Nidhi Bhatia

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of subcostal TAP block and to compare its efficacy with that of posterior TAP block in decreasing postoperative pain in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy during general anesthesia. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blind study. SETTING Academic medical center. PATIENTS 60 adult, ASA(More)
In 1961, Sellick popularized the technique of cricoid pressure (CP) to prevent regurgitation of gastric contents during anesthesia induction. In the last two decades, clinicians have begun to question the efficacy of CP and therefore the necessity of this maneuver. Some have suggested abandoning it on the grounds that this maneuver is unreliable in(More)
CONTEXT A wire-reinforced silicone tube (LMA-Fastrach™ endotracheal tube) is specially designed for tracheal intubation using intubating laryngeal mask airway (ILMA). However, conventional polyvinyl chloride (PVC) tracheal tubes have also been used with ILMA to achieve tracheal intubation successfully. AIM To evaluate the success of tracheal intubation(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety profile of paracetamol in comparison with tramadol for pain relief during active labor. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blind study. SETTING Maternity Wing of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. PATIENT Sixty laboring, primiparous, full-term parturients(More)
INTRODUCTION Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease resulting in destruction of tissues and structures surrounding the teeth thus, if left untreated causes loss of teeth and ultimately results in edentulism, posing a great negative impact on individuals' quality of life. Hence the global epidemiological data suggests periodontal disease to be(More)
PURPOSE Visceral and shoulder tip pain following laparoscopic cholecystectomy is mainly due to carbon dioxide (CO2) insufflation. Various methods have been adopted to eliminate residual CO2. We compared the postoperative analgesic efficacy of intraperitoneal normal saline (30 mL/kg) irrigation with preoperative oral acetazolamide administration in patients(More)
BACKGROUND Children undergoing computerized tomography (CT) frequently require sedation to allay their anxiety, and prevent motion artifacts and stress of intravenous (IV) cannulation. AIMS The aim of this trial was to compare the effectiveness of oral midazolam and intranasal dexmedetomidine as sole premedicants in children for carrying out both IV(More)
1. Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics, Santosh Dental College, Ghaziabad, U.P., India. 2. Associate Professor, Department of Endodontics, Santosh Dental College, Ghaziabad, U.P., India. 3. PG Student, Department of Periodontics ,Swargiya Dada sahib Kalmegh Smruti dental college & Hospital , Nagpur ,Maharashtra, India 4. PG Student , Department(More)