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Can Gas cause Headache?

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5 mn read Can Gas cause Headaches? Can Gas cause headache? Here is a common rather funny query by patients which makes us smile often. There is no logical explanation on how abdominal gas will reach the brain to cause headaches? And you would be surprised that this is a very common query being searched on Google every […]

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Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries

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6 mn read Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries: Introduction Common cause of disability Most common causes:–  RTA, Fall, Penetrating trauma, Sports Highly prone to traumatic injury: Mobile, relatively unprotected, and its high position 60% of all spinal injuries occur in the cervical spine Subaxial cervical spine injuries include: 2/3rd of all cervical fractures 75% of all cervical dislocations One […]

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Frequently asked questions about choosing Neurosurgery career

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3 mn read Contents How much free time do you have as a neurosurgeon? How is the load of patients in Neurosurgery? How much time does it take to be a Neurosurgeon? How much free time do you have as a neurosurgeon? You can get the idea of the amount of free time based on the amount of […]

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Hypertensive Pontine Hemorrhage

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2 mn read Contents Case Report Introduction Signs and symptoms Pathophysiology Diagnosis Treatment Hypertensive Pontine Hemorrhage Video Case Report 52yr old male k/c/o HTN not on regular medication Presented with sudden onset loss of consciousness On Examination GCS – E1VetM1 Pupils -B/L 1mm NRTL (Pin-Point Pupils) Planters B/L mute CT Scan Hypertensive Pontine Hemorrhage Hypertensive Pontine Hemorrhage: Introduction […]

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Best specialties after MS/ DNB General Surgery ? (Pros and Cons) – Part 1

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2 mn read Here is a review of various pathways for specializing after completing MS General Surgery. In the part 1 of this post I will be reviewing Urology, Surgical Oncology, Surgical Gastroenterology and Neurosurgery. Contents Urology after MS/ DNB General Surgery Surgical Oncology after MS/ DNB General Surgery Surgical Gastroenterology after MS/ DNB General Surgery Neurosurgery after MS/ DNB […]

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A wearable helmet that can heal brain #Concussion #Traumatic #Head #Injury

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< 1 mn read A helmet with infrared light that can heal brain after mild head injury or concussion. This therapy is called Photobiomodulation. Mild traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, account for 75% of all cases in the U.S. Acceleration and deceleration within the cranial vault leads to tearing and stretching of nerve fibers. Alteration of ionic balance […]

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Neuro Urology and The Neurogenic Bladder

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9 mn read 1. Neurogenic bladder refers to dysfunction of the urinary bladder due to disease of the central nervous system or peripheral nerves involved in the control of micturition .  2. Non Neurogenic bladder refers to dysfunction of the urinary bladder due to dynamic disturbance of genitourinary system.    Micturition Pathway 3. detrusor muscle of the bladder […]

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Acute Subdural Hematoma with Extradural Hematoma: CT Comma Sign

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2 mn read The CT comma sign is a characteristic sign seen in head trauma. It is the presence of concurrent epidural and subdural hematomas, which gives the characteristic appearance of this sign as a “comma” shape.            70/M  Chief Complaints: Numbness Lt Arm, 1 Episode of Partial seizure,Lt grip weakness since today morning.  H/o Fall 3 days back.  […]

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