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  From the Desk of Editor–in–Chief
Dr KK Aggarwal

Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee
Dr KK Aggarwal
President, Heart Care Foundation of India; Sr Consultant Physician, Cardiologist & Dean Medical Education Moolchand Medcity; Chairman Ethical Committee Delhi Medical Council; Chairman (Delhi Chapter) International Medical Sciences Academy; Hony Director IMA AKN Sinha Institute (08–09); Hony Finance Secretary National IMA (07–08); Chairman IMA Academy of Medical Specialties (06–07); President Delhi Medical Association (05–06), President IMA New Delhi Branch (94–95, 02–04); Editor in Chief IJCP Group & Hony. Visiting Professor (Clinical Research) DIPSAR

 

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    Health Videos…
Nobility of medical profession Video 1 to 9 Health and Religion Video 1–7
DD Take Care Holistically Video 1–3 Chat with Dr KK On life Style Disorders
Health Update Video 1–15 Science and Spirituality
Obesity–Towards all Pathy Consensus ALLOVEDA: A Dialogue with Dr KK Aggarwal
 
  Editorial …

8th August 2012, Wednesday

Ankle Brachial Index

  • Normal ABI is ≥0.9 to as high as 1.3.
  • A normal test generally excludes arterial occlusive disease.
  • Mild disease and arterial entrapment syndromes can produce false negative tests.
  • If ABI is normal at rest but symptoms strongly suggest claudication, exercise testing should be done.
  • An ABI >1.3 suggests the presence of calcified vessels and the need for additional vascular studies, such as pulse volume recordings, measurement of the toe pressures and toe-brachial index, or arterial duplex studies.
  • An ABI ≤0.9 is diagnostic of occlusive arterial disease in patients with symptoms of claudication or other signs of ischemia and has 95% sensitivity (and 100% specificity) for detecting arteriogram–positive occlusive lesions associated with ≥50% stenosis in one or more major vessels.
  • An ABI of 0.4 to 0.9 suggests a degree of arterial obstruction often associated with claudication.
  • An ABI below 0.4 represents multilevel disease (any combination of iliac, femoral or tibial vessel disease), associated with non–healing ulcerations, ischemic rest pain or pedal gangrene.
  • A low ABI is associated with a higher risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, transient ischemic attack, progressive renal insufficiency, and all–cause mortality
  • Patients are exercised with the treadmill at a constant speed with no change in the incline of the treadmill over the course of the study – walking on the treadmill at 2 mph at a 12% incline for five minutes or until the patient is forced to stop due to pain (not due to SOB or angina). The walking distance, time to the onset of pain and nature of any symptoms are recorded. The ABI is recorded at rest, one minute after exercise, and every minute thereafter (up to 5 minutes) until it returns to the level of the resting ABI. The ABI in patients with severe disease may not return to baseline within the allotted time period.

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4th Dil Ka Darbar on 23rd September, 2012 at Talkatora Stadium

Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India, announced the date for the forthcoming 4th Dil Ka Darbar at a press conference.

 
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    National News

E–filing of sonography details now must for docs

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat has become the first state in the country to make it compulsory for all doctors to submit Form F online, containing complete details of sonography test conducted on a pregnant woman. This will help in stricter implementation of Pre Conception Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act to help improve the skewed sex ratio in the state which is 886 girls per 1,000 boys in 0–6 age group. Earlier, online filing of Form F was made compulsory in four districts of Maharashtra to curb under–reporting and non–reporting of sonography conducted on pregnant women. Health commissioner P K Taneja told TOI that it will be made mandatory for doctors in all 26 districts of Gujarat to file Form F online. The department has also hired an agency to analyze the forms submitted online as well as to inform the officials about the doctors who are not submitting complete details about the ultrasound tests conducted by them on pregnant women. Taneja said that this is one step forward towards ensuring a complete transparency amongst the doctors regarding the ultrasound tests conducted by them on pregnant women. The details will also help the authorities to know about the profile of women who are undergoing ultrasound tests, the number of children they have and whether the children are girls or boys. It has been brought to the notice of the health officials that a number of doctors perform sex determination tests on the sly and reveal the sex of the child for a price. They do not officially record these cases so as to avoid attention. "The software has inbuilt systems to tell the officials the average number of ultrasounds performed by a doctor so that the officials can be tipped off if there has been under–reporting of some sort", said the officials. (Source: TOI, 4 Aug 2012)

