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Dr. Mahmood Khan

Prof. Saleem Khan
Prof. Abdullah Muttaqui
Prof. Masoom Raza Mirza

Editor Emeritus
Prof. Zakiuddin G. Oonwala

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Prof. Lubna Habib

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Dr. Mahmood Khan

Prof. Abdul Majeed Chaudhry
Prof. Ahmed Fawad
Prof. Faiz Mohammad
Prof. Imtiaz Rasool
Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal
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Prof. Riaz Hussain Dab
Prof. Tariq Mahmood
Prof. Ali Akbar Ghoomro
Prof. Sher Mohammad
Prof. Amjad Siraj
Dr. Aijaz Jabbar
Dr. Iftikhar Yousuf
Dr. Saeed Abdallah Al Ghamidi
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October - December 2016, VOL. 32, NO. 4



Surgical site infection and its prevention
Saleem Khan


Surgical management of obstructive jaundice due to spontaneous intrabiliary rupture of hydatid cysts of the liver
Sheikh Atiq-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Siddique, Ahmad Yar, Gulzar Ahmad, Muhammad Mazhar Bashir

To determine the factors that affect the delay in diagnosis of acute appendicitis, affecting the morbidity and mortality of patients, at a tertiary care center in Karachi, Pakistan
Ayaz Ghulam Rasool, Maaz Obaid, Muhammad Azam Akhter, Lal Shehbaz, Shua Nasir, Zain Ali

Comparison of controlled-intermittent anal dilatation and lateral internal sphincterotomy in the treatment of chronic anal fissures: a prospective randomized study
Tamjeed Gul, Mah Muneer Khan, Maryam Alam Khan, Uzma Andaleeb, Sana Sahar

The impact of early tracheostomy on early weaning off ventilatory support and hospital stay in patients with isolated severe head injury
Ali Afzal, Muhammad Nadeem Munir, Shoaib Malik, Syed Raza H Rizvi, Lal Rehman

Neurological outcome after anterior decompression and stabilization with cage in thoracolumbar caries spine
Ejaz Ahmad, Ashfaq Ahmed, Saeed Ahmad, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz

To compare the frequency of healed wound in patients with hemorrhoids after Milligan-Morgan haemorrhoidectomy given 0.2% topical glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) versus placebo
Zeeshan Hyder, Ghansham, Sagheer H Shah, Syed Osama Zohaib Ullah

Micro-CT evaluation of mineral trioxide aggregate and bioactive glass as apical seal
Jamaluddin Syed, Aftab Ahmed Khan, Erum S. Khan

Cohort study: occurrence rate of occult gallbladder carcinoma and its curative strategies
Irum Masood, Haris Rasheed, Ahmed Raheem

Partial cystectomy and omentoplasty for liver hydatid cyst
Ainul Hadi, Syed Nadeem Ali Shah, Saadia Muhammad, Farrukh Ozair Shah

Pattern of injuries regarding Ear, Nose, Throat & Head & Neck in patients presenting in Accident & Emergency department
Dileep Kumar Khatri, M. Iqbal Rao, Mushtaque Ali

Outcome of tendon transfer surgery for radial nerve palsy
Muhammad Salman, Muhammad Bilal, Tamjeed Gul, Muhammad Ayaz Khan

Prevalence of ocular problems among school students of Karachi
Navaid Qureshi, Tahir Ahmed, Tabassum Ahmed

Prevalence and characteristics of organophosphate poisoning at a tertiary care centre in Karachi, Pakistan
Aftab Ahmed, Lutuf Ali, Lal Shehbaz, Shua Nasir, Syed Raza Hussain Rizvi, Muhammad Zaeghum Aman, Zain Ali

A short experience of laparoscopic surgeries at district Battagram
Kishwar Ali, Nadir SaifUllah Khan, Humera Latif, Muhammad Zarin

Contraception knowledge and pregnancy outcomes in adolescent Pakistani mothers
Shahina Ishtiaq, Urooj Malik, Qurat Ul Ain Bugio, Sumbul Gajani

Reliablity and versatility of superficial sural artery flap
Amir Taimur Khan, Mansoor Khan, Syed Mohammad Haider, HidayatUllah, Asif Aziz, Muhammad Tahir

Mini port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: appraisal of eleven cases for profi ciencies and constraints
Irum Masood, Haris Rasheed, Ahmed Raheem


Steering wheel injury with major pancreatoduodenal and splenic injuries - A management challenge
Yasser MH Khalifa, Bawa Dauda

The Editors and the Members of the Editorial Board will not be held responsible for statements or opinions
expressed by any contributor nor will they necessarily reflect the official policy of the Society of Surgeons of Pakistan.