Radha Krishan Dhiman

Dr. Radha Krishan Dhiman is presently serving as Additional Professor in the Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. Dr. Dhiman graduated (MBBS) from the King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India and received his doctorate in gastroenterology (DM) from the Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical sciences, Lucknow, India. He is a Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology (FACG) and National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS).

Dr. Dhiman is the author of more than 150 publications, including original papers, reviews, book chapters and a monograph. His main research work has been in the areas of hepatic encephalopathy, portal hypertension, viral hepatitis and biliary diseases. He is an Associate Editor of the Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. He is Editor-in-Chief of ‘Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology’ which will be launched in early 2011.

Dr. Dhiman is the recipient of International Awards and honours including ‘Young Clinician Award’ from World Congress of Gastroenterology at Los Angles in 1994, from Japanese Society of Gastroenterology at Yokohama in 1996, and from Asian Pacific Congress of Gastroenterology at Hong Kong in 2000. Dr Dhiman received several National Awards including prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy Award from Honourable President of India in 2006, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) awards [Dr. D.V. Datta Memorial Oration Award in 1996, Shakuntala Amir Chand Prize from ICMR in 1998 and Amrut Modi Unichem Award in 2004], Hoechst Om Prakash Memorial Award from Indian Society of Gastroenterology in 1997, Olympus Mitra Endoscopy Award" by Indian Society of Gastroenterology in 2003, Apollo Award of Merit” in 2006 by Apollo Hospitals, etc.

He is an active member of several International and National medical organizations, including Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology (FACG), American Association for the Study of the Liver Diseases (AASLD), National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), Indian Association for study of the liver (INASL), Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI), Indian Medical Association (IMA), International Society on Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN), etc.

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Radha Krishan Dhiman


Additional Professor,* Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh (PGIMER), India since 2003.

Professional Qualification
Institute and Location Degree(s) Years of study Field of study
King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India M.B., B.S. and M.D. 1978-1988 Undergraduate education (M.B., B.S.) & Post-graduation in Internal Medicine (M.D.)
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education, Lucknow, India D.M. (Specialist training) 1989-1991 Gastroenterology
National Academy of Medical Sciences, India FAMS 2010 Medical sciences
American College of Gastroenterology, USA FACG 2001 Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Radha Krishan Dhiman

 

Professional and Research Experience
Position Year Job
Additional Professor, Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India 2003 to-date Running the Liver Clinic on 2 days/ week; teaching MD students and students specializing in Gastroenterology and Hepatology; running the liver ICU at the Department; Member of the team for liver transplantation; Carrying out independent research projects related to hepatic encephalopathy including minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) and acute liver failure (ALF), portal hypertension including non-cirrhotic portal hypertension, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, etc.
Associate Professor, Department of Hepatology, (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India 1998-2003 Running the Liver Clinic; teaching MD students and students specializing in Gastroenterology; Observer in Liver Transplant Unit at Liver Unit at Miami University, Miami. Carrying out independent research projects as described above, etc.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hepatology, (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India 1993-1998 Running the Liver Clinic, teaching MD students and students specializing in Gastroenterology; Carrying out independent research projects related to hepatic encephalopathy including MHE and ALF, pregnancy and portal hypertension, extrahepatic portal venous obstruction, Budd-Chiari syndrome, gallbladder motility and bile, etc.
Senior Fellow 1989-1992 Trained in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures that include upper and lower GI endoscopies, ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound; carried out independent projects related to gastroesophageal reflux disease (pioneered in setting up first pH and manometry lab in India), hepatic encephalopathy and portal hypertension.

Membership of Societies

Fellow:

1. American College of Gastroenterology (FACG).

2. National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS).

Member:

  1. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
  2. European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) till 1999
  3. National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  4. Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
  5. Indian Association for study of the liver (INASL)
  6. Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI).

Office Bearer:

  1. Executive Member, International Society on Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN) for the period 2010-2012
  2. Member of Advisory Board, International Society on Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN) for the period 2006-2008
  3. Secretary, Indian Association for Study of the liver (INASL) from 2000-2001
  4. Executive Member, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) from 2000-2003
  5. Executive member, Indian Association for Study of the liver (INASL).

Journal Assignment

Editor-in-Chief : Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology [Official Journal of Indian association for the study of liver (INASL) – to be started shortly]

Associate Editor : Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

Member of Editorial Advisory Board : The Open Obesity Journal (TOOBESJ) published by Bentham Open

Editorial board Member : Gastroenterology Today, World Journal of Gastroenterology; World Journal of Hepatology

National Committee Member

Task force on Hepatic Encephalopathy and hepatitis C virus

Reviewer for Journals

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive and Liver Disease, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Obesity Research, Liver International, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, European Journal of Pediatrics, BMC Gastroenterology, Indian Journal of Nephrology

Organization of Meetings

  1. Single theme conference on “Intensive care in liver diseases” in 2005 and Current Perspectives in Liver Diseases in 2009
  2. “Consensus Development Meeting on Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy” on 7th March 2007 at Air Force Auditorium, New Delhi under the auspices of Indian National Association for Study of Liver
  3. Single theme conference on “Infections in liver diseases” in 2007 and Current Perspectives in Liver Diseases in 2007
  4. Single theme conference on “Intensive care in liver diseases” in 2005 and Current Perspectives in Liver Diseases in 2005
  5. Single theme conference on “Fatty Liver Disease” in 2003 and Current Perspectives in Liver Diseases in 2003
  6. Single theme conference on “Hepatic encephalopathy” (proceedings published in Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2003;22(Suppl 2): S1-S80) and Current Perspectives in Liver Diseases in 2000
  7. Single theme conference on Noncirrhotic portal fibrosis in 1995
  8. Annual conference of Indian Association of Study of Liver Diseases (INASL) in 1994 and Single theme conference on Budd-Chiari syndrome in 1994

