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Anthropometry is applied to obtain measurements of living subjects for identifying age, stature, and various dimensions related to particular race or an individual. Population based cross sectional study was carried out in Dharan and its neighbouring areas with the help of departments of Anatomy and Community Medicine, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health(More)
This study was conducted to evaluate cellular proliferation of germinal and non-germinal elements of seminiferous tubules following continuous Day 1 to Day 17 exposure of methotrexate (12.5 microgram) in male rats. There was significant decrease in the diameter of seminiferous tubules (P < 0.10) followed by increase of interstitial space (P < 0.01). The(More)
The objective this study was to observe the morphological changes in developing rat embryo exposed to alcohol in utero. Virgin female Wistar rats in experimental group (n=15) were given 20% (v/v) alcohol two weeks before mating and throughout the gestational period through oral route. The controls (n=15) were also maintained and were given the tap water. On(More)
Down syndrome (DS) is the most common cause of mental retardation. The frequency of DS patients is about 1:800 and is mainly because of the presence of extra copy of chromosome number 21. Dermatoglyphic has been well established as a diagnostic aid in number of diseases having hereditary basis. Dermatoglyphic data was obtained by the use of ink and prints(More)
BACKGROUND Nerve conduction study assesses peripheral nerve functions and has clinical implication. OBJECTIVES To study the effect of age on nerve conduction study variables in healthy adults. METHODS Cross sectional study was done from Jan 2006 to Dec 2006 in department of Physiology, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal. The study(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze chromosomes in children with suspected genetic disorder and to categorize the chromosomal basis of genetic disorder. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty children were selected from the patients attending genetic clinic, Department of Pediatrics, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences presenting with dysmorphic feature, mental(More)
Down syndrome (DS) is the most common cause of mental retardation. The frequency of DS patients is about 1:800 and is mainly because of the presence of extra copy of chromosome number 21. Dermatoglyphic has been well established as a diagnostic aid in number of diseases having hereditary basis. Dermatoglyphic data was obtained by the use of ink and prints(More)
INTRODUCTION Embalming is the through disinfection and art of preserving bodies after death using chemical substances. It keeps a body life like in appearance during the time it lies in a state prior to funeral. OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to investigate the effectiveness of Raksi in sacrificed rats in arresting postmortem changes and establishing(More)
Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in children. There are very few studies from Nepal on pediatric cataract. The present study is an attempt to get information on clinical profile and etiology of cataract in pediatric age group with an emphasis on preventable factors. A hospital based cross sectional study was carried out in a tertiary(More)
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