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My Profession My Concern

(Dr. Suman Kumar Sinha, Asst. Prof. of Psychiatry, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi)

Dr OP Yadava, CEO & Chief Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute, New Delhi has raised a very pertinent issue whether a physician should charge another physician. I wanted to raise this issue for quite sometime as nowadays it is very frequent to see that doctors are charging other doctors with impunity and without any guilt or remorse despite this issue being very clearly and categorically being mentioned in the Code of Medical Ethics Regulations’2002 of Medical Council of India, a body which regulates the profession of modern medicine in our country. The relevant section is produced herewith:

CHAPTER 4 4. RESPONSIBILITIES OF PHYSICIANS TO EACH OTHER 4.1 Dependence of Physicians on each other: A physician should consider it as a pleasure and privilege to render gratuitous service to all physicians and their immediate family dependants.

I am really surprised and shocked that one of our senior colleagues appears not only ignorant about this issue but is trying his best to justify and convince other doctors who are practicing ethically to charge a physician if one visits them for their services through a public forum (eMedinews). He refers to American code of ethics and makes no mention of legal provision in India. It is obvious he does not consider it a pleasure and a privilege to render gratuitous service to his fellow physicians let alone their immediate family dependents.

I request all the fellow colleagues that we must practice our profession ethically as per the code of ethics regulations' 2002 of MCI and consider it a privilege to offer our services on gratis basis to fellow physicians and their family. I also request that if a physician charges for his/her services despite you identifying yourself as a fellow physician then the payment receipt must be sent to the Medical Council along with a complaint to take necessary action against the offending doctor however senior he or she may be.

Unless we complain and make Medical Council to enforce the ethics the more money minded doctors will keep on giving the profession a bad name. Those who do not like the ethics are free to choose other vocations where charging and making money is the main consideration.

It is also very unlikely that a physician will impose upon other physician if an opportunity has been given to him for taking an appointment. The issue of out of turn service arises in walk–in clinics where a colleague should definitely be accommodated first. In services which function on appointment basis a physician’s request needs to be considered on priority and they should be handled on par with our own families and given the first possible appointment. Just like one would see a case of emergency out of turn what is the problem in seeing a colleague out of turn. Is it the fear that s/he brings less money and is not easy to fool with? After all we never say to an emergency patient to take an appointment and come. Obviously, this point has been raised to malign the extant code of ethics and misguide colleagues who practice ethically.

Let me remind you that Code of ethics of MCI is not optional. We have to follow it if we have to be registered under it and practice modern medicine. Not to follow these ethics is not an option. Those who cheat on their colleagues will never be a good doctor to their patients. If still some choose not to follow the ethics I would suggest that they please do so under cover of dark and in hushed manner and not to be very open and defiant so as to attract the penal provisions of the MCI Act. The ethics have to be followed even in corporate hospitals and pharma industry. It is duty of doctor to impress upon the management the need for observing ethics in medical practice and making services free for their colleagues.

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Medical mistakes in Indian movies

Dear all, eMedinewS is starting a special series on ‘Medical mistakes in Indian movies’. We invite all our readers to share with us the following information:

  1. Scene/s where the image of the medical profession has been maligned in an unrealistic manner, or
  2. Scene/s where medical care and approach has been depicted incorrectly, or
  3. Scenes where the medical profession has been portrayed correctly.

Send us the clippings or description of the scenes. This would be a start to a special campaign to rebuild the image of the medical profession.