Radha Krishan Dhiman - Awards and Honors

Distinction and Recognition at International Level

  1. "Young Investigators' Award” by 11th Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology and 8th Asian Pacific Society of Digestive Endoscopy in March 2000.
  2. "Young Investigators' Award” by Japanese Society of Gastroenterology. in September 1996.
  3. "Young Clinician Award" by World Congress of Gastroenterolo¬gy, received at World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) at Los Angeles, USA, in October 1994.
  4. Executive Member , International Society on Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN) - since 2008
  5. Member, Advisory Board, International Society on Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN) - 2006-2008
  6. “International Travel fellowship” for attending “Asian Pacific Digestive Week” held at Cebu, Philippines in Nov 2006.
  7. Invited faculty; Judge for Scientific Presentation at the “4th Single Topic Conference on HCC” sponsored by Japan Society of Hepatology (JSH) held at Awaji, Hyogo, Japan in 2005
  8. Member of Learned Bodies:
    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD).

Distinction and Recognition at National Level

  1. Dr BC Roy National Award - Received from Honorable President of India Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil on July 2, 2008. The award was given for outstanding contribution in the field of portal hypertension and hepatic encephalopathy. His pioneer work in portal hypertensive biliopathy and minimal hepatic encephalopathy is noteworthy and is internationally recognized.
    Click to enlarge Receiving Prestigious Dr BC Roy National Award - Received from Honorable President of India Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil
  2. Establishing DM (Doctorate in Hepatology) Program: Involved for starting DM in Hepatology at the Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh. Involved in making Curriculum for the same. First 3 batched have been enrolled for DM course in July 2008, January 2009 and July 2009 sessions.
  3. Establishing Liver Intensive Care Unit at PGIMER Involved in establishing Liver ICU dedicated to the patients with liver diseases.
  4. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Awards (In chronological order) ICMR is the highest medical body in the country, which facilitates research in various medical fields.
    1. Amrut Mody Unichem Prize - Gastroenterology for the year 2004 was given for outstanding contribution in the field of “Portal Hypertension”.
    2. Shakuntala Amir Chand Award: The award was given for the year 1996. Such four prizes are awarded annually to the best-published research work in any subject in the field of biomedical science including clinical research in India. The term 'Clinical Research' covers research into the mechanism and causation of disease and its prevention and cure, and includes work on patients in hospitals, field studies in epidemiology and social medicine, and observations in general practice. The award was given for “Prognostic evaluation of early indicators in fulminant hepatic failure by multivariate analysis.
    3. Dr DV Datta Memorial Oration Award: The award was given for the year 1996.The criteria for the award include significance and value of addition to existing knowledge contributed by a worker in this speciality, with special reference to application of findings to clinical hepatology. The award was given for “the role of endosonography in portal hypertension.
  5. Other National Awards (In chronological order)
    1. ISG-SR Naik Memorial Award” for the year 2007 for the best published work in the field of diseases of the Digestive Tract and Liver
    2. Apollo Award of Merit” in 2006 by Apollo Hospitals for significant contribution in the field of Medical Sciences.
    3. Sisco-Penex Oration” by “Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI)” for outstanding contribution in the field of Endoscopy for the year 2005; Delivered “Oration” on “Portal hypertensive biliopathy” on 14th Nov 2005.
    4. Olympus Mitra Endoscopy Award” by Indian Society of Gastroenterology for the year 2003 for contribution in the field of Endoscopy.
    5. Hoechest Om Prakash Memorial Award” for outstanding contribution in Gastroenterology as Young Scientist by Indian Society of Gastroenterology in 1997.
    6. "Searle Best Paper Award" was given for the best paper of the year at the Annual Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Cuttack 1995.
  6. National Committee Member:
    1. Task force on Hepatic Encephalopathy

Radha Krishan Dhiman - Publications

A. Hepatic Encephalopathy

  1. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Sharma BC, Sarin SK, Chawla YK, Butterworth R, et al. Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy: Consensus Statement of a Working Party of the Indian National Association for Study of Liver. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2010; 25:1029–1041 http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/123316196/abstract
  2. Gupta A, Dhiman RK, Kumari S, Rana S, Agarwal R, Duseja A, Chawla YK. Role of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and delayed gastrointestinal transit time in cirrhotic patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Journal of Hepatology 2010 (In Press). (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/)
    1. Dhiman RK, Kurmi R, Thumburu KK, Venkataramarao SH, Agarwal R, Duseja A, Chawla
    2. Y. Diagnosis and prognostic significance of minimal hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis of liver. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2010 May 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20508990. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20508990 )
  3. Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2009;28:5-16. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19529896 )
  4. Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: time to recognise and treat. Troicalp Gastroenterology 2008;29:6-12. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18564660 )
  5. Prasad S, Dhiman RK, Duseja A, Chawla YK, Sharma A, Agarwal R. Lactulose improves cognitive functions and health-related quality of life in patients with cirrhosis who have minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Hepatology 2007;45:549-59. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17326150 )

Associated Editorial:

Qadri AM, Ogunwale BO, Mullen KD. Can we ignore minimal hepatic encephalopathy any longer? Hepatology 2007;45:547-8. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17326151 )

Comment in:

Hepatology. 2007 Sep;46(3):949-50; author reply 951.

(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17879365 )

Hepatology. 2007 Sep;46(3):950; author reply 951.

