Ashok Kumar

Summary

Affiliation: Maulana Azad Medical College
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi Hepatitis E in pregnancy
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:240-4. 2004
  2. doi Calcium in midpregnancy
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:315-9. 2009
  3. doi Hypocalcemia in pregnant women
    Ashok Kumar
    Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Biol Trace Elem Res 136:26-32. 2010
  4. doi IL-10, TNF-α & IFN-γ: potential early biomarkers for preeclampsia
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110 002, India
    Cell Immunol 283:70-4. 2013
  5. doi Association of maternal periodontal health with adverse pregnancy outcome
    Ashok Kumar
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Biochemistry, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology, Noida, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 39:40-5. 2013
  6. doi Bone turnover in preeclampsia-complicated pregnancy in North Indian women
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology, Noida, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:172-9. 2012
  7. ncbi Thyroid function tests in pregnancy
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
    Indian J Med Sci 57:252-8. 2003
  8. ncbi Hypothyroidism during pregnancy
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 84:252-3. 2004
  9. ncbi Maternal thyroid hormonal status in preeclampsia
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110 002, India
    Indian J Med Sci 59:57-63. 2005
  10. ncbi Oral versus high dose parenteral iron supplementation in pregnancy
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110002, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:7-13. 2005

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Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Hepatitis E in pregnancy
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:240-4. 2004
    ..To study the spectrum and the clinical and biochemical course of viral hepatitis E during pregnancy...
  2. doi Calcium in midpregnancy
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:315-9. 2009
    ..To establish reference value for serum calcium concentration and urinary calcium excretion during mid pregnancy and to find out variation of calcium intake in pregnant women...
  3. doi Hypocalcemia in pregnant women
    Ashok Kumar
    Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Biol Trace Elem Res 136:26-32. 2010
    ..It did not have any adverse effect on the immediate pregnancy outcome...
  4. doi IL-10, TNF-α & IFN-γ: potential early biomarkers for preeclampsia
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110 002, India
    Cell Immunol 283:70-4. 2013
    ..Therefore, the levels of IL-10, TNF-α and IFN-γ between 14 and 18weeks of gestation may act as potential early biomarkers in the diagnosis of preeclampsia. ..
  5. doi Association of maternal periodontal health with adverse pregnancy outcome
    Ashok Kumar
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Biochemistry, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology, Noida, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 39:40-5. 2013
    ..The present study aims to determine the association of periodontal disease (identified early in pregnancy) and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a North Indian population...
  6. doi Bone turnover in preeclampsia-complicated pregnancy in North Indian women
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology, Noida, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:172-9. 2012
    ..This prospective study aims to investigate the levels of bone turnover markers in pregnancy and correlate it with the assessment of preeclampsia...
  7. ncbi Thyroid function tests in pregnancy
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
    Indian J Med Sci 57:252-8. 2003
    ..4 - 3.9 nmol/L in third trimester, T4 as 92.2 - 252.8 nmol/L in second trimester and 108.2 - 219.0 nmol/ L in third trimester, and TSH as 0.1 - 5.5 microlU/ml in second trimester and 0.5- 7.6 microlU/ml in third trimester of pregnancy...
  8. ncbi Hypothyroidism during pregnancy
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 84:252-3. 2004
  9. ncbi Maternal thyroid hormonal status in preeclampsia
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110 002, India
    Indian J Med Sci 59:57-63. 2005
    ..The physiological changes in the thyroid gland during pregnancy are well understood but only a few reports provide information about thyroid function in complicated pregnancies...
  10. ncbi Oral versus high dose parenteral iron supplementation in pregnancy
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110002, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:7-13. 2005
    ..To compare the effect of daily oral iron supplementation with two injections of high dose parenteral iron...
  11. ncbi Lymphangiomatous hamartoma masquerading as ovarian tumors
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:583-4. 2003
  12. doi Latent celiac disease in reproductive performance of women
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Fertil Steril 95:922-7. 2011
    ..To investigate the prevalence of positive serologic findings for celiac disease in Indian women with poor reproductive performance...
