Varsha Surendranath Taskar

Professor

  • 798 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
1990 …2017
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Research Output 1990 2017

  • 798 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 3 Review article
2017
10 Citations (Scopus)

Exosome secretome and mediated signaling in breast cancer patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial disease

Philley, J. V., Kannan, A., Griffith, D. E., Devine, M. S., Benwill, J. L., Wallace, R. J., Brown-Elliott, B. A., Thakkar, F., Taskar, V. S., Fox, J. G., Alqaid, A., Bains, H., Gupta, S. & Dasgupta, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Oncotarget. 8, 11, p. 18070-18081 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exosomes
Extracellular Matrix Proteins
Breast Neoplasms
Coculture Techniques
Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Infections
2015
75 Citations (Scopus)

Preliminary results of bedaquiline as salvage therapy for patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease

Philley, J. V., Wallace, R. J., Benwill, J. L., Taskar, V. S., Brown-Elliott, B. A., Thakkar, F., Aksamit, T. R. & Griffith, D. E., Aug 1 2015, In : Chest. 148, 2, p. 499-506 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedaquiline
Salvage Therapy
Lung Diseases
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Mycobacterium
2008
35 Citations (Scopus)

Exposures and idiopathic lung disease

Taskar, V. S. & Coultas, D., Dec 1 2008, In : Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 29, 6, p. 670-679 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Environmental Exposure
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Lung Diseases
Sarcoidosis
Dust

Metabolic causes and consequences of sleep disorders

Taskar, V. S., Stocks, J., Shafer, D. & Hirskowitz, M., Jan 1 2008, In : Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. 15, 1, p. 40-44 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sleep
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Sleep Deprivation
Glucose
Circadian Clocks
2006
187 Citations (Scopus)

Is idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis an environmental disease?

Taskar, V. S. & Coultas, D. B., Jun 1 2006, In : Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society. 3, 4, p. 293-298 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Agriculture
Dust
Environmental Exposure
Livestock
2003
7 Citations (Scopus)

Health effects of sleep deprivation

Taskar, V. & Hirshkowitz, M., Jan 1 2003, In : Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. 10, 1, p. 47-52 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep Deprivation
Sleep
Health
Sleep Stages
Psychomotor Performance
2001
33 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of key residues in the subdomain encoded by exons 8 and 9 of human inducible nitric oxide synthase: A critical role for Asp-280 in substrate binding and subunit interactions

Ghosh, D. K., Rashid, M. B., Crane, B., Taskar, V., Mast, M., Misukonis, M. A., Weinberg, J. B. & Eissa, N. T., Aug 28 2001, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98, 18, p. 10392-10397 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II
Exons
Oxygenases
Oxidoreductases
Flavin Mononucleotide
1997
19 Citations (Scopus)

Additive nature of distension and surfactant perturbation on alveolocapillary permeability

John, J., Taskar, V., Evander, E., Wollmer, P. & Jonson, B., Jan 1 1997, In : European Respiratory Journal. 10, 1, p. 192-199 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tidal Volume
Surface-Active Agents
Detergents
Permeability
Ventilation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Hyperventilation-induced airway injury and vascular leakage in dogs: Effects of α1-adrenergic agonists

Freed, A. N., Taskar, V. S., Schofield, B. & Omori, C., Dec 1 1997, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 83, 6, p. 1884-1889 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenergic Agonists
Hyperventilation
Vascular System Injuries
Air
Dogs
163 Citations (Scopus)

Surfactant dysfunction makes lungs vulnerable to repetitive collapse and reexpansion

Taskar, V. S., John, J., Evander, E., Robertson, B. & Jonson, B., Jan 1 1997, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 155, 1, p. 313-320 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dioctyl Sulfosuccinic Acid
Lung
Pressure
Surface-Active Agents
Positive-Pressure Respiration
1996

After resetting of a ventilator CO2 elimination (ml/min) provides immediate information about the efficiency of ventilation

Taskar, V. S., John, J., Larsson, A. & Jonson, B., Oct 1 1996, In : CHEST. 110, 4 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanical Ventilators
Ventilation
Gases
Pressure
Breath Tests
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of detergent combined with large tidal volume ventilation on alveolocapillary permeability

Taskar, V. S., Wollmer, P., Evander, E., John, J. & Jonson, B., Jan 1 1996, In : Clinical Physiology. 16, 2, p. 103-114 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tidal Volume
Detergents
Permeability
Pentetic Acid
Technetium
14 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of furosemide on hyperpnea-induced airway obstruction, injury, and microvascular leakage

Freed, A. N., Taskar, V., Schofield, B. & Omori, C., Dec 1996, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 81, 6, p. 2461-2467 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Furosemide
Airway Obstruction
Air
Wounds and Injuries
Permeability
4 Citations (Scopus)

Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis: a potential cure.

