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Oral Fluconazole Therapy in Patients With Active Ulcerative Colitis Who Have Detectable Candida in the Stool: A Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial.

Anuraag Jena, Usha Dutta, Jimil Shah, Vishal Sharma, Kaushal K Prasad, Rudramurthy M Shivaprakash, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Jayanta Samanta, Pankaj Sharma, Priyanka Popli, Arun K Sharma, Saroj K Sinha, Arunaloke Chakrabarti, Rakesh Kochhar,

<h4>Background</h4>There is an emerging role of fungal dysbiosis in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease. Prevalence of Candida in patients with active ulcerative colitis (UC) and the effect of fluconazole therapy in reducing disease activity of UC are not known.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>All consecutive consenting patients with active UC defined as ... Read more >>

J Clin Gastroenterol (Journal of clinical gastroenterology)
[2021, :]

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TPMT and NUDT15 polymorphisms in thiopurine induced leucopenia in inflammatory bowel disease: a prospective study from India.

Narinder Grover, Prateek Bhatia, Antriksh Kumar, Minu Singh, Deepesh Lad, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Jayanta Samanta, Kaushal K Prasad, Usha Dutta, Vishal Sharma,

<h4>Background</h4>Polymorphisms in thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) and Nudix hydrolase-15 (NUDT15) have been implicated as the predominant cause of thiopurine induced leukopenia in the Western countries and East Asia respectively. Exact role of these polymorphisms in South Asian population with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is uncertain.<h4>Methods</h4>We included consecutive patients with IBD who ... Read more >>

BMC Gastroenterol (BMC gastroenterology)
[2021, 21(1):327]

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Serial measurements of faecal calprotectin may discriminate intestinal tuberculosis and Crohn's disease in patients started on antitubercular therapy.

Vishal Sharma, Suhang Verma, Praveen Kumar-M, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Harjeet Singh, Jimil Shah, Dimple Kalsi, Amitava Dutta, Shubhra Mishra, Kaushal K Prasad, Arun K Sharma, Usha Dutta,

<h4>Background</h4>Response to antitubercular therapy (ATT) is often used to differentiate intestinal tuberculosis (ITB) from Crohn's disease. Role of non-invasive biomarkers to predict mucosal response to ATT is unclear.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>A prospective study to compare faecal calprotectin and serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels at diagnosis, 2 and 6 months of ATT ... Read more >>

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol (European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology)
[2021, 33(3):334-338]

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Adjuvant use of combination of antibiotics in acute severe ulcerative colitis: A placebo controlled randomized trial.

Shubhra Mishra, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Harjeet Singh, Arup Choudhury, Jimil Shah, Sant Ram, Dimple Kalsi, Jayanta Samanta, Kaushal K Prasad, Arun K Sharma, Usha Dutta, Vishal Sharma,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Evaluation of a combination of antibiotics as an adjuvant therapy in acute severe ulcerative colitis (ASUC).<h4>Methods</h4>Patients with ASUC were randomized to either infusions of placebo or intravenous ceftriaxone and metronidazole in addition to standard care. Primary outcome was response on day three according to Oxford's criteria. Secondary outcome measures included ... Read more >>

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther (Expert review of anti-infective therapy)
[2021, 19(7):949-955]

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FDG-PET-CT Enterography Helps Determine Clinical Significance of Suspected Ileocecal Thickening: A Prospective Study.

Abhi K Singh, Rajender Kumar, Pankaj Gupta, Praveen Kumar-M, Shubhra Mishra, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Harjeet Singh, Kaushal K Prasad, Usha Dutta, Vishal Sharma,

<h4>Background</h4>Ileocecal thickening (ICT) on imaging could result from diverse etiologies but may also be clinically insignificant.<h4>Aim</h4>Evaluation of role of combined 2-deoxy-2-fluorine-18-fluoro-D-glucose(<sup>18</sup>F-FDG)-positron emission tomography and computed tomographic enterography (PET-CTE) for determination of clinical significance of suspected ICT.<h4>Methods</h4>This prospective study enrolled consecutive patients with suspected ICT on ultrasound. Patients were evaluated with ... Read more >>

Dig Dis Sci (Digestive diseases and sciences)
[2021, 66(5):1620-1630]

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An unusual case of hereditary transthyretin-related amyloidosis and ulcerative colitis in a young Indian girl.

