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BACKGROUND To determine incidence of renal stone disease in patients with urinary tract infection, this cross sectional study was conducted at Surgical Unit of District Head Quarters Hospital, Charsadda over a period of one year from January to December 2005. METHODS One hundred consecutive patients were enrolled in this study. All those patients who(More)
BACKGROUND This study was carried out to estimate the prevalence, severity and mode of splenic trauma and management technique from amongst the abdominal trauma cases admitted in Ayub Teaching Hospital. METHODS The study was carried out at Surgery units of Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad, the only referral hospital for major trauma cases, from July(More)
BACKGROUND Mesh Hernioplasty is the preferred surgical procedure for abdominal wall hernias and infection remains one of the most common complications of this technique. In some patients the mesh may need removal to overcome infection, where as others may be salvaged by conservative treatment. This study was conducted to assess the outcome of conservative(More)
BACKGROUND Acute intestinal obstruction due to tuberculosis is a common surgical problem in our community. Emergency surgery is usually required and surgical procedure depends upon the location and extent of the disease. The aim of this study was to determine the commonly involved region of intestine and different surgical procedures tailored. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating condition often affecting young and healthy individuals around the world. This debilitating condition not only creates enormous physical and emotional cost to individuals but also is a significant financial burden to society at large. The Objective was to study the outcome of spinal fixation with fixateur(More)
BACKGROUND Anal fissure is a linear tear in the distal anal canal resulting from persistent hypertonia and spasm of the internal sphincter which results in mucosal ischemia. We have conducted a study in order to compare the outcome of 0.2% glyceryl trinitrate cream versus 2% diltiazem cream in the treatment of chronic anal fissure. METHODS This randomized(More)
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