Rakesh Kochhar

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  1. ncbi request reprint Corrosive induced carcinoma of esophagus: report of three patients and review of literature
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:777-80. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Endoscopic balloon dilation in caustic-induced chronic gastric outlet obstruction
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:800-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of neutral and positive enteral contrast media for MDCT enteroclysis
    Senthil Kumar Aiyappan
    Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Eur J Radiol 81:406-10. 2012
  4. pmc NSAIDs-Related Pyloroduodenal Obstruction and Its Endoscopic Management
    Mohd Talha Noor
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2011:967957. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Clinical presentation of celiac disease among pediatric compared to adolescent and adult patients
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 31:116-20. 2012
  6. pmc Embolization of Cyanoacrylate glue in systemic circulation in a case of hepatocellular carcinoma: an autopsy report
    Kirti Gupta
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Diagn Pathol 4:45. 2009
  7. pmc Clinical profile and outcome of aluminum phosphide-induced esophageal strictures
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    J Med Toxicol 6:301-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Sequential endoscopic papillary balloon dilatation following limited sphincterotomy for common bile duct stones
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1578-81. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Fungal infections in severe acute pancreatitis
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:952-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and outcome of fungal infection in patients with severe acute pancreatitis
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:743-7. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Corrosive induced carcinoma of esophagus: report of three patients and review of literature
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:777-80. 2006
    ..Nearly all reported patients with corrosion carcinoma in the published literature had consumed an alkali, but two of our three patients had consumed an acid...
  2. doi request reprint Endoscopic balloon dilation in caustic-induced chronic gastric outlet obstruction
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:800-5. 2009
    ..The standard treatment of caustic-induced gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) is surgery. There are only a few reports in the medical literature on endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) for caustic-induced GOO...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of neutral and positive enteral contrast media for MDCT enteroclysis
    Senthil Kumar Aiyappan
    Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Eur J Radiol 81:406-10. 2012
    ..To compare neutral and positive enteral contrast media for MDCT enteroclysis (MDCTE) in various small bowel diseases...
  4. pmc NSAIDs-Related Pyloroduodenal Obstruction and Its Endoscopic Management
    Mohd Talha Noor
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2011:967957. 2011
    ..0 (1.6) sessions of dilatation to achieve target diameter of 15 mm and mean (SD) of 5.3 (2.7) sessions to maintain it over a treatment period of 4.5 months (IQR 2-15 months). There was no procedure-related complication or mortality...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical presentation of celiac disease among pediatric compared to adolescent and adult patients
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 31:116-20. 2012
    ..Celiac disease (CD) is being increasingly recognized in adults though a majority of patients continue to be diagnosed in childhood...
  6. pmc Embolization of Cyanoacrylate glue in systemic circulation in a case of hepatocellular carcinoma: an autopsy report
    Kirti Gupta
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Diagn Pathol 4:45. 2009
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  7. pmc Clinical profile and outcome of aluminum phosphide-induced esophageal strictures
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    J Med Toxicol 6:301-6. 2010
    ..41) months. AlP-induced esophageal strictures can be dilated endoscopically in a majority of patients; however, 25% of them require surgical intervention. AlP-induced esophageal strictures, thus, behave like caustic-induced strictures...
  8. doi request reprint Sequential endoscopic papillary balloon dilatation following limited sphincterotomy for common bile duct stones
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1578-81. 2009
    ..One patient had impaction of the dormia basket. We conclude that EPBD following EST is safe and effective in removing stones > or = 10 mm in size in over 90% of patients...
  9. doi request reprint Fungal infections in severe acute pancreatitis
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:952-9. 2011
    ..Surgical necrosectomy with antifungal therapy is the most widely used treatment approach. Clinical trials on antifungal prophylaxis are needed, and indications for surgical intervention need to be clearly defined...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and outcome of fungal infection in patients with severe acute pancreatitis
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:743-7. 2009
    ..To study the prevalence of risk factors and outcome of fungal infections in patients with severe acute pancreatitis...
  11. doi request reprint Celiac disease and Budd Chiari syndrome: report of a case with review of literature
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Departments of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1092-4. 2009
    ..A review of literature showed that only 14 previous cases of this combination were recorded and except for one all were from North Africa or southern Europe...
