Shankar Ramaswamy

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Schwannoma or neurilemmomas are benign, slow-growing, usually solitary, encapsulated tumors. They originate from the schwann cells of the nerve sheath. Approximately 30-40% of head and neck tumors are schwannomas. Intraoral schwannomas constitute a mere 1%. Tongue is the commonest site of schwannomas intraorally. Here we report a rare case of a hard palate(More)
Trachyspermum ammi fruit have traditionally been used in India as medicinal plant for the treatment of indigestion and dyspepsia and many other gastric disorders. In the present study ethanolic extract of Trachyspermum ammi fruit was used for investigation of antiulcer activity by using pylorus ligation, as antisecretary model and Indomethacin induced ulcer(More)
We describe a 26-year-old female patient, who had attempted suicide with Endosulfan, and who presented to the Emergency Department with status epilepticus. She subsequently developed hypotension refractory to inotropes, intravascular hemolysis, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), metabolic acidosis and, finally, cardiac arrest and death.(More)
BACKGROUND Prediction of outcome after cardiac surgery is difficult despite a number of models using pre-, intra- and post-operative factors. Ideally, risk factors operating in all three phases of the patients' stay in the hospital should be incorporated into any outcome prediction model. The aim of the present study was to identify the perioperative risk(More)
A subset of patients does not report improvement of symptoms or satisfaction after antireflux surgery. The aim of this study is to assess the effect of pre-existing depression as a factor in patient satisfaction and gastrointestinal quality of life index (GIQLI) outcomes after antireflux surgery. Patients undergoing antireflux surgery who had filled a(More)
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