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Dr Archana Dambal

"Journal of clinical and diagnostic research is a welcome change in publishing practices. It aims to reach out to the grass-root level researchers who do not lack in experience, clinical material and ideas, but lack in their knowledge in English language and statistics. The journal achieves it's aim by supporting in these exact domains.
It also gives due credit to all research designs like descriptive and qualitative studies while many journals ignore these important study designs. The rigorous review process does not allow any compromise in quality
It is indexed in many indexing agencies and the articles are available under creative commons licence free of cost
The frequency of publication supports many aspiring authors from India and other countries.
It's wide scope welcomes articles across various specialities in medicine. In an era when there is an unscientific insistence on speciality specific research by regulatory bodies in medical education, JCDR supports collaborative research across specialities. I wish the publisher all the best in his future endeavors."



Dr. Archana Dambal
Department of General Medicine,
Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences,Belgaum, Karnataka,INDIA,
On 30 Nov 2018




Dr Bhanu K Bhakhri

"The Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research (JCDR) has been in operation since almost a decade. It has contributed a huge number of peer reviewed articles, across a spectrum of medical disciplines, to the medical literature.
Its wide based indexing and open access publications attracts many authors as well as readers
For authors, the manuscripts can be uploaded online through an easily navigable portal, on other hand, reviewers appreciate the systematic handling of all manuscripts. The way JCDR has emerged as an effective medium for publishing wide array of observations in Indian context, I wish the editorial team success in their endeavour"



Dr Bhanu K Bhakhri
Faculty, Pediatric Medicine
Super Speciality Paediatric Hospital and Post Graduate Teaching Institute, Noida
On Sep 2018




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 Dematolgy,
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
Lucknow
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,
Muzaffarnagar.
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,
Bengaluru.
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
Consultant
(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)
E-mail: drrajendrak1@rediffmail.com
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.
E-mail: ravi.dr.shankar@gmail.com
On April 2011

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Variations in the Branching Pattern of the Radial Nerve Branches to Triceps Brachii Muscle AC01-AC05

Mythraeyee Prasad, Bina Isaac

Does Ear Morphology Establish Automatic Extraction of Soft Biometric Traits? AC10-AC13

Siow Jia Cheng, Tung Chia Hao, Khor See Ming, Kethan Skantha, Bincy M George

Effect of 1800-2100 MHz Electromagnetic Radiation on Learning-Memory and Hippocampal Morphology in Swiss Albino Mice AC14-AC17

G Krishna Kishore, KV Venkateshu, NS Sridevi

A Study of the Growth of Human Foetal Lung in Relation with the Gestational Age AC18-AC20

Rajeev Mukhia, BP Powar, Anjali Sabnis

Effect of Haemodialysis on Oxidative Stress in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients BC01-BC04

Ashok Kumar Jeppu , Sushith , Asha Augusty , Reshma Kiran Kumar, Prathima Mangalore Balakrishna , Prasanna Kumar Rao Jeppu , Kavitha Ashok Kumar

Tobacco Usage and Serum Cotinine: A Hospital Based Study BC05-BC09

Vaishali Satyajeet Pawar, Ajit V Sontakke, Krishnaji L Garud, Satyajeet Krishnarao Pawar

Association between Serum Visfatin, Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and Metabolic Syndrome in Obese Premenopausal Women BC10-BC14

Moushira Erfan Zaki, Sanaa Kamal, Eman Youness, Taghreed Shalabi, Jihan Hussein, Hanaa Reyad, Walaa Basha

Role of Serum Vitamin D Level in Progression of Diabetic Foot Ulcer BC15-BC17

Farzad Najafipour, Naser Aghamohammadza, Neda Razzaghi Zonouz, Jalil Houshyar

Evaluation of the Discriminatory Abilities of Anthropometric Indices of Obesity in Prediction of Important Body Composition Parameters of Central Obesity CC01-CC04

Nazeem Ishrat Siddiqui, Ajay Soni, Mohammad Shoeb, Sukhwant Bose, Ravindra Wadhwani

Impact of Arm Length and Body Mass Index on Abductor Pollicis Brevis (APB) H-Reflex among Females CC05-CC08

D Rekha, B Suganthi

Students Suicides-Can’t We Stop This? CL01-

Sai Sailesh Kumar Goothy, Ravikanth Manyam, Venkata Rama Raju Alluri

Educational Intervention to Increase Hepatitis B Vaccination among Housekeeping Staff DC01-DC06

