5 Nov, 2011
immunology Microbiology Pathology
Autoimmune diseases occur when the body’s immune system which is supposed to protect the body by mounting an immune response against foreign or external(non-self) antigens, mounts immune response against body’s own antigen. This results in extensive destruction of cells,tissue or organ a.. Continue Reading>>
4 Nov, 2011
Kelly’s rectal speculum, commonly known as proctoscope has an outer sheath and a handle. The outer sheath is the speculun proctoscope and the inner rod is the obturator. The obturator is smooth and rounded. It fits exactly in the outer sheath.
Uses of Proctoscope:
The proctoscope is used in t.. Continue Reading>>
28 Oct, 2011
free ppt medical ppt orthopaedics
Compartment syndrome occurs most commonly due to injury involving main vessel of the limb. Edema occurs in the osteo fascial space increasing the pressure in the space.
Most commonly deep flexion compartment of forearm is involved. Flexor Digitorum Profundus and Flexor Pollicis Longus are the commo.. Continue Reading>>
26 Oct, 2011
Refsum disease is a hereditary disease transmitted by autosomal recessive inheritance. Patients with this disease exhibit various manifestations of the disease due to defective oxidation of Phytanic acid. The chief sources of Phytanic acid are dairy, lamb, fish and beef.
Refsum disease manifests as .. Continue Reading>>
23 Oct, 2011
orthopaedics sports injuries sports medicine
The term Tennis elbow has been popular as many celebrities sports people have been suffering from this condition at some time of their career.
What is Tennis Elbow ?
Tennis elbow is the layman term for Lateral epicondylitis. Lateral epicondyle serves as an attachment for the extensor tendons and the.. Continue Reading>>
18 Oct, 2011
Obstetrics pregnancy ultrasound
Twin to twin transfusion is a serious complication affecting multiple pregnancies and is sometimes referred to as chronic intertwin transfusion syndrome.
Chronic intertwin transfusion syndrome is a complication of monozygotic/monochorionic twins in which intraplacental arterial venous shunts are unc.. Continue Reading>>