KM Monirul Islam

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BACKGROUND Acute flaccid paralysis surveillance (AFP) is an essential strategy of the WHO's Polio Eradication Initiative. This is the first study conducted to estimate the incidence, etiology, distribution, and surveillance performance of AFP in Iraq. METHODS Surveillance data about the AFP cases under the age of 15 years reported from Iraq during January(More)
BACKGROUND Data on the risk factors and clinical course of hungry bone syndrome are lacking in dialysis and renal transplant patients who undergo parathyroidectomy. In this study, we aimed to assess the risks and clinical course of hungry bone syndrome and calcium repletion after parathyroidectomy in dialysis and renal transplant patients. METHODS We(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of missed visits on CD4 cell count with HIV disease in a Midwest clinic. METHODS This was a mixed method study consisting of a quantitative retrospective cohort study of missed clinic visits among HIV-infected patients, and a qualitative study to collect information on factors impacting appointment attendance. A drop in(More)
Introduction. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in USA. The surgical outcomes of prostate cancer remain inconsistent. Barriers such as socioeconomic factors may play a role in patients' decision of refusing recommended cancer-directed surgery. Methods. The Nebraska Cancer Registry data was used to calculate the proportion of prostate(More)
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