  13. doi Calcium supplementation for the prevention of pre-eclampsia
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 104:32-6. 2009
    ..To study the effect of calcium supplementation during pregnancy on blood pressure and maternal and neonatal outcomes...
  14. doi Maternal indicators and obstetric outcome in the north Indian population: a hospital-based study
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110 002, India
    J Postgrad Med 56:192-5. 2010
    ..Understanding the effect of maternal parameters on obstetric outcome has public health importance because these indicators are associated with infant health and survival and influence development and health in later life...
  15. ncbi Prevalence & risk factors for hepatitis C virus among pregnant women
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 126:211-5. 2007
    ..This study was carried out to investigate the prevalence of HCV within an obstetric population in north India and to identify the various risk factors for the viral infection...
  16. ncbi Hepatitis C virus infection during pregnancy in North India
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 88:55-6. 2005
  17. ncbi Pregnancy outcome in hepatitis C virus infection
    A Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 98:155-6. 2007
  18. ncbi Purine biosynthetic pathway genes and methotrexate response in rheumatoid arthritis patients among north Indians
    Shruti Sharma
    Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, India
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 19:823-8. 2009
    ..We also assessed the cumulative contribution of these polymorphisms together with those from the receptor-metabolizer-transporter and folate pathway genes that we have previously investigated...
  19. pmc A hospital based study of biochemical markers of bone turnovers & bone mineral density in north Indian women
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, India
    Indian J Med Res 137:48-56. 2013
    ..Bone turnover markers are known to be associated with bone loss and fracture risk. This study was aimed to assess bone turnover using bone markers and their correlation with bone mineral density (BMD) in pre- and post-menopausal women...
  20. ncbi Effect of lycopene on pre-eclampsia and intra-uterine growth retardation in primigravidas
    J B Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 81:257-62. 2003
    ..To observe the effect of the antioxidant lycopene on the occurrence of pre-eclampsia and intrauterine growth retardation in primigravida women...
  21. ncbi Evaluation of desmoglein enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in Indian patients with pemphigus vulgaris
    Vinod K Sharma
    Department of Dermatology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Dermatol 45:518-22. 2006
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  22. doi Obstetric outcome in women with hepatitis C virus infection and thyroid dysfunction
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loknayak Jaiprakash Hospital, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1133-7. 2009
    ..2,846+/-379 g, p=0.18) was comparable. Neonatal nursery admissions were comparable. CONCLUSION. The presence of subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnant women with HCV infection does not adversely affect short-term pregnancy outcomes...
  23. doi A genome-wide association study reveals ARL15, a novel non-HLA susceptibility gene for rheumatoid arthritis in North Indians
    Sapna Negi
    National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India
    Arthritis Rheum 65:3026-35. 2013
    ..We undertook this study to detect additional disease-associated loci that may be collectively important in the presence or absence of genes with a major effect...
  24. doi Role of cytokines in development of pre-eclampsia associated with periodontal disease - Cohort Study
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Clin Periodontol 41:357-65. 2014
    ..The present study was designed to find any association of cytokines in women with periodontal disease and development of pre-eclampsia in North Indian population...
  25. ncbi A prospective, partially randomized study of pregnancy outcomes and hematologic responses to oral and intramuscular iron treatment in moderately anemic pregnant women
    Jai B Sharma
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:116-22. 2004
    ..Daily oral iron supplementation during pregnancy fails to reduce the prevalence of anemia. However, 2 or 3 intramuscular doses of iron given at monthly intervals were recently found to be effective...
  26. doi Impact of dietary intake, education, and physical activity on bone mineral density among North Indian women
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, 110002, India
    J Bone Miner Metab 28:192-201. 2010
    ..02 and beta = 0.163) even after making adjustments for energy intake. Thus, dietary pattern coupled with higher education levels and greater physical activity favored bone health...
  27. ncbi Association of pregnancy outcome with cytokine gene polymorphisms in HEV infection during pregnancy
    Salam Gyaneshwori Devi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Med Virol 86:1366-76. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that cytokines gene polymorphisms were found to be associated with pregnant women with HEV infection and adverse pregnancy outcome. J. Med. Virol. 86:1366-1376, 2014. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  28. ncbi Does high viral load of hepatitis E virus influence the severity and prognosis of acute liver failure during pregnancy?
    Jayanta Borkakoti
    PCR Hepatitis Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
    J Med Virol 85:620-6. 2013
    ..0001). High viral load of HEV during pregnancy could be one of the factors responsible for the severity of the infection during pregnancy...
  29. doi Duration of hepatitis E viremia in pregnancy
    Nargis Begum
    PCR Hepatitis Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 108:207-10. 2010
    ..To investigate the duration of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in pregnant and non-pregnant women with acute viral hepatitis (AVH) or fulminant hepatic failure (FHF)...
  30. ncbi Drotaverine hydrochloride vs. valethamate bromide in acceleration of labor
    J B Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 74:255-60. 2001
    ..To compare the efficacy and safety of drotaverine hydrochloride and valethamate bromide in shortening the duration of labor...
  31. ncbi Celiac disease in intrauterine growth restriction
    K A Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 98:57-9. 2007
  32. ncbi Evidence of extrahepatic replication of hepatitis E virus in human placenta
    Purabi Deka Bose
    Department of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, India
    J Gen Virol 95:1266-71. 2014
    ..It is demonstrated for the first time that HEV replication occurs in human placenta and that placenta may be a site of extrahepatic replication of HEV in humans...
  33. doi Is letrozole superior to clomiphene for ovarian stimulation prior to intrauterine insemination?
    Shalini C Khanna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, IVF and Reproductive Biology Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110002, India
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 287:571-5. 2013
    ..To compare the efficacy of letrozole with clomiphene citrate for ovarian stimulation prior to intrauterine insemination...
  34. pmc Caucasian and Asian specific rheumatoid arthritis risk loci reveal limited replication and apparent allelic heterogeneity in north Indians
    Pushplata Prasad
    Department of Genetics, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi, India
    PLoS ONE 7:e31584. 2012
    ..However, replicated associations of HLA-DRB1, PTPN22 (which confer ∼50% of the heritable risk to RA) and IL2RA suggest that cross-ethnicity fine mapping of such loci is apposite for identification of causal variants...
  35. ncbi Sacrococcygeal teratoma: a case report
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110002
    J Indian Med Assoc 100:575-6. 2002
    ..The histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of sacrococcygeal teratoma with mature neural elements. The baby had died on day 10 and the postpartum period of the mother was uneventful...
  36. ncbi Interaction of genes from influx-metabolism-efflux pathway and their influence on methotrexate efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis patients among Indians
    Shruti Sharma
    Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, India
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 18:1041-9. 2008
    ..We investigated the contribution of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in RFC, FOLR1, FPGS, GGH and MDR1 genes to MTX response in RA patients from North India...
  37. doi High viral load and deregulation of the progesterone receptor signaling pathway: association with hepatitis E-related poor pregnancy outcome
    Purabi Deka Bose
    Department of Medicine, LNJP Hospital, MAMC, New Delhi, India
    J Hepatol 54:1107-13. 2011
    ..Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is associated with high maternal and fetal mortalities. A prospective study was undertaken to evaluate the role of viral and host factors in HEV related pregnancy outcomes...
  38. ncbi Anthropometry and body composition in northern Asian Indian patients with type 2 diabetes: receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curve analysis of body mass index with percentage body fat as standard
    N K Vikram
    Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 16:32-40. 2003
    ..To determine the anthropometric profile and appropriate cut off of body mass index (BMI) to define obesity in Asian Indians with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  39. doi Prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs amongst the school children of three educational zones of urban Delhi, India
    Harpreet Grewal
    Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Dent Res 22:517-9. 2011
    ..Dental caries is the most common oral disease that affects significant number of Indian population. The prevalence of caries in India is reported 31.5% to 89%...
