Nirankar Singh Neki

Nirankar Singh Neki
Government Medical College Amritsar · Department of Medicine

MD(Med), FRCP, FRCPE, FRCPG, FRCPI,FACE(USA),FESC(Eur),FACP(USA), FICP(Ind), FFISC,FICN,FACN,FAMS, FISE, FGSI, FNCCP,FIAMS,FCCP(USA), FRSM, FACA(USA),FGSI,FFISC,FIMSA,FIACM,FCIP,FCCP(Tro-Pulmonology),FCCP(Tro-Card),FICA,FSASMS,,FRSA,FISHM,FAHA,FICC,F

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August 2012 - September 2012
Hôpital St-Boniface Hospital
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  • visiting Professor/scientist

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Publications (198)
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Background. Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are two interrelated and preventable disorders. However, they are responsible for significant global mortality from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Clinical studies have demonstrated that global longitudinal strain (GLS) using speckle tracking echocardiography (STE), can assess myocardial func...
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The underlying mechanism for clinical and biochemical manifestations of chronic heart failure (HF) may be due in part to neurohumoral adaptations, such as activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone and sympathetic nervous systems in the periphery and the brain. Internet search and discussion with colleagues are the methods for this study. Sinc...
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Erectile dysfunction is defined as insufficiency in initiating, achieving and maintaining of penile erection necessary for satisfactory sexual intercourse. Its prevalence increases as the age progresses, but it is underestimated in routine clinical practice. An attempt is made to review the literature showing erectile dysfunction as silent risk fac...
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Background:- Immunization significantly lowers the morbidity and mortality rates in children by protecting them from Vaccine Preventable Diseases. India has one of the lowest vaccination coverage rates in the world. NFHS-3 revealed that about 43.5% was only fully immunized in India as per National Immunization schedule1. The objectives of the study...
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p>Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic condition and a major public health problem. It is associated with many musculoskeletal manifestations which are usually under-recognized and poorly treated, as compared to other complications like neuropathy, nephropathy and retinopathy. These manifestations affect the joints, soft tissues and the bo...
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A 20-year-old male, known case of rheumatic heart disease since early childhood, presented in the medicine Emergency Room (ER) of Government Medical College and Guru Nanak Dev Hospital with complains of shortness of breath and fatigue since 3-4 hours. Cardiovascular examination revealed normal apical left ventricular (LV) impulse along with a promi...
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Background: Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have become a worldwide problem due food security and lack of physical activity. The rapid increase may be due to interaction of genes/memes and environment, having adverse effects on the epigenome. A new package of nutrient-rich functional foods (FFs) or a package of micronutrients (based on healthy food...
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Background: In developing countries like India, stroke is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality due to high prevalence of risk factors like hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, dyslipidemia, alcohol intake and smoking. Gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT) is an enzyme that plays an important role in synthesis and degradation of glut...
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Introduction: National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) recommends either Zidovudine or Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) as one of the reverse transcriptase inhibitors (RTIs) to be included in the first-line ART regimens-Zidovudine, Nevirapine and Lamivudine regimen (ZNL regimen); and Tenofovir, Lamivudine and Efavirenz regimen (TLE regimen). Te...
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p>Horner’s syndrome is caused by injury to the ipsilateral cervical sympathetic chain. The etiology is multifactorial with many traumatic, malignant and iatrogenic causes. Iatrogenic Horner’s syndrome following thyroidectomy is one such rare but well known entity. We report a case of 50 year old female who underwent right hemi-thyroidectomy for a s...
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The liver is the organ most subject to the development of abscesses. Only 50% of patients with liver abscesses, however, have hepatomegaly, right upper-quadrant tenderness, or jaundice. Thus one half of patients have no signs or symptoms to direct attention to the liver. We are presenting a unique case of liver abscess which presented with painless...
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p>Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an acquired acute autoimmune polyradiculoneuropathy. Progressive motor weakness and areflexia are essential for diagnosis. But in some cases hyperreflexia can be seen. Diagnosis of GBS was made based on history and clinical findings and was supported by cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) studies and nerve conduction study...
