Sameer Aggarwal

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Fifty-one osteonecrotic hips in 40 patients were randomly divided into 2 treatment groups. Patients in group A (25 hips) were treated with core decompression, and those in group B (26 hips) received autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell instillation into the core tract after core decompression. Outcome between the 2 groups were compared clinically (Harris(More)
BACKGROUND Specific growth factors have been proposed as therapeutic proteins for cartilage repair. HYPOTHESIS Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) provides symptomatic relief in early osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, 1. METHODS A total of 78 patients (156 knees) with bilateral OA were divided(More)
BACKGROUND There is limited information on neuropsychological and neurological dysfunctions in patients with idiopathic hypoparathyroidism (IH). OBJECTIVE To assess neuropsychological and neurological dysfunctions in IH and its associated factors in a cross-sectional design. METHOD Neuropsychological functions were assessed in 62 patients with IH and 70(More)
BACKGROUND Foot involvement in osteoarticular tuberculosis is uncommon and isolated bony involvement of foot bones with an osteolytic defect is even more rare; diagnostic and therapeutic delays can occur, worsening the prognosis. We present a retrospective series of osteolytic variety of foot tuberculosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS We present 24 osteolytic(More)
BACKGROUND The treatment of displaced proximal humerus fractures, especially in elderly, remains controversial. The objective of this study was to evaluate functional outcome of locking plate used for fixation of these fractures after open reduction. We also attempted to evaluate the complications and predictors of loss of fixation for such an implant. (More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with impaired resistance to infection, which may be mediated by alterations in cytokine responses. We investigated the effect of vitamin D supplementation to infants on whole blood in-vitro cytokine production and on the inflammatory marker, plasma C-reactive protein (CRP). SUBJECTS/METHODS(More)
CONTEXT Randomized control trials (RCT) of the effect of vitamin D/calcium supplementation on skeletal muscle strength have not shown promising effect in the elderly. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to assess the effect of vitamin D and/or calcium on muscle strength in young adults with vitamin D deficiency. DESIGN AND SETTING We conducted a RCT using a(More) The online version of this article can be found at: DOI: 10.1177/0363546512471299 2013 41: 356 originally published online January 8, 2013 Am J Sports Med Sandeep Patel, Mandeep S. Dhillon, Sameer Aggarwal, Neelam Marwaha and Ashish Jain Prospective, Double-Blind, Randomized Trial Treatment With Platelet-Rich Plasma(More)
PURPOSE To determine risk factors of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in Indian patients undergoing surgery for pelvic-acetabular fractures. METHODS 48 men and 8 women aged 17 to 61 (mean, 36) years who underwent open reduction and internal fixation for pelvic-acetabular fractures were evaluated for VTE in the postoperative period. Pulmonary angiography and(More)
Each year the Society for Information Management (SIM) recognizes innovative business initiatives that use IT to drive measurable results. The SIM 2011 Paper Awards Committee is interested in research that impacts practice. Winning papers will be a collaboration between academics and practitioners. Since SIM’s thrust is toward executive management, the work(More)