Murar E Yeolekar

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Coronary Heart Disease should new be considered an important public health problem in India. It is a part of the epidemiological transition characterized by changing lifestyles and a probable genetic predisposition. The interplay of factors with regards to their existence, causality and attributable weight-age needs to be understood in the context of(More)
Dementia is the development of multiple cognitive deficits that includes memory impairment and at least one of the following--Aphasia, apraxia, agnosia or disturbances in executive functioning. The common causes of dementia among the elderly are Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, mixed dementia and Lewy body disease. The concept of reversible dementia(More)
A series of eight cases of methyl alcohol poisoning resulting from consumption of adulterated alcohol is presented. Most of the patients had blurring of vision followed by coma, metabolic acidosis and hemodynamic unstability (SBP < 90 mmHg) on admission to medical ICU. Early recognition and prompt initiation of treatment lead to successful recovery in five(More)
UNLABELLED Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) has an unpredictable clinical course with up to 30% of patients requiring assisted ventilation during the course of their illness. Successful management mandates anticipation, prompt recognition and optimal treatment of neuromuscular respiratory failure in GBS. AIMS To identify clinical and electrodiagnostic(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to determine incidence, clinical features, microbiological flora and prognosis of patients with nosocomial pneumonia (NP) in medical intensive care unit (ICU). Also to study impact of comorbid illnesses, intubation and mechanical ventilation on outcome. METHODS In this prospective study over a period of one year 89(More)
AIMS The study aimed at correlation of post-stroke dysphagia with area and volume of infarct/ bleed, and with subsequent in-hospital respiratory morbidity and mortality. MATERIALS AND METHODS 50 patients of acute stroke were serially recruited. Standard Staff swallowing assessment was performed within 24 hours of admission along with pulse oximetry.(More)
AIM The study was conducted to evaluate efficacy and tolerability of fixed dose combination (FDC) of Losartan and Ramipril in the management of mild to moderate hypertensive Native Asian Indian patients with associated diabetes mellitus. The secondary objective was to evaluate the efficacy of the combination in reducing microalbuminuria. MATERIAL AND(More)