Daniyeh Khurram

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Massive pulmonary embolism with hemodynamic instability is a life-threatening condition requiring immediate treatment. Urgent thrombectomy or thrombolysis is commonly used for the treatment of this condition. However, surgery is associated with high mortality rate and many patients have contraindications to thrombolytic therapy and are at high risk for(More)
BACKGROUND Long QT syndrome is considered a fatal disease because of its association with ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. Objectives of study were to determine the prevalence of long QT syndrome and other heart diseases, in deaf-mute children. METHODS A Cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted at Cholistan special education centre(More)
Hamman's syndrome is a rare condition represented by spontaneous pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema. Excessive Valsalva maneuver during vaginal delivery and excessive retching, coughing, and straining are frequently reported causes. The incidence of Hamman's syndrome is believed to be 1 in 100,000 deliveries. The pathophysiology of this condition(More)
Drugs are a significant cause of liver injury. Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) can cause acute hepatitis, cholestasis, or a mixed pattern. Ceftriaxone is a commonly used antibiotic and has been associated with reversible biliary sludge, pseudolithiasis, and cholestasis. A 32-year-old male with sickle cell disease was admitted to the hospital for acute(More)
INTRODUCTION Brachial artery occlusion is a documented complication after catheterization procedures performed via the brachial artery. These are mainly managed conservatively or with surgical thrombo-embolectomy. We present a case with acute brachial artery occlusion successfully managed with balloon angioplasty and thrombolytic therapy. CASE(More)
OBJECTIVE To reduce the reperfusion time with thrombolytics. METHODS The study was done at Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Rahimyar Khan, between January and October 2009, and comprised all consecutive patients with ST segment Myocardial Infarction presenting to the hospital in emergency. In phase one, emergency medical services of Rescue 1122 were utilised to(More)
Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD), also known as histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, is an uncommon condition, typically characterized by lymphadenopathy and fevers. It usually has a benign course; however, it may progress to fatality in extremely rare occasions. The diagnosis is made via lymph node biopsy and histopathology. Our patient was a young female(More)
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