Ritesh G Menezes

Summary

Country: India

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation among students of a medical college in Western Nepal: a cross-sectional study
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 14:183-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Autopsy discoveries of death from malaria
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 14:111-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Estimation of stature from the length of the sternum in South Indian females
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore 575001, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 18:242-5. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Stature estimation from the length of the sternum in South Indian males: a preliminary study
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:441-3. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint An autopsy case of sudden unexplained death caused by malaria
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Sci 55:835-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Objective structured practical examination (OSPE) in Forensic Medicine: students' point of view
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 18:347-9. 2011
  7. pmc Self-reported tobacco smoking practices among medical students and their perceptions towards training about tobacco smoking in medical curricula: A cross-sectional, questionnaire survey in Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:29. 2010
  8. pmc Concomitant age old infections of mankind - tuberculosis and leprosy: a case report
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    J Med Case Reports 1:43. 2007
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use amongst junior collegiates in twin cities of western Nepal: a cross-sectional, questionnaire-based survey
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Public Health 8:97. 2008
  10. pmc Psychological morbidity, sources of stress and coping strategies among undergraduate medical students of Nepal
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Med Educ 7:26. 2007

Collaborators

  • Tanuj Kanchan
  • Prateek Rastogi
  • Anand Menon
  • M Arun
  • S H Subba
  • Selma Uysal
  • Subramanian Senthilkumaran
  • Kewal Krishan
  • Y P Raghavendra Babu
  • Animesh Jain
  • R K Garg
  • Kausalya Kumari Sahu
  • Manoj Kumar Mohanty
  • Shahnavaz Manipady
  • Rashmi Jain
  • Virendra Kumar
  • Raj Warrier
  • Valerie A Fitzhugh
  • B Suresh Kumar Shetty
  • Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
  • K R Nagesh
  • Vinod C Nayak
  • Alka Mary Mathai
  • P P Jagadish Rao
  • G Pradeep Kumar
  • Ramadas Naik
  • Shahin A Hunnargi
  • Abul Fazil
  • Francis N P Monteiro
  • Aman Chauhan
  • K Yoganarasimha
  • Prashantha Bhagavath
  • Stany W Lobo
  • Nageshkumar G Rao
  • Jagadish Rao Padubidri
  • Sadip Pant
  • Naureen Anwar
  • T S Mohankumar
  • Mahabalesh Shetty
  • Akshat Vij
  • Muktha R Pai
  • Yajnesh Kidiyoor
  • Suneet Kumar
  • N G Herekar
  • V S Binu
  • Pv Kishore
  • Pradeep V Vernekar
  • Soumya B Shetty
  • Disha Geriani
  • Asha Prabhu
  • K S Pinakini
  • Manisha Singh
  • Parmendra Sirohi
  • Lakshmi Rao
  • Vikrant Thakur
  • Narasimha D Pai
  • Neena A V Priyadarshini
  • N R Naik
  • Sarabjeet Chabra
  • Jitesh Marian Rasquinha
  • Sushil Suri
  • Savita Lasrado
  • Astha Gupta
  • Mohsin Shah
  • Ullasa Shetty
  • Xavier V Pereira
  • Sampath Madhyastha
  • Faisal Hasan
  • Archith Boloor
  • Preetham Raj Salian
  • Mahbubur Rahman
  • H N Harsha Kumar
  • Anand Venugopal
  • Aneesh T George
  • Smitha Nayak
  • Vina R Vaswani
  • Md R Islam
  • K S Muhammed Sameer
  • Brijesh Sathian
  • Vipul Jain
  • Manna Valiathan
  • R Aswinidutt
  • Shankar M Bakkannavar
  • Gopalkrishna Bhat
  • T S Mohan Kumar
  • Amritha Bhandary
  • Mayur Rai
  • Vasudha Devi
  • Jagadish Sowmya
  • Prakash Baral

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation among students of a medical college in Western Nepal: a cross-sectional study
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 14:183-7. 2012
    ..Understanding the magnitude of the problem and their epidemiology via scientific study like this would be the first step in this process...
