Ashima Ghimire's research while affiliated with Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital And Research Centre and other places

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Background: The maternal complications during pregnancy pose very serious challenge requiring multispeciality critical care approach. The objective of the study was to analyse clinical profile and outcome of these patients. Studies regarding above will add on existing knowledge that will help in improving patient outcome. Materials and Methods: Th...
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Introduction: Hemoptysis is a common but distressing and alarming symptom in a patient. Data related to detail clinical profile and follow up study of hemoptysis are lacking. Objective: This study was carried out to see the clinical profile of patients with hemoptysis and to study the recurrences in tertiary care centre of province 1 within the stu...
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Introduction: Semen analysis is an initial basic step in evaluating and diagnosing male infertility. Multiple risks factors in combination or alone are responsible for abnormal semen parameters. The present study aimed to study certain risk factors and semen parameters of infertile male. Methods: It was a descriptive cross-sectional study. We co...
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Background Spontaneous pneumothorax is not an uncommon medical emergency in pulmonary practice. Related data are not available in our setting. In emergency departments, clinical presentation is often confused with other cardiopulmonary problems. Follow up outcome is important for better patient care. Objective To study clinical profile and outcome...
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Introduction: Scrub typhus is an under-diagnosed and undertreated zoonotic human infection. There are no data related to profile of adult patients in Nepal. We conducted this study to report socio-demographic, clinical profile and complications of scrub typhus in our scenario. Methods: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study carried out in...
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Background The clinical profiles of interstitial lung diseases are reported mainly from developed world. There have been no data from Nepal. Objective The objective of this study is to describe clinical profile and survival in Eastern Nepal. Method Prospectively collected clinical, radiological and laboratory data of consecutive patients with Inter...
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p> Background: Rising rates of cesarean section is a matter of great concern and trial of labor in previous cesarean section women is an attractive alternative. Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC) may be one of the strategy developed to control the rising rate of cesarean deliveries in our country. Analyzing outcome of previous caesarean pregnanci...
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p> Background Gullain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is not uncommon during pregnancy in our setting. There are no studies regarding the clinical profile and fetomaternal outcomes of GBS during pregnancy in Nepal. Therefore, this study was conducted to analyse clinical profile and fetomaternal outcome of pregnant women with GBS. Material & Methods Prospecti...
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p> Background Asthma is a common occurrence during pregnancy. Exacerbation during pregnancy represents a important and challenging medical problem and may result in poor fetomaternal outcomes. Until now, there are no studies comparing the fetomaternal outcomes in pregnant women with case (asthma) exacerbation and with control group (non-asthma) wom...
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Background A study was conducted to evaluate Prostate specific antigen (PSA) level in different age group of patients in Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital (NMCTH), Biratnagar, Eastern Nepal.Material and Methods A total of 1870 male patients (age 51-88), attending OPD in different departments of NMCTH, were sent to Clinical Laboratory Services...
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p> Background Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy has poor feto-maternal outcomes. To date there has been sparse publications regarding impact of intrahepatic cholestasis in feto-maternal outcomes in our setting. Therefore, we aimed to study the feto-maternal outcome in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. Material and Methods A...
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Background: Amniotic fluid volume may reflect a problem with fluid production or circulation due to fetal, placental, and maternal pathology. Some authors have shown that amniotic fluid index (AFI) is a poor predictor of adverse pregnancy outcome, but others have not confirmed the association of adverse perinatal outcome with oligohydramnios. Objec...

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... Reporting included presence of pulmonary arterial hypertension 30 and cor pulmonale. 29,30,35,51,52 Lung function was reported in seven studies, 29,32,33,38,47,48,51 and data presented across different spirometric measures, with one reporting proportions only of patients categorised as 'normal', 'obstruction' and 'restriction'. 51 ...
... Assisted ventilation has become an indispensable part of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). It is one of the main methods of support in the ICU and undoubtedly influences the survival of sick newborns 15 . The main causes of neonatal death in Pakistan are prematurity (35%), neonatal infections (33%), suffocation (20%) and birth defects (9%) with the usual indications for mechanical ventilation. ...
... In Patan Hospital, a tertiary center of central Nepal, ceftriaxone and doxycycline are used for undifferentiated febrile illnesses with a temperature above 38 °C for four days, after ruling out malaria and dengue. A similar syndromic approach is practiced in another tertiary hospital in Eastern Nepal [20]. ...
... Oligohydramnios is defined as < 5 amniotic fluid index (AFI) (23). Oligohydramnios is the indicator poor outcome of pregnancy and fetal health (24)(25)(26). Our study also agreed with this. ...
... [2][3][4][5][6][7] In Nepal, it has been reported upto 1.15%. 8 This condition has been found to be particularly associated with increased risk of adverse fetal outcomes such as spontaneous and iatrogenic preterm delivery, Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS), Intra Uterine Growth Restriction (IUGR), low APGAR score, Meconium Stained Liquor, still birth and neonatal demise. 1,2,[9][10][11] The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of ICP among pregnant women in a tertiary care centre in Nepal, explore the associated risk factors and analyze the feto-maternal outcomes. ...