Padmanabhan Manoj

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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare a new technique for left bronchial intubation and left-lung isolation in infants and toddlers without the help of bronchoscopes. METHODS In this prospective, unique comparative study, 3 different techniques for left mainstem bronchus intubation and left-lung isolation using a Fogarty catheter(More)
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare neoplasm, most commonly seen in children and adolescents. It can occur in nearly every part of the body. Imaging properties and the clinical presentation of IMT can mimic malignant process. A 41-year-old female presented with cough of 3 months duration. Chest X-ray showed a coin shadow in the right upper(More)
A 10-year-old boy presented with anarthria and bilateral central faciolinguovelopharyngeomasticatory paralysis with "automatic voluntary dissociation" suggestive of Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome or anterior opercular syndrome following a nonspecific upper respiratory infection. Brain magnetic resonance imaging revealed bilateral subcortical perisylvian(More)
Ischemic monomelic neuropathy is an uncommon complication associated with the creation of arteriovenous (AV) fistula for hemodialysis. After placement of an arteriovenous fistula, there can be shunting of arterial blood away from the distal extremity resulting in damage to distal nerve fibers with acute neurologic symptoms. It can present with global muscle(More)
Unilateral isolated Hypoglossal nerve palsy may result due to neoplasia, trauma, infections, autoimmune or vascular causes. We report a 52 year old male who presented with right hypoglossal nerve palsy and on evaluation was diagnosed to have prostatic malignancy with metastasis to the base of skull. Unilateral hypoglossal nerve palsy as the presenting(More)
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