July 2019
From the Desk of Group Editor in Chief
KK Aggarwal

The recent mortality among children in Bihar due to acute encephalopathy syndrome (AES) has generated speculations abound and raised many eyebrows. The illness has claimed more than 100 lives.


Arun Kishore


The threshold limit for reduced tax rate of 25% in case of domestic companies has been increased from Rs. 250 crores to Rs. 400 crores. Thus, a.... READ MORE


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Pathological Insights into Mitral Valve Intervention

Dr Renu Virmani, USA

Mitral valve is a compl.... READ MORE


Clinical Practice Guidelines 2019

Acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding: 10 Key Takeaways

This year, the British Society of Gastroenterology released clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis a.... READ MORE

Spiritual Update
KK Aggarwal

After returning from a free health check-up camp sometime back, I met a Professor of Cardiology from Lucknow and began to boast that I had seen 100 patients today free of charge. He said do not get excited. Charity is positive, but still not the a.... READ MORE

Lighter reading

Communication technician

A communication technician drafted by the army was at a firing range. At the range, he was given some instructions, a rifle and 50 rounds. He fired several shots at the target. The report came from.... READ MORE





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KK Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

In India, the Cabinet Secretariat functions directly under the Hon’ble Prime Minister. The Cabinet Secretariat is responsible for the administration of the Government of India (Transaction of Business) Rules, 196.... READ MORE

Expert's View
Nandini Mukherjee

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) including coronary heart disease (CHD) is the commonest cause of death in hypertensive patients. In elderly hypertensives, notably the diuretic-treated group in the Medical Research Council (MRC) elderly trial and in t.... READ MORE

Inspirational Story

Once upon a time, there lived a big mango tree. A little boy loved to come and play around it every day. He climbed to the tree top, ate the mangoes and took a nap under the shadow… He loved the tree and the tree loved to play with him.


Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal

Encephalitis Claims Lives of Children in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur

(Inputs from Dr Vipin M. Vashishtha) Recurrent, seasonal outbreaks of acute brain disease in children with high case-fatality rates have been occurring al.... READ MORE

Clinical Study
Rajender Singh Chauhan, Ashok Rathi, Jp Chugh, P Sharma, R Rajput, R Kumar


Ocular complications of diabetes mainly include diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataract and ocular surface disorders. Besides diabetic retinopathy, patients with diabetes are prone to develop corn.... READ MORE

Clinical Study
H Singh, Rekha Mathur, A Singhania, Kiran B


Introduction: In current practice, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients are being treated with combinations of different disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). This early aggressive approac.... READ MORE

Case Report
Subramaniam Vinayak Easweran, Sarvesh Nayak, Arpana Hegde


Postauricular mastoid fistula is a rare complication of chronic suppurative otitis media. It could also occur after ear surgery as a complication and at times as a complication of congenital cholesteatoma. Usual t.... READ MORE

Case Report
Pratik Vora, Sakshi Singh, Jemima Bhaskar, Manish Mehta, Ami Trivedi

The thalassemic syndromes are inherited disorders of globin synthesis and present as hemolytic anemia. The reduced supply of globin causes hypochromia and microcytosis. In beta-thalassemia, there is unbalanced accumulation of alpha-chain and reduc.... READ MORE

Case Report
Gopi Kishore M, Suhasini G, Prasad Pvgs, Sainadh Av


Bilateral single system ectopic ureter (BSSEU) is a rare entity in urology presenting typically in the pediatric age group with urinary incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) or ureteric obstruction.... READ MORE

Review Article
H Sudarshan Ballal

Professor of Clinical Medicine

St. Louis University School of Medicine, USA

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Review Article
Garima Kachhawa, Anju Singh

*Senior Resident

Dept. of Obstetrics and  Gynecology

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

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Dr Anju Singh

Senior Resident

Dept. of.... READ MORE

Original Research
KK Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

KK aggarwal*, IRA Gupta

*Group Editor-in-Chief, IJCP Group
Advocate and Legal Advisor, HCFI

Any city needs one basic ambulance for 50,000 people and one advanced a.... READ MORE

Original Study
Ruchika Garg, Prabhat Agrawal, Vishy Agrawal, Urvashi, Saroj Singh

*Associate Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professor, Dept. of Medicine

Senior Resident

#Professor and Head

Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Public Health

Outbreaks of an acute neurologic illness commonly described as AES (acute encephalitis syndrome) have been reported in Muzaffarpur, Bihar since 1995; there have been several subsequent outbreaks. In most outbreaks, it was found tha.... READ MORE

Hcfi Consensus Statement
KK Aggarwal, Amarinder Singh Malhi, Ankit Om, Girish Tyagi

Medicine has undergone tremendous advances, including in India. Nevertheless, there continues to be a wide gap in the availability of health care service in the country. Medial tourism is rapidly growing in India, but .... READ MORE

Hcfi Consensus Statement
KK Aggarwal, Anil Khaitan, Balbir Verma, Bejon Kumar Misra, BR Sikri

KK Aggarwal, Anil Khaitan, Balbir Verma, Bejon Kumar Misra, BR Sikri, Ganesh Mani, Girdhar J Gyani, Ira Gupta, KK Kalra,  Meenakshi Datta Ghosh, NV Kamat, PP Sharma, Prachi Garg, Rajiv Nath, Saurabh Aggarwal, Prafull Sheth READ MORE

Hcfi Consensus Statement
KK Aggarwal, Manju Mani, Chander Prakash, Ahmed Quraishi,

KK Aggarwal, Manju Mani, Chander Prakash, Ahmed Quraishi, AK Grover, Anil Goyal, Anita Kant, Ashwani Dalmiya, B Jena, CM Bhagat, Ganesh Mani, Girdhar J Gyani, Girish Tyagi, Gurpreet Singh, Ira Gupta, KK Kalra, Kamal Parwal, NK Bhatia,.... READ MORE


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Indian Journal of Clinical Practice is published by the IJCP Group. A multispecialty journal, it provides clinicians with evidence-based updated information about a diverse range of common medical topics, including those frequently encountered by .... READ MORE

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