Therapeutic Potential of Medical Thoracoscopy in Cases of Chronic Pneumothorax: Our Experience in a Tertiary Care Centre, Mahabubnagar, Telangana

A. N. V. Koteswara Rao, Pranitha Peddakurma, Ramya Reddy Malipeddi, Pradyut Waghray, Venkateswara Reddy Tummuru Abstract Introduction: Jacobaeus Hans-Christian, a Swedish internist, Professor of Medicine, explored thoracic cavity in 1910. He developed thoracoscopy in the early 1900s as a method to break down adhesions to create pneumothorax in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. Thoracoscopy was used…

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Identification of Philadelphia Chromosome by Cytogenetic Analysis in Patients of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia – A Hospital-Based Study in Eastern Nepal

Presha Baral, Chandra Bhushan Jha, Prahlad Karki ABSTRACT Background: Philadelphia chromosome (Ph) is a consistent chromosomal abnormality in chronic myeloid leukemia. This abnormality is caused by reciprocal translocation involving breaks on chromosome 9 and 22 and translocation of genetic material t (9; 22) (q34; q11) giving rise to oncogene breakpoint cluster region – Abelson murine…

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Determinants of Adherence to Iron Folic Acid Supplementation among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Asella Town, Ethiopia

Wondwossen Niguse, Rajalakshmi Murugan ABSTRACT Introduction:Globally, 41.8% of pregnant women are anemic with the highest proportion affected in developing countries. In Ethiopia, only 0.4% of the pregnant women take iron supplements during pregnancy time.  Objective:The aim of this study was to assess the determinants of adherence to iron and folic acid (IFA) supplements among pregnant…

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Estimation of stature from the measurement of forearm, hand, leg and foot dimensions in Uttar Pardesh region

Yadav S, Pathak B Abstract: Introduction: Measurement of human body and its different parts are used for various purposes like: industrial purpose for clothing design, medical, surgical and dental purpose. It is used in the detection and correction of body defects, preparation for cosmetic surgeries and estimation of general health. Criminal and other identification; anthropometry…

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