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7-8th April 2017 at PC Bhurban
6th April 2017, Pre-Conference meet the experts

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Dr. Farooqi, Abid FRCPI

  1. Ahmed TA, Malik IA, Khan AA, Shah STA, Hameed A, Haleem SA, Farooqi A, Amin SJ. Antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCA) in Pakistani patients with systemic vasculitides. J Pak Med Assoc 1994; 44: 272-5.
  2. Ahmed TA, Malik IA, Saleem M, Khan Ashfaq A, Hameed A, Shah STA, Amin SJ, Farooqi A.Antibodies to the extractable nuclear antigens (ENA) in Pakistani patients with systemic rheumatic disease. J Pak Med Assoc 1995; 45: 12-4.
  3. Farooqi A. Chronic abdominal sepsis and migratory polyarthritis (letter). Brit J Rheum 1995; 34:478-9.
  4. Farooqi AZ, Nasir-ud-Din, Aman R, Qamar T, Aziz S. Corticosteroid use and abuse by medical practitioners for arthritis and related disorders in Pakistan. Brit J Rheum 1997; 36: 91-4.
  5. Nasir-ud-Din, Farooqi AZ. Rheumatoid arthritis in northern Pakistan: manifestations and disability. APLAR J Rheum 1997; 1: 15-7.
  6. Farooqi AZ. Fever and connective tissue diseases. Inf Dis J Pak 1997; 4: 15-7.
  7. Farooqi AZ, Gibson T. Prevalence of major rheumatic disorders in the adult population of northern Pakistan. Brit J Rheum 1998; 37: 491-5.
  8. Handa R, Farooqi AZ, Haq SA, Wali JP. Wegener’s granulomatosis in the Indian subcontinent. APALR J Rheum 1999; 2: 210-5.
  9. Ahmed TA, Halim A, Farooqi A, Hussain T, Ikram N, Qureshi, et al. Presenting features in Pakistani patients suffering from the antineutrohil cytoplasmic antibody-classical subtype (c-ANCA) associated vasculitis. J Pak Med Assoc 1999; 49; 54-6.
  10. Farooqi AZ, Gibson T. Rheumatic diseases: disability and provision of care in northern Pakistan. APLAR J Rheum 1999; 3: 314-7. 
  11. Kung AWC, Chao H, Huang K, Need AG, Taechakraichana N, Loh F, Gonzaga F, Siriram U, Nik Ismail NMN, Farooqi A, Rachman IA, Crans GG, Wong M, Thiebaud D. Efficacy and Safety of Raloxifene 60 Milligrams/Day in Postmenopausal Asian Women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2003;88(7): 3130–3136.
  12. Tanwir Khaliq, Anjum Khawar, S. Aslam Shah, Ansar Mehboob, Abid Farooqui. Unilateral Exploration for Primary Hyperparathyroidism. JCPSP 2003, 13(10):588-591.
  13. Naseer M. Akhter, Rizwan Naseer, Abid Z. Farooqi, Wajahat Aziz, Mussadeq Nazir. Oral enzyme combination versus diclofenac in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee – a double blind prospective randomised study. Clin Rheumatol 2004 23: 410-415.
  14. Das SK, Farooqi A. Osteoarthritis. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2008 Aug;22(4):657-75.
  15. AZ Farooqi. Guidelines for the management of rheumatoid arthritis beyond the first two years. J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2009: 39: 140-1

Dr. Hameed, Kamran FCPS, FRCP (Edin)

Book Chapter

  1. Clinical presentations of Rheumatoid arthritis for “ABC of Rheumatology” by Blackwell publishers UK. Submitted for review

