Poongkodi Karunakaran

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Significant safety concerns remain surrounding the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) following gastrointestinal surgery, leading to wide variation in their use. This study aimed to determine the safety profile of NSAIDs after major gastrointestinal surgery. Consecutive patients undergoing elective or emergency abdominal surgery with a(More)
CONTEXT The rate and the extent of bone remineralization at cancellous versus cortical sites after treatment of hyperthyroidism is unclear. Few studies have examined the effect of operative management of hyperthyroidism on recovery of bone mass. OBJECTIVE To evaluate prospectively the bone mineral density (BMD), bone mineral content (BMC), and bone areal(More)
A three year old hyperactive female child presented with a midline neck swelling of one year duration. Clinical examination revealed a nodule in the isthmus of thyroid. Her Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) was suppressed and Free T3 and Free T4 levels were elevated. Radionuclide scintigraphy showed a hyperfunctioning nodule in the isthmus of thyroid.(More)
BACKGROUND There is currently conflicting evidence surrounding the effects of obesity on postoperative outcomes. Previous studies have found obesity to be associated with adverse events, but others have found no association. The aim of this study was to determine whether increasing body mass index (BMI) is an independent risk factor for development of major(More)
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