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Volume 33, 12 Issues, 2023

Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (JCPSP), is an open access, 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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Volume 33 | Issue 6 | June 2023
Paediatric Emergency Medicine: Reality, Expectation, Experience, and Need for Improvements from a Low- Income Settings

By Emad uddin Siddiqui, Sara Fatima, Abid Ali Jamali, Tooba Siddiqui

The Effects of Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block on Hemodynamic Parameters, Postoperative Analgesia, and Parental Satisfaction in Children

By Erdogan Duran, Basak Pehlivan, Veli Fahri Pehlivan, Firdevs Kaya

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block, perioperative hemodynamic responses, postoperative analgesic efficacy, length of hospitalisation, and family satisfaction in children undergoing abdominal surgery. Study Design: Randomised clinical trial. Plac...

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Postoperative Chronic Pain Syndrome and Risk Factors in Patients with Breast Surgery

By Dostali Aliyev, Ibrahim Asik

ABSTRACT Objective: To investigate the incidence of chronic postoperative pain after different types of breast surgery, and investigate the risk factors associated with chronic postoperative pain. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of the Study: Ankara University, Faculty of Medicin...

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Relationship Between the Coma Scores and Hemogram Parameters Measured by New-generation Devices

By Erdogan Duran, Basak Pehlivan, Ismail Koyuncu, Veli Fahri Pehlivan, Ataman Gonel

ABSTRACT Objective: To investigate the relationship between the coma scores—Glasgow coma scale (GCS), Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA), and Acute Physiological and Chronic Health Assessment (APACHE-II)—in intensive care unit (ICU) patients and the percentage of macrocytosis (%M...

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Labial and Palatal Pressure Changes in Extraction Cases Before and After Maxillary Incisor Retraction: A Quasi-Experimental Study

By Babar Zia, Batool Ali

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the changes in lip and tongue pressure before and after incisor retraction in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment with premolar extraction and incisor retraction. Study Design: A Quasi-experimental study Place and Duration of the Study: Orthodontic Department a...

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National Cancer Registry of Pakistan: First Comprehensive Report of Cancer Statistics 2015-2019

By Aamer Ikram, Shahid Pervez, Muhammad Tahir Khadim, Muhammad Sohaib, Hafeez Uddin, Farhana Badar, Ahmed Ijaz Masood, Zafar I. A. Khattak, Saima Naz, Tayyaba Rahat, Nighat Murad, Farah Naz Memon, Sumera Abid, Faiza Bashir, Ibrar Rafique, Muhammad Ayaz Mustafa, Roshan Kumar, Aisha Shafiq

ABSTRACT Objective: To compile a comprehensive national cancer registry report of Pakistan by merging and analysing cancer registration data received from major functional cancer registries in various parts of Pakistan. Study Design: Observational study. Place and Duration of the Study: Health Rese...

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Factors Associated with Intestinal Polyp Recurrence after Electroresection

By Juan Jin, Bo Yan, Shanfeng Yang, Min Du

ABSTRACT Objective: To investigate the frequency of recurrence after colonoscopic high-frequency electroresection of intestinal polyps and analyse the risk factors associated with recurrence. Study Design: Observational study. Place and Duration of the Study: Second People's Hospital of Hefei, ...

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Frequency of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and Comparison of Quality of Life between Female Medical Students with and without Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

By Zainab Mahmood, Ammara Butt, Mohsin Ali Cheema

ABSTRACT Objective: To determine the frequency of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) in female medical students, and to compare the quality of life between those with and without PMDD. Study Design: Descriptive Study. Place and Duration of the Study: Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore, fro...

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High-risk Human Papillomavirus Infection in Putian, China: A Cross-sectional Analysis of 98085 Women

By Rujing Zhang, Guihua Hong, Changxi Liao, Zhonghui Chen, Hua Lin, Liumin Yu

ABSTRACT Objective: To assess high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) infection among women undergoing cervical cancer screening in Putian for establishing an optimal cervical cancer screening mode and preventive vaccination strategy for HPV. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of...

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Association between Chronic Liver Disease Caused by Viral Hepatitis, Hospitalisation for COVID-19 and Mortality

By Javaria Aslam, Fahad Qaisar, Mutahra Khaliq, Maryam Khalid, Dur-e- Sabeeh, Asfand Yar Ali

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the association between chronic liver disease (CLD) caused by viral hepatitis and COVID-19 hospitalisation, as well as the risk of disease progression and mortality among COVID-19 hospitalised patients in relation to their prior CLD status. Study Design: A cohort...

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Systemic Inflammatory Markers Predicting the Overall Survival of Patients Using Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in the First-line Treatment of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

By Mustafa Korkmaz, Melek Karakurt Erylmaz

ABSTRACT Objective: To identify prognostic inflammatory markers in metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) patients who received anti-vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR) agents. Study Design: Observational study. Place and Duration of the Study: Department of Medical Oncology, Necmett...

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Factors Affecting the Efficacy of Regorafenib in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Is Tumour Sidedness Important?

