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J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):197-198

Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, UAE University, Al-Ain, UAE.

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February 2019
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Myocysticercosis of the Masseter Muscle.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):196

Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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February 2019

SGLT-2 Inhibitors: Fighting Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Diabetes.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):195

University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey, USA.

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February 2019

Gangrene of the Caecum as a Complication of Foreign Body Ingestion and Closed Loop Obstruction of the Colon.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):193-194

Department of Surgery1 / Radiology2, Combined Military Hospital, Kohat, Pakistan.

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February 2019

Cervicofacial Emphysema, Pneumomediastinum and Pneumothorax Caused by a Dental Procedure.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):191-192

Department of General Surgery, General Hospital of Drama, Drama, Greece.

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February 2019
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Clinical Diagnostic Value of Combined Detection of Serum C-Reactive Protein and Procalcitonin for Bacterial Infectious Diseases in Children.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):189-190

Maternity and Child Care Center of Qinhuangdao, Qinhuangdao, 066000, China.

The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical diagnostic value of combined detection of serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin (PCT) for bacterial infectious diseases in children. It was a case control study carried out from October 2016 to March 2018. A total of 150 children with bacterial infectious disease were assigned to the observation group, and 150 healthy children without infectious diseases were assigned to the control group. Read More

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February 2019

Posterior versus Anterior Approach Surgery for Thoracolumbar Spinal Tuberculosis.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):187-188

Department of Orthopedics, The Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen City, 518112, China.

The aim of this study was to compare clinical effect of posterior approach and anterior approach surgery for patients with thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis. It was a descriptive, analytical study carried out at the Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen City, China, from March 2012 to March 2015. A total of 84 patients with thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis were randomly divided into group A and group B, each group having 42 patients. Read More

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February 2019
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Clinical Audit of Urosepsis Treated in a Malaysian Surgery Unit.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):185-186

Department of General Surgery, Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

This is a retrospective audit of all patients admitted to the surgical unit for urosepsis from June 2014 to June 2015 at the General Surgery Unit of Hospital Sultan Ismail, Malaysia. Demographics, comorbidities, presenting symptoms, length of stay (LOS), mortality, and associated risk factors were recorded. There were 35 patients treated for urosepsis with a male preponderance of 21/35 patients. Read More

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February 2019

Fatal Invasive Gastrointestinal Fungal Infection in Three Non-immunocompromised Patients.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):181-184

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

The importance and frequency of invasive fungal infections in different organs, including the gastrointestinal tract, has increased due to excessive use of aggressive immunosuppressive and immunomodulatory drugs in malignant diseases and organ transplantations as well as increased infections with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Fungal infections in the small intestine or colon are usually part of a disseminated disease process and reach these organs through the bloodstream. Two of the patients were infants 10 and 15 days of age, while one was 23 years old. Read More

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February 2019
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Idiopathic Dilatation of the Colon in a Nursing Home Resident, with a Suspected Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction (Ogilvie Syndrome).

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):178-180

Department of Surgery, Fourth Military Teaching Hospital, 5 Weigla Street, 50-981 Wroclaw, Poland.

Ogilvie syndrome (acute colonic pseudo-obstruction) represents a clinical condition with symptoms of colonic obstruction without a distinct mechanical factor. The damage to the neural ganglia in the intestinal wall is the most likely etiology. A 62-year man was admitted to the Emergency Department due to acute dyspnea and vomiting. Read More

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February 2019
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Perforation of Cecal Diverticulum after Appendectomy.

Authors:
Kesici Ugur

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):175-177

Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Beykent, Istanbul, Turkey.

Solitary cecal diverticulum was first described by Potier in 1912. Although it is a rare condition, however, there is an increased prevalence in Asian populations. The cecal diverticula are usually asymptomatic, however, 10-20% of the cases become symptomatic due to complications. Read More

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February 2019
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Intestinal Spirocheteosis in a Patient with Celiac Disease.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):173-174

Department of Hepato-Gastroenterology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), Karachi, Pakistan.

