Nur Ashikin Ahmad

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An 11-year-old girl presented with multiple blisters on her the right foot complicated with cellulitis. The conventional and molecular identification were performed on the culture. The internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region in rRNA gene of the isolate was amplified by PCR. The sequence of the amplified ITS region matched 99 % with that of Chaetomium(More)
Stimuli responsive hydrogels have shown enormous potential as a carrier for targeted drug delivery. In this study we have developed novel pH responsive hydrogels for the delivery of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) in order to alleviate its antitumor activity while reducing its toxicity. We used 2-(methacryloyloxyethyl) trimetylammonium chloride a positively charged(More)
Dyspepsia and heartburn are the two cardinal symptoms of foregut dysfunction. When confronting such a problem, that physician must first learn to discern between the two, because treatment can be quite different for the conditions presenting with these symptoms. This article details the approach to work-up and treatment of patients presenting with dyspepsia(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe two patients with concurrent Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and ectopic production of corticotropin in whom Cushing's syndrome was managed surgically. METHODS Two case vignettes are presented, and a general approach is discussed for determining a management strategy for optimal potential for survival. RESULTS The prognosis associated(More)
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