Member Profile

Md. Nazrul Islam
Professor
Department of Rheumatology
Email : islam1nazrul@gmail.com
Publication
1) Nesha MK, Islam MN, Ferdous N, Nazrul FB, Rasker JJ. , Chronic Arsenic Exposure through Drinking Water and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus:a study from Bangladesh. , J Bangladesh Coll Phys Surg, 2019, 37, 5-12
2) N. Islam, N. Ferdous, A. U. Zaman, F. B. Nazrul, Y. Khatun, M. A. Rahman, F. Mahmud. , Six months results of tofacitinib versus lower dosage etanercept in patients with refractory spondyloarthritis: a study from Bangladesh, Int J Rheum Dis., 2019, 22(Suppl. 3), 40–226
3) S. S. Trina, Md. N. Islam, M. M. Hasan, A. K. Ahmedullah, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of short-form patient satisfaction questionnaire (PSQ-18) into Bengali. , Int J Rheum Dis. , 2019, 22(Suppl. 3), 40–226
4) S. Jahan, Md. N. Islam, N. Ferdous, F. B. Nazrul. , Nutritional status in patients with rheumatic diseases: a study from Bangladesh. , Int J Rheum Dis. , 2019, 22(Suppl. 3), 40–226
5) A. K. M. Kamruzzaman, M. R. Choudhury, M. N. Islam, A. Shahin, S. Ahmed, I. Sultan, M. Alam, T. Mahmood, S. Yesmin, A. K. Azad, H. Masduul, S. A. Haq, N. Sazzad, I. Ariful. , Assessment of disease-specific knowledge of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. , Int J Rheum Dis. , 2019, 22(Suppl. 3), 40–226
6) F. B. Nazrul, Md. N. Islam, A. U. Zaman, N. Ferdous. , A case report on antiphospholipid antibody syndrome: first baby after 4 pregnancy loss with thrombocytopenia. , J Rheum Dis. , 2019, 22(Suppl. 3), 40–226
7) A. Uz Zaman, N. Ferdous, N. Islam, F. B. Nazrul, M. A. Rahman. , Case report of a patient with refractory systemic lupus erythematosus: when rituximab is organ saving. , J Rheum Dis. , 2019, 2(Suppl. 3), 40–226
8) Yesmin S, Abdal SJ, Rahman A, Islam MN, Ahammad AM, Ahmed S, Shahin MA, Chowdhury MR, Haq SA. , Inflammatory back pain and associated disease conditions among patients with chronic low back pain in Bangladesh., Int J Rheum Dis, 2018, 21(5), 937-942
9) Begum, M. , Sattar, H. , Haq, S. A., Islam, M. N., Saha, S. K., Hassan, M. M., Saha, R. and Kabir, M. S., Study on association of human leukocyte antigen?DRB1 alleles in rheumatoid arthritis within Bangladeshi population., Int J Rheum Dis. , 2018, 21(8), 1543-1547
10) Razzaque Md. Abdur, Islam Md. Nazrul, Devnath Nandita, Ferdous Nira, Nazrul, Fahid Bin, Rasker Johannes J., Osteoarthritis of the knee refractory to standard care: comparison of intraarticular hylan G-F 20 with triamcinolone acetonide. A real life study in a developing country., Current Orthopaedic Practice, 2018, 29 (4), 329–336
11) Nira Ferdous, Md. Nazrul Islam, Shamsuddin Mohammed Ishaque, Shabnam Akhter, Mohammed Kamal and Johannes J. Rasker. , The colon and terminal ileum in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and controls in Bangladesh: a macroscopic and microscopic study., Rheumatology Advances in Practice , 2018, 00, 1–11
12) Shazzad, M. N., Ahmed, S., Haq, S. A., Islam, M. N., Abu Shahin, M., Choudhury, M. R., Rasker, J. J. , Musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders among 350 garment workers in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional pilot study., International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases., 2018, 21(12), 2063-2070
13) N. Ferdous, N. Islam, S. M. Ishaque, S. Akhter, M. Kamal, F. B. N. J. J. Rasker. , Macroscopic and Microscopic Evaluation of Full Colon in Patients with Ankylosying Spondylitis., International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases , 2018, 20 , 17–131
14) Md. Nazrul Islam, Nira Ferdous, Fahid Bin Nazrul, Md. Abdur Razzaque, Johannes J Rasker., Clinical Demographic Characteristics of Primary Knee Osteoarthritis Patients Refractory to Standard Care in A Rheumatology Clinic. , Osteoporosis International, 2018, 29 (Suppl 1), S79–S81
15) Md. Nazrul Islam, Asif Hasan Khan, Fahid Bin Nazrul, Nira Ferdous, Johannes J Rasker., Characteristics of Clinically Suspected Osteoporosis Patients Attending in A Rheumatology Clinic-Study from A Developing Country. The WCO-IOFESCEO congress (World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases), , Osteoporosis International, 2018, 29 (Suppl 1), S79–S81
16) Nira Ferdous, Nazrul Islam, S M Ishaque, Shabnam Akhter, Mohammad Kamal, Fahid Bin Nazrul, Johannes J Rasker. , Ileo-colonoscopic evaluation of ankylosing spondylitis patients- study from a developing country. , Internal Medicine Journal , 2018, 48 (Suppl. 4), 5–46
17) Nazrul Islam, Ashik Uz Zaman, Fahid Bin Nazrul, Nira Ferdous, Kamruzzaman, Johannes J Rasker. , Characteristic Comparison of Pediatric and Adult Onset Refractory Spondyloarthritis Patients Attending a Rheumatology Clinic. , Internal Medicine Journal, 2018, 48 (Suppl. 4), 5–46. P-15.
