Harsha Vardhan Madan Kumar

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BACKGROUND Studies have suggested an association between frequent acetaminophen use and asthma-related complications among children, leading some physicians to recommend that acetaminophen be avoided in children with asthma; however, appropriately designed trials evaluating this association in children are lacking. METHODS In a multicenter, prospective,(More)
RATIONALE Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common, and a delay in diagnosis can lead to significant morbidity. Polysomnography (PSG) is the gold standard for the diagnosis of OSA. However, difficulty accessing PSG due to the relative shortage of sleep centers with pediatric expertise can lead to a delay in the diagnosis and management of OSA. (More)
OBJECTIVE Low-income urban children of color are at elevated risk for poor asthma control. This cross-sectional study examined associations among parents' coping (primary control, secondary control, and disengagement), parental depressive symptoms, and children's asthma outcomes (asthma control and school attendance) in a predominantly low-income,(More)
BACKGROUND Cranial nerve deficits during CEA are a known complication. The purpose of this study is to evaluate if significant changes in somatosensory evoked potentials and electroencephalography increase cranial nerve deficits during CEA. PROCEDURES This is an observational retrospective case-control study analyzed with data collected from patients who(More)
BACKGROUND Phenotypic presentations in young children with asthma are varied and might contribute to differential responses to asthma controller medications. METHODS The Individualized Therapy for Asthma in Toddlers study was a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy clinical trial in children aged 12 to 59 months (n = 300) with asthma(More)
OBJECTIVES Excess cardiovascular morbidity has been reported in association with phobic anxiety as well as in association with hostility and type-A behavior. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the measures of hostility and type-A behavior, and heart period (HP) and QT variability in normal controls and patients with panic(More)
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