3 mn read Contrast induced nephropathy is one of the common complications of various diagnostic and therapeutic angiographic procedures. It results due to administration of contrast media. It is the third most common cause of hospital acquired acute renal injury which constitutes up to 12% of the cases in the US . Treatment of contrast induced nephropathy isContinue reading "Treatment of Contrast Induced Nephropathy after Endovascular Neurointerventions"
< 1 mn read In this post we compare the major differences between Spinal Claudication vs Vascular Claudication. Claudication Definition The word claudication originates from a Latin word “claudicare” which means, ‘to limp’ . Claudication is a pain, cramp or sense of fatigue in a muscle group of the lower extremity related to walking or any sustained exercise of […]Continue reading "Spinal claudication vs Vascular claudication"
4 mn read In this post we present a case of Large Tarlov Cyst on Sacrum, extending from L5 to S2. It is described under the following heads: What is Tarlov Cyst? aka Perineural cysts. It was first described by Isadore Max Tarlov (1905-1977) in 1938, hence the name Tarlov Cyst. They are CSF-filled dilatations of the sheath […]Continue reading "Tarlov Cyst on Sacrum"
4 mn read The origin of this post comes from my participation in a recent Panel discussion about improving Surgical Training in India. The session was titled “HOW WE CAN IMPROVE SURGICAL TRAINING IN THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT” organized by Learning General Surgery Group. In the group we have recently been seeing an uprise of frustration among surgical residents […]Continue reading "Surgical Training in India: Problems and Solutions"
< 1 mn read How to prepare for MRCS Part A and what are the best books and resources for MRCS Part A Preparation? Sharing my preparation plan and resources so that you can prepare and crack MRCS Part A in the first attempt. I took the MRCS Part A exam during the second year of my MS General […]Continue reading "How to prepare for MRCS Part A and the Best books for MRCS Part A preparation"
2 mn read Difference between FRCS Domestic (JCIE) and FRCS International (JSCFE) What is the full form JCIE and what is JCIE? The full form of JCIE is Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examination. The intercollegiate FRCS examinations are administered by two committees. The first one of the two committees is the JCIE (Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations) which […]Continue reading "Difference between FRCS Domestic (JCIE) and FRCS International (JSCFE)"
2 mn read Definition It is a set of involuntary and rhythmic muscular contractions and relaxations. It is a sign of certain neurological conditions, particularly involving upper motor neuron lesions. In many cases it is accompanied by spasticity (another form of hyperexcitability). Term infants can be hyperreflexic, and a few beats of clonus can be a normal finding […]Continue reading "What is a clonus? | What is Ankle & Patellar Clonus?"
4 mn read Here is another blog for those who want to crack entrance exams for AIIMS Neurosurgery / NIMHANS Neurosurgery and NEET SS Neurosurgery entrance examinations. Here I will tell you in a step-by-step manner how you can go about your neurosurgery entrance exam preparation. “How to crack Neurosurgery entrance” will be discussed under the following headings: […]Continue reading "How to crack AIIMS/ NIMHANS/ PGI and Other Central MCh Neurosurgery Entrances?"