Shivananda Siddappa

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Sporadic reports on cardiac herniation are available in the literature; most of them had followed intrapericardial pneumonectomies for malignant pulmonary tumors. We present an uncommon event of heart herniation after a completion pneumonectomy indicated for chronic bronchiectasis. A 35-year-old male patient was operated for left completion pneumonectomy. A(More)
Background and Purpose: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is both sensitive and specific imaging modality in the diagnosis and surgical planning of carotid body tumors (CBTs). Radiological criteria to predict Shamblin grades has been described based on MRI, however, literature validating the same is sparse. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the(More)
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic carotid artery disease poses a grave threat to cerebral circulation, leading to a stroke with its devastating sequelae, if left untreated. Carotid endarterectomy has a proven track record with compelling evidence in stroke prevention. OBJECTIVES a) To confirm that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is safe and effective in preventing(More)
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