Sharath Mathur

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS It has been postulated that the endoscopic ablation of Barrett's esophagus can lead to complete eradication of the disease. This study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic eradication therapy for Barrett's esophagus and the rates of recurrence of intestinal metaplasia. PATIENTS AND METHODS As part of an initial(More)
BACKGROUND Conventional open surgery for infected pancreatic necrosis is associated with significant surgical morbidity, that is, wound complications, facial dehiscence, and intestinal fistulae. In recent years, there has been interest in attempting to reduce this surgical morbidity by adopting a number of minimally invasive approaches. METHODS Fifteen(More)
Schwannomas are derived from Schwann cells, the most common sites being upper extremiteis, trunk, retroperitoneum, head and neck, mediastinum. However they can arise from the gastrointestinal tract too, including the biliary system. We present a case of a 40 year old gentleman, who presented with obstructive jaundice whose computed tomography of the abdomen(More)
Median arcuate ligament (MAL) syndrome, also known as the celiac axis compression syndrome, is rare. It is a diagnosis of exclusion, characterised by the clinical triad of postprandial abdominal pain, weight loss and vomiting. Computed tomographic angiography is the gold standard for making the diagnosis of MAL and colour Doppler is essential to confirm the(More)
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