K Ramachandran

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Affiliation: Sehgal Nursing Home
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi Effectiveness of chemotherapy in melanotic neurectodermal tumor of infancy
    T Priya Kumari
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Imageology, Regional Cancer Centre, Thriuvananthapuram 695 011, Kerala State, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 22:199-206. 2005
  2. ncbi Intensive chemotherapy in children with stage IV neuroblastoma
    P Kusumakumari
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala
    Indian J Pediatr 66:867-72. 1999
  3. ncbi Renal relapse in bilateral synchronous testicular lymphoma
    N Geetha
    Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    Am J Clin Oncol 23:290-1. 2000
  4. ncbi Ovarian carcinoma relapsing as a cerebellopontine angle tumour
    N Geetha
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Australas Radiol 43:388-90. 1999
  5. ncbi Osteosarcoma of the sella
    N Geetha
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Australas Radiol 43:517-9. 1999
  6. ncbi Clinico-pathological correlation between allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma
    B T Varghese
    Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    J Laryngol Otol 114:354-8. 2000
  7. ncbi Permanent disabilities in childhood survivors of Langerhans cell histiocytosis
    P Kusumakumary
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 17:375-81. 2000
  8. ncbi Altered expression of jack fruit lectin specific glycoconjugates in benign and malignant human colorectum
    P Remani
    Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 19:519-23. 2000
  9. ncbi Endoscopic transnasal neurolytic sphenopalatine ganglion block for head and neck cancer pain
    B T Varghese
    Department of Surgical Oncology Head and Neck Service, Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    J Laryngol Otol 115:385-7. 2001
  10. ncbi Cytotoxic activity of amooranin and its derivatives
    T Rabi
    Research Division, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram 695 011, India
    Phytother Res 16:S84-6. 2002

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  1. ncbi Effectiveness of chemotherapy in melanotic neurectodermal tumor of infancy
    T Priya Kumari
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Imageology, Regional Cancer Centre, Thriuvananthapuram 695 011, Kerala State, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 22:199-206. 2005
    ..All 3 infants showed good response to chemotherapy. In 2 of them complete residual tumor resection became possible; 2 of them are alive and tumor regression continues. One child had local recurrence later and was lost for follow-up...
  2. ncbi Intensive chemotherapy in children with stage IV neuroblastoma
    P Kusumakumari
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala
    Indian J Pediatr 66:867-72. 1999
    ..Only two of the ten patients, who had four courses chemotherapy are alive after 2 years. Hence the 2-year survival in this series is 11.7%. There was no toxic death in this study...
  3. ncbi Renal relapse in bilateral synchronous testicular lymphoma
    N Geetha
    Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    Am J Clin Oncol 23:290-1. 2000
    ..Salvage chemotherapy was given. The patient developed progression of the residual lesion subsequently and was started on palliation with chlorambucil and prednisolone. He was alive at 34 months after diagnosis with disease...
  4. ncbi Ovarian carcinoma relapsing as a cerebellopontine angle tumour
    N Geetha
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Australas Radiol 43:388-90. 1999
    ..A 46-year-old woman with ovarian carcinoma relapsing with brain metastasis is described. She received radiotherapy for the metastasis and survived for 18 months...
  5. ncbi Osteosarcoma of the sella
    N Geetha
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Australas Radiol 43:517-9. 1999
    ..The patient was treated with surgery followed by aggressive chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Currently he is in remission at 12 months...
  6. ncbi Clinico-pathological correlation between allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma
    B T Varghese
    Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    J Laryngol Otol 114:354-8. 2000
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  7. ncbi Permanent disabilities in childhood survivors of Langerhans cell histiocytosis
    P Kusumakumary
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 17:375-81. 2000
    ..In short, a significant proportion of survivors of LCH had sequelae, which affected their quality of life. More intensive chemotherapy at the beginning might be helpful in reducing the disabilities...
