S K Jindal

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Tuberculous lymphadenopathy: a multicentre operational study of 6-month thrice weekly directly observed treatment
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:234-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Silicosis in India: past and present
    Surinder Kumar Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:163-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Long-term oxygen therapy
    Surinder K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:639-49. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Indian study on epidemiology of asthma, respiratory symptoms and chronic bronchitis in adults (INSEARCH)
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1270-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Research in clinical sciences
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 54:175-82. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 polymorphisms on histological subtypes of lung cancer
    R C Sobti
    Department of Biotechnology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Biomarkers 13:282-95. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A multicentric study on epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its relationship with tobacco smoking and environmental tobacco smoke exposure
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:23-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking in India: prevalence, quit-rates and respiratory morbidity
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:37-42. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Household environmental tobacco smoke exposure, respiratory symptoms and asthma in non-smoker adults: a multicentric population study from India
    D Gupta
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:31-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Is tobacco smoking protective for sarcoidosis? A case-control study from North India
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 27:19-26. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Tuberculous lymphadenopathy: a multicentre operational study of 6-month thrice weekly directly observed treatment
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:234-9. 2013
    ..Eight operational locations for the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in six Indian states...
  2. doi request reprint Silicosis in India: past and present
    Surinder Kumar Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:163-8. 2013
    ..This particular review focusses on the burden of the problem of silicosis and its clinical manifestations reported from India...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term oxygen therapy
    Surinder K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:639-49. 2012
    ..Advances in oxygen delivery and conservation devices have made domiciliary oxygen therapy more practical and popular for patients. There still remain concerns with the actual compliance of therapy among the needy patients...
  4. doi request reprint Indian study on epidemiology of asthma, respiratory symptoms and chronic bronchitis in adults (INSEARCH)
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1270-7. 2012
    ..Field sites in 12 districts in different parts of India...
  5. ncbi request reprint Research in clinical sciences
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 54:175-82. 2012
    ..It is also worthwhile to go through a formal training programme in research methodology to improve capacity and competence to conduct meaningful research...
  6. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 polymorphisms on histological subtypes of lung cancer
    R C Sobti
    Department of Biotechnology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Biomarkers 13:282-95. 2008
    ..However, the increased risk was limited to SqCC, and was not found for other histological subtypes. Further analyses on this topic are needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint A multicentric study on epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its relationship with tobacco smoking and environmental tobacco smoke exposure
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:23-9. 2006
    ..Question-items for the diagnosis of COPD were included in the questionnaire used for the field study on asthma epidemiology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking in India: prevalence, quit-rates and respiratory morbidity
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:37-42. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Household environmental tobacco smoke exposure, respiratory symptoms and asthma in non-smoker adults: a multicentric population study from India
    D Gupta
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:31-6. 2006
    ..Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is a risk factor for childhood asthma. Its association with asthma in adults is less clear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is tobacco smoking protective for sarcoidosis? A case-control study from North India
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 27:19-26. 2010
    ..We studied the impact of active smoking and ETS exposure on disease severity in newly diagnosed cases of sarcoidosis from India...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism of the CYP1A1, CYP2E1, GSTM1 and GSTT1 genes and lung cancer susceptibility in a north indian population
    R C Sobti
    Department of Biotechnology, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Mol Cell Biochem 266:1-9. 2004
    ..008). Taken together, these findings, the first to be analyzed in north Indian population, suggest that combined GSTT1 , GSTM1 and CYP1A1 polymorphisms could be susceptible to lung cancer induced by bidi (an Indian cigarette) smoking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms among Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in northern India
    Shiv Kumar Sharma
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:1161-8. 2012
    ..No cases of relapses or transmissions were seen...
