Abdul Ahad Ghaffar Khan

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BACKGROUND Current standard therapy for seizure prophylaxis in Neuro-surgical patients involves the use of Phenytoin (PHY). However, a new drug Levetiracetam (LEV) is emerging as an alternate treatment choice. We aimed to conduct a meta-analysis to compare these two drugs in patients with brain injury. METHODS An electronic search was performed in using(More)
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important cause of in-hospital mortality. A local understanding of disease burden, occurrence, etiology and successful preventive and therapeutic interventions is of vital import. We aimed to review the current literature of VTE originating from Pakistan to determine gaps in knowledge in order to prioritize future(More)
Community violence among the youth can lead to a number of adverse psychiatric outcomes including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, little research has been conducted in non-Western countries to assess this problem. This study aims to fill the void by assessing the lifetime exposure to traumatic events and burden of probable PTSD among(More)
For full-thickness lip defects, the choice of reconstructive option depends on the size of the defect. Defects of one-quarter to one-third of the upper lip can be closed primarily. Largerdefects measuring one-third to two-thirds of the lower lip width may be closed with the Karapandzic, Abbe or Estlander flaps. If the commissure is involved, both the(More)
I read with great interest the contribution “Effect of Gabapentin on Morphine Consumption and Pain after Surgical Debridement of Burn Wounds: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial Study” by Raziet al. (1). Carrying out a Randomized Controlled Trial without funding and especially in our region is an uphill task indeed. I must therefore congratulate the(More)
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