A young girl presented to us with recurrent diarrhea along with a history of 5 kg weight loss in one year. On examination, she appeared pale, while her laboratory reports showed a low hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and serum albumin. Her erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) was slightly raised with her iron profile suggestive of iron deficiency anemia. Read More

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February 2019
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Oropharyngeal, Hypopharyngeal and Cervical Esophageal Reconstruction: An Experience of Pedicle Flaps.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):168-172

Department of Plastic Surgery, Jinnah Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Center / Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan.

Objective: To review the experience of single-stage reconstruction following pharygolaryngectomy and cervical esophageal defect with pedicle flaps in a tertiary care centre.

Study Design: Retrospective study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Jinnah Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Centre, Lahore, from June 2007 to June 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Association of p53 Overexpression with Hormone Receptor Status and Triple Negative Breast Carcinoma.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):164-167

Department of Pathology, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan.

Objective: To determine association of p53 overexpression with hormone receptor status in breast carcinoma.

Study Design: Descriptive cross-sectional study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Pathology in collaboration with Department of Oncology, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, from January 2017 to January 2018. Read More

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February 2019
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Pathologic Complete Response in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Trastuzumab in Neoadjuvant Setting.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):159-163

Department of Medical Oncology, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Objective: To compare the pathological complete response in human epidermal growth factor receptor type 2 (HER-2) positive breast cancer patients getting neoadjuvant chemotherapy with or without trastuzumab.

Study Design: Retrospective randomised double-arm observational study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore, from 2008 to 2016. Read More

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February 2019
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Subclinical-Hypothyroidism: A Pathology in Evolution.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):150-158

Department of Chemical Pathology and Clinical Endocrinology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Subclinical-hypothyroidism is identified as suboptimal thyroid hormonal production associated with mild TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) elevation. Though several non-thyroidal illness in the later stages, medications and dietary supplements may resemble SCH (subclinical-hypothyroidism), but mild persistent subnormal thyroidal pathologies are usually termed as SCH. This review briefly describes the various cardiovascular risk associations with subclinicalhypothyroidism and attempts to provide an insight into the risk and benefit association, which a patient faces once treated for SCH. Read More

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February 2019
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Correlation of Trainees' Selection Scores with their Subsequent Performance during Specialty Training in Anesthesiology.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):145-149

Department of Pathology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

Objective: To determine the correlation of trainee selection scores (TSS) with subsequent performance in anesthesiology trainees at a university hospital.

Study Design: Descriptive analytical study.

Place And Duration Of Study: The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, from August 2016 to January 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Colour Doppler and Biomarkers Utility for Renal Damage due to Congenital Hydronephrosis.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):141-144

Department of Pediatric Nephrology, West China 2nd University, Hospital of Sichuan University and Key Laboratory of Birth Defects and Related Disease of Women and Children (Sichuan University), Ministry of Education, Chengdu 610041, China.

Objective: To determine colour doppler and serum biomarkers spectrum in children with congenital hydronephrosis.

Study Design: An observational study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Pediatric Nephrology, West China 2nd University Hospital of Sichuan University and Key Laboratory of Birth Defects and Related Disease of Women and Children (Sichuan University), China, from January to December 2017. Read More

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February 2019
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Evaluation of an Image-based Automated Detection System in Detecting Ki67 Proliferation Index and Correlation with the Traditional Eye-Ball Method in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):137-140

Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Mugla Sitki Koçman University, Mugla, Turkey.

Objective: To design an application which can calculate Ki67 and compare its results with the traditional method in gastroenteropancreatic (GEP)-neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).

Study Design: Descriptive analytical study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Faculties of Medicine and Technology of Mugla Sitki Kocman University between January 2015 to January 2016. Read More

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February 2019

Efficacy and Safety of Amphotericin B with Autologous Serum for Fungal Corneal Ulcer.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):133-136

Department of Medical Record, Jinan Bus Hospital, Shandong Province, 250000, China.

Objective: To observe the clinical efficacy and safety of injection therapy of amphotericin B combined with autologous serum in the treatment of fungal corneal ulcer.

Study Design: An experimental study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Ophthalmology, Jinan Second People's Hospital, Shandong Province, China, from July 2013 to June 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Screening Thresholds for the Corneal Tomography in a Myopic Pakistani Population.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):128-132

Department of Refractive Surgery, Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology (AFIO), National University of Medical Sciences, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Objective: To evaluate key corneal tomography parameters for screening refractive surgery patients in Pakistani population.