18) Fahid Bin Nazrul, Ahmed Hossain, Md Nazrul Islam, Nira Ferdous., Associated factors of vitamin D deficiency among the female rheumatic patients in Bangladesh., Internal Medicine Journal , 2018, 48 (Suppl. 4), 5–46. P-112
19) Shweta Nakarmi, Md. Nazrul Islam, M Masudul Hasan, Md. Ariful Islam, Nira Ferdous, Abul Khair Ahmedullah, Johannes J Rasker. , Use of Different Loading Dosages of Vitamin D3 in Young Adults with Vitamin D Deficiency in Bangladesh., Int J Rheum Dis., 2018, 21(Suppl. 1), 23–23
20) Md. Nazrul Islam, Ashik Uz Zaman, Nira Ferdous, Fahid Bin Nazrul, Mahfil Ara Rahman, Md. Kamruzzaman, Johannes J Rasker. , Tofacitinib Versus Lower Dosage Etanercept in Refractory Spondyloarthritis: A Pilot Study from Bangladesh., Int J Rheum Dis, 2018, 21(Suppl. 1), 23–23
21) Md. Nazrul Islam, Ashik Uz Zaman, Nira Ferdous, Progga Paromita Kapuria, Fahid Bin Nazrul, Md. Kamruzzaman, Johannes J Rasker., Long-term Efficacy and Safety of Lower Dosage Etanercept in Spondyloarthritis Patients: Study from a Tuberculosis Endemic Country. , Int J Rheum Dis. , 2018, 21(Suppl. 1), 23–23
22) Tanuja Jabbar Rahman, Nira Ferdous, Md. Nazrul Islam, S M Ishaque, Abu Naser Ibne Sattar, Md. Ruhul Amin Miah, Johannes J Rasker. , Clinical Characteristics of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients Attending a Tertiary Care Center of Bangladesh , Int J Rheum Dis., 2018, 21(Suppl. 1), 23–23
23) N. Ferdous, Md. N. Islam, M. A. Rahman, F. B. Nazrul, A. U. Zaman, Md. Kamruzzaman. J. J. Rasker. , Knowledge about Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Patients attending Tertiary Care Rheumatology Center of Bangladesh, Int J Rheum Dis., 2018, 21(Suppl. 1), 23–23
24) Khandker Mahbub-Uz-Zaman, Md. Nazrul Islam, Pallab Chakraborty, Abul Khair Ahmedullah, Md. Ariful Islam, M Masudul Hasan, Shweta Nakarmi, Nira Ferdous., Use of Continuous Administration of Different Therapeutic Dosages of Indomethacin and Etoricoxib in Axial Spondyloarthritis. , Int J Rheum Dis. , 2018, 21(Suppl. 1), 23–23
25) S Mahmud; R. Choudhury; S. A. Haq; Md. N. Islam; A. Shahin; S. Ahmed; C. M. Ahmed; M. G. Rabbani., Auto-antibodies in systemic sclerosis and their associations with the clinical profile of the disease among Bangladeshi SSc patients. , Int J Rheum Dis. , 2018, 21(Suppl. 1), 23–23
26) Nazrul Islam, Ikramul Hasan Khan, Nira Ferdous and Johannes J. Rasker. , Translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the English “Short form SF 12v2” into Bengali in rheumatoid arthritis patients., Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 2017, 15, 109
27) M.F. Ahmmed, M.N. Islam, N. Ferdous, J.J.H. Rasker., Tubercular Infection in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients-A Report from An Endemic Country. , Lupus, 2017, 4, A157
28) Z. Haider, M.N. Islam, A. Asaduzzaman, N. Ferdous, J.J.H. Rasker. , Clinical Evaluation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients for Skin Lesions-Report from A Developing Country. , Lupus Sci Med , 2017, 4, A79
29) M.F. Ahmmed, M.N. Islam, N. Ferdous, J.J.H. Rasker. , Tubercular Infection in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients-A Report from An Endemic Country. , Lupus Sci Med , 2017, 4, A157
30) Z. Haider, M.N. Islam, A. Asaduzzaman, N. Ferdous, J.J.H. Rasker. , Clinical Evaluation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients for Skin Lesions-Report from A Developing Country. , Lupus Sci Med , 2017, 4, A79
31) Dr. Md. Zahedur Rahman, Prof. Md. Nazrul Islam, Dr. Kamrul Hasan, Dr. Nayeemul Haq. , Dilemma in Treating a Case of PUK with Complete Stromal Lysis. , Global Ocular Inflammation Workshops, BALI, 2017, 0, 27 - 29
