The role of glucocorticoid pulse therapy in pulmonary involvement in leptospirosis.

@article{Trivedi2001TheRO,
  title={The role of glucocorticoid pulse therapy in pulmonary involvement in leptospirosis.},
  author={Samir V. Trivedi and R K Chavda and Pouruchisti Wadia and Vaidehi Sheth and P N Bhagade and Sunil P. Trivedi and A M Clerk and D M Mevawala},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2001},
  volume={49},
  pages={901-3}
}
OBJECTIVES This study discusses incidence and clinical profile of pulmonary involvement in leptospirosis in South Gujarat. It also tries to evaluate the effect of high dose glucocorticoid pulse therapy (GPT) on it. METHOD A study was carried out on hundred and two patients of suspected leptospirosis, referred to Government Medical College, New Civil Hospital, Surat between June 99 to September 99. The incidence, clinical profile, and specific investigations were studied in patients having… CONTINUE READING