Ambreen Muneer

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OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of operative and post-operative complications of Mesh hernioplasty for inguinal hernia under local anaesthesia and assess its safety. METHODS This prospective study was conducted at Surgical Unit II, Liaquat University Hospital, Jamshoro, from January 2008 to October 2009. Only male patients between 20-65 years, having(More)
Construction of a gastrointestinal stoma is a frequently performed surgical procedure. The rationale for a temporary loop ileostomy is to provide defunctioning in case of a potentionally dangerous anastomotic complication with an obvious risk for mortality. Although formaton of defunctioning loop Ileostomy is usually a straightforward procedure, there is an(More)
While colonic and hepatic amoebiasis occur commonly in tropical countries, primary pulmonary amoebiasis remains a rare condition. Pulmonary involvement, when it occurs, is usually secondary to amoebic liver abscess. Primary pulmonary amoebiasis is thought to occur via haematogenous spread. We report a case of primary pulmonary amoebiasis confirmed by(More)
BACKGROUND Gynaecomastia is a benign enlargement of male breast. It is common in the general population, resulting from various pathophysiological mechanisms. The aim of this study was to describe the presentation and outcome of treatment for gynaecomastia at a University Hospital in Pakistan. METHODS A three year retrospective study was carried out of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Gallstones are twice as common in cirrhotic patients as in the general population. Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has become the gold standard for symptomatic gallstones, cirrhosis has been considered an absolute or relative contraindication. Many authors have reported on the safety of LC in cirrhotic patients. We(More)
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