Category: Original Articles

MICROALBUMINURIA IN SUBCLINICAL TARGET ORGAN DAMAGE AND ITS CORRELATION TO CREATININE CLEARANCE RATIO IN HYPERTENSION

Authors: G B Doddamani, Joby Thomas Mammen Int J Clin and Biomed Res 2015; 1 (3):64-71 Background: Target organ damage takes place early in course of hypertension. But, despite this, the disease remains inadequately controlled in majority of patients partly because of its asymptomatic nature. With incidence of hypertension on the rise, there have not […]

CLINICO – HISTOPATHOLOGICAL SPECTRUM OF CUTANEOUS VASCULITIS: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF 62 CASES

Authors: Nadia Shirazi, Rashmi Jindal, Neha Tyagi, Samarjit Roy, Meena Harsh, Sohaib Ahmad Int J Clin and Biomed Res 2015; 1 (3):51-56 Context: Cutaneous Vasculitis is the inflammation of vessel walls which leads to hemorrhagic or ischemic events. The histopathological classification of cutaneous vasculitis depends on the vessel size and the dominant immune cell mediating […]

THE UNDERUSE OF SPIROMETERY IN ROUTINE MEDICAL PRACTICE FOR DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) PATIENTS IN KARACHI, PAKISTAN

Authors: Muhammad Noman Rashid, Izhar Fatima, Farha Ahmed, Ali Muhammad Soomro, Beenish Noman Int J Clin and Biomed Res 2015; 1 (3): 20-29 Introduction: Spirometry is important in the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), yet it is a common clinical observation that it is underused though the extent is unclear. This […]

EMERGENCE OF CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT ACINETOBACTER BAUMANNII IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT OF A REFERRAL HOSPITAL OF EASTERN INDIA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC OPTION

Authors: Kalidas Rit , Bipasa Chakraborty, Parthasarathi Chakrabarty Int J Clin and Biomed Res 2015; 1 (3):15-19 Background and objective: Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii has one of the most serious nosocomially acquired gram negative infection in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The gradual increase in incidence of this pathogen reflects their de-novo selection due to antibiotic usages […]

LIPID PEROXIDATION AND LIPOPROTEIN CONCENTRATIONS IN CORD BLOOD OF PREGNANCY INDUCED HYPERTENSION

Authors: Narayana Rao, Jayprakash Babu Int J Clin and Biomed Res 2015; 1 (3): 11-14  Hypertensive disorders complicating pregnancy are common and form one of the deadly triad, along with hemorrhage and infection that contribute greatly to maternal morbidity and mortality. The present study was undertaken to determine the changes in lipid peroxidation and lipoprotein concentrations […]

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE & PRACTICE PATTERN OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY AMONG DIABETOLOGISTS OF VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT -A STUDY

Authors: Viswamithra P, Bhaskara Rao N Int J Clin and Biomed Res 2015; 1 (3):5-10 Background: Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is the major cause of blindness in working age adults. Because of its asymptomatic nature, most of these patients do not seek ophthalmologists’ care till the advent of visual loss. Patients who do not receive any form […]



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