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Medicine Update 2005 - Contents

Coronary Artery Disease
1. Localisation of Culprit Vessel Hein Wellens
2. Early Non-Invasive Detection of CAD PD Khandelwal, Upendra Sharma
3. Coronary Artery Disease in Diabetes Mellitus Vijay Achari, Shashidhar Shree Niwas
4. Coronary Artery Disease and Renal Failure MM Bahadur
5. Acute Coronary Syndromes: What is New? KK Sethi, Ravinder Batra
6. Antithrombotic Therapy During and After Acute Coronary Syndromes Freek WA Verheugt
7. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABGS) Continues to be Treatment of Choice in Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease: I Beg to Differ? Satyavan Sharma
8. CABG Continues to be Treatment of Choice in Multivessel CAD Naresh Trehan, Rajneesh Malhotra
9. All Patients Undergoing PCI Should Receive Drug Eluting Stents Prafulla G Kerkar, Shafeeq Mattummal,
Bhavesh M Thakkar
10. Beta Blockers Rather Than ACEI Should Be The First Line Therapy in CHF CN Manjunath
11. Devices in Heart Failure Luc Jordeans
12. ECG in Non-Cardiac Disorders Yash Lokhandwala, Pallavi Lanjewar,
Sameer Ambar
13. What is New for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation Isabelle C Van Gelder
14. An Overview of Long QT Syndrome Amit Vora, Swapna Athawale
15. Ventricular Tachycardia : Recognition and Management for the Internist Indranil Basu-Ray
16. Treatment Strategies for Ventricular Arrhythmias JLRM Smeets
Cardiac CT
17. Cardiac CT Applications with Multi-Slice CT Srinivas Desai
18. Non-Invasive CT/MRI Imaging : Current Status Ashok Seth, Rajneesh Kapoor
Peripheral Vascular Disease
19. Overview of Peripheral Vascular Disease NN Khanna
20. 3D and 4D Echo: Will it Replace 2D Echo Doppler? Navin C Nanda
21. Echocardiography in Acute Rheumatic Fever V Jacob Jose, Paul George
22. Role of Echocardiography in Congestive Heart Failure RR Kasliwal
23. Echocardiographic Assessment of Valvular Regurgitation: Choosing Patients for Valvotomy / Valve Replacements Navin C Nanda
24. Role of Echocardiography in Patients With Stroke BV Dalvi, PMD Nyayadhish, B Thakkar
Congenital Heart Disease
25. Echocardiogram Can Replace Catheterisation in The Management of Congenital Heart Diseases IB Vijayalakshmi
26. Importance of Early Detection of Subaortic Obstruction IB Vijayalakshmi
New Horizons
27. Vascular Endothelium Dysfunction - Seeing An Elephant S Thanikachalam
28. Inflammation, CRP and Atherosclerosis - Where Do We Currently Stand? Sandeep Gupta
29. Stem Cell Therapy for Ischemic Heart Disease Pieter A Doevendans, Rutger J Hassink,
Joshua D Dowell, Aart Brutel de la Rivière,
Loren J Field
30. Cardiomyopathy: A Review G Vijayaraghavan
31. The JNC7 Report on Hypertension - Critical Analysis Rita Sood, AK Sood
32. Cardio-Renal Cascade in Hypertensive Patients Bharat Shah, Sunil Badve
33. Total Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
(RAAS) Blockade
Murlidhar S Rao
34. The Challenges of Resistant Hypertension - The Way Out SN Arya
35. Preventing Cardiovascular Complications of Hypertension JS Hiremath
36. Epidemiology of Diabetes in India - Three Decades of Research A Ramachandran
New Horizons
37. Dysglycemia: A New Concept BK Sahay, RK Sahay
38. Diabetes, Endothelium and Atherosclerosis AK Chauhan
39. Beta Cell Protection in Type 2 Diabetes - Does It Matter? Ajay Kumar
40. Treat to Target - Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus V Mohan, R Pradeepa
41. The Role of Insulin in Critically Ill Patients AN Rai
42. Peri-operative Management of Diabetes Hemraj B Chandalia, Shaival H Chandalia
43. Use of Insulin in Chronic Liver Disorders Jotideb Mukhopadhyay
44. Insulin in Renal Diseases K Tripathi, M Kumar
