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OBJECTIVE To assess Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) regarding voluntary blood donation prevalent in medical and paramedical personnel having basic level of awareness on the subject. DESIGN Cross-sectional Study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The study was conducted in AK CMH, Muzaffarabad, from 15th March 2003 to 15th September 2003. PATIENTS(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to establish the diagnostic accuracy, specificity and sensitivity of fine needle aspiration cytology(FNAC) for intra-oral tumors, comparing with histopathology as the gold standard. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty cases of FNA cytology from intraoral tumors was performed in AFID along with the demographic data and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of Immunohistochemistry (IHC) in the diagnosis of metastatic liver disease, with a descriptive, cross-sectional study at the Department of Histopathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpindi. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 130 cases of metastatic liver disease were retrieved from the tumor registry data.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the pattern of malignancies from tumour registry data and to find any changing pattern by comparing corresponding data from earlier periods. METHODS The descriptive study was carried out at the Department of Histopathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpindi, Pakistan. All malignant tumours from 2002-2011 were(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of p53 gene mutation and protein expression in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) and to establish correlation between the two. STUDY DESIGN Analytical study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Histopathology Department and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpindi, from May 2010(More)
BACKGROUND Liposarcoma is a malignant tumour that arises in fat cells in deep soft tissue. This study was conducted to access the spectrum of liposarcomas METHODS This descriptive study was conducted at Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpindi from 1st January 2008 to 31st December, 2012 and included all the cases diagnosed as liposarcomas.(More)
The technique of digital splenoportography with thin flexible needles and small amounts of dilute contrast medium is described as one particularly suitable for use in paediatric patients. The authors report a high incidence of spontaneous splenorenal shunting revealed in their patients by this technique.
Massive retinal gliosis (MRG) is a benign disorder in which there is proliferation of glial cells. MRG may be associated with chronic inflammation, vascular disorders, trauma, glaucoma and congenital abnormalities. Here we describe a case of MRG in a 23 year old female. She presented with congenital microphthalmia of the left eye with loss of vision. Due to(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate CD10 expression in urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder and the association of immunohistochemical (IHC) CD10 expression intensity with grade and stage. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive cross-sectional analytical study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi, from January to December 2011. (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine sensitivity and specificity of paraffin-based immunohistochemistry in the evaluation of glomerular diseases in renal biopsies using immunofluorescence as gold standard. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional analytical study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Department of Histopathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi, from(More)