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Medicine Update 2012 - Contents

1. Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) Tony Kadavanu, Dilip Mathai
2. Beta-Lactamase Threat in Respiratory Tract Infections: Focus on Cephalosporin-Clavulinic Acid AP Misra
3. Management of Enteric Fever in 2012 Falguni S. Parikh
4. Invasive Fungal Infections: When to Suspect and How to Manage? Rajeev Soman, Preeti Pillai
5. Filariasis: Making an Early Diagnosis Uday Sankar Ghosh
6. Leishmaniasis-Current Burden and trends Shyam Sundar, Anup Singh, Jaya Chakravarty
7. Neurocysticercosis – Indian Scenario Gagandeep Singh, Manwinder Sappal
8. Role of the laboratory in the Management of TB Camilla Rodrigues
9. Management of Drug Resistant and Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Rajendra Prasad
10. Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Debasis Chakrabarti, Sarajit Banik
11. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Abdul Ghafur, PS Shareek
12. Post-Operative Infections: Physician’s Perspectives BB Sarkar
13. Hospital Bugs: Are They Same Everywhere? Bhaskar Narayan Chaudhuri
14. Hospital Infection Control – Are We Serious? TD Chugh
1. Controversies In First-Line Anti-Retroviral Therapy Amar R. Pazare
2. Drug Resistance in HIV Subhasish Kamal Guha, Soumendra Nath Haldar
3. Immunovirological Discordance in HIV R Sajith Kumar
4. HIV-2 – An Enigma! Alaka Deshpande
5. Nutrition and Outcome in HIV Jyotirmoy Pal, Ankit Srivastav
1. Prehypertension A Muruganathan
2. Isolated Systolic Hypertension Raminder Singh
3. Blood Pressure Variability: How to Deal? N.R. Rau, Gurukanth Rao
4. Masked Hypertension: Current Scenario Ankur Gupta, Pritam Gupta
5. Hypertension and Hypokalemia Sekhar Chakraborty
6. Newer Clinical Trials in Hypertension: Changing Guidelines and Current Approach in Management Gurpreet Singh Wander, Shibba Takkar Chhabra
7. Complete RAAS Blockade and its Clinical Significance Jotideb Mukhopadhyay, Sumit Kumar Chakrabarti
8. Managing Hypertension in Pregnancy BR Bansode
9. End Organ Protection Mangesh Tiwaskar
10. Current Status of Hypertension in Takayasu’s Arteritis Manotosh Panja, Saroj Mondal,
Madhumanti Panja, Dilip Kumar
1. Challenges of Acute Coronary Syndrome in Diabetic Patients: How to Improve Cardiovascular Outcome Amal Kumar Banerjee
2. Risk Stratification in Acute Coronary Syndrome ME Yeolekar
3. Advances in Management of Heart Failure SR Mittal
4. Pulmonary Hypertension: Newer Insights S Bhandari, PS Sandhu
5. Antithrombotic therapy in Difficult Clinical Conditions Pankaj Manoria, PC Manoria, KK Saha,
Piyush Manoria
6. Newer Developments in Oral Anticoagulants JS Hiremath
7. Acute Rheumatic Fever: Current Scenario in India IB Vijayalakshmi
8. Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease Ajaykumar Mahajan, Anup Taksande,
Deepak Bohara
9. Infective Endocarditis: A Surgical Perspective Kunal Sarkar
10. Common Drug Interactions in Cardiology Prescription Sunip Banerjee
1. Premixed Insulin Analogues in Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus V Seshiah
2. Dietary Carbohydrate Content in Indian Diabetic Patients BK Sahay
3. Insulin in Acute Myocardial Infarction with Diabetes Samar Banerjee
4. Aggressive Treatment in Newly Diagnosed Diabetes with Fixed Dose Combinations Sanjay Kalra
5. Rapid Acting Insulin Analogues Jitendra Singh
6. Is Degludec the Insulin of Tomorrow? Nihal Thomas, Ron Thomas Varghese
7. PEARLS in Diabetes Mellitus Banshi Saboo
8. Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs): It’s Role in the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Complications Partha Sarathi Karmakar,
Rudra Prosad Goswami
9. Prevention of Diabetic Complications: Is it Possible? Sidhartha Das, Bibhuti Sethy
10. Management of Diabetic Foot Sunil Gupta
11. Diabetic Neuropathy D Maji
12. Carotid Artery Intima Media Thickness – A Correlative Study of Diabetics with Postprandial Hyperglycemia Versus Controls with Euglycemia GS Sainani, Nazia Rais Khan
1. Endocrine Disruptors RK Sahay, J Nagendar Reddy
2. Elevated TSH Levels in Elderly- Physiologic or Pathologic? R V Jayakumar
3. Potassium Channels as a Novel Target in Thyroid Diseases Madhukar Rai, Amit Agarwal
4. Recent Advances in the Management of Pheochromocytoma Nalini S. Shah, Vijaya Sarathi, Reshma Pandit
5. Steroid Induced Osteoporosis Saumik Datta
6. Tuberculosis and Vitamin D Deficiency in Kerala, India PK Sasidharan, E Rajeev, V Vijayakumari
7. Use and Abuse of Calcium Praveen Shankar
8. Managing Obesity in Young Soumitra Ghosh
9. Lipid Management: How Aggressive is Aggressive? SN Narasingan
10. Trace Elements Tarun Kumar Dutta, Mukta V
