Mumtaz Rashid

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OBJECTIVES To define the current causes and the optimal methods of early diagnosis and management of ureteric injuries, both iatrogenic (excluding endourologic) and traumatic, and to determine the outcome of these injuries and which identifiable factors affect this outcome. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed of all the 35 patients who(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether antisepsis with povidone-iodine solution applied at the external urethral meatus confers protection against infective complications following transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and compare that with antibacterial prophylaxis. METHODS A total of 167 patients with sterile urine undergoing TURP for benign prostatic(More)
UNLABELLED Timely treatment of thyroid disease during pregnancy is important in preventing adverse maternal and fetal outcome. At present, thyroid testing is performed on symptomatic pregnant women or those with a history of the disease. Hypothyroidism is very often subclinical in nature and not easily recognized without specific screening programs. Even(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the maternal morbidity and mortality associated with multiple repeat caesarean sections. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Security Forces Hospital serving Ministry of Interior and Security Forces personnel in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. POPULATION Three hundred and eight case records undergoing between fifth and ninth(More)
This retrospective study of 9,980 women who delivered at the James Paget Hospital, Norfolk, UK, over 5 years, aimed to primarily determine whether the incidence of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is higher in the presence of a female fetus. The results showed that more women with HG had a female fetus compared with women without HG. Also found was that heavy(More)
OBJECTIVE A prospective study to investigate the effect of passive smoking on birth weight of infants born to women at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. METHODS The study group comprised of 868 singleton live births occurring during January to December 2001 at Security Forces Hospital,(More)
Supervised pelvic floor muscle training in patients of stress and mixed urinary incontinence has been recommended. Our aim was to assess the utilisation and effectiveness of our supervised pelvic floor muscle training service and assess the impact of incontinence scores before physiotherapy on the subsequent results of physiotherapy. All 271 patients(More)
Chronic pelvic pain is a common condition and the RCOG guideline provides an evidence-based framework for the initial assessment. This study investigated the adequacy and relevance of the initial assessment in patients who underwent elective laparoscopic procedure for pelvic pain. History-taking was found to be deficient and was unable to identify factors(More)
This randomised controlled trial aimed to compare the efficacy of intramuscular syntometrine with intravenous syntocinon, in preventing postpartum haemorrhage. A total of 686 women were randomised into two groups; one receiving intramuscular syntometrine and the other receiving intravenous syntocinon, as part of the active management of the third stage of(More)