Sunit Singhi

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Affiliation: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi Bacterial meningitis in children: critical care needs
    S Singhi
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advance Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 68:737-47. 2001
  2. ncbi Predictive value of electroencephalography and computed tomography in childhood non-traumatic coma
    Pratibha D Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Center, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Center, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:475-9. 2005
  3. ncbi Counting respiratory rate in infants under 2 months: comparison between observation and auscultation
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 23:135-8. 2003
  4. ncbi Pediatric emergencies at a tertiary care hospital in India
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Advanced Pediatric Center, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 49:207-11. 2003
  5. ncbi One vs. two years of anti-epileptic therapy in children with single small enhancing CT lesions
    Pratibha D Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics and Radiodiagnosis, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 49:274-8. 2003
  6. ncbi Hypocalcaemia in a paediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 49:298-302. 2003
  7. ncbi Acute iron poisoning: clinical picture, intensive care needs and outcome
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:1177-82. 2003
  8. ncbi Comparison of pediatric emergency patients in a tertiary care hospital vs a community hospital
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 41:67-72. 2004
  9. ncbi Body water and plasma volume in severe community-acquired pneumonia: implications for fluid therapy
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 25:243-52. 2005
  10. ncbi Intensive care needs of children with acute bacterial meningitis: a developing country perspective
    Sunit C Singhi
    Advanced Paediatrics Centre, Department of Paediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 24:133-40. 2004

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  1. ncbi Bacterial meningitis in children: critical care needs
    S Singhi
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advance Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 68:737-47. 2001
    ..Provision of critical care to children with ABM may reduce the mortality significantly as experienced by us...
  2. ncbi Predictive value of electroencephalography and computed tomography in childhood non-traumatic coma
    Pratibha D Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Center, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Center, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:475-9. 2005
    ..To study value of electroencephalogram (EEG) and computed tomography (CT Scan) in predicting outcome of non-traumatic coma in children...
  3. ncbi Counting respiratory rate in infants under 2 months: comparison between observation and auscultation
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 23:135-8. 2003
    ..Our data support the assumption that observation is as reliable as auscultation for counting RR...
  4. ncbi Pediatric emergencies at a tertiary care hospital in India
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Advanced Pediatric Center, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 49:207-11. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi One vs. two years of anti-epileptic therapy in children with single small enhancing CT lesions
    Pratibha D Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics and Radiodiagnosis, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 49:274-8. 2003
    ..There was no difference in seizure recurrence after 1 vs. 2 years of AED therapy. Combination of persistent/calcified CT lesion and abnormal EEG prior to AED withdrawal was the best predictor of seizure recurrence...
  6. ncbi Hypocalcaemia in a paediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 49:298-302. 2003
    ..3 per cent) compared with normocalcaemic (7.5 per cent) patients (p < 0.05). We conclude that hypocalcaemia is common in critically ill children admitted to a PICU and is associated with higher mortality...
  7. ncbi Acute iron poisoning: clinical picture, intensive care needs and outcome
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:1177-82. 2003
    ..Presence of shock or acute liver failure with coagulopathy and/or severe acidosis predicted all the four deaths. Desferrioxamine infusion and supportive care of shock was the mainstay...
  8. ncbi Comparison of pediatric emergency patients in a tertiary care hospital vs a community hospital
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 41:67-72. 2004
    ..We concluded that diarrhea and AR1 continue to be the most important reasons for utilization of pediatric emergency service at a primary as well as a tertiary care hospital...
  9. ncbi Body water and plasma volume in severe community-acquired pneumonia: implications for fluid therapy
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 25:243-52. 2005
    ..To determine changes in total and extracellular body water, plasma volume and sodium in children with severe and very severe pneumonia, and examine the association between these changes and oxygenation...
  10. ncbi Intensive care needs of children with acute bacterial meningitis: a developing country perspective
    Sunit C Singhi
    Advanced Paediatrics Centre, Department of Paediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 24:133-40. 2004
    ..Children with ABM who have a Glasgow coma score <8, clinical signs of raised ICP, refractory status epilepticus, shock and/or respiratory compromise should be prioritised to receive PIC...
  11. ncbi Corticosteroids versus albendazole for treatment of single small enhancing computed tomographic lesions in children with neurocysticercosis
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 19:323-7. 2004
    ..Children in the corticosteroid group had significantly more seizure recurrences while on antiepilepsy drugs...
