Feroz D. Ghanchi

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BACKGROUND The protease-antiprotease hypothesis proposes that inflammatory cells and oxidative stress in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) produce increased levels of proteolytic enzymes (neutrophil elastase, matrix metalloproteinases [MMP]) which contribute to destruction of parenchyma resulting in progressive decline in forced expiratory volume(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is said to be one of the commonest opportunistic infection in patients with HIV/AIDS. OBJECTIVE To study the clinical and laboratory profile of patients with HIV/TB coinfection. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty adult TB patients having confirmed HIV seropositivity were included in randomized manner. A detailed history and(More)
PURPOSE To assess the efficacy of sublingual lorazepam in inducing amnesia when used as a premedication for peribulbar anesthesia. SETTING Department of Ophthalmology in a large district general hospital. METHODS Following local ethical committee approval, a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of patients having routine(More)
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