Anuradha Raman

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BACKGROUND There are no national data on the magnitude and pattern of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in India. The Indian CKD Registry documents the demographics, etiological spectrum, practice patterns, variations and special characteristics. METHODS Data was collected for this cross-sectional study in a standardized format according to predetermined(More)
INTRODUCTION Cervical spine MRI with the neck in extension has been well described over the last 10 years, but its clinical value remains unknown. METHODS We performed extension imaging in 60 patients in whom the initial neutral study showed borderline cord compression. Images were assessed using a previously validated grading system for cord compression.(More)
Acute hypoxia may alter autonomic cardiovascular reflexes during orthostasis. Heart rate variability (HRV), arterial blood pressure (MAP), and respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) were recorded during supine (SUP) and passive head up tilt (HUT) in eight healthy humans, spontaneously breathing either room air or 10 % O2 in N2. In the time domain, heart rate(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of acute renal failure (ARF) in the hospital setting is increasing. It portends excessive morbidity and mortality and a considerable burden on hospital resources. Extracorporeal therapies show promise in the management of patients with shock and ARF. It is said that the potential of such therapy goes beyond just providing renal(More)
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