I Shah

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Affiliation: B. J. Wadia Hospital for Children
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral bisphosphonate treatment for osteogenesis imperfecta--an Indian perspective
    Ira Shah
    Departments of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 27:39-43. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Chloroquine resistant vivax malaria in an infant: a report from India
    Ira Shah
    Department of Paediatric Medicine, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    J Vector Borne Dis 45:176-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Immune thrombocytopenic purpura: a presentation of HIV infection
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:95-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Clinical profile of abdominal tuberculosis in children
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric TB Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Sci 64:204-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biochemical factors associated with biliary atresia
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai 00012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 33:214-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Tyrosinemia: a report of three cases from India
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, 1 B Saguna, 271 B St Francis Road, Vile Parle W, Mumbai 400 056, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 32:123-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint HIV genotype resistance testing in antiretroviral (ART) exposed Indian children--a need of the hour
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:340-2. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in an HIV-infected girl
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric HIV Clinic and TB Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Natl Med J India 25:210-1. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of drug resistant tuberculosis in children
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric TB Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian Pediatr 49:741-4. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Renal manifestations of HIV infected highly active antiretroviral therapy naive children in India
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    World J Pediatr 8:252-5. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Oral bisphosphonate treatment for osteogenesis imperfecta--an Indian perspective
    Ira Shah
    Departments of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 27:39-43. 2007
    ..This study investigated the value of oral alendronate for treating OI in Indian children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chloroquine resistant vivax malaria in an infant: a report from India
    Ira Shah
    Department of Paediatric Medicine, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    J Vector Borne Dis 45:176-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Immune thrombocytopenic purpura: a presentation of HIV infection
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:95-7. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Clinical profile of abdominal tuberculosis in children
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric TB Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Sci 64:204-9. 2010
    ..A retrospective study was conducted in children, suffering from abdominal TB, attending Pediatric TB clinic from 2007 to 2009...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biochemical factors associated with biliary atresia
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai 00012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 33:214-7. 2012
    ..To determine the clinical and biochemical factors associated with biliary atresia...
  6. doi request reprint Tyrosinemia: a report of three cases from India
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, 1 B Saguna, 271 B St Francis Road, Vile Parle W, Mumbai 400 056, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 32:123-6. 2013
    ..Two patients also had elevated alpha-fetoprotein but no evidence of hepatocellular carcinoma. All patients are on low tyrosine-phenylalanine diet and on regular follow up...
  7. doi request reprint HIV genotype resistance testing in antiretroviral (ART) exposed Indian children--a need of the hour
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:340-2. 2013
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  8. ncbi request reprint Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in an HIV-infected girl
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric HIV Clinic and TB Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Natl Med J India 25:210-1. 2012
    ..A 9-year-old HIV-infected girl requiring antiretroviral therapy (ART) developed MDR-TB and responded to second-line antituberculous therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of drug resistant tuberculosis in children
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric TB Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian Pediatr 49:741-4. 2012
    ..Past history of TB with treatment with antitubercular agents, and contact with adults suffering with drug-resistant TB are important risk factors in development of drug-resistant -TB in children...
  10. doi request reprint Renal manifestations of HIV infected highly active antiretroviral therapy naive children in India
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    World J Pediatr 8:252-5. 2012
    ..A cross-sectional study was carried out in 28 HIV infected antiretroviral therapy (ART) naïve children coming to the pediatric HIV clinic...
  11. ncbi request reprint Utility of Tc99m-Mebrofenin hepato-biliary scintigraphy (HIDA scan) for the diagnosis of biliary atresia
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Tata Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 33:62-4. 2012
    ..To determine the utility of Tc99m-Mebrofenin hepato-biliary scintigraphy (HIDA scan) for diagnosis of biliary atresia in patients with neonatal cholestasis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biliary atresia and cytomegalovirus and response to valganciclovir
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Indian Pediatr 49:484-6. 2012
    ..6 mg/dl) even after 1 month of Kasai's surgery and subsequently was treated with valganciclovir for 6 weeks following which her jaundice resolved...
