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   1992| August  | Volume 10 | Issue 3  
    Online since September 17, 2010

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Bronchogenic Carcinoma In The Young
Sukesh Rao, P. V. P Rau, R. C Sahoo
August 1992, 10(3):101-102
Bronchogenic carcinoma in the young comprised 10% of all cases of bronchogenic carcinoma. Higher incidence of smoking could explain this high incidence.
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Weaning In Steroid Dependant Asthmatics - An Initial Experience with Inhaled Budesonide
Om Prakash, T Joseph, R Gowrishankar
August 1992, 10(3):97-100
Inhaled budesonide has been tried in seven steroid dependent asthmatics. In six patients significant reduction in oral steroid dose was achieved. There was some improvement in peak expiratory flow after addition of budesonide.
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Diagnosis Of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) On Radiological Suspicion Of Pneumocystis Pneumonia
S. K Jindal, R Guleria, S Sehgal
August 1992, 10(3):94-96
A patient, who presented with acute respiratory distress with initial diagnosis of interstitial lung disease, was later diagnosed to have AIDS on the basis of radiological suspicion of Pneumocystis carinil pneumonia. A high index of suspicion in patients with bilateral pneumonic shadows is emphasized.
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Tuberculosis Of The Epiglottis - A Case Report
Sukesh Rao, P. V. P Rau
August 1992, 10(3):115-116
Tuberculosis of epiglottis is rare. We report here one case and emphasise the atypical presentation and difficulty in diagnosis.
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Metastatic Endobronchial Adenocarcinoma From Rectum - A Case Report
R Guleria, D Behera, S. K Jindal
August 1992, 10(3):105-106
A case of endobronchial metastasis from a resected rectal carcinoma (five years earlier) is reported in a 38 year old female. Pertinent literature is reviewed.
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Diural Variation In Blood Carboxyhaemo - Globin levels In Indian Cigarette Smokers
D Behera, S Dash, M Dinakar
August 1992, 10(3):103-104
Blood carboxyhaemoglobin levels estimated in 10 healthy asymptomatic cigarette smokers revealed a mean of 8.32±1.37% in the early morning after an abstinence period of 9.0±1.17 hrs. After the smoking of four cigarettes the level was 15.27±2.1%. the data revealed a higher basal COHb levels in smokers that increases further after smoking.
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"Bacaao" - A Suggested Replacement For "Dionosil" In Bronchography
V. K Sharma, R. K Jenaw, S. P Agnihotri, M. R Aswal, V. K Garg
August 1992, 10(3):107-109
Barium sulphate carboxymethyl cellulose and Arachis oil (BaCaAO) has been tried in 32 patients as a possible alternative to ‘Dionosil’. Good quality pictures were obtained and the dye cleared from the lungs within seven days.
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Evolution Of Admission Policy In A Tuberculosis Hospital - A Suggested Model
R Paramasivam, S Rajasekaran, D Selvaraj
August 1992, 10(3):110-114
Delivery of National Tuberculosis Control Programme is centred on domicillary treatment. However, hospitalization continues to be essential for emergencies and complications and management of patients with treatment failures. Ever increasing demand for hospitalistion and delay in securing admission due to long waiting lists required new approach and modified strategies. The experience of a large tuberculosis hospital in South India in effectively utilizing beds for the needy patients is reported.
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HIV Disease - The Great Waster Is Upon Us
R. S Bhatia, C. N Deivanayagam
August 1992, 10(3):91-93
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