(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17879357)

7. Dhiman RK, Jain S, Maheshwari U, Bhalla A, Sharma N, Ahluwalia J, Duseja A, Chawla YK. Early indicators of prognosis in fulminant hepatic failure: An assessment of the model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) and King’s College hospital criteria. Liver Transplantation 2007;13:814-21. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17370333)

Associated Editorial:

O'Grady JG. Prognostication in acute liver failure: a tool or an anchor? Liver Transplantation 2007;13:786-7. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17538997)

  1. Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: should we start treating it? Gastroenterology 2004;127:1855-7 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15578528 )
  2. Das A, Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Naik SR. Prevalence and natural history of subclinical hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhosis. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2001; 16:531-5 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11350549 )
  3. Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Jain S. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and bacteremia in fulminant hepatic failure. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2000; 95:2126-8. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10638590 )
  4. Dhiman RK, Sawhney IMS, Chawla Y., Das G, Ram S, Dilawari JB. Efficacy of lactulose in cirrhotic patients with subclinical hepatic encephalopathy. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2000; 45:1549-52. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11007104 )
  5. Dhiman RK, Makharia G, Jain S, Chawla YK. Ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in fulminant hepatic failure. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2000; 95: 233-8. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10638590 )
  6. Dhiman RK, Seth AK, Jain S, Chawla YK, Dilawari JB. Prognostic evaluation of early indicators in fulminant hepatic failure by multivariate analysis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 1998; 43: 1311-1316. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9635624 )
  7. Poddar U, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK, Vaiphei K, Vasishta RK, Dilawari JB. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in fulminant hepatic failure. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1998; 13: 109-111. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9737581 )
  8. Sawhney IMS, Verma RK, Dhiman RK, Chopra JS, Sharma A, Chawla YK, Dilawari JB. Visual and auditory evoked responses in acute severe hepatitis. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1997; 12: 554-559. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9257251 )
  9. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Verma M, Naik SR. Figure connection test: A modified number connection test for the objective assessment of mental state in illiterates. Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 1995; 10: 14-23. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7620102 )
  10. Gupta RK, Saraswat VA, Dhiman RK, Poptani H, Gujral RB, Naik SR. Serial proton MR spectroscopy and imaging changes in patients recovering from fulminant hepatic failure. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1993; 88: 670-74. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8480729 )
  11. Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Scientific advances in hepatic encephalopathy. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2003;22 (Suppl. 2): S 1-2.
  12. Kharbanda PS, Saraswat VA, Dhiman RK. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: Diagnosis by neuropsychological and neurophysiologic methods. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2003;22 (Suppl. 2): S 37-41. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15025253 )
  13. Duseja A, Sachdev A, Dhiman RK, Y Chawla. Helicobactor pylori and hepatic encephalopathy. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2003;22 (Suppl. 2): S 31-2. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15025251 )
  14. Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Saraswat V, Chawla Y. Natural history of subclinical hepatic encephalopathy, its impact and treatment on daily function. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2003;22 (Suppl. 2): S 42-4. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15025254 )
  15. Venkatesh SK, Saha M, Dhiman RK, Gupta RK. Hepatic encephalopathy: Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2003;22 (Suppl.): S 45-9. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15025255 )

Monograph/Supplements:

23. Hepatic Encephalopathy. Proceedings of Current Perspective in Liver Disease 2000. Guest Editors RK Dhiman, Y Chawla. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2003; 22, Supplement 2.

Chapters in Books:

  1. Dhiman RK. Hepatic Encephalopathy. In: Liver; Ed M Mahtab, Rahman S.2009. pp 348-56.
  2. Dhiman RK, Solanki K. Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy: Seen and Unseen. In: Medicine Update Vol 17; Ed YP Munjal.2007.
  3. Dhiman RK, Naik SR. Acute hepatic encephalopathy: Newer therapeutic approach. In: Medicine Update Vol 2; Ed S Mukherjee.1992; pp 163-70.
  4. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA. Overt and subclinical hepatic encephalopathy: An overview of

diagnosis and management. In Medicine Update 1991; Ed Govil M; 272-9.

B. Portal Hypertension (In chronological order)

1. Induced hypotension in management of acute hemobilia during therapeutic ERCP in patient with portal hypertensive biliopathy. Sharma M, Babu CSR, Dhiman RK, Chawla

Y. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2010; In press.

  1. Taneja S, Kalra N, Duseja A, Dhiman RK. Noncirrhotic portal fibrosis and abdominal varices. Liver International. 2010;30:715-7. ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19669336 )
  2. Taneja S, Kalra N, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. An abnormal portal vein. Liver International. 2009 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print] ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19968783 )
    1. Chawla Y, Duseja A, Dhiman RK. Review article: the modern management of portal vein thrombosis. Alimentary Pharmacology Therapeutics. 2009;30:881-94. Epub 2009 Aug
    2. 12. Review. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19678814 )
  3. Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. Intrahepatic portal venopathy and related disorders of the liver. Seminar in Liver Diseases. 2008;28:270-81. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18814080 )
  4. Sarin SK, Kumar A, Angus PW, Baijal SS, Chawla YK, Dhiman RK, Janaka de Silva H, Hamid S, Hirota S, Hou MC, Jafri W, Khan M, Lesmana LA, Lui HF, Malhotra V, Maruyama H, Mazumder DG, Omata M, Poddar U, Puri AS, Sharma P, Qureshi H, Raza RM, Sahni P, Sakhuja P, Salih M, Santra A, Sharma BC, Shah HA, Shiha G, Sollano J; APASL Working Party on Portal Hypertension. Primary prophylaxis of gastroesophageal variceal bleeding: consensus recommendations of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver. Hepatology International. 2008;2:429-39. Epub 2008 Sep 5 ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19669318 )
  5. Das K, Singh P, Chawla Y, Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Suri S. Magnetic resonance imaging of brain in patients with cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic portal hypertension. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2008;53:2793-8. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18688722 )
  6. Dhiman RK, Behera A, Chawla YK, Dilawari JB, Suri S. Portal hypertensive biliopathy. Gut. 2007;56:1001-8. Epub 2006 Dec 14. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17170017 )
  7. Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. A new technique of combined endoscopic sclerotherapy and ligation (ESL) for esophageal varices. World Journal of Gastroenterology 2003; 9:1090-3. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12717863 )
  8. Behera A, Menakuru SR, Thingnam S, Kaman L, Bhasin DK, Kochher R, Dhiman RK, Singh K. Treatment of Budd-Chiari syndrome with inferior vena caval occlusion by mesoatrial shunt. European Journal of Surgery 2002;168:355-9. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12428874 )
11. Dhiman RK, Taneja S, Chawla Y, Biswas R, Sharma TR. Endoscopic
sclerotherapy of gastric variceal bleeding with n-butyl 2-c yanoacrylate. Journal of
Clinical Gastroenterology 2002;35:222-7.
(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12192197 )

