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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. Khalid Masood Gondal

General Secretary &
Managing Editor
Dr. Abdullah-el-Muttaqi

Prof. Saleem Khan
Prof. M. Najeeb-ur-Rab Ansari

Editor Emeritus
Prof. Zakiuddin G. Oonwala

Associate Editors
Dr. Abid Jamal
Dr. Tanvir Ahmed Raazi
Dr. Haris Rasheed

Assistant Editors
Dr. Irfanuddin Khattak
Dr. Mahmood Khan
Dr. Aurangzeb
Dr. Jabbar Mirani

Prof. Abdul Majeed Chaudhry
Prof. Ahmed Fawad
Prof. Faiz Mohammad
Prof. Imtiaz Rasool
Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal
Prof. Mustafa Kamal Pasha
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
Dr. Faisal Ghani
Dr. Irfan Mirza
Dr. Farooq
Dr. Waseem Iqbal Shaikh
Dr. Zafarullah Khan
Dr. Sahibzada Azizuddin



Prof. Saleem Khan
Pakistan Journal of Surgery,
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Current Issue - January - March 2014, VOL. 30, NO. 1


Management of gall stone disease in pregnancy
Saleem Khan


Frequency of abdominal wound dehiscence and role of wound infection as a major causative factor
Mukhtiar Ali, Saeeda, Muhammad Israr, Hafiz Niamat-ullah

Laparoscopic visualization of cystic artery variations and gender distribution in our population
Nabeel Qamar, Saeed Ahmed, Muhammad Zubair, Naheed sultan, Khalida Parveen

Comparative study for the evaluation of solitary thyroid nodule: ultrasonography versus fine needle aspiration cytology
Champa Rani, Parkash Lal, Tariq Mahmood

Lateral internal anal sphincterotomy, an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar
Hameed Khan, Muhammad Imran Khan

Ultrasonographic guided fine needle aspiration cytology versus histopathology of enlarged superficial lymph node
Muhammad Israr, Niamat Ullah, Fakhr ul Islam, Mukhtiar Ali

Cosmetic effects of different types of skin closure techniques after thyroidectomy on scar formation: metal clips versus subcuticular sutures
M. Ali Iqbal, Muhammad Najmuddin Shabbir, Imtiaz Ahmed, Muhammad Shahzeb Najam

Surgical outcome of supracondylar femoral fractures treated with Retrograde Supracondylar nailing
Syed Imaduddin, Tayeb Asim, Muhammad Asif Memon

Effectiveness of Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) in the treatment of Chronic Rhino-sinusitis
Ausaf Ahmed Khan, Atif Hafeez Siddiqui, Zahid Sohail

To assess the cigarette smoking behavior and the effectiveness of cigarette pack warning on general population: a cross-sectional descriptive survey
Manal Shafiq, Zainab Hasan Waqar, Abdullah El-Muttaqi

Results of Intra-articular injection of methylprednisolone in idiopathic adhesive capsulitis
Sardar Sohail Afsar, Mohammed Gulzar, Mohammad Idrees, Iqtidar ullah Babar

A retrospective analysis of Post-Operative Hearing improvement following Tympanoplasty as compared to pre-operative hearing loss
Nawaid Iqbal Khan, Ausaf Ahmed Khan, Atif Hafeez Siddiqui

Biomechanical concepts in orthopaedics
Muhammad Younus Khan, Syed Abdul Majid Ali, Shahid Noor

Opacities in optical media to cause diminished vision
Navaid Qureshi, Tabassum Ahmed, Tahir Ahmed

Outcome of cut throat injury due to kite string
Faheem Ahmed Khan, S. Khalid A. Ashrafi, Itrat Jawaid, Wadood-UL-Hussnain, Asif Ali Abbasi

The role of manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) in molar pregnancy at Sheikh Zaid Women Hospital Larkana
Shaista Tabasum Abro, Shabnam Memon, Sheena, Rafia Baloch

Contributing factors in limb salvage after arterial reconstruction in peripheral arterial injuries
Yar Muhammad, Sirajuddin Khoso, Khalid Masood Gondal, Shahid Alam

Study of biochemical & hematological factors in Chronic Hepatitis ‘C’-infected patients treated with standard interferon and ribavirin therapy
Nayyer ul Islam, Kehkashan Mufti, Kehkashan Qamar, Umair ul Islam, Ambreen Wasim, Ali Raza, Mohammad Yousuf ul Islam, Tauqir ul Islam

Conventional tracheostomy- a study of indications & complications at tertiary care hospitals of urban Sindh
Muhammad Shafi, Zahid Suhail, S. Khalid A. Ashrafi, Yousuf Khambaty, S.M. Qaisar Sajjad

Assessment of knowledge and attitude towards hepatitis B and C on gender basis in underprivileged class
Sheena, Farzana Aamir, Shaista Tabassum, Atif Ahmed

Surgical management of mandibular fractures by different treatment modalities: a prospective study
Muhammad Anwar, Zishan Haider, Nasir-u Din Khan, Abdullah El-Muttaqi


Spontaneous Aortocaval Fistula : A Case Report
Mohammed A. Rashaideh , Omar N. Al-Zoubi , Eman H. Shaqdih

Congenital Agenesis of the Posterior Arch of the Atlas- A case report and review of the literature
Mohammad Ashraf, Umar Farooq, Naveed Chawla

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.