  12. ncbi Hyponatremia in hospitalized critically ill children: current concepts
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:803-7. 2004
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  13. ncbi Neurocysticercosis in children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 19:482-92. 2004
    ..Neurocysticercosis must be considered in the differential diagnosis of seizures and a wide variety of neurologic disorders, particularly in endemic areas...
  14. ncbi Oral itraconazole in treatment of candidemia in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:973-7. 2004
    ..To examine efficacy of itraconazole in the treatment of candidemia in critically ill children...
  15. ncbi Status epilepticus: emergency management
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:S17-22. 2003
    ..The outcome depends on the underlying etiology, age, rapidity of SE and adequacy of care. Adherence to a time-framed protocol in the emergency department helps in improving the final outcome...
  16. ncbi Follow up of survival and quality of life in children after intensive care
    M Jayshree
    Division of Pediatric Intensive Care, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:303-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the health related quality of life of children after intensive care and to assess their long term survival...
  17. ncbi Continuous midazolam versus diazepam infusion for refractory convulsive status epilepticus
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advance Pediatric Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 17:106-10. 2002
    ..However, midazolam was associated with more seizure recurrence and higher mortality in refractory status epilepticus predominantly caused by central nervous system infections...
  18. ncbi Seven days vs. 10 days ceftriaxone therapy in bacterial meningitis
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 48:273-9. 2002
    ..Seven days ceftriaxone therapy may be recommended for uncomplicated ABM in children in developing countries...
  19. ncbi Reversible brain lesions in childhood hypertension
    P Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Paediatr 91:1005-7. 2002
    ..In this report we discuss the cases of two children with acute onset hypertension of different aetiologies that presented with the characteristic features of posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome...
  20. ncbi Profile of West syndrome in North Indian children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Brain Dev 27:135-40. 2005
    ..In India WS is often diagnosed late because of lack of awareness. Adverse perinatal events are important etiological factors. Non-affordability of ACTH and Vigabatrin prompts the use of prednisolone in most cases...
  21. ncbi Evaluation of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for diagnosing Haemophilus influenzae b meningitis
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 22:347-53. 2002
    ..We conclude that PCR is a sensitive and specific diagnostic tool that may be valuable in a population with high pre-hospital antibiotic usage...
  22. ncbi One week versus four weeks of albendazole therapy for neurocysticercosis in children: a randomized, placebo-controlled double blind trial
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:268-72. 2003
    ..Observations in small, uncontrolled clinical trials that short course therapy is as effective as longer regimens must be tested by proper trials...
  23. ncbi Epilepsy in children with cerebral palsy
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    J Child Neurol 18:174-9. 2003
    ..6%) and diplegia (15.8%). Epilepsy in cerebral palsy is seen in about one third of cases; it is often severe and difficult to control particularly in children with mental retardation...
  24. ncbi Hypo- and hypermagnesemia in an Indian Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    Sunit C Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 49:99-103. 2003
    ..05). We conclude that hypomagnesaemia and low RBC-Mg are a common occurrence in PICU patients and are associated with higher mortality...
  25. doi Low-dose hydrocortisone in pediatric septic shock: an exploratory study in a third world setting
    Harsha T Valoor
    Department of Pediatrics Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 10:121-5. 2009
    ..To study the efficacy of low-dose intravenous hydrocortisone therapy in the management of pediatric septic shock with respect to the time taken for shock reversal and requirement of inotropes...
  26. ncbi Diabetic ketoacidosis: predictors of outcome in a pediatric intensive care unit of a developing country
    M Jayashree
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:427-33. 2004
    ..To study the outcome and predictors of mortality in children with diabetic ketoacidosis...
  27. doi Neurocysticercosis in children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:537-45. 2009
    ..Extraparenchymal NCC has a guarded prognosis but it is rare in children. In endemic areas NCC must be considered in the differential diagnosis of seizures and various other neurological disorders...
  28. doi Management of acute seizure and status epilepticus in pediatric emergency
    K Sasidaran
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:510-7. 2012
    ..When pharmacological coma is initiated, the child needs to be shifted to pediatric intensive care unit for proper monitoring and titration of medications...
  29. doi Invasive candidiasis in pediatric intensive care units
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:1033-44. 2009
    ..Evaluation of newer antifungal agents and precise role of prophylactic therapy in ICU patients is needed...
  30. doi Cerebral perfusion pressure--targeted approach in children with central nervous system infections and raised intracranial pressure: is it feasible?
