Zeeshan Razzaq

Zeeshan Razzaq
Cork University Hospital / University College Cork, Ireland · Endocrine Breast Melanoma Sarcoma & General Surgery

MBBS MRCS MCh (NUI) FEBS FRCSI (Gen. Surg.) FRCS England

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January 2018 - July 2019
Cork University Hospital / University College Cork, Ireland
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  • Lecturer

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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a reversible leukoencephalopathy characterised by subcortical vasogenic oedema and neurological signs. We present the case of a 64-year-old woman who presented to hospital with symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism. Her parathyroid hormone (PTH) level on admission was elevated at 1,330ng/l (n...
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Introduction Primary Hyperparathyroidism (PH) is common cause of hypercalcaemia (0.3% of the population). Minimally invasive radio-guided parathyroidectomy (MIRP) has been made possible due to advancements in pre-operative imaging i.e. sestamibi scans allowing localisation of areas of parathyroid hyperactivity. Method Due to the disagreement in th...
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Introduction Minimally invasive adrenalectomy has become the standard of care internationally in benign adrenal disease. Intra-operative conversion to open surgery is associated with significantly increased morbidity and prolonged hospital stay. The aim of this systematic review is to identify risk factors associated with intra-operative conversion...
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Introduction Despite the fact that esophageal food bolus obstruction is a common surgical problem, there are no clear guidelines on its management. Medical treatment with Buscopan and Glucagon is mostly in-effective, requiring a therapeutic Oesophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy (OGD). Method All consecutive cases of food bolus obstructions (FBO) presentin...
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Introduction Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) is the best diagnostic tool for evaluating thyroid nodules pre-operatively. The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cyto-pathology (TBSRTC) in America and THY classification in Europe are standardized reporting systems for thyroid FNAC specimens using six categories. As compared to the first edi...
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Management of the axilla in the era of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer is evolving. The aim of this study is to determine if conventional gadolinium-enhanced breast MRI can aid in evaluation of the response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the axilla. A retrospective review of a prospectively maintained database of patients undergoing neoa...
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Background: Gallstones are very common and frequently present as acute cholecystitis in up to 20 % of patients with symptomatic disease, with wide variation in severity. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) has become the gold standard for treatment of symptomatic disease. Although multiple studies have confirmed its safety, LC at index admission is s...
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Background Laparoscopic transperitoneal and retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy have largely replaced open adrenal surgery, particularly in benign disease. Laparoscopic surgery results in less post-operative pain, fewer surgical site complications and reduced length of hospital stay. The aim of this retrospective study was to analyse the characteris...
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106 Mesentery and Peritoneum, 2019 © Mesentery and Peritoneum. All rights reserved. map.amegroups.com Mesentery Peritoneum 2019;3:AB106 AB106. 73. Ten years of adrenalectomies: a single centre experience Michael Hanrahan, Zeeshan Razzaq, Mudassar Majeed, Hamid Mustafa, Mohammed Abdalla, Christopher O’Hare, Ibrahim Al-Khafaji, Peter O’Leary, Fara Ha...
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Gall stone ileus associated with cholecysto-duodenal fistula is a rare pathology. It most commonly presents in elderly females in 72-90% of cases. In such a case, a patient typically presents with recurrent attacks of sub-acute intestinal obstruction which usually resolves completely with conservative management only to recur again after some time....
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BACKGROUND: Morbid obesity has become a surgically treatable problem. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is becoming a popular choice both for surgeons and patients due to effectiveness and low complication rates. METHODS: It was a prospective case series spanning over 6 years. Patient enrolment started from January 2009 and data collection completed...
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Objective: To compare the operative time and post-operative pain in laparoscopic and open mesh repair of ventral hernias. Methodology: From October, 2010 to February, 2011 in surgery department, Holy Family hospital, Rawalpindi. In this Randomized Clinical Trial a total of 160 patients were included after taking approval from hospital ethical commi...
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Objectives: To assess knowledge, attitude and practices about needle stick Injuries in health care workers. Study type, settings and duration: Hospital based study carried out at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad, from August 2010 to November 2010. Subjects and Methods: A self administered 19 items questionnaire was prepared which c...

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