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Medicine Update 2008 - Contents

  Foreword R. D. Lele
  Preface J. S. Bajaj
  From the Desk of the Editor S. K. Bichile
1. Incretin Hormones - Pathophysiological Basis of Therapeutic Intervention J. S. Bajaj
2. Non-Motor Symptom Complex Parkinson’s Disease V. P. Sood
3. Can New Thrombolytics Replace Primary Angioplasty? Lekha Adik Pathak, A. U. Mahajan, B. Sreenivasa
4. Clinical Applications and Update on Evidence-Based Medicine A. K. Ghosh
5. Endothelial Cell Dysfunction in Hypertension G. S. Sainani, V. G. Maru
6. Emergency Medical Resuscitation in Pregnancy with Trauma T. Campbell, S. Galwankar
7. Bare Metal Stents – Role in Drug Eluting Stent Era I. Sathyamurthy
8. Drug Eluting Stents – Do They Address the Problem of Restenosis? K. K. Haridas, S. Rehman M., P. Bhat
9. Coronary Stents- Safety Issues and Current Status V. Bhatia, U. Kaul
10. Vasculitis V. Shantaram
11. Glomerulonephritis: Evidence Based Management R. A. Annigeri
12. Lean Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus : Profile, Peculiarities and Paradox S. Das
13. Resistance to Antiplatelet Drugs- Current Perspective & Future Directions H. M. Mardikar, D. Deo, A. Ghosh,N. V. Deshpande
14. STEMI: Newer Aspects in Pharmacological Treatment P. C. Manoria, Pankaj Manoria
15. Acute Ischemic Cerebrovascular Event S. V. Khadilkar, S. G. Wagh
16. Stroke Unit - Current Concepts S. Hastak, S. Adatia
17. Changing Trends in Epidemiology of Diabetes S. Sandeep, V. Mohan
18. Wavelet Analysis of Heart Rate Variability – New Method of Studying the Heart’s Function B. M. Hegde
19. Herbal Drugs and Acute Renal Injury N. P. Singh, A. Prakash
20. Proteinuria- Long Term Complications P. P. Varma, M. S. N. Murthy, A. K. Hooda
21. Treatment of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease: Beyond EPO N. K. Hase
22. Infection Related Cancers M. Kar, R. Roy, S. Das
23. Chirality – Today and Tomorrow’s Way of Treatment P. Bhandari, C. Shah, S. Surwade
24. Sleep and Cardiovascular Disorders S. R. Iyer, R. R. Iyer
25. Acute Decompensated Heart Failure : Medical Management A. K. Banerjee
26. Changing Trends in Enteric Fever K. K. Mehta
27. Chikungunya - An Overview M. Ganu, A. S. Ganu
28. Febrile Emergencies M. E. Yeolekar, S. S. Mehta
29. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Velu Nair
30. Abdominal Pain in the Elderly S. S. Mehta
31. Management of First Unprovoked Seizure J. M. K. Murthy
32. Emergence of Celiac Disease and Crohn’s Disease in India G. K. Makharia, R. K. Tandon
33. Clinical Benefits of Manipulating the Gut Flora R. Upadhyay, A. Kumar
34. Advances in the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease G. Ray
35. Long-Term Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease P. S. Shankar
36. Pitfalls in the Management of Bronchial Asthma M. S. Barthwal
37. Nosocomial Pneumonia – Recent Guidelines for Management L. K. Meher
38. Aggressive Lipid Lowering: An Update U. M. Jadhav
39. Isolated Triglyceridemia N. K. Singh
40. Targeting HDL–Therapy H. P. Thakkar
41. Tropical Chronic Pancreatitis : An Update V. Balakrishnan
42. Colonization Versus Infection R. Soman
43. Burden of Thyroid Diseases in India. Need for Aggressive Diagnosis Mathew John
44. Maternal Hypothyroidism and Pregnancy A. G. Unnikrishnan
45. Transient Cerebral Ischemic Attacks P. M. Dalal, M. Bhattacharjee
46. Polycythemia – How and How Much to Investigate? P. K. Sasidharan
47. Deep Vein Thrombosis –How and How Much to Investigate? S. Varma, S. Chauhan
48. Monoarthritis – How and How Much to Investigate? S. Ganguly
49. Prevention of Migraine Headaches M. K. Roy, P. Ghosh
50. Non-invasive Ventilation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease G. C. Khilnani, A. Banga
51. Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Amyloidosis A. D. Wechalekar
52. Depression: New Horizons V. N. Vahia
53. Bio-Terrorism – What Should Physicians Know? S. R. Mehta, S. Kumar, S. P. Singh
54. Early Metabolic Intervention in the Management of Coronary Artery Disease S. Narayanan, J. S. Bhuvaneswaran
55. Management of Hypertension – Changing Guidelines : Importance of Diuretics S. N. Narasingan
56. Management of Hypertension – Role of Combination Therapy M. Chenniappan, Saravanan
57. Effects of Tight BP Control on Vascular Complications in Type 2 Diabetes N. Tandon
58. Oral Hypoglycemic Agents : Where Do We Stand Today? V. K. Gujral
