JCPSP Issue :

October 2017, Vol :27, No.10

EDITORIAL :

Vitamin D Therapy And Relief Of Pain
Saeeda Baig, Asma Niaz Khan,

ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Validity Of Grace Risk Score As A Prognostic Marker Of In-hospital Mortality After Acute Coronary Syndrome
Samar Firdous, Muhammad Amir Mehmood, Uzma Malik,
Objective:To determine validity of GRACE risk score as a determinant of immediate death during hospitalization for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and analyze the percentage of cardiac deaths among high, intermediate and low risk groups. ...
Polymorphisms In The Growth Differentiation Factor 5 (gdf 5) Gene In Knee Osteoarthritis
Seda Sabah Ozcan, Murat Korkmaz, Ozlem Balbaloglu, Ferda Percin, Neziha Yilmaz, Yalcin Erdogan, Ilhan Gunaydin,
Objective:To identify the frequency of the rs143383 SNPin the GDF5 gene, which is located in the 5'-untranslated region of Turkish population with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Study Design:Acase-control study. Place and Duration of Study ...
Effects Of Erdosteine On Experimental Acute Pancreatitis Model
Banu Karapolat, Sami Karapolat, Emin Gurleyik, Mehmet Yasar,
Objective:To create acute pancreatitis condition experimentally in rats using cerulein, and to reveal histopathological effects in pancreatic tissue with erdosteine. Study Design:An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study:Depart ...
Effectiveness Of Ultrasound Shear For Clipless Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Versus Conventional Unipolar Electrocautery In Patients With Cholelithiasis
Ejaz Sanawan, Ahmad Uzair Qureshi, Sidra Shoaib Qureshi, Khalid M. Cheema, Muhammad Arshad Cheema,
Objective:To determine the efficacy of ultrasound shear in laparoscopic cholecystectomy in terms of total operative time, postoperative bile leaks, gall bladder perforation rate, and postoperative bleeding from cystic artery and collatera ...
Total Versus Subtotal Gastrectomy For Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma Of The Stomach
Ilker Murat Arer, Hakan Yabanoglu, Aydincan Akdur, Nezih Akkapulu, Murat Kus,
Objective: To determine the adequate surgery type for the treatment of signet ring cell of stomach in terms of postoperative complications and survival. Study Design:Comparative analytical study. Place and Duration of Study:Baskent Un ...
Immunohistochemical Expression Of Cd10, Bcl6 And Mum1 In Differentiating Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma Subtypes
Akhter Ali Bajwa, Muhammad Tahir Khadim, Hafeez Ud Din, Syed Salman Ali, Unaiza Jamil, Umair Aslam Shahzad Khan,
Objective:To determine the immunohistochemical expression of CD10, BCL6 and MUM1 in differentiating diffuse large B cell lymphoma subtypes. Study Design:Descriptive, cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study:Department of His ...
Association Of Adipoq C-11377g (rs266729), Tnf-α αg-308a(rs1800629) And Tnf-α αg-238a(rs361525) Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus In Pakistani Population
Amina Nadeem, Sadaf Mumtaz, Abdul Khaliq Naveed, Qaisar Mansoor, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Ismail,
Objective:To determine the frequencies of adiponectin (ADIPOQ) C-11377G, tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) G-308A and TNF-αG-238Asingle nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) and their association with serum levels in Pakistani T2DM and healt ...
Quantification And Further Refinements Of Dorsal Metacarpal Artery Perforator Flap For Reconstruction Of Wounds Of Fingers Upto Distal Interphalangeal Joints
Muhammad Amin Yousaf, Zain Ul Abidin, Farrukh Aslam Khalid, Kamran Khalid, Muhammad Saleem, Muhammad Jibran Rabbani, Abdul Malik Mujahid, Moazzam Nazeer Tarrar,
Objective:To assess the outcome of dorsal metacarpal artery perforator flap for coverage of finger defects extending upto distal interphalangeal joint (DIPJ). Study Design:Case series. Place and Duration of Study:Jinnah Burn and Recon ...