12. Dhiman RK, Chawla YK, Vashista RK, Kakkar N, Dilawari JB, Puri P, Trehan MS, Suri

S. Noncirrhotic portal fibrosis (NCPF). A study of 151 cases and review of literature. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2002; 17: 6-16. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11895549 )

Associated Editorial

Okuda K. Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension: Why is it so common in India? Journal of Gastroenterology Hepatology 2002; 17:1-5. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

  1. Satapathy SK, Narayan S, Varma N, Dhiman RK, Varma S, Chawla Y. Hyposplenism in alcoholic cirrhosis, facts or artifacts? A comparative analysis with non-alcoholic cirrhosis and extrahepatic portal venous obstruction. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2001; 16:1038-43. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11595070 )
  2. Gupta S, Vijya, Gupta SK, Dhiman RK, Varma J, Chawla Y. Hepatopulmonary syndrome in cirrhosis and extrohepatic portal venous obstruction (EHPVO). American Journal of Gastroenterology 2001;96: 3395-9 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11774955 )
  3. Sreedharan A, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK, Jain S, Suri S. Portal hemodynamics in fulminant hepatic failure as assessed by duplex Doppler Ultrasonography. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2001; 46(3):504-508. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11318523 )
    1. Bhattacharaya A, Mittal BR, Biswas T, Dhiman RK, Singh B, Jindal SK, Chawla
    2. Y. Radioisotope scientigraphy in the diagnosis of hepatic hydrothorax. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2001; 16(3): 317-321. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11339424 )
  4. Gupta D, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK, Suri S, Dilawari JB. Clinical significance of patent paraumbilical vein in patients with liver cirrhosis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2000; 45:1861-1864. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11052332 )
  5. Aggarwal N, Sawhney H, Vasistha K, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension in pregnancy. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 2001;72:1-7. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11146070 )
  6. Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Is the technique of endoscopic sclerotherapy and ligation (ESL) optimum? Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000; 51:639-640. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10805868 )
  7. Dhiman RK, Biswas R, Aggarwal N, Sawhney H, Chawla Y. Management of variceal bleeding in pregnancy with endoscopic variceal ligation and n-butyl 2cyanoacrylate: Report of three cases. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000;51:91-93. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10625810 )
  8. Dhiman RK, Puri P, Chawla YK, Minz M, Bapuraj, Gupta S, Nagi B, Suri S. Mechanisms of biliary changes in extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: Compression by collaterals or ischemic. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1999; 50:646-52. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10536320 )
  9. Aggarwal N, Sawhney H, Suri V, Vasistha K, Dhiman RK. Pregnancy and cirrhosis of liver. Australian New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1999; 39: 503-6. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10687776 )
  10. Chawla Y, Kumar S, Dhiman RK, Suri S, Dilawari JB. Duplex Doppler sonography in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1999;14: 904-7. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10535473 )
    1. Grewal G, Das R, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. Budd-Chiari syndrome associated with homozygous factor V Leiden mutation. British Journal of Hematology 1999; 150:
    2. 842. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10354159 )
    1. Dhiman RK, Choudhuri G, saraswat VA, Sharma BC, Naik SR. Endosonographic, endoscopic and histologic evaluation of alterations in the rectal venous system in patients with portal hypertension. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1999; 49: 218
    2. 27. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9925702 )
  11. Chawla YK, Santa N, Dhiman RK, Dilawari JB. Portal haemodynamics by duplex Doppler sonography in different grades of cirrhosis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 1998;43: 354-7 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9512130 )
  12. Saagarad SV, Chawla YK, Dhiman RK. Portal hemodynamics in patients with liver cirrhosis and tense ascites. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 1998; 43: 2470-3. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9824136 )
  13. Das R, Grewal G, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. Prevalence of the factor V Leiden mutation in portal and hepatic vein thrombosis. Gut 1998; 43: 147. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9771422 )
  14. Chawla YK, Dilawari JB, Dhiman RK, Goenka MK, Kaur U, Kochhar R, Bhasin DK, Singh K. Sclerotherapy in non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 1997: 42: 1449-53. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9246045 )
  15. Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. Large splenorenal shunt in portal venous obstruction. Journal of Hepatology 1997: 27: 216. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9252099 )
  16. Dhiman RK, Choudhuri G, Saraswat VA, Agarwal DK, Naik SR. Role of paraoesophageal collaterals and perforating veins on the outcome of endoscopic sclerotherapy for oesophageal varices. Gut 1996; 38: 759-64. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8707125 )
32. Sharma BC, Saraswat VA, Dhiman RK, Ghoshal UC, Puri AS, Sikora SS.
Unusual tumors causing extrahepatic portal venous obstruction.
Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery 1996; 9: 165-167.
(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8725458 )
  1. Yacha SK, Dhiman RK, Gupta R, Ghoshal UC. Endosonographic evaluation of rectum in children with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction. Journal of Paediatrics Gastroenterology and Nutrition 1996; 23: 438-441. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8956183 )
  2. Choudhuri G, Dhiman RK, Agarwal DK. Endosonographic evaluation of the venous anatomy around the gastro-esophageal function in patients with portal hypertension. Hepato-Gastroenterology 1996; 43: 1250-5. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8908559 )
  3. Dhiman RK, Choudhuri G, Saraswat VA, Mukhopadhyay DK, Khan EM, Pandey R, Naik SR. Endoscopic endosonographic evaluation venous anatomy of rectum in cirrhotic portal hypertension. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1993; 39: 635-40. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8224684 )
  4. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Radhakrishnan S, Prashar A, Naik SR. Multiple venous thrombosis and membranous obstruction of inferior vena cava in association with hereditary Protein C deficiency. Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; 1992; 7: 434-8. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1387555 )
  5. V asishta RK, Dhiman RK, Das A, Bhasin DK, Dash RJ. Kidney in chronic liver disease. Bulletin Postgrad Inst Med Educ Res 2003;37: 34-43.
  6. Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. Portal biliopathy: emerging management problems. Tropical Gastroenterology 2003;24:165-6. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15164525 )
  7. Makharia G, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Vasistha RK. Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. Indian Journal Gastroenterology. 2001;20:197-8. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11676333 )
  8. Gupta D, Lalrothuama, Agarwal PN, Agarwal DN, Dhiman RK, Behra D, Chawla Y. Pulmonary function changes after large volume paracentesis. Tropical Gastroenterology 2000; 21: 68-70. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10881627 )
  9. Alcoholic Liver Disease. Makharia GK, Dhiman RK. Journal of Internal Medicine. 1999; 2:105-9.
  10. Anand AC, Dhiman RK. Management of hepatorenal syndrome. Gastroenterology Today 1999; 3: 33-5.
  11. Bhargava M, Bali HK, Vijayvergia R, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. IVC angioplasty using the inoue balloon. Bulletin Postgrad Inst Med Educ Res 1999; 33: 79-83.
  12. Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Bhargava K, Chawla YK, Singh V, Sapru RP, Suri S. Treatment of Budd-Chiari syndrome by percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. Bulletin Postgrad Inst Med Educ Res 1999; 33: 75-8.
  13. Dhiman RK, Duseja A. Common causes of portal hypertension in India. I. Extrahepatic portal venous obstruction. Bombay Hospitals Journal 1996; 38: 741-5.
  14. Dhiman RK, Duseja A. Common causes of portal hypertension in India. II. Budd-Chiari syndrome. Bombay Hospitals Journal 1996; 38: 746-52.
    1. Saraswat VA, Dhiman RK. Original contribution dealing with liver diseases in the Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1993; 12: S19
    2. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8325669)
  15. Dhiman RK, Agarwal DK, Saraswat VA, Agarwal R. Thrombolytic therapy in IVC Obstruction. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1992; 11: 98 (letter). (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1428045 )

