Anu Manandhar

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BACKGROUND Substance use is very rampant in a developing country like Nepal. Unfortunately, medical field is not exempt from it either. Substance use among medical students and doctors not only reduces their efficiency at present but also increases their DALY on long term. The main objectives of the study were to assess the prevalence of substance use among(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Seasonal hyperacute panuveitis (SHAPU), a mysterious disease of Nepal, has increased the burden of childhood blindness ever since it was described in 1975. Although moths are suspected as the cause, this source is not yet proven. The management of this disease is still not well outlined. This article reviews recent developments in the(More)
Seasonal hyperacute panuveitis (SHAPU), characterized by an unusual form of unilateral severe hyper acute diffused intraocular inflammation, is one of the mysterious eye diseases of which the definite cause and treatment remains yet to be tound out. In this study, a total of six cases were included. Aqueous and vitreous samples were subjected to direct(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the patterns of uveitis and scleritis at the tertiary referral center in Nepal. METHODS A retrospective review of uveitis and scleritis cases at Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in 2014. RESULTS A total of 1113 uveitis, 73 scleritis, 35 sclerouveitis cases were reviewed. Anterior uveitis (590, 53%) was most common, followed by(More)
  • Anu Manandhar
  • Nepalese journal of ophthalmology : a biannual…
  • 2011
The purpose of this review is to find out the risk of sympathetic ophthalmia after evisceration and enucleation particularly in a case of penetrating ocular (non-surgical or surgical) injury and to know about the cosmetic outcome of evisceration and enucleation. Ophthalmologists around the world, whenever dealing with a case of penetrating ocular(More)
Seasonal hyperacute panuveitis (SHAPU) is a potentially blinding ocular disease occurring in Nepal that principally affects young children. Random amplification of partially purified vitreous fluid (VF)-derived nucleic acid revealed the presence of human anelloviruses in VF of SHAPU patients. In a comparative study of patients with different ocular(More)
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