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.


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Volume 29 | Issue 8 | August 2019
Standardised Structured Reporting in Histopathology: Are We Prepared?

By Muhammed Mubarak

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The Effect of Gabapentin on Postoperative Pain, Morphine Sparing Effect and Preoperative Anxiety in Patients Going for Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgical Procedure

By Mueen Ullah Khan, Fahad Y. Bamehriz, Mansoor Aqil, Fatama Al Dammas, Awatif Fadin, Rashid Saeed Khokhar

Objective: To determine the effectiveness of preoperative administration of gabapentin in reduction of acute postoperative pain, morphine consumption and preoperative anxiety and sedation in obese patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Study Design: Double-blinded randomised control...

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Serum Albumin and C3 Complement Levels in Endometriosis

By Aisha Hasan, Amena Rahim, Muhammad Afzal, Abdul Khaliq Naveed, Saddaf Ayub, Saira Jahan

Objective: To compare the efficacy of albumin and C3 complement as serum marker for the early diagnosis of endometriosis in women of reproductive age. Study Design: Cross-sectional comparative study. Place and Duration of Study: Biochemistry Department, Islamic International Medical College, Rawa...

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Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor in Burn Patients with Neutropenia

By Ghazala Tabassum, Iqra Khan, Amina Asif, Imran Shahzad, Farrukh Aslam Khalid, Moazzam Nazeer Tarar

Objective: To assess the role of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) for improving neutropenia in burns patients with neutropenia. Study Design: Experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Jinnah Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Centre, Lahore, from May to October 2017. Methodology...

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Complete Blood Count Parameters for Prediction of non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

By Harun Gunes, Ayhan Saritas, Sengul Cangur, Osman Kayapinar

Objective: To evaluate whether the complete blood count parameters can be used to predict patients who will have positive troponin levels during emergency department observation, and to establish whether any single parameter or combination of parameters has sufficiently good diagnostic test criter...

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Polymorphisms in the GC Gene for Vitamin D Binding Protein and Their Association with Vitamin D and Bone Mass in Young Adults

By Aysha Habib Khan, Lena Jafri, Areeba Siddiqui, Ghazala Naureen, Howard Morris, Tariq Moatter

Objective: To identify DBP gene rs4588 and rs7041 polymorphisms and associate with participants' serum 25(OH)D and BMD levels. Study Design: Cross-sectional descriptive study design. Place and Duration of Study: Section of Chemical Pathology and Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology a...

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Comparison of Adequacy of Dialysis between Single-use and Reused Hemodialyzers in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis

By Amna Hamid, Murtaza F. Dhrolia, Salman Imtiaz, Ruqayya Qureshi, Aasim Ahmad

Objective: To compare adequacy of dialysis between single-use and reused dialyzer in order to ascertain whether reuse of dialyzers provides adequate dialysis and thereby enable provision of effective yet affordable renal replacement therapy in resource-limited countries. Study Design: Observation...

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Glucose Transporter 1 Overexpression in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

By Samina Qamar, Sanum Fatima, Abdul Rehman, M. Abbas Khokhar, Zeeshan Mustafa, Nukhbatullah Awan

Objective: To determine association of immunohistochemical over expression of GLUT 1 (Glucose transporter 1) in oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) with histopathological grade and smoking. Study Design: Descriptive cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Pathology Department, King Edw...

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Visual Outcomes of Pars Plana Vitrectomy Alone or with Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Patients of Diabetic Vitreous Haemorrhage

By Uzma Haseeb, Aziz-ur-Rehman , Muhammad Haseeb

Objective: To evaluate the visual outcomes of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) alone or with intravitreal bevacizumab in patients of diabetic vitreous haemorrhage. Study Design: A quasi-experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital, Malir, Karachi, from March to November 201...