Chapters in Books:

  1. Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Vasistha RK. Noncirrhotic portal hypertension (Idiopathic portal hypertension). In: Portal Hypertension: Pathogenesis & Management; Ed Ahmed Helmy, 2005; 339-64.
  2. Dhiman RK, Udawat H, Chawla Y, Singh P. Portal biliopathy. In: Portal Hypertension: Pathogenesis & Management; Ed Ahmed Helmy, 2005; 167-78.

C. Biliary and Pancreatic

  1. Noor MT, Lal A, Kochhar R, Singhal M, Sidhu GS, Srinivasan R, Rawat A, Dutta U, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK, Singh K. Autoimmune pancreatitis: a report from India. JOP. 2010;11:213-9. ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20442514 )
  2. Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. Hormone replacement therapy and gallstone disease: a real association. Digestion. 2008;77:1-3. ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18212500 )

Editorial

  1. Chhetri D, Gupta R, Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Das A. Benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis (BRIC) in an adult. Tropical Gastroenterology. 2007;28:186-7. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18416353)
  2. Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Is there a link between oestrogen therapy and gallbladder disease? Expert Opinion in Drug Safety 2006;5:117-29. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16370961)
  3. Duseja A, Jain P, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Eosinophilic cholangiopathy. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2005; 50:1422-5. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16110830 )
  4. Duseja A, Jain P, Reddy CS, Sharma TR, Behra A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Safety and efficacy of ERCP in pregnancy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2005;61:352-353. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15729268 )
  5. Dhiman RK, Sarkar PK, Sharma A, Vasishta K, Kohli KK, Gupta S, Suri S, Chawla Y. Alterations in gallbladder emptying and bile retention in the absence of changes in bile lithogenicity in postmenopausal women on hormone replacement therapy. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2004;49:1335-41. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15387365 )
  6. Dhiman RK, Arke L, Bhansali A, Gupta S, Chawla Y. Cisapride improves gallbladder emptying in patients with diabetes mellitus. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2001; 16:1044-50. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11595071 )
  7. Dhiman RK, Reddi R, Sharma A, Singh R, Kohli KK, Chawla Y. Cisapride improves gallbladder emptying and bile lipid composition in patients with gallstones. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2001; 16:816-20. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11446892 )
  8. Sharma BC, Agarwal DK, Dhiman RK, Baijal SS, Choudhuri G, Saraswat VA. Bile lithogenicity and gallbladder motility in patients with microlithiasis: Effect of bile acid therapy. Gastroenterology 1998; 115: 124-8. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9649467 )
  9. Sharma BC, Singh K, Dhiman RK. Gall bladder motility after endoscopic sphincterotomy. Gut 1998: 43: 146. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9771420 )
  10. Dhiman RK, Phanish MK, Chawla YK, Dilawari JB. Gallbladder motility and lithogenicity of bile in patients with choledoholithiasis after endoscopic sphincterotomy. Journal of Hepatology, 1997: 26: 1300-5 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9210617 )
    1. Agarwal DK, Sharma BC, Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Baijal SS, Choudhuri G. The effect of endoscopic sphincterotomy on gallbladder motility. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 1997:
    2. 42: 1495-1500. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9246053 )
  11. Dhar A, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK, Dilawari JB. Biliary obstruction due to pancreatic insulinoma -a case port. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 1995; 40: 2368-72. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7587816 )
  12. Saraswat VA, Gupta R, Dhiman RK. Endoscopic extraction of live biliary ascaris. Endoscopy 1993; 25: 552. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8287826 )
  13. Dhiman RK, Makharia G, Gupta S, Chawla Y, Suri S. T-Tube assistance for endoscopic sphincterotomy: A variance of combined percutaneous and endoscopic approach. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1999; 18: 29-30. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10063744 )
    1. Chawla Y, Makharia G, Gupta S, Sharma TR, Dhiman RK. Bilobed gallbladder with
    2. gallstones and choledocholithiasis. Tropical Gastoenterology 1998; 19: 64-65. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9752754 )
  14. Baijal SS, Dhiman RK, Gupta S, Sharma BC, Roy S, Agarwal DK, Choudhuri G, VA Saraswat, SR Naik. Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage in surgical obstructive jaundice. Tropical Gastroenterology 1998; 18: 167-71. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9612100 )
  15. Seth AK, Dhiman RK, Gupta S, Gulati M, Chawla Y, Suri S, Dilawari JB. Combined percutaneous -endoscopic approach for biliary endosporosthesis placement. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1997; 16: 149-50. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9357188 )
  16. Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Singh V, Gupta S, Suri S. Cysto-bilio-bronchial communication in hydatid cyst of liver. Tropical Gastroenterology 1997; 18: 30-1. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9197172 )
  17. Seth AK, Chawla YK, Dhiman RK, Suri S, Dilawari JB. Caroli's disease: a central dot means a lot. Tropical Gastroenterology, 1997; 18: 165-6. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9612099 )
  18. Dhar A, Chawla YK, Dhiman RK, Gulati M, Suri S, Dilawari JB. Bifid Pancreas -a case report. Tropical Gastroenterology. 1997: 18: 75-7. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9323923 )
  19. Tripathy U, Dhiman RK, Attari A, Kataria RN, Ganguli NK, Chawla YK, Dilawari JB. Pre-operative bile salt administration versus bile refeeding in obstructive jaundice. National Medical Journal of India 1996; 9: 66-9. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8857040 )
  20. Dhiman RK, Choudhuri G, Tandon P, Agarwal DK. Benign non-traumatic inflammatory sticture of the common bile duct. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 1992; 11: 174-5. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1398793 )
  21. Choudhuri G, Saraswat VA, Agarwal DK, Dhiman RK, Ahlawat R. Extra-corporial shock wave lithotripsy of bile duct stones: Absence of short-term complications with the use of very high number of shock waves. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1991; 10: 46-8. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2040511 )

Chapters in Books

26. Dilawari JB, Dhiman RK. Ed. N Kumar, SK Acharaya. Imaging of pancreas in tropical pancreatitis. Roussal Scientific Institute, India.1994, Pp 49-64.

D. Polymorphism

  1. Kumar R, Chawla YK, Garg SK, Dixit RK, Satapathy SK, Dhiman RK, Bhargava VK. Pharmacokinetics of omeprazole in patients with liver cirrhosis and extrahepatic portal venous obstruction. Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 2003;25:625-30. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14671680 )
    1. Lamba JK, Dhiman RK, Singh R, Kohli KK. Correlation between omeprazole hydroxylase and CYP2C19 genotype in North Indians. JK Lamba. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2001;57:649
    2. 52. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11791894 )
  2. Lamba JK, Dhiman RK, Kohli KK. CYP2C19 mutations in North Indians. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2000; 68:328-35. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11014415 )
  3. Lamba JK, Dhiman RK, Kohli KK. Genetic polymorphism of the hepatic cytochrome P450 2C19 in North Indian subjects. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1998: 63: 422-7. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9585796 )
  4. SK Satapathy, RK Dixit, Chawla YK, Kumar R, Garg SK, Dhiman RK, Bhargava VK. Pharmacokenetics of ciprofloxacin in extrahepatic portal venous obstruction. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2002; 21:166-7. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12385555 )
  5. Dixit RK, Satapathy SK, Kumar R, Dhiman RK, Garg SK, Taneja S, Bhargava VK, Chawla YK. Pharmacokinetics of ciprofloxacin in patients with liver cirrhosis. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2002; 21:62-3. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11990328 )

