Department Of Hepatology

PGI Chandigarh

A) Papers published

  • Agrawal NR, Singh V, Bhattacharya SK, Sundar S, Tiwari P. Prognostic significance of zinc in Pregnancy with Hepatitis. Asia Oceania J Obst Gynaecol 1985; 2: 589-591.
  • Singh V, Bhattacharya SK, Sundar S, Kacchawaha JS. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), serum and urinary zinc in hepatic encephalopathy due to acute viral hepatitis. Indian J Med Res 1988; 87: 594-599.
  • Singh V, Bhattacharya SK Sundar S, Kacchawaha JS. Serum and urinary copper in acute hepatic encephalopathy. J Assoc Phys India 1990; 38: 467-469.
  • Singh V, Jain AK, Lal RK et al. Serodiagnosis of gut tuberculosis. J Assoc Phys India 1990; 38: 267-269.
  • Singh V, Bhattacharya SK, Kacchawaha JS. Cerebrospinal fluid copper in acute hepatic encephalopathy. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry 1992; 7: 31-32.
  • Singh V, Rao PN, Dixit VK. Clinical spectrum of solitary rectal ulcer syndrome. Indian Jr of Coloproctology 1992; 7: 16-18.
  • Agrawal BK, Suman A, Singh V, Kumar P. End point for sclerosis of esophageal varices. Indian J Gastroenterol 1993; 12: 83-85.
  • Singh V, Bhattacharya SK. Prognostic markers in fulminant hepatic failure. Bihar Journal of Internal Medicine 1993; 1: 13-16.
  • Singh V. Aneurysm of aorta mimicking a lymphoma. Bulletin, PGIMER, Chandigarh 1993; 27: 41-53.
  • Singh V, Singh K, Kumar P et al. Endoscopic sphincterotomy for common bile duct stones with and without gall bladder/`T' tube `in situ'. Trop Gastroenterol 1994; 15: 19- 22.
  • Singh V, Singh K, Vaiphei K et al. Oesophageal septum : A rare finding in oesophageal tuberculosis. Am J Gastroenterol 1994;89:2084-2085.
  • Singh K, Chandrasekhar P, Wig JD, Singh V, Nagi B, Gupta NM. Postcholecystectomy symptoms - our experience. Bull, PGI, 1994; 28: 29-34.
  • Singh V, Singh K, Shastry RA. Gall bladder perforation. Bull, PGI, 1994; 28: 70-74.
  • Singh K, Nain CK, Singh V et al. Gastric bicarbonate secretion in patients with duodenal ulcer and healthy controls: Effect of pentagastrin. Indian J Med Res 1994; 100: 122-126.
  • Singh K, Singh V, Nagi B et al. Duodeno-jejunal carcinoids - a report of two cases. Bull, PGI, 1994; 28: 80-85.
  • Singh K, Sehgal R, Singh V et al. Prevalence of worm infestations in the community. Indian J Medical Microbiol 1994; 12: 50-53.
  • Kaura D, Singh K, Muralidharan R, Singh V, Bhasin DK, Suri S, Kataria RN. Multiple endocrine neoplasia. Indian J Gastroenterol 1994; 13: 141-142.
  • Singh K, Singh V, Nagi B, Banerjee CK. Antral diaphram with achalasia cardia. Indian J Gastroenterol 1994; 13: 143-144.
  • Singh V, Singh K. Treatment of acid peptic disease. Drugs Bulletin 1994; 17: 20-41.
  • Singh K, Nain CK, Singh V, Ganguly NK. Effect of Sucralfate on gastric bicarbonate secretion in patients with duodenal ulcer. Indian J Gastroenterol 1995; 14:48-50.
  • Singh K, Nain CK, Singh V et al. Effect of cigarette smoking on gastric bicarbonate secretion. Indian J Gastroenterol 1995; 14:36.
  • Thapa BR, Singh K, Singh V, Shobha B, Singh V, Nain CK. Pattern of hepatitis A and hepatitis B virus markers in cases of acute sporadic hepatitis and in healthy school children from North West India. J Tropical Paediatrics 1995; 41: 328-329.
  • Chakravorty S. Singh K, Singh V et al. Airway response to acid instillation in esophagus in bronchial asthma. Indian J Gastroenterol 1995; 14:44-47.
