Nadia Aquil

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OBJECTIVE To identify the frequency of risk factors in various subtypes of acute ischemic stroke according to TOAST criteria. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional, observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Ziauddin Hospital, Karachi, from January to December 2007. METHODOLOGY Patients with acute ischemic stroke were enrolled. Studied variables included(More)
Objective: To determine the frequency of hyperamylasemia and acute pancreatitis following organophosphate poisoning. Methodology: This is a descriptive study conducted at the Medicine Department, Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Karachi during the period of six months from 16th June 2006 to December 2006. All patients of both sexes and ages above 15 years admitted(More)
Although generally a sporadic disease, a few cases of Guillain Barre syndrome clustered in families have been reported. We describe four siblings of a Pakistani family from a consanguineous marriage out of whom two developed definite GBS and two had probable GBS at different times. This suggests that there may be a genetic element in the pathogenesis of at(More)
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