Eclampsia is one of the major causes of maternal and perinatal mortality. Perinatal outcome in eclampsia is dependent on predisposing risk factors like hypertension, proteinuria, number of convulsions, gestational age and also the type of eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia remain a major cause of maternal and foetal morbidity and mortality, contributing… (More)
UNLABELLED We report the case of a 70-year-old previously healthy female who presented acutely to the Accident and Emergency department with left-sided vasomotor symptoms including reduced muscle tone, weakness upon walking and slurred speech. Physical examination confirmed hemiparesis with VIIth nerve palsy and profound hepatomegaly. A random glucose was… (More)
Hypertension is the most common disease and it markedly increases both morbidity and mortality from cardiovas-cular diseases. Subjects in the upper-normal range of arterial pressure are considered to have an excess cardiovascular risk and this risk doubles in a near linear fashion for each 20/10 mm Hg increment in blood pressure levels above 115/75 mm Hg.… (More)
Hospital outbreak of a typical mycobacterial infection of port sites after laparoscopic surgery. Intestinal neuronal dysplasia (Type-B) causing fatal small bowel ischemia in an adult-A case report.