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Medicine Update 2007 - Contents

  Foreword YP Munjal
  Preface RK Singal
1. Neuronal Control of Aging: Hormonal Signaling and Metabolic Pathways JS Bajaj
2. Sirolimus: Evolving Trends Sukumar Mukherjee
3. Hyperhomocysteinemia and its Implications in Atherosclerosis — The Indian Scenario GS Sainani, PG Talwalkar, RS Wadia,
AA Keshvani
4. Healthcare at Crossroads — Accreditation as a Solution Akhil Sangal, Rajesh Upadhyay
5. Amyloidosis: Why We Need to Think About It Sooner? Shaji Kumar
6. Myriad Uses of Botulinum Toxin BP Singh, M Behari
7. Contemporary Issues in the Health of the Elderly Arvind Mathur
8. Inflammation, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease SB Gupta, Sandeep Gupta
9. Life-threatening Supraventricular Arrhythmias: Management Issues Balbir Singh
10. Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes Arthur AM Wilde
11. Ventricular Tachycardia: Diagnosis of Broad QRS Complex Tachycardia Hein JJ Wellens
12. Transradial Vascular Interventions — Expanding Indications and Increasing Safety Brian Pinto, Sushant Patil, Anand Rao
13. Cardiac Troponins — Current Status Gurpreet Singh Wander
14. Low Molecular Weight Heparin Current Status BR Bansode
15. Statins Beyond Lipid Control ME Yeolekar, AU Mahajan
16. Metabolic Management of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) JK Sharma, RP Agrawal, SK Minocha
17. Gp2b/3a Inhibitors Haresh G Mehta, Ryan D’Souza
18. Polypill for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Brian Pinto, Sushant Patil, Anand Rao
19. Science and Art of CAD Prevention AK Vaish
20. Nuclear Cardiology Imaging: Utility and Limitation for Decision Making in Coronary Interventions Rajeev Gupta, Rajendra Gupta, Yogesh Verma, BS Yadav, MM Gupta, Sudha Gupta, Neelu Gupta
21. Transfatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease Murlidhar S Rao
22. Management of Infective Endocarditis Naveen Garg
23. Renal Artery Stenosis — Current Management Perspectives NN Khanna, K Roshan Rao, Sarita Yadav Rao, Sangeeta Khanna
24. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy LN Sharma, RK Goyal
25. Anticoagulation Therapy for Prosthetic Valves Girish Ramteke
26. How to Interpret Arterial Blood Gas Data? Alladi Mohan, SK Sharma
27. Managing Nosocomial Infections Rajeev Soman
28. Pulmonary Thromboembolism — Prophylaxis and Management Issues Vinay Gulati
29. Non-invasive Ventilation AM Bhagwati
30. Medical Resuscitation in Pregnancy T Campbell, S Galwankar, KPO’Keefe
31. Rising Prevalence of Diabetes in India and the Implications of ADA-EASD 180 Consensus on the Management A Ramachandran
32. Metabolic Syndrome — A Useful Concept YP Munjal
33. Diabetes in the Elderly Hemraj B Chandalia, Shaival H Chandalia
34. Peripheral Vascular Disease in Diabetes: Special Considerations Samar Banerjee
35. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus V Seshiah
36. How Tight is Right? Debating the Issue of Optimal Diabetes Control Ajay Kumar
37. Tight Control of Diabetes in the ICU Setting Sidhartha Das
38. Evolution of Modern Insulin Anil Bhansali
39. Modern Insulins — The Insulin Analogues: A Reappraisal Ashok Kumar Das, Ashida TS
40. Rapid Acting Analogues in Diabetes Mellitus Management Shashank R Joshi
41. Basal Insulin Analogues — Where are We Now? S Chandru, V Mohan
42. Premixed Insulin Analogues: Best of Both Worlds Ramachandra G Naik
43. Diet in Diabetes with Special Relevance to Dietary Fat Intake Sunil Gupta
44. OHA and Pregnancy: Current Scenario Rakesh Chandra, Malay Shukla, Pankaj Mathur
45. Evaluation of Diabetic Nephropathy: Clinical Recommendations Jitendra Singh
46. Preventive Strategies for Diabetic Nephropathy OP Kalra
47. Diabetic Gastropathy B Gupta, BK Tripathi, UC Kansra
48. Insulin and Lipolysis in the Indian Diabetic — A 30-Year Journey Suman Kirti
49. Primary Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes and Its Economic Implications M Maiya
50. Hypothyroidism — Treatment Issues: Towards an Indian Consensus Shashank R Joshi
51. Maternal Hypothyroidism: A Clinical Perspective AG Unnikrishnan
52. Thyroid Nodule Evaluation and Management — A Physician’s Perspective AK Gupta, D Goyal, A Malik, V Aggarwal
53. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Rakesh Kumar Sahay, K Neelaveni
54. Growth Hormone and Its Disorders Pinaki Dutta
55. Andropause — How Relevant? VN Mishra, Nalini Mishra
56. Testosterone as a Therapeutic Tool SV Madhu
57. Hypertensive Emergencies Atul Bhasin, DG Jain, RM Chhabra, RK Singal
58. Common Poisonings in Medical Practice Praveen Aggarwal, Sanjeev Bhoi
59. Snake Bite Poisoning HS Bawaskar
60. Oncologic Emergencies: Tumor Lysis Syndrome PK Muthukumaraswamy
61. Acute Abdomen in Non-surgical Disorders BK Tripathi, Neelima Jain, UC Kansra
62. An Approach to Chronic Diarrhoea Shobna J Bhatia, Praveen Mathew
63. Clinical Approach to a Patient with Dysphagia GA Prasad
64. Helicobacter pylori Eradication: Decision Making in Clinical Practice MP Sharma
65. Interventions in Acute Pancreatitis Rakesh Tandon
66. Newer Concepts in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Uday C Ghoshal
67. Asymptomatic Patients with Raised Enzymes: What to do? RK Jain
68. Management of Hepatitis B: Recent Advances Philip Abraham
69. Hepatitis C — Progress in Management Samir R Shah
70. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease — An Epidemic of the New Millennium Rajesh Upadhyay
71. Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD) Sabyasachi Ray
72. Pharmacological Control of Portal Hypertension M A Kabeer
73. Autoimmune Hepatitis SG Maity
74. Hepatorenal Syndrome: Clinical Considerations Vivek A Saraswat, Ravi Rathi
75. Current Status of Liver Transplantation in Asia K C Tan
76. Deep Venous Thrombosis in a Young Woman Subhash Varma
77. Clinical Approach to Isolated Splenomegaly Manoranjan Mahapatra, Pravas Mishra,
Rajat Kumar
78. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: A Paradigm of Successful Targeted Therapy AK Tripathi
79. Multiple Myeloma — Recent Advances and the Management of the Relapsed/Refractory Patient Hemant Malhotra
80. Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia — Current Management Strategy PK Sasidharan
81. Cancer Related Thrombophilia: Clinical Importance and Management Strategies Madhuchanda Kar
82. The Role of Anti-D in the Management of Chronic and Secondary Forms of ITP Maurice Gilles Genereux
83. Blood Component Therapy Jina Bhattacharrya, Sunu Lazar Cyriac
84. Universal Work Precautions and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV Following Needle Stick Injury Alok Vashishtha, BB Rewari
85. HIV-TB Coinfection: Nuts and Bolts Gautam Ahluwalia
86. AIDS and the Lung Dipanjan Bandyopadhyay, Kalyan Mitra,
Sounak Majumdar
87. AIDS Wasting Syndrome: Current Concepts in Management Sanjeev Sinha, Mohammad Tahir
88. HIV and Pregnancy Ketan K Mehta
89. AIDS-Related* Malignancies Ronald T Mitsuyasu, Jay S Cooper
90. Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection BB Rewari
91. Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome Madhukar Rai, Pankaj Goyal, Jaya Chakravorty, Shyam Sundar
92. Isolated Systolic Hypertension PK Jain, Shailesh Kumar Srivastava
93. Evolving Clinical Strategy in the Treatment of Hypertension TNC Padmanabhan
94. Current Status of Diuretics in Management of Hypertension BK Sahay, RK Sahay, Manisha Sahay
95. Hypertension in Patients with Renal Failure Anwer Salamat Khan, Shahzad F Haque
96. Therapeutic Challenge of Resistant Hypertension — Indian Perspective SN Arya
97. Community-acquired Bacterial Meningitis in Adults S Venkataraman, RM Dhamija
98. Drug-resistant Typhoid Fever — Implications for Clinical Practice Tamilarasu Kadhiravan
99. Sepsis in 2007 SR Mehta, Anuj Chawla, Rajiv Kumar
100. Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Disease and Efficacy of Polysaccharide Vaccines in Adults Donald B Middleton
101. Epidemiology of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Adults in India Kurien Thomas
102. Abdominal Tuberculosis — Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management SN Chugh, Vinesh Jain
103. Introduction to the International Standards for TB Care LS Chauhan
104. Recent Advances in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Sandhya Kamath
105. Leptospirosis — Recent Observations R Sajith Kumar
106. Japanese Encephalitis — A Perspective AK Thacker
107. Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and Dengue Shock Syndrome — Pertinent Issues in Management SK Sharma, Ashish Goel
