Syed Mashud Ahmad

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OBJECTIVE Sigmoidoscopy is an essential tool in colorectal clinics in the detection of anorectal lesions including rectosigmoid adenomas and carcinomas. However, rigid sigmoidoscope (RS) is still more widely used than flexible sigmoidoscope (FS) as the primary investigation, despite the fact that the latter is more comfortable to the patient and has greater(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with inoperable advanced rectal carcinoma require palliation for local symptoms. Endoscopic Nd-Yag laser ablation is a valid palliative treatment option in patients with advanced rectal carcinoma who are poor operative risks due to coexistent multiple comorbidities. METHODS All patients who cannot undergo radical surgery due to various(More)
INTRODUCTION Stapled techniques of coloanal anastomosis in anterior resection have gained widespread acceptance over hand anastomosis. We believe a modification of the 'triple staple technique' has ergonomic advantages over existing stapling methods and present our technique and experience here. METHODS Fifty consecutive patients underwent anterior(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the correlation between Doppler echocardiography (DE) and right heart catheterization (RHC) derived pulmonary artery pressures and to assess the impact of right atrial (RA) pressures on this correlation. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional analytical study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Cardiology Department, Tahir Heart Institute, Chenab(More)
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