Saptarshi Bhattacharya

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Primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by a progressive lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands with varying degrees of systemic involvement. Chronic inflammation compromises the glands' function that leads to dry symptoms in the mouth/eyes. Renal involvement is a well recognized extraglandular manifestation(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the therapeutic results of intervention and the factors affecting the outcome of patients with Cushing's disease (CD) cared for at the All Indian Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi. DESIGN Patients with Cushing's disease treated at a teritiary care centre from January 2000 to December 2009 were prospectively studied. (More)
BACKGROUND Grade IIIb open tibial fractures require local or free flaps for cover of the fracture site. Perforator flap surgery is an innovative method for wound cover in this setting. The anatomy of perforating vessels of the peroneal artery is well described. METHODS All patients who underwent peroneal artery perforator-based flap cover for acute Grade(More)
AIM Insulin therapy induces remission in subjects with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). This study assessed the insulin and C-peptide levels in newly diagnosed T2DM subjects during low-dose insulin therapy. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Twenty newly diagnosed, drug-naive, T2DM patients without acute or chronic complications were the subjects for(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)
Primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by a progressive lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands with varying degrees of systemic involvement. Overt or latent renal tubular acidosis (RTA), caused by tubulointerstitial nephropathy, is a common extraglandular manifestation of pSS. Hypokalemic paralysis is a well(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)
UNLABELLED Neurofibroma is a benign tumor of cutaneous nerves. These are benign tumors which may have a varied presentations ranging from a cosmetic problem to a spinal tumor which may lead to neural complications. We here by present a case where the patient has become an appendage of the tumor and its the mass of the tumor that has handicapped the patient.(More)
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