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Clinical spectrum and factors impacting outcome of Candida auris: a single center study from Pakistan.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 May 6;19(1):384. Epub 2019 May 6.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Stadium Rd, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3999-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6501321PMC
May 2019

Impact of heat waves on patients presenting to the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital - A single center cross-sectional study.

J Pak Med Assoc 2019 May;69(5):741-744

Department of Emergency Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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May 2019

Neuroimaging Findings in Tuberculosis: A Single-Center Experience in 559 Cases.

J Neuroimaging 2019 May 21. Epub 2019 May 21.

Department of Neurology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jon.12627DOI Listing
May 2019

The use of folic acid in dengue: has it any value?

Trop Doct 2019 Apr 12;49(2):85-87. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

4 Senior Instructor, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0049475519827110DOI Listing
April 2019

Developing Normative Reference Values for Nerve Conduction Studies of Commonly Tested Nerves among a Sample Pakistani Population.

J Neurosci Rural Pract 2019 Apr-Jun;10(2):178-184

Department of Neurophysiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jnrp.jnrp_370_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6454950PMC
April 2019

Impact of sepsis and non-communicable diseases on prognostic models to predict the outcome of hospitalized chronic liver disease patients.

World J Hepatol 2018 Dec;10(12):944-955

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty Offices Building, the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi 74800, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.944DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6323522PMC
December 2018

Clinical audit to assess delays in chemotherapy administration at daycare oncology center at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jan-Mar;55(1):111-114

Department of Radiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_493_17DOI Listing
November 2018

Factors Affecting Inpatient Mortality in Elderly People with Acute Kidney Injury.

ScientificWorldJournal 2018 6;2018:2142519. Epub 2018 May 6.

RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/2142519DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5960515PMC
October 2018

Understanding Health Seeking Behavior Of Health Care Professionals In Tertiary Care Hospitals In Pakistan.

J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2016 Jul-Sep;28(3):545-549

Institute of Business Management & Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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December 2017

Pattern of neurological diseases in adult outpatient neurology clinics in tertiary care hospital.

BMC Res Notes 2017 Nov 2;10(1):545. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

Section of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-017-2873-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5667470PMC
November 2017

Quality of Life in Individuals Surgically Treated for Congenital Hydrocephalus During Infancy: A Single-Institution Experience.

World Neurosurg 2017 May 4;101:247-253. Epub 2017 Feb 4.

Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.107DOI Listing
May 2017

Distribution of gastric carcinoma in an area with a high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori.

Turk J Gastroenterol 2017 Mar 25;28(2):98-103. Epub 2017 Jan 25.

Departments of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/tjg.2017.17607DOI Listing
March 2017

Itopride for gastric volume, gastric emptying and drinking capacity in functional dyspepsia.

World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 2017 Feb;8(1):74-80

Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri, Safia Awan, Aamir Abbas, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.74DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5292610PMC
February 2017

Clinical manifestations and outcomes of pulmonary aspergillosis: experience from Pakistan.

BMJ Open Respir Res 2016 16;3(1):e000155. Epub 2016 Dec 16.

Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care , Aga Khan University Hospital , Karachi , Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjresp-2016-000155DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5174800PMC
December 2016

Helicobacter pylori outer membrane protein Q allele distribution is associated with distinct pathologies in Pakistan.

Infect Genet Evol 2016 Jan 26;37:57-62. Epub 2015 Oct 26.

Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2015.10.027DOI Listing
January 2016

Prevalence of tobacco use among women: a cross sectional survey from a squatter settlement of Karachi, Pakistan.

BMC Res Notes 2015 Sep 24;8:469. Epub 2015 Sep 24.

Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://www.biomedcentral.com/1756-0500/8/469
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-015-1455-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4581439PMC
September 2015

MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY ASSESSMENT IN ACUTE HEPATITIS-E.

J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2015 Jan-Mar;27(1):64-9

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August 2015

Value of Adjusted Blood Requirement Index in determining failure to control bleed in patients with variceal bleeding.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Mar;27(3):344-8

aDepartment of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Aga Khan University bDepartment of Medicine, National Institute of Liver and Gastrointestinal Diseases, Dow University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000000275DOI Listing
March 2015

Mode of Coronary Revascularization and Short term Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.

Pak J Med Sci 2014 Nov-Dec;30(6):1180-5

Safia Awan, Statistician, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.306.5540DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4320696PMC
February 2015

Cerebral infarction and tuberculoma in central nervous system tuberculosis: frequency and prognostic implications.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2014 Nov 12;85(11):1260-4. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Department of Neurology, Janakpuri Superspeciality Hospital, Janakpuri New Delhi, New Delhi, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2013-307178DOI Listing
November 2014

Comparison of antimicrobial activity of zinc chloride and bismuth subsalicylate against clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori.

