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Volume 8 | Issue 4 (October to December 2015)

Socio Economic Rehabilitation of Solid Organ Transplant Recipients S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VIII | Issue 4 2015 | Tagged Organ donors, Quality of life, Solid organ transplant recipients | Comments Off on Socio Economic Rehabilitation of Solid Organ Transplant Recipients Closing the Immunisation Gap: Immunisation Coverage Evaluation in Kollam Corporation, Kerala Rakesh P S, Sheeja AL, Subhagan S, Salila K Posted in Original Research, Vol VIII | Issue 4 2015 | Tagged antenatal immunisation, Complete coverage, Demographic factors, Determinants, Immunisation coverage, Partial coverage | Comments Off on Closing the Immunisation Gap: Immunisation Coverage Evaluation in Kollam Corporation,...

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Volume 8 | Issue 3 (July to September 2015)

Rising Cost of Diabetes Care S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VIII | Issue 3 2015 | Comments Off on Rising Cost of Diabetes Care The Rising Cost of Diabetes: Tips for Prevention Jothydev Kesavadev Posted in Original Research, Vol VIII | Issue 3 2015 | Tagged complications., Cost, Diabetes, Education | Comments Off on The Rising Cost of Diabetes: Tips for Prevention Importance of Serial Screening in the Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes – A Prospective Study Sreekala S, Lalitha K, Poulose K P Posted in Original Research, Vol VIII | Issue 3 2015 | Tagged GDM, Gestational diabetes,...

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Past President’s Message

The new issue of IMA Kerala Medical Journal is the culmination of a deep yearning to improve our academic publication to international standards, lots of discussions and hard work to execute the difficult task of upgrading the journal to a modern publishing platform based, with online submission process, peer review and strong online presence. The Kerala State Branch has given strong support to realise this dream. The present scenario in the state is full of instances where scientifically false information is being publicised and unscientific treatment protocols are gaining popularity. The recent instances of Diphtheria death in Malappuram district...

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Volume 8 | Issue 2 (April to June 2015)

Patient satisfaction – An important Health Policy Issue S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VIII | Issue 2 2015 | Comments Off on Patient satisfaction – An important Health Policy Issue Measuring Patients Satisfaction: A Cross Sectional Study to Improve Quality of Care at a Tertiary Care Hospital at Srinagar, India Syed Arshad Hussain Andrabi, Hamid Shamila, Rohul Jabeen, Anjum Fazli Posted in Original Research, Vol VIII | Issue 2 2015 | Tagged Keywords: OPD patients, Pt satisfaction, Pt. perceptions, Quality care, Questionnaire, Tertiary care hospital | Comments Off on Measuring Patients Satisfaction: A Cross Sectional Study to Improve...

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Volume 8 | Issue 1 (January to March 2015)

Transplantation Scenario in India Today S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VIII | Issue 1 2015 | Tagged brain death, cadaver or deceased donor transplantation., End stage renal failure | Comments Off on Transplantation Scenario in India Today Surgical Complications of Renal Transplantation; Single Centre Single Surgeon Experience Over 4 Years S Vasudevan, Sam Thampan Posted in Original Research, Vol VIII | Issue 1 2015 | Tagged Lymphoceles, Rejection and graft dysfunction, Renal Transplantation, Stenosis, Thrombosis | Comments Off on Surgical Complications of Renal Transplantation; Single Centre Single Surgeon Experience Over 4 Years Sharing Five Years Experience of Delivering...

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Volume 7 | Issue 4 (October to December 2014)

Marketing of Hospitals in the Modern Era and the Ethical Questions S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VII | Issue 4 2014 | Comments Off on Marketing of Hospitals in the Modern Era and the Ethical Questions Marketing by High End Private Hospitals in Bangalore City – Changing Landscape Sindhu R Menon, Veena Sreejith Posted in Original Research, Vol VII | Issue 4 2014 | Tagged High end hospitals, Hospital marketing | Comments Off on Marketing by High End Private Hospitals in Bangalore City – Changing Landscape Union Budget- Priorities for Health Sector A Marthanda Pillai, Muhammed Shaffi Posted...