  12. doi request reprint Comparative evaluation of nasoenteral feeding and jejunostomy feeding in acute corrosive injury: a retrospective analysis
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 70:874-80. 2009
    ..Nutritional support in corrosive injury patients is traditionally achieved through total parenteral nutrition (TPN) or jejunostomy feeding (JF). There are no reports of nasoenteral tube feeding in patients with corrosive ingestion...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of type III anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction in a tertiary care hospital of North India
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India
    JOP 10:383-6. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the prevalence of type III anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction in the Indian population...
  14. doi request reprint Celiac disease suspected at endoscopy in patients with chronic liver disease
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 30:166-9. 2011
    ..Six of these 8 patients had positive serology and histology suggestive of celiac disease. Endoscopic evaluation resulted in diagnosis of CD in 4.37% patients of chronic liver disease undergoing endotherapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic balloon dilatation of benign gastric outlet obstruction
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Clinical Section, Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:418-22. 2004
    ..However, there are only a few reports documenting the efficacy of this method for non-peptic GOO. The authors here report on experience with balloon dilatation in peptic and non-peptic GOO over a 3-year period...
  16. doi request reprint Early endoscopic balloon dilation in caustic-induced gastric injury
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:737-44. 2010
    ..There are no reports on endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) for caustic-induced gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) in the acute or subacute phase...
  17. doi request reprint Fecal lactoferrin, myeloperoxidase and serum C-reactive are effective biomarkers in the assessment of disease activity and severity in patients with idiopathic ulcerative colitis
    Ibrahim Masoodi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1768-74. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the role of serum C-reactive protein (SCRP), fecal myeloperoxidase (FMPO) and fecal lactoferrin (FLF) in assessing disease severity, activity and response to therapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Enteral nutrition in severe acute pancreatitis
    Rudra Prasad Doley
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 10:157-62. 2009
    ..There is controversy concerning the merits of enteral and parenteral nutrition in the management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis...
  19. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical profile of celiac disease in type 1 diabetes mellitus in north India
    Sanjay Kumar Bhadada
    Department of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:378-81. 2011
    ..Our aim was to study the prevalence and clinical profile of celiac disease in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in a tertiary care referral centre in north India...
  20. pmc Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus & epidermal growth factor on experimentally induced Clostridium difficile infection
    Sukhminderjit Kaur
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 133:434-41. 2011
    ..Antimicrobial therapy used for CDAD gives inconsistent results. This experimental study was planned to investigate the beneficial effects of Lactobacillus acidophilus and epidermal growth factor (EGF) for CDAD management...
  21. pmc Dynamic nature of organ failure in severe acute pancreatitis: the impact of persistent and deteriorating organ failure
    Ragesh Babu Thandassery
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    HPB (Oxford) 15:523-8. 2013
    ..We have compared the clinical course and outcome of patients with severe AP (SAP) with TOF and POF in the first week of hospitalization as well as the impact of change in the OF score in the first week on patient outcome...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of biotherapeutics on cyclosporin-induced Clostridium difficile infection in mice
    Sukhminderjit Kaur
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:832-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated the role of cyclosporin in the development of CDAD in the experimental mouse model and studied the effect of probiotic and epidermal growth factor (EGF) as biotherapeutics measures...
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence of coeliac disease in healthy blood donors: a study from north India
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India dr
    Dig Liver Dis 44:530-2. 2012
    ..Blood donor screening can help predict prevalence of coeliac disease in population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Salmonella enterica serovar typhi in bile and stool of patients with biliary diseases and those requiring biliary drainage for other purposes
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Jpn J Infect Dis 58:363-5. 2005
    ..Colonization of the biliary system may not be clinically apparent, but is associated with an increased risk of infection...
  25. ncbi request reprint Correlates of organ failure in severe acute pancreatitis
    Jai Dev Wig
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 10:271-5. 2009
    ..The clinical course of severe acute pancreatitis may be complicated by organ failure...
