Noopur Gupta

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Diabetes has emerged as a major public health problem in India. It is estimated that there were 40 million persons with diabetes in India in 2007 and this number is predicted to rise to almost 70 million by 2025. The impact of rapid urbanization, industrialization and lifestyle changes has led to an increasing trend in prevalence of diabetes and its(More)
AIM To compare the predictive outcome of ocular burns using two different prognostic classification systems, that is, Dua and Roper Hall classification. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a prospective, randomised, controlled clinical trial, the extent of acute ocular burns in 100 patients was graded by Roper Hall and Dua classifications. Patients were randomised in(More)
PURPOSE To culture and characterize oral mucosal epithelial cells (OMEC) grown on de-epithelialized human amniotic membrane (HAM) to explore their suitability as autografts in patients with bilateral ocular surface disease (OSD) and limbal stem cell deficiency. METHODS Oral biopsy samples were obtained from 20 patients undergoing oral reconstructive(More)
To study the clinical spectrum and therapeutic outcome of ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) in patients with xeroderma pigmentosa (XP). The authors performed a retrospective review of records of patients with xeroderma pigmentosa referred to Cornea Services for management of OSSN. Presenting symptoms, clinical features, tumour morphology and(More)
This paper offers a framework for equitable instruction that emerged while designing a computer science course for students entering the sixth grade. Leveraging research from a range of fields, including sociology, mathematics education, and the learning sciences, we argue that in addition to material resources, such as rich course content and quality(More)
In today's world where everything is recorded digitally, right from our web surfing patterns to our medical records, we are generating and processing petabytes of data every day. Big data will be transformative in every sphere of life. But just to process and analyze those data is not enough, human brain tends to find pattern more efficiently when data is(More)
BACKGROUND Ovarian cancer is the second most common cancer among women and the leading cause of death among gynecologic malignancies. In recent years, infrared (IR) spectroscopy has gained attention as a simple and inexpensive method for the biomedical study of several diseases. In the present study infrared spectra of normal and malignant ovarian tissues(More)
Standard recommended guidelines for diagnosis of infectious keratitis do exist. Based on an extensive Medline literature search, the various investigative modalities available for aiding the diagnosis of microbial keratitis have been reviewed and described briefly. Preferred practice patterns have been outlined and the importance of routine pre-treatment(More)
AIMS To evaluate the role of amniotic membrane transplantation in patients with acute ocular burns. METHODS In a prospective, randomised, controlled clinical trial, 100 patients with grade II to IV acute ocular burns (Roper Hall Classification) were recruited. 50 patients with grade II-III burns were graded as moderate burns, and 50 patients with grade IV(More)