Sumedh S. Hoskote

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  • S P Surana, D B Shah, +5 authors Vijay Panikar
  • 2008
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in an urban Indian diabetic population. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 5088 type 2 diabetes patients (2908 men and 2180 women) presenting to endocrinology clinics at four centers across Mumbai (a large metropolitan city in India) were selected for the study. Anthropometric (waist(More)
BACKGROUND Endotracheal intubation is a common procedure performed for critically ill patients that can have immediate life-threatening complications. Induction medications are routinely given to facilitate the procedure, but most of these medications are associated with hypotension. While etomidate is known for its neutral hemodynamic profile, it has been(More)
BACKGROUND Endotracheal intubation (ETI) is commonly performed as a life-saving procedure in the intensive care unit (ICU). It is often associated with significant hemodynamic perturbations and can severely impact the outcome of ICU patients. Etomidate is often chosen by many critical care providers for the patients who are hypotensive because of its(More)
The viper is one of India's most commonly encountered poisonous snakes and envenomation following viper bite usually leads to consumption coagulopathy. Clinical manifestations most frequently include external and internal bleeding. In the setting of viper envenomation, large-vessel thrombosis is a very rare occurrence. Also, bilateral anterior cerebral(More)
The most extensive use of this modality occurs in risk-stratification for stroke. In patients recovering from stroke, the CIMT can be used as a predictor of long-term functional outcome. 7 The CIMT is also a reliable marker for coronary atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease. A meta-analysis of the predictive value of the CIMT reported that the(More)
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