Sachin Chittawar

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BACKGROUND There is little published literature on the profile of patients with Cushing's syndrome (CS) from India. The aim of this study was to compile data of CS patients treated at this hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients referred to the endocrine services of this hospital for diagnosis/treatment of CS from January 1985 to July 2012 were the(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to document practices in managing hypothyroidism among doctors in New Delhi, with special focus on subclinical hypothyroidism, pregnancy, and old age, and to compare it with global practices. METHODS During an academic program attended by 394 doctors, all participants were given a questionnaire designed based on thyroid(More)
BACKGROUND DEMONSTRATION OF CENTRAL: Peripheral adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) gradient is important for diagnosis of Cushing's disease. AIM THE AIM WAS TO ASSESS THE UTILITY OF INTERNAL JUGULAR VEIN (IJV): Peripheral vein ACTH ratio for diagnosis of Cushing's disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome (CS)(More)
The Indian endocrinology fraternity faces the unenviable task of looking after an estimated 130 million people with endocrinopathy.[2] Six hundred odd in number, this professional group works to manage well-known endocrine syndromes, as well as exotic hormonal diseases endemic to certain parts of our country. The modern epidemics of diabetes, obesity and(More)
INTRODUCTION Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a microvascular complication of diabetes. DN is clinically manifested as an increase in urine albumin excretion. Total white blood cell count is a crude but sensitive indicator of inflammation and studied in many cardiac and noncardiac diseases as an inflammatory marker such as acute myocardial infarction, stroke,(More)
This review highlights pitfalls and challenges in interpreting neonatal hormone reports. Pre-analytical errors contribute to nearly 50% of all errors. Modern chemiluminescence assay are more accurate, have lower risk of Hook's effect, but continue to have problems of assay interference. Liquid chromatography mass spectroscopy is gold standard for most(More)
BACKGROUND Stress hyperglycemia is common in patients presenting at the emergency medical ward and is associated with poor prognosis and increased risk of mortality. AIMS AND OBJECTIVE To study and determine the prevalence and factors associated with stress hyperglycemia. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional observational study was performed on 536(More)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has shown to be associated with higher incidence of sleep disorders, which may be due to disease itself or because of secondary complications or associated comorbidities associated with diabetes. On the other hand, shorter sleep duration and erratic sleep behavior itself have been linked with higher incidence of obesity,(More)
INTRODUCTION Adrenal disorders could be a life-threatening emergency, hence requires immediate therapeutic management. For this awareness regarding its diagnosis, management, and treatment is prime important. AIMS AND OBJECTIVE To study the awareness of adrenal disorders among interns and postgraduates students of Hamidia Hospital, Bhopal. MATERIALS AND(More)
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