Certificate courses in 2D and 3D Echocardiography/Fellowship Diploma in non invasive cardiology Contact Dr KK Aggarwal, Moolchand Medcity, email: emedinews@gmail.com

 
    International News

(Contributed by Dr Monica and Brahm Vasudev)

Combination gel shows promise as male contraceptive

A new combination of testosterone and nestorone transdermal gels suppressed sperm counts to infertile levels in nearly 90% of men tested. (Source: Medscape)

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Pregnancy changes gut bacteria

Gut microbiota is "profoundly altered" by pregnancy and marked by changes that would normally be associated with metabolic syndrome, researchers found, but these changes could be beneficial in expectant women, they suggested. (Source: Medpage Today)

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Twin study finds genetic link to fainting

Vasovagal syncope, or fainting, has a strong genetic component that may combine with environmental factors to predispose individuals to the condition, according to an Australian study done in twins. (Source: Medpage Today)

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Bat virus offers insight into deadly Nipah, Hendra viruses

A virus that is very similar to the deadly Nipah and Hendra viruses has been discovered in fruit bats in Australia and researchers are hoping it can help them find ways to fight those highly dangerous cousins. The Nipah virus kills 40% to 75% of the people it infects while the Hendra virus, which normally affects horses, kills more than 50% of the people it infects. But the newly discovered Cedar virus, with 90% of its genes identical to those of Hendra and Nipah, failed to cause any disease when researchers injected it into rats, guinea pigs and ferrets, they wrote in a paper published online today in PLoS Pathogens. (Source: Medscape)

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@DeepakChopra: My interactive Health Tip is about Sleep Apneahttp://tinyurl.com/c2g9n9a

 
    Spiritual Update

(Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor in Chief, IJCP Group of Publications and eMedinews)

The Science behind Birth of Krishna in a jail of ignorance

Krishna represents Brahman or God consciousnesses or consciousness– the self. The birth of Krishna is synonymous with the process of self-realization.

Normally desires and negative thoughts core our consciousness with ignorance. The journey to self–realization involves removal or shedding of this ignorance which can only be done by the eight spiritual principles as described by the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

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    4th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course (APVIC)
  • 4th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course–Excerpts from a Panel discussion Read More
  • The 4th Asia Pacific Vascular Interventional Course begins Read More
  • Excerpts of a talk and interview with Dr. Jacques Busquet by Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Editor–in–Chief Cardiology eMedinewS Read More
  • 4th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course – Dr KK Aggarwal with Faculty Read More
  • Press Conference on 4th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course – Dr KK Aggarwal with Faculty Read More
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  • 4th Asia pacific vascular intervention course paper clippings Read More
 
    Infertility Update (Dr Kaberi Banerjee, IVF expert, New Delhi)

What are the symptoms of endometriosis?

  • Menstrual cramps: Many women experience mild menstrual cramps, which are considered normal. When cramping is more severe it is called dysmenorrhea, and may be a symptom of endometriosis or other types of pelvic pathology such as uterine fibroids or adenomyosis. Severe cramping may cause nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
  • Painful intercourse: Endometriosis can cause pain during or after intercourse, a condition known as dyspareunia. Deep penetration can produce pain in an ovary bound by scar tissue to the top of the vagina. Pain also may be caused by bumping against a tender nodule of endometriosis behind the uterus or on the uterosacral ligaments, which connect the cervix to the sacrum.
  • Infertility: Endometriosis can be found in up to 50% of infertile women. Infertility patients with untreated mild endometriosis conceive on their own at a rate of 2% to 4.5% per month, compared to a 15% to 20% monthly fertility rate in normal couples. Infertility patients with moderate and severe endometriosis have monthly pregnancy rates of less than 2%. A cause and effect relationship between endometriosis and reduced fertility is presumed but not proven. It is not known how minimal and mild endometriosis reduces fertility when there are no adhesions.
 
