Ritesh Agarwal

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Publications

  1. doi What is the current place of azoles in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and severe asthma with fungal sensitization
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:363-71. 2012
  2. pmc Pictorial essay: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Radiol Imaging 21:242-52. 2011
  3. doi Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: review of literature and proposal of new diagnostic and classification criteria
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Allergy 43:850-73. 2013
  4. doi Itraconazole in chronic cavitary pulmonary aspergillosis: a randomised controlled trial and systematic review of literature
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycoses 56:559-70. 2013
  5. pmc Diagnostic performance of various tests and criteria employed in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: a latent class analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e61105. 2013
  6. ncbi Link between CFTR mutations and ABPA: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycoses 55:357-65. 2012
  7. doi Bronchoscopic lung biopsy using noninvasive ventilatory support: case series and review of literature of NIV-assisted bronchoscopy
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 57:1927-36. 2012
  8. doi Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis with aspergilloma: an immunologically severe disease with poor outcome
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycopathologia 174:193-201. 2012
  9. doi Serologic allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA-S): long-term outcomes
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Med 106:942-7. 2012
  10. pmc Efficacy & safety of iodopovidone pleurodesis: a systematic review & meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 135:297-304. 2012

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Publications110 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi What is the current place of azoles in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and severe asthma with fungal sensitization
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:363-71. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Pictorial essay: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Radiol Imaging 21:242-52. 2011
    ....
  3. doi Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: review of literature and proposal of new diagnostic and classification criteria
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Allergy 43:850-73. 2013
    ..There is need for new oral antifungal agents and immunomodulatory therapy. ..
  4. doi Itraconazole in chronic cavitary pulmonary aspergillosis: a randomised controlled trial and systematic review of literature
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycoses 56:559-70. 2013
    ..Itraconazole was found to be superior to standard supportive treatment alone in stabilising cases of CCPA. (clinicaltrials.gov; NCT01259336). ..
  5. pmc Diagnostic performance of various tests and criteria employed in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: a latent class analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e61105. 2013
    ..Latent class analysis (LCA) can provide estimates of sensitivity and specificity in absence of gold standard. Herein, we report the performance of various investigations and criteria employed in diagnosis of ABPA...
  6. ncbi Link between CFTR mutations and ABPA: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycoses 55:357-65. 2012
    ..However, because of the small numbers of patients, further studies are required to confirm this finding. Future studies should adopt a uniform methodology and should screen for the entire genetic sequence of the CFTR gene...
  7. doi Bronchoscopic lung biopsy using noninvasive ventilatory support: case series and review of literature of NIV-assisted bronchoscopy
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 57:1927-36. 2012
    ..However, these patients often have hypoxemic respiratory failure that makes this procedure hazardous. Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has been shown to improve oxygenation in hypoxemic patients...
  8. doi Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis with aspergilloma: an immunologically severe disease with poor outcome
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycopathologia 174:193-201. 2012
    ..However, this conclusion is based on single-patient case reports. In this study, we describe the clinical details and immunological findings of this association and compare patients of ABPA with aspergilloma and those without...
  9. doi Serologic allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA-S): long-term outcomes
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Med 106:942-7. 2012
    ..Few studies have described the follow-up of patients with ABPA-S. The aim of this retrospective study was to describe the outcomes of ABPA-S...
  10. pmc Efficacy & safety of iodopovidone pleurodesis: a systematic review & meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 135:297-304. 2012
    ..Iodopovidone has been shown to be safe and effective for chemical pleurodesis in several studies. The aim of this systematic review was to update a previously reported meta-analysis on the efficacy and safety of iodopovidone pleurodesis...
  11. doi Clinical relevance of peripheral blood eosinophil count in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Infect Public Health 4:235-43. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to delineate the significance of the peripheral blood eosinophil count in the diagnosis of ABPA, and the relationship between eosinophil counts and lung function and immunological and radiological parameters...
  12. pmc Severe sepsis due to severe falciparum malaria and leptospirosis co-infection treated with activated protein C
    Rajagopala Srinivas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Malar J 6:42. 2007
    ..Acute lung injury in falciparum malaria has high mortality rates and therapy as for severe sepsis may improve survival. Adjunctive therapies, including activated protein C, cannot replace source eradication...
