Sampath Kumar

Sampath Kumar

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Background Abdominal surgeries are performed for the treatment and diagnosis of many diseases. Smokers undergoing abdominal surgery, are high risk population, having underlying pathological changes in lung parenchyma due to inflammatory effect of smoking. Site of incision and history of smoking may significantly affect pulmonary function such as FV...
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Background: In people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, there is an increase in basal metabolic rate (BMR) which is associated with level of glycaemic control. Women with postmenopausal osteoporosis have decreased BMR. The aim of the present study is to find the BMR using Meffin-St Jeor predictive equation in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM...
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Objective:: Low-level laser therapy (also known as photobiomodulation therapy, PBMT) promotes accelerated healing of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), thereby preventing the risk of future complications and amputation. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of PBMT, with structured, graded mobilisation and foot care, on DFU healing dynamics....
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Background: Insulin resistance is a determining factor in the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Exercise is known to improve insulin resistance, but a systematic review of the literature is lacking. Objective: This systematic review and meta-analysis focused on identifying evidence for the effectiveness of a structured exercise in...
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Complications resulted due to diabetes are known to be a leading cause of morbidity & mortality among people. While this is a serious issue, it can be delayed and prevented by following a healthy diet and physical activity schedule along with prescribed medication. In the study conducted, a total of 12 T2DM male participants in the age group of 30-...
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Background: Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) means the amount of energy utilized by body in physical and psychological resting rate, after a night sleep, awake without any previous physical activity post meal (10 h after last meal) & neutral environment. In people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) there is an increase in BMR which is said to be associ...
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Background: Surgical procedures in abdominal area lead to changes in pulmonary function leading to postoperative pulmonary complications. Aims: To evaluate the effects of flow and volume incentive spirometry on pulmonary function and exercise tolerance in patients undergoing open abdominal surgery. Methods: A trial was conducted in a hospital of Ma...
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Introduction: Surgical procedures in abdominal area lead to changes in pulmonary function, respiratory mechanics and impaired physical capacity leading to postoperative pulmonary complications, which can affect up to 80% of upper abdominal surgery. Aim: To evaluate the effects of flow and volume incentive spirometry on pulmonary function and exerci...
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Obesity is one of the most common disorders and major health concern worldwide. There are many standard procedures to assess obesity. Though body mass index is the most commonly used method, there are many other methods like bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA), waist to hip ratio, near -infrared measurement, Skin fold thickness, under water weighi...

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