Piyush Rajbhandari

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BACKGROUND Nepal Cleft & Burn Center, Kirtipur Hospital, Kathmandu has been providing the acute burn care since 2013 with 10 ICU beds, 32 general beds and two operating rooms. This study analyses the demographics of and early outcome in the acute burn patients. METHODS This is a descriptive retrospective study of the clinical data of acute burn patients(More)
The Glivec International Patient Assistance Programme makes Glivec (Imatinib mesylate) available to Philadelphia chromosome/BCR-ABL1 positive patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMIC). We have established a large cohort of 211 CML patients who are eligible for Imatinib, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Thirty-one patients(More)
Philadelphia chromosome/BCR-ABL1 positive chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) can be successfully treated with Glivec (Imatinib), which is available free of cost through the Glivec International Patient Assistance programme (GIPAP) to patients with proven CML without means to pay for the drug. We review the acquired mutations in the tyrosine kinase encoded by(More)
INTRODUCTION Laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation causes significant sympathetic response resulting in hypertension and tachycardia. In individuals with systemic hypertension, coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease and intracranial aneurysm, the effect of this transient sympathetic response can evoke life threatening conditions like pulmonary(More)
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