Sanjay S. Nagral

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A rare case of a retroperitoneal rupture of the appendix is being reported here. A 53-year-old male presented to us with a right sided thigh abscess. There were not any abdominal complaints at presentation. There was continuous discharge after incision and drainage from the thigh. Isolation, in culture, of an enteric bacterium from the pus prompted an(More)
BACKGROUND Operation is required for patients with portal hypertension who have failed to respond to emergency sclerotherapy for control of acute variceal bleeding. This study evaluates the role of transabdominal extensive oesophagogastric devascularization combined with gastro-oesophageal stapling for control of acute variceal bleeding in patients with(More)
Outside Japan portosystemic shunts have been favored as the surgical procedure of choice for the management of portal hypertension of noncirrhotic etiology. Devascularization procedures have resulted in high rebleed rates probably owing to a limited extent of devascularization. We performed this study to assess the efficacy of our modification of Sugiura's(More)
This review discusses anatomical facts that are of relevance to the performance of a safe cholecystectomy. Misinterpretation of normal anatomy and anatomical variations contribute to the occurrence of major postoperative complications like biliary injuries following a cholecystectomy, the incidence being higher with laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A look at(More)
We report a 5-year-old girl with congenital hepatic fibrosis who presented with clubbing and cyanosis. Partial pressure of oxygen was 40 mmHg with oxy-gen saturation of 70% on room air, which improved to 128 mmHg and 92% on inhalation of 100% oxygen. Macroaggregated albumin scan showed 58% shunting to the brain, suggestive of severe hepatopulmonary(More)
The reuse of medical devices marked as 'single use' by manufacturers has been going on for several decades. The process has been rationalized and legislated in the West as well as in Japan. However, the practice continues in an unregulated manner in India due to a paucity of guidance from the Food and Drug Administration in India. We trace the evolution of(More)