Efficacy and Safety of Optilume; A Drug-Coated Balloon Treatment for Anterior Urethral Stricture

ABSTRACT Objective: To determine the efficacy and safety of Optilume; a drug-coated balloon (DCB) treatment for anterior urethral strictures. Methodology: This multi-centered descriptive case series study was carried out in the Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, Sharif Medical City Hospital, Lahore and the Department of Urology, National Hospital & Medical Center, Lahore on thirty

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and their Association with Left Anterior Descending Artery Involvement & Triple Vessel Disease

ABSTRACT Objective: To determine the frequency of cardiovascular risk factors in patients presenting for primary percutaneous coronary intervention (P-PCI) and evaluate their association with left anterior descending artery involvement and triple vessel disease. Methodology: This descriptive cross-sectional study was done at the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, Rawalpindi from March 2019 to January 2021 after approval