  13. doi Case report: A rare cause of miliary nodules -- allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Br J Radiol 82:e151-4. 2009
    ..This is the first report of ABPA presenting as randomly scattered nodules on CT...
  14. ncbi Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Chest 135:805-26. 2009
    ..Finally, there is a need to update and revise the criteria for the diagnosis of ABPA. This review summarizes the advances in the diagnosis and management of ABPA using a systematic search methodology...
  15. pmc Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in acute respiratory failure due to COPD vs other causes: effectiveness and predictors of failure in a respiratory ICU in North India
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:737-43. 2008
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  16. ncbi Is noninvasive pressure support ventilation as effective and safe as continuous positive airway pressure in cardiogenic pulmonary oedema?
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Singapore Med J 50:595-603. 2009
    ..This meta-analysis is an update on the efficacy and safety of two different forms of NIV (noninvasive pressure support ventilation [NIPSV] vs. CPAP) in patients with ACPE...
  17. ncbi Aspergillus hypersensitivity and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with acute severe asthma in a respiratory intensive care unit in North India
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Mycoses 53:138-43. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the occurrence of high percentage of serological ABPA calls for the use of AST as a routine screening tool for ABPA in all patients with acute asthma at discharge...
  18. ncbi An unusual association between Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Aspergillus fumigatus
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 69:32-4. 2008
    ..The patient was treated with prednisolone and showed a significant response. We review the current literature on this unusual association of previous and cured TB with ABPA, and also discuss the hypothesis of this possible relationship...
  19. doi Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Eur J Intern Med 19:227-35. 2008
    ..The etiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, therapy, prognosis, and predictors need to be studied and the potential role of newer agents in the management and prevention of AE-IPF needs to be further clarified...
  20. ncbi Immunosuppressive therapy in lung injury due to paraquat poisoning: a meta-analysis
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Singapore Med J 48:1000-5. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of immunosuppressive therapy in the management of lung injury due to paraquat poisoning...
  21. ncbi Role of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in postextubation respiratory failure: a meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Care 52:1472-9. 2007
    ..Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV) has been shown to facilitate weaning in mechanically ventilated patients...
  22. ncbi Outcomes of noninvasive ventilation in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure in a respiratory intensive care unit in north India
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Care 54:1679-87. 2009
    ..To determine the outcomes of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) and the factors associated with NIV failure in patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure (AHRF)...
  23. ncbi Aspergillus hypersensitivity and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with bronchial asthma: systematic review and meta-analysis
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:936-44. 2009
    ..The prevalence of Aspergillus hypersensitivity (AH) and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) in bronchial asthma is reported differently in various studies...
  24. doi Inhaled corticosteroids vs placebo for preventing COPD exacerbations: a systematic review and metaregression of randomized controlled trials
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Chest 137:318-25. 2010
    ..However, the relationship of baseline lung function and reduction of exacerbations with the use of ICS remains unknown. Herein, we perform a metaregression to evaluate the efficacy of ICS in preventing COPD exacerbations...
  25. ncbi Intrapleural fibrinolysis in clotted haemothorax
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Singapore Med J 47:984-6. 2006
    ..We report the successful management of a post-traumatic clotted haemaothorax in a 34-year-old man, using intrapleural instillation of streptokinase, and review the literature on the management of clotted haemothorax...
  26. doi Severe asthma with fungal sensitization
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 11:403-13. 2011
    ..This review summarizes the current understanding of the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of SAFS...
  27. doi A randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of cosmetic talc compared with iodopovidone for chemical pleurodesis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respirology 16:1064-9. 2011
    ..However, limited availability and high cost hamper the routine use of talc in resource poor countries. In this study, we compared the efficacy and safety of iodopovidone with that of cosmetic talc, for chemical pleurodesis...
  28. doi Clinical significance of Aspergillus sensitisation in bronchial asthma
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycoses 54:e531-8. 2011
    ..014). There was a weak association between Aspergillus sensitisation and severity of asthma. Whether Aspergillus sensitisation is causally linked to asthma severity remains to be seen...
