Murari Krishna Saha

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of gallstone disease (GSD) in Bangladesh is not known. We evaluated the prevalence of GSD and its relation with certain factors in a rural community in Bangladesh. METHODS A total of 1332 persons aged 15 years and above from two villages were invited to participate in the study; 1,058 (80%) subjects responded after three(More)
Prevalence of organ failure is high through out the world. Organ transplantation, the definitive treatment option of organ failure keeps very low due to scarcity of organ. Most of the people are not aware about organ donation. Adolescent girls will be the mother of future nation and they can motivate family members for organ donation. This study was carried(More)
It is well known that, structurally, the people of Asia are shorter than Europeans. The size of different organs of the foetus may also vary accordingly. To assess this, 793 foetuses between 16 and 40 weeks' gestation were studied and 1175 kidneys were measured on ultrasonograms. Only normal pregnancies were included in the study. Our results show that, in(More)
This case control study was done to study the seropositivity of helicobacter pylori among the fish handlers and to find out rapid urease test (RUT) & haematoxillin and eosin staining report correlation of seropositive cases. It was performed among fish handlers in the period of July 2005 to June 2006. Blood samples were collected from fish handlers (Group(More)
The study was carried out to see prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) specific cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular events among patients with Chronic Kidney Disease stage-V (CKD-V) before starting dialysis therapy in the department of Nephrology of National Institute of Kidney Diseases & Urology (NIKDU), Dhaka, Bangladesh. Among CKD(More)
Constipation is a common problem throughout the world and is particularly prevalent in women, children and older adults producing considerable health care expenditure. Data on functional constipation is limited especially in Asian countries. This cross-sectional survey assessed prevalence and association of functional constipation or chronic constipation(More)
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured ligament occurs in young adult population, which markedly reduces activity level. Anterior cruciate ligament rupture is a threat to the homeostasis of the knee. So, reconstruction of the ACL is necessary to make them fit and return to their pre-injury activity level. The choice of graft for ACL(More)
The objective of this retrospective study was to investigate the clinical effectiveness of nerve root blocks (i.e., periradicular injection of Lidocaine and triamcinolone) for lumbar monoradiculopathy in patients with a mild neurological deficit in National Institute of Traumatology & Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), Dhaka, Bangladesh from March 2014 to(More)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major public health problem in the world. About 30% of world population has serological evidence of HBV infection. The prevalence of chronic hepatitis B in Bangladesh is reported to be 7.8%. Several potentially effective agents with different mechanisms of action have entered clinical practice and adefovir dipivoxil is(More)
This study was designed to see the prevalence of lactose intolerance and symptom correlation following oral lactose challenge in healthy volunteers in the north east part of Bangladesh. Symptoms of abdominal pain, nausea, borborygmi, flatulence, diarrhea and others were noted for 24 hours and blood glucose was estimated at 0 hour and 30 minutes after 50 gm(More)