Ashish Bhalla

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Publications

  1. ncbi Heart involvement in disseminated cysticercosis- a case report and review of literature
    Ashish Bhalla
    Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian Heart J 60:260-2. 2008
  2. ncbi Predicting mortality in stroke
    A Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, MGIMS, Sevagram, Wardha MS, India
    Neurol India 50:279-81. 2002
  3. ncbi Malarial hepatopathy
    A Bhalla
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Postgrad Med 52:315-20. 2006
  4. ncbi Accidental poisoning due to motor vehicle exhaust
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Internal Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 16:383-4. 2006
  5. ncbi 2,4-D (ethyl ester) poisoning: experience at a tertiary care centre in northern India
    A Bhalla
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandiagrh, India
    Emerg Med J 25:30-2. 2008
  6. ncbi Ageing and circadian variation in cardiovascular events
    A Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, India
    Singapore Med J 47:305-8. 2006
  7. ncbi Accurate blood pressure recording: is it difficult?
    A Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Sci 59:480-7. 2005
  8. ncbi Haemolysis with anti-malarial drugs in glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Tropical Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 16:75-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Cerebral fat embolism as a rare possible complication of traumatic pancreatitis
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 4:155-7. 2003
  10. ncbi Blue toe syndrome: a rare complication of acute pancreatitis
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    JOP 4:17-9. 2003

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  1. ncbi Heart involvement in disseminated cysticercosis- a case report and review of literature
    Ashish Bhalla
    Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian Heart J 60:260-2. 2008
    ..Most of the reports are in the form of autopsy studies. Here we describe a young female with asymptomatic involvement of the heart, diagnosed by echocardiography...
  2. ncbi Predicting mortality in stroke
    A Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, MGIMS, Sevagram, Wardha MS, India
    Neurol India 50:279-81. 2002
    ..We used APACHE III scoring system or predicting in hospital outcome in patients with stroke. We found it to be sensitive (>90%) and resonably specific (73%) in predicting short term, in-hospital mortality, in our study group...
  3. ncbi Malarial hepatopathy
    A Bhalla
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Postgrad Med 52:315-20. 2006
    ..It is important to meticulously look for hepatic dysfunction in patients with severe malaria, distinguish it from fulminant hepatic failure and manage it aggressively...
  4. ncbi Accidental poisoning due to motor vehicle exhaust
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Internal Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 16:383-4. 2006
    ..Motor vehicle exhaust contains a mixture of poisonous gases mainly the carbon monoxide. Exposure to this exhaust can be lethal in a closed space. One such case occurring in a young male is described...
  5. ncbi 2,4-D (ethyl ester) poisoning: experience at a tertiary care centre in northern India
    A Bhalla
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandiagrh, India
    Emerg Med J 25:30-2. 2008
    ..This report aims to make physicians aware that not all cases of agrochemical poisoning are caused by anticholinesterase insecticides. Efforts must be made to correctly identify the offending compound for appropriate management...
  6. ncbi Ageing and circadian variation in cardiovascular events
    A Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, India
    Singapore Med J 47:305-8. 2006
    ..Circadian variation in cardiovascular events is well recognised in vascular events. This study aims to observe any significant difference in circadian variability in geriatric patients when compared to their younger counterparts...
  7. ncbi Accurate blood pressure recording: is it difficult?
    A Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Sci 59:480-7. 2005
    ..The study was conducted in the Medicine Department at Government Medical College, Chandigarh, a teaching institute for MBBS students...
  8. ncbi Haemolysis with anti-malarial drugs in glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Tropical Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 16:75-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Cerebral fat embolism as a rare possible complication of traumatic pancreatitis
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 4:155-7. 2003
    ..They are mainly in the form of encephalopathy, retinopathy and rarely polyneuropathy. Cerebral infarction following an acute attack of pancreatitis is very rare...
  10. ncbi Blue toe syndrome: a rare complication of acute pancreatitis
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    JOP 4:17-9. 2003
    ..Clinical presentation can range from a cyanotic toe to a diffuse multiorgan systemic disease that can mimic other systemic illnesses...
