Jagadamba Aswathappa's research while affiliated with Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College and other places

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Supratentorial tumours are space occupying lesions that can increase the mass of the brain by swelling, Brain being inside a tight skull can produce vascular compromise to the normal brain tissue inside. This swelling can also cause increased bleeding during the procedure of debulking of the tumour. Manoeuvres to reduce brain swelling by hyperventi...
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Obesity is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Insulin resistance is associated with visceral subcutaneous fat content. Neck circumference (NC) is a marker of upper body subcutaneous adipose tissue distribution. The aim of this study is to compare NC in diabetics and non-diabetics and to correlate NC with other anthropometric measures. A cr...
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The present study aims to determine the relation between handedness and ocular dominance in healthy young adults. The study included 100 healthy subjects of age group 18 to 25 years. By questionnaire method hand preference and eye preference was determined, and then ocular dominance was confirmed by Miles test. By questionnaire method, 97% were rig...

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... [16] Studies have suggested that upper body subcutaneous fat is responsible for a much larger proportion of systemic free fatty acid release than visceral fat, as it is lipolytically more active than lower body adipose tissue. [17] Hence, this fat may have a significant contribution to genesis of insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. [17] NC has been demonstrated to be an index of upper body subcutaneous fat, [8] with correlation with indices of obesity and individual cardiovascular risk factors. ...
... We conducted a Lang-Stereotest to avoid lacking stereo vision influence our results and tested for the dominant eye with the Miles test Fig. 6 Placement of 9 markers on arm, index, and little finger. Markers are outlined in red as described by Aswathappa et al. [3]. At last, participants were asked about their demographic data. ...
... Waist circumference (cm) was measured at the mid-point, half-way between the right iliac crest and the lower costal region [14], and neck circumference (cm) was measured at the middle of the neck, between the mid-cervical spine and mid anterior neck [15]. Hip circumference was also measured at the most prominent point between the waist and the thigh [16]. ...