  29. ncbi Role of inhaled corticosteroids in the management of serological allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India
    Intern Med 50:855-60. 2011
    ..In this retrospective study, we evaluate the role of high doses of ICS in serological ABPA (ABPA-S)...
  30. pmc An alternate method of classifying allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis based on high-attenuation mucus
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    PLoS ONE 5:e15346. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluate the severity and clinical outcomes of ABPA with different radiological classifications...
  31. ncbi Role of noninvasive ventilation in acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome: a proportion meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 55:1653-60. 2010
    ..The role of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) in the management of acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is controversial...
  32. doi Severe asthma and fungi: current evidence
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Med Mycol 49:S150-7. 2011
    ..There is some evidence of the role of itraconazole in the management of SAFS but its routine use in SAFS requires further evaluation. This review summarizes the current evidence on the link between fungi and severe asthma...
  33. ncbi Is the SMART approach better than other treatment approaches for prevention of asthma exacerbations? A meta-analysis
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 71:161-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the SMART approach versus other approaches in the management of asthma in preventing asthma exacerbations...
  34. doi Aspergillus hypersensitivity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: COPD as a risk factor for ABPA?
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Med Mycol 48:988-94. 2010
    ..On the basis of this study we concluded that AH/ABPA can occur in patients with COPD, and it is probable that COPD could be a predisposing factor for AH/ABPA. The clinical significance of AH and ABPA in COPD remains unclear...
  35. doi Clinical significance of decline in serum IgE levels in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Med 104:204-10. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the magnitude and clinical significance of decline in serum IgE levels at six weeks in patients with ABPA...
  36. ncbi Pulmonary oedema complicating snake bite due to Bungarus caeruleus
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Singapore Med J 48:e227-30. 2007
    ..Recognition of cardiac involvement can warn the emergency physician and intensivist to be cautious, and anticipate the complications, such as pulmonary oedema, so that they can be rapidly and appropriately managed...
  37. ncbi Is there a role for noninvasive ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome? A meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Med 100:2235-8. 2006
    ..However, this analysis is limited by the presence of significant heterogeneity; hence large randomized controlled trials are required to settle this issue...
  38. pmc Tuberculous dilated cardiomyopathy: an under-recognized entity?
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    BMC Infect Dis 5:29. 2005
    ..TB is generally believed to spare these four organs-heart, skeletal muscle, thyroid and pancreas. We describe a rare case of myocardial TB diagnosed on a post-mortem cardiac biopsy...
  39. ncbi Bullous lung disease or bullous emphysema?
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 51:532-4. 2006
  40. ncbi Efficacy and safety of iodopovidone in chemical pleurodesis: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Med 100:2043-7. 2006
    ..Overall, this review supports the safety and efficacy of iodopovidone as an agent for chemical pleurodesis in cases of recurrent pleural effusions and pneumothoraces regardless of their etiology...
  41. ncbi Experience with ARDS caused by tuberculosis in a respiratory intensive care unit
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, 160012 Chandigarh, India
    Intensive Care Med 31:1284-7. 2005
    ..Tuberculosis (TB) commonly causes respiratory failure in patients with extensive pulmonary parenchymal involvement, but it is a rare cause of ARDS. We report our experience of TB presenting with ARDS...
  42. ncbi Cobbled tongue
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Med J Aust 183:144. 2005
  43. ncbi Epidemiology, risk factors and outcome of nosocomial infections in a Respiratory Intensive Care Unit in North India
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Infect 53:98-105. 2006
    ..To determine the epidemiology, risk factors and outcome of infections in a Respiratory Intensive Care Unit (RICU) of a tertiary care institute in northern India...
  44. ncbi Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: lessons from 126 patients attending a chest clinic in north India
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Chest 130:442-8. 2006
    ..The clinical, serologic, radiologic, and treatment aspects including outcome of ABPA are also described...
  45. ncbi Clinical significance of hyperattenuating mucoid impaction in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: an analysis of 155 patients
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Chest 132:1183-90. 2007
    ..High-attenuation mucus (HAM) is a characteristic radiologic finding seen in patients with ABPA; however, the clinical significance of the entity remains unknown...
