Experts and Doctors on middle aged in Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Locale: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Topic: middle aged

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  1. Chava A, Chatterjee M, Sharma V, Sundar S, Mandal C. Variable degree of alternative complement pathway-mediated hemolysis in Indian visceral leishmaniasis induced by differential expression of 9-O-acetylated sialoglycans. J Infect Dis. 2004;189:1257-64 pubmed
  2. Ghosh B, Sengupta S, Bhattacharjee R, Pal S, Saha S, Ganguly G, et al. Spectrum of peripheral neuropathy in eastern India. J Indian Med Assoc. 2006;104:168, 170-3 pubmed
  3. Banerjee M, Sarkar J, Das J, Mukherjee A, Sarkar A, Mondal L, et al. Polymorphism in the ERCC2 codon 751 is associated with arsenic-induced premalignant hyperkeratosis and significant chromosome aberrations. Carcinogenesis. 2007;28:672-6 pubmed
    ..This study indicates that ERCC2 codon 751 Lys/Lys genotype is significantly associated with arsenic-induced premalignant hyperkeratosis and is possibly due to sub-optimal DNA repair capacity of the ERCC2 codon 751 Lys/Lys genotype. ..
  4. Saha D, Rajendran K, Ramamurthy T, Nandy R, Bhattacharya S. Intestinal parasitism and Vibrio cholerae infection among diarrhoeal patients in Kolkata, India. Epidemiol Infect. 2008;136:661-4 pubmed
    ..The highest rates for V. cholerae infection were in the 2-5 years age group and combined infection of V. cholerae and parasites was recorded among children aged between 2 and 10 years. ..
  5. Mondal S, Banerjee A, Ghosh A. Histopathological study of conjunctival lesions. J Indian Med Assoc. 2007;105:206, 208, 212 pubmed
    ..The study was done to report the spectrum and frequency of different lesions of conjunctiva in a tertiary care eye hospital in India. ..
  6. Pal D, Chattopadhyay U, Sengupta G. A study on the prevalence of hookworm infection in four districts of West Bengal and its linkage with anaemia. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2007;50:449-52 pubmed
    ..The load ofhookworm infection appeared to be mostly in the mild range. Ascaris lumbricoides appeared to the most common accompanying infection. In the affected population, the degree of anaemia was mostly mild. ..
  7. Mitra D, Manna A, Sikdar S, Sur P. Clinicopathological study and its prognostic implication in male breast carcinoma. J Indian Med Assoc. 2007;105:681-3, 686 pubmed
    ..In absence of prospective randomised trial retrospective review data from various centres could provide useful guidelines regarding therapy...
  8. Bharati P, Som S, Chakrabarty S, Bharati S, Pal M. Prevalence of anemia and its determinants among nonpregnant and pregnant women in India. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2008;20:347-59 pubmed publisher
    ..The severity of anemia is higher among pregnant than nonpregnant women. Efforts must be made to educate women and enhance their level of economic status so that the prevalence of anemia can be reduced substantially. ..
  9. Bose A, Chakraborty K, Sarkar K, Goswami S, Chakraborty T, Pal S, et al. Neem leaf glycoprotein induces perforin-mediated tumor cell killing by T and NK cells through differential regulation of IFNgamma signaling. J Immunother. 2009;32:42-53 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of these results, we conclude that NLGP might be effective to recover the suppressed cytotoxic functions of NK and T cells from head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients...

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  1. Kundu S, Ghosh P, Datta S, Ghosh A, Chattopadhyay S, Chatterjee M. Oxidative stress as a potential biomarker for determining disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Free Radic Res. 2012;46:1482-9 pubmed publisher
  2. Banerjee N, Paul S, Sau T, Das J, Bandyopadhyay A, Banerjee S, et al. Epigenetic modifications of DAPK and p16 genes contribute to arsenic-induced skin lesions and nondermatological health effects. Toxicol Sci. 2013;135:300-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This study for the first time makes an attempt to correlate epigenetic modifications of the tumor suppressor genes with dermatological and nondermatological health outcomes in a population chronically exposed to arsenic. ..
  3. Kumar D, Banerjee S, Naik J, Gupta K, Roy R, Kumar A. A novel use of EP catheter in extraction of trapped intracardiac devices: Two case reports. Indian Heart J. 2015;67 Suppl 3:S92-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We could avert major cardiovascular surgeries in both the patients by simply modifying the traditionally used techniques for extraction of intracardiac devices. ..
