Sudhir Mehta

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Intrathoracic teratomas almost always occur in the mediastinum, but occasionally, they may be found in the lung as intrapulmonary teratomas. Intrapulmonary teratomas have histologic findings that are similar to those of teratoma from other sites. Two successive patients with intrapulmonary teratomas presented to us in a variable manner. The clinical and(More)
Forty non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM patients were subjected to bedside evaluation of cardiovascular autonomic reflexes. Autonomic neuropathy was detected in 23 patients (57.5%); orthostatic hypotension in 6 (15%), abnormal blood pressure response to sustained handgrip in 8 (20%), abnormal Valsalva ratio in 10 (25%), abnormal heart rate(More)
Levels of prolactin (PRL) and cortisol were estimated to find out the acute effects of generalised tonic clonic seizures (GTCS), partial seizures and pseudoseizures in 60, 18 and 9 patients respectively. Prolactin levels were estimated at 20, 60 and 120 minutes whereas, cortisol was estimated at 20, 60, and 120 minutes postictally. Cortisol and PRL(More)
Hematologic abnormalities are common in persons with HIV infection. Impaired haematopoiesis, immune mediated cytopenias and altered coagulation mechanisms have all been described in HIV infected individuals. These hematologic abnormalities may occur as a result of HIV infection itself, as sequelae of HIV related infections or malignancies or as a(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of single dose of octreotide and compare it with another antisecretory agent racecadotril in the management of acute infective diarrhea. METHODS A randomized control study was done in the Department of Medicine and Infectious Disease Hospital (Department of Preventive and Social Medicine) of SMS Medical College and(More)
Hemorrhagic diathesis can be caused by disorders in primary hemostasis (von Willebrand disease, inherited platelet function disorders), secondary hemostasis (hemophilia A, B, other coagulant factor deficiencies) and fibrinolysis, and in connective tissue or vascular formation. This review summarizes the approach to a bleeding patient starting from(More)