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Dr Mohan Z Mani

"Thank you very much for having published my article in record time.I would like to compliment you and your entire staff for your promptness, courtesy, and willingness to be customer friendly, which is quite unusual.I was given your reference by a colleague in pathology,and was able to directly phone your editorial office for clarifications.I would particularly like to thank the publication managers and the Assistant Editor who were following up my article. I would also like to thank you for adjusting the money I paid initially into payment for my modified article,and refunding the balance.
I wish all success to your journal and look forward to sending you any suitable similar article in future"

Dr Mohan Z Mani,
Professor & Head,
Department of Dermatolgy,
Believers Church Medical College,
Thiruvalla, Kerala
On Sep 2018

Prof. Somashekhar Nimbalkar

"Over the last few years, we have published our research regularly in Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. Having published in more than 20 high impact journals over the last five years including several high impact ones and reviewing articles for even more journals across my fields of interest, we value our published work in JCDR for their high standards in publishing scientific articles. The ease of submission, the rapid reviews in under a month, the high quality of their reviewers and keen attention to the final process of proofs and publication, ensure that there are no mistakes in the final article. We have been asked clarifications on several occasions and have been happy to provide them and it exemplifies the commitment to quality of the team at JCDR."

Prof. Somashekhar Nimbalkar
Head, Department of Pediatrics, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad
Chairman, Research Group, Charutar Arogya Mandal, Karamsad
National Joint Coordinator - Advanced IAP NNF NRP Program
Ex-Member, Governing Body, National Neonatology Forum, New Delhi
Ex-President - National Neonatology Forum Gujarat State Chapter
Department of Pediatrics, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat.
On Sep 2018

Dr. Kalyani R

"Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research is at present a well-known Indian originated scientific journal which started with a humble beginning. I have been associated with this journal since many years. I appreciate the Editor, Dr. Hemant Jain, for his constant effort in bringing up this journal to the present status right from the scratch. The journal is multidisciplinary. It encourages in publishing the scientific articles from postgraduates and also the beginners who start their career. At the same time the journal also caters for the high quality articles from specialty and super-specialty researchers. Hence it provides a platform for the scientist and researchers to publish. The other aspect of it is, the readers get the information regarding the most recent developments in science which can be used for teaching, research, treating patients and to some extent take preventive measures against certain diseases. The journal is contributing immensely to the society at national and international level."

Dr Kalyani R
Professor and Head
Department of Pathology
Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College
Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research , Kolar, Karnataka
On Sep 2018

Dr. Saumya Navit

"As a peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research provides an opportunity to researchers, scientists and budding professionals to explore the developments in the field of medicine and dentistry and their varied specialities, thus extending our view on biological diversities of living species in relation to medicine.
‘Knowledge is treasure of a wise man.’ The free access of this journal provides an immense scope of learning for the both the old and the young in field of medicine and dentistry as well. The multidisciplinary nature of the journal makes it a better platform to absorb all that is being researched and developed. The publication process is systematic and professional. Online submission, publication and peer reviewing makes it a user-friendly journal.
As an experienced dentist and an academician, I proudly recommend this journal to the dental fraternity as a good quality open access platform for rapid communication of their cutting-edge research progress and discovery.
I wish JCDR a great success and I hope that journal will soar higher with the passing time."

Dr Saumya Navit
Professor and Head
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Saraswati Dental College
On Sep 2018

Dr. Arunava Biswas

"My sincere attachment with JCDR as an author as well as reviewer is a learning experience . Their systematic approach in publication of article in various categories is really praiseworthy.
Their prompt and timely response to review's query and the manner in which they have set the reviewing process helps in extracting the best possible scientific writings for publication.
It's a honour and pride to be a part of the JCDR team. My very best wishes to JCDR and hope it will sparkle up above the sky as a high indexed journal in near future."

Dr. Arunava Biswas
MD, DM (Clinical Pharmacology)
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Calcutta National Medical College & Hospital , Kolkata

Dr. C.S. Ramesh Babu
" Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research (JCDR) is a multi-specialty medical and dental journal publishing high quality research articles in almost all branches of medicine. The quality of printing of figures and tables is excellent and comparable to any International journal. An added advantage is nominal publication charges and monthly issue of the journal and more chances of an article being accepted for publication. Moreover being a multi-specialty journal an article concerning a particular specialty has a wider reach of readers of other related specialties also. As an author and reviewer for several years I find this Journal most suitable and highly recommend this Journal."
Best regards,
C.S. Ramesh Babu,
Associate Professor of Anatomy,
Muzaffarnagar Medical College,
On Aug 2018

Dr. Arundhathi. S
"Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research (JCDR) is a reputed peer reviewed journal and is constantly involved in publishing high quality research articles related to medicine. Its been a great pleasure to be associated with this esteemed journal as a reviewer and as an author for a couple of years. The editorial board consists of many dedicated and reputed experts as its members and they are doing an appreciable work in guiding budding researchers. JCDR is doing a commendable job in scientific research by promoting excellent quality research & review articles and case reports & series. The reviewers provide appropriate suggestions that improve the quality of articles. I strongly recommend my fraternity to encourage JCDR by contributing their valuable research work in this widely accepted, user friendly journal. I hope my collaboration with JCDR will continue for a long time".

