Research & Publications

  • Postgraduate Thesis (MD Medicine): Role of Latex Agglutination Test in Pyogenic Meningitis in India. Guides: Dr. Vatsal M Kothari and Dr. Dilip Karnad. Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai. 2009.
  • DNB Gastroenterology Thesis: Role of Portal Pressure Measurement by Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient (HVPG) in Predicting Complication of Cirrhosis and  Usefulness of Beta Blocker (Carvedilol). Guides: Dr. Anil Arora, Dr. Ashish Kumar and Dr. Praveen Sharma. Dissertation submitted to National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. 2013.
  • Article
    An unusual cause of lower GI bleeding in a young woman: metastatic gestationalchoriocarcinoma. Arora A, Thawrani A, Kirnake V, Bansal N, Sachdeva M, Varma V, Nundy S, Ghuman SS, Buxi TB, Siraz F, Bhalla S, Kumar A. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Jan; 77 (1):152-4.
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    Spleen stiffness in patients with cirrhosis in predicting esophageal varices. Sharma P, Kirnake V, Tyagi P, Bansal N, Singla V, Kumar A, Arora A. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Apr 30: 10.1038/119.
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    Unusual cause of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a pancreatic arteriovenous malformation. Arora A, Tyagi P, Kirnake V, Singla V, Sharma P, Bansal N, Ghuman SS, Jain D, Kumar A. JOP. 2013 May 10; 14(3):292-5.doi: 10.6092/1590-8577/1404.
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    Ischiorectal abscess presenting as paralytic ileus. Arora A, Tyagi P, Kapoor S, Kirnake V, Ghuman SS, Sachdeva M, Sharma P, Kotecha HL, Kumar A. Trop Gastroenterology. 2013 Oct-Dec; 34(4):267-8.
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    Adrenal insufficiency predicts early mortality in cirrhotics. Romesh Chawlani, Anil Arora, Piyush Ranjan, Praveen Sharma, Vijendra Kirnake, Jay Toshniwal and Ashish Kumar. United European Gastroenterology & Hepatology Journal. 26 Sep 2014.
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    Idiopathic acute pancreatitis: Role of EUS with reference to biliary and pancreatic ascariasis. Sharma M, Shoukat A, Kirnake V, Bennett A. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Sep;110(9):1367-9. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2015.222.
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    Dysphagia due to tubercular mediastinal lymphadenitis diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration. Malay Sharma, Adnan Rafiq, Vijendra KirnakeEndosc Ultrasound. 2015 Oct-Dec; 4(4):348-350.
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    Hemodynamic response to Carvedilol is maintained for long periods and leads to better clinical outcome in Cirrhosis: A Prospective study. Vijendra Kirnake, Anil Arora, Praveen Sharma, Asish Kumar. J Clin Exp Hepatol. 2016 Jan 23; 6 (3), 175-185.
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    Imaging of pancreas divisum by linear-array endoscopic ultrasonography. Malay Sharma, Amit Pathak, Chittapuram Srinivasan Rameshbabu, Praveer Rai, Vijendra Kirnake, Abid Shoukat. Endosc Ultrasound. 2016 Jan-Feb; 5(1): 21-29.
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    Dual (mixed and bland) thrombus in Inferior Vena Cava: A rare presentation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Arora A, Tyagi P, Singla V, Sharma P, Bansal N, Kumar A, Kirnake V, Kishan Rawat. Euroasian Journal Hepato-Gastroenterology. 2013: 3(1);81-82.
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    Does acute hemodynamic response to Carvedilol in Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient predict morbidity and mortality in cirrhosis? Prospective Study. V Kirnake, A Arora, A Kumar, P Sharma. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology. Volume 4, Supplement 2, March 2014.
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    Anemia profile in patients of Chronic Liver Disease from North Indian tertiary hospital. A Rauf, V Gupta, R Bansal, V Shah, N Mohammad, A Matin, M Goyel, V Kirnake, V Singla, P Sharma, N Bansal, P Tyagi, A Kumar, A Arora. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology. Mar 2014; Volume 4, Supplement 2, pp. S41-42.
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    Does acute hemodynamic response to Carvedilol in Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient predict morbidity and mortality in cirrhosis? Prospective Study. V Kirnake, A Arora, A Kumar, P Sharma. Journal of Hepatology. 2014; Volume 60, Supplement 1, pp. S1-S598.
  • Presentation
    Oral Presentation: Acute Hemodynamic Response of Carvedilol in Portal Pressure Reduction: A Prospective Study. Seoul International Digestive Disease Symposium (SIDDS). South Korea, 2012.
  • Presentation
    Oral Presentation: Adrenal Insufficiency Predicts Early Mortality in Cirrhotics. ISG, Jaipur. 2012. [Young Investigator Award]
  • Presentation
    Oral Presentation: Does acute hemodynamic response to carvedilol in hepatic venous pressure gradient predict morbidity and mortality in cirrhosis? – Prospective Study. EASL, London. Apr 2014. [Awarded Young Scientist Research Bursary Grant from EASL London and International Travel Grant from ICMR]
  • Poster
    Presidential Poster Presentation: Acute Hemodynamic Response of Carvedilol in Portal Pressure Reduction: A Prospective Study. Indian Society of Gastroenterology Conference. Jaipur, 2012.
  • Poster
    Poster Presentation: Acute Hemodynamic Response of Carvedilol in Portal Pressure Reduction: A Prospective Study. Asian Pacific Digestive Week, 2012.
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    Poster Presentation: Does acute hemodynamic response to carvedilol in hepatic venous pressure gradient predict morbidity and mortality in cirrhosis? - A prospective study. Accepted at APASL, Brisbane. Mar 2014. [Travel grant from Liver Care Foundation India]
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    Poster Presentation: Does acute hemodynamic response to carvedilol in hepatic venous pressure gradient predict morbidity and mortality in cirrhosis? - Prospective study. INASL 2014.
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    Poster Presentation: Non-invasive APRI (AST/Platelet Ratio) Score in Cirrhosis replace Invasive Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient (HVPG)? APDW 2015, Taiwan. [Travel Grant from Indian Society of Gastroenterology & APDW Committee]