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Submissions from 2016

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The rise and rise of neurosurgery: academic journey of a young department in a developing country, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim and Hamid Hussain Rai Hussain Rai

Submissions from 2015

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Implications of Female sex on Stroke risk factors, care, outcome and rehabilitation: an Asian perspective, Prachi Mehndiratta, Mohammad Wasay, and Man Mohan Mehndiratta

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Arbovirus infections of the Nervous System: current trends and future threats, Mohammad Wasay, Ismail A. Khatri, and Foad Abd-Allah

Submissions from 2014

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Ischemic strokes in Pakistