JCPSP Issue :

December 2017, Vol :27, No.12

EDITORIAL :

A Suggested Plan For Specialist Doctor's Professional Growth And Development
Ahmed Nadeem Abbasi, Bilal Mazhar Qureshi,

ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Diaphragmatic Excursion: Does It Predict Successful Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation?
Arshad Hayat, Aslam Khan, Amir Khalil, Asma Asghar,
Objective: To measure the diaphragmatic excursion and its outcome on weaning from mechanical ventilation. Study Design: Cross-sectional comparative study. Place and Duration of Study: Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Military Hospit ...
Negative Predictive Value Of Ultrasound In Predicting Tumor-free Margins In Specimen Sonography
Saira Naz, Saima Hafeez, Zainab Hussain, Kiran Hilal,
Objective: To evaluate the success of ultrasound in post-excision specimen visualization, and negative predictive value of ultrasound for estimation of tumor-free margins using histopathology as the gold standard. Study Design: Cross-se ...
Safety Of Trans-nasal Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement
Lubna Kamani, Kailash Raj Makhejani, Baseer Sultan Ahmad,
Objective: To evaluate the safety of trans-nasal percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (TPEG) placement for nutrition in patients where oral approach is not possible. Study Design: Case-series. Place and Duration of Study:April 2010 to Ap ...
Improvement In Therapeutic Ability Of Wharton’s Jelly Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells With Vitamin E In Breast Cancer
Nadia Wajid, Muhammad Azam, Seemab Khalid, Fatima Ali, Aamer Qazi, M.H. Qazi,
Objective:To assess the role of Vitamin E to improve the survival of Wharton's jelly derived mesenchymal stem cells (WJMSCs) in breast cancer conditions. Study Design:An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study:Centre for Resea ...
Hearing Status After Radical Mastoidectomy Without Tympanoplasty
Shamaila Nawaz Khan, Iqbal Hussain Udaipurwala, Talat Mehmood, Zahid Mehmood Rahat,
Objective:To find out the impairment of hearing associated with radical mastoidectomy by measuring the quantitative difference in the functional hearing level before and after radical mastoidectomy operation without tympanoplasty. Study ...
Effect Of Femtosecond Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery (flacs) On Endothelial Cell Count
Muhammad Saim Khan, Asad Habib, Mazhar Ishaq, Muhammad Amer Yaqub,
Objective:To compare the change in endothelial cell count after femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) versus conventional phacoemulsification. Study Design:Randomized controlled clinical trial. Place and Duration of Stud ...
High Burden Of Subclinical Lead Toxicity After Phase Out Of Lead From Petroleum In Pakistan
Hafsa Majid, Aysha Habib Khan, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Imran Siddiqui, Farooq Ghani, Lena Jafri,
Objective: To evaluate the frequency of subclinical lead toxicity. Study Design:Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study:Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, from Januar ...
Effect Of Lidocaine 2% On Bacterial Culture Of Bronchial Fluid
Mohammad Samet, Fatemeh Alsadat Aghaei Meybodi, Tayebe Mokarianpour, Tahere Fallah, Fatemeh Dehghan Mongabadi, Jamshid Ayatollahi, Seyed Hossein Shahcheraghi, Mohammad Hossein Ahmadia Yazdi,
Objective:To evaluate the action of 2% lidocaine on the culture results of bronchial fluid in patients suspected of having lower respiratory tract infections. Study Design:Cross-sectional analytical study. Place and Duration of Study: ...

CASE REPORT :

Anaesthetic Management Of Supratentorial Tumor Craniotomy Using Awake-throughout Approach
Faraz Shafiq, Fahad Salim, Ather Enam, Jai Parkash, Mohammad Faheem,
The authors are reporting an anaesthetic management of patient presenting with left parietal lobe space occupying lesion and scheduled for Awake-craniotomy. Awake-throughout approach using scalp block was planned. Among techniques reported for keeping pat ...
Duodenal Perforation Due To Ingested Partial Denture
Muhammad Siddiq, Ahmad Uzair Qureshi, Muhammad Shahid Farooq, Abrar Ashraf Ali,
Ingestion of foreign bodies including dentures can be a cause of morbidity and mortality. We report a case of poor-fit denture in an elderly male with pulmonary and musculoskeletal comorbidities, who presented as an acute abdomen. The pin attached to the ...
High Altitude Retinopathy Presenting As Central Retinal Vein Occlusion In A Soldier
Waseem Raja, Ahsan Mukhtar,
A 33-year soldier, deployed at an altitude of 3,350 meters for two years, developed unilateral Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO) in the left eye. He had no risk factor for thrombosis and all thrombophilia screenings were negative. The patient was mana ...
Transient Methemoglobinemia In Three Neonates Due To Maternal Pudendal Anesthesia
Sara Erol, Zehra Arslan, Isemi Han Celik, Ahmet Yagmur Bas, Nihal Demirel,
Methemoglobin (MetHb) is a form of hemoglobin which contains iron in ferric state. The delivery of oxygen to tissues is impaired and cellular hypoxia develops with an increase in MetHb levels. Methemoglobinemia is a rare but potentially lethal complicatio ...
Parvovirus B19: A Rare Cause Of Post-renal Transplant Anemia
Waqar Ahmed, Rizwan Ul Haq Dogar, Sumit Acharya,
Parvovirus B19 infection should be contemplated as one of the differential diagnoses of persistent anemia in transplanted patients. There must be high index of suspicion of Parvovirus B19, when post-transplant patients present with refractory and severe a ...

SHORT COMMUNICATION :

Predicament In Detection And Reporting Of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase Production In Routine Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing
Tariq Butt, Sania Raza, Erum Butt,
This descriptive and cross-sectional study was planned to determine the dilemma of inadvertent detection of extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) production in Enterobacteriaceaewhen using inhibition zone size of antibiotic disks of Cefotaxime or Aztreo ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR :

Lift Techniue For Sile Rectovaginal Fistula
Alper Parlakgumus, Ali Ezer,
Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma In A 62-year Female
Betina Chandolia, Manas Bajpai, Manika Arora,
Superficial Angiomyxoma Of Palate
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe, Pradkhshana Vijay,
Reliability Of Vancomycin Sensitivity Assays For Staphylococcus Aureus
Muhammad Ali Syed, Neelum Ashfaq, Ayaz Saleem, Bushra Fatima,
In-utero Bilious Vomiting Resembling Meconium Stainedlike Liquor May Be An Indication Of Distal Intestinal Obstruction
Siba Prosad Paul, Jagrati Chopra,
Integrating Rehabilitation Physicians In Stroke Rehabilitation Challenges In Pakistan
Farooq Azam Rathore, Amara Ilyas,