International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health

ISSN - 1840-4529

Ram Adhar Yadav

National Ayurveda Research and Training Center, Kirtipur, Nepal


  • Research Article   
    The Prevalence of Anorectal Disorders among Residents of Kirtipur Municipality in Nepal
    Author(s): Ram Adhar Yadav, Sirjana Shrestha, Jitendra Shrestha and Amit Man Joshi*

    Background: Epidemiological knowledge is very poor in regards to anorectal disorders. The patients do not often discuss perianal symptoms leading to late diagnosis and treatment. There is a need of doing systematic questioning and clinical evaluation of the population to assess the prevalence of anorectal disorders. Aim and objectives: The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of anorectal disorders among the residents of Kirtipur municipality in Nepal. Methods: The first section was the cross-sectional survey to assess the demographic and lifestyle characteristics of the study population. The second section was the observation study to assess the prevalence of anorectal symptoms. 1483 patients were recruited from 10 wards of Kirtipur municipality. We analyzed the comparison of diagnostic approach between p.. View More»

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