Saw, S. M. & Taskar, V. S., Apr 1 1996, In : Maryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985). 45, 4, p. 305-307 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystic Fibrosis
Genetic Therapy
Organism Cloning
Genes
Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator
20 Citations (Scopus)

Respiratory mechanics in rabbits ventilated with different tidal volumes

Svantesson, C., John, J., Taskar, V. S., Evander, E. & Jonson, B., Dec 1 1996, In : Respiration Physiology. 106, 3, p. 307-316 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiratory Mechanics
Tidal Volume
Compliance
Rabbits
Pressure
1995
9 Citations (Scopus)

Breath-holding time in normal subjects, snorers, and sleep apnea patients

Taskar, V., Clayton, N., Atkins, M., Shaheen, Z., Stone, P. & Woodcock, A., Jan 1 1995, In : CHEST. 107, 4, p. 959-962 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breath Holding
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Functional Residual Capacity
Apnea
60 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of carbon dioxide elimination following ventilator resetting

Taskar, V. S., John, J., Larsson, A., Wetterberg, T. & Jonson, B., Jan 1 1995, In : CHEST. 108, 1, p. 196-202 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanical Ventilators
Carbon Dioxide
Ventilation
Breath Tests
Tidal Volume
49 Citations (Scopus)

Healthy lungs tolerate repetitive collapse and reopening during short periods of mechanical ventilation

Taskar, V. S., John, J., Evander, E., Wollmer, P., Robertson, B. & Jonson, B., Jan 1 1995, In : Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 39, 3, p. 370-376 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial Respiration
Lung
Mechanics
Ventilation
Gases
1994
7 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic properties of body plethysmographs and effects on physiological parameters

John, J., Drefeldt, B., Taskar, V. S., Mansson, C. & Jonson, B., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 77, 1, p. 152-159 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compliance
Pressure
Hot Temperature
Flowmeters
Respiration
60 Citations (Scopus)

Nasal resistance in obstructive sleep apnea

Atkins, M., Taskar, V. S., Clayton, N., Stone, P. & Woodcock, A., Jan 1 1994, In : Chest. 105, 4, p. 1133-1135 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Nose
Rhinomanometry
Nasal Surgical Procedures
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
1993
1 Citation (Scopus)

A comparison of spirometric variables in cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis over 4 years

John, P. J., Taskar, V. S. & Mahashur, A. A., Jan 1 1993, In : Respiratory Medicine. 87, 5, p. 395-396 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bronchiectasis
Spirometry
Vital Capacity
Forced Expiratory Volume
Cystic Fibrosis

Anti-inflammatory action of steroid inhalers.

Taskar, V. S., Mahashur, A. A., John, P. J., Kolhatkar, V. P., Menon, L. & Bijur, S., Jan 1 1993, In : The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 41, 5, p. 281-283 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Bronchodilator Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Beclomethasone
Steroids

Assessment of exercise tolerance in chronic bronchitis and interstitial lung disease.

Mirchandani, L. V., Sharma, R. R., John, P. J., Kolhatkar, V. P., Taskar, V. S. & Mahashur, A. A., Jan 1 1993, In : The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 41, 3, p. 144-146 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise Tolerance
Chronic Bronchitis
Interstitial Lung Diseases
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Exercise
10 Citations (Scopus)

Foreign body aspiration: A hazard of metered dose inhalers

Taskar, V. S., Bradley, B. B., Moussali, H. M. & Hilton, A. M., Jan 1 1993, In : British Medical Journal. 306, 6877, p. 575-576 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metered Dose Inhalers
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Bronchi
Foreign Bodies
Differential Diagnosis
7 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary function tests in cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic portal hypertension.

Nagral, A., Kolhatkar, V. P., Bhatia, S. J., Taskar, V. S. & Abraham, P., Jan 1 1993, In : Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 12, 2, p. 36-40 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiratory Function Tests
Portal Hypertension
Ascites
Vital Capacity
Lung
1992
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ductal aneurysm presenting as an acute lung collapse.

Taskar, V. S., John, P. J. & Mahashur, A. A., Jan 1 1992, In : The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 40, 7, p. 475-476 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pulmonary Atelectasis
Aneurysm
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of bromhexeine on sputum amoxycillin levels in lower respiratory infections

Taskar, V. S., Sharma, R. R., Goswami, R., John, P. J. & Mahashur, A. A., Jan 1 1992, In : Respiratory Medicine. 86, 2, p. 157-160 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amoxicillin
Sputum
Respiratory Tract Infections
Tablets
Anti-Bacterial Agents

Effect of ipratropium bromide in bronchial asthma.

Taskar, V. S., Mirchandani, L., Mahashur, A. A., Sharma, R. R. & Kolhatkar, V. P., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of postgraduate medicine. 38, 3, p. 124-126 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ipratropium
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate
Asthma
Inhalation
Bronchoconstriction
1990
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of 3 week oxygen therapy on functional and haemodynamic parameters in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Taskar, V. S., Rupwate, R. U., Kulkarni, H. & Kamat, S. R., Jan 1 1990, In : The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 38, 11, p. 839-842 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Artery
Hemodynamics
Oxygen
Vascular Resistance