Afrasyab Khan

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INTRODUCTION Propofol has been suggested as a useful adjunct to cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) because of its potential protective effect on the heart mediated by a decrease in ischemia-reperfusion injury and inflammation at clinically relevant concentrations. In view of these potentially protective properties, which modulate many of the deleterious mechanism(More)
Introduction: Pyometra ­ the accumulation of purulent material inside the uterus – can be asymptomatic in 50% of cases. A perforated pyometra usually presents with an acute abdomen at the outset and it is unusual for it to present as a pelvic abscess. Case Report: We present the case of a 57­years­old lady, who presented with increasing epigastric pain. She(More)
BACKGROUND Outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy is an established practice in the United States, but it is not well established in the United Kingdom, and evidence of experience is scarce. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of ambulatory laparoscopic cholecystectomy on postoperative morbidity and possible cost savings. We tried to elucidate(More)
Cervical osteophytosis causing perforation of the nasopharynx has not been reported. We record a case of a 70-year-old man who fell from a horse and developed surgical emphysema in his neck. The possible aetiology is discussed. A 70-year-old man fell from a horse and landed on his head. He did not lose consciousness, but immediately noticed a slight change(More)
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