Sonia Samar Moizuddin

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INTRODUCTION The modified Blalock-Taussig shunt (MBTS) is the most commonly created systemic-pulmonary shunt in neonates with cyanotic heart disease. Morbidity and mortality after MBTS is associated with several factors including age, pulmonary artery diameter and the baseline cardiac anatomy. The objective of this research was to describe the immediate and(More)
Primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast is a rare disease that accounts for less than 5% of all cancers arising from the breast. The tumour cells stain positively for chromogranin and synaptophysin. This report describes the occurrence of infiltrating ductal carcinoma of breast with neuroendocrine differentiated tumour in 37 year old female. Early(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this case series was to study the clinical presentation, treatment and outcome of pulmonary hydatid cyst disease at a tertiary care centre. METHODS A retrospective review of case records was carried out to collect demographic, clinical and outcome data on patients with pulmonary hydatid disease, treated over a 10 year period. (More)
INTRODUCTION Intracerebral hemorrhages (ICHs) comprise 5% to 30% of all strokes with a case fatality rate of 30% to 50%. With an increasing elderly population, nontraumatic ICH is likely to present as a recurring medical emergency in Pakistan. There is scarce documentation in Pakistan regarding the predictors for mortality in patients with ICH that can(More)
OBJECTIVE Occupational hearing loss is common in the industrialized world. Road noise is a major contributor to perceived environmental noise. The objective of this study was to assess hearing loss in rickshaw drivers due to rickshaw noise. METHODS Hearing loss in rickshaw drivers and taxi drivers of Karachi who were 50 years of age or younger was(More)
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