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MBBS (Dow), MD (USA), MSC (UK), MMEd (UK)

Research Interests:

Role of the internet in the management of patient with urological cancer.
Conducting systematic reviews on the treatment of various urological cancers.
Also conducting a research project on medical education.

Teaching Responsibilities:

I have more than 10 years of teaching experience. I have worked as the course director of Introduction to Clinical Medicine and Case study

Research Overview:

Conducting systematic reviews on the treatment of various urological cancers for the University of Aberdeen and Cochrane Collaboration.
I conducted a research project on online information resources for people with urological cancers which included analysis of 50 websites and semi-structured interviews with Consultant Urologists, Consultant Oncologists, Urology registrar, and urology nurses working at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to explore the views of healthcare professionals about the role of online information in the management of patients with urological cancers. This project was a part of my MSC requirement.
Retrospective hospital based data analysis to know the prevalence of anemia during pregnancy. Patients’ records were analyzed from January 1997 to August 1997 to find the prevalence of anemia among pregnant females living in one of the slums of Karachi (Lyari). The results showed that 69% of pregnant females presenting at Lyari General Hospital had anemia.

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Research Output 2003 2019

Antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of infectious complications following prostate biopsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Pilatz, A., Dimitropoulos, K., Veeratterapillay, R., Yuan, Y., Omar, M. I., MacLennan, S., Cai, T., Bruyère, F., Bartoletti, R., Köves, B., Wagenlehner, F., Bonkat, G. & Pradere, B., 11 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antibiotic Prophylaxis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Benefits of Empiric Nutritional and Medical Therapy for Semen Parameters and Pregnancy and Live Birth Rates in Couples with Idiopathic Infertility: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Omar, M. I., Pal, R. P., Kelly, B. D., Bruins, H. M., Yuan, Y., Diemer, T., Krausz, C., Tournaye, H., Kopa, Z., Jungwirth, A. & Minhas, S., Apr 2019, In : European Urology. 75, 4, p. 615-625 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnancy Rate
coenzyme Q10
1 Citation (Scopus)

Management of Urinary Retention in Patients with Benign Prostatic Obstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Karavitakis, M., Kyriazis, I., Omar, M. I., Gravas, S., Cornu, J-N., Drake, M. J., Gacci, M., Gratzke, C., Herrmann, T. R. W., Madersbacher, S., Rieken, M., Speakman, M. J., Tikkinen, K. A. O., Yuan, Y. & Mamoulakiso, C., May 2019, In : European Urology. 75, 5, p. 788-798 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Retention
Prospective Studies
3 Citations (Scopus)

Study Protocol for the DETECTIVE Study: An International Collaborative Study To Develop Consensus Statements for Deferred Treatment with Curative Intent for Localised Prostate Cancer

Lam, T. B. L., MacLennan, S., Plass, K., Willemse, P. M., Mason, M. D., Cornford, P., Donaldson, J., Davig, N., Dell'Oglio, P., Fankauser, C., Grivas, N., Ingels, A., Lardas, M., Liew, M., Pang, K., Paterson, C., Omar, M. I., Zattoni, F., Buddingh, T., van den Broeck, T. & 20 others, Cumberbatch, M., Fossati, N., Gross, T., Moris, L., Schoots, I. G., van den Bergh, R. C. N., Briers, E., Bourke, L., De Santis, M., Gillessen, S., Grummet, J. P., Henry, A. M., van der Poel, H. G., van der Kwast, T. H., Rouvière, O., Tilki, D., Wiegel, T., N'Dow, J., Van Poppel, H. & Mottet, N., Apr 2019, In : European Urology. 75, 4, p. 699-702 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Selection
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Surgical interventions for women with stress urinary incontinence: systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Imamura, M., Hudson, J., Wallace, S. A., MacLennan, G., Shimonovich, M., Omar, M. I., Javanbakht, M., Moloney, E., Becker, F., Ternent, L., Montgomery, I., Mackie, P., Saraswat, L., Monga, A., Vale, L., Craig, D. & Brazzelli, M., 8 Jun 2019, In : BMJ. 365, 8202, 15 p., l1842.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Suburethral Slings
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Randomized Controlled Trials
Network Meta-Analysis
Odds Ratio