Study Design: Cross-sectional, observation study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology AFIO, National University of Medical Sciences, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from August 2013 to December 2016. Read More

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February 2019

Efficacy of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Phacoemulsification for Cataract Patients and its Influence on Serum Levels of Inflammatory Factors.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):123-127

Ophthalmologic Center, the Rehabilitation Center Hospital of Gansu, 730000, China.

Objective: To investigate effect of femtosecond laser-assisted phacoemulsification in treating cataract patients, and to analyse its influence on serum inflammatory factors IL-6, IL-1β, TNF-α .

Study Design: An analytical, descriptive study.

Place And Duration Of Study: The Ophthalmologic Center, Rehabilitation Center Hospital of Gansu, China, from January 2016 to September 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Clinical Effect of Low Molecular Weight Heparin Sodium Combined with Magnesium Sulfate in the Treatment of Patients with Severe Preeclampsia.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):119-122

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yulin First Hospital, Shaanxi Province, 718000, China.

Objective: To investigate the effect of low molecular weight heparin sodium combined with magnesium sulfate in the treatment of patients with severe preeclampsia.

Study Design: An experimental study.

Place And Duration Of Study: The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Affiliated Hospital, North China University of Science and Technology, from April 2016 to July 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Comparison of Chlorquinaldol-Promestriene Vaginal Tablets and Opin Suppositories Effect on Inflammatory Factors and Immune Function in Chronic HPV Cervicitis.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):115-118

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, People's Hospital of Zhouzhi County, Shaanxi, 710400, China.

Objective: To compare the effects of chlorquinaldol-promestriene vaginal tablets and opin suppositories on serum inflammatory factors and immune function in patients with chronic cervicitis complicated with HPV infection.

Study Design: An experimental study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, People's Hospital of Zhouzhi County, Shaanxi, China, from January 2016 to June 2017. Read More

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February 2019
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Role of Electrocardiographic Manifestations in Admission Decision in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):109-114

Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey.

Objective: To determine the ECG manifestations of COPD exacerbations and their roles in the decision making process in admission.

Study Design: A descriptive cross-sectional study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Emergency Department (ED) of Kocaeli University, Turkey, from November 2016 to December 2017. Read More

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February 2019
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Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DWI) Parameters in Benign and Malignant Ovarian Tumors with Solid and Cystic Components.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):105-108

Dapartment of Radiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, 200011, China.

Objective: To determine the values of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) parameters on differential diagnosis of benign and malignant ovarian tumours with solid and cystic components.

Study Design: An observational study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Radiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University, China, from January to December 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Impacts of General and Spinal Anaesthesia on Short-Term Cognitive Function and Mental Status in Elderly Patients Undergoing Orthopaedic Surgery.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):101-104

Department of Anesthetics, the Central People's Hospital of Tengzhou City, Shandong Province, China.

Objective: To investigate the impacts of general and spinal anesthesia on short-term cognitive function and mental status in elderly patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery.

Study Design: An experimental study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Anesthetics, the Central People's Hospital of Tengzhou City, Shandong Province, China, from December 2016 to December 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Radiomics - Using Artificial Intelligence in the Quest towards Personalised Radiation Treatment.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Feb;29(2):99-100

Department of Oncology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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February 2019

Intra-uterine Meconium Peritonitis.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):97-98

Department of Paediatric, Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

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January 2019

Erdheim-Chester Disease with Chest Wall Involvement.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):96

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kayseri City Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey.

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January 2019

Keratoconus and Acute Hydrops: Global Perspective.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):95

Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park Way, Health Park, Cardiff, CF 14 4XW, Wales, UK.

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January 2019

Tuberculosis in Hemodialysis Patients in a Single Centre Tertiary Renal Care Unit.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):94

Department of Nephrology, The Kidney Centre Postgraduate Training Institute, Rafiqui Shaheed Road, Karachi, Pakistan.

