Rajani Nadkarni

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A retrospective analysis was performed on 100 patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL, n = 75) or Hodgkin's disease (HD, n = 25) who underwent peripheral blood progenitor cell transplant (PBPCT) following high-dose chemotherapy (HDCT) with BCNU, etoposide, cytarabine and melphalan (BEAM) between March 1994 and June 1997. Following PBPCT and until(More)
PURPOSE We conducted a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the combination of irinotecan and paclitaxel in patients with advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients were eligible if they had histologically confirmed chemotherapy naïve stage IV NSCLC or stage IIIB disease that was not suitable for(More)
BACKGROUND Limited information is available regarding the cardiac and pulmonary effects of high dose chemotherapy (HDCT) and autologous peripheral blood progenitor cell (PBPC) transplantation. METHODS The authors evaluated cardiac and pulmonary function after BEAM (BCNU 300 mg/m2, etoposide 400 mg/m2/day x 3 days, cytosine arabinoside 200 mg/m2/day x 4(More)
OBJECT The psychiatric aspects of 30 patients suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain in a Government hospital in Mumbai, India were investigated. METHOD Twenty-three relatives matched for age and sex formed a control group. The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R (SCID-I) was used to determine the nature of the psychiatric morbidity. The role(More)
Nitric oxide generation by L-arginine (2 mg/kg/min) infusion during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) increases blood flow to all organs and reduces cytokine induced organ damage by reducing the level of marginating neutrophils (Ns). The N-trapping in the oxygenator (OX), arterial filter (AF), cardiotomy reservoir (CR), and N-margination were quantified with(More)
A prospective study was undertaken to compare the patterns of psychiatric referrals in two general hospitals in Bombay viz. the King Edward Memorial Hospital (64 cases) and the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre (62 cases). It was observed that depressive symptoms were the most common presenting symptoms in these patients attending either of the hospitals.(More)
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