  8. ncbi Altered expression of jack fruit lectin specific glycoconjugates in benign and malignant human colorectum
    P Remani
    Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 19:519-23. 2000
    ..85, P <0.0000). These results suggest that there are alterations in the carbohydrate structures of cellular glycoconjugates, which can be related to goblet cell differentiation, in normal, benign and malignant human colorectal tissue...
  9. ncbi Endoscopic transnasal neurolytic sphenopalatine ganglion block for head and neck cancer pain
    B T Varghese
    Department of Surgical Oncology Head and Neck Service, Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    J Laryngol Otol 115:385-7. 2001
    ..The vicious cycle of pain was broken. This block is relatively safe and can be usefully performed as an out-patient procedure...
  10. ncbi Cytotoxic activity of amooranin and its derivatives
    T Rabi
    Research Division, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram 695 011, India
    Phytother Res 16:S84-6. 2002
    ..Of the cytotoxic isolates, the methyl ester derivative was inactive in in vivo evaluations in the Ehrlich ascites tumour cells at 50 and 100 mg/kg/day, demonstrating T/C values of 106% and 114%, respectively...
  11. ncbi Apoptotic index: use in predicting recurrence in breast cancer patients
    P Srinivas
    Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 21:233-8. 2002
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  12. ncbi Down regulation of endothelial adhesion molecules in node positive breast cancer: possible failure of host defence mechanism
    Maya Madhavan
    Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, 695011, India
    Pathol Oncol Res 8:125-8. 2002
    ..On multi-variate analysis, VCAM alone emerged as an independent predictor of nodal metastasis...
  13. ncbi Combined sphenopalatine ganglion and mandibular nerve, neurolytic block for pain due to advanced head and neck cancer
    Bipin T Varghese
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Palliat Med 16:447-8. 2002
  14. ncbi Nm23H1 and p53 proteins are differentially correlated to metastasis in breast carcinoma
    P Srinivas
    Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Neoplasma 49:225-30. 2002
    ..0006). It can be concluded that nni23H1 alteration has a potential in predicting DRFS, while p53 alteration has the potential to predict lymph node involvement...
  15. ncbi Expression of folate sensitive and aphidicolin induced chromosomal fragile sites in familial neuroblastoma
    R Ankathil
    Dept of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 21:383-8. 2002
    ..A larger number of subjects have to be studied to prove whether altered fragile site expression may be a cytogenetic evidence for an individual or familial cancer predisposing genetic constitution...
  16. ncbi Significance of silver-stained nucleolar organizer regions in early diagnosis and prognosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma: a multivariate analysis
    K Raveendran Pillai
    Division corrected of Cytopathology, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvanathapuran, Kesala corrected India
    In Vivo 19:807-12. 2005
    ..Thus T3 and T4 tumours, with mean AgNOR counts more than 2.8, are aggressive and may exhibit resistance to current treatment protocols...
  17. ncbi Sarcoma of the oral and maxillofacial soft tissue in adults
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 26:145-8. 2000
    ..Sarcoma occurring in oral and maxillofacial soft tissue is rare. This study was carried out to evaluate the prevalence of oral soft tissue sarcoma and to record its natural history and survival...
  18. ncbi Primary intraosseous carcinoma of the mandible--a case report and review of the literature
    G Thomas
    Community Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 26:82-6. 2000
    ..Squamous cell carcinoma arising within bone is a rare lesion and is only seen essentially in the jaw bones...
  19. ncbi Quality of life in patients with early and advanced carcinoma of the breast
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgery, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 26:20-4. 2000
    ..This study was carried out to assess the quality of life determinant in patients with breast cancer and the impact of treatment on quality of life indices...
  20. ncbi Cellular manifestations of human papillomavirus infection in the oral mucosa
    M R Pillai
    Division of Laboratory Medicine, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    J Surg Oncol 71:10-5. 1999
    ..The present study examines the role of HPV infection in relation to p53 and the extent of the tumor proliferative compartment reflected by cyclin D1 and Ki-67 expression during various phases of tumor progression in the oral epithelium...
