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Dr. Siddique Akbar Satti

Dr. Siddique Akbar Satti Specialty: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Degrees: MBBS, FCPS, BSc Clinic Info: Address:  Mishel Clinic , 18-basement , Zaki Centre , I-8 Markaz , Islamabad, 46000 Ph : +92 (51) 300 8797 Dr. Siddique Akbar Satti is the head of department of medicine, Capital Hospital Islamabad, Pakistan. He graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College in early 80s. He joined Capital Hospital in 1992. He also served as Executive Director of the hospital. Dr. Siddique Akbar Satti is also a fellow and examiner of College of Physician and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP). He played a vital role in the development of his department in Capital Hospital. The Medicine department of Capital Hospital is the largest of all departments. Every year Capital Hospital receives more than hundred thousand patients in the out-patient department of medicine alone. More than 10,000 patients are admitted in the department of medicine every year. He is the one of the pioneer gastro-enterology fel

Dr. S.A Satti: Amoebic liver abscess, Pre and post aspiration ultrasonic pictures

In this article we will discuss the ultrasonic picture of amoebic liver abscess and its percutaneous aspiration. A 40 year old male patient presented to medical OPD, complaining of severe right hypochondrial pain, high grade fever, vomiting, generalized weakness and anorexia. He had been suffering from these symptoms since last 10 days. He went to several doctor and took oral medication (Oral ciprofloxacin 500mg x BD and Tab Metronidazole 400mg x TDS for 5 days), but his symptoms didn’t improve. He came to Capital Hospital Islamabad where his blood investigations were done which showed leukocytosis and high level of liver enzymes. Latter on his ultrasound was planned which was done by Dr. Siddique Akbar Satti, consultant physician and head of medical department himself. On the ultrasound a single large liver abscess was seen. Below is the ultrasonic view of his liver. In the above ultrasonic view you can see a large ovoid cavity. This is liver abscess. “ Unlike pyogenic liver abscesses

Courtesy Dr. Siddique Akbar Satti: Ultrasonic Picture of Liver Cirrhosis and HCC

During a teaching session, Dr Siddique Akbar Satti, Head department of medicine, Capital hospital Islamabad, explained in detail the ultrasonic picture of liver cirrhosis with hepatocellular carcinoma. The 65 year old patient under examination was diagnosed of chronic Hepatitis C 5 years ago. At the time of diagnosis patient already had developed signs of decompensating chronic liver disease. He went through multiple sessions of ascitic tap and supportive therapy in the past 3 years. At the time of this ultrasonic scan, patient presented with complaints of abdominal distension, swelling of both legs and feet and bluish patches all over the extensor surfaces of upper limbs. Patient was also having intermittent episodes of drowsiness and confusion. He had lost significant weight in the past 6 months, was anorexic and feeling constant dull ache in right hypochondrium. All these symptoms suggest decompensated liver disease and liver cirrhosis. Worldwide, 25% cases of Hep C associated cirrh

Online Practice MCQs Exam of Gastroenterology for USMLE, PLAB, FCPS, PRESS and Other Medical Exams

This is an online practice exam of gastroenterology. Read carefully before attempting the exam. This exam contains questions from following topics; Gastro-embryology Gastro-Histology Gastro-Anatomy Gastro-Pathology Gastro-Physiology Gastro-Pharmacology The exam consists of 60 questions. You have 35 minutes to answer all the 60 questions. You can’t skip a question. Make sure that you have answered all the questions before submitting all the answers. Each correct answer has 4 marks and each incorrect answer deducts 1 mark from the total marks obtained.  (-1 negative marking) Use PC or Laptop to attempt the exam, as attempting it on mobile phones may cause problems. After answering the questions, submit the answers, If you need the answer key, then kindly email us at “ “. You will get the answer key within 24 hours. Relax this is a practice exam and it will help you to identify your weak points where you need to concentrat e Internet Explorer may cause

Practice Online Exam Pharmacology, for USMLE, PLAB, FCPS, and other Medical Exams

Welcome to This exam will definitely help you to analyze your knowledge of pharmacology yourself. It doesn’t matter whether you are preparing for USMLE, PLAB, FCPS, PRESS, AMC or any other medical exam. Just attempt it. It will definitely help you. Please read carefully before attempting the exam. There are 25 pharmacology related MCQs. Total Score is 100 Each correct answer carries 4 points. Each incorrect answer deducts 1 point from the total score (-1 negative marking). You have 20 minutes to answer 25 questions. If you feel any problem, hit the contact button and let us know. You are not allowed to skip any question. Answer all the questions. If an answer left unanswered to go back (use the previous button) and find the unanswered question. Use laptop or PC to view the quiz. In a mobile application, it may cause problems. Don’t forget to follow us on facebook/twitter/email and share this with your friends. This is a Practice Exam, Just relax and give

USMLE/PLAB/AMC Clinical Case Quiz - 19

A 6-year-old child present to pediatrician complaining of recurrent lung infections and frequent episodes of foul-smelling greasy stools and intermittent severe constipation. Her mother also noticed something protruding out of his anus. The child seems malnourished and undergrown. He also has some mass inside his right nostril. One of his cousins also has a similar problem. He also complains of indigestion and abdominal fullness. His mother feels salty taste when she kisses her. In view of the above scenario kindly answer the following questions, you will get an instant score at the end of the quiz. Moreover, you may also review the quiz to find out the correct answer with reasons after submitting the answers.