Dr. Arundhathi. S
MBBS, MD (Pathology),
Sanjay Gandhi institute of trauma and orthopedics,
On Aug 2018

Dr. Mamta Gupta,
"It gives me great pleasure to be associated with JCDR, since last 2-3 years. Since then I have authored, co-authored and reviewed about 25 articles in JCDR. I thank JCDR for giving me an opportunity to improve my own skills as an author and a reviewer.
It 's a multispecialty journal, publishing high quality articles. It gives a platform to the authors to publish their research work which can be available for everyone across the globe to read. The best thing about JCDR is that the full articles of all medical specialties are available as pdf/html for reading free of cost or without institutional subscription, which is not there for other journals. For those who have problem in writing manuscript or do statistical work, JCDR comes for their rescue.
The journal has a monthly publication and the articles are published quite fast. In time compared to other journals. The on-line first publication is also a great advantage and facility to review one's own articles before going to print. The response to any query and permission if required, is quite fast; this is quite commendable. I have a very good experience about seeking quick permission for quoting a photograph (Fig.) from a JCDR article for my chapter authored in an E book. I never thought it would be so easy. No hassles.
Reviewing articles is no less a pain staking process and requires in depth perception, knowledge about the topic for review. It requires time and concentration, yet I enjoy doing it. The JCDR website especially for the reviewers is quite user friendly. My suggestions for improving the journal is, more strict review process, so that only high quality articles are published. I find a a good number of articles in Obst. Gynae, hence, a new journal for this specialty titled JCDR-OG can be started. May be a bimonthly or quarterly publication to begin with. Only selected articles should find a place in it.
An yearly reward for the best article authored can also incentivize the authors. Though the process of finding the best article will be not be very easy. I do not know how reviewing process can be improved. If an article is being reviewed by two reviewers, then opinion of one can be communicated to the other or the final opinion of the editor can be communicated to the reviewer if requested for. This will help one’s reviewing skills.
My best wishes to Dr. Hemant Jain and all the editorial staff of JCDR for their untiring efforts to bring out this journal. I strongly recommend medical fraternity to publish their valuable research work in this esteemed journal, JCDR".

Dr. Mamta Gupta
(Ex HOD Obs &Gynae, Hindu Rao Hospital and associated NDMC Medical College, Delhi)
Aug 2018

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Ghritlaharey

"I wish to thank Dr. Hemant Jain, Editor-in-Chief Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research (JCDR), for asking me to write up few words.
Writing is the representation of language in a textual medium i e; into the words and sentences on paper. Quality medical manuscript writing in particular, demands not only a high-quality research, but also requires accurate and concise communication of findings and conclusions, with adherence to particular journal guidelines. In medical field whether working in teaching, private, or in corporate institution, everyone wants to excel in his / her own field and get recognised by making manuscripts publication.

Authors are the souls of any journal, and deserve much respect. To publish a journal manuscripts are needed from authors. Authors have a great responsibility for producing facts of their work in terms of number and results truthfully and an individual honesty is expected from authors in this regards. Both ways its true "No authors-No manuscripts-No journals" and "No journals–No manuscripts–No authors". Reviewing a manuscript is also a very responsible and important task of any peer-reviewed journal and to be taken seriously. It needs knowledge on the subject, sincerity, honesty and determination. Although the process of reviewing a manuscript is a time consuming task butit is expected to give one's best remarks within the time frame of the journal.
Salient features of the JCDR: It is a biomedical, multidisciplinary (including all medical and dental specialities), e-journal, with wide scope and extensive author support. At the same time, a free text of manuscript is available in HTML and PDF format. There is fast growing authorship and readership with JCDR as this can be judged by the number of articles published in it i e; in Feb 2007 of its first issue, it contained 5 articles only, and now in its recent volume published in April 2011, it contained 67 manuscripts. This e-journal is fulfilling the commitments and objectives sincerely, (as stated by Editor-in-chief in his preface to first edition) i e; to encourage physicians through the internet, especially from the developing countries who witness a spectrum of disease and acquire a wealth of knowledge to publish their experiences to benefit the medical community in patients care. I also feel that many of us have work of substance, newer ideas, adequate clinical materials but poor in medical writing and hesitation to submit the work and need help. JCDR provides authors help in this regards.
Timely publication of journal: Publication of manuscripts and bringing out the issue in time is one of the positive aspects of JCDR and is possible with strong support team in terms of peer reviewers, proof reading, language check, computer operators, etc. This is one of the great reasons for authors to submit their work with JCDR. Another best part of JCDR is "Online first Publications" facilities available for the authors. This facility not only provides the prompt publications of the manuscripts but at the same time also early availability of the manuscripts for the readers.
Indexation and online availability: Indexation transforms the journal in some sense from its local ownership to the worldwide professional community and to the public.JCDR is indexed with Embase & EMbiology, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, Chemical Abstracts Service, Journal seek Database, Indian Science Abstracts, to name few of them. Manuscriptspublished in JCDR are available on major search engines ie; google, yahoo, msn.
In the era of fast growing newer technologies, and in computer and internet friendly environment the manuscripts preparation, submission, review, revision, etc and all can be done and checked with a click from all corer of the world, at any time. Of course there is always a scope for improvement in every field and none is perfect. To progress, one needs to identify the areas of one's weakness and to strengthen them.
It is well said that "happy beginning is half done" and it fits perfectly with JCDR. It has grown considerably and I feel it has already grown up from its infancy to adolescence, achieving the status of standard online e-journal form Indian continent since its inception in Feb 2007. This had been made possible due to the efforts and the hard work put in it. The way the JCDR is improving with every new volume, with good quality original manuscripts, makes it a quality journal for readers. I must thank and congratulate Dr Hemant Jain, Editor-in-Chief JCDR and his team for their sincere efforts, dedication, and determination for making JCDR a fast growing journal.
Every one of us: authors, reviewers, editors, and publisher are responsible for enhancing the stature of the journal. I wish for a great success for JCDR."

