Anupam Kumar Singh

Anupam Kumar Singh
Santosh University · Department Of Medicine

MD(Internal Medicine)

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Introduction
I am an Assistant Professor in Department of Internal Medicine in SMC Ghaziabad ,UP which is an academic medical university program. My areas of interest are- Tuberculosis, asthma,meta-research, Bayesian methods and predictive modelling in medicine. Currently I am working on validity of western cardiovascular Risk scores in Indian scenario.
Additional affiliations
June 2018 - present
Santosh Medical College
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
June 2015 - May 2018
Hindu Rao Hospital
Position
  • Medical Doctor
August 2014 - May 2015
Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital
Position
  • Junior consultant
Education
June 2011 - June 2014
Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences
Field of study
  • Internal Medicine
July 1999 - January 2004
Maulana Azad Medical College
Field of study
  • Medicine

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Publications (55)
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Introduction: There have been 214 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide with a total death tally of 4.4 million. The current study aims to determine the predictive value of 3 minute and 6-minute walk tests in assessment of progression of mild COVID-19 infection at a tertiary care hospital in North India. Methods: The study population consis...
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A variable proportion of patients develop persistent/prolonged symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection (long COVID). We aimed to study the clinical predictors of persistent symptoms in patients with mild COVID-19 at 30 days post discharge (long COVID-19). We also tried to identify symptom clusters among mild COVID-19 patients. Fif...
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Background: The COVID‑19 pandemic has forced us to adapt to new habits, and to embrace a new normal. The authors wanted to conduct a study to gauge the public perception regarding the ongoing pandemic. Aims and Objectives: A single center cross‑sectional study was conducted among hospital employees and their dependents attending the COVID screening...
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Background: Assessment of liver disease severity in chronic Hepatitis C (CHC) is essential both in pretreatment and posttreatment period. We assessed the impact of direct-acting antiviral therapy on liver stiffness regression measured by Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography (VCTE) in patients with CHC and evaluated the diagnostic performanc...
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Background & aims Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has multifactorial origin. Genetic and environmental factors lead to the biology of this complex disorder. In this study, we screened parents of cases with NAFLD and compared them with parents of cases without NAFLD to see its familial aggregation and the role of patatin-like phospholipase...
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Context: Health care workers (HCWs) are at high risk of COVID‑19 infection but data on the risk factors for exposure and infection rate among Indian HCWs are limited. Aims: Our study aims to identify the risk factors and behavior of HCWs which make them high risk for COVID‑19 infection and the infection rate among them. Settings and Design: This is...
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Context: Comprehensive management of mild COVID infection calls for better understanding of symptomatology in these group of patients as well as early identification and close monitoring of patients at risk, data on which is limited. Aim: To study association between inflammatory markers and clinical presentation with progression of disease and the...
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Aim: of the study: Decompensated hepatitis C virus (HCV) cirrhosis is a difficult to treat cohort, and there is no gold standard predictor of response to direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy. We conducted this study to look for factors responsible for improvement in post-therapy status, i.e. attainment of Child-Turcotte-Pugh (CTP) class A from B...
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Background: Carotid Intima Media Thickness (CIMT) and CRP (C Reactive Protein) are have been used for measuring Atherosclerotic Risk in Diabetics. However there is paucity of data regarding their importance in Statin Naïve Diabetics. Aim: To study Correlation of CIMT with glycaemic control and hsCRP in Statin Naïve Diabetics. Materials and Method...
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Aim To study the upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) characteristics and to validate the Rockall and Glasgow-Blatchford scores (GBS), Progetto Nazionale Emorragica Digestiva (PNED) and albumin, international normalized ratio (INR), mental status, systolic blood pressure, and age > 65 (AIMS65) risk scores in predicting outcomes in patients with U...
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Background: World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended CBNAAT (Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification test) as first line diagnostic modality for detection of pulmonary TB(Tuberculosis) in HIV patients due to increased case finding rate in HIV patients and rapid diagnosis of MDR-TB(Multi-Drug Resistant TB) Aim: Our Aim was to compare diag...
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Context : CBNAAT-TB has emerged as an important diagnostic modality as more sensitive, rapid and accurate diagnostic modality for pulmonary Tuberculosis with fast detection of resistance. Aim : Our Aim was to compare diagnostic accuracy of CBNAAT with commonly used modalities like smear microscopy, symptomatology and chest Xray for detection of pul...