Aruna Arumugam, R Deepashree, Prasanna Bhat, R Akshatha, Rahul Dhodapkar, Apurba Sastry

Evaluation of Pot’s Technique and Sodium Hypochlorite Concentration Technique in Smear Negative Sputum Samples for Increased Sensitivity of Sputum Microscopy DC07-DC10

Priya Singhania, Surender Kaur, Navinchandra M Kaore, Shantaram K Gautam, Shilpa N Kaore, Anwari Tayyaba

Tackling Rheumatic Heart Disease: Prevalence and Antibiogram of Streptococcus pyogenes in Cases of Paediatric Pharyngitis DC11-DC13

Aditya Khandekar, Gargi Dangre-Mudey

Comparative Study for Detection of Carbapenemase Producers among Non-fermenting Gram Negative Uropathogens with Special Reference to Risk Factors and Fosfomycin Susceptibility DC14-DC21

Azza Z Labeeb, Asmaa M Elbrolosy

Pulmonary Infection Caused by Achromobacter xylosoxidans- Report of Two Cases DD01-DD03

Kalpana Chauhan, Anita Pandey, Saumya Srivastava, Ankita Gupta

Stromal Expression of CD10 in Colorectal Carcinoma and its Correlation with Lymph Node Metastasis and Other Prognostic Factors EC01-EC05

Malvika Magadhi, Ranjita Panigrahi, Jayasree Rath

Glypican 3 Expression in Urothelial Carcinoma: A Histopathological and Immunohistochemical Study EC06-EC11

Solafa Amin Abd Al Aziz, Samia Mohamad Gabal, Wael Moustafa Mohamad, Sara Mohamad Abou Fandoud Mohamad

Clinicopathological Spectrum of Nodal Peripheral T-cell Lymphomas: Observations and Inferences of Half a Decade EC12-EC17

Bidish Kumar Patel, Debdatta Basu, Rakhee Kar, Biswajit Dubashi

Subcutaneous Basidiobolomycosis in an Immunocompetent Child ED01-ED02

Kiran Aggarwal, Aruna Chhikara, Taru Garg

Mediastinal Nodular Ganglioneuroblastoma in an Eight-Year-Old Child ED03-ED06

Bouvier Francis D`SA, Nazima Haider, Bala Krishnamoorthy Adiga, Sohaila Fatima

Comparison of Filter Paper and Gelfoam as Templates for Orientation of Endoscopic Duodenal Biopsies EM01-EM03

Priyavadhana Balasubramanian, Bhawana Ashok Badhe, Rajesh Nachiappa Ganesh, Lakshmi C Panicker, Pazhanivel Mohan

Jigsaw Classroom: Is it an Effective Method of Teaching and Learning? Student’s Opinions and Experience JC01-JC04

Aliya Nusrath, Shilpashree Yeliyur Dhananjaya, Namitha Dyavegowda, Rajeshwari Arasegowda, Asharani Ningappa, Rafiya Begum

Harnessing the Strengths of the Mentored Student Project to Compile a Handbook of Case Scenarios for Undergraduate Medical Students JC05-JC09

Maya Roche, Shashikiran Umakanth, Ronald A Roche, Farizal Bin Rizal, Jaslyn Yeap Wen Xin, Nuwani Pradeepika Serasinha Pathirana, Dan Chiu Ping, Kruthika Jaisankar

Cytoprotective Activity of Neichitti (Vernonia cinerea) in Human Embryonic Kidney (HEK293) Normal Cells and Human Cervix Epitheloid Carcinoma (HeLa) Cells against Cisplatin Induced Toxicity: A Comparative Study KC01-KC06

Arul Amuthan, Vasudha Devi, Chandrashekara Shastry Shreedhara, Venkata Rao, Richard Lobo

Standardisation and Automation of Netra Seka Technique in Ayurvedic Drug Delivery System KE01-KE03

K Sivabalaji, BN Ashwini, AS Anoop, P Kanakasabapathy

Impact of a Publication Ethics Orientation Program on the Knowledge and Attitude of Postgraduate Students of Health Sciences LC04-LC09

Suchet Trigotra, Shikha Jaiswal, Anshu Mittal, Anu Bhardwaj

Association of Manual Weight Lifting Tasks with Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study LC10-LC15

Kiran Mondal, Deepti Majumdar, Madhu Sudhan Pal, Tammanna R Sahrawat, Bhuvnesh Kumar

Association Between Health Behaviours during Menstruation and Endometriosis LC16-LC20

Sanaz Mollazadeh, Mahin Kamalifard, Behnaz Sadeghzadeh Oskouei, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Nayyereh Aminisani, Mehri Jafari Shobeiri

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices regarding Dengue among Outpatients and their Attenders in Three Primary Health Care Centres in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India LC21-LC27

Sk Senthil Kumar, P Kalidas, P Prithiviraaj, E Priyanka, S Priya, S Priyadarshini, S Priyanka

Factors Associated with Tobacco Use in Female Subjects: A Study from Eastern India LC28-LC33

Tushar K Bandyopadhyay, Kunal Som, Indranil Thakur, Rudrajit Paul

Communicable Diseases Pattern in Religious Mass Gatherings: A Systematic Review LE01-LE06

Arezou Karampourian, Davoud Khorasani-Zavareh, Zohreh Ghomian

Evaluation of Sensorineural Hearing Loss as a Consequence of Conventional Radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer MC01-MC04

Abhay D Havle, MD Fazal Ahmed, Ganesh M Vihapure, Ganesh S Khairmode, Tripti

Hyponatremia in Elderly In-Patients OC01-OC04

Subhash Chandra Dash, Naba Kishore Sundaray, Beeravelli Rajesh, Trupti Pagad

Hyponatremia as a Mortality Predictor of Severe Malaria: A Hospital Based Cross-sectional Study OC05-OC08

Manoj Parida, Pravat Kumar Thatoi, Anurag Choudhury, Subhas Bhuin, Sarita Behera, Rina Mohanty

A Prospective Observational Study to Compare the Efficacy and Adverse Effects of Glimepiride and Vildagliptin Added to Metformin in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus OC09-OC11

Biswanath Sharma Sarkar, Shuvankar Mukherjee, Manikanta Maji, Suman Biswas

Electrolyte Disturbances among Diabetic Patients Admitted in a Multi-Specialty Hospital in Southern India OC12-OC15

Ashwin Karuppan, Melina I Sahay, Roshni Ravindranathan, Panguluri Haripriya, Damal Kandadai Sriram , Melvin George

Assessing the Utility of Outlet Filters in the Ventilators of ICU Patients OC16-OC21

Akshita Lalendran, Aditya Lal Vallath, Abhijeet Mane, KK Lahiri

Foetal Echocardiography: A Novel Method for Detecting Congenital Heart Disease OC22-OC24

Sura Adnan Raheem, Ghazi F Haji

The Effect of Dialysate Temperature on Urea Reduction Ratio among Patients Undergoing Maintenance Haemodialysis: A Case Control Study OC25-OC28

Munusamy Sivasankari, Varadharajan Jayaprakash, Elayaperumal Indhumathi, Dhakshinamoorthy Jagadeswaran, Angraje Srivatsa, Matcha Jayakumar

Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) and its Correlation with Severity of Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis based on Child-Turcotte Pugh (CTP) Score OC29-OC31

Taufik Sungkar, Muhammad Fakhrur Rozi, Leonardo Basa Dairi, Lukman Hakim Zain

Persistent Slow Ventricular Tachycardia following AICD-A Shocking Dilemma! OD01-OD03

Akshyaya Pradhan, Dhananjay Kumar, Pravesh Vishwakarma, Rishi Sethi, Varun S Narain

Recurrent Stroke in a Young Adult due to Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome-A Case Report OD04-OD05

Siraveni Thirupathi, Dinesh Ragav, Nasreen Begum

Situs Inversus Totalis with Chronic Respiratory Ailment in a Fertile Male OD06-OD07

Muneeb Mohammed, A Sundaramurthy, KP Ajeesh, Jereen Varghese, Venketesh Rathinavel

Cluster Headache in a Case of Ophthalmic Cysticercosis OD08-OD09

Animesh Das, Robin Bansal

Panhypopituitarism without Thrombosis due to Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome OD10-OD11

Pulin Kumar Gupta, Subodh Kumar Mahto, Arjun Malasandra Balakrishna, Parikha Rampal, Narendra Kumar Sharma

