Publications of Anna B Pulimood


  • Ramakrishna BS, Makharia GK, Ahuja V, Ghoshal UC, Jayanthi V, Perakath B, Abraham P, Bhasin DK, Bhatia SJ, Choudhuri G, Dadhich S, Desai D, Goswami BD, Issar SK, Jain AK, Kochhar R, Loganathan G, Misra SP, Ganesh Pai C, Pal S, Philip M, Pulimood A, Puri AS, Ray G, Singh SP, Sood A, Subramanian V; Indian Society of Gastroenterology Task Force on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Indian Society of Gastroenterology consensus statements on Crohn's disease in India. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jan;34(1):3-22. PMID: 25772856.
  • Matthai SM, Basu G, Varughese S, Pulimood AB, Veerasamy T, Korula A. Collapsing glomerulopathy following anabolic steroid use in a 16-year-old boy with IgA nephropathy. Indian J Nephrol. 2015 Mar-Apr;25(2):99-102. PMID: 25838648; PMCID: PMC4379634.


  • Rose A, George K, Arul Dhas T, Pulimood AB, Kang G. Survey of ethical issues reported by Indian medical students: basis for design of a new curriculum. Ind J Med Ethics 2014 Jan-Mar XI(1): 25-28.
  • Amit Kumar Dutta, Kattiparambil Gangadharan Sajith, Gautam Shah, Anna B Pulimood, Ebby George Simon, Anjilivelil Joseph Joseph, Ashok Chacko. Duodenal villous morphology assessed using magnification narrow band imaging correlates well with histology in patients with suspected malabsorption syndrome. Digestive Endoscopy 03/2014; DOI:10.1111/den.12285
  • Maiwall R, Goel A, Pulimood AB, Babji S, Sophia J, Prasad C, Balasubramanian KA, Ramakrishna B, Kurian S, Fletcher GJ, Abraham P, Kang G, Ramakrishna BS, Elias E, Eapen CE. Investigation into celiac disease in Indian patients with portal hypertension. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep 18.


  • Iyer VH, Augustine J, Pulimood AB, Ajjampur SS, Ramakrishna BS.Correlation between coinfection with parasites, cytomegalovirus, and Clostridium difficile and disease severity in patients with ulcerative colitis. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2013 Mar;32(2):115-8. doi: 10.1007/s12664-012-0302-1. PMID:23408260 
  • Goel A, Dutta AK, Pulimood AB, Eapen A, Chacko A. Clinical profile and predictors of disease behavior and surgery in Indian patients with Crohn's disease. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2013 May;32(3):184-9. PMID:23417764
  • Bhan A, Bhide AV, Isaac P, Thomas G, Murthy P, Pulimood AB, Rao S, Daniel S, Galgali RB, Lewin S, Rajaraman D, Machado T, Ravindran GD, Kurpad SS. Boundary violations: our response to the commentaries on the Bangalore Declaration. Natl Med J India. 2012 Sep-Oct;25(5):311-2. PMID:23448640
  • Pugazhendhi S, Jayakanthan K, Pulimood AB, Ramakrishna BS. Cytokine gene expression in intestinal tuberculosis and Crohn's disease. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 May;17(5):662-8. PMID:23575333 
  • Pamela Christudoss, Ratnasamy Selvakumar, Anna B Pulimood, Jude Joseph Fleming, George Mathew.  Protective Role of Aspirin, Vitamin C, and Zinc and their Effects on Zinc Status in the DMH-Induced Colon Carcinoma Model. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention: APJCP 01/2013; 14(8):4627-4634.


