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January - April 2017 Volume 3 |  Issue 1

Page Nos. 1-47

Online since 18th March 2017

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  • Abstract Aim: This study sought to determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) among adult patients attending Specialist Hospital Gombe, Northern Nigeria. Materials and Methods: A 5-year (2010-2014) retrospective descriptive survey of cases of DM was conducted, using hospital
  • Authors Mela Danjin, Nafisa Usman Umar, Danladi Adamu
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Obesity is a chronic nutritional disorder characterized by excess accumulation of adipose tissue. Adipose tissues being energy depots also act as an endocrine organ and secrete adipokines. Adipocyte fatty acid binding protein (AFABP) is a newer adipokine associated
  • Authors N Santhi, N Sasivathanam, K Nirmala Devi, A Arshiya Begum, K Vanitha, S Syed Ali Fathima
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract A pre-operative diagnosis of the nature of ovarian tumors is not always reliable. Frozen section is a valuable diagnostic tool in rapid intraoperative categorization of ovarian masses and thereby helps in planning the surgical management.
  • Authors Madhusmita Jena, Sneha Burela
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined as glomerular filteration rate <60 ml/min/1.73 m2 for a minimum of 3 months irrespective of the cause. Accelerated atherosclerosis is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in CKD patients. Visfatin is a 52 kDa protein predominantly
  • Authors S Syed Ali Fathima, N Sasivathanam, K Nirmala Devi, A Arshiya Begum, K Vanitha, N Santhi
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract The study area is one of the backward rural areas of Mandya District in Karnataka region with people having less knowledge about malnutrition. No study on stunting among school children in this area has been done in the recent past, to know the prevalence of stunting among school
  • Authors C J Chandra Sekar, M Shashikiran
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract The axilla, a triangular area located between the upper arm and thorax, contains blood vessels, nerves, lymph nodes, and fat. The most common palpable axillary masses are usually lymph nodes. However, axillary swellings can also arise from the various mesenchymal tissues present in the axillary area. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC)
  • Authors Aniruna Dey, Riti T K Sinha
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Congenital granular cell epulis (CGCE) is a rare benign lesion of the newborn. It was first described in 1871 by Neumann. The exact etiology of the condition still remains unknown. There is marked female preponderance 10:1. The lesion is usually solitary, but multiple lesions are seen in 10% of cases. They arise from the gingival mucosa of the maxillary or mandibular alveolar ridge.
  • Authors Rekha Narendra Patil, Satish Helwatkar, Waman Raut
  • Category Case Report

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  • Abstract A physician at some point in his career is bound to find himself as the harbinger of bad news. Depending on the specialty, some may find themselves delivering bad news more frequently than others. While that bad news can lie on a very narrow spectrum from the physician’s point of view, the spectrum changes significantly when viewed from the eyes of the patient.
  • Authors Aparna Subramaniam
  • Category Short Communication

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