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This is a retrospective study carried out over a period of 7 years at a tertiary care hospital to evaluate the indications, types and complications of destructive operations. During this period, 51 destructive operations were performed on women with obstructed labor and intrauterine fetal death. The most common operation performed was craniotomy (68.62%)(More)
BACKGROUND Laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation are known to cause increase in both arterial blood pressure and heart rate. Several strategies have been evolved to blunt the haemodynamic response to tracheal intubation but each method has its own advantages and disadvantages. Esmolol, a cardio selective Beta-1 blocking drug, can alleviate some of these(More)
INTRODUCTION Seizures in pregnancy usually result from eclampsia, epilepsy or central nervous system disorders. Neurocysticercosis is a rare, but an important, cause of first-time convulsions in pregnancy. CASE PRESENTATIONS We report the cases of two Indian women, aged 20 and 24 years old respectively, with neurocysticercosis presenting in the second(More)
Voluntary sexual intercourse in an adult woman with normal vagina is not a known cause of vesicovaginal fistula (VVF), though sexual abuse or sexual intercourse with young girls before reaching physical maturity can result in VVF. Postcoital VVF in an adult woman without these predisposing factors is very infrequent. A nulliparous woman who had VVF after(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE There are various techniques to identify epidural space but superiority of one technique over other has not been adequately studied. We conducted a study to Compare and evaluate the three techniques for epidural space localization that is, loss of resistance (LOR) syringe technique, balloon technique and drip infusion technique. (More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Infraclavicular (IC) approach of subclavian vein (SCV) catheterisation is widely used as compared to supraclavicular (SC) approach. The aim of the study was to compare the ease of catheterisation of SCV using SC versus IC approach and also record the incidence of complications related to either approach, if any. METHODS In the study,(More)