Text and Data Mining valid from 2017-12-01
Received: 11 September 2017
Accepted: 22 November 2017
First Online: 1 December 2017
Compliance with Ethical Standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: According to guidelines setup by ICMR (1994) and Helsinki declaration (modified 1989), the following will be adhered to all patients and volunteers involved in the study. All the possible treatment options will be given, and none will be withheld. Patients will be enrolled in the study with their knowledge, and study will be done by utilizing known investigation modalities, regarding which proper information will be provided to the patients. Patient will be given the option of quitting from the study during the protocol if he or she desires; no element of compulsion will be extorted. Confidentiality of data due to contribution source or individual will be given. Written informed consent will be obtained from all the patients included in the study. In the cases where the patients are not eligible for giving consent due to poor neurological status, consent of the close relative available will be taken. There will be no difference in the management of the patients, and all the patients will be treated by standard protocol of the department of General Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Mohali, in the best interest of the patient.