Samia Nawaz

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PURPOSE We described previously a prognostic model for high-risk primary breast cancer patients receiving high-dose chemotherapy (HDC). Such model included nodal ratio (no. involved nodes:no. dissected nodes), tumor size, hormone receptors, and HER2. In the present study we intended to test this model prospectively in a second patient cohort. In addition,(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the frequency of corneal dystrophies on the basis of histopathology in surgically-removed corneas. METHODS The descriptive study was conducted at Foundation University Medical College, Islamabad, and Al Shifa Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from May to October 2011, and comprised post-keratoplasty corneal specimen irrespective of(More)
BACKGROUND Percutanoeous tracheotomy (PT) is a minimal invasive procedure alternative to surgical tracheotomy. PT offers an added advantage of enormous decrease of time interval between decision of doing tracheotomy and actually doing it. Moreover hazards of patient transport can be avoided as it can be safely performed at the bedside. We started doing PT(More)
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