Sampada Patwardhan

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BACKGROUND Descriptions of dengue immunopathogenesis have largely relied on data from South-east Asia and America, while India is poorly represented. This study characterizes dengue cases from Pune, Western India, with respect to clinical profile and pro-inflammatory cytokines. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS In 2005, 372 clinically suspected dengue cases(More)
OBJECTIVE To report our experience of the pectoralis major flap as the treatment modality for post coronary artery bypass sternal wound dehiscence. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study of 25 open heart surgery cases, performed between January 2006 and December 2010 at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune, was carried out. Unilateral or bilateral(More)
OBJECTIVE Unlike hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, there is very little information on cytomegalovirus (CMV) related cytopenias occurring in patients having acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) receiving standard dose chemotherapy (SDCT). We studied the role of CMV infection in cytopenias after SDCT for childhood ALL or(More)
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