  26. doi request reprint Alterations in K-ras, APC and p53-multiple genetic pathway in colorectal cancer among Indians
    Pooja Malhotra
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Tumour Biol 34:1901-11. 2013
    ..The lack of multiple mutations in tumor specimens suggests that these genetic alterations might have independent influences on CRC development and there could be multiple alternative genetic pathways to CRC in our present study cohort...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bacteriology of infection in severe acute pancreatitis
    Mohd T Noor
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 12:19-25. 2011
    ..Severe acute pancreatitis is associated with high mortality with infectious complications being the most common cause of mortality...
  28. doi request reprint Surgical management of gastric cicatrisation resulting from corrosive ingestion
    Vikas Gupta
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Surg 7:257-61. 2009
    ..Caustic injury to the stomach can be complicated by gastric stenosis. We review our experience with surgical management of symptomatic gastric stenosis...
  29. doi request reprint Segmental hepatic concentration of 18F-FDG-labeled autologous leukocytes causing a "pseudo-lesion" on PET/CT in a patient with transient hepatic attenuation difference
    Anish Bhattacharya
    From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Nucl Med 38:e399-401. 2013
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  30. doi request reprint Prospective validation of 4-category classification of acute pancreatitis severity
    Ragesh Babu Thandassery
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pancreas 42:392-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to validate this new 4-category system of severity classification by examining markers of severity and outcome...
  31. doi request reprint Incidental detection of colonic inflammation on PET/CT using 18F-FDG-labeled autologous leukocytes
    Anish Bhattacharya
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Nucl Med 38:e101-2. 2013
    ..While the pancreas showed no abnormal tracer uptake, colonic inflammation was incidentally detected, and a diagnosis of pseudomembranous colitis was subsequently confirmed on colonoscopy and biopsy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of abnormal bone mineral metabolism in recently diagnosed adult celiac patients
    Sudheer D Chakravarthi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 31:165-70. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of low bone mineral density (BMD) in recently diagnosed adult celiac patients and to identify the factors associated with this...
  33. ncbi request reprint The role of non-operative strategies in the management of severe acute pancreatitis
    Jai Dev Wig
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 11:553-9. 2010
    ..Non-operative strategies are gaining preference in the management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune pancreatitis: a report from India
    Mohd T Noor
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 11:213-9. 2010
    ..Autoimmune pancreatitis is characterized by immune-mediated inflammation, prominent lymphocytic infiltration and fibrosis of pancreas. It accounts for 4.6-6% of chronic pancreatitis but only a few cases from India have been reported...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparative role of antibiotic and proton pump inhibitor in experimental Clostridium difficile infection in mice
    Sukhminderjit Kaur
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Microbiol Immunol 51:1209-14. 2007
    ..05) for epithelial damage, oedema and neutrophilic infiltrate in colons. In addition to antibiotic, PPI also acts as an independent risk factor for C. difficile infection in experimental studies...
  36. doi request reprint Evaluation of CA 242 as a tumor marker in gallbladder cancer
    Surinder Rana
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    J Gastrointest Cancer 43:267-71. 2012
    ..We measured serum CA 242 levels in patients with GBC and compared it with those in patients with gallstones (GS) and healthy volunteers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bacteriuria in patients with gallbladder and biliary tract diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 47:556-8. 2004
    ..Thus UTI is also a frequent concomitant of gall bladder diseases and is a sign of the fact that kidneys are in a condition endangered by pyelonephritis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lung complications in acute pancreatitis
    Maruti Govindappa Raghu
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 8:177-85. 2007
    ..Severe acute pancreatitis has long been known to be a cause of pulmonary dysfunction and multisystem organ failure...
  39. ncbi request reprint Histopathological sequential changes in sodium taurocholate-induced acute pancreatitis
    Ashwinikumar Kudari
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 8:564-72. 2007
    ..Experimental models of acute pancreatitis have been developed in order to understand its pathophysiology and extrapancreatic manifestations...
  40. doi request reprint Adult intussusception in Northern India
    Vikas Gupta
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Surg 9:297-301. 2011
    ..Adult intussusception is infrequently encountered in Asians. The diagnosis is often late because of the variable presentation. The optimal treatment is not universally agreed upon...
  41. doi request reprint Delayed gastric emptying in patients with caustic ingestion
    Bhagwant Rai Mittal
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Nucl Med Commun 29:782-5. 2008
    ..Patients with caustic ingestion may develop esophageal and/or gastric cicatrization...
