Prakash Jiandani

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AIM To assess the prevalence and patterns of ocular involvement in disseminated candidiasis in intensive care setting. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board approved case review of intensive care admissions. These were patients of septicemia who had undergone ocular examination as part of their initial assessment. The records of patients in(More)
Dengue fever may occasionally present with high fever, hemorrhagic phenomena and circulatory failure (dengue hemorrhagic fever) or rarely as dengue septic shock.1 A 22 years, non-diabetic and non-hypertensive female patient was evaluated for three-day old high-grade fever. Relevant clinical signs included high fever, multiple skin petechiae and bleeding(More)
AIM To report the systemic and ocular findings of four Indian adult patients with severe Plasmodium falciparum infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS Case reports. RESULTS The commonest findings seen were posterior pole hemorrhages that were seen in all patients. These included superficial and subretinal hemorrhages. Some of the eyes with subretinal(More)
Methods We performed funduscopic examinations on 73 patients with clinical history suggestive of infection, on the day of admission to ICU, and reviewed the literature on the association of retinal lesions with disseminated bacterial infection and compared our results with previous prospective reports in the literature. Enrollment of patients was performed(More)
One hundred patients with Multiple System Organ Failure (MSOF) were studied. The precipitating factors were infections, poisoning, metabolic disorders, surgical disorders and cardiac arrest resulting in an overall mortality of 65%. Mean inpatient stay was 3.86 days, being significantly longer in patients who survived (6.25 days). Age, sex, addictions and(More)
A three year prospective study of a total of 62 critically ill HIV patients in MICU showed a rising percentage from 0.86 in 1992 to 3.17 in 1994. Four major presentations were observed, neurological-20 patients (32.5%), sepsis syndrome-18 (29%), poisoning-10 (16.1%) and miscellaneous-14 (22.6%). Acute poisoning emerged as the most important preventable(More)
BACKGROUND Ocular injuries are common in survivors of terror incidents that involve the use of explosive materials. These explosives are commonly of a High Explosive type (HE) and may be fashioned into improvised explosive devices (IED) that incorporate additional materials to maximise trauma and injuries. Serial IED explosions have occurred in commuter(More)
PURPOSE Neurotuberculosis is a relatively common form of tuberculosis and may be seen in 1-10% of patients of systemic tuberculosis and may present in several forms. Ocular lesions are frequently seen, most commonly optic nerve lesions. Limited data are available for choroidal tubercles. We conducted a prospective study 1) to determine the prevalence of(More)