Ahmed Noeman

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The association between serum uric acid and ischemic heart disease remains controversial and it has not yet been established as cardiovascular risk factor. Our objective was to study the association of serum uric acid level with angiographic severity of coronary artery disease in men with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Methods :(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic value of ST segment depression limited to recovery phase of Exercise Tolerance Test (ETT). STUDY DESIGN An observational cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The study was carried out at Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, from March to August 2007 for a period of 6 months. METHODOLOGY In this(More)
Among the rare and well-known causes of sudden cardiac death by malignant arrthymias is a condition called arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. It commonly presents with right ventricular dilatation, dysfunction and ventricular tachycardia of left bundle branch morphology due to fibro-fatty infiltration of right ventricle in second to fifth(More)
BACKGROUND Acute myocardial infarction is one of the leading causes of death in the elderly, however clinical data reveals a disproportionately lower use of thrombolytics because of fear of complications especially intracranial haemorrhage. Our objective was to evaluate the safety of most commonly used thrombolytic streptokinase in elderly patients(More)
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