Sandeep Khanna

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Ninety ASA 1 and 2 pregnant women with term singleton pregnancies and no maternal and fetal complications, scheduled for elective or emergency Caesarean section, were randomly allocated to group LT (15 degrees left lateral table tilt, n = 45) and group MD (leftward manual displacement, n = 45). Subarachnoid block was established with a 25-gauge spinal(More)
Patients with advanced gastrointestinal and pelvic malignancies commonly present with pain of varying severity. In a majority of these patients, pain can be effectively managed using an integrated systemic pharmacological approach with oral morphine being the cornerstone of treatment. However, with escalating doses, intolerable side effects of oral morphine(More)
To determine the incidence of vasospasm in children who have suffered moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. A prospective observational pilot study in a 24-bed pediatric intensive care unit was performed. Twenty-two children aged 7 months to 14 years with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury as indicated by Glasgow Coma Score ≤12 and abnormal head(More)
OBJECTIVE Dexmedetomidine (DEX; Precedex) is an alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonist that produces anxiolysis and sleep-like sedation without narcosis or respiratory depression and has relatively few cardiovascular side effects. Given its favorable sedative properties combined with its limited effects on hemodynamic and respiratory function, it is widely(More)
BACKGROUND Cancer pain is often intractable and has a considerable impact on the quality of life. Nociceptive pain is easily recognized and managed using conventional analgesics. The neuropathic component makes cancer pain difficult to manage. The epidemiology of neuropathic pain in cancer patients has not been well documented. AIM OF THE STUDY This(More)
BACKGROUND A variety of radiologic screening protocols exist for evaluation of pediatric trauma patients with potential cervical spine (c-spine) injuries. The purpose of this study was to describe findings on c-spine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after previously normal c-spine computed tomographic (CT) scan findings at a Level 1 trauma center. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Whether patients on testosterone replacement therapy undergoing noncardiac surgery have an increased risk of postoperative in-hospital mortality and cardiovascular events remains unknown. We therefore sought to identify the impact of testosterone replacement on the incidence of a composite of postoperative in-hospital mortality and cardiovascular(More)
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