Prevalence & Risk Factors of Pre-Hypertension & Hypertension in an Affluent North Indian Population (Report)

Prevalence & Risk Factors of Pre-Hypertension & Hypertension in an Affluent North Indian Population (Report)

Background & objectives: Urban Indians have a high prevalence of insulin resistance, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. We studied the prevalence of pre-hypertension and hypertension, as well their association with cardiovascular risk factors, in a north Indian upper socio-economic population. Methods: A total of 1746 adults (age [greater than or equal to] 30 yr) residing in […]

Testes Cancer, an Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Testes Cancer, an Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Dr. Gilligan has recruited global experts to contribute articles on the topic of testes cancer.  The issue is organized to mimic the clinical process of detection, treatment, and management. Included in the issue are articles on the biology, interpretation, and imaging of germ cell tumors; early stage and stage II of seminomas and nonseminomas; first, […]

Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections in a Tertiary Care Center from North India (Report)

Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections in a Tertiary Care Center from North India (Report)

Paediatric urinary tract infections (UTI) are associated with high morbidity and long term complications like renal scarring, hypertension, and chronic renal failure. A cause of occult febrile illness in up to 5 per cent of young children often remains undiagnosed (1), documented in cases associated with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) (2). Gram negative enteric bacilli, especially […]

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics is edited by Dr. Jennifer Brown and focuses on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Article topics include: What Have Recent Genomic Advances Taught us About CLL?, Biology of CLL in Different Microenvironments,What is the Significance of Stereotyped BCRs in CLL?, Understanding Immunodeficiency in CLL, MBL vs CLL: How Important is the Distinction?, […]

Seroprevalence of Subclinical HEV Infection in Pregnant Women from North India: A Hospital Based Study (Hepatitis E Virus ) (Report)

Seroprevalence of Subclinical HEV Infection in Pregnant Women from North India: A Hospital Based Study (Hepatitis E Virus ) (Report)

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a major public health problem in the developing countries. The disease occurs either in the form of large epidemics which are related to contamination of drinking water supplies, or in the form of sporadic cases in the absence of a conspicuous outbreak. IgM antibody to HEV is used as an […]

Pancreatic Cancer, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

Pancreatic Cancer, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America is devoted to Pancreatic Cancer. Guest Editor Brian Wolpin, MD has assembled a group of expert authors to review the following topics: Biology and genetics of pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Mouse models of pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Epidemiology and inherited predisposition for sporadic pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Familial pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Imaging and endoscopic […]