Sachin G. Khandelwal

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Spontaneous rupture of kidney is a rare clinical entity. A 35-year-old female presented in emergency with left flank pain and features suggestive of haemorrhagic shock. Investigations showed rupture of kidney with perinephric haematoma. Emergency left nephrectomy was done. Patient was discharged in satisfactory condition. Nephrolithiasis with secondary(More)
The authors report a case of spontaneous transmesenteric hernia with strangulation in an adult. Transmesenteric hernia (TMH) is a rare cause of small bowel obstruction and is seldom diagnosed preoperatively, and most TMHs in adults are related to predisposing factors, such as previous surgery, abdominal trauma, and peritonitis. TMH are more likely to(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical presentation, and to investigate the effectiveness of continuous catheter drainage in comparison to needle aspiration in the treatment of liver abscesses. METHODS This is a prospective randomized comparative study of 60 patients, presented in outpatient and emergency department at the hospital,(More)
The objective of this study was to identify the patient, institutional, and utilization characteristics associated with outcome in hospitalized pediatric patients with myocarditis. This was a nonconcurrent cohort study of all consecutive pediatric discharges from the 35 academic children’s hospitals that are members of the Pediatric Health Information(More)
THIS STUDY AIMS TO COMPARE THE EFFICACY OF ANTISEPTIC DRESSINGS, HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY, AND RECOMBINANT HUMAN PLATELET DERIVED GROWTH FACTOR (RHPDGF) FOR TWO REASONS: i) to reduce the incidence of lower limb amputations in diabetic foot ulcer; ii) to limit the duration of stay in the hospital. A prospective randomized trial was conducted on 60 patients(More)
OBJECTIVE The primary objective of this study was to obtain a broad understanding of inpatient deaths across academic children's hospitals. METHODS A nonconcurrent cohort study of children hospitalized in 37 academic children's hospitals in 2005 was performed. The primary outcome was death. Patient characteristics including age, gender, race, diagnostic(More)
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