P. Parthasarthi Reddy

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The semen quality of 57 workers from a welding plant in South India and 57 controls was monitored. Blood nickel and chromium concentrations were determined by ICP-MS. Analysis of semen samples was performed in accordance with World Health Organization criteria. The blood level of nickel and chromium for the 28 exposed workers was 123.3 +/- 35.2 and 131.0(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of the environmental estrogens polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and phthalate esters (PEs) as potential environmental hazards in the deterioration of semen parameters in infertile men without an obvious etiology. DESIGN Randomized controlled study. SETTING Tertiary care referral infertility clinic and academic research(More)
Previous studies have revealed that genetic factors may be involved in regulating the mechanism of infertility, e.g., MTHFR gene polymorphism in the development of male infertility. The aim of this study is to examine whether an association exists between MTHFR C677T polymorphism and male infertility. The study was carried out by means of a PCR-RFLP assay(More)
Kidney transplant recipients may develop new-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT) and transplant-associated hyperglycemia (TAH) (NODAT or new-onset impaired glucose tolerance-IGT). We studied 251 consecutive renal transplant South Asian recipients for incidence of NODAT and its risk factors between June 2004 and January 2009. Pre-transplant glucose(More)
AIM To investigate the distribution of and risk factors for dysglycaemia (Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes) in women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus in India. METHODS All women (n = 989) from two obstetric units in New Delhi and Hyderabad with a history of gestational diabetes were invited to participate, of whom 366 (37%) agreed.(More)
This study was conceived to assess the oral health status of the patients with tuberculosis at the TB hospital in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Methods: The study population consisted of 87 patients aged 14-60 yrs admitted in the seven wards of the hospital. The soft tissue lesions, periodontal status and the dental caries experience were measured(More)
AIM To evaluate the role of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) as a potential environmental hazard in the deterioration of male fertility. METHODS Fifty-three males were studied. After a thorough case history evaluation and relevant clinical and laboratory investigations, PCBs were estimated in the seminal plasma of 21 infertile men with "Unexplained Male(More)
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