  • Singh V, Jain AK, Agrawal AK et al. Clinicopathological profile of abdominal tuberculosis. Br J Clin Pract 1995; 49: 22-24.
  • Singh V, Kakkar N, Vasisth RK. Clinicopathological Conference - ankylosing spondylitis, amyloidosis and ileocolitis. Bull PGI 1995; 29: 118-126.
  • Singh V, Kumar P, Rai HS, Singh K. Postcholecystectomy problems and role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Br J Clin Pract 1996; 50: 183-86.
  • Singh V, Kumar P, Kamal J, Prakash V, Vaiphei K, Singh K. Clinico-colonoscopic profile of colonic tuberculosis. Am J Gastroenterol 1996; 91: 565-568.
  • Singh V, Saran RK, Radotra BD. Clinicopathological confernece - the story of a child with ascites and encephalopathy. Bull PGI 1996; 30: 173-182.
  • Goenka MK, Bhasin DK, Singh V et al. Gastric stromal tummor: treatment by snare polypectomy. Trop Gastroenterol 1996; 17: 43-46.
  • Trikha B, Sharma K, Singh V, Nain CK, Singh K. Dermatoglyphic patterns in gallstone disease. Indian J Gastroenterol 1997; 16: 117-117.
  • Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y, Singh V, Gupta S, Suri S. Cystobilio-bronchial communication in hydatid cyst of liver. Trop Gastroenterol 1997; 18: 30-31.
  • Gupta NM, Khaitan A, Singh V, Radotra B. Isolated gallbladder tuberculosis with postoperative biliary fistula. Endoscopy Aug, 1998, 573.
  • Biswas R, Singh V, Singh K. Biliary obstruction: non surgical management. Current Medical Jouranl of North Zone 1998; 29-36.
  • Singh V, Haldar N, Nain CK, Singh K. Liver span- a comparative appraisal of various methods. Trop Gastroenterol 1998; 19:98-99.
  • Singh V, Singh V, Raje M, Nain CK, Singh K. Routes of transmission in hepatitis E epidemic of Saharanpur. Trop Gastroenterol 1998; 19: 107-109.
  • Nain CK, Kaur U, Singh V, Dhawan V, Singh K. Acetylsalicylic acid induced biochemical changes in gastric juice: a failure of adaptation ? Indian J Gastrpoenterol 1998; 17: 4-5.
  • Singh K, Nain CK, Singh V. Effect of omeprazole on gastric bicarbonate secretion in patients with duodenal ulcer. Indian J Gastronterol 1998; 17: 136-137.
  • Singh V, Singh K, Singh D, Nain CK, Sodhi L. Liver span and wieght in health and disease. Trop. Gastroenterol. 1999; 20: 73-74.
  • Singh V. Endoscopic management of obstructive jaundice. Proceedings of update-CME in Gastroentrology, 1999.
  • Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Bhargava K, Chawla YK, Singh V, Sapru RP. Treatment of Budd-chiari syndrome by percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. Bull PGI, 1999; 33:75-78.
  • Singh V, Duseja A, Kumar A, Kumar P, Rai HS. Singh K. Balloon dilatation in achalasia Cardia. Trop. Gastroentrol. 1999; 20:68-69.
  • Singh V, Trikha B, Vaiphei K, Nan CK, Thennarasu K, Singh K. Helicobacter pylori: evidence for spouse-to- spouse transmission. Journal of gastroentrology and Hepatology, 1999; 14:519-522.
  • Singh V, Sinha SK, Nain CK, Bambery P, Kaur U, Verma S, Chawla YK, Singh K. Budd-Chiari Syndrome: Our experience of 71 patients. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2000; 15: 550-54.
  • Bose SM, Mazumdar A, Singh V. Non-operative management of gunshot injury of liver causing bilhaemia. Aust N Z J Surg. 2000: 382-84.
  • Bose SM, Mazumdar A, Singh V. Role of endoscopic procedures in the management of postcholecystectomy and post – traumatic biliary leak. Surgery Today, 2001;31:45-50.
  • Singh V, Vaiphei K. Clinico pathological conference- A young male patient with features of liver failure and a rare colonic pathology. Gastroenterology Today 2001:5; 56-61.
  • Singh V, Trikha B, Nain C K, Singh K, Bose SM. Epidemiology of gallstone disease in Chandigarh:A community -based study.Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2001:16;560-563.
