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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 Khan
Prof. Abdullah Muttaqi
Prof. Masoom Raza Mirza

Editor Emeritus
Prof. Zakiuddin G. Oonwala

Associate Editors
Prof. Lubna Habib

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

Prof Abdul Majeed Chaudry, Lahore
Prof Khalid Masood Gondal, Lahore
Prof Yasser Al-Khalifa, Egypt
Prof Mumtaz Maher, Karachi
Prof Ahmed Fawad, Karachi
Prof Tariq Mahmood, Karachi
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, Saudi Arabia
Dr Umer Farooq, Saudi Arabia
Dr Fayez Al-Saffar, Saudi Arabia
Dr Medhat Mostafa, Saudi Arabia
Dr Ashraf But, Saudi Arabia
Dr Nasim Durrani, Saudi Arabia
Dr Dauda Bawa, Nigeria
Dr Haris Rashid, Karachi
Dr Abid Jamal, Karachi



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Pakistan Journal of Surgery,
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Current Issue - April - June 2019, Vol. 35, No. 2



Ultrasound teaching in Anatomy
Zakiuddin G Oonwala


Improving post-operative analgesia in mastectomy patients by instillation of local anaesthetic into the surgical drain
Syed Mansoor Yousuf, Irfan Sohail, Rabia Arshad, Julie Cox, Amir Bhatti

Outcomes of a modified open technique of umbilical camera port insertion in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Attaullah Khan, Tufail Ahmad, Hizbullah Jan, Irum Sabir Ali, Misbah Riaz, Mah Muneer Khan

Primary closure versus delayed primary closure in perforated appendix:a comparative study
Mir Arsalan Ali, Batool Zehra Asjad, Sughra Perveen, Zakia Nehal, Bushra Kiran Rajput

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in septuagenarians and above: a comparative analysis from Pakistani population
Shamaila Ayub, Aun Ali, Ata-ur-Rehman, Umair-ul-Islam, Aqeel Jawaid

Risk factors for acute idiopathic pancreatitis
Abdul Qaiyoume Amini, Naveed Ali Khan, Khursheed Ahmed Samo, Amjad Siraj Memon

A cross sectional study- knowledge, attitudes and practices of general population regarding herbal products and dietary supplements in Karachi
Wajeeha Khalid, Sidra Zahid, M. Jamaluddin, Muhammad Tanveer Alam

Evaluation of knowledge and awareness of HIV/AIDS among medical, dental and nursing students of healthcare institution in Karachi, Pakistan
A. Ahad Shafique, Zafar Abbas, Batool S Vazir, Sabeen Masood, Sameera Asif, Tahera Ayub

Comparison of antibiotic therapy and appendectomy in acute appendicitis
Farzana Sabir, Naheed Akhtar, Shafiq-Ur-Rehman, Naila Rehman, Anam Altaf

Comparison of effectiveness of open drainage and percutaneous needle drainage of pyogenic liver abscess
Muhkhtiar Ali, Asif Imran, Muhammad Ismail, Shahid Khan, Muhammad Ibrahim

Diagnostic accuracy of mean platelet volume in acute appendicitis patients: A single center experience
Shafiq-Ur-Rehman, Farzana Sabir, Naheed Akhtar, Naila Rahman, Ishtiaq Anwar

Delayed Epidural hematoma, presentation and treatment outcome, the experience of King Abdullah Hospital – Bisha in 2018
Mohammed Awad Elzain, Umar Faroog Abdelhai, Boussad Kermoud, Naveed Akhter Chawla

Retrograde intramedullary nailing of femoral fractures with SIGN FIN Nail: an experience at Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital
Umair Nadeem, Muhammad Farrukh Bashir, Saeed Ahmad, Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz

Forehead flap: reliability and versatility
Amir Taimur Khan, Mansoor Khan, Hidayat Ullah, Muhammad Tahir

Percutaneous needle tenotomy in the treatment of resistant lteral epicondylitis
Afsar Khan, Yaqoob Ur Rehman, Muhammad Zahid Shah, Abdus Samad Khan

Assessment of anterior chamber angles for detecting eyes with narrow angles: An anterior segment OCT Study
Sharjeel Sultan, A. Rasheed khokar, Nazish Waris, Nisar A. Siyal

Comparison of awareness, uptake and barriers of human papilloma virus vaccine among students of private medical college in Karachi – A cross sectional study
Farzana Aamir, Shagufta Naqvi, Arshi Farooquee, Aelia Naqvi, Zohra Rafique, Sumaira Virani, Nida Malik, Sidra Asghar Sahto, Fatima Faheem, Arifa Tajwany

To determine knowledge of post-menopausal women regarding menopause
Samreen Kazmi, Asifa Khuwaja, Rekha


Mucocele Appendix - A rare condition
Khalid Ibrahim, Sara Fatima, Bushra Aman


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.