  21. ncbi DNA repair proficiency: a potential marker for identification of high risk members in breast cancer families
    B Jyothish
    Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    Cancer Lett 124:9-13. 1998
    ..Fifty percent of familial breast cancer patients and seven unaffected relatives showed hypersensitivity. Compared to hyposensitive relatives these seven subjects may be considered as high risk individuals...
  22. ncbi Erythrocyte membrane stearic to oleic acid ratio in carcinoma of the gallbladder: a preliminary study
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgery, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 24:43-6. 1998
    ..This study aims to investigate the role of the saturation index in primary carcinoma of the gallbladder...
  23. ncbi Primary malignant melanoma of the mucous membranes
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 24:303-7. 1998
    ..To investigate malignant mucosal melanoma (MMM), a rare disease and one which has, till lately, remained unrecognized. Incidence of MMM ranges from 2 to 10% in various series...
  24. ncbi bcl-2 immunoreactivity but not p53 accumulation associated with tumour response to radiotherapy in cervical carcinoma
    M R Pillai
    Division of Laboratory Medicine, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State, India
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 125:55-60. 1999
    ..This study seeks to define the role of pretreatment expression of the tumour-suppressor p53 protein and the anti-apoptotic protein bcl-2 and their relationship to tumour response to radiotherapy in cervical carcinoma...
  25. ncbi Primary malignant melanoma of the upper aero-digestive tract
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 28:45-9. 1999
    ..One patient was lost to follow-up. We suggest that data from various centres be pooled together in order to carry out a meta-analysis to address the question of optimal treatment for malignant melanoma of the upper aero-digestive tract...
  26. ncbi Clear cell sarcoma kidney: clinical features and outcome
    P Kusumakumary
    Department of Paediatric Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 16:169-74. 1999
    ..It would appear that combined modality treatment can cure two thirds of children with CCSK. Effective treatment needs to be developed for children who fail after first line treatment...
  27. ncbi Malignant lymphoma of the gastrointestinal tract
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, NCH Compound, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 25:164-7. 1999
    ..Most of these lymphomas arise from mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT). We attempt in this study to define the natural history and treatment outcome of this type of lymphoma...
  28. ncbi Cancer vaccines: a step towards prevention and treatment of cancer
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College P O, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 25:209-14. 1999
    ..This novel concept may help scientist to overcome the immunological tolerance and anti-tumour ineffectiveness induced by many human cancer cells and may lead to generation of tumour-specific vaccines...
  29. ncbi Testicular germ cell tumors in prepubertal children
    P Kusumakumary
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Medical College, Trivandrum, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 17:105-11. 2000
    ..Six children were kept on surveillance. All others received chemotherapy with cisplatin, bleomycin, and vinblastine. The 10-year actuarial overall survival rate was 86.7%...
  30. ncbi Survival analysis: caveats and pitfalls
    A Mathew
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Ann Chir Gynaecol 88:336-44. 1999
    ..The problem is compounded in papers from third-world countries where bio-statisticians may not be available in all institutions to guide clinicians as to the selection of proper techniques...
  31. ncbi A multivariate analysis of prognostic indicators in complete hydatidiform moles (CHM)
    P Balaram
    Regional Cancer Centre, Research Division, Kerala, India
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 87:69-75. 1999
    ..To analyse prognostic factors in complete hydatidiform moles using multiple logistic regression analysis...
  32. ncbi Relation of transmembrane potential to cell survival following hyperthermia in HeLa cells
    P Remani
    Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    Cancer Lett 144:117-23. 1999
    ..Since the results of membrane potential measurements are available immediately, this has implications for its potential use as a predictive assay of thermosensitivity...
  33. ncbi Osteosarcoma arising in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary
    T V Ajithkumar
    Division of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 18:89-91. 1999
    ..A 80-year old woman was found to have an osteosarcoma arising within a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary. To the Author's knowledge, this is the fourth reported case of osteosarcoma arising within a teratoma...
  34. ncbi Acute lymphoblastic leukemia occurring as a second malignancy: report of a case and review of literature
    N Geetha
    Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 16:267-70. 1999
    ..Only rarely do acute lymphoblastic leukemias (ALL) occur as second malignancies. An 18-year-old boy who developed ALL 4 years after Hodgkin's disease is described and the literature on secondary ALL is reviewed...