Partial Hypopituitarism Following Miscarriage: A Rare Presentation OD12-OD13

Monisha Priyadarshini Kumar, Nairmeen Haller, Daniela Ciltea

Moving Ball in Left Atrium-Presenting as Recurrent Syncope OD14-OD15

Bhupendra Kumar Sihag, Basant Kumar, Neelam, Sanjeev H Naganur

A Case of Functional Dystonia OJ01-OJ02

Nikhil Darak, Amit Baheti, Sourya Acharya, Parag Moon

Priapism- A Rare Presentation of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia OL01-

Unal Atas, Yunus Emre Meydanal, Utku Iltar, Turgay Ulas, Ozan Salim, Levent Undar

A Comparative Study on Quality of Life between Ileal Conduit Urinary Diversion and Orthotopic Neobladder Reconstruction after Radical Cystectomy PC01-PC04

Ranjan Kumar Dey, MD Dawood Khan, Ranjit Kumar Das, Vishnu Agrawal

Prevalence of Anal Fissure in Patients with Anorectal Disorders: A Single-centre Experience PC05-PC07

Ranjit Chaudhary, Chirag Shanti Dausage

Synchronous Approach versus the Sequential Approach in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Patients with Gallstones and Suspected Common Bile Duct Stones PC08-PC11

Chaloemphon Boonmee, Ueamporn Summart, Niramon Arayajarernwong, Wattana Pareesri, Taungprart Srigulawong, Somsak Boonharn, Siphon Naowarungsri, Wipapun Watayajinda

A Rare Case of Primary Hydatid Cyst of Right Thigh PD01-PD02

Esheet Shah, Shailesh Shah

Primary Epidural Intraspinal Haemangiopericytoma PD03-PD05

Ameen Abdul Mohammad, Bala Balaji Vosuri, KVN Srikanth

Paraurethral Leiomyoma as an Uncommon Cause for Female Urethral Obstruction: Report of Two Cases PD06-PD08

Vilvapathy Senguttuvan Karthikeyan, Subramanian Ekambaram Sivanandam, Jeyaraj Veena, Venugopal Mohan, Aswathaman Karthikeyan

Oesophageal Schwannoma: A Postoperative Diagnosis PD09-PD10

Aditya Sharma, Hirdaya Hulas Nag, Phani Kumar Nekarakanti, Vidya Sharada Bhat, Monika Sharma

Spontaneous Intraperitoneal Bladder Rupture: A Rare Case Report PD11-PD13

Anwesa Chakraborty, Kaushik Mandal, Anirban Bhunia, Saikat Hasnat, Santanu Dutta

A Case Report of Ureteral Triplication with Contralateral Duplication-A Rare Anomaly with Difficult Diagnosis and Treatment PD14-PD16

Sandeep Gupta, Ankit Vaishnav, Dilip Kumar Pal

Intramuscular Lipoma of the Pectoralis Major Simulating a Breast Lump PD17-PD18

Rajendra Benakatti, Dinesh Bangalore, Pavan Bhat

Isolated Fournier’s Gangrene of Penis: Case Series PR01-PR03

Niranjan Kumar, Meghraj Kundan, Chintamani, Abhishek Sharma, Aditya Ranot

Comparison of Magnesium Sulphate Protocols by Weight-Adjusted Versus Two Grams Per Hour for Preventing Convulsion in Preeclampsia: A Randomised Controlled Trial QC01-QC04

Saowanee Tangmanowutthikul, Rawisara Champawong, Srisuda Songthamwat, Metha Songthamwat

The Short Cervix Management as a Prevention Method of Preterm Birth QC05-QC09

Aizada Marat, Talshyn Ukybassova, Zarema Gabdilashimova

Incidence and Association of HPV16 and 18 with Various Risk Factors in Cervical Cancer Patients in Population of Haryana Region, India QC10-QC13

Lokesh Kumari Kadian, Geetanjali Singhal, Shivkant Sharma, Preeti Chauhan, Smiti Nanda, Ritu Yadav

Perinatal Outcome of Twin Pregnancies Compared based on Chorionicity and Antenatal Booking Status of Mother QC14-QC17

Sunita Dubey, Reeti Mehra, Poonam Goel

An Overview on the Protocols used in the Management of Infertility QE01-QE03

Kundan V Ingale, Anoop Laxminarayan Hajare, Swati Uday Naik

An Audit of Bone Mineral Density and Associated Factors in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis RC01-RC07

Arash Rahbar, Rahmatollah Jokar, Seyed Mokhtar Esmaeilnejad-Ganji

A Study of Correlation of Disease Severity with Antibody Titers in Rheumatoid Arthritis RC08-RC11

