Pooja Dewan

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Isolated cerebellar ataxia: an early neurological complication of enteric fever
    P Dewan
    Department of Paediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 29:217-9. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Organochlorine pesticide residues in maternal blood, cord blood, placenta, and breastmilk and their relation to birth size
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, University of Delhi, Delhi 110 095, India
    Chemosphere 90:1704-10. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A rare lethal case of chondrodysplasia punctata with extensive airway involvement
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences UCMS, Delhi, India
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 31:134-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender gap and Indian Academy of Pediatrics: still a long way to go!
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 44:598-600. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Meconium peritonitis presenting as abdominal calcification: three cases with different pathology
    P Dewan
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Delhi, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 31:163-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of phenytoin and valproic acid therapy on serum lipid levels and liver function tests
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:855-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Fate of articles rejected by Indian Pediatrics
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110095, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:1031-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, UCMS and GTB Hospital, Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:149-55. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Familial crossed polysyndactyly in four generations of an Indian family
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, 110096, Delhi, India
    World J Pediatr 6:177-80. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical growth patterns and dental caries in thalassemia
    Sunil Gomber
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahdara, Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 43:1064-9. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Isolated cerebellar ataxia: an early neurological complication of enteric fever
    P Dewan
    Department of Paediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 29:217-9. 2009
    ..Although central nervous system involvement is not uncommon in enteric fever, acute cerebellar ataxia as a presenting feature is rare. A 7-year-old boy with enteric fever who presented with acute cerebellar ataxia is reported...
  2. doi request reprint Organochlorine pesticide residues in maternal blood, cord blood, placenta, and breastmilk and their relation to birth size
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, University of Delhi, Delhi 110 095, India
    Chemosphere 90:1704-10. 2013
    ..We conclude that prenatal exposure to some OCPs could impair the anthropometric development of the fetus, reducing the birthweight, length, head circumference, chest circumference and ponderal index...
  3. doi request reprint A rare lethal case of chondrodysplasia punctata with extensive airway involvement
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences UCMS, Delhi, India
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 31:134-9. 2012
    ..A post-mortem radiograph revealed generalized punctate calcification of cartilaginous structures, including airways, rib ends, spine, long bone epiphyses, tarsus and pinna, and brachytelephalangy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender gap and Indian Academy of Pediatrics: still a long way to go!
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 44:598-600. 2007
    ..1% (133/576) in 1990 to 43% (154/358) in 2005 (P < 0.001). We conclude that there is a definite increase in the female participation in academic matters of IAP; however, the gender gap is persisting in the administrative domain...
  5. doi request reprint Meconium peritonitis presenting as abdominal calcification: three cases with different pathology
    P Dewan
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Delhi, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 31:163-7. 2011
    ..The types of meconium peritonitis were cystic, meconium pseudocyst and meconium ascites. Two required surgical intervention. Meconium peritonitis should be considered in newborns with intra-abdominal calcification...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of phenytoin and valproic acid therapy on serum lipid levels and liver function tests
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:855-8. 2008
    ..The proportion of children with TC > 200mg/dL was significantly higher in the phenytoin group. We recommend monitoring of serum lipids of epileptic children receiving phenytoin...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fate of articles rejected by Indian Pediatrics
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110095, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:1031-5. 2010
    ..Rejection of a manuscript by IP does not preclude publication, but rejected manuscripts are published more often in non-pediatric journals or journals with a lower impact factor, although the occasional exception exists...
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, UCMS and GTB Hospital, Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:149-55. 2010
    ..The last decade has seen a variety of newer antiemetics being evaluated for CINV; their efficacy and side effects need to be assessed in children. This article attempts to highlight this revised management of CINV...
  9. doi request reprint Familial crossed polysyndactyly in four generations of an Indian family
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, 110096, Delhi, India
    World J Pediatr 6:177-80. 2010
    ..Crossed" polydactyly of hands and feet, i.e., preaxial in one and postaxial in the other, is extremely rare. It has not been included in the standard classification of hand and feet anomalies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical growth patterns and dental caries in thalassemia
    Sunil Gomber
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahdara, Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 43:1064-9. 2006
    ..Dental caries were significantly higher in thalassemics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Homocystinuria: a rare cause of megaloblastic anemia
    Sunil Gomber
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 41:941-3. 2004
    ..He was diagnosed to have homocystinuria type 1. His anemia improved on oral pyridoxine and folic acid therapy. Homocystinuria should be remembered as a cause of megaloblastic anemia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D Supplementation for Treatment and Prevention of Pneumonia in Under-five Children: A Randomized Double-blind Placebo Controlled Trial
    Piyush Gupta
    Department of Pediatrics Department of Microbiology Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics and Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India Correspondence to Dr Piyush Gupta, Professor of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 53:967-976. 2016
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of single oral mega-dose of Vitamin D3 for treatment and prevention of pneumonia in under-five children...
  13. doi request reprint Mid-upper arm circumference v. weight-for-height Z-score for predicting mortality in hospitalized children under 5 years of age
    Sakshi Sachdeva
    1Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, Dilshad Garden, New Delhi 110095, India
    Public Health Nutr 19:2513-20. 2016
    ..To compare the performance of mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) against weight-for-height Z-score (WHZ) for predicting inpatient deaths in children under 5 years of age...