REVIEW ARTICLE :

Review Typology: The Basic Types Of Reviews For Synthesizing Evidence For The Purpose Of Knowledge Translation
Sunil Sadruddin Samnani, Marcus Vaska, Salim Ahmed, Tanvir C. Turin,
With advances in medical practice and fields of research, reviews occupy a key position for summarizing existing knowledge. Due to the differences and overlap in terminology, the full potential for reviews may be lost due to confusion of indistinct approa ...

CLINICAL PRACTICE ARTICLE :

Transverse Acetabular Ligament As An Anatomical Landmark For Intraoperative Cup Anteversion In Primary Total Hip Replacement
Mohammed Hatem Salal,
Objective:To assess the results of the use of transverse acetabular ligament (TAL) as an intraoperative indicator for acetabular cup anteversion alignment during total hip replacement. Study Design:Case series. Place and Duration of S ...

CASE REPORT :

Successful Treatment Of Zenker's Diverticulum By Endoscopic Staple-assisted Diverticulotomy In A 75-year Saudi Female
Mohiyuddin A.Q. Ali, Sultan O. Al-Harthy,
Zenker's diverticulum (hypopharyngeal pouch) is a rare medical entity caused by herniation of esophageal mucosa and submucosa through an anatomical defect between the layers of the inferior constrictor muscle. It is believed that this occurs mainly due to ...
Disseminated Infection With Multiple Cold Abscesses Caused By Rhizopus Arrhizusin An Immunocompetent Girl
Muneeb ur Rehman, Khalid Azam, Zakir Hussain, Aneela Afreen, Mamoon Ahmed,
Although infections with fungi, such as Rhizopus species,usually occur in diabetics or immunocompromised patients, they can also rarely affect immunocompetent individuals. We present a case of disseminated infection with multiple cold abscesses in a 13-ye ...
An Adult With Polyneuropathy And Hypogonadism Due To Poems Syndrome
Saba Zaidi, Sidra Sattar, Khealani Bhojo Asumal,
POEMS (acronym for polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M protein myeloma and skin changes), is a rare disease which occurs in the setting of plasma cell dyscrasias. We describe a case of an adult lady who presented with gradual onset weakness of ...
Late Presentation Of Aggressive Fibromatosis Involving Head, Neck And Chest Wall
Waseem M. Hajjar, Amjad F. AlShehri, Mohammed A. Alessa, Sami A. Al-Nassar,
Fibromatosis is a rare, benign, slow-growing and locally infiltrative tumour, caused by uncontrolled proliferation of fibrous tissue arising from muscles, connective tissue, fasciae and aponeurosis. It is also called desmoid tumour, which is very rare pat ...
Nedaplatin-induced Arrhythmia: Retrospective Analysis Of Three Cases
Ying-Jie Song, Tao Fan, Chang-Yin Quan, Sheng-Hua Cao, Yuan Zhang, Xin-Hong Shao,
Nedaplatin (NDP) is a second-generation platinum derivative that was developed in Japan. Nowadays, it is being widely used in the management of lung cancer, esophageal cancer, head and neck cancers, especially when cisplatin and carboplatin cannot be tole ...

SHORT COMMUNICATION :

Polymeric Clips For Stump Closure In Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Alper Parlakgumus, Ali Ezer,
Many different techniques are used to perform laparoscopic appendectomy in terms of locations of trocars and closure of the appendiceal stump. They include mechanical endostaplers, endoligature, metal clips, bipolar endocoagulation, polymeric clips and in ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR :

Telehealth: Trend In Pakistan
Wasim Ahmed,
Polymorphous Low Grade Adenocarcinoma Of Hard Palate: Ahistopathological Pictorial
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe, Pradkhshana Vijay,
A Resident's Note
Syed Muhammad Mustahsan,
Cavernous Hemangioma Of The Auricle
Chih-Yu Chen, Hsin-Chien Chen,
Teaching Basic Pediatric Intensive Care Course To Pediatric Residents And Consultants
Humaira Jurair, Qalab Abbas, Anwar ul Haque,
Advancement Of House Flap In Treatment Of Perianal Basal Cell Carcinoma
Ali Ezer,