Yogendra K. Joshi

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PURPOSE Enteral nutrition (EN) is effective, easy to provide, cheaper, and associated with fewer complications in comparison with parenteral nutrition in severe acute pancreatitis (SAP). However, the nasogastric (NG) route for enteral supplements still remains to be established, and most studies have used the nasojejunal (NJ) route. The purpose of this(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine the noninferiority of early enteral feeding through nasogastric (NG) compared to nasojejunal (NJ) route on infectious complications in patients with severe acute pancreatitis (SAP). METHODS Patients with SAP were fed via NG (candidate) or NJ (comparative) route. The primary outcome was the occurrence of any(More)
Preparing the books to read every day is enjoyable for many people. However, there are still many people who also don't like reading. This is a problem. But, when you can support others to start reading, it will be better. One of the books that can be recommended for new readers is thermal challanges in next generation electronic systems. This book is not(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic hepatitis B is a disease of concern due to its life-threatening complications like cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in 20-40% of patients. There are about 400 million people affected worldwide with HBV, and over 300,000 die every year from HBV-related diseases. Oral antivirals like lamivudine, adefovir, entecavir, and(More)
BACKGROUND Subclinical hepatic encephalopathy (SHE) features in 30-84% of patients with cirrhosis of the liver. Its clinical significance with regards to progression to overt encephalopathy has however, not been established. AIMS The present study was conducted (i) to compare the diagnostic usefulness of neuropsychological tests with that of(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Patients with chronic pancreatitis are often malnourished. The role of malnutrition in the pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis is unclear. The aim of the present article was to study prospectively the cause and effect relationship of malnutrition with idiopathic chronic pancreatitis in a case-control study. METHODS Consecutive patients(More)
A semianalytical, continuum analysis of evaporation of water confined in a cylindrical nanopore is presented, wherein the combined effect of electrostatic interaction and van der Waals forces is taken into account. The equations governing fluid flow and heat transfer between liquid and vapor phases are partially integrated analytically, to yield a set of(More)
for their time and efforts in reviewing the proposals and dissertations and their helpful advices. My sincere gratitude goes to DARPA and Intel Corporation for their financial support. I would also like to thank the University of Maryland College Park for their financial support in the form of Graduate School Fellowship. I would also like to take this(More)
Nutritional factors play a major role both in the pathogenesis as well as management of hepatic encephalopathy (HE). Physicians treating patients with chronic liver disease often restrict the intake of dietary protein to prevent a rise in blood ammonia levels. The role of protein restriction in patients with chronic hepatic encephalopathy (CHE) has been(More)
Increased intestinal permeability (IP) has been implicated in the etiopathogenesis, disease activity and relapse of Crohn’s disease (CD). Glutamine, the major fuel for the enterocytes, may improve IP. We evaluated the effect of oral glutamine on IP and intestinal morphology in patients with CD. In a randomized controlled trial, consecutive patients with CD(More)