  • Dutta AK, Sajith KG, Pulimood AB, Chacko A. Narrow band imaging versus white light gastroscopy in detecting potentially premalignant gastric lesions: a randomized prospective crossover study. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2012 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22983839.
  • Bangalore Declaration Group. A consensus document requesting the Medical Council of India to take action on the issue of boundary violations in doctor-patient relationships. Natl Med J India. 2012 Mar-Apr;25(2):96-8; Discussion 98-9. PubMed PMID: 22816167.
  • Christudoss P, Selvakumar R, Pulimood AB, Fleming JJ, Mathew G. Zinc and zinc related enzymes in precancerous and cancerous tissue in the colon of dimethyl hydrazine treated rats. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13(2):487-92. PubMed PMID: 22524812.
  • Santhanam S, Rajamanickam S, Motamarry A, Ramakrishna BS, Amirtharaj JG, Ramachandran A, Pulimood A, Venkatraman A. Mitochondrial electron transport chain complex dysfunction in the colonic mucosa in ulcerative colitis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012 Nov;18(11):2158-68. doi: 10.1002/ibd.22926. Epub 2012 Feb 28. PubMed PMID: 22374887.
  • Thomas N, Pulimood AB, Kumar M, Jana AK. Microvillous inclusion disease diagnosed by gastric biopsy. Indian Pediatr. 2012 Jan;49(1):58-60. PubMed PMID: 22318102.
  • Mohapatra A, Basu G, Sen I, Asirvatham R, Michael JS, Pulimood AB, John GT. Tuberculosis in a renal allograft recipient presenting with intussusception. Indian J Nephrol. 2012 Jan;22(1):52-6. PubMed PMID: 22279345; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3263066.
  • Goel R, Danda D, Avinash B, Pulimood AB, Mathew J, Ramakrishna BS. Clinico-pathological correlation of non specific inflammation in bowel histology with joint manifestation in a tertiary center in South India. Rheumatol Int. 2012 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 22258457.
  • Ramakrishna BS, Makharia GK, Abraham P, Ghoshal UC, Jayanthi V, Agarwal BK, Ahuja V, Bhasin DK, Bhatia SJ, Choudhuri G, Dadhich S, Desai DC, Dhali GK, Goswami BD, Issar SK, Jain AK, Kochhar R, Kumar A, Loganathan G, Misra SP, Pai CG, Pal S, Pulimood A, Puri AS, Ramesh GN, Ray G, Singh SP, Sood A, Tandan M; for Indian Society of Gastroenterology Task Force on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Indian Society of Gastroenterology consensus on ulcerative colitis. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2012 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23096266.
  • Patra S, Samal SC, Kang G, Pulimood A, Mathan M, Ramakrishna BS. Adherent Escherichia coli in colorectal mucosal biopsies: a histological and ultrastructural evaluation. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2012 Oct-Dec;55(4):485-9. doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.107786. PubMed PMID: 23455785.


  • Pulimood AB, Amarapurkar DN, Ghoshal U, Phillip M, Pai CG, Reddy DN, Nagi B, Ramakrishna BS. Differentiation of Crohn's disease from intestinal tuberculosis in India in 2010. World J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jan 28;17(4):433-43.
  • Kokil G, Pulimood A, Mathai J. A rare case of a rectal polyp with gastric heterotopia. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2011 Oct-Dec;54(4):848-9. PubMed PMID: 22234134.
  • Arora N, Manipadam MT, Pulimood A, Ramakrishna BS, Chacko A, Kurian SS, Nair S. Gastrointestinal lymphomas: pattern of distribution and histological subtypes: 10 years experience in a tertiary centre in South India. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2011 Oct-Dec;54(4):712-9. PubMed PMID: 22234096.
  • Pugazhendhi S, Sahu MK, Subramanian V, Pulimood A, Ramakrishna BS. Environmental factors associated with Crohn's disease in India. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2011 Dec;30(6):264-9. Epub 2011 Dec 13. PubMed PMID: 22161539.


  • Chowdhury SD, Joseph AJ, Pulimood A, Eapen A, Abraham V, John J, Chacko A. A gastric submucosal mass. Gut 2010; 59: 291, 347.
  • Banerjee S, Shah S, Chandran BS, Pulimood A, Mathew G. Chronic perforation in isolated xanthogranulomatous gastritis.Trop Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan-Mar;31(1):45-7.


  • Sivalingam N, Basivireddy J, Pulimood AB, Balasubramanian KA, Jacob M. Activation of phospholipase A2 is involved in indomethacin-induced damage in Caco-2 cells. Toxicol In Vitro. 2009 Aug;23(5):887-96
  • Natarajan SK, Amirtharaj GJ, Ramachandran A, Pulimood AB, Balasubramanian. Retinoid metabolism in the small intestine during development of liver cirrhosis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 May;24(5):821-9. Epub 2009 Feb 15.
  • Joseph AJ, George B, Pulimood AB, Seshadri MS, Chacko A. 25 (OH) vitamin D level in Crohn’s disease: association with sun exposure and disease activity. Indian J Med Res. 2009 Aug;130(2):133-7.


  • Pulimood AB, Ramakrishna BS, Rita AB, Srinivasan P, Mohan V, Gupta S, Perakath B, Kang G, Chandy G, Balasubramanian KA. Early activation of mucosal dendritic cells and macrophages in acute Campylobacter colitis and cholera: An in vivo study. J Gastroenterol Hepatol.2008 May;23(5):752-8..
  • Pulimood AB, Peter S, Rook GWA, Donoghue HD. In situ PCR for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in endoscopic mucosal biopsies of intestinal tuberculosis and Crohn’s disease Am J Clin Pathol 2008; 129:846-851.
  • George IA, Sudarsanam TD, Pulimood AB, Mathews M. Acute abdomen: An unusual presentation of disseminated Penicillium marneffei infection. (accepted for publication by Ind J Med Microb)
  • Christudoss P, Selvakumar R, Pulimood AB, Fleming JJ, Mathew G. Unsymmetrical DMH - An isomer of 1,2 DMH - Is it potent to induce gastrointestinal carcinoma in rats? Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2008 Apr;59(6):373-5. Epub 2008 Jan 28.
  • Faith M, Sukumaran A, Pulimood AB, Jacob M. How reliable an indicator of inflammation is myeloperoxidase activity? Clin Chim Acta Clin Chim Acta. 2008 Oct;396(1-2):23-5.
  • Nandakumar NS, Balamurugan R, Jayakanthan K, Pulimood A, Pugazhendi S, Ramakrishna BS. Probiotic administration alters the gut flora and attenuates colitis in mice administered dextran sodium sulfate. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008; 23: 1834-9.


