Zaid Shamsi

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Experience of 189 patients with non-specific ulcerative colitis has been reviewed. The majority of patients was in the 21-30 year age group, and neither sex predominated. Seventy-two percent had mild to moderate disease. The disease was mainly confined to the left colon (60%) and 13% had total colitis.
Sex steroids play an important part in the functioning of normal gallbladder, formation of gallstones and possibly in the pathogenesis of gallbladder cancer. Steroids receptors have been previously demonstrated on normal and malignant gall bladder tissues. To study this phenomenon further, we correlated clinicopathological features and survival with(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity is considered a disease and one of the fastest growing global threats. In Pakistan General Physicians (GPs) are approached first in case of any disease thus their knowledge and practices regarding obesity are very important to assess. Our objective was to assess the knowledge and practices of GPs regarding obesity and management. (More)
This study was performed to confirm the existence of immunoproliferative small intestinal disease (IPSID) in Pakistan. Clinicopathological features of 12 patients with histologically confirmed disease were analysed. Patients were mostly young males with median age of 24.6 years. Two thirds belonged to poor socioeconomic class. Main presenting features were(More)
A correlation between endoscopic and histological diagnosis was studied in 240 patients undergoing upper gastrointestinal endoscopy for dyspeptic symptoms. The biopsies from one or all the three sites were taken from oesophagus (158), stomach (193) and duodenum (146) according to the presenting symptoms of the patients. There was a better correlation(More)