45. Insulin - Resistance - Clinical Implications SN Narasingan
46. Newer Insulin Analogues : Are they Different? Anil S Bhoraskar
Diabetic Foot
47. Diabetic Foot in India Vijay Viswanathan, Sharad Pendsey, Arun Bal
48. Advances in Diabetic Foot Management : The
Clinical Effectiveness of Foot Orthoses Prescribed
to Control and Reduce Diabetic Foot Pathology
Sue Barnett
Diabetic Dyslipidaemia
49. Diabetes, Lipids and Coronary Artery Diseases in Indians Sidhartha Das, Trinath Mishra
50. Diabetic Dyslipidemia – Clinical Implications Sunil Gupta
51. Combination Therapy in The Management of
Diabetic Dyslipidemia
SK Wangnoo
52. Safety of Combination Lipid Lowering Therapy Vijay Viswanathan
53. Clinical Experience of Combination Lipid Lowering Therapy V Mohan, R Deepa
54. Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus M Mobashir, Deepak Varshney, Shalini Gupta
55. Risk Factors for Diabetic Nephropathy Amalkumar Bhattacharya
56. Diet in Diabetes Jaya Dewani, Shilpa S Joshi, Shashank R Joshi
57. Once Daily Sulfonylurea: Efficacy and Safety Manoj Chadha
58. Thiazolidinediiones : Beyond Glycemic Control S Afzaal, Arif Wahab
59. Insulin-Sensitisers: Beyond Glycaemic Control AK Agarwal, Pushpa Yadav
60. Comparing Current Therapies, Incretins and Incretin Mimetics in Type 2 Diabetes Management Jamal Ahmad, M Asim Siddiqui, Basharat Hameed, Gautam Das
61. Diabetes and Obesity BM Makkar
62. Stress Hyperglycemia KC Mehta
63. Hypothyroidism Shashank R Joshi
64. Treatment of Primary Hypothyroidism: Towards an Indian Consensus AG Unnikrishnan
65. Male Infertility MP Singh, MBK Sinha, Rashmi Sinha
66. Endocrinology of Adipocyte - Molecular Basis of Metabolic Effects JS Bajaj, Mandeep Bajaj
67. Management of Adolescent Obesity PG Sundararaman
68. Management of Obesity : Role of Pharmacotherapy and Alternative Therapies Ramchandra G Naik
69. Osteoporosis: Current Management Strategies Ambrish Mithal, Nidhi Malhotra
70. Calcium in Health and Nutrition - Role in Osteoporosis Shashank R Joshi
71. Hyponatremia - Stepwise Approach for Diagnosis and Management AM Bhagwati
Emerging Non-Coronary Indication of Statins
72. Statins in Diabetes Jitendra Singh
73. Statins in Congestive Heart Failure Anjanlal Dutta, Paramita Banerjee
74. Statins for Stroke Prevention Vinod M Vijan
75. Statins in Peripheral Arterial Disease Vivek K Mehan, Pankajam Y Vaidya
76. Statins and Kidney Deepak Gupta
77. Statins in Organ Transplant RP Mathur
78. Post-Prandial Dyslipidemia Gurpreet Singh Wander, Naveen Kumar
79. Good and Bad Oils Shilpa Joshi
80. Chronic Gastritis - Clinical Relevance HG Desai
81. NSAIDs-Induced Gastrointestinal Disorders Philip Abraham, Mukta Bapat
82. Gastrointestinal Bleedings and Advances in the Endoscopic Therapies D Nageshwar Reddy, Rupa Banerjee
83. New Concepts in Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Visceral Hypersensitivity, Inflammation and New Therapeutic Targets Subrata Ghosh, Ayesha Akbar
84. Advances in Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Biological Therapies Era Subrata Ghosh, Rakesh Chaudhary
85. Approach to The Patient with Chronic Diarrhoea BS Ramakrishna
86. Chronic Pancreatitis - Indian Scenario Prabha Sawant, Peeyush Mishra
87. Hepatitis B Virus Genotypes: Clinical Implications Subrat Kumar Acharya, Yogesh Batra
88. Hepatitis B - Practice Guidelines Deepak Amarapurkar, Nikhil Patel
89. Treatment in Hepatitis C Samir R Shah
Liver Failure
90. Is Liver Fibrosis Reversible? SK Sarin, Kunal Das
91. Acute Liver Failure - Current Management Strategies SK Sarin, Manoj Kumar
92. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Sundeep J Punamiya
