Contents
Vol. 50 October 2002

Editorial
Bronchoalveolar Lavage in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Infections in the Immunocompromised
A Mohan, SK Sharma

Editorial
Homocysteine - Are We Making a Mountain Out of a Molehill?
AV Ganesh Kumar, Y Lokhandwala

Original Articles
Plasma Homocysteine Concentration and Coronary Artery Disease in Asian Indians
C Snehalatha, A Ramachandran,K Satyavani, S Sivasankari, I Sathyamurthy, V Viswanathan

Immunoreactive Insulin Response to a Single Dose of Glimepiride in Lean Type 2 Diabetic Subjects
J Singh, AG Unnikrishnan, NK Agrawal, SK Singh, JK Agrawal

An Open Comparative Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Losartan Versus Enalapril in Mild to Moderate Hypertension
KN Chowta, MN Chowta, P Bhat, PMR Adhikari

Comparison of Colour Duplex Ultrasound and Ankle-Brachial Pressure Index Measurements in Peripheral Vascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Foot Infections
G Premalatha, R Ravikumar, R Sanjay, R Deepa, V Mohan

Effects of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor on Renal Function in Patients of Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis with Mild to Moderate Renal Insufficiency
S Giri, SK Mahajan, R Sen, A Sharma

Angioplasty for Chronic Total Coronary Occlusions : Safety and Efficacy
OP Mathew, JS Dugal, V Jetlely, SK Malani, SK Datta

Clinical Spectrum of Inflammatory Myositis in South India : A Ten Year Study
R Porkodi, K Shanmuganandan, M Parthiban, Radha Madhavan, P Rajendran

Short Articles
Persistent Microalbuminuria in Type 1 Diabetic Subjects in South India
V Viswanathan, C Snehalatha, K Shina, A Ramachandran

The Effect of Antidepressants on Serum Melatonin Levels in Endogenous Depression
A Varma, RK Kaul, Preetima Varma, Vineeta Kalra, V Malhota

Evaluation of Communication Skills of Physicians about Asthma
V Singh, R Khandelwal, S Bohra, R Gupta,BS Gupta

Review Articles
Angiotensin and Its Inhibition : A Nephrologist Point of View
V Kalra, SK Agarwal, M Wani

Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease : An Approach to Diagnosis
R Mahajan, MK Daga, N Tiwari

Medical Philately
JV Pai-Dhungat

Pictorial CME
D Jayakumar, D Chellapandian, K Ramasekar, TE Raj

Update Articles
Current Recommendations on Iron Therapy in Anaemia of Chronic Renal Failure
NP Singh, S Anuradha, SK Agarwal

Cellular and Molecular Biology of Adiposity and Adipogenesis
RD Lele

Case Reports
Baclofen in the Treatment of Intractable Hiccups
RK Patial

Herpes Simplex Encephalitis in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Monica Mahajan, L Duggal

Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia with Indinavir
P Satija, Falguni Parikh, V Aggarwal, B Sharma, Avi Hakim, JV Pai-Dhungat

Painless Pancreatitis : A Rare Manifestation of Leptospirosis
ND Pai, Prabha Adhikari

Lymphocytic Interstitial Lung Disorder : An Isolated Entity
SK Gupta

Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis Following Tuberculous Infection
RK Singh

Unilateral Pulmonary Agenesis with Ipsilateral Musculoskeletal Anomalies
AN Aggarwal, D Gupta, SK Jindal

Hypokalemic Paralysis in Pregnancy
A Nair, MR Prashanth, R Indira, S Rao, A Jayarajan

Documentation
Poisonous Jellyfish Contact and Paralytic Ileus
MK Das, AK Das, S Das Gupta, SC Hazra

Non-Secretory Multiple Myeloma with Hypercalcemic Acute Renal Failure
MS Prakash, KV Baliga, AP Singh, DK Mishra

Spinal Tuberculosis
D Kishore, NN Singh, R Verma, SS Chauhan, A Verma, N Potluri, S Misra

Idiopathic CD4 + T-Lymphocytopenia
R Wakankar, RB Deoskar, AK Rajput, KE Rajan

Correspondence
Diagnostic Dilemma : Aspergillosis
MS Barthwal

Cyclosporine-Induced Reversible Pure Motor Spastic Paraparesis in a Patient with Aplastic Anaemia
M Rai, Akhila Srinivasan, S Sundar, VP Singh

Unusual Distant Metastases from Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Anjali Mishra, Durga Devi Samant, N Krishnani, Saroj Kanta Mishra

Diabetes Mellitus and G-Protein Dysfunction : Facts and Possibilities
SK Singh

Intercostal Lung Herniation in Cavitary Pulmonary Tuberculosis
R Dixit, CL Nawal

Oral Contraceptives and Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
AK Kundu

Drug Treatment of Mild Hypertension in Elderly - We should be Cautious in Some Patients
AK Singh, Manju Singh

Efficacy and Safety of Monoclonal Anti-D Immunoglobulin in Comparison with Polyclonal Anti-D Immunoglobulin in Prevention of Rho Isoimmunization
AR Chauhan, MS Bhattacharyya, N Turakhia, GV Daftary

Announcements