  4. Mukhopadhyay A, Acharya M, Mukherjee S, Ray J, Choudhury S, Khan M, et al. Mutations in MYOC gene of Indian primary open angle glaucoma patients. Mol Vis. 2002;8:442-8 pubmed
    ..A comparison of our data with other studies revealed that these two polymorphisms are in complete linkage disequilibrium among Asians, but not among other ethnic groups studied so far. ..
  5. Majumder M, Sikdar N, Paul R, Roy B. Increased risk of oral leukoplakia and cancer among mixed tobacco users carrying XRCC1 variant haplotypes and cancer among smokers carrying two risk genotypes: one on each of two loci, GSTM3 and XRCC1 (Codon 280). Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005;14:2106-12 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the presence of variant haplotypes on XRCC1 and two risk genotypes, one on each of two loci, GSTM3 and XRCC1, could be useful to determine the leukoplakias that might progress to cancer in a group of patients...
  6. Mukhopadhyay A, Komatireddy S, Acharya M, Bhattacharjee A, Mandal A, Thakur S, et al. Evaluation of Optineurin as a candidate gene in Indian patients with primary open angle glaucoma. Mol Vis. 2005;11:792-7 pubmed
    ..Despite a putative mutation (Arg545Gln) in some patients, the present study does not suggest a significant involvement of OPTN in POAG patients of Indian origin. ..
  7. Sarkar K, Bal B, Mukherjee R, Chakraborty S, Niyogi S, Saha M, et al. Epidemic of HIV coupled with hepatitis C virus among injecting drug users of Himalayan West Bengal, Eastern India, Bordering Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh. Subst Use Misuse. 2006;41:341-52 pubmed
    ..The study revealed the epidemic of HIV and hepatitis C among IDU populations at this bordering district of West Bengal for the first time that requires urgent intervention at local, national, and international levels. ..
  8. Chakrabarti P, Nandi S, Todi S. Nocardia brain abscess in a diabetic patient. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2008;51:151-3 pubmed
    ..A high index of suspicion and early intervention like stereotactic brain biopsy remain the cornerstone to increase the chance of positive clinical outcome...
  9. Senapati S, Banerjee S, Gangopadhyay D. Evening primrose oil is effective in atopic dermatitis: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2008;74:447-52 pubmed
    ..Evening primrose oil is a safe and effective medicine in management of AD. However, since not all researchers across the world have found the same good result, further large trials on Indian patients are needed. ..
  10. Batabyal S, Majhi R, Basu P. Clinical utility of the interaction between lectin and serum prostate specific antigen in prostate cancer. Neoplasma. 2009;56:68-71 pubmed
    ..0 ng/ml by conventional immunoassay method and this may be taken as a guideline in differentiating PC and BPH. Key words: prostate cancer, BPH, PSA, lectin. ..
  11. Varghese M, Pandey M, Samanta A, Gangopadhyay P, Mohanakumar K. Reduced NADH coenzyme Q dehydrogenase activity in platelets of Parkinson's disease, but not Parkinson plus patients, from an Indian population. J Neurol Sci. 2009;279:39-42 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report indicating a decline in mitochondrial function in the platelets of PD patients from the Indian population, offering further support to the role of a mitochondrial defect in PD. ..
  12. Das S, Banerjee T, Roy T, Raut D, Chaudhuri A, Hazra A. Prevalence of essential tremor in the city of Kolkata, India: a house-to-house survey. Eur J Neurol. 2009;16:801-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study has documented that the prevalence of ET above 40 years in India is similar to that of many countries globally and common amongst slum dwellers and there are fewer familial cases. ..
  13. Mukhopadhyay S, Talukdar A, Pradip Kumar Mitra -, Ghosh S, Maji D. An observational study of the pattern of HIV infection in a specified rural area of India with special reference to migratory laborers. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2010;9:74-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Goldsmiths migrated from Daspur to big cities are the bridge populations who are responsible for higher prevalence of HIV in their families and locality. Interventional strategies targeted at this high-risk group are suggested. ..
  14. Mazumder Indra D, Mitra S, Singh R, Dutta S, Roy A, Mondal R, et al. Inactivation of CHEK1 and EI24 is associated with the development of invasive cervical carcinoma: clinical and prognostic implications. Int J Cancer. 2011;129:1859-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, our data suggest that inactivation of EI24 and CHEK1 through two independent mechanisms contributes to the development of CACX. ..
