Vikas Deep Goyal

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Experimental evidence suggests that the hippocampal theta rhythm plays a critical role in learning. Previous studies have shown long-term potentiation (LTP) to be preferentially induced with stimulation on the peak of local theta rhythm in region CA1 in anesthetized rats and with stimulation of the perforant path at the peak of theta in both anesthetized(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the effectiveness of surgical intervention in managing empyema thoracis in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 70 patients aged 1-14 years diagnosed to have empyema thoracis and who underwent tube thoracostomy from January 2010 to December 2013 were studied. All patients of which 12 patients needed decortication. RESULTS The(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the utility of the cell block preparation method in increasing the sensitivity of cytodiagnosis of serous fluids and to know the primary site of malignant effusions. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 190 cases were subjected to routine smear examination as well as cell block preparation. After the cytological diagnosis, each case was(More)
We report a rare case of a 25-year-old asymptomatic female who was referred for evaluation of a cardiac murmur. She had recent history of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis. On investigation, she was diagnosed with left ventricular pseudoaneurysm (PSA) likely secondary to rupture of myocardial tubercular abscess. She was operated successfully for the left(More)
OBJECTIVE Aloe vera is the oldest medicinal plant that has maintained its popularity over the course of time. It is widely known for its medicinal uses in wound healing, as an analgesic, and for its anti-inflammatory properties. AIM The aim of this study is to evaluate the anti-inflammatory property of aloe vera mouthwash on plaque-induced gingivitis. (More)
To the Editor: We the undersigned, founders and leaders of biotech companies, write to express our deep concern and opposition to the executive order signed by President Donald Trump on January 27, 2017, barring the entry of citizens from seven countries into the United States1. The United States is the world’s greatest developer of medicines and new(More)
BACKGROUND Accurate diagnosis of dental maturation help in diagnosis, treatment planning, and timing in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. AIM AND OBJECTIVE The present study is undertaken to compare and correlate chronological age and dental age of patients with average, vertical, and horizontal facial types, and to find out any sex difference in(More)
A trichobezoar is a mass of culminated hair within the gastrointestinal tract. Stomach is the common site of occurrence. Intestinal obstruction due to primary trichobezoar is extremely rare. Only few cases have been reported so far. We also present a case of 13-year-old girl having primary ileal trichobezoar causing intestinal obstruction.
Two patients presented to us with very similar clinical and radiological presentation of huge hydatid cysts in the lung and liver. The first patient was an 11-year-old female child and the second one was a 9-year-old male child. The clinical features in both were breathlessness on exertion, pain abdomen, and abdominal distension. Chest Roentgenogram along(More)
Isolated aneurysms in iliac artery are not common. A 65-year-old male patient presented with complaints of pain abdomen, abdominal distension and history of hypertension, Clinical examination revealed pulsatile mass in the right iliac fossa extending upto paraumbilical region with palpable pulsations in all the limbs. Computed tomographic (CT) angiogram was(More)