  42. ncbi request reprint Increased accumulation of dendritic cells in celiac disease associates with increased expression of autophagy protein LC3
    Paramaguru Rajaguru
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 56:342-8. 2013
    ..Celiac disease (CD) an immune-mediated disorder associates with accumulation of dendritic cell (DC) in duodenal mucosa. Autophagy has recently been implicated in autoantigen formation. However, its role in CD is still unknown...
  43. ncbi request reprint Role of N-13 ammonia PET/CT in diagnosing pancreatic necrosis in patients with acute pancreatitis as compared to contrast enhanced CT--results of a pilot study
    Raghava Kashyap
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Pancreatology 14:154-8. 2014
    ..However limitations do exist precluding its applicability in renal failure. Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for cardiac perfusion shows good uptake of N-13 ammonia ((13)NH3) metabolites in pancreas owing to high perfusion...
  44. doi request reprint Role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the management of a case of autoimmune pancreatitis with extrapancreatic manifestations
    Sampath Santhosh
    From the Departments of Nuclear Medicine, and Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Nucl Med 38:e423-5. 2013
    ..The follow-up PET/CT scan after 1 week of steroid therapy showed regression of FDG uptake in most of the lesions with appearance of salivary gland uptake...
  45. ncbi request reprint (99m)Tc-pertechnetate scintigraphy and endoscopy in assessment of caustic-induced gastric mucosal injury
    Bhagwant Rai Mittal
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Clin Nucl Med 38:e146-7. 2013
    ..99m)Tc-pertechnetate imaging can assess gastric viability after caustic injury. We correlated (99m)Tc-pertechnetate SPECT/CT with endoscopic findings in 4 patients with increasing grades of caustic-induced gastric mucosal injury...
  46. doi request reprint Melanoma of stomach
    Abdul Khaliq
    Department of Gastroenterology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastrointest Cancer 43:630-3. 2012
    ..Melanoma of gastrointestinal tract can be either primary or secondary to metastases from other sites like skin, mucous membranes, and uvea. Primary gastrointestinal melanoma is rare and still rarer is stomach involvement...
  47. doi request reprint Celiac disease presenting as recurrent pancreatitis and pseudocyst
    Jahangeer Basha
    Department of Gastroenterology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 13:533-5. 2012
    ..Malnutrition, papillary stenosis and immunopathogenetic mechanisms contribute to the development of pancreatitis in a patient of celiac disease...
  48. doi request reprint Endoscopic jejunal biopsy culture: a simple and effective method to study jejunal microflora
    Sharad Chandra
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 29:226-30. 2010
    ..Aspiration of jejunal fluid is sometime difficult. As the microorganisms rests on the mucosal surface, culture of the mucosal biopsy may be a possible alternative method...
  49. ncbi request reprint Is there ileopathy in portal hypertension?
    Surinder S Rana
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:392-7. 2006
    ..Endoscopic abnormalities in the ileum in patients with portal hypertension have not been well described. The aim of the present study was to evaluate endoscopic abnormalities in the ileum of patients with portal hypertension...
  50. ncbi request reprint Promoter methylation and immunohistochemical expression of hMLH1 and hMSH2 in sporadic colorectal cancer: a study from India
    Pooja Malhotra
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Tumour Biol 35:3679-87. 2014
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the Asia-Pacific guidelines of obesity classification on the APACHE-O scoring system and its role in the prediction of outcomes of acute pancreatitis: a study from India
    Ragesh Babu Thandassery
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dig Dis Sci 59:1316-21. 2014
    ..We studied the role of obesity and the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) O score in predicting the outcome in patients with acute pancreatitis (AP) using the Asia-Pacific obesity classification...
  52. ncbi request reprint Concurrent pancreatic ductal changes in alcoholic liver disease
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1067-70. 2003
    ..We assessed the prevalence of pancreatic ductal changes in patients presenting with alcoholic liver disease of different stages...
  53. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of typhoid carriers among blood donors and patients with biliary, gastrointestinal and other related diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Microbiol Immunol 49:107-12. 2005
    ..Vi serology employing highly purified Vi antigen offers a practical and cost-effective way of screening for S. Typhi carriers...
