Samira Humaira Habib

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BACKGROUND Tissue polypeptide specific antigen and its specific M3 epitope are increased in malignant as well as in some benign diseases. The level of tissue polypeptide specific antigen in serum is related mostly to proliferation capacity rather than tumor mass and cell necrosis. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the levels of tissue(More)
AIMS/INTRODUCTION The aim of the present study was to evaluate the predictive ability of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) and body fat percentages (BF%) for the presence of cardiometabolic risk factors, namely type 2 diabetes (DM), hypertension (HTN), dyslipidemia and metabolic syndrome(More)
To investigate gender differences, if any, in leptin concentrations from umbilical cord blood of new born infants of mothers with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), and Non diabetic (ND) at delivery. Serum leptin concentrations were measured in 105 newborns (53 males and 52 females in the three groups). Blood was taken from(More)
The economic burden resulting from diabetic foot consumes a major portion of resources. The study was undertaken to assess the cost-effectiveness of medical intervention in patients with diabetic foot. At baseline 906 patients were analyzed. Then 200 patients with diabetic foot were purposively selected from a tertiary diabetes care hospital. Of these, 100(More)
This work evaluates carbon dioxide as a contrast medium for magnetic resonance imaging of the stomach and small bowel. Twelve healthy volunteers underwent rapid magnetic resonance imaging after oral administration of a carbon dioxide generating agent using a combination of breath-hold and interactive fluoroscopic imaging during breathing. Diagnostic-quality(More)
INTRODUCTION Leptin is now known to be an important hormone affecting intrauterine fetal growth. Since growth of fetus is also affected by the glycemic status of the mother. Serum leptin of infant is influenced by the maternal diabetic state. Investigation of cord blood leptin in babies of DM (Diabetes Mellitus) and GDM (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus)(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to estimate the incidence of diabetic retinopathy (DR) among type 2 diabetic (T2D) subjects in Bangladesh. METHODS A random sample of 977 patients with T2D was recruited retrospectively in 2008 from newly diagnosed T2D patients who had attended the Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes,(More)
OBJECTIVE The study was undertaken to compare the efficiency and outcome of Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH) and Vaginal Hysterectomy (VH) in terms of operative time, cost, estimated blood loss, hospital stay, quantity of analgesia use, intra- and postoperative complication rates and patients recovery. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 500(More)
Kallmann syndrome is a very rare hereditary disease. It is characterized by hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in association with anosmia ot hyposmia, both of which occur as a result of impairment of olfactory axon development and failure of migration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons. Mode of inheritance can be autosomal dominant, autosomal(More)
AIMS The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of microvascular complications and to identify the various risk factors related to these complications in subjects with diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was cross-sectional and conducted in Outdoor of BIRDEM, from July 2014 to December 2014. Subjects were considered at age 30 to 60 years(More)