Kirthinath Ballala

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

  • Madhava Nagar, Kastuba Hospital Building

    576104 Manipal


  • 46 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 46 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 1 Letter

Assessment of tobacco imagery and compliance with tobacco-free rules in popular Indian films

Kulkarni, M. M., Kamath, V. G., Cranwell, J., Britton, J., Nazar, G. P., Arora, M., Ballal, K. & Kamath, A., 01-01-2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Tobacco Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Motion Pictures
Tobacco Use
2 Citations (Scopus)
Diabetic Foot
Diabetes Mellitus
Primary Health Care
Ankle Brachial Index
Peripheral Arterial Disease
1 Citation (Scopus)

A study to assess the clinical and biochemical profile of patients diagnosed with hepatitis e in a large teaching hospital of southern India

Chakrabarti, K., Ballala, K., Karthik Rao, N., Patil, N., Avinash, A., Ahmed, T., Varghese, G. & Kunder, S. K., 01-03-2016, In : Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 9, 2, p. 84-89 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis E
Teaching Hospitals
Age Groups

Diabetic cardiomyopathy: Tissue doppler imaging a novel insight

Rao, K. N., Ballala, K., Samanth, J., Shetty, R., Vidyasagar, S., Nayak, K., Maiya, A. G., Kumar, S. & Nandhini, U., 01-01-2016, In : Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 7, 1, p. 1535-1540 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diabetic Cardiomyopathies
Medical problems
Diabetes Mellitus
Imaging techniques

Echocardiographic abnormalities in cirrhosis & their correlation with severity of cirrhosis using child-pugh score among patients in a tertiary care hospital

Balde, J., Rao, N. K., Ballala, K., Samanth, J., Shetty, K. R., Patil, N., Avinash, A. & Varghese, G., 01-12-2016, In : Indian Journal of Medical Research. 144, DECEMBER, p. 935-937 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tertiary Healthcare
Tertiary Care Centers
Pulmonary Hypertension

Job Perception of Counselors Employed at Integrated Counseling and Testing Centers for HIV in a District of South India

Papanna, M. K., Kumar, P., Shetty, A., Kulothungan, K., Poojary, I. B. & Ballala, K., 01-07-2016, In : Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care. 15, 4, p. 301-305 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Job Satisfaction

Reduced Pelvic Floor Muscle Tone Predisposes to Persistence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms after Puerperium

Bhat, C., Khan, M., Ballala, K., Kamath, A. & Pandey, D., 2016, In : Scientifica. 2016, 5705186.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Pelvic Floor
urinary tract
postpartum period
Postpartum Period
5 Citations (Scopus)
Bacterial Infections
2 Citations (Scopus)

The prognostic significance of neuroendocrine differentiation in colorectal carcinomas: Our experience

Suresh, P. K., Sahu, K. K., Pai, R. R., Sridevi, H. B., Ballal, K., Khandelia, B., Minal, J. & Annappa, R., 01-12-2015, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 9, 12, p. EC01-EC04

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromogranin A
Patents and inventions
Tumor Biomarkers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of severity of scrub typhus in the Indian subcontinent

Karanth, S. S., Marupudi, K. C., Sama, V. P. R., Gupta, A., Ballal, K. & Kamath, A., 01-02-2014, In : Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. 4, S2, p. S674-S678

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scrub Typhus
Orientia tsutsugamushi
Age Factors
Blood Platelets
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mean versus median in tables and figures

Joseph, T. T., Mathew, S., Amjad, A. S. & Ballal, K., 06-2013, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 116, 6, p. 1390-1391 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

26 Citations (Scopus)

Knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding whole body donation among medical professionals in a hospital in India

Ballala, K., Shetty, A. & Malpe, S. B., 01-05-2011, In : Anatomical Sciences Education. 4, 3, p. 142-150 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Medical Education
Medical Students
7 Citations (Scopus)
Medical Students
Equipment and Supplies
Statistical Data Interpretation
Chi-Square Distribution