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January 2019

Lifestyle Risk Factors Associated with Cases of Myocardial Infarction, Reported in Abbottabad, Haripur and Mansehra Districts.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):93

Department of Pediatrics, Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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January 2019

Effect of Ulinastatin Combined with Octreotide on Serum Endothelin, Endotoxin Levels and Immune Function in Acute Pancreatitis.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):90-92

Department of Vascular Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University,Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, 310009, China.

The aim of this study was to determine clinical efficacy of ulinastatin combined with octreotide in treatment of acute pancreatitis, and its effect on serum endothelin, endotoxin level and immune function. It was an analytical observational study carried out from September 2016 to March 2018. A total of 108 patients with acute pancreatitis were randomly divided into observation group and control group, 54 cases in each group. Read More

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January 2019
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Spatial Distribution and Accessibility to Public Sector Tertiary Care Teaching General Hospitals: Tale of Two Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Districts - Peshawar and Abbottabad.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):87-89

Institute of Geo-Information and Earth Observation, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Effective utilisation of healthcare facilities is determined by spatial and non-spatial factors, including their spatial distribution and physical accessibility. Public sector plays an important role in the provision of healthcare services for improving health in developing countries like Pakistan. We analysed the spatial distribution and accessibility to public sector tertiary care teaching and general hospitals in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) districts of Abbottabad and Peshawar. Read More

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January 2019

Dyskinesia in a Child: A Concern for a Rare Neuro-Metabolic Disorder.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):84-86

Department of Chemical Pathology and Endocrinology, AFIP, National University of Medical Sciences, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

A 3-year child is discussed who presented with dyskinesia, large head size, developmental delay, and recurrent infections necessitating multiple hospital admissions. The diagnosis was not made at initial presentation or even after multiple hospital admissions. An organic acidemia was suspected, based on raised ammonia and lactate levels and metabolic acidosis and the diagnosis of glutaric aciduria Type 1 was established by finding markedly elevated levels of glutaric acid and its specific metabolites on urine organic acids analysis by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, in the setting of specific clinical features. Read More

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January 2019
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Classical Hodgkin's Lymphoma with Skeletal Muscle Involvement: A Testing Case.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):81-83

Department of Pediatric Oncology, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore, Pakistan.

Skeletal muscle involvement in Hodgkin lymphoma is very rare. An 11-year male child presented with stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma and skeletal muscle involvement in right gluteal, piriformis and psoas muscles. He had resistant disease. Read More

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January 2019
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Priapism as a Debut Presentation of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):78-80

Department of Medicine, Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder that usually presents with high white blood cell counts and massive splenomegaly. Priapism is a rare manifestation of CML and is mostly due to hyperleukocytosis. Its debut appearance as a sign of hematological dyscrasia is a rare event. Read More

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January 2019
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Agenesis of Isthmus of Thyroid Gland in the Presence of Ectopic Thyroid Tissue Associated with Papillary Carcinoma.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):75-77

Department of General Pathology4, University of Giresun, School of Medicine, Giresun, Turkey.

The thyroid is an endocrine gland composed of two lateral lobes connected by a strip of thyroid tissue called an isthmus. The thyroid gland is usually associated with extensive morphological variations and developmental anomalies. During the 4th intrauterine week, the thyroid gland begins to develop mainly from the invagination of the endodermal cells of the ventral floor of the primitive pharynx. Read More

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January 2019
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Mirabegron: A Novel and Promising Medical Expulsive Treatment for Ureteral Stones?

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):73-74

Department of Urology, Bahcesehir University, VM Medical Park Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Medical expulsive therapy (MET) is used especially in distal ureteral stones to reduce colics and decrease the number of endourological surgical interventions. A broad spectrum of agents can be used for the relaxation and the dilatation of the ureter, reducing the intraureteric pressure. Alfa-blockers, calcium channel blockers, phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors, and spasmolytics have been shown as effective in clinical trials on urolithiasis. Read More

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January 2019
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Technical Varieties of Ross Procedure: A Case Series.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):70-72

Medical Student, The Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan.

Replacement of aortic valve with the pulmonary autograft is carried out through the Ross procedure due to its potential for growth, durability in pediatric population, and absence of anticoagulation. This case series reports the postoperative outcome of two technical variations of Ross procedure in eight patients who underwent surgery from January 2007 to December 2016. The dominant valvular hemodynamic indication was aortic regurgitation. Read More

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January 2019
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Evaluation of GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay for Detection of Pulmonary Tuberculosis on Sputum Samples.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):66-69

Provincial Reference Laboratory for Tuberculosis, Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar, Pakistan.

