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Feeling the Pulse of Health Sector in pakistan

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January 15-31, 2018
Volume 19 Number 2


We should always be striving for improved outcome
and ensure best care to the patients-Dr. Farooq

KARACHI: Colorectal Surgery Unit at Dow Medical University, Civil Hospital Karachi organized its 3rd annual meeting from December 22-23, 2017 which attracted many surgeons interested in this specialty from all over Pakistan. The speakers included surgeons doing colorectal surgery besides a few invited guest speakers from UK who also conducted a pre-conference workshop. The colorectal surgery unit at CHK/DUHS, it may be mentioned here was established by Prof.Amjad Siraj and is serving the patients for the last three years.

Prof. Nadeem Qamar urges Faculty and
Postgraduates to document and publish their work

KARACHI: We at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases are doing lot of useful and much superior work but the outside world does not know it because we do not document and publish our work. Unfortunately research culture was lacking at NICVD for many years and now we have taken certain measures to promote research culture. A Department of Research with full time Research Manager along with support staff including statistician has been appointed.

MR Elastography can assess whole liver while
fibro scan has some limitations-Prof. Altaf Alam

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Masood Siddiq along with Prof. Khalid Mahmood chaired the first scientific session during the PSSLD’s 11th annual conference held here from December 8-10, 2017. Dr. Altaf Alam from Lahore was the first speaker who talked about diagnosis of liver diseases Noninvasive vs. Liver biopsy. He pointed out that it is essential to look at prognosis, making decision on treatment besides monitoring the disease progression. We also wish to assess liver fibrosis. During the last ten years liver biopsy, he sated, has decreased because of contra indications and complications. We do not like it and the patients also do not like it.

 Most modern State of the Art Diabetes
Center coming up fast in Islamabad


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