Vaqar Bari

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  • Vaqar Bari
  • 2010
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this perspective is to describe the reliability and feasibility of methods such as direct observation of procedural skills and multisource feedback in assessment of the performance of radiology residents. CONCLUSION Workplace-based assessments such as direct observation of procedural skills have a role in the formative assessment(More)
Optimal use of limited human, technical and financial resources is a major concern for tuberculosis (TB) control in developing nations. Further impediments include a lack of trained physicians, and logistical difficulties in arranging face-to-face (f-2-f) TB Diagnostic Committee (TBDC) consultations. Use of e-Health for virtual TBDCs (Internet and "iPath"),(More)
Unenhanced helical CT is presently considered a superior imaging technique for investigating acute urinary colic compared to intravenous urography and ultrasound. It was introduced in Pakistan around the year 2000 and is in the process of being acknowledged as the first line investigation in emergency departments. We have discussed the advantages and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the assessment of various knee disorders in comparison with arthroscopic findings and pathologic diagnosis. DESIGN A retrospective and comparative study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Radiology Department, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, from 01-12-1996 to 30-06-2000. (More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of biphasic contrast-enhanced helical CT including Hepatic Arterial Phase (HAP) imaging with Portal Venous Phase (PVP) imaging, in the detection and characterization of hepatocellular carcinomas. METHODS The study included 40 patients (M = 26, F = 14) with histopathologically proven HCC. Age range was between 30-85 years(More)
Damage control, defined as initial control of haemorrhage and contamination with intra-peritoneal packing and rapid closure, allows the resuscitation to normal physiology in the intensive care unit and subsequent definitive re-exploration. A case of penetrating abdominal trauma with extensive hepatic, interior vena cava and pancreatico-duodenal injuries,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the value of ultrasound in the diagnosis and management strategies of intrauterine growth retardation. DESIGN A descriptive study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Radiology Department, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, from April 1998 to August 1999. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study population comprised of 206 subjects evaluated(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the reliability of ultrasonographic features in differentiating benign from malignant solid breast masses. DESIGN Descriptive, analytical study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Radiology Department, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi from July 2000 to June 2002. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One hundred solid breast masses in females with(More)