The Aga Khan University

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Organization: The Aga Khan University
Country: Pakistan

Top Publications

  1. doi Knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) survey based on two pilot-tested, self-administered questionnaires administered to consenting faculty and resident participants and retrieved in a sealed, anonymized envelope
    Shahzad A Khan
    Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Surg Educ 67:297-302. 2010
  2. doi A family with acute intermittent porphyria
    Abdul Gaffar Billoo
    Department of Paediatrics, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:316-8. 2008
  3. doi Comparison of estimates of under-nutrition for pre-school rural Pakistani children based on the WHO standard and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reference
    Rozina Nuruddin
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Public Health Nutr 12:716-22. 2009
  4. doi Chromatographic analysis of Hb S for the diagnosis of various sickle cell disorders in Pakistan
    Nazish Khalid Hashmi
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Ann Hematol 87:639-45. 2008
  5. doi Metachronous primary cancers of colon and stomach
    Zubair Ahmad
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi 74800
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:118-20. 2008
  6. ncbi Anaesthesia for interventional neuroradiology
    Aliya Ahmed
    Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 19:80-4. 2007
  7. doi Identification of hemoglobin Q India (alpha 1-64 Asp-His) through ARMS-PCR. First report from Pakistan
    Bushra Moiz
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Ann Hematol 87:385-9. 2008
  8. ncbi Critical appraisal of apparently evidence-based written advertising in Pakistan
    Dileep Kumar Rohra
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pharm World Sci 30:216-21. 2008
  9. pmc Longitudinal tracking of cytokines after acute exposure to tuberculosis: association of distinct cytokine patterns with protection and disease development
    Rabia Hussain
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, P O Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1578-86. 2007
  10. ncbi Pharmacological basis for the use of Borago officinalis in gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular disorders
    Anwarul Hassan Gilani
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Ethnopharmacol 114:393-9. 2007

