Venkatesh Karthik

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AIM The purpose of this study was to compare the Working length in primary teeth endodontics using intra oral digital radiovisiography and apex locator with conventional method for accuracy. MATERIALS AND METHODS This in vivo study was conducted on 30 primary teeth which were indicated for pulpectomy in the patients of the age group of 5-11 years All(More)
OBJECTIVES Treating a carious tooth in children with high caries experience by providing a restoration does not cure the disease. If the unfavorable oral environment that caused the cavity persists so will the disease and more restorations will be required in future. Treating the oral infection by reducing the number of cariogenic microorganisms and(More)
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder which has emerged as a global public health threat in the present century. The present oral hypoglycemic agents produce undesirable side effects and oxidative stress. Thus there is a need for a safe, cost effective and complementary therapy for Diabetes mellitus. To evaluate the Nitric oxide scavenging activity and(More)
Pyogenic liver abscesses are rare in children, and show geographical differences in their epidemiology. Mortality rates remain high at 15 %. Liver abscesses caused by anaerobic organisms are rare in a paediatric setting, even more so when complicated by portal vein thrombosis (PVT). A 6-year-old girl, previously fit and well, was admitted with fever,(More)
Synthetic drugs are commonly used in the present day with the advancement in chemical technology awareness about its side effects is slowly triggering the use of non-synthetic curatives. The curative properties of these drugs are due to the complex chemical substances present as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. Diabetes(More)
BACKGROUND A departmental audit in March 2015 revealed significant mortality rate of 40% in blunt chest trauma patients (much greater than the global 25%). A study was thus planned to study morbidity and predictors of mortality in blunt chest trauma patients admitted to our hospital. METHODS This study was a prospective observational study of 139 patients(More)
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