Geeta Gathwala

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Publications

  1. doi Recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in preterm neonates with sepsis and relative neutropenia: a randomized, single-blind, non-placebo-controlled trial
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Pt B D Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    J Trop Pediatr 58:12-8. 2012
  2. doi Intravenous diazepam, midazolam and lorazepam in acute seizure control
    Geeta Gathwala
    Departments of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, University of Health Sciences Rohtak, 6J 8, Medical Enclave, Rohtak, 124001 Haryana, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:327-32. 2012
  3. ncbi KMC facilitates mother baby attachment in low birth weight infants
    Geeta Gathwala
    Division of Neonatal Services, Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:43-7. 2008
  4. ncbi Fortified human milk in the small for gestational age neonate
    Geeta Gathwala
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D S Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:815-8. 2007
  5. doi Safety and efficacy of vinyl bags in prevention of hypothermia of preterm neonates at birth
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Pt B D S Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Indian J Public Health 54:24-6. 2010
  6. ncbi Magnesium therapy in birth asphyxia
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Paediatrics, Pt BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:209-12. 2006
  7. ncbi Agenesis of the right lobe of liver
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatric Medicine, Pt BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:183-4. 2003
  8. ncbi Phototherapy induces oxidative stress in premature neonates
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Pt Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana
    Indian J Gastroenterol 21:153-4. 2002
  9. doi Effect of Kangaroo Mother Care on physical growth, breastfeeding and its acceptability
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Health Sciences, Rohtak 124001, Haryana, India
    Trop Doct 40:199-202. 2010
  10. ncbi Tubercular otitis media in children
    Ravi Meher
    MAMC ENT, New Delhi, India
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:650-2. 2006

