Muralidharan Srinivasan

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Chordopapillary apparatus preservation was compared with valve-excising mitral valve replacement in a retrospective analysis of 360 patients, of whom 98 had total or partial chordal preservation and 262 had the conventional operation. No significant differences were seen in age, sex, pathology, crossclamp or cardiopulmonary bypass times between the 3(More)
The usual cause of left main coronary artery obstruction is atherosclerotic occlusion resulting from plaque rupture and subsequent thrombus formation. In previously reported cases, tumor embolization into the coronary arteries caused sudden death and was detected only at autopsy. Herein, we report an unusual presentation of cardiac papillary fibroelastoma(More)
BACKGROUND Severity or mortality prediction of nosocomial pneumonia could aid in the effective triage of patients and assisting physicians. AIM To compare various severity assessment scoring systems for predicting intensive care unit (ICU) mortality in nosocomial pneumonia patients. METHODS A prospective cohort study was conducted in a tertiary care(More)
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