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BACKGROUND Tumour growth is dependant upon the development of an adequate blood supply. This, in turn, is thought to depend upon a switch by the tumour, from a dormant to angiogenic state. Recent data suggest that this switch may occur when the balance of pro- and anti-angiogenic agents alters to promote angiogenesis. Angiopoietins may be involved in this(More)
Three-dimensional computer-aided surgery adds a 'third-dimension' to endoscopic sinus surgery. The images it provides have the potential to provide the surgeon with further information that might result in safer and more effective surgery with less surgical morbidity. The gold test, as yet untested, will be whether the technique leads to fewer revision(More)
Assistant Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Pioneer Dental College, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dental Surgeon & Endodontist, CMH, Dhaka Cantonment, Bangladesh. Associate Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, BSM Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dean, Chairman, Department of Conservative Dentistry &(More)
Laryngeal papillomatosis is characterised by multiple papillomata affecting the upper respiratory tract. This condition is difficult to treat due to its recurrent nature. Treatment often involves surgical debulking. A number of non-surgical treatments have been reported. Intralesional cidofovir, a cytosine nucleoside analogue with antiviral activity, has(More)
Congenital cholesteatoma is a rare entity. It arises from aberrant epithelial remnants left at the time of closure of the neural groove, between the 3rd and 5th week of embryonic life. Otoscopy typically shows a pearly white mass, medial to the intact tympanic membrane, primarily in the anterosuperior quadrant, without a preceding history of otorrhoea,(More)
Assistant Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Pioneer Dental College & Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Professor, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, Chairman, Department of Conservative Dentistry, BSM Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, BSM Medical University, Dhaka,(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of fluctuating hearing due to auditory aura, as an unusual presentation of temporal lobe epilepsy. METHODS Case report and review of English language literature on temporal lobe epilepsy and auditory aura. RESULTS A 31-year-old man presented with intermittent symptoms of bilateral fullness in the ears associated with deafness.(More)
The prevalences of nightblindness and xerophthalmia were assessed in 400 children, aged 6-59 months, with acute diarrhoea in a rural community in Bangladesh. The prevalences of nightblindness, conjunctival xerosis, and Bitot's spot were 7.8%, 9.5%, and 2.7% respectively. Fifty-two percent of the children who complained of nightblindness had ocular signs of(More)
Background: Infections of the dental pulp occur as consequence of caries, operative dental procedures and trauma, and involve a mixed, predominantly Gram-negative, anaerobic bacterial flora. Objectives: The study was done to evaluate the success rate of non-surgical management of non-vital teeth with periapical pathosis. Methods: A total number of 40(More)
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