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Role of Amphotericin B in Nasal Irrigation for Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps

By Sadaf Zia, Syeda Uzma Naqvi, Salman Ahmed, M. Shuja Farrukh, Salman Matiullah Sheikh

Objective: To determine the effect of topical antifungal irrigation fluid containing amphotericin B on nasal polyp and their recurrence pattern, and to study the association of serum IgE in predicting the presence of fungus along with the nasal polyps. Study Design: An interventional study. Plac...

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Effects of Recombinant Irisin on Body Mass Index, Serum Insulin, Luteinizing Hormone and Testosterone Levels in Obese Female BALB/c Mice

By Sadaf Majeed, Riffat Shafi, Hira Moin, Ifra Ashraf, Khurram Irshad, Afrose Liaquat

Objective: To determine the effects of recombinant irisin on body mass index (BMI), serum insulin, luteinizing hormone (LH) and testosterone levels, and to correlate the serum insulin levels with serum luteinizing hormone and testosterone levels and to correlate the body mass index with serum insu...

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Clinical and Airway Inflammation Features of COPD Patients with Positive Bronchodilator Test

By Zhiying Wang, Zhisong Xu, Guangsheng Sun, Hongya Bao

Objective: To explore the difference in clinical characteristics and airway inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients on the positive bronchodilator tests. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Affiliated Hospital of Shaoxing University, Shaoxin...

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Safety and Efficacy of Radiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Veins: An Initial Experience from Pakistan

By Zia Ur Rehman, Muhammad Asad Moosa

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for varicose veins. Study Design: Observational case series. Place and Duration of Study: Section of Vascular Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, from September 2016 to August 2018. Methodology: Data of R...

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Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Presentation, Diagnosis, Management and Factors Impacting Clinical Outcome in a Tertiary Cardiac Centre in Pakistan

By Shabana Kausar, Hamid Sharif Khan, Muhammad Talha Bin Nazir, Adeel-ur-Rehman , Azhar Mahmood Kayani

Objective: To evaluate the presentation, diagnosis, management and outcome of acute pulmonary embolism for assessing the factors impacting mortality in such patients. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from July ...

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Comparative Analysis of CT and MRI Diagnosis of Large Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome (LVAS) in Children

By Ling Yang, Jie Liu

Objective: To analyse application value of CT and MRI in the diagnosis of large vestibular aqueduct syndrome (LVAS) in children. Study Design: A descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of ENT, Xiangyang Central Hospital, Affiliated Hospital of Hubei University of Arts and Scie...

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Anaesthetic Management of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

By Cengiz Kaya, Sezgin Bilgin, Gunes C. Cebeci, Leman Tomak

Objective: To describe perioperative anaesthetic management with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). Study Design: An observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Anesthesiology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey, between January 2012 and December 2017. Methodology: Patients...

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Cerebral Aneurysms due to Cardiac Myxoma

By Shi-Min Yuan

Cerebral aneurysms due to cardiac myxoma has been sporadically reported; however, the clinical features of this entity has not been fully elucidated. This meta-analysis was conducted to determine the reported clinical features and outcomes of this condition. It revealed a predominance of cardiac m...

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An Audit of Caesarean Section Rate Using Modified Robson Criteria at a Tertiary Care Hospital

By Asma Ansari, Shehla Baqai, Rabia Imran

Objective: To evaluate the rising rate of caesarean section (CS) and its contributing factors at a tertiary care hospital. Study Design: Clinical audit. Place and Duration of Study: Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Pak Emirates Military Hospital (PEMH), Rawalpindi, from January to December 2...

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Optical Coherence Tomography-guided Intervention in STEMI Patients with Normal Looking Coronaries

By Imran Iftikhar, Hamid Sharif Khan, Naveed Yaqoob, Adeel ur Rehman

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an increasingly available intracoronary imaging modality that provides highresolution imaging of coronary arteries and guides operators in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) by accurately defining luminal geometry and detailed plaque composition. The two...