  15. Goenka M, Majumder S, Sethy P, Chakraborty M. Helicobacter pylori negative, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-negative peptic ulcers in India. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2011;30:33-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The current study indicates existence of high proportion of non-NSAID, non-H. pylori peptic ulcer disease in Indian patients. ..
  16. Modak T, Arora P, Agnes C, Ray R, Goswami S, Ghosh P, et al. Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis in cases of abnormal vaginal discharge: comparison of clinical and microbiological criteria. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2011;5:353-60 pubmed
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the diagnostic ability of the Amsel criteria with that of Nugent's score among patients presenting with abnormal vaginal discharge...
  17. Chakraborty K, Bose A, Goswami K, Mukherjee K, Goswami S, Ghosh D, et al. Dysregulated CC receptor/ligand in monocytes/macrophages from tongue squamous cell carcinoma patients is partially rectified by interferon ?-2b. Hum Immunol. 2012;73:38-47 pubmed publisher
    ..Translating dual benefits on monocyte/macrophage functions, IFN?2b may emerge as a potential form of immunotherapy for TSCC patients that may be combined with standard chemotherapy for better clinical outcome. ..
  18. Bharati S, Pal A, Biswas C, Biswas R. Incidence of cardiac arrest increases with the indiscriminate use of dexmedetomidine: a case series and review of published case reports. Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan. 2011;49:165-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We urge clinicians to take caution against the negative effects of dexmedetomidine, especially when it is used in patients older than 50 years with underlying cardiac disease and in combination with cardiodepressant drugs. ..
  19. Basu P, Mittal S, Bhaumik S, Mandal S, Samaddar A, Ray C, et al. Prevalence of high-risk human papillomavirus and cervical intraepithelial neoplasias in a previously unscreened population--a pooled analysis from three studies. Int J Cancer. 2013;132:1693-9 pubmed publisher
    ..2%. The prevalence of high-risk HPV was relatively low in the population we studied, which is reflected in the low prevalence of high-grade CIN. The prevalence of CIN3 remained constant across age groups due to absence of screening. ..
  20. Hamdani N, Qadri S, Aggarwalla R, Bhartia V, Chaudhuri S, Debakshi S, et al. Clinicopathological study of gall bladder carcinoma with special reference to gallstones: our 8-year experience from eastern India. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13:5613-7 pubmed
    ..The study indicates that GBC is common in our scenario. It is a disease of elderly females, has a strong association with gallstones and every cholecystectomy specimen should be examined histopathologically...
  21. Bhattacharya S, Ghosh M. Changes in serum calcium and vitamin D₃ levels after tibolone treatment and their correlations with health-related quality of life. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015;128:174-6 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Tibolone significantly increases the serum vitamin D3 level and improves HRQOL in menopausal women. Clinical Trial Registry India: CTRI/2012/06/002752. ..
  22. Taraphdar D, Sarkar A, Mukhopadhyay B, Chatterjee S. A comparative study of clinical features between monotypic and dual infection cases with Chikungunya virus and dengue virus in West Bengal, India. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012;86:720-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Severe arthralgia and swelling of joints were common only in CHIKV-positive cases and abdominal pain was mainly associated with DENV infection. Diarrhea was reported only by the dual-infected patients (16.2%). ..
  23. Rahman M, Sengupta M, Ahamed S, Chowdhury U, Lodh D, Hossain M, et al. Status of groundwater arsenic contamination and human suffering in a Gram Panchayet (cluster of villages) in Murshidabad, one of the nine arsenic affected districts in West Bengal, India. J Water Health. 2005;3:283-96 pubmed
    ..Proper watershed management and economical utilization of available surface water resources along with the villagers' participation is urgently required to combat the present arsenic crisis. ..
  24. Sarkar K, Bal B, Mukherjee R, Saha M, Chakraborty S, Niyogi S, et al. Young age is a risk factor for HIV among female sex workers--an experience from India. J Infect. 2006;53:255-9 pubmed
  25. Biswas A, Sadhukhan T, Majumder S, Misra A, Das S, Variation Consortium I, et al. Evaluation of PINK1 variants in Indian Parkinson's disease patients. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2010;16:167-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Most of the SNP markers were observed to be highly heterozygous among Indians, which could be used for segregation analysis of PINK1 alleles in familial PD cases. ..
