Aasif Abdullah

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OBJECTIVE A retrospective analysis of the medical records of children who were managed for extrahepatic biliary atresia (EHBA) over a 6-year period. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twelve children were managed at King Fahad National Guard Hospital with a diagnosis of extrahepatic biliary atresia from January 1993 through December 1998. The data obtained included(More)
This paper analyses maternal mortality as seen in the Obstetric Unit of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia. During the 10 year study period, the maternal mortality rate was 74/100,000 total births. Women who were non-booked, aged above 40 years, gradmultiparous and of India ethnicity were at the highest risk of maternal death. The commonest causes of death(More)
A 12 year old female child of Arab origin presented with chronic bloody diarrhoea and growth failure. Physical examination confirmed a growth failure and cafe-au-lait patches. Colonoscopy and colon biopsies showed adenocarcinoma of the colon and laparotomy confirmed metastases to the liver. A diagnosis of Turcot's Syndrome was entertained in this child.
A high proportion of women in both industrialized and developing countries become anaemic during pregnancy. Anaemia is associated with adverse fetomaternal outcome and is estimated to contribute 20% of all maternal deaths Oral iron supplementation is commonly being promoted for correction of anaemia however the major problems faced are gastrointestinal side(More)
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