Abdul Ghani Soomro

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BACKGROUND Abdominal tuberculosis is extremely common in developing countries such as Pakistan and India. The presentation is varied and nonspecific, making the diagnosis extremely difficult at times. This study was performed to find out the efficacy of diagnostic laparoscopy in establishing the histopathological diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis. (More)
BACKGROUND Audit is a means of quality control for medical practice by which the profession should regulate its activities with intention of improving overall patient care. Objective of this study was to report 1 year basic clinical audit of a general surgical ward and comparison of results with available data. METHODS All patients admitted and managed in(More)
An interesting case of a 09 years old girl is reported who presented with a painless, mobile, spherical, fluctuant and brilliantly translucent swelling in front of left ear. The fine needle aspiration revealed turbid dark yellow colour fluid. This cystic swelling was completely excised and the specimen on histopathology was reported as low grade(More)
BACKGROUND Cholelithiasis is the most common disease of alimentary tract affecting the adult population globally and our country in particular is no exception to it as a cause of hospitalization. Surgical removal of gall bladder is the main stay of symptomatic cholelithiasis ensuring a permanent cure. The minimally invasive technique of laparoscopic(More)
We present a case of giant gastric trichobezoar retrieved through a long gastrotomy in a 40 years old married women from rural Sindh with unreported psychological disturbance. Trichobezoar almost exclusively occur in females with an underlying psychiatric disorder. It has an insidious development of symptoms which accounts for its delayed presentation and(More)
OBJECTIVES: To determine the morbidity associated with construction of loop ileostomy in a teaching hospital. MATERIAL AND METHOD: This prospective cohort study was carried out at Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad, from September 2005 to August 2007. An analysis was performed of all the patients who underwent loop ileostomies in our emergency wing.(More)
The objective of the study is to determine the incidence of malignancy in non toxic multinodular goiter patients who underwent thyroid surgery in our institution. This is a prospective study carried out in the Department of general surgery, Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences Hospital Jamshoro, from January 2011 to December 2011. A total no. of(More)
BACKGROUND Anaemia is the commonest haematological problem in the preoperative patients. Often it is a sign of underlying disease or associated co-morbid condition. A low haemoglobin level is associated with an excess risk in surgical procedure and its outcome. Therefore an understanding of any cause, evaluation and any potential treatment is crucial in the(More)
The case of 20 years old boy with an extra osseous Ewing's sarcoma is described. He was initially diagnosed as a case of infiltrative malignant tumour of left suprarenal gland on the basis of preoperative workup but postoperative biopsy of surgically excised specimen confirmed Extra-osseous Ewing's Sarcoma (EES) suprarenal gland with no evidence of(More)
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