Praveen Singh Madan, Amarnath Dinakar Savur, Surendra Umesh Kamath, Shrikala Baliga, Sharan Mallya

Paediatric Floating Elbow-A Prospective Study RC12-RC15

Pankaj Kumar Mishra, Anshul Khare, Sanjiv Gaur, Ashish Gohiya

The Risk Factors for Development of Sepsis in Newborns with a Central Venous Catheter and their Association with the Serum Zinc Levels SC01-SC04

Lakshmi Jagath Kumar, Soundarya Mahalingam, Rukmini Mysore Srikantiah, Ali Kumble, Basavaprabhu Achappa

Non-milk based Local Therapeutic Feed Plus Home-based Diet as Compared to Home-based Diet Alone for Nutritional Rehabilitation of Severe Acute Malnutrition Following Discharge: A Randomised Clinical Trial SC05-SC08

Halak Hasmukhbhai Chauhan, Bakul Bhalchandra Javadekar, Ambika Vipulbhai Jayswal, Pareshkumar Amrutlal Thakkar, Niyati Takhatsinh Parmar

Prevalence of Intussusception after Rotavirus Vaccination: A Hospital Based Study from Odisha, India SC09-SC12

Manas Kumar Nayak, Manoj Kumar, Rajesh Kumar Nayak, Mirabai Das, Nirmal Kuma Rmohakud

Vitamin D Deficiency in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease SC13-SC16

Nasrin Esfandiar, Marjan Shakiba, Zahra Mirzaei

Acute Liver Injury, Rhabdomyolysis and Acute Renal Failure in a Toddler due to Multiple Stings by Vespa affinis SD01-SD03

Neha, SR Ravikiran, Sharath Manya, Kiran Baliga, Kamalakshi G Bhat

DRESS Syndrome: An Unusual Side Effect SD04-SD05

Kapil Bhalla, Sanjiv Nanda, Ashish Gupta, Deepak Nehra, Shuchi Mehra

Correspondence: Incidence and Risk Factors for Prolonged Stay in Children Hospitalised with Pneumonia SL01-SL02

Prawin Kumar, Jagdish Prasad Goyal

Role of Diffusion Weighted Imaging in Differentiating Benign from Pathological Vertebral Collapse using ADC Values TC01-TC05

Ajit Mahale, Sairam Maruvaneni, Ashvini Kumar, Sonali Ullal, Merwyn Fernandes

Non-osseous Tubercular Lesions of Spinal and Paraspinal Region-Evaluation by MRI TC06-TC10

Jaiganesh Sivalingam, Anil Kumar, Konduru Varadarajulu Rajasekhar

A Randomised Controlled Trial on Haemodynamic and Intraocular Pressure Changes: A Comparison between Classic Laryngeal Mask Airway and Endotracheal Intubation UC01-UC04

Madhusudan Upadya, Gaurang Kothari, Julie C R Misquith, Shishir Upadya, Snighda Raja

Efficacy of Combined Interscalene Block and Superficial Cervical Plexus Block for Surgeries of the Clavicle: A Prospective Observational Study UC05-UC08

Seni Potsangbam, Jonan Puni Kay

Pain on Injection of MCT/LCT Preparations of Propofol and Etomidate: A Double-blind Randomised Comparative Study UC09-UC12

Harsaprava Dutta, Suman Chattopadhyay, Rita PaPal

Retrosternal Goitre-An Anaesthetic Challenge UD01-UD03

Shaila S Kamath, Shilpa A Naik, NP Pratiksha

Health Literacy and its Relationship with Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women VC01-VC04

Zahra Mosallanezhad, Neda Poornowrooz, Shohreh Javadpour, Marzieh Haghbeen, Safieh Jamali

Impact of Glycaemic Control on the Pattern of Cutaneous Disorders in Diabetes Mellitus- A Hospital Based Case Control Study WC01-WC05

Balasubramaniyan Poorana, Pullabatla Venkata Siva Prasad, Pitchai Kaliaperumal Kaviarasan, Swaminathan Selvamuthukumaran, Kalyanasundaram Kannambal

Age and Genderwise Seasonal Distribution of Dermatophytosis in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Puducherry, India WC06-WC10

S Balamuruganvelu, Sreenivasalu V Reddy, Geethavani Babu

Adjuvant External Beam Radiotherapy with Concurrent Cisplatin after Resection of Gallbladder Cancer XC01-XC04

