JCPSP Issue :

July 2018, Vol :28, No.07

EDITORIAL :

Paediatric Spinal Cord Injuries In Pakistan
Farooq Azam Rathore,

ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Galactose-induced Aging Model In Rat Testicular Tissue
Seval Aydin, Karolin Yanar, Bahadir Simsek, Tamer Cebe, Mustafa Erinc Sitar, Ahmet Belce, Ufuk Çakatay,
Objective: To examine whether the D-galactose induced aging model is an appropriate model for further aging research. Study Design: Experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Aziz Sancar Institute of Experimental Medicine, Istan ...
Effectiveness Of Oral Methotrexate Therapy Versus Systemic Corticosteroid Therapy In Treatment Of Generalised Lichen Planus
Rabeeka Bakhtiar, Sahibzada Mahmood Noor, Muhammad Majid Paracha,
Objective: To compare the effectiveness of oral methotrexate versus systemic corticosteroids in treatment of lichen planus. Study Design: Randomised controlled trial. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Dermatology, Lady R ...
Relationship Of Nutritional Status And Functional Capacity In Elderly Patients Visiting Outpatient Clinics Of A Tertiary Care Hospital
Sidra Kanwal, Waris Qidwai, Kashmira Nanji,
Objective: To determine the correlation of functional and nutritional status of elderly patients (equal to and more than 60 years of age) visiting family medicine clinics of tertiary care hospital in Karachi. Study Design: Cross-sectiona ...
Outcome Of Endoscopic Management Of Post Living Donor Liver Transplant Anastomotic Strictures
Akif Dilshad, Adnan Salim, Muhammad Israr Ul Haq, Johar Amin, Kashif Malik, Altaf Alam,
Objective: To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of endoscopic dilatation of anastomotic stricture (AS). Study Design: An observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Shaikh Zayed Hospi ...
Immune System Activation In Rheumatic Heart Disease
Aqsa Anam, Abdul Wajid Khan Faisal, Nadeem Afzal, Faheem Shahzad,
Objective: To assess activation of immune system in rheumatic heart disease (RHD) patients in the form of AECA, ACL and anti GBM antibodies. Study Design: Descriptive, observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Immu ...
Gene Expression Of Glyoxalase Ii In Diabetic Retinopathy
Amber Zaidi, Palvasha Waheed, Amir Rashid, Saleem Ahmed Khan,
Objective: To study the gene expression of Glyoxalase II among patients of diabetic retinopathy. Study Design: A cross-sectional comparative study. Place and Duration of Study: CREAM (Centre for Research in Experimental and Applied Medi ...
Expression Of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor In Colorectal Adenocarcinoma And Its Correlation With Clinicopathological Factors
Dalal M. Nemanqani, Kanwal Aftab, Samia H. Al-Malki, Walaa M. Al-Sufyani,
Objective: To identify the expression of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) in colorectal cancer (CRC) and its relationship with clinicopathologic factors. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: ...
Epidemiology, Clinical Features And Consequences Of Spinal Cord Injury In Children
Haider Darain, Aatik Arsh, Amir Zeb, Syed Muhammad Ilyas, Dildar Muhammad, Muhammad Naseem Khan,
Objective: To describe epidemiology, clinical features and clinical consequences of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) in children. Study Design: Case series. Place and Duration of Study: Paraplegic Centre, Hayatabad, Peshawar, from July 2011 to ...
Assessment Of Frequency And Transience Rate For Ventilator-associated Pneumonia (vap) In Geriatric Patients In Tertiary Care Settings Of Karachi, Pakistan
Saba Zubair, Huma Ali, Syed Faheem Raza, Jawaid A. Warind, Anwer Ejaz Beg, Rabia Bushra,
Objective: To assess the risk factors, frequency and transience rate for ventilator-associated pneumonia in geriatric patients. Study Design: Cross-sectional, descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Various campuses of Ziauddin ...
Influence Of Obesity On Gleason Score Inconsistencies Between Biopsy And Radical Prostatectomy Specimens
Aytac Sahin, Ahmet Urkmez, Ozgur Haki Yuksel, Ayhan Verit,
Objective: To evaluate the association of obesity with Gleason scores determined in biopsy and radical prostatectomy specimens. Study Design: Cohort study. Place and Duration of Study: Urology Department, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Research H ...

