Taimur Saleem

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis: two new cases from Pakistan
    Taimur Saleem
    The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 39:242-3. 2009
  2. pmc Intricacies in the surgical management of appendiceal mucinous cystadenoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Muhammad R Khan
    Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Med Case Reports 4:129. 2010
  3. pmc Giant synovial cell sarcoma of the thorax in a 46-year-old man: a case report
    Saulat Hasnain Fatimi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Cases J 2:9324. 2009
  4. pmc Acute free perforation of gall bladder encountered at initial presentation in a 51 years old man: a case report
    Abdul Rehman Alvi
    Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Cases J 2:166. 2009
  5. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and practices survey on organ donation among a selected adult population of Pakistan
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Med Ethics 10:5. 2009
  6. pmc Institutional review boards - a mixed blessing
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int Arch Med 4:19. 2011
  7. pmc The Hirsch index - a play on numbers or a true appraisal of academic output?
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int Arch Med 4:25. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Gemella morbillorum endocarditis in a patient with a bicuspid aortic valve
    Saleem Taimur
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Hellenic J Cardiol 51:183-6. 2010
  9. pmc Intrauterine growth retardation - small events, big consequences
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Ital J Pediatr 37:41. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Large thymic carcinoma presenting with right ventricular failure: a case report
    T Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Acta Clin Belg 66:311-4. 2011

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis: two new cases from Pakistan
    Taimur Saleem
    The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 39:242-3. 2009
    ..He received intrathecal amphotericin B, fluconazole and broad spectrum antibiotics when motile trophozoites on wet mount were observed. Again, the patient's condition did not improve and he died on the eighth day of admission...
  2. pmc Intricacies in the surgical management of appendiceal mucinous cystadenoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Muhammad R Khan
    Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Med Case Reports 4:129. 2010
    ..There is little agreement with regard to the best procedure (right hemicolectomy versus appendectomy) or the best surgical approach (laparoscopic versus laparotomy)...
  3. pmc Giant synovial cell sarcoma of the thorax in a 46-year-old man: a case report
    Saulat Hasnain Fatimi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Cases J 2:9324. 2009
    ..Although synovial cell sarcoma is a common tumor of the extremities, its occurrence in the thorax has been less frequently documented...
  4. pmc Acute free perforation of gall bladder encountered at initial presentation in a 51 years old man: a case report
    Abdul Rehman Alvi
    Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Cases J 2:166. 2009
    ..Gallbladder perforation is a rare but life threatening event. We describe a case of gallbladder perforation encountered at initial presentation...
  5. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and practices survey on organ donation among a selected adult population of Pakistan
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Med Ethics 10:5. 2009
    ..To determine the knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding organ donation in a selected adult population in Pakistan...
  6. pmc Institutional review boards - a mixed blessing
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int Arch Med 4:19. 2011
    ..There is a need to reorganize and better delineate the exact functions of the IRBs in view of the dynamic changes in the realm of research so that they can function in a more efficient, judicious and effective fashion...
  7. pmc The Hirsch index - a play on numbers or a true appraisal of academic output?
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int Arch Med 4:25. 2011
    ..Several medical journals have evaluated and endorsed the use of the h-index. However, it must be interpreted with all of its limitations in mind...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gemella morbillorum endocarditis in a patient with a bicuspid aortic valve
    Saleem Taimur
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Hellenic J Cardiol 51:183-6. 2010
    ..This case represents a rare cause of infectious endocarditis that was successfully managed with medical treatment alone in a patient with the predisposing risk factor of a bicuspid aortic valve...
  9. pmc Intrauterine growth retardation - small events, big consequences
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Ital J Pediatr 37:41. 2011
    ..A concerted liaison of various medical and social disciplines is imperative in this regard...
  10. ncbi request reprint Large thymic carcinoma presenting with right ventricular failure: a case report
    T Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Acta Clin Belg 66:311-4. 2011
    ..Although right ventricular failure is a very rare presentation of thymic carcinoma, clinicians should be aware of this presentation to appreciate the complete clinical spectrum of presentation of this neoplasm...
  11. pmc Geriatric patients' expectations of their physicians: findings from a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:205. 2009
    ..We aimed to ascertain the expectations of the geriatric patients from their physicians and the factors associated with patient satisfaction in this particular age bracket...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile and outcomes of paediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan
    Madiha Syed
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 61:1082-7. 2011
    ..This study aims to present an experience in the management and clinical features of 88 children presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) from Pakistan...
  13. ncbi request reprint Breaking bad news: exploring patient's perspective and expectations
    Sidra Ishaque
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:407-11. 2010
    ..To explore patient's perspectives and expectations from physicians with respect to breaking of bad news...
  14. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding gemstone therapeutics in a selected adult population in Pakistan
    Sidra Ishaque
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:32. 2009
    ..This study was therefore undertaken to explore the various aspects of the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of the public towards gemstone therapeutics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding dengue fever among adults of high and low socioeconomic groups
    Madiha Syed
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:243-7. 2010
    ..To ascertain the knowledge, attitudes and practices of selected adult population in Pakistan regarding Dengue Fever...