  46. ncbi Lung complications in acute pancreatitis
    Maruti Govindappa Raghu
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 8:177-85. 2007
    ..Severe acute pancreatitis has long been known to be a cause of pulmonary dysfunction and multisystem organ failure...
  47. ncbi Etiology and outcomes of pulmonary and extrapulmonary acute lung injury/ARDS in a respiratory ICU in North India
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Chest 130:724-9. 2006
    ..We describe the case mix, clinical behavior, and outcomes of patients with ALI/ARDS resulting from pulmonary causes (ALI/ARDSp) and extrapulmonary causes (ALI/ARDSexp)...
  48. ncbi A prospective randomized controlled trial on the efficacy of noninvasive ventilation in severe acute asthma
    Dheeraj Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Care 55:536-43. 2010
    ..Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is an emerging modality in the management of patients with acute respiratory failure. However, its role in severe acute asthma is not well defined...
  49. ncbi Nonpulmonary organ dysfunction and its impact on outcome in patients with acute respiratory failure
    Ashutosh N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012 India
    Chest 132:829-35. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi Blind transbronchial needle aspiration without an on-site cytopathologist: experience of 473 procedures
    Ajmal Khan
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Natl Med J India 24:136-9. 2011
    ..Data reported from India are limited on this routine procedure. We describe our experience of the efficacy, diagnostic accuracy and safety of TBNA...
  51. ncbi Efficacy and safety of iodopovidone pleurodesis through tube thoracostomy
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respirology 11:105-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of iodopovidone as an agent for pleurodesis through tube thoracostomy in patients with recurrent pleural effusions and pneumothorax...
  52. ncbi Noradrenaline vs terlipressin in the treatment of type 2 hepatorenal syndrome: a randomized pilot study
    Saubhik Ghosh
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Liver Int 33:1187-93. 2013
    ..Terlipressin has been used commonly; however, it is costly and not available in some countries. In this study, we evaluated the safety and efficacy of terlipressin and noradrenaline in the treatment of type 2 HRS...
  53. doi Sarcoidosis and tuberculosis: the same disease with different manifestations or similar manifestations of different disorders
    Dheeraj Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 18:506-16. 2012
    ..Herein we analyze the relationship between sarcoidosis and tuberculosis and its implications in clinical practice...
  54. doi A survey of noninvasive ventilation practices in a respiratory ICU of North India
    Sunil Sharma
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 57:1145-53. 2012
    ..In this observational study, we report the indications and outcomes of patients requiring NIV in the respiratory ICU of a tertiary care hospital...
  55. ncbi Delayed presentation of amniotic fluid embolism: lessons from a case diagnosed at autopsy
    Puneet Malhotra
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respirology 12:148-50. 2007
    ..It appears that AFE syndrome can have a delayed presentation, as late as 4 h after delivery and haemodynamic collapse may not be mandatory if the patient has coexisting systemic hypertension secondary to severe eclampsia...
  56. ncbi An assessment of nutritional support to critically ill patients and its correlation with outcomes in a respiratory intensive care unit
    Navneet Singh
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 54:1688-96. 2009
    ..Nutritional support is frequently neglected in a busy intensive care unit (ICU) with overworked staff. There is a paucity of investigations on ICU nutrition from India...
  57. doi Rigid bronchoscopy and mechanical debulking in the management of central airway tumors: an Indian experience
    Gella Vishwanath
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 20:127-33. 2013
    ..Herein, we report our experience with the exclusive use of rigid bronchoscope in the management of central airway tumors...
  58. ncbi The new ATS/ERS guidelines for assessing the spirometric severity of restrictive lung disease differ from previous standards
    Ashutosh N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respirology 12:759-62. 2007
    ..This study examined the level of agreement between these two categorization schemes...
  59. doi Diagnosis and prognostic significance of minimal hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis of liver
    Radha K Dhiman
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2381-90. 2010
    ..We assessed (1) the usefulness of psychometric hepatic encephalopathy score and critical flicker frequency for the diagnosis of minimal hepatic encephalopathy, and (2) prognostic significance of minimal hepatic encephalopathy...
