Mehnaz Atiq Ahmed

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OBJECTIVES To identify anthracycline-induced acute (within 1 month) and early-onset chronic progressive (within 1 year) cardiotoxicity in children younger than 16 years of age with childhood malignancies at a tertiary care centre of Pakistan. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. PARTICIPANTS 110 children(More)
INTRODUCTION Coronary artery involvement is the most dreaded long-term complication of Kawasaki disease. Our aim was to look at the pattern of cardiovascular involvement in Pakistani children admitted with Kawasaki disease. METHODS This study included children admitted with Kawasaki disease at the Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi over a period of 14(More)
OBJECTIVE Aims of this study were to determine the IgG and IgM seropositivity to parvovirus B19 during the three trimesters of pregnancy. METHODS Initially, a total of 1,047 pregnant women were included in a prospective study. Blood samples were obtained from 343, 406 and 298 cases in the first, second and third trimesters, respectively. To study the(More)
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