Prashant Upadhyaya

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This study is an analysis of 70 children, five months to eleven years of age, with hydrocephalus secondary to tuberculous meningitis. They presented as an acute illness, mostly in early childhood, with disturbance of consciousness, convulsions, rigidity and, sometimes, neurological deficit. CT scans showed ventricular dilatation, periventricular(More)
Constipation characterized by straining at defecation has been reported in association with an anteriorly located, but otherwise "normal' anus, however its cause is not known. In this communication the pathogenesis of constipation has been discussed on the basis of clinical features and intraoperative findings seen in seven children with this syndrome. The(More)
Wandering spleen is an uncommon condition, which can present emergently in children. Similarly, nonparasitic splenic cysts are also rarely encountered. In this report, we describe a massive wandering spleen (22 cm in longitudinal dimension) with a pseudocyst (4.6 x 2 cm) in the inferior pole in an asymptomatic 16-year-old adolescent. Only 4 similar cases(More)
Transanal, end-to-end, rectorectal anastomosis (TERA) is a new technique for the surgical correction of rectal atresia. Hitherto performed abdominoperineal or sacroperineal procedures entailed major traumatizing surgery with an inherent risk of complications. The rationale of TERA is based on three factors: (1) the anorectal canal distal to the atresia is(More)
Pectus excavatum is the most common chest wall deformity seen in the pediatric population. There have been a number of reports describing the operative correction of pectus excavatum, but scant literature is available describing removal of the substernal bar. This report describes a straightforward technique for removal of the substernal bar after the Nuss(More)