M Abu Rayhan Khandakar

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BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a frequently encountered chronic metabolic disease with various complications throughout its course, which causes severe restriction and disability in an individual's life. It has been well documented that the incidence of depression is higher in diabetic patients and co-morbid depression causes further deterioration in(More)
BACKGROUND From a single CT scan in primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), clinical outcome can be assessed on admission by using the CT scan parameters. AIMS The study aims to find out how hematoma volume, location of stroke, midline shift, intraventricular extension of bleed and ventricle compression influence the clinical outcome in patients with(More)
Neuropathy and nephropathy are two most common chronic complications of diabetes mellitus. Albuminuria and neuropathy has been found to be associated in patients with long standing diabetes. In the present study, the profiles of proteinuria and neuropathy have been studied in newly diagnosed cases of type 2 diabetes mellitus and attempt has been made to(More)
The thyroid gland secretes thyroid hormones having important role in embryogenesis and fetal development during pregnancy. The present study was carried out to find out alteration in the thyroid size and serum thyroid hormonal levels (T4, T3 and TSH) in normal pregnant women as compared to non-pregnant women in Dhaka City. For this purpose, thirty-five(More)
BACKGROUND Neurological deterioration in acute spontaneous intra cerebral hemorrhage (ICH) may depend on hematoma volume, electrolyte imbalances, hydration status and other physiological parameters. Plasma osmolality is a marker of hydration. This study has examined the relationship of plasma osmolality with hematoma volume and clinical outcome. MATERIALS(More)
We report here an unusual case of a 30-year old male patient with essential thrombocythemia (ET) and dilated cardiomyopathy, who on further investigation was found to have Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) cells in the bone marrow. The reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test on his peripheral blood leucocytes revealed b2a2(More)
Diabetes mellitus and hypentension are known to increase markers of inflammation, ie, C-reactive protein (CRP), especially when they develop micro-albuminuria. A total of 60 patients (23 males and 37 females), all having diabetes mellitus, according to ADA criteria and micro-albuminuria in morning spot urine sample were recruited in the study. They were(More)
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