Hilal Ahmad Rather

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Subaortic left ventricular outflow tract pseudoaneurysms are rare lesions that are associated with aortic valve diseases, infective endocarditis, trauma or surgery. We present dynamic multidetector computerized tomography and cine magnetic resonance imaging features of a case of subaortic aneurysm arising from interaortic-mitral valvular region in a child(More)
Microalbuminuria can be present in 25-100% of patients with essential hypertension and is associated with increased incidence of cardiovascular events. Our goal was to evaluate the effect of a commonly used calcium channel blocker, amlodipine, and an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, lisinopril on urinary albumin excretion in patients with mild to(More)
OBJECTIVE Published observations about cardiovascular alterations in normotensive individuals genetically predisposed to develop essential hypertension are conflicting. We tested the hypothesis that abnormalities in left ventricular mass and/or functions may be present in normotensive children of hypertensive parents. METHODS One hundred normotensive(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare the effect of amiodarone and metaprolol in prevention of atrial fibrillation in patients, following open heart surgery. METHODS This prospective study was carried out between May 2008 to Nov. 2010, and comprised a total of 50 patients with normal preoperative sinus rhythm undergoing open heart surgery using(More)
BACKGROUND PCI has been done traditionally through transfemoral route. But now transradial and transbrachial routes are also coming up in practice. We compared transradial versus transfemoral routes for ease of operability, time for procedure, complications, and failure rates through a prospective study. METHODS Four hundred Patients admitted in(More)
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