  35. ncbi An unusual bilateral cervical paraganglioma: a case report
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College PO, Trivandrum, India
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:334-6. 2002
    ..On one side the tumour was arising from the vagus nerve and on the other, from the carotid body. Clinical, radiological and histopathological features and treatment dilemmas are discussed...
  36. doi Squamous cell carcinoma arising from perineal lesion in a familial case of Hidradenitis suppurativa
    K Chandramohan
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    Int Wound J 6:141-4. 2009
    ..Similarly, meticulous surgical excision with careful resection of all sinus tracks and frozen section examination of margins are very important to eradicate the disease...
  37. ncbi CT and MR Imaging in Choroid Plexus Carcinoma. Report of Two Cases
    R Balaji
    Imageology Division, Regional Cancer Centre Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Neuroradiol J 19:330-3. 2006
    ..The tumors were associated with hydrocephalus and cerebral parenchymal invasion. ..
  38. pmc Pachymeningeal metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix with involvement of the optic nerve: case report and review of the literature
    R Balaji
    Imageology Division, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Cancer Imaging 7:138-40. 2007
    ..Moreover, this is the first case of its kind in which dural involvement was diagnosed at presentation in a locally confined tumour...
  39. ncbi Molecular cytogenetics of human cancer
    R Ankathil
    Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Natl Med J India 5:63-8. 1992
    ..Analysis of chromosomal abnormalities and oncogene amplifications in malignant cells have been found to be related to their malignant potential and hence may be utilized in the clinical management of patients with cancer...
  40. ncbi Correlation of age and birth order of parents with chromosomal anomalies in children
    Roy D Dinesh
    Clinical Research Laboratory, SAT Hospital, Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, 695011 India
    Genetika 39:834-9. 2003
    ..A direct correlation was noted with parental order and b/c value. This was also true with the parental age and birth defects...
  41. doi Imaging of desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma: a spectroscopic viewpoint
    Ravikanth Balaji
    Imageology Division, Regional Cancer Center, Medical College PO, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:497-501. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the alterations in metabolite ratios occurring in the neoplasm and combine with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features to narrow down the diagnosis...
  42. ncbi Longitudinal CT and MR appearances of hemimegalencephaly in a patient with tuberous sclerosis
    Ravikanth Balaji
    Division of Imageology, Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, India
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:397-401. 2008
    ..Computed tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging performed immediately after birth revealed the presence of an enhancing mass in the left cerebral hemisphere...
  43. ncbi Breast metastases in an adolescent woman with alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of the maxillary sinus
    Ravikanth Balaji
    Division of Imageology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Breast J 13:426-8. 2007
  44. pmc Actinomycosis of the parotid masquerading as malignant neoplasm
    Bipin T Varghese
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum 695011, Kerala, India
    BMC Cancer 4:7. 2004
    ..Primary actinomycosis of the parotid gland is of rare occurrence and can mimic a malignant neoplasm both clinically as well as radiologically...
  45. ncbi Orbital multiple myeloma: case report and review of computed tomography features
    T V Ajithkumar
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Australas Radiol 46:119-20. 2002
    ..Only a few a cases are reported with computed tomographic features. We report a case of orbital myeloma, and relevant medical reviews on computed tomography features are discussed...
  46. doi Squamous cell carcinoma arising from long-standing perianal fistula
    K Chandramohan
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Int Wound J 7:515-8. 2010
    ..We are reporting a case of squamous cell carcinoma arising from long-standing perianal fistula and how we managed it surgically...
  47. ncbi Umbilical cord blood nutrients in low birth weight babies in relation to birth weight & gestational age
    K E Elizabeth
    SAT Hospital, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    Indian J Med Res 128:128-33. 2008
    ..This study was carried out to look at key anthropometric, biochemical and clinical (ABC) parameters of LBW babies, both preterm and term, in comparison to a control group of term normal weight babies...