E. Miscellaneous (Viral hepatitis, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease)

  1. Sharma S, Sharma B, Singla B, Chawla YK, Chakraborti A, Saini N, Duseja A, Das A, Dhiman RK. Clinical significance of genotypes and precore/basal core promoter mutations in HBV related chronic liver disease patients in North India. Digestive Diseases Sciences. 2010;55:794-802. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20043209 )
  2. Sharma A, Chakraborti A, Das A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Elevation of interleukin-18 in chronic hepatitis C: implications for hepatitis C virus pathogenesis. Immunology. 2009;128(1 Suppl):e514-22. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19740312 )
    1. Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Thumburu KK, Kumar A, Das A, Bhadada S, Bhansali A. Insulin resistance is common in patients with predominantly genotype 3 chronic hepatitis C.
    2. Digestive Diseases Sciences. 2009;54:1778-82. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19513842 )
  3. Kalra N, Duseja A, Das A, Dhiman RK, Virmani V, Chawla Y, Singh P, Khandelwal N. Chemical shift magnetic resonance imaging is helpful in detecting hepatic steatosis but not fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Annuls of Hepatology. 2009;8:21-5. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19221529 )
  4. Bali S, Kar SS, Kumar S, Ratho RK, Dhiman RK, Kumar R. Hepatitis E epidemic with bimodal peak in a town of north India. Indian Journal of Public Health. 2008;52:189-93. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19189818)

6. Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. Chronic hepatitis C and diabetes mellitus—are they related? Tropical Gastroenterology. 2008;29:121-2. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19115602)

