Rajendra Prasad Ganguly

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BACKGROUND Undocumented observations of ours suggested increased occurrence of strokes in the early hours of the morning and in the toilets where most Indians still squat. The present study has been designed to assess the validity of this observation and to identify the likely triggering factor in stroke onset in such situations. MATERIAL AND METHODS Part(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)
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)
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)
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)
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 retrospective study of medical, medicolegal and social aspects was conducted in collaboration with the department of forensic medicine and toxicology during a period 2004-2009 among 42 victims of sexual assault who were admitted in the department of gynaecology and obstetrics of RG Kar Medical College, Kolkata. Majority (71%) of the victims were girls(More)
BACKGROUND Uncuffed endotracheal tubes are commonly used in children but due to several decade preferred in paediatric oral surgery. Due to lack of conclusive evidences in this regard, we have conducted this study to compare post-operative morbidity following use of cuffed and uncuffed endotracheal tubes in paediatric patients undergoing cleft lip-palate(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)