  16. ncbi request reprint Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in a dengue-endemic region: lessons for the future
    Farheen Ali
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Infect Dev Ctries 4:459-63. 2010
    ..Ultimately, such a strategy may translate into better cost containment in resource-poor settings. Institution of ribavirin prophylaxis in selected patients also merits consideration...
  17. ncbi request reprint Late onset postpneumonectomy empyema presenting 24 years after pneumonectomy
    Saulat Hasnain Fatimi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:584-6. 2010
    ..An open window thoracostomy was performed and the patient was discharged on standard dosage of cefixime and fusidic acid. Following this antibiotic regimen, he remained stable with complete resolution of the infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Successful surgical embolectomy in acute massive bilateral pulmonary embolism
    Taimur Saleem
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 61:498-500. 2011
    ..Under cardiopulmonary bypass, bilateral open embolectomy was performed. Following surgical intervention, the patient made a remarkable recovery...
  19. pmc Hughes-Stovin syndrome
    Umair Khalid
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 6:15. 2011
    ..Also, the issue of anticoagulation in these patients is challenging and requires further deliberation...
  20. pmc Supernumerary, ectopic tooth in the maxillary antrum presenting with recurrent haemoptysis
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Head Face Med 6:26. 2010
    ..We have described a case of an ectopic, supernumerary molar tooth in the maxillary antrum in a patient who initially presented with haemoptysis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of quinine loading dose in patients with severe falciparum malaria at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan
    Muhammad Tariq
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 61:27-31. 2011
    ..To compare the clinical outcomes of a loading dose regimen of quinine with a uniform dose regimen in patients with severe falciparum malaria...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diabetic ketoacidosis associated with tacrolimus in solid organ transplant recipients
    Muhammad Qamar Masood
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 61:288-90. 2011
    ..Use of an alternative calcineurin inhibitor may provide a safer solution to minimize future morbidity in such patients...
  23. pmc Clinical profile and treatment of infantile spasms using vigabatrin and ACTH--a developing country perspective
    Shahnaz Ibrahim
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Pediatr 10:1. 2010
    ..ACTH and Vigabatrin are actively investigated drugs in its treatment. This study describes the comparison of their efficacy in a large series of patients with infantile spasms from Pakistan...
  24. pmc Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of primary melanoma of the colon
    Umair Khalid
    Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical College, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    World J Surg Oncol 9:14. 2011
    ..The occurrence of primary melanoma of the colon has, however, only been rarely reported. The optimum modus operandi for the management of primary colonic melanoma remains nebulous due to the limited number of reports in literature...
  25. ncbi request reprint Giant unresectable lymphangioma of the trunk managed via intra-tumour injections of bleomycin
    Umair Khalid
    Class of 2009, Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:605-7. 2010
    ..There has been no recurrence at 2 years of follow up. Use of bleomycin sclerotherapy appears to be a safe and effective management strategy and obviates the need for primary surgery especially in extensive lymphangiomas...
  26. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices of medical students regarding needle stick injuries
    Taimur Saleem
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:151-6. 2010
    ..To ascertain knowledge, attitude and practices of medical students regarding needle stick injuries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Two cases of primary laryngeal amyloidosis
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 59:789-91. 2009
    ..Histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of amyloidosis. Appropriate follow up is an important part of the long-term management of the disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of miltefosine in the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in children at a tertiary care hospital of Karachi
    Khadija Nuzhat Humayun
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:489-91. 2010
    ..Miltefosine has the potential to be considered a first line therapy for visceral leishmaniasis in developing countries; however larger studies are warranted to validate the trends observed in this small case series...
  29. pmc Evaluation of compliance and outcomes of a management protocol for massive postpartum hemorrhage at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan
    Lumaan Sheikh
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:28. 2011
    ..Massive postpartum hemorrhage is a life threatening obstetric emergency. In order to prevent the complications associated with this condition, an organized and step-wise management protocol should be immediately initiated...
  30. doi request reprint Blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome in a Pakistani pedigree
    Tanveer Anjum Chaudhry
    Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 20:285-6. 2010
    ..BPES must be considered an important differential diagnosis in patients presenting with blepharoptosis and blepharophimosis...
  31. pmc Clinical profile, outcomes and improvement in symptoms and productivity in rhinitic patients in Karachi, Pakistan
    Taimur Saleem
    Section of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord 9:12. 2009
    ..This retrospective study was conducted to explore the clinical profile, outcomes and improvement in the symptoms and productivity resulting from treatment of allergic rhinitis in Pakistan...
  32. ncbi request reprint Atypical focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver
    Muhammad Rizwan Khan
    Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 10:104-6. 2011
    ..Focal nodular hyperplasia, a benign hepatic tumor, is usually asymptomatic. However, rarely the entity can cause symptoms, mandating intervention...
  33. doi request reprint Effects of leather industry on health and recommendations for improving the situation in Pakistan
    Madiha Syed
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:163-72. 2010
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  34. ncbi request reprint Trends in undergraduate teaching of parasitology in medical schools of Pakistan
    Vikram Mehraj
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:613-7. 2010
    ..Parasitic diseases are a major public health problem in the tropical and sub tropical countries including the subcontinent region. We aimed to assess methods of Parasitology education in medical schools of Karachi Pakistan...