Contents
Vol. 50 February 2002

Editorial
Non-Allopathic Systems of Medicine - Time to Reflect and Act
S Gaitonde, VR Joshi

Original Articles
Complementary and Alternative Drug Therapy in Arthritis
S Chandrashekara, T Anilkumar, S Jamuna

Clinico-haematological Profile in Chronic Renal Failure
VK Talwar, HL Gupta, Shashinarayan

Cerebral Malaria in Indian Adults : A Prospective Study of 441 Patients from Bikaner, North-West India
DK Kochar, Shubhakaran, BL Kumawat, SK Kochar, M Halwai, RK Makkar, A Joshi, Indu Thanvi

Discriminatory Value of Blood Urea : Creatinine Ratio in Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding With and Without Cirrhosis of Liver
M Das, AK Das, GN Gogoi

Short Article
Bone Mineral Density and Fracture Threshold in South Indian Elderly
G Usha, B Krishnaswamy

Update Article
Neuroprotective Agents in Acute Ischemic Stroke
D Sareen

Review Article
Coronary Artery Disease in Women
KN Srinivasan, I Satyamurthy

Medical Philately
MA Aleem

Pictorial CME
NK Sethi, R Reddi, I Anand, PK Sethi

Case Reports
Sildenafil Associated Anterior Ischaemic Optic Neuropathy
Somna Dheer, GS Rekhi, Shailja Merlyn

Mesangial Proliferative Glomerulonephritis Triggered by Spleno-Renal Shunt in a Cirrhotic Patient
SS Rana, K Das, S Mukhopadhyay, AK Dinda, P Kar

Thrombocytopenia as the Presenting Manifestation of Sarcoidosis
V Agarwal, S Pal, A Agarwal, RK Gupta, R Mishra

Case Reports
Solitary Plasmacytoma of the Skull Bone

T Das, U Chaudhuri

Botulinum Toxin as Therapeutic Agent in Local Hyperhydrosis
S Jain, SK Tamer, S Hiran

Hepatitis C Virus Related Cryoglobulinemic Glomerulonephritis
D Bhowmik, S Padmanabhan, A Dinda, G Modi, S Gupta, SK Agarwal, SC Tiwari, SC Dash

Documentation
Alstrom Syndrome
SK Rajan, KHN Ameen, C Hariharan, VS Natarajhan

Iron Hydroxide Polymaltose : Iatrogenic Cause of Persistent Iron Deficiency Anaemia Despite Continuous Oral Iron Therapy
BC Mehta

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia CNS Disease Presenting as Central Diabetes Insipidus
V Vyas, SA Shah, KM Patel, BB Parekh, SV Nath, BM Hussain

Correspondence
Round Pneumonias in Adults
AR Rose, A Roy, R Cherian, G John

A Case of Ochronosis
BM Pulimood

Detection of Antinuclear Antibodies from Filter Paper Clots Using Indirect Immunoenzyme Technique : Preliminary Experience and Results
Amita Aggarwal, A Wanchu

Bronchoscopy Related Cardiac Arrhythmias
GQ Khan, G Hassan

Oxygen Therapy
S Sahu

Glycyrrhizin : An Alternate Drug for Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in AIDS Patients
Lalita Badam

What is Safe Blood?
P Deb, D Swarup, MM Singh

Announcements

Book Reviews

Check List for Contributors

Indian Diabetes Guidelines