  40. ncbi Association of leukocyte CR1 gene transcription with the disease severity and renal involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Jyotsna Verma
    Department of Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Lupus 14:273-9. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi Secretion of testicular steroids and gonadotrophins in hypothyroidism
    A Kumar
    Department of Reproductive Biology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Andrologia 39:253-60. 2007
    ..Rise in TSH needs to be investigated as a cause of the suppression of gonadal steroidogenesis...
  42. pmc Role of nonoperative treatment in managing degenerative tears of the medial meniscus posterior root
    Devdatta Suhas Neogi
    Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110029, India
    J Orthop Traumatol 14:193-9. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of supervised exercise therapy on patients with medial meniscus posterior root tears...
  43. doi Early termination of pregnancy by single-dose 800 microg misoprostol compared with surgical evacuation
    Sudha Prasad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    Fertil Steril 91:28-31. 2009
    ..To assess the efficacy, safety, and acceptability of early termination of pregnancy by vaginal administration of a single dose of misoprostol...
  44. ncbi Haematocolpos--an uncommon cause of lower abdominal pain in adolescent girls
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
    J Indian Med Assoc 100:240-1. 2002
    ..Both of them presented with lower abdominal pain and urinary retention. Hymenotomy was performed in both the cases. The condition is discussed with brief review of literature...
  45. ncbi Cyclophosphamide pulses with oral prednisolone in the treatment of pemphigus: a pilot study
    Radhakrishna Bhat
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Dermatol Online J 11:4. 2005
    ..Monitoring for adverse effects is essential...
  46. ncbi Beta2 glycoprotein 1 in Indian patients with SLE
    Maitreyee Bhattacharyya
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:223-6. 2005
    ..6%) for aCL and LAC each. It is concluded that presence of abeta(2)-GP1 increases the risk of thrombosis and therefore should be looked for in all cases of SLE to consider prophylactic antithrombotic therapy in these patients...
  47. ncbi Efficacy of first-line, WHO recommended generic HAART regimens in Indian children
    Ankit Parakh
    Paediatric HIV Clinic, Department of Paediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 7:220-5. 2009
    ..To circumvent this problem World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended Non- Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor (NNRTI) based regimen for resource-limited countries...
  48. ncbi A preliminary survey of patients' views on awareness, information, choices and expectations in women undergoing hysterectomy
    J B Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
    J Indian Med Assoc 102:304-6, 308. 2004
    ..This study concluded that Indian women to be involved in the decision making about their healthcare...
  49. ncbi Anorectal malformations and their impact on survival
    A Kumar
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:1039-42. 2005
    ..To evaluate the incidence, types and the effect on outcome of associated anomalies in neonates with anorectal malformations (ARM)...
  50. ncbi Tuberculosis of the sternum: a clinical study
    S A Khan
    Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:817-20. 2007
    ..Early adequate treatment with multidrug antitubercular therapy avoided the need for surgery in 12 of our 14 patients...
  51. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of pulmonary artery hypertension in systemic sclerosis
    Uma Kumar
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 56:413-7. 2008
    ..There is paucity of data on PAH in patients with SSc in India. We have attempted to determine the prevalence and predictors of pulmonary artery hypertension in systemic sclerosis using noninvasive cardiopulmonary evaluation...
  52. ncbi Feasibility of day-care open cholecystectomy: evaluation in an inpatient model
    S Thomas
    Department of Surgery, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg, New Delhi, India
    ANZ J Surg 71:93-7. 2001
    ..In developing countries laparoscopic cholecystectomy is costly and is available only in a few centres. The present study was conducted to assess the feasibility of day-care open cholecystectomy using an inpatient model...
  53. doi Prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs in the rural child population of Nainital District, Uttaranchal
    H Grewal
    Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 27:224-6. 2009
    ..61, respectively. It was observed that there were greater treatment needs in older age group. Another significant finding of the study was that the 59.96% required restorative treatment out of the various dental treatment needs evaluated...
