Founded September 1998 • Published quarterly  Volume- 23 January-April 2006
The  ORION  Medical  journal
The Advisory Board The Review Board


PROF. M Q K TALUKDER
MBBS(Dha), FRCS(Eng), DLO(Lond), FCPS(BD), Sr. Consultant, Deptt. of ENT, Holy Family Red Crescent Hospital, Ex-President, Bangladesh Medical Association.

PROF. M.A. MAJID
MBBS (Dha), FRCS (Eng), DLO (Lond), FCPS (BD)
Sr. Consultant, Deptt. of ENT, Holy Family Red Crescent Hospital, Ex-President, Bangladesh Medical Association.

PROF. SHEIKH NESARUDDIN AHMED
MBBS,(Dhaka), DTM and H MRCP (Edin), FRCP (Edin), Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, DMCH..


PROF. ABU AHMED CHOWDHURY

MBBS, FRCS, FCPS, FICS,
Medical Director and Professor of Surgery, Bangladesh Medical College.


PROF. KHMS SIRAJUL HAQUE
MBBS, FCPS FRCP, (Edin), FACC,
Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiology,
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.


PROF. M.N. ISLAM
MBBS, FCPS, FRCP (Edin),
Professor and Chairman, Department f Pediatrics,
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University

PROF. MOTIOR RAHMAN
MBBS, FRCS, FACS, FICS,
Senior Consultant Surgeon, BIRDEM.


PROF. MUSTAFIZUR RAHMAN
MBBS, FRCS (I), FRCS(E), DO, Director, MAI Institute of Ophthalmology, and Chief Consultant, Islami Eye-Hospital.


PROF. SHAHLA KHATUN
PRCOG, FICS, Professor and Chairperson,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BSMMU.

PROF. DR. ANISUL HAQUE
MBBS, Ph.D., FCPS, FRCP (Edin)
Professor and Chairperson, Department of Neuromedicine, BSMMU.

PROF. (MAJOR GENERAL) ZIAUDDIN AHMED
MBBS (Dhaka), MCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Medicine), MRCP, FRCP (I), Consultant Physician, Bangladesh Armed Forces.

PROF. M.N. ALAM
MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Glasgow),
Professor of Medicine, BSMMU.

PROF. MD. NAZRUL ISLAM
FCPS, FCCP, FACC, Professor of Cardiology,
National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases.

PROF. KAZI MESBAHUDDIN IQBAL
MBBS, DA (Lond), FFARCS (I), FRCA (E) FCPS, Professor &
Chairman, Department of Anaesthesia, Analgesia &
Intensive Care Medicine, BSMMU, Dhaka.

PROFESSOR HARUN-AR-RASHID

MD, MSc., MPH, PhD, FRCP (Edin)
Director, Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC), IPH Building, Mohakhali, Dhaka.


PROF. T.A. CHOWDHURY

MBBS, FRCS, FRCOG, FRCP, FCPS, (B), FCPS (P), FICS,
Professor and Senior Consultant,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BIRDEM.


PROF. SAYEDA NURJAHAN BHUIYAN
FRCOG, Ex-Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, CMCH and Ex-Principal, Chittagong Medical College.

PROF. A.F.M. RUHAL HAQUE
FRCS (ED), FICS, Chairman and Professor,
Department if Orthopaedics, BSMMU.

PROF. ANM ATAI RABBI
FCPS, FICS, Chairman and Professor
Department of Surgery, BSMMU.

PROF. A.Z.M. MAIDUL ISLAM
MBBS, D.D. (Dhaka), A.E.L. (Paris), A.E.S.D and V (Paris) D.T,A.E (Paris), Chairman and Professor, Deptt. of Dermatology and Venereology, BSMMU.

PROF. FERDOUS ARA J JANAN
MBBS, (Dha), MD (USA), FRCP (Adin), FIBA (UK),
Professor of Medicine and Head of the Department, DMCH.

PROF. HASINA BANOO
FCPS, Professor of Cardiology, NICVD.

PROF.M.A. SOBHAN
MBBS, FCPS (Surgery)
Professor and Head, Department of Surgery
Rangpur Medical college and Hospital , Rangpur

PROF. A.K.M. ESHAQUE
D.Ortho., m.s. (Ortho.) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Rehabilitatiion Institute and Hospital for Disable (RIHD),
Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

PROF. KHURSHEED JAHAN
MBBS, MPH, PhD. Professor,
Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka.

PROF. KOHINOOR BEGUM
MBBS, FCPS, Professor of Obstetrics & Gyneacology.
SSMC & Mitford Hospital.

PROF. QUAZI DEEN MOHAMMED
MBBS, FCPS (Med), MD (Neuro). Fellow Neurology Society (USA), Professor of Neurology, DMCH.

PROF. MAMTAZ HOSSAIN
MBBS, FCPS (Med.) Diplopa in Cardiology (DU),
Associate Professor and Head of Department (Cardiology), DMCH.

DR. A.B.M. ABDULLAH
MBBS (Dhaka), MRCP (UK),
Associate Professor of Medinine, BSMMU.

DR. MAHBUBUR RAHMAN
MBBS, Msc, Ph.D. (Distinction),

PROF. Dr. A.H MOHAMMAD FIROZ
MBBS ,DPM, MAPA, MCPA, MBA, FCPS, MRCP, FRCP
Professor of Psychiatry, Director, National Institute of Mental Health, Dhaka

Editorial Board
Guest Editor
PROF. M.A.K. AZAD CHOWDHURY
DCH (UK), MRCP (UK), MRCP (IRE), FRCP,
Professor, BICH and Sr. Consultant, Dhaka Shishu Hospital.



Chief Editor
DR. MOHAMMAD ZAKIRUL KARIM

Consulting Editor
G.H RABBANI,
MD. Ph.D.,FACG
Scientist, Clinical Sciences Division,ICDDRB.

                  Executive Editor
DR. KAZI ANISUR RAHMAN ROMAN

                 Associate Editors
DR. KAZI RAFIQUL ALAM, Dhaka
DR. GM. RAIHANUL ISLAM, Rajshahi.
DR. KHALID EBNA SHAHID KHAN, Dhaka
DR. MD. SYDUL ISLAM, Barisal
DR. TITU MOHON SAHA, Khulna
DR. UTPAL KANTI DAS, Sylhet
DR. MOYNAL HOSSAIN, Chittagong