59. Early Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Ajay Kumar
60. Glucagon Like Peptide 1 – Related Analogs V. Seshiah, V. Balaji
61. Tight Disease Control in Rheumatoid Arthritis – What, Why and How? R. Handa
62. Management of Ankylosing Spondylitis G. Narsimulu, K. Suresh
63. Antimalarial Drug Resistance D. K. Kochar, P. Sirohi, S. K. Kochar
64. Antileishmanial Resistance – Reasons and Remedies J. Chakravarty, V. K. Rai, M. Rai, Shyam Sundar
65. Statins in Critical Care Pankaj Manoria, P. C. Manoria
66. Metabolic Abnormalities in Critically Ill Patients A. M. Bhagwati
67. Targeted Therapies in Solid Tumors : Current Concepts V. Talwar
68. Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke S. Kaul
69. Pulmonary Embolism – Newer Concepts and Role of Thrombolysis J. P. S. Sawhney, A. Bakhshi, B. Kandpal
70. Thrombolysis in Acute Myocardial Infarction J. S. Hiremath
71. Women and Obesity : One Decade of Experience with Sibutramine M. V. Muraleedharan
72. Management of Obesity: Results of SCOUT Trial A. Misra, J. S. Wasir
73. The Challenges of Hypertension in Obese Subjects -Indian Perspective S. N. Arya
74. Breaking Bad News to the Patient and Relatives S. G. Godbole
75. Diagnostic Reasoning: Approach to Clinical Diagnosis Based on Bayes’ Theorem A. Mohan, K. Srihasam, S.K. Sharma
76. Young Hypertensive : How and How much to Investigate? Sandhya A. Kamath
77. Refractory Epilepsy- How Much to Investigate ? Manjari Tripathi
78. Hemoptysis and Normal X Ray Chest A. C. Vora
79. Chronic Heart Failure – Newer Diagnostic Modalities S. R. Mittal
80. Advanced Therapy for Refractory Heart failure – Devices and Surgery S. Ramakrishnan, S. Seth, V. K. Bahl
81. Acute Renal Failure : Classification and Management Strategies M. S. Amaresan
82. Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Renal Failure R. Deshpande
83. Multinodular Thyroid Disease N. D. Moulick
84. Osteoporosis – Advances in Management T. K. Biswas, S. Biswas, A. Biswas
85. “Prediabetes” - Early detection and interventions M. V. Jali
86. Coronary Artery Disease in Women J. Mukhopadhyay, D. Chakraborty
87. Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy M. Panja, S. Basu, D. Kumar
88. Megatrials in Diabetes and Their Clinical Implications B. K. Sahay, R. K. Sahay
89. Drug Interactions - Mechanisms and Clinical Implications H. M. Lal, U. Lal
90. Management of Snake Bite - An Update S. Ghosh
91. Tropical Pyomyositis S. S. Chauhan, S. Chauhan, K. K. Singh
92. Global Warming and Health Hazards S. Ghosh
93. Clinical Application of Meditation H. L. Dhar
94. Recent Advances in the Management of Lung Cancer K. Pavithran, B. Thomas
95. Pre-Operative Cardio Pulmonary Assessment R. S. Bhatia
96. Acute Myocardial Infarction in Elderly S. B. Gupta
97. Preventive Strategies in Geriatric Care O. P. Sharma
98. Resurging Infections : Dengue A. Muruganathan
99. Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: A Clinical View M. Beg, A. Gupta
100. Post Exposure Prophylaxis in HIV R. Sajith Kumar
101. Mixed Dyslipidemia V. Panikar
102. Hope and Hype of Adult Stem Cell Plasticity R. Kumar
103. Improving Longevity and Adding Quality to Life – Caring for the Elderly Y. S. Raju
104. Broad Q R S Tachycardia - Dilemma in Diagnosis B. Majumdar, A. Kumar, P. Ranjan, S. Mondal­
105. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Current Treatment Strategies M. Thomas, K. Pavithran
106. Leptospirosis - Current Scenario in India S. Shivakumar
107. Management of Neuropathy in Diabetes Mellitus J. Singh
108. Heat Stroke T. K. Dutta, R. Sahoo
109. Solitary Pulmonary Nodule: How and How Much to Investigate? S. K. Sharma, A. Mohan
110. Management of Non Variceal Bleed R. K. Jain
111. Communicating with Anxious or Angry Patient A. Chaturvedi
112. Diabetes Mellitus:Targetting School Children and Trigger Groups in Diabetes Prevention D. K. Hazra, A. K. Gupta, K. K. Dang, S. Bansal, A. Kulshreshta, K. Vishwani, N. Hazra,
S. K. Kalra, P. Khanna, P. K. Gangwar, P. Seth
113. Postprandial Lipids In Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes-Role in Atherosclerosis S. V. Madhu, B. Sinha
114. Digital Gangrene - How and How Much to Investigate? Lata S. Bichile, M. S. Kubal
115. Medical Errors – Aiming to Improve the Art and Science of Healthcare PM Parikh, V Nair, H Malhotra, AA Ranade, GS Bhattacharyya
116. Atherosclerosis in Rheumatic Diseases Sukumar Mukherjee
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