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Background: The aim of this study is to share our experience regarding outcome of embolectomy in the patients presenting late with acute limb ischemia. It was a cross sectional descriptive study, conducted at CMH Rawalpindi from January 2016 to December 2017. Methods: All those patients having non-traumatic acute limb ischemia presenting between 6 to 72 hours of the onset of symptoms with viable affected limb were included. Their data was analysed for demography, involved limb, time of embolecto...
#1Muhammad Yasir (HU: Hazara University)H-Index: 11
#2Abdul Majid (HU: Hazara University)H-Index: 6
Last. Ehsan ul IslamH-Index: 1
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Background: Pakistan is a country with very low nurses to population rate. This problem becomes more prominent due to voluntary turnover; especially among female nurses. This problem could be attributed to several social and demographic factors. This study sought to identify the factors affecting voluntary turnover of female nurses in Pakistan. Method s: This study is qualitative in nature. Focused ethnography was used for detailed exploration of the issue of voluntary turnover among female nurs...
#1Qudsia Qazi Khan (Lady Reading Hospital)
#2Nazia Liaqat (Lady Reading Hospital)
Last. Shandana Bawar (Lady Reading Hospital)H-Index: 1
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Background Uterine myomas are most common non-cancerous tumours in reproductive period. The fertility preserving surgery, i.e., myomectomy as compared to hysterectomy, is associated with massive blood loss due to dissection of huge fibroids making it technically difficult procedure. Misoprostol (a uterotonic) is an effective option amongst different interventions used to reduce intraoperative blood loss during myomectomy. This randomized control trial investigated effectiveness of single dose of...
#1A. Mansur (American Society of Nephrology)
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Background: Mitral Annular Calcification (MAC) is a degenerative process involving the mitral valve and is a marker of advanced cardiovascular disease. Prevalence in the general population is upto 10% and increases in advanced age, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease (CKD), end stage renal disease (upto 40%) and mitral valve prolapse.The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of MAC in CKD­5D patients and correlate with patients' characteristics. Methods: Echocardiograms were obt...
#1Madiha Khattak (Khyber Medical University)
#2Nuzhat Sultana (Khyber Medical University)H-Index: 4
Last. Henna Salman (Khyber Medical University)H-Index: 1
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Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome is the most commonly occurring endocrinopathy in females of reproductive age group. It is characterized by a wide range of signs and symptoms resulting from hormonal derangements leading to reduced fertility. Methods: This was a cross-sectional (comparative) study. We took 40 cases of polycystic ovary syndrome and 40 controls of infertility without polycystic ovary syndrome depending on the presence of clinical features and ultrasound scans. Blood samples we...
Background: With increased rate of permanent pacemaker’s (PPM) implantation, the rate of complication also increased many folds. Infection in pacemakers is one of the dreaded complications which need a multidisciplinary approach in its management. Methods: All patients with permanent pacemakers, who presented with infection of device, were admitted in our unit. The infected device was explanted and wound left open. The same device was used as a temporary pacemaker with a new PPM screwing lead fr...
Background: The objective of the study is to analyze the expression of androgen, estrogen and progesterone receptor in different types of endometrial carcinomas and to correlate the androgen receptor expression with estrogen and progesterone receptor and the clinicopathological parameters like lymphovascular invasion, grade of the tumour, size of tumour and extent of myometrial invasion. Methods: It is a cross-sectional analytical study design with a simple random sample of a total of 54 cases o...
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is the rarest presentation in children arising from bronchial glands with low potential for malignancy as most of children have history of recurrent chest infections. We present the case of ten years old girl presenting with history of recurrent respiratory infections in past admitted for fever, cough and respiratory distress. HRCT showed soft tissue in lumen of trachea at level of carina extending into right main bronchus along with collapse of apical segment of right u...
#1Rashid UsmanH-Index: 3
#2Muhammad JamilH-Index: 16
Last. Afnan TalatH-Index: 1
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Background: We aim to share our experience of the efficacy of Distal Revascularization and Interval Ligation (DRIL) in alleviating ischemic symptoms of dialysis access induced steal syndrome (DAISS) while preserving the original access. Methods: In this multicentre study, all consecutive patients with DAISS undergoing DRIL over a period of 3 years were included. Results: A total of 25 DRILs were included. Mean age was 37.8±SD 7.8 years and 52% (n=13) were females. Out of 25 patients; 88% (n=22) ...
#1Usama Bin Zubair (Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science)H-Index: 1
#2Rizwan Taj (Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science)H-Index: 4
Last. Asima Mehboob Khan (Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science)H-Index: 3
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Filicide is the murder of a child by the parent. It is associated with various psychiatric and non-psychiatric conditions. We herein present a case report of a filicide by an emotionally unstable mother suffering from depressive psychosis. A thirty years old woman previously treated for depression with psychotic features, having undergone electro-convulsive therapy and on oral medication three years ago was brought by the police for psychiatric assessment. She had slaughtered her two sons of 4 a...
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