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 10 | Volume 28 | October 2018
Expanding Indications of Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair

By Zia Ur Rehman

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Effect of Lead Acetate on Basement Membrane of Seminiferous Tubules of Adult Rat Testis and Protective Effects of Ficus Carica: A Histological Study

By Ayesha Asad, Shabnam Hamid, Khadija Qama

Objective: To determine the effects of lead acetate and Ficus carica on disruption of basement membrane in seminiferous tubules of adult rat testis. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Anatomy, Army Medical College, Rawalpindi in collaboration with Nati...

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Histological Effects of Nigella Sativa on Aspirin-Induced Nephrotoxicity in Albino Rats

By Sania Asif, Sitwat Mudassir, Rabia Sajjad Toor

Objective: To determine the histological effects of Nigella sativa on kidneys against aspirin-induced nephrotoxicity in albino rats. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Anatomy Department, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, from January 2014 t...

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Determination of Positivity of Computed Tomographic Angiography in Poorly Visualized Left Anterior Descending Artery on Conventional Angiography

By Amna Rehan, Syed Qaisar Abbas, Rehan Riaz, Raja Parvez Akhtar

Objective: To determine the positivity of CT angiography in visualization of poorly visualized left anterior descending artery (LAD) on conventional angiography for decision of its surgical revascularization. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of C...

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Assessment of Predictors of Side Branch Occlusion after Main Vessel Stenting in Coronary Bifurcation Lesions in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

By Muhammad Mohsin, Hamid Sharif Khan, Muhammad Saleem, Aamir Afzal

Objective: To determine the frequency of side branch (SB) occlusion during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stenting of bifurcation lesions and to assess the predictors of side branch occlusion in local population. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study...

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Association of Impaired Fasting Glucose with Hypertension

By Naheed Gul, Azra Parveen, Neelum Zaka, Mehwish Rafique

Objective: To evaluate the association of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) with hypertension in Pakistani population. Study Design: A cross-sectional, analytical study. Place and Duration of Study: Shifa Community Health Centre, Islamabad from December 2016 to July 2017. Methodology: One hundred an...

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Effect of Berberine on Angiogenesis and HIF-1α / VEGF Signal Transduction Pathway in Rats with Cerebral Ischemia - Reperfusion Injury

By Hailin Liu, Xiangyang Ren, Congmin Ma

Objective: To investigate the effect of berberine on angiogenesis and signal transduction pathway of hypoxia-inducible growth factor-1α (HIF-1α) / vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in rats with cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury. Study Design: An experimental stud...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab (IVB) for Macular Edema Secondary to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)

By Muhammad Naeem Azhar, Waqar Muzaffar, Muhammad Aamir Arain, Omer Farooq

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of intravitreal Bevacizumab in decreasing central macular thickness in branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) related macular edema. Study Design: Quasi experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology (AFIO), Ra...

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Effect of Phacoemulsification Combined with Intraocular Lens Implantation on Inflammatory Factors, Oxidative Stress Response and Hemorheology in Diabetic Cataract Patients

By Xue Gao, Linlin Hao, Jiawei Wang, Guangfeng Ma, Tonghe Zhang

Objective: To investigate the change on phacoemulsification combined with intraocular lens implantation on inflammatory factors IL-2, IL-6, hs-CRP,TNF-α oxidative stress response indexes MDA, CAT, SOD, GSH-Px; peripheral blood hemorheologic index WHV, WMV,PV, PCV, FIB in diabetic catarac...

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Skin Prick Test Reactivity to Common Aeroallergens among Allergic Rhinitis Patients

By Nida Saleem, Sara Waqar, Aamir Shafi

Objective: To identify the common aeroallergens causing allergy symptoms among the allergic rhinitis patients. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Immunology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpindi, from January to July 2016. Methodolog...

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Community Screening for Psychiatric Morbidity in Four Remote Valleys of Hindu Kush and Karakoram Regions of Pakistan

By Sabih Ahmad, Sadiq Hussain

Objective: To find out the frequency of psychiatric morbidity in patients reporting to general medical camps in the Hindu Kush and Karakoram ranges of Pakistan. Study Design: A cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Four different valleys of the region, with the Psychiatry Depart...

