Aminah Noor Ahmad

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During heart development, the progression from a pluripotent, undifferentiated embryonic stem cell to a functional cardiomyocyte in the adult mammalian heart is characterised by profound changes in gene expression, cell structure, proliferative capacity and metabolism. Whilst the precise causal relationships between these processes are not fully understood,(More)
The anatomy of the pelvic floor is complex and clinical examination alone is often insufficient to diagnose and assess pathology. With a greater understanding of pelvic floor dysfunction and treatment options, imaging is becoming increasingly common. This review compares three imaging techniques. Ultrasound has the potential for dynamic assessment of the(More)
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality in the UK. Therefore, timely VTE risk assessment is essential in all obstetrics patients. The Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) payment framework set a target for trusts to complete a VTE risk assessment within 24 hours of admission for 95% of patients. A(More)
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