Contents
Vol. 50 September 2002

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

Original Articles
Utility of Bronchoalveolar Lavage in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Infections in Immunosuppressed Patients
LR Menon, S Divate, VN Acharya, AA Mahashur, G Natarajan, AF Almeida

Evaluation of Role of Acute Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis in Resistant Congestive Heart Failure
HK Aggarwal, Sumit, N Nand, Jyotsana Sen, M Singh

Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy : A Clinical and Electrophysiologic Evaluation
MS Gopinath, M Bhatia, VS Mehta

Association of Microalbuminuria with Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Coronary Artery Disease - A Cross-Sectional Study in Western India
UM Jadhav, NN Kadam

Clinical and Biochemical Profiles of Young Diabetics in North-Eastern India
VP Jyotsna, SK Singh, D Gopal, AG Unnikrishnan, NK Agrawal, SK Singh, VK Dixit, AK Agrawal, JK Agrawal

Prevalence of Non-Diabetic Renal Disease in Type 2 Diabetic Patients in a Diabetes Centre in Southern India
G Premalatha, K Vidhya, R Deepa, R Ravikumar, M Rema, V Mohan

Radiofrequency Ablation for Accessory Pathways : Success and Variants
R Purushotham, SN Kothari, SC Toal, AK GuptaYY Lokhandwala, PG Kerkar

Short Articles

Iodine Content of Various Salt Samples Sold in Mangalore - A Coastal City with Endemic Goitre
KR Avinash, MR Prabha Adhikari

Relative Bioavailability of Two Brands of Ornidazole in Twelve Healthy Volunteers
L Ramamurthy, RD Kulkarni, BL Chauhan, DR Sharma, A Singh

Medical Philately
JV Pai-Dhungat

Pictorial CME
RS Raj, S Deepak, SG Bronson, Sibi, W Joseph, M Thomas

Review Articles
Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke and Anticoagulation
D Roy, S Mukherjee, A Chakravarty

Antiretroviral Therapy : Are We Aware of Adverse Effects?
N Wig

Case Reports
Unexpected Presentations - Four Cases of Lead Poisoning

J Mathew, T Mathew, R Kannan, S Satheesh, T Sundararaman, KR Sethuraman

Diabetes Insipidus in a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus
KP Paulose, N Padmakumar

Treatment of Massive Haemoptysis with Aminocaproic Acid
JM Basil, P Sanghamithra, NN Padmakumar, T Alphonse, RN Sharma

Disseminated Cysticercosis
S Satyanarayana, SP Gorthi, JR Bhardwaj, N Nath, S Sharma

Extracranial Head and Neck Circulation Aneurysms in a Case of Polyarteritis Nodosa
JR Bapuraj, NBS Mani, N Khandelwal, A Behera, S Suri

Hodgkin’s Disease and Scleroderma
L Duggal, Smita Gupta, PK Aggarwal, VP Sachar, S Bhalla

Bronchial Stenosis After Blunt Chest Trauma
HS Hira, D Kumar, V Sondhi, J Kumar, SK Jain

Phototoxic Reaction Due to Clarithromycin
P Parkash, SK Gupta, S Kumar

Documentation
Tubercular Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy Presenting as Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
SK Bandyopadhyay, N Sarkar, S Ghosh, S Dasgupta

Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis
A Sen, B Ghosh, TN Kundu, SK Das, SR Sengupta

Correspondence

Acute Encephalitis Without Rash in Warangal, Andhra Pradesh and Vadodara, Gujarat Associated with Measles Virus
NJ Shaikh, NS Wairagkar, SV Reddy, JP Thakare, DA Gadkari

Post-tranfusion Purpura
S Rao, A Jayarajan, A Nair

Gelatinous Transformation of Marrow : An Incidental Finding in Pancytopenia
R Biswas, A Gupta Radical Cure of Vivax Malaria : Five or 14 Days? KM Hassan, MK Ghosh

MALT Lymphoma of Thyroid
SV Tummala, D Digumarti, VR Sunkavalli, S Challa, A Surath

Indian Guidelines for the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Announcements

Check List for Contributors

Erratum