  14. pmc Microbiome: Paediatricians' perspective
    Shilpa Khanna Arora
    Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 142:515-24. 2015
    ..Dysbiosis in the regional microbiome has been linked with caries, periodontitis, and chronic rhinosinusitis. The future therapeutic implications of this rapidly evolving area of research are also highlighted...
  15. doi request reprint Oral zinc supplements are ineffective for treating acute dehydrating diarrhoea in 5-12-year-olds
    Ruchita Negi
    Department of Paediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Acta Paediatr 104:e367-71. 2015
    ..This study tested how effective existing recommendations are in children from 5 to 12 years of age...
  16. pmc Estimation of gestational age, using neonatal anthropometry: a cross-sectional study in India
    Rajat Thawani
    University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 31:523-30. 2013
    ..76. On validation, the predictability of this equation is 46% (+/-1 week), 75.5% (+/- 2 weeks), and 91.5% (+/- 3 weeks). This mathematical model may be used in identifying preterm neonates...
  17. doi request reprint Vincristine induced neurotoxicity in cancer patients
    Sunil Gomber
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 77:97-100. 2010
    ..We found a relatively higher incidence of vincristine induced neuropathy in Indian children, which was probably due to coexistence of severe malnutrition in them...
  18. ncbi request reprint Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus: A Journey into Oblivion
    Jasmeet Sidhu
    Departments of Pediatrics, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College, and University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India Correspondence to Dr Piyush Gupta, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UCMS and GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi 110095, India
    Indian Pediatr 53:1057-1061. 2016
    ..The emphasis on augmenting antenatal care services, increasing institutional deliveries and improving routine vaccination coverage are factors that might have led to a reduction in cases of neonatal tetanus...
  19. doi request reprint Organochlorine pesticide exposure in mothers and neural tube defects in offsprings
    Swati Kalra
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110095, India Electronic address
    Reprod Toxicol 66:56-60. 2016
    ..We recommend a restrained use of organochlorine pesticides like DDT, DDE, and endosulfan, while monitoring the expectant mothers closely for birth defects like NTDs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sudden-Onset Bilateral Blindness in a Young Girl Receiving Parenteral Nutrition: Case Report and Review of Literature
    Nitin Agarwal
    Department of Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Delhi, India
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr . 2015
    ..Complications of PN can be metabolic and thrombotic. Blindness is a rare and unexpected complication...
  21. ncbi request reprint Energy drinks: potions of illusion
    Nidhi Bedi
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Delhi and University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India Correspondence to Dr Piyush Gupta, Block R6A, Dilshad Garden, New Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 51:529-33. 2014
    ..This review discusses the present status of energy drinks, their active ingredients and their safety. We conclude that energy drinks, despite having some short pleasant effects, can be harmful for the body and are best avoided. ..
  22. doi request reprint Oral dextrose for analgesia in neonates during nasogastric tube insertion: a randomised controlled trial
    Arjun Ravishankar
    Department of Paediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:141-5. 2014
    ..This study aims to determine if oral dextrose solution can mitigate the pain response to nasogastric tube (NGT) insertion in neonates...
  23. ncbi request reprint Burden of Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) in India: a systematic review
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 110 095, India
    Indian Pediatr 49:377-99. 2012
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  24. pmc Clinical and epidemiological profiles of severe malaria in children from Delhi, India
    Jaya Shankar Kaushik
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110095, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:113-6. 2012
    ..8%) of severe malaria cases in children from Delhi and adjoining districts of Uttar Pradesh were due to P. vivax-associated infection. P. vivax should, thus, be regarded as an important causative agent for severe malaria in children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Liver abscess, portal vein thrombosis and cavernoma formation following umbilical vein catherisation in two neonates
    Sidharth Kumar Sethi
    Department of Pediatric, University College of Medical Sciences, Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110095, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 28:79-80. 2007
    ..Therefore, unreserved caution should be exercised in performing umbilical cannulation in neonates due to the inherent risks involved with this procedure...
  26. doi request reprint Successful breastfeeding with breast malformations
    M M A Faridi
    Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology Division, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India
    J Hum Lact 24:446-50. 2008
    ..Both mothers were able to successfully breastfeed after counseling and some practical help...
  27. ncbi request reprint Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Revisited
    Piyush Gupta
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:911-20. 2010
    ..A cautious approach is desired before it is considered as a supplementary tool to other methods of assessment for the summative examinations in Indian settings...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cytokine response to dietary rehabilitation with curd (Indian dahi) & leaf protein concentrate in malnourished children
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 130:31-6. 2009
    ..In the present study cytokine levels (both pro- and anti-inflammatory) were evaluated in protein energy malnourished children following nutritional rehabilitation with curd (Indian dahi) and leaf protein concentrate (LPC)...
  29. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on the effects of curd (dahi) & leaf protein concentrate in children with protein energy malnutrition (PEM)
    Pooja Dewan
    Department of Paediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 126:199-203. 2007
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