Rahul Lokhande, MD: Pulmonary Medicine

Pune, India
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Scholar
BJGMC-JHU Fogarty HIV-TB Program Trainee

Education:
MBBS, BJ Government Medical College, Pune, 1997
MD, BJ Government Medical College, Pune, 2000. (Pulmonary Medicine), from Pune University, Maharasthra.
Dr. Rahul Lokhande, At Present working as Associate Professor in Department of Pulmonary Medicine,

Overview:
He is Unit In charge at BJ Government Medical college and Sassoon Hospital Pune . He has special Interest in Bronchoscopy and Respiratory Intensive Care Unit of Sassoon Hospital. As a part of BJMC-JHU Fogarty Training Program HIV –TB Primary Drug he is interested in investigating drug-resistant tuberculosis in normal and immunocompromised patients. He trained as trainer of DOTS and DOTS Plus program under the RNTCP. He has also worked with National Aids Research Institute for their trial in B.J. Government Medical College.

Predictors of Resistance Emergence Evaluation in Multidrug Resistant-Tuberculosis Patients on Treatment (PREEMPT Pilot Study)

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2018-03-20
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Indo-JHU Clinical Resarch Partnership is participating with Brazilian colleagues in a 3-year effort led by Boston University to identify what contributes to TB drug resistance.

Risk Factors for Unfavourable Treatment Outcomes among Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Public Sector Treatment in Pune

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2017-03-29
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This Fogarty funded study seeks to identify risk factors associated with unfavourable treatment outcomes (death, treatment failure, default, XDR-TB) among multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients under public sector Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) Plus in Pune, India...

The effect of diabetes mellitus on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of tuberculosis treatment

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2018-08-20
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Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
DM and higher HbA1c increased the risk of not achieving therapeutic targets for pyrazinamide, but higher pyrazinamide concentrations were asociated with worse microbiologic and clinical outcomes

Trends in HbA1c levels and implications for diabetes screening in tuberculosis cases undergoing treatment in India

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2018-07-01
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International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
SETTING: The optimal timing of screening for diabetes mellitus (DM) among tuberculosis (TB) cases is unclear due to the possibility of stress hyperglycemia. DESIGN: We evaluated adult (18 years) pulmonary TB cases at treatment initiation as well as at 3 months, 6 months and 12 months. DM was...

Mobile Phone Access and Comfort: Implications for HIV and Tuberculosis Care in India and South Africa

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2018-10-04
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Cox SN , Elf J, Lokhande R, Ogale YP, DiAndreth L, Dupuis E, Milovanovic M, Mpongose N, Martinson N, Mave V, Suryavanshi N, Gupta A, Golub JE, Mathad JS. Mobile Phone Access and Comfort: Implications for HIV and Tuberculosis Care in India and South Africa. I DSA. IDWeek 2018. San Francisco, CA,...

Risk Factors Associated with Unfavorable Outcomes in a Cohort of Pulmonary TB Patients

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2018-02-15
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Dhanasekaran K, Chandrasekaran P, Paradkar M, Marinaik SB, Gupte A, Dolla CK, Joseph B, Subramanyam B, Sivaramakrishnan GR, Thiruvengadam K, Gupte N, Rajagopal S, Pradhan N, Selvaraju S, Kulkarni V, Hannah LE, Nayakam R, Suryavanshi N, Shivakumar SVBY, Mave V, Thomas B, Bharadwaj R, Gaikwad S,...

Incidence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection among Household Contacts of Adult Pulmonary Tuberculosis Cases in India

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2018-02-15
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Paradkar M, Dhanasekaran K, Kinikar A, Kulkarni R, Bharadwaj R, Gaikwad S, Lokhande R, Meshram S, Dolla CK, Selvaraju S, Murali L, Thiruvengadam K, Jain D, Rajagopal S, Kulkarni V, Pradhan N, John S, Kohli R, Nayagam R, Shivakumar SVBY, Suryavanshi N, Cox S, Gupte A, Chandrasekaran P, Mave V, Gupta...