Razaque Shaikh

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The main objective was to determine the complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) and its causes at Liaquat University of Medical and Heath Sciences, Jamshoro. It was a prospective study carried out from February 2008 to January 2011. Data of all patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy during the study period and fulfilling the(More)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has diverse imaging features. However, focal lesions in the corpus callosum are extremely rare in SLE with only few cases mentioned in the literature, with no mention of callosal holes in SLE. Callosal holes have been described as a characteristic finding in Susac syndrome and have been mentioned in Nipah virus(More)
OBJECTIVE It has been proposed that nonocclusive centrifugal pumps may elicit less blood cell trauma and hence a reduced inflammatory response than standard roller pumps. However, there have been no reports describing the impact of such pumps on proinflammatory cytokine release in pediatric cohorts. DESIGN A prospective randomized study was undertaken. (More)
BACKGROUND: Typhoid intestinal perforation is a catastrophic condition causing high morbidity and mortality in children. The purpose of this study was to share our experience regarding the factors affecting the surgical outcome in our setup. METHODOLOGY: This observational (prospective) study consists of cases of typhoid intestinal perforation who have been(More)
Oesophageal cancer is a common type of cancer with a dire prognosis. It is globally the eight most frequent malignancy and sixth leading cause of death from cancer. Pulmonary complications are common in patients who have undergone esophagectomy. The objective of this study is to determine pulmonary complications in patients with esophageal carcinoma(More)
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) has widely varied clinical and radiological manifestations ranging from asymptomatic minimal brain oedema to severe haemorrhagic infarcts associated with focal deficits, coma and even death. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis presenting with lobar or subdural hematomas are rare and the cause may easily be overlooked. We(More)
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