  • Singh V, Trikha B, Nain C K, Singh K, Vaiphei K. Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori and peptic ulcer in India. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology , 2002; 17(6):659-65
  • Singh V, Bhasin S, Nain CK et al. Brush cytology in malignant biliary obstruction.Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2003; 46: 197-200.
  • Vaiphei K, Singh V, Varma S. Splenic angiosarcoma presenting with jaundice, ascites and bone marrow fibrosis. Sarcoma 2003; 7: 183-184.
  • Nain C K, Kaur U, Chhabra M, Goel R C, Singh V, Vaiphei K, Singh K. Chronic alcohol intake and gastric bicarbonate. J Clin Gastroenterol 2003; 37: 86-94.
  • Singh V, Singh G, Verma G R, Singh K, Gulati M. Contrast-free unilateral endoscopic palliation in malignant hilar biliary obstruction: a new method. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2004; 19: 589-592.
  • Singh V, Kumar R, Nain CK, Singh B, Sharma AK. Terlipressin versus albumin in paracentesis induced circulatory dysfunction in cirrhosis: a randomized study. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2006; 21: 303-307.
  • Singh V, Reddy DCS, Singh G, Verma GR. Endoscopic management of intrabiliary- ruptured hepatic hydatid cyst. Liver International 2006; 26:621-624.
  • Sharma N, Mahi S, Bhalla A, Singh V, Varma S, Ratho R K.Dengue fever related acalculous cholecystitis in a North Indian tertiary care hospital. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2006; 21:664-7.
  • Singh V, Kumar B, Nain CK, Singh B, Sharma N, Bhalla A, Sharma AK. Noradrenaline and albumin in paracentesis-induced circulatory dysfunction in cirrhosis: A randomized pilot study. J Internal Medicine 2006; 260:62-68.
  • Bhalla A, Suri V, Singh V. Malarial hepatopathy. J Postgrad Med 2006; 52:315-320.
  • Singh V, Kapoor R, Solanki KK, Singh G, Verma GR, Sharma SC.Endoscopic intraluminal brachytherapy and metal stent in malignant hilar biliary obstruction: a pilot study. Liver International 2007; 27:347-352.
  • Singh V. Endoscopic management of traumatic hemobilia. J Trauma 2007; 62:1045-47.
  • Singh V, Narsimhan KL, Verma GR, Singh G. Endoscopic Management of traumatic hepatobiliary injuries. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2007; 22:1205-1209.
  • Singh V, Bhalla A ,Sharma N, Mahi SK, Lal A, Singh P. Pathophysiology of jaundice in amoebic liver abscess.Am J Trop Med Hyg 2008;78:556-559.
  • Singh V, Dheerendra PC, Singh B, Nain CK, Chawla D, Sharma N, Bhalla A, Mahi SK. Midodrine versus albumin in the prevention of paracentesis – induced circulatory dysfunction in cirrhotics: a randomized pilot study. Am J Gastroenterol 2008; 103:1399-1405.
  • Singh V, Singh G, Verma GR, Gupta V, Gupta R, Kapoor R, ,Sharma N, Bhalla A. Contrast-free balloon-assisted unilateral plastic stenting in malignant hilar biliary obstruction: a new method.Digestive Endoscopy 2008;20:190-93.
  • Singh V, Bhalla A, Sharma N, Dheerendra PC, Agarwal R, Mahi SK.Nasobiliary drainage in cholestatic hepatitis with pruritus and cough.Digestive and Liver Disease 2009;41:442-445.
  • Gupta V, Singh V, Kalra N, Vaiphei K. Pancreas sparing resection for giant hamartoma of Brunner’s Glands. JOP. J Pancreas 2009; 10(2):196-199.
  • Singh V, Singh G, Gupta V, Gupta R, Kapoor R. Contrast-free air cholangiography-assisted unilateral plastic stenting in malignant hilar biliary obstruction. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2010; 9: 88-92.
  • Sharma N, Sharma A, Varma S, Lal A, Singh V Amoebic liver abscess in the medical emergency of a North Indian hospital. BMC Research Notes 2010; 3(21):1-4.
  • Singh V, Singh G, Verma GR, Gupta R.Endoscopic management of postcholecystectomy biliary leaks. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2010;9:409-413.
