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Akhila G Belur

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medicine, General Internal Medicine
3643 N Roxboro Street, Durham, NC 27704

Selected Publications


Baricitinib versus dexamethasone for adults hospitalised with COVID-19 (ACTT-4): a randomised, double-blind, double placebo-controlled trial.

Journal Article Lancet Respir Med · September 2022 BACKGROUND: Baricitinib and dexamethasone have randomised trials supporting their use for the treatment of patients with COVID-19. We assessed the combination of baricitinib plus remdesivir versus dexamethasone plus remdesivir in preventing progression to ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Efficacy of interferon beta-1a plus remdesivir compared with remdesivir alone in hospitalised adults with COVID-19: a double-bind, randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial.

Journal Article Lancet Respir Med · December 2021 BACKGROUND: Functional impairment of interferon, a natural antiviral component of the immune system, is associated with the pathogenesis and severity of COVID-19. We aimed to compare the efficacy of interferon beta-1a in combination with remdesivir compare ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Rapidly progressing mycotic aortic aneurysm masquerading as acute coronary syndrome.

Journal Article The Canadian journal of cardiology · December 2013 Mycotic aortic aneurysms are rare. The most common cause of a mycotic aortic aneurysm is bacterial seeding in a diseased or injured aortic intima with subsequent arteritis. Because the clinical presentation of mycotic aortic aneurysms can be quite variable ... Full text Open Access Cite