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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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