Shivarudraiah Girija

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OBJECTIVE The intraperitoneal route of analgesia has been studied over the years for effective perioperative pain relief during minimally invasive surgery, but there were conflicting reports of the use of intraperitoneal analgesic administration and moreover there was no consensus regarding the dose and type of drugs used. We report a randomized trial to(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical efficacy of two different dosing regimens of vaginal misoprostol for labour induction. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is an open label randomised controlled trial of 100 eligible women with obstetrical or medical indications for labour induction at a secondary level care hospital on the west coast of India. Women were(More)
Botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma is an aggressive malignancy that arises from embryonal rhabdomyoblasts. It is commonly seen in the genital tract of female infants and young children. Due to the young age of affected patients, this malignancy poses a management challenge as the preservation of hormonal, sexual and reproductive function is essential. There is(More)
Strongyloides stercoralis is an intestinal nematode producing mild infection in the immunocompetent and fatal hyperinfection syndrome in the immunocompromised. An elderly HIV-negative male presented with symptoms of chronic respiratory disease and vague abdominal symptoms. Examination of sputum and stools showed larvae of S. stercoralis. Bacterial and(More)
Objectives With the objective of improving outcomes in oncological surgery, a new concept of surgical anatomy deduced from embryonic development, called ontogenetic anatomy and compartment theory of local tumor spread, is proposed by Michael Höckel from Germany. Hypothesis Compartment resection enables the preservation of functionally important tissues of(More)
Enteric fever is a common systemic infection in developing countries. The presentation may be atypical particularly when associated with neurological complications like delirium, ataxia etc, when the diagnosis may be missed or delayed. Cerebellar ataxia is a less often reported complication. We present a case of cerebellar ataxia associated with Salmonella(More)
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