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Dr. Zarir Udwadia F.

Founder, Active Chest Department

Hinduja Hospital

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Hinduja Hospital

Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim

Mumbai, Maharashtra 400016

India

Company Description

Hinduja Hospital is an ultramodern multi specialty tertiary care hospital with a Medical Research Centre in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston. The hospital has an inpatient capacity of 351 beds inclusive of 53 critical care b ... more

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Dr. Zarir Udwadia is a ...

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Dr. Zarir Udwadia is a consultant chest physician at the Hinduja Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, and Parsee General Hospital. He is an MD, DNB, FRCP (London), and FCCP (USA). A post-graduate of the Grant Medical College, Bombay, he has spent five years training in various centers of excellence in the UK, including the prestigious Brompton Hospital in London. On his return to India he established an active chest department at Hinduja hospital.


"It is an untreatable form of ...

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"It is an untreatable form of Tuberculosis in the sense that there are no available first and second-line drugs for it in the world," says Zarir Udwadia, a Tuberculosis doctor at the Hinduja National Hospital in Mumbai. India's government said the laboratory at Hinduja was not accredited for some of the tests that Dr Udwadia's team carried out, and questioned the term "totally drug-resistant Tuberculosis".

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In a paper published late last year inClinical Infectious Diseases, Zarir Udwadia and his colleagues at the Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre in Mumbai reported 12 cases of totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR-TB) (see 'Totally drug-resistant TB emerges in India')


"It is an untreatable form of ...

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"It is an untreatable form of Tuberculosis in the sense that there are no available first and second-line drugs for it in the world," says Zarir Udwadia, a Tuberculosis doctor at the Hinduja National Hospital in Mumbai. India's government said the laboratory at Hinduja was not accredited for some of the tests that Dr Udwadia's team carried out, and questioned the term "totally drug-resistant Tuberculosis".

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In a paper published late last year inClinical Infectious Diseases, Zarir Udwadia and his colleagues at the Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre in Mumbai reported 12 cases of totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR-TB) (see 'Totally drug-resistant TB emerges in India')


We had also given her ...

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We had also given her Bedaquiline for six months but she did not respond even to that," said Dr Zarir Udwadia, pulmonologist at Hinduja Hospital.

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So we had to wait for six months and then apply for Delamanid," said Udwadia.


Individualised treatment is the solution, ...

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Individualised treatment is the solution, but here you are giving drugs to patients who are resistant," said Dr Zarir F Udwadia, consultant chest physician with Hinduja Hospital.

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Speaking to mediapersons on Tuesday on myths about tuberculosis ahead of World Tuberculosis Day on March 24, Dr Udwadia said DOTS (Directly Observed Treatment Short course) may not be as successful as it is made out to be.
"DOTS, in some ways, could be contributing to MDR TB," he said, pointing out that Category I standard treatment may contribute to MDR as it over relies on sputum positive cultures. So in the case of a negative result, is started on DOTS treatment late. "This duration of six months is too short for some of our patients undergoing TB treatment, and here it stops at six months," he said.

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