JCPSP Issue :

January 2018, Vol :28, No.01

FROM EDITOR'S DESK :

Role Of Jcpsp In Advancement Of Medical Journals In Pakistan: Raising The Standards Through Quality Publication
Zafar Ullah Chaudhry,

EDITORIAL :

Evolving And Expanding Role Of Pathologists In Multidisciplinary Team Cancer Care
Shaheera Shakeel, Muhammed Mubarak,

ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Urinary Retention In Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty: Comparison Between Continuous Epidural Analgesia And Single-shot Femoral Nerve Block
Ausaf Ahmed Khan, Robyna Irshad Khan,
Objective: To compare the frequency of urinary retention and requirement of bladder catheterization in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty while receiving either continuous epidural analgesia or single-shot femoral nerve block. ...
Comparison Of Retrograde, Primary And Secondary Bonding Materials With Tooth Substance
Tabinda Nawaz Khan, Syed Yawar Ali Abidi,
Objective: To compare the microleakage of MTA (mineral trioxide aggregate) and resin-modified GIC (glass ionomer vitremer) as retrograde endodontic material. Study Design:Experimental study. Place and Duration of Study:Operative Depar ...
Efficacy Of Intense Pulse Light Therapy And Tripple Combination Cream Versus Intense Pulse Light Therapy And Tripple Combination Cream Alone In Epidermal Melasma Treatment
Nafila Shakeeb, Sahibzada Mahmood Noor, Ghafoor Ullah, Mohammand Majid Paracha,
Objective:To compare the efficacy of intense pulse light therapy (IPL) and triple combination cream (TCC) versus intense pulse light therapy and triple combination cream alone in epidermal melasma treatment, downgrading MASI score to more ...
Non-vascularized Autogenous Bone Grafts For Reconstruction Of Maxillofacial Osseous Defects
Waseem Ahmed, Muhammad Adil Asim, Afeefa Ehsan, Qalab Abbas,
Objective:To determine the outcomes of non-vascularized bone grafts for reconstruction of maxillofacial defects. Study Design:Case series. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Armed Forces Institu ...
Evaluation Of Nitrate Reductase Assay For Early Detection Of Multi And Extensively Drug Resistance Tuberculosis In Our Setup
Aamer Ikram Ikram, Muhammad Luqman Satti, Farida Khurram Lalani, Gohar Zaman, Adeel Hussain Gardezi, Parvez Ahmed,
Objective:To evaluate the performance of nitrate reductase assay on smear positive pulmonary specimens for detection of multi and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis simultaneously. Study Design:Cross-sectional analytical study. P ...
Peripapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (rnfl) Thickness Measurements By Topcon Sd-oct In Myopic Patients
Nadia Akhtar, Ayisha Kausar, Farooq Afzal, Syed Khalid Ali, Nida Hamid,
Objective:To evaluate the effect of low-to-moderate myopia on peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness measured by Topcon SD optical coherence tomography (OCT). Study Design:Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of ...
The Potential Therapeutic Role Of Peroxisome Proliferatoractivated Receptors Agonist In Preeclamptic Pregnant Rats.
Hayam Ibrahim Gad Allam, Abeer AbdulMoati Al Masri,
Objective:To investigate the role of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-γ agonist on renal functions and blood levels of vasoregulatory peptides by administering rosiglitazone-a PPAR-γ agonist- to nitric oxide ...
Relationship Among Hypovitaminosis D, Maternal Periodontal Disease, And Low Birth Weight
Farhan Raza Khan, Tashfeen Ahmad, Rabia Hussain, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta,
Objective:To determine if low birth weight is associated with hypovitaminosis D and periodontal disease among a sample of Pakistani women residing in district Jhelum, Punjab. Study Design:Cross-sectional study nested in a large communit ...
Determination Of Specificity And Pattern Of Antinuclear Antibodies (ana) In Systemic Rheumatic Disease Patients Positive For Ana Testing
Hamid Nawaz Tipu, Muhammad Mukarram Bashir,
Objective:To determine probability of finding antinuclear antibodies (ANA) and anti extractable nuclear antigens (ENA) positive samples and associating ANA patterns with anti-ENA reactivities among a consecutive cohort of samples of syste ...
Epidemic Of Kala Pathar(paraphenylene Diamine) Poisoning: An Emerging Threat In Southern Punjab
Muhammad Ahmed Khan, Sumera Akram, Hassan Bin Usman Shah, Syed Abdul Mannan Hamdani, Muhammad Khan,
Objective:To assess cases of the spectrum of Kala Patharpoisoning in all age groups. Study Design:Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study:Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Bahawalpur and Bahawal Victoria Hospital (BVH), Bahawalp ...

