JCPSP Issue :

May 2017, Vol :27, No.05

EDITORIAL :

In Pursuit Of Quality Research: Editors' Perspective
Jamshed Akhtar, Saba Sohail,

ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Diagnostic Accuracy Of Sonoelastography In The Non-invasive Diagnosis Of Malignant Breast Cancer Compared To Histopathology As A Gold Standard
Hina Rehman, Saleem Raza, Sadaf Aziz, Asad Maqbool Ahmad, Sadia Tahir,
Objective:To observe the diagnostic accuracy of elastography in detecting malignant breast lesion taking strain ratio of 4.8 and histopathology as gold standard. Study Design:Descriptive cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: ...
Diagnostic Accuracy Of Ct Scan In Diagnosing Paranasal Fungal Infection
Junaid Iqbal, Sadia Rashid, Jaideep Darira, Muhammad Kashif Shazlee, Muhammad Saad Ahmed, Sumayya Fatima,
Objective:To assess the diagnostic accuracy of CTscan in detecting paranasal sinus fungal infections. Study Design:Cross-sectional, observational study. Place and Duration of Study:Department of Radiology, Ziauddin University Hospital, Ka ...
Diagnostic Accuracy Of Multislice Ct Scan In The Detection Of Occult Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis In Head And Neck Cancers
Rubia Salman, Munawar Hussain, Syed Omair Adil,
Objective:To determine the diagnostic accuracy of CECTin detecting occult cervical lymph node metastasis in primary head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) patients with clinically negative cervical nodes, keeping histopathology as go ...
Usefulness Of Hemodynamically Distribution Of Intranodal Vessels In Differentiating Metastatic Neck Lymph Nodes - Value Of Color Doppler And Spectral Wave Sonogram
Uzma Mumtaz, Ahmed Farhan, Muhammad Amjad Chaudhry, Madiha Mumtaz,
Objective:To evaluate the diagnostic assessment of enlarged lymph nodes, based on its perfusion pattern by taking tissue diagnosis as gold standard. Study Design:Analytical study. Place and Duration of Study:Departments of Radiology and P ...
Aspartic Acid Racemization With Correlation To Age: Aforensic Perspective
Qudsia Hassan, Allah Rakha, M. Zahid Bashir,
Objective:To estimate age through aspartic acid racemization of human dentin for forensic analysis, and to calculate the margin of error between chronological age and estimated age by racemization method. Study Design:Cross-sectional comp ...
Comparison Of Clinical Characteristics Of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment In Pseudophakic And Phakic Eyes
Muhammad Ahsan Mukhtar, Mohammad Asim Mehboob, Qamar Ul Islam, Mazhar Ishaq,
Objective: To compare the clinical profile, systemic risk factors, and characteristics of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) in pseudophakic and phakic eyes. Study Design:Cross-sectional comparative study. Place and Duration of Study ...
Vitamin D Status, Lung Function And Atopy In Children With Asthma
Sebnem Ozdogan, Gizem Sari, Ibrahim Hakki Aktan, Belma Aydin, Canan Irmak, Sabanur Cavdar,
Objective: To determine the associations between serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D3 levels and pulmonary function test outcomes and atopy in children with asthma. Study Design:Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study:Pediatric pulmonol ...
Early Detection Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease In Apparently Healthy Attendants Of Tertiary Care Hospital And Assessment Of Its Severity
Tahira Zubair, Amanullah Abbassi, Osama Ahsan Khan,
Objective:Early detection of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in apparently healthy attendants of tertiary care hospital and assessment of its severity. Study Design:Cross-sectional, observational study. Place and Duration of Study:S ...

CLINICAL PRACTICE ARTICLE :

Clinical Characteristics And Outcome Of Budd-chiari Syndrome At A Tertiary Care Hospital In Pakistan
Om Parkash, Aysha Khan, Saeed Hamid,
Objective:To determine the clinical characteristics of Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS), its causes and outcome at a tertiary care hospital. Study Design:An observational study. Place and Duration of Study:The Aga Khan University Hospital,Karac ...

CASE REPORT :

A Multiparous Woman With Lately Diagnosed Multilevel Left Ventricular Obstruction
Muhammad Nasir Rahman, Ibrahim Gul, Amjad Nabi,
A 56-year hypertensive, multiparous woman presented to the cardiology unit with Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) class-III angina and worsening dyspnea for the past few weeks. Her clinical examination showed high blood pressure and mid-systolic cresc ...
Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa (non-herlitz Type)
Munir Ahmad Bhinder, Muhammad Waqar Arshad, Muhammad Yasir Zahoor, Wasim Shehzad, Muhammad Tariq, Muhammad Imran Shabbir,
Junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB) is a recessively inherited skin blistering disease and is caused due to abnormalities in proteins that hold layers of the skin. Herlitz JEB is the severe form and non-Herlitz JEB is the milder form. This report descr ...
Primary Sacral Hydatid Cyst Causing Cutaneous Fistula
Volkan Murat Unal, Nail Ozdemir, Ali Karadag, Serdar Oguzoglu, Haydar Celik,
Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis are the causes of hydatid disease and the main characteristic is endemic. Generally, it affects the liver and lungs. Spinal hydatidosis accounts for less than 1% of the cases. Vertebral hydatidosis i ...
Paraneoplastic Cushing Syndrome Due To Wilm's Tumor
Mahwish Faizan, Jaida Manzoor, Muhammad Saleem, Saadia Anwar, Qaiser Mehmood, Ambreen Hameed, Agha Shabbir Ali,
Paraneoplastic syndromes are rare disorders that are triggered by an altered immune system response to neoplasm. Paraneoplastic syndromes may be the first or the most prominent manifestations of cancer. Wilm's tumor is the most frequent pediatric renal ma ...

SHORT COMMUNICATION :

Implementation Of Ventilator Bundle In Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Of A Developing Country
Anwarul Haque, Quratulain Riaz, Syed Asad Ali,
The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of VAP(ventilator associated pneumonia) after strict implementation of ventilator bundle in PICU. Medical records of all children (age 1 month - 16 years) were retrospectively reviewed, who were on mechani ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR :

Application Of Functional Impression Technique And Use Of Silicone As Bulb For Maxillary Obturator
Ahmed Mushfiqur Rahman, Md Minhaz Ul Islam Nizami, , Nafij Bin Jamayet, Adam Husein,
Good News: Dentists Are Competent In Diagnosing Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea
Ramasamy Chidambaram,
Disaster Management: Overhauling The System
Ammar Asif Ahmed, Muneeb Khalid,
A Rare Cause Of Acute Appendicitis: Migration Of An Intrauterine Device
Alper Parlakgumus, Huriye Ayse Parlakgumus, Ali Ezer,
Cellular Neurothakeoma In A Relatively Rare Site
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe,