Mamita Bora Thakkar

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Pulmonary veins of rats have regular thin bands of constriction (sphincters) that deepen when the animals are given a blow to the head that is sufficient to cause pulmonary edema. Pulmonary edema caused by a stimulus to the brain is attenuated by alpha-adrenergic blockade. This study tested the hypothesis that alpha-adrenergic antagonism decreases this(More)
The bronchial circulation undergoes angiogenesis in several pathological conditions, such as lung neoplasm and bronchiectasis, but whether the pulmonary circulation can do this has been questioned. A woman treated with mitomycin C and 5-fluorouracil developed progressive, fatal pulmonary hypertension over 5 months. In addition to light and transmission(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the status of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) among adolescent girls in India to determine unmet needs. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. We searched PubMed, The Global Health Database, Google Scholar and references for studies published from 2000 to September 2015 on girls' MHM. SETTING India. PARTICIPANTS Adolescent(More)
The outcome of lung transplantation is often dependent on the quality of the donor lungs. To explore a way to improve lung preservation, vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) was added to pneumoplegic solutions. The 4 solutions tested were Krebs solution, Krebs solution with VIP, University of Wisconsin solution, and the University of Wisconsin solution with(More)
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