Convalescent plasma in the management of moderate covid-19 in adults in India: open label phase II multicentre randomised controlled trial (PLACID Trial)
- A. Agarwal, A. Mukherjee, G. Kumar, P. Chatterjee, T. Bhatnagar, P. Malhotra
- 22 October 2020
This trial has high generalisability and approximates convalescent plasma use in real life settings with limited laboratory capacity and was not associated with a reduction in progression to severe covid-19 or all cause mortality.
Short term, high-dose vitamin D supplementation for COVID-19 disease: a randomised, placebo-controlled, study (SHADE study)
Greater proportion of vitamin D-deficient individuals with SARS-CoV-2 infection turned Sars-Cov-2 RNA negative with a significant decrease in fibrinogen on high-dose cholecalciferol supplementation.
Convalescent plasma in the management of moderate COVID-19 in India: An open-label parallel-arm phase II multicentre randomized controlled trial (PLACID Trial)
This trial has high generalizability and approximates real-life setting of CP therapy in settings with limited laboratory capacity and a priori measurement of neutralizing antibody titres in donors and participants may further clarify the role of CP in management of COVID-19.
Quality assessment of platelet concentrates prepared by platelet rich plasma-platelet concentrate, buffy coat poor-platelet concentrate (BC-PC) and apheresis-PC methods
- R. Singh, N. Marwaha, P. Malhotra, S. Dash
- Medicine, BiologyAsian Journal of Transfusion Science
- 1 July 2009
PRP-PC and BC-PC units were comparable in terms of swirling, platelet count per unit and pH and it was found WBC contamination to be less inBC-PC than PRP- PC units.
Prevalence of hepatitis B virus infection in non‐Hodgkin lymphoma: a systematic review and meta‐analysis
- A. Nath, R. Agarwal, P. Malhotra, S. Varma
- Medicine, BiologyInternal medicine journal (Print)
- 1 September 2010
Evaluated evidence on the association between hepatitis C virus and non‐Hodgkin lymphoma and hepatitis B virus using a meta‐analytic approach found associations between HBV and NHL.
Lived experiences of the corona survivors (patients admitted in COVID wards): A narrative real-life documented summaries of internalized guilt, shame, stigma, anger
Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy in India
An algorithm for diagnosis and treatment of IDA in pregnancy depending on the severity of anemia and period of gestation suited for widespread use in resource limited settings is suggested.
Prevalence of anemia in adult rural population of north India.
- P. Malhotra, S. Kumari, R. Kumar, S. Varma
- MedicineThe Journal of the Association of Physicians of…
The finding of higher prevalence of anemia in adult males need further investigation and corroboration in other studies, and the intervention for anemia should be directed on the community as a whole.
The price of drugs for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a reflection of the unsustainable prices of cancer drugs: from the perspective of a large group of CML experts.
There is a need to (1) lower the prices of cancer drugs to allow more patients to afford them and (2) maintain sound long-term health care policies.
Demographic & clinical profile of patients with COVID-19 at a tertiary care hospital in north India
Background & objectives: The COVID-19 pandemic emerged as a major public health emergency affecting the healthcare services all over the world. It is essential to analyze the epidemiological and…