  2. doi request reprint Autopsy discoveries of death from malaria
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 14:111-5. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Estimation of stature from the length of the sternum in South Indian females
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore 575001, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 18:242-5. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Stature estimation from the length of the sternum in South Indian males: a preliminary study
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:441-3. 2009
    ..The correlation coefficient was 0.638. The standard error of the estimate was 5.64 cm. This preliminary study concludes that the length of the sternum can be used as a tool for stature estimation in adult South Indian males...
  5. ncbi request reprint An autopsy case of sudden unexplained death caused by malaria
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Sci 55:835-8. 2010
    ..Cerebral malaria with acute renal insufficiency or pulmonary edema with an acute respiratory distress syndrome might have been the cause of death...
  6. doi request reprint Objective structured practical examination (OSPE) in Forensic Medicine: students' point of view
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 18:347-9. 2011
    ..The introduction of the OSPE replacing the conventional method of practical examination in Forensic Medicine is a step in the right direction taken to objectively assess undergraduate medical students...
  7. pmc Self-reported tobacco smoking practices among medical students and their perceptions towards training about tobacco smoking in medical curricula: A cross-sectional, questionnaire survey in Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:29. 2010
    ..Our aim was to assess medical students' tobacco smoking habits, their practices towards patients' smoking habits and attitude towards teaching about smoking in medical schools...
  8. pmc Concomitant age old infections of mankind - tuberculosis and leprosy: a case report
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    J Med Case Reports 1:43. 2007
    ..Concomitant leprosy and tuberculosis is reported infrequently. Literature suggests that the infrequent occurrence of both leprosy and tuberculosis is based on the transmission dynamics of both the infections...
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use amongst junior collegiates in twin cities of western Nepal: a cross-sectional, questionnaire-based survey
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Public Health 8:97. 2008
    ..College students are vulnerable to tobacco addiction. Tobacco industries often target college students for marketing. Studies about prevalence of tobacco use and its correlates among college students in Nepal are lacking...
  10. pmc Psychological morbidity, sources of stress and coping strategies among undergraduate medical students of Nepal
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Med Educ 7:26. 2007
    ..Therefore, we carried out this study to assess the prevalence of psychological morbidity, sources and severity of stress and coping strategies among medical students in our integrated problem-stimulated undergraduate medical curriculum...
  11. ncbi request reprint Postmortem diagnosis of acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis
    B Suresh Kumar Shetty
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore 575001, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:316-20. 2010
    ..A total of seven cases of acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis diagnosed at autopsy as the cause of sudden unexpected death during the study period are discussed herein...
  12. doi request reprint Deaths among women of reproductive age: a forensic autopsy study
    Jagadish Rao Padubidri
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College A Constituent College of Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:651-4. 2013
    ..With a clear understanding of the cause and manner of death, it may be possible to predict, and hopefully prevent, future cases of unnatural deaths in women of reproductive age who form a very important group of society. ..
  13. doi request reprint Sexual dimorphism of the index to ring finger ratio in South Indian adolescents
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:243-6. 2010
    ..The study suggests that a ratio of 0.97 and less is suggestive of male sex, while a ratio of more than 0.97 is suggestive that the hand is of female origin among South Indian adolescents...
  14. doi request reprint Suicidal hanging in Manipal, South India - victim profile and gender differences
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:493-6. 2008
    ..Thus, psychosocial correlates should be addressed separately for males and females in epidemiological studies for identification of population at risk and strategies for prevention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fatal electrocution by a support metal wire
    B Suresh Kumar Shetty
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Sci 55:830-1. 2010
    ..Public awareness programs to lay emphasis on electrical safety in domestic environment need to be introduced to prevent fatalities resulting from ignorance and/or negligence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Toxicoepidemiology of fatal poisonings in Southern India
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:344-7. 2010
    ..Our approach to the study reveals that quantitative chemical (toxicological) analysis is required to further strengthen and improve the databases of epidemiology of poisoning in our region...
  17. ncbi request reprint Methods of choice in completed suicides: gender differences and review of literature
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001, India
    J Forensic Sci 54:938-42. 2009
    ..Females were as likely to use lethal and violent methods as males in this region...
  18. doi request reprint Stature estimation from foot length using universal regression formula in a North Indian population
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001, India
    J Forensic Sci 55:163-6. 2010
    ..The study reveals that regression equation derived for the latter can estimate stature with reasonable accuracy. Thus, stature can be estimated accurately from foot length by regression analysis even when sex remains unknown...