  60. doi Comparison of the lower confidence limit to the fixed-percentage method for assessing airway obstruction in routine clinical practice
    Ashutosh N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 56:1778-84. 2011
    ..70) for diagnosing airway obstruction, the fixed-cutoff method continues to be used and advocated...
  61. doi Role of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and delayed gastrointestinal transit time in cirrhotic patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy
    Ankur Gupta
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Hepatol 53:849-55. 2010
    ..This cross-sectional study was carried out to elucidate the role of bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine and delayed intestinal transit among patients with MHE...
  62. ncbi Do glucocorticoids decrease mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome? A meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    Respirology 12:585-90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the role of glucocorticoids in decreasing mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) both in the acute and the fibroproliferative phases...
  63. doi Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
    Ajmal Khan
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 56:1016-28. 2011
    ..As the knowledge about this rare disease increases, the role of novel therapies is likely to be better defined and optimized...
  64. pmc Pseudohorseshoe lung
    Navneet Singh
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    CMAJ 178:394. 2008
  65. doi Efficacy and safety of conventional transbronchial needle aspiration in sarcoidosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respir Care 58:683-93. 2013
    ..Herein we perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies to estimate the diagnostic yield and safety of TBNA in sarcoidosis...
  66. doi Effectiveness of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor therapy in autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Ajmal Khan
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Chest 141:1273-83. 2012
    ..Administration of GM-CSF represents a potential therapeutic strategy in management of aPAP. Herein, we systematically review the efficacy of GM-CSF therapy in aPAP...
  67. doi Use of peak expiratory flow for assessing bronchodilator responsiveness
    Ashutosh N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Prim Care Respir J 18:50-2. 2009
    ..However, DeltaPEF and DeltaPEF% had poor discrimination in identifying BDR, with all specific cutoff values for DeltaPEF and DeltaPEF% having low or moderate sensitivity, specificity and predictive values...
  68. ncbi Prevalence of serious bleeding events and intracranial hemorrhage in patients receiving activated protein C: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ajmal Khan
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Care 55:901-10. 2010
    ..Activated protein C reduces 28-day mortality in patients with severe sepsis, but its anticoagulant properties entail a risk of bleeding...
  69. ncbi Parenchymal pseudotumoral tuberculosis: case series and systematic review of literature
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Med 102:382-9. 2008
    ....
  70. ncbi Is the mortality higher in the pulmonary vs the extrapulmonary ARDS? A meta analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    Chest 133:1463-73. 2008
    ..The predisposing clinical factor can influence the pathogenesis and clinical outcome of ARDS. This metaanalysis was aimed at evaluating whether there is any difference in mortality between the two groups...
  71. ncbi Validation of a Hindi translation of Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire in north Indian patients with bronchial asthma
    Ashutosh N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 52:83-9. 2010
    ..We attempted to validate the Hindi translation of Juniper's mini asthma quality of life questionnaire (MiniAQLQ) in north Indian patients with bronchial asthma...
  72. pmc Chest radiographic and computed tomographic manifestations in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Ritesh Agarwal, Ajmal Khan, Mandeep Garg, Ashutosh N Aggarwal, Dheeraj Gupta, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    World J Radiol 4:141-50. 2012
    ..To investigate the chest radiographic and high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) chest manifestations in glucocorticoid-naïve allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) patients...
  73. ncbi Endobronchial malposition of Sengstaken-Blakemore tube
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Emerg Med 34:93-4. 2008
  74. ncbi Trichoptysis due to an intrapulmonary teratoma
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012 India
    Respir Care 52:1779-81. 2007
  75. ncbi Noninvasive ventilation in Plasmodium vivax related ALI/ARDS
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Intern Med 46:2007-11. 2007
    ..vivax, from among 45 reports noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) was used in the management of three cases of ALI/ARDS related to P. vivax. The use of NIV in vivax malaria related ALI/ARDS is associated with a good outcome...
  76. ncbi A deferred dilemma
    Rajagopala Srinivas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Am J Med 120:594-7. 2007
  77. doi Role of neostigmine and polyvalent antivenom in Indian common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) bite
    A Anil
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Infect Public Health 3:83-7. 2010
    ..Seventy survived and two died. Neostigmine is ineffective in reversing or improving neuroparalytic features in patients with B. caeruleus bite even at higher dose than normally recommended...
