Peer reviewed publications
Purkayastha S, Malkani PK, Role of Vascular Architecture of the Endometrium in the Aetiopathogenesis of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding,Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of India, Volume XXVI, No.4, August 1974:534-539.
Smith N, Nelson MR, Hammond J, Purkayastha S and Barton SE, STD Screening of TOP patients, Paper read at the Cambridge ESIDOG Conference in July 1993.
Smith N, Barton S, Purkayastha S, Smith JR. Screening for Chlamydia infection, Lancet, 1993 Sep 11;342(8872):687-8; author reply 688-9.
Smith N, Nelson MR, Hammond J, Purkayastha S and Barton SE, Screening for Lower Genital Tract Infections in women presenting for TOP, International Journal of STD and AIDS, 1994; 5:212-213
Sharma S, Refaey H, Stafford M, Purkayastha S, Parry M, Axby H. Oral versus vaginal misoprostol administered one hour before surgical termination of pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial. BJOG. 2005 Apr;112(4):456-60.
I have written and published a pocketbook in postreproductive gynaecology: Purkayastha S. Clinical Diagnosis Series: Postreproductive Gynaecology.
Rila Publications Ltd 1999. London.
Research & Thesis
As a postgraduate resident at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, I carried out a research project and complete a thesis, “Clinicopathological Evaluation of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding.” This project was an investigation of the correlation between endometrial architecture
and patterns of dysfunctional uterine bleeding.