Yash P. Vaidya

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Obstructive lesion of the hepatic portion of the inferior vena cava is common in Nepal. The clinical data on 150 patients who were seen at the Liver Unit, Bir Hospital, Kathmandu, in three years from 1990 to 1992 were analysed. Although the majority of patients were over 20 years of age, 25 patients were below 10 years of age; there were more males than(More)
The study reports on the association between serum retinol levels and prevalence of two intestinal helminths in a random sample of 592 children, 6-120 months of age. Faecal analyses were performed by Kato thick-smear technique, recording the presence of hookworm and Ascaris lumbricoides eggs. Serum retinol levels were determined by high pressure liquid(More)
Relationships between hookworm, A. lumbricoides and anaemia were studied utilising egg count in faecal specimens and haemoglobin levels from a cross-sectional sample of 641 Nepalese children, 6 to 120 months of age. Additional analyses were performed to assess the level of risk by age and worm load. Kato thick-smear technique was used to perform faecal(More)
BACKGROUND Spontaneous gas gangrene is necrosis of muscles in the absence of trauma, causing an acutely painful and potentially fatal condition. However, the occurrence of this condition in Crohn's disease has been very rarely documented. CASE REPORT In this extremely rare case we describe an occurrence of spontaneous gas gangrene, in a known case of(More)
INTRODUCTION Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (nTOS) is the most common manifestation of thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), accounting for more than 95% of cases. It is usually caused by cervical ribs, anomalies in the scalene muscle anatomy or post-traumatic inflammatory changes causing compression of the brachial plexus. CASE PRESENTATION We present an(More)
INTRODUCTION Jejunogastric intussusception (JGI) is an extremely rare complication of prior gastric surgery. Fewer than 200 cases have been reported in the literature. CASE PRESENTATION We present a case of an elderly male who presented with typical abdominal pain, hematemesis and a palpable epigastric mass. Ultrasonography and upper endoscopy diagnosed(More)
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