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Gupta Shilpa - - 2012
Fine needle aspiration, an accepted minimally invasive diagnostic procedure for breast masses, leads to an indeterminate (borderline) diagnosis in a significant proportion of cases. This study was aimed at evaluation of the utility of image analysis and morphometry in the cytologic assessment of borderline breast cases. A 'study' group of ...
Roeters Anne M E - - 2012
Metaplastic cells with nebular cytoplasmic changes in the cervical smear are classified in the Dutch coding system for cervical screening as KOPAC O8 cells. Since these nebulated cells are already documented by Papanicolaou, we refer to these cells as Papanicolaou's nebular cells. We examined the simultaneous presence of these characteristic ...
Norimatsu Yoshiaki - - 2012
This study was undertaken to clarify the origin of the chromophilic substance that stained in light green [light green body (LGB)] was observed in the condensed cluster of stromal cells and in the background of endometrial glandular and stromal breakdown cases. The material consists of cytologic smears of endometrial glandular ...
Renshaw Andrew A - - 2012
Previous studies have suggested that the sensitivity of the ThinPrep Imaging System (TIS) for high-grade intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) and worse may be decreased at workloads above 100 slides/day. On the other hand, at a threshold of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) and above, sensitivity of the TIS appears ...
Kinoshita Yuichi - - 2012
Sarcoidosis is an enigmatic multisystem sarcoid disease occurring mainly in the lungs, skin, and eyes. Sarcoidosis of the eyes (intraocular sarcoidosis) has been proposed as one of the causes of uveitis. We carried out a clinicopathological study involving seven patients with intraocular sarcoidosis based on vitreous humor fluid cytology. In ...
Layfield Lester J - - 2012
The study was performed to determine the frequency and origin for metastatic disease to the pancreas as found in an endoscopic ultrasound directed fine-needle aspiration series. The records of the Departments of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and the David Geffen School of Medicine were electronically ...
Al Salmi Zaher - - 2009
To characterise the pharmaceutical care provided by a clinical pharmacists working in a tertiary health care institute, where the extent to which the pharmacist contributes to changes in prescribing patterns use of medications, and patient knowledge was described. A retrospective single cohort study design was used. Qualitative and quantitative evaluation ...
Al-Mujaini Abdullah - - 2009
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) is a highly sophisticated type of surgery, which has revolutionized the surgical management of chronic sinus diseases. In the ophthalmic field, FESS plays a crucial role in the management of a few conditions, but not without risks. Ophthalmic complications associated with FESS are well documented. ...
Elmehdawi Rafik - - 2009
Ramadan is the ninth month on the lunar calendar and it is a holy month for Muslims during which all healthy adults must fast from dawn to sunset. The risk of diabetic ketoacidosis is thought to be higher during Ramadan fasting due to insulin and glucagon alterations. A descriptive retrospective ...
Al Shukry Sabah - - 2009
Spontaneous perforation of the colon is rare and is classified as "Idiopathic" and "Stercoral." Four patients with a total of 5 episodes of spontaneous perforation of the large bowel treated at the department of surgery, Rustaq hospital over the past 5 years are presented in this study as well as ...
Al-Lawati Taha - - 2009
A breast implant is a prosthesis used to enhance the size of a woman's breasts. Silicon implants are most commonly used, but as with all surgical implants it has some complications. The question is whether it can induce breast cancer? During the last year, a case of reconstructed breast with ...
Basu Somansu - - 2009
Before 1980's, the most common cause of pyogenic liver abscess was Escherichia coli but more recently Klebsiella pneumoniae is being increasingly reported in patients from Asian countries and United States. This report focuses on two cases of pyogenic liver abscess caused by the emerging pathogen Klebsiella pneumoniae in a regional ...
Varghese Usha - - 2009
Isolated torsion of the fallopian tube occurring in pregnancy is very rare. This entity should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute pelvic pain with cystic adnexal mass associated with a normal ipsilateral ovary. This is a case report of a primi gravida at 29 weeks of pregnancy who ...
Broom Alex - - 2009
A majority of Indian cancer patients are often presented with incurable diseases at the latest phase of disease progression. The use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) has been identified by Indian oncologists as a potential factor for the delay in seeking health from medical practitioners but no research ...
Al-Wahaibi Ahmed - - 2009
This article discusses the crucial role of teaching and learning communication skills for general practitioners, based on the theory of experiential and self-directed learning. It also outlines the proposed ways and methods to teach these communication skills in this project.The patient-doctor interview or what is known as office visit in ...
Al-Kindi Hunaina - - 2009
To Study the histopathology of spleens with a history of traumatic rupture with a view to establish possible predisposing factors to the rupture This study examined the gross and microscopic features of consecutive cases of splenectomies done for traumatic rupture during a five year period in order to evaluate the ...
