EFFECT OF BODY MASS INDEX ON DYNAMIC BALANCE AND FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITY IN PERSONS WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS OF KNEE: A CROSS SECTIONAL OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

Mittal T. Raval , Bhavna Gadhavi ABSTRACT Osteoarthritis is a chronic and degenerative disease, with disease prevalence increasing with advancing age. Higher BMI is a significant risk factor for OA in weight bearing joints. Balance is an integral component of Activity of Daily Living. Obese individuals have more stable postural balance but may still experience…

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EVALUATION OF THE INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT IMPLANT ANGULATIONS ON THE ACCURACY OF AN IMPRESSION RECORDED USING VARIOUS VISCOSITIES OF ADDITION SILICONE IMPRESSION MATERIAL-AN IN-VITRO STUDY

Reshma Babu, Neelima Menon.S ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Implant with an axial orientation that is not in line with the needs of prosthetic rehabilitation may occur for various reasons. As a result, the impression procedure may be adversely influenced. Inaccuracies during impressions inevitably lead to laboratory errors resulting in lack of precision and misfit of the restoration.…

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COMPARING THE EFFECT OF CONVENTIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY APPLICATIONS AND KINESIOLOGICAL TAPING ON PAIN INTENSITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN CHRONIC BACK AND LEG PAIN PATIENTS

Burcu ÖZÃœBERK, Nihal BÃœKER ABSTRACT Objectives: The aims of this study are to compare effects of conventional physical therapy and kinesiology taping methods on the patients with chronic low back and leg pain and to control in terms of pain intensity and quality of life. Materials and Methods: A total of 48 participants were randomly…

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A PROSPECTIVE KAP STUDY ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT OF HEALTHCARE STAFF

Nidhi Yadav, K. Preetham, P. Anchalia ABSTRACT The study is designed and conducted to understand the baseline of knowledge, attitude and practice towards disaster management among health care providers. Sampling is done among nurses, housekeeping and security staff to obtain statistically significant findings, based on which targeted intervention can be planned. The key findings suggest…

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ROLE OF INTERMITTENT SELF DILATATION IN THE PREVENTION OF URETHRAL STRICTURE RECURRENCE AFTER DIRECT VISUAL INTERNAL URETHROTOMY: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

S. K. Singh, C. S. Agrawal, S Agrawal, N Thapa, R. S. Shah ABSTRACT Urethral stricture refers to scarring process involving corpus spongiosum. Strictures may be from: prostatectomy, perineal trauma, urethral catheterization, idiopathic/unknown, urethritis, and cystoscopy. Direct visual internal urethrotomy followed by intermittent self-dilatation is the most commonly performed intervention for urethral stricture. The aim…

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CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS,ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PROFILE AND OUTCOME OF PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY AT BPKIHS, A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN NEPAL

Pandey NK, Karki P, Shah P, Sherpa K ABSTRACT Background: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a pregnancy assosciated myocardial disease. It is a rare disease with unknown etiology. Certain characteristics are risk factors for the disease. Recognition of its risk factors is important for prevention and treatment. Objectives: To determine clinical characteristics, echocardiographic profile and in…

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REUSABILITY OF IMPLANT IMPRESSION COPINGS-AN IN VITRO STUDY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY OF IMPLANT TRANSFER

Reshma Babu, Neelima Menon S ABSTRACT: INTRODUCTION: Implants are the mainstay of prosthetic dentistry nowadays. The number of accessory implant components essential for prosthetic rehabilitation are many. However De novo purchase of these components becomes an expensive treatment modality. So it becomes essential for the clinician to know about the reusability of these implant components…

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MATURE CYSTIC RENAL TERATOMA: A RARE ENTITY

Singh SK, Agrawal CS, Shah S, Shah RS, Thapa N, Paudyal P, Gupta M ABSTRACT Teratomas are neoplasms that arise from pluripotent cells and can differentiate along one or more embryonic germ lines 1. Renal teratoma is an exceedingly rare condition. The primary involvement site is the gonadal tissue; less frequent primary sites of involvement…

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