Abdominal and Pericardial Ultrasound in Suspected Extrapulmonary Or Disseminated Tuberculosis (Original Articles) (Report)

Abdominal and Pericardial Ultrasound in Suspected Extrapulmonary Or Disseminated Tuberculosis (Original Articles) (Report)

Extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) is defined as tuberculosis (TB) of organs other than the lungs and usually results from lympho-haematogenous dissemination of the organism. The term disseminated TB refers to TB that involves multiple body systems, including the lungs. Target areas are usually those with high vascularity and include the lymph nodes, meninges, spleen, kidneys, spine […]

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (Influenza Virus) (Rosuvastatin and Ezetimibe) (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) (Editorial)

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (Influenza Virus) (Rosuvastatin and Ezetimibe) (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) (Editorial)

INFLUENZA VIRUS In 1918, a new influenza virus, whose natural home was in birds, infected humans. Within months, it adapted to its new host, starting with US soldiers in World War I military camps and spreading rapidly from person to person. This influenza virus killed more people than any other plague in history. In 24 […]

Abdominal Pregnancy (Clinical Report)

Abdominal Pregnancy (Clinical Report)

Byline: Naheed Parveen, Roshan Ara Qazi, Raheel Sikandar and Shahneela Memon Abdominal pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy associated with high maternal (0.20%) and perinatal (40-95%) mortality; surprisingly we had three consecutive cases of this condition. Case 1: Was referred from Taulka hospital where the patient presented as, four months gestational amenorrhea with […]

Visceral & Subcutaneous Abdominal Fat in Relation to Insulin Resistance & Metabolic Syndrome in Non-Diabetic South Indians (Report)

Visceral & Subcutaneous Abdominal Fat in Relation to Insulin Resistance & Metabolic Syndrome in Non-Diabetic South Indians (Report)

Central or abdominal obesity has been shown to be an important predictor for increased morbidity and mortality from diabetes and coronary heart disease (1-3). Abdominal obesity, defined as increased waist circumference is one of the components of the constellation of metabolic abnormalities collectively called as the metabolic syndrome (MS). The latest definition of MS by […]

Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students

Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students

Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students is a comprehensive resource offering guidance on reading, presenting and interpreting abdominal radiographs. Suitable for medical students, junior doctors, nurses and trainee radiographers, this brand new title is clearly illustrated using a unique colour overlay system to present the main pathologies […]