Peer Reviewed Papers

  1. M. Ngunga, R. Harania, K. Hameed, and J.O.Jowi Osmotic demyelination syndrome: case report eamj Vol 84 No.10 Oct 2007 496-499
  2. Norman PJ, Abi-Rached L, Gendzekhadze K, Korbel D, Gleimer M, Rowley D, Bruno D, Carrington CV, Chandanayingyong D, Chang YH, Crespi C, Saruhan-Direskeneli G, Fraser PA, Hameed K, Kamkamidze G, Koram KA, Layrisse Z, Matamoros N, Mila J, Park MH, Pitchappan RM, Ramdath DD, Shiau MY, Stephens HA, Struik S, Verity DH, Vaughan RW, Tyan D, Davis RW, Riley EM, Ronaghi M, Parham P.Unusual selection on the KIR3DL1/S1 natural killer cell receptor in Africans. Nat Genet. 2007    Sep;39(9):1092-9.
  3. Jamil B, Rafi S, Hussain H, Hameed K. “Spectrum and outcomes of infections in systemic lupus erythematosus pateients”, J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2006 Sep;16(9):625-6.
  4. Waheed A, Hameed K, Khan AM, Syed JA, Mirza AI, “The burden of anxiety and depression among patients with chronic rheumatologic disorders at a tertiary care hospital clinic in Karachi, Pakistan”, J Pak Med Assoc. 2006 May;56(5):243-7.
  5. Woods JW, Sneiderman CA, Hameed K, Ackerman MJ, Hatton C, “Using UMLS metathesaurus concepts to describe medical images: dermatology vocabulary”, Comput Biol Med. 2006 Jan;36(1):89-100.
  6. Almas A, Hameed K, Hameed A, “Ventricular tachycardia: a hospital perspective”, J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2005 Feb;15(2):68-70.
  7. Shahid M, Hameed K, Rehmani R, “Characteristics and outcome of chest pain in young adults”,J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2005 Feb;15(2):64-7.
  8. Ahmed YI, Azeem S, Khan O, Majid TH, Ahmed D, Amin A, Mahmood A, Hameed K, “Stevens Johnson syndrome in Pakistan: a ten-year survey”, J Pak Med Assoc. 2004 Jun;54(6):312-5.
  9. Norman PJ, Cook MA, Carey BS, Carrington CV, Verity DH, Hameed K, Ramdath DD, Chandanayingyong D, Leppert M, Stephens HA, Vaughan RW, “SNP haplotypes and allele frequencies show evidence for disruptive and balancing selection in the human leukocyte receptor complex”, Immunogenetics. 2004 Jul;56(4):225-37.
  10. Carrington CV, Norman PJ, Vaughan RW, Kondeatis E, Ramdath DD, Hameed K, Stephens HA, “Analysis of Fc gamma receptor II (CD32) polymorphism in populations of African and South Asian ancestry reveals east-west geographic gradients of allele frequencies”, Eur J Immunogenet. 2003 Oct;30(5):375-9.
  11. Norman PJ, Carrington CV, Byng M, Maxwell LD, Curran MD, Stephens HA, Chandanayingyong D, Verity DH, Hameed K, Ramdath DD, Vaughan RW, “Natural killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) locus profiles in African and South Asian populations, Genes Immun. 2002 Apr;3(2):86-95.
  12. Kamran Hameed and Terrence Gibson. A Comparison of Acute Medical Hospital Admissions in Pakistan and Britain. Pakistan Journal of Medical Research . Vol 40 No.3 2001
  13. Saeed.S.A, Hameed, K., Bhatti, F., Khan, B. and Shah, B.H. Low dose methotrexate potentiates platelet aggregation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis Medical Journal of Islamic Academy of Sciences 11(1): 31-32, 2000
  14. Soomro IN, Hameed K, “Arthritis and Rosai-Dorfman disease of the skin: a diagnostic dilemma”, J Pak Med Assoc. 1999 Nov;49(11):280-2. No abstract available.
  15. Hameed K , Bowman S, Kondeatis E, Vaughan R, Gibson T, “The association of HLA-DRB genes and the shared epitope with rheumatoid arthritis in Pakistan”,Br J Rheumatol. 1997 Nov;36(11):1184-8.
  16. Hameed K, Gibson T, “A comparison of the prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic diseases amongst Pakistanis living in England and Pakistan”, Br J Rheumatol. 1997 Jul;36(7):781-5.
  17. Hameed K , Gibson T. A comparison of the clinical features of hospital out patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis in Pakistan and England BJR (British Journal of Rheumatology)1996; 35: 994-999.
  18. Gibson T , Hameed K , Qadir M. Knee pain amongst the poor and affluent in Pakistan BJR (British Journal of Rheumatology)1996 35: 146-148
  19. Hameed K, Gibson T, .Qadir M. The prevalence of Rheumatoid Arthritis in affluent and poor Urban communities of Pakistan BJR 1995; 34, 252 – 256
  20. Hameed K, Qadir M, .Gibson T, Sultana S, Fatima Z, Syed A. The frequency of known diabetes, hypertension and Ischemic heart disease in effluent and poor Urban population of Karachi, Pakistan. Diabetic Medicine 1995; 12:500-403
  21. Hameed K, .Karim M, Islam N and .Gibson T, “ Diagnosis of Poncent’s Disease”, BJR (British Journal of Rheumatology) 1993 32:824-826

