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April 2003, Volume 53, Issue 4


Supplement - 1




Outcome of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube placement: a five years experience---------------------------------------------------------------------- S-1

Anis K, Abid S, Hamid S, Shah HA, Abbas Z, Ahmed A, Jafri W

Colorectal Cancers — An experience at a tertiary care hospital ----------------- S-1

Rizvi A, Jafri N, Abid S, Hamid S, Shah HA, Abbas Z, Jafri W

Salmonella hepatitis - A myth or reality!-----------------------------------------S-2
Mumtaz K, Jafri W, Jafri N, Fancy T, Abid S, Hamid S, Shah HA, Abbas Z, Badar F

Expression of cell cycle proteins in the evaluation of hepatocyte proliferation in various stages of chronic viral hepatitis----------------------------------------- S-2
Sarfraz S, Hamid S, Hussain S, Parvez S, Siddiqui AA

GI symptoms in diabetes mellitus: An out-patient study in a tertiary care
hospital-------------------------------------------------------------------------- S-3
Rizvi A, Abid S, Jafri N, Siddiqi FJ, Islam N, Hamid S, Shah HA, Yakoob J, Jafri W

Pill induced esophagitis - An under representation of a serious problem ---------S-3
Abid S, Jafri W, Jafri N, Hamid S, Shah HA, Mumtaz K, Abbas Z

Prevalence, Symptoms and Health Care Seeking Behavior of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in an urban population in Pakistan------------------------ S-4
Jafri N, Manzoor S, Jalil A, Hashmi F, Jafri W

Microbiological profile and factors predicting mortality in patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis--------------------------------------------------------------- S-4
Mumtaz K, Jafri N, Jafri W, Hamid S, Hassan R, Jamil B, Abbas Z, Victoria E, Nasir N, Nasir R, Abid S, Shah HA

Clinical characteristics and outcome of patients with non-malignant dysphagia and weight loss------------------------------------------------------------------------ S-5
Khan R, Abid S, Jafri N, Hamid S, Shah HA, Abbas Z, Jafri W

Carcinoma of esophagus. Are we different?--------------------------------------- S-5
Salih M, Abid S, Hamid SS, Shah SHA, Abbass Z, Jafri SMW

Assocication between HLA type II polymorphism and response to interferon therapy in chronic HCV patients -----------------------------------------------------------S-6
Nisa T, Hamid S, Moatter T, Siddiqui AA, Jafri W


Type II diabetes and risk of osteoporosis -----------------------------------------S-6
Yawar A, Haque N, Zubairi L, Islam N

Two Spontaneous pregnancies in a patient with untreated Cushing's disease - Case Report ----------------------------------------------------------------------------S-7
Zubairi L, Yawar A, Islam N, Haque N

Clinical presentation of patients with thyroid cancer in Pakistan------------------ S-8
Lubna Z, Asad S, Aasima Y, NajmulIslam

Hypothyroidism and B12 deficiency -----------------------------------------------S-8
Jabbar A, Yawar A, Islam N, Zubairi L

Clinical features and outcome of surgery in 30 patients of acromegaly - an AKUH experience------------------------------------------------------------------------ S-9
Islam N, Chandna A, Haque N, Zuberi L, Jabbar A


Seizures and EEG findings in 262 patients with bacterial meningitis and herpes encephalitis----------------------------------------------------------------------- S-9
Maken S, Rabbani A, Kheleani B, Baig S, Wasay M

Primary intraventricular hemorrhage: a review of 12 cases---------------------- S-10
Hameed B, Khealani BA, Mozzafar T, Wasay M

Hypertension and ischemic stroke: analysis of an inpatient Pakistani
population -----------------------------------------------------------------------S-11

Shafqat S, Khan M

Comparison analysis of acute axonal polyneuropathy and classic Guillain-Barre syndrome------------------------------------------------------------------------ S-11
Shafqat S, Khealani BA, Awan F, Abedin SE

Stroke management in a developing country: A practioner survey of stroke-relaed clinical practice in Karachi -------------------------------------------------------S-12
Shafqat S, Hanif-ur-Rahman I, Pasha S, Qamar Z, Rahman HB, Rana AA, Rather A , Raza UA, Jafar T

A non-randomized evaluation of safety and efficacy of heparin for prevention of deep venous thrombosis in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage------------------ S-12
Wasay M, Khan S, Zaki KS, Khealani BA

Frequency of depression in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage and trend to treat these patients in a tertiary care center----------------------------------------- S-13
Zaki KS, Khan S, Khealani BA, Shafqat S, Syed NA, Wasay M

Cost of acute care at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan ---------------S-13
Khealani BA, Zainab FJ, Wasay M

Autoimmune nervous system dysfunction predicts poor prognosis in patients with tetanus --------------------------------------------------------------------------S-14
Wasay M, Talati N, Shamsi R, Shafqat S, Syed NA, Salahuddin N