Objective: To analyse the diagnostic performance of MTB/RIF assay for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis and detection of rifampicin resistance using sputum samples.

Study Design: Observational cross-sectional study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Provincial TB Reference Laboratory (PTRL), Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar, Pakistan, from January to October 2015. Read More

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January 2019

Re-Sleeve Gastrectomy for Failed Primary Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Authors:
Bayrak Mehmet

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):62-65

Department of General Surgery, Adana Ozel Ortadogu Hospital, 01360, Turkey.

Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of re-sleeve gastrectomy (LRSG) in patients who had insufficient weight loss or weight regain after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).

Study Design: Descriptive study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Ortadogu Private Hospital, Turkey, between March 2013 and January 2017. Read More

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January 2019

Frequency of Primary Hyperaldosteronism in Young Hypertensives in a Tertiary Care Setting of Rawalpindi.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):58-61

Department of Medicine, Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Objective: To determine the frequency of primary hyperaldosteronism in young hypertensives in hospital settings of Rawalpindi.

Study Design: Cross-sectional study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Chemical Pathology and Endocrinology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpindi, from June 2016 to May 2017. Read More

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January 2019
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Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: A Systematic Review.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):51-57

Department of Pharmacy, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is a wheat associated disorder diagnosed by exclusion diagnosis. This review was conducted to collect current information about NCGS, clinical and pathologic manifestations, and problems faced by health professionals. It also highlights the obstacles faced when adopting a gluten-free diet. Read More

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Absenteeism of Medical Students from Subspecialty Clinical Rotations: A Qualitative Study.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):45-50

Department of Surgery2, Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

Objective: To explore in depth the phenomena of low attendance in subspecialty clinical ward rotation and how it can be improved among 4th year MBBS medical students.

Study Design: Constructivist paradigm using qualitative transcendental phenomenological research design.

Place And Duration Of Study: Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan, from February to March 2017. Read More

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Effect of Kisspeptin on Serum Prolactin and Gonadotropins Levels in Balb-c Mice with Induced Chronic Stress.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):41-44

Department of Physiology, Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Objective: To determine and compare effects of kisspeptin on serum prolactin, luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone levels in Balb-c mice with and without exposure to chronic restraint stress.

Study Design: An animal experimental study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Shifa College of Medicine / Shifa International Hospital Islamabad, in collaboration with National Institute of Health, Islamabad and Centre for Research in Experimental and Applied Medicine Laboratory, Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, from April 2014 to June 2015. Read More

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Effects of Percutaneous Kyphoplasty on Bone Metabolism and Oxidative Stress in Elderly Patients with Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):37-40

Department of Orthopedics, JiZhong Energy XingTai Mining Group General Hospital, Xingtai, 054000, China.

Objective: To investigate the effects of percutaneous kyphoplasty on bone metabolism and oxidative stress in elderly patients with osteoporotic spinal fractures.

Study Design: An experimental study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Orthopedics, ZhangYe People's Hospital Affiliated to HeXi University, from February 2016 to October 2017. Read More

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Diagnostic Accuracy of a Limited Immuno-panel of Calretinin and Ber-EP4 for Diagnosis of Malignant Effusions.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):33-36

Department of Pathology, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan.

Objective: To differentiate between adenocarcinoma cells and reactive mesothelial cells (RMC) in serous effusions using a limited immuno-panel of Ber-EP4 and Calretinin.

Study Design: Descriptive study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Pathology, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, in collaboration with the Departments of Surgery, Pulmonology and Oncology, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, from March 2015 to March 2016. Read More

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Reviewers' Responses to Medical Research Articles.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Jan;29(1):29-32

Department of Publications, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), Karachi, Pakistan.

Objective: To document the reviewers' responses in terms of reviewers' demographic and professional characteristics, promptness of reply, and duration of reply to the request to review medical research articles for a general biomedical research journal.

Study Design: Cross-sectional, observational study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Publications, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), from October to December 2015. Read More

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