Vineet K Surana

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OBJECTIVE To determine the age of pubertal onset and menarche in school-going girls, and to assess the impact of obesity on pubertal timing. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Seven schools across Delhi, India. PARTICIPANTS 2010 school girls, aged 6-17 years. METHODS Anthropometric measurement and pubertal staging was performed for all subjects.(More)
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is among the most common genetic disorders. Deficiency of adrenal steroid 21-hydroxylase deficiency due to mutations in the CYP21A2 gene accounts for about 95% cases of CAH. This disorder manifests with androgen excess with or without salt wasting. It also is a potentially life threatening disorder; neonatal screening(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to document practices in managing hypothyroidism among doctors in New Delhi, with special focus on subclinical hypothyroidism, pregnancy, and old age, and to compare it with global practices. METHODS During an academic program attended by 394 doctors, all participants were given a questionnaire designed based on thyroid(More)
OBJECTIVE Primary - to determine the age of pubertal onset in Indian boys. Secondary - (a) to assess the impact of obesity on pubertal timing, (b) to assess the relationship between gonadotropins and puberty. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING General community-seven schools across New Delhi. PARTICIPANTS Random sample of 1306 school boys, aged 6-17(More)
BACKGROUND Residents' perception on quality of endocrinology training in India is not known. This study aimed to evaluate the perceptions about endocrinology residency programs in India among current trainees as compared to practicing endocrinologists. METHODS Trainees attending a preconference workshop at the annual conference of Endocrine Society of(More)
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