Contents

Vol. 51 • February 2003

 

 

Editorial

151

Control of Blood Pressure in India: Rule of Halves Still very much Valid
Shashank R Joshi, Siddharth N Shah

 

 

Original Articles

153

Is the 'Rule of Halves' in Hypertension Still Valid? - Evidence from the Chennai Urban Population Study
R Deepa, CS Shanthirani, R Pradeepa, V Mohan

159

Role of Splenectomy in Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
S Srinivasan, K Sabapathy TPR Bharadwaj, S Sethuraman

163

Trial of Heparin in Viper Bites
V Paul, KA Prahlad, J Earali, S Francis, F Lewis

167 Peripheral Nerve Complications in Hemophilia
SK Saraf, OP Singh, VP Singh
170 Comparison of Oral Versus Intravenous Iron Therapy in Predialysis Patients of Chronic Renal Failure Receiving Recombinant Human Erythropoietin
HK Aggarwal, N Nand, Sunita Singh, M Singh, Hemant, G Kaushik
175 Prevalence of Renovascular Abnormality in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization
R Ravichandran, T Rengarajan, KN Reddy, SM Rao
   

Post Graduate Clinic

178 Sudden Onset Visual Impairment and Deafness in a Patient with Long Standing Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shilpa Gaitonde, VR Joshi
   

Review Articles

183 Wilson's Disease
S Singh, M Behari
   

Pictorial CME

192 Polymyositis with Arthritis
R Handa, JP Wali
193 Isolated Splenic Hydatid Cyst
B Sharma, PK Sinha, S Thakur, LS Pal
   

Update Articles

195 Diagnosis and Treatment of Indian Visceral Leishmaniasis
Shyam Sundar, B Benjamin
202 The Muscular Dystrophies - From Genes to Proteins
SK Chatterjee, A Chakravarty
   

Case Reports

208 Outcome of Pregnancies in Renal Allograft Recipients
M Ahmad
211 Postpartum Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
RK Garg
214 Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Presenting with Avascular Necrosis of Femur Head
D Gupta, M Gaiha, N Siddaraju, MK Daga, S Anuradha
216 Amiodarone-Induced Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
AK Kundu
218 Reversible Segmental Portal Hypertension - An Unusual Presentation of Abdominal Tuberculosis in Renal Transplant Recipient
PP Varma, AK Seth, RSV Kumar
220 Intra-arterial Thrombolysis in Acute Brainstem Infarct
Kavita Krishna, MM Jain, BB Daniel, AG Diwan, MN Dube
223 Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy with P falciparum Malaria
Shubhakaran, CM Sharma
225 Acute Intermittent Porphyria : An Unusual Cause of Malignant Hypertension
V Singh, Kamal Sud, HS Kohli, KL Gupta, V Sakhuja
227 Gastric Lipoma Presenting with Dyspepsia
D Amarapurkar, HS Das, S Gangwal, PB Desai
229 Disseminated Tuberculosis Presenting as Hemobilia, Successfully Treated by Arterial Embolization
D Das, SK Mandal, D Majumder, BK De
   

Correspondence

233 Presumptive Arthemether Resistance in a Patient with Mixed Malarial Infection
P Sharma, A Kumar, P Pant, S Prakash
233 Pulmonary Nocardial Infection with Pseudomonas Infection of the Tongue in Patient with Dermatomyositis
AG Kulkarni
234 Outbreak of polyarthritis with Pyrexia in Western Rajasthan
J Muthukrishnan, SR Mehta, AK Prahraj
235 Nonfulminant Subacute Pulmonary Fat Embolism Following Fracture of Radius and Ulna
CK Pandey, N Bose, N Singh, G Garg, A Agarwal
236 Extramedullary Plasmacytoma Associated with Multiple Myeloma
AG Diwan, NN Gholap, SR Taneja
237 IgA Myeloma Presenting as Diabetes Mellitus with Refractory Anaemia
AK Gupta, A Rohatgi
238 Typhoid Hepatitis
D Das, SK Mandal, BK De