Vikas Mahajan

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The aim of this work was to study the mutation profile in hMSH2 and hMLH1 genes in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) patients in India. On the basis of the Bethesda criteria, 31 colorectal cancer patients were studied first for microsatellite instability, using the five markers recommended by the Bethesda guidelines. Twelve of 31 tumor(More)
Neurocysticercosis is the most common parasitic infestation of the central nervous system, which manifests commonly as acute-onset focal seizures. We report a rare nonepileptic manifestation of neurocysticercosis: midbrain neurocysticercosis presenting as sudden-onset ptosis in 2 children. To our knowledge, this has not been reported previously in children.
The effect of daily oral administration of flumethrin on the tissue enzyme activity on albino rats was investigated. In the present study twenty albino Wister rats were used and divided into two groups. The first group (10 rats) served as the control group; the second group (10 rats) both male and female received flumethrin (1% pour on formulation) at the(More)
BACKGROUND Pelvic exenteration is an extensive surgical procedure performed for locally advanced cancers in the pelvis. AIMS The twenty-year experience with this procedure at the Cancer Institute has been analyzed for morbidity, failure pattern and survival. SETTINGS AND DESIGN The case records of all the patients who had undergone pelvic exenteration(More)
Worldwide, cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) has been used for nearly 3 decades to treat peritoneal metastases (PM), improve quality of life, and prolong survival substantially in selected patients. In India, the use of the combined modality of treatment dates back a decade with majority of the efforts taking(More)
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