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Department of Physiology
Book Chapters

Chawla A. High Altitude Illness. In Munjal Y, ed. API Textbook of Medicine.– 9th Edition. New Delhi: Jaypee Publishers, 2012; 2017-2023
Chawla A. High Altitude Illness. In Munjal Y, ed. API Textbook of Medicine.– 10th Edition. New Delhi: Jaypee Publishers, 2015; 2738-2745
Chawla A. Reviewer for Guyton’s Textbook of Medical Physiology – South Asian Edition 2013
Chawla A. Heat Stress. In Velu Nair, ed. Textbook of Environmental Medicine – 2nd Edition. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2014
Chawla A, Bajaj R. Hypothermia. In Velu Nair, ed. Textbook of Environmental Medicine – 2nd Edition.Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2014.
Chawla A, Bajaj R. Drowning. In Velu Nair, ed. Textbook of Environmental Medicine – 2nd Edition.Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2014.
Akpay Sarybaev, Mulajker D, Gaurav Sikri. Hypertension at High Altitude. In Singh ShashiBala, PrabhakarNanduri R ,  PantyalaSrinivas N eds. Translational Research in Environmental and Occupational Stress. Ist Edition. New Delhi: Springer, 2014; 243-254.
Dey D. The physiology of long-duration acceleration. In: Technical Mini-series: Acceleration Physiology and G-Tolerance, 1st ed. Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine. Bangalore 2012; pp 13-22.


Journal Publications

Singh SPChawla A, Bhattachar SA. Is HAPO the exclusive diagnosis of edema at HA? Medical Journal Armed Forces India 2013;69.
Sikri GSrinivasa AB, Grewal RS. ’Does concurrent prophylactic use of Acetazolamide and Dexamethasone bring change in Exercise capacity of lowlanders on ascent to High Altitude? IJPP 2014; 58(1): 87-91.
Singh KS. Long term stay at low altitude (1200 m) promotes better hypoxic adaptation and performance. IJPP 2014; 58(4): 376-380.
Singhal S, Bhattachar SA, Paliwal V, Pathak K. Delayed-onset high-altitude pulmonary edema. Int J Adv Med Health Res 2014:1;96-98
Chawla A, Tripathi KK. Objective criteria for diagnosis of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema at Altitudes between 2700mtr and 3500m. MJAFI 2015;71(4):345-351
Bhatt M, Thapa B, Bhattacharya A, Bhinganiya P, Minhas S, Sharma S. MCQ supplementation in a Physiology didactic class: A learning tool. NRIJM 2015; 6(1); 72-76
Sikri G. Role of dexamethasone in prevention of high altitude pulmonary edema. J Occup Health 2015;57: 200-200.
Sikri G, Chawla A, Srinivasa AB. Acute Mountain sickness and obesity. Eur Rev Med PharmacolSci 2015;19:4086.
Sikri G, Chawla A. Role of remote ischemic preconditioning against acute mountain sickness during early phase. Physiological Reports 2015;3(8):e12499.
Sikri G. Comments on High Altitude Pulmonary Edema in an Experienced Mountaineer.Possible Genetic Predisposition. West Journal Emerg Med 2015;16(5):795
Sikri G, Dua S. Correlation between single nucleotide polymorphisms in hypoxia-related genes susceptibility to acute high altitude pulmonary edema. Genetic and Molecular Research 2015;14(4):15904-15905.
Sikri G. Inevitable acclimatization and acute mountain sickness. Am J Med. doi-org/10.1016/j.amj med.2015.10.018   
Singhal S, Paliwal V, Bhattachar SA, Pathak K. Successful Treatment of Free-Floating Right Ventricular Thrombus with Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Heart India 2015;3:21-3.
Deepak A, Dwivedi, Srinivasa Alasinga, Sanjay Sighal. Vineet Kumar Malhotra, Atul Kotwal. Successful treatment of frostbite with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2015:19(2)     
Sikri G, Singh SP, Bhattachar SA, Chaudhry HBS. Blood lactate changes in professional Indian divers under hyperbaric conditions. MJAFI; 2016:72:38-40.
Bhattachar SA, Singhal S, Paliwal V, Malhotra VK, Kotwal A. High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) with pulmonary embolism. Heart India 2016;4:23-5.
Y Uday, Nair V, SP Singh, Srinivasa A. Bhattachar. Managing High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema with Oxygen Alone: Results of a Randomised Controlled Trial. High Altitude Medicine and Biology 2016; 17(4):
Sikri G, Srinivasa AB, Bhutani S. Acute Mountain sickness and oxygen saturation. Sleep Breath. doi 10.1007/S11 325-016-1324-1. 
Sikri G, Bhattachar S. Comment on “ Soluble Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator Receptor Plasma Concentration May Predict Susceptibility to High Altitude Pulmonary Edema”. Mediators of Inflammation 2017; 2017:8546027.


