SS Sangwan

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A case report is presented of a patient receiving chronic phenytoin therapy who demonstrated resistance to pancuronium by increased hourly requirements. Stable neuromuscular blockade was achieved by atracurium infusion at normal rates. Possible explanations for the differences in response to the two non-depolarizing muscle relaxants are discussed.
BACKGROUND Optimized functional results are difficult to achieve following hand injuries. This prospective study was undertaken to evaluate the functional outcome after surgical stabilization of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-five fractures of digits of hand in 31 patients were managed by surgical stabilization. Five(More)
Seventy-three patients undergoing elective perianal surgery were randomly divided into a control group, a group who received a caudal injection of 20 ml bupivacaine 0.5% plain and a group who received diamorphine 2.5 mg in 10 ml normal saline by caudal injection; a comparison was then made of postoperative analgesia requirements. The bupivacaine group had(More)
BACKGROUND Hydatid disease (HD) is an ancient disease and even was known to Hippocrates. This disease involves all human parts and most common affected organs are liver and lungs. Incidence of unusual site is about 8-10%. The clinical picture depends upon the involved organs, its effects on adjacent structures, complications due to secondary infection,(More)
AIM To evaluate the functional and radiological outcome of primary total hip replacement (THR) using modular total hip system at 2-10 years follow-up. MATERIALS AND METHODS The cohort comprised 100 operated cases for total hip replacement using modular hip system, with an average follow-up of 6.02 years ranging from 2-10 years. In 61 cases cemented THR,(More)
Forty patients suffering from pityriasis versicolor were treated with either 2% ketoconazole shampoo (20 patients) or 2.5% selenium sulphide shampoo (20 patients), once a week for three weeks. On global assessment after one month of start of therapy, 19 (95%) out of 20 patients treated with ketoconazole shampoo were cured while one case had mild residual(More)
BACKGROUND Stiffness of the knee after trauma and/or surgery for femoral fractures is one of the most common complications and is difficult to treat. Stiffness in extension is more common and can be reduced by vigorous physiotherapy. If it does not improve then quadricepsplasty is indicated. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the results of(More)
To measure the potency of pancuronium at the diaphragm and adductor pollicis in infants and children, train-of-four stimulation was applied to the ulnar and phrenic nerves under N2O-halothane anesthesia. The force of contraction of the adductor pollicis was measured and compared with the diaphragmatic electromyogram (EMG). Cumulative dose response curves(More)