Yasir Naqi Khan

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OBJECTIVE To determine the characteristics of obese children presenting at a tertiary care hospital and the frequency of metabolic syndrome (MS) in them using two paediatric definitions. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The Endocrine Clinic of National Institute of Child Health, Karachi, from November 2005 till May 2008.(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the safety of insulin tolerance test (ITT) for assessing growth hormone (GH) deficiency in children. METHODS This hospital based study was conducted at the National Institute of Child Health, Karachi from 1st November 2008 till 30th October 2009. All children suspected of growth hormone deficiency, were included after excluding all(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the beneficial effect of intravenous pamidronate treatment in children with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). STUDY DESIGN Experimental study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Endocrine Unit at the National Institute of Child Health, Karachi, Pakistan, from January 2007 to December 2011. METHODOLOGY All children diagnosed with osteogenesis(More)
OBJECTIVE To do clinical, hormonal and chromosomal analysis in undervirilized male / XY disorder of sex development and to make presumptive etiological diagnosis according to the new Disorder of Sex Development (DSD) classification system. STUDY DESIGN Case series. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Endocrine Unit at National Institute of Child Health,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the etiology of precocious puberty in children and to compare the clinical and laboratory parameters of central and peripheral precocious puberty. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Endocrine Clinic at National Institute of Child Health, Karachi, from January 2009 to December 2011. METHODOLOGY(More)
Clinical, hormonal and chromosomal analysis of undervirilized male/46XY DSD – a 3years experience of national institute of child health Objective To do the clinical, hormonal and chromosomal analysis in undervirilized male / 46XY DSD. To make a Presumptive diagnosis on the basis of clinical, chromosomal and hormonal assessment. of 127 Patient under age of(More)
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