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Cerebral Aneurysms due to Cardiac Myxoma

By Shi-Min Yuan,

Cerebral aneurysms due to cardiac myxoma has been sporadically reported; however, the clinical features of this entity has not been fully elucidate...

Treating Foot Injuries by Grafting Pedicled Distal Peroneal Artery Perforator Flaps

By Changqing Hu, Yong Lian, Xiao Fan, Zhiping Sun,

Treating mid- and forefoot wounds is challenging. We share our clinical experience and describe the treatment of fore- and midfoot wounds by grafti...

The Effect of Gabapentin on Postoperative Pain, Morphine Sparing Effect and Preoperative Anxiety in Patients Going for Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgical Procedure

By Mueen Ullah Khan,


Objective: To determine the effectiveness of preoperative administration of gabapentin in reduction of acute postoper...

Role of Amphotericin B in Nasal Irrigation for Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps

By Sadaf Zia, Syeda Uzma Naqvi, Salman Ahmed, M. Shuja Farrukh, Salman Matiullah Sheikh,

Objective: To determine the effect of topical antifungal irrigation fluid containing amphotericin B on nasal polyp and their

The Frequency of Human Papilloma Virus in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

By Yasemin Kemal, Ayse Bel, Nilgun Sahin, Ozgur Kemal, Mehmet Kefeli,

The association of HPV in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) is investigated in several studies but controversial results are established. Th...

Octreotide and Continuous Hemofiltration versus Continuous Hemofiltration Alone in Severe Acute Pancreatitis Complicated with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

By Lei Huang, Hongxia Zhu,

The objective of this study was to compare effects of octreotide and continuous hemofiltration versus continuous hemofiltration alone in the treatm...

Complex Reconstruction of Nose and Upper Lip after Assault

By Farrukh Aslam Khalid, Muhammad Amin Yousaf,

A 21-year male, farmer by profession, was admitted in Plastic Surgery Department via outpatient department, with amputation of nose and upper lip w...

Isolated Spermatic Vein Thrombosis

By Zeynep Nilüfer Tekin,

Isolated spermatic vein thrombosis is an uncommon pathology, mostly involving left side. These patients present with acute scrotal symptoms, and ca...

Retroperitoneal Teratoma with Secondary Infection

By Yavuz Yuksel, Ozkan Ozen,

Teratomas are germ cell tumors arising from the embryonic germ layers. Since they originate from the germ cells, they can be found in the gonadal, ...

Subserosal Leiomyoma with Intravenous Leiomyomatosis Extending into Inferior Vena Cava and Right-sided Cardiac Chambers

By Palwasha Gul, Pari Gul, Khanda Gul, Shama Jogezai,

Leiomyoma (fibroid) is the most common benign tumour of the uterus in reproductive age. Its treatment is easy and employs a surgical resection, usu...

Optical Coherence Tomography-guided Intervention in STEMI Patients with Normal Looking Coronaries

By Imran Iftikhar, Hamid Sharif Khan, Naveed Yaqoob,

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an increasingly available intracoronary imaging modality that provides high-resolution imaging of coronary ar...

Anaesthetic Management of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

By Cengiz Kaya, Sezgin Bilgin, Gunes C. Cebeci, Leman Tomak,

Objective: To describe perioperative anaesthetic management with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).
Study Design: An observational study...

Comparative Analysis of CT and MRI Diagnosis of Large Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome (LVAS) in Children

By Ling Yang, Jie Liu,

Objective: To analyse application value of CT and MRI in the diagnosis of large vestibular aqueduct syndrome (LVAS) in children.
Study Desig...

Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Presentation, Diagnosis, Management and Factors Impacting Clinical Outcome in a Tertiary Cardiac Centre in Pakistan

By Shabana Kausar, Hamid Sharif Khan, Muhammad Talha Bin Nazir, Adeel-ur- Rehman,

Objective: To evaluate the presentation, diagnosis, management and outcome of acute pulmonary embolism for assessing the factors impacting mortalit...

Safety and Efficacy of Radiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Veins: An Initial Experience from Pakistan

By Zia Ur Rehman,

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for varicose veins.
Study Design: Observational case series....

Clinical and Airway Inflammation Features of COPD Patients with Positive Bronchodilator Test

By Zhiying Wang, Zhisong Xu, Guangsheng Sun,

Objective: To explore the difference in clinical characteristics and airway inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients o...

Effects of Recombinant Irisin on Body Mass Index, Serum Insulin, Luteinizing Hormone and Testosterone Levels in Obese Female BALB/c Mice

By Sadaf Majeed, Riffat Shafi, Hira Moin, Ifra Ashraf, Khurram Irshad,

Objective: To determine the effects of recombinant irisin on body mass index (BMI), serum insulin, luteinizing hormone (LH) and testosterone levels...

Visual Outcomes of Pars Plana Vitrectomy Alone or with Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Patients of Diabetic Vitreous Haemorrhage

By Uzma Haseeb, Aziz-ur Rehman,

Objective: To evaluate the visual outcomes of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) alone or with intravitreal bevacizumab in patients of diabetic vitreous h...

Glucose Transporter 1 Overexpression in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

By Samina Qamar, Sanum Fatima, Abdul Rehman, Zeeshan Mustafa, M. Abbas Khokhar, Nukhbatullah Awan,

Objective: To determine association of immunohistochemical over expression of GLUT 1 (Glucose transporter 1) in oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) ...

Comparison of Adequacy of Dialysis between Single-use and Reused Hemodialyzers in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis

By Amna Hamid, Murtaza F. Dhrolia, Salman Imtiaz, Ruqayya Qureshi,

Objective: To compare adequacy of dialysis between single-use and reused dialyzer in order to ascertain whether reuse of dialyzers provides adequat...

Polymorphisms in the GC Gene for Vitamin D Binding Protein and Their Association with Vitamin D and Bone Mass in Young Adults

By Aysha Habib, Lena Jafri, Abeera Siddiqui, Ghazala Naureen, Howard Morris, Tariq Moatter,

Objective: To identify DBP gene rs4588 and rs7041 polymorphisms and associate with participants' serum 25(OH)D and BMD levels.
Study Des...

Complete Blood Count Parameters for Prediction of non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

By Harun Gunes, Ayhan Saritas, Sengul Cangur, Osman Kayapinar,

Objective: To evaluate whether the complete blood count parameters can be used to predict patients who will have positive troponin levels during em...

Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor in Burn Patients with Neutropenia

By Ghazala Tabassum, Iqra Khan, Amina Asif, Imran Shahzad, Farrukh Aslam Khalid,

Objective: To assess the role of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) for improving neutropenia in burns patients with neutropenia. 

Serum Albumin and C3 Complement Levels in Endometriosis

By Aisha Hasan, Amena Rahim, Muhammad Afzal, Abdul Khaliq Naveed, Saddaf Ayub,

Objective: To compare the efficacy of albumin and C3 complement as serum marker for the early diagnosis of endometriosis in women of reproductive a...

An Audit of Caesarean Section Rate Using Modified Robson Criteria at a Tertiary Care Hospital

By Asma Ansari, Shehla Baqai,

Objective: To evaluate the rising rate of caesarean section (CS) and its contributing factors at a tertiary care hospital. 
Study Design: C...