Shabir Hussain Shah

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BACKGROUND Popliteal artery injuries pose a serious threat to limb survival. Blunt trauma appears to be associated with a higher amputation rate than penetrating trauma, probably because of the more extensive nature of the injuries. METHODS Two hundred seventy-two cases of popliteal artery injury were studied retrospectively from 1989 to 2001, a warlike(More)
Pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB) is a rare intrathoracic neoplasm of early childhood that occurs in the lung or visceral pleura. We present a case of a 5-year-old boy with a cough, left-sided chest pain and progressive dyspnea on exertion. The patient had had an operation for a congenital lung cyst of the left lower lobe, six months prior to the present(More)
HIV infection has attained extraordinary attention among surgeons and other health care workers as a potential source of occupational infection. Disease is usually blood-borne and transmissible, and due to the nature of surgical work, surgical community has become involved and is developing sterile surgical barriers, and improved surgical techniques and(More)
Eventration of the diaphragm is the condition where the muscle is permanently elevated, but retains its continuity and attachments to the costal margins. Traumatic diaphragmatic rupture is a recognized consequence of high velocity blunt trauma to the abdomen usually a result of motor vehicle accident. Multi-slice CT and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the(More)
Myxomas are the most common type of cardiac tumours in all age groups accounting for one-third to one-half of cases at postmortum and for about three quarter of tumours treated surgically. Most atrial myxomas, whether left or right, arise from the atrial septum. About 10% have other sites of origin, particularly posterior wall, anterior wall and the(More)
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