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The role of intensive blood glucose therapy in diabetic patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery

Hyperglycemia is a known risk factor for increased risk of mortality and morbidity in critically ill patients. Good glycemic control is associated with improved outcomes in these patients but, there is no consensus on what level of glucose is to be defined as a “good” level. In India, and globally,… 

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The impact of dengue fever on the heart

The alarming rise of dengue fever in India in recent years is a cause for serious concern. Dengue infection, though largely self-limiting is considered a dreaded disease because of its potentially fatal complications in a proportion of patients. Cardiac manifestations in dengue are reported infrequently but can be some of… 

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