Rekha Alev Cherian

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate potential donor kidneys with asymptomatic calculi detected during screening, and the management of the calculus before, during and after transplantation, as with fewer live donors, marginal kidneys and donors are a significant subgroup in renal transplantation. PATIENTS AND METHODS Five live-related donors, with one incidentally(More)
BACKGROUND The association between pancreatic disease and primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is controversial. We attempt to suggest a causal correlation and characterize the nature of pancreatic disease in PHPT. METHODS This study is a retrospective review of the medical records of patients who were diagnosed with PHPT and presented with pancreatic(More)
We report a rare case of dual arterial supply to an otherwise normal left lower lobe. In addition to normal pulmonary arterial supply, the lower lobe of the left lung also received systemic arterial supply from the coeliac axis. The relevant anatomy and literature are reviewed. To the best of our knowledge, there are no other reported cases of anomalous(More)
Extensive intraductal component (EIC) has been reported to have a prominent role in local recurrence after treatment of early-stage breast cancer with lumpectomy and irradiation. Pathologic specimens from 250 breasts (245 patients) treated between June 1982 and June 1990 with lumpectomy, immediate (boost) interstitial iridium-192 to 15-20 Gy, and(More)
The aim of this study was to describe the clinical profile of children with congenital pigmentary anomalies along Blaschko lines and the associated manifestations in the central nervous system. Twenty-six children aged 12 years or less (14 boys and 12 girls), with hypopigmentation and hyperpigmentation along Blaschko lines and central nervous system(More)
OBJECTIVE The study aims to establish the normal range of all sonologic measurements of carpal tunnel (CT) structures in an asymptomatic population. METHODS Sonological evaluation of 150 wrists in 75 asymptomatic adults was performed. The cross-sectional area (CSA) of the median nerve at four levels, the flattening ratio (FR) at three levels, the(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Systemic air embolism is recognized as a rare but potentially fatal complication of trans-thoracic needle biopsy of the lung. METHODS   We report the case of a young female who developed fatal cerebral air embolism following computed tomography (CT) guided needle biopsy of a lung mass. RESULTS Immediately after the procedure, the(More)
BACKGROUND Leukaemic transformation (LT) is rare in the natural history of Philadelphia(Ph) chromosome-negative myeloproliferative disorders (MPD), and has a dismal prognosis. Little literature is available on Asian patients. AIMS The aim of this study is to report a single institution experience of Asian patients who developed acute leukaemia after being(More)