Anwar ul Haq

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OBJECTIVE To update some of the clinical features of St Louis encephalitis (SLE), a common arboviral infection that occurs in epidemic patterns in the south-central and midwestern United States. METHODS Eleven patients with SLE from a 1995 epidemic in Dallas, Tex, were studied clinically, radiologically, neurophysiologically, and neuropathologically (in 1(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to bridge the knowledge gap and improve our understanding of the late presentation and management of breast cancer among South Asian women of non-oriental origin (SA) living in the United Kingdom. METHODS Retrospective review of the breast cancer waiting list data-base held at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS(More)
Family physicians play a pivotal role in stroke prevention (primary and secondary) and early management of stroke in developing countries. The objective of this study was to evaluate whether Pakistani family physicians' approach to stroke prevention and management was in accordance with established international guidelines. This was a cross-sectional survey(More)
We describe retrospective data from the largest series of patients (n=142) with multiple sclerosis (MS) from Pakistan. Mean age at onset was 27 years, with a female to male ratio of 1.45:1. The disease onset was polysymptomatic in 75% patients. Motor weakness was the most common onset symptom (70%), followed by sensory symptoms (45%). Optico-spinal type of(More)
The incidence or prevalence of major neurological diseases in our country is not known. National health survey i dentified 33% prevalence of hypertension in age group of 45 or older.' There are 2.7 million diabetics and 20% adult men and women using pan or tobacco.-' Although incidence of stroke or intracerebral hemorrhage is not known but due to high(More)
BACKGROUND The International Quality Improvement Collaborative (IQIC) was formed to reduce mortality and morbidity from congenital heart disease (CHD) surgeries in low/middle-income countries. OBJECTIVES We conducted this study to compare the postoperative outcomes of CHD surgeries at a centre in Pakistan before and after joining IQIC. METHODS The IQIC(More)
BACKGROUND Hypokalaemia is frequently encountered in the daily clinical practices of a paediatric cardiac intensive care unit (PCICU). It is a strong independent predictor of mortality in patients with heart failure. Thus, prompt potassium replacement therapy holds pivotal importance in therapy for hypokalaemia. Although intravenous potassium replacement(More)
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