Naseem Saud Ahmad

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ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE Pistacia integerrima Stew ex. Brandis is an important component of commonly dispensed traditional dosage forms. We wished to determine whether polyphenolic constituents of this plant could be useful in oxidative stress and have potential to counter hyperuricemia. MATERIAL AND METHODS Radical scavenging activity was(More)
AIM OF STUDY Extracts of Pistacia integerrima galls have been dispensed by Traditional Practitioners of Subcontinent for chest diseases as well as for aches and pains in the body. This study was planned to evaluate the possible analgesic and antiinflammatory effects of Pistacia integerrima extracts. MATERIALS AND METHODS Analgesia was determined using(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of self medication among Pakistanis in rural and urban settings. METHODS A door-to-door survey was carried out during June and July 2008 and 2009 after due verbal consent taken from the residents. The houses were randomly selected from ultra posh area, quarters of government employees, residents of Barani Training(More)
OBJECTIVES To see the early post-operative outcomes of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery. METHODS This retrospective analytical study was conducted at Ch. Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology Multan, Pakistan. Our Primary outcome variables were; necessity of inotropic support, nonfatal myocardial infarction, ICU stay, nonfatal(More)
BACKGROUND Aortic valve disease is associated with eccentric or concentric left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and changes in the LV mass. The relationship between LV mass and function and the effect of LV remodeling after aortic valve replacement (AVR), in patients with aortic valve disease needs evaluation, that is largely unknown in our population. The aim(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Modified Bentall procedure has become a gold standard in the treatment of combined aortic root and aortic valve diseases. Bleeding is an important predictor of morbidity and mortality after the Bentall operation. Our objective was to evaluate the early outcomes of Modified Button-Bentall procedure with cuff technique for aortic(More)
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