Twenty years of Bone Marrow Transplantation in Pakistan Lessons Learnt and Future Vision

The year 2015 marked the completion of twenty years of Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) programme in Pakistan.

Editor-In- Chief
Tahir Shamsi


A Suggested Professional Development Plan for Specialist Doctors Taking Leading Roles in the Establishment of Quality Healthcare

Ahmed Nadeem Abbasi

In modern healthcare centers physicians play an important and pivotal role in the establishment of quality health care systems and processes. One of the most important factor in professional development…

Received: December 19, 2016
Accepted: January 27, 2017


Comparative Study of Outcome of Simple Decompression Versus Anterior Transposition of Ulnar Nerve in the Treatment of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Michael Ramsis Tawfik,Wael Mahmoud Khedr, Mahmoud Fathy Sakr, Ahmed Hafez Farhoud and Waleed Fawzy El Saadany

Abstract: Background: Cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS) is the second most common entrapment neuropathy in the upper limb…

Received: November 18, 2016
Revised: February 25, 2017
Accepted: February 27, 2017


Frequency of Hypothyroidism in Patients with Hepatitis C on Standard
Interferon Therapy

Aijaz Zeeshan Khan Chachar, Khalid Mahmood Anjum, Arzinda Fatima, Nauman Tarif, Saleema Qaisera, Javed Iqbal and Hafiz Muhammad Ahsan Khan

Abstract: Bacterial gastroenteritis mainly caused by Campylobacter sp. is a major health concern in Pakistan. In order…

Received: December 09, 2016
Revised: April 01, 2017
Accepted: April 03, 2017


Potential of Red Sandalwood (Adenanthera pavonina L.) as an Antibacterial Agent against Clinical Isolates

Tanveer Abbas, Faryal Liaquat, Saira Yahya, Farhana Tasleem, Iqbal Azhar
and Zafar Alam Mehmood

Abstract: The emergence of resistant pathogens is a leading cause of morbidity worldwide. For the treatment of diseases…

Received: June 13, 2016
Revised: March 27, 2017
Accepted: April 03, 2017


Effects of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients

Fakhsheena Anjum, Nighat Razvi and Umber Saeed

Abstract: Introduction: A descriptive, non-interventional study was conducted from April 2011 to September 2013, at KIRAN hospital…

Received: March 17, 2017
Revised: March 31, 2017
Accepted: April 03, 2017


The Concept of Damage Control Laparotomy

Qamaruddin Baloch, Sarah Arif, Farhan Zaheer and Imrana Aziz

Abstract: Over the past 25 years, principles of damage control Laparotomy have saved many lives. Quick recognition of injuries and…

Received: January 28, 2017
Revised: March 13, 2017
Accepted: March 17, 2017


Transfusion Reactions Encountered at The Children’s Hospital and Institute of Child Health, Lahore, Punjab – A Clinical Audit

Nazish Saqlain, Sidra Hareem and Nisar Ahmed

Abstract: Any adverse event that occurs during or after transfusion for which no other cause can be established is labeled as…

Received: November 21, 2016
Revised: January 23, 2017
Accepted: January 27, 2017


Synchronous Occurrence of B-Cell Non Hodgkin Lymphoma and Metastatic Small Cell Carcinoma of Lung

Umbreen Hashim, Imran Ahmad and Shawana Kamran

Abstract: Synchronous occurrence of multiple malignancies i.e.: epitheliod and lymphoproliferative are rare but well reported….

Received: November 22, 2016
Revised: March 15, 2017
Accepted: March 17, 2017


Drug Induced Pure White Cell Aplasia: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Aisha Jamal, Uzma Zaidi, Jawad Hasan Kazmi, Munira Borhany, Quratulain Rizvi and Tahir Shamsi

Abstract: Pure White Cell Aplasia (PWCA) is an extremely rare haematological entity. Various causes have been implicated in its….

Received: February 11, 2017
Revised: March 24, 2017
Accepted: March 28, 2017


Vol. 2, No 2, 2017
Vol. 2, No 2, 2017