Publication


Clinical Science Faculty Research
Name Sl.No Article Title Year Remarks
Department : Anesthesiology
Dr. Kuenza P Wangmo
1 To study the effect of Triamcinolone injection for low back pain due to lumbar disc herniation 2018
2 Survival of a Patient With Tetanus in Bhutan Using aMagnesium Infusion Managed Only by Clinical Signs 2014
Department : Dermatology
Department : Emergency Medicine
Dr. Sona Pradhan
1 Knowledge, attitude and practice on advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) among the general duty medical officers in Bhutan 2019
2 Blood alcohol and injury in Bhutan: targeted surveillance in a national referral hospital emergency department 2016
Department : General Practice
Dr. Chhabi Lal Adhikari
1 Characteristics of Helicobacter pylori infection in a National Referral Hospital in Bhutan 2020
Dr. Dhrupthob Sonam
1 Incidental diagnosis of Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich Syndrome in a nulliparous woman: A case report in Bhutan 2021
2 Burden and outcome of community-acquired pneumonia in adult patients admitted to National Referral Hospital, Bhutan 2021
Department : General Surgery
Dr. Prabhat Pradhan
1 Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Infection among Patients Undergoing Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: An Institution Based Study 2023 PI
Dr. Sonam Dargay
1 Postgraduate Surgical Education in Bhutan 2021
2 Unusual presentation of a burst appendix 2016
Dr. Sonam Kelzang
1 Clinical Profile and Outcome of Surgery of Patients with Hydatid Cysts at the National Referral Hospital, Bhutan: An Observational Study 2019 PI
Dr. Sonam Tshering
1 Phytobezoar Causing Intestinal Obstruction in a Chronic Betel Quid (Doma Panni) Chewer: A Case Report 2023 PI
Dr. Sonu Subba
1 Coincidental finding of a giant bladder calculus and squamous cell carcinoma of bladder: A case report 2022
Dr. Tashi Tenzin
1 Prevalence of drink‐driving in Thimphu, Bhutan: Targeted surveillance at sentinel sites 2021
2 Postgraduate Surgical Education in Bhutan 2021
3 Dietary behavior of school going adolescents in Bhutan - Findings from the Global school-based student health survey in 2016 2021
4 How to Handle General Public, Media, Press, and Very Important Persons 2020
5 Are people aware of the Buddhist astrological recommendations on timing for surgery? 2019
6 Internet Addiction among Secondary School Adolescents: A Mixed Methods Study 2019
7 Blood alcohol and injury in Bhutan: targeted surveillance in a national referral hospital emergency department: Table 1 2016
8 Establishing a trauma registry in Bhutan: Needs and process 2013
9 Formulas Used by Tibetan Doctors at Men-Tsee-Khang in India for the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Their Correlation with Pharmacological Data 2013
10 Wilhelm Tell's failure: Surgical management and follow up of a transcranial compound bow injury in a two year old child 2011
Dr. Thukten Chophel
1 Stomach Cancer Screening Services of Bhutan 2022
2 "Jejunal perforation after a trivial trauma: A case report" 2022
Department : Internal Medicine
Dr. Guru Prasad Dhakal
1 Vitamin D Status among the Population Visiting Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Bhutan 2023
Department : Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Namkha Dorji
1 Massive ascites following spontaneous vaginal delivery in a woman with preeclampsia-a diagnostic and management challenges in a low resource country: A case report 2024 PI
2 An unusual case of gallbladder ascariasis in pregnancy 2024 Co-PI
3 Population-level cancer screening and cancer care in Bhutan, 2020–2023: a review 2024 Co-PI
4 Addressing cervical cancer prevention in Bhutan: A study on the use of loop electrosurgical excision procedures at the primary health care level. Public Health Chall. 2024 2024 Co-PI
5 Rate and risk factors of inadequate endometrial tissues after endometrial sampling among Bhutanese women at the national referral hospital of Bhutan: a cross-sectional study. BMC Women's Health 24, 214 (2024) 2024 PI
6 Seminal parameters among patients visiting infertility clinic at the National Referral Hospital, Bhutan 2023 Co-PI
7 Ruptured primary abdominal ectopic pregnancy-management in a resource-low setting. Bhutan Health Journal. 2022 PI
8 Setting up minimal invasive surgery services in gynecology in a resource-limited setting: an experience from Bhutan. 2022 Co-PI
9 Coincidental finding of a giant bladder calculus and squamous cell carcinoma of bladder: A case report. 2022 Co-PI
10 Post-cesarean severe sepsis and uterine wound disruption presenting as abdominal wound abscess and peritonitis: A case report 2022 Co-PI
11 Quality improvement initiative to address bed shortage in the maternity ward at the National Referral Hospital. 2022 Co-PI
12 Jejunal perforation after a trivial trauma: A case report 2022 Co-PI
13 Clinical profile of acute appendicitis at the national referral hospital in Bhutan. 2022 Co-PI
14 Evaluation of the diagnostic performance of colposcopy in the diagnosis of histologic cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2+ (CIN2+). BMC Cancer 22, 930 (2022). 2022 PI
15 Intimate partner violence with vaginal insertion of a chili pod (Capsicum annum): A case report. Clin Case Rep. 2022 PI
16 Sudden Respiratory Arrest as Anaphylactic reaction With Parenteral Tramadol Use for Labour Analgesia. Bangladesh J Pulmono. 2022 PI
17 Incidental diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma transformation in mature cystic teratoma of the ovary: A case report and review of literature. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports. 2022 PI
18 Uterus didelphys with double vagina diagnosed during third cesarean section : A case report. SAGE Open Med Case Reports. 2022 PI
19 Stomach Cancer Screening Services of Bhutan 2022 Co-PI
20 Trend in Instrumental Vaginal Deliveries at the National Referral Hospital in Bhutan: A Review of Hospital Records. 2021 Co-PI
21 Indications and types of hysterectomy in the National Referral Hospital of Bhutan in 2020. 2021 PI
22 Scrub typhus in pregnancy presenting with permanent hearing loss: A case report 2021 Co-PI
23 Maternal sirolimus therapy and fetal growth restriction 2021 Co-PI
24 Implementing Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in Obstetrics : Lesson from the Nationwide Lockdown. 2021 Co-PI
25 A Diagnostic Challenge of Symptomatic Benign Primary Retroperitoneal Mucinous Cyst: A Case Report. Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull. 2021 PI
26 Cases of scar endometriosis after caesarean section. 2021 PI
27 Pelvic Hydatid Cyst Mimicking Ovarian Cyst 2021 Co-PI
28 Paradigm Shift in Clinical Practice of Induction of Labor : A Single Centre Experience and Literature Review 2020 Co-PI
29 Indications and factors associated with cesarean section in Bhutan: A hospital-based study. 2020 Co-PI
30 Acute postpartum pulmonary edema: A case report. 2020 Co-PI
31 Evaluation of colposcopic and histopathological findings in precancerous cervical lesions. 2020 PI
32 Uterus didelphys: a diagnosis in late pregnancy 2019 PI
33 Primary subfertility with partial septate uterus and longitudinal vaginal septum. 2017 Co-PI
Dr. Pema Choden Bhutia
1 Assessment of knowledge, attitude, and practice on preconception care among pregnant women at National Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan 2022
2 CORRESPONDENCE Maternal Risk Factors Associated with Term Low Birth Weight in Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Bhutan 2020
3 The Prevalence of Syphilis and Pregnancy Outcome among Women Delivering at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan 2019
4 Clinicopathological profile of adnexal masses presenting to a tertiary-care hospital in Bhutan 2019
Dr. Sangay Tshering
1 Addressing cervical cancer prevention in Bhutan: A study on the use of loop electrosurgical excision procedures at the primary health care level. Public Health Chall. 2024 2024 PI
2 Rate and risk factors of inadequate endometrial tissues after endometrial sampling among Bhutanese women at the national referral hospital of Bhutan: a cross-sectional study. BMC Women's Health 24, 214 (2024). 2024 Co-PI
3 Evaluation of the diagnostic performance of colposcopy in the diagnosis of histologic cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2+ (CIN2+) 2023
4 Clinical profile of acute appendicitis at the National Referral Hospital in Bhutan 2023
5 Human papillomavirus testing on self-collected samples to detect high-grade cervical lesions in rural Bhutan: The REACH-Bhutan study 2023
6 Oral mucosal leishmaniasis presenting as a nonhealing chronic oral growth: A case report 2023
7 Coincidental finding of a giant bladder calculus and squamous cell carcinoma of bladder: A case report 2022
8 Sudden Respiratory Arrest as Anaphylactic reaction With Parenteral Tramadol Use for Labour Analgesia. Bangladesh J Pulmono. 2022 Co-PI
9 Uterus didelphys with double vagina diagnosed during third cesarean section: A case report. 2022
10 Incidental diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma transformation in mature cystic teratoma of the ovary: A case report and review of literature 2022
11 Intimate partner violence with vaginal insertion of a partial chili pod (Capsicum annuum): A case report 2022
12 Quality improvement initiative to address bed shortage in the maternity ward at the National Referral Hospital 2022
13 Ruptured primary abdominal ectopic pregnancy- management in a resource-low setting 2022
14 Jejunal perforation after a trivial trauma: A case report 2022
15 Stomach Cancer Screening Services of Bhutan 2022
16 Pelvic Hydatid Cyst Mimicking Ovarian Cyst 2022
17 Setting up minimal invasive surgery services in gynecology in a resource-limited setting: an experience from Bhutan 2022
18 Trend in Instrumental Vaginal Deliveries at the National Referral Hospital in Bhutan: A Review of Hospital Records 2021
19 Cases of scar endometriosis after caesarean section. 2021
20 Eclampsia and postpartum onset of subarachnoid hemorrhage in dual setting of cerebral venous thrombosis and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: A case report 2021
21 Implementing Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in Obstetrics: A Lesson from the Nationwide Lockdown 2021
22 Ovulation triggered hemoperitoneum in inherited factor VII deficiency 2021
23 Incidental gall bladder cancer with port site metastasis; case management in low resource setting: case report 2021
24 Scrub typhus in pregnancy presenting with permanent hearing loss: A case report 2021
25 Maternal sirolimus therapy and fetal growth restriction. 2021
26 Paradigm Shift in Clinical Practice of Induction of Labor: A Single Centre Experience and Literature Review 2020
27 Indications and types of hysterectomy in the National Referral Hospital of Bhutan, 2020 2020
28 Indications and factors associated with cesarean section in Bhutan: A hospital-based study 2020
29 Cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan with the care HPV test on self-collected samples: an ongoing cross-sectional, population-based study(REACH-Bhutan) 2017
Dr. Sonam Gyamtsho
1 Assessment of knowledge, attitude, and practice on preconception care among pregnant women at National Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan 2022
2 Workplace-based assessment in the Bhutanese context: acceptability, feasibility, and educational impact as perceived by trainees and trainers 2022
3 Gender-neutral HPV elimination, cervical cancer screening, and treatment: Experience from Bhutan 2021
4 Gender-neutral HPV elimination, cervical cancer screening, and treatment: Experience from Bhutan 2021
5 Incidence and clinical profile of ectopic pregnancies in a tertiary hospital; A two-year Retrospective study 2020
6 Angiofibrolipoma of the soft palate: A very rare cause of upper air way obstruction in an infant. 2020
7 Clinical profile of ectopic pregnancies in a national referral hospital in Bhutan: A two-year retrospective study 2020
8 The Making of 21st Century Doctors of Bhutan; Use of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Values Appropriate for the New Normal in the 21st Century 2020
9 "if we miss this chance, it's futile later on" - Late antenatal booking and its determinants in Bhutan: A mixed-methods study 2019
10 Effect of use of direct observation of procedural skills for assessment for learning in Obstetrics and Gynaecology postgraduate students at Medical University, Bhutan: a prospective study 2019
11 School dropout and associations with anti-social behaviours: A Bhutanese study 2015
Dr.Tshering Wangden
1 Trend in Instrumental Vaginal Deliveries at the National Referral Hospital in Bhutan: A Review of Hospital Records 2022
2 Uterus didelphys with double vagina diagnosed during third cesarean section: A case report. 2022
3 Pelvic Hydatid Cyst Mimicking Ovarian Cyst 2021
4 Rates and indications of caesarean section deliveries in Bhutan 2015–2019: a national review 2021
5 CORRESPONDENCE Maternal Risk Factors Associated with Term Low Birth Weight in Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Bhutan 2020
6 Massive hemoperitoneum due to rupture of an unscarred uterus diagnosed postpartum: a near-miss maternal death 2017
Nidup Gyeltshen
1 Seminal parameters among patients visiting infertility clinic at the National Referral Hospital, Bhutan 2023 CO-PI
2 Maternal and fetal outcome of term pre labour rupture of membrane in a regional referral hospital in Bhutan from 2018-2020: a retrospective cross sectional study 2022 PI
3 Fetomaternal Outcome in Pregnancy beyond 40 Weeks in a Referral Hospital in Bhutan from 2018 to 2020: A Retrospective Observational Study. 2022 CO-PI
4 Uterine didelphys: diagnosis in late pregnancy 2021 Co-PI
5 Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and its association with pregnancy outcomes in three referral hospitals in Bhutan 2017 Co-PI
Rojna Rai
1 Fetomaternal Outcome in Pregnancy beyond 40 Weeks in a Referral Hospital in Bhutan from 2018 to 2020: A Retrospective Observational Study. 2022 PI
Department : Ophthalmology
Dr. Nor Tshering Lepcha
1 Pterygium and associated factors among adults: a hospital-based prospective study 2020
Dr. Phuntsho Dorji
1 Coats disease in India: clinical presentation and outcome in 675 patients (690 Eyes) 2023 PI
2 Multimodal imaging in Angioid streaks with Pseudoxanthoma elasticum : a case report 2022 PI
3 A case of Coats Disease presenting with Retinal Detachment in Bhutan 2022 PI
4 Ocular sarcoidosis: a case report 2021
