Volume 4 - Issue 2
Group Medical Director, Kauvery Hospitals, India
The July 15 issue opens with a special edition of the Journal Scan, featuring abstracts of six papers published in the last few weeks in major journals by nine of our colleagues from three Kauvery Hospitals-Chennai, Trichy, and Kauvery. This is a most inspiring achievement.
I most sincerely hope that this shower would stimulate a downpour and then a flood from all Kauvery Hospitals! Let us drench the land!
Dr. Subbaiah, Hemo-oncologist, Trichy, presents his dream that came true- a hematopoietic stem cell transplant center, offering transplantation, first to patients with Multiple Myeloma.
Dr. Anantharaman, Consultant Cardiologist, Heart Transplant Program, Kauvery Chennai, takes us back to the heart transplant scene yet again, with Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) - A reversible Tacrolimus induced neurotoxicity in a heart transplant recipient.
Dr. Chockalingam, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Kauvery Trichy, gives us once more a model of a case report that is worth emulating-on Prophylactic orthopaedic surgery.
Dr. Saranya and colleagues from Kauvery Tennur Trichy, give us an elegant, colourful report on the enigmatic Subclavian Steal syndrome.
Dr. Suresh Chelliah from Trichy, Department of Pediatrics, writes to us on Spondylo-epi-metaphyseal dysplasia in children
Dr. Kalaimuhilan describes a dramatic rescue mission carried out by his talented and intrepid seniors from Kauvery Chennai on a patient who remains a devoted patient ambassador for Kauvery Chennai!
Dr. Vasanthi Vidyasagaran never ceases to amaze us when she draws from her rich repertoire; the eye-popping lesson retold in this issue comes on anaesthetic management of a pregnant lady with cerebral space-occupying lesion, and with symptoms of raised intracranial pressure.
Prof CSK. Reddy presents several interesting patients who could walk into your clinic with fascinatingly different problems.
Dr. Subbiah projects to you yet another diagnostic image from his vast collection of treasures
Recommended Reading is always guaranteed to stimulate your interest. Want to try 'Who was she?!"
Before I close, I request you, as always, to read, and write for the KAUVERIAN
Do read, and write for the KAUVERIAN.