  13. ncbi request reprint Study of the prevalence of asthma in adults in North India using a standardized field questionnaire
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Asthma 37:345-51. 2000
    ..True population prevalence, calculated from the observed prevalence using specificity and sensitivity of the questionnaire, was 3.94% in urban men, 3.99% in rural men, and 1.27% in both urban and rural women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Excess morbidity and expenditure on healthcare in families with smokers: a community study
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Natl Med J India 18:123-6. 2005
    ..It was hypothesized that families with smokers were likely to have a higher health expenditure than non-smoker families attributable to the increased probability of health problems associated with smoking...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for bronchial asthma in Indian adults: a multicentre study
    A N Aggarwal
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:13-22. 2006
    ..There is limited information on field epidemiology of bronchial asthma in Indian adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint A review of population studies from India to estimate national burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its association with smoking
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 43:139-47. 2001
    ..In conclusion, these figures can be used to estimate the burden of COPD and its smoking association in India for different statistical analyses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory management of respiratory failure in patients with severe Guillain-Barre syndrome
    A N Aggarwal
    Departments of Pulmonary Medicine and Neurology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Neurol India 51:203-5. 2003
    ..Seven developed ventilator-associated pneumonia and/or sepsis. Three patients died in, and two shortly after discharge from RICU; all had systemic problems or complications of hospitalization...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of cyclin D1 (CCND1) polymorphism on susceptibility to lung cancer in a North Indian population
    R C Sobti
    Department of Biotechnology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 170:108-14. 2006
    ..9, 95% CI = 1.03-3.71, P = 0.03). No positive association was found between CCND1 genotypes in nonsmokers. The results suggest that the CCND1 A870G gene polymorphisms may increase the risk of lung cancer in smokers from north India...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of tobacco use among school going youth in North Indian States
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 47:161-6. 2005
    ..Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) is an international initiative to investigate the tobacco use in school going youth of 13 to 15 years of age. This report describes the GYTS findings in the North Indian region...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of bronchial asthma and association with environmental tobacco smoke exposure in adolescent school children in Chandigarh, north India
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Asthma 38:501-7. 2001
    ..78 (95% confidence interval 1.33-2.31). ETS was also positively associated with prevalence of all the respiratory symptoms, with odds ratios varying between 1.6 and 2.25...
  21. ncbi request reprint Management of respiratory failure in severe neuroparalytic snake envenomation
    P N Agrawal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160012, India
    Neurol India 49:25-8. 2001
    ..We conclude, that the timely institution of ventilatory support and anti-venom therapy in such patients, is associated with an excellent outcome...
  22. ncbi request reprint Treatment issues in interstitial lung disease in tropical countries
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 5:287-92. 1999
    ..Despite the use of newer strategies for treatment, the overall prognosis for patients with interstitial lung disease has not really changed, and the median population survival remains almost the same as it was about 30 years ago...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis in developing countries
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 6:448-54. 2000
    ..Corticosteroids are used to treat patients with symptoms and those showing active organ involvement. Aggressive treatment is required for patients with acute and severe pulmonary, cardiac, ocular, or neurologic involvements...
  24. ncbi request reprint Molecular evidence for the role of mycobacteria in sarcoidosis: a meta-analysis
    D Gupta
    Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Eur Respir J 30:508-16. 2007
    ..To avoid methodological diversity, larger multicentre trials with a central laboratory for sample testing should be designed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Applicability of commonly used Caucasian prediction equations for spirometry interpretation in India
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Med Res 122:153-64. 2005
    ..The present study was undertaken to see if Caucasian and north Indian prediction equations can be used interchangeably while interpreting routine spirometric data...
  26. ncbi request reprint Value of different cut-off points of tuberculin skin test to diagnose tuberculosis among patients with respiratory symptoms in a chest clinic
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 49:332-5. 2001
    ..80. CONCLUSION: A cut-off point of 10 mm is likely to be useful in supporting a diagnosis of tuberculosis in patients with strong clinical suspicion of tuberculosis, in other patients, 15 mm cut-off may be more suitable...
  27. ncbi request reprint Normal spirometry in healthy natives of Bhutan
    B R Giri
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 44:320-2. 1996
    ..Bhutanese have lower ventilatory parameters than the Europeans and the North Indians. The difference is likely to be ethnic in origin...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dust-induced interstitial lung disease in the tropics
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 7:272-7. 2001
    ..None of these methods has yet been found successful in the treatment. Preventive safety steps, including removal of the patient from the site of exposure, are the only effective strategies to control disease progression...
  29. ncbi request reprint Static lung compliance as an index of early pulmonary disease in systemic sclerosis
    A Sud
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Rheumatol 20:177-80. 2001
    ..We conclude that Cst was helpful in diagnosing early pulmonary abnormality in 50% of patients with normal spirometry. Among these patients Cst was a better index of abnormality than DLCO...
  30. ncbi request reprint Response to steroid therapy in patients of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a retrospective analysis
    D Behera
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 40:163-9. 1998
    ..Five patients (13.5%) had a decrease in FVC by 10% or more during their follow up. One patient developed sputum positive pulmonary tuberculosis nine months after steroid therapy...
  31. pmc Low dose of snake antivenom is as effective as high dose in patients with severe neurotoxic snake envenoming
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Emerg Med J 22:397-9. 2005
    ..We conclude that there is no difference between a protocol using lower doses of SAV and one with higher doses in the management of patients with severe neurotoxic snake envenoming...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a multiplex polymerase chain reaction for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from pulmonary specimens
    Shiv Kumar Sharma
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:739-44. 2012
    ..tuberculosis isolates. The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a multiplex PCR (M-PCR) using IS6110 and devR primers for the detection of M. tuberculosis in sputum samples...
