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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Issue 1 | Volume 29 | January 2019
From the Chief Editor's Desk

By Zafar Ullah Chaudhry

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Paradigm Shift in Anti-Coagulating Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

By Bushra Moiz

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Effects of Dezocine-Remifentanil Intravenous Anaesthesia on Perioperative Signs, Serum TNF-&aipha; and IL-6 in Liver Cancer Patients undergoing Radiofrequency Ablation

By Qiang Jia, Fen Tian, Wei-Na Duan, Yi-Fan Jia, Hua-Xin Wang, Zhong-Yuan Xia

Objective: To analyse the impact of dezocine-remifentanil intravenous anaesthesia on perioperative signs, serum tumour necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), and interleukin-6 (IL-6) in liver cancer patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation (RFA). Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Dur...

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Effect of Remifentanil Combined Anesthesia on Cytokines and Oxidative Stress in Patients undergoing Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer

By Suchun Ding, Hongzhong Ma, Gao Wang, Zhenyu Yu, Kezhong Li, Aijie Huang

Objective: To investigate the effect of remifentanil combined anesthesia on serum cytokines and oxidative stress indices in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer. Study Design: Experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Anesthesiology, Yuhuangding Hospital ...

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Sevoflurane Effect on Cognitive Function and the Expression of Oxidative Stress Response Proteins in Elderly Patients undergoing Radical Surgery for Lung Cancer

By Yang Qin, Jinping Ni, Li Kang, Zhidong Zhong, Liren Wang, Shuzhou Yin

Objective: To investigate the effects of sustained inhalation of sevoflurane on cognitive function and the expression of oxidative stress response proteins such as NADPH oxidase subunits NOX2 and NOX4 in elderly patients undergoing radical surgery for lung cancer. Study Design: An experimental st...

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Diagnostic Accuracy of MR Mammography in Diagnosing Malignant Breast Lesions Taking Histopathology as Gold Standard

By Saba Fatima, Shahid Waheed, Muhammad Imran Khan

Objective: To find out the diagnostic accuracy of MR Mammography in diagnosing malignant breast lesions taking histopathology as gold standard. Study Design: Cross-sectional survey. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Radiology in collaboration with Department of Pathology, Sir Ganga Ram ...

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Association between Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Clinical Outcomes of IVF-ET/ICSI

By Hui Chen, Jian-Bo Zheng, Dong-Mei Wang, Hua Xing, Hui Wang

Objective: To investigate the association between the level of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and the quality of early embryos as well as clinical outcome after embryo transplantation in embryo culture medium of patients treated with IVF-ET/ICSI, and explore the association between VEGF...

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Safety of Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Stenting in Patients with Obstructive Jaundice

By Rafeah Khan, Zainab Hussain, Vaqar Bari, Azeikah Ben Fiaz

Objective: To determine the safety of percutaneous transhepatic biliary stenting (PTBS) in patients with obstructive jaundice. Study Design: A case series. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Radiology, The Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan, from February 2012 to April 2013. ...

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Reviewers' Responses to Medical Research Articles

By Saba Sohail, Jamshed Akhtar

Objective: To document the reviewers' responses in terms of reviewers' demographic and professional characteristics, promptness of reply, and duration of reply to the request to review medical research articles for a general biomedical research journal. Study Design: Cross-sectional, ob...

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Diagnostic Accuracy of a Limited Immuno-panel of Calretinin and Ber-EP4 for Diagnosis of Malignant Effusions

By Nosheen Khurram, Tazeen Anis, Noshin Wasim Yusuf

Objective: To differentiate between adenocarcinoma cells and reactive mesothelial cells (RMC) in serous effusions using a limited immuno-panel of Ber-EP4 and Calretinin. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Pathology, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, in...

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Effects of Percutaneous Kyphoplasty on Bone Metabolism and Oxidative Stress in Elderly Patients with Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures

By Qi Liu, Juan Cao, JianJun Kong

Objective: To investigate the effects of percutaneous kyphoplasty on bone metabolism and oxidative stress in elderly patients with osteoporotic spinal fractures. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Orthopedics, ZhangYe People's Hospital Affiliated ...

