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EDIBLE MUSHROOM – A NUTRITIOUS FOOD IMPROVING HUMAN HEALTH

Mushrooms have been consumed since earliest history. The word Mushroom is derived from the french word for Fungi and Mold. Now-a-days, Mushroom are popular valuable food because they are low in calories, carbohydrate, Fat, sodium and also cholesterol free. Besides this, Mushroom provides important nutrients, including salenium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin D, proteins and fiber. All together with a long …

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STUDY OF LIPID PROFILE AND NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL AS A BIOMARKER OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS

Introduction: The reduction of cardiovascular risk by lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is well documented, and LDL-C remains the main target of lipid lowering therapy. However, not all patients with cardiovascular risk have elevated LDL-C. There is growing recognition that non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol (Non-HDL-C) is strongly related to cardiovascular risk. Aim: This study was done to evaluate the importance …

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COMPARISON OF PREDICTORS OF DIFFICULT INTUBATION

Context: Unanticipated difficult laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation always remain a primary concern for an anaesthesiologist as the failure to maintain a patent airway during induction of anaesthesia may lead to anaesthesia related morbidity and mortality. Aims: The aim of our study was to predict difficult intubation and to identify best predictor(s) among them and also to compare the sensitivity, specificity, …

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COMPARITIVE STUDY OF DELAYED PRIMARY CLOSURE VERSUS PRIMARY CLOSURE OF SKIN IN CONTAMINATED AND DIRTY ABDOMINAL WOUNDS/ INCISION

Background: It is still a matter of debate whether delayed primary  closure (DPC) of contaminated abdominal incision reduces surgical site infection compared with primary closure (PC ). The rate of wound infection for dirty abdominal wound is approximately 40%, but the optimal method of wound closure remains controversial. Aims and objectives: To determine whether delayed primary skin closure of contaminated …

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SIGNIFICANCE OF SERUM TOTAL ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE LEVELS IN BREAST CANCER

Background: Breast cancer has  shown an increased prevalence worldwide, both in industrialized and developing countries. Unfortunately, most cancers do not produce any symptoms until the tumors are either too large to be removed surgically or metastasis has taken place. Therefore, there is need for simple biochemical investigations, which can be easily assayed, less expensive and can predict stages and prognosis. …

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A STUDY ON THE CLINICO-HISTOPATHOLOGICAL CORRELATION IN HANSEN’S DISEASE

Introduction: Leprosy, caused by Mycobacterium leprae, is widely prevalent in India and presents with different subtypes. However, there exists a great variation in the interpretation of clinical and histopathological examination of these lesions. The present study was carried to correlate clinical diagnosis of leprosy cases with histopathological diagnosis. Methodology: A retrospective Hospital-based study was conducted in patients of Leprosy, who …

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A COMPARITIVE OVERVIEW OF HISTOPATHOLOGY OF GRANULOMATOUS LESIONS OF SKIN

Granulomatous lesions of the skin and subcutaneous tissue are common in India. They are known as “Dermal Granulomas”. In present study following types of Dermal Granulomas were included Leprosy, Cutaneous Tuberculosis, Syphilis, Fungal, Actinomycosis, Foreign body Granuloma, Granuloma annulare and Sarcoidosis. Histopathology remains a time tested tool for establishing a correct diagnosis. Clinical lesions often reveal surprising underlying pathology. Hence …

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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF DIFFUSE BONE MARROW UPTAKE ON 18F-FDG PET/ CT

Background: Bone marrow is a frequent site of metastatic tumors, especially from breast, lung, and prostate cancers.  Metastatic tumor in the bone marrow may influence the response to treatment, overall survival, and resulting decreased hematopoiesis. Diffusely and homogenously bone marrow uptake in 18F-FDG PET/CT scan is frequently observed which can caused by many conditions. Material and methods: We retrospectively analyzed …

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