  33. ncbi request reprint CYP1A1 and CYP2D6 polymorphism and risk of lung cancer in a North Indian population
    R C Sobti
    Department of Biotechnology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Biomarkers 8:415-28. 2003
    ..This study is the first to be carried out on a North Indian population, and, although small, suggests that CYP1A1 and CYP2D6 polymorphisms might have a role in determining the risk for lung cancer and should be investigated further...
  34. ncbi request reprint Static lung mechanics in patients of progressive systemic sclerosis without obvious pulmonary involvement
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 43:97-101. 2001
    ..Examination of pressure volume curve showed a pattern consistent with interstitial fibrosis in these patients. We conclude that detailed study of lung mechanics can help identify early pulmonary involvement in patients with PSS...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessment of factors predicting outcome of acute respiratory distress syndrome in North India
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respirology 6:125-30. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Sepsis, associated with a very poor outcome, and malaria were important risk factors for the development of ARDS. APACHE III score > 57 or SAPS II score > 39 were associated with increased risk of mortality...
  36. ncbi request reprint Aggressive atropinisation and continuous pralidoxime (2-PAM) infusion in patients with severe organophosphate poisoning: experience of a northwest Indian hospital
    S Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Hum Exp Toxicol 20:15-8. 2001
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  37. ncbi request reprint Medical thoracoscopy for undiagnosed pleural effusions: experience from a tertiary care hospital in north India
    V K Mootha
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 53:21-4. 2011
    ..Medical thoracoscopy, also called pleuroscopy, has received renewed interest in the recent past for diagnostic as well as therapeutic uses. In this study, we describe our experience with thoracoscopy for undiagnosed pleural effusions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Bronchial hyper-responsiveness of women with asthma exposed to environmental tobacco smoke
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 41:75-82. 1999
    ..It is concluded that BR is greater, and reflects the higher morbidity in the ETS exposed patients of asthma...
  39. ncbi request reprint Aspergillus hypersensitivity and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with bronchial asthma: systematic review and meta-analysis
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:936-44. 2009
    ..The prevalence of Aspergillus hypersensitivity (AH) and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) in bronchial asthma is reported differently in various studies...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of household exposure to environmental tobacco smoke on airflow mechanics in asymptomatic healthy women
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 119:18-23. 2004
    ..However, the effects have not been conclusively proven. In the present study an attempt was made to characterize the effect of ETS exposure at home on airflow mechanics in asymptomatic healthy women...
  41. ncbi request reprint Profile of repeat fiberoptic bronchoscopy
    T Balamugesh
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 47:181-5. 2005
    ..Fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) is invaluable in the diagnosis of a variety of pulmonary diseases, but in many instances the procedure has to be repeated because of an inconclusive initial FOB or for reassessment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcomes of empyema thoracis in 117 patients: a comparative analysis of tuberculous vs. non-tuberculous aetiologies
    P Malhotra
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Med 101:423-30. 2007
    ..We performed a prospective study over a 2-year period with the objective of comparing the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with tuberculous vs. non-tuberculous empyema...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of polymerase chain reaction for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in pleural fluid
    B S Nagesh
    Department of Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Chest 119:1737-41. 2001
    ..Therefore, when the clinical suspicion is high and smear result is negative, but the signs and symptoms of M tuberculosis are apparent, PCR is the method of choice for identifying the infection...
  44. ncbi request reprint Obstructive granulomatous bronchiolitis obliterans due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 63:108-10. 2005
    ..The authors present a case of tubercular granulomatous bronchiolitis obliterans, confirmed on histopathology, who responded completely to anti-tubercular chemotherapy...
  45. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for transmission of infection among children in household contact with adults having pulmonary tuberculosis
    M Singh
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Arch Dis Child 90:624-8. 2005
    ..To study the prevalence of tuberculosis infection among children in household contact with adults having pulmonary tuberculosis, and identify the possible risk factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Oxygen therapy: important considerations
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 50:97-107. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Haematological abnormalities in patients of sarcoidosis
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 44:233-6. 2002
    ..To study the presence and pattern of haematological abnormalities in patients with sarcoidosis in India...
  48. ncbi request reprint The relationship between tobacco smoke & bronchial asthma
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 120:443-53. 2004
    ..ETS exposure in adult asthmatics from smoking by spouses, siblings or colleagues is equally troublesome. There is increased morbidity and poorer asthma control. Asthmatic symptoms sharply decline after the ETS exposure is reduced...