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Effect of Kisspeptin on Serum Prolactin and Gonadotropins Levels in Balb-c Mice with Induced Chronic Stress

By Ifra Ashraf, Irum Rehman, Khurram Irshad, Riffat Shafi

Objective: To determine and compare effects of kisspeptin on serum prolactin, luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone levels in Balb-c mice with and without exposure to chronic restraint stress. Study Design: An animal experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Shifa College of...

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Absenteeism of Medical Students from Subspecialty Clinical Rotations: A Qualitative Study

By Shahadat Hussain Chaudhry, Javed Iqbal

Objective: To explore in depth the phenomena of low attendance in subspecialty clinical ward rotation and how it can be improved among 4th year MBBS medical students. Study Design: Constructivist paradigm using qualitative transcendental phenomenological research design. Place and Duration of Stu...

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Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: A Systematic Review

By Maria Tanveer, Ali Ahmed

Non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is a wheat associated disorder diagnosed by exclusion diagnosis. This review was conducted to collect current information about NCGS, clinical and pathologic manifestations, and problems faced by health professionals. It also highlights the obstacles faced when...

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Frequency of Primary Hyperaldosteronism in Young Hypertensives in a Tertiary Care Setting of Rawalpindi

By Mehwish Gilani, Naveed Asif, Asif Nawaz, Ammad Akram

Objective: To determine the frequency of primary hyperaldosteronism in young hypertensives in hospital settings of Rawalpindi. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Chemical Pathology and Endocrinology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpi...

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Re-Sleeve Gastrectomy for Failed Primary Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

By Bayrak Mehmet

Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of re-sleeve gastrectomy (LRSG) in patients who had insufficient weight loss or weight regain after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Ortadogu Private Hospital, Turkey, between March 201...

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Evaluation of GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay for Detection of Pulmonary Tuberculosis on Sputum Samples

By Altintas Yasemin, Sajjad Ahmad, Sumera Afzal, Aman Ullah, Anwar Sheed

Objective: To analyse the diagnostic performance of MTB/RIF assay for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis and detection of rifampicin resistance using sputum samples. Study Design: Observational cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Provincial TB Reference Laboratory (PTRL), Hay...

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Technical Varieties of Ross Procedure: A Case Series

By Huma Fatima, Muneer Amanullah, Asif Hasan Siddiqui, Abdus Salam, Shirin Saeed

Replacement of aortic valve with the pulmonary autograft is carried out through the Ross procedure due to its potential for growth, durability in pediatric population, and absence of anticoagulation. This case series reports the postoperative outcome of two technical variations of Ross procedure i...

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Mirabegron: A Novel and Promising Medical Expulsive Treatment for Ureteral Stones?

By Ahmet Urkmez, Emre Tokuc, Ramazan Topaktas, Aytac Sahin, Ozgur H. Yuksel

Medical expulsive therapy (MET) is used especially in distal ureteral stones to reduce colics and decrease the number of endourological surgical interventions. A broad spectrum of agents can be used for the relaxation and the dilatation of the ureter, reducing the intraureteric pressure. Alfa-bloc...

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Agenesis of Isthmus of Thyroid Gland in the Presence of Ectopic Thyroid Tissue Associated with Papillary Carcinoma

By Kesici Ugur, Kesici Sevgi, Kesicioglu Tugrul, Sengul Demet

The thyroid is an endocrine gland composed of two lateral lobes connected by a strip of thyroid tissue called an isthmus. The thyroid gland is usually associated with extensive morphological variations and developmental anomalies. During the 4th intrauterine week, the thyroid gland begins to devel...