  13. ncbi request reprint Response to valacyclovir in an HIV-infected girl with Epstein Barr infection
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Indian Pediatr 49:409-10. 2012
    ..The child responded to valacyclovir...
  14. doi request reprint Response of refractory Kawasaki disease to intravenous methylprednisolone
    I Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, 240 D Walkeshwar Road, Malabar Hill, Mumbai, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 29:51-3. 2009
    ..Two cases of refractory Kawasaki disease are described who developed coronary aneurysms despite two courses of IVIG and subsequently responded to intravenous methylprednisolone...
  15. doi request reprint Steroid therapy in children with tuberculous meningitis
    Ira Shah
    Department of Paediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:532-4. 2009
    ..Patients with high-dose steroids had no new tuberculomas on follow-up whereas all those on a regular dose of steroids developed tuberculomas within 2-8 months of therapy...
  16. doi request reprint Lactic acidosis in HIV-exposed infants with perinatal exposure to antiretroviral therapy
    Ira Shah
    HIV Clinic, Department of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 29:257-61. 2009
    ..However, perinatal exposure to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and the subsequent development of symptomatic LA in infants, although recognised, is rarely reported in developing countries...
  17. doi request reprint Liver abscess in a newborn leading to portal vein thrombosis
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:1268-9. 2009
    ..The child is now 2 1/2 years and has extra hepatic portal hypertension but is otherwise asymptomatic...
  18. doi request reprint Antenatal diagnostic problem of congenital rubella
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Pediatr 77:450-1. 2010
    ..An amniocentesis was done in the mother at that time but amniotic fluid rubella PCR was negative. Thus, inspite of prenatal screening, one cannot definitely conclude absence of perinatal transmission of rubella...
  19. ncbi request reprint NISCH syndrome with hypothyroxinemia
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic B J Wadia Hospital for Children
    Ann Hepatol 9:299-301. 2010
    ..Only 5 patients have been described till now. We report a patient presenting with clinical characteristics of NISCH syndrome and hypothyroxinemia...
  20. doi request reprint Ileal perforation in a child with abdominal tuberculosis
    I Shah
    Pediatric TB Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 30:241-3. 2010
    ..At exploratory laparotomy, there was an ileal perforation secondary to tuberculosis. There are many case reports of tubercular ileal perforation in adults but in children it is very rare...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of chronic hepatobiliary disorders in children: experience from tertiary referral centre in Western India
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric Medicine and Pediatric Surgery, Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai 400012
    Trop Gastroenterol 31:108-10. 2010
    ..To determine etiological spectrum as well as clinical profile of chronic hepatobiliary disorders in children...
  22. doi request reprint Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in HIV-1 infected children - a study from India
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, 240 D Walkeshwar Road, Malabar Hill, Parel, Mumbai 400006, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:540-3. 2011
    ..To determine incidence of Immune Reconstitutional Syndrome (IRIS) in HIV infected children and also to determine risk factors associated with it...
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum Nevirapine and Efavirenz concentrations and effect of concomitant rifampicin in HIV infected children on antiretroviral therapy
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric HIV Clinic, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian Pediatr 48:943-7. 2011
    ..To determine factors affecting serum levels of Efavirenz and Nevirapine and analyze the effect of Rifampicin on Nevirapine drug levels...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hepatic dysfunction in children with tuberculosis on treatment with antituberculous therapy
    Sasha Mansukhani
    Incharge, Pediatric Tuberculosis Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Ann Hepatol 11:96-9. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence and factors associated with drug induced hepatic dysfunction in children on anti-tuberculous treatment (ATT)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Partial extensively drug resistance (XDR) tuberculosis in children
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric TB Clinic, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian Pediatr 48:977-9. 2011
    ..We report 3 children with partial XDR TB. Two responded to treatment while one was lost to follow-up...
  26. ncbi request reprint Extrahepatic portal hypertension due to familial protein S deficiency
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 46:70-1. 2009
    ..We documented familial deficiency of Protein S in 2 asymptomatic siblings suggesting that this deficiency is the primary cause of portal vein thrombosis...