Thanking you
With sincere regards
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Ghritlaharey, M.S., M. Ch., FAIS
Associate Professor,
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Gandhi Medical College & Associated
Kamla Nehru & Hamidia Hospitals Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462 001 (India)
On May 11,2011

Dr. Shankar P.R.

"On looking back through my Gmail archives after being requested by the journal to write a short editorial about my experiences of publishing with the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research (JCDR), I came across an e-mail from Dr. Hemant Jain, Editor, in March 2007, which introduced the new electronic journal. The main features of the journal which were outlined in the e-mail were extensive author support, cash rewards, the peer review process, and other salient features of the journal.
Over a span of over four years, we (I and my colleagues) have published around 25 articles in the journal. In this editorial, I plan to briefly discuss my experiences of publishing with JCDR and the strengths of the journal and to finally address the areas for improvement.
My experiences of publishing with JCDR: Overall, my experiences of publishing withJCDR have been positive. The best point about the journal is that it responds to queries from the author. This may seem to be simple and not too much to ask for, but unfortunately, many journals in the subcontinent and from many developing countries do not respond or they respond with a long delay to the queries from the authors 1. The reasons could be many, including lack of optimal secretarial and other support. Another problem with many journals is the slowness of the review process. Editorial processing and peer review can take anywhere between a year to two years with some journals. Also, some journals do not keep the contributors informed about the progress of the review process. Due to the long review process, the articles can lose their relevance and topicality. A major benefit with JCDR is the timeliness and promptness of its response. In Dr Jain's e-mail which was sent to me in 2007, before the introduction of the Pre-publishing system, he had stated that he had received my submission and that he would get back to me within seven days and he did!
Most of the manuscripts are published within 3 to 4 months of their submission if they are found to be suitable after the review process. JCDR is published bimonthly and the accepted articles were usually published in the next issue. Recently, due to the increased volume of the submissions, the review process has become slower and it ?? Section can take from 4 to 6 months for the articles to be reviewed. The journal has an extensive author support system and it has recently introduced a paid expedited review process. The journal also mentions the average time for processing the manuscript under different submission systems - regular submission and expedited review.
Strengths of the journal: The journal has an online first facility in which the accepted manuscripts may be published on the website before being included in a regular issue of the journal. This cuts down the time between their acceptance and the publication. The journal is indexed in many databases, though not in PubMed. The editorial board should now take steps to index the journal in PubMed. The journal has a system of notifying readers through e-mail when a new issue is released. Also, the articles are available in both the HTML and the PDF formats. I especially like the new and colorful page format of the journal. Also, the access statistics of the articles are available. The prepublication and the manuscript tracking system are also helpful for the authors.
Areas for improvement: In certain cases, I felt that the peer review process of the manuscripts was not up to international standards and that it should be strengthened. Also, the number of manuscripts in an issue is high and it may be difficult for readers to go through all of them. The journal can consider tightening of the peer review process and increasing the quality standards for the acceptance of the manuscripts. I faced occasional problems with the online manuscript submission (Pre-publishing) system, which have to be addressed.
Overall, the publishing process with JCDR has been smooth, quick and relatively hassle free and I can recommend other authors to consider the journal as an outlet for their work."

Dr. P. Ravi Shankar
KIST Medical College, P.O. Box 14142, Kathmandu, Nepal.
On April 2011

Dear team JCDR, I would like to thank you for the very professional and polite service provided by everyone at JCDR. While i have been in the field of writing and editing for sometime, this has been my first attempt in publishing a scientific paper.Thank you for hand-holding me through the process.

Dr. Anuradha
On Jan 2020

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Pathological and Biochemical Evaluation of Toxic Effects of Repeated Administration of Jasada Bhasma (Zinc Ash Formulation) in Wistar Albino Rats AC01-AC04

Ravi Bhaskar, Megha A Doshi, Anjana Shidaraddi, Shakunthala Ramdas Pai, Naveen Kumar, Ravi Shankar, Ravi Mundugaru

Histological Changes in Testis of Wistar Albino Rats Following Formaldehyde Exposure by Inhalation AC05-AC09

Jeyanthi C Gnanadeepam, Anjana Thamanan Sowdamman Rajavel, Srivdhyae Eswaran, Preethi Ramya Thiagarajan

An Anatomical Landmark to Identify the Neurovascular Bundle in the Dorsum of Foot - A Cadaveric Study in South Indian Population AC10-AC12

Mohana Priya, Suganthy Rabi

Effect of Increased Prepregnancy Body Mass Index on Placental Morphologic Features in Gestational Diabetes AC13-AC17

Ilavenil Karunakaran, SD Nalinakumari, Kalavathy Ponniraivan

Variant Insertion of Deltoid Muscle AD01-AD02

Lydia S Quadros, Antony Sylvan D’souza

Evaluation of the Role of HBA1c in Chronic Kidney Disease BC01-BC04

Kommineni Sai Subramanyam, Siddharth Gosavi, Divya Tenneti, Roopa Murgod

Association of Plasma Uric Acid with Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Markers in Diabetic Nephropathy in North Indian Population: A Case Control Study BC05-BC09

Stuti Gupta, Mohini Sharma, Mohit Mehndiratta, Om P Kalra, Rimi Shukla, Jasvinder K Gambhir

Serum Lipoprotein (a) as a Diagnostic Marker of Coronary Artery Disease: A Case-Control Study BC10-BC13

