Sumit Chatterjee

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BACKGROUND Rheumatoid arthritis, being a chronic disease requires long-term management of patients with drugs. The increasing cost of biologics in this era of disease management led us to devise a treatment regime, optimal for use in a developing country like India, which was economical as well as effective in controlling disease activity. OBJECTIVE To(More)
A total of 3622 physicians registered in the Association of Physicians of India were contacted through mail and requested to respond to a semistructured questionnaire pertaining to different aspects of medical ethics, with particular focus on informed consent. Six hundred twenty-nine physicians (17.4%) responded to the questionnaire; 86% of the respondents(More)
Association between progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS) and lung malignancy is rare yet well recognised. In order of frequency bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) is most common followed by squamous cell carcinoma, oat cell carcinoma, anaplastic carcinoma of lung. We present a 55 year old non-smoker male patient with PSS, who presented to us with(More)
Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (HSE) appears to be underdiagnosed in India, though viral encephalitides constitutes an important entity with significant morbidity. With an upsurge in AIDS, HSE may perhaps emerge as an important opportunistic infection in future. We discuss the clinical features and laboratory evaluation of nine cases of HSE seen in the last 12(More)
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