  1. Gupta R, Chettri D, Sharma A, Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK, Kalra N, Gupta A, Behera A. Pancreatic cysts causing biliary obstruction in von Hippel Lindau syndrome. JOP. 2008;9:313-6. ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18469445 )
  2. Duseja A, Das A, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK, Thumburu KT, Bhadada S, Bhansali A. Metformin is effective in achieving biochemical response in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) not responding to lifestyle interventions. Annals of Hepatology. 2007;6:222-6. ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18007551 )
  3. Duseja A, Thumburu KK, Das A, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK, Bhadada S, Bhansali A. Insulin tolerance test is comparable to homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2007;26:170-3. ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17986744 )
  4. Duseja A, Das A, Das R, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Bhansali A, Kalra N. The Clinicopathological Profile of Indian Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is Different from that in the West. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2007:52;2368-74 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17420951 )
  5. Duseja A, Das A, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK, Das R, Bhadada S, Sialy R, Thumburu KK, Bhansali A, Kalra N. Indian patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease presenting with raised transaminases are different at presentation. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2007;13:649-50. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17278239)
    1. Dhillon BK, Das R, Garewal G, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK, Das A, Duseja A, Chandak GR. Frequency of primary iron overload and HFE gene mutations (C282Y, H63D and S65C) in chronic liver disease patients in north India. World J Gastroenterol. 2007 Jun 7;13(21):2956
    2. 9. PMID: 17589946 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17589946 )
  6. Vaiphei K, Saikia UN, Thapa BR, Walker R, Sodhi KS, Dhiman RK. Macronodular cirrhosis and fever in a boy. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2006 Sep-Oct;25(5):251-5. PMID: 17090844 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17090844)
  7. Dhiman RK, Duseja A, Chawla Y. Asians need different criteria for defining overweight and obesity. Archives of Internal Medicine 2005;165:1069-1070. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15883250)
  8. Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. Herbal medicines for liver diseases. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2005;50:1807-12. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16187178 )
  9. Dhiman R, Yusif R, Nabar U, Albaqali A. Gastrointestinal: ischemic enteritis and sickle cell disease. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2004;19:1318. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15482541 )
  1. Varma S, Dhiman RK, Srivastava D, Malhotra P, Chawla Y. Absence of hepatitis C virus infection among patients with lymphoproliferative disorders in northern India. Gastroenterology 2004;126:1498-9. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15131829 )
  2. Jain AK, Sukhija J, Saini JS, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. Hepatitis C virus-associated keratitis. Eye 2004;18:131-4. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14762402 )
  1. Dhiman RK. Tuberculous peritonitis: towards a positive diagnosis. Dig Liv Dis 2004; (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15046185 )
  2. Baqali A, Ghuloom A, Arrayed A, Ajami A, Shome DK, Jamsheer A, Mahroos H, Jelacic S, Tarr PI, Kaplan BS, Dhiman RK. Hemolytic uremic syndrome in association with typhoid fever. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2003;41:709-13. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12612998 )
  3. Gupta S, Seith A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Sud K, Kohli HS, Sakhuja V, Suri S. Computerised tomography of liver cysts in patients with adult polycystic kidney disease. Acta Radiologica 1999; 40: 444-448. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10394876 )
  4. Dhiman RK, Kohli HS, Das G., Chawla Y, Sakhuja V. Remission of HBV related mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis after interferon therapy. Nephrology Dialysis transplantation 1999: 14: 176-178. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10052500 )
    1. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Naik SR. 24-h esophageal pH monitoring. Technique, interpretations and clinical implications. A review. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2002;
    2. 47: 241-250. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11855537 )
  5. Ghoshal UC, Saraswat VA, Agarwal R, Dhiman RK, Misra A, Naik SR. Esophageal motility and gastroesophageal reflux disease: effect of variceal eradication by endoscopic sclerotherapy. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1998; 13: 1033-1038. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9835320 )
  6. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Mishra A, Naik SR. Inclusion of supine period is essential in short duration pH monitoring in the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 1996; 41;764-772. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8674398 )
  7. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Mishra A, Naik SR. Inclusion deLaperiode coucheelors d'une surveillance de courtedure'edu ph: Essential dans le diagnostic due reflux gastro-oesophagien. Gastroenterology Digest 1997; 1: 3-5.
  8. Saraswat VA, Dhiman RK, Misra A, Naik SR. Correlation of 24h esophageal pH Patterns with clinical features and endoscopy in gastroesophageal reflux disease. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 1994; 39: 199-205. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8281858 )
  9. Ghosh D, Dhiman RK, Kohli A, Naik SR. Tropical sprue in association with familial periodic paralysis, a case report. Acta Neurologia Scandinavia 1994; 90: 371-73. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7887139 )
