Pruthvi Shetty

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PURPOSE We undertook this study to determine the accuracy of MR cisternography and plain high-resolution CT as a noninvasive alternative to CT cisternography in the diagnosis of CSF fistula in patients with clinically suspected CSF rhinorrhea. METHODS Forty-five consecutive patients with clinically suspected CSF rhinorrhea were examined prospectively for(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The sphenoid sinus is rarely implicated as a site of spontaneous CSF fistula. We undertook this study to evaluate the potential etiopathogenesis of spontaneous CSF fistula involving the sphenoid sinus and to review the imaging findings. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the imaging findings of 145 cases of CSF fistula from our(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of heart failure in diabetic subjects is high even in the absence of hypertension and coronary artery disease. AIMS The purpose of this study was to study the incidence of diastolic dysfunction in diabetic subjects and its relation to age, duration of diabetes mellitus (DM), Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels, obesity indices(More)
We describe three patients with bilateral cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) otorhinorrhea with unilateral progressive hearing loss in whom CT showed the defect to be located in the lamina cribrosa of the internal auditory canal. CT cisternography showed the CSF fistula in two of the three patients who had Mondini malformation, whereas the CSF fistula was obvious on(More)
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