  11. doi Midodrine and clonidine in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites: a randomized pilot study
    Virendra Singh
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:560-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of midodrine, clonidine, and their combination on systemic hemodynamics, renal function, and control of ascites in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites...
  12. doi Midodrine in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites: a randomized pilot study
    Virendra Singh
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Hepatol 56:348-54. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of long term administration of midodrine on systemic hemodynamics, renal function, and control of ascites in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites...
  13. doi Effect of acute aluminum phosphide exposure on rats: a biochemical and histological correlation
    R Anand
    Department of Biochemistry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Toxicol Lett 215:62-9. 2012
    ..Toxicity due to AlP appears to result as a consequence of both-energy insufficiency and oxidative stress, with a possible and preferential interaction with the tissue cytochromes...
  14. doi Correlation of defects in regional cerebral blood flow determined by 99mTc SPECT with residual neurocognitive testing abnormalities during and 3 months post exposure in acutely poisoned patients with organophosphates
    Tarun Mittal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 49:464-70. 2011
    ..Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) has been used to determine changes in the regional cerebral blood flow and attempts have been made to correlate these changes with long-term neurological sequelae...
  15. doi Acute pesticide poisoning: 15 years experience of a large North-West Indian hospital
    R Murali
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Nehru Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 47:35-8. 2009
    ..Acute pesticide poisoning is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. Better preventive and management strategies can be developed if the incidence and pattern of acute poisoning are known...
  16. doi 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...
  17. doi Cardiac abnormalities in acute organophosphate poisoning
    S Anand
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 47:230-5. 2009
    ..Potentially lethal cardiac complications can occur in patients with acute organophosphate poisoning (OPP) and may be overlooked...
  18. pmc Safety and efficacy of vitamin-based antioxidant therapy in patients with severe acute pancreatitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Dipika Bansal
    Department of Pharmacology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 17:174-9. 2011
    ..Setting and design: This was a single-center, prospective, randomized, open-label with blinded endpoint assessment study of antioxidant therapy, conducted in the emergency department attached to our hospital...
  19. ncbi Hyperamylasemia and acute pancreatitis following anticholinesterase poisoning
    Surjit Singh
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Hum Exp Toxicol 26:467-71. 2007
    ..Mild elevation of serum amylase is common in patients with anticholinesterase poisoning. However, acute pancreatitis is rare...
  20. doi Imaging in adult patients with acute febrile encephalopathy: what is better computerized tomography or magnetic resonance imaging
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Sci 65:193-202. 2011
    ..Their utility requires judicious use of the available resources. In this study, we have compared the efficacy of cranial imaging techniques in adult patients with acute febrile encephalopathy...
  21. doi Pyopericardium complicated with cardiac tamponade: an unusual presenting manifestation of primary pyomyositis
    Susheel Kumar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Trop Doct 43:39-40. 2013
    ..He underwent emergent pericardiocentesis and frank pus was drained. Pus culture grew Methicillin resistant Staphylococcous aureus. With drainage and the appropriate antibiotics, he improved...
  22. doi Noradrenaline vs. terlipressin in the treatment of hepatorenal syndrome: a randomized study
    Virendra Singh
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Hepatol 56:1293-8. 2012
    ..Terlipressin is the drug of choice; however, it is expensive. In this study, we evaluated safety and efficacy of terlipressin and noradrenaline in the treatment of HRS...
  23. doi Pathology and virology findings in cases of fatal influenza A H1N1 virus infection in 2009-2010
    Amanjit Bal
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    Histopathology 60:326-35. 2012
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  24. doi A case of systemic lupus erythematosus with extensive brain stem involvement
    Susheel Kumar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Clin Rheumatol 28:S69-71. 2009
    ..Here, we are discussing a young female who presented with alteration of sensorium and right-sided hemiparesis, and MRI of the brain showed extensive involvement of brainstem in the form of possible demyelination...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Acute febrile encephalopathy in adults from Northwest India
    Ashish Bhalla
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Emerg Trauma Shock 3:220-4. 2010
    ..Central nervous system (CNS) infections are the most common cause resulting in fever with altered mentation in children...