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Publications62

  1. doi Knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) survey based on two pilot-tested, self-administered questionnaires administered to consenting faculty and resident participants and retrieved in a sealed, anonymized envelope
    Shahzad A Khan
    Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Surg Educ 67:297-302. 2010
    ..It is necessary to quantify resident and faculty awareness of these issues and to find areas of improvement for making resident education more relevant to this changing socioeconomic setup...
  2. doi A family with acute intermittent porphyria
    Abdul Gaffar Billoo
    Department of Paediatrics, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:316-8. 2008
    ..We present a case report of a 13 years old girl who suffers from acute intermittent porphyria and the family tree showing all members who suffer from it...
  3. doi Comparison of estimates of under-nutrition for pre-school rural Pakistani children based on the WHO standard and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reference
    Rozina Nuruddin
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Public Health Nutr 12:716-22. 2009
    ..To compare estimates of under-nutrition among pre-school Pakistani children using the WHO growth standard and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reference...
  4. doi Chromatographic analysis of Hb S for the diagnosis of various sickle cell disorders in Pakistan
    Nazish Khalid Hashmi
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Ann Hematol 87:639-45. 2008
    ..We present the first report of various haemoglobin S genotypes from our population. It is hoped that it will act as a database to characterise the same for our population...
  5. doi Metachronous primary cancers of colon and stomach
    Zubair Ahmad
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi 74800
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:118-20. 2008
    ..A case of a 41 years old man with metachronous cancers of colon and stomach is reported...
  6. ncbi Anaesthesia for interventional neuroradiology
    Aliya Ahmed
    Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 19:80-4. 2007
    ....
  7. doi Identification of hemoglobin Q India (alpha 1-64 Asp-His) through ARMS-PCR. First report from Pakistan
    Bushra Moiz
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Ann Hematol 87:385-9. 2008
    ..We recommend that HPLC be used as a useful screening tool especially in developing countries where PCR facilities may not be accessible...
  8. ncbi Critical appraisal of apparently evidence-based written advertising in Pakistan
    Dileep Kumar Rohra
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pharm World Sci 30:216-21. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to critically assess references cited in support of claims in drug advertisements...
  9. pmc Longitudinal tracking of cytokines after acute exposure to tuberculosis: association of distinct cytokine patterns with protection and disease development
    Rabia Hussain
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, P O Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1578-86. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Pharmacological basis for the use of Borago officinalis in gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular disorders
    Anwarul Hassan Gilani
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Ethnopharmacol 114:393-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigated the crude extract of Borago officinalis leaves (Bo.Cr) for its antispasmodic, bronchodilator, vasodilator and cardio-depressant activities to rationalize some of the traditional uses...
  11. ncbi Thrombocytosis: age dependent aetiology and analysis of platelet indices for differential diagnosis
    Naveen Naz Syed
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 50:628-33. 2007
    ..We concluded that thrombocytosis could be a response to various physiological and pathological processes. Low MPV and PDW in patients with high platelet counts strongly suggest reactive etiology...
  12. ncbi Fine needle aspiration cytology of thyroid nodule: diagnostic accuracy and pitfalls
    Saeed A Mahar
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 18:26-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the utility of FNAC in patients with Thyroid Nodule...
  13. ncbi Static pulmonary nodules from thyroid malignancy
    Najmul Islam
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 17:283-5. 2007
    ..With static nodular shadowing on radiograph, a metastatic origin, in particular that of the thyroid, should be considered. I131 scintigraphy can help support the diagnosis of carcinoma of thyroid...
  14. pmc Iatrogenic insertion of impression mould into middle ear and mastoid and its retrieval after 9 years: a case report
    Mohammad Sohail Awan
    Section of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Med Case Reports 1:3. 2007
    ..During initial surgery it was thought that all mould had been removed from the middle ear but 9 years later this child underwent cochlear implantation at the same center and remaining part of ear mould was discovered from mastoid cavity...
  15. pmc Misoprostol in addition to routine treatment of postpartum hemorrhage: a hospital-based randomized-controlled trial in Karachi, Pakistan
    Nadeem F Zuberi
    The Aga Khan University, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:40. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the adjunct benefit of misoprostol when combined with standard oxytocics for PPH treatment...
  16. doi Career goals of trainee physicians in internal medicine
    Muhammad Junaid Patel
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:352-6. 2008
    ..To survey Internal Medicine trainees' future career choices and factors influencing their decision-making...
  17. doi 99mTc-Nannocolloid Localization of Lymphorenal Fistula Causing Chyluria
    Maseeh Uz Zaman
    Department of Radiology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:515-6. 2008
    ..Subsequent cystography revealed appearance of chylous urine from left ureter. Patient refused surgery...
  18. ncbi Effect of chronic treatment with a cyclooxygenase inhibitor on reproductive parameters in male rat
    Sheikh A Saeed
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 21:66-71. 2009
    ..However, the effects of its chronic administration on male reproductive functions remain largely unknown. Using rat as a model, we studied the effect of chronic treatment with indomethacin on the male reproductive system...
  19. pmc Childhood injuries in Pakistan: results from two communities
    Seema Lasi
    Human Development Programme, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:392-8. 2010
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  20. doi Ultrasound estimation of fetal weight: a formula for a Pakistani population
    Shama Munim
    The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:479-83. 2010
    ..To assess and validate the best model for fetal weight estimation in the Pakistani population...
  21. doi Countdown to 2015 decade report (2000-10): taking stock of maternal, newborn, and child survival
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Lancet 375:2032-44. 2010
    ..However, much more can and should be done to address maternal and newborn health and improve coverage of interventions related to family planning, care around childbirth, and case management of childhood illnesses...
