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Dr. Ashrafunnessa
Department of Gynecological Oncology
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1) Sudha Sivaram, Gautam Majumdar, Douglas Perin, Ashrafun Nessa, Mireille Broeders, Elsebeth Lynge, Mona Saraiya, Nereo Segnan, Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan, Preetha Rajaraman, Edward Trimble, Stephen Taplin, GK Rath, Ravi Mehrotra, Population-based cancer screening programmes in low-income and middle-income countries: regional consultation of the International Cancer Screening Network in India, Global oncology 4, 2018, Vol 19 , e113–22
2) Ashrafun Nessaa , Paolo Naudb, c , Pulikottil Okkuru Esmyd, Smita Joshie , Prabhakaran Remaf , Ramani Wesleyg, Mohammed Kamala , Catherine Sauvageth, Richard Muwongeh, Rengaswamy Sankaranarayananh, , Efficacy, Safety, and Acceptability of Thermal Coagulation to Treat Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia: Pooled Data From Bangladesh, Brazil and India, J Clin Gynecol Obstet., 2017, 6(3-4), 58-64
3) Xavier Castellsagué*, Laia Alemany* , Miquel Quer, Gordana Halec, Beatriz Quirós, Sara Tous, Omar Clavero, Llúcia Alòs, Thorsten Biegner, Tomasz Szafarowski, Maria Alejo, Dana Holzinger, Enrique Cadena, Edith Claros, Gillian Hall, Jan Laco, Mario Poljak, Maria Benevolo, Elena Kasamatsu, Hisham Mehanna, Cathy Ndiaye, Núria Guimerà, Belen Lloveras, Xavier León, Juan C. Ruiz-Cabezas, Isabel Alvarado-Cabrero, Chang-Suk Kang, Jin-Kyoung Oh, Marcial Garcia-Rojo, Ermina Iljazovic, Oluseyi F. Ajayi, Flora Duarte, Ashrafun Nessa et al, HPV Involvement in Head and Neck Cancers: Comprehensive Assessment of Biomarkers in 3680 Patients, JNCI J Natl Cancer Inst, 2016, (6): djv403, 108
4) Nessa A, Wistrand C, Begum SA, Thuresson M, Shemer I, Thorsell M, Wikström Shemer EA., Evaluation of Stationary Colposcope and the Gynocular, by the Swede Score Systematic Colposcopic System in VIA Positive Women: A Crossover Randomized Trial. , Int J Gynecol Cancer , 2014, ,
5) Nessa A, Rashid MH, Jahan M, Ferdous NE, Nahar PAS, Chowdhury A, Role of the HPV DNA Test in follow-up of treated Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Bangladesh 2014, Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev, 2014, 15 (19) , 8063-8067
6) Nessa A, Roy JS, Chowdhury MA, Khanam K, Afroz R, Wistrand C, Thuresson M, Thorsell M, Shemer I, Wikström Shemer EA, Accuracy of colposcopy by nurses versus doctors by stationary colposcope and Gynocular in a low-resource setting; A cross-over randomized trial., BMJ Open 2014; 4 :e005313. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005313 , 2014, ,
7) Nessa A, Hussain M A, Rashid M H, Akhter N, Roy JS, Afroz R,, Role of Print and Audiovisual Media on Cervical Cancer Prevention in Bangladesh, Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev , 2013, Vol 14 ,
8) Nessa A, Rashid MH, Ferdous NE, Chowdhury A, Screening for and Management of High-Grade Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional study comparing two Protocols, J. Obstet. Gynaecol. Res , 2012, doi:10.1111/j.1447-0756. 2012.01998.x, accepted: June 23, 2012. ,
9) Nessa A, Islam MN, Ashraf F, Islam F, Khanam A, Sultana N, Rashid MH, Seroprevalence of Treponema Pallidum Antibody Among Pregnant Population of Bangladesh, J.Obset. Gynaecol. Res, 2011, 37(11) , 1625-1630
10) Rengaswamy S, Sauvaget C, Ramadas K, Ngoma T, Muwonge R, Naud P, Nessa A, Kuhaprema T, Qiao Y., Clinical trials of Cancer Screening in the Developing World and their Impact on Cancer Healthcare, Annals of Oncology 22 (Supplement 7): vii20-vii28, 2011, doi:10.1093/annonc/mdr422, 2011, published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Society for Medical Oncology., 2011, ,
11) Rengaswamy S, Nessa A, Esmy PO, Dangou JM, Visual Inspection Methods for Cervical cancer prevention, Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, doi:10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2011,08,003, 2011, ,
12) Silvia de Sanjose, Daan T Geraets, Julio Velasco, Ashrafun Nessa, Human Papillomavirus Genotype Attribution in Invasive Cervical Cancer: a Retrospective cross-sectional worldwide study, Lancet Oncol , 2010, 11: , 1048–56.
