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Colchicine causes both muscle and peripheral nerve toxicity of subacute onset in patients with renal insufficiency. We report three cardiac transplant recipients, treated with colchicine for cyclosporin A (CyA)-induced gout, who developed acute weakness due to colchicine myoneuropathy. The onset of disabling weakness occurred over a 1-2 week period. All… (More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the role of multidetector CT angiography in the diagnosis and preoperative assessment of pulmonary sequestration with angiographic or surgical correlation. METHODS Eight patients (5 males, 3 females) in the age range of 2 days to 35 years suspected of having pulmonary sequestration on the basis of clinical history and chest radiographs… (More)
Infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of transfusion-associated hepatitis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The present study was conducted with an objective to evaluate the prevalence of anti-HCV antibody in New Delhi, India using a large number of healthy voluntary blood donors. A total of 15,898 healthy voluntary blood donors… (More)
Coumarin derivatives such as warfarin and acenocoumarol are used in various disorders such as deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, atrial fibrillation and artificial heart valves. They have improved prognosis of patients with thromboembolic disease. An individual's response to coumarins depends on several factors. The non-genetic factors include age,… (More)
A young woman with nonthymomic myasthenia gravis with failure of medical treatment was offered thymectomy through partial sternotomy. Shifting of vertical arm of "L" incision laterally avoids fracture of opposite sternal flange and provides better sternal stability postoperatively.
Mixed variety of Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection is a rare congenital heart disorder with a wide variation of pulmonary venous anatomy and their drainage. Present article depicts "3+1" variant of mixed TAPVC treated by rechannelizing all pulmonary veins to left atrium using a Polytetrafleuroethylene patch.
The obstruction of the superior vena cava (SVC) of acute onset nature following surgery is a rare and serious condition. The tight closure of the pericardium over the heart during surgical procedures may cause external compression on the SVC. Echocardiography and Computed tomography (CT) scan aids in the diagnosis. Cutting open the pericardial stitches… (More)