Category Archives: Primary Care

Primary Care: international clinical news and research of interest to the general practioner or family doctor in India who is the primary care physician for patients in his or her community. This includes but is not limited to topics such as the treatment and diagnosis of the chronic illnesses that are often seen by primary care providers such as hypertension and diabetes as well as basic health provider infomation on family planning and vaccinations.

Glaucoma associated with iridocorneal endothelial syndrome in 203 Indian subjects

The iridocorneal endothelial syndrome is a disease spectrum which includes Chandler syndrome, Progressive iris atrophy and Cogan-Reese syndrome. The clinical variants are distinguished primarily on the basis of the changes in the iris. Progressive or…

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Marketing Model for MIS in Rural Areas

A population of 100,000 will have about four surgical facilities that are standardized who share human resource and equipment and carry out about 2,000 MIS every year…

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Association of Hip Bone Mineral Density and Body Composition in a Rural Indian Population

Hip bone mineral density is a predictor of overall risk of fractures in later life. Body mass is one of the…

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Oxidative and Anti-Oxidative Stress Markers in Chronic Glaucoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Chronic glaucoma is one of the most frequently established diseases in ophthalmology and represents a growing public health concern, with consequences that lead to blindness…

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Increased Incidence of Thyroid Disease in Patients with Celiac Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder disease characterized by chronic inflammation and villous atrophy of the small intestine. This disease is caused by the ingestion of gluten-containing foods and other environmental factors. As…

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Optical Coherence Tomographic Features and Prognosis of Pneumatic Displacement for Submacular Hemorrhage

Submacular hemorrhage can cause deterioration of visual acuity, and this occurs suddenly and often irreversibly in exudative age-related macular degeneration and polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy…

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The Role of Physics and Engineering in Surgery

The Lancet commission on global surgery estimates that about one third of global disease burden is surgical. Many innovations like discovery of anesthesia, antisepsis helped surgeries take…

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