    Rakshay Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 23:192-8. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi Probiotic use and prevalence of candidemia and candiduria in a PICU
    Suresh Kumar
    1Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 2Department of Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:e409-15. 2013
    ..To compare the prevalence of candidemia and candiduria before and after the introduction of routine use of probiotics in children who received broad-spectrum antibiotics in a PICU...
  32. doi Combination therapy with albendazole and praziquantel versus albendazole alone in children with seizures and single lesion neurocysticercosis: a randomized, placebo-controlled double blind trial
    Satvinder Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:403-6. 2009
    ..A combination of albendazole and praziquantel was more effective than albendazole alone in destroying Taenia cysts in an animal model. There are no such studies in humans...
  33. doi Increase in serum osmolality is possible mechanism for the beneficial effects of glycerol in childhood bacterial meningitis
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:892-6. 2008
    ..We conducted a prospective, randomized, double-blind study in which the effects of glycerol and intravenous dexamethasone were compared with placebo recipients in an intensive care setting in India...
  34. ncbi Nosocomial bloodstream infection in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:25-30. 2008
    ..To study the incidence of nosocomial blood stream infections (BSI) in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) of a tertiary care teaching hospital, identify the organisms responsible and the pattern of antibiotic resistance over one decade...
  35. doi Approach to a child with upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:326-33. 2013
    ..Therapy in patients having mucosal bleed is directed at neutralization and/or prevention of gastric acid release; High dose Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs, Pantoprazole) are more efficacious than H2 receptor antagonists for this purpose...
  36. doi Risk factors for cerebral edema in diabetic ketoacidosis in a developing country: role of fluid refractory shock
    Lokesh Kumar Tiwari
    Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:e91-6. 2012
    ..To study the clinical profile and risk factors of cerebral edema in children with diabetic ketoacidosis with specific reference to fluid refractory shock...
  37. ncbi Toxic shock syndrome
    Rashna Dass
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:433-5. 2004
    ..The cases highlight that TSS is very much with us and can mimic a variety of other diseases. Early recognition, and aggressive antimicrobial supportive and IVIG therapy cover can ensure complete recovery...
  38. doi Study of nosocomial urinary tract infections in a pediatric intensive care unit
    S M Brindha
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 57:357-62. 2011
    ..001). The median length of PICU stay was significantly longer in NUTI group compared to non-NUTI group (19 vs. 8 days, p = 0.001). Mortality rates in both the groups were similar...
  39. doi Candida colonization and candidemia in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:91-5. 2008
    ....
  40. doi Recent experience with fungaemia: change in species distribution and azole resistance
    Arunaloke Chakrabarti
    Departments of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:275-84. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the study highlighted the rise of non-albicans Candida species in our hospital with differential distribution in paediatric and adult wards and emergence of azole resistance...
  41. ncbi Predictors of long term neurological outcome in bacterial meningitis
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:369-74. 2007
    ..To study the long-term neurological and developmental outcome and the clinical and laboratory predictors of sequelae in children with acute bacterial meningitis (ABM)...
  42. doi Role of probiotics in prevention of Candida infection in critically ill children
    Suresh Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Mycoses 56:204-11. 2013
    ..Studies exploring and evaluating the role of probiotics in prevention of Candida infection in critically ill children are needed...
  43. doi Evaluation of efficacy of probiotics in prevention of candida colonization in a PICU-a randomized controlled trial
    Suresh Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Chandigarh, India
    Crit Care Med 41:565-72. 2013
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of probiotics in prevention of Candida colonization in a PICU...
  44. doi Randomized controlled trial of interrupted versus continuous sedative infusions in ventilated children
    Kunal Gupta
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:131-5. 2012
    ..To compare daily interruption vs. continuous sedative infusions in mechanically ventilated children with respect to lengths of mechanical ventilation and intensive care unit stay...
  45. ncbi Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever: management issues in an intensive care unit
    Sunit Singhi
    The Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postrgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 83:S22-35. 2007
    ..To describe the epidemiology, clinical features and treatment of dengue fever and dengue shock syndrome...
  46. ncbi Effectiveness of 3-day amoxycillin vs. 5-day co-trimoxazole in the treatment of non-severe pneumonia in children aged 2-59 months of age: a multi-centric open labeled trial
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    J Trop Pediatr 54:382-9. 2008
    ..04, 95% confidence interval: - 0.035-0.12). We conclude that there was no difference in effectiveness of oral co-trimoxazole or amoxycillin in treating non-severe pneumonia...