  • Singh V, Dhungana SP, Singh B, Vijayverghia R, Nain CK, Sharma N, Bhalla A,Gupta PK. Midodrine in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites : a randomized pilot study.J Hepatol 2012;56:348-354.
  • Singh V, Ghosh S, Singh B, Kumar P, Sharma N, Bhalla A, Sharma AK, Choudhary NS, Chawla Y, Nain CK. Noradrenaline versus terlipressin in the treatment of hepatorenal syndrome : a randomized study.J Hepatol 2012;56:1293-1298.
  • Singh V, Ghosh S, Choudhary NS. Reply to: ‘‘Noradrenaline in the treatment of patients with hepatorenal syndrome – Back to the roots?’’. J Hepatol 2012; 57:926.
  • Rao N, Bodh V, Singh V, Duseja A, Chawla YK.Cyanoacrylate glue: a bedside treatment for post paracentesis ascitic leak in patients with tense ascites. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2012;57:2231-32
  • Singh V, Singh G, Verma GR, Yadav TD, Gupta V. Pseudobowel perforation following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2013;58:1781-1783.
  • Singh V, Singh A, Singh B, Vijayverghia R, Sharma N, Ghai A, Bhalla A. Midodrine and clonidine in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites : a randomized pilot study. Am J Gastroenterol 2013;108:560-567.
  • Ghosh S, Choudhary NS, Sharma AK, Singh B, Kumar P, Agrawal R, Sharma N, Bhalla A, Chawla YK, Singh V. Noradrenaline versus terlipressin in the treatment of type 2 hepatorenal syndrome : a randomized study. Liver International 2013; 33:1187-1193.
  • Singh V, Sharma AK, Narasimhan L, Bhalla A, Sharma N, Sharma R.Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis : A Randomized Pilot Study. Am J Gastroenterol 2014; 109: 1417-1423.
  • Gupta R, Singh V. Indian Tick Typhus – An Uncommon Cause of Hepatitis: A Case Report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014;8: 1-2.
  • Singh V. Decompression of Malignant Biliary Obstruction After Failed ERCP: To EUSBD and Not to PTBD? Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2015;60:288-289.
  • Singh R, Singh V. Endoscopic management of hilar biliary strictures.World Journal of Gastrointest Endosc 2015;7:806-13.
  • Singh V, Singh RR, Bhalla A, Sharma N. Cyanoacrylate therapy for the treatment of gastric varices: a new method. Journal of Digestive Diseases 2016;17:392-98.
  • Rai N, Singh B, Singh A, Vijayvergiya R, Sharma N, Bhalla A, Singh V. Midodrine and tolvaptan in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites : a randomized pilot study. Liver International 2017 ;37(3):406-414.
  • Kumar P, Taneja S, Singh V. Treatment of patients with cirrhosis. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2102-2103.
  • Kumar P, Taneja S, Singh V. Does the dose and type of NSBBs really matter? Hepatology 2017;66:301-302.
  • Singh V , Kumar P. Endoscopic Doppler Ultrasound Probe: Useful in the Management of Gastric Varices? Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2017;62:2958-2960.
  • S Taneja, P Kumar, V Gautam, A Duseja, V Singh, RK Dhiman, Y Chawla. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis by Burkholderia cepacia Complex: A Rare, Difficult to Treat Infection in Decompensated Cirrhotic Patients. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology, 2017;7: 102-106.
  • Kumar P, Taneja S, Singh V. Beta-blockers in patients with advanced liver disease: Has the dust settled? Liver Transpl. 2017 ;23:1351-1352.
  • Verma N, Singh S, Sawatkar G, Singh V. Sofosbuvir induced steven johnson syndrome in a patient with hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis. Hepatology Communications 2018;2:16-20.
  • Taneja S, Kumar P, Rathi S, Duseja A, Singh V .Acute Liver Failure Due to Etodolac, a Selective Cycloxygenase-2 (COX-2) Inhibitor Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Established by RUCAM-Based Causality Assessment.Annals of Hepatology. 2017;16:818-21.
  • Singh V, Singh G, Nain C K, Singh K, Bose S M. Endoscopic palliation in malignant hilar biliary obstruction. Trop Gastroentrol 2016 (accepted).
  • Verma N, Kaur A, Sharma R, Bhalla A, Sharma N, De A, Singh V. Outcomes after multiple courses of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor and growth hormone in decompensated cirrhosis: randomized trial. Hepatology 2018;68:1559-1573.