Abstracts:

  1. K. Hameed, M.Qadir, T. Gibson, “Knee Pain in Karachi – Pakistan”, Revista Espanola De Rheumatologia ,Vol. 20 Supp 1 July 93, paga 59. Abs. No. 152
  2. K.Hameed, T.Gibson, “ Rheumatoid Disease Severity in Pakistan and England”, Abstract Suppl.1 BJR Vol. 33, Abstract Supp. No.1 1994
  3. K.Hameed, T.Gibson, “Rheumatoid Disease Severity in Pakistan and England”, Abstract Suppl. 1BJR 33, Abstract Supp. No1 1995
  4. K.Hameed, T.Gibson, “ Subcutaneous & Periarticular Calcification a variant of Limited Sclerodema”,  Vol 34 Abstract Supp. No.2 1995

Poster Presentations

  1. “Effect of Low dose Methotrexate on platelet aggregation in Rheumatoid arthritis patients” presented in the APLAR meeting in Beijing China March 2000
  2. “Prevalence of Rheumatoid Arthritis in two urbanized Pakistani Population presented at the American College of Rheumatology meeting at San Antonio, Texas, USA November 1995
  3. Subcutaneous and periarticular calcification – a variant of limited Scleroderma at BSR Hebreden Rounds, Keel University, U.K September 1995
  4. The Rheumatic Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) amongst Pakistanis in London & Karachi. At BSR XII AGM , London UK April 1994 (Presented in my absence).
  5. Rheumatoid Disease. Severity in Pakistan and England at AGM of British society for Rheumatology at Brighton, U.K. April 1994.
  6. “The problem of knee pain in Karachi” at 20th Biennial Medical Conference of Pakistan

Submitted for publication:

  1. Pituitary apoplexy .Jay,.Sitna,.Kamran 
  2. Cholecystitis as a complication of Malaria  .Sokwala, Kamran  
  3. Sarcoidosis    Kunyiha,Harania, Kamran H

Dr. Mir, Nighat MD, FACP,FACR

Current year research projects

  1. Cardioarticular risk factor in RA
  2. Strontium renolate in osteoporosis
  3. PARIS (Pakistan Rituximab Study) Safety and efficacy of Rituximab in Pakistani patients with Rheumatoid arthritis.
  4. Co-authored under publication ‘Treatment Guidelines for Ankylosing Spondylitis’.
  5. Pattern of organ involvement in patients with SLE
  6. Pattern of DMARDs used in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis by non-rheumatologists
  7. Calcium Intake: Daily Dietary intake of calcium in adult female patients coming to Rheumatology outpatient clinic.
  8. Vit D: Vit D level in adult patients coming to Rheumatology department.

2012

  1. Targeting remission and low disease activity in early rheumatoid arthritis with conventional disease modifying anti rheumatic drugs: a study in daily practice. Abstract presented in APLAR congress 2012 and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 63-72
  2. Pattern of Organ System Involvement in Pakistani Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients. Abstract presented in APLAR congress and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 77-84
  3. Lymphoma mimicking Polyarthritis. Abstract presented in APLAR congress 2012 and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 146-156
  4. Pulmonary function test among asymptomatic rheumatoid lung disease patients. Poster presented in PSR Conference 2012
  5. Anserine bursitis among patients with knee osteoarthritis: Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences 2012 Vol. 28 No. 3