  19. doi request reprint Sternal index: Is it a reliable indicator of sex in the Maharashtrian population of India?
    Shahin A Hunnargi
    Department of Anatomy, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:56-8. 2009
    ..The study further concludes that the applicability of Hyrtl's law in sex determination is limited...
  20. doi request reprint Sex differences from fingerprint ridge density in the Indian population
    Vinod C Nayak
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:84-6. 2010
    ..A mean fingerprint ridge density of 12 ridges/25 mm(2) or less is found to be more likely to be of males and a mean ridge count of more the 12 ridges/25 mm(2) is more likely to be of female origin...
  21. doi request reprint Sudden death due to pulmonary aspergillosis
    Prashantha Bhagavath
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:27-30. 2009
    ..Medicolegal autopsy confirmed the sudden unexpected death to be due to pulmonary aspergillosis in the person with past medical history of tuberculosis...
  22. doi request reprint Apparent partial hanging
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 31:376-7. 2010
    ..The cases also put a probable explanation to the higher incidence of partial hangings in different studies. We believe that incidence of true partial hangings may be much lower than that reported in the literature...
  23. ncbi request reprint Two wheeler accidents on Indian roads--a study from Mangalore, India
    Animesh Jain
    Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore, Karnataka 575001, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:130-3. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to find the trend of two wheeler accidents over the five years (2000-2004) with respect to age and sex of the victim, type of injury sustained, type of vehicle involved and time distribution of accidents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism of the human sternum in a Maharashtrian population of India: a morphometric analysis
    Shahin A Hunnargi
    Department of Anatomy, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 10:6-10. 2008
    ..3% male and 77.5% female sternums correctly. This study confined to the Maharashtra region of western India is useful to determine the sex of the sternum when it is subjected for medicolegal skeletal examination...
  25. doi request reprint Acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis - A case of sudden death
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore, Karnataka 575 001, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:101-3. 2009
    ..The condition was discovered only at autopsy...
  26. doi request reprint An autopsy case of renal candidiasis
    Alka Mary Mathai
    Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:31-4. 2009
    ..Renal candidiasis with fungal balls obstructing the pelvicalyceal system was diagnosed at autopsy, which may have contributed to death...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fatal unintentional injuries among young children--a hospital based retrospective analysis
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:307-11. 2009
    ..To reduce the burden of unintentional childhood mortalities in this region, priorities for school age children are traffic injuries and for toddlers and pre-school children, thermal injuries...
  28. doi request reprint Estimation of stature from cranial sutures in a South Indian male population
    P P Jagadish Rao
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Int J Legal Med 123:271-6. 2009
    ..Coronal suture length gives more accurate results in estimating stature than sagittal suture. However, in cases where identification is required by means of only skull, this method could prove useful...
  29. doi request reprint The Mangalore aircrash of 22 May 2010: practical problems related to identification of the dead in a populous developing country
    Ritesh G Menezes
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, India
    Med Leg J 80:151-4. 2012
    ..The practical problems faced by the legal authorities in identifying the charred victims in a populous and developing country like India are discussed in this paper...
  30. doi request reprint Physical assault related injuries in Western Nepal--a hospital based retrospective study
    S H Subba
    Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:203-8. 2010
    ..The study was carried out to study the pattern of injuries and epidemiological factors in Nepal where there is no systematic surveillance system for injuries...
  31. doi request reprint Accidental childhood fatalities in Manipal, India
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    Trop Doct 38:188-9. 2008
    ..Boys were more likely to suffer accidental death that girls (male-female ratio 2.3:1). Road traffic accidents accounted for the majority of the deaths (56%), followed by burns (21.4%)...
  32. ncbi request reprint A retrospective review of homicides in Mangalore, South India
    Akshat Vij
    Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:312-5. 2010
    ..The incidence of homicidal burns was low (n = 2, 2.2%). In 61.8% of the cases, death was immediate. In 52.8% of the cases the assailant(s) had a pre-planned motive for killing...
  33. doi request reprint Sex differences from fingerprint ridge density in Chinese and Malaysian population
    Vinod C Nayak
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    Forensic Sci Int 197:67-9. 2010
    ..Fingerprint mean ridge density of 11 ridges/25 mm(2) or less is found to be more likely to be of males and a mean ridge count of more the 13 ridges/25 mm(2) is more likely of female origin in Malaysian subjects...
