Deepak Grover

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SUBJECTS AND METHODS Fifteen subjects had cardiograms recorded. Of these, four were Sherpas, on whom only single records were taken at the winter station. For reasons of clarity, the quantitative results reported are from six subjects on whom most work was done. Their age and weight are shown in Table I; they all acclimatized well by normal climbing(More)
Primary pulmonary hypertension is a rare disorder of unknown etiology with a poor prognosis. There is no cure, and drug therapy is effective in only a few patients. Calcium-channel antagonists and anticoagulants are the mainstay of therapy. Prostacyclin therapy leads to significant clinical improvement but its use is restricted due to high cost and complex(More)
PURPOSE Anemia of chronic disease, a cytokine-mediated anemia, is a frequent complication of many chronic inflammatory conditions. The present clinical trial was aimed to evaluate the effect of chronic periodontal disease on erythrocyte count, hemoglobin and hematocrit and the changes produced in these parameters after the provision of periodontal therapy.(More)
In three cases of dextrocardia with situs inversus affecting a father and his two sons, the father had married his first cousin, the daughter of his father's sister, so that the two sons were the products of a consanguineous marriage. The general and familial incidence of the condition and the genetic influences responsible for it are discussed.
Hypocalcaemia may manifest with tetany, convulsions and even status eqilepticus. Recognition of underlying hypocalcaemia in convulsions is mandatory because the fits may not be adequately controlled by anti-convulsant drugs which may also aggravate hypocalcaemia. Vitamin D, by relieving hypocalcaemia, reduces the frequency of convulsions and may even(More)