Dr Vaishali makes India proud

JAMMU, Apr 9 (Agencies): Dr Vaishali Gupta, an alumnus of Government Medical College Jammu, who is presently the Professor and Head of Retina at Advance Eye Centre, PGI Chandigarh, has done India proud in a major breakthrough study with regard to formulating and developing a consensus in laying down the guidelines for the treatment of Tuberculosis of the eye. Daughter of late Prakash Nath Gupta, Dr Vaishali who headed the Global Collaborative Ocular TB Project (COTS) as principal investigator published a series of research papers and findings on the subject.
COTS comprises of leading ophthalmologists from 25 countries including USA, UK, Germany, Singapore and many other EU countries. The project investigators after drawing a broad framework collected real time data from the Eye Centre’s of member countries which was then analyzed in the light of artificial intelligence at Centres in India, London and Singapore.
The resultant data shows that around 86 percent of patients have cured or majorly benefited from the findings. The guidelines are now in the process of adoption by the various Government agencies around the world. The area of treatment for TB of the eye and the guidelines were hitherto without any global consensus.

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