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Volume 7 | Issue 3 (July to September 2014)

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) – Facts S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VII | Issue 3 2014 | Comments Off on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) – Facts Middle East Respiratory Syndrome- Potential Public Health Risk for India FM Shaffi, Sajith Kumar, SS Lal Posted in Original Research, Vol VII | Issue 3 2014 | Tagged Corona Virus, Mass gathering, MERS-CoV, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome | Comments Off on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome- Potential Public Health Risk for India Childhood Periodic Syndromes (CPS) – Learning from Triggers and Family MV Francis Posted in Original Research, Vol VII | Issue 3 2014 | Tagged Abdominal migraine, BPV of childhood, Common triggers, Cyclical vomiting, family history | Comments Off on Childhood Periodic Syndromes (CPS) – Learning from Triggers and Family Water Quality and Sanitation at Schools: A Cross Sectional Study from Kollam District, Kerala, Southern India Rakesh PS, Usha S, Subhagan S, Shaji M, Sheeja AL, Faizal Subair Posted in Original Research, Vol VII | Issue 3 2014 | Tagged Survey in schools, UN Millennium Development Goals, Water quality and sanitation in schools | Comments Off on Water Quality and Sanitation at Schools: A Cross Sectional Study from Kollam District, Kerala, Southern India H Pylori in Humans : Where are We Now Syed Arshad Hussain Andrabi Posted in Review Article, Vol VII | Issue 3 2014 | Tagged Beneficial aspects,...

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Volume 7 | Issue 2 (April to June 2014)

Quality of Life after Renal Transplantation S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VII | Issue 2 2014 | Comments Off on Quality of Life after Renal Transplantation Nutritional and Feeding Problems among Children with Cerebral Palsy Anju A Kamal, Mary Iype, Rajalekshmy K, Preetha S, Shahanas M Ahmed Posted in Original Research, Vol VII | Issue 2 2014 | Tagged Cerebral Palsy, Feeding Problems, Malnutrition, Stunting, Underweight | Comments Off on Nutritional and Feeding Problems among Children with Cerebral Palsy Hysterosalpingo-Contrast-Sonography (HyCoSy) and Colour Doppler for the Evaluation of Tubal Patency as an Outpatient procedure in Infertility Clinic Jeena Baburaj Posted in Original Research, Vol VII | Issue 2 2014 | Tagged Colour Doppler, Hysterolaparoscopy, Hysterosalpingo-contrast-sonography (HyCoSy), Hysterosalpingography (HSG), Transvaginalsonography (TVS) | Comments Off on Hysterosalpingo-Contrast-Sonography (HyCoSy) and Colour Doppler for the Evaluation of Tubal Patency as an Outpatient procedure in Infertility Clinic Dense Basilar Artery Sign Suresh Chandran C J Posted in Case Report, Vol VII | Issue 2 2014 | Tagged Basilar artery thrombosis, Dense basilar artery sign, Prognosis | Comments Off on Dense Basilar Artery Sign Open-Ring Sign in Tumefactive Demyelination Suresh Chandran C J Posted in Case Report, Vol VII | Issue 2 2014 | Tagged Hemianaesthesia, Hemiparesis, Hyperreflexia, Open ring sign | Comments Off on Open-Ring Sign in Tumefactive Demyelination BK Polyoma Virus Infection in Renal Transplant Recipient S Vasudevan, Sajeev Kumar, Vikas Kumar...

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Volume 7 | Issue 1 (January to March 2014)

Rural School-Age Children – Their Nutrition and Health S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VII | Issue 1 2014 | Comments Off on Rural School-Age Children – Their Nutrition and Health Anemia among School Children in a Rural Area in Kollam District, Kerala Rakesh SR, Ashimsha A, Shanavas A, Surendran VE, Rakesh PS, Subhagan S, Salila K Posted in Original Research, Vol VII | Issue 1 2014 | Tagged Anaemia, Iron supplementation., School Children | Comments Off on Anemia among School Children in a Rural Area in Kollam District, Kerala Prevalence of Under-Nutrition and Anemia among Under Five Rural School Children in South Karnataka, India Nanjunda Posted in Original Research, Vol VII | Issue 1 2014 | Tagged Anaemia, Rural children., Under five children, Under nutrition | Comments Off on Prevalence of Under-Nutrition and Anemia among Under Five Rural School Children in South Karnataka, India Hantaviruses: An Emerging Public Health threat in India? S Chandy P, G Sridharan Posted in Review Article, Vol VII | Issue 1 2014 | Tagged Hantaviruses, Rodents | Comments Off on Hantaviruses: An Emerging Public Health threat in India? A Case of Metachronous Bilateral Testicular Seminoma with Retroperotoneal Recurrence Amish Mehta, Vasudevan S Posted in Case Report, Vol VII | Issue 1 2014 | Tagged Bilateral seminoma, Metachronous, Testicular tumour | Comments Off on A Case of Metachronous Bilateral Testicular Seminoma with Retroperotoneal Recurrence...