108. Chikungunya Fever Alladi Mohan, SK Sharma
109. Malaria in India Dhanpat Kumar Kochar, Parmendra Sirohi, Sanjay Kumar Kochar
110. Antimalarial Combinations — Current Clinical Practices Biranchi Narayan Mohapatra, CBK Mohanty
111. Visceral Leishmaniasis: Current Concepts in Management Jaya Chakravorty, D Agrawal, N Agrawal, M Rai, Shyam Sundar
112. Neurocysticercosis Ravindra Kumar Garg
113. Opportunistic Fungal Infections Shyam Aggarwal
114. Exudative Pleural Effusion: Approach to Management Ajit Venniyoor, Alok Banerjee
115. Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases: The Challenge to Global Health Rita Sood, Ranjan
116. Urinary Tract Infection: Key Points in Management Suchi, K Tripathi
117. New Insights in Glomerulonephritis Neil Turner
118. Chronic Kidney Disease: The Silent Killer Narendra M Dedhia
119. Drug Dose Adjustment in Chronic Renal Diseases A Muruganathan
120. Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease PS Ghalaut
121. Optimizing Management of Seizure Disorders V Nagarajan
122. Secondary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke MV Padma Srivastava
123. Recent Trends in Management of Migraine K Ravishankar
124. Advances in the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy Satish V Khadilkar, Rajesh Benny
125. Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Pratap Sanchetee, NC Borah, Suresh Sanchetee
126. Neurosyphilis Geeta A Khwaja
127. Diagnosis and Management of CNS Metastases Mrinal Kanti Roy, Dipankar Sircar
128. Approach to a Patient with a Potential Sleep Disorder Bhawani Singh
129. Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea SK Sharma, Alladi Mohan
130. Consequences of Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome Dheeraj Gupta, Ajay Handa
131. Care Guidelines for Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Falguni S Parikh
132. Role of Immunomodulators in the Management of MDR-TB Agam C Vora
133. Is It Asthma or COPD? Amalkumar Bhattacharya
134. Management of COPD — A Clinical Scenario Jaising Phadtare
135. Finding the Correct Inhaled Corticosteroid Dose in Asthma Randeep Guleria, Anant Mohan
136. Safety of Long-Acting Beta-Agonists SP Rai
137. Optimal Management of Difficult Asthma DG Jain, GB Jain, RK Singal
138. Pneumothorax Anita Sharma
139. Pregnancy and Jaundice Pritam Gupta, Sunil Mangla, Ankur Gupta,
Rakesh Gupta
140. Management of Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy Jagdish S Hiremath
141. Thromboembolic Diseases in Pregnancy Vinay Goel, Vineeta Taneja, Sanjay Gogia,
Sanjay Dhall
142. Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis — State-of-the-Art Annil Mahajan, Vishal R Tandon, Kulbir Singh
143. Biotechnology Solutions for Inflammatory Arthritides — RA and SPA Prakash K Pispati
144. Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus R Handa
145. Pulmonary Vasculitides URK Rao
146. Approach to ANCA Interpretation VR Joshi, Aparna Rao
147. Uncensored Saga of Interventional Rheumatology Ved Chaturvedi
148. Update on Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) Debashish Danda
149. Is There a Higher Risk of Thrombotic Vascular Events due to NSAIDs? Rajan Madhok
150. Emerging Vistas in Osteoporosis Treatment: Newer Bisphosphonates and Biologics G Narsimulu, Jugal Kishore
151. Metabolic Bone Disease (Past, Present and Future Challenges in the Management) SNA Rizvi
152. Management of Gout — A Rational Approach Subir Kumar Banerjee
153. Consent — Its Medico-legal Aspects Anil Chaturvedi
154. Demise of Physical Examination AP Jain, Jitendra Ingole
155. Pre-operative Evaluation for Non-Cardiac Surgery Ambika Mohanty
156. Medical Treatment of Benign Prostatic Enlargement RSK Sinha
157. Importance of Travel Medicine in Today’s Global Village Sanjay K Bandyopadhyay
158. Micronutrients in Health and Disease NK Singh
159. Obesity Diets — Fact or Fiction Shilpa Joshi
160. Sleep Deprivation — A Modern Epidemic S Ramnathan Iyer, Revati R Iyer
161. Hypothermia — Recognition and Treatment MP Singh, Anil Kumar, Anil Gupta
162. Biomedical Waste Management: A Step Towards A Healthy Future Kamlesh Tewary, Vijay Kumar, Pamit Tiwary
163. Next Generation Drug Eluting Stents Atul Mathur, Sanjeev Sharma