Mushtaq Ahmad Gagloo

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BACKGROUND Prophylactic drainage of wounds is aimed to reduce the wound complications and thereby morbidity. Obese patients are at more risk. The objective of the present study was to determine whether subcutaneous drainage can reduce such complications in elective abdominal surgery (cholecystectomy) in obese patients. DESIGN Randomized, prospective and(More)
PURPOSE The sinus and fistulous tracts in the head and neck region often pose a challenge to the surgeon, and are usually misdiagnosed, resulting in treatment failure. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study included 117 patients who presented to the Department of Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of General Surgery, and Department of Dermatology of(More)
BACKGROUND Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is the standard procedure for resecting tumors arising from the periampullary area and the pancreatic head. Nevertheless this procedure is inherently difficult and associated with high morbidity and mortality. Besides, the technique applied for exposing the portal and superior mesenteric veins is time-consuming,(More)
Buschke Lowenstein tumour or giant condyloma acuminata is a rare entity with only less then 50 cases reported in English literature so far. No such case has been reported from the Kashmir valley. They are considered as intermediate lesions between simple condyloma acuminata and invasive squamous cell carcinoma. A 57-year-old heterosexual male presented with(More)
The diagnosis of hemorrhoids is primarily based on the proctoscopic examination. The study evaluates comparative results of rubber band ligation (RBL) and hemorrhoidectomy. This study was conducted over a period of 1½ year from Jan 2003 to June 2004. It includes 100 patients having second- or third-degree primary hemorrhoids who attended surgical OPD of(More)
Psoas muscle is a rare location for hydatid disease. Here we present a case of infected hydatid cyst left psoas muscle presenting as left flank pain, fever, local flank tenderness, and raised blood counts. Pre-operative diagnosis was made by Ultrasonography (USG) and Computed Tomography (CT) abdomen, although serology for hydatid disease was negative.
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