A. Raizada

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Serum concentration of lipids and lipoproteins changes during the course of acute coronary syndrome as a consequence of the inflammatory response. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) on the levels of lipid profile and inflammatory markers. We investigated 400 patients with AMI who were admitted within(More)
A total of 15 years of experimentation period (1995–2010) was divided into two phases. In the first phase (1995–2005), five mango based agri-horticultural models (AHM) viz. Mango + cowpea–toria, mango + cluster bean/okra–toria, mango + sesame–toria, mango + black gram–toria and mango + pigeon pea in addition to sole mango plantation (no intercrop) and in(More)
OBJECTIVE Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a commonly encountered postoperative complication after cardiac surgery especially in high risk patients. AKI though seen more commonly after conventional on pump coronary artery bypass surgery (CCABG), is not uncommon after off pump coronary bypass surgery (OPCAB). Various biomarkers have shown promise over last one(More)
Psidium guajava Linnaeus., popularly known as ‘Apple of Tropics’ is one of the major fruit crops undertaken on the bouldery riverbed lands of North-Western Himalayan region. Different predictive models were fitted to establish a functional relationship between biomass and collar diameter (CD) of the tree. Out of seven different models attempted viz,(More)
25-hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH) vit D] deficiency is a serious public health problem, particularly in the Indian sub-continent. The objective of the present study was to study the prevalence of 25(OH) vit D in different age groups. The data of 25(OH) vit D assay of 26,346 ostensibly healthy individuals, enrolled under executive health checkup at Medanta The(More)
OBJECTIVE Epidural anesthesia is a central neuraxial block technique with many applications. It is a versatile anesthetic technique, with applications in surgery, obstetrics and pain control. Its versatility means it can be used as an anesthetic, as an analgesic adjuvant to general anesthesia, and for postoperative analgesia. Off pump coronary artery bypass(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels are known to vary with race and ethnicity, environmental factors, lifestyle, metabolic and physiologic changes and advancing age. This study was designed to determine age specific serum PSA level in healthy Indian men and its comparison with that reported in different populations of the(More)
Drought is a natural hazard which may temporarily affect any region in the world by several means. In the present study frequency analysis of meteorological drought in the Bellary region of Karnataka has been investigated for 52 years (1961–2012) using the Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) at short (SPI-1 and SPI-3), medium (SPI-6) and long (SPI-12)(More)
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