Amanat Khan

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Morbid obesity is defined as BMI>40 kg/m2. It affects 124,000 men and 412,000 women in England and Wales (NICE, July 2002). According to NICE guidelines, Bariatric surgery is indicated if the treatments for obesity such as exercise, diet and drugs fail. Procedures include laparoscopic gastric banding (LGB), vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG), and Gastric(More)
Background: To find out the effectiveness of ketorolac administered at the end of surgery in reducing pain scores and the length of stay in the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) for the patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. Methods: This interventional study, a double blind randomized control trial was conducted at POF Hospital, Wah Cantt, over a(More)
Objective: To compare the pain relief and frequency of analgesia requirement in post abdominal surgeries using ultrasound guided transverses abdominis plane (TAP) block with that of wound infiltration with local anesthetic agent. Study Design: Randomized control trial. Place and Duration of Study: This randomized control trial study was conducted at(More)
SummaryAn unusual case of malakoplakia of the cervical lymph nodes in a patient with bony metastasis from prostrate cancer is reported. An 80-year-old patient with metastatic prostatic cancer presented with bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy, and a hard cervical mass in the left supraclavicular region. Biopsy of the lymph gland revealed the presence of(More)
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