MM Kavitha, Jeevan G Ambekar, Sangappa V Kashinakunti, Nilima Dongre

Adiponectin: Role in Glucose Homeostasis in Relation to BMI in Type 2 Diabetics BC14-BC17

Meenu Salaria, Satinder Kaur, Navjot Kaur, Parminder Singh

Quantifying Serum IL-1Ăź Cut-Off Point for Detecting Cardiovascular Diseases in a Population from Western Maharashtra BC18-BC21

Smita Amol Deokar, Sucheta P Dandekar, Vinay G Patke, Yasmeen Khatib, Roshni D’souza, Savita Karnad, Amol Deokar, Ramesh Chaturvedi

Evaluating the Feasibility of Nested PCR as a Screening Tool to Detect HPV Infection in Saliva of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Subjects BC22-BC25

Pushkal Sinduvadi Ramesh, Devananda Devegowda, Pundalik Rama Naik, Prathibha, Parveen Doddamani, Suma M Nataraj

Role of D-Mannose as an Antiglycolytic Agent to Eliminate Preanalytical Error in Glucose Testing BC26-BC29

Mithu Banerjee, Ankit Batra, Pratibha Misra

Evaluation and Comparison of Blood Parameters in Diabetic Patients with and without Peripheral Neuropathy BC30-BC33

KP Ranjith, Bhanuchandar Potu, M Anju, Saleena Ummer Velladath, Manjunatha Hande

Nitric Oxide: It’s Role in Immunity BE01-BE05

Shailaza Shreshtha, Preeti Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Rachna Sharma, SP Singh

Neck Circumference as a Tool for Predicting Hyperuricaemia: A Hospital Based Cross-Sectional Study CC01-CC03

Ankita Chaturvedi, Sunita Tiwari, Narsingh Verma, Jagadish Narayan, Arvind Kumar Pal, Neena Srivastava

Evaluation of Dyslipidaemia and Echocardiographic Markers of Myocardial Contractility in Smokers with Ischaemic Heart Disease CC04-CC06

Sandhya Metta, Nitin Fal Dessai, Satyanarayana Uppala, Shruti Mohanty, Archana Anand Dharwadkar

Saksenaea vasiformis Causing Cutaneous Zygomycosis: An Experience from Tertiary Care Hospital in Mumbai DC01-DC05

Shashir Wasudeorao Wanjare, Sulmaz Fayaz Reshi, Preeti Rajiv Mehta

Comparison of Predebridement and Debridement Cultures in Predicting Postoperative Infections in Compound Fractures DC06-DC09

Adisesh Mangala, Krishnarao Arthi, R Deepa

Green Hospital Initiative by a North Delhi Tertiary Care Hospital: Current Scenario and Future Prospects DC10-DC14

Tanisha Bharara, Renu Gur, Shalini Dewan Duggal, Pragnya Jena, Shilpa Khatri, Pradeep Sharma

Clinicomicrobiological Study of Bacteraemia Caused by Coliforms in Adults DC15-DC19

Ankita Porwal, Sevitha Bhat, Ashwini Hegde, Pooja Rao, Shalini Shenoy

Comparison of Tissue Culture Plate and Modified Tissue Culture Plate Method for Biofilm Detection in Members of Family Enterobacteriaceae DC20-DC23

Shruti Asati, Uma Chaudhary

Ectopic Isolation of an Adult Female Round Worm along with Colourless Eggs DD01-DD03

Vaibhav V Rajhans, Sanjaykumar R More, Sharmila S Raut, Vivek M Gujar, Vimal S Rathod

Microscopic Artefacts in Clinical Practice- A Diagnostic Dilemma DR01-DR04

Mohit Bhatia, Bibhabati Mishra, Archana Thakur, Poonam Sood Loomba, Vinita Dogra

Effect of Pre-Analytic Variables on Prothrombin Time and Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time- ARTICLE RETRACTED EC01-EC05

Garima M Anandani, Swati B Parikh

Role of Synovial Fluid Examination in Diagnosis of Joint Diseases EC06-EC09

Praveen Garg, Vibhuti Goyal

Morphological Patterns and Immunohistochemical Characteristics of Metaplastic Carcinoma Breast: A Six Year Analysis in a Tertiary Care Hospital EC10-EC13

Lekshmidevi Padmanabhan, Cicy Petta Joseph, Jeji Gopinathan, Lillykutty Pothen, Sansho Elavumkal Ulahannan

Platelet Count Estimation using Unstained and Stained Peripheral Blood Smears: A Comparative Study EC14-EC16

Suman Dhakar, Preeti Diwaker, Priyanka Gogoi, Bharat Singh, Surender Kumar

Association of Coronary Artery Diseases with ABO and Lewis Blood Group Phenotypes at a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Southern India EC17-EC21

Anitha Madithadu, Arun Rajendran, Rajashekar Durgaprasad, Sarella Jothibai

An Improved Osmotic Fragility Protocol for Screening of Beta Thalassaemia Carriers in Remote and Resource Limited Settings EC22-EC25

Dinesh B Jagtap, Malay B Mukherjee, Roshan B Colah

Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma in Nasopharynx-A Paradox: Case Report and Review of Literature ED01-ED03

Kachnar Varma, Faheema Hasan, Vatsala Misra, PA Singh

Ectopic Primary Intrathyroidal Thymoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature ED04-ED05

Jiby Soosen Ninan, Sandhya Ilanthodi, Muktha R Pai

Low Grade Central Osteosarcoma-A Diagnostic Challenge ED06-ED08

Parampalli Srinivas Srilatha, Ranjini Kudva, Simanchal P Mohanty

Hyponatremia Induced by Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers-A Pilot Study FC01-FC03

