Vrinda K Kulkarni

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Anaemia is common among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. It may be directly attributable to the virus or may be caused by opportunistic infections, neoplasms or drugs that cause either bone marrow suppression or haemolysis. Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) is an uncommon haematological disorder that causes severe transfusion dependant(More)
We report an Indian adult female patient with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), in whom it was difficult to achieve and maintain target INR on warfarin (oral anticoagulant) by conventional doses. Pharmacogenomics study for warfarin revealed that she had Homozygous mutant for CYP2C9 *3(CYP2C9 *3/*3) and Heterozygous mutant for VKORC 1(1639G >A) {genetic(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the clinical profile of hypertension in the elderly, development of end organ complications and the effect of hypertension with other risk factors in producing these complications. METHODS One hundred and thirty six elderly patients attending the Hypertension Clinic were included in the study. A detailed history was taken that included(More)
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