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Jejunum is a rare site of involvement in intestinal tuberculosis (TB) and massive lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage is an even rare reported condition. The authors report a 15-year-old female student, who presented with fever, anaemia, hypoalbunemia and developed massive lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage during hospital stay. The diagnosis of abdominal TB(More)
BACKGROUND Concurrent intracranial and spinal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are very rare with only a few cases being reported in literature. Two of the rare concurrent intracranial and spinal AVM cases are presented. CASE DESCRIPTION Case 1 is a 12-year-old girl with headache and motor disturbances in the lower limbs. Her spinal and brain angiogram(More)
Iatrogenic injury to hepatic duct leading to pseudoaneurysm and haemobilia can occur following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We report a case of a 60 years old man presenting with haematemesis found to have pseudoaneurysm of accessory hepatic artery 4 months after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Diagnosis was made by computed tomography (CT) scan followed by(More)
Wireless Local Loop (WLL) licenses have been issued to increase the tele-density in the country. Almost all WLL operators have chosen Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) based technologies to implement their networks. Government policy allows limited mobility, which, if implemented literally, can severely degrade the performance of these networks. On the(More)
Rupture of an aortic aneurysm is a major cause of early mortality during the course of disease. A less invasive approach with fewer complications is sought. A case of leaking thoracic aortic aneurysm is presented, where endovascular approach was adapted owing to ongoing sepsis. This report indicates prospects for employment of endovascular stenting as a(More)
OBJECTIVE To retrospectively assess the therapeutic effectiveness and safety of transjugular intrahepafic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in patients with portal hypertension related complications. METHODS Over a period of 7.5 years 19 patients (10 males and 9 females, age range 25-69 years) were referred for TIPS at our radiology department. Thirteen patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of bronchial arteriography and bronchial artery embolization (BAE) in the management of massive hemoptysis in a developing Asian country. METHODS A retrospective review was carried out from March 2000 to March 2005 to evaluate the demographics, clinical presentation, radiographic studies, bronchoscopy results, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic accuracy of liver ultrasound for the detection of hepatoma in chronic liver disease (CLD) patients by either taking histopathology or serum α-fetoprotein levels or a biphasic computed tomography (CT) scan (whichever is available) as the gold standard. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate retrospectively the results, complications and follow-up of patients after endovascular treatment of vascular injuries. METHODS Fifty transcatheter embolisation procedures (TCE) were performed in 46 patients between 1999 and 2008 at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. Injuries in 14 (30.4%) patients were due to road traffic(More)