S Bhuvaneshwari, Prakash Vel Sankhya Saroj, D Vijaya, M Sabari Sowmya, R Senthil Kumar

Pharmacoepidemiology of Snake Bite Cases at a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Odisha FC04-FC07

Kunal Priyadarshi, Jayanti Prava Behera, Abinash Panda

Effect of Carica papaya Linn. Unripe and Ripe Fruit Pulp Juice in Augmenting Platelet Count in Rats: An Experimental Study FC08-FC11

Maria Jose, MB Sasmi, MI Elsy

Perceptions and Effectiveness of Use of E-Learning in Pharmacology Education FC12-FC16

Parvati B Patel, Tejas Patel, Manoj Kumar Saurabh, Sejal Thakkar

Overview of the Therapeutic Effects of Origanum vulgare and Hypericum perforatum Based on Iran’s Ethnopharmacological Documents FE01-FE04

Mahmoud Bahmani, Mojtaba Khaksarian, Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei, Naser Abbasi

Comparison of CHA2DS2-VASc-HS Score and Gensini Score to Predict Severity of Coronary Artery Disease IC01-IC04

Gautam Naik, Saritha Sekhar, Mukund Prabhu, Gurpreet Singh, Aniketh Vijay, Muthiah Subrahmanian, KU Natarajan

Enhancement of Student Centered Learning using Video Based Practical Demonstration in First Year Medical Undergraduates JC01-JC03

Santosh Laxman Wakode, Naina Santosh Wakode

Attitude and Knowledge of Undergraduate Medical Students towards the Use of Animals in Medical Research: An Exploratory Study JC04-JC06

Sharmada Nerlekar, Sagar Karia, Devavrat Harshe, Romil Warkari, Avinash Desousa

Relationship between Academic Self-efficacy and Motivation among Medical Science Students JC07-JC10

Zahra Taheri-Kharameh, Fatemeh Sharififard, Hamid Asayesh, Mohammadreza Sepahvandi, Mahsa Hajimohamad Hoseini

Factors Influencing Academic Success of High Achievers and Low Achievers in Physiology JC11-JC15

Reem Rachel Abraham, M Ganesh Kamath, Asha Vashe, Wong Hong Jun, Muhammad Faiq Afif Bin Mohd Tahrim, Muhammad Faiz Bin Kasmuri

Factors Influencing Examination Anxiety among Undergraduate Nursing Students: An Exploratory Factor Analysis JC16-JC19

Charlet Jasmine Vaz, Twinkle Dan Pothiyil, Linu Sara George, Soumya Alex, Dan Isaac Pothiyil, Asha Kamath

The Effect of Inhalation Aromatherapy with Lavender Essential oil on Pain Severity of Patients After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Single-blind Randomised Clinical Trial LC01-LC05

Zahra Seifi, Ali Bikmoradi, Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan, Jalal Poorolajal, Malihe Araghchian, Seyyed Hannan Kashfi, Esmaeil Kavi, Mozhgan Jokar

Morbidity Profile and Associated Risk Factors among Construction Workers in an Urban Area of Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, India LC06-LC09

P Mohankumar, S Gopalakrishnan, M Muthulakshmi

Stress Management Training among Mothers with Autistic Children Referred to Autism Centres in Tehran LC10-LC13

Shima Bastanfar, Faezeh Sahbaei, Mohammad Fesharaki

Prevalence of Alcoholism and Related Problems in Medical and Paramedical Students Measured Using Shorter Version of Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) LC14-LC17

Kuldeep Singh Shekhawat, Tajmulla Ahmed, S Sakthidevi, Arunima Chauhan, M Senthil, Sarguna Baladevan

Perception of Community Pharmacy Personnel towards Patient Counseling and Continuing Pharmacy Education Programs in Aden, Yemen LC18-LC22

Mohamed Alshakka, Awsan Bahattab, P Ravi Shankar, Mukhtar Ansari, Heyam Saad Ali, Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim

Vitamin D in Treatment-Resistant Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Patients with Hypovitaminosis D LC23-LC26

Marzieh Mohtashamkia, Sharareh Roshanzamir, Seyed Mohammad Saghanezhad

Pattern of Usage of TB Diagnostic Procedures in Private Sector across Three Cities of a Central Indian State LM01-LM03

Subbanna Jonnalagada, Janmejaya Samal

Melioidosis: An Emerging Infectious Disease as a Cause of Parotid Abscess: A Case Report MD01-MD02

Reshmi M Nair, Sonya Joy, Dhanya Elappulli Krishnamurthy

Risk Factors for Descemet’s Membrane Detachment Following Small Incision Cataract Surgery NC01-NC03

Ajita Sasidharan, Poornima Kandasamy

Effective Treatment of Epithelial Downgrowth in Persistent Wound Leak Following Removal of Silicone Oil ND01-ND03

Mae-Lynn Catherine Bastion, Kong Yong Then, Aida Mohd Zahidin

Successful Management of Traumatic Rupture of the Inferior Rectus Muscle ND04-ND05

Teena Mariet Mendonca, Gurudutt M Kamath

Significance of Serum Vitamin D Level in Tuberculosis Patients OC01-OC05

Salauddin Khan, Nafees Ahmad Khan, Mohammad Shameem, Rakesh Bhargva, Irfan Khan, Nithin Anand

Significant Bacterial Islolates in Patients Presenting with Acute Exacerbation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis OC06-OC08

