Indian J Med Res 143, June 2016, pp 675-844

CONTENTS

Editorials 

Sickle cell disease: Status with particular reference to India
David C. Rees & Valentine A.M. Brousse 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191916


World Sickle Cell Day 2016 : A time for appraisal
Mya S. Thein & Swee L. Thein 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191917


Commentaries

Family substance use screening: less to hide, more to gain
Paolo Mannelli & Li-Tzy Wu 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191920


Organochlorine pesticides exposure & preterm birth
Maria Grazia Porpora, Serena Resta & Eliana Fuggetta 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191922


Review Articles

The surgical approach to managing differentiated thyroid cancer
Kim To & Iain J. Nixon 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191923

Strategies & recent development of transmission-blocking vaccines against 
Plasmodium falciparum

Neha Chaturvedi, Praveen K. Bharti, Archana Tiwari & Neeru Singh 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191927

Changing clinical scenario in Chandipura virus infection
A.B. Sudeep, Y.K. Gurav & V.P. Bondre 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191929

Original Articles

Use of Family CAGE-AID questionnaire to screen the family members for diagnosis of 
substance dependence

Debasish Basu, Abhishek Ghosh, Nandita Hazari & Preeti Parakh 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191931

Association of organochlorine pesticides with the mRNA expression of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) & cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) genes in idiopathic preterm birth
Vipin Tyagi, M.D. Mustafa, Tusha Sharma, B.D. Banerjee, Rafat S. Ahmed, A.K. Tripathi & Kiran Guleria 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191986

A cross-sectional study to assess any possible linkage of C/T polymorphism in CYP17A1 gene with insulin resistance in non-obese women with polycystic ovarian syndrome
Ushasi Banerjee, Anindya Dasgupta, Aparna Khan, Mrinal Kanti Ghosh, Pranab Roy, Jayanta Kumar Rout, Priyankar Roy & Suparna Dhara
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191990

Influence of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) gene rs4362 polymorphism on the progression of kidney failure in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)
Gnanasambandan Ramanathan, Santu Ghosh, Ramprasad Elumalai, Soundararajan Periyasamy & Bhaskar V.K.S. Lakkakula 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.191992

Homocysteine & its metabolite homocysteine-thiolactone & deficiency of copper in patients with age related macular degeneration - A pilot study
Muthuvel Bharathselvi, Sayantan Biswas, Rajiv Raman, Radhakrishnan Selvi, Karunakaran Coral, Angayarkanni Narayanansamy, Sivaramakrishnan Ramakrishnan & Konerirajapuram N. Sulochana
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192026

Nucleophosmin mutation analysis in acute myeloid leukaemia: Immunohistochemistry as a surrogate for molecular techniques
Anita Chopra, Sushant Soni, Haraprasad Pati, Dev Kumar, Rahul Diwedi, Deepak Verma, Garima Vishwakama, Sameer Bakhshi, Suman Kumar, Ajay Gogia & Rajive Kumar 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192027

The making of indigenous vascular prosthesis
Madathipat Unnikrishnan, Sidharth Viswanathan, K. Balasubramaniam, C.V. Muraleedharan, Arthur Vijayan Lal, P.V. Mohanan, Meera Mohanty & Tirur Raman Kapilamoorthy 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192059

Aetiology, outcomes & predictors of mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome from a tertiary care centre in north India
Surendra K. Sharma, Anunay Gupta, Ashutosh Biswas, Abhishek Sharma, Atul Malhotra, K.T. Prasad, Sreenivas Vishnubhatla, Sajal Ajmani, Hridesh Mishra, Manish Soneja & 
Shobha Broor

DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192063

Cleistanthus collinus poisoning: experience at a medical intensive care unit in a tertiary care hospital in south India
Alladi Mohan, G. Sivaram Naik, J. Harikrishna, D. Prabath Kumar, M.H. Rao, K.V.S. Sarma & K.K. Guntupalli 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192068

Presence of acute hepatitis D infection in HBsAg positive cancer patients: A preliminary study from west Gujarat 
Foram Maulin Patel & Parijath N. Goswami 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192071

Current costs & projected financial needs of India’s Universal Immunization Programme Susmita Chatterjee, Manish Pant, Pradeep Haldar, Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal & Ramanan Laxminarayan 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192073

Impact of community-based health insurance in rural India on self-medication & financial protection of the insured
David M. Dror, Arpita Chakraborty, Atanu Majumdar, Pradeep Panda & Ruth Koren
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192075


Correspondences

The 2015 influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 outbreak in India
Manoj Murhekar & Sanjay Mehendale 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192077

High occurrence of high-level mupirocin & chlorhexidine resistant genes in methicillin resistant staphylococcal isolates from dialysis unit of a tertiary care hospital
Nagaraj Perumal, Saravanan Murugesan, VijayaKumar Ramanathan & Padma Krishnan 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192078

Carriage of blaNDM-1in Pseudomonas aeruginosa through multiple Inc type plasmids in a tertiary referral hospital of northeast India
Deepjyoti Paul, Anand Prakash Maurya, Debadatta Dhar Chanda, Gauri Dutt Sharma, Atanu Chakravarty & Amitabha Bhattacharjee 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192079

National multicentric M13 Stem Cell Trial reports negative outcome - Need to look at VSELs as an alternative to bone marrow MNCs for cardiac regeneration
Deepa Bhartiya 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192080

Authors’ response
V. Nair, H. Madan, S. Sofat, P. Ganguli, M.J. Jacob, R. Datta, P. Bharadwaj, R.S. Sarkar, A.J. Pandit, S. Nityanand, P.K. Goel, N. Garg, S. Gambhir, P.V. George, S. Chandy, V. Mathews, O.K. George, K.K. Talwar, A. Bahl, N. Marwah, A. Bhatacharya, B. Bhargava, B. Airan, S. Mohanty, C.D. Patel, A. Sharma, S. Bhatnagar, A. Mondal, J. Jose & A. Srivastava for MI3 Trial 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192081


Clinical Images

Pathognomonic acetabular cysts in camptodactyly-arthropathy-coxa vara-pericarditis (CACP) syndrome
Ravindranath Vutukuru & Kotha Krishna Mohan Reddy 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192082


Colonic carcinoma metastatic to the left testis, epididymis & spermatic cord
Xiao-cong Zhou & Yi Jiang
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192083


Book Reviews 

Genetics in diabetes: Type 2 diabetes and related traits 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192084
Nutrition, gut microbiota and immunity: Therapeutic targets for IBD
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192085
Global status report on violence prevention 2014 
DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.192086

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