Akshaya Kumar Patra

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BACKGROUND The treatment of chilblains remains unsatisfactory. Nifedipine in higher doses remains the mainstay of treatment. AIMS To compare the efficacy of diltiazem with that of nifedipine, and to determine the efficacy of nifedipine in lower doses, 36 chilblains cases were studied. MATERIAL AND METHODS Group A (12 patients) was treated with diltiazem(More)
BACKGROUND BCG vaccine is considered to have immunoprophylactic potential in leprosy. However controversy exists about the extent of prophylaxis it provides. In view of this, a study was undertaken to see the evolution of disease in established cases of leprosy who were already vaccinated with BCG and to compare it with the cases of leprosy who were not(More)
This paper address the design of output feedback PID controller to deliver insulin via an implantable micro insulin dispenser for insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) patients. For synthesis of the controller, a 9 order linear state space model of the multivariable nonlinear dynamic glucose insulin process of the IDDM patient has been used. The(More)
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