93. Temporary Liver Support: Current Concepts Rajiv Jalan, Sambit Sen
94. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Radha K Dhiman, Ajay Duseja
95. Drug‑Induced Liver Diseases MA Kabeer
96. Antituberculosis Treatment-Induced Hepatotoxicity : From Bench to Bedside SK Sharma, Alladi Mohan
97. Hepatobiliary Tuberculosis - Therapeutic Challenge SG Maity
98. Spirometry : All You Need to Know JM Joshi
Allergy and Bronchial Asthma
99. Cytokines and Bronchial Asthma HL Dhar
100. Acute Severe Asthma R Narasimhan, AR Gayathri
101. Asthma Treatment-2004 Jeffrey M Drazen
102. Recent Advances in the Management of Allergy and Asthma Wiqar A Shaikh, Altaf L Patel, Kamal S Saini,
Rajat Saha, Kiran Chulki
Interstitial Lung Diseases
103. Classification of Interstitial Lung Disease VK Vijayan
104. Interstitial Lung Diseases - Imaging Bhavin Jankharia
105. Interstitial Lung Disease - Management AA Mahashur
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
106. Differentiating Asthma from COPD : How and Why? Zarir F Udwadia
107. Drug Treatment of Stable COPD JA Gogtay, SB Chhowala
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
108. Snoring - Harmful Effects S Ramnathan Iyer, Revati R Iyer
109. Nocturnal Ventilation in the Home Neil Douglas
110. Recent Advances in the Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome Neil Douglas
Respiratory Failure
111. Acute Respiratory Failure - Algorithmic Approach, Diagnosis and Management GC Khilnani, C Bammigatti
112. Non-Invasive Ventilation Khusrav Bajan
113. Atypical Pneumonia S Chandrasekharan
114. Fibrinolytic Therapy in Complicated Parapneumonic Effusions and Empyema MS Barthwal
115. Respiratory Disorders During Perimenstrual Period RS Bhatia, BL Bhardwaj
116. Recent Trends in Management of Childhood Epilepsy RN Dwivedi, Ram Singh Kushwaha,
Puneet Agrawal
117. Selection of Anti-Epileptic Medication in Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy S Venkataraman, CS Narayanan
Current Concepts
118. Management of Migraine K Ravishankar
119. Memory Pranesh Nigam, R Kumar Gagan Gupta
120. Unexplained Visual Loss Sarosh M Katrak
121. Disease Modifying Therapy for Motor Neurone Disease - A Realistic Aspiration? JD Mitchell
122. Acquired Demyelinating Neuropathy - Is There an Optimal Treatment Strategy? JD Mitchell
123. Spinocerebellar Ataxia-12 (SCA-12): A Tremor Dominant Disease, Typically Seen in India KK Sinha
124. Signs and Symptoms That Cast Doubt on The Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease KK Sinha
125. Neurological Manifestations of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders SV Khadilkar
126. Early Detection and Conservative Management of Chronic Renal Failure Raj Kumar Sharma, Narayan Prasad
127. Renal Replacement Treatment for End‑Stage Renal Failure - The Role of CAPD Vijay Kher, Alkok K Gupta
128. Renal Replacement Treatment for End-Stage Renal Failure - The Ideal Scenario Kelvin Lynn
Current Concepts
129. Nephrotic Syndrome MK Mani
130. Drug-Induced Renal Disease - Prevention Strategies Alan F Almeida
131. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Vinay Sakhuja, Kamal Sud
132. Renal Involvement in Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Sunil Prakash
133. Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis Soumya Swaminathan, G Narendran
134. Multi-drug Resistant (MDR) TB: Rational Approach to Management JM Joshi
Specific Infection
135. Recent Trends in the Diagnosis and Management of Severe Complicated Malaria PC Bhattacharyya, Brajendra Lahkar
136. Filiarisis : An Appraisal BB Thakur, KC Sinha, Smita Thakur
137. Rabies - An Update Tarun Kumar Dutta, LH Gotekar, Ratnakar Sahoo
138. Hospital Infections - How Far Can Good Practices Reduce Them? FD Dastur
