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Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome.
Pleural effusion: diagnosis, treatment, and management
A pleural effusion is an excessive accumulation of fluid in the pleural space. It can pose a diagnostic dilemma to the treating physician because it may be related to disorders of the lung or pleura,Expand
Interstitial Lung Disease in India. Results of a Prospective Registry
Rationale: Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a heterogeneous group of acute and chronic inflammatory and fibrotic lung diseases. Existing ILD registries have had variable findings. Little is knownExpand
Association of N‐acetyltransferase 2 and cytochrome P450 2E1 gene polymorphisms with antituberculosis drug‐induced hepatotoxicity in Western India
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in India. Despite the treatment availability and monitoring, drug‐induced hepatotoxicity (DIH) is a serious concern and can lead to discontinuationExpand
Tracheobronchomegaly associated tracheomalacia: analysis by sleep study.
Tracheobronchomegaly (TBM) occasionally may progress to extensive tracheomalacia which leads to respiratory failure. Spirometry, dynamic expiratory multidetector computed tomography (CT),Expand
Resistant TB: Newer Drugs and Community Approach.
Drug resistance in tuberculosis (TB) is a serious problem compromising both the treatment and control programs. Poor usage of the available anti TB drugs has led to progressive drug resistance-multiExpand
Tuberculosis chemotherapy in the 21st century: Back to the basics
  • J. Joshi
  • Medicine
  • Lung India : official organ of Indian Chest…
  • 1 July 2011
The key to successful elimination of tuberculosis (TB) is treatment of cases with optimum chemotherapy. Poor chemotherapy over time has led to drug-resistant disease. Drug resistance of MycobacteriumExpand
Comparison of the efficacy of ciclesonide 160 μg QDand budesonide 200 μg BID in adults with persistent asthma: A phase III, randomized, double-dummy, open-label study
Abstract Objective: The efficacy of ciclesonide 160 μg QD (given either in the morning or evening) was compared with budesonide 200 μg BID in adults with stable asthma that was pretreated withExpand
Clinical and laboratory observations of tuberculosis at a Mumbai (India) clinic
Objectives: To study the positivity of sputum acid fast bacilli (AFB) smears in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis using 24 hour sputum collection. To detect HIV seropositivity in patientsExpand
Clinical profile of diseases causing chronic airflow limitation in a tertiary care centre in India.
SETTING Pulmonary department of a tertiary health care centre in India. OBJECTIVES To study the clinical profile of diseases causing chronic airflow limitation (CAL). DESIGN Standard criteriaExpand