  26. Dey A, Bhuniya S, Datta Chaudhuri A, Pandit S, Saha Dutta Chowdhury M, Sengupta A, et al. Iodopovidone pleurodesis: experience of a tertiary hospital in Kolkata. Singapore Med J. 2010;51:163-5 pubmed
    ..It may be considered as the agent of choice to achieve pleurodesis, especially in resource constrained countries like India, as it is inexpensive and easily available. ..
  27. Gopi Chand M, Srinath J, Rao R, Lakkakula B, Kumar S, Rao V. Association between the M268T polymorphism in the angiotensinogen gene and essential hypertension in a South Indian population. Biochem Genet. 2011;49:474-82 pubmed publisher
    ..These data further support the hypothesis that hypertension is influenced by the AGT M268T polymorphism. ..
  28. Bhattacharya M, Naik T, Ghosh M, Jana S, Dutta P. Pulmonary tuberculosis among HIV seropositives attending a counseling center in Kolkata. Indian J Public Health. 2011;55:329-31 pubmed publisher
    ..007) with HIV/TB co-infection as compared to HIV infection only. However, no significant correlation with CD4:CD8 ratio in HIV/TB co-infection was observed. ..
  29. Ghosh S, Mondal R, Banerjee P, Nandi M, Sarkar S, Das K, et al. Tracking the naturally occurring mutations across the full-length genome of hepatitis B virus of genotype D in different phases of chronic e-antigen-negative infection. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012;18:E412-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results thus highlight a distinct pattern of mutation in HBV/D that may help in predicting clinical outcomes of HBeAg-negative infection and have implications for better clinical management of the patients. ..
  30. Fuchs C, Tomasek J, Yong C, Dumitru F, Passalacqua R, Goswami C, et al. Ramucirumab monotherapy for previously treated advanced gastric or gastro-oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma (REGARD): an international, randomised, multicentre, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet. 2014;383:31-39 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to assess whether ramucirumab, a monoclonal antibody VEGFR-2 antagonist, prolonged survival in patients with advanced gastric cancer...
  31. Chatterjee G, Jain A. Giant cutaneous horns. Indian J Med Res. 2016;144:300-301 pubmed publisher
  32. Das T, Raha K, Bandyopadhyay A, Dasgupta A, Ghosh D, Mondal A. Malignant mixed mullerian tumour of the fallopian tube of heterologous variety--a case report. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2005;48:354-6 pubmed
    ..A diagnosis of malignant mixed mullerian tumour of the fallopian tube, clinically FIGO stage III was made, which is extremely rare in available literature. ..
  33. Sengupta S, Chakrabarti S, Roy A, Panda C, Roychoudhury S. Inactivation of human mutL homolog 1 and mutS homolog 2 genes in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma tumors and leukoplakia samples by promoter hypermethylation and its relation with microsatellite instability phenotype. Cancer. 2007;109:703-12 pubmed
  34. Bandyopadhyay A, Laha R, Das T, Sen S, Mangal S, Mitra P. CT guided fine needle aspiration cytology of thoracic mass lesions: a prospective study of immediate cytological evaluation. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2007;50:51-5 pubmed
    ..71% and specificity 100%. Though our priority was cytological assessment, the cytological diagnosis was corroborated with clinico-radiological parameters and transbronchial biopsies whenever applicable. ..
  35. Ghosh P, Banerjee M, De Chaudhuri S, Das J, Sarma N, Basu A, et al. Increased chromosome aberration frequencies in the Bowen's patients compared to non-cancerous skin lesions individuals exposed to arsenic. Mutat Res. 2007;632:104-10 pubmed
    ..01). These results suggest that chromosomal aberrations can be used for cancer risk assessment of the population exposed to arsenic through drinking water...
  36. Paul S, Sharma A, Mahapatra P, Bhattacharya P, Reiter R, Swarnakar S. Role of melatonin in regulating matrix metalloproteinase-9 via tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase-1 during protection against endometriosis. J Pineal Res. 2008;44:439-49 pubmed publisher
  37. Basu M, Maji A, Chakraborty A, Banerjee R, Mullick S, Saha P, et al. Genetic association of Toll-like-receptor 4 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha polymorphisms with Plasmodium falciparum blood infection levels. Infect Genet Evol. 2010;10:686-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results support a genetic role of TLR4 and TNF-alpha in controlling the blood infection level in mild malaria. ..