  54. ncbi request reprint Gall bladder emptying in patients with corrosive-induced esophageal strictures
    Bilal A Khan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dig Dis Sci 50:111-5. 2005
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Pertechnetate SPECT-CT in corrosive gastric injury
    Hejjaji Venkataramarao Sunil
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 29:244-6. 2010
    ..Fusion imaging (SPECT-CT) provided valuable information regarding viability of gastric mucosa, and it helped guide appropriate management...
  56. doi request reprint Changing scenario in aetiological profile of short stature in India-growing importance of celiac disease: a study from tertiary care centre
    Sanjay Kumar Bhadada
    Department of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:41-4. 2011
    ..To compare the etiological profile of short stature at a tertiary care hospital of North India over a decade from 1995-2007...
  57. ncbi request reprint Segmental and total oesophageal transit time in patients with corrosive-induced oesophageal stricture
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Nucl Med Commun 28:920-3. 2007
    ..However, even after adequate dilatation, some patients may continue to have dysphagia. An associated oesophageal motor dysfunction in such patients may contribute to the persistence of dysphagia...
  58. pmc Effect of zoledronic acid on bone mineral density in patients of celiac disease: a prospective, randomized, pilot study
    Mukul Kumar
    Department of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 138:882-7. 2013
    ..Bisphosphonates being a potent inhibitor of bone resorption may be useful in patients with CD having low BMD. The aim of the present investigation was to study the effect of zoledronic acid on BMD in CD patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Quantitative cholescintigraphy with fatty meal in the diagnosis of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction and acalculous cholecystopathy
    Sampath Santhosh
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 31:186-90. 2012
    ..Quantitative cholescintigraphy with fatty meal and SS scoring identified biliary dyskinesia and SOD in patients with biliary pain, recurrent pancreatitis and post-cholecystectomy syndrome...
  60. ncbi request reprint Chronic calcific pancreatitis presenting as an isolated left perinephric abscess: a case report and review of the literature
    Ragesh Babu Thandassery
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    JOP 12:485-8. 2011
    ..Pseudocysts at atypical locations pose significant diagnostic as well as therapeutic challenges...
  61. ncbi request reprint Estimation of endotoxin in infected bile from patients with biliary diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Trop Gastroenterol 27:22-5. 2006
    ..Further research is warranted on the effects of endotoxin on gall stone formation...
  62. ncbi request reprint Does every short stature child need screening for celiac disease?
    Sanjay Kumar Bhadada
    Departments of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:e353-6. 2008
    ..To study the etiological profile of short stature at a tertiary care hospital in north India...
  63. doi request reprint Regression of immunoproliferative small intestinal disease after eradication of Helicobacter pylori
    Usha Dutta
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Gastrointest Cancer 41:212-5. 2010
    ..He underwent H. pylori eradication following which he had significant clinical improvement; repeat evaluation at 6 months showed dramatic improvement in his clinical, radiological, and histological parameters...
  64. ncbi request reprint An endoscopic study of upper-GI mucosal changes in patients with congestive heart failure
    Kaiser Raja
    Departments of Gastroenterology and Cardiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:887-93. 2004
    ..This can cause GI vascular and mucosal congestion. The aim of this study was to define upper-GI mucosal changes in patients with congestive heart failure...
  65. ncbi request reprint Emphysematous pancreatitis. Radiological curiosity or a cause for concern?
    Jai Dev Wig
    Department of General Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India
    JOP 9:160-6. 2008
    ..Emphysematous pancreatitis is a rare, potentially fatal variant of severe acute pancreatitis with gas in the pancreatic bed. There are isolated case reports describing this condition...
  66. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous assays for Clostridium difficile and faecal lactoferrin in ulcerative colitis
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
    Trop Gastroenterol 24:13-6. 2003
    ..A statistically significant (p < 0.001) positive correlation was present between CDT and FL assays. FL positivity in IUC may depend on the intestinal inflammation precipitated by C. difficile infection...
  67. doi request reprint Primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus: long-term survival after radical resection
    Vikas Gupta
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Thorac Oncol 4:1180-2. 2009
    ..The patient made an uneventful recovery. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of melanoma and positive lymph nodes. Adjuvant chemotherapy was given. He succumbed to systemic recurrence after 69 months...
