JCPSP Issue :

June 2018, Vol :28, No.06

EDITORIAL :

Liquid Biopsy - The Non-invasive Tool For Tracking Cancer
Saeeda Baig, Osama Jafarey,

ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Quantitative Analysis Of The Area Of The Apical Ectodermal Ridge In Chick Appendages Using Image-j
Hamd Binte Shahab Syed, Muhammad Yunus Khan,
Objective: To determine the effect of sodium phenytoin on the apical ectodermal ridges (AER) of chick wing buds by using the software program Image-J. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Anatomy ...
Analysis Of The Factors Related To The Blood Pressure Control In Hypertension
Fatih Atik, Gulali Aktas, Mehmet Zahid Kocak, Edip Erkus, Haluk Savli,
Objective: To determine the factors associated with blood pressure control and comparing anthropometric and clinical parameters of subjects with well-controlled hypertension to those with poorly controlled blood pressure. Study Design: ...
Outcome Of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Samina Saleem Dojki, Alia Bano,
Objective: To determine the surgical outcomes of total laparoscopic hysterectomy performed. Study Design: Case series. Place and Duration of Study: Obstetrics and Gynecologic Endoscopic Unit of Patel Hospital, Karachi, from February 2 ...
Vital Sign Variations With Complications During Dialysis Among End-stage Renal Disease Patients
Abdul Rehman Qureshi, Naureen Durrani, Naila Asif,
Objective: To analyse the association of vital sign variations with complications during dialysis among end-stage renal disease patients. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Dialysis Centre, Memon Medica ...
Histopathological Spectrum And Short-term Outcome Of Treatment With Cyclophosphamide In Relapsing Steroid-sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome
Irshad Ali Bajeer, Sabeeta Khatri, Veena Tresa, Seema Hashmi, Mohammed Mubarak, Ali Asghar Lanewala,
Objective: To determine the short-term outcome of cyclophosphamide (CPO) course in children with relapsing steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome (SSNS) with different histopathological lesions. Study Design: Descriptive, observationa ...
Diagnostic Accuracy Of Risk Of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm (roma) In Post-menopausal Patients With Ovarian Mass
Erum Salim, Adnan Mustafa Zubairi, Syed Hasan Danish, Usman Ali,
Objective: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of ROMA in postmenopausal women with history of ovarian mass. Study Design: Observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Dr. Ziauddin University Hospital, Karachi, from May 2014 to Ju ...
Radiotherapy Outcome For Pediatric Pelvic Ewing Sarcoma
Saadiya Javed Khan, Ather Kazmi,
Objective: To evaluate the outcomes of patients undergoing radiotherapy for primary local control of pelvic ewing sarcoma (ES). Study Design: Case series. Place and Duration of Study: Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, Lahore, fro ...
Serum Oxidative Stress Markers In Patients With Senile Cataract And Healthy Controls
Javad Shahinfar, Zakieh Keshavarzi, Mojgan Ahmadi, Saeid Barzegar, Garivani Asieh, Alireza Abbaspour,
Objective: To investigate the role of oxidative stress in patients with senile cataract. Study Design: Case-control study. Place and Duration of Study: North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran, from 2014 to 2015. Me ...
Comparison Of Topical Versus Peribulbar Anesthesia For 23g Pars Plana Vitrectomy
Rizwan Ahmad Chaudhary, Hussain Ahmad Khaqan, Ayesha Ahmad, Usman Imtiaz, Hassan Raza, Usman Shabbir,
Objective: To compare the safety and efficacy of topical anesthesia versus peribulbar anesthesia for 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy. Study Design: Randomized controlled trial. Place and Duration of Study: Ophthalmology Department, Laho ...
Relation Between Depressive Disorder And Iron Deficiency Anemia Among Adults Reporting To A Secondary Healthcare Facility: A Hospital-based Case Control Study
Madiha Shafi, Fatima Taufiq, Humaira Mehmood, Saeed Afsar, Ammarah Badar,
Objective: To determine the relationship between iron deficiency anemia and depressive disorder; and identify the correlation between severity of anemia and depressive disorder. Study Design: Descriptive, analytical study. Place and Du ...

REVIEW ARTICLE :

Managing Hot Flushes In Menopausal Women: A Review
Tauqeer Hussain Mallhi, Yusra Habib Khan, Amer Hayat Khan, Qaisar Mahmood, Syed Haroon Khalid, Mohammad Saleem,
Hot flushes during menopause are distressing for women and result in poor quality of life. Purpose of the current review was to evaluate the available treatment modalities that should be utilised for the management of hot flushes. Menopause refers to la ...

