Venkateswara Gomathi Shankar

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The role of prophylactic antibiotics in mesh repair of inguinal hernia is unclear. A Cochrane meta-analysis in 2005 concluded that "antibiotic prophylaxis for elective inguinal hernia repair cannot be firmly recommended or discarded" and "further studies are needed, particularly on the use for mesh repair." So, we designed a study to define the role of(More)
Branchial fistulae are formed due to the abnormal persistence of the embryonic branchial clefts. Complete branchial fistula with internal and external opening is extremely rare. We report a rare case of complete second arch branchial fistulae in a 7-year-old boy, which was confirmed by a fistulogram. The tract was completely excised and the patient was(More)
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