Vishal Sharma, Pankaj Sharma, Minu Singh, Roshan Agarwala, Kaushal K Prasad, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Usha Dutta, Prateek Bhatia,

Hereditary transthyretin (TTR) amyloidosis is a multisystem disorder caused by extracellular amyloid deposition, usually presenting with neurological and cardiovascular involvement. Gastrointestinal involvement, if present, is usually in the form of motility symptoms like diarrhea, constipation, or diarrhea alternating with constipation. Presentations mimicking ulcerative colitis without other system involvement are rare. ... Read more >>

JGH Open (JGH open : an open access journal of gastroenterology and hepatology)
[2020, 4(2):289-291]

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Esophageal manometry, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, and duodenal mucosal histopathology in systemic sclerosis.

M B Adarsh, Shefali K Sharma, Kaushal K Prasad, Varun Dhir, Surjit Singh, Saroj K Sinha,

Background and Aim:Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is known to involve the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, resulting in dysmotility, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and mucosal changes causing significant morbidity. The study aimed to assess esophageal motility and duodenal mucosal changes in SSc. Methods:This is a prospective, cross-sectional, single-center study of 23 patients with SSc ... Read more >>

JGH Open (JGH open : an open access journal of gastroenterology and hepatology)
[2019, 3(3):206-209]

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Extra-abdominal involvement is associated with antitubercular therapy-related hepatitis in patients treated for abdominal tuberculosis.

Saurabh Dawra, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Harjeet Singh, Kaushal K Prasad, Usha Dutta, Vishal Sharma,

Aim of the study:Incidence and predictors of antitubercular therapy (ATT)-related hepatitis in abdominal tuberculosis are not known. The aim of the study was to identify the incidence and predictors of ATT-induced hepatitis in abdominal tuberculosis. Material and methods:A retrospective analysis of patients who received ATT for suspected abdominal tuberculosis with ... Read more >>

Clin Exp Hepatol (Clinical and experimental hepatology)
[2019, 5(1):60-64]

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HbA1c levels at presentation do not impact the clinical presentation or outcomes in abdominal tuberculosis.

Jimil Shah, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Naresh Sachdeva, Kaushal K Prasad, Harjeet Singh, Usha Dutta, Vishal Sharma,

<h4>Background</h4>The relationship between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis (TB) has received increasing attention, and diabetes may be associated with poor outcomes in pulmonary TB. Clinical relevance of HbA1c measurement in abdominal TB is unknown.<h4>Methods</h4>We did a retrospective study of consecutive patients diagnosed with abdominal TB and treated with antitubercular therapy for ... Read more >>

Int J Mycobacteriol (International journal of mycobacteriology)
[2019, 8(2):162-165]

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Utility of tissue Xpert-Mtb/Rif for the diagnosis of intestinal tuberculosis in patients with ileocolonic ulcers.

Balaji L Bellam, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Kusum Sharma, Siddharth Shukla, Hariom Soni, Praveen Kumar-M, Harjeet Singh, Kaushal K Prasad, Usha Dutta, Vishal Sharma,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Data on the use of Xpert Mtb/Rif for the diagnosis of intestinal tuberculosis is sparse. We report on the utility of Xpert Mtb/Rif testing for diagnosis of intestinal tuberculosis (ITB) in patients with ileocecal ulcers.<h4>Methodology</h4>We performed a retrospective analysis of patients with ileocecal ulcers and suspected to have ITB and ... Read more >>

Ther Adv Infect Dis (Therapeutic advances in infectious disease)
[2019, 6:2049936119863939]

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Gastrointestinal histoplasmosis: a case series from a non-endemic region in North India.

Harshal S Mandavdhare, Jimil Shah, Kaushal K Prasad, Roshan Agarwala, Vikas Suri, Savita Kumari, Usha Dutta, Vishal Sharma,

Intest Res (Intestinal research)
[2019, 17(1):149-152]

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Double trouble: Mediastinal lymph nodal tuberculosis complicated by amyloidosis and esophago-nodal fistula after endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration.