32) N. Islam, I. H. Khan, N. Ferdous, J. J. Rasker. , Translation, Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the English “Short Form SF 12v2” into Bengali in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. , International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases , 2017, 22;15(1), 109
33) M. Z. Haider, M. N. Islam, A. Asaduzzaman, N. Ferdous, J.J. H. Rasker. , Clinical Evaluation of Lupus Skin lesions and Skin infections in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients. , International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases , 2017, 20 (Suppl. 1), 17–131
34) N. Islam, A. U. Zaman, N. Ferdous, F. B. Nazrul, Y. Moon, F. H. Rahman, T. Sharmin, J. J. H. Rasker. , Rasker. Use of Lower Dose Etanercept and Risk of Tuberculosis in Spondylo-Arthritis PatientsStudy from a Tuberculosis Endemic Country. , International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases , 2017, 20 (Suppl. 1), 17–131
35) Mojumdar SK, Islam MN, Ahmedullah AK, Shahin MA, Hassan MM. , Le_unamide Induced Pneumonitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Case Report and Review of Literature., Bangladesh Med J, 2017, 46 (1),
36) GEO-RA Group., Latitude gradient influences the age of onset of rheumatoid arthritis: a worldwide survey. , Clinical Rheumatology, 2016, 36(3), 485-497
37) Md. Nazrul Islam, Fahid Bin Nazrul, Farah Habibur Rahman, Nira Ferdous, M.Sheikh Giash Uddin, Johannes J.Rasker. , Osteoporosis screening recommendations versus clinical practice: do we need revisit and redefine of FRAX®-based thresholds and forearm bone mineral density utilization. Bone Mass Assessment., Osteoporosis International., 2016, 27 (3), 699–708
38) Md. Abdur Razzaque, Md. Nazrul Islam, Nandita Devnath, Nira Ferdous. , Use of Hylan G-F 20 in Primary Osteoarthritis of Knee Refractory to Standard Care-A Comparison with Triamcinolone Acetonide, Abstracts/Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. , 2016, 24 (1), S531–S532
39) Azad AK, Md. Nazrul Islam., Urinary Tract Infection in Patients of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Report from a Developing Country, 10th International Congress on Autoimmunity, 2016, 0, 0
40) Md. Nazrul Islam, Nira Ferdous, Peter M. ten Klooster, M. Sheikh Giash Uddin, Salma Nasrin, Bipasha Pal, Johannes J. Rasker., Translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the WHO fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX®) into Bengali. , International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases , 2015, 18 (3), 360–365
41) Moniruzzaman Ahmed, Syed Atiqul Haq, Md. Nazrul Islam, Sree Krisna Banik, Mohammad Noor Alam., Burden of Rheumatic Diseases in a Rural Community of Bangladesh., Bangladesh J Medicine , 2015, 15, 125-130
42) M. G. Rabbani , S. A. Haq, N. Bellamy, M. N. Islam, M. R. Choudhury, A. Naheed, S. Ahmed, A. Shahin., Development, linguistic and clinimetric validation of the WOMAC® VA3.01 Bangla for Bangladesh Index. , Rheumatology International, 2015, 35 (6), 997-1003
43) Md. Islam N, Ferdous N, Nesha K, Rasker JJ. , Alcoholic Beverages in Bangladesh-How Much We Know?, Fam Med Med Sci Res, 2014, 3, 123
44) ATM Asaduzzaman, Akramullah Sikder, Md. Mostaque Mahmud, Harashit Kumar Paul, Md. Nazrul Islam., Efficacy and safety of leflunomide in psoriatic arthritis. , Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists., 2014, 24 (1), 51-56
45) Azad MAK, Islam MA, Islam MS, Barua R, Islam MN, Haq SA., Cough in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus., Mymensingh Medical Journal. , 2013, 22(2), 300-307
