Paramdeep Singh

Paramdeep Singh
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bathinda

MD

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Introduction
Additional Professor, Doctor (Radiologist), Physician-Scientist, Advocate #SDG, Science Advocacy
Additional affiliations
May 2020 - May 2020
Indian National Young Academy of Science
Position
  • Member
Description
  • Science Advocacy and Science Communication
September 2012 - November 2012
University Medical Center Freiburg
Position
  • Fellow
May 2012 - present
Baba Farid University of Health Sciences
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
July 2007 - July 2010

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Publications (87)
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Background and purpose: To provide evidence whether mechanical thrombectomy with stent-retrievers in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke causes intimal damage. Methods: This study analyzed thrombi retrieved by mechanical thrombectomy from cerebral arteries in 48 consecutive patients with acute ischemic stroke for the presence of endothelial c...
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Background The global burden of lower respiratory infections (LRIs) and corresponding risk factors in children older than 5 years and adults has not been studied as comprehensively as it has been in children younger than 5 years. We assessed the burden and trends of LRIs and risk factors across all age groups by sex, for 204 countries and territori...
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Background: The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the individual and combined efficacy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) parameters, which include MRI perfusion, MRI diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) in the grading of gliomas as low grade versus high grade. The pre-operative imaging-based grading o...
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Background: Globally, transport and unintentional injuries persist as leading preventable causes of mortality and morbidity for adolescents. We sought to report comprehensive trends in injury-related mortality and morbidity for adolescents aged 10-24 years during the past three decades. Methods: Using the Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and...
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Background: The fetal cerebellum has been shown to be least affected by external pressures and molding during pregnancy and therefore might provide more accurate estimation of GA. Aims: To study the utility of transcerebellar diameter (TCD) measured by ultrasound for the detection of GA in normal and intrauterine growth-retarded (IUGR) fetuses....
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The scientific enterprise in India has grown dramatically in the past few decades, with research emerging as a viable and important career option for students of science. The country thus has a large population of young scientists in the early stages of establishing their independent research careers. While this demographic is arguably the most imp...
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Degenerative changes in lumbosacral spine or disc bulges impinging on the thecal sac are the usual causes of sciatica. However peripheral compression of sciatic nerve in pelvis or lower limb presenting as sciatica is an uncommon entity. The sciatic hernia is a rare type of hernia. Due to the deep location of this pathology, the clinical examination...
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Background Despite higher incidence of patellofemoral pain (PFP) and consequently morbidity, the understanding about PF factors leading to PF arthritis is way lacking. Material and Methods A prospective study of first 80 patients who were diagnosed with chondromalacia patella (CMP) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) divided into early and late CMP...
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There are pressing issues that are plaguing healthcare systems across the world (especially in the lower-middle-income countries), which comprise low-quality care, affordability, accessibility, poor infrastructure, violence against healthcare personnel, deficiency of physicians and healthcare staff. COVID-19 has put an immense physical and mental s...
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Case Report: Hirayama Disease (Indian College of Radiology and Imaging) Avaliable at: https://iria.org.in/icri-case-no-29/
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Background and aim: Atticoantral, alias unsafe type of CSOM affects the posterosuperior part of the middle ear cleft and is frequently coupled with complications and bony erosions. This study aimed to correlate the high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) temporal bone and intraoperative findings in the patients with the unsafe type of CSOM. Me...
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Background and aim: There is sparse data available on human subjects regarding the affect of excessive fluoride exposures on pregnancy. The aim of this study was to examine the association between elevated urinary fluoride levels during early pregnancy and maternal anemia and adverse fetal outcome. Patients and methods: We enrolled 600 pregnant...
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Background: Pediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) III score is one of the widely used scoring systems to quantify critical illness in the pediatric age group. This study was carried out to find the association of PRISM III score with the outcome (discharge/mortality) and also hospital stay in survivors and nonsurvivors. Setting: The study was cond...
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Purpose: To evaluate the role of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) in differentiating vertebral marrow pathologies. To determine the sensitivity, specificity, and threshold apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values that can aid in the differentiation of malignant from benign bone marrow lesions. Material and methods: This...
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Objectives: This study aimed to analyze the clinical and imaging findings as well as the outcomes of patients with Mullerian duct anomalies. Materials and Methods: A retrospective analysis of 41 patients with Mullerian development anomalies treated in a tertiary care center in the past 9 years was done. The presenting symptoms, radiological finding...
