Sachin D. Kalyani

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BACKGROUND Visual loss from optic neuropathy rarely occurs in the perioperative period in patients who have undergone nonocular surgery. We performed a retrospective, matched, case-control study to determine the incidence of perioperative optic neuropathy (PON) after cardiac surgery with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and to determine risk factors(More)
PURPOSE To present the first 3 cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK), unresponsive to medical treatment, that were successfully treated with a novel adjunctive therapy using ultraviolet light A (UVA) and riboflavin (B2). DESIGN Interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Two patients with confirmed AK and 1 patient with presumptive AK, which were all(More)
Saksenaea vasiformis is an emerging human pathogen, most often associated with cutaneous or subcutaneous lesions following trauma. This is the report of a case of subcutaneous zygomycosis from which Saksenaea vasiformis was isolated on culture. As the patient developed acute interstitial nephritis, amphotericin B could not be administered in full dose.(More)
AIM To investigate the efficacy of Nicorandil in preventing no-flow/slow reflow phenomenon in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary PCI. MATERIALS AND METHODS From September 2004 to October 2005, 29 patients underwent a primary percutaneous coronary intervention and stenting with nicor-andil as a protocol drug at a dose of 1 mg/hour(More)
Schwannomas are benign tumors. A series of three unusual cases involving the head and neck region at the Department of ENT, Hospital Ipoh from July 2004 to June 2005 is presented. The first case was a pedunculated schwannoma of the tongue base. The second was a schwannoma of the cervical sympathetic chain who developed a transient Horner's Syndrome upon(More)
Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 2008, 19:357–362 Purpose of review Corneal refractive procedures have become increasingly popular over the past decade allowing patients to have excellent uncorrected visual acuity and spectacle independence. As these individuals mature, many will eventually undergo cataract surgery. With the advances in modern cataract(More)
PURPOSE To detect and identify the aetiological agent in the peripheral blood from the cases of neonatal sepsis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four neonates from geographically different regions of South India presented with signs of neonatal sepsis and all the routine clinical and laboratory investigations were performed. Blood culture by Bac T Alert 3D was(More)
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