  38. Pal S, Sanyal D. Jaw muscle weakness: a differential indicator of neuromuscular weakness--preliminary observations. Muscle Nerve. 2011;43:807-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Few patients from any of these disease groups lack the cardinal clinical features. We established clinical marker(s) that might have significant discriminating power for diagnosis...
  39. Mukherjee N, Bhattacharya N, Alam N, Roy A, Roychoudhury S, Panda C. Subtype-specific alterations of the Wnt signaling pathway in breast cancer: clinical and prognostic significance. Cancer Sci. 2012;103:210-20 pubmed publisher
  40. Ghosh S, Banerjee P, Deny P, Mondal R, Nandi M, Roychoudhury A, et al. New HBV subgenotype D9, a novel D/C recombinant, identified in patients with chronic HBeAg-negative infection in Eastern India. J Viral Hepat. 2013;20:209-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Further investigations are needed to determine the overall prevalence and clinical significance of these newly characterized D9 strains and to assess the impact of inter-genotypic recombination on viral properties. ..
  41. Kaurani L, Vishal M, Kumar D, Sharma A, Mehani B, Sharma C, et al. Gene-rich large deletions are overrepresented in POAG patients of Indian and Caucasian origins. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014;55:3258-64 pubmed publisher
    ..We identified CNTN4 as a novel candidate gene for POAG. ..
  42. Banerjee N, Banerjee M, Ganguly S, Bandyopadhyay S, Das J, Bandyopadhay A, et al. Arsenic-induced mitochondrial instability leading to programmed cell death in the exposed individuals. Toxicology. 2008;246:101-11 pubmed publisher
    ..All these observations indicate that mitochondria-mediated pathway may be responsible for arsenic-induced apoptosis...
  43. Ganguly S, Basu B, Shome S, Jadhav T, Roy S, Majumdar J, et al. Dopamine, by acting through its D2 receptor, inhibits insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I)-induced gastric cancer cell proliferation via up-regulation of Krüppel-like factor 4 through down-regulation of IGF-IR and AKT phosphorylation. Am J Pathol. 2010;177:2701-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that DA is an important regulator of IGF-IR function in malignant gastric cancer cells. ..
  44. Banerjee A, Kurbanov F, Datta S, Chandra P, Tanaka Y, Mizokami M, et al. Phylogenetic relatedness and genetic diversity of hepatitis B virus isolates in Eastern India. J Med Virol. 2006;78:1164-74 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion; using the complete genome analyses this study has confirmed circulation of the genotype C in Eastern part of India and demonstrated considerable genotypic heterogeneity of the Indian genotype D...
  45. Banerjee P, Maity S, Das T, Mazumder S. A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled clinical study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a polyherbal formulation in geriatric age group: a phase IV clinical report. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011;134:429-33 pubmed publisher
    ..This formulation is safe and compliance to the treatment was good. In ancient Ayurveda the constituents of polyherbal formulation were prescribed for different diseases including cardiological, neurological, sepsis, etc. ..
  46. Chunder R, Mukherjee K, Guha R. An unusual ulnar artery: its embryological basis and clinical significance. J Indian Med Assoc. 2011;109:934-5, 937 pubmed
    ..The embryological basis and clinical significance of such course and origin has been explained...
  47. Mukherjee A, Singla R, Saha I. Comparing outcomes in new pulmonary sputum positive and sputum negative cases under RNTCP in rural India. Indian J Tuberc. 2009;56:144-50 pubmed
    ..The possible reasons need to be explored and corrective actions need to be taken accordingly. ..
  48. Mondal S, Bera H, Biswas P, Mallick M. High-grade plasmablastic neoplasm of humerus in an HIV-negative patient, which was indeterminate between plasmablastic lymphoma and plasmablastic myeloma. J Cancer Res Ther. 2011;7:214-6 pubmed publisher
    ..PBL can be confused with PBPCM. A final diagnosis should be rendered only after thorough histopathological and immunohistochemical examination...
  49. Ray A. Does electroconvulsive therapy cause epilepsy?. J ECT. 2013;29:201-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Electroconvulsive therapy has not been found to cause epilepsy. Patient's underlying organic condition may influence development of seizures. ..