Sikri G, Bhattachar S. Acute Mountain Sickness amongst tourists to Lhasa. Arch Public  Health. 2017 Jan 27; 75:4.

Sikri G, Bhattachar S,  Thapa B. In Response to Risk Determinants of Acute Mountain Sickness by Lawrence and Reid. Wilderness Environ Med. 2017 Mar; 28 (1): 57-58.

Sikri G, Bhattachar S. Risk of high altitude pulmonary edema and telomere length. Journal of Gene Medicine. 2017 May;19(5).

Singhal S, Bhattachar SA, Rungta S. Management of HAPE with bed rest and supplemental oxygen in hospital setting at high altitude (11500 ft): A review of 43 cases. J Assoc Chest Physicians 2017;5:31-4.

Vashisht S, Chawla A,    Joshi RK. Nerve Conduction studies during various phases of menstrual cycle. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol 2017;7(4):386-390.
Sikri G, Bhattachar S. HMOX1 promoter microsatellite polymorphism and high altitude pulmonary edema in Han Chinese men. Wilderness Environ Med. 2018 Feb (2): S1080-6032(17)30321-6.
Vashisht S, Vashisht D, Joshi RK, Pulmonary function tests and effect of bronchodilators in native highlanders and acclimatized lowlanders. Indian Journal of Applied Research 2018; 8 (8):45-47
Jaipurkar R, Mohan L, Tomar R. Autonomic cardiovascular regulation in Parkinson’s disease by head-up tilt test - A cross-sectional study. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol 2018;8 (Online First). Doi: 10.5455/ njppp.2018.8.0413615052018
Karade S, Jaipurkar R, Sen S, Gangakhedkar RR. Novel smart phone application for promoting adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Indian setting.Indian Journal of Applied Research.2018 Jul 6; 8(4).  
Jaipurkar, R., Sinha, A., Karade, S., Pathania, V., & Baveja, S. (2018). Acceptability of a smartphone app for promoting adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected individuals. International Journal of Scientific Research7(9),109-110.
Yanamandra, U. , Senee, H. , Yanamadra, S. , Das, S. K., Bhattachar S. A., Das, R. , Kumar, S. , Malhotra, P. , Varma, S. , Varma, N. and Nair, V. (2018), Erythropoietin and ferritin response in native highlanders aged 4–19 years from the Leh‐Ladakh region of India. Br J Haematol. . doi:10.1111/bjh.15553.
Kapoor, M., Sharma, N., Sandhir, R., Nehru, B. (2018). Effect of the NADPH oxidase inhibitor apocynin on ischemia-reperfusion hippocampus injury in rat brain; Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy;97 (458-472); 2018



Prerana P Bhinganiya, Anirban T Bhattacharya and AnujChawla; Integrated Peer-Assisted Learning and Team Teaching for a Graduate Nursing Course in Physiology: Student Perceptions and Outcomes; Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics; Vol 9, No.1, March, 2019, pp-21-25; DOI: 10.5958/2231-6728.2019.00005.2.
Sikri G, Kotwal A, Singh SP, Bhattachar S, Bhatia SS, Dutt M, Srinath N. Is it time to revise the acclimatization schedule at high altitude? Evidence from a field trial in Western Himalayas.Medical Journal Armed Forces India. 2019 Jul;75(3):251-258.
Jaipurkar R, Mahapatra SS, Bobdey S, Banerji C. Work rest pattern, alertness and performance assessment among naval personnel deployed at sea: A cross sectional study. Med J Armed Forces India. 2019 Apr;75(2):154-163.
Yanamandra, U., Bhattachar SA., Katoch D, Erythropoietin evaluation of school going native highlanders (4-19 yrs of age) from the LehLadakh region in India. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2019 May 10; doi:10.1515/ijamh-2018-0253.

S Kartik, Dharmendra Kumar, Gaurav Sikri, Deepanjan Dey, AB Srinivasa, Binit Kumar, High‑Resolution Esophageal Manometry in Systemic Sclerosis in the Indian Population: An Observational Study. Indian J Rheumatol. 2019 Dec; doi:10.4103/injr.injr_53_19