JCPSP Issue :

January 2017, Vol :27, No.01

EDITORIAL :

Jcpsp: Upholding The Highest Scientific And Ethical Standards
Zafar Ullah Chaudhry,
Clinical Practice And Increasing Complexity: Current Status, Challenges And Opportunities
Waris Qidwai,

ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Neutrophil Lymphocyte Ratio: Aprognostic Marker In Acute St Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Uzma Gul, Azhar Mehmood Kayani, Rubab Munir, Sajjad Hussain,
Objective:To investigate if neutrophil lymphocyte ratio (NLR) predicts in-hospital adverse events and mortality, and shortterm (30-day) mortality in ST-elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients thrombolysed with streptokinase (SK). ...
Acute-on-chronic Liver Failure: Causes, Clinical Characteristics And Predictors Of Mortality
Abbas Ali Tasneem, Nasir Hassan Luck,
Objective: To determine the causes, characteristics and predictors of mortality in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF). Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Hepatogastroenterol ...
Effectiveness Of Per Rectal Misoprostol Versus Intramuscular Oxytocin For Prevention Of Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage
Raheela Asmat, Tasneem Ashraf, Fazila Asmat, Shakila Asmat, Nagina Asmat,
Objective: To compare the effectiveness of per rectal misoprostol over oxytocin in primary postpartum haemorrhage (PPH). Study Design: Randomised controlled trial study. Place and Duration of Study: Gynaecology and Obstetrics Departmen ...
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma: Correlation Of Immunophenotypic Features With Age
Fouzia Lateef, Saba Jamal, Surrayya Nasir, Zainab Jamil,
Objective: To evaluate the frequency of hormone receptors and Her2neu expression and their correlation with age in patients of carcinoma breast. Study Design: Descriptive, cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Department ...
Tonsillar Surface Micro Flora: Does It Truly Represent Pathological Tonsillar Flora?
Syed Nadeem Ul Haq, Zeeshan Ayub, Azeema Ahmed,
Objective: To determine the best method of identifying core tonsillar flora. Study Design: Quasi-experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: ENT Department, Combined Military Hospital, Lahore, from September 2013 to October 2015. ...
Comparative Analysis Of Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization And Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction In Diagnosis Of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Javaid Ali, Saleem Ahmed Khan, Shan -e- Rauf, Muhammad Ayyub, Nadir Ali, Nabeel Khan Afridi,
Objective: To compare the sensitivity and specificity of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) with real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) in the diagnosis of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML). Study Design: A cross-sectional, an ...
Serum Neopterin: A Potential Marker For Screening Blood Donors
Ahsan Ashfaq, Ayesha Ejaz, Ghazanfar Abbas,
Objective: To determine serum neopterin levels in blood donors of local population and its association with transfusion transmitted infections. Study Design: A cross-sectional observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Departmen ...

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW :

Effects Of Home Exercise Programmes During Home Visits After Hip Replacement: A Systematic Review
Ozlem Ozdemir, Betül Tosun,
This study systematically reviews the research, focused on the effects of home exercise programmes implemented during home visits after hip replacement on patients. PubMed (MEDLINE), Wiley Online Library, EBSCOhost, Science Direct databases (between 200 ...

REVIEW ARTICLE :

Myofibroblast-mediated Contraction
Wae M. Al Kattan, Seham F. Alarfaj, Bayan M. Alnooh, Hadeel F. Alsaif, Hayfa S. Alabdul Karim, Noha M. Al-Qattan, Mohammad M. Al-Qattan, Amel A. F. El-Sayed,
Myofibroblast-mediated contraction is viewed as a cycle of four steps. The first step is stimulation of myofibroblasts by lysophospholipids leading to the activation of G proteins and ending with contraction of the actin-myosin complex. The next step is ...

COMMENTARY :

The Probability Of Resistant Hypertension During Dental Treatment Of Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Ramasamy Chidambaram,
Oral rehabilitation in medically compromised patients like chronic kidney disease (CKD) needs special dental care. Many papers have been published on dental considerations for such individuals. However, literature citing oral care for patients with risk ...

CASE REPORT :

Premolar Cystic Ameloblastoma In A Child
Sanyog Pathak, Wanjari Ghate Sonalika, Vanishree HS, Anand S. Tegginammani,
Mandibular swellings may occur as a result of many benign lesions of odontogenic or non-odontogenic origin. Ameloblastomas are benign tumours of odontogenic origin, whose importance lies in its potential to grow into enormous size with resulting bone de ...
Psammomatoid Juvenile Ossifying Fibroma Of Mandible In A 41-year Male Patient
Betina Chandolia, Manas Bajpai,
Juvenile ossifying fibroma (JOF) is a rare fibro-osseous neoplasm that develops among the craniofacial bones at an early age; and in majority of patients, it is diagnosed in the first or second decade of life. We present a case in 41-year male patient h ...
Atypical Presentation Of Hydatid Cyst In The Thigh
Zehra Kazmi, Sajida Qureishi, M. Saeed Quraishy, Fibha Arshad Mallick, Sibtain Rizvi,
To emphasise that hydatid cyst disease can present as a soft tissue mass even in an unusual site like the thigh, we report the case of a 21-year male patient who presented to Surgical Unit IV, Civil Hospital, Karachi, with a slow growing cystic swelling ...

SHORT COMMUNICATION :

Clinico-haematological Features Of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria
Maria Khan, Saqib Qayyum Ahmad, Mukarram Bashir, Parvez Ahmed, Muhammad Ayyub,
The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of various clinico-haematological features in patients suffering from paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH). It was an observational study carried out from October 2008 - January 2016. All the pa ...
Attempted Suicide And Seriousness Of Intent
Tabassum Alvi, Saba Yasein, Sadiq Hussain, Ahmad Farjam, Muhammad Azhar, Fatima Assad,
This descriptive research was conducted to estimate the method of suicide and suicidal intent among hospitalised suicide attempters at Pakistan Ordinance Factory (POF) Hospital, Wah Cantt, from December 2012 to June 2013. Data were collected from 49 hos ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR :

Pleural Nocardiosis In Immunocompetent Patient
Mohsin Zahoor, Ali Abbas, Zafar Ahmed,
Rare Presentation Of Brain Abscess
Javaria Rasheed, Fauzia Waqar, Muhammad Sharif, Khalid Saleem,
Cartilaginous Choristoma Of Gingiva
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe,
What Should Children Pay Attention To In Skin Cleansing During Self-measurement Of Blood Glucose?
Hamide Zengin, Nursan Cinar, Sevin Altinkaynak,
Prescription Drug Misuse In Medical Students: Reflecting On A Time For Change
Saad Salman, Katya Rubya, Muhammad Anees, Muhammad Usman,