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Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Paediatric Orthopaedic Services:

 

LNH has started Paediatric Orthopaedic Clinic at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Services:
Treatment of Club Foot by Ponesti Method
Early detection and management of *DDH of all ages
Assessment and management of Cerebral Palsy
Management of all types of paediatric problem
s


Contact: 021-34412259, 021-34412359



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Ilizarov Surgery, Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction Service:

 

LNH has started Ilizarov Surgery at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Services:
Complex and Neglected Trauma
Limb Lengthening
Deformity Correction
Musculoskeletal Infection / Nonunions


Contact: 021-34412259, 021-34412359



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Advanced Airway Management (AAM):

Date : 29th December 2014 (Monday)

Last date of registration : 22th December 2014


Basic Life Support (BLS):

Date : 30th December 2014 (Tuesday)

Last date of registration : 23rd December 2014


Interpretation of ECG:

Date : 24th December 2014 (Wednesday)
Last date of registration : 16th December 2014



Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS):

Date : 18th And 19th December 2014 (Thrsday & Friday)
Last date of registration : 10th December 2014


Organized by:
Research and Skills Development Centre

For further information and registration fee, Please contact:
0213-4412437
E-mail : sidra.tariq@lnh.edu.pk



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Liaquat National Hospital

Liaquat National Medical College







Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology & Metabolism
INTRODUCTION

The Endocrine System consists of a collection of glands that control basic body functions such as metabolism of sugars, fats and proteins. It also involves regulation of calcium, growth and sexual development, because these are controlled by secretion of different chemicals into the blood. These substances are called hormones. The amount of hormone produced by each gland is carefully controlled. Too much or too little of certain hormone can have effects throughout the body and cause various disorders. The endocrine system consists of following glands. 

Pituitary gland
Situated at the base of the brain and it secretes
Growth hormone
Antidiuretic hormone
Prolactin
Oxytocin
Stimulating hormones for gonads (FSH and LH)
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

Pancreas
Present near the stomach and it secretes
Insulin
Glucagon

Adrenal glands
One on each side, present on top of each kidney, has two independent parts. These glands secrete
Cortisone
Androgens
Aldosterone
Adrenaline
Noradrenalin

Thyroid gland
Found in the front of the neck, and secretes
Thyroxin
Calcitonin

Parathyroid gland
Four glands, close to the thyroid gland and they secrete
Parathyroid hormone

Gonads 
Two in each body
(Male and female reproductive organs); they secrete
Testosterone in males
Estrogen/progesterone in females

The Section of Endocrinology provides latest trends in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with endocrine (hormonal) diseases and conditions. We emphasize a personalized approach to care, tailoring the treatment program to the individual needs and capacities of the patient. The Endocrinology Unit diagnoses and treats all endocrine-related conditions of children, adolescents and adults. Our specialty includes treatment of following conditions:

The Section of Endocrinology provides latest trends in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with endocrine (hormonal) diseases and conditions. We emphasize a personalized approach to care, tailoring the treatment program to the individual needs and capacities of the patient. The Endocrinology Unit diagnoses and treats all endocrine-related conditions of children, adolescents and adults. Our specialty includes treatment of following conditions:

Pituitary problems (Tumors, and prolactin disorders)
Growth disorders (Short stature, abnormal growth)
Thyroid problems (Goiters, Hypothyroid and hyperthyroid disorders, thyroid cancers)
Adrenal problems (Cortisol deficiencies and excess, hypertension)
Problems of puberty
Hypoglycemia (Low Glucose)
Diabetes insipidus and inappropriate release of vasopressin, associated with thirst disorders and electrolyte imbalance. (Abnormal Sodium and other electrolytes)
Parathyroid problems (High or low Calcium states)
Calcium and bone disorders (Osteoporosis, osteomalacia, Vitamin D disorders)
Hirsutism (Abnormal hair growth in females)
Women hormonal issues (Menopause, HRT, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
Lipid disorders (high cholesterol and triglycerides)
Diabetes mellitus

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SERVICES

Endocrinologists are also specially trained diabetologists. Our services offer comprehensive care of following disorders:

- Type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Gestational diabetes mellitus.
- Diabetic foot.
- Obesity.
- High Cholesterol ( Dyslipidemia).
- Endocrine disorder as listed above


With the help of specialized diabetes educationist and dedicated nutritionist, all patients are provided with diabetes education and a diet plan tailored to their needs and capacities. Our diabetic clinic has facilities to have on spot blood glucose checkup, doppler ultrasound to assess blood flow in feet, and eye exam including retinal check up. Free screening of cholesterol and urine albumin, are held in the clinics periodically. Round the clock support to our diabetic patients is available in the form of a 24- hour Diabetic helpline.
 
Endocrine clinics are held daily in the morning between 09:00 am to 01:00 pm, and appointment afternoon clinics from 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm.

 

FACULTY
Sr.# Name Designation Qualification
1. Dr. Syed Khalid Imam
Consultant (Endocrinology) FCPS
  Email: khalid.imam@lnh.edu.pk
       
2. Dr. Saeed Ahmed Mahar
Consultant (Endocrinology) FCPS
  Email: saeed.mahar@lnh.edu.pk
       
3. Ms. Munazza Haq Chief Dietitian Masters in Nutrition
  Email: munazza.haq@lnh.edu.pk
   
4. Mr. Muhammad Naeem Diabetic Educator Endocrinology
  Email: m.naeem@lnh.edu.pk

 

Diabetes Emergency Helpline
0300 373 1617

For appointment or information please contact:
3441 2296 / 3441 2782

Mailing address:
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology
Liaquat National Hospital and Liaquat National Medical College
National Stadium Road, Karachi-74800


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