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Etiological patterns of stroke in young patients at a tertiary care hospital.
OBJECTIVE To observe frequency of various causes of stroke in patients of young (15-35 years) age. METHODS This Descriptive case series study was conducted in all Medical Units of LiaquatExpand
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Evaluation of creatinine-modified Child Pugh score for predicting short-term prognosis of patients with decompensated cirrhosis of liver as compare to original child Pugh score.
BACKGROUND Original Child-Turcotte-Pugh (CTP) score has traditionally being used as a useful tool to assess prognosis in cirrhotic patients but the serum creatinine level has recently seen as anExpand
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Treatment of chronic hepatitis delta virus with peg-interferon and factors that predict sustained viral response.
AIM To observe the efficacy of peg-interferon in the treatment of hepatitis delta virus (HDV) and to identify the factors that would be predictive of the sustained viral response (SVR). METHODSExpand
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Frequency of stress hyperglycaemia and its' influence on the outcome of patients with spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage.
OBJECTIVE To observe the frequency of admission hyperglycaemia and its influence on the outcome of patients with intracerebral haemorrhage. METHODS This case series study included 450 consecutiveExpand
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Secondary gastric varices in hepatic cirrhosis.
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of secondary gastric varices after esophageal variceal eradication in patients with cirrhosis of liver and factors associated with their development. STUDYExpand
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Frequency of metabolic syndrome and its' various components in patients with ischemic stroke
The aim of this study was to observe the frequency of metabolic syndrome and its’ various components in patients with ischemic stroke. This descriptive case study was conducted in Liaquat UniversityExpand
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Frequency of rapid viral response (RVR) and influence of various factors on the response rates in chronic hepatitis C infected patients treated with interferon and ribavirin combination therapy
The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of rapid viral response (RVR) and influence of various factors on the response rates in chronic hepatitis C infected patients treated withExpand
Significance of serum inhibin in female infertility.
BACKGROUND Serum inhibin, a glycoprotein hormone is secreted from granulosa cells in females and has been shown to suppress secretions of FSH from pituitary. METHODS A total of 45 women, 30Expand
Validity of aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index as predictor of early viral response in patients with hepatitis C treated by interferon-based therapy.
OBJECTIVE To observe any change in value of aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index from the baseline and to compare it with the Hepatitis C virus ribonucleic acid at 12 weeks after theExpand