Dr. Ved Chaturvedi

President of Delhi Indian Rheumatology Association

A well-known rheumatologist. Completed DM in clinical Immunology & Rheumatology from prestigious SGPGI, Lucknow. Has published many papers and has been the guest speakers in most of the national & international Rheumatology conferences. Pioneering work on medical arthroscopy, Rheumatology ultrasound and low dose infliximab are widely acclaimed. His area of research interest includes newer drugs for Rheumatic diseases & Synovial study.

Contributions

  • When should we start biologics Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi will discuss when to start biologics in rheumatoid arthritis in this video. 80 – 90 % of patients will respond to the common drugs. If after certain period the stop responding, switch to other disease modifying agent and still no improvement, then can start with biologics. Dr. Chaturvedi will further discuss the how and which biologics to start with in RA patients.

  • What is the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    In this video, Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, will discuss the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The most important drugs are disease modifying anti-rheumatoid drugs also known as DMARDS. The most important drug is methotrexate which is given weekly. He will further discuss about different types of DMARDS. Also, the safety profile of the patient needs to be checked while administering these medications.

  • What are the complications of Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, will talk on the complication of rheumatoid arthritis in this video. He will talk about several complications such as premature atherosclerosis, destruction of joints, joints failure, amyloidosis in lung and eye etc. He will explain the complications in details.

  • Is NTTCP antibody diagnostic for rheumatoid arthritis?

    In this video, Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, will talk about diagnostic evaluation for rheumatoid arthritis. A new test has come known as NTTCP antibody which is more specific almost 97% accurate in diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis. This is a marker test which can diagnose early stages of the disease.

  • What is the Difference between ESR & CRP?

    Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, will talk about the difference between ESR & CRP in this video. Both ESR and CRP are markers for inflammation. The difference is the testing of CRP is costly whereas ESR is cheap. ESR takes a longer time for increase after the onset of inflammation whereas CRP increases immediately. He will further explain the other differences as well.

  • How is Rheumatoid arthritis confirmed? How is Rheumatoid arthritis treated?

    The video talks about the management of rheumatoid arthritis by Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi. He says that the confirmation of rheumatoid arthritis is on clinical symptoms. It is a polyarthritis and small joint arthritis. He will talk about other causes of rheumatoid arthritis such as connective tissue disorder, leukemia, lymphoma, osteoarthritis, etc.

  • What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    In this video, Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, will discuss about rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is joint disease in which multiple joints are affected. It is the arthritis of small and large joints which is generally worst in the morning cause of inflammation. It is specially affected in women than men.

  • Is Rheumatoid factor a diagnostic test for rheumatoid arthritis?

    Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, will discuss whether rheumatoid factor is a diagnostic test for rheumatoid arthritis in this video. He will explain that it is not a diagnostic test for rheumatoid arthritis; it suggests that the patient might have it. He will further explain about sero-negative results.