General surgery Archive

Osteochondritis and Perthes Disease

A group of miscellaneous affections of the growing epiphyses in children and adolescents. Typically , a bony nucleus of the epiphysis affected by osteochondritis is temporarily softened and is likely to get deformed by pressure in this stage. Osteochondritis is sometimes classified as- Crushing ...Read More

Shock: Quick Review and Management.

SHOCK DEFINITION:- Shock is an acute clinical syndrome characterized by poor tissue perfusion with impaired cellular metabolism, which is manifested as different serious pathophysiological abnormalities.   CLASSIFICATION OF SHOCK Hypovolaemia Cardiogenic Intrinsic Compressive Septic Hyperdynamic Hypodynamic Anaphylactic Traumatic Neurogenic Hypoadrenal CAUSES OF SHOCK Hypovolaemia ...Read More