Ranjil Shah

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Hepatic artery infusion (HAI) chemotherapy has been used to treat patients with unresectable liver tumours. We report a preclinical study of the pharmacokinetics of HAI combined with hepatic venous drug extraction (HVDE) for regional administration of doxorubicin. HVDE was aided by a double balloon catheter inserted via femoral vein cutdown into the(More)
OBJECT Sensation in the palmar surface of the digits is supplied by the median and ulnar nerves, with the boundary classically being the midline of the ring finger. Overlap and variations of this division exist, and a communicating branch between the ulnar and median nerve could potentially explain further variations in digital sensory innervations. The aim(More)
BACKGROUND Acrochordons (known as skin tags) are benign skin tumors. A few studies with contradictory results have been reported regarding the abnormalities of carbohydrate and/or lipid metabolisms in patients with skin tags. AIM The aim of this study is to determine if the presence of acrochordons could be a marker of Metabolic syndrome by comparing with(More)
OBJECTIVE Anterior cervical microdiscectomy is a procedure commonly performed for degenerative cervical spine disease. However, there is still controversy regarding whether a bone graft with rigid instrument fixation is necessary following single- or two-level discectomy. We review the results of surgery in 120 patients following anterior cervical(More)
PURPOSE To compare the effects of cooled and room temperature BSS Plus solution on the central corneal thickness (CCT), anterior segment inflammation, and corneal endothelium in patients undergoing phacoemulsification. METHODS In this prospective, randomized study, 70 consecutive patients undergoing phacoemulsification were assigned to one of two groups:(More)
OBJECTIVE We compared intra-procedural neonatal pain, agitation and sedation scale (N-PASS) scores between a novel 'continuous arteriovenous exchange' (CAVE) and conventional pull-push (PP) techniques of partial exchange transfusion (PET) among neonates with polycythemia. STUDY DESIGN Neonates >32-0/7 weeks gestation, requiring PET for polycythemia, were(More)
BACKGROUND Accurate and reproducible assessment of extrinsic staining is pivotal to determining efficacy of some tooth whitening oral hygiene products. The aim of this study was: (1) to produce a stain shade guide to aid the in vitro and in vivo stain assessment (2) to assess intra- and inter-examiner reproducibility of stain assessment using the stain(More)
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