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(Dr N K Bhatia, Medical Director, Mission Jan Jagriti Blood Bank)

Rational Use of Blood

Saline washed red blood cell or packed red cell

Definition: Red cells are washed using sterile Normal Saline.

Volume: 275–300 ml

Storage: 2°C to 6°C

Shelf Life: 24 hours

Indications

  • IgA deficiency
  • hypersensitivity to plasma proteins
  • Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
  • Prevention of febrile non hemolytic transfusion reactions in patient receiving multiple transfusion

Dosage & administration are same as red cell concentrate

 
    An Inspirational Story (Ms Ritu Sinha)

Great rules for easy living

If you open it, close it; if you turn it on, turn it off.
If you unlock it, lock it up; if you break it, admit it.
If you can’t fix it, call in someone who can.
If you borrow it, return it; if you value it, take care of it.
If you make a mess, clean it up; if you move it, put it back.
If it belongs to someone else and you want to use, get permission.
If you don’t know how to operate it, leave it alone.
If it’s none of your business, don’t ask questions.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it; If it will brighten someone’s day, say it.
If it will tarnish someone’s reputation, keep it to yourself.

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    Cardiology eMedinewS

USPSTF says no to ECG in low–risk patients Read More

Faster chest compressions during CPR may not be better Read More

 
    Pediatric eMedinewS

Unsafe care a risk in pediatric units Read More

Key genetic mutations detected for medulloblastoma Read More

 
  Ophthalmology Update

(Dr SK Verma, Consultant Ophthalmologist, New Delhi)

Electronic Intraocular Lens Implant (IOL)

An IOL, to be implanted after cataract removal, is being developed by Elanza of Roanoke, Va., USA, an innovation that comes along once in a life time. This IOL combines nanotechnology, neural network–based artificial intelligence and advanced electronics to seamlessly autofocus from far to near and in between. The lens does not have to depend upon the ciliary accommodative apparatus of the eye as by other accommodative IOLs. We all know that pupil of the eye very finely contracts while trying to see near objects. This is a part of accommodation of eye. The microsensor of the IOL respond to very small changes in pupil size caused by accommodation and makes itself suitable for that distance. The microscopic rechargable lithion–ion batteries of the IOL with a life span of 50 years are the smallest currently known to man. This IOL is likely to be launched after trials and FDA approval in later part of this decade. Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, a member of board of directors of this project said – "Three or four years ago, I would have described this as science fiction." (Courtesy: Eye World vol.8, number 2, June 2012)

 
    IJCP Special

Dr Good Dr Bad

Situation: A 30–year–old on antipsychotic drugs came with high grade fever and abnormal behavior.
Dr Bad: Increase the dose of antipsychotic as the behavior is not under control.
Dr Good: Stop antipsychotics as patient has malignant hyperthermia, a side effect of antipsychotics.
Lesson: Rule out malignant hyperpyrexia in patients on antipsychotics as treatment is simple and life saving i.e. to withdraw drugs and treat with dantrolene sodium.

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Make Sure

Situation: A patient with resistant hypertension developed CVA.
Reaction: Oh my God! Why was spironolactone not added?
Lesson: Make sure to add aldosterone antagonists for resistant hypertension. In an unblinded crossover trial, spironolactone was associated with a significantly greater fall in ambulatory and office blood pressure compared with dual angiotensin blockade among patients with resistant hypertension (J Hypertens 2010;28(11):2329–25).

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  Quote of the Day (Dr GM Singh)

Never change your originality for the sake of others, because no one can play your role better than you. So be yourself, because whatever you are, YOU are the best.

 
    Legal Question of the Day (Dr MC Gupta)

Q. In my opinion, a physician should treat another physician free. If a physician charges for his/her services despite you identifying as a fellow physician then the payment receipt must be sent to the Medical Council along with a complaint to take necessary action against the offending doctor however senior he or she may be. Do you agree?

