Suman Chattopadhyay

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This prospective observational study compared the effects of general and spinal anesthesia in 173 severe preeclamptic women undergoing emergency cesarean section. 146 (84.5%) patients underwent spinal anesthesia (SA) and 27 (15.5%) patients had general anesthesia (GA). Most of the patients were primigravid and nulliparous. Intraoperatively SA group required(More)
PURPOSE Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery are distressing to both patients and surgeons. This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of palonosetron and ramosetron (both newer and highly potent 5HT3 receptor antagonists) in nausea and vomiting in cesarean delivery after spinal anesthesia.(More)
BACKGROUND Chikungunya virus has recently re-emerged in India. OBJECTIVES Assess prevalence of Chikungunya. MATERIALS AND METHODS Study conducted from April 2011 to September 2011. Two hundred and six patients (206) of both sexes (100 males and 106 females) of all age groups studied. Serum separated and CHIKV MAC IgM ELISA and Hemagglutination(More)
Objectives: Intrathecal fentanyl and clonidine are effective analgesics with different mechanisms of action. This study compares 25 μg of both these drugs given intrathecally regarding onset, quality, and duration of hyperbaric bupivacaine-induced spinal block and side effects. Methods: A total of 90 patients of ASA I and II were randomly allocated into(More)
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