  34. ncbi request reprint A study of correlation of hand and foot dimensions for personal identification in mass disasters
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, India
    Forensic Sci Int 199:112.e1-6. 2010
    ..Besides medico-legal implications, the study may have significance in plastic and reconstructive surgery...
  35. doi request reprint Accidental strangulation by a hot belt: an occupational medico-legal case report
    M Arun
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, India
    Med Leg J 81:132-4. 2013
    ..The ligature mark was an assortment of abrasion and dermo-epidermal burns. The term "thermal ligature strangulation" is proposed for such an occurrence. ..
  36. doi request reprint Gas geyser--a cause of fatal domestic carbon monoxide poisoning
    T S Mohankumar
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, JJM Medical College, Davangere, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:490-3. 2012
    ..Effective preventive measures can help in bringing down the mortality and morbidity associated with carbon monoxide poisoning...
  37. doi request reprint Penetrating cardiac injuries in blunt chest wall trauma
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:350-1. 2012
    ..We propose that the projecting fractured ends of the ribs penetrate the underlying thoracic organs due to the transient phenomenon of deformation of chest cavity under pressure in run over traffic mishaps...
  38. doi request reprint Adenomyomatous polyp of the uterus: Report of an autopsy case and review of the literature
    Y P Raghavendra Babu
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:236-8. 2012
    ..This case reiterates the importance of the autopsy as not only the answer to an individual's death, but as an avenue for the discovery of entities that may have relevance to those who are still living...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mortalities among children and adolescents in manipal, southern India
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Trauma 64:1600-7. 2008
    ..To describe the epidemiology and trends of traumatic deaths among children and adolescents in Manipal, Southern India...
  40. ncbi request reprint Unusual methods of suicide: complexities in investigation
    M Arun
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, JSS Medical College affiliated to JSS University, Mysore 570015, Karnataka, India
    Med Sci Law 50:149-53. 2010
    ..Many forensic practitioners have reported unusual methods of suicide at their respective workplaces. Various types of unusual methods of suicide and the complexities involved in their investigation are presented and discussed...
  41. doi request reprint Descending thoracic aortic aneurysm rupture during postpartum period
    Francis N P Monteiro
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, A J Institute of Medical Sciences Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Sci 56:1054-7. 2011
    ..Autopsy with ancillary investigations revealed that the young woman died because of hemothorax from a ruptured dissecting descending thoracic aortic aneurysm secondary to chronic aortitis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Age and gender variations in trend of road traffic fatalities in Manipal, India
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated to Manipal University, Mangalore 575001, India
    Med Sci Law 50:192-6. 2010
    ..The incidence of road traffic fatalities has been increasing at an alarming rate and is a global cause for concern...
  43. doi request reprint Traumatic degloving lesion of male external genitalia
    B Suresh Kumar Shetty
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:535-7. 2008
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Stature estimation from foot dimensions
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Light House Hill Road, KMC, Mangalore 575001, Karnataka, India
    Forensic Sci Int 179:241.e1-5. 2008
    ..Prediction of stature was found to be most accurate by multiple regression analysis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Middle finger length--a predictor of stature in the Indian population
    Prateek Rastogi
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001, India
    Med Sci Law 49:123-6. 2009
    ..These differences were insignificant when values were compared between subjects of the same sex in north and south Indians and also between the dominant and non-dominant hand...
  46. doi request reprint Index and ring finger ratio--a new sex determinant in south Indian population
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001, India
    Forensic Sci Int 181:53.e1-4. 2008
    ..9700 identified 74% females for the right hand and 78% for the left hand accurately. This study may prove useful to determine the sex of an isolated hand when it is subjected for medicolegal examination...
  47. doi request reprint Circumscribed injuries caused by an explosion in firecracker factory
    K R Nagesh
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore 575 002, Karnataka, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:169-71. 2010
    ..Also, multiple punctured circumscribed wounds with burnt floor and margins were present over the body...
  48. ncbi request reprint Bilateral calcified stylohyoid ligament: an incidental autopsy finding with medicolegal significance
    P P Jagadish Rao
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 12:184-7. 2010
    ..A case report of calcified stylohyoid ligament found incidentally at autopsy and further confirmed by computed tomography scan and histopathology is herein discussed with associated medicolegal significance...
