Karthik Nagesh

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We report a case where life threatening gram negative sepsis developed in a patient with CLL in association with post chemotherapy neutropenia on three occasions. Bacterial typhlitis or neutropenic enterocolitis, which is a well described entity of bowel necrosis seen in immunosuppressed patients, was demonstrated at colonoscopy and was the probable portal(More)
The pattern of emergence of multipotential (CFU-A) and committed (CFU-GM and BFU-E) progenitor cells in peripheral blood has been examined in patients with Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Mobilization protocols used chemotherapy with or without granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (n=8 and n=5, respectively). In all patients, the numbers of(More)
In this paper, we present a novel approach that makes use of topic models based on Latent Dirichlet allocation(LDA) for generating single document summaries. Our approach is distinguished from other LDA based approaches in that we identify the summary topics which best describe a given document and only extract sentences from those paragraphs within the(More)
In dengue fever, thrombocytopenia is ascribed to destruction of platelets by antiplatelet antibodies, disseminated intravascular coagulation, marrow suppression and peripheral sequestration of platelets. Platelet counts vary considerably during the course of illness, and patients may require platelet transfusion when the counts are <10000/mm3 [1]. Platelet(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of iron fortified biscuits, in high and low dosages, on the hemoglobin levels of anemic school going children aged 6 to 12 y. METHODS The nutrition intervention was conducted in primary schools located in villages at Shimoga district, Karnataka. School children aged 6 to 12 y who were anemic, with hemoglobin level <11.5(More)