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Qualifications:

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

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., 27 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Benefits and Risks of Primary Treatments for High-risk Localized and Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer: An International Multidisciplinary Systematic Review

    Moris, L., Cumberbatch, M. G., Van den Broeck, T., Gandaglia, G., Fossati, N., Kelly, B., Pal, R., Briers, E., Cornford, P., De Santis, M., Fanti, S., Gillessen, S., Grummet, J. P., Henry, A. M., Lam, T. B. L., Lardas, M., Liew, M., Mason, M. D., Omar, M. I., Rouvière, O. & 12 others, Schoots, I. G., Tilki, D., van den Bergh, R. C. N., van Der Kwast, T. H., van Der Poel, H. G., Willemse, P. P. M., Yuan, C. Y., Konety, B., Dorff, T., Jain, S., Mottet, N. & Wiegel, T., May 2020, In : European Urology. 77, 5, p. 614-627 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Bipolar versus monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate for lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic obstruction: A Cochrane Review

    Alexander, C. E., Scullion, M. MF., Omar, M. I., Yuan, Y., Mamoulakis, C., N'Dow, J. MO., Chen, C. & Lam, T. BL., 6 Feb 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Canadian Urological Association Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Economic evaluation of surgical treatments for women with stress urinary incontinence: a cost-utility and value of information analysis

    Javanbakht, M., Moloney, E., Brazzelli, M., Wallace, S., Ternent, L., Omar, M. I., Monga, A., Saraswat, L., Mackie, P., Becker, F., Imamura, M., Hudson, J., Shimonovich, M., MacLennan, G., Vale, L. & Craig, D., 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 6, 8 p., 035555.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • Introducing PIONEER: a project to harness big data in prostate cancer research

    Omar, M. I., Roobol, M. J., Ribal, M. J., Abbott, T., Agapow, P-M., Araujo, S., Asiimwe, A., Auffray, C., Balaur, I., Bayer, K., Bernini, C., Bjartell, A., Briganti, A., Butler-Ransohoff, J-E., Campi, R., Cavelaars, M., De Meulder, B., Devecseri, Z., Voss, M. D., Dimitropoulos, K. & 27 others, Evans-Axelsson, S., Franks, B., Fullwood, L., Horgan, D., Smith, E. J., Kiran, A., Kivinummi, K., Lambrecht, M., Lancet, D., Lindgren, P., MacLennan, S., MacLennan, S., Nogueira, M. M., Moen, F., Moinat, M., Papineni, K., Reich, C., Reiche, K., Rogiers, S., Sartini, C., van Bochove, K., van Diggelen, F., van Hemelrijck, M., Van Poppel, H., Zong, J., N'Dow, J. & The PIONEER Consortium, Jun 2020, In : Nature reviews. Urology. 17, p. 351-362 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle