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 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)
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)
Methodology This study was conducted in National Institute of Child Health at Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology from January 2008 to December 2010. A Total of 127 Patient under age of 14 years with ambiguity, micropenis, hypospadias, cryptorchism and delayed puberty were selected and studied.USG Pelvis, HCG Stimulation test and Chromosomal(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)
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