Arati Bhatia

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BACKGROUND The thesis is an integral part of postgraduate medical education in India. Publication of the results of the thesis in an indexed journal is desirable; it validates the research and makes results available to researchers worldwide. AIMS To determine publication rates in indexed journals, of works derived from theses, and factors affecting(More)
CONTEXT Assignment of appropriate authorship on a scientific paper is important for researchers and the public; inappropriate authorship may generate conflict. OBJECTIVES To determine the extent of: (a) awareness of criteria for authorship and acknowledgment among researchers in a medical institution, (b) conflict concerning authorship issues in the(More)
The aim of this study were (1) To correlate koilocytosis with high risk HPV(HrHPV) DNA in urinary bladder carcinoma and (2) To compare detection of koilocytosis on tissue sections and urine cytology. Biopsy and cytologic specimens from 33 patients of urinary bladder carcinoma were analyzed. HPV DNA was detected by PCR on biopsy specimens using consensus(More)
INTRODUCTION Twenty to thirty percent appendices removed from patients with suspected appendicitis appear normal on histology. The cause of pain in these patients is unknown. The presence of eosinophils and mast cells should be looked at skeptically which may explain the cause of pain. The aim was to study the eosinophils, mast cells, nerves and ganglions(More)
BACKGROUND The preoperative diagnosis of noninvasive and early carcinoma of the gallbladder is considered to be both difficult and exceptional. In the current study, the authors conducted a cytologic analysis of bile in the intraoperative diagnosis of clinically unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma. METHODS Bile samples collected from 40 patients at the time(More)
New entrants are vulnerable to the challenges of the medical course; mentoring programmes are known to offer support. This paper evaluated the experiences of students and faculty enrolled in a new mentoring programme. After needs analysis of students and faculty, a small-group mentoring programme for new medical students was initiated. Fifty-five volunteer(More)