Harish Mahender, Suryanarayana Vegi, Aleemullah Mohammed Fazluddin, Sivaraja Subramaniam

Microbiological Profile of Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Patients with Nosocomial Pneumonia in Intensive Care Unit OC09-OC12

Kalyani Sri Koneru, Priya Joy, V Gangadharan, Ashok Kumar, Sathish Kumar

Ophthalmic Manifestation of Sickle Cell Patients in Eastern India OC13-OC15

Swati Samant, Srikant Kumar Dhar, Mahesh Chandra Sahu

Clinical Tools and Biochemical Markers to Assess Short-Term Mortality in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) OC16-OC19

Govind Narayan Srivastava, Manoj Meena, Ankit Patel, Ashok Singh Charan, Mukesh Goyal, Piyush Arora, Ramniwas Meena

Association between Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Acute Ischaemic Stroke: A Cross-Sectional Study OC20-OC23

Mehboob Subhani Siddiqui, Ajay Kumar Mishra, Pragya Mishra, Davendra Kumar, Vasudha Jain

Left-Sided Vanishing Lung Tumour: A Rare Case OD01-OD02

Karanam Gowrinath, Chinnangari Vijay Amaranatha Reddy

A Treatment Dilemma: Inadvertently Placed Temporary Dialysis Catheter in the Subclavian Artery of a Critically Ill Patient OD03-OD05

Mustafa Salam Mawih, Isai Gopalakrish Bowline

Head Rotation Manoeuvre during Flexible Bronchoscopy OL01-

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Urological Manifestations in HIV and AIDS: At Tertiary Referral Centre PC01-PC04

Narayan Rao Gachchi Thakappa, Jayaram Sreenivas, R Keshavamurthy, M Shivalingaiah, RP Sanjay

Management of Mesenteric Cysts in Children: Review of Ten Cases PC05-PC09

Rajendra Kumar Ghritlaharey

Intraperitoneal Analgesia Instillation for Postoperative Pain Relief after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy PC10-PC13

Noor Topno, Arup Jyoti Baruah, Sandeep Ghosh, Jyoutishman Saikia, Dathiadam Tongper, Ojing Komut

Clinical Profile of Haemorrhoid Cases Admitted in Various Tertiary Care Hospitals in an Urban Area of Southern India PC14-PC18

Nitin Joseph, Damodar Sandeep Pai, Sharique Ahmed, Vaishakh Bengrodi Vishnu, Mohammed Shameer, Syed Waquas Ahmed

Comparison of Chest X-ray and Clinical Findings in Trauma Patients after Chest Tube Removal PC19-PC21

Ramyar Farzan, Reza Shojaee, Afrooz Haghdoost, Mohammadreza Mobayen

Accidental Inferior Epigastric Artery Injury in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Case Report PD01-PD02

Mahendra Lodha, Banwarilal Bairwa, Ashok Puranik, Satya Prakash Meena, Hitesh Bulchandani

Tuberculosis of Intestine with Concurrent Complex Enterovesical and Enterocutaneous Fistula PD03-PD05

Deepak Balachandra, Hirdaya Hulas Nag, Puja Sakhuja, Sandip Barman

Mixed Mucinous Male Breast Carcinoma: A Rare Histological Variant of a Rare Disease PD06-PD07

Badareesh Lakshminarayana, Ankita Harijee, Prashanth Shetty, Rama Rani Krishna Bhat

Jategaonkar’s Triple-Jerk Technique: A Safety Augmenting Method for Laparoscopic Suprapubic Trocar Insertion PL01-PL02

Priyadarshan Anand Jategaonkar, Smita Priyadarshan Jategaonkar, Sudeep Pradeep Yadav

Childhood Bezoars: A Case Series PR01-PR03

Kamal Nain Rattan, Rashmi Hooda, Shalu Ogha, Ahmad Khursheed, Aashima

Effects of Postnatal Home-Based Education on Primiparous Women’s Perceived Self-Efficacy in Neonatal Care QC01-QC04

Maryam Koochakzai, Ali Mansouri, Ameneh Safarzadeh, Ali Navidian

Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence among Females with Vaginal Delivery, Lower Segmental Cesarean Section, Diabetic and Hypothyroidism and Its Impact on Quality of Life QC05-QC08

V Rajalaxmi, P Sutharsika, CV Senthilnathan, G Yuvarani, SS Subramanian

Sexually Transmitted Infections and Adverse Birth and Infant Outcomes among Pregnant Women in Rural Southern India QC09-QC12

Noah Kojima, Nandita Sharma, Kavitha Ravi, Anjali Arun, Claire C Bristow, Sunil Sethi, Jeffrey D Klausner, Purnima Madhivanan

An Observational Study to Evaluate the Changes in Bone Mineral Density of Women with Aging in a Tertiary Care Centre QC13-QC15

Mriganka Mouli Saha, Subikas Biswas, Banasree Bhadra

The Spectrum of Heart Disease in Pregnancy and its Outcome in Patients Visiting a Tertiary Care Centre of Northeastern: A Prospective Study QC16-QC20

Dina Aisha Khan, Nalini Sharma, Manish Kapoor, Sourabh Gohain Duwarah, Santa Singh Ahanthem

Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Following Spinal Anaesthesia in Pregnant Women: A Rare Occurrence QD01-QD02

Vineet V Mishra, Sunita Lamba, Kavita Mistry, Ruchika Verneker

A Perplexing Case of Cellular Leiomyoma with Excessive Myxoid Degeneration QD03-QD05

