Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (JCPSP), is the prestigious, peer reviewed monthly biomedical journal of the country published regularly since 1991. College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan is the parent body of this Journal.


The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide credits to educational activities.

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Volume 30 | Issue 1 | January 2020
From the Chief Editor's Desk

By Zafar Ullah Chaudhry

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Challenges in Medical Journalism: Reflections from the Year Past!

By Saba Sohail

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Audiovisual Distraction: A Pricking Pain Reduction Modality among Ladies Receiving Intraoral Injections

By Munazza Aziz, Shahbaz Ahmed Jat, Fazal-ur-Rehman Qazi, Farah Naz, Prena Moorpani, Marina Shah

Objective: To determine the effect of audiovisual distraction (AVD) using virtual reality device (bobo VRZ4-VRBOX) on intensity of pricking pain at the intraoral injection site among different age groups in ladies. Study Design: Experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Opera...

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Intraperitoneal Bupivacaine as Post-laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Analgesia

By Abdul Manan, Ashar Ahmad Khan, Irfan Ahmad, Muhammad Usman, Tariq Jamil, Muhammad Afzal Sajid

Objective: To assess the efficacy of large volumes of diluted intraperitoneal bupivacaine in post-laparoscopic cholecystectomy analgesia. Study Design: A randomised controlled trial. Place and Duration of Study: Department of General Surgery, Nishtar Hospital, Multan, from August 2018 to June, 20...

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Low Pneumoperitoneum Pressure Improves Recovery of Transabdominal Preperitoneal Hernioplasty

By Dong Wang, Qing-Song Tao, Rong Wu, Jing-Min Wang, Wei-Yu Zhang, Zhen-Ling Ji

Objective: To evaluate the recovery influence of CO₂ pneumoperitoneum pressure for transabdominal preperitoneal hernioplasty (TAPP). Study Design: Experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: General Department II, Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, from August 201...

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Outcomes of Total Parathyroidectomy with Autotransplantation versus Subtotal Parathyroidectomy Techniques for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Chronic Renal Failure

By Ramazan Sari, Hakan Yabanoglu, Abdirahman Sakulen Hargura, Murat Kus, Ilker Murat Arer

Objective: To compare the safety and the effectiveness of total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation versus subtotal parathyroidectomy for refractory secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease. Study Design: A comparative study. Place and Duration of Study: Basken...

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Effects of Butyphthalide Combined with Idebenone on Inflammatory Cytokines and Vascular Endothelial Functions of Patients with Vascular Dementia

By Fan-xing Qi, Ying Hu, Li-juan Kang, Pan Li, Tian-chu Gao, Xin Zhang

Objective: To determinate the clinical effect of butyphthalide combined with idebenone in the treatment of vascular dementia (VD) and the influence on inflammatory cytokines and vascular endothelial functions. Study Design: Clinical comparative study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Ne...

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Comparison of Curative Effects between Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Lag Screw Internal Fixation and Reconstruction Plate for Unstable Pelvic Fractures

By Jifeng Fang, Hui Dong, Zihui Li

Objective: To compare the clinical efficacy of minimally invasive percutaneous lag screw internal fixation and reconstruction plate in the treatment of unstable pelvic fractures. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: The Department of Orthopaedics, Second People's...

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Graft Success and Hearing Results between Cartilage Island Graft and Temporal Muscle Fascia Graft Myringoplasty

By Ayse Secil Kayali Dinc, Melih Cayonu, Suleyman Boynuegri, Muammer Melih Sahin, Betul Paksoy, Adil Eryilmaz

Objective: To compare the graft success and hearing results in patients who underwent cartilage island graft (CIG) myringoplasty and temporal muscle fascia graft (TFG) myringoplasty. Study Design: Retrospective clinical study. Place and Duration of Study: Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospi...

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Significance of Serum NT-proBNP and Endogenous H₂S for Predicting Coronary Artery Lesions in Pediatric Kawasaki Disease

By Hao-bin Song, Yuan-da Zhang, Qing-wei Dong, Li-po Han, Rui-fang Qi, Bin-bin Bi, Lei Ma, Lei Ma, Hao Zhang

Objective: To determine the expression levels and clinical significance of serum N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP), hydrogen sulfide (H₂S) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) in children with Kawasaki disease (KD). Study Design: Descriptive comparative study. Place and Duration of S...