Microb Drug Resist 2014 Aug 11;20(4):305-9. Epub 2013 Jul 11.

FACP Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University , Karachi, Pakistan .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2013.0086DOI Listing
August 2014

Ischemic strokes in Pakistan: observations from the national acute ischemic stroke database.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 Jul 6;23(6):1640-7. Epub 2014 Apr 6.

Department of Neurology (Medicine), Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2014.01.009DOI Listing
July 2014

Association of airborne Aspergillus with asthma exacerbation in Southern Pakistan.

Asia Pac Allergy 2014 Apr 29;4(2):91-8. Epub 2014 Apr 29.

Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5415/apallergy.2014.4.2.91DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4005352PMC
April 2014

Vitamin B12 supplementation in treating major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial.

Open Neurol J 2013 15;7:44-8. Epub 2013 Nov 15.

Department of Psychiatry Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1874205X01307010044DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3856388PMC
December 2013

Six-minute walk test performance in healthy adult Pakistani volunteers.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2013 Oct;23(10):720-5

Department of Pulmonology, Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2013/JCPSP.720725DOI Listing
October 2013

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of oral montelukast in acute asthma exacerbation.

BMC Pulm Med 2013 Mar 28;13:20. Epub 2013 Mar 28.

Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2466-13-20DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3616955PMC
March 2013

Predictors of the intracerebral hemorrhage volume in hypertensive patients.

Cerebrovasc Dis Extra 2011 Jan-Dec;1(1):1-5. Epub 2010 Dec 23.

Section of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000323270DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3343758PMC
October 2012

Psychosocial impact of cancer on adult patients.

J Pak Med Assoc 2012 Sep;62(9):905-9

Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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September 2012

Perception and knowledge about dietary intake in patients with liver cirrhosis and its relationship with the level of education.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2012 Jul;22(7):435-9

Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/07.2012/JCPSP.435439DOI Listing
July 2012

Metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetes: comparison of WHO, modified ATPIII & IDF criteria.

J Pak Med Assoc 2012 Jun;62(6):569-74

Department of Endocrinilogy, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

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June 2012

Endocrine complications in patients of beta thalassemia major in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan.

J Pak Med Assoc 2012 Mar;62(3):307-10

Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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March 2012

Assessing two spirometric criteria of pre-bronchodilator and post-bronchodilator FEV1/FVC ratio in detecting air flow obstruction.

J Pak Med Assoc 2011 Dec;61(12):1172-5

Section of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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December 2011

Outcomes in ST elevation Myocardial Infarction; a comparison of a tertiary care center in Pakistan with European centers.

J Pak Med Assoc 2011 Dec;61(12):1215-9

Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

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December 2011

In vitro sensitivity of Blastocystis hominis to garlic, ginger, white cumin, and black pepper used in diet.

Parasitol Res 2011 Aug 23;109(2):379-85. Epub 2011 Mar 23.

Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-011-2265-zDOI Listing
August 2011

Pulmonary functions in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Lung India 2011 Apr;28(2):89-92

Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-2113.80314DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3109851PMC
April 2011

Range for normal body temperature in hemodialysis patients and its comparison with that of healthy individuals.

Nephron Clin Pract 2010 20;114(4):c303-8. Epub 2010 Jan 20.

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000276583DOI Listing
December 2010

The learners' perspective on internal medicine ward rounds: a cross-sectional study.

BMC Med Educ 2010 Jul 9;10:53. Epub 2010 Jul 9.

Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6920-10-53DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2912319PMC
July 2010

Utilization and outcome of thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke in Pakistan.

Neurol Sci 2010 Apr 9;31(2):223-5. Epub 2009 Oct 9.

Department of Neurology and Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10072-009-0159-yDOI Listing
April 2010

Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score as a useful prognostic marker in cirrhotic patients with infection.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2009 Nov;19(11):694-8

Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

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http://dx.doi.org/11.2009/JCPSP.694698DOI Listing
November 2009

Botulinum toxin type A with oral baclofen versus oral tizanidine: a nonrandomized pilot comparison in patients with cerebral palsy and spastic equinus foot deformity.

J Child Neurol 2008 Dec;23(12):1464-6

Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Gaziantep, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0883073808319074DOI Listing
December 2008

Does choice of therapy save costs and improve outcomes in hyperthyroid patients?

J Pak Med Assoc 2008 Jun;58(6):309-12

Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi.

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June 2008