    1. Saraswat VA, Agarwal DK, Baijal SS, Roy S, Dhiman RK, Choudhuri G, Bhandari L, Naik SR. Percutaneous catheter drainage of amoebic liver abscesses. Clinical Radiology; 1992;
    2. 45: 187-89. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1555372 )
  10. Baronia A, Singh PK, Dhiman RK. Intractable pharyngeal spasm following trachial extubation in a patient with undiagnosed tetanus. Anesthesiology; 1991(Dec): 1111. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1741500 )
  11. Duseja A, Das A, Das R, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Bhansali A. Unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis--is it Gilbert's syndrome? Trop Gastroenterol. 2005;26:123-125. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16512459 )
  12. Dhiman RK, Wanchu A. Crohn's disease associated enteropathic arthritis: An often-overlooked entity. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 2005;51:273-274.
  13. Duseja A, Dhiman RK. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Gastroenterology Today 2005;9:145-149.
  14. Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Acute viral hepatitis C should be treated. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2005;24:68-71 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15879654 )
  15. Duseja A, Sharma S, Das K, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK.Is vaccination against hepatitis A virus required in patients with cirrhosis of the liver? Tropical Gastroenterology 2004;25:162-163 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15912973 )
  16. Dhiman RK. Herbal hepatoprotective agents: marketing gimmick or potential therapies? Tropical Gastroenterology. 2003;24:160-162. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14978996 )
  17. Wanchu A, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK, Sud A, Bambery P.Paucity of anti-hepatitis C virus antibodies in the serum of Indian patients with Sjogren's syndrome and inflammatory myositis. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2003 ;46:191-3. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15022906 )
  18. Rajagopalan S, al-Arrayed S, Dhiman RK. Brunner's gland polyp with upper gastrointestinal bleeding managed by endoscopic polypectomy: a report of two cases. Trop Gastroenterol. 2003;24:133-4. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14978987 )
  19. Duseja A, Arora L, Masih B, Singh H, Gupta A, Behera D, Chawla YK, Dhiman RK. Hepatitis B and C virus--prevalence and prevention in health care workers. Trop Gastroenterol. 2002;23:125-6 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12693154 )
  20. Sharma RR, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Vasistha RK. Immunohistochemistry for core and surface antigens in chronic hepatitis. Tropical Gastroenterology. 2002; 23: 16-9. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12170914 )
  21. Sud A, Singh J, Dhiman RK, Wanchu A, Singh S, Chawla Y. Hepatitis B virus co-infection in HIV infected patients. Tropical Gastroenterology 2001; 22: 90-2. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11552493 )
  22. Duseja A, Dhiman RK. Drug related hepatotoxicity. Drug Bulletin 2000:24:16-34.
    1. Ravi Shankar K, Dhiman RK, Narang A. Immunogenicity of plasma-derived hepatitis B vaccine in preterm infants. Indian J Pediatrics 2000;67:23-26.
    2. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10832216 )
  23. Dhiman RK, Poddar U, Arora P, Saraswat VA, Pandey R, Naik SR. Membranous glomerulonephritis in association with ulcerative colitis. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1998; 17: 62. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9563224 )
  24. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA. Ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring: Technique, interpretations and clinical indications. Gastroenterology Today 1998; 2: 52-59. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11855537 )
  25. Mittal BR, Dhiman RK, Das BK, Maini A, Sawetkar AB, Kaushik SP. Gastric emptying in non-ulcer dyspepsia (dysmotility type) patients using scintigraphic technique. Tropical Gastroenterol, 1997; 18: 67-69. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9323919 )
  26. Dhiman RK, Duseja A. Managing gastroesophageal reflux disease. Gastroenterology Today 1997; 1: 81-86.
  27. Mittal BR, Dhiman RK, Das BK, Maini A, Sawetkar AB, Kaushik SP. Gastric emptying in non-ulcer dyspepsia (dysmotility type) patients using scintigraphic technique. Tropical Gastroenterol, 1997; 18: 67-69.
  28. Dhiman RK, Duseja A. Managing gastroesophageal reflux disease. Gastroenterology Today 1997; 1: 81-86.
  29. Agarwal DK, Dhiman RK, Choudhuri G, Kapoor VK. Giant colonic diverticula: An unusual presentation. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1992; 11: 90. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1428041 )
  30. Dhiman RK, Choudhuri G, Baronia AK, Singh PK, Gaur A, Kohli A, Naik SR. Transient achalasia of esophagus in tetanus. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1992; 11: 139-140. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1506052 )
  31. Dhiman RK, Naik SR. Endoscopic lasers in gastro-intestinal diseases. Journal of International Medical Science Academy 1991: 4: 21-30
  32. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Naik SR. Antibody to hepatitic C virus in transfusion recipients with acute and chronic Non-A, Non-B hepatitis (Selected Summary). Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1990; 9: 254:255.
  33. Mehrotra S, Dhiman RK, Sircar AR. Hypereosinophilic syndrome with lepromatous leprosy. Journal of Association Physician India 1988; 36; 287-88.

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Monograph/Supplements:

53. Naik SR, Dhiman RK. Peptic ulcer. Quarterly Medical Review 1993;44. Raptakos, Brett & Co. Ltd. Mumbai

Chapters in Books

  1. Saraswat VA, Dhiman RK. Current concepts in gastroesophageal reflux disease. In SGPI Gastroenterology Clinics 1999. Workshop Manual, SGPGIMS, Lucknow pp. 7-18.
  2. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA. Ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring: technique, interpretations and clinical implications. SGPGIMS, Lucknow. Pp 37-50.
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