46) Islam N, Basak TM, Voshaar M AHO, Ferdous N, Rasker JJ, Haq SA., Cross-cultural Adaptation and Validation of a Bengali Health Assessment Questionnaire for use in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. , International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases., 2013, 16(4), 377-496
47) Islam MS, Haq SA, Islam MN, Azad AK, Islam MA, Barua R, Hasan MM, Mahmood M, Safiuddin M, Rahman MF, Osmany MF, Bari N, Rumki RS, Rashid FB., Comparative Efficacy of Subcutaneous Versus Oral Methotrexate in Active Rheumatoid Arthritis., Mymensingh Med J, 2013, 22 (3), 83-488
48) Shazzad MN, Islam MN, Ara R, Ahmed CM, Fatema N, Azad AK, Salimullah SM, Haider MS, Haq SA. , Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Involvement in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patient., Mymensingh Med J, 2013, 22 (4), 736-741
49) Islam MN, Hossain M, Haq SA, Alam MN, Ten Klooster PM and J. Rasker JJ., Efficacy and safety of methotrexate in articular and cutaneous manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus. , International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases , 2012, 15, 62-68
50) Dr. Md. Nurul Alom Siddiqui, Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam, Dr. Syed Atiqul Haq, Dr. Shahnaj Sultana., Development of APLAR-COPCORD Core Questionnaire for Identification of Risk factors for Non Specific Low Back Pain. , KYAMC Journal, 2012, 2, 187-192
51) Mohammed M Muquith, Md. N. Islam, Syed A Haq, Peter M ten Klooster, Johannes J Rasker. Muhammad B Yunus., Cross-cultural Adaptation and Validation of a Bengali version of the modified fibromyalgia impact questionnaire., BMC Musculoskeletal Disorder, 2012, 13, 157
52) M. Masudul Hassan, Syed Atiqul Haq, Minhaj Rahim Choudhury, Md. Nazrul Islam, Aparna Das, Gobinda Banik, Mohammed Tawhidul Islam Mondal, Md. Rustom Ali., Patterns of Nonarticular Rheumatism in a Rural Area of Bangladesh, Bangladesh J Medicine , 2012, 13 , 165-169
53) Feroz AH, Islam MN, ten Klooster PM, Hasan M, Rasker JJ, Haq SA. , The Bengali Short Form-36 was acceptable, reliable, and valid in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. , J Clin Epidemiol., 2012, 65(11), 1227-35.
54) Islam MN, Islam MA, Abdal SJ, Azad MAK, Ahmedullah AK, Haq SA. , Eosinophilic Fasciitis: What Matters in Management in a Developing Country—A Case Report with Two and a Half-year Follow-Up. , Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2012, 30 (1), 117-120
55) Islam MN, Chowdhury MMH, Haq SA, Kamal M, Kabir A, Hasan M, Rasker JJ. , The colon in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and in normal controls in Bangladesh A macroscopic and microscopic study. , Clinical Rheumatology , 2010, 29, 13-18
56) Haq SA, Davatchi F, Dahaghin S, Islam MN, Ghose A, Darmawan J, Chopra A, YU Z Q, Dans L F., Rasker JJ., Development of a questionnaire for identification of the risk factor for osteoarthritis of knee in developing countries. A pilot study in Iran and Bangladesh. An ILAR-COPCORD phase III Study. , International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 2010, 13, 203-214
57) Hasan SA, Rahim MA, Siddiq MAB, Hossain MS, Taslim A, Paul S, Barua A, Hassan MMU, Islam MN, Haq SA. , Study of spectrum of Rheumatic diseases in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh., JCMCTA, 2009, 20 (1), 6-11
58) Barua A, Paul S, Chowdhury MAH, Rabbani G, Hasan SA, Islam MN, Dutta PK, Choudhury MAJ, Alam MN., Distribution and Clinical Significance of Lupus Anticoagulant and Anticardiolipin Antibody with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus., JCMCTA, 2009, 20 (1), 16-22
