Sowndarya KollampareKasturba Medical College Mangalore Manipal Academy of Higher Education
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Introduction and Aim: Homocysteine (Hcy) is considered as an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). Hyperhomocysteinemia (HHcy) may be caused due to the deficiency of vitamin B12, folic acid (FA), and pyridoxine (B6) or due to genetic polymorphism in methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR). A pilot study was undertaken to in...
Introduction and Aim: Beta Thalassemia trait (BTT) is the most prevalent heterozygous hemoglobinopathy in Asian population. The current study aims to evaluate plasma antioxidant metalloproteins like SOD, ceruloplasmin, ferritin and correlate them with the trace elements in patients with BTT. Materials and Methods: The subjects included in the study...
Introduction and Aim: The maintenance of fluid balance in the intracellular and extracellular compartmentsis by two major electrolytes, namelysodium and chloride. An increase in sodium is associated with an increase in chloride level and vice versa. The normal reference ranges of sodium and chloride in blood differ by 40mmol/L.On this basis, chlori...
Vitamin B12 is a vital micronutrient involved in the hemopoetic, neurologic and cardio-metabolic function. Various factors are responsible for B12 deficiency, which can lead to anemia and irreversible neurological manifestations. The proportion of deficiency is not well known and hence studied in the hospital setup. The associated factors of B12 de...