Rohit Gopal

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Present study relates to the results of anti-PPD IgG, anti-A60 and antinuclear antibodies and PPD-induced delayed type hypersensitivity (DTH) in 17 anterior uveitis, (AU) patients. Results of anti-PPD IgG assay revealed detection of higher mean antibody level (O.D. 0.11 +/- 0.06) compared to healthy controls (O.D. 0.04 +/- 0.03), other eye disease controls(More)
A number of noninvasive imaging techniques have been used for the evaluation of bone marrow, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and bone marrow scintigraphy. The appearance of bone marrow on MRI varies considerably depending on the proportion of red and yellow marrow, and the composition of the red marrow and its distribution with relation to age(More)
UNLABELLED The purpose of this study was to determine whether dual-phase (18)F-FDG PET could be a prognostic factor for adenocarcinoma of the lung. METHODS One hundred patients with histologically proven adenocarcinoma of the lung were included in this retrospective analysis. All patients underwent dual-phase pretherapy (18)F-FDG PET for which, after the(More)
We examined the demography, reasons for admission and cause of death in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients admitted to a medical intensive care unit (ICU) over a 7-year period. Fourteen patients were admitted during this period-all were female, 13 were of mixed ethnic ancestry and one a black South African. Of the 14 patients, 12 were admitted as a(More)
A six-day-old newborn was admitted with exfoliating erythematous lesions over the face, of two days duration. The lesions spread to the rest of the body during the next two days. A diagnosis of Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSSS) was made clinically and confirmed by isolation of Staphylococcus aureus from a blood sample. The child responded to(More)
Availability of hematopoietic growth factors (GC-SF, GM-CSF, erythropoietin, etc.) has started a new arena of dose-intensification. The use of such growth factors has resulted in faster hematopoietic recovery of cancer patients and now offers several new treatment modifications. These include: (1)dose-intensification without hematopoietic stem cell support,(More)
Strongyloides stercoralis is an intestinal nematode producing mild infection in the immunocompetent and fatal hyperinfection syndrome in the immunocompromised. An elderly HIV-negative male presented with symptoms of chronic respiratory disease and vague abdominal symptoms. Examination of sputum and stools showed larvae of S. stercoralis. Bacterial and(More)
Use of growth factors to augment hematopoietic recovery after cytotoxic therapy is a useful method for dose intensification. We wanted to evaluate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF; Leucomax) in patients undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation (ABMT) for Hodgkin's disease. Twenty-four(More)