Pavan Devulapally

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INTRODUCTION Some Indoasian (IA) patients with established renal failure travel abroad for commercial kidney transplantation. We compared the 1-year outcomes of IA patients from one UK region who received overseas transplants with IA patients receiving local living donor (LD) kidney transplantation, deceased donor (DD) transplantation, and dialysis. (More)
A 50-year-old Caucasian woman presented with signs and symptoms of meningitis preceded by a 3 day history of flu-like symptoms and progressive difficulty with urination. Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) analysis was consistent with aseptic meningitis. She was found to have a significant urinary retention secondary to atonic bladder. MRI of the brain and spine were(More)
Sir, Encapsulating sclerosing peritonitis, a life-threatening abdominal disease, is characterized by the formation of multiple fibrous adhesions. This leads to a ‘cocoon’ of fibrous tissue, encapsulating either the small or whole bowel— causing intestinal obstruction. It was first recognized as a complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD) in 1980 [1], where(More)
Heart and vascular endothelial cells from human pluripotent stem cells are of interest for applications in cell therapy and cardiovascular disease. Differentiation protocols are now sufficiently refined that production of cardiomyocytes, endothelialand smooth muscle cells is fairly efficient and reproducible. Genetically marked hESCs have been produced in(More)
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