Vishnubatla Sreenivas

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Bone marrow neoangiogenesis plays an important role in multiple myeloma (MM) and depends on the interplay of angiogenic cytokines. We investigated the levels of angiogenic cytokines such as vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF), angiopoietin (Ang)-1, Ang-2 and hypoxia inducible factor-1 alpha (HiF-1α) in MM(More)
Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy has been gaining popularity along with other minimally invasive surgical techniques. With the sophistication of instruments, evaluation of techniques and longer follow-up of patients, the outcome of such repairs is changing. Many authors are reporting a variety of techniques, complications, and results compared to conventional(More)
BACKGROUND Aspiration pneumonia is a common complication of overfeeding in neonates. Since overfeeding may be related to neonatal stomach capacity, it was considered worthwhile to obtain such data. AIMS To measure the capacity of stomach obtained from fresh stillbirths and liveborn infants at autopsy and correlate the same with their birth weights. (More)
Pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH) remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in systemic sclerosis, while Raynaud’s phenomenon and digital ulcers significantly add to the morbidity in systemic sclerosis (SSc). This study was undertaken to evaluate the role of sildenafil in PAH, Raynaud’s phenomenon, and digital ulcers in systemic sclerosis(More)
Pyogenic hepatic abscesses are rare lesions and are most commonly the result of biliary tract disease. During a 3-year period at our institution, 15 patients were diagnosed with pyogenic hepatic abscess. Ten cases were related to biliary disease. Of these, five were associated with previous biliary tract operations. The remaining five were due to(More)
Acute bilateral adrenal hemorrhage secondary to indirect trauma is rare. This condition may mimic an acute surgical abdomen. We present such a patient in whom the anatomic diagnosis was confirmed by serial computed tomographic (CT) scans, and adrenal insufficiency by biochemical tests. The response to steroid replacement therapy was remarkable. Although the(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure the levels of early follicular phase Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) in Indian patients of IVF and to evaluate the AMH as a predictive marker of ovarian response in assisted reproductive technology outcome. METHODS Sixty women (age 25-40 years) selected for in vitro fertilization treatment were included in this study. Analysis of day-2(More)