Naila Asif

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OBJECTIVE To determine the correlation of "random single voided urine protein: creatinine ratio" to "twenty four hour urine protein" at different levels of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in Pakistani population. METHODS A total of 107 patients were included in this cross section study. Patients were divided into five groups according to the GFR. Spot(More)
Background: Purpose of our study was to find out correlation between estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) by Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) formula and Glomerular Filtration Rate by Cockcroft-Gault equations, in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and to see whether they can be used interchangeably. Methods: We conducted a cross(More)
Abnormalities in the circulating thyroid hormone concentration, without associated pituitary or thyroid disease, are seen in a variety of nonthyroidal illnesses (NIH). These abnormalities may be low plasma triiodothyronine (T3), low thyroxine (T4) or a combination of both, with an inappropriately normal plasma thyrotropin (TSH). These could be because of(More)
Background: Kidney biopsy is one of the most important tools in the assessment of kidney disease. Knowing the histopathology is important for immediate clinical management. It helps in predicting the long term prognosis and in planning for prevention of chronic kidney disease. Methods: This is a cross section study of percutaneus biopsies of the native(More)
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