Rajendra Prasad Ganguly

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In a randomised control study, we evaluated the efficacy of intravenous low-dose magnesium sulphate for the management of eclampsia. A total of 144 women with eclampsia were divided into a study group and a control group of 72 women each. The study group received 0.75 g/h of magnesium sulphate intravenously after a loading intravenous dose of 4 g and the(More)
Primary solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma of the larynx involving the true vocal cords is an extremely rare entity. Extramedullary plasmacytoma has the potential to transform into multiple myeloma and mandates strict vigilance and routine follow-up. We describe such a case in a 29-year-old pregnant woman who presented with progressive hoarseness,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of PGE1 analogue, misoprostol, for inducing abortion or labour during mid-trimester in women who have had a prior Caesarean section (one or more). STUDY DESIGN Women who had to undergo termination of pregnancy between 13 and 26 weeks of gestation for various indications and who had at least one previous(More)
To evaluate the causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in perimenopausal women and to achieve the greatest diagnostic accuracy with the least risk, a cross-sectional study was done among 85 patients between the ages 40 and 55 years. Transvaginal sonography, hysteroscopy and histopathological examination of endometrium were done in all the cases. Kappa(More)
A 22-year-old lady, 3rd gravida presented with discomfort in the lower abdomen and bleeding per vagina following 6 months amenorrhoea. USG of abdomen showed single dead foetus of 21 weeks gestation occupying in the cervical region, endometrial cavity was empty. On laparotomy, cervical region was seen enlarged and distended and over which body of uterus(More)
To compare the effectiveness, side-effects and outcome of sublingual with oral and vaginal administrations of misoprostol for induction of abortion in late first and early second trimester of gestation (9 to 16 weeks), a comparative observational study was carried out among 258 women with a period of gestation between 9 and 16 weeks, scheduled to have(More)
Sharp rise in the caesarean section rate, over the past years has been causing lot of concerns. It is to be evaluated whether the decrease in perinatal mortality rate is due to the rising rate of caesarean section. Five hundred consecutive patients were selected on whom caesarean section had been performed. Both mother and baby were followed till they are(More)
Absorption and effectiveness of vaginally administered misoprostol tablets may vary according to the medium in which it is placed. This study was directed to compare the outcomes of vaginal administrations of acetic acid-moistened misoprostol tablets with those of dry tablets for induction of second-trimester abortion. A randomized comparative trial where(More)
A 21 years old lady was admitted with severe pain and swelling of left lower limb in a pregnancy of 34 weeks of period of gestation. On examination there was pitting oedema of the whole left lower limb with extreme tenderness. Doppler USG of left femoral vein showed a thrombus in the process of recanalisation and no significant flow was demonstrated inside(More)