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Priapism as a Debut Presentation of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

By Jahnvi Dhar, Jahnvi Dhar, Garvit Chhabra, Lokesh Khandelwal, Lokesh Khandelwal, Akshee Batra, Naresh Gupta, Naresh Gupta

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder that usually presents with high white blood cell counts and massive splenomegaly. Priapism is a rare manifestation of CML and is mostly due to hyperleukocytosis. Its debut appearance as a sign of hematological dyscrasia is a r...

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Classical Hodgkin's Lymphoma with Skeletal Muscle Involvement: A Testing Case

By Syed Ali Shazif Baqari, Mairah Razi, Javeria Hayat, Rabia Mohammad Wali

Skeletal muscle involvement in Hodgkin lymphoma is very rare. An 11-year male child presented with stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma and skeletal muscle involvement in right gluteal, piriformis and psoas muscles. He had resistant disease. He achieved remission with 3rd line chemotherapy, EPIC; and success...

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Dyskinesia in a Child: A Concern for a Rare Neuro-Metabolic Disorder

By Ayesha Hafeez, Safia Fatima, Nayyar Chaudhry, Muhammad Tahir Khadim

A 3-year child is discussed who presented with dyskinesia, large head size, developmental delay, and recurrent infections necessitating multiple hospital admissions. The diagnosis was not made at initial presentation or even after multiple hospital admissions. An organic acidemia was suspected, ba...

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Spatial Distribution and Accessibility to Public Sector Tertiary Care Teaching General Hospitals: Tale of Two Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Districts – Peshawar and Abbottabad

By Masood Ali Shaikh, Naeem Abbas Malik

Effective utilisation of healthcare facilities is determined by spatial and non-spatial factors, including their spatial distribution and physical accessibility. Public sector plays an important role in the provision of healthcare services for improving health in developing countries like Pakistan...

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Effect of Ulinastatin Combined with Octreotide on Serum Endothelin, Endotoxin Levels and Immune Function in Acute Pancreatitis

By Luyang Meng, Ziheng Wu, Hongkun Zhang

The aim of this study was to determine clinical efficacy of ulinastatin combined with octreotide in treatment of acute pancreatitis, and its effect on serum endothelin, endotoxin level and immune function. It was an analytical observational study carried out from September 2016 to March 2018. A to...

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Lifestyle Risk Factors Associated with Cases of Myocardial Infarction, Reported in Abbottabad, Haripur and Mansehra Districts

By Muhammad Usama, Yasir Basir, Shoaib Irshad, Saad Muhammad

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Tuberculosis in Hemodialysis Patients in a Single Centre Tertiary Renal Care Unit

By Ruqaya Qureshi, Salman Imtiaz

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Keratoconus and Acute Hydrops: Global Perspective

By Shahzaib Rehan, Zartash Rehan

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Erdheim-Chester Disease with Chest Wall Involvement

By Mehmet Akif Tezcan, Ibrahim Ethem Ozsoy

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Intra-uterine Meconium Peritonitis

By Raazia Nawaz, Arshad Khushdil, Naveed Ahmed

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Special Issue

Special Supplement 3 | Volume 28 | September 2018
Anaesthetic Management of a Patient with Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Undergoing Laparotomy

By Anwar ul Huda, Tauseef Ahmed

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Senning Procedure for Transposition of the Great Arteries in a Patient with Situs Inversus Totalis and Dextrocardia

By Iqbal Hussain Pathan, Sohail Khan Bangash, Saad Bader Zaki, Abdul Sattar Sheikh

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus with Infective Vegetations in Grandmultipara

By Ayesha Siddiqa, Nasira Sohail

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Large Aneurysm in Renal Angiomyolipoma

By Ateeque Ahmed Khan, Samiya Saquib, Rabia Hafeez, Sarosh Kadri

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MRI Appearances of Colitis Cystica Profunda: A Rare Benign Mimicker of Colorectal Malignancy

By Laiba Masood, Sana Sayeed, Maryam Asghar

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Massive Osteolysis in Distal Shaft of Humerus: A Case Report on Vanishing Bone Disease

