The division regularly gets short and long term trainees
1. In peer review journals: 10
Specialized services provided:
Physiotherapy by expert physiotherapist in the clinic itself.
Intra articular steroid injections: In the clinic on ambulatory basis.
Intermittent high dose dexamethsone/ methylprednisolone therapy after admission in the wards.
Joint aspirations for different investigations.
Division is actively involved in various aspects of childhood rheumatological illnesses
Role of intermittent high dose dexamethasone pulse in management of children with JIA
Feasibilty of intra articular steroid injections on ambulatory basis in children with JIA
Elasticity of blood vessels in children with Kawasaki disease
Profile of JIA in Indian children
Profile and course of Juvenile Dermatomyosistis in Indian Children
Weekly out patient services: Friday 2 PM in Pediatrics OPD (room 5)
Weekly Clinic attendance: 40- 45 per clinic (250 new cases per annum)
Break up of cases: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): 70%
Other conditions like Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Scleroderma, Juvenile
Dermatomyositis, Mixed connective tissue disorders, etc: 30%