  78. doi Tubercular mastitis in men: case report and systematic review
    Srinivas Rajagopala
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Am J Med 121:539-44. 2008
    ..Tuberculous mastitis is usually reported in multiparous postpartum women and is an unusual cause of gynecomastia in adolescent men...
  79. ncbi Elapid snakebite as a cause of severe hypertension
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Emerg Med 30:319-20. 2006
    ..A review of the literature on autonomic dysfunction in neurotoxic snake envenomation is also presented...
  80. ncbi Pulmonary hypertension as a presenting manifestation of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 51:37-40. 2009
    ..Identification of the disease, in its early-stage, can prevent progression to bronchiectasis and fibrotic lung disease, and thus, patients can be saved from the morbidity related to end-stage disease...
  81. doi A randomized controlled trial of electrocoagulation-enabled biopsy versus conventional biopsy in the diagnosis of endobronchial lesions
    Ajmal Khan
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respiration 81:129-33. 2011
    ..Although electrocoagulation at time of endobronchial biopsy can potentially reduce procedure-related bleeding during fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB), it can also impair quality of tissue specimen; credible data for either are lacking...
  82. ncbi Automatic tube compensation as an adjunct for weaning in patients with severe neuroparalytic snake envenomation requiring mechanical ventilation: a pilot randomized study
    Ashutosh N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Care 54:1697-702. 2009
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  83. ncbi Lactulose improves cognitive functions and health-related quality of life in patients with cirrhosis who have minimal hepatic encephalopathy
    Srinivasa Prasad
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Hepatology 45:549-59. 2007
    ..42]); MANOVA for time and treatment, P=0.002. Improvement in HRQOL was related to the improvement in psychometry. CONCLUSION: Treatment with lactulose improves both cognitive function and HRQOL in patients with cirrhosis who have MHE...
  84. ncbi Autoimmunity and interstitial lung disease
    Surinder K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 11:438-46. 2005
    ..This review is an attempt to summarize the studies on this subject...
  85. ncbi Noninvasive ventilation in ARDS caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis: report of three cases and review of literature
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Intensive Care Med 31:1723-4. 2005
  86. ncbi Bronchiectasis in acute pneumonia ... Pseudobronchiectasis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Chest 132:2054-5. 2007
  87. ncbi High-attenuation mucus in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: another cause of diffuse high-attenuation pulmonary abnormality
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India 160012
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:904. 2006
  88. doi It is time to move: Pneumocystis jirovecii, not Pneumocystis carinii
    Akshay K Saxena
    Radiology 246:985; author reply 985. 2008
  89. ncbi The acronym "PCP" is Pneumocystis pneumonia, not Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
    Ritesh Agarwal
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1653-4; author reply 1654. 2005
  90. ncbi Anticoagulation in sepsis: is low-dose heparin as effective as activated protein C?
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Intensive Care Med 31:1297-8. 2005
  91. ncbi Disseminated tuberculosis after anti-TNFalpha treatment
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Lancet 370:564; author reply 565. 2007
  92. ncbi What is the role of noninvasive ventilation in diastolic heart failure?
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Intensive Care Med 31:1451; author reply 1452. 2005
  93. ncbi It is time to "SALVAGE" patients with severe sepsis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Acad Emerg Med 12:912; author reply 914. 2005
  94. ncbi Noninvasive ventilation in acute heart failure
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Am J Med 120:e19; author reply e21. 2007
  95. ncbi The low-flow or high-flow oxygen delivery system and a low-flow or high-flow nonrebreather mask
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1055; author reply 1055. 2006
  96. ncbi Iodopovidone: an inexpensive and effective agent for chemical pleurodesis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Lung Cancer 55:253-4. 2007
  97. ncbi Bronchopleural fistula or alveolopleural fistula? Not just semantics
    Navneet Singh
    Chest 130:1948; author reply 1948-9. 2006
  98. pmc Activated protein C in sepsis: down but not out, yet
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Crit Care 10:416. 2006
  99. ncbi Hot-tub lung: hypersensitivity to Mycobacterium avium but not hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Respir Med 100:1478. 2006