Taimoor Ashraf Khan

Taimoor Ashraf Khan
National University of Medical Sciences | NUMS · Ophthalmology

MBBS

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Publications (27)
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Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome (ARS) is a rare autosomal dominant condition characterized by the dysgenesis of the anterior segment along with some systemic abnormalities such as dental and facial bone defects. Its incidence is thought to be 1 in 200,000. Treatment is predominantly the management of glaucoma and is mostly medical but can be surgical in r...
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Background: Jarcho-Levin syndrome (JLS) is a genetic condition that constitutes specific vertebral anomalies combined with coastal or thoracic anomalies due to specific gene mutations. Although the condition is associated typically to Puerto-Ricans, we describe the novel case of JLS in a Pakistani family that presented with respiratory distress sec...
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Objective: To characterize the clinical presentations and laboratory markers (as disease predictors and markers) and severity of disease in patients admitted with dengue fever. Study Design: Prospective observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Infectious Diseases, Pak Emirates Military Hospital Rawalpindi, from May to Oct 201...
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Ligneous conjunctivitis is a rare disease in which pseudomembranes develop on the mucosal surfaces of the eye. Only a handful of cases have been reported in the past 100 years. Although plasminogen deficiency is largely implicated in the pathogenesis of this condition, infectious agents are also thought to play a role in worsening the disease. Trea...
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Objective: To find the outcomes of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in gall bladders with all grades peri-operative inflammation. Study Design: Prospective observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, from Nov 2018 to Aug 2019. Methodology: All patients with symptomatic gall bladder disease who underwent...
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Objective: To assess the smoking abstinence rate, after a twenty-minutes structured counseling session. Study Design: Prospective Cohort Study. Place and Duration: Respiratory clinic Pak Emirates Military Hospital, Rawalpindi from Jun 2020 till Dec 2020. Methodology: A total of 400 active smokers visiting respiratory clinics were inducted in couns...
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Large ovarian tumours are rare. Various diagnostic modalities are used to help in confirming the size and type of ovarian tumours. Laparotomy in a lateral decubitus position under general anaesthesia is the most common treatment approach. Here we present a case of a 17-year-old unmarried girl from whom a 13 kg ovarian tumor was resected. We highlig...
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It was a Cross-sectional study conducted in December 2016 to assess the nutritional status of children attending a free medical camp in Awaran, Balochistan. Of the 124 children included, 17 (13.7%) were with moderately stunted growth, 20 (16.1%) with severely stunted growth, 22 (17.7%) moderately underweight, and 44 (35.5%) were extremely underweig...
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Objective: To find out the frequency and types of malignancy in patients treated surgically for nontoxic multinodular goiter and its correlation in different age groups and gender. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of ENT, Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi, from Dec 2018 to Dec 2019. Methodology: A...
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Migrainous infarction is a complication of migraine that accounts for 0.5-1.5% of all cerebral infarcts, usually seen in the posterior circulation and in young women. In this case report, we report a case of a right-sided middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke in a young male presenting with migraine, photophobia and phonophobia lasting for more th...
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Objective: To find out the frequency of intensive care unit acquired hypernatremia in critically ill patients and to find out the outcomes in terms of mortality/discharge with respect to age and gender. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Medical, trauma and surgical intensive care unit settings of Combined Military...
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Objective: To predict the severity and visual outcomes following treatment in patients sustaining eye trauma using ocular trauma scale. Study Design: Retrospective case series. Place and Duration of Study: Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology Rawalpindi, from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017. Methodology: A total of 50 patients with eye trauma were inclu...
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Objective: To gauge the frequency of post traumatic stress disorder, stress, anxiety and depression amongst the general population that has been quarantined in public quarantines. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Two months duration Mar to May 2020 at rural development authority building (Quarantine facility), Que...
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Objective: To find out the psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic on health care workers dealing with the outbreak compared to those who did not deal with COVID-19 positive cases directly. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Online survey conducted in tertiary care hospitals of Pakistan, from May 2020 to June 2020....
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Objective: To know the knowledge, attitude and practices of Pakistani general population associated with COVID-19 outbreak and its correlation in different age groups, genders and educational status. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Online survey based study conducted in Pakistan, from Mar to May 2020. Methodolog...
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Objective: To determine the hearing outcomes following unilateral cochlear implantation & speech therapy in patients with bilateral severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. Study Design: Prospective observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi, from Dec 2018...
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Fanconi anemia (FA) is a rare, genetically and phenotypically heterogeneous autosomal recessive disorder. It is characterized by various congenital malformations, progressive bone marrow failure usually at a very young age and of tumor development. The mean age of diagnosis was 7 years and the average life expectancy was 25 years. We report a rare...
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Waardenburg-Shah syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive [AR] inherited disorder characterized by the presence of Hirschsprung’s disease with a high likelihood of aganglionic megacolon, due to which the mortality is high. The management of the condition involves surgical intervention for the removal of the aganglionic segment of the colon. Here, we...
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Waardenburg-Shah syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive [AR] inherited disorder characterized by the presence of Hirschsprung’s disease with a high likelihood of aganglionic megacolon, due to which the mortality is high. The management of the condition involves surgical intervention for the removal of the aganglionic segment of the colon. Here, we...
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Objective: To compare the efficacy of Rosuvastatin 5mg and Simvastatin 20mg in reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes. Study Design: Quasi-experimental study. Place and Duration Methodology: Patients of type 2 diabetes with hypercholesterolemia (mean LDL-C levels >100 mg/dl) were included in th...
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Objective: To determine the frequency of Human leukocyte antigen B-27 patients with clinically diagnosed ankylosing spondylitis and frequency of peripheral joints‟ involvement and serum inflammatory markers (raised serum C-reactive protein & erythrocyte sedimentation rate). Study Design: Descriptive, cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of S...

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