Subhash D. Tarey

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Cryptococcal meningitis is the most common opportunistic fungal infection in patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) contributing to the increased morbidity and mortality. This important infection in AIDS seems to be under diagnosed in India. We discuss the clinical features, laboratory diagnosis and therapy of seven cases of cryptococcal(More)
Indian Journal of Palliative Care ¦ Volume 23 ¦ Issue 2 ¦ April-June 2017<lb>122<lb>Introduction: Death is inevitable but the manner in which a person<lb>dies is fundamental to the person concerned and their nearest and<lb>dearest. The effects of poor care leading to death are distressing for<lb>patients and also have long term effects for those closest to(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES There is no published literature on the extent of vitamin B₁₂ deficiency in elderly Indians as determined by plasma vitamin B₁₂ levels and methylmalonic acid (MMA) levels. Vitamin B₁₂ deficiency is expected to be higher in elderly Indians due to vegetarianism, varied socio-economic strata and high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori(More)
Routine investigations of a 70 year old male led to provisional diagnosis of anemia. However further investigations suggested the possibilities of carcinoma of stomach associated with pernicious anemia, multiple myeloma and megaloblastic anemia. Finally serum protein electrophoresis supported by the clinical suspicion confirmed multiple myeloma.
INTRODUCTION The present study aimed to analyse if there is a correlation between carotid intima medial thickening (CIMT) and Hcy in stroke patients. METHODOLOGY We studied 100 consecutive cases of acute anterior circulation strokes at St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India. Fasting serum samples for homocysteine were sent within 24 hours of(More)
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