  47. ncbi Randomized evaluation of fluid resuscitation with crystalloid (saline) and colloid (polymer from degraded gelatin in saline) in pediatric septic shock
    Manasaranjan Upadhyay
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian Pediatr 42:223-31. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of crystalloid (Normal saline) and colloid (polymer from degraded Gelatin in saline Haemaccel) intravenous fluid in restoration of circulating volume in children with septic shock...
  48. ncbi Intravenous sodium valproate versus diazepam infusion for the control of refractory status epilepticus in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Vishal Mehta
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 22:1191-7. 2007
    ..It is concluded that intravenous sodium valproate is an effective alternative to diazepam infusion in controlling refractory status epilepticus in children and is free of respiratory depression and hypotension...
  49. doi Nutritional status and complications in children with diabetic ketoacidosis
    Nirmalya Roy Moulik
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:e227-33. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the nutritional status of patients presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis and correlate it with the incidence of complications at presentation and those encountered during the course of illness...
  50. doi Acute upper airway obstruction
    K Sasidaran
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, PGIMER, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:1256-61. 2011
    ..01 ml/kg); hydrocortisone 10 mg/kg IV and antihistamines. Patients with severe obstruction and those with endotracheal tube/ trachesotomy should be transferred to PICU...
  51. ncbi Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in North Indian children: clinical profile and follow-up
    Pratibha D Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 21:851-7. 2006
    ..In spite of an aggressive presentation, most children respond well to corticosteroids. MRI lesions disappear or are significantly reduced at 6 months in the majority of cases...
  52. ncbi Clinical characteristics [correction of characterstics] and outcome of children and adolescents with conversion disorder
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 39:747-52. 2002
  53. ncbi Botulinum toxin in children with cerebral palsy
    Pratibha Singhi
    Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:1087-91. 2004
    ..Whereas Botulinum toxin can be a valuable adjunct in select cases, it should not be projected as a panacea for children with spastic cerebral palsy...
  54. ncbi Sudden-onset ptosis caused by midbrain neurocysticercosis in 2 children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 23:334-7. 2008
    ..We report a rare nonepileptic manifestation of neurocysticercosis: midbrain neurocysticercosis presenting as sudden-onset ptosis in 2 children. To our knowledge, this has not been reported previously in children...
  55. ncbi Stroke following a bicycle injury
    Pratibha Singhi
    Division of Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:856-8. 2007
    ..However, stroke following intraoral trauma is rare. A high index of suspicion of neurological complications following apparently asymptomatic oral trauma helps to identify this peculiar form of childhood stroke...
  56. ncbi Utility of the WHO Ten Questions Screen for disability detection in a rural community the North Indian experience
    Pratibha Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India
    J Trop Pediatr 53:383-7. 2007
    ..The low-positive predictive value would lead to over referrals but a large number of these children would benefit from medical attention...
  57. doi Haemolytic uraemic syndrome in India due to Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli
    Ajay Kumar
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Med Microbiol 62:157-60. 2013
    ..Though STEC is not a major cause of diarrhoea in India, we recommend that STEC should be looked for in all cases of bloody diarrhoea. To our knowledge, this is the first case of HUS caused by STEC in India...
  58. doi Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli as a predominant cause of paediatric nosocomial diarrhoea in India
    Bijay Kumar Chandra
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Med Microbiol 61:830-6. 2012
    ..coli was responsible for the majority of cases of hospital-acquired diarrhoea. ND was most common in children aged <5 years...
  59. ncbi Infectious mononucleosis presenting as upper airway obstruction
    Vivek Jain
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 45:135-7. 2003
    ..We report a three-year-old child who had upper airway obstruction due to infectious mononucleosis, managed conservatively with oxygen, intravenous fluids and steroids...
  60. ncbi Low plasma zinc and iron in pica
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:139-43. 2003
    ....
  61. ncbi PCR-based identification and strain typing of Pichia anomala using the ribosomal intergenic spacer region IGS1
    Sonia Bhardwaj
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Med Microbiol 56:185-9. 2007
    ..Strain typing of Pichia anomala isolates confirmed the previous finding of a point-source outbreak. The results suggest that IGS sequences and their polymorphisms could be exploited for similar typing methods in other organisms...
  62. ncbi Hyponatraemia and hypovolemic shock with tuberculous meningitis
    Rashna Dass
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:995-7. 2003
    ....