CLINICAL PRACTICE ARTICLE :

Clinical Outcome Of Laminoplasty In Cervical Myelopathy
Yaser Ud Din Hoti, Amir Aziz, Khurram Ishaque, Sadia Abbas, Tariq Salah Ud Din,
Objective: The objective of the study was to assess the effectiveness of laminoplasty in terms of improvement in the Japanese Orthopedics Association (JOA) score in cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). Study Design: Descripti ...
Spectrum Of Joint Deformities In Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Samia Naz, Misbah Asif, Farrah Naz, Hina Farooq, Muhammad Haroon Hamid,
Objective: To determine the frequency and types of joint deformities in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and their association with clinical parameters and rheumatoid factor. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Du ...

TECHNIQUE :

Prolonged And Increased Usage Of A Flexible Ureterorenoscope: The Maelor Furs Protocol
Muhammad Iqbal, Rachel Jones, Stephen F. Hughes, Iqbal S. Shergill,
We present our point of technique detailing the specific preoperative and postoperative steps used in our institution to prolong the use of a flexible ureterorenoscope, and discuss the potential cost-effectiveness of this protocol. We have used a sing ...

CASE REPORT :

Aesthetically Characterized Ocular Prosthesis
Rahul S. Kulkarni, Poonam Kulkarni, Rupal J. Shah, Bharti Tomar,
Loss of eye has immense intimidating impact on social life of a patient. Ocular prosthesis can be stock prosthesis, or it can be customized according to the patient's socket tissue bed and his/her individualized aesthetic requirements. There are ma ...
Misplaced Central Venous Catheter In Carotid Artery During Emergency Surgery For The Total Correction Of Tetralogy Of Fallot Of An Adolescent Boy
Syed Shabbir Ahmed, Faisal Junejo, Fazal Hameed Khan,
Ultrasound-guided central venous cannulation is now considered as the standard of care, and this has largely replaced blind central venous cannulation using anatomical landmarks. We are reporting a case of inadvertent placement of central venous cath ...
The Asymptomatic Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm: An Incidental Finding On Ct
Ateeque Ahmed Khan, Mahnoor Hafeez,
We report a case of 65-year male patient, a known hypertensive and a chronic smoker, who presented to the Civil Hospital, Karachi with complaints of cough, hemoptysis and shortness of breath for three weeks. The chest radiograph showed left apical solit ...
Vascular Resection And Reconstruction In Pancreatic Tumours
Sadaf Batool, Awais Amjad Malik, Hassaan Bari, Irfan ul Islam, Faisal Hanif,
Option for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer is pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) with vascular resection and reconstruction. We would like to share our experience of vascular reconstruction. First patient was a 51-year male with pancreatic head carc ...
Classical Homocystinuria In A Juvenile Patient
Safia Fatima, Ayesha Hafeez, Aamir ijaz, Naveed Asif, Afshan Awan, Ambreen Sajid,
Classical homocystinuria, also known as cystathionine beta synthase deficiency, is a rare disorder of methionine metabolism, leading to an abnormal accumulation of homocysteine and its metabolites in blood and urine. A young child with homocystinuria is ...

SHORT COMMUNICATION :

Utility Of Routine Gall Bladder Histopathology After Living Donor Hepatectomy In Liver Transplantation
Abu Bakar Hafeez Bhatti, Ihsan ul Haq, Imran Nazir Ahmed, Raenah Bilal, Faisal Saud Dar,
Intraoperative cholangiogram with cholecystectomy is a routinely performed procedure in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT).The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of gall bladder pathology in healthy living donors and whether r ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR :

Training Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation To Front Line Pediatric Physicians
Qalab Abbas, Lubaina Ehsan, Humaira Jurair, Anwar ul Haque,
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Giant Primary Enterolith: An Offbeat Clinical Presentation And A Word Of Caution
Priyadarshan Anand Jategaonkar, Smita Priyadarshan Jategaonkar, Sudeep Pradeep Yadav,
Sexual Dysfunction And Depression In Pregnancy
Usama Bin Zubair, Syed Azhar Ali, Nargis Shabana, Rubab Kanwal,
Emphysematous Cystitis In A Non-diabetic Male
Nadeem Iqbal, Asim Raza Mir Shah, Usama Bin Saif, Aisha Hasan, Muhammad Waqas Iqbal, Mohsin Ali,
Osteoid Osteoma Of Jaw In A 54-year Male
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe,