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A Brief Review of Integrated Counseling and Testing Center...

  • Shashikala Manjunatha, Subramanian Aishw...
  • Brief Communication
  • April-june 2018

The National AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) Control Programme Phase four has envisaged the strengthening activities for prevention and control of AIDS through Integrated Counseling and Testing Center (ICTC)—a unit, where a person is counseled and tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through direct access or by physician referral. For HIV/AIDS victims, ICTCs are nodal points for pr

A Clinical and Etiological Study of Anemia in Patients...

  • B Mamatha Patil, V Shreyas Kumar, Kotha ...
  • Original Article
  • April-june 2018

Hypothyroidism has significant hematological manifestations. Overt and subclinical hypothyroidism both are associated with anemia. This study was done to evaluate the clinical and etiological profile of anemia in patients with primary hypothyroidism.

A Study of Cytohistopathological Correlation of Palpable Breast Lumps

  • Ankita Das, B Niranjana Murthy...
  • Original Article
  • April-june 2018

Breast diseases are showing rising trend worldwide. Benign breast disease (BBD) is the most common cause of breast problem among women with prevalence rate of 68% among all breast lesions in India. It is more frequent than malignancy. Making an early diagnosis and planning the treatment help in alleviating unnecessary anxiety about breast cancer, and those with an increased risk of malignancy like atyp

A Study on Effectiveness of Platelet-poor Plasma as a...

  • Maraluru D Abhilasha, Umashankar Nagaraj...
  • Original Article
  • April-june 2018

Replenishing melanocytes selectively in vitiliginous macules by autologous noncultured epidermal cell suspension (NECS) is a promising approach. Limitation of this surgery is its expensive reagents. Platelet-poor (PPP) plasma may replace these expensive reagents.

Correlation of Predicted Birth Weight at 20–24 Weeks of...

  • Bandi H Reddy, N Nagendra Prasad, Rangai...
  • Original Article
  • April-june 2018

The aim of the study is to use the formula demonstrated by Chi-Feng Su to determine the estimated birth weight (EBW) at 20–24 weeks gestation and try to find out the correlation between the estimated fetal weight with the actual birth weight in our local population.

Hybrid Cardiac Surgery in a Patient with Cardiogenic Shock...

  • Hiremathada Shanmukh, Ravi S Shetty...
  • Case Reports
  • April-june 2018

Suitable time for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) remains controversial. Many randomized studies have shown that primary angioplasty in AMI may result in better results compared with fibrinolytic therapy and CABG. We herewith report a case of a 72-yearold patient with fracture of femur who sustained massive myocardial infarction (MI). Hybrid cardiac surger

Medication Adherence: How Important is It?

  • S Dwajani...
  • Editorial
  • April-june 2018

Medication nonadherence is the most prevalent and complex problem. Nonadherence to medication causes considerable morbidity and mortality, with unavoidable health care costs.1 In 2003, it was estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that in developed countries, adherence averages to only 50% in patients suffering from chronic medical illness while in developing countries, the problem is greater

Role of E-cadherin Expression in Breast Carcinoma

  • AN Dhanya, B Niranjana Murthy...
  • Original Article
  • April-june 2018

Cancer of breast has emerged as the leading site of cancer in India. E-cadherin (E-CD) is one of calciumdependent transmembrane glycoprotein mediating cell–cell adhesion. It has its application in differentiating invasive ductal carcinoma not otherwise specified (IDC-NOS) vs invasive lobular carcinomas (ILCs) and predicting the aggressiveness of the tumor. In this study, we intend to see E-CD express

To evaluate Lipid Profiles in Patients with Chronic Kidney...

  • Sharanappa Patil, V Ajith Kumar, Sandhya...
  • Original Article
  • April-june 2018

Dyslipidemia is a fairly common occurrence in chronic renal failure (CRF) patients. Cardiovascular mortality in patients with CRF is related to dyslipidemia. This study was done to identify the lipid abnormalities and its significance in CRF patients by comparing with age, sex, and body mass index (BMI) of matched healthy control population.