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Can Urodynamic Findings of Overactive Bladder Determine the Treatment Effect of Urotherapy in Children?

By Dawei He, Tao Lin, Xing Liu, Lihua Kou, Chun Wei, Jie Gao

Objective: To assess the correlation between urodynamic study findings and urotherapy treatment response in children with urotherapy-resistant overactive bladder (OAB). Study Design: A cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital of...

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Effects of Propranolol in Accelerating Wound Healing and Attenuation of Hypermetabolism in Adult Burn Patients

By Saeed Ashraf Cheema, Urwa Tanveer Ahmed, Hafsa Nasir, Shumaila Rehman Dogar, Zunaisra Mustafa

Objective: To compare the mean duration of wound healing and attenuation of muscle wasting in adult burn patients treated with propranolol and control group. Study Design: A randomised controlled trial. Place and Duration of Study: Allied Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Center, Faisalabad from Ma...

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Pancreaticogastrostomy: A Safe Option in Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Head and Periampullary Neoplasms

By Muhammad Asif Noor, Faisal Hanif, Osama Shakeel, Hassaan Bari

Objective: To determine the safety of pancreaticogastrostomy in pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients with periampullary and pancreatic head neoplasms in terms of surgical technique, pancreatic fistula rate, 30 days mortality and three years survival. Study Design: Cohort study. Place and Duration...

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Efficacy of Surgical Tissue Glues and Supporters for Treatment of Prolonged Air Leaks in Bullous Emphysema

By Erkan Akar, Miktat Arif Haberal, Ozlem Sengören Dikis

Objective: To investigate the effect of collagen matrix tissue supporter made of bovine pericardium and polyethylene glycol (PEG) tissue glue on prolonged air leak and postoperative complications in patients with bullous emphysema. Study Design: A retrospective study. Place and Duration of Study:...

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Postpericardiotomy Syndrome after Cardiac Operations

By Shi-Min Yuan

The postpericardiotomy syndrome (PPS) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality following heart operation. This systematic review reviewed the literature regarding PPS. It was found to occur on day 18.3 ±15.9 after cardiac operations, most often after coronary artery bypass grafting,...

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Comparison of Mortality in Fournier's Gangrene with the Two Scoring Systems

By Seracettin Egin, Sedat Kamali, Semih Hot, Berk Gökçek, Metin Yesiltas

Objective: To determine the factors associated with mortality in Fournier's gangrene (FG) toward informing the development of effective treatment strategies. Study Design: A descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Okmeydani Educat...

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Outcome of Humeral Shaft Fracture Treated with Intramedullary Nail and Plate Fixation

By Yansong Wang, Yogesh Kayastha, Yang Cao, Zhanpeng Guo, Yajiang Yuan, Yunlong BI

Objective: To compare the results of the intramedullary nail (IMN) and compression plate fixation performed for humeral shaft fracture as to determine a better option out of the two. Study Design: Comparative study. Place and Duration of Study: First Affiliated Hospital of Jinzhou Medical Univers...

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Stricture of Urethra: Patterns and Outcomes of Management from a Single Centre in Pakistan Over 7 Years

By Manzoor Hussain, Muhammad Shamim Khan, Murli Lal, Altaf Hashmi, Syed Ali Anwer Naqvi, Syed Adibul Hasan Rizvi

Objective: To determine the outcomes of urethroplasty and its complications from a large cohort of patients managed in a single centre. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Urology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), Karachi, from Januar...

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Optical Trocar Causing Aortic Injury: A Potentially Fatal Complication of Minimal Access Surgery

By Rashid Usman, Hafsa Ahmed, Zeeshan Ahmed, Maqsood Ali

Trocar injury to abdominal aorta is uncommon and even rare with optical trocars. Such injury, resulting from umbilical trocar insertion, is potentially fatal. It often causes on-table death due to torrential life-threatening haemorrhage and unavailability of expert vascular help. We present a rare...

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Zero Ischemia Partial Nephrectomy in Pregnancy

By Omer Vefik Ozozan, Abidin Egemen Isgoren

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) represents 2-3% of all cancers. Although RCC is rare, it is the most common urologic malignancy reported in pregnancy. Modality and timing of treatment during pregnancy represent a dilemma. A 37-year pregnant woman at 12th gestational week was referred by the obstetricia...

