Faiz Rashid

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Accurate assessment of renal function is of key importance, given its prognostic value. However, gold standard measures are cumbersome, and serum creatinine itself is an insensitive predictor, especially in renal transplant recipients. Though GFR-estimating formulae have been relied upon, they do have their own limitations. Nevertheless, renal biomarkers(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and presenting features of adult coeliac disease in a single university hospital in South Yorkshire. DESIGN A retrospective case finding study. Data were obtained from pathology and immunology databases, clinical notes, dietetic records, and patient questionnaires. SETTING Royal Hallamshire Hospital in South(More)
This prospective study was conducted in rheumatology clinic under the department of medicine of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University from December 2004 to December 2005 to asses the efficacy, safety and compliance of subcutaneous methotrexate (MTX) in active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. A total of 92 active rheumatoid arthritis patients(More)
Cutaneous metastases from carcinoma are relatively uncommon in clinical practice but they are very important to recognize. Cutaneous metastases may herald the diagnoses, can lead to accurate diagnoses and timely treatment. A high index of suspicion is required because the clinical finding may be subtle. The patient of cutaneous metastases may present with(More)
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained arrhythmia in the World, occurring in approximately 0.4% of the general population. The purpose of the present study was to see the trend of use of warfarin in hospital admitted patients with atrial fibrillation. It was conducted in the department of cardiology, University Cardiac Centre, Bangabandhu(More)
This study was done to determine the effects and outcome of inhaled budesonide in addition to standard management of asthma exacerbations in pediatric age groups. A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial was done in a tertiary care urban hospital. Sixty six children aged 5 to 15 years with moderate to severe asthma exacerbations were eligible.(More)
Patients presenting with abdominal lump is a common clinical finding in our medical practice. Most of the cases can be diagnosed without much difficulty. But sometimes it can be difficult to diagnose the cause of the lump. Here we are presenting a 42-year-old man who visited his physician in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University with huge abdominal(More)
Diabetes is alarmingly high among Bangladeshi people. But there have been very few studies assessing the effect of diabetes on perinatal outcomes, particularly comparing diabetes prior to pregnancy and gestational diabetes (GDM). This cross sectional observational study was conducted in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, BIRDEM Hospital, Dhaka,(More)
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