2011

  1. Leflunomide in Pakistani patients with rheumatoid arthritis: prospective study in daily rheumatology practice. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2011; 14; 48-54

2010

  1. Anserine Bursitis in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Abstract published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2010; 13 (Supp.1): 176
  1. Actemra [Tocilizumab] hands on experience program.
  2. Antioxidant activity in Fibromylgia patients. [Sent for publication].
  3. Improvement in disease activity scores of patients with Rheumatoid arthritis treated with Etanercept in Pakistan. [Poster presentation at PSR conference 2010].
  4. Tocilizumab (Actemra) for systemic onset Juvenile Arthritis: A case Report (Poster presentation at PSR conference 2010).
Earlier
  1. Ace Inhibitors in Micro Albumenuria in DM PMRC 1992
  2. Recurrent 6th nerve palsy and sjogren syndrome, Pakistan journal of Neurology 1996
  3. A comparison of Raloxifene & Placebo, Effects on Biochemical Markers of Bone Metabolism in Healthy Postmenopausal Asian Women, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, July 2003.
  4. Ocular Toxicity of Chloroquine in Pakistan, Proceeding’ SZPGMI; 111-113
  5. Rheumatology clinic in Pakistan ‘Proceedings’ SZPGMI; 2005; 19(1): 47-50
  6. Short term efficacy and safety of leflunamide in Pakistani Patients with Rheumatoid arthritis abstract APLAR 2008.
  7. Budd Chiari Syndrome in a fifteen year old girl with systemic Lupus Erythematosus International Journal of Health Research June 2008; 1(2): 000
  8. Pattern of DMARD use by Pakistani Physicians in RA". Abstract PSR 2009
  9. `Efficacy and safety of Celecoxib versus Naproxen or Placebo in Ankylosing Spondylitis’. International Phase III clinical Trial.

Dr. Raja, Sumaira Farman MRCP (London), CCD (ISCD,USA),

2012: On Going Projects:

  1. PARIS (Pakistan Rituximab Study) Safety and efficacy of Rituximab in Pakistani patients with Rheumatoid arthritis.
  2. Pattern of organ involvement in patients with SLE
  3. Pattern of DMARDs used in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis by non-rheumatologists
  4. Calcium Intake: Daily Dietary intake of calcium in adult female patients coming to Rheumatology outpatient clinic.
  5. Vit D: Vit D level in adult patients coming to Rheumatology department.

2012

  1. Targeting remission and low disease activity in early rheumatoid arthritis with conventional disease modifying anti rheumatic drugs: a study in daily practice. Abstract presented in APLAR congress 2012 and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 63-72
  2. Pattern of Organ System Involvement in Pakistani Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients. Abstract presented in APLAR congress and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 77-84
  3. Lymphoma mimicking Polyarthritis. Abstract presented in APLAR congress 2012 and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 146-156
  4. Pulmonary function test among asymptomatic rheumatoid lung disease patients. Poster presented in PSR Conference 2012
  5. Anserine bursitis among patients with knee osteoarthritis: Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences 2012 Vol. 28 No. 3

2011

  1. Leflunomide in Pakistani patients with rheumatoid arthritis: prospective study in daily rheumatology practice. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2011; 14; 48-54

2010

  1. Anserine Bursitis in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Abstract published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2010; 13 (Supp.1): 176
  2. Actemra [Tocilizumab] hands on experience program.
  3. Antioxidant activity in Fibromylgia patients. [Sent for publication].
  4. Improvement in disease activity scores of patients with Rheumatoid arthritis treated with Etanercept in Pakistan. [Poster presentation at PSR conference 2010].
  5. Tocilizumab (Actemra) for systemic onset Juvenile Arthritis: A case Report (Poster presentation at PSR conference 2010).
Earlier
  1. Leflunamide, Safety & Efficacy: a Prospective study
  2. Incidence of Anserine bursitis in OA Knees
  3. Dyslipidemia in SLE patients
  4. Efficacy of Sulphasalazine in Spondyloarthropathy

Dr Sumaira Farman co-authored:

