Muhammad Asif Qureshi

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PURPOSE To report our clinical experience and 12-month results of small-incision Descemet-stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK). METHODS Prospective study of 11 eyes of 9 patients who had DSEK. The DSEK technique consisted of stripping the Descemet membrane and endothelium from the recipient cornea. The donor button was prepared by manual dissection(More)
AIMS To investigate the penetration of ciprofloxacin via different modes of administration into the aqueous humour using capillary zone electrophoresis and to determine its prophylactic role in ophthalmic surgery. METHODS A prospective study was conducted of 84 patients, divided into two groups, undergoing routine cataract surgery and intraocular lens(More)
Objective: To compare the efficacy and complications of single incision trans scrotal versus standard inguinal orchidopexy in children with palpable undescended testes. Methodology: This randomized controlled trial was conducted at the Paediatric Surgery Department Bahawal Victoria Hospital Bahawalpur from April 2007 to April 2010. Children aged 9 months to(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the contribution towards research of medical universities and universities with affiliated medical colleges in Pakistan. METHODS List of Pakistani medical universities and their published research annually from 2007 to 2010 was retrieved in April 2011 from the Higher Education Commission database with due permission. As per the(More)
BACKGROUND Healthcare research is a neglected discipline in Pakistan and research related to esophageal cancer (ranks 9th in Pakistani males and 5th in females) is no exception in this regard. Particularly, there are no data available to delineate the overall status of esophageal cancer epidemiological studies in Pakistan. This study describes the first(More)
Worldwide antiretroviral therapy (ART) has reduced the mortality and morbidity rates in individuals with HIV infection. However, the increasing occurrence of drug resistance is limiting treatment options. In recent years, Pakistan has witnessed a concentrated epidemic of HIV. It is very important to identify geographical linkages and mutations that generate(More)
Infections are second leading cause of mortality preceded only by cardiovascular diseases.1 Neonates in particular are at a high-risk of developing bloodstream infections because of their immature immune system and mucosal surfaces.2,3 In neonates, sepsis has repeatedly been indicated to be an important cause of mortality, with preterm and very low birth(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of Philadelphia chromosome (Ph) and its variants in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) cases at a tertiary care hospital of Sindh. METHODS The study was conducted at the Department of Pathology, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro and Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad during May-to-September 2014.(More)