Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman's Profile
MD, DCP, DNB (Path)
Lakshmi is an alumni from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Porur, Chennai. She has published an Android App 'drexampill' containing study material for First and Second year MBBS students. She is interested in academics, teaching and enjoys writing. Her hobbies include reading, solving cryptic crosswords, cooking and baking, listening to South Indian classical music.
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New anti-cancer protein (LHPP) identified that might have diagnostic, as well as, prognostic value in liver cancer.
Bladder neck incision is a surgical procedure where cuts are made in the neck of the urinary bladder to improve outflow of urine, thereby relieving symptoms associated with obstruction to the urinary outflow.
Microfluidic device developed recently could accurately predict onset of life threatening sepsis in very ill hospitalized patients by measuring neutrophil motility patterns using just a single drop of blood
Robots (artificial intelligence) may soon learn to accurately detect breast cancer lesions on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans promoting early diagnosis and treatment and to improve patient outcome.
Scientists design novel system that can turn on sensation of movement of missing arm, in persons with upper limb amputation, helping them control their bionic prosthetic limb to perform more precise movements.