59) Haq SA, Darmawan J, Islam MN, Ahmed M, Banik SK, Rahman AKMF, Alam MN, Tahir M and Rasker JJ. , Incidence of musculoskeletal pain and rheumatic disorders in a Bangladeshi rural community: a WHO?APLAR?COPCORD study, International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 2008, 11, 216-223
60) Islam MN, Gupta AK, Haq SA., The prevalence of headache, fatigue and depression in systemic lupus erythematosus patients and their correlation with antiphospholipid antibody., Lupus, 2007, 16, 86-87
61) Bhuiyan AKMMR, Islam MN, Haq SA. , Value of kidney biopsy in patient with lupus nephritis., Lupus , 2007, 16, 170
62) Biswas SK, Abdullah ABM, Islam N, Hasanat MA, Chowdhury MAJ, Haq SA, Ahmed T., Low dose D-Penicillamine in the treatment of systemic sclerosis. , Bangladesh J Medicine, 2006, 17, 59-65
63) Haq SA, Darmawan J, Islam MN, Uddin MZ, Das BB, Rahman F, Chowdhury MAJ, Alam MN, Mahmud TA, Chowdhury MR, Tahir M., Prevalence of rheumatic diseases and associated outcomes in rural and urban communities in Bangladesh: a COPCORD Study. , J Rheumatol, 2005, 32(2), 348-53
64) Uddin MZ, Alam MB, Das BB, Haq SA, Chowdhury MAJ, Uddin AKMR, Mahmud TAK, Islam N, Rahim M, Hossain R, Banik S., The prevalence of rheumatic complaints in rural area of Bangladesh., Bangladesh J Medicine , 2004, 5, 9-18
65) Uddin MZ, Das BB, Banik S, Saha AK, Chowdhury MAJ, Alam MN, Rahman MF, Islam MN, Haq SA., Prevalence of Knee osteoarthritis in adult population in a rural area of Bangladesh. A community based study. , Bangladesh J Medicine , 2004, 5, 69-73
66) Das BB, Uddin MZ, Banik S, Haq SA, Alam MB, Chowdhury MAJ, Rahman MF, Islam MN., Prevalence of low back pain in an urban population of Dhaka city slum vs. non-slum & male vs female., Bangladesh J Medicine , 2003, 4, 49-53
67) Das BB, Uddin MZ, Banik S, Haq SA, Saha AK, Chowdhury MAJ, Rahman MF, Islam MN. , Prevalence of Knee osteoarthritis in an urban population of Dhaka city slum vs. non-slum & male vs female., Bangladesh J Medicine, 2003, 4, 15-20
68) Patwary MI, Islam MN, Ahmed F, Rahman MM., Hunter Syndrome (Type-B) – A case report., Bangladesh Journal of Medicine , 2002, 13(1), 34-36
69) Patwary MI, Haq SA, Alam MN, Ahmed T, Chowdhury MAJ, Hossain MR, Islam N, Rahim MA., Efficacy of Vegetarian Diet in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Controlled Study with 24 weeks follows up., Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 2001, 12(1), 22-27
70) Islam MN, Haq SA, Chronic cough without Chest X-ray Opacity in Adults. , Bangladesh Journal of Medicine , 2001, 12(1), 127-131
71) Islam MN, Alam MN, Haq SA, Moyenuzzaman M, Patwary MI, Rahman MH., Efficacy of Sulphasalazine Plus Methotrexate in Rheumatoid Arthritis. , Bangladesh Med. Res. Counc. Bull., 2000, 26(1), 1-7
72) Miah MAB, Islam MN, Alam MB, Chowdhury MAJ, Haq SA, Uddin F, Alam MN, Tahir M., Manifestations of Sub-acute Thyroiditis. , Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 1998, 9(2), 50-53
73) Patwary MI, Hossain MR, Islam MN, Azad KAK, Rahman MM, Saha AK, Chowdhury MAJ., Current strategy of Medical Management of Rheumatiod arthritis., Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 1998, 9(2), 60-63
74) Islam MN, Chowdhury AW, Karim MF, Hossain M, Chowdhury NA., Tropical Splenomegaly Syndrome., Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1995, 13(1), 34-36
75) Islam MN, Chowdhury AW, Karim MF, Ekram ARMS, Chowdhury NA. , Myotonia dystrophica; a case report and review of literature., Journal of Institute of Postgraduate Medicine and Research, 1994, 9(20), 75