Ballamudi Srinivas Rao

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BACKGROUND Artemisinin-based combination therapy is the first-line treatment for uncomplicated falciparum malaria. This study assessed the antimalarial efficacy and safety of a combination of 150 mg of arterolane maleate and 750 mg of piperaquine phosphate (AM-PQP) in comparison to Coartem (artemether and lumefantrine) in patients with acute uncomplicated(More)
On the cover: Calavera of the Morbid Cholera, etching on paper, 1910, by José Guadalupe Posada (Mexican,1852–1913). Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. USA. Public Domain. Calaveras (Spanish for skulls), have been produced in Mexico as a form of satirical art for over a hundred years, having been popularized in this use by(More)
BACKGROUND Artemisinins, which are derived from plants, are subject to risk of supply interruption due to climatic changes. Consequently, an effort to identify a new synthetic antimalarial was initiated. A fixed-dose combination of arterolane maleate (AM), a new synthetic trioxolane, with piperaquine phosphate (PQP), a long half-life bisquinoline, was(More)
Unilateral renal agenesis (URA) is a developmental defect associated with ano-malies of the genitourinary system. The associations vary from absence of testis alone to high anorectal anomalies in other patients. We present two interesting patients with URA, encountered recently. Our first case was diagnosed with URA at the age of 11 years, which was(More)
A 70-year-old woman presented with burning pain and swelling over dorsum of right hand and small joints of the fingers, associated with redness, feeling of warmth, and stiffness of the fingers, with inability to bend the fingers since 2 months. The symptoms were progressively increasing in intensity for the past 1 month. There was no history of fever or(More)
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. The present study investigated the efficacy and safety of fixed dose combination (FDC) of arterolane maleate 37.5 mg and piperaquine phosphate (PQP) 187.5 mg dispersible tablets in paediatric patients aged 6(More)
Cardiac arrhythmias including supraventricular tachycardia are commonly encountered during pregnancy. The case of a young Indian woman with recurrent attacks of supraventricular tachycardia during pregnancy which was managed with adenosine and verapamil is reported. The possible mechanisms of maternal and fetal complications are discussed.
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