CLINICAL PRACTICE ARTICLE :

Diagnostic Accuracy Of Initial Chest X-rays In Thorax Trauma
Ozlem Tataroglu, Secil Telli Erdogan, Mehmet Ozgur Erdogan, Ismail Tayfur, Mustafa Ahmet Afacan, Burcu Genc Yavuz, Sahin Colak,
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy, sensitivity and specificity of chest x-ray as a diagnostic imaging tool in management of thorax traumas. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Haydarpasa Numune Training and R ...
The Relationship Between Burnout, Self-esteem And Professional Life Quality Of Nurses
Unal Erkorkmaz, Ozlem Dogu, Nursan Cinar,
Objective: To evaluate the correlation between burnout, self-esteem and quality of life among nurses. Study Design: Analytical, cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Sakarya Training and Research Hospital, Turkey, in 2013. ...

META ANALYSIS :

Postoperative Complications Of Endoscopic Versus Microscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery: A Meta-analysis
Jincheng Fang, Shan Xie, Nan Li, Zhiquan Jiang,
Transsphenoidal microscopic pituitary surgery is an effective way of treating pituitary tumors. However, minimal invasive approach endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery has become much more prevalent these days. Endoscopic surgery resects the max ...

AUDIT :

Cost-effectiveness Of Screening And Confirmatory Tests For Multiple Myeloma In Pakistani Population: An Audit Report
Safia Fatima, Aamir Ijaz, Dilshad Ahmed Khan, Fozia Fatima, Naveed Asif, Ayesha Hafeez, Muhammad Mukarram,
Objective: To find out the use of screening and confirmatory tests for diagnosis of multiple myeloma as ordered by clinicians. Study Design: An Audit. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Chemical Pathology and Endocrinolog ...

CASE REPORT :

Solitary Fibrous Tumor Of Kidney
Ameet Kumar Lalwani, Syed Muhammad Faiq, Jogindar Ahuja,
Solitary fibrous tumor of kidney is an unusual condition. It is spindle cell tumor with mesenchymal in origin so most commonly reported cases are in pleura, and extra-pleural sites are very rare. It is mostly benign in nature but malignant variant are a ...
Tuberculous Paraspinal Abscess Invading Esophagus: A Rare Cause Of Dysphagia
Shazia Shad, Ayesha Aslam Rai, Ghous Bux Soomro, Nasir Hassan Luck,
Esophageal involvement by mycobacterium tuberculosis is a rare entity even in the endemic regions. The common presenting complaint in esophageal tuberculosis are deglutition disorders in which patients primarily present with difficulty in swa ...
Enteroenteric Fistulae In Acute Bowel Ischemia
Muhammad Salman Khan, Inamullah Khan, Amir Humza, Y. Bashir Hadi, Zeeshan Haider,
Gastrointestinal fistulae are classified as enteroenteric or enterocutaneous. Most gastrointestinal fistulae are formed after surgical procedures for inflammatory bowel disease or malignancy. For spontaneous enteroenteric fistulae, ischemia has been rep ...
Cranially Migrated Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt In Patient With Bilateral Subdural Empyema
Mirza Faisal Ahmed Rafiq,
A right-sided ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt was placed in patient with congenital hydrocephalous in the first month of life. Three-month review visit showed no improvement and after evaluation and computerised tomogram (CT) scan brain, another VP shun ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR :

Aspirin In Primary Prevention Of Myocardial Infarction/angina And Stroke In Hypertensive Patients
Aysha Almas, Muhammad Salman Ghazni, Shahrukh Hashmani, Zain Mushtaq,
Peripheral Ameloblastic Fibroma Of Anterior Maxillary Gingiva Simulating Pyogenic Granuloma
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe, Pradkshana Vijay,
Cancer Rehabilitation: Emerging Role Of Physiatrists In A Multi-disciplinary Cancer Care Team
Sami Ullah, Farooq Azam Rathore, Dilshad Hunain Al Arabia,
Religion/spirituality: A Tool To Better Help Psychiatric Patients
Manzar Shahid, Syed Shahid Raza,