Ans. I do not agree for the following reasons:

  1. There is no law that a physician should treat another physician free. The MCI Code of Ethics Regulations, 2002, merely state as follows:

    "4.1. RESPONSIBILITIES OF PHYSICIANS TO EACH OTHER––A physician should consider it as a pleasure and privilege to render gratuitous service to all physicians and their immediate family dependants."
  2. The above regulation is not mandatory. The behaviour prescribed is optional on the part of the physician concerned and depends upon whether or not the individual concerned considers it as a pleasure and privilege to render gratuitous service. Such behaviour cannot be enforced by law in the absence of a law.
  3. In the circumstances, the medical council has no business to entertain the complaint or to hold that the physician concerned breached the regulations by charging fees or to punish him for the same. The complaint is likely to fail.
  4. I suggest that if you doubt my opinion, you may consider sending such a complaint against a physician to the state medical council concerned. If at all the SMC holds the doctor guilty, I will defend him free of cost by filing an appeal before the MCI and, in the unlikely situation that the appeal fails, I will file a WP in the HC against the MCI free of cost.
  5. Please also consider the fact that if a physician provides free service to a fellow physician, this in no way prevents the latter from filing a consumer complaint, police complaint and medical council complaint against the treating physician. Please appreciate that the highest amount of compensation awarded so far against a physician was in a case where another physician’s wife was the patient. Dr. Kunal Saha got Rs. 1.7 crore for the death of his wife because of wrong treatment by another doctor. BTW, I admire Dr. Saha for the perseverance in exposing the medical negligence in this case and going up to the SC.
 
  Lab Update (Dr Navin Dang and Dr Arpan Gandhi)

Red blood cell count

The RBC count is most useful as raw data for calculation of the erythrocyte indices MCV and MCH.

  • Decreased RBC is usually seen in anemia of any cause with the possible exception of thalassemia minor, where a mild or borderline anemia is seen with a high or borderline–high RBC.
  • Increased RBC is seen in erythrocytotic states, whether absolute (polycythemia vera, erythrocytosis of chronic hypoxia) or relative (dehydration, stress polycthemia), and in thalassemia minor.
 
    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

The laboratory of a male patient with Peptic ulcer revealed an elevated titer of Helicobacter pylori. Which of the following statements indicate an understanding of this data?

A. Treatment will include Ranitidine and Antibiotics
B. No treatment is necessary at this time
C. This result indicates gastric cancer caused by the organism
D. Surgical treatment is necessary

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: Included in the plan of care for the immediate post-gastroscopy period will be:

A. Maintain NGT to intermittent suction
B. Assess gag reflex prior to administration of fluids
C. Assess for pain and medicate as ordered
D. Measure abdominal girth every 4 hours

Answer for yesterday’s Mind Teaser: B. Assess gag reflex prior to administration of fluids

Correct answers received from: Dr PC Das, Raju Kuppusamy, Dr KV Sarma, Dr (Maj. Gen.) Anil Bairaria, Dr Thakor Hitendrsinh G, Kanta Jain, Dr Pankaj Agarwal, Dr Jainendra Upadhya, Dr Chandresh Jardosh,
Dr Avtar Krishan, Dr Mohit Sharma.

Answer for 5th August Mind Teaser: C. Assess for pain and medicate as ordered

Correct answers received from: Dr Shashi Saini, Dr Shamsher Singh, Dr DC Mishra, YJ vasavada.

Send your answer to ijcp12@gmail.com

 
    Laugh a While (Dr Jagjit Singh)

Family problems…Too Good

Two men, an American and an Indian were sitting in a bar and discussing about their family problems…

Shot after shot……… The Indian man said to the American, ‘We have a problem in India that we can’t marry the one whom we love,

You know my parents are forcing me to get married to this so called homely girl from a village whom I haven’t even met once.’ We call this arranged marriage. I don’t want to marry a woman whom I don’t love… I told them that openly and now have a hell lot of family problems.’