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Volume 6 | Issue 4 (October to December 2013)

Bladder Cancer – Risks and Treatment Issues S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VI | Issue 4 2013 | Comments Off on Bladder Cancer – Risks and Treatment Issues Ureterosigmoidostomy following Radical Cystectomy: Reviewing Four Years of Experience Relating to Complications Amish Mehta, Vasudevan S Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 4 2013 | Tagged Followup and quality of life, Invasive bladder cancer, Radical cystectomy, Ureterosigmoidostomy | Comments Off on Ureterosigmoidostomy following Radical Cystectomy: Reviewing Four Years of Experience Relating to Complications The Frequency and Clinical Profile of Rh D Alloimmunised Pregnancies in a Tertiary Care Centre in Kerala P S Shaiji, D Meena, K C Usha Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 4 2013 | Tagged Anti D prophylaxis., Hemolytic Disease of Fetus and Newborn, Rh D alloimmunisation, RhIg | Comments Off on The Frequency and Clinical Profile of Rh D Alloimmunised Pregnancies in a Tertiary Care Centre in Kerala Average age of Menopause in Kerala Women & Factors Influencing age of Menopause Sarika KS, Nisha Bhavani, Saraswathy L Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 4 2013 | Tagged Factors affecting age of onset., India, Menopause, Onset, Women | Comments Off on Average age of Menopause in Kerala Women & Factors Influencing age of Menopause Dengue Fever – Myths & Facts Shankara BV, P Baburaj Posted in Review Article, Vol VI |...

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Volume 6 | Issue 3 (July to September 2013)

Leprosy in India – Latest Picture S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VI | Issue 3 2013 | Comments Off on Leprosy in India – Latest Picture Resurgence of Leprosy – Increasing Trends in Kollam District, Kerala Geetha Devi M K, Radhamony M, Smitha Ancy Varghese Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 3 2013 | Tagged Case detection, Leprosy, NLEP, Resurgence. | Comments Off on Resurgence of Leprosy – Increasing Trends in Kollam District, Kerala Aortic Aneurysm K S Neelakandhan Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 3 2013 | Tagged Aortic aneurysms, Surgical repair | Comments Off on Aortic Aneurysm Observation of Serum Uric Acid Levels in Essential Hypertension Vishnu R S, L K Dash, Malati Murmu Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 3 2013 | Tagged Hypertension, S.uric acid | Comments Off on Observation of Serum Uric Acid Levels in Essential Hypertension Waldenstroms Macroglobulinemia P Baburaj, Edwin J George, Harikrishnan BL Posted in Case Report, Vol VI | Issue 3 2013 | Tagged Hyperviscosity, Lympho plasmacytoid lymphoma, Waldenstroms Macroglobulinemia | Comments Off on Waldenstroms Macroglobulinemia Parasitic Infection Clinically Mimicking Malignancy Sarupa Susan Kurien, Peter Chellappa, Apuca Susan Mathew, N Sundaresan Posted in Case Report, Vol VI | Issue 3 2013 | Tagged Strongyloides stercoralis | Comments Off on Parasitic Infection Clinically Mimicking Malignancy Extensive Intra-Cerebral Calcification and Uncontrolled Seizures due to Hypo-Parathyroidism...

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Volume 6 | Issue 2 (April to June 2013)

Climate change and Infectious Diseases S Vasudevan Posted in Editorial, Vol VI | Issue 2 2013 | Comments Off on Climate change and Infectious Diseases A Study of Fever with Thrombocytopenia Cases in a Tertiary Centre Shankara B V, Nidhu Anto V, Harikrishnan B L, P Baburaj Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 2 2013 | Tagged Dengue fever, Fever, Thrombocytopenia | Comments Off on A Study of Fever with Thrombocytopenia Cases in a Tertiary Centre Adverse Drug Reactions in Adults Leading to Emergency Department Visits Shiju K S, Prabhakar K, Jayaram Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 2 2013 | Tagged Adverse drug reaction, Drug related problems, Emergency room | Comments Off on Adverse Drug Reactions in Adults Leading to Emergency Department Visits An Exploratory Analysis of Personality Factors Contributed to Suicide Attempts P N Suresh Kumar, Rajamohan V, Sushil V Posted in Original Research, Vol VI | Issue 2 2013 | Tagged Deliberate self harm, Personality traits, Suicide attempts | Comments Off on An Exploratory Analysis of Personality Factors Contributed to Suicide Attempts Colpocephaly M Sambasivan, P Sanalkumar, Abeed Basheer Posted in Case Report, Vol VI | Issue 2 2013 | Tagged C.T. findings, Colpocephaly, Partial agenesis of Corpus Callosum | Comments Off on Colpocephaly Ischemic Stroke following Chicken Pox in an Adult Woman Junais K, Sheela Mathew Posted in Case Report, Vol...

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