Indian J Med Res 143, April 2016, pp 389-534

CONTENTS

Editorial 

Diabetes - An ancient disease, epidemic & an economic burden for the present era
Vijay Viswanathan & Samriddhi Ranjan 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184278


Commentaries

Role of anticoagulation in neurological practice
Rajesh Verma 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184279

Metabolic syndrome, serious mental illnesses & lifestyle
R. Padmavati 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184280


Viewpoints 

Deleting the ‘neglect’ from two neglected tropical diseases in India
Lalit Kant
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184299

Intervening at prediabetes stage is critical to controlling the diabetes epidemic among Asian Indians
Deep Dutta & Satinath Mukhopadhyay                                                                                   

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Review Articles

Evolving locally appropriate models of care for Indian sickle cell disease
Graham R. Serjeant
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184282

Role of laparoscopy in hepatobiliary malignancies
Prabhu Arumugam, Vickna Balarajah, Jennifer Watt, Ajit T. Abraham, Satyajit Bhattacharya & Hemant M. Kocher 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184300

Early menopause: A hazard to a woman’s health
Claudio Hernández-Angeles & Camil Castelo-Branco 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184283

Original Articles

Quality of anticoagulation therapy in neurological patients in a tertiary care hospital in north India
Prabhat Singh, J. Kalita & U.K. Misra 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184301

Lifestyle related factors & impact of metabolic syndrome on quality of life, level of functioning & self-esteem in patients with bipolar disorder & schizophrenia
Nidhi Malhotra, Parmanand Kulhara, Subho Chakrabarti & Sandeep Grover
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184284

Evaluation of carotid artery dynamics & correlation with cardiac & hepatic iron in β-thalassaemia patients
Rashid H. Merchant, Someshwar Chate, Javed Ahmed, Noor Ahmad, Alka Karnik & Bhavin Jankaria 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184302

Association of BCL11A genetic variant (rs11886868) with severity in β-thalassaemia major & sickle cell anaemia 
Sneha Dadheech, Madhulatha D., Suman Jain, James Joseph, A. Jyothy & Anjana Munshi 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184285

Association of CDKAL1, CDKN2A/B & HHEX gene polymorphisms with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the population of Hyderabad, India 
Uma Jyothi Kommoju, Subburaj Kadarkarai Samy, Jayaraj Maruda, Kumuda Irgam, Jaya Prasad Kotla, Lakshmi Velaga & Battini Mohan Reddy 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184303

Linking HIV & family planning services to improve dual methods of contraception among women infected with HIV in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Beena Joshi, Gajanan Velhal, Sanjay Chauhan, Ragini Kulkarni, Shahina Begum & Linkage Study Team 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184286

Pattern of episiotomy use & its immediate complications among vaginal deliveries in 18 tertiary care hospitals in India
Shalini Singh, Tushita Thakur, Nomita Chandhiok & Balwan Singh Dhillon 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184304

Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from central India
Prabha Desikan, D.S. Chauhan, Pragya Sharma, Nikita Panwalkar, Manju Chourey, Mohan Lal Patidar, Priyanka Yadav, V. Chandrasekaran & B.S. Ohri 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184287

Analysis of expression profile of mce operon genes (mce1, mce2, mce3 operon) in different Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates at different growth phases
Pratibha Singh, V.M. Katoch­, K.K. Mohanty & Devendra Singh Chauhan
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184305

Species distribution & antifungal susceptibility pattern of oropharyngeal Candida isolates from human immunodeficiency virus infected individuals 
Partha Pratim Das, Lahari Saikia, Reema Nath & Sanjib Kumar Phukan 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184288

Healthcare associated infections in Paediatric Intensive Care Unit of a tertiary care hospital in India: Hospital stay & extra costs
Jitender Sodhi, Sidhartha Satpathy, D.K. Sharma, Rakesh Lodha, Arti Kapil, Nitya Wadhwa & Shakti Kumar Gupta 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184306

Prescription pattern of antidepressants in five tertiary care psychiatric centres of India 
Adarsh Tripathi, Ajit Avasthi, Avinash Desousa, Dipesh Bhagabati, Nilesh Shah, Roy Abraham Kallivayalil, Sandeep Grover, J.K. Trivedi & Naotaka Shinfuku 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184289

 

Correspondences

Fatal infection in adults by pneumolysin & autolysin producing, non-vaccine serotype Streptococcus pneumonia
Reba Kanungo, S. Anandhalakshmi, Sheeladevi C., Sudhagar M., James John & K. Prashanth 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184307

Declining HIV seropositivity: Ten years experience from a tertiatary care hospital in central India
Meena Mishra, Seema Agrawal, M.S. Qazi, Arvind Kurhade, R.M. Powar & Rajendra Surpam
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184290

Serogroup distribution, antibiogram patterns & prevalence of ESBL production in Escherichia coli
R. Thakur, Y. Kumar, V. Singh, N. Gupta, V.B. Vaish & S. Gupta 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184308

Adherence to research reporting guidelines is needed
Siddharudha Shivalli 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184291

Authors’ response
Sanjay Chauhan, Ragini Kulkarni, & Dinesh Agarwal

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Clinical Images

Superior mesenteric artery (Wilkie’s) syndrome following expeditious weight loss
Roopkamal Sidhu & Asutosh Dave 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184293

Warfarin induced skin necrosis
Kamal Kant Sahu & Subhash Chander Varma 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184294

Book Reviews 

Diabetes and physical activity 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184295
Nutritional care of preterm infants: Scientific basis and practical guidelines 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184296
Paediatric thyroidology 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.184297

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