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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 El 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 A. Khan

Executive and Advisory Board
Prof Tariq Mehmood Khan
Prof. Saeed Quraishy, Karachi
Prof. Zakiuddin G. Oonwala
Prof. Shamim Qureshi, Karachi
Prof. Shoaib Ahmed, Karachi
Prof. Ali Ahmed, Karachi
Prof. Ausaf Ahmed Khan, Karachi
Prof. Ibrar Shah, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Saeed Abdallah Al-Ghamdi,KSA
Prof. Yasser Al-Khalifa, Egypt
Dr. Fayez Al-Saffar, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Munir Alam, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Dauda Bawa, Nigeria
Dr Al Waleed, Nigeria
Dr Al Ameer, Saudia Arabia
Dr Fadhel Chtourou, Tunisia
Dr. Mohammed Awad Elzain, Sudan
Dr Naila, Saudia Arabia
Dr Monis, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Nasim Durrani, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Al Maavi, Saudia Arabia
Prof. Mumtaz Maher, Karachi
Dr. Mansoor Yousuf, UK
Dr. Umer Farooq, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Saeed Abidi, UAE
Dr. Ashraf But, Saudia Arabia
Dr. Arif Khursheed, Taif, KSA



Prof. Saleem Abdul Sattar Khan
Pakistan Journal of Surgery,
Office No. 301, 3rd Floor, C-30-C/II, Shahbaz Lane 4, DHA Phase VI, Karachi.
Cell: 0336 223 3631
Current Issue - January - March 2023, Vol. 39, No. 1


Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
Saleem Khan


Outcome of incision and drainage versus needle aspiration with antibiotics coverage in breast abscess
Rabeeha Bashir, Shawana Asad, Gul Zada, Mir Jalal-ud-din, Sher Ali Khan, Fawad Ahmad Khan

Randomized control trial comparing open and closed hemorroidectomy
Sameeah Hanif, Muhammad Nawaz, Batool Zehra

Congenital muscular torticollis: Results of bipolar release in children older than 5 years
Israr Ahmad, Wasim Anwar, Noor Rahman, Sabir Khan, Mohammad Arif Khan

Comparison of outcomes of supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy against retrograde intra-renal surgery
Harris Hassan Qureshi, Naveed Ahmed Mahar, Riaz Ahmed Laghari, Syed Arslan Shah, Saba Suleman, Sara Rasheed Kalwar, Gauhar Sultan

Partial nail avulsion with matrix excision versus phenolisation as a treatment modality of ingrown toenail; A randomised control trial
Syed Shams ud Din, Inayat ullah Baig, Mirza Tassawar Hussain, Erum Khan, Talha Humayun, Aqsa Syed

Outcome of ultrasound guided hydrostatic reduction in pediatric intussusception at Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar
Naseem Khan, Khawar Saeed, Amir Mohammad, Ubaid Ullah Khan, Nazeer Hussain

Anterior approach for acetabular fracture fixation using locally designed plates
Israr Ahmad, Wasim Anwar, Noor Rahman, Sabir Khan, Muhammad Arif

Early outcome of polymethyl methacrylate augmented dynamic hip screw in old age Osteoporotic patients with Trochanteric fractures
Noman Khan, Sobia Aziz, Arslan Ahmed Abro, Usman Mehmood, Muhammad Kazim Rahim Najjad, Shahid Noor

Frequency of bleeding during Dental extraction in patients taking Aspirin and Anti-Platelet Therapy
Rabia Syed, Najia Sajjad Khan, Muhammad Bilal, Iram Abass, Salim Wazir

Comparative analysis of high-dose anti-snake venom VS low dose anti-snake venom on morbidity and mortality following poisonous snake bites
Afreen Fazal, Shua Nasir, Lal Shehbaz, Huma Mumtaz, Syed Jehanzeb Asim

Harmonic scalpel method vs conventional procedure for hospital stay during Thyroid Surgery
Naseem ul Haq, Farhan Salam, Arif Raza Khan

Medical students`readiness towards E-Learning: Transition from emergency remote teaching during COVID era to high quality online education
Shama Mashhood, Mashhood-uz-Zafar Farooq, Brig Jamil Ahmed Lakhiar, Mansoor uz Zafar Dawood

Evaluation of differences in pregnancy complications and outcomes by fetal gender
Arshia Javed, Ghulam Kubra Rind, Nadia Mohammad, Irfan Sheikh


Milky strawberry-like cerebrospinal fluid secondary to hypertriglyceridemia. A rare case report of hemorrhagic stroke
Mohammed Awad Elzain, Mostafa Osman, Mohammed N. Al-Othman, Rabab Abdulkarim T Boukhari, Zaghloul Mahmoud Moussa, Saad Al-Shahrani



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.