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Causes and Mechanism of Amboori Landslide of 9 th November, 2001, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala
Amboori landslide, one of the worst natural disasters of Kerala, had taken a toll of 38, besides exposing the vulnerability of the hilly state to such mishaps. The failed slope located in KurisumalaiExpand
Beware of parotitis induced by iodine-containing contrast media.
A rare complication of induced by iodine contrast in a patient undergoing carotid stenting is reported, where a 51 year old man after the second stenting developed multiple small infarcts in spite of the distal device. Expand
Management of empyema of gallbladder with percutaneous cholecysto-duodenal stenting in a case of hilar cholangiocarcinoma treated with common bile duct metallic stenting
A 59-year-old man who presented with complaints of recurrent hiccups and was found to have cholangiocarcinoma causing obstruction to cystic duct drainage and was managed successfully by percutaneous transhepatic cholecysto-duodenal self-expandable covered metal stent. Expand
Comparison of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Using Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Sponge with Advanced Wound Dressings
Healing is more rapid with less infection rate in NPWT group compared to advanced wound dressing group and NPWT using wall suction and PVA sponge can be performed in secondary healthcare centres with low resources as well as for patients who could not have afforded charges of commercially available standard VAC device or advance wound dressings. Expand
MR Molecular Imaging of Cerebrovascular Amyloid Deposits
K. L. Hultman, J. L. Lack, T. M. Wengenack, G. L. Curran, G. M. Preboske, R. Muthu, M. Garwood, C. R. Jack Jr, and J. F. Poduslo Molecular Neurobiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester,Expand
A case of king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) bite on a patient who developed compartment syndrome is reported, even though fasciotomy and debridement have been performed, the patient still developed a complication of Volkmann Ischaemic Contracture (VIC). Expand
131. Dispensing with the Structural Supports of Pressure Tunnels by Impro ving Rock Cover – A Few Examples
In the paper, case studies of three projects wherein simple techniques were adopted to improve the rock cover to dispense with the costly structural supports of pressure tunnels and shafts areExpand
A Missed Diagnosis of Cervical Spine Fracture in Alcohol Intoxicated Patient
This case will not be missed if the fundamental rules of assessing a cervical lateral x-ray are followed and an accurate and detailed history, physical examination and diagnostic imaging are essential for the diagnosis of cervical spine injury in alcohol intoxicated patients. Expand