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Introduction: Lymph node involvement and the number of positive nodes is a significant prognosticator in oral cavity cancers and current staging system does not incorporate it as an integral part. Material and methods: This was a retrospective study of oral cavity cancer patients who were operated during the time period of 2009–2017. The data was c...
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Background: Fibrinolytics are the commonest modality of treatment in ST elevation Mi in India. However there is paucity of data regarding successful ST resolution and diurnal its variation Material and Methods: 150 cases of acute ST elevation MI were administered Thrombolytics(Streptokinase-104 and Tenecteplase-46) in a coronary care unit at a te...
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Introduction: Pulse oximetry is a widely used tool, unfortunately there is a paucity of data investigating its accuracy in Intensive Care Units (ICU) and if they are able to meet mandated FDA criteria as claimed by them in critically ill patients. Aim: To assess bias, precision and accuracy of pulse oximeters used in ICU and factors affecting th...
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Preterm labour and low birth weight is a big concern in developing country like India. Abnormal vaginal flora in asymptomatic mothers has been found to be a causative factor in recent emerging evidences. The outcome gathered from various studies conducted in recent years have been remarkably consistent and have supported the hypothesis that antibio...
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Abstract Details Abstract Title: Comparison of ICH score and other Machine algorithms for prediction of mortality in Intracranial hemorrhage. Abstract Text: Background : Title : Comparison of ICH score and other Machine algorithms for prediction of mortality in Intracranial hemorrhage. Author list : Anupam Singh 1 , Arvind Kumar 2 . 1.SR cardiology...
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The fatty change and the inflammation spectrum are similar to the alcoholic fatty liver disease. While primary or idiopathic NAFLD forms the major part of this disease spectrum, we should always address secondary causes leading to fatty changes in liver. Management consists of general measures of risk reduction like: instituting weight loss program...
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Introduction: Fingertip pulse oximeters are commonly used as non-invasive modes of measuring oxygen saturation (SpO 2 ) and heart rate (HR) in critical care units. In these cases, a shorter duration of time required obtaining the measurement and time to stabilization is crucial. Objective:Our aim was to compare two new generation pulse oximeters...
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HIV infection predisposes to various opportunistic infections. The profile of opportunistic infections in India is different from Western studies. Myocobacterium tuberculosis is the most common opportunistic infection in India while atypical mycobacterial infections and kaposi sarcoma are relatively rare here as compared to western populations....
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Background: Many scores have been put forward to predict the prognosis of intracranial haemorrhage patients in developed countries, but none has ben validated in a developing country like India. A new specific score needs to be developed here and compared with its western counterparts in view of different prognostic variables here Aim: To develop...
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Low T3 syndrome (normal TSH and T4 with low T3) is reported to be prevalent in Chronic heart failure (CHF) in western literature with independent significant association with NYHA class and other cardiological parameters; but there is a paucity of Indian studies regarding the same Aim : To calculate the prevalence of low T3 syndrome in patients of...
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Validation of ECG Based QRS SCORE to Predict Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Post MI Jha M, Singh AK, Debnath A, Naik J, Sahu RS, Singh Sanjay, Kumar Abhay, Jha RK Department of Medicine, Rims Ranchi Background : Palmeri’s QRS score is a simple ECG score on basis of which ECG can be used to estimate Left Ventricular Ejection fraction (LVEF) i...
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Comparative Accuracy of CBNAAT and Sputum microscopy in diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Singh AK, Karmakar D, Kumar Deepak, Singh S, Kumar A, RK Jha Department of Medicine, Rims, Ranchi Background : Sputum microscopy has poor sensitivity in detecting Pulmonary Tuberculosis with lab variations. WHO has recently recommended a real-time PCR tes...
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Context: Long-term metformin use has been hypothesized to cause B12 deficiency and neuropathy in Type 2 diabetes patients. However, there is a paucity of Indian data regarding the same. Aim: To compare the prevalence of B12 deficiency and peripheral neuropathy in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with or without metformin. Material...
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Background CDAI and SDAI have been frequently used to categorize disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but have not been comparatively validated in Indian population. Objective To validate CDAI and SDAI in RA, taking DAS-28 as gold standard and to derive new cutoffs for CDAI and SDAI. Methods Patients fulfilling ACR/EULAR c...
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Background : Sputum microscopy has poor sensitivity in detecting Tuberculosis co-infection in HIV patients. WHO has recently recommended a real-time PCR test called CBNAAT ( Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification test) as primary diagnostic modality for detection of TB in HIV patients due to its better accuracy. However there is paucity of Indi...
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Background : Sputum microscopy has poor sensitivity in detecting Tuberculosis co-infection in HIV patients. WHO has recently recommended a real-time PCR test called CBNAAT ( Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification test) as primary diagnostic modality for detection of TB in HIV patients due to its better accuracy. However there is paucity of Indi...
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Tremor is defined as a rhythmic and oscillatory movement of a body part with relatively constant frequency and variable amplitude. It is caused by either alternating or synchronous contractions of antagonistic muscles. Tremor is the most common of all movement disorders. It can occur even in normal individuals in the form of exaggerated physiologic...
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Background. FEV1/FEV6 has been proposed as a cheap, reproducible and valid alternative to FEV1/FVC in spirometry. No Indian data exists on its utility to diagnose airway obstruction. Aim. we sought to determine a fixed cut off of FEV1/FEV6 to diagnose obstruction corresponding to FEV1/FVC < 0.70 proposed by GOLD guidelines. Method. Spirometry was d...
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PURPOSE: Background: FEV1/FEV6 has been proposed as a diagnostic test to measure airway obstruction as an alternative to FEV1/FVC ; due to ease of use and performance. Many studies have been conducted for investigating usefulness of FEV1/FEV6 . However there is paucity of systematic reviews and meta-analyses .Purpose: To conduct a meta-analysis eva...
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PURPOSE: Background . Various clinical and objective measures are currently used to assess severity of acute asthma; however only a few studies have been done to determine whether these variables include separate or distinct dimensionsAim : To find most important variables and distinct dimensions of acute asthma severity by exploratory factor analy...
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Background: Deep inhalation induced broncho-dilation response (reflected by change in PEFR from the first to last of a sequence of 3 blows) is attenuated in acute asthma because of airway inflammation. However its clinical value in predicting length of stay remains unaddressed.Aim : To establish a relation between last to first PEFR ratio in the se...
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Though intravenous (IV) Magnesium Sulphate (MgS04) has additive effect to beta-2 agonists, its additive benefit in face of combination therapy with beta-2-agonists and ipratropium (standard therapy of severe acute exacerbation of asthma) remains unaddressed. The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the role of IV MgSO4 when used as an adjunct...
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Log in Register Subscribe Claim Article Info Related Articles PURPOSE: Background: Deep inhalation induced broncho-dilation response (reflected by change in PEFR from the first to last of a sequence of 3 blows) is attenuated in acute asthma because of airway inflammation. However its clinical value in predicting length of stay remains unaddressed....
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PURPOSE: BACKGROUND: The correlation of commonly used clinical measures of asthma severity with PEFR remains unaddressed. OBJECTIVE: To determine the association of selected clinical measures of asthma severity with percent predicted PEFR (%PEFR). METHODS: We studied a prospective cohort of adults (N =102 ) with severe asthma exacerbations (accor...
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PURPOSE:Background: FEV1/FEV6 ratio has been suggested as a surrogate for FEV1/FVC in screening for airway obstruction in populations at high risk for COPD. However unavailability of prediction equations for FEV1/FEV6 in many countries and in portable hand-held spirometers poses difficulties in its use as a screening tool.Aim: We sought to determin...
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PURPOSE:Background: Though studies have shown that inhaled Magnesium Sulphate(MgS04) has additive effect on pulmonary function to beta-2 agonists, its additive benefit in face of combination tharapy with beta-2-agonists and ipratropium(standard therapy of severe acute exacerbation of asthma) remains unclear. Aim:To evaluate the role of inhaled MgSo...
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PURPOSE:Background: FEV1/FEV6 ratio has been suggested as a surrogate for FEV1/FVC in screening for airway obstruction in populations at high risk for COPD. However unavailability of prediction equations for FEV1/FEV6 in many countries and in portable hand-held spirometers poses difficulties in its use as a screening tool.Aim: We sought to determin...
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Background: Fischl Index and Rodrigo Index are most widely used early Pre-dictive Indices of Hospitalisation in acute severe asthma. Yet their comparativeefficacy in predicting outcome remains unadressed. Method: A prospective Study involving patients in age group 18-60 years pre- senting to ED with acute severe asthma with FEV1 < 30% predicted. (p...
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Background: Severe exacerbations of asthma follows unpredictable course Early predictors and bed-side indices for indicating hospitalisation in asthma remain unaddressed. Aim: To examine the usefulness of the most common clinical and objective measures in the evaluation of severe acute asthma in the emergency department. Method: Prospective Study o...
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Background: Though intravenous(IV) Magnesium Sulphate(MgS04) has additive effect to beta- 2 agonists, its additive benefit in face of combination tharapy with beta-2-agonists and ipratropium( standard therapy of severe acute exacerbation of asthma) remains unadressed.Recent Meta-analyses emphasise need for such study Aim:To evaluate the role of IV...
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Background: Comparative efficacy of intravenous (IV) and inhaled form of Magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) as adjunct to standard therapy in severe exacerbations of asthma remains unaddressed. Aim: To compare the effects of IV and inhaled MgSO4 on pulmonary function, when used as an adjunct to standard therapy. Methods: A prospective, randomized, single-b...

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