Jayanthy Jayanth

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Cleistanthus collinus is an extremely toxic plant poison. Cleistanthin A and B, the toxins of Cleistanthus collinus, are diphyllin glycosides which produce cardiac arrhythmias, urinary potassium wasting, hypoxia, metabolic acidosis and hypotension. We report ARDS, distal renal tubular acidosis and distributive shock secondary to inappropriate vasodilatation(More)
A 56 years previously healthy lady was admitted with complaints of breathlessness and cough with scanty mucoid sputum for 15 days. There was no history of fever, haemoptysis or weight loss and she was not a diabetic or hypertensive. There was no history of pedal oedema, seizures, loss of consciousness or choking episodes. She was conscious, oriented,(More)
*Resident, **DnB, MD, Internal Medicine, ***Consultant Physician, CSI Kalyani Multispeciality Hospital no 15 Dr Radhakrishnan Salai, Chennai -600004; ***Former Professor and Head Department of Medicine, Madras Medical College, Head of Dept of Medicine, CSI Kalyani Multispeciality Hospital no 15, Dr Radhakrishnan Salai, Chennai -600004 Received: 20.04.2010;(More)
Primary Sjögren's syndrome (PSS) is rare in India. Clinically manifest renal disease in PSS is uncommon and is usually an autoimmune tubulointerstitial nephritis presenting with distal renal tubular acidosis (dRTA) or a urinary concentrating defect. Hypokalemic paralysis due to dRTA in PSS is rare but well documented in medical literature. Rhabdomyolysis as(More)
Continuous manufacturing (CM) has emerged in the pharmaceutical industry as a paradigm shift with significant advantages related to cost, efficiency, flexibility, and higher assurance of quality. The inherent differences from batch processes justify examining the CM control strategy more holistically. This article describes the current thinking for the(More)
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