Jyoti Wadhwa

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BACKGROUND High dose chemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplant is currently used for the treatment of patients with advanced multiple myeloma. However, there are no reports of the results of this treatment modality in Indian patients. METHODS Fifty patients with advanced multiple myeloma underwent treatment with high dose melphalan followed(More)
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6711 Background: To review the clinical presentation and treatment outcome. METHODS This is a retrospective audit of 516 AML patients seen in the 'Leukemia Clinic' between Jan.1991 and Dec. 2000. RESULTS Patient's median age was 30 years (range, to 83), M : F : 2:1. Patients presented with fever (82%), bleeding (47.5%), sepsis (17.8%), reduced appetite(More)
The simultaneous dysfunction of several organs represents a challenging task for the intensivist. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) are expressions of an inappropriate generalized inflammatory response of the host to a variety of infectious or non-infectious stimuli. In recent years, MODS is being(More)
Prognosis varies widely in patients with acute coronary syndromes because of the heterogeneous nature of this condition. Successful outcome depends upon early risk stratification and an early decision regarding the approach of management of these patients. We studied 120 patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction, who were subsequently divided into(More)
Acute myeloid leukaemia is an uncommon but an important cause of soft tissue swellings. Such extrameningeal, extramedullary leukaemic infiltrates are called extramedullary myeloid cell tumours. Despite their large size they may respond well to chemotherapy and local radiotherapy, as is demonstrated in this case.
811 Background:Breast cancer is the commonest malignancy amongst women in Delhi, India. Most of our patients present with advanced disease. Clinical characteristics and survival outcome of 126 women with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) seen in our center are reported here. METHODS Case records of 126 consecutive patients with MBC diagnosed during December(More)