139. The Scourge of Infection Girish J Kazi
140. Advances in the Diagnosis of Infection - What the Clinician must know Camilla Rodrigues
141. Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance / Antibiotic Misuse - Abuse Shyam Sundar, Madhukar Rai, Jaya Chakravarty,
S Agrawal
142. Antibiotic Prophylaxis with Penicillins RK Singal, Atul Bhasin, AK Agarwal, YP Munjal
Systemic Manifestations
143. HIV / HAART Related Haematological Disorders: Diagnosis and Management MB Agarwal
144. Neurological Manifestations of HIV Jehangir Sorabjee
145. HIV and Liver Disease K Kothari, P Rijhwani, R Choudhary
146. HIV and Kidney NP Singh, Anshul Wadhwa, Vaibhav Sahni
Special Problems
147. HIV and Tuberculosis Atul K Patel, Ketan K Patel
148. Pregnancy and HIV NK Singh
149. Sequencing HIV/AIDS Therapies Alaka Deshpande
150. HIV Therapy in the Indian Context - Cheaper the Better? JK Maniar, RR Kamath, Keyur Shah
151. Changing Natural History of HIV Disease Following Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in India N Kumarasamy
152. Management of Opportunistic Infections in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Patients Sanjay Pujari
Specific Rheumatological Diseases
153. Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Sukumar Mukherjee
154. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Looking Beyond Rheumatoid Factor Ramnath Misra, Nigil Haroon
155. Biologics and Beyond in Rheumatic Diseases URK Rao
156. Ankylosing Spondylitis – A Major Advance in Management: Light at the End of the Proverbial Tunnel Andrei Calin
157. Infective Arthritis - Stepwise Approach - Diagnosis and Management G Narsimulu
158. Reminiscences, Romance and Renaissance in Rheumatology Prakash K Pispati
159. Connective Tissue Diseases and the Internist - Classification, Nomenclature or Just Semantics R Handa
160. Rational Interpretation of Autoantibodies VR Joshi
161. Joint Aspiration and Injections R Handa, SJ Gupta, VP Chaturvedi
162. Iron Deficiency : Advances in Diagnosis and Management MB Agarwal, DK Mishra, Urmish Chudgar,
Jijina Farah
163. Platelet Transfusion - Use, Abuse and Misuse S Ranjan
164. Medical Management of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer GS Bhattacharyya, D Sarkar
165. Multiple Myeloma - Inching Towards a Cure Hemant Malhotra
166. Cancer in the Elderly - Get Ready for the “Epidemic” PM Parikh, AV Bakshi
167. Rehabilition of Cured Leukemia Patients - Physician’s Role Madhuchanda Kar
168. Targeted Therapy : A New Horizon in Cancer Management OP Gupta, R Joshi, TB Lathia
169. Cancer Vaccine Nandini Mukherjee
170. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus - A Forerunner of DM Samar Banerjee
171. Viral Heptatitis in Pregnancy NP Bohidar
172. Pregnancy and Urinary Tract Infection Deepak S Ray
173. Retarding Aging - Healthy Aging GS Sainani, Rajesh Sainani
174. Diabetes in Elderly TK Biswas, Sobhan Biswas, Arindam Biswas
175. Drugs in Elderly ME Yeolekar, Lalana S Kalekar
176. Depression and Medical Illness Charles Pinto
177. Prime MD Today - Screening and Diagnostic Tool Harish Shetty
178. Digital Small Bowel Enema GR Jankharia
179. Ethical Concerns in Clinical Research RD Lele
180. Heat Stroke BR Bansode
181. Aspirin Resistance K Pavithran, NS Sibi, Mathew Thomas
182. Neutrigenomics: A New Frontier Biswanath Mitra, D Guha, PK Gangopadhya
183. Current Concepts in Conscious Sedation S Galwankar, Kelly P O’Keefe, James R Meredith
184. Yoga and Exercise KK Dang
185. Nuclear Accidents - A Management Challenge Ray Powles, Bhawna Sirohi
186. Towards a 21st Century Health Care System: Leadership Role for API RD Lele
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