Indigenously developed continous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device----- S-14
Syed NA, Sabri R, Khealani BA, Khan M


Effect of early application of non-invasive ventalition on extubation
outcomes------------------------------------------------------------------------ S-15

Irfan M, Salahuddin N, Hussain SF, Islam M, Akhter W

A prospective study to evaluate the use of non-invasive ventilation in COPD patients with hypercapnic respiratory ailure in a developing country setting------------- S-15
Hussain SF, Irfan M, Akhter W, Haqqee R, Islam M

Susceptibility pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from adult Asian patients with miliary tuberculosis --------------------------------------------------------------S-16
Hussain SF, Irfan M, Jabeen K, Khan JA, Islam M

Impact of asthma management on the prescribing practices
of Asian Physicians--------------------------------------------------------------- S-16

Hussain SF, Zahid S, Irfan M, Khan JA, Haqqee R


Gastric cancer: Study of clinical presentation and prognostic factors in patients at AKUH----------------------------------------------------------------------------- S-16
Alidina A, Moid MI, Vaziri I, Ghaffar A, Valimohammad A, Islam M, Jafri W

Survival data on Pakistani patients with esophageal cancer ----------------------S-17
Alidina A, Ghaffar A, Islam M, Burney I, Siddiqui T, Jafri W

Infectious diseases

Visceral Leishmaniasis and HIV co-infection in Pakistan------------------------- S-17
Khan MA, Omparkash, Memom M, Adil S, Khurshid M

Concomitant Malaria and Typhoid fever in Karachi, Paskitan: Is there a differnce in clinical presentaion of outcome? ------------------------------------------------S-18
Sabeen F, Mekan M. Aslam MK, Abbas Z, Kurd AA, Khan MA, Jafri W

Urianry tract isolates of Escherichia coli: Prevlence, multidrug resistance and patient demographics in a tertiary care hospital---------------------------------------- S-18
Siddiqui BK, Shamim A, Shafiq A, Memon MZ, Hasan R, Khan MA

Clinical spectrum and outcone pf patients with Rhinocerebral mucormycosis: a retrospective review of patients admitted at AKUH----------------------------- S-19
Moghira I, Ikram M, Khan MA

Gaps in the knowledge about E.coli resistance and antibiotic prescribing practices among physicians for the treatment of urinary tract infections ------------------S-19
Siddiqui BK, Shamim A, Shafiq A, Memon MZ, Hasan R, Khan MA

Rationalizing the use of Meropenem and Vancomysin at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan -------------------------------------------------------------------------S-20
Razi ZST, Khan MA, Latif SA, Qadeer SA

Clinical presentation and outcome of suspected viral hemorrhagic fever at the Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan-------------------------------------- S-20
Kurd AA, Khan MA

Quinolone resistant salmonella typhi determined by MIC after poor clinical response and apparent sensitive pattern on Kirby Bauer disc diffusion test ---------------S-20
Tariq M, Khan MA, Naseem S, Khan E, Jamil B

Therapeutic interchange of Cefotaxime/Ceftriaxone in a tertiary
hospital in Pakistan --------------------------------------------------------------S-21

Razi ZST, Khan MA, Latif SA, Raza SS

Infective endocarditis: A five year experience at a tertiary care
hospital in Pakistan --------------------------------------------------------------S-21

Tariq M, Alam M, Smego Jr RA, Khan MA

How useful are immune markers in the diagnosis of extrapulmonary
tuberculosis? --------------------------------------------------------------------S-21

Jamil B, Dawood G, Shahid F, Dojki M, Hussain R


Characteristics And In-Hospital Outcome Of Patients With Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction - An Experience from AKUH ----------S-22
Sultan FAT, Quraishi AR, Najaf SM, Nadeem A, Dhakam S, Shafquat A, Jafary F, Tai J, Hameed A, Kazmi K

Increased Mortality on Long Term Follow-up among Diabetics Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Single Vessel Coronary
Artery Disease -------------------------------------------------------------------S-22

Najaf SM, Kazmi K, Quraishi A

Risk Factors for Nonfatal Myocardial Infarction in Young South Asian Adults----- S-23
Ismail J, Jafar TH, Jafary FH, White FM, Faruqui AM, Chaturvedi N


Ethnic differences and determinants of proteinuria among south Asian subgroups in Pakistan -------------------------------------------------------------------------S-23
Jafar TH, Chaturvedi N, Gul A, White FM, Khan AQ, Schmid CH, Levey AS

Maximum Tolerable Dose of Azathioprine and Cyclophosphamide In Pakistani Patients with Primary Renal Disease --------------------------------------------S-24
Rabbani MA, Ali SS, Salman S, Moinuddin M, Virani S, Farooque F, Salaam A, Ahmad A

Hypertension: Prevalence and associated factors among adults in
urban Islamabad ----------------------------------------------------------------S-24

Tirmizi SFA, Jafar TH, Akhtar S

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