JCPSP Issue :

August 2018, Vol :28, No.08

EDITORIAL :

The Rising Menace Of Predatory Publishing: Terms, Concepts, And Suggestions For Pakistani Researchers
Aamir Raoof Memon, Farooq Azam Rathore,

ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Her-2/neu Oncogene Amplification By Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization And Protein Overexpression On Immunohistochemistry In Breast Cancer
Fouzia Lateef, Saba Jamal, Surrayya Nasir,
Objective: To investigate the concordance and discordance between the test results of Her-2/neu by immunohisto-chemistry (IHC) and flourescence In Situ hybridization (FISH) in breast cancer cases. Study Design: Descriptive cross-sectiona ...
Sarcopenia Among Genders In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Using Different Formulas Of Bioimpedance Analysis
Sabah Tuzun, Serap Cifcili, M. Resat Dabak, Ismet Tamer, Mehmet Sargin,
Objective: To assess the frequency of sarcopenia in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients using different formulas of bioimpedance analysis (BIA). Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Obesity Clinic, ...
Direct Susceptibility Testing On Mgit 960 Tb System: A Rapid Method For Detection Of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Nadia Tayyab, Gohar Zaman, Luqman Satti|, Aamer Ikram, Adeel Hussain Gardezi, Muhammad Tahir Khadim,
Objective: To evaluate direct drug susceptibility testing on MGIT 960 system for detection of multidrug resistant tuberculosis from smear positive pulmonary specimens. Study Design: Cross-sectional analytical study. Place and Duration ...
Pulmonary Hypertension: An Emerging Problem In Patients Undergoing Regular Hemodialysis
Aurangzeb Afzal, Muhammad Asim Bhatti, Shumaila Manzoor,
Objective: To find out the frequency of pulmonary hypertension (PH) and its association with various contributing factors in patients undergoing regular hemodialysis (HD) due to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Study Design: Cross-sectio ...
Comparison Of The Early-term Complications And Patency Rates Of The Standard (parachute) And Diamond-shaped End-to-side Anastomosis Techniques In Arteriovenous Fistulas Created For Hemodialysis
Hakan Yabanoglu, Murat Kus, Ilker Murat Arer, Cagla Bali, Tevfik Avci, Aydincan Akdur, Kenan Caliskan,
Objective: To compare the early-term patency and complication rates of the end-to-side anastomosis techniques parachute and diamond-shaped techniques in arteriovenous fistulas. Study Design: Prospective randomised study. Place and Dura ...
Combined Intravitreal Triamcenolone Acetonide And Bevacizumab For Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema
Muhammad Aamir Arain, Waqar Muzaffar, Omer Farooq, Muhammad Naeem Azhar,
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of combined Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) and Intravitreal Bevacizumab (IVB) for treatment of refractory diabetic macular edema. Study Design: Quasi-experimental study. Place and D ...
Effect Of Progranulin On Migration And Invasion Of Human Colon Cancer Cells
Jia Zhao, Xingtai Li, Jiamei Liu, Wenhua Jiang, Dezhong Wen, Hui Xue,
Objective: To investigate the effects of progranulin on migration and invasion of human colon cancer cells. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Histology and Embryology, College of Basi ...
Olfactory Change Pattern After Endoscopic Sinus Surgery In Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Olfactory Dysfunction
Xiao Xue Zi, Li Li Zhi, Peng Jin, Hui Wei Feng, Li Zhao, Yan Yi Tu, Li Shi,
Objective: To determine the change pattern of olfactory function in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) with olfactory dysfunction after endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS), and its association with inspection scores. Study Design: Observational st ...
High Versus Moderate Dosage Of Daily And Weekly Administration Of Vitamin D Supplements In The Form Of Oil Drop In Nursing Home Residents
Rezzan Mol, Ahmet Dogukan Kansu, Tamer Cebe, Sadik Yildiz, Vildan Kandemir Butun, Bahadir Simsek, Ufuk Cakatay,
Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of daily (800 IU), weekly-moderate (5600 IU) and weekly-high (8000 IU) supplementation of Vitamin D in nursing home residents. Study Design: A descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: ...
Predictive Factors For Intraoperative Blood Loss During Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
M. Hammad Mithani, Shariq Anis Khan, Salman El Khalid, Irfan Majeed, Adnan Siddiq Awan, Shoaib Mithani,
Objective: To evaluate the factors that may increase bleeding during Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and correlate them with outcome. Study Design: Analytical study. Place and Duration of Study: The Kidney Centre postgraduate T ...

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW :

Low Prevalence Of Colorectal Cancer In South Asians Than White Population In Uk: Probable Factors
Muhammad Zubair Tahir,
Colorectal cancer is common in White population in UK, while rare among South Asians living in UK. The main aim of this study was to find out probable reasons for very low prevalence of colorectal cancer among South Asians living in UK than White popula ...

CLINICAL PRACTICE ARTICLE :

Quality Of Sleep In Ckd Patients On Chronic Hemodialysis And The Effect Of Dialysis Shift
Nageen Anwar, Syed Nayer Mahmud,
Objective: To determine the frequency of poor sleep quality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients on chronic haemodialysis and compare the quality of sleep amongst patients undergoing chronic haemodialysis in morning shift to othe ...

CASE REPORT :

Ultrasonographic Diagnosis Of Tumoral Calcinosis In End-stage Renal Disease
Sarah Razaq, Falak Nigar, Sakinnah Hussain Naqvi,
We report the case of a young 25-year male, a known case of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), undergoing irregular dialysis sessions, who presented with multiple swellings along the extensor surfaces of large joints of body including shoulders, sacrum, wr ...
Anti-nmda Receptor Encephalitis In A Young Girl With Altered Behaviour And Abnormal Movements
Usama Bin Zubair, Haris Majid,
Autoimmune encephalitis is a rare central nervous system disorder in which the patient presents with neuropsychiatric symptoms. We herein present a case of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis in which the patient initially presented in the psychiatric dep ...
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Of Breast
Dinesh Kumar, Anita Vallacha,
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a rare malignant neoplasm of skin, subcutaneous tissue and dermis, with more potential of local infiltration, appears most frequently on the trunk, followed by extremities, head, neck, and extremely rare in b ...
Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma Versus Primary High Grade Serous Carcinoma Of The Ovary
Feng Zhou, Wen Wang, Lili Huang,
We report an extremely rare case of abnormal vaginal bleeding in a 66-year postmenopausal woman. A sterile speculum examination revealed no obvious tumour mass in the cervix. Serum levels of cancer antigen 125 and carcinoembryonic antigen were elevate ...

SHORT COMMUNICATION :

Female Physicians Suffer A Higher Burnout Rate: A 10-year Experience Of The Qatar Em Residency Training Programme
Azhar Abdul Aziz, Baha Hamdi Kahlout, Khalid Bashir,
Burnout rate among emergency physicians has shown a gradual increase in the last 20 years. To explore the burnout syndrome, we conducted an email questionnaire survey of the residents graduating from Qatar emergency medicine residency training programm ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR :

Hepatic Tolerance After Liver Transplantation In Occult Hepatitis B Patient
Samar K. Darweesh, Mohamed AbdAllah,
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Extra-ocular Cysticercosis Mimicking Orbital Cellulitis
Shameem Ahmed, Siba Prosad Paul,
Bronchopulmonary Foregut Malformation: Continuity Of Pulmonary Sequestration And Distal Esophagus
Semire Serin Ezer, Temiz Abdulkerim, Demir Senay, Hasbay Bermal,
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