  50. Das K, Ghoshal U, Dhali G, Benjamin J, Ahuja V, Makharia G. Crohn's disease in India: a multicenter study from a country where tuberculosis is endemic. Dig Dis Sci. 2009;54:1099-107 pubmed publisher
    ..We concluded that the phenotype of Crohn's disease in India is very similar to that described in other regions of Asia and the West, except for a delay in diagnosis and a more complicated disease at diagnosis. ..
  51. Biswas S, Sarkar S, Chakraborty J, Chakrabarti S. Occult micrometastasis to bone marrow in early lung cancer: a clinicopathologic study from West Bengal, India. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2010;11:747-51 pubmed
  52. Dastidar R, Gajra B, De M. Molecular and hematological characterization of hemoglobin H disease in the Bengali population of Kolkata, India. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2011;15:93-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The need to screen for ?-thalassemia at the molecular level in patients with unexplained anemia and its implication in the future generation of our society have been discussed in this article. ..
  53. Chakraborty U, Goswami A, Saha S, Mukherjee T, Dey S, Majumdar S, et al. Tumour necrosis factor-alpha and nitric oxide response in different categories of tuberculosis patients. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013;17:505-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Distinct TNF-? and NO levels appear to be associated with different clinical forms of TB and might help to assess prognosis and contribute to a better understanding of underlying immunopathological mechanisms. ..
  54. Chattopadhyay S, Pal I. Iatrogenic injuries leading to suspicion of homicide. J Forensic Leg Med. 2008;15:447-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The suspicion was further strengthened by the lack of proper documentation and inappropriate/improper use of terminology of medicolegal significance...
  55. Ansar W, Habib S, Roy S, Mandal C, Mandal C. Unraveling the C-reactive protein complement-cascade in destruction of red blood cells: potential pathological implications in Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2009;23:175-90 pubmed publisher
  56. Das S, Biswas A, Roy J, Bose P, Roy T, Banerjee T, et al. Prevalence of major neurological disorders among geriatric population in the metropolitan city of Kolkata. J Assoc Physicians India. 2008;56:175-81 pubmed
    ..Overall the crude prevalence of neurological disorders was 60.9 per 1000. The present study shows higher rate of stroke as compared to other neurological disorders among elderly population in India, which needs urgent attention. ..
  57. Mukherjee S, Bandyopadhyay G, Dutta C, Bhattacharya A, Karmakar R, Barui G. Evaluation of endoscopic biopsy in gastric lesions with a special reference to the significance of mast cell density. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2009;52:20-4 pubmed
    ..Poorly-differentiated adenocarcinoma apparently lacks mast cell mediated anti-tumor response in some unexplained way. ..
  58. Patra N, Goswami J, Basu S, Chatterjee K, Sarkar S. Outcomes of high dose rate interstitial boost brachytherapy after external beam radiation therapy in head and neck cancer--an Indian (single institutional) learning experience. Brachytherapy. 2009;8:248-254 pubmed publisher
    ..Oropharyngeal and oral cavity tumors can be effectively treated with (192)Ir implant boost after EBRT. Local control is excellent and complication rates are acceptable. ..
  59. Ghosh A, Basu S, Datta H, Chattopadhyay D. Evaluation of polymerase chain reaction-based ribosomal DNA sequencing technique for the diagnosis of mycotic keratitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007;144:396-403 pubmed
    ..We found that clinically significant pathogenic fungal strains can be detected and differentiated by this method in a short period. This method therefore is useful for the early treatment of fungal infection. ..
  60. Saha D, Pal A, Sarkar N, Das D, Blackard J, Guha S, et al. Occult hepatitis B virus infection in HIV positive patients at a tertiary healthcare unit in eastern India. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0179035 pubmed publisher
    ..This study highlights several distinct features of OBI in India and underscores the need for additional HBV DNA screening in HIV-positive individuals. ..
  61. Sasmal P, Tantia O, Patle N, Khanna S. Omental torsion and infarction: a diagnostic dilemma and its laparoscopic management. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2010;20:225-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, inspection of the omentum should be a routine part of exploration in suspected acute appendicitis...
  62. Mondal S, Bhattacharya P, Rahaman M, Ali N, Goswami R. A curative immune profile one week after treatment of Indian kala-azar patients predicts success with a short-course liposomal amphotericin B therapy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010;4:e764 pubmed publisher
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION NAME AND NUMBER: Clinical Trials Registry--India (CTRI) CTRI/2009/091/000764. ..