By Seher Nazli Kazaz, Ali Caner Ozdover, Nergis Usta, Atila Yildirim, Evren Fidan, Feyyaz Ozdemir

ABSTRACT Objective: To investigate the outcomes of regorafenib treatment in refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients by primary tumour sidedness, the effects of previously targeted therapies, RAS status and inflammatory markers. Study Design: Observational study. Place and Duration o...

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Clinicopathological and Survival Characteristics of Mismatch Repair Status and PD-1 Expression in Serous Ovarian Cancer

By Fatma Olmez, Suleyman Cemil Oglak, Sedat Akgol, Omer Fatih Olmez, Ahmet Bilici, Ozgur Akbayir, Zeynep Gedik Ozkose, Esra Can, Omer Unal, Hicran Acar Sirinoglu

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the clinicopathological characteristics of mismatch repair (MMR) deficiency and its clinical outcomes by performing immunohistochemistry (IHC) for MMR genes in the serous ovarian cancer (SOC) tumour sections. Study Design: A retrospective case-control study. Place an...

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Comparison of Uncultured Cell Spray and Split-Thickness Skin Grafting in Deep Partial-thickness Burns: A Novel Animal Model

By Safa Kursat Nural, Omer Cennet, Kemal Kosemehmetoglu, Ali Konan, Kaya Yorganci

ABSTRACT Objective: To compare uncultured cell spray and conventional surgery in deep second-degree burns in rats and create an experimental model for the use of this method. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of the Study: Hacettepe University Experimental Animals Application a...

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Fifth Generation Quality Control of Immunoassay Parameters by Six Sigma Value

By Qurat ul Ain, Muhammad Younas, Zujaja Hina Haroon, Sobia Irum Kirmani, Muhammad Usman Munir, Muhammad Anwar

ABSTRACT Objective: To determine the sigma value of immunoassay parameters which are within the 2Z score on external quality control (EQC). Study Design: A cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of the Study: Department of Chemical Pathology and Endocrinology (AFIP),non-ability ity consecutive &n...

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Tracheal Bronchus in Children

By Shi-Min Yuan

ABSTRACT Tracheal bronchus is an uncommon congenital anomaly. It is often of important significance during endotracheal intubation. In paediatrics with tracheal bronchus, stenosis of trachea and (or) bronchus and the management strategies remain to be further clarified. A comprehensive retrieval of ...

Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Clinical Outcomes of New-onset Diabetes Mellitus among COVID-19 Patients in Developing and Developed Countries: A Systematic Review

By Khunsa Junaid, Nauman Dawood, Muhammad Daood, Fawad Ahmad Randhawa, Muhammad Kamran Yousaf, Mian Sajjad Ahmad

ABSTRACT Diabetes mellitus (DM) is linked to poor clinical outcomes and high mortality in Coronavirus patients. The primary objective of this systematic review was to determine the prevalence, clinical features, glycemic parameters, and outcomes of newly diagnosed diabetes in individuals with COVID-...

Citation Cartels in Medical and Dental Journals

By Syed Jaffar Abbas Zaidi, Muhammad Taqi

ABSTRACT Citation cartels are groups of researchers who excessively cite each other's work to artificially inflate their citation counts and enhance their reputation. The practice of the citation cartel involves journals agreeing to cite each other's publications to boost their own impact fa...

Mini-invasive Therapy for Primary Chronic Canaliculitis without Damaging Lacrimal Punctum

By Zhenkai Liu, Wenhao Jiang, Yingjie Ma, Wencan Wu, Bo Yu

ABSTRACT This study aimed to introduce a mini-invasive surgical approach without damaging lacrimal punctum for treating primary chronic canaliculitis (PCC). A retrospective analysis of 35 patients (35 eyes) suffering from PCC were recruited in the study. The surgery method is described briefly belo...

Comparison of Changes in Speciality Choices and Future Career Plans between Public and Private Medical Students Over Five Years of Medical Studies

By Yousaf Jamal Mahsood, Asif Rehman, Tauseef Aman, Saima Abid, Narmeen Hashim, Romana Ayub

ABSTRACT This study aimed to compare medical students' satisfaction with their choice of the medical field in their fifth year to their first year of MBBS and to compare speciality choices and career plans between public and private medical students. It was an online survey conducted from Decemb...

Concerned About the
Shortage of Paediatricians in Developing Countries

By Luan Xue, Huang Yuanyuan, Zhang Bo

Effects of Surgical Masks on Patients with Stable Chronic Heart Failure

By Danxin Meng, Yimin Li, Jin Huang

Leiomyosarcoma of the Inguinal Canal: A Rare Disease

By Waliya Badar Hossain, Asif Husain Osmani

Application of WeChat Public Account for Lifestyle Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

By Fang-Fang Zhang, Fan Qu, Jue Zhou

Response to the Editorial Titled "Cancer Registry - What is the Need to be Attentive and Why Now?"

By Farhana Badar

Need for Development and Validation of Sarcopenia Screening Tools in Pakistan

By Sarah Razaq, Farooq Azam Rathore