  1. Spondyloarthropathies, Seronegative arthritis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica & Fibromyalgia,  for ` Handbook for Family Physicians’, an under publication collaborative project of Fatima Memorial Health System & Aga Khan Medical University, 2007
  2. Ocular Toxicity of Chloroquine in Pakistani patients’, Published in ` Proceedings’ SZPGMI; 2005; 19 (2):111-113 
  3. Pattern of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis in 91 patients presenting to an urban Rheumatology clinic in Pakistan’. Published in `Proceedings’ SZPGMI; 2005; 19 (1): 47-50.2006 Annual Conference of Pakistan Society of Rheumatology.
  4. `Efficacy and safety of Celecoxib versus Naproxen or Placebo in Ankylosing Spondylitis’. International Phase III clinical Trial
  5. ‘Fungal Infections in Renal transplant patients’. Retrospective case reports. Published in proceedings’ SZPGMI; 1989; (Vol: 3):13-18.
  6. ‘Risk factors in Coronary artery disease: A pilot study’, published in ‘Proceedings’ SZPGMI; (Vol: 3): 27-30.

Dr Saeed, Muhammad Ahmad FCPS

2012

  1. Targeting remission and low disease activity in early rheumatoid arthritis with conventional disease modifying anti rheumatic drugs: a study in daily practice. Abstract presented in APLAR congress 2012 and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 63-72
  2. Pattern of Organ System Involvement in Pakistani Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients. Abstract presented in APLAR congress and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 77-84
  3. Lymphoma mimicking Polyarthritis. Abstract presented in APLAR congress 2012 and published in International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2012; 15 (Suppl. 1) 146-156
  4. Pulmonary function test among asymptomatic rheumatoid lung disease patients. Poster presented in PSR Conference 2012.

2010

  1. Improvement in disease activity scores of patients with Rheumatoid arthritis treated with Etanercept in Pakistan. [Poster presentation in PSR conference 2010].

Earlier

  1. Short term efficacy and safety of Leflunomide in Pakistani patients with Rheumatoid arthritis: Prospective study in daily rheumatology practice. Presented in APLAR 2008      (Asian Pacific League of associations for rheumatology) conference in Yokohama Japan. Abstract published in international Journal of rheumatic diseases 2008; 11(suppl 1) A 108.
  2. Diffuse Musculoskeletal pain in adults: Can this be a rheumatic disease. The Family physician. May, June 2006. An official academic Journal of Pakistan society of family physicians. 
  3. Ocular Toxicity of Chloroquine in Pakistani patients. Proceedings S.Z.P.G.M.I vol: 19(2):111-113, 2005.
  4. Pattern of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis in 91 patients, presenting to an urban rheumatology clinic in Pakistan. Proceedings S.Z.P.G.M.I vol 19(1):47-50,2005.
  5. Submitted a dissertation for fulfilment of requirement of FCPS in may, 2001. Topic of dissertation was Etiology of community acquired pneumonias in patients admitted to medical wards in Mayo hospital.
  6. Etiology and Patterns of Lung Involvement in Community Acquired Pneumonia in Patients Presenting at Tertiary Care Centre in Lahore. Annals of King Edward Med College Apr-Jun 2001;7(2):113-5
  7. Diagnosis of tuberculosis and Myco-dot test. Annals of King Edward Med College  Apr - Jun 1999;5(2):174-6.

Dr Taqweem, Amjad

  1. METHOTREXATE INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY IN PATIENTS OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    Muhammad Amjad Taqweem, Zafar Ali, Amera Takreem, Masood ur Rehman
    Department of Medicine
    Postgraduate Medical institute, Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar
  2. FREQUENCY OF ASYMPTOMATIC HYPOCALCEMIA IN MULTIPAROUS WOMEN
    Parveen Azim, M. Amjad Taqweem, Saima Gillani, Zafar Ali, Amjad Mahboob
    Assistant Professor, Gynae ‘B’ Unit, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar
  3. YIELD OF PLAIN FILM RADIOGRAPH IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF OSTEOMYELITIS IN PATIENTS WITH DIABATIC FOOD IN A TERITARY CARE HOSPITAL.
    Zafar Ali, Muhammad Faeem, Intekhab Alam, M. Amjad Taqweem
    Department of Medicine
    Post Graduate Medical Institute, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar

 

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