Vulatheru Seenu

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We report a 31-year-old man with chronic renal failure and ascites who developed severe abdominal pain and a local non-pulsatile mass after therapeutic paracentesis. Doppler study confirmed a pseudoaneurysm of the right inferior epigastric artery. The patient recovered after the artery was ligated and the aneurysm excised.
PURPOSE To evaluate the incremental value of single-photon emission computed tomography-computed tomography (SPECT-CT) over planar scintigraphy and SPECT alone for equivocal bone scintigraphy lesions in patients with breast cancer and to assess its impact on patient management. METHODS A total of 102 patients with 115 equivocal lesions on planar(More)
BACKGROUND Newer, energy-based devices like the ultrasonic coagulator (Harmonic Scalpel, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., Cincinnati, OH) and the LigaSure vessel-sealing system (Valleylab, Boulder, CO) are increasingly being used in advanced laparoscopic procedures. Use of these devices has resulted in shorter operative time, less blood loss, and lower(More)
Primary gallbladder carcinoma is a malignant neoplasm with an incidence of 1.2 cases per 100 000 people each year. Its occurrence increases with age, particularly in women. It is the fifth most common cancer of the gastrointestinal tract, and the most common malignancy in the biliary tract. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of gallbladder neoplasm(More)
BACKGROUND Enlargement of adipocyte is associated with their dysfunction and alterations in metabolic functions. OBJECTIVES We evaluated the association of adipocyte size of subcutaneous and omental adipose tissue with body composition and cardiovascular risk factors in Asian Indians. METHODOLOGY Eighty (40 males and 40 females) non-diabetic adult(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to compare the diagnostic accuracy of 18F-Fluorocholine (FCH)-positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) and four-dimensional (4D)- CT in detection and localization of eutopic and ectopic parathyroid adenoma (PA) in patients with hyperparathyroidism. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five patients with primary hyperparathyroidism(More)
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