  54. ncbi Modified release bi-layered tablet of melatonin using beta-cyclodextrin
    A Kumar
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Jamia Hamdard Hamdard University, Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Pharmazie 58:642-4. 2003
    ..The drug content, physical characteristics and the release profile were unaffected after 3 months of an accelerated stability study at 40 degrees C and 75% relative humidity...
  55. ncbi Clinical features of differentiated thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents from a sub-Himalayan iodine-deficient endemic zone
    C S Bal
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029, India
    Nucl Med Commun 22:881-7. 2001
    ....
  56. ncbi Hormonal analysis in post-pubertal patients with posterior urethral valves
    A Puri
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 12:308-11. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to analyse the hormonal profile of post-pubertal patients with PUV...
  57. doi Spoon feeding results in early hospital discharge of low birth weight babies
    A Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    J Perinatol 30:209-17. 2010
    ..To evaluate the adequacy and feasibility of spoon feeding in terms of physical growth and transition to breast feeding in early hospital-discharged low birth weight (LBW) neonates...
  58. ncbi Effect of whole-body vibration on the low back. A study of tractor-driving farmers in north India
    A Kumar
    Division of Agricultural Engineering, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2506-15. 1999
    ..050). CONCLUSIONS: Tractor-driving farmers report backache more often than non-tractor-driving farmers, but no significant objective differences on clinical or magnetic resonance imaging evaluation were found between the two groups...
  59. ncbi Micronuclei evaluation of reduction in neoadjuvant chemotherapy related acute toxicity in locally advanced lung cancer: an indian experience
    A Bahl
    Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology AIIMS, New Delhi, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 54:191-5. 2006
    ..Micronuclei, which are cytoplasmic fragments of DNA, have been used as a biological dosimeter to assess DNA damage...
  60. doi Renal tumors presentation: changing trends over two decades
    N P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Cancer 47:287-91. 2010
    ..We have analyzed the changing trends in surgical treatment of renal tumors over the last 2 decades with regard to age incidence, presentation, incidental detection, and histopathology...
  61. doi The haemodynamic response to propranolol in cirrhosis with arterial hypertension: a comparative analysis with normotensive cirrhotic patients
    P Sharma
    Department of Hepatology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 32:105-12. 2010
    ..Cirrhosis with arterial hypertension is not uncommon. Haemodynamic alterations in these patients and the effects of beta-blocker on hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) and systemic haemodynamics have not been evaluated...
  62. doi Cord blood and breast milk iron status in maternal anemia
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, India
    Pediatrics 121:e673-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work was to assess the effect of severe maternal iron-deficiency anemia and nutritional status on cord blood and breast milk iron status...
  63. ncbi Acute viral hepatitis in third trimester of pregnancy
    Mona Dahiya
    Indian J Gastroenterol 24:128-9. 2005
  64. ncbi Outcome of teenage pregnancy
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:927-31. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the obstetric, fetal and neonatal outcomes of teenage pregnancy in a tertiary care teaching hospital...
  65. ncbi Severe hyperthyroidism induces mitochondria-mediated apoptosis in rat liver
    Geeta Upadhyay
    Department of Endocrinology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Hepatology 39:1120-30. 2004
    ..Thus, the results of this study provide an explanation for liver dysfunction associated with hyperthyroidism...
  66. ncbi From vertical to integration for elimination: recent changes in the National Leprosy Eradication Programme in India
    H G Thakar
    NLEP, WHO Varanasi UP
    Indian J Public Health 47:191-207. 2003
  67. ncbi Increased pro-nerve growth factor and p75 neurotrophin receptor levels in developing hypothyroid rat cerebral cortex are associated with enhanced apoptosis
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Endocrinology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow 226 014, India
    Endocrinology 147:4893-903. 2006
    ..Thus, the present study may help in explaining the mechanism of the deleterious effect of thyroid hormone deficiency on cerebral cortex development in children...