Sunil Choudhary, Neha Gupta, Avipsa Das, Nilesh Mani, Rumita Singh, Ritika Ranjan, Neelam Lader, Garima Jaiswal

Consistent Level IIa Node as a Surgical Landmark for Identification of Spinal Accessory Nerve XC05-XC07

Vidita Powle, Vishal Yadav, Sushma Mehta, Abhishek Ghosh

Effect of Spinal Manipulation on Pain Sensitivity, Postural Sway, and Health-related Quality of Life among Patients with Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomised Control Trial YC01-YC05

Kanchan Kumar Sarker, Jasobanta Sethi, Umasankar Mohanty

Effectiveness of Quadriceps Resistance Training on Physical Function of Elderly People YC06-YC08

Purushothaman Senthil, Raja Radhakrishnan, PG Mahesh Kumar, Subramanian Sudhakar

Effects of Antenatal Exercise Programme and Education on Health Related Quality of Life: A Randomised Controlled Trial YF01-YF04

B Sathya Prabha, Jaya Vijayaraghavan, Arun G Maiya, N Venkatesh, R Sivakumar

Some Objectivity to the Ethical Aspects in Conduct of Clinical Research in Vulnerable Population YM01-YM02

Atul Juneja, Tulsi Adhikari, M Vishnu Vardhana Rao

Effect of Cyclic Loading on Abutment Screw Loosening in Angled Implant Abutments- An In-vitro Study ZC01-ZC06

Syed Ershad Ahmed, Chitra Shankar Krishnan, Jayashree Mohan, Parithimar Kalaignan

To Determine Tooth Discolouration After Treatment with Various Endodontic Materials using Spectrophotometric Analysis-An In-Vitro Study ZC07-ZC12

Geethu Francis, Shashi Rashmi Acharya, Sandya Kini

Introduction and Comparison of Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) with Conventional Method of Skill Assessment in Dental Students ZC13-ZC17

Daisy Happy, Amita Aditya, Parag Hadge, Nihal Devkar, Akshay Vibhute

Comparative Evaluation of Apical Microleakage of Retrograde Cavities Filled with Glass Ionomer Cement, Light-cured Composite, Mineral Trioxide Aggregate and Biodentine- ARTICLE RETRACTED ZC18-ZC22

Swadheena Patro, Satyajit Mohapatra, Sumita Mishra

Comparative Evaluation of Apical Debris Extrusion Upon Use of Rotary Files and Hand Files for Root Canal Instrumentation in Primary Teeth ZC23-ZC26

Neethu Ann Preethy, Ganesh Jeevanandan, Lavanya Govinda Raju, EMG Subramanian

Compound Odontoma with Aesthetic Complaint in a Paediatric Patient ZD01-ZD03

Aline Dos Santos Letieri, Fabio Ribeiro Guedes, Bruno Augusto Benevenuto De Andrade, Oswaldo Costa Neto, Laura Guimarães Primo

Cone Beam Computed Tomography Analysis of Canalis Sinuosus in Association with an Osteolytic Lesion of Maxilla: A Case Report and Review of Literature ZD04-ZD06

Ritu Tiwari, Alfred Joseph Ravikumar, Abhishek Dubey

Management of Occlusion in a Completely Edentulous Patient with Abnormal Jaw Relation ZD07-ZD09

VT Abdurahiman, M Shammas, M Quassem, Sanju John Jolly

Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of Patient with Mandibular Resection using Overlay Prosthesis: A Case Report ZD10-ZD13

Vikram M Belkhode, Sharayu V Nimonkar, Aashika Agarwal, SR Godbole, Seema Sathe

Effectiveness of Shade and Thickness of Resin Cement on the Final Colour of the Porcelain Laminate Veneer: A Scoping Review ZE01-ZE05

Arun Ravi, Rajan Saranya Raj, Anna Serene Babu, Arun Keepanasseril, Anil Mathew

Evaluation of the Vertical Bone Height of the Palate using CBCT for Placing Micro Implants- A Pilot Study ZF01-ZF04

Sunita Sugumaran, Ravindra Kumar Jain, Aravind Kumar, Sruthi Sinnadurai, Mary Shelonimissier

A Unique Case of Mandibular Bony Extension in the Vicinity of Superior Pharyngeal Constrictor ZJ01-ZJ02

Leyla Berna Çagirankaya

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