11. Changing Human Architecture – A Global Challenge of Obesity Shashank R Joshi
1. Phenotypes in Asthma C Ravindran
2. Anti IgE Therapy in Allergic Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis Agam Vora
3. One Airway, One Disease, One Drug PK Thomas
4. Are Long Acting Beta Agonists Safe? JA Gogtay, SB Chhowala
5. Systemic Manifestations of COPD SN Gaur, Nitin Goel
6. Home Management of Respiratory Diseases Alok Kumar Ghosh
7. Redefining Immune Status Parthiv Mehta
8. Pneumococcal Vaccine- Clinical Utility Surendra K Sharma, Manish Soneja
9. Lung Cancer in India D Behera
10. Sarcoidosis in India JM Joshi, Shailly Saxena
11. Lung Problems in Environmental Disasters Ramtanu Bandyopadhyay, Rudrajit Paul
1. Crohn’s Disease: The Indian Perspective Sanjay Bandyopadhyay
2. General principles of nutrition in small bowel diarrhoea V Jayanthi
3. A Novel Approach in the Treatment of Acute Infective Diarrhea Sudhir Mehta
4. Approach to patients with chronic large bowel diarrhea Uday C Ghoshal
5. Chronic pancreatitis in North India: An Enigmatic Disease Deepak K Bhasin, Surinder S Rana,
AS Chalapathi Rao
6. Chronic Pancreatitis: South Indian Perspective G Rajesh, V Balakrishnan
1. Advances in Management of Hepatitis C Samir R Shah, Jayshri A Shah
2. Hepatitis E Virus Infection During Pregnancy: Why is the Disease Stormy? Premashis Kar
3. Autoimmune Hepatitis- Better Understanding SG Maity
4. Management of Liver Abscess Anita Dutta, Sanjay Bandyopadhyay
5. Tuberculosis in Liver Cirrhosis Rajesh Upadhyay, Aesha Singh
6. Management of Cardiopulmonary Complications of Cirrhosis Prabha Sawant, Mukesh Nasa
7. Liver Support Devices Pankaj Puri, Anil C Anand
8. Prescribing in Patients with Liver Disease Rakesh K Tandon
1. Lymphoma: An Update for Physician Mammen Chandy, Vivek S Radhakrishnan
2. Updates on Nhl Madhuchanda Kar, Rakesh Roy
3. Thromboprophylaxis in Perioperative Setting Brig. Velu Nair AVSM, VSM, Rajan Kapoor
4. “Management of Patients on Antiplatelet Drugs Undergoing Surgery” To Stop or not to Stop? M Joseph John, Sandeep Chopra
5. Platelet Dysfunction- What a Physician Should Know Mathew Thomas
6. Warfarin Toxicity Management Subir Kumar Banerjee, Kaushik Saha,
Somnath Maitra
7. Judicious Use of Blood Components in Clinical Practice Abhay A. Bhave
1. Aphasia: So Much Can be Done by a Physician Apoorva Pauranik
2. Approach to Acute Visual Loss Satish Khadilkar, Pramod Dhonde
3. Parkinson’s Disease or Parkinsonism Vijay P Sood
4. Multiple Sclerosis – Indian Perspective Arabinda Mukherjee
5. New Treatment Modalities in Alzheimer’s Dementia Sudhir Shah
6. Pseudoseizures (Psychogenic Non Epileptic Seizures) V Nagaraajan
7. Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP): Current Perspectives Col. SP Gorthi
8. VERTIGO -and what is New in it from the General Physician’s Perspective Anirban Biswas
9. Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis Debasis Basu, Kausik Dutta
1. Rational Use of Diuretics and Pathophysiology of Edema OP Kalra, Amitesh Aggarwal
2. New Weapons for Management of Hyponatremia: Vaptans Sandeep Mahajan, Sivaramakrishnan R
3. eGFR: What the Internist Should Know V Sakhuja, Prashant C Dheerendra
4. Chronic Kidney Disease- Pre-Dialysis Management: The Action Plan NK Hase
5. Physician & dialysis – Economics matters Umesh Khanna
6. Approach to Hypokalemia Hemant Mehta
1. Lupus and Pregnancy Milind Y Nadkar, Archana Sonawale,
Nayan K Desai
2. Lung Involvement in SLE Vikram A Londhey, Charulata S Limaye,
Seema H Kini
3. Neuropsychiatric Lupus Arup Kumar Kundu, Anupam Maity
4. New Classification Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis: Game Changers or Mere Name Changers? Rohini Handa
5. Biologics in Rheumatology 2012 Alakendu Ghosh
6. Renal Involvement in Vasculitis Shankar S, Uday Y
7. Osteoarthritis - Beyond Pain Relief Siddharth Kumar Das
8. Gout - Updated RN Sarkar, Kuntal Bhattacharyya
1. Approach to Refractory Hypoxemia: Ventilator and Adjunct Therapy S Arulrhaj, Aarathy Kannan, Amol P. Supe
2. Use of Neuromuscular Blocking Agents in ICU CK Jani
3. Bundle Therapy in Critical Care Subhash Todi
4. Critical illness in Pregnancy Surg. Cdr. Vivek Kumar
5. Nutrition in the Critically Ill Patient Dilip R Karnad, S Sanjith
6. Statins in Critical Care A Bhagwati
1. Immune Status in the Elderly AB Dey, Prasun Chatterjee, PC Das
2. Maintenance of Balance and Rehabilitation in the Elderly Yadati Sathyanarayana Raju
1. Snake Envenomation Gursaran Sidhu
2. Integral Health in Clinical Practice Bhalendu Vaishnav
3. Insurance Medicine Asha Sapre
4. Noncirrhotic Portal Fibrosis Sandeep Nijhawan, Prashant Katiyar
5. Role of Phenobarbitone as an Antiepileptic Drug in 21st Century P Satishchandra, Madhu Nagappa