Monika Anant, Kajal Sinha, Khusboo, Puna M Bhadani

Uterine Rupture in an Unscarred Uterus in Second Trimester: A Case Report QD06-QD07

Dhwany M Munshi, Manisha M Laddad, Gauri R Shinde

Childhood Onset Nephrotic Syndrome-A Journey Through Two Pregnancies QD08-QD09

Shashikala K Bhat, Shashikiran Umakanth, Krupa Shah, AP Ashwini, Ravindra Prabhu

Unexpected Uterine Rupture: A Case Series and Review of Literature QR01-QR03

Sunita Dubey, Jyotsna Rani, Mohit Satodiya

Outcome of Total Hip Arthroplasty in Northern Iran: A Prospective Study RC01-RC04

Ghaffar Habibi Shekardasht, Nasser Janmohammadi, Masoud Shayesteh Azar, Mohammad Hossein Karimi Nasab, Seyed Mokhtar Esmaeilnezhad Ganji, Mohammad Zamani

Trigger Finger: A Prospective Randomised Control Trial Comparing Percutaneous Release versus Open Release RC05-RC08

Niraj Ranjeet, Krishna Sapkota, Pabin Thapa, Pratyenta Raj Onta, Krishna Wahegoankar, Upendra Jung Thapa, Himanshu Shah

Chronic Unresolved Haematoma of Thigh with Acute Expansion- Emulating Neoplasm RD01-RD03

Pankaj Kumar Mishra, Pratyush Goyal, Manish Kumar Verma, Deepak Singh Maravi, Aashish Gohiya

Isolated Traumatic Chronic Anterior Dislocation of Radial Head RD04-RD05

Akshay Rakeshmohan Bhardwaj, Gaurav Mahesh Sharma

A Retrospective Study of Paediatric Dengue Cases in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Southern India SC01-SC06

Padmanabhan P Athira, Ozhiparambil A Jagan, Padma Umadevi, Komaravolu Pragnatha, P Menon Veena

Vitamin D Status in Pregnant Women and their Newborns with Respect to Socioeconomic Status: A Hospital Based Cross-sectional Study SC07-SC10

Vuppala Subbarao, Rajesh Shimoga Mahabala

Autism Spectrum Disorders-Aetiopathogenesis SE01-SE05

Babu George, ML Leena, MKC Nair

Evaluation of the Nature of Thyroid Nodules by Duplex Ultrasound and Assessment of the Diagnostic Accuracy of TIRADS Classification TC01-TC04

Nani Lampung, Saifullah Khalid, Mohd Khalid, Basmah Abdur Rashid, Sayeedul Hasan Arif

Assessment of Primary Solid Renal Mass using Texture Analysis of CT Images of Kidney by Active Contour Method: A Novel Method TC05-TC09

Gomalavalli Ramesh, Sriram Krishnamoorthy, Muttan Sourirajan, Venkata Sai

Cryptococcal Meningitis: Imaging Findings in an Immunocompetent Patient TD01-TD02

Ishak Syazana, Erica Yee Hing

Imaging Features of Extraspinal Osteoarticular Tuberculosis and its Mimickers: A Review TE01-TE07

Bargavee Venkat, Vineet Aggarwal, Neeti Aggarwal, Sanjiv Sharma

Comparative Evaluation of Propofol Fentanyl, Propofol-Midazolam and Propofol-Dexmedetomidine on Haemodynamic and Postoperative Recovery for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography UC01-UC05

Vinit Kumar Srivastava , Devendra Singh, Sanjay Agrawal, Saima Khan, Ankita Gupta, Roop Das Miree

Labour Epidural Analgesia: A Randomised Double Blind Comparative Study of 0.1% Levobupivacaine with Fentanyl vs. 0.1% Ropivacaine with Fentanyl UC06-UC10

Debasmita Das, Deepali Pankaj Thakur, Bharati Anil Tendolkar

Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery of Super-obese Patient with Intractable Anterior Abdominal Wall Cellulitis: A Rare Challenge to Anaesthesiologist UD01-UD03

Himani Prashar, Kamakshi Garg, Sanyam Nandwani, Neeru Luthra, Palavi Garg

Role Conflict and Psychological Well-Being in School Teachers: A Cross-Sectional Study from Southern India VC01-VC06

Megha Thakur, Varalakshmi Chandrasekaran, Vasudeva Guddattu

Psychiatric Morbidity in Chronic Low Back Pain-A Cross-Sectional Study VC07-VC11

Anithakumari Ayirolimeethal, Firoz Kazhungil, AM Kunhikoyamu, V Ravikumar

Methylenedioxymethamphetamine Induced Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders: A Case Report from Southern India VD01-VD02

NA Uvais

Trauma from Armed Conflict and the Effect on Mental Health in Thailand's Deep South: A Systematic Review VE01-VE06

Wit Wichaidit

Cross Cultural Adaptation, into Gujarati, of the English version, Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire VM01-VM03

Jagdish Varma, Sandhya Nair, Jaishree Ganjiwale, Somashekhar Nimbalkar, Nikhil Kharod

Eyelid Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Misdiagnosed as Leishmaniasis WH01-WH02

Amir Feily, Farhang Houshmand, Marigdalia K Ramirez-Fort

Effect of a Multi-Component Exercise Program on Functional Mobility, Exercise Capacity and Quality of Life in Older Adults YC01-YC04

Santhakumar Haripriya, Dhanesh Kumar, Sanjay Eapen Samuel, Ajith Soman

Effect of Dry-Needling Induced Muscle Soreness (DIMS) on the Severity of Pain Post Deep Trigger Point Needling YF01-YF04