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Perioperative Nursing of Diffuse Pulmonary Ossification

By Fa-Yue Zhang, Ai-Ling Jiang, Tie-Quan Sui

This study aims to describe the clinical manifestations of diffuse pulmonary ossification, explore the diagnostic methods to reduce the misdiagnosis rate, and discuss its nursing treatment in the perioperative period. In The Fifth Central Hospital of Tianjin, one patient with diffuse pulmonary oss...

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Scrotal Lymphedema and its Conservative Treatment: A Rare Complication of Circumcision

By Serkan Akan, Berna Urkmez, Ilker Artuk, Ahmet Urkmez

Lymphedema is defined as an abnormal accumulation of extracellular fluid in the subcutaneous compartment caused by impaired lymphatic drainage. Scrotal lymphedema is a rare condition characterised by swelling of the scrotal skin due to deterioration in lymphatic drainage. Over time, fibrosis may d...

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Efficacy of Microecopharmaceutics Combined with Early Enteral Nutrition Support in the Treatment of Severe Acute Pancreatitis

By Zhaolei Qiu, Feng Cheng, Hai Jiang, Lei Li, Chuanming Zheng, Zhaohui Du, Zhenjie Wang

To explore the efficacy of microecopharmaceutics combined with early enteral nutrition support to the treatment of severe acute pancreatitis (SAP). A total of 26 patients diagnosed with SAP in our hospital were retrospectively reviewed. Microecopharmaceutics, the living microbial food supplements ...

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Salivary Biomarker Interleukin-8 Levels in Naswar Users and Non-users

By Kanwal Sohail, Khalid Mahmood Siddiqi, Muhammad Zeeshan Baig, Haafsa Arshad Sahibzada, Shahida Maqbool

Salivary biomarkers can be used as diagnostic and predictive aids in early detection of oral cancer or potentially malignant disorders. A cross-sectional comparative study was conducted over a period of one year from August 2016 to August 2017 in a multicentre setting in Islamabad. A total of 60 p...

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Comparison of Ketamine Alone and Subanesthetic Dose of Ketamine-Fentanyl for Regional Anesthesia in Children

By Liang Zhong, Hongtu Li, Bange Zhao

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Glandular Odontogenic Cyst

By Tugçenur Uzun, Merve Bozkurt, Betül Cengiz Duran, Eda Hilal Imamoglu, Orçun Toptas

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Efficacy of Pregabalin in Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

By Xiaoxia Yang, Yan Zhang, Huijin Yu, Jundi Sun, Yanhong He

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Leishmaniasis Outbreak in Pakistan: Dire Need of Intervention for Cure and Prevention

By Sana Habib, Syed Maaz Tariq, Sara Habib

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Lateral Sub-cutaneous Route for Anterior Tibial Artery Revascularisation

By Zia Ur Rehman

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Special Issue

Special Supplement 1 | Volume 29 | December 2019
Case Reports

By Editor JCPSP

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Anaesthetic Management of Cerebral Arterio-venous Malformation Excision Using Awake Craniotomy: Initial Experience of Two Cases

By Waleed Bin Ghaffar, Khalid Ahsan, Faraz Shafiq, Ather Enam2

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Accessory Cardiac Conduction Pathway with an Unusual Presentation

By Ikram Ahmed Rana, Wajeeha Afzal

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A Single Coronary Artery with an Absent Right Coronary and a Superdominant Left Circumflex Giving off a Branch Supplying the Right Coronary Artery Territory

By Imran Iftikhar, Adeel Ur Rehman, Hamid Sharif Khan

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Partial Malrotation of Bowel Loops in an Adolescent with Left Hypochondrial Pain

By Kanwal Laique, Syed Mubarak Ali

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Neurolymphomatosis of the Sciatic and Tibial Nerves

By Muhammad Talha Yaseen, Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz, Kashif Siddique, Taimoor Ali Tariq

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Self-expanding Metallic Stent Placement in Malignant Terminal Ileal Stricture

By Kailash Raj Makhejani, Muhammad Mansoor Ul Haq, Jawaid Iqbal, Naila Zahid

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Topical Sevoflurane: An Alternative Treatment for Pressure Ulcers

