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Comparison between prostate volume and intravesical prostatic protrusion in detecting bladder outlet obstruction due to benign prostatic hyp...
The objectives of this study were to determine and compare the correlation of intravesical prostatic protrusion (IPP) and prostate volume (PV) with bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). This study was conducted in the department of urology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BS...
Higher prevalence of cytomegalovirus pp65 antigenemia associated with lower CD4+ T lymphocyte count.
Sixty seven immunocompromised patients were studied prospectively to observe the association of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pp65 antigenemia with CD4+ T-lymphocyte count, a marker of cellular immunity. This study was conducted in three different groups of immunocompromised patients includi...
Clustering of metabolic factors among the patients with essential hypertension.
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome was determined in clinic-based 1,517 hypertensive patients. All traits were present in 1.1% men and 12.8% women. Combination of different three traits were present as follows: hypertension with high triglyceride and low HDL (men 29.4% vs. women 51.8%), hypertensi...
Phase contrast microscopic examination of hematuria to localize the source of bleeding.
Atrial septal aneurysm associated with Wolf Parkinson White (WPW) syndrome: a case report.
We report a case of ASA associated with accessory bypass tract with Wolf Parkinson While (WPW)-pattern ECG first time known to us....
Prevalence of type 2 diabetes in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
This cross-sectional study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of type 2 diabetes along with its risk factors in urban slum population of Dhaka, Bangladesh. A random sample of 1555 slum dwellers of Dhaka city (age > or = 20 years) were included in the study. Capillary blood glucose levels, fast...
Assessment of renal insufficiency in gestational proteinuric hypertension in third trimester pregnancy.
This prospective study on assessment of renal insufficiency in pregnancy induced proteinuric hypertension was carried out on 104 cases, in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (former IPGM&R), Dhaka during period of August 1997 to September 1998. The objective of this study, to find out the i...
Somatoform disorders in children and adolescents.
Somatization is common among children and adolescents. A consecutive series of 112 children and adolescents who fulfilled the ICD-10 clinical diagnostic criteria for somatoform disorders attended at a psychiatric consultation center were included in this study to delineate the pattern of presenting...
Effect of oestrogen replacement therapy on bone mass in post-menopausal Bangladeshi women.
We undertook this prospective case-controlled study to find out whether or not HRT is beneficial to our women. A total of 106 patients were studied, amongst them 60 were cases and 46 were controls. The women in the first group were given either conjugated equine estrogen alone (surgical menopause gr...
Seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori among the diabetic population in Bangladesh: a comparative serological study on the newly diagnosed an...
This prospective study was designed to find out the prevalence of H. pylori infection among the diabetic population in Bangladesh with a comparison between the newly diagnosed and older diabetics. For this study 520 diabetic patients: 152 (29%) newly diagnosed and 368 (71%) older diabetics of both s...