Farooq Ahmed Mir

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CONTEXT To improve the treatment outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), various drugs like glitazones, oral contraceptive pills, or antiandrogens have been combined with metformin. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy of the combination of low-dose spironolactone and metformin with either drug alone in the(More)
Hydatid cyst liver rupture into the biliary tree may involve the common hepatic duct, lobar biliary branches, the small intrahepatic bile ducts or rarely the gallbladder. Rupture can be occult or frank. A frank intrabiliary rupture of hepatic hydatid cyst is a rare but serious event. The authors are reporting a case of concomitant rupture of hydatid cyst of(More)
Perivascular spaces surround the small arteries and veins as they enter into the brain parenchyma from the subarachnoid spaces. Also called as Virchow-Robin spaces, these are prominent in the basal ganglia and high convexity white matter of the elderly. Occasionally VR spaces may get massively enlarged and may mimic a cystic mass lesion. The typical(More)
We report three cases of ocular injury caused by industrial lasers when safety precautions are not observed. These three cases concern engineers working in a research institute and using YAG laser alignment procedure. Damages observed are: a) Macular hole; b) Subretinal hemorrhage; c) Intravitreous hemorrhage. An absolute central scotoma occurred in two(More)
OBJECTIVES To study ovarian morphology by ultrasound in women with or without polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and to establish cut-off values of these parameters in Indian women with PCOS. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 119 consecutive women diagnosed PCOS and 77 apparently healthy women were enrolled. Transabdominal ultrasound examination was carried(More)
The authors report ocular complications in intracarotid chemotherapy with Nitrosyl-urea on 39 patients with intracerebral malignant tumor (anaplastic astrocytoma). Internal carotid infusion catheter was in infra-ophthalmic position. They also report 13 ocular complications (33% of cases) as arterial retinal occlusions essentially, ipsilateral to catheter(More)