  22. doi Guarding the guardians: Bioethics curricula for psychiatrists-in-training in developing countries
    Kulsoom Ghias
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:294-300. 2010
    ..It is critical and urgent that needs-responsive bioethics curricula are developed, institutionalized and implemented in medical schools and post-graduate training programs across the developing world. [Box: see text] [Box: see text]...
  23. doi Comparison of different treatment modalities in advanced laryngeal hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    Shehzad Ghaffar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 20:171-4. 2010
    ..To compare outcome of patients with advanced laryngeal hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated surgically or with chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy...
  24. doi Non-traumatic right hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm: an unusual cause of hemobilia and obstructive jaundice
    Abdul Rehman Alvi
    Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, P O Box 3500, Karachi 74800
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 19:800-2. 2009
    ..This patient was successfully treated with endovascular stent graft of pseudoaneurysm and endoscopic stenting of right hepatic duct stricture...
  25. doi Surgical tourniquets in orthopaedics
    Shahryar Noordin
    Section of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2958-67. 2009
    ..Selective use of pneumatic, wider, and contoured tourniquet cuffs reduces tourniquet pressure levels and the applied pressure gradients...
  26. doi Hepatitis C therapy--the future looks bright
    Sohail A Qureshi
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1409-13. 2009
    ..This article provides an overview of some of the small-molecule inhibitors that have shown promise so far in clinical trials and which could reach the clinic within the next three years...
  27. doi Comparison of analgesic effect of tramadol alone and a combination of tramadol and paracetamol in day-care laparoscopic surgery
    Mohammad Ali
    Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 26:475-9. 2009
    ..To compare the analgesic efficacy of tramadol alone (1.5 mg kg(-1)) with a tramadol (1 mg kg(-1)) and paracetamol combination in day-care laparoscopic patients...
  28. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection: approach of primary care physicians in a developing country
    Shahid Ahmed
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:23. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge and practices of primary care physicians in diagnosis and management of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in developing country...
  29. doi Prevalence of byssinosis in spinning and textile workers of Karachi, Pakistan
    Ismail Memon
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Arch Environ Occup Health 63:137-42. 2008
    ..Furthermore, low education level and work in the spinning section of the mill appear to contribute significantly to the high prevalence of the disease in Pakistan...
  30. pmc Hepatitis B and hepatitis C in Pakistan: prevalence and risk factors
    Syed Asad Ali
    Institute for Global Health, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, 37203 1738, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 13:9-19. 2009
    ..However, national level estimates of the prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis B and hepatitis C are currently not available...
  31. pmc Dealing with childhood pneumonia in developing countries: how can we make a difference?
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Arch Dis Child 92:286-8. 2007
  32. pmc Child health and survival in the Eastern Mediterranean region
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMJ 333:839-42. 2006
  33. ncbi Evaluation of cardiology consultations sought from the anaesthesia clinic
    Fauzia N Minai
    Department of Anaesthesia, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 14:199-201. 2004
    ..To evaluate the criteria for cardiology referrals and to assess the perioperative relevance of the cardiology advice given in patients evaluated for non-cardiac surgery...
  34. ncbi Leprosy patients with lepromatous disease have an up-regulated IL-8 response that is unlinked to TNF-alpha responses
    Z Hasan
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 72:35-44. 2004
    ..Therefore, in the absence of IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha activation, IL-8 may assume a pivotal role in cell recruitment in leprosy patients with disseminated mycobacterial infections...
  35. pmc Is an excretory urogram mandatory in patients with small to medium-sized renal and ureteric stones treated by extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy?
    M Hammad Ather
    Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Med 2:15. 2004
    ..This study was designed to see whether there is a difference in complications and the need for ancillary procedures in patients managed by ESWL for renal and ureteric calculi, according to preoperative imaging technique...
  36. ncbi Brain CT and MRI findings in 100 consecutive patients with intracranial tuberculoma
    Mohammad Wasay
    Department of Neurology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Neuroimaging 13:240-7. 2003
    ..The authors reviewed the features of tuberculoma on CT scans and MRI. The authors also correlated the MRI characteristics on various pulse sequences with neuropathological findings...
  37. ncbi Multiple myeloma: a historical overview
    Imran Siddiqui
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 15:64-6. 2003
  38. ncbi Beyond rates: the tragedy of suicide in Pakistan
    Murad M Khan
    Department of Psychiatry, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 33:67-9. 2003
  39. ncbi Cerebral involvement in benign tertian malaria
    M A Beg
    Department of Microbiology, The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:230-2. 2002
    ..We report a case of cerebral malaria caused by P. vivax and review the literature on this subject...
  40. ncbi Defining the cultural milieu for implementing faculty practice in Pakistan
    Michele J Upvall
    BScN Programme, School of Nursing, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Nurs Pract 8:315-23. 2002
    ..Hierarchy dominates the current cultural milieu and must be addressed before faculty practice can be implemented...
  41. ncbi Health sector reform in South Asia: new challenges and constraints
    Anwar Islam
    Health Systems Division, Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Health Policy 60:151-69. 2002
    ..It is argued that the health sector in developing countries must be aware of and effectively address these 'new challenges'. Although it has included data from many developing countries, the focus is primarily on South Asia...
  42. ncbi Folinic acid protects against suppression of growth by methotrexate in mice
    M P Iqbal
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University, PO Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Biopharm Drug Dispos 22:169-78. 2001
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  43. ncbi The presence of cholinomimetic and calcium channel antagonist constituents in Piper betle Linn
    A H Gilani