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Subserosal Leiomyoma with Intravenous Leiomyomatosis Extending into Inferior Vena Cava and Right-sided Cardiac Chambers

By Palwasha Gul, Khanda Gul, Pari Gul, Shama Jogezai

Leiomyoma (fibroid) is the most common benign tumour of the uterus in reproductive age. Its treatment is easy and employs a surgical resection, usually without complications. However, it may show an atypical behaviour and result in intravenous leiomyomatosis (IVL) extending into the regional and s...

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Retroperitoneal Teratoma with Secondary Infection

By Yavuz Yuksel, Ozkan Ozen, Aslihan Kuru

Teratomas are germ cell tumors arising from the embryonic germ layers. Since they originate from the germ cells, they can be found in the gonadal, sacrococcygeal, mediastinal, intracranial, retroperitoneal, and cervical regions. In this case report, a 4-year boy, brought to the hospital due to abd...

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Isolated Spermatic Vein Thrombosis

By Zeynep Nilüfer Tekin

Isolated spermatic vein thrombosis is an uncommon pathology, mostly involving left side. These patients present with acute scrotal symptoms, and can be misdiagnosed as testicular torsion or incarcerated inguinal hernia. At this point, Doppler ultrasound (US) plays critical role for the prompt and ...

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Complex Reconstruction of Nose and Upper Lip after Assault

By Farrukh Aslam Khalid, Muhammad Amin Yousaf, Moazzam Nazeer Tarar

A 21-year male, farmer by profession, was admitted in Plastic Surgery Department via outpatient department, with amputation of nose and upper lip with the knife during resistance against robbery attempt. He was having the blockage of the right side of nostril and difficulty in mouth opening. Upper...

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Octreotide and Continuous Hemofiltration versus Continuous Hemofiltration Alone in Severe Acute Pancreatitis Complicated with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

By Lei Huang, Hongxia Zhu, Jianxiang Gu

The objective of this study was to compare effects of octreotide and continuous hemofiltration versus continuous hemofiltration alone in the treatment of severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) complicated with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). It was an experimental study carried out from April...

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The Frequency of Human Papilloma Virus in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

By Yasemin Kemal, Ozgur Kemal, Mehmet Kefeli, Seda Gun, Ayse Bel, Nilgun Sahin

The association of HPV in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) is investigated in several studies but controversial results are established. This study aimed to investigate the HPV DNA positivity in LSCC patients diagnosed and treated in two otorhinolaryngology referral centres in northern reg...

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Alleviation of Postoperative Delirium by Spinal Anesthesia in Elderly Patients with Hip Fracture

By Yan-ping Yang, Liang-kun Dong

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Suspicious MELAS Requires Genetic and Biochemical Confirmation

By Josef Finsterer, Sinda Zarrouk-Mahjoub

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Bad Disease with Reasonable Outcome

By Asif Husain Osmani, Kausar Suleman

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Swelling on the Upper Lip: A Diagnostic Challenge

By Anand S Tegginamani, Vanishree HS, Sonalika Ghate Wanjari, Gunjan Dubey

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Special Issue

Special Supplement 1 | Volume 29 | June 2019
Case Reports – Special Supplement

By Editor JCPSP

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Growth Hormone and ACTH Deficiency in a Diabetic Adult

By Asif Ali Memon, Mehwish Gilani, Naveed Asif, Nida Basharat

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A Case of Dynamic Evolution of Thyrotoxicosis on Follow-up

By Cong Qing Miao, De Chuan Lu, Jing Jing Liu, Hui Xu, Xin Long Meng

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Coexistence of Papillary Thyroid Cancer and Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Report of Five Cases

By Hasan Calis, Nuraydin Ozlem, Serif Melih Karabeyoglu

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Primary Supraclavicular Cystic Lymphangioma in an Adult: A Rare Presentation