  27. doi request reprint Non-oliguric renal failure-a presentation of leptospirosis
    I Shah
    Department of Paediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 103:53-6. 2009
    ..3 and 5.6 mg/dl). Neither case required dialysis and both were successfully treated with penicillin. Both recovered completely and gave normal results in their post-treatment renal-function tests...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is elective caesarian section really essential for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in the era of antiretroviral therapy and abstinence of breast feeding?
    Ira Shah
    Department of Perinatal and Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    J Trop Pediatr 52:163-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether vaginal delivery along with antiretroviral therapy and avoidance of breast feeding is safe in preventing mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlation of CD4 count, CD4% and HIV viral load with clinical manifestations of HIV in infected Indian children
    Ira Shah
    Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 26:115-9. 2006
    ..To correlate the absolute CD4 count, CD4% and HIV viral load with different clinical manifestations of HIV in antiretroviral-naive children...
  30. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid syndrome in a human immunodeficiency virus 1-infected child
    Ira Shah
    Department of Perinatal and Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:185-6. 2006
    ..We report an HIV-infected child with left sided choreoathetosis associated with APLS...
  31. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infected children
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    J Trop Pediatr 52:244-8. 2006
    ..Hepatotoxicity is seen at higher viral load as compared to other adverse effects. Most of the adverse effects are reversible on dosage modification or omitting the offending drug...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age related clinical manifestations of HIV infection in Indian children
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    J Trop Pediatr 51:300-3. 2005
    ..To determine the various clinical manifestations of HIV infection in children as per the age...
  33. ncbi request reprint Response of HIV-associated proteinuria to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1-infected children
    Ira Shah
    Department of Perinatal and Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children Parel, Mumbai, India
    Braz J Infect Dis 10:408-10. 2006
    ..Several mechanisms have been hypothesized for the HIV-induced renal damage. We report on two HIV-infected children with HIV-associated proteinuria and dramatic response to antiretroviral therapy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of HIV infection in hospitalized paediatric patients at a tertiary care centre in western India
    I Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    HIV Med 8:265-6. 2007
    ..0001 in each case). Vertical transmission was the cause in all children, suggesting that implementation of Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission of HIV (PPTCT) is required to reduce the rate of paediatric HIV infection...
  35. ncbi request reprint Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) presenting as intractable dystonia in an HIV-infected child
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    J Trop Pediatr 51:380-2. 2005
    ..In children, PML is very rare and often misdiagnosed as other central nervous system (CNS) encephalopathy. No definitive treatment is available...
  36. doi request reprint Acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis due to neural antirabies vaccine
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    J Travel Med 15:58-9. 2008
    ..Neurological complications seen with traditional vaccine are morbid and the medical community should switch over to the cell culture rabies vaccine in spite of the expense to prevent these complications with rabies vaccine...
  37. doi request reprint Prevalence of orphans among HIV infected children--a preliminary study from a pediatric HIV centre in Western India
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India
    J Trop Pediatr 54:258-60. 2008
    ..8%) took responsibility of taking care of the children. Only two children (1.4%) were put in orphanages. Prevalence of HIV-infected orphans is high (40%). However, there is no difference in HIV care between orphans and nonorphans...
  38. ncbi request reprint Aplastic anemia in an HIV infected child
    Ira Shah
    Department of Perinatal and Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:359-61. 2005
    ..Though anemia is seen with advanced disease and associated with poor prognosis it is treated with various therapeutic modalities. Our patient with aplastic anemia due to HIV infection responded to antiretroviral therapy...
  39. doi request reprint Dengue and liver disease
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:993-4. 2008
    ..Three male infants had in addition hepatic encephalopathy and 2 of them succumbed to their disease suggesting that hepatitis with encephalopathy has a very high mortality...