  68. doi request reprint Visceral leishmaniasis associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis--case report and systematic review
    Srinivas Rajagopala
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Infect 56:381-8. 2008
    ..The clinical features of leishmaniasis overlap with that of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) related HLH can be challenging...
  69. ncbi request reprint Multiple squamous cell carcinomas of esophagus
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012
    Indian J Gastroenterol 22:228-30. 2003
    ..They developed a second squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus more than 4 1/2 years after external radiation for a primary squamous cell carcinoma at a different site in the esophagus...
  70. doi request reprint Role of multidetector CT angiography in the evaluation of suspected mesenteric ischemia
    Meghna Barmase
    Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Eur J Radiol 80:e582-7. 2011
    ..To assess the role of multidetector CT angiography (MDCTA) in the diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) and to compare the diagnostic utility of axial images with reconstructed images...
  71. ncbi request reprint Pain, jaundice and lump in a middle-aged man
    Kim Vaiphei
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 26:130-4. 2007
  72. pmc Celiac disease: A missed cause of metabolic bone disease
    Ashu Rastogi
    Department of Endocrinology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Endocrinol Metab 16:780-5. 2012
    ..bone pains, proximal muscle weakness, osteopenia, osteoporosis, and fracture. We here report five patients who presented with severe MBD as the only manifestation of CD...
  73. ncbi request reprint Leukemia infiltration of bowel in chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    Pankaj Malhotra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:614-5. 2005
  74. doi request reprint Infection of pancreatic pseudocyst demonstrated on PET/CT using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-labeled autologous leucocytes
    Anish Bhattacharya
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Nucl Med 37:618-9. 2012
    ..The authors present a PET/CT scan showing abnormal uptake of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose-labeled autologous leukocytes in a pancreatic pseudocyst, from which aspirated fluid subsequently showed growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  75. doi request reprint Prevalence of human papilloma virus in esophageal carcinomas: a polymerase chain reaction-based study
    Nalini Gupta
    Department of Cytology and Gynecological Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Cytol 56:80-4. 2012
    ..Our findings raise the possibility that HPV is involved in esophageal carcinogenesis, especially the non-keratinizing type of SCC. Further investigation with a larger sample size over broader geographic areas may be warranted...
  76. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of colonic polyps is not increased in patients with acromegaly: analysis of 60 patients from India
    Anil Bhansali
    Department of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:266-9. 2004
    ..There are conflicting data on the prevalence of colorectal adenomas in patients with acromegaly. It has been suggested that the risk of colorectal adenomas may be dependent on the geographic and ethnic origin of the patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein in patients with gallbladder and biliary tract diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 25:73-5. 2004
    ..Control serum samples did not show any CRP within detectable limits. Hitherto, this is the first report that investigated the level of CRP in the bile of patients with GB and biliary tract diseases, along with biliary bacterial profile...
  78. pmc Aberrant promoter methylation of p16 in colorectal adenocarcinoma in North Indian patients
    Pooja Malhotra
    Pooja Malhotra, Rakesh Kochhar, Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    World J Gastrointest Oncol 2:295-303. 2010
    ..To investigate p16 gene methylation and its expression in 30 patients with sporadic colorectal adenocarcinoma in a North Indian population...
  79. ncbi request reprint Pleuropulmonary complications of esophageal variceal sclerotherapy with absolute alcohol
    Pradeepta K Sethy
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:910-4. 2003
    ..However, it causes a wide variety of local and systemic complications. The present study was performed to document pleuropulmonary complications of EVS with absolute alcohol...
  80. pmc Endoscopic balloon dilation for benign gastric outlet obstruction in adults
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Rakesh Kochhar, Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    World J Gastrointest Endosc 2:29-35. 2010
    ..Complications are uncommon with perforation occurring more often with balloons larger than 15 mm. Attempts to augment efficacy of EBD include intralesional steroids and endoscopic incision...
  81. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of intralesional triamcinolone in treatment of benign esophageal strictures
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:829-34. 2002
    ..The cornerstone treatment for benign esophageal strictures is endoscopic dilation. There are reports suggesting that intralesional corticosteroid injection decreases the frequency of endoscopic dilation...