Thesis Topics

  • Suspicious nodules in asymptomatic smokers with greater than 30 pack years of smoking by low dose CT screening
  • Narrow band Imaging guided bronchial biopsy vs white light bronchoscopy guided bronchial biopsy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound vs Positron Emission tomography in the evaluation of malignant mediastinal masses
  • Socioeconomic class and compliance with asthma medications
  • Retrospective study of road traffic accidents in patients diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnea
  • The usefulness of Heliox in acute severe asthma
  • Case series of mediastinal masses.
  • The effect of socioeconomic upbringing on the lung function
  • Reference values for Maximum Voluntary Ventilation for the Indian adults.
  • Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in patients admitted for bariatric surgery
  • Indications and Outcomes of Non invasive Ventilation in a tertiary care hospital
  • Profile of 50 consequent interstitial lung disease patient attending tertiary care center.
  • Analysis of CT-chest of smokers with greater than 10 pack years of smoking
  • Commonest side effects complained by the patients initiated on HAART therapy
  • The incidence of cavities in 5000 chest x rays taken in a medical college hospital. (Mass miniature radiography was used to detect TB earlier)
  • Diabetes in chronic liver disease
  • The incidence of HIV in patients admitted for elective surgery.
  • Success rate of nicotine patch is a hospital based smoking cessation program
  • Post op pulmonary complications in patient undergoing liver transplant surgery
  • Incidence of laryngeal involvement in sputum positive pulmonary TB
  • Pulmonary hypertension in patients diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Asthma and Obesity – Comparing the pulmonary function of obese and non- obese asthmatics
  • The usefulness of bronchoscopic brush specimen versus biopsy in the diagnosis of carcinoma of lung
  • Role of NIV in severe type 2 respiratory failure. Predictors of success and failure with NIV use.
  • Post bronchodilator reversibility in COPD and its correlation with the stage of COPD as per GOLD guidelines and BODE score
  • Compliance with asthma medications. The common cause of non-adherence and predictor of compliance with recommended medications.
  • Spirometry in athletes versus normal individuals of same height
  • Role of bronchoscopy in smear negative pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Pulmonary function tests before and after transhiatal oesophagectomy for carcinoma oesophagus.
  • Occurrence of nasobronchial hypersensitivity in patients having contact dermatitis to Parthenium hysterophorus.
  • Comparative study of high resolution CT versus bronchography in the diagnosis of bronchiectasis.
  • Prediction of pulmonary function for lung resection.
  • Assessment of radiologically guided fine needle aspiration cytology of mediastinal masses.
  • Drug interactions between rifampicin and cotrimoxazole/ aspirin in patients on antituberculosis treatment.
  • Determination of ventilatory minute volumes, required to maintain normocapnia under anaesthesia in adult North Indian subjects.
  • Pulmonary insufficiency after skeletal trauma.
  • Role of HRCT in management of pulmonary infections in renal transplant recipients.
  • HRCT in heavy smokers with normal chest X-ray.
  • A study of prevalence of hepatopulmonary syndrome in patients with NCPF. ATT induced hepatitis: a study on prevalence and outcome after re-introduction of drugs.
  • A study of prevalence of hepatopulmonary syndrome in patients with cirrhosis.