The American said, talking about love marriages… In America, we can marry the one whom we love…… I’ll tell you my story. "I married a widow whom I deeply loved and dated for 3 years. After a couple of years, my father fell in love with my step–daughter and married her, so my father became my son–in–law and I became my father’s father–in–law. Legally now my daughter is my mother and my wife my grandmother. More problems occurred when I had a son. My son is my father’s brother and so he is my uncle. Situations turned worse when my father had a son. Now my father’s son, my brother is my grandson. Ultimately, I have become my own grandfather and I am my own grandson. And you say you have family problems."

The Indian fainted………!!!

 
    Rabies Update (Dr A K Gupta, Author of "RABIES – the worst death")

Can the bite wound be deepened for cleaning purpose?

We should never try to deepen the bite wound by cutting it further to bleed and then clean the wound.

Can we apply local antibiotics or antimicrobial agents on the site of bite?

Yes. After cleansing of the bite wounds, local antimicrobial agents can be applied. Discourage local wound applicants like turmeric, neem, red chilli, lime, plant juices, coffee powder etc.

 
    Medicolegal Update

(Dr Sudhir Gupta, Additional Prof, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, AIIMS)

What is patient autonomy?

The process of understanding the risks and benefits of treatment is known as informed consent. However, patient/legal heir must have the capacity to make the decision and understand the benefits and risks of medical care and voluntarily grant consent, without coercion or duress based on the moral and legal premise of patient autonomy.

  • The patient has the right to make decisions about his/her own health and medical conditions and must give voluntary informed consent for treatment, medical tests and procedures.
  • The doctor should give information about a particular treatment or test to the patient in order to decide whether or not he wishes to undergo such treatment or test. This is based on the moral and legal premise of patient autonomy.
  • The legal term for failing to obtain informed consent before performing a test or procedure on a patient is a form of assault, a criminal offence in India.
  • For many interactions like a physical exam with the doctor, implied consent is assumed. For more invasive tests or for those tests or treatments with significant risks or alternatives, you will be asked to give explicit written consent.
  • Under certain circumstances there are exceptions to the informed consent rule. The most common exceptions are an emergency in which medical care is needed immediately to prevent serious or irreversible harm and incompetence in which someone is unable to give or refuse permission for testing or treatment.

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    Public Forum

(Press Release for use by the newspapers)

Even children can have paralysis

One out of every 4,000 babies born in the United States one will have a stroke before they’re 28 days old, according to guidelines issued by the American Heart Association on managing childhood stroke. They can occur in utero, they can occur in the neonatal period, and they can occur in older children said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India.

One of the biggest differences between childhood strokes and those that happen in older people is that far fewer of strokes in children are what’s known as ischemic strokes. In an ischemic stroke, the blood supply to the brain is cut off, sometimes by a blood clot or possibly due to sickle cell disease.

Without blood, the brain can not get the oxygen it needs to survive. Ischemic strokes are the most common types of strokes in adults, accounting for 80 to 85 percent of strokes. In people under 18, about 55 percent of strokes are ischemic. About 45 percent of strokes in children are hemorrhagic. Hemorrhagic strokes occur when a blood vessel in or on the brain bursts, causing blood to pool in the brain and depriving it of oxygen.

Some of the risk factors for stroke in childhood include sickle cell disease, heart disease, trauma and certain infections, according to the AHA guidelines. Symptoms include:

  • Sudden weakness or numbness occurring on the face arms or legs, especially if it’s one–sided.
  • Sudden difficulty speaking or understanding what’s being said.
  • Confusion.
  • Sudden trouble walking or a loss of balance.
  • Dizziness.
  • Sudden vision loss or difficulty seeing.
  • Severe, sudden–onset headache.
 
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Dil Ka Darbar

September 23, 2012 at 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tal Katora Indoor Stadium, Connaught Place, New Delhi, 110001
A non stop question answer-session between all the top cardiologists of the NCR region and the public. Event will be promoted through hoardings, our publications and the press. Public health discussions
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