Salima Ahmed Bhimani

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BACKGROUND The incidence of ICP monitoring has increased over the years and the indications for placement have expanded. Although ventriculostomy and ICP monitor placement are among the most commonly performed neurosurgical procedures, the current practice patterns have rarely been studied. METHODS A 10-question survey was sent to 2006 neurosurgeons and(More)
BACKGROUND Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is an uncommon although benign defecation disorder. The aim of this study was to evaluate the variable endoscopic manifestations of SRUS and its association with other diseases. METHODS All the patients diagnosed with SRUS histologically from January 1990 to February 2011 at The Aga Khan University, Karachi(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalent method of ventriculostomy placement is via freehand insertion to cannulate the ventricle at a 90° angle to the skull to get ideal placement. Our goal was to test the validity of this practice in patients without midline shift and with normal ventricular size. METHODS This study was a virtual radiographic analysis of 3-dimensional(More)
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