  63. Chattopadhyay B, Ghosh S, Gangopadhyay P, Das S, Roy T, Sinha K, et al. Modulation of age at onset in Huntington's disease and spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 patients originated from eastern India. Neurosci Lett. 2003;345:93-6 pubmed
    ..Similar analysis with SCA2 patients indicated that RAI1 might explain about 13% of the variability in the age at onset. Specific alleles in GluR6 and CA150 locus were only observed in HD patients. ..
  64. Ghosh S, Bandyopadhyay D, Jamadar N. Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis: An unusual presentation. Dermatol Online J. 2010;16:12 pubmed
    ..In addition, our patient also had some rare features of NLCS, such as onset in the latter part of life, presence of foul-smelling discharge, and comedo-like plugs on the lesions...
  65. Panigrahi R, Majumder S, Gooptu M, Biswas A, Datta S, Chandra P, et al. Occult HBV infection among anti-HBc positive HIV-infected patients in apex referral centre, Eastern India. Ann Hepatol. 2012;11:870-5 pubmed
  66. Saha D, Pal A, Biswas A, Panigrahi R, Sarkar N, Sarkar J, et al. Characterization of treatment-naive HIV/HBV co-infected patients attending ART clinic of a tertiary healthcare centre in eastern India. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e73613 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, HBeAg negative patients are also associated with high HBV DNA levels and therefore require appropriate medical attention. Pre-treatment screening for anti-HBV drug resistant mutations is not necessary before ART initiation. ..
  67. Krishnan P, Bhattacharyya A. Bone flap resorption following cranioplasty in a cost-constrained scenario. Br J Neurosurg. 2016;30:272-3 pubmed publisher
  68. Banerjee N, Banerjee S, Sen R, Bandyopadhyay A, Sarma N, Majumder P, et al. Chronic arsenic exposure impairs macrophage functions in the exposed individuals. J Clin Immunol. 2009;29:582-94 pubmed publisher
    ..These altogether could contribute significantly to arsenic-induced immunosuppression observed in the arsenic-exposed individuals. ..
  69. Basu P, Ngan H, Hseon T. HPV vaccination in women over 25 years of age: Asian Cervical Cancer Prevention Advisory Board recommendations. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2009;35:712-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The ACCPAB advocates the adoption of preventive measures against HPV infection, including vaccination, with a view to protecting women of all ages from developing cervical cancer. ..
  70. Mitra P, Guha M, Ghosh S, Mukherjee S, Bankura B, Pal D, et al. Association of calcitonin receptor gene (CALCR) polymorphism with kidney stone disease in the population of West Bengal, India. Gene. 2017;622:23-28 pubmed publisher
  71. Guha Mazumder D. Arsenic and non-malignant lung disease. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 2007;42:1859-67 pubmed
    ..Results of studies carried out on people showing features of Arsenicosis due to drinking arsenic contaminated water provide evidence that arsenic is a potent respiratory toxicant, even following ingestion. ..
  72. Alam J, Maiti S, Ghosh P, De R, Chowdhury A, Das S, et al. Significant association of the dupA gene of Helicobacter pylori with duodenal ulcer development in a South-east Indian population. J Med Microbiol. 2012;61:1295-302 pubmed publisher
    ..60-11.74). Based on these findings, dupA can be considered a biomarker for DU patients in India. The reported discrepancies for this putative virulence marker in different populations may be due to the genome plasticity of H. pylori. ..
  73. Kaul U, Sethi A, Arambam P, Omar A, Keshava R, Roy S, et al. Safety of Prasugrel in Indian patients - multicentric registry of 1000 cases. Indian Heart J. 2014;66:598-601 pubmed publisher
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    ..Though growth hormone deficiency is associated with poor quality of life there were no significant differences with patients with hypopituitarism without any growth hormone deficiency. ..
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    ..LOH at MCC gene was not detected either in tumor or in leukoplakia DNAs. This infrequent LOH at APC gene of pre-cancer and cancer tissues suggests that it may not be an early event in oral carcinogenesis in these patients. ..
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    ..Remarkable variation of the cSNPs observed among ethnic groups of India could provide insight for future epidemiological studies on POAG in these population groups. ..
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    ..Neutralization of IFN-gamma downregulates the IFN-alpha2b mediated CXCL10 release, suggesting the active role of IFN-gamma in the transduction of chemotactic signal for the migration of cytotoxic T/NK cells at the tumor site. ..
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