July 4, 2010 # 7:20 pm # Gynae/Obstr, Medical videos # No Comment
Procedure, Indications and Hazards of Hysterosalphingography
HSG is an operative procedure whereby a radiographic study of the interior of the uterotubal anatomy is made using a contrast media.
Indications of HSG
To note the tubal patency in case of Infertility or following the tubal operation
To detect uterine malformation in the recurrent mid trimester abortion
To diagnose the cervical incompetency
To identify the translocated IUD …
July 3, 2010 # 5:58 pm # Gastrointestinal System # One Comment
Hematemesis or Vomiting of Blood
When blood is present in the vomitus it is called Hematemesis. The color may be red when profuse. Often Black to coffee ground color when less sever – acid degraded due to formation of acid-hematin.
It usually indicated Bleeding proximal to Ligament of Teitz.
It should be differentiated from Malena and Hematochezia which present as blood …
July 3, 2010 # 12:23 pm # Living with Disease and Disability, Movies/serials # No Comment
This movie is based on Brad Cohen’s best-selling and award-winning autobiographical book, “Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had“, co-authored with Lisa Wysocky which describes Cohen’s experiences of growing up with tourette syndrome (TS).
About the movie
Jimmy Wolk as present-day Brad Cohen
Dominic Scott Cohen as Young Brad Cohen
Treat Williams as Norman Cohen
Sarah Drew as …
July 2, 2010 # 9:31 pm # Pharmacology, Presentations # 6 Comments
Presentation on Present status of DMARDS in the treatment of RA
To highlight the present status of disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
DMARDs (disease modifying antirheumatic drugs) are drugs which can suppress the rheumatoid process and bring about a remission, but do not have nonspecific anti-inflammatory or analgesic action.
Classification of Anti-rheumatic drugs
Immunosuppressants: Methotrexate, …