  • Singh V, Keisham A, Bhalla A, Sharma N, Agarwal R, Sharma R, Singh A. Efficacy of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and n-acetylcysteine therapies in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018;16:1650-1656.
  • De A, Singh A, Kumari S, Singh V. Has the time come for using MELD-Sarcopenia score? J Hepatol 2018;68:1324.
  • Verma N, Singh A, Singh V. Haematopoietic stem cells in cirrhosis. The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2018;3(5):298.
  • Kalra N, Kang M, Duseja A, Bhatia A, Singh V, et al. Comparison of radiofrequency ablation alone and in combination with percutaneous ethanol injection for management of hepatocellular carcinoma. Indian J Med Res 2018;146,Suppl S2:20-7.
  • Parmar K, Rathi S, Khanna A, Gupta M, Singh A, Singh SK, Singh V. Portal hypertensive vesiculopathy: a rare cause of hematuria, and a unique management strategy. Urology 2018;115:e7-e8.
  • Singh V, Singh A, Agarwal R. Reply to letter on "Efficacy of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and n-acetylcysteine therapies in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis".Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018;16:1175.
  • Verma N, Singh A, Singh V. Reply to letter on "Outcomes after multiple courses of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor and growth hormone in decompensated cirrhosis: randomized trial". Hepatology 2018;68:388.
  • Singh RR, Walia R,Sachdeva N, Bhalla A,Singh A, Singh V. Relative adrenal insufficiency in cirrhotic patients with ascites (hepatoadrenal syndrome).Digestive and Liver Disease 2018;50:1232-1237.

B) Thesis guided

  • MD (internal medicine) thesis entitled "Effect of terlipressin vs albumin on renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis in decompensated cirrhosis treated by therapeutic paracentesis" for the year 2003.
  • MD (internal medicine) thesis entitled “Comparison of the effects of noradrenaline and albumin on renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis in patients with cirrhosis and refractory/tense ascites treated by paracentesis” for the year 2005.
  • MD (internal medicine) thesis entitled “Comparison of effects of oral midodrine and intravenous albumin on effective arterial blood volume in patients with cirrhosis and refractory/tense ascites treated by paracentesis” for the year 2006.
  • MD (internal medicine) thesis entitled “ Role of long-term administration of oral midodrine in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites : a pilot study ” for the year 2009.
  • DM (Hepatology) thesis entitled “ Noradrenaline Versus Terlipressin in the Treatment of Hepatorenal Syndrome: A Randomized Pilot Study” for the year 2010.
  • MD (internal medicine) thesis entitled “Comparative efficacy of long-term administration of oral midodrine and clonidine in patients with cirrhosis with refractory or recurrent ascites.” for the year 2011.
  • DM (Hepatology) thesis entitled“granulocyte colony stimulating factor in fulminant hepatic failure and alcoholic hepatitis ” for the year 2011.
  • MD (internal medicine) thesis entitled“granulocyte colony stimulating factor in alcoholic hepatitis ” for the year 2013.
  • DM (Hepatology) thesis entitled“prevalence of adrenal insufficiency in patients with cirrhosis and ascites with or without hepatorenal syndrome” for the year 2014.
  • MD (internal medicine) thesis entitled “Comparative efficacy of long-term administration of oral midodrine and tolvaptan in patients with cirrhosis with refractory or recurrent ascites.” for the year 2014.
  • DM (Hepatology) thesis entitled“granulocyte colony stimulating factor and growth hormone in cirrhosis of liver:an open label study ” for the year 2016.
  • MD (internal medicine) thesis entitled “granulocyte colony stimulating factor plus N-acetyl cystein in severe alcoholic hepatitis” for the year 2016.
  • DM (Hepatology) thesis entitled“Propranolol versus Endoscopic Variceal Ligation in the Prophylaxis of Variceal Hemorrhage in Patients with Cirrhosis and Ascites: A Randomised Controlled Trial” for the year 2017.
  • DM (Hepatology) thesis entitled“granulocyte colony stimulating factor in cirrhosis of liver:an open label study ” for the year 2017.
  • PhD (Hepatology) thesis entitled“To evaluate effect of Growth hormone therapy on nitrogen metabolism,malnutrition and liver regeneration in cirrhosis of liver ”continuing.