  63. ncbi Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Cerebral Perfusion Pressure-Targeted Therapy Versus Intracranial Pressure-Targeted Therapy for Raised Intracranial Pressure due to Acute CNS Infections in Children*
    Ramesh Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Crit Care Med 42:1775-87. 2014
    ..We compared cerebral perfusion pressure-targeted approach with the conventional intracranial pressure-targeted approach to treat raised intracranial pressure in these children...
  64. doi Emergency management of acute abdomen in children
    Binesh Balachandran
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:226-34. 2013
    ..Continuous monitoring and repeated physical examinations should be done in all cases. Specific management varies according to the specific etiology...
  65. doi Clinical Pearls in pediatric infections
    Sunit Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:1536-42. 2011
    ..Repeated testing for tuberculosis was negative. The diagnosis was Chronic granulomatous disease. The authors describe the clinical approach and investigations in these cases; along with an outline of the management...
  66. doi Hypocalcemia nutritional rickets: a curable cause of dilated cardiomyopathy
    Sanjay Verma
    Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 57:126-8. 2011
    ..Nutritional rickets must the considered as an important curable cause for dilated cardiomyopathy among children especially in regions where nutritional rickets is still common...
  67. ncbi Multi-center surveillance for pneumonia & meningitis among children (<2 yr) for Hib vaccine probe trial preparation in India
    Madhu Gupta
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 131:649-58. 2010
    ..The preparatory study included population- based, hospital-based and carriage surveillance...
  68. doi Scimitar syndrome: an uncommon cause of wheezing
    Deepti Suri
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:164-6. 2008
    ..The case illustrates that one of the rare causes of wheezing in an infant could be scimitar syndrome...
  69. ncbi Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia undergoing induction chemotherapy: case report
    R Venkatraman
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 160012 Chandigarh, India
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 27:234-5. 2005
    ..The syndrome has been rarely reported in children with leukemia undergoing induction therapy. The authors' aim is to sensitize physicians to this life-threatening illness, which can be treated effectively if diagnosed early...
  70. ncbi Topiramate in the prophylaxis of pediatric migraine: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    C V S Lakshmi
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 22:829-35. 2007
    ..Weight loss, decreased concentration in school, sedation, and parasthesias were important side effects with topiramate. Most of these side effects were mild to moderate and were not significant enough to cause dropout from the study...
  71. doi Acute chest pain
    Atul Jindal
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:1262-7. 2011
    ..ED management includes analgesics, specific treatment directed at underlying etiology and appropriate referral...
  72. ncbi Are primary health workers skilled enough to assess the severity of illness among young infants?
    Sutapa Bandyopadhyay
    Department of Community Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:713-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the skills of health workers in assessing the severity of illness among young infants...
  73. ncbi Radiculomyelitic rabies: can MR imaging help?
    Ravi V Desai
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 23:632-4. 2002
    ..We report a case in which MR imaging helped us to diagnose silent rabies antemortem, which was subsequently confirmed at autopsy...
  74. ncbi Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus with intracranial calcifications
    Munni Ray
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 39:197-202. 2002
  75. ncbi Patterns of development in young children with autism
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:553-6. 2005
    ..To determine the extent to which the developmental profile of children less than 4 years can help in distinguishing children with autism from children with developmental delay...
  76. ncbi Role of parents evaluation of developmental status in detecting developmental delay in young children
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 39:271-5. 2002
  77. ncbi A "bunch of grapes" intracranial tuberculoma
    Vivek Jain
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Neurology 59:1111. 2002
  78. ncbi Correlates of quality of life with epilepsy
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:131-5. 2005
    ..To examine the quality of life of children with epilepsy and to identify the demographic, disease related, and behavioral and emotional functioning variables in the prediction of quality of life of children with epilepsy...
  79. ncbi Risperidone in children with autism: randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    Ravishankar Nagaraj
    Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India 160012
    J Child Neurol 21:450-5. 2006
    ..Risperidone improved global functioning and social responsiveness while reducing hyperactivity and aggression in children with autism and was well tolerated...
  80. ncbi Bell's palsy in children
    Pratibha Singhi
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 10:289-97. 2003
    ..A simple practical approach to diagnosing and treating children with Bell's palsy is suggested...
  81. ncbi Impact of parent and teacher concordance on diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and its sub-types
    Prahbhjot Malhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:223-8. 2008
    ..It assesses whether the extent of agreement between informants improves by making the ADHD criteria more flexible...