  • Christudoss P, Selvakumar R, Pulimood AB, Fleming JJ, Mathew G. Tissue zinc levels in precancerous tissue in the gastrointestinal tract of azoxymethane (AOM)-treated rats. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2008 Mar;59(5):313-8. Epub 2007 Nov 26. PubMed PMID: 18032001


  • Natarajan SK, Ramamoorthy P, Thomas S, Basivireddy J, Kang G, Ramachandran A, Pulimood AB, Balasubramanian KA. Intestinal mucosal alterations in rats with carbon tetrachloride-induced cirrhosis: changes in glycosylation and luminal bacteria. Hepatology 2006; 43:837-846.
  • Natarajan SK, Thomas S, Ramamoorthy P, Basivireddy J, Pulimood AB, Ramachandran A, Balasubramanian KA. Oxidative stress in the development of liver cirrhosis: a comparison of two different experimental models. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006;21:947-57.
  • Mathew B, Pulimood AB, Prasanna CG, Ramakrishna BS, Chandy SJ. Clofazimine induced enteropathy – a case highlighting the importance of drug-induced disease in differential diagnoses. Tropical Gastroenterology 2006;27:87-88.
  • Natarajan SK, Basivireddy J, Ramachandran A, Thomas S, Ramamoorthy P, Pulimood AB, Jacob M, Balasubramanian KA. Renal damage in experimentally-induced cirrhosis in rats: Role of oxygen free radicals. Hepatology. 2006;43:1248-56.


  • Pulimood AB, Peter S, Ramakrishna BS, Chacko A, Jeyamani R, Jeyaseelan L, Kurian G. Segmental colonoscopic biopsies in the differentiation of ileocolic tuberculosis from Crohn’s disease. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005 May;20(5): 688-96.
  • Venkataraman S, Mohan V, Ramakrishna BS, Peter S, Chacko A, Chandy G, Kurian G, Kurian S, Mathan M, Mathan VI, Patra S, Pulimood A, Rolston DD. Risk of colorectal cancer in ulcerative colitis in India. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 May;20(5):705-9
  • Natarajan SK, Thomas S, Ramachandran A, Pulimood AB, Balasubramanian KA. Retinoid metabolism during development of liver cirrhosis. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2005 Nov 15;443:93-100.


  • Basivireddy J, Jacob M, Pulimood AB, Balasubramanian KA. Indomethacin-induced renal damage: role of oxygen free radicals.Biochem Pharmacol. 2004 Feb 1;67(3):587-99.
  • Sujatha SR, Pulimood A, Gunasekaran S. Comparative immunocytochemistry of isolated rat & monkey pancreatic islet cell types. Indian J Med Res. 2004 Jan;119(1):38-44.
  • Venkataraman S, Peter S, Pulimood AB. Colonic malignant melanoma mimicking colon carcinoma. Digestive Endoscopy 2004; 16: 266-268.


  • Thomas S, Pulimood A, Balasubramanian KA. Heat preconditioning prevents oxidative stress-induced damage in the intestine and lung following surgical manipulation. Br J Surg. 2003 Apr;90(4):473-81.
  • Venkatraman A, Ramakrishna BS, Shaji RV, Kumar NS, Pulimood A, Patra S. Amelioration of dextran sulfate colitis by butyrate: role of heat shock protein 70 and NF-kappaB. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2003 Jul;285(1):G177-84.
  • Basivireddy J, Jacob M, Ramamoorthy P, Pulimood AB, Balasubramanian KA. Indomethacin-induced free radical-mediated changes in the intestinal brush border membranes. Biochem Pharmacol 2003 Feb 15;65(4):683-95


  • Ramachandran A, Prabhu R, Thomas S, Reddy JB, Pulimood A, Balasubramanian KA. Intestinal mucosal alterations in experimental cirrhosis in the rat: role of oxygen free radicals. Hepatology 2002 Mar;35(3):622-9
  • Kang G, Srivastava A, Pulimood AB, Dennison D, Chandy M. Etiology of diarrhea in patients undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in South India. Transplantation 2002 Apr 27;73(8):1247-51.
  • Thomas S, Prabhu R, Pulimood A, Balasubramanian KA. Heat preconditioning prevents enterocyte mitochondrial damage induced by surgical manipulation. J Surg Res 2002 Nov;108(1):138-47.


