Sakeenabi Basha

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Mortality and morbidity are still high in cardiovascular disease (CVD). Myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury leading to myocardial infarction is one of the most frequent causes of the death in humans. Atherosclerosis and generation of reactive oxygen species through oxidative stress is the major risk factor for CVD. From the literature collection, it has(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to present data as responded by parents on teething manifestation during eruption of primary teeth and the occurrence of objective manifestations in children ages 4 months to 36 months. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Hospital based face-to-face questionnaire study. STUDY DESIGN One thousand and one hundred children ages four to(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of the present study was to investigate the caries experience and patterns in a sample of 6- and 13- year old school children and to estimate the contributing roles of the likely risk indicators. STUDY DESIGN Data were obtained from 400 (196, 6-year old and 204, 13-year old) school children. A questionnaire was sent to the(More)
PURPOSE To explore the association of maternal periodontitis with preterm delivery and low birth weight in the state of Karnataka, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective study was conducted among 340 pregnant women between 18 and 28 years of age. Subjects filled out a questionnaire and underwent a periodontal examination during the second trimester of(More)
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of caries in a 3-year follow-up of obese adolescents. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seven-hundred eighty five 13-year-old school children were selected randomly. Caries was recorded according to WHO criteria and body mass index was assessed in a medical evaluation. With appropriate sample weighting, relationships between caries(More)
OBJECTIVE The main purpose of the present systematic review was to evaluate the quantitative effects of the pendulum appliance and modified pendulum appliances for maxillary molar distalization in Class II malocclusion. MATERIALS AND METHODS Our systematic search included MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsychINFO, Scopus and key journals and review articles; the(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the torque expression of self ligating (SL) orthodontic brackets and conventionally ligated brackets and the torque expression in active and passive SL brackets. MATERIAL AND METHODS Our systematic search included MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsychINFO, Scopus, and key journals and review articles; the date of the last search was April(More)
BACKGROUND The disturbances during enamel formation manifesting as Developmental Defects of Enamel (DDE) present important clinical significance since they are responsible for aesthetic problems, dental sensitivity and may act as predisposing factor for dental caries. The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence of DDE and associated(More)
Obesity and poverty are independent risk factors in trauma-related morbidity in children as well as adolescents. The main objective of this study was to investigate the association between traumatic dental injury, obesity, and socioeconomic status in 6- and 13-year-old schoolchildren in Davangere city, Karnataka, India. Data were obtained from 1,550(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the psychological impact and effect on academic performance of untreated gross dental malocclusion in adolescents. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 366 (181 girls and 185 boys) adolescents with gross dental malocclusion were selected for the study group. A modified oral aesthetic subjective impact scale questionnaire was applied in(More)