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Beena Salman
Dow University of Health Sciences
Intensive care medicineKidney diseaseDiabetes mellitusMedicineGastroenterology
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Pakistan is experiencing a “double burden’’ of disease. Under-development is associated with illnesses like infections and nutritional deficiency, and is accompanied with diseases linked with development, such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer and chronic kidney disease. In Pakistan, renal and genitourinary diseases are an important, unaddressed health issues. Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) is a recognized form of renal failure in Pakistan. A possible cause of CKDu is toxins s...
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Both the incidence and prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are rising with immense pace worldwide. People living in developing countries are speculated to suffer the consequences due to economic deprivation and high cost of treatment. The prevalence of CKD is highly variable in different parts of the world, due to various environmental, ethnic, socioeconomical, and rural-urban differences. It has become very important for the developing countries to understand the true nature of the disea...
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Introduction: Diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension (HTN) are considered as the leading causes of CKD all around the world. But the causes of CKD differ from region to region. In developing countries the population is heterogeneous therefore regional causes of CKD need to be evaluated. Material and method: This cross sectional study included all adult CKD patients, who visited to nephrology service in two tertiary care hospitals in metropolitan city Karachi in Pakistan. The sociodemographic da...
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Introduction: Identifi cation of the disease in its early period changes the outcome. Early reorganition of the chronic kidney disease and a timely referral to nephrologist also affects the prognosis of the disease. The factors which contribute in late referral are well known in the western population. There is a need to look into the factors in our population.
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#2Beena Salman (DUHS: Dow University of Health Sciences)H-Index: 2
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Patients with diabetes may have kidney diseases other than the diabetic kidney disease. Kidney biopsy is the investigation of choice when this is suspected. This retrospective analysis included all patients known to have diabetes mellitus (DM) and who had a kidney biopsy at our center between 1998 and 2014. The aim of this study was to assess if an association exists between the clinical factors on the presence or absence of diabetic nephropathy (DNP). A total number of 206 patients were include...
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Renal biopsy is crucial while evaluating for the diagnosis of glomerular, vascular, tubulointerstitial, and genetic diseases. It gives vital information which helps in estimating the disease prognosis, progression, and management. This is the retrospective analysis of all adult patients aged above 18 years, who underwent percutaneous renal biopsy at The Kidney Center Post Graduate Training Institute, Karachi, over a duration of 18 years, i.e., January 1, 1996, to December 2013. Renal graft biops...
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#2Salman ImtiazH-Index: 3
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Objective: The aim of the study is to form an impression about the spectrum of non-diabetic kidney disease and evaluate the factors which can differentiate the two. Methods: A descriptive study, conducted in Nephrology unit, The kidney center Karachi, from January 1998 till December 2015. The study included 212 diabetic patients. Those who do not have complete record and eye examination were excluded. Results: The study included 212 diabetic patients who underwent kidney biopsy at the kidney cen...
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#2Beena SalmanH-Index: 2
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Introduction. Month of Ramadan bring many changes in life style, especially the diet of Muslims all over the world among both fasting and nonfasting individuals. Hemodialysis patients are kept on restricted diet because of fluid and electrolytes imbalance. The aim of this study was to compare changes in the clinical and biochemical parameters in fasting and nonfasting hemodialysis patients during the Ramadan. Materials and Methods. In a longitudinal study, we recruited 282 patients who were on m...
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#2Kiran NasirH-Index: 4
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Kidney biopsy occupies a fundamental position in the management of kidney diseases. There are very few renal pathology studies available in the literature from developing world. This study scrutinized the frequency and clinicopathological relationship of kidney biopsies done at the kidney center from 1997 to 2013 amongst pediatric patients. Kidney allograft biopsy were excluded. The specimen was examined under light microscopy and immunofluorescence while electron microscopy was not done. The st...
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