Saleena Ummer

Saleena Ummer
Manipal Academy of Higher Education | MAHE · Department of Medical Laboratory Technology

PhD

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Background: In this study, we evaluate the predictors of treatment outcomes in drug resistant tuberculosis. Methods: An observational retrospective study was conducted by using the medical records of patients confirmed for TB at Kasturba Medical College from January 2015 to December 2018. Results: Four hundred and sixty-two TB patients were in...
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Background As India is fighting against the second wave of COVID-19, Healthcare professionals are the front-line warriors on that battlefield which puts them under psychological pressure, this systematic review aims to critically look into and amalgamate the evidence on impact of COVID-19 on psychological health of healthcare professionals in India...
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Background. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is one major microvascular complication of long-standing diabetes mellitus with a prevalence of 50–60%. DPN leads to decreased quality of life, increased morbidity, and mortality. C reactive protein (CRP) and adenosine deaminase (ADA) are independent inflammatory markers; the current study aims to ev...
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The electrocardiogram (ECG) is the primary diagnostic tool in cardiovascular diseases. Hence its interpretation is a core competency in medicine, where obvious deficiencies have been reported among learners. The aim of this study was to introduce the fundamentals of ECG knowledge and interpretation through early clinical exposure (ECE) based on a s...
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Background and aim Photobiomodulation is an emerging therapy for Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) of which the management is still a dilemma for clinicians. Elevated Neuron Specific Enolase (NSE) is associated with neuropathy. We aimed this study to assess the effect of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) on Serum Neuron Specific Enolase in Type II...
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In this study, we present a case of Grade IV diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) and its management with Vrana ropana chikitsa along with Ayurvedic precision medicines. A 72-year-old male patient having grade IV DFU was given the Vrana ropana chikitsa with precision medicines. The bacterial profile and antibiotic resistance, and wound characteristics were mo...
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Background: Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is an emerging treatment modality for management of neuropathic pain. It works by triggering biochemical changes with in cells. Objective: This systematic review focused on finding evidence on the effectiveness of LLLT on treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. Methods: We conducted a systematic review (...
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Background: Diabetic Peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is the most distressing complication of diabetic population leading to loss of sensation, pain, and amputation. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been used to manage nerve injuries as it holds the potential to induce a biostimulatory effect with no side effects. Hence we planned to study the bioche...
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Abstract: Background: Majority of the laboratory error occurs in the pre-analytical phase which affects the diagnostic accuracy. This study was done to examine the frequency of pre-analytical errors classify them and to identify quality indicators which will further help in minimizing the occurrence of errors. Methods: A two-month study was done to...
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Introduction: Time management skills are considered as very important for health science students as they are required to do multitasking, acquire not only discipline based knowledge and skills, but also engage in other academic activities and research as well. Aim: The present study explored and compared time management skills of first year underg...
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Introduction: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is the most prevalent and troublesome microvascular complication (50%) of Diabetes Mellitus (DM). The factors involved in the pathogenesis of diabetic neuropathy have not been understood completely. Studies have shown that neuronal dysfunction and inflammation play important roles in the developmen...
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Background: Nephrotoxic Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common condition associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Acute exposure to potentially nephrotoxic drugs requires early appraisal of the extent of renal injury to determine the need for specific interventions. Hence this study was designed to evaluate two urinary biomarkers for th...
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Cisplatin is a very effective chemotherapeutic, but the risk of nephrotoxicity frequently hinders the use of its higher dose. This study was designed as a prospective observational cohort study to evaluate the efficacy of urinary renal tubular enzyme α-Glutathione-s-transferase(α-GST) for predicting kidney injury in cisplatin treated cancer patient...
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Cervical cancer, a potentially preventable disease, remains the second most common malignancy in women worldwide. Despite the tremendous progress that has been achieved in the screening and management of cervical cancer, there is still a need for clinically relevant prognostic biomarkers to monitor the response of patients to various therapies and...

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