Faisal Shabbir

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Depression is characterized by sadness, purposelessness, irritability, and impaired body functions. Depression causes severe symptoms for several weeks, and dysthymia, which may cause chronic, low-grade symptoms. Treatment of depression involves psychotherapy, medications, or phototherapy. Clinical and experimental evidence indicates that an appropriate(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the outcome of Rhomboid excision and Modified Limberg's flap closure with excision and primary closure for the treatment of Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal sinus. METHODS The study was conducted at the Surgical Department of Mayo Hospital, Lahore, from 2009 to 2012. A total of 60 patients of pilonidal sinus were randomly divided into two(More)
Aim: To determine theprevalence of stoma formation during abdominal surgical procedures in emergency setting for all the indications in Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital, Sialkot Study Design: Prospective analytical. Place & duration of study: Department of Surgery, Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital affiliated to Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical(More)
Model updating can be considered as a branch of optimization problems in which calibration of the finite element (FE) model is undertaken by comparing the modal properties of the actual structure with these of the FE predictions. The attainment of a global solution in a multi dimensional search space is a challenging problem. The nature-inspired algorithms(More)
Background: Pilonidal sinus is a disease of young adults having single or multiple blind tracks lined by granulation tissue containing tuft of shed hair. Natal cleft is the commonest site; rarely involves umbilicus, axilla and inter-digital cleft. It has various methods of its treatment. The modalities of treatment vary from conservative medical management(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of World Health Organisation Surgical Safety Checklist as a simple, reliable and effective tool to ensure appropriate administration of intravenous antibiotics. METHODS The prospective interventional study was conducted in three phases at Mayo Hospital, Lahore, from May 2011 to January 2012. The first phase comprised(More)
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