Subarna Mitra

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A majority of the unsafe abortions are performed by untrained birth attendants or quacks leading to complications in a large proportion of these cases. Complications like bowel injury, bladder injury, uterine perforation, and septic abortion are mostly caused by unskilled hands and are detected immediately or within few days of the procedure, owing to the(More)
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is responsible for majority of pregnancies complicated with diabetes mellitus. Both the screening (universal vs. selective) and the diagnostic criteria of GDM has been the subject of considerable controversy. METHODS This prospective cohort study was undertaken at Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the role of diagnostic hysterolaparoscopy in the evaluation of infertility in tertiary care centres. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study was conducted at two tertiary care centres (the infertility clinics of Sriram Chandra Bhanj Medical College and Prachi hospital at Cuttack, Odisha) throughout the year in 2008. Women(More)
The purpose of this study was to identify pre-gestational and gestational factors predicting subsequent insulin requirement in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Maternal parameters were compared between mothers achieving glycemic control with or without the addition of antenatal insulin therapy (AIT). Insulin was required only in 8/83 (10%)(More)
Gender has been unmasked as a key determinant of body adiposity and endocrine homeostasis in the human fetus. Increasing evidence suggests that girls are more insulin resistant than boys at all ages from birth to adolescence[1-3]. Furthermore, type 2 diabetes in children is commoner in girls than in boys[4]. These gender based differences seen early in life(More)
Since its introduction in 1984, laparoscopic ovarian drilling has evolved into a safe and effective surgical treatment for anovulatory, infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), unresponsive to clomiphene citrate. It is as effective as gonadotropins in terms of pregnancy and live birth rates, but without the risks of ovarian hyperstimulation(More)
AIM We aimed to compare the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) and the World Health Organization (WHO) criteria to diagnose gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in Chennai, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed the retrospective data of 1351 pregnant women who underwent screening for GDM at four selected diabetes(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the effect of maternal anthropometry and metabolic parameters on neonatal anthropometry. MATERIALS AND METHODS This observational cross-sectional study was conducted from January 2008 to June 2009 at a single tertiary care center. Maternal anthropometry and metabolic parameters like fasting serum insulin,(More)
Medical literature on pregnancy outcomes in hepatic overlap syndromes is limited. Autoimmune liver diseases are associated with sub-fertility and pregnancy is usually dissuaded in presence of portal hypertension and cirrhosis due to guarded prognosis for the pregnancy as well as the liver disease. We report a 24-year-old primigravida with autoimmune(More)