Ak Azad Chowdhury

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Two partially purified organic fractions designated by PR1 and PR2 of the fat free ethanol (95%) extract of aerial parts of Phyllanthus reticulatus were tested for the hepatoprotective activity in rats against CCl(4)-induced liver damage. The rats receiving the fractions showed promising hepatoprotective activity as evident from significant changes of(More)
BACKGROUND Understanding injection practices is crucial for evidence-based development of intervention initiatives. This study explored the extent of injection use and injection safety practices in primary care hospitals in Bangladesh. METHODS The study employed both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The methods used were--a retrospective(More)
BACKGROUND This case series analyses the beneficial effect of methylprednisolone in pulmonary leptospirosis, which usually has an aggressive course and grave outcome. METHODS 30 patients of pulmonary leptospirosis were evaluated. The initial 13 patients did not receive corticosteroids while the remaining 17 all received bolus methylprednisolone one gram(More)
Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM) is one of the important health problems in our country. Serious complications may arise from it. As such the study was aimed to find out the prevalence of CSOM among the children of two-selected slum dwellers in Dhaka City. This was a descriptive type of cross-sectional study. A total of 203 samples were interviewed(More)
Sarcomatoid Renal Cell Carcinoma (SRC) is a very rare form of renal neoplasm with very poor prognosis. A case of sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma (SRC) is reported herein at the National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology (NIKDU), Dhaka. A 40 year old man presented with swelling in right loin with dragging abdominal pain and intermittent low grade(More)
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