  49. doi request reprint Computed tomographic pulmonary angiography: utility in acute pulmonary embolism in providing additional information and making alternative clinical diagnosis
    Kushaljit Singh Sodhi
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Sci 64:26-32. 2010
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for management of asthma at primary and secondary levels of health care in India (2005)
    S K Jindal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 47:309-43. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Unilateral pulmonary agenesis with ipsilateral musculoskeletal anomalies
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 50:1324-6. 2002
    ..She additionally had absence of right thumb and reduced muscle mass over right side of face. The anomalies may have resulted from an antenatal insult around the fourth week of embryonic development...
  52. ncbi request reprint Development of a computer software for easy storage and analysis of fibreoptic bronchoscopy data
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 46:263-7. 2004
    ..To develop a simple software for management of fibreoptic bronchoscopy records...
  53. ncbi request reprint Reducing the number of daily measurements results in poor estimation of diurnal variability of peak expiratory flow in healthy individuals
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    J Postgrad Med 46:262-4. 2000
    ..To determine the effect of reducing number of daily measurements on estimation of diurnal variability (DV) of peak expiratory flow (PEF)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with sarcoidosis
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 52:21-3. 2004
    ..To study bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) in patients with sarcoidosis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Successful outcome of pregnancy in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    C P Sharma
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 50:1446-8. 2002
    ..Here we report a case of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis presenting at 38 weeks of pregnancy who successfully delivered a male child without any significant complications. The disease was active at presentation and early postpartum period...
  56. ncbi request reprint Use of static lung mechanics to identify early pulmonary involvement in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    J Postgrad Med 47:89-94. 2001
    ..Evaluation of static lung mechanics can identify pulmonary involvement early in the course of disease in several of these patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of enalapril, an ACE-inhibitor, on bronchial responsiveness in asthmatics
    D Talwar
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 37:217-20. 1993
    ..001). No significant change was observed in spirometric parameters and bronchial responsiveness in normal subjects. We conclude that enalapril significantly enhances BR and cannot be used safely in treatment of hypertension in asthmatics...
  58. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive estimation of clinically asymptomatic pulmonary hypertension in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 47:267-71. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) by noninvasive methods...
  59. ncbi request reprint Ifosfamide containing regimen for non-small cell lung cancer
    D Behera
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 46:9-15. 2004
    ..Combination chemotherapy has been demonstrated as one of the best active regimens in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  60. doi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis under programme conditions
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:947-53. 2013
    ..Newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) patients starting treatment under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) in a North Indian city...
  61. ncbi request reprint Spectrum and diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    U Maheshwari
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 46:23-6. 2004
    ..To study the clinical profile of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and methods used for diagnosis...
  62. pmc Non-invasive ventilation in acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Postgrad Med J 81:637-43. 2005
    ..More trials are required to conclusively define the role of BiPAP in CPO...
  63. ncbi request reprint Radioisotope scintigraphy in the diagnosis of hepatic hydrothorax
    A Bhattacharya
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:317-21. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Radionuclide scintigraphy is a simple, safe and relatively non-invasive method to confirm passage of ascitic fluid across the diaphragm...
  64. ncbi request reprint Impact of lead exposure on pituitary-thyroid axis in humans
    B Singh
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, PGIMER 160 012, Chandigarh, India
    Biometals 13:187-92. 2000
    ..We thus conclude that the Pb-B levels of > or = 2.4 micromole/l (50 microg/dl) could enhance the pituitary release of TSH without having any significant alterations in the circulating levels of T3 and T4...
  65. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of lung cancer in Chandigarh, India
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 113:142-50. 2001
    ..In women there could be several other risk factors besides smoking, as the association with smoking was not as strong...
  66. ncbi request reprint Intensive respiratory care in patients with myasthenic crisis
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Neurol India 50:348-51. 2002
    ..Two patients underwent thymectomy after initial stabilization and while being ventilated. All patients recovered completely...
  67. ncbi request reprint Bronchoendoscopic involvement in patients with carcinoma of middle third of esophagus in absence of respiratory symptoms
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 45:237-40. 2003
    ..The present study describes the role of routine preoperative fibreoptic bronchoscopy in staging disease and assessing resectibility in patients with malignancy involving the middle third of esophagus...
  68. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile, diagnosis and management of patients presenting with symptomatic pulmonary embolism
    R Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:111-4. 2006
    ..To study the clinical profile and diagnostic methods in patients with symptomatic pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Development of a simple computer program for spirometry interpretation
    A N Aggarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 50:567-70. 2002
    ..To develop and evaluate a computer program for interpretation of spirometry...
  70. ncbi request reprint Determination of ventilatory minute volumes for normocapnic ventilation under anaesthesia in healthy adults
    G D Puri
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Natl Med J India 12:6-11. 1999
    ..Therefore, minute volume requirements calculated based on available western nomograms should not be applied to Indian subjects for normocapnic ventilation under anaesthesia...