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  1. doi Recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in preterm neonates with sepsis and relative neutropenia: a randomized, single-blind, non-placebo-controlled trial
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Pt B D Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    J Trop Pediatr 58:12-8. 2012
    ..05). Preterm neonates with sepsis and neutropenia treated with rhG-CSF adjunctive therapy have decreased all-cause mortality at discharge and a quicker recovery of their total leucocyte and ANC...
  2. doi Intravenous diazepam, midazolam and lorazepam in acute seizure control
    Geeta Gathwala
    Departments of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, University of Health Sciences Rohtak, 6J 8, Medical Enclave, Rohtak, 124001 Haryana, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:327-32. 2012
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of three benzodiazepine drugs: Lorazepam, Midazolam and Diazepam, when given parenterally in the control of acute seizure...
  3. ncbi KMC facilitates mother baby attachment in low birth weight infants
    Geeta Gathwala
    Division of Neonatal Services, Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:43-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether Kangaroo mother care (KMC) facilitates mother baby attachment in low birth weight infants...
  4. ncbi Fortified human milk in the small for gestational age neonate
    Geeta Gathwala
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D S Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:815-8. 2007
    ..To assess the nutritional advantage of fortified human milk in the small for gestational age neonate...
  5. doi Safety and efficacy of vinyl bags in prevention of hypothermia of preterm neonates at birth
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Pt B D S Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Indian J Public Health 54:24-6. 2010
    ..As temperature maintenance in these VLBW neonates is of tremendous importance, it would make sense to recommend the use of vinyl bags during their resuscitation...
  6. ncbi Magnesium therapy in birth asphyxia
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Paediatrics, Pt BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:209-12. 2006
    ..However, before embarking on to the use of Mg for neuronal protection in the human neonate it is important to study the safety and side effects of Mg administration...
  7. ncbi Agenesis of the right lobe of liver
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatric Medicine, Pt BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:183-4. 2003
    ..In this communique we report one such case of agenesis of the right lobe of liver. A brief review of literature is made and its diagnosis and differential diagnosis are discussed...
  8. ncbi Phototherapy induces oxidative stress in premature neonates
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Pt Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana
    Indian J Gastroenterol 21:153-4. 2002
    ..Phototherapy is a widely used treatment modality for unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in newborn infants. We investigated whether phototherapy leads to oxidative stress in preterm newborns...
  9. doi Effect of Kangaroo Mother Care on physical growth, breastfeeding and its acceptability
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Health Sciences, Rohtak 124001, Haryana, India
    Trop Doct 40:199-202. 2010
    ..05). KMC improved physical growth, breastfeeding rates and was well accepted by both mothers and nursing staff...
  10. ncbi Tubercular otitis media in children
    Ravi Meher
    MAMC ENT, New Delhi, India
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:650-2. 2006
  11. doi Effect of topical application of chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care in comparison with conventional dry cord care on the risk of neonatal sepsis: a randomized controlled trial
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Pandit B D Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana 124001, India
    J Trop Pediatr 59:209-13. 2013
    ..To compare topical application of chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care with conventional dry care for prevention of neonatal sepsis in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  12. doi Symptomatic hypoglycemia causing brain injury in a term breast fed newborn following early discharge
    Ashish Marwah
    Neonatal Services Division, Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:1549-51. 2011
    ..The authors describe one such case of an exclusively breast fed term newborn who presented on day 3 with symptomatic hypoglycemia and associated neurological injury...
  13. ncbi Effect of high-dose phenobarbital on oxidative stress in perinatal asphyxia: an open label randomized controlled trial
    Geeta Gathwala
    Neonatal Services Division, Department of Pediatrics, Pt BD Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, India g
    Indian Pediatr 48:613-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of high dose phenobarbital on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes in perinatal asphyxia...
  14. pmc Magnesium for neuroprotection in birth asphyxia
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Neonatal Services Division, Pt B D Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    J Pediatr Neurosci 5:102-4. 2010
    ..Magnesium ion gates the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor and may protect the brain from NMDA receptor-mediated asphyxial injury. The present study evaluated the neuroprotective role of magnesium in birth asphyxia...
  15. doi Ten days vs. 14 days antibiotic therapy in culture-proven neonatal sepsis
    Geeta Gathwala
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    J Trop Pediatr 56:433-5. 2010
    ..There are no evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of neonatal sepsis although standard text books recommend 14 days of antibiotics for blood culture-proven neonatal sepsis...
  16. pmc Idiopathic unilateral lower limb gangrene in a neonate
    Jagjit Singh
    Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma, Post Graduate Institute Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Indian J Dermatol 56:747-8. 2011
    ..Because of the rarity we are reporting this case with vide review of literature...
  17. doi Transient aplastic anemia in Down's syndrome - a rare association
    Geeta Gathwala
    The Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, University of Health Sciences, Rohtak Haryana, India
    Eur J Med Genet 54:341-2. 2011
    ..Herein, we report a child of Down's syndrome with pancytopenia and hypocellular marrow. There was associated hypothyroidism and the pancytopenia resolved with thyroxine treatment. The child made uneventful recovery...
  18. ncbi Impact of chlorhexidine cleansing of the umbilical cord on cord separation time and neonatal mortality in comparison to dry cord care - a nursery-based randomized controlled trial
    Deepak Sharma
    Department of Pediatrics, Pandit B D Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 27:1262-5. 2014
    ..042, significant). Conclusion: Use of chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care shortens duration of cord separation and decreases neonatal mortality in NICU. This simple intervention can be used as mode for decreasing neonatal mortality. ..
  19. doi Sonographic measurement of thymic size in preterm infants: prediction model for thymic size in the Indian subcontinent
    Sarita Magu
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, 124001, Haryana, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:764-8. 2012
    ..To study the relationship of thymic size in vivo in preterm infants with gestational age (GA), birth-weight (BW) and length of the baby...
  20. pmc Nonchylous idiopathic pleural effusion in the newborn
    Geeta Gathwala
    Departments of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Indian J Crit Care Med 15:46-8. 2011
    ..Congenital isolated pleural effusion is a rare cause of respiratory distress in neonates. It is usually chylous. Herein, we report a rare case of nonchylous congenital idiopathic pleural effusion...
  21. doi Hypoglossia-hypodactyly syndrome in a newborn
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Pt B D Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 39:99-101. 2011
    ..Hypodactyly was symmetrical in all four limbs. These features have not been reported previously...
  22. ncbi Multicystic encephalomalacia
    Geeta Gathwala
    Department of Pediatric Medicine, Pt BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:443-5. 2003
    ..This article reports a rare case of multicystic encephalomalacia that occurred in the survivor twin with antepartum death of its co-twin. Its pathology and pathogenesis are discussed with review of literature...
  23. ncbi Actinomycosis of tonsil masquerading as tumour in a 12-year old child
    Samar Pal Singh Yadav
    Department of Otolaryngology, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, 30 9J, Medical Campus, Rohtak 124001, Haryana, India
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 63:73-5. 2002
    ..A case of unusual presentation of actinomycosis of tonsil causing massive unilateral enlargement, mimicking a tumor in a 12-year old girl is reported...