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Breast

By Sohail Saqib Chatha, Razia Bano, Maham Farooq, Mahwish Farooq, Umar Farooq, Abdullah Zakaullah

Objective: To analyse the epidemiological characteristics, clinical presentations, and histopathological as well as immunological characteristics of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of breast. Study Design: A descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, fro...

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Haemogram Parameters in Vitamin D Deficiency

By Edip Erkus, Gulali Aktas, Burcin Meryem Atak, Mehmet Zahid Kocak, Tuba T. Duman, Haluk Savli

Objective: To study haemogram derived inflammatory indices, mean platelet volume (MPV), red cell distribution width (RDW), and neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in vitamin D deficient patients and to compare to those subjects with normal vitamin D levels. Study Design: Descriptive study....

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Fibromodulin: Structure, Physiological Functions, and an Emphasis on its Potential Clinical Applications in Various Diseases

By Mohammad M. Al-Qattan, Ahmed M. Al-Qattan

Fibromodulin (FMOD) is one of the small leucine-rich proteoglycans. A search of the literature did not reveal any paper that specifically reviews the potential clinical applications of FMOD in the management of human diseases. First, the structure and physiological functions of FMOD were revi...

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Improvised Laparostomy Pack to Manage Laparostomy for Injuries due to Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

By Abrar Hussain Zaidi, Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Shoaib Hanif

Splinters of improvised explosive devices [IEDs] cause multiple intestinal perforations and random pattern visceral injuries causing contamination of peritoneal cavity. This necessitates multiple peritoneal toilets and relook surgeries. Surgical management is to perform laparostomy to avoid life t...

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Two TCF7L2 Variants Associated with Type 2 Diabetes in the Han Nationality Residents of China

By Nadeem Anjum, Arbab Jehangir, Yu Liu

Objective: To determine the risk of type II diabetes (T2D) with two transcription factor 7-like 2 gene (TCF7L2) variants in the Han nationality population of Guangdong, China. Study Design: Case control study. Place and Duration of Study: International School, Clinical Laboratory of Over-sea Chin...

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A Case of Secondary Hypertension due to Giant Hydatid Cyst

By Burcin Atak, Gulali Aktas, M. Zahid Kocak, Tuba Duman, Edip Erkus, Kamil Gurel, Haluk Savli

Hydatid cyst is a parasitic infection which causes enormous morbidity and mortality worldwide. The pathogenic organism responsible for hydatid cyst is Echinococcus granulosus. Despite the fact that the characteristic cysts of the disease usually occur in liver and lungs, they may also occur in abe...

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Splenic Abscess of an Unknown Etiology

By Hina Mushtaq, Irfan Ahsan

Splenic abscess is a rare condition, detected in individuals with certain predisposing factors that lead to abscess formation. This is a case report of a 20-year female presenting with high grade fever, weight loss, and left hypochondrial pain. She had an abdominal mass, that was reported as enlar...

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Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Type II Diagnosed in a Patient with Jaundice Since Birth

By Ayesha Liaqat, Azib Shahid, Hamza Attiq, Atoofa Ameer, Muhammad Imran

Crigler-Najjar syndrome type II is caused by mutations in the UGT1A1 gene resulting in severely reduced hepatic activity of UDP-glucoronyltransferase – an enzyme required to convert bilirubin into a more soluble form that can then be removed from the body. Absence or severe deficiency of thi...

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Laparoscopic Management of Incidentally Detected Cholecystogastric Fistula – Report of Two Cases

By Mansoor Banday, Gaurav Patel, Atul Jain, Malwinder Singh, Rabi Shankar Singh

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Comparison of Intensity of Chronic Craniofacial Pains of Nasal/Paranasal Origin before and after the Surgical Management

By Humza Mumtaz, Usama Bin Zubair, Sayyed Nusrat Raza

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Integration of Reflective Practice in Postgraduate Medical Education

By Mohammad Irfan Akhtar

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Oncocytic Papillary Cystadenoma of Parotid Gland

By Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe, Manish Kumar

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Special Issue

Issue 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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