Abid Ali Qureshi

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Acetabular fractures with medial displacement patterns, particularly medial displacement of the quadrilateral surface, may be technically challenging to treat. Minimal bone stock, limited anatomic access, and difficulty in obtaining stable internal fixation in the true pelvis contribute to the surgical challenge of open reduction and internal fixation.(More)
Osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures are a significant source of morbidity. Recently described techniques of vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty have provided consistent successful outcomes in the short term. However, techniques to address the failure of vertebroplasty have not been addressed. We present two cases of failed vertebroplasty that were(More)
Concentrations of the bone resorption markers pyridinoline and deoxypyridinoline and the bone formation marker osteocalcin were measured in 24-h urine collections from 30 subjects who underwent unilateral total hip replacements for monoarticular symptomatic osteoarthrosis and 10 controls. The patient groups were divided based on the femoral implant type(More)
Objective: The objective of the study is to calculate the frequency of portal vein thrombosis in pediatric patients presenting with hematemesis and to estimate the frequency of acute and chronic portal vein thrombosis in these cases. Patients and Methods: Pediatric patients of 1 – 15 years of age of either sex, presenting to emergency or gastroenterology(More)
Urothelial bladder carcinoma (UBC) is the most common among urinary bladder neoplasms. We carried out a preliminary study to determine the genetic etiology of UBC in Pakistani population, for this 25 sequence variants from 17 candidate genes were studied in 400 individuals by using polymerase chain reaction-based techniques. Multivariate logistic regression(More)
OBJECTIVE To find out the spectrum of diagnosis, clinical presentation and role of neuroimaging in neurodegenerative disorders of childhood. DESIGN Observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Department of Neurology, Children's Hospital, Lahore from June, 2004 to May, 2005. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 1273 patients were admitted in the(More)
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