Sukumar Shanmugam, Lawrence Mathias, Ajay Thakur

Effect of Chlorhexidine and Cystatin Incorporated Adhesives on MMPs and Cysteine Cathepsin-An In-vitro Zymographic Analysis ZC01-ZC05

Poorna Gomathi Bhoopathi, Karthi Keyan Kittappa, Kavitha Sanjeev, Mahalaxmi Sekar

Effect of Different Lighting Conditions on Proximal Caries Detection in Dental School Settings ZC06-ZC10

Mohammed Alsaati, Thomas Deahl, Marcel Noujeim

Dental Erosive Potency of Commercially Available Ice Candies in India Using an Invitro Model ZC11-ZC15

KM Sudhir, Mandava Soundarya Chowdary, Vuyurru Chandrasekhara Reddy, Gomasani Srinivasulu, RVS Krishna Kumar, NT Chaitra, Narayan Rangari Rajeshree

Building Centres of Excellence in Dental Institute to Foster Organisational Development-A Preliminary Report ZC16-ZC19

Amol Deshmukh, Usha Radke, Saee Deshpande, Tapasya Karemore, Kavita Hotwani

Assessment of Tooth Shade in Primary Dentition among Indian Paediatric Population and its Association with Skin, Lip and Gingival Colour: An Observational Study ZC20-ZC23

MB Ranju, Naseemoon Shaik, Raghavendra Shanbog

Stress and Displacement Pattern in the Maxilla and the Mandible with Reverse Twin Block: A Finite Element Analysis ZC24-ZC30

Adeeba Khanum, Sunil Kumar, Silju Mathew, Prashantha Govinakovi Shivamurty, Vinod Pattabiraman, Madhavi Naidu

Comparison of Apically Extruded Debris after Retreatment Procedure with ProTaper and Endostar Retreatment File Systems ZC31-ZC34

Amit Jena, Govind Shashirekha, Sudipto Barai, A Mahaprasad

Evaluation of the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Flexible Resins under the Influence of Thermocycling ZC35-ZC38

Marcelo Coelho Goiato, Mariana Vivela SĂ´nego,Lucas Seraphim Souza, Betina Chiarelo Commar,Humberto Gennari-Filho,Emily Vivianne Freitas da Silva,Fernanda Pereira de Caxias,Daniela Micheline dos Santos

Mechanical Behaviour of Ceramic Layered Zirconia Restorations: A Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis using Microcomputed Tomography Data ZC39-ZC43

Shruti Singh, Ponnanna Appanna, Kashinatha Holenarasipur Manjunath, Nitesh Rai, Ranganatha Rao K Jingade, Harish Kumar Muniswamy

Evaluation of Salivary Cardiac Troponin-I as Potential Marker for Detection of Acute Myocardial Infarction ZC44-ZC47

Vaibhav Mishra, Ranjitkumar Patil, Vikram Khanna, Anurag Tripathi, Vandana Singh, Shivani Pandey, Akhilanand Chaurasia

Expression of SOX2 and EGFR in Ameloblastoma, Odontoameloblastoma and Ameloblastic Carcinoma ZC48-ZC52

Karpagaselvi Sanjai, Sumana Bukanakere Sangappa, Divya Shivalingaiah, Harish Muniswamy Kumar, Anjum Baker

Effectiveness of Two Techniques in Removal of Calcium Hydroxide Medicament from Root Canals: An in-vitro Assessment ZC53-ZC55

Ravi Gupta, Hunny Sharma, R Anitha Kumari, Arun C Prakash, Namith Rai, Lipika Jain

Aesthetic Perception about Gingival Display on Maxillary Incisor Inclination among Saudi Dentists, Orthodontist and Lay Persons ZC56-ZC60

Al Hassan Alyami, Jamal Al Sanea, Rafi Ahmad Togoo, Tasneem S Ain

Gunning Splint Modified to Complete Dentures Prosthesis: A Conservative Management of Edentulous Mandibular Fracture ZD01-ZD03

Satya Prakash Shah, Vishal B Verma, Arun Kumar Talkal, Shraddha Saini, Rupal J Shah

The Window Approach for Extraction of Tooth Root Fragments: A Different Soft Tissue Management ZD04-ZD05

Roberto Pippi, Rita Colaci, Alessandra Pietrantoni

Odontogenic Fibroma Associated with an Impacted Tooth ZD06-ZD08

Reema Talat Ayesha, Balaji Pachipulusu, Poornima Govindraju, Sanjana Ravindra

Permanent Maxillary First Molar with Two Rooted Anatomy: A Rare Occurrence ZD09-ZD10

Renita Soares, Ida de Noronha de Ataide, Karla Maria Carvalho, Neil de Souza, Sergio Martires

An Insight into the Concept of Osseodensification-Enhancing the Implant Stability and Success ZE01-ZE03

Hema Kanathila, Ashwin Pangi

Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Strategy for Orthodontic Care ZE04-ZE07

Swati Saraswata Acharya, Satyabrata Patnaik, Smruti Bhusan Nanda

Role of Interleukin-33 in Immunity and Periodontal Inflammation-A Literature Review ZE08-ZE10

Sasi Kumar Karuppanan, Santhosh Sekar, Sakthi Saranya Devi

Diode Laser-Assisted Fibrotomy in the Management of Oral Sub-Mucous Fibrosis: A New Technique in Surgical Management ZH01-ZH02

Sana Farista, Butchibabu Kalakonda, Shanin Farista, Vidyaa Hari Iyer

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