|I would like to
acknowledge the help of the following specialist
colleagues, many of whom are also attached to
Jaslok Hospital. They areDr. P. R.
Krishnaswamy, Dr. P. B. Amin, Dr. H. B.
Chandalia, Dr. A. Chitnis, Dr. H. Desai, Dr. Joe
D'Sa, Dr. Sandra Desasouza, Dr. Cedric D'Souza,
Dr. S. Joshi, Dr. M. H. Kamat, Dr. R. K. Menda,
Dr. M. Kothari, Dr. A. H. Lambe, Dr. K. Mody, Dr.
Satish Mody, Dr. Ram Malkani, Dr. Chetan Oberai,
Dr. Sunil Parekh, Dr. D. Shenai and Dr. A. R.
Undre. I have had long interviews with them and
taken their precious time to make sure that there
were no omissions in my book, though I have
avoided putting any of their observations, which
I have not seen or heard of personalIy.
I am very thankful
to Dr. N. H. Keswani, the Medical Director of
Jaslok Hospital, who has encouraged me to write
this book and allowed me to insert the table of
analysis of 3000 cases admitted to Jaslok
Hospital. This analysis was done with the help of
Mr. Masurekar and his staff to all of whom I am
I am also
thankful to my typist, Venkat and my Secretaries
Pratima, Sera, Maxi and Meena who have helped me
I am also
thankful to the Dean, Grant Medical College who
sanctioned me leave to find time to pen my