Rakesh Nagaraju

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The purpose of this study was to estimate chronological age from panoramic radiographs by measuring open apices of seven right or left mandibular teeth in children of South Indian origin. A total of 101 male and female patients aged between 12 and 16 years were selected. The panoramic radiographs of the patient were indirectly digitised. The variables N0,(More)
Dental implants of ciprofloxacin beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex were formulated using poly (epsilon-caprolactone), a biodegradable polymer and evaluated. Clinical evaluation was carried out in ten patients with acute peridontitis. Various clinical parameters, viz. gingival index, plaque score, attachment gain, reduction in pocket depth were evaluated(More)
Dental implants of tinidazole were formulated using poly (ε-caprolactone), a biodegradable polymer and evaluated. Clinical evaluation was carried out in ten patients with acute peridontitis. Various clinical parameters viz., gingival index, plaque score, attachment gain, reduction in pocket depth were evaluated after 10, 20, 30 and 40 days of treatment and(More)
Parotid duct sialocele is a salivary cavity arising at the expense of parotid duct. Facial trauma is the most common cause of this rare condition. If left untreated, a sialocele may develop into a significantly large facial swelling. Fistula formation may occur, often draining extraorally. We report a case of Parotid duct sialocele that was assessed by(More)
The long-term dialysis therapy for end-stage renal disease takes a heavy toll of quality of life of the patient. Several factors such as fatigue and decreased physical capability, impaired social and mental functioning, contribute to this forlorn state. To meld maintenance dialysis treatment with a regular employment can be a serious test. A cross-sectional(More)
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