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Effectiveness of Surgical Management of Ankle Fractures in Attaining the Stability of Ankle

Introduction: Ankle injuries comprise a major group of lower limb trauma. Many of these injuries can be treated by manipulative reduction and conservative treatment and some of these yield satisfactory results, so present study was undertaken to know the effectiveness of surgical management of ankle fractures. Method: 42 surgically treated displaced fractures are included and studied in detail of age, …

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Variations in Blood Pressures Amongst Day School Children and Boarding School Children in Western Maharashtra

Introduction: School children majorly face stress due to the pressure and expectations from their parents besides academics, athletics, etc. It is known that depression, stress increases blood pressure. Such wide variations in blood pressure at such a young age can increase the incidence of cerebrovascular accidents, ischemic heart diseases, renal failure and preterm death in the adulthood of such children. …

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Effectiveness of Balance Exercise Program in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Meta-Analysis

Background: Balance is essential for maintaining postural stability while performing functional activities and for falls avoidance in patients with TKA.  There are very few RCTs done to assess functional improvement after TKA. Hence, this study was undertaken to find out evidence on physiotherapy treatment in TKA and analyze it.  Methods: We searched Medline, CINAHL, PEDro from the year 2001 to …

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Evaluation of Effect of Melatonin on Hematological Parameters in Patients of Periodontitis

Introduction: Considering the immunity enhancing property of melatonin, a study on the evaluation of the effect of melatonin on the hematological parameters in patients suffering from Periodontitis.  Methods: This study was conducted in the Department of Periodontics, Rural Dental College, Loni. Patients of chronic Periodontitis, of age between 18 to 65 years of either gender ready to give informed consent …

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Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Workers In An Industry in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra.

Introduction: Musculoskeletal disorders are a major public health problem in industrialized and developing countries. The present study was aimed to find out the prevalence of acute and chronic WMSD’s in Industrial workers. Methodology: This cross-sectional observational study was carried out in 60 workers of the Adon Block department workers of the electrical & automation industry, Ahmednagar. Pre-structured occupational Performa was …

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Effect of Various Concentrations of Lignocaine & Adrenaline Combination as Local Anesthetic on ECG Parameters of Patients Undergoing Dental Procedures

Background: Systemic absorption of local anesthetics occurs due to its local vasodilator effects. This leads to inhibitory action on the heart which is represented in the form of a decrease in conduction rate, the excitability of myocardium and force of contraction. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of Lignocaine and adrenaline combinations on electrocardiogram undergoing …

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Biomarkers to Assess Liver Function in Various Types of Liver Diseases

Background: It is estimated that liver diseases are among the top ten killer diseases in India, causing deaths every year. Besides, there are those who suffered from chronic liver problems needing recurrent hospitalization and prolonged medical attention, which leaves them physically, mentally, emotionally and financially devastated. Methodology: The study included (n=80) various liver disease patients admitted to the General Medicine …

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Body Mass Index, Blood Pressure and Serum Cortisol Level as Stress Index in Symptomatic HIV/AIDS Male Subjects on Antiretroviral Therapy Negative to Malaria Parasite in Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria

Background: HIV infection is a risk factor for a variety of endocrine problems. Objectives: This study investigated the body mass index (BMI), Systolic blood pressure (SBP), Diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and serum cortisol level as stress factor/index symptomatic HIV/AIDS male subjects on ART who are negative to malaria parasite in Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria. Methods: A total of 274 adult …

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Fetal Umblical Artery Doppler Indices in Healthy Pregnant Women in Yenagoa, Nigeria.

Introduction: The measurement of fetal umbilical blood flow using Doppler ultrasound is a well-established tool in the management of high-risk pregnancies and has resulted in improved outcome. However, there is paucity of data concerning the normal parameters in Nigeria. This study is aimed at assessing the fetal umbilical artery indices in pregnant Nigerian women. Methods: This was a cross sectional …

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