Bijay Kumar Shah

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Ten patients with endoscopically proven active duodenal ulcers completed a double-blind placebo-controlled trial of doxepin hydrochloride. All ten had previously failed to respond to conventional cimetidine therapy. Doxepin was given at bedtime in a single 50-mg dose for the first week and, if needed, in a single 75-mg or 100-mg dose for the remainder of(More)
AIM To describe the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of spinal plasmacytoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS The clinical records and MRI findings in six patients (five men, one woman; age range 41-61 years) with histologically proven plasmacytoma of the spine were reviewed. All studies included sagittal T1- and T2-weighted spin-echo sequences and axial(More)
Twenty-one patients with endoscopically proven active duodenal ulcers were studied in a double-blind randomized trial comparing doxepin hydrochloride (50 mg during the first week, and 100 mg thereafter, at bedtime) and cimetidine (1,200 mg/day in four divided doses). After two weeks, the average size of the ulcers had decreased 94% in the doxepin group (n =(More)
Background: Smoking is one of the global problems causing different disease. Smoking cause variation in different parameters of blood among which hemoglobin is believed to be increased due to smoking. Objective: To compare the effect of cigarette smoking on hemoglobin levels between smokers and non smokers. Materials and methods: A crosssectional(More)
This study was carried out to determine whether long term chronic deteriorated patients could be taught skills in activities of daily living by therapy aides to improve their quality of life in the hospital. It was designed as a controlled trial comparing active intervention in the experimental wards with routine nursing care in the control wards. The(More)
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