Rahul K Shah

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This article summarises a prospective study to evaluate the long-term results produced by interosseous transfer of the tibialis posterior tendon for the correction of foot drop due to leprosy neuritis. The study was carried out in 120 feet in 69 patients. All patients had closed elongation of the tendo Achillis (ETA) before transfer of the bifurcated(More)
The development of the middle and inner ear highlights the intricacy of embryology. As early as 3 weeks after fertilization, the inner ear begins taking form. This process, along with development of the middle ear, continues throughout gestation. At birth, the middle ear, inner ear, and associated structures are almost adult size. An understanding of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the presentation and natural history of children with vascular rings and present management guidelines. METHODS Retrospective study of tertiary care pediatric medical center charts from 1991 to 2002. RESULTS There were 37 males and 27 females with a diagnosis of vascular rings. At presentation, 91% of patients had airway symptoms and(More)
Dieulafoy's lesion (DL) is a relatively rare, but potentially life-threatening condition. It accounts for 1-2% of acute gastrointestinal bleedings. Its serious nature makes it necessary for early diagnosis and treatment. This is a case report of a patient who presented with life-threatening haematemesis due to gastric Dieulafoy's that was successfully(More)
AIM To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the retromandibular approach in the management of condylar fractures by open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 20 patients with unilateral mandibular condylar fractures underwent ORIF using retromandibular approach. Pertinent data were collected and subjected to evaluation.(More)
Objectives Diarrhea is common in patients coming to Emergency Department (ED), especially among those who receive antibiotics. Clostridium difficile is the most commonly identified organism for antibiotic associated diarrhea. Because of the frequent use of broad-spectrum antibiotics , the incidence of C. difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) has risen(More)
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