Prevalence of depression among hepatitis C patients

Authors:  Sana Majeed, Ashfaque Memon, Majid Ali Abdi

Objective: To estimate the frequency of depression among hepatitis C positive patients. Material and Methods: This descriptive cross sectional study was conducted in the Department of Medicine, Hamdard University Hospital

Frequency of Various Modes of Transmission of HCV Infection

Authors: Anwar Ali Akhund, qaiser Naqvi, Khaliqul Rehman Shaikh, Mustafa Kamal, Ghulam Ali Qureshi.

Objective: To determine the frequency of various modes of transmission for HCV infection in rural Sindh. Material and Methods: This prospective cross-sectional study was carried out

Serum alkaline phosphatase level in type-2 diabetes mellitus and its relation with periodontitis

Authors: Asmat Shaheen, Salim Khattak, Aziz Marjan Khattak, Asghar Kamal, S A Jaffari, Alam Sher

Objective:.To study the level of serum alkaline phosphatase in diabetic patients with periodantitis and compare to control group.Material and Methods: This

Frequency of urinary tract infection in diabetic females

Author: Nafisa Tahir, Tahir Uddin Qazi

Objective: To determine the frequency of urinary tract infection (UTI) in diabetic females. Material and Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted at Hayat Shaheed Teaching Hospital Peshawar from December 2001 to

Preoperative anxiety in female patients: The issue needs to be addressed

Author:Zubia Masood, Jahanzaib Haider, MasoodJawaid, Shams Nadeem Alam

Objective: To find out levels of preoperative anxiety and its nature in female patients awaiting elective surgery. Material and Methods: This comparative cross-sectional study was done in surgical units of Civil

Pelvic hydatid cyst with massive bilateral hydronephrosis and hydroureters: An unusual presentation

Authors: Mumtaz Khan, Irum Sabir Ali

An unusual case of Hydatid cyst in pelvis is presented here. This patient presented with symptoms of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). The cystic mass pressing against the neck of urinary bladder had caused bilateral

Sigmoid Atresia: A rare cause of neonatal intestinal obstruction

Authors: Mohammad Imran, Inayat Ur Rehman, Tariq Waheed.

Intestinal obstruction is common in neonates; however, Intestinal obstruction due to sigmoid atresia is very rare. We present a case of sigmoid atresia, suspected from clinical examination and radiological investigations on day

Current management of acute ischemic stroke: an evidence based review

Authors: Ashfaq Shuaib, Khurshid Khan

Cerebrovascular disease is the second most common cause of death and leading cause of acquired disability. The approach to management has in general been nihilistic. Most patients are offered supportive care and despite evidence for

Situs Inversus Totalis with Liver Abscess



AuthorsTariq Saeed Mufti, Mansoor Khan, Mian Bilal Alam, Saad Ehsan Mufti

ABSTRACT: A case of multiple liver abscesses in a patient with situs inversus totalis is presented. Initially the patient was treated conservatively and remained

Pollution: A silent killer

Authors: Shehnaz Abdul Sheikh, Jawaid Altaf Baig, Mohammad Baig, Abdul Waheed

Exposure to contaminants, generally called pollution, relates back to olden age when the environment was clean and free from chemicals. Knowledge of human exposure to environmental contaminants is an