By Mansoor Tariq Azim, Syed Mukarram Hussain, Mohammad Awais Mughal

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An Adult Case of Thiamine-Sensitive Megaloblastic Anemia Syndrome Accidentally Diagnosed Myelodysplastic Syndrome

By Ali Kutlucan

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Endothelial Cysts of Adrenal Gland

By Zafar Ali, Hina Tariq, Usama Rehman

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JC Virus Infection: A Clinical Conundrum

By Hajra Farooq, Saifullah Khan Niazi, Misbah Noor, Eijaz Ghani

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Gastric Tuberculosis

By Naresh Kumar Seetlani, Khalid Imran, Qurat ul Ain Hafeez, Asif Ali, Pyar Ali Fazil, Bareeha Shaukat Sultan, Sulhera Khan

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Congenital Erythropoietic Porphyria: A Rare Case of Photosensitivity with Hemolytic Anaemia and Mental Retardation

By Nadia Shirazi, Payal Chauhan, Rashmi Jindal, Sohaib Ahmad

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Ischemic Skin Necrosis in Hepatorenal Syndrome Patient Secondary to Terlipressin

By Raheel Ahmed, Abdul Haseeb

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Adult-Onset Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Presented with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

By Abdulkerim Gokoglu, Hasan Tahsin Gozdas

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Primary Extra-renal Wilms' Tumor in Urinary Bladder: Rare Presentation of a Common Pediatric Malignancy

By Irfana Ishaq Sindhu, Haleema Saeed, Rabia Wali, Asma Mehreen

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Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid: Camouflaged as Persistent Conjunctivitis

By Jamal-uddin Mughal, Asif Jan Muhammad, Uzma Erum

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Traboulsi Syndrome in Pakistan

By Tehmina Awais, Mehmood Ali, Saad Alam Khan

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Shprintzen-Goldberg Syndrome: A Rare Disorder

By Attia Bari, Nadia Sadaqat, Nadia Nawaz, Iqbal Bano

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Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Asymptomatic Methylmalonic Aciduria in a Child

By Fatma Zohra Chioukh, Kamel Monastiri

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Primary Iliopsoas Abscess in a Neonate

By Muhammad Umar Nisar, Samer Sikander, Zenab Noorain, Mehr-un-Nisa Shahid Baig, Nadeem Akhtar

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A Rare Cause of Intractable Diarrhea of Infancy

By Salman Ali, Aroma Tariq, Maryam Ghuncha

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A Neonate with Upper GI Bleeding

By Suneeta Khemani, Huma Ghulam Qadir, Mumtaz Malik, Faiqa Hassan

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A Child with Weight Loss and Alacrimation: Triple A Syndrome

By Qurat ul Ain, Naveed Asif, Noreen Shahzad, Waqas Hanif Sheikh

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A Child with Ambiguous Genitalia: An Atypical Presentation

By Waqas Hanif Sheikh, Naveed Asif, Muhammad Younas, Nida Basharat, Qurat-ul-Ain , Noreen

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Erotomania in Depressive Psychosis: Mood Incongruent Delusion in a Depressive Young Woman

By Usama Bin Zubair, Sawera Mansoor

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Polyarthritis as the Initial Presentation of Hyper Eosinophilic Syndrome

By Lubna Nazir, Amir Riaz, Hamza Alam

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Bladder Hernia, Bladder Stone and Contralateral Bowel Hernia: An Usual Combination

By Akif Erbin, Halil Lutfi Canat, Burak Ucpinar, Hayati Malcik

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Adrenal Myelolipoma with Adrenocortical Adenoma Presenting with Hypertension Only

By Fan Yang, Chenyu Sun, Shiyu Pang, Juanjuan Cai, Hao Lin, Wanlong Tan

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Neoaorta Reconstruction Using Both Femoral Veins in a Patient with Secondary Aortoenteric Fistula

By Zia-ur Rehman

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Detection and Management of Pregnancy in Rudimentary Horn of Uterus

By Rizwana Parveen

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