgery in this region of the neck. METHODS A total of 136 neck surgery(More)
PURPOSE Patients undergoing middle ear surgery experience variable degrees of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) despite prophylaxis and treatment with ondansetron or other 5HT3 receptor antagonists. Furthermore vertigo or dizziness are not well controlled perioperatively. Role of betahistine was tested as an add-on to ondansetron in control of PONV(More)
One hundred forty-three patients, 72 males and 71 females, with extrapulmonary tuberculosis were aspirated and subjected to cytological (Ziehl-Neelsen stain) examination and culture in Lowenstein-Jensen media. Routine haematological examination and Mantoux test were done in all the cases, x-ray chest in 112, skeletal x-ray in 3 relevant cases and sputum was(More)
Ear lobule fat was used as graft material for the closure of small size central perforation of tympanic membrane. We describe this procedure as minimyringoplasty. This study was done over a period of 2 year on fifty properly selected cases. Closure of perforation was found in 92% of cases within 2-3 months of surgery. Hearing gain was 7 dB on an average and(More)
Fine needle aspiration biopsy is now widely used for detection of any pathological lesions like neoplasm, specific inflammation, cysts, etc. In a study of 22 cases, 17 (77.2%) were diagnosed by aspiration. Specific diagnosis was found in 59% cases and in 18.2% cases suggestive diagnosis was confirmed by histopathological examinations from biopsy materials.(More)
This study was done to find out modern demographic trends of aspiration and different foreign bodies posing a risk. For this study, 94 patients with suspected foreign body aspiration (FBA) were selected. Detailed history, especially age, suspected Foreign body (FB) and mode of onset were noted and a thorough clinical examination was done. X-ray chest and(More)
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