Asgharnia Maryam - - 2009
The event of menarche is an exceptional phenomenon, which occurs once in a lifetime. It is the precursor of future fertility. The onset of menarche is mainly dependent on genetic factors, however geographical and nutritional factors among other factors have been attributed to the events of menarche. The aim of ...
Ahamed Sudheer - - 2009
A 46 year old male patient was presented with a history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease was reported to have had a cerebrovascular accident of which features were suggestive of a new and rapidly progressive stroke. Upon investigation for recurrent stroke, the patient was found to have ...
Al-Assadi Tarik - - 2009
To find a correlation between Lung function with the disease activity in Rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The study was carried out on 40 (35 female and 5 male) patients with active RA who fulfilled the ARA 1987 reversed criteria for the classification of RA. Patients with signs and symptoms of respiratory ...
Mahde Atheer - - 2009
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with insulin resistance and obesity. Recent studies have shown that plasma omentin-1 levels decrease with obesity. Currently, no data exists on the relative correlation between omentin-1 with other adipokines or the expression and regulation of omentin-1 in the serum of women with PCOS. The ...
Hanna Bassam E - - 2008
To demonstrate the possible effect of smoking on serum uric acid. Subjects enrolled in study were divided into two groups; nonsmokers and smokers, each with 60 male volunteers of the same social class and dietary habit without history of alcohol consumption, diabetes mellitus, hyperuricemia and gout, renal, joint, lung or ...
Sinani Mohammed Al - - 2008
Child health programs in Oman are considered to be successful. Before 1970, the infant mortality rate was predictable to be 214 out of 1,000 live births declined to 25 by 1992. The significance of breastfeeding in the survival and health of the children was known by the health authorities and ...
Golash Vishwanath - - 2008
Aim of this study was to compare the result of open and laparoscopic repair of perforated peptic ulcers in terms of operation time, postoperative pain, hospital stay, and wound infection. Clinical notes of 152 patients who underwent the operative closure of perforated peptic ulcers from 1996 to 2006 were available ...
Al-Rubiay Kathem K - - 2008
Lawsonia inermis (henna plant) has been used in herbal medicine for ages. However, the medical benefits of this plant have been discussed in only a few publications. In this study, the antibacterial effects of water, alcoholic and oily extracts of Lawsonia inermis leaves against bacterial cultures isolated from various skin ...
Wali Yasser - - 2008
Deferiprone is an oral chelating agent that has been recently shown to reduce cardiac siderosis, but is also known to be associated with serious side effects like agranulocytosis which can be fatal. This report is a single centre experience of 5 cases with severe agranulocytosis in amongst 144 patients (3.47%) ...
Al-Sabti Hilal - - 2008
We report the first case of off-pump complete myocardial revascularization through antero-lateral thoracotomy (Thora-CAB) in Middle-East. 69 year old gentleman having angina pectoris for last three years with severe double vessel disease involving the left anterior descending artery (95% proximal lesion) and the circumflex system (80% mid circumflex lesion with ...
Alshukry Sabah Moosa - - 2008
A young male presented with acute abdominal pain of 4 days. Treated as appendicular mass, which did not responds to conservative management. Ultra Sound scan and CT abdomen failed to give a definite diagnosis of the tender fixed mass in lower abdomen. Laparotomy proved the mass to be an engorged ...
Prashanth Panduranga - - 2008
To evaluate the clinical characteristics, angiographic profile, in-hospital and six-month clinical outcome of patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention in a tertiary hospital in the Sultanate of Oman. Two hundred and five consecutive patients with both acute coronary syndrome and stable coronary artery disease, who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention between ...
Mula-Abed Waad-Allah - - 2008
Beta-thalassaemia major is a common medical problem worldwide. There is little data dealing with the nature and prevalence of different endocrine disorders in this disease in the Sultanate of Oman. To establish the prevalence and times of occurrence of endocrine disorders in patients with beta-thalassaemia major. This cross-sectional study was ...
Pajankar Sumant - - 2008
In the era of Direct Observation Treatment (DOT) for tuberculosis, clinicians need to focus on high-risk groups. We present sputum conversion rate at one and two months following DOT and its predictors in Oman. Hospital-based clinical intervention type of case series. Chest physicians in a referral hospital examined sputum-positive cases ...
Wali Upender Krishen - - 2008
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is characterized by accumulation of subretinal fluid, resulting in neurosensory retinal detachment. Interventional study. Five patients (CSCR-3; Idiopathic-2) with Choroidal Neovascularization (CNV) were selected for the study. All patients had Standardized refraction, color photographs, fluorescein angiography (FA), and Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) using verteporfin. Optical Coherence Tomography ...
Renjit Silja - - 2008
Adnexal torsion accounts for 2.7% of all gynaecological emergencies, but isolated torsion of fallopian tube is an infrequent yet significant cause of lower abdominal pain in women, which generally presents in the reproductive age group. The overall incidence is 1 in 1.5 million women and is generally isolated and unilateral.(1) ...
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