Mohammad Ashik Ullah

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A randomized clinical trial was conducted to asses the effects of dexamethasone on brain oedema following acute ischemic stroke in the departments of Medicine of different hospitals from July, 2003 to December, 2006. A total of 60 patients were included in the study. They were divided into two groups keeping the similarity regarding the age, sex and(More)
The present study has examined the association between ischemic stroke and hyperuricemia in Bangladeshi population. This age and sex matched case control study was carried out in the Department of Neurology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh during the period of January 2007 to December 2008. A total of 120 subjects were(More)
Microalbuminuria (MA), a microvascular irregularity of the blood - urine interface within kidney glomeruli, may reflect the renal sign of global endothelial dysfunction, and has been associated with an elevated risk of serious cardiovascular events including stroke. This case-control study was carried out in the Department of Neurology, Bangabandhu Sheikh(More)
A prospective experimental study was conducted in a postgraduate institute in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from April '05 to September '05. A total of 214 doctors of a postgraduate medical institute were included in the study who was involved in research works. A written questionnaire was given to the respondents to assess their knowledge, attitude and practice about(More)
This was a cross-sectional study conducted among the pregnant mothers of 2nd trimester in the metropolitan area of Rajshahi city. Total 2000 apparently healthy pregnant mothers were selected by random sampling with the view to estimate the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria in apparently healthy pregnancy, its causative agents and their sensitivity(More)
A study was carried out on the effect of gentamicin on the central auditory pathway in rats. Rats were administered graded doses of gentamicin (60 mg, 100 mg and 160 mg/kg b.wt., i.m.) daily for 21 days. Levels of total lipids, phospholipids and cholesterol showed dose related increment in the central auditory pathway. On the other hand, the rate of lipid(More)
This cross-sectional study determined the extent of utilization of antenatal care (ANC) and identified factors influencing utilization. The study was conducted in 9 rural hospitals in Rajshahi district, Bangladesh, among 810 recently delivered women. Data were collected using a structured interview schedule and were analyzed using simple descriptive(More)
Evaluating short-term (03 months) efficacy and safety of transurethral intraprostatic injection of absolute ethanol to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This intervention study was conducted to evaluate 30 patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia treated by transurethral injection of dehydrated ethanol. Mean age was 69.96 years. Endoscopic(More)
Objectives: Free radicals have been implicated in the pathophysiology of some psychiatric disorders. To examine the role of free radicals in the etiopathogenesis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), we aimed to assess whether the antioxidant vitamins (E, C and A) activity and malondialdehyde (MDA) levels were associated with OCD. Methods: 48 OCD patients(More)
Lateral epicondylitis or Tennis elbow is very common repetitive stress injury or cumulative trauma disorder among active professionals and tennis players. Local steroid injection can provide quick functional improvement as sought by most of the patients. Therapeutic ultrasound and eccentric exercises can also improve the function. This study was carried out(More)