Vishal Sharma, Kaushal K Prasad, Harshal S Mandavdhare,

Int J Mycobacteriol (International journal of mycobacteriology)
[2018, 7(3):296-297]

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Tubercular colitis masquerading as ischemic colitis: An unusual presentation.

Vishal Sharma, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Kaushal K Prasad, Harjeet Singh, Usha Dutta,

Tuberculosis is a common clinical problem which can involve virtually any organ and mimic a multitude of clinical conditions. Colonic tuberculosis is a type of intestinal tuberculosis which involves the colon and mimics inflammatory bowel disease. Occasionally, it is also confused with colonic malignancy. We report the case of a ... Read more >>

Int J Mycobacteriol (International journal of mycobacteriology)
[2017, 6(4):404-406]

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Tubercular gastric fistula: apropos of two cases.

Vishal Sharma, Sobur Uddin Ahmed, Kaushal K Prasad, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Harjeet Singh, Surinder S Rana,

Trop Doct (Tropical doctor)
[2018, 48(1):46-48]

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Prevalence and clinical impact of vitamin D deficiency on abdominal tuberculosis.

Vishal Sharma, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Amit Kumar, Ravi Sharma, Naresh Sachdeva, Kaushal K Prasad, Surinder S Rana,

<h4>Background</h4>Vitamin D is recognised to have multiple actions, including role in immune modulation. The prevalence and impact of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) in abdominal tuberculosis is unknown.<h4>Methods</h4>We report the prevalence and clinical impact of VDD in patients with abdominal tuberculosis. The patients were divided into two groups: VDD (<20‚ÄČng/ml) or ... Read more >>

Ther Adv Infect Dis (Therapeutic advances in infectious disease)
[2017, 4(3):83-86]

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Telmisartan-induced sprue-like enteropathy: a case report and a review of patients using non-olmesartan angiotensin receptor blockers.

Harshal Surendra Mandavdhare, Vishal Sharma, Kaushal K Prasad, Amit Kumar, Manish Rathi, Surinder S Rana,

Recent studies have identified sprue-like illness associated with the use of the antihypertensive agent olmesartan medoxomil. However, whether this condition is specific to the use of olmesartan or is associated with the use of drugs belonging to the class of "sartans" remains to be clarified. A 45-year-old woman with chronic ... Read more >>

Intest Res (Intestinal research)
[2017, 15(3):419-421]

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Esophageal ridges: an unusual complication of oral iron therapy.

Vishal Sharma, Kaushal K Prasad, Harshal S Mandavdhare, Surinder S Rana,

Ann Gastroenterol (Annals of gastroenterology)
[2017, 30(2):250]

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Multiplex PCR for rapid diagnosis of gastrointestinal tuberculosis.

Kusum Sharma, Saroj Kant Sinha, Aman Sharma, Ritambra Nada, Kaushal K Prasad, Kapil Goyal, Surinder Singh Rana, Deepak Kumar Bhasin, Meera Sharma,

<h4>Background</h4>Rapid and specific diagnosis of gastrointestinal tuberculosis (GITB) is of utmost importance.<h4>Aim</h4>To evaluate Multiplex PCR (MPCR) using MPB64 and IS6110 primers specific for M. tuberculosis for rapid diagnosis of GITB.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>MPCR was performed on colonoscopy biopsy specimens on 11 GITB confirmed (culture/AFB/histopathology was positive), 29 GITB suspected and 30 ... Read more >>

J Glob Infect Dis (Journal of global infectious diseases)
[2013, 5(2):49-53]

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A prospective study comparing histology and enteric enzyme function of patients with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction before and after shunt surgery.

Abhilasha T Handu, Kaushal K Prasad, Babu R Thapa, Prema Menon, Yatindra K Batra, Katragadda L N Rao,

<h4>Background</h4>This was a prospective observational study carried out to objectively assess the effect of shunt surgery on intestinal morphology and function in patients with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO) and correlate it with growth improvement.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>Twenty patients who were operated upon for EHPVO were divided into two groups for ... Read more >>

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol (European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology)
[2012, 24(10):1219-1226]

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Clinical presentation of celiac disease among pediatric compared to adolescent and adult patients.

