Ed. 2013 Jul;98(4):F36

Completed dissertations

  • Clinical & laboratory profile and efficacy of radioiodine therapy in patients with Graves’ disease. (Dept of General Medicine)
  • Early cardiac changes after anthracycline based chemotherapy and radiotherapy in patients with early stage and locally advanced breast carcinoma. (Dept of Radiotherapy)
  • Comparison of cystatin-C and S. creatinine eGFR with Tc-99m DTPA GFR as indices of renal glomerular function in South Indian population. (Dept of Biochemistry)
  • Role of Gray scale power Doppler and colour Doppler and nuclear scintigraphy in differentiating benign and malignant thyroid nodules.

(Dept of Radiology).

Ongoing research projects and Theses:

Sensitivity and specificity of qualitative and quantitative Tc-99m Sulfur colloid scintigraphy in differentiating cirrhosis from non cirrhotic portal fibrosis. (Institute project: Dept of GI surgery)

Effect of remote ischemic post conditioning (RIPOC) in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing thrombolysis- open label randomized trial. (Institute project: Dept of Cardiology)

Efficacy of neutrophil gelatinase–associated lipocalin (NGAL) as predictor of acute coronary syndrome in patients presenting with acute onset of chest pain to the emergency department. (Institute project: Dept of Cardiology)

Effectiveness of Samarium-153 therapy in pain palliation and reduction of analgesic intake in patients with painful multiple skeletal metastasis. (Dept of Radiotherapy and Med. Oncology)

Evaluation of salivary gland dysfunction with salivary scintigraphy in patients with Sjögren’s syndrome. (Dept of Immunology)