Sethuramachandran Adinarayanan

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BACKGROUND Mass treatment with diethylcarbamazine (DEC)-medicated salt has been used in a number of places as a control measure for lymphatic filariasis. We sought reliable evidence about its effect on lymphatic filariasis transmission. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of DEC-medicated salt on infection with lymphatic nematodes in studies of individuals(More)
A successful peripheral nerve block not only involves a proper technique, but also a thorough knowledge and understanding of the physiology of nerve conduction and pharmacology of local anesthetics (LAs). This article focuses on what happens after the block. Pharmacodynamics of LAs, underlying mechanisms of clinically observable phenomena such as(More)
SETTING Rural community in South India. OBJECTIVE To determine the role of bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) in preventing tuberculous infection in children. DESIGN A prevalence survey was undertaken in 1999-2001 in a representative rural population in Tiruvallur District in South India using cluster sampling. Tuberculin testing was performed among all(More)
A subarachnoid block is an effective way of providing anesthesia for cesarean sections. However, it can be considered relatively contra-indicated in parturients with uncorrected tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). We report a case of a 22-year-old female patient with TOF and gestational hypertension, who presented for an emergency cesarean section for placental(More)
BACKGROUND Glottic visualization can be difficult with cervical immobilization in patients with cervical spine injury. Indirect laryngoscopes may provide better glottic visualization in these groups of patients. Hence, we compared King Vision videolaryngoscope, C-MAC videolaryngoscope for endotracheal intubation in patients with proven/suspected cervical(More)
Morquio's syndrome, also known as mucopolysaccharidosis type IV is an autosomal recessive disorder, caused by deficiency of n-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulphate. Anesthetic management of this syndrome is a great challenge, especially in pediatric age group as "cannot ventilate, cannot intubate" scenario can be encountered by anesthesiologist due to the(More)
BACKGROUND Blood loss is often a major complication in neurosurgery that requires transfusion of multiple units of blood. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of tranexamic acid (TXA) on intraoperative blood loss and the need for blood transfusion in patients undergoing craniotomy for tumor excision. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 100(More)
BACKGROUND Postoperative pain management by surgical site infiltration has an edge over other methods of analgesia as it is simple and has lesser side effects. This study was designed to compare the analgesic effects provided by bupivacaine, a classical long-acting local anesthetic and ropivacaine, a new amino amide local anesthetic agent. SUBJECTS AND(More)
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