  27. doi Patterns of prescription drug use and incidence of drug-drug interactions in patients reporting to medical emergency
    Puneet Dhamija
    Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 27:231-7. 2013
    ..The practice of prescribing supplements and antibiotics needs to be reviewed. Potential DDI are not an important problem. Prescription policies need significant revision...
  28. pmc Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis induced by rarely implicated drugs
    Sujit Rajagopalan
    Department of Pharmacology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pharmacol 44:272-3. 2012
    ..However, the role of other drugs could not be ruled out definitely. The patient was managed with antibiotics, corticosteroids, and parenteral fluids and recovered well...
  29. ncbi Fine needle aspiration diagnosis of isolated pancreatic tuberculosis. A case report and review of literature
    Sanjay D'Cruz
    Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 4:158-62. 2003
    ..Its indolent course and vague symptomatology along with non-specific laboratory and radiological findings call for greater vigilance...
  30. ncbi Dengue fever related acalculous cholecystitis in a North Indian tertiary care hospital
    Navneet Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:664-7. 2006
    ..To document the clinical outcome and prognosis of acalculous cholecystitis in dengue fever...
  31. ncbi Anaplastic large cell lymphoma presenting as acute liver failure: A report of two cases with review of literature
    Uma Nahar Saikia
    Departments of Histopathology, Hepatology and Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ann Hepatol 9:457-61. 2010
    ..We hereby report these cases with the review of literature on primary hepatic ALCLwith their possible etio-pathogenesis & diagnostic clues which may help in timely diagnosis & management in such cases...
  32. pmc The effect of sedation during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
    Atul Sachdeva
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 16:280-4. 2010
    ..We aimed to study whether sedation reduces discomfort during endoscopy and a comparison of longer-acting diazepam with shorter-acting midazolam...
  33. ncbi Fever, jaundice, altered sensorium, with multiple systemic manifestations
    Kim Vaiphei
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 26:82-6. 2007
  34. doi Midodrine versus albumin in the prevention of paracentesis-induced circulatory dysfunction in cirrhotics: a randomized pilot study
    Virendra Singh
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Insitiute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1399-405. 2008
    ..Splanchnic arterial vasodilatation is primarily responsible for PICD. There are no reports of use of midodrine in the prevention of PICD. In this pilot study, we evaluated midodrine and albumin in the prevention of PICD...
  35. doi Air in the heart: what should one do?
    Arjun Dutt Law
    Department of Internal Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, UT 160012, India
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1659.e1-3. 2012
    ..Systemic embolization into the cerebral, pulmonary, and coronary circulations can be catastrophic. We present a case of intracardiac air embolism after placement of a central venous catheter managed conservatively...
  36. ncbi Early indicators of prognosis in fulminant hepatic failure: an assessment of the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) and King's College Hospital criteria
    Radha K Dhiman
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Liver Transpl 13:814-21. 2007
    ..045, CPI vs. KCH criteria 0.019, and MELD vs. KCH criteria 0.472). In conclusion, MELD and KCH criteria are not as useful as a combination of other early CPI in predicting adverse outcome in patients with FHF due to acute viral hepatitis...
  37. ncbi Cytochrome-c oxidase inhibition in 26 aluminum phosphide poisoned patients
    Surjit Singh
    Dept of Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 44:155-8. 2006
    ..The mechanism of action of phosphine is not known though experimental studies show that it inhibits cytochrome-c oxidase leading to inhibition of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation...
  38. ncbi Pathophysiology of jaundice in amoebic liver abscess
    Virendra Singh
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160 022 India
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:556-9. 2008
    ..Jaundice in patients with amoebic liver abscess is caused by biliovascular fistula resulting from hepatic necrosis leading to damage to bile ducts and hepatic veins...