High Yield Points : Alpha Feto Protein (AFP)

 High Yield Points for AIIMS/AIPG/DNB Alpha Feto Protein (AFP) : Which of the following is TRUE about AFP as a tumour marker in patients with germ cell tumour? A. AFP concentration is increased in nonseminoma B. AFP concentration is increased only in seminomas C. High AFP levels should be treated for seminomas D. The half-life… Continue reading High Yield Points : Alpha Feto Protein (AFP)

Medicine · Pharmacology

First-in-class drug for HF approved?

?PHARMACOLOGY UPDATE: ?First-in-class drug for HF approved?: Time to replace ACE inhibitors ?Approval of the first angiotensin-receptor/neprilysin inhibitor (ARNI): valsartan/sacubitril for the treatment of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) ?PARADIGM-HF* trial results last year which showed that valsartan/sacubitril (formerly called LCZ696) significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular (CV) death and hospitalization for HF… Continue reading First-in-class drug for HF approved?

Medicine · Orthopedics

What is Diagnosis …??

A 2yr Child presented with enlarging scalp mass seizures focal neurological deficit headache …. A CT scan was done which showed lytic calvarial lesion with scalloped edges. What is Diagnosis ??? ANSWER: LEPTOMENINGEAL CYST also known as growing skull fractures, are an enlarging skull fracture that occurs near post-traumatic encephalomalacia. Epidemiology Majority occur in children < 3 years. Clinical presentation… Continue reading What is Diagnosis …??