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
    Phytother Res 14:436-42. 2000
    ..It is suggested that some of the traditional uses of this plant may be explained on the basis of these activities...
  44. ncbi Additive effect of indomethacin and methotrexate on suppression of growth in rats
    M P Iqbal
    Department of Biochemistry, The Aga Khan University, PO Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Biopharm Drug Dispos 20:389-95. 1999
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  45. ncbi Survey of surgical emergencies in a rural population in the Northern Areas of Pakistan
    M Ahmed
    Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Med Int Health 4:846-57. 1999
    ..To determine the incidence of specific surgical emergencies in a mountainous rural community in the Northern Areas of Pakistan and to assess use of existing health services, and outcomes related to acute surgical illness events...
  46. ncbi Surgical repair of genital fistulae
    Tahira Naru
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 30:293-6. 2004
    ..Complex fistulae still represent a challenging management problem. We report our experience of managing genital fistulae at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), Karachi, Pakistan.
  47. ncbi Free scapular flap for reconstruction of upper extremity defects
    Pervaiz Mehmood Hashmi
    Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 14:485-8. 2004
    ..To determine the functional outcome of free scapular flaps performed for reconstruction of complex upper extremity defects...
  48. ncbi Childhood tuberculosis in developing countries: prospects for improved diagnosis and control
    Anita K M Zaidi
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Ceylon Med J 49:76-8. 2004
  49. ncbi Percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy: results and complications
    Ishtiaq A Chishty
    Radiology Department, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 18:36-9. 2006
    ..This study was done to evaluate the safety and efficacy of percutaneous placement of gastrostomy with gastropexy using imaging guidance in patients with oropharyngeal and esophageal cancers...
  50. pmc The Million Death Study in India: cam it help in monitoring the millennium development goals?
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    PLoS Med 3:e103. 2006
  51. ncbi Vertical axis patellar dislocation with ipsilateral femoral fracture: use of a closed percutaneous technique for reduction of the dislocation
    M A Wajid
    The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Orthop Trauma 20:143-6. 2006
    ..The percutaneous method used for reduction of the patella has not been previously described. A focused review of the literature, pathoanatomy, and methods of treatment of this condition are presented...
  52. ncbi Distribution and circumstances of injuries in squatter settlements of Karachi, Pakistan
    Narjis Rizvi
    Community Health Sciences Department, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Sind, Pakistan
    Accid Anal Prev 38:526-31. 2006
    ..This research was conducted to study incidence, distribution, type, causes, severity and circumstances of injuries among people living in squatter settlements in Karachi, Pakistan...
  53. ncbi Women in Pakistan have a greater burden of clinical cardiovascular risk factors than men
    Tazeen H Jafar
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, PO Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Cardiol 106:348-54. 2006
    ..We analyzed the National Health Survey of Pakistan (NHSP) (1990-1994) data to study the same in the population of Pakistan...
  54. ncbi Residents' perceptions of communication skills in postgraduate medical training programs of Pakistan
    B I Avan
    Department of Community Health Services, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Postgrad Med 51:85-90, discussion 90-1. 2005
    ..Assessment of these skills in residency training is vital since it can provide basis for policy undertaking among Pakistani medical academia for improving postgraduate training programs...
  55. ncbi Antispasmodic and blood pressure lowering effects of Valeriana wallichii are mediated through K+ channel activation
    Anwar H Gilani
    Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Ethnopharmacol 100:347-52. 2005
    ..These results indicate that the antispasmodic and hypotensive effects of Valeriana wallichii are mediated possibly through K(ATP) channel activation, which justify its use in gastrointestinal and cardiovascular disorders...
  56. ncbi Low extracellular Cl- environment attenuates changes in intracellular pH and contraction following extracellular acidosis in Wistar Kyoto rat aorta
    Dileep Kumar Rohra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Aramaki, Sendai, Japan
    Pharmacology 75:30-6. 2005
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  57. ncbi Gender differences in age at onset of schizophrenia
    Haider Naqvi
    Department of Psychiatry, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 15:345-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the gender differences in age at onset of schizophrenia...
  58. ncbi A 27-year-old man with hyperpigmented patches at upper back and limbs. Primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis
    Nausheen Yaqoob
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:697-8. 2005
  59. ncbi Post-colectomy peristomal pyoderma gangrenosum
    Turab Pishori
    Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 15:121-2. 2005
    ..It occurred as an extra-intestinal manifestation of chronic mucosal ulcerative colitis (MUC). Initially misdiagnosed as a cutaneous infection, it finally responded to intravenous high dose corticosteroid therapy...
  60. ncbi Determinants of therapeutic injection overuse among communities in Sindh, Pakistan
    Arshad Altaf
    Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 16:35-8. 2004
    ..We conducted this qualitative study to determine the reasons of overuse of therapeutic injections by the communities in Sindh province of Pakistan...
  61. ncbi Diabetes and hypertension: public awareness and lifestyle - findings of a health mela
    Ghazala Rafique
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 13:679-83. 2003
    ..of diabetes, hypertension and their established lifestyle risk factors and to assess the level of awareness about diabetes and hypertension amongst persons attending a health mela at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), Karachi.
  62. ncbi Does use of a government service depend on distance from the health facility?
    R NoorAli
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Health Policy Plan 14:191-7. 1999
    ..Further studies are needed to examine the management of health facilities and the clients' perception of health-care providers...

Research Grants3

  1. Burden of RSV and Influenza Virus in Children in Pakistan
    Syed Ali; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If these viruses are found to be significant pathogens, then vaccines against these viruses may reduce the pneumonia associated child mortality in Pakistan. ..
  2. Burden of RSV and Influenza Virus in Children in Pakistan
    Syed Asad Ali; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If these viruses are found to be significant pathogens, then vaccines against these viruses may reduce the pneumonia associated child mortality in Pakistan. ..