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It is a peer reviewed journal, published quarterly and has controlled circulation. We accept Original Research Articles, Review Articles, Guest Editorials, Case Reports, Commen-taries, Short Communications, Articles on Medical Education, Materia Non-Medica, Selected Abstracts and Letters.

President & Chief Editor
Prof.Amer Zaman Khan

General Secretary &
Managing Editor
Prof.Rahil Mahmood Ur Rahman

Prof.Saleem Abdul Sattar Khan
Prof.Abdullah Muttaqi
Prof.Mirza Masoom Raza

Editor Emeritus
Prof. Zakiuddin G. Oonwala

Associate Editors
Prof. Syed Hussain Mehdi
Prof. Lubna Habib

Assistant Editors
Prof. Haris Rashid
Dr. Abid Jamal
Dr. Mahmood Khan

Chairman of Executive Committee
Prof Tariq Mehmood Khan

Members of Executive Committee
Prof. Abdul Majeed Chaudhry, Lahore
Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal, Lahore
Prof. Mumtaz Maher, Karachi
Prof. Ahmed Fawad, Karachi
Prof. Yasser Al-Khalifa, Egypt
Prof. Najeeb-ur-Rab Ansari, Karachi
Prof. Saeed Quraishy, Karachi
Prof. Amjad Siraj, Karachi
Prof. Shamim Qureshi, Karachi
Dr. Aijaz Jabbar, UK
Dr. Iftikhar Yousuf, UK
Dr. Mansoor Yousuf, UK
Dr. Saeed Abdallah Al-Ghamdi, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Umer Farooq, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Fayez Al-Saffar, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Saeed Abidi, UAE
Dr Al Ameer, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Dauda Bawa, Nigeria
Dr Al Waleed, Nigeria
Dr Fadhel Chtourou, Tunisia
Dr. Ashraf But, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Nasim Durrani, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Mohammed Awad Elzain, Sudan
Dr. Arif Khursheed, Taif, Saudia Arabia




Prof. Saleem Abdul Sattar Khan
Pakistan Journal of Surgery,
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Current Issue - October - December 2022, Vol. 38, No. 4


Central line associated blood stream Infections and how to prevent it
Saleem Abdul Sattar Khan


Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis: wait or operate?
Zafar Ullah Khan


Abdominal wound closure: small bites vs large bites: A study to compare incidence of wound complications
Ashok Kumar, Sumitoj Singh, Aswathy GS

Diagnostic accuracy of twinkling artifact for diagnosis of urinary tract stones keeping CT scan as gold standard
Kahkashan Hameed, Mariam Yamin, Kelash Kumar, Shaista Shoukat

Early feeding vs 5-day fasting after elective distal bowel stoma closure surgery in children
Tahir Muhammad Yaseen, Shabbir Hussain, Taimoor

Frequency of histologically confirmed acute appendicitis in clinically diagnosed cases
Shawana Asad, Rabeeha Bashir, Waqas Ahmed, Mir Jalal-ud-din, Muhammad Zubair Afzal, Sher Ali Khan

Hirshsprung disease: Shall we move forward? A retrospective cohort study
Tahir Muhammad Yaseen, Shabbir Hussain, Taimoor

Upper extremity reconstruction and functional outcome assessment using Toronto Extremity Salvage Score (TESS)
Mansoor Khan, Waqas Hayat, Hidayat Ullah, Rashid Khan, Nasir Hayat Khan, Qazi Amjad Ali

Bacteriology of open fractures, experience at a tertiary care hospital
Qaisar Alam, Nek Muhammad Khan, Wali Muhammad, Aimal Sattar, Naeem ullah


Extended use of Posterior Interosseous Artery (PIA) based flap
Junaid Khan, Soomal Rafique, Fateh A. Janjua, S. Hashir Hasan, Pervaiz M. Hashmi

A rare case of Spinal Tuberculosis presented as right lower abdominal pain
Saleh AlKhabti Alghamdi

A rare case of Dengue Fever associated intestinal perforation in a Pediatric patient
Abdul Haseeb, Almas, Waseem Khan, Shandana Khan, Qaidar Alizai, Muhammad Jawad Zahid



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.