13) Basu P, Nessa A, Majid M, Rahman JN, Ahmed T., Evaluation of the National Cervical Cancer Screening Programme of Bangladesh and the formulation of quality assurance guidelines, J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care , 2010, 36(3) , 131–134
14) Nessa A, Hussain M A, Rahman J N, Rashid M H, Muwonge R, Sankaranarayanan R, Screening for cervical neoplasia in Bangladesh using visual inspection with acetic acid, Int J Gynecol Obstet , 2010, 111(2) , 115-118.
15) Ashrafunnessa, Khatun S, Islam MN and Rashid M.H, Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus antibody in antenatal population in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull, 2009, 35 , 110-116
16) Ashrafunnessa and Mohammad Kamal, Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia and it’s Relationship with Hormonal Contraceptive Methods., Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull, 2008, 34(1), 33-35.
17) Rengaswamy S , Neerja Bhatla, Patti E. Gravitt, Partha Basu, Pulikattil O. Esmy, K.S. Ashrafunnessa, Yasantha Ariyaratne, Aarati Shah, Bhagwan M. Nene, ICO Monograph Series on HPV and Cervical Cancer: Asia Pacific Regional Report. Human Papillomavirus Infection and Cervical Cancer Prevention in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, ELSEVIER Vaccine Journal, 2008, 26S , M43-M52.
18) 13. Ahmed T, Ashrafunnessa, Rahman J, Development of a Visual Inspection Programme for Cervical Cancer Prevention in Bangladesh, Elsevier Reproductive Health Matters, 2008, 16(32), 78-85
19) Ashrafunnessa, Khatun S, Huq F, Islam MN, Hasan MS, Aziz MM, Hassan KH, Chowdhury A, “Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Cancer in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh J Obstet Gynaecol, 2006, 21(2) , 51 -57.
20) Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan, Kunnambath R, Ashrafunnessa, Zeba A, Aarati S, Somanathan T, M.A. Yasantha Aryaratne, “Principles and Practice of Cancer Screening in the South Asian Context”, UICC Handbook for South Asia, 2006, ,
21) Ashrafunnessa, Khatun S, Chowdhury TA, Shamsuddin L, Islam M N, Hasan MS, Ali S, “Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh J of Obstet Gynaecol, 2005, 20(1), 13 -18
22) Hossain F, Hussain MA, Haq JA and Ashrafunnessa., Association of Chlamydia Trachomatis with Chronic Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Infertility and Cervical Dyskaryosis, BJMS, 2003, 9(1) , 28-31
23) Ashrafunnessa, Jehan AH, Chowdhury SB, Sultana F, Khatun S and Karim MA, “Construction of fetal size charts for biparietal diameter, fetal abdominal circumference and femur length”, Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull, 2003, 29(2), 67-77
24) The Magpie Trial Collaborative Group (Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (23): Ashrafunnessa, N Begum, S Chowdhury, L Shamsuddin;)*, Do women with pre-eclampsia, and their babies, benefit from magnesium sulphate? The Magpie Trial: a randomised placebo-controlled trial., Lancet, 2002, 359, 1877–90
25) Ashrafunnesa, Khatun S, Islam MN, Chowdhury S., "Seroprevalence of Rubella Antibodies among Antenatal Population attending a Tertiary Level Hospital in Dhaka City", Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull, 2000, 26(3), 75-81