5 Choroidal Osteoma with Choroidal Neovascular Membrane treated with Anti- vascular Endothelial Growth Factor: A Rare Case with Review of Literatures 2021 PI
6 Bilateral retinal detachment in Goldenhar syndrome 2020 PI
Department : Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Kuenzang Wangdi
1 Epidemiological Profile of traumatic spinal cord injuries in the National Referral Hospital, Bhutan 2023 PI
2 Perspectives on chronic musculoskeletal pain management among healthcare professionals in Bhutan: A qualitative study 2023 Co-PI
3 An unusual case of Brown-Sequard syndromeassociated with Horner’s syndromeafter a penetrating injury with a khuru(Bhutanese dart) to the neck: A case report 2022
4 High value and cheap musculoskeletal health care interventions: lessons for low- and middle-income countries 2022 Co-PI
5 A rare case of intraosseous lipoma of distal tibia – A case report and review of literature 2021
6 Operative management of Open Achilles tendon injuries in a the national referral hospital of Bhutan- A retrospective study of 3 years 2021
7 Patten of fall injury in orthopaedic ward (Resident paper) 2021
8 The weight of the school bags and musculoskeletal pain in the children of selected schools in Thimphu, Bhutan: A cross sectional study International Journal of Medical school 2019 2019
9 Sagittal imbalance treated with L5 pedicle subtraction osteotomy with short lumbar fusion from L4 to sacrum using four screws into L4 for enhanced fixation: A technical note (European spine Journal : January 2018) 2018
10 INternational ORthopaedic MUlticentre Study (INORMUS)in Fracture Care: Protocol for a Large Prospective Observational Study. J Orthop Trauma 2015;29:S2–S6 2015
Department : Otorhinolaryngology
Dr. Phurb Tshering
1 Epidemiological and histopathological characteristics of head and neck cancers in Bhutan from 2011 to 2017: a retrospective descriptive study 2020
2 Contribution of Weight and Volume of the Extirpated Thyroid Gland on Voice Alterations After Total Thyroidectomy in Patients With Papillary Carcinoma of the Thyroid 2020
3 Are people aware of the Buddhist astrological recommendations on timing for surgery ? 2020
4 Chronic retropharyngeal abscess. M Alamgir Chowdhury, Naseem Yasmeen, Phub Tshering. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology 2012
5 Clinicopathological study on CSOM: a comparison between tubotympanic and atticoantral variety 2011
Dr. Sonam Jamtsho
1 Prevalence of ear cleaning and its characteristic physical findings in patients visiting tertiary care center in Bhutan 2018
Dr. Tika Ram Adhikari
1 A rare case of abnormal epithelial migration in the external auditory canal secondary to cotton bud abuse 2023 PI
2 Recurrent ear bleed with profound bilateral sensorineural hearing loss: A case of Munchausen syndrome 2021
3 Audiological monitoring of patients undergoing multidrug resistant tuberculosis treatment at Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital and Gidakom Hospital, Bhutan 2021
4 A rare case of plasma cell granuloma arising from facial nerve 2020
5 Effectiveness of lignocaine-dexamethasone pericuricular injection on treating tinnitus 2019
6 Prevalence of ear cleaning and its characteristic physical findings in patients visiting tertiary care center in Bhutan 2018
7 Primary Tuberculosis of pharynx, diagnostic difficulty, complication and management 2015
8 Asian Nasal Polyps: A Separate Entity? 2013
9 Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated With Otitis Media with Effusion in Children Visiting Tertiary Care Centre in Malaysia 2012
Department : Pediatrics
Dr. Mimi Lhamu Mynak
1 Peritoneal Dialysis via a Central Venous Catheter in a Neonate with AKI 2022 CO-PI
2 Thiamine deficiency disorders: a clinical perspective 2021 CO-PI
3 Teleneurology based management of infantile spasms during COVID-19 pandemic: A consensus report by the South Asia Allied West syndrome research group 2021 CO-PI
4 Clinical profile of pathological jaundice among neonates admitted in the National Referral Hospital, Bhutan 2021 CO-PI
5 Management practices for West syndrome in South Asia: A survey study and meta-analysis 2020 CO-PI
6 Management of West syndrome during COVID-19 pandemic: A viewpoint from South Asian West Syndrome Research Group 2020 CO-PI
7 Japanese Encephalitis Virus as Cause of Acute Encephalitis, Bhutan 2020 Co-PI
8 Pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage among Bhutanese children hospitalized with clinical pneumonia: serotypes and viral co-infection 2020 Co-PI
9 Anemia and risk factors among children 6 months to 59 months old: a hospital-based prospective study 2017
Dr. Tulsi Ram Sharma
1 Outcomes at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Eastern Regional Referral Hospital, Monggar Bhutan: A Retrospective Cohort Study 2020
Dr.Kuenley Pedon
1 Anemia and risk factors among children 6 months to 59 months old: a hospital-based prospective study 2017
Department : Psychiatry