Contents
Vol. 50 June 2002

Editorial
Clinical Significance of Anti-Ro/SS-A and Anti-La/SS-B Auto-antibodies in Various Connective Tissue Diseases
AR Chogle

Original Articles
Antibodies to Ro/SS-A and La/SS-B in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Other Autoimmune Disorders
Vandana D Pradhan, SS Badakere, Lata S Bichile, MP Dolas

Renal Transplant in Hepatitis B and C Positive Patients - A Ten Years Experience
JR Rathod, RA Sirsat, BV Shah

Clinical, Endocrine and Metabolic Studies in the Kindred of Familial Partial Lipodystrophy - A Syndrome of Insulin Resistance
RA Vaidya, ADB Vaidya, SC Talwalkar, SD Mehtalia, MS Shringi, SN Pandey, SJ Shah, C Godse, JV Joshi, J Sheth, VV Kamdar

Nature of Lesion in Cerebrovascular Stroke Patients : Clinical Stroke Score and Computed Tomography Scan Brain Correlation
Jyoti Wadhwani, Riaz Hussain, PG Raman

The Drug Lag : New Drug Introductions in India in Comparison to United States
RS Karan, S Malhotra, Promila Pandhi

Needle Aspiration as a Diagnostic Tool and Therapeutic Modalityin Supurative Lymphadenitis Following Bacillus Calmette Guerin Vaccination
S Sataynarayana, AD Mathur, Y Verma, S Pradhan, MK Bhandari

A Study of Prevalence of Health Problems in Asymptomatic Elderly Individuals in Delhi
HL Gupta, M Yadav, MK Sundarka, V Talwar, M Saini, P Garg

Short Articles
Percutaneous Transluminal Mitral Commissurotomy - Experience with Inoue Balloon and Over the Wire Technique
P Thirumalai, D Prabhakar, M Anandan, A Manimarane, T Subramanium, R Alagesan

Prevalence of Hypertension in Psychiatric Disorders
AK Vaish, H Kumar, CG Agarwal, M Chandra, JK Trivedi, A Ghatak, BL Tekwani

Medical Philately
NN Laha, RK Saxena

Pictorial CME
IS Gambhir, A Srivastava, P Sadana

Review Articles
Patient Compliance : The Cornerstone of Successful Therapeutics
Kamini Vasudev, D Hota

Air Travel and Supplemental Oxygen Therapy in Patients with Cardiopulmonary Diseases
GC Khilnani, N Bhatta

Anergy and Chemokine Receptors
HR Hegde

Hepatorenal Syndrome : Pathophysiology and Treatment
CK Pandey, N Singh, V Kumar, A Agarwal, AK Baronia, A Gaur, PK Singh, S Singh

Miscellania
Electrocardiogram : A Historical Revisit
I Sathyamurthy, KN Srinivasan

Update Article
Thiazolidinediones
AK Vaish, CG Agarwal

Case Reports
Isolated Duodenal Metastasis from Breast Carcinoma
N Sarkar, D Kejariwal, S Roy

Amoebic Liver Abscess in a Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
A Hamide, Srimannarayana, G Bhushan, DK Subrahmanyam, SC Parija, AK Das

Post-Trauma Electrocardiogram Mimicking Myocardial Infarction
T Sain, A Bharani

Ankylosing Spondylitis Associated with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
K Pavithran, N Laila Raji, M Thomas

Hemophagocytic Syndrome as the Presenting Manifestation of Visceral Leishmaniasis
V Bhutani, U Dutta, Reena Das, K Singh

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Terminating into Plasma Cell Leukaemia
VP Singh, M Rai, Jyoti Shukla, S Sunder, Usha

Asymptomatic Giant Pheochromocytoma
SK Jain, Nagina Agarwal

Giant Cell Arteritis - A Rare Cause of Fever of Unknown Origin in India
Rita Sood, H Zulfi, R Ray, R Handa, JP Wali

Documentation
Noninvasive Ventilation as an Adjunct in Treating Severe Anaemia
A Nair, A Jayarajan, S Rao, I Ramiah, O Prakash

Primary Optic Atrophy and Autosomal Dominant Osteopetrosis Type II
SK Singh, Rina Singh, VK Maurya

Idiosyncratic Reaction to Low Dose Methotrexate Resulting in Pancytopenia and Cutaneous Toxicity
Liza Rajsekhar, MS Chakravarthy, AK Prasad, VR Srinivasan

Subacute Arsenical Neuropathy Leading to Gullian-Barre-like Syndrome and Respiratory Failure
S Singh, SR Reddy, Archana Sud, A Wanchu, P Bambery, KD Gill

Intracardiac Metastases from a Testicular Germ Cell Tumor
V Talwar, PS Sreedharan, NK Warrier, SG Ramanan, TG Sagar

Correspondence
Thyroid Goitre
KC Samal

Acute Renal Failure Complicating Intermittent Rifampicin Therapy
D Bhowmik, SC Dash

Impact of Human Genome Project on Medical Practice
VR Joshi

Low pH Predicts Mortality in Organophosphate/Carbamate Poisoning
O Prakash

Malnutrition Modulated Form of Diabetes
YI Singh, S Bhagyabati Devi, D Chongtham, S Ranabir, MK Singh

Postpartum Thyroiditis or Hypopituitarism?
AG Unnikrishnan, RK Sahay, SK Bhadada, V Reddy, SK Singh, JK Agrawal

A Rare Cause for Painful Fingers - Erythromelalgia
A Saifudeen, Bina Kamble, A Nada, U Gokhale

Kikuchi’s Disease
KP Paulose, Shaju Padman

Chilaiditi Syndrome with Ascites
PC Bhattacharya, AK Bhattacharya, S Dutta, N Mahanta, R Talukdar

Iron Deficiency Anaemia
RS Bhatia

Announcements

Check List for Contributors

Book Reviews