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Background: Hypertension in pregnancy has long been recognized as a risk factor for cerebrovascular, cardiac, and renal complications occurring during pregnancy and immediately postpartum. For evaluation of cerebrovascular disease, several imaging studies are available to evaluate the parenchyma, vessels, and extraparenchymal spaces, including co...
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Introduction: The diagnosis of coronary artery disease or acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is difficult in patients of chronic kidney disease (CKD). This study was planned to evaluate the role of cardiac biomarkers in diagnosis of ACS in such patients. To evaluate the role of biochemical cardiac markers in the diagnosis of ACS in patients with CKD and...
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Purpose: There have been many studies that have attempted to correlate radiographic acromial characteristics with rotator cuff tears, but the results have not been conclusive. Rotator cuff tears (RCT) are the common aetiology of shoulder pain. We assessed the association of rotator cuff tears with commonly used radiographic parameters of acromial...
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Background and Aims: Modern treatment of liver abscesses comprises combination of antibiotics and image-guided percutaneous needle aspiration (PNA) or percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD). However, there is debate regarding the choice of these interventions as the first line of management. Our aim was to compare the results of ultrasound-guided PCD...
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A diverse range of clinical and radiological findings can be seen in a patient with hemophilia. Bleeding in joints and soft tissues occur either spontaneously or with minor trauma. We present images and clinical findings of hemophilic arthropathy in an 18-year-old male who presented with limping, pain, and mild swelling in the left knee joint along...
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Trigeminal neuralgia is typified by recurrent attacks of unilateral facial pain that is often severe and starts with cutaneous stimulation. These paroxysms usually last for few seconds, and the etiology comprises compression of the trigeminal nerve by vessels and space-occupying lesions of the brain and involvement by inflammatory plaques. It is ra...
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Bronchial artery embolization (BAE) is an established minimally invasive approach for the treatment of massive or recurrent hemoptysis. There are several minor complications associated with the procedure. A rare complication of the procedure is spinal cord infarction due to embolization of anterior spinal artery. A 48-year-old male patient of old p...
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Intraventricular metastasis is a rare entity encountered in very few malignancies. Although the renal cell carcinoma is the most common primary causing this rare event, due to overall more incidences of lung carcinomas, the intraventricular metastasis by lung cancer is the most common cause. Our patient was a diagnosed case of non-small cell carcin...
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Purulent pericarditis resulting from community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is rare in immunocompetent adults. Here, we present the case of disseminated MRSA infection with origin in tibial osteomyelitis, resulting in bacteremia, purulent pericarditis with tamponade, and panophthalmitis in a previously healthy individ...
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Background Suprahyoid neck lesions are difficult to assess only by means of clinical inspection and therefore imaging techniques are required to precisely evaluate suprahyoid neck spaces. The aim of this study was to evaluate the distinctive role of computed tomography in the assessment of anatomical source and pathological type of masses involving...
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Objectives: To determine the dimensions heights and volumes of normal anterior pituitary gland using Magnetic resonance images (MRI) and to assess their variation with age and sex. Material and methods: This prospective study was done in a tertiary care teaching hospital in North India consisting of 100 subjects with no clinical evidence of Hypotha...
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Intracranial neurenteric cysts are uncommon congenital space-occupying lesions that may be misinterpreted for other more frequent nonneoplastic cysts and cystic tumors. We discuss the imaging findings of this lesion in a 16-year-old female who presented with chronic headaches.
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Background: It has been suggested that the pathophysiology of temporal lobe epilepsy may relate to abnormalities in various brain structures, including the amygdala. Patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) without MRI abnormalities (MTLE-NMRI) represent a challenge for diagnosis of the underlying abnormality and for presurgical evaluati...
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Disseminated hydatidosis is a rare disease and may involve any organ of the human body. In this case, an elderly female got infected by Echinococcus and presented with disseminated disease. A fistulous communication developed between one of the hydatid cysts present in the retrovesical region and the bladder, because of which the patient presented...
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Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is caused by insufficiency of arylsulfatase A resulting in impaired myelination. Diffusion magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features of this disease have been rarely reported. We report diffusion MR imaging of MLD in a 12-month-old male who presented with regression of milestones and progressive spasticity.
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Schwannomas (neurilemmomas) are benign encapsulated, slow growing peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Primary orbital schwannomas are uncommon, accounting for about 1–4% of orbital tumors. Characteristically, they arise from the first division of the trigeminal nerve. Oculomotor schwannomas are rare tumors with only one case reported till date. Here, w...
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Recurrence of pleomorphic adenoma after excision is a well-known phenomenon and can present years after surgical resection of the primary tumor. Recurrent lesions are frequently located in the parapharyngeal space whereas transcranial spread with intracranial invasion is exceptionally rare and has only been sparsely reported. A rare case of transcr...
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A male patient presented with horizontal diplopia and conjugate gaze palsy. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed acute infarct in right facial colliculus which is an anatomical elevation on the dorsal aspect of Pons. This elevation is due the 6th cranial nerve nucleus and the motor fibres of facial nerve which loop dorsal to this nucleus. Anat...
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Exposure to radiation during radiological investigations is of health concern, which referring physicians should rationalize. Hence, we assessed the clinician's awareness and concern of radiation exposure to patients, in relation to their referral practice. A prospective study was conducted involving specialists from Punjab (India), who were handed...
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Wilson disease is a metabolic disease resulting from defective copper metabolism leading to deposition of copper in liver, brain and eyes.
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Diabetes mellitus (DM), being a long-term condition, requires consistent blood glucose monitoring and adjustment of doses of the antidiabetic drugs and insulin. Telehealth is an emerging field that can have a positive impact on the management of this disease. The aim was to study the impact of the frequency of consultation and follow-up on telephon...
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Chronic dyspnea, chest pain, cough, and hemoptysis for more than 2 weeks often indicate a diagnosis of infective etiology of the respiratory tract in a tropical country. However, in a young reproductive female, these complaints with an episode of hemoptysis may rarely be the presenting symptomatology of pulmonary metastasis of choriocarcinoma. A yo...
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Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is a rare subtype of "small round blue cell tumors" typically arising from the peritoneum. An 18-year-old male patient presented with palpable nontender abdominal mass associated with dragging sensation. Imaging revealed a large heterogenous soft tissue mass in the pelvis and lower abdomen along with irre...
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There is a scarcity of published information on epidemiology of Hepatitis C infection in India particularly in Punjab. We conducted a retrospective study to assess the frequency distribution, including demographic and geographical data of patients with Hepatitis C in different regions of Punjab. We retrospectively collected the clinical, demographi...
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The objectives of this study were to study the total and differential effect of Rimonabant on weight parameters, lipid profile, glycemic profile, and blood pressure and to evaluate its safety profile in obese population of Punjab. Materials and Methods: This was a randomized open controlled study, carried out on 100 subjects that included Punjab...
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Aims. To acquire normative data of hippocampal volumes and T2 relaxation times, to evaluate and compare qualitative and quantitative assessments in evaluating hippocampi in patients with different durations of intractable epilepsy, and to propose an imaging protocol based on performance of these techniques. Methods. MRI analysis was done in 50 none...
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We present a case of a 28-year-old male who presented with acute abdomen and was later diagnosed to be having ruptured intra-abdominal seminoma with hemoperitoneum, where the pre-operative diagnosis was not made. Laprotomy and complete excision were carried out. Rupture of intra-abdominal testicular seminoma is a rare cause of acute abdomen and hem...
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Early recanalization of the occluded artery leads to better clinical outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) through protection of the time-sensitive penumbra. Intravenous administration of pharmacologic thrombolytic agents has been a standard treatment for AIS. To get better rates of recanalization, enhance the time window, and dimin...
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Recent histological studies of thrombi retrieved from patients with an acute ischemic stroke using the endovascular thrombectomy devices and correlation with early vessel computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics have given relevant insights into the pathophysiology of thrombotic lesions and may facilitate the de...
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Aims: To acquire normative data of hippocampal volumes and T2 relaxation times, to evaluate and compare qualitative and quantitative assessments in evaluating hippocampi in patients with different durations of intractable epilepsy, and to propose an imaging protocol based on performance of these techniques. Methods: MRI analysis was done in 50 n...
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Pantothenate kinase-2-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN) is a rare autosomal recessive pediatric neurodegenerative disorder characterized by rigidity, dystonia, impaired postural reflexes, and progressive dementia. On T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging images, marked low signal intensity is seen in the globus pallidus. This low signal intensit...
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Acute cerebellitis is an inflammatory syndrome occurring most commonly in young children. It is caused by a variety of insults and is usually bilateral. Pseudotumoral hemicerebellitis is an exceptionally rare unilateral presentation of acute cerebellitis mimicking a tumor. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reveals a diffusely swollen cerebellar hemi...
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Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) is an uncommon entity that most commonly involves nasopharynx and upper repository tract. Involvement of GIT occurs in approximate 10% of cases. According to WHO plasma cell tumors have been classified into two main groups: Multiple myeloma and plasmacytoma. Plasmacytoma includes solitary plasmacytoma of bone and s...
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