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The prevalence of fungal infections in newborns and small infants is on the rise consequent to the improved care and survival of preterm babies. Most of these premature infants are immunocompromised and subjected to invasive monitoring and therapy in neonatal intensive care units making them susceptible to nosocomial infections. We report a rare case of… (More)
Pulmonary arterio venous malformations are one of the rare vascular anomalies. Usually single large pulmonary arteriovenous fistula (PAVF) can be closed through transcatheter route but multiple PAVF require surgical lobectomy. We describe a case of an 8-year-old boy with multiple PAVF, who underwent successful transcatheter closure with multiple coils.
A 57-year-old lady presenting with angina was found to have multiple coronary arterio venous fistulae (CAVF) arising from both left and the right coronary arteries and draining into the pulmonary artery. She underwent successful surgical closure of these CAVF.
Prehypertension as an entity has been given Importance after JNC VII report. The magnitude of this problem in India and the importance of recognising prehypertension is slowly growing and getting established. Under these circumstances it was decided to study the prevalence of prehypertension in the city of Belgaum in Karnataka and the literature was… (More)