  68. ncbi Chemomodulatory action of Brassica compestris (var sarason) on hepatic carcinogen metabolizing enzymes, antioxidant profiles and lipid peroxidation
    Ashok Kumar
    Radiation and Cancer Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302 004, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:190-5. 2004
    ..Since phase-I and phase-II enzymes are considered to be reliable markers for evaluating the chemoprevention efficacy of particular test materials,these findings are suggestive of potential chemopreventive roles for Brassica seed extract...
  69. ncbi Protection of swiss albino mice against whole-body gamma irradiation by Mentha piperita (Linn.)
    R M Samarth
    Radiation and Cancer Biology Laboratory, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302004, India
    Phytother Res 18:546-50. 2004
    ..has a radioprotective role in stimulating/protecting the haematopoietic system. Hence, enhanced survival and an increase in the haematological constituents of peripheral blood of mice against lethal gamma radiation was observed...
  70. ncbi Mirizzi syndrome and gallbladder cancer
    Theegala L V D Prasad
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, 226014, UP, India
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 13:323-6. 2006
    ..The association of Mirizzi syndrome and gallbladder carcinoma (GBC) is not well understood. We report our experience of gallbladder carcinoma in patients with Mirizzi syndrome...
  71. ncbi Role of C825T polymorphism of GNbeta3 gene in preeclampsia
    Xiangna Tang
    Department of Pathology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Hypertens Pregnancy 25:93-101. 2006
    ..The main objective of the study was to understand the role of C825T polymorphism that generates a splice variant in the beta3 subunit of heterotrimeric G-protein in preeclampsia...
  72. pmc Mechanisms of regulation of CXCR4/SDF-1 (CXCL12)-dependent migration and homing in multiple myeloma
    Yazan Alsayed
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Blood 109:2708-17. 2007
    ..This study, therefore, demonstrates that SDF-1/CXCR4 is a critical regulator of MM homing and that it provides the framework for inhibitors of this pathway to be used in future clinical trials to abrogate MM trafficking...
  73. ncbi Modulatory influence of Brassica compestris Linn var sarson on phase-II carcinogen metabolizing enzymes and glutathione levels in mice
    Samir Qiblawi
    Department of Zoology, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad 431 004, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 41:1317-21. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that B. compestris seed extract may block or suppress the events associated with chemical carcinogenesis at least in part, by inducing metabolic detoxification of the carcinogen...
  74. ncbi Molecular iodine induces caspase-independent apoptosis in human breast carcinoma cells involving the mitochondria-mediated pathway
    Ashutosh Shrivastava
    Department of Endocrinology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 226 014, India
    J Biol Chem 281:19762-71. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that iodine treatment activates a caspase-independent and mitochondria-mediated apoptotic pathway...
  75. ncbi The antiphospholipid syndrome
    Rahul Grover
    Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology Service, Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Natl Med J India 16:311-6. 2003
    ..Aspirin is generally added in case of arterial thrombosis. A combination of heparin and aspirin at least in the first trimester and sometimes throughout pregnancy is used to prevent foetal loss...
  76. ncbi Monitoring the production of inclusion bodies during fermentation and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay analysis of intact inclusion bodies using cryogel minicolumn plates
    Josefin Ahlqvist
    Department of Biotechnology, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Anal Biochem 354:229-37. 2006
    ..Drainage-protected properties of the cryogel minicolumns allow performance of successive reactions with tested immunoglobulin G (IgG) samples and enzyme-conjugated secondary IgG and of enzymatic reaction within the adsorbent...
  77. ncbi Effects of monocrotaline on endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression and sulfhydryl levels in rat lungs
    Rajamma Mathew
    Department of Pediatrics, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Heart Dis 4:152-8. 2002
    ..These results suggest that oxidative stress may, in part, contribute to the pathogenesis of pulmonary hypertension in the monocrotaline model...
  78. ncbi Newer N-substituted anthranilic acid derivatives as potent anti-inflammatory agents
    Shalabh Sharma
    Medicinal Chemistry Division, Department of Pharmacology, Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, U P 250 004, Meerut, India
    Eur J Med Chem 37:689-97. 2002
    ..The structures of these compounds have been established by IR, 1H-NMR spectroscopic data and elemental analyses...
