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There are limited data on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) from India. The clinicopathological profile of Indian patients with NAFLD may be different from that of Western patients. One hundred NAFLD patients with increased liver enzymes were prospectively evaluated for clinical presentation, associated diseases, overweight/obesity, central obesity(More)
Portal cavernoma cholangiopathy (PCC) refers to the biliary changes which occur in the setting of extrahepatic portal vein obstruction and secondary portal cavernoma formation. The main radiological findings include the vascular changes in the form of portosystemic collaterals and biliary changes in the form of extrinsic impressions and strictures. Till(More)
Portal cavernoma cholangiopathy (PCC) is defined as abnormalities in the extrahepatic biliary system including the cystic duct and gallbladder with or without abnormalities in the 1st and 2nd generation biliary ducts in a patient with portal cavernoma. Presence of a portal cavernoma, typical cholangiographic changes on endoscopic or magnetic resonance(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to determine the utility of dual-phase MDCT with 3D reconstruction in the staging and resectability of gallbladder carcinoma. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Twenty-seven consecutive patients with suspected gallbladder carcinoma on clinical examination and routine sonography were prospectively analyzed with dual-phase MDCT. Of(More)
Benign or malignant hepatic lesions may rarely mimic inflammatory lesions on imaging. We describe a case of young adult male presenting with pain abdomen and fever of short duration. Imaging revealed large complex multiseptated lesion in the right lobe of liver. Complicated hydatid cyst was kept as first differential diagnosis depending on clinic-radiologic(More)
Nitrogen is the most widely used fertilizer nutrient, and it is a universally deficient nutrient too, which often severely restricts the growth and yield of crops. To improve N fertilizer management, soil-plant system models can be applied to simulate adequate N supply for both, optimal crop growth and minimal N losses. The likely impact of climate change(More)
PURPOSE Gallbladder perforation is a dreaded complication of acute cholecystitis that is associated with a high mortality rate. Early detection of gallbladder perforation reduces the associated mortality and morbidity rates. The purpose of this study was to highlight the role of sonography in the diagnosis of gallbladder perforation and to compare the(More)
CONTEXT Non-operative strategies are gaining preference in the management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis. OBJECTIVE The present study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of a non-operative approach, including percutaneous drainage, in the management of severe acute pancreatitis. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Tertiary care centre in(More)