Hafiza Shaikh

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INTRODUCTION Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and Muslims fast during this month. We designed this study to evaluate the effect of Ramadan fasting on plasma lipids and lipoproteins. METHODS This cohort study was performed during Ramadan in December 2002 (Islamic year 1423). The subjects were 81 students of Tehran University of Medical(More)
AIMS Pigment synthesizing melanoma (so-called animal type melanoma) (PSM) is a rare histopathological variant of melanoma so termed because of prominent melanin production and its similarity to a variant of melanoma seen in grey horses. The aim of this study was to report the clinicopathological characteristics of 14 cases of animal type melanoma. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the ultrasound findings and natural history of pregnancies implanted within or on Cesarean section scars in the first trimester of pregnancy. METHODS This was a prospective observational study of 10 women diagnosed with a pregnancy implanted in or on a Cesarean section scar in the first trimester, who declined medical intervention(More)
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD) are a well recognised complication of conventional haemopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). Reduced intensity HSCT involves intensive immunosuppression to permit engraftment. Thirty reduced intensity transplants with the FBC (fludarabine 150 mg/m2, busulphan 8 mg/m2, CAMPATH-1H 100 mg) protocol have(More)
Clopidogrel therapy is the standard for prevention of cardiovascular thrombotic events. Clopidogrel is converted to an active thiol by the cytochrome P450 CYP 3A4 and 2C19 enzymes. Recent studies suggest that statins metabolized by CYP3A4 attenuate the anti-aggregatory effect of clopidogrel. We evaluated the effect of CYP3A4-metabolized statins(More)
A rare presentation of a rare disease A 29 year old woman presented to the gynaecology services with a history of cervical smear cytology and punch biopsy showing human papillomavirus related changes, associated with moderate dyskaryosis. She had undergone laser loop excision biopsy of the transformation zone (LLETZ) two years before for previous abnormal(More)
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