  • Koshi R, Pulimood AB, Date A, Kang G, Acheson D, Mathan MM. Glomerular injury induced in mice by intraperitoneal injection of Shiga-like toxins. Ind J Med Res 2001; 113: 63-69.
  • Kang G, Pulimood AB, Koshi R, Hull A, Acheson D, Rajan P, Keusch GT, Mathan VI, Mathan MM. A monkey model for enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection. J Infect Dis 2001; 184: 206-10
  • Kang G, Pulimood AB, Mathan MM, Mathan VI. Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli infection in a rabbit model. Pathology 2001 Aug;33(3):341-6.
  • Paleri V, Pulimood A, Davies GR, Birchall MA. Interleukins 7 and 12 are expressed in head and neck squamous cancer. Clin Otolaryngol 2001; 26:302-6.
  • Gnanapragasam VJ, Leung HY, Pulimood AB, Neal DE, Robson CN. Expression of RAC 3, a steroid hormone receptor co-activator in prostate cancer. Br J Cancer 2001;85(12):1928-36


  • Ahmed MS, Krishnan S, Ramakrishna BS, Mathan M, Pulimood A, Murthy S. Butyrate and glucose metabolism by colonocytes in experimental colitis in mice.GUT, 2000; 46: 493-499
  • Madesh M, Anup R, Vajranum M, Pulimood A, Balasubramaniam KA. Attenuation of intestinal ischaemia /reperfusion injury with sodium nitroprusside. Biochem Biophys Acta - Molecular basis of disease.2000; 1500: 204-216
  • Collett GP, Betts AM, Johnson MI, Pulimood AB, Cook S, Neal DE, RobsonCN. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor is an androgen responsive gene in human prostate and is highly expressed in prostatic adenocarcinoma. Clin Cancer Res, 2000; 6: 3241-3248
  • Rubio-Briones J, Pulimood AB, Collett GP, Mehta PB, Johnson MI, Algaba F, Neal DE, Robson CN. Expression and localization of Talin in benign and malignant human prostate and its relation to E-cadherin and a-catenin. UroOncology 2000; 1: 25-37.
  • Venkatraman A, Ramakrishna BS, Pulimood AB, Patra S, Murthy S. Increased permeability in dextran sulphate colitis in rats: time course of development and effect of butyrate. Scand J Gastroenterol 2000; 35:1053-9.


  • Pulimood AB, Ramakrishna BS, Mathan MM. Collagenous gastritis and collagenous colitis: A report with sequential histology and ultrastructural findings. GUT, 1999; 44:881-885.
  • Mukhopadhya A, Ramakrishna BS, Kang G, Pulimood AB, Mathan MM, Zachariah A, Mathai DC. Enteric pathogens in Southern Indian HIV patients with and without diarrhea. Ind J Med Res, 1999; 109:85-89
  • Anup R, Aparna V, Pulimood A, Balasubramaniam KA. Surgical stress and the small intestine: Role of oxygen free radicals. Surgery, 1999; 125: 560-569
  • Pulimood AB, Ramakrishna BS, Kurian G, Peter S, Patra S, Mathan VI, Mathan MM. Endoscopic mucosal biopsies are useful in distinguishing granulomatous colitis due to Crohn’s disease from tuberculosis. GUT 1999, 45: 537-540
  • Krishnan S, Ramakrishna BS, Keusch GT, Acheson DWK, Pulimood AB, Mathan M. Effect of Shiga toxin on NaCl transport in rat distal colon. Scand J Gastroenterol 1999; 34: 777-783
  • Venkatraman A, Ramakrishna BS, Pulimood AB. Butyrate hastens restoration of barrier function after thermal and detergent injury to rat distal colon in vitro. Scand J Gastroentrol 1999; 34: 1087-92.


  • Pulimood AB, Mathan MM, Mathan VI. Quantitative and ultrastructural analysis of rectal mucosal mast cells in acute infectious diarrhea. Dig Dis Sci 1998; 43: 2111-2116.
  • Eapen CE, Madesh M, Balasubramaniam KA, Pulimood A, Mathan M, Ramakrishna BS. Mucosal mitochondrial function and antioxidant defences in patients with gastric carcinoma. Scand J Gastroenterol 1998; 33: 975-981.


  • Chacko A, Samal SC, Pulimood A. Tracheo-bronchial remnants: a rare cause of dysphagia. Ind J Gastroenterol 1997; 16: 159-160.


  • Pulimood A, Krishnaswami H, Balasubramaniam N. Placental site trophoblastic tumour with brief review of literature. Ind J Cancer, 1996; 33:12 -16.