Rakesh Kochhar, Kapil Jain, Babu R Thapa, Pawan Rawal, Abdul Khaliq, Rashi Kochhar, Sanjay Bhadada, Kim Vaiphei, Subhash Varma, Usha Dutta, Chander K Nain, Kaushal K Prasad, Kartar Singh,

<h4>Background</h4>Celiac disease (CD) is being increasingly recognized in adults though a majority of patients continue to be diagnosed in childhood.<h4>Aim</h4>To compare the clinical presentation and profile of newly diagnosed pediatric and adolescent/adult CD patients.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Retrospective analysis of patients diagnosed with CD between year 1997 and 2007 in the pediatric ... Read more >>

Indian J Gastroenterol (Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology)
[2012, 31(3):116-120]

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Prevalence of coeliac disease in healthy blood donors: a study from north India.

Rakesh Kochhar, Suchet Sachdev, Rashi Kochhar, Aakash Aggarwal, Vishal Sharma, Kaushal K Prasad, Gurpreet Singh, Chander K Nain, Kartar Singh, Neelam Marwaha,

<h4>Background</h4>Blood donor screening can help predict prevalence of coeliac disease in population.<h4>Methods</h4>Between December 2010 and June 2011, healthy blood donors were screened using anti-tissue glutaminase antibodies. Those positive underwent duodenoscopy. Their age, gender, body mass index and haemoglobin and histological changes were recorded.<h4>Results</h4>Of the 1610 blood donors screened, 1581 (98.2%) ... Read more >>

Dig Liver Dis (Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver)
[2012, 44(6):530-532]

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Fecal lactoferrin, myeloperoxidase and serum C-reactive are effective biomarkers in the assessment of disease activity and severity in patients with idiopathic ulcerative colitis.

Ibrahim Masoodi, Rakesh Kochhar, Usha Dutta, Chetana Vaishnavi, Kaushal K Prasad, Kim Vaiphei, Sukhminder Kaur, Kartar Singh,

<h4>Background and aim</h4>Disease activity and severity of ulcerative colitis (UC) is assessed using colonoscopy, which is invasive, costly and has poor patient acceptability. The role of non-invasive biomarkers of intestinal inflammation in the evaluation of patients with UC is not known. The aim of the study was to examine the ... Read more >>

J Gastroenterol Hepatol (Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology)
[2009, 24(11):1768-1774]

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Lymphocytic gastritis and celiac disease in indian children: evidence of a positive relation.

Kaushal K Prasad, Babu R Thapa, Sadhna Lal, Arun K Sharma, Chander K Nain, Kartar Singh,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Lymphocytic gastritis (LG) is characterized by the presence of > or = 25 lymphocytes/100 epithelial cells in the gastric surface and pit epithelium. An association of LG with Helicobacter pylori infection or celiac disease (CD) has been suggested. The aim of this study was to verify the relation of LG ... Read more >>

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr (Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition)
[2008, 47(5):568-572]

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Functional and morphological alterations in small intestine mucosa of chronic alcoholics.

Sonia Bhonchal, Chander K Nain, Kaushal K Prasad, Ritambhara Nada, Arun K Sharma, Saroj K Sinha, Kartar Singh,

<h4>Background and aim</h4>Alcohol-related diseases constitute the third largest health problem after heart disease and cancer in the world. The objective was to study the effects of chronic alcohol intake on small bowel cellular functions with focus on brush border enzymes, membrane enzymes, cellular enzymes and their relationship with structural changes ... Read more >>

J Gastroenterol Hepatol (Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology)
[2008, 23(7 Pt 2):e43-8]

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Brush border enzyme activities in relation to histological lesion in pediatric celiac disease.

Kaushal K Prasad, Babu R Thapa, Chander K Nain, Arun K Sharma, Kartar Singh,

<h4>Background and aim</h4>In celiac disease (CD), abnormalities of brush border enzyme activities have been detected in the course of the disease activity. There are conflicting results on intestinal mucosal enzyme activities and its correlation to mucosal injury in CD. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the brush ... Read more >>

J Gastroenterol Hepatol (Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology)
[2008, 23(8 Pt 2):e348-52]

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