CLINICAL PRACTICE ARTICLE :

Demographics And Outome In Paediatric Non-hodgkin Lymphoma: Single Centre Experience At The Children Hospital Lahore, Pakistan
Mahwish Faizan, Saadia Anwar, Safia Khan,
Objective: To describe the patient demographics and outcome analysis in paediatric non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) patients. Study Design: An observational study. Place and Duration of study: The Hematology/Oncology Unit of The Children's ...
Spectrum Of Gynecological Malignancies At Jamshoro
Naheed Parveen, Raheel Sikander, Majida , Shaheen ,
Objective:To describe the frequency and spectrum of different types of gynecological malignancies. Study Design:An observational study. Place and Duration of Study:Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Liaquat University of Medica ...

META ANALYSIS :

The Prognostic Value Of Heart-type Fatty Acid Binding Protein In Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome
Wang Hai-Long, Pang Xiao-Hua, Yang Jian-Jun,
The effect of heart-type fatty acid binding protein (H-FABP) remains unclear on the quality of the prognoses of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The authors searched the EMBASE, PubMed, Cochrane Library, and Medline electronic databases from t ...

VIEW POINT :

Do We Need Cardiac Rehabilitation In Heart Failure
Abdulhalim Jamal Kinsara,
Cardiac rehabilitation is a well established therapy for heart failure patients. Discussion is made of the different types, modalities, time and number of sessions and whether it is restricted to systolic heart failure or younger patients only. Elaboratio ...

CASE REPORT :

Huge Gastric And Ileal Trichobezoars Causing Small Bowel Obstruction
Muhammad Imran, Ume Sughra, Aurangzeb Khan,
The bezoar is the accumulation of undigestible food or fibre in the digestive tract, most commonly in stomach and proximal small bowel. Trichobezoar is an accumulation of hair. They may present as an independent mass in small bowel or with or without an e ...
Primary Cns Lymphoma Vs. Tumefactive Multiple Sclerosis: A Diagnostic Challenge
Sameen Bin Naeem, Farheen Niazi, Atif Baig, Hina Sadiq, Mubbasher Sattar,
Primary CNS (central nervous system) lymphoma is a rare condition with the incidence of less than 1% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) and approximately 2% of all primary brain tumours. Diagnosis can be challenging and necessitates brain biopsy for defi ...
Progression Of Fibroadenoma To Malignant Phyllodes Tumour In A 14-year Female
Shahbaz Habib Faridi, Bushra Siddiqui, Syed Shamshad Ahmad, Mohammad Aslam,
Phyllodes tumours are uncommon breast tumours which account for less than 1% of all breast neoplasms. High-grade malignant phyllodes tumour is a very rare but aggressive breast malignancy and forms approximately 15-30% of all phyllodes tumours. The transf ...
Lung Cancer With Concomitant Double Gene Mutation
Tao Fan, Xiu-Li Liu, Jun Zhou, Ying-Jie Song, Hong Yang, Ya-Nan Wei,
A patient presenting with concomitant epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation and anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) translocation is very rare. We report a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patient with concomitant EGFR (exon 19-del) mutation and ...
A Rare Complication Of Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Colonic Lumbar Hernia
Kadir Yidirim, Mehmet Emin Adin, Selcuk Altin, Selahattin Caliskan,
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy has a success rate of 90%; however, its overall complication rate is approximately 83%, including urinary extravasation, bleeding necessitating transfusion, and postoperative fever. Septicemia, colonic and pleural injury are r ...

SHORT COMMUNICATION :

A Definition Of Family Medicine And General Practice
M. Jawad Hashim,
Definitions of general practice and family medicine have tended to be difficult to understand. We propose a new definition that is brief and clear. General practice / family medicine is defined as the medical specialty that manages common and long-term il ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR :

The Need For Formal Training In The Peer Review Process And Role Of Publons Academy
Farooq Azam Rathore, Fareeha Farooq,
Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Secondary To Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis In A 12-year-old Girl
Javaria Rasheed, Rushan Hassan, Fauzia Zafar,
Multiple Lung Cavities In Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Aamer Aleem, Saad Akhtar, Khalid Alsaleh,
Pleomorphic Adenoma Of Submandibular Gland With Extensive Cystic Keratinization
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe,
Intracortical Lipoma Of Tibia In An Adult
Sidra Jahangir, Asif Loya, Sajid Mushtaq, Javeria Munir,
Increased Risk Of Dental Issues In Type Ii Diabetics
Ramasamy Chidambaram,