Waseem Raja

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OBJECTIVES To estimate the coverage of Hepatitis B vaccine in medical students enrolled in a private Medical College. METHODS This cross sectional study was done at Muhammad Medical College Mirpurkhas. It has a total of 375 medical students from first year to final year. All students were interviewed using a pre-structured urdu translated questionnaire to(More)
Diabetic myonecrosis is a rare and underdiagnosed complication of long-standing, uncontrolled diabetes. It usually occurs in patients with long-standing diabetes in the presence of microvascular complications. Thigh muscles are more commonly affected and the usual presentation is thigh swelling with or without pain, systemic features being rare. Magnetic(More)
Objective: To study the effect of adding body mass index and neck circumference to Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome in sleep clinics. Study Design: Cross sectional validation study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Pulmonology, Military Hospital Rawalpindi from 1st July 2013 to 01 September(More)
Foreign bodies in the common bile duct (CBD) are either iatrogenic or accidental. Increasing number of biliary interventional procedures both surgical and endoscopic are responsible for iatrogenic foreign bodies in the CBD. Here we report an unusual case of 59 year old female who presented with upper abdominal pain, jaundice and altered LFT with significant(More)
Background: Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) has been recognized as a public health problem in India. Surveys conducted in various states show that no state in the country is free from IDD. Since the program of Salt Iodization has been in progress for many decades, it is imperative to carry out Goiter surveys in the community on periodic basis to see the(More)
Material and Methods: The study was designed as cross sectional observational study. 200 senile cataract patients scheduled for cataract surgery in the Department of Ophthalmology and 200 individuals of the same age group without cataract were selected. Mean serum sodium and potassium levels in the senile cataract group were calculated and compared with the(More)
The adrenal glands were irst described by the Italian anatomist Bartolommeo Eustachi in 1563. The adrenal glands are mustard coloured structures positioned superior and slightly medial to the kidneys in the retroperitoneal space, lattened and roughly pyramidal or crescent shaped weighing 4 Gms each. They are among the highly perfused organs of the body. The(More)
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