  49. ncbi request reprint An autopsy case of iatrogenic tracheoesophageal fistula secondary to tracheostomy
    Ritesh G Menezes
    From the Forensic Medicine Division, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, King Fahd Hospital of the University, University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India Department ofOtorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India and Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, India
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 35:77-9. 2014
    ..The patient subsequently died of sepsis after bilateral bronchopneumonia. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first autopsy case of iatrogenic TEF after tracheal intubation reported in forensic literature. ..
  50. doi request reprint Clinical profile and complication of malaria hepatopathy
    Abul Fazil
    Department of General Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Affiliated with Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    J Infect Public Health 6:383-8. 2013
    ..This study was designed to study the patient characteristics, presenting features and complications of malaria in patients with elevated liver enzymes and to compare these data to those of patients with normal liver enzymes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Autopsy study of fatal deliberate self harm
    M Arun
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, 576104, India
    Med Sci Law 47:69-73. 2007
    ..9%) was the most common motive for FDSH. The majority of fatalities were due to poisoning (73.5%), where organophosphorous compounds topped the list (71.9%). About one-third of the victims survived for 18 to 24 hours after DSH...
  52. doi request reprint Blunt trauma to the chest--a case of delayed cardiac rupture
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:46-7. 2012
    ..A high index of suspicion about the possibility of delayed cardiac rupture is required during the management of a case of polytrauma where significant cardiac findings can be masked by the presence of other injuries...
  53. ncbi request reprint Suicidal poisoning in Southern India: gender differences
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:7-14. 2008
    ..This paper examines the difference in pattern of suicidal poisoning among males and females to identify population at risk, and understand the problem status among both genders...
  54. doi request reprint Suicidal plant poisoning with Colchicum autumnale
    K R Nagesh
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 18:285-7. 2011
    ..Colchicine poisoning is potentially life threatening because of its high toxicity and unavailability of specific antidotal treatment. It classically presents with gastroenterocolitis, and may result in multiorgan failure in fatal cases...
  55. doi request reprint A rare case of myocardial infarction due to parathion poisoning
    Yajnesh Kidiyoor
    Department of General Medicine, A J Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:472-4. 2009
    ..In conclusion, myocardial infarction is a rare complication of parathion poisoning. Awareness of this complication of parathion poisoning, proper monitoring and treatment could prevent fatalities...
  56. ncbi request reprint Younger women are affected by breast cancer in South India - a hospital-based descriptive study
    Aman Chauhan
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:709-11. 2011
    ..Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world among women and its effective control depends upon sufficient knowledge about its epidemiology at the regional as well as global levels...
  57. doi request reprint Pontine cavernous haemangioma - an incidental autopsy finding
    Anand Menon
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:417-9. 2009
    ..We hereby report a case in which a pontine cavernous haemangioma was detected at autopsy in a 25-year-old female who died due to burn injuries...
  58. doi request reprint Honeymoon asthma
    Subramanian Senthilkumaran
    Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Sri Gokulam Hospitals and Research Institute, Salem, India
    Am J Med Sci 345:405-6. 2013
    ..The scant literature on this entity was reviewed for which the term "honeymoon asthma" is suggested and is literally true in this case...
  59. doi request reprint Forensic anthropology casework-essential methodological considerations in stature estimation
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Nurs 8:45-50. 2012
    ..These issues have direct relevance in the identification of commingled or unknown remains and therefore it is essential that forensic nurses are familiar with the theories and techniques used in forensic anthropology...
  60. ncbi request reprint Suicide by combined insulin and glipizide overdose in a non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus physician: a case report
    Nageshkumar G Rao
    Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575 001, India
    Med Sci Law 46:263-9. 2006
    ..A meticulous search in the English literature reveals that hardly any fatal cases of combined insulin and glipizide overdose have been reported, with almost no cases from India, thus making this case report relevant and unique...
  61. doi request reprint A fetal autopsy case of body stalk anomaly
    Alka Mary Mathai
    Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:241-4. 2009
    ..Despite the negligible familial recurrence rate of the broad spectrum of anomalies associated with this abdominal wall defect, the present case of fetal autopsy indeed delights to serve the living...
  62. ncbi request reprint Haemorrhoids leading to post-mortem bleeding artefact
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, South Canara 576104, India
    J Clin Forensic Med 13:277-9. 2006
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