  40. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of HIV PCR techniques to diagnose HIV in infants born to HIV infected mothers--an Indian perspective
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric HIV Clinic, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai 400012
    J Assoc Physicians India 54:197-9. 2006
    ..To determine the efficiency of HIV DNA PCR (qualitative) and HIV RNA PCR (quantitative) to detect or rule out HIV infection in infants born to HIV infected mothers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Reliability of absolute lymphocyte count as a marker to assess the need to initiate antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children
    I Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric HIV Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    J Postgrad Med 58:176-9. 2012
    ..The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2006 had recommended ALC to identify HIV-infected children in need of ART in resource-limited settings, when CD4 cell count is not available...
  42. doi request reprint Neurological disorders in HIV-infected children in India
    S Gupta
    Pediatric HIV Department, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 29:177-81. 2009
    ..There are few studies of HIV-related neurological disorders from centres in low-income countries where facilities are available for detailed investigation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of dengue in Mumbai and predictive markers for dengue shock syndrome
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    J Trop Pediatr 50:301-5. 2004
    ..Predictive markers of DSS can reduce the mortality if promptly treated. Also prevention of transmission by mosquito control and maintaining water sanitation is required to effectively control this epidemic...
  44. doi request reprint Budd-Chiari disease in infancy: three cases
    P Mehta
    Paediatric Liver Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Paediatr Int Child Health 32:89-92. 2012
    ..None of the cases had fever or jaundice before presentation. Case 1 developed fungal septicaemia and was lost to follow-up. Cases 2 and 3 succumbed to the disease before further intervention...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cardiac dysfunction in HIV infected children: a pilot study
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric HIV Clinic, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Acharya Dhonde Marg, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 42:146-9. 2005
    ..5 percent) and left ventricular hypertrophy in 10 (38.5 percent) patients. Echocardiographic abnormalities are present even in HIV-infected children who are asymptomatic for cardiac dysfunction...
  46. ncbi request reprint Thrombocytopenia in Plasmodium vivax infected children
    Bhushan Katira
    Department of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
    J Vector Borne Dis 43:147-9. 2006
  47. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in children from 2003 to 2005: a brief report
    I Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 30:208-11. 2012
    ..These patients were started on second-line ATT for 18 months. In three patients, there was complete resolution, and one patient with severe bilateral pulmonary TB had the disease localized to one lung after 18 months of therapy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prognostic factors associated with biliary atresia in western India
    Saket R Sanghai
    Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai
    Ann Hepatol 8:120-2. 2009
    ..To estimate the incidence of biliary atresia(BA) amongst neonatal cholestatic syndromes (NCS) and determine prognostic factors in BA patients who have undergone Kasai's portoenterostomy. Study design- Retrospective analysis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evolving biliary atresia with cytomegalovirus
    Sweta Mohanty
    Pediatric Hepatobiliary Clinic, BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    Indian Pediatr 48:644-6. 2011
    ..We report two cases of CMV infection, initially presenting with intrahepatic cholestasis, who subsequently developed biliary atresia...
  50. ncbi request reprint Intramuscular midazolam vs intravenous diazepam for acute seizures
    Ira Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:667-70. 2005
    ..To determine effectiveness of intramuscular midazolam to control acute seizures in children as compared to intravenous diazepam...
  51. ncbi request reprint The Indian pediatric HIV epidemic: a systematic review
    Harjot Kaur Singh
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr HIV Res 6:419-32. 2008
    ..Targeted interventions to curb India's pediatric HIV epidemic require urgent clarification of these findings. If such differences truly exist, management guidelines should be tailored accordingly...
  52. ncbi request reprint Lactic acidosis in HIV infected children due to antiretroviral therapy
    Ira Shah
    Indian Pediatr 42:1051-2. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Abnormal serum pancreatic enzymes in an HIV infected child
    Ira Shah
    Indian J Med Res 126:79-81. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint HIV and pregnancy--is vaginal delivery a safe and viable option?
    Ira Shah
    Indian Pediatr 45:603-4. 2008
  55. pmc Clinical and laboratory profile of dengue, leptospirosis and malaria in children: a study from Mumbai
    Ira Shah
    Arch Dis Child 92:561. 2007