By Sana Noman, Seema Faiz, Sohail Ahmed Khan, Amjad Sattar

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Acrophobia in a Young Girl with Parathyroid Hormone Resistance (Pseudohypoparathyroidism)

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

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Thiamine Responsive Megaloblastic Anaemia, Diabetes Mellitus and Sensorineural Hearing Loss in a Child

By Ayesha Khurshid, Sarah Fatima, Chaudhry Altaf, Hamid Saeed Malik, Zunera Sajjad, Muhammad Tahir Khadim

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An Unusual Presentation of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

By Usama Rehman, Zafar Ali, Nadira Mamoon

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Invasive Community Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcal Aureus (CA-MRSA) Infections in Children

By Muhammad Khalid, Samina Junejo, Fatima Mir

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Endovascular Aortic Repair for Thoracic Aortic Injuries

By Omer Ehsan, Usama Khalid Choudry, Atif Rana, Zahid Amin Khan

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Cerebral Abscess caused by Novel Species: Streptococcus Pluranimalium

By Abeera Ahmed, Gohar Zaman, Adeel Gardezi, Luqman Satti, Nargis Sabir, Aliya Haleem

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Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Associated with Severe Micrognathia

By Muhammad Nazir Khan, Muhamamd Adil Asim, Irfan Shah

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Multidisciplinary Approach for Management of a Patient with Oral Mucosal Malignant Melanoma

By Prashanti Eachempati, Himanshi Aggarwal, Vidya Kamalaksh Shenoy, Mohan Baliga

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Proximal Tibial Osteochondroma Leading to Chronic Compartment Syndrome

By Jitendra Wadhwani, Sumedha Vashishth, Ramchander Siwach, Rajesh Rohilla

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Mabry Syndrome in a Child of South Asian Descent

By Amir Humza Sohail, Muhammad Younus Khan Durrani, Shahnaz Hamid Ibrahim, Khadija Nuzhat Humayun

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Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia – Early Childhood Presentation with Hepatic Failure

By Syeda Shaheera Hashmi, Nighat Haider, Munir Iqbal Malik

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Enzyme Replacement Therapy in Hypophosphatasia

By S. Ahmet Uçaktürk, Selin Elmaogullari, Sevim Ünal, Deniz Gönülal, Eda Mengen

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Hybrid Lesion of Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation and Bronchopulmonary Sequestration

By Arshad Khushdil, Raazia Nawaz, Asma Razzaq, Naveed Ahmed

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Hybrid Lesion: Extralobar Sequestration with Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation – Misdiagnosed as Pulmonary Tuberculosis

By Fatima Naumeri, Muhammad Nadeem Sajjad

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Single Bilateral Undivided TRAM Flap for a Bilateral Breasts Reconstruction Including Intermammary Presternal Skin Defect Coverage

By Junaid Ahmad, Roomana Akhlaque, Moazzam Nazeer Tarar

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Effects of Combined Aerobic and Virtual Reality-Based Cognitive Training on 76 Years Old Diabetic Male with Mild Cognitive Impairment

By Raana Ali Mirza, Irum Yaqoob

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A Case Study on the Effectiveness of Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches for Diabetic Patient with Cardiac Disease

By Asiya Khalid, Mahwesh Arooj Naz

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Gunshot Injury of Head and Neck Region with an Atypical Bullet Trajectory: The Importance of Whole Body Computed Tomography Scan

By Yusuf Velioglu, Ahmet Yuksel, Baris Durgun

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Paratesticular Adenomatoid Tumors

By Ahmet Urkmez, Serkan Akan, Emrah Ozsoy, Aytac Sahin, Orhan Koca, Metin Ishak Ozturk

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A Case of Multiple Myeloma with Triple Herpes Virus Infections

By Misbah Noor, Saifullah Khan Niazi, Fatima Sana, Syed Kamran Mahmood

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HIV Negative Penile Kaposi's Sarcoma in Circumcised Men

By Ahmet Urkmez, Serkan Akan, Emrah Ozsoy

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