Shrish Bhatnagar

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Each year 1.8 million children die due to diarrheal diseases. Indiscriminate use of antibiotics has resulted in increasing resistance to commonly used antibiotics. Moreover the recent outbreaks of shigella and cholera have revealed multi-drug resistance strains. There is a need for review of recommended antibiotics for shigellosis. From recent data it(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM There is scarcity of data about children on a combination of endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) and endoscopic sclerotherapy (EST). We assessed the efficacy of EVL followed by EST and EST alone in children with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction (EHPVO). METHODS From January 2000 to March 2007, 186 consecutive children (mean age 6.3(More)
Pediatric stroke is an uncommon entity. A risk factor is present in almost half of the children at the time of stroke. The most common cause of stroke in children is probably congenital heart disease. Other risk factors include sickle cell disease, infections, and various prothrombotic conditions. We present a case of a 3-year-old male child, who was(More)
Adenosine deaminase and C-reactive protein in CSF were assessed in 72 cases of Tubercular meningitis, 24 cases of partially treated pyogenic meningitis, 20 cases of Aseptic meningitis and 8 cases of febrile seizures. Mean Adenosine deaminase value was 12.12±3.13 IU/L for Tubercular meningitis group. It was significantly higher (p<0.001) as compared to(More)
Schizencephaly is a rare malformation of the central nervous system. Both genetic and non-genetic etiologies like prenatal infections or ischemia have been postulated. Clinical manifestations most often include varying degrees of developmental delay, motor impairment and seizures. It can be associated with septo-optic dysplasia (SOD), optic nerve hypoplasia(More)
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