  79. ncbi Organochlorine pesticide residues in milk and blood of women from Anupgarh, Rajasthan, India
    Ashok Kumar
    Environmental Toxicology Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 302004, India
    Environ Monit Assess 116:1-7. 2006
    ..The level of total organochlorine pesticides in blood ranged from 3.319mg/L-6.253mg/L while in milk samples it ranged from 3.209Mdash;4.608 mg/L. The results are in concurrence with the reports from other countries...
  80. ncbi Radioprotective influence of Mentha piperita (Linn) against gamma irradiation in mice: Antioxidant and radical scavenging activity
    Ravindra M Samarth
    Radiation and Cancer Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
    Int J Radiat Biol 82:331-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the radiomodulatory influence of a leaf extract of Mentha piperita (Linn) on hepatic antioxidant status and lipid peroxidation in Swiss albino mice...
  81. ncbi Ocimum sanctum aqueous leaf extract provides protection against mercury induced toxicity in Swiss albino mice
    Mukesh Kumar Sharma
    Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 302 004, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 40:1079-82. 2002
    ..The results suggest that oral administration of Ocimum extract provides protection against HgCl2 induced toxicity in Swiss albino mice...
  82. ncbi Monocyte-derived IL12, CD86 (B7-2) and CD40L expression in relapsing and progressive multiple sclerosis
    Lionel G Filion
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Clin Immunol 106:127-38. 2003
    ..Part of the mechanism of action of IFNbeta may be to reduce MO CD86 and CD40L expression and IL12 secretion; failure to do so might signify either a lack of response or a transition to a more progressive phase of illness...
  83. ncbi Frequency and comparative analysis of hapatitis D in petients seeking treatment for hepatitis B
    Bader Faiyaz Zuberi
    Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 16:581-4. 2006
    ..To find the frequency of hepatitis 'D' in patients of hepatitis 'B' seeking treatment and to compare clinical and biochemical features in patients harboring HDV with those who are not...
  84. ncbi Morphological changes in bile ducts following preoperative biliary stenting
    Gajanan D Wagholikar
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow 226 014
    Indian J Gastroenterol 22:166-9. 2003
    ..To analyze the morphological changes in bile ducts following endobiliary stent insertion, and consequent technical problems encountered at surgery...
  85. ncbi MTHFR C677T and A1298C polymorphisms are risk factors for Down's syndrome in Indian mothers
    Amit Kumar Rai
    Cytogenetics Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, 221005, Varanasi, India
    J Hum Genet 51:278-83. 2006
    ..Thus, this study reports that young Indian mothers with TT genotypes are genetically predisposed to nondisjunction due to abnormal folate metabolism...
  86. ncbi Haemorrhagic complications of pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Palat Balachandran
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    ANZ J Surg 74:945-50. 2004
    ..We report an analysis of patients with post-PD bleed, to identify predictors of bleed, predictors of survival following bleed and the management of post-PD bleed...
  87. ncbi Modulatory effects of Mentha piperita on lung tumor incidence, genotoxicity, and oxidative stress in benzo[a]pyrene-treated Swiss albino mice
    R M Samarth
    Radiation and Cancer Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302 004, India
    Environ Mol Mutagen 47:192-8. 2006
    ..The chemopreventive action and antigenotoxic effects observed in the present study may be due to the antioxidative properties of ME...
  88. ncbi Elemental analysis of aerosol samples collected from an industrial and a non-industrial town of Punjab (India) using PIXE technique
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Biophysics, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Environ Sci Eng 49:41-7. 2007
    ..5 and 10 microm) fraction in both the towns. High concentrations of Ti, Cr, Mn, Fe and Zn in the PMcf fraction from Mandi-Gobindgarh are likely due to the industrial activity of Steel rolling mills...
