Mothakapalli Jagadish Thej

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BACKGROUND Ischemic heart disease (IHD) following atherosclerosis is a giant killer and the incidence of atherosclerosis in coronary arteries is rapidly increasing among Indians. The study was formulated to assess the histomorphological atherosclerotic changes in aorta and coronary arteries at autopsy by applying the modified American Heart Association(More)
Coronary artery anomalous course is rare, reported incidence is approximately 0.3-1.3% of patients undergoing coronary angiography and approximately 1% of routine autopsy examinations. A single coronary artery is an unusual congenital anomaly where only one coronary artery arises from the aortic trunk from a single coronary ostium, supplying the entire(More)
Myocardial bridging is a congenital coronary anomaly with a variety of clinical manifestations. Traditionally, myocardial bridging has been considered a benign condition, but some cases of myocardial ischemia, infarction and sudden cardiac death due to myocardial bridging have been reported. Various studies have suggested that in their intramyocardial(More)
The pandemic spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been the greatest challenge to public health in modern times. However today, people infected with HIV are living longer due to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). This has resulted in age related complications like cardiovascular diseases, causing increased morbidity and mortality. The(More)
BACKGROUND The morphometry of tricuspid valve complex is of clinical importance for cardiovascular surgeons and there is scarcity of such data in Indian literature. The study was conducted to record normal tricuspid valve measurements which would serve as baseline data for the Indian population. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was carried out on 100(More)
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