By Isin Gencay

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Strangulated Intrapericardial Diaphragmatic Hernia after Hybrid Maze Procedure

By Muhammad Fahim, Tim Campbell-Smith

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Improvement of Esophageal Anastomotic Leak by Vacuum-assisted Closure in Three Cases with Gastric Cancer

By Seracettin Egin, Semih Hot

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Kallmann Syndrome with Syndactyly

By Farid Kassidi, Majdouline Boujoual, Moulay El Mehdi El Hassani

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Acute Viral Hepatitis: Simultaneous Infection from Hepatitis A, B and E Viruses

By Nazish Butt, M. Ali Khan, Farhan Haleem

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A Case of Polyautoimmunity: Celiac Hepatitis, Grave's Disease and Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

By Nazish Butt, Muhammad Ali Khan, Zain Abid, Farhan Haleem

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Sigmoid Sinus Thrombosis with Cerebellar Tuberculous Abscess: A Rare Case of Chronic Headache with Vision Loss

By Ahmed Tanjimul Islam, Kafil Uddin, Ahmed Ali, Pijush Kumar Kundu, Munzur Alahi, Mukul Kumar Sarkar

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Tumour-to-tumour Metastasis: Cutaneous Melanoma Metastasizing to Leiomyoma Uteri

By Jelena Amidzic, Nenad Solajic, Aleksandra Fejsa Levakov, Matilda Djolai, Nada Vuckovic

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High Grade Encapsulated Papillary Carcinoma of Breast in a Young Female

By Madiha Bilal Qureshi, Naila Kayani

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Deep-seated Hibernoma of Thigh: A Rare Benign Adipocytic Tumor

By Muhammad Omar Afzal, Ata-ul-Haq , Sobia Mazhar, Moazzam Nazeer Tarar

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Solitary Endobronchial Papilloma: A Rare Entity

By Muhammad Soban Arif Maan, Muhammad Waleed, Amir Humza Sohail, Asna Sulaiman, Javaid Ahmed Khan

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The First Described Case of Bizarre Leiomyoma of the Portal Vein

By Murat Ferhat Ferhatoglu

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A Patient of Advanced NSCLC with a New EGFR Exon 19 Insertion Mutation and its Response to EGFR-TKIs

By Ning Zhu, Caixia Dong, Shanshan Weng, Ying Yuan, Ying Yuan

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Surgically-assisted Rapid Maxillary Expansion under Local Anesthesia

By Cansu Gul Koca, Ihsan Sami Guvenc

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Pelvic Angiosarcoma Around Total Hip Prosthesis

By Alberto Sánchez-García, Alberto Pérez García, Enrique Salmerón González

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Surgical Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis with Andersson Lesion

By Fengguang Yang, Liang Yang, Enhui Ren, Yong Yang, Jing Wang, Xuewen Kang

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Recurrent, Large, Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma at the Back

By Muhammad Danish Muneeb, Mirza Agha Naushad Baig

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Laparoscopic Resection of Isolated Retroperitoneal Gastric Duplication Cyst in an Infant

By Vipul Gupta, Usman Javaid, Ghadir Jaber, Diary Mohd, Mamoun AlMarzouqi

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A Case of Immunoglobulin (Ig) G4-related Sclerosing Periaortitis Mimicking Mediastinal Malignant Tumor

By Fuat Erel, Mustafa Kuzucuoglu, Nurhan Sarioglu, Eren Altun

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Benign Broncho-esophageal Fistula Presenting as Unresolved Pneumonia

By Waseem M. Hajjar, Lamyaa A. Althawadi, Nada A. Bin Semaih, Adnan W. Hajjar, Sami A. Al-Nassar

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Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy for a Nephrogenic Adenoma of Ureter

By Keiran David Clement, Catherine Thompson, Omar M. Aboumarzouk

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Bladder-sparing Approach in a Woman with Muscle-invasive Primary Bladder Melanoma

By Mehmet Necmettin Mercimek, Ender Ozden

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Unilateral Synchronous Multiple Kidney Tumors Managed by Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: Five-year Follow-up

By Mehmet Necmettin Mercimek, Latif Mustafa Ozbek, Ender Ozden

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A Mature Cystic Teratoma of the Urinary Bladder

By Safdar Shah, Wajid Ali, Imran Ansari, Shams-ul -Islam

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