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We here are reporting a case report of 35 year old male with a solitary pelvic kidney. The finding of solitary pelvic kidney was encountered during work of the patient who was admitted with decreased urine output. A solitary pelvic kidney is a rare congenital abnormality of kidneys and it deserves to be reported to the medical literature.
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A young female presented in the surgery emergency of Government Medical College & Guru Nanak Dev Hospital with complains of pain in the left side of abdomen associated with nausea. Our internal medicine team was requested to comment upon the " abnormal ECG " encountered during her routine work up. The patient was experiencing pain in the left iliac...
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Clubbing of the fingers and toes has been recognized as a clinical manifestation of intra thoracic disease from the earliest times. Hippocrates particularly described the condition as occurring with advanced phthisis and empyema and emphasized the importance of the changes as diagnostic of purulent pleural effusion. Many subsequent authors have des...
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Black hairy tongue (BHT) also known as Lingua villosa nigra is an acquired, benign condition which is characterized by abnormally hypertrophied and elongated papilliform papillae on the dorsal surface of the tongue. Apart from black; it may also appear brown, yellow, green or blue. BHT typically causes aesthetic concerns to the patient. Gagging, na...
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Sturge Weber Syndrome or encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis is non hereditary, congenital and rare disorder of unknown etiology. It is characterised by vascular malformation with capillary venous angiomas involving face, eye and leptomeninges resulting in neurological and orbital manifestations. A case of 46 years old female presented with history of...
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span>Phenytoin is an anti epileptic drug. It is the cornerstone in the treatment of epilepsy disorders. It causes many adverse drug reactions. Neurological complications are commonly observed. Rarely it may cause idiosyncratic reactions in the form of agranulocytosis, hepatitis. Though rare it may pose a serious problem. The treatment is withdrawal...
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p> Adverse drug reactions(ADRs) are noxious and unintended occurring in doses routinly used for diagnosis, treatment, prophylaxis of disease or for modification of physiological functions. Skin is the most commonly involved organ followed by GIT system although ADRS may involve any system. Ofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic. It is considered as se...
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Hydatid disease is a parasitic infestation caused accidently in humans by Echinococcus granulosus,and it is prevalent in developing countries. It primarily involves major visceral organs like liver, lung and spleen. Primary involvement of omentum is extremely rare manifestation of the disease. We present a case of primary omental hydatid cyst in a...
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A middle aged woman presented to us in the outdoor of Govt. Medical College and Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, Amritsar to get treatment for hepatitis C infection. She was supposed to undergo elective surgery for cholelithiasis but was detected to be reactive for hepatitis C. During her work-up for the same, incidental detection of hepatic along with spl...
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Aluminium phosphide (AlP), commonly known as celphos is a household name in villages of Punjab. This cheap solid fumigant and a highly toxic pesticide is commonly used for grain preservation. The post " green revolution " era saw alarmingly increased mortality by consumption of celphos for suicidal intent. Till date, there is no specific antidote f...
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Aluminium phosphide (AlP), commonly known as celphos is a household name in villages of Punjab. This cheap solid fumigant and a highly toxic pesticide is commonly used for grain preservation. The post “green revolution” era saw alarmingly increased mortality by consumption of celphos for suicidal intent. Till date, there is no specific antidote for...
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A 67-year-old male, known case of coronary artery disease, non-compliant diabetic and hypertensive since 15-20 years presented in the Emergency Room (ER) of Government Medical College and Guru Nanak Dev Hospital in apprehensive state with complains of left sided chest pain and profuse sweating since 3-4 hours. He was in a state of shock with BP 60...
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Background: The incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) has been recognized more frequently in the young adults now as compared to the last decade. In addition these patients may differ from elderly patients in some aspects, like greater association with smoking, and higher prevalence among males. These pati...