Asif Nadeem

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OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical presentation and frequency of dengue fever in patients presenting with acute febrile illness. DESIGN Observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Combined Military Hospital, Attock in collaboration with Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi from November 2003 to October 2004. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of G6PD deficiency in young healthy adult males of some ethnic groups in Pakistan. DESIGN Descriptive study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Study performed in Combined Military Hospital, Attock in collaboration with Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi from October 2003 to January 2004. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
Acute coronary artery obstruction at the time of device implantation is a recognized, albeit rare, complication of TAVI and is most frequently managed by emergency percutaneous intervention. This complication usually manifests with circulatory collapse due to compromising left ventricular ischemia and is most often observed immediately following valve(More)
BACKGROUND Empyema thoracis remains a common thoracic problem with challenging management strategies. We undertook the present study to outline key aspects of the presentation and management of this condition at our tertiary care hospital. METHODS We analyzed 105 consecutive patients treated for empyema thoracis over a one-year period at Thoracic Surgical(More)
BACKGROUND The concept that a palpable spleen can be associated with disease is natural, because this organ normally is not palpable, but may become so under certain circumstances. Questions concerning the frequency, etiology and significance of finding a palpable spleen are raised from time to time. These factors vary with geographical distribution of(More)
A 60 years old male presented with a 10 years history of chronic discharging perineal sinuses with inguinal lymphadenopathy. Biopsy of the inguinal lymph node revealed follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma while the biopsy of the sinuses was non-specific. It was diagnosed as a case of primary nodal NHL with secondary cutaneous manifestations of multiple(More)
BACKGROUND The present study was designed to provide data on the role of elective open lobectomies in the treatment of benign and malignant pulmonary diseases in our setting. METHODS An audit of patients' records over a two-year period was performed to collect relevant data at the Cardio Thoracic Unit of the Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar Pakistan. (More)
A case of recurrent progressively severe ulceration secondary to erosive lichen planus is reported. The patient developed marked malnutrition as a result of extensive involvement of the oral cavity. In addition to the oral ulcerations, she also had violaceous spots present over her forearm. Treatment administered in view of histopathological report and(More)
We present a case of 18 months old male child who reported with acute urinary retention. He had a urethral calculus along with a vesical calculus. He was subjected to combined external urethrotomy and open vesicolithotomy in one sitting. The patient made a smooth post operative recovery and was followed up for 6 months.
BACKGROUND The number of oesophagoscopies performed annually provides an indication of the extent of oesophageal disorders in any particular setting. The present study aimed to provide such data for rigid oesophagoscopy at the only referral centre for this procedure in Peshawar. METHODOLOGY An audit of all available records of patients undergoing rigid(More)
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