Publications by authors named "Y P Munjal"

16 Publications

Whipple's disease: Rare case of malabsorption with hyperpigmentation in a female.

Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2021 Oct-Dec;64(4):788-790

Department of Radio Diagnosis, SMMH Medical College, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Whipple's disease is a multisystem disorder and responds well to antibiotic therapy if treated timely. It is seen in the fourth to fifth decades of life with a male to female ratio of 10:1. It mainly affects the intestine, the central nervous system, and joints. To the best of our knowledge, we present the first case of duodenal Whipple's disease in an Indian female, who presented with hyperpigmentation and chronic diarrhea with malabsorption. Whipple's disease was diagnosed based on specific upper GI endoscopic and histopathology findings.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_887_20DOI Listing
October 2021

Prakriti Analysis of COVID 19 Patients: An Observational Study.

Altern Ther Health Med 2021 Jun;27(S1):12-17

Rationale & Objective: The concept of Prakriti is unique to Ayurveda, which is used for deciding the preventive and curative strategy to be adopted in the treatment of patients. It is the total of anatomical, physiological, and psychological domains of an individual. The diseases often manifest by susceptibility that depends upon Prakriti of individuals. COVID 19 is a new disease, where the status of the susceptibility of its victim in terms of Prakriti is not known. This study has been undertaken to determine the Prakriti of COVID 19 positive patients.

Method: The validated instrument CCRAS Prakriti assessment scale has been applied to the COVID 19 positive patients admitted between 16 May 2020 to 10 June 2020 at COVID hospital.

Result: Data of 117 patients aged 10 to 80 years have been analyzed. The ratio of male-female patients was 1.8:1. Most patients belonged to Vata-KaphaPrakriti (27%).Individuals with their Prakriti found in order of frequency were Pitta-Kapha (21%), Kapha (20%), Vata (13%), Vata-Pitta (11%), Sama (4%) and Pitta (3%).

Conclusion: Patients with Vata-Kapha, Pitta-Kapha, and Kapha dominant Prakriti have been found more in COVID19. The treatment strategies can be accordingly decided in respect of each patient.
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June 2021

Novel mouth guard for safe endoscopy in the COVID era.

Endoscopy 2021 06 17;53(6):E238-E239. Epub 2020 Dec 17.

Department of Histopathology, Gastro Liver Care Hospital, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-1308-0778DOI Listing
June 2021

Indian guidelines on hypertension-IV (2019): response to Dr. Pareek et al.

J Hum Hypertens 2021 08 1;35(8):751-752. Epub 2020 Sep 1.

Hero DMC Heart Institute, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

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August 2021
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