Basanta Raj Pokharel

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With the advances in neurogenetics association of epilepsy and intellectual disability with chromosomal abnormalities are being increasingly recognized. While onset of seizures with mental retardation at an early age indicate chromosomal abnormality, combination of characteristics facial dysmorphism and congenital abnormalities gives a clue of a particular(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke is common neurological problems in Nepal. The common risk factors for stroke are age, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia and atrial fibrillation. Vitamin D is an emerging risk factors for cardio-cerebrovascular disease. OBJECTIVE This study is to find out Vitamin D and risk factors in stroke patient in Nepalese population. METHOD We(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD), is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes and have approximately--two to four times higher CVD rate than adult without diabetes. Low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is primarily used as the marker of cardiovascular risk in diabetes despite its several limitations. Although(More)
Background Studies on Knowledge towards epilepsy among school teachers are very limited on developing countries especially with reference to Nepal. Level of knowledge of schoolteachers plays an important role on providing a greater educational support for epileptic child and to maintain good communication skills between epileptic and normal child. Objective(More)
A property partitioning case referred by the honorable District court of Nepal was received in this laboratory for the purpose of paternity establishment based on DNA analysis. The blood samples of the male child and the alleged father was collected on FTA mini card. The purified and dried FTA punch cards were subjected to PCR amplification using the 15(More)
With the advancement of neuroradiology, clinical localization followed by radiology, had made neurology more interesting. Vertical gage palsy as presentation cerebrovascular disease is not so common. Vertical gaze palsy usually localizes the lesion to dorsal mid brain. A 56 years male patient presented with sudden onset vertigo, diplopia, transient loss of(More)
BACKGROUND The oxygen saturation of haemoglobin is reduced in high altitude-living organisms. Increase in the hematocrit is responsible for rise in the hemoglobin concentration so that the oxygen carrying capacity in the hypobaric hypoxic subject is elevated. OBJECTIVES To compare two different high altitude populations, in order to study the relationship(More)
Background Neuropathic pain is one of the common complains of patients visiting neurology and orthopedic departments in hospitals. Management of neuropathic pain is difficult and is often symptomatic rather than being curative. Adherence to medication is necessary for pain management to be effective. However, there are various factors related to patient,(More)
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