Naseer Abbas

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BACKGROUND Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are associated with accelerated loss of lung function and death. Identification of patients at risk for these events, particularly those requiring hospitalization, is of major importance. Severe pulmonary hypertension is an important complication of advanced COPD and predicts acute(More)
A 52-year-old lady presented with progressive paraparesis. MRI revealed collapse of D9 vertebrae which was infiltrated by a low signal lesion both on T1 and T2. She underwent vertebrectomy and insertion of moss cage. The histology came back as amyloidoma. The presentation, investigation and management of primary amyloidoma of the spine is discussed along(More)
In this study we reported one case of combined procedure for coronary artery bypass grafting and excision of right pulmonary hydatid cyst. Concerns of possible hydatid systemic dissemination as a result of direct vascular breaches are raised. We suggest that avoidance of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) if that possible is beneficial for the treatment. If not(More)
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