Contents
VOL 48 March 2000

Editorial
Insulin Resistance and Left Ventricular Mass in Hypertensives

V Mohan

Original Articles
A Study of the Influence of Insulin Resistance on Left Ventricular Mass in Hypertensive Patients

K Kothari, G Devpura, Anima Sharma, N Hussain

Drug Utilisation Pattern in Sexually Transmitted Diseases and its Economic Considerations - A Prospective Study
S Rewari, U Tekur, S Prabhu, Ramchander

Prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in and Around Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
AK Mandal, VP singh, AK Gulati, S Sunder, SC Mohapatra, KK Gupta, SC Matah

Suggested Predictive Indices for High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema
P Bandopadhyay, W Selvamurthy

Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials and Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Cerebral Malaria - A Prognostic Significance
DK Kochar, BL Kumawat, Mahendra Halwai, SK Kochar, Shubhakaran, Indu Thanvi

The Cardiovascular and Hemodynamic Effects of Erythropoietin in Chronic Renal Failure
NP Singh Chandrashekar, M Nair, S Anuradha, R Kohli, SK Agarwal

Pharmaco-economic Analysis of Psychotropic Drugs
DG Shewade, SA Dkhar, PMK Reddy, S Ramaswamy

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis : Clinicopathological Profile
DN Amarapurkar, AD Amarapurkar

Post Graduate Clinic
Hyponatremia Revisited
AS Narula, MSN Murty, D Prasad

Presidential Address
Siddharth N Shah

Pictorial CME
VK Chopra, RR Mantri, AK Pande

Short Articles
Endosulfan Poisoning - Clinical Profile
K Venkareswarlu, K Suryarao, V Srinivas, N Sivaprakash, NR Jagannadharao, A Mythilai

Percussion of Traube’s Space - A Useful Index of Splenic Enlargement
S Dubey, A Swaroop, R Jain, K Verma, P Garg, S Agarwal

Update Article
Newer Therapeutic Concept in Anti platelet Aggregation Inhibition - GPIIb-IIIa Receptor Antagonists

S Malhotra, NK Mishra, RSK Sinha, B Gupta

Review Article
What is Safe Blood?

D Kapoor, SK Sarin

Miscellania
The Role of Cough and Hyperventilation in Perpetuating Airway Inflammation in Asthma

V Singh, R Chowdhary, N Chowdhary

Case Reports
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

V Agarwal, S Nityanand

Familial Myelodysplastic Syndromes
MR Prabha Adhikari, Pratibha Pereira, JT Ramapuram

Renal Cell Carcinoma and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
S Kulkarni, M Uddar, SG Deshpande, S Vaid, RS Wadia

An Unusual Systemic Presentation of Gout
Seema Kini, G Mittal, C Balakrishna, G Mangat, AV Hegde, VR Joshi

Documentation
McLeod Syndrome

MM Mehndiratta, S Malik, S Kumar, M Gupta

Mitral Valve Proplapse Presenting with Various Conduction System Abnormalities
S Dwivedi

Acute Life-threatening Asthma with Dramatic Reversibility
Om Prakash

Renal Artery Stenosis Presenting as Left Ventricular Dysfunction - Complete Recovery After Renal Angioplasty
R Bhardwaj, NK Ganju, S Asotra

Correspondence
Nebulized Ipratropium Bromide in Acute Exacerbation of Early Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease

MS Bharthwal

Hematological Changes in Visceral Leishmaniasis
Jyoti Kotwal, VV Batra, Renu Saxena, AK Karan, M Bhargava

Retroperitoneal Fibroisis with Ankylosing Spondylitis
LS Bichile, NH Gill

Intramuscular Anti-D Globulin for Treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
TK Dutta

Resurgence of Malaria in Mumbai - Is Escalating Chloroquine Resistance a Cause?
JS Sorabjee

Isonex Prophylaxis in Cases of SLE on Immunosuppressive Therapy
C Balakrishnan, G Mangat, G Mittal VR Joshi

Ayurved and Modern Molecular Medicine
MS Agnihotri

Sleep Apnea Syndrome is Common in Indians with Untreated Primary Hypothyroidism
GR Shridhar

Recurrent Painless Thyroiditis Requiring Total Thyroidectomy
A Agarwal, Anjali Mishra, Saroj Kanta Mishra, G Agarwal, A Mithal, N Krishnani

If (‘Brother Square Toes’ - Reward and Fairies)
S Mukherjee

Announcements
283,287,294,300,325,362

Book Review
353