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Resistant TB: Newer Drugs and Community Approach.
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The present review article discusses some recent drug patents for the treatment of tuberculosis and the appropriate community approach to prevent and treat drug resistant TB. Expand
Correlation of BMI and oxygen saturation in stable COPD in Northern India
Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with clinically relevant extra pulmonary manifestations; one of them is weight loss. However, there are very few studies fromExpand
Clinical and laboratory observations of tuberculosis at a Mumbai (India) clinic
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Sputum smear AFB could be a very sensitive test when a large quantity of sputum is used, and only 70% of patients treated were cured/completed treatment, in spite of a strict directly observed therapy. Expand
Clinical profile of diseases causing chronic airflow limitation in a tertiary care centre in India.
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Although, asthma was the leading cause of CAL, it caused least functional impairment, and CAL due to OB was as common as COPD, while respiratory infection was common cause for OB. Expand
Consensus and evidence-based Indian initiative on obstructive sleep apnea guidelines 2014 (first edition)
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Patients undergoing routine health check-up with snoring, daytime sleepiness, obesity, hypertension, motor vehicular accidents, and high-risk cases should undergo a comprehensive sleep evaluation, and positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy is the mainstay of treatment of OSA. Expand
Multidrug resistant tuberculosis: Role of previous treatment with second line therapy on treatment outcome
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Successful outcome of therapy was associated with absence of previous treatment with one or more second line drugs, and treatment with first line drugs was expensive and toxic. Expand
A 16-year-old girl with hemoptysis, intermittent loss of vision, and a carotid bruit.
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A 16-year-old girl presented with transient visual blackouts in the left eye, and a history of productive cough with hemoptysis on and off for the past 3 years, with no history of prescribed or illicit drug use. Expand
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation treated with embolotherapy.
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The patient presented with predominant complaints of dyspnoea on exertion and cyanosis and clinical examination revealed a bruit in the left lower interscapular and infrascapular areas which led to PAVM. Expand
Sleep apnea
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Surgical correction improved symptoms apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) and desaturation in cases of craniofacial disorders and adenotonsillar hypertrophy and positive airway pressure ventilation in cases with obstructive sleep apnea. Expand
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