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Varshil Mehta
M.G.M. Medical College
56Publications
12H-index
970Citations
Publications 56
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#1Christopher TroegerH-Index: 22
#2Ibrahim A. KhalilH-Index: 17
Last.Robert C ReinerH-Index: 25
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Summary Background Despite large reductions in under-5 lower respiratory infection (LRI) mortality in many locations, the pace of progress for LRIs has generally lagged behind that of other childhood infectious diseases. To better inform programmes and policies focused on preventing and treating LRIs, we assessed the contributions and patterns of risk factor attribution, intervention coverage, and sociodemographic development in 195 countries and territories by drawing from the Global Burden of ...
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#2Degu AbateH-Index: 7
Last.Christopher MargonoH-Index: 162
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Importance Cancer and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are now widely recognized as a threat to global development. The latest United Nations high-level meeting on NCDs reaffirmed this observation and also highlighted the slow progress in meeting the 2011 Political Declaration on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases and the third Sustainable Development Goal. Lack of situational analyses, priority setting, and budgeting have been identified as major obstacles in achieving ...
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#1Lisa M. ForceH-Index: 2
Last.Christina FitzmauriceH-Index: 32
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Summary Background Accurate childhood cancer burden data are crucial for resource planning and health policy prioritisation. Model-based estimates are necessary because cancer surveillance data are scarce or non-existent in many countries. Although global incidence and mortality estimates are available, there are no previous analyses of the global burden of childhood cancer represented in disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs). Methods Using the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Fact...
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#1Tahvi FrankH-Index: 10
#2Austin CarterH-Index: 21
Last.Christopher MargonoH-Index: 162
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Summary Background Understanding the patterns of HIV/AIDS epidemics is crucial to tracking and monitoring the progress of prevention and control efforts in countries. We provide a comprehensive assessment of the levels and trends of HIV/AIDS incidence, prevalence, mortality, and coverage of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for 1980–2017 and forecast these estimates to 2030 for 195 countries and territories. Methods We determined a modelling strategy for each country on the basis of the availability ...
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#1Angela Y. Chang (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 2
#2Krycia Cowling (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 6
Last.Joseph L. DielemanH-Index: 18
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Summary Background Comprehensive and comparable estimates of health spending in each country are a key input for health policy and planning, and are necessary to support the achievement of national and international health goals. Previous studies have tracked past and projected future health spending until 2040 and shown that, with economic development, countries tend to spend more on health per capita, with a decreasing share of spending from development assistance and out-of-pocket sources. We...
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#2Minh Nguyen ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 3
Last.Christopher MargonoH-Index: 162
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Summary Background Stroke is a leading cause of mortality and disability worldwide and the economic costs of treatment and post-stroke care are substantial. The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) provides a systematic, comparable method of quantifying health loss by disease, age, sex, year, and location to provide information to health systems and policy makers on more than 300 causes of disease and injury, including stroke. The results presented here are the estim...
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#1Jeyhan Dhabhar (M.G.M. Medical College)
#2Varshil Mehta (M.G.M. Medical College)H-Index: 12
Last.Sojib Bin ZamanH-Index: 9
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A 24-year-old male was presented to us with sudden onset of chest pain and dyspnea for the past one hour. There was no history of calf pain, trauma, surgery, prolonged immobilization, long-haul air travel, bleeding diathesis or any other co-morbidity. The patient denied any addiction history. The heart rate was 114 beats/min, and blood pressure was 106/90 mmHg. Electrocardiogram showed tachycardia with S 1 Q 3 T 3 pattern. The left arterio-venous Doppler study was suggestive of a thrombus in pop...
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#1Spencer L. James (HSE: National Research University – Higher School of Economics)H-Index: 28
#2Alice TheadomH-Index: 25
Last.Christopher MargonoH-Index: 162
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Summary Background Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) are increasingly recognised as global health priorities in view of the preventability of most injuries and the complex and expensive medical care they necessitate. We aimed to measure the incidence, prevalence, and years of life lived with disability (YLDs) for TBI and SCI from all causes of injury in every country, to describe how these measures have changed between 1990 and 2016, and to estimate the proportion of TBI ...
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#1Valery L. FeiginH-Index: 73
#2Emma NicholsH-Index: 18
Last.E. Theo VosH-Index: 107
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Summary Background Although the burden of influenza is often discussed in the context of historical pandemics and the threat of future pandemics, every year a substantial burden of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) and other respiratory conditions (like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) are attributable to seasonal influenza. The Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) 2017 is a systematic scientific effort to quantify the health loss associated with a comprehensive set of diseases an...
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