Saima Aziz Siddiqui

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The trial of labor after previous cesarean (TOLAC) is an important strategy to limit repeat cesarean sections and their complications. An unsuccessful TOLAC leads to maternal and neonatal morbidities. The success or failure of TOLAC after the first cesarean is determinant for the subsequent vaginal birth. Limited studies are(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare perinatal outcome and near-miss morbidities between placenta previa versus abruptio placentae in patients of antepartum haemorrhage (APH). STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional, analytical study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Gynaecology Unit II, Civil Hospital, Karachi, from August 2007 to July 2009. METHODOLOGY Patients with APH diagnosed(More)
Multiple myeloma was diagnosed in 84 residents of Jammu & Kashmir between 1984-1988. The data were analyzed for variations of demographic factors, ethnicity and location of residence (urban/rural). The average annual incidence per 100,000 residents was 1.28. The rates for males and females were 2.02 and 0.71 per 10(5) persons/year respectively. The average(More)
This study aimed to develop growth centiles at different gestational weeks for fetal biparietal diameter, abdominal circumference, femur length and head circumference in a Pakistani cohort. Data were collected at a tertiary referral hospital from pregnant women at gestational ages 13-40 weeks referred for obstetric ultrasound as a part of routine antenatal(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency, types (disease states) and outcome of severe obstetric morbidity in patients presenting at a public-sector tertiary care hospital. METHODS The cross-sectional study was conducted at the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit II, Civil Hospital, Karachi, from April to September 2010. Consecutive cases of severe obstetric(More)
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