  89. doi Kimura disease of extremity: unusual manifestation in a long bone
    Manish Kumar Varshney
    Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Joint Bone Spine 75:492-4. 2008
    ..We present an unusual case of long bone periosteal reaction in a patient of Kimura's disease of extremity. This potentially innocuous disorder must be kept in mind as a radiological differential of periosteal reaction...
  90. doi Congenital spinal tuberculosis associated with asymptomatic endometrial tuberculosis: A rare case report
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Joint Bone Spine 75:353-5. 2008
    ..Endometrial biopsy help in establishing the diagnosis of congenital tuberculosis and adequate antitubercular treatment in such cases may provide protection to fetus in subsequent pregnancy...
  91. ncbi Spinal cord hamartoma with pseudopancreatic cyst
    Shalu Gupta
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi U P, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:281-3. 2008
    ..A brief review of the literature including its embryogenesis is discussed here. The child subsequently developed pseudopancreatic cysts possibly because of repeated falls leading to blunt trauma abdomen...
  92. ncbi Role of HCV coinfection towards disease progression and survival in HIV-1 infected children: a follow-up study of 10 years
    Swami Onkar Shivraj
    Department of Statistics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
    J Trop Pediatr 52:206-11. 2006
    ..39; 95 per cent CI:1.17-4.89; p<0.01). It appears that HCV infection may be an important contributor to the rapid disease progression and increase in mortality in HCV-HIV-1 coinfected children of thalassemia major...
  93. ncbi Oxidative stress in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
    Ashok Kumar
    J Trop Pediatr 53:69-71. 2007
    ..Furthermore, plasma bilirubin showed significant negative correlation with MDA but positive correlation with antioxidant enzyme activities. It is concluded that NNH is associated with lower oxidative stress...
  94. doi Xanthogranulomatous inflammatory strictures of extrahepatic biliary tract: presentation and surgical management
    Ravula Phani Krishna
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences SGPGIMS, Raebareli Road, Lucknow 226014, India
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:836-41. 2008
    ..Invasion of common bile duct (CBD), termed as xanthogranulomatous choledochitis, may mimic malignancy. We describe clinico-pathological features and management of xanthogranulomatous inflammatory biliary strictures...
  95. doi Limitations of the study of subcutaneous versus oral administration of methotrexate in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis: comment on the article by Braun et al
    Padmanabhan Raghu
    Arthritis Rheum 58:2209; author reply 2209-10. 2008
  96. ncbi Isolation, phage typing and antibiogram of Salmonella from man and animals in northeastern India
    H V Murugkar
    Animal Health Division, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya, India
    Indian J Med Res 122:237-42. 2005
    ..The present study was carried out to report the isolation along with the serotypes, phage types and antibiogram pattern of Salmonella among man, livestock and poultry in the northeastern India...
  97. ncbi Report of proceedings of the national meeting on "Guidelines for Immunophenotyping of Hematolymphoid Neoplasms by Flow Cytometry"
    Sumeet Gujral
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 51:161-6. 2008
    ..The first national meeting on "Guidelines for Immunophenotyping of Hematolymphoid Neoplasms by Flow Cytometry" was held on 14 March 2008 in Mumbai, India...
  98. ncbi An unusual presentation of a rare chest wall tumour: giant cell tumour of bone
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Joint Bone Spine 74:100-2. 2007
    ..It usually involves the posterior end of the ribs and literature regarding anterior end involvement is scanty. We report a case of giant cell tumour of the anterior end of the rib masquerading as a sub-mammary abscess in lactating women...
  99. doi Hemiplegic shoulder pain syndrome: frequency and characteristics during inpatient stroke rehabilitation
    Alexander W Dromerick
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1589-93. 2008
    ..To clarify the pathophysiology of hemiplegic shoulder pain by determining the frequency of abnormal shoulder physical diagnosis signs and the accuracy of self-report...
  100. ncbi Role of antibiotics in meconium aspiration syndrome
    Sriparna Basu
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 27:107-13. 2007
    ..Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a major cause of severe respiratory distress in newborns and the role of antibiotics in its management is not well defined...