Surendra K. Menon

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CONTEXT Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airway with involvement of various cellular populations and release of many inflammatory mediators. Eosinophils and serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) are considered a good marker of airway inflammation in asthma. The correlation of clinical assessment with various markers of airway inflammation in asthma(More)
Mortality and morbidity attributed to asthma remains to be the biggest nightmare worldwide. Hence, the study was aimed to compare the cardio metabolic risk factors as assessed by Body mass index (BMI), waist hip ratio (WHR), serum triacylglycerol and uric acid in well controlled and poorly controlled asthmatics and to correlate these parameters with the(More)
Percutaneous renal biopsy provides the cornerstone for our understanding of the diseases of the kidney. Recent advances in biopsy techniques, such as the use of real-time ultrasonography and the biopsy gun, have made this procedure easier, increased the yield of diagnostically adequate tissue, and may result in a lower complication rate as well. Despite(More)
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