Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (JCPSP), is the prestigious, peer reviewed monthly biomedical journal of the country published regularly since 1991. College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan is the parent body of this Journal.


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Issue 11 | Volume 28 | November 2018
Childhood Obesity: A Major Public Health Challenge of 21st Century

By Nighat Nisar

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Effect of Combined Acupuncture Anesthesia on Surgical Dosage and Serum IL-4, IL-10 of Pneumonectomy Patients

By Duowen Xie, Xiaoyuan Shi, Yinxia Zhang

Objective: To analyse the effects of combined acupuncture anesthesia on surgical dosage and serum interleukin-4 (IL-4), interleukin-10 (IL-10) of pneumonectomy patients. Study Design: A randomised controlled trial (RCT). Place and Duration of Study: Lanzhou University Second Hospital, Lanzhou, Ch...

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Correlation between Genotoxicity and Interleukin-6 in Smokers: A Rodent Model

By Aneela Jamil, Amir Rashid, Asifa Majeed

Objective: To investigate the relation between genotoxicity and interleukin-6 in rats exposed to cigarette smoke. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Army Medical College, Rawalpindi and Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi, in 2016. Methodology: Seventy ...

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Coronary Artery Ectasia: Clinical and Angiographic Features

By Shahid Rashid, Uzma Gul, Muhammad Ali, Tahira Sadiq, Azhar Mehmood Kiyani

Objective: To investigate the clinical and angiographic characteristics of coronary artery ectasia (CAE) and its relation with the inflammatory marker, HsCRP. Study Design: An observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, Rawalpindi, from April 2015 ti...

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Computed Tomography in Detecting Bone Invasion due to Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Buccal Mucosa

By Nasreen Naz, Javeriya Sattar, S Khalid Ashrafi

Objective: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of contrast enhanced computed tomography (CECT) of head and neck in detecting adjacent bone invasion due to squamous cell carcinoma of buccal mucosa using histopathology as gold standard. Study Design: Cross sectional / descriptive study. Place and...

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Sonographic Evaluation of Normal Liver, Spleen, and Renal Parameters in Adult Population: A Multicenter Study

By Sohail Ahmed Khan, Saira Yasmeen, Hatem Adel, Syed Omair Adil, Farheen Huda, Shahmeer Khan

Objective: To determine the normal liver, spleen, and renal parameters in adult patients with no comorbidities. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Dow Institute of Radiology, Ojha Campus, LEJ Campus, and Al-Mustafa Hospital Karachi, from October 2016 to March 2017. ...

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Comparison of Classical and Non-Classical Turner Syndrome at NICH Karachi

By Mohsina Noor Ibrahim, Taj Muhammad Laghari, Misbah Iqbal Hanif, Zubair Ahmed Khoso, Maira Riaz, Jamal Raza

Objective: To analyse chromosomal abnormalities of the patients who were referred for the screening of short stature and delayed puberty and to verify the association between karyotype and phenotype in confirmed Turner Syndrome (TS) patients. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration ...

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Mean Platelet Volume to Lymphocyte Ratio as a Novel Marker for Diabetic Nephropathy

By Mehmet Zahid Kocak, Gulali Aktas, Edip Erkus, Tuba T Duman, Burcin M Atak, Haluk Savli

Objective: To compare mean platelet volume to lymphocyte ratio (MPVLR) of diabetic nephropathy subjects to those diabetics without diabetic nephropathy. Study Design: Observational, cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Tertiary referral hospital, in Bolu, Turkey, from July t...

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Outcomes of Retinectomy in Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment with Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

By Saliha Naz, Syed Fawad Rizvi, Faisal Murtaza, Basheeran Shehzadi

Objective: To evaluate the anatomical and functional outcomes of retinectomy in the management of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachments with inferior retinal breaks and advanced proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR C). Study Design: Quasi-experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: LRBT...

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A Novel Clinico-Biochemical Score for Screening of Inherited Metabolic Diseases in Children

By Oshaque Ali, Ayesha Hafeez, Aamir Ijaz, Munir Akmal Lodhi, Muhammad Asif Nawaz, Zeeshan Ahmed

Objective: To evaluate a novel clinico-biochemical score for screening of inherited metabolic diseases (IMDs) in children in our setup. Study Design: Descriptive analytical study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Chemical Pathology and Endocrinology, Armed Forces Institute of P...

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Postoperative Pain Score of Bupivacaine versus Placebo in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

By Shariq Anis Khan, Salman el Khalid, Fouzia Naeem Effendi, Mohammad Hammad Mithani, Adnan Siddique Awan, Tooba Mugal

Objective: To compare postoperative mean pain score of bupivacaine versus placebo in patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Study Design: An experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Urology, The Kidney Centre, Postgraduate Training Institute (PGTI), Karachi, fro...

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Use of Imaging for the Diagnosis of Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis: A Clinician's Perspective

By Mustafa Hasbahceci, Huseyin Kadioglu

Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is an inflammatory breast disease with unknown etiology and nonspecific symptoms. Differentiation of breast cancer from granulomatous disease is a diagnostic and clinical challenge. Imaging features and decision of the surgeon, based on these findings, m...

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The Relationship between Waist Circumference and Cecal Intubation Time in Women

By Banu Karapolat, Uzer Kucuktulu

Objective: To investigate the relationship between waist circumference and cecal intubation time (CIT) in female subjects during colonoscopy. Study Design: A descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of General Surgery, Kanuni Training and Research Hospital, Turkey, from Januar...

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Morbidity and Mortality in Appendicitis in the Elderly

By Hasan Calis

Objective: To assess the factors affecting the morbidity and mortality in patients over 65 years of age who underwent appendectomy. Study Design: An observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ahi Evran University, Kirsehir, Turkey, f...

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Resection and Reconstruction of the Trachea for the Treatment of Upper Tracheal Stenosis: Tracheal Versus Non-Tracheal Intubation

By Feng Li, Jing Liang, Xiaogang Li

Tracheal stenosis may occur secondary to trauma, tumors, infections, and inflammatory and iatrogenic diseases. Patients with tracheal stenosis must be evaluated carefully and require comprehensive preoperative examination, including pulmonary function tests and radiographic studies. Two male patie...

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Emergency Tracheal Surgery for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: A Rare Entity

By Farhan Ahmed Majeed, Usama Zafar, Ahmad Ali, Umer Mehmood, Mohammad Rashid Husnain

Primary tumours of the trachea are rare. Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) constitutes less than 1% of these tumours. They occasionally masquerade as asthma. We are presenting a case of a young female, who had been treated for 3 years as asthma. She presented in emergency with severe respiratory diff...

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Granulomatous Interstitial Nephritis: A Rare Cause of Acute Kidney Injury

By Sajad Ahmad, Muhammad Anees, Hina Akbar, Noreen Akhtar

Acute granulomatous interstitial nephritis (GIN) is a rare cause of acute kidney injury (AKI) but treatable. It is present in 0.5 to 0.9% of native renal biopsies. Treatment with moderate dosage of steroids is associated with good prognosis. We herein review a case of a 48-year lady having AKI fo...

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Van der Knaap Disease

By Maria R Bokhari, Faisal Inayat, Javeria Sardar, Syed Rizwan A Bokhari

Van der Knaap disease or megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts (MLC) is a rare, inherited, autosomal recessive disorder. It is characterised by macrocephaly and slowly progressive ataxia, spasticity, and cognitive decline. The usual age of onset is described from birth to in...

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Prolonged Disease Control with Nivolumab in Metastatic Lung Adenocarcinoma During Immunotherapy Era

By Murat Sari, Pinar Saip

Immune checkpoint inhibitors have taken an important place in the field of oncologic immunotherapy, especially for patients in whom conventional treatment regimens have failed. Nivolumab prevents programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) and programmed cell death ligand-1 (PD-L1) binding, resulting in blocka...

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New Evidence Showing yet another Link between Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: How Relevant is this to my General Practice?

By Ramasamy Chidambaram

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Implementation of Problem-Based Learning Method of Medical Education to Improve Trends in Undergraduate Medical Research in Pakistan

By Maha Jahangir, Faisal Inayat

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Hydralazine-induced MPO-ANCA Renal-Limited Vasculitis Masquerading as Lupus Nephritis

By Noor Ul-Ain Baloch, Adaeze N Ibeabuchi

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Simultaneous Multiple Locations of Hydatid Cyst: Extrapleural, Intrapulmonary and Subcutaneous

By Mehmet Akif Tezcan, Ibrahim Ethem Ozsoy

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Special Issue

Special Supplement 3 | Volume 28 | September 2018
Anaesthetic Management of a Patient with Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Undergoing Laparotomy

By Anwar ul Huda, Tauseef Ahmed

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Senning Procedure for Transposition of the Great Arteries in a Patient with Situs Inversus Totalis and Dextrocardia

By Iqbal Hussain Pathan, Sohail Khan Bangash, Saad Bader Zaki, Abdul Sattar Sheikh

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus with Infective Vegetations in Grandmultipara

By Ayesha Siddiqa, Nasira Sohail

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Large Aneurysm in Renal Angiomyolipoma

By Ateeque Ahmed Khan, Samiya Saquib, Rabia Hafeez, Sarosh Kadri

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MRI Appearances of Colitis Cystica Profunda: A Rare Benign Mimicker of Colorectal Malignancy

By Laiba Masood, Sana Sayeed, Maryam Asghar

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Massive Osteolysis in Distal Shaft of Humerus: A Case Report on Vanishing Bone Disease

By Sana Noman, Seema Faiz, Sohail Ahmed Khan, Amjad Sattar

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Acrophobia in a Young Girl with Parathyroid Hormone Resistance (Pseudohypoparathyroidism)

By Mehwish Gilani, Asif Ali Memon, Naveed Asif, Nida Basharat

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Thiamine Responsive Megaloblastic Anaemia, Diabetes Mellitus and Sensorineural Hearing Loss in a Child

By Ayesha Khurshid, Sarah Fatima, Chaudhry Altaf, Hamid Saeed Malik, Zunera Sajjad, Muhammad Tahir Khadim

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An Unusual Presentation of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

By Usama Rehman, Zafar Ali, Nadira Mamoon

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Invasive Community Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcal Aureus (CA-MRSA) Infections in Children

By Muhammad Khalid, Samina Junejo, Fatima Mir

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Endovascular Aortic Repair for Thoracic Aortic Injuries

By Omer Ehsan, Usama Khalid Choudry, Atif Rana, Zahid Amin Khan

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Cerebral Abscess caused by Novel Species: Streptococcus Pluranimalium

By Abeera Ahmed, Gohar Zaman, Adeel Gardezi, Luqman Satti, Nargis Sabir, Aliya Haleem

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Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Associated with Severe Micrognathia

By Muhammad Nazir Khan, Muhamamd Adil Asim, Irfan Shah

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Multidisciplinary Approach for Management of a Patient with Oral Mucosal Malignant Melanoma

By Prashanti Eachempati, Himanshi Aggarwal, Vidya Kamalaksh Shenoy, Mohan Baliga

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Proximal Tibial Osteochondroma Leading to Chronic Compartment Syndrome

By Jitendra Wadhwani, Sumedha Vashishth, Ramchander Siwach, Rajesh Rohilla

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Mabry Syndrome in a Child of South Asian Descent

By Amir Humza Sohail, Muhammad Younus Khan Durrani, Shahnaz Hamid Ibrahim, Khadija Nuzhat Humayun

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Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia – Early Childhood Presentation with Hepatic Failure

By Syeda Shaheera Hashmi, Nighat Haider, Munir Iqbal Malik

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Enzyme Replacement Therapy in Hypophosphatasia

By S. Ahmet Uçaktürk, Selin Elmaogullari, Sevim Ünal, Deniz Gönülal, Eda Mengen

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Hybrid Lesion of Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation and Bronchopulmonary Sequestration

By Arshad Khushdil, Raazia Nawaz, Asma Razzaq, Naveed Ahmed

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Hybrid Lesion: Extralobar Sequestration with Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation – Misdiagnosed as Pulmonary Tuberculosis

By Fatima Naumeri, Muhammad Nadeem Sajjad

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Single Bilateral Undivided TRAM Flap for a Bilateral Breasts Reconstruction Including Intermammary Presternal Skin Defect Coverage

By Junaid Ahmad, Roomana Akhlaque, Moazzam Nazeer Tarar

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Effects of Combined Aerobic and Virtual Reality-Based Cognitive Training on 76 Years Old Diabetic Male with Mild Cognitive Impairment

By Raana Ali Mirza, Irum Yaqoob

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A Case Study on the Effectiveness of Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches for Diabetic Patient with Cardiac Disease

By Asiya Khalid, Mahwesh Arooj Naz

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Gunshot Injury of Head and Neck Region with an Atypical Bullet Trajectory: The Importance of Whole Body Computed Tomography Scan

By Yusuf Velioglu, Ahmet Yuksel, Baris Durgun

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Paratesticular Adenomatoid Tumors

By Ahmet Urkmez, Serkan Akan, Emrah Ozsoy, Aytac Sahin, Orhan Koca, Metin Ishak Ozturk

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A Case of Multiple Myeloma with Triple Herpes Virus Infections

By Misbah Noor, Saifullah Khan Niazi, Fatima Sana, Syed Kamran Mahmood

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HIV Negative Penile Kaposi's Sarcoma in Circumcised Men

By Ahmet Urkmez, Serkan Akan, Emrah Ozsoy

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