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PURPOSE To compare 3 different molecular techniques to detect the Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome in vitreous fluid of eyes with multifocal serpiginoid choroiditis (MSC). DESIGN Prospective, interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Eleven patients (11 eyes) with active MSC in at least 1 eye underwent diagnostic pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) between(More)
Safety and contraceptive efficacy of Vicoa Indica (Banjauri), a herbal contraceptive, has been evaluated in female subjects for the first time by using modern methods of a clinical trial. The drug, when administered in a dose of 15 gm once a day for 3 days for 3 cycles, was found to be free from side effects and possessed antifertility activity which is(More)
AIMS To study a hybrid pattern of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) demonstrating both ridge tissue (simulating staged ROP) and flat neovascularisation (simulating aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity (APROP)) in the same eye. METHODS Retrospective chart review from January 2006 to June 2010. We reviewed the retinal drawings and Retcam images(More)
To establish foetal cardiovascular parameters as predictors of perinatal outcome in pregnancy, M-Mode, 2-D echocardiography and pulse Doppler study was performed at 24-32 weeks of gestation in 65 pregnancies. These pregnancies were followed up for perinatal outcome. The studied population included 24 normal pregnancies, 21 pregnant women with heart disease(More)
Five cases of rudimentary horn pregnancy are discussed. Two presented as acute ruptured ectopic pregnancy, whereas in 3 the pregnancy was advanced and intact with intrauterine death of the fetuses. The diagnostic difficulties are discussed and in centres where ultrasound facilities are not available, a high index of suspicion in nonresponders to oxytocin(More)
PURPOSE To report epidemiology of uveitis in a tertiary-care referral institute in North India. METHODS Hospital records of patients with uveitis between June 2011 and September 2014 were retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS Of the 1912 patients, 56.64% were males. Anterior uveitis (43.04%) was the most common manifestation followed by posterior uveitis(More)
PURPOSE Primary vitreoretinal lymphomas (PVRL) pose a major diagnostic challenge, especially in the countries with a high prevalence of infectious variety of uveitis. The present study aims to report the clinical characteristics and diagnostic difficulties in patients with PVRL in an Indian Population. METHODS Retrospective chart reviews of 12 patients(More)
PURPOSE To report the outcome of microincision vitreous surgery (MIVS) in uveitis. METHODS In total, 103 patients (106 eyes) underwent diagnostic MIVS between March 2012 and April 2015. Postoperative evaluation included vitreous haze grading from clinical/electronic records, best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), and complications. RESULTS Mean age was(More)
BACKGROUND We report unfavorable outcome in a patient with subretinal granuloma caused by dual infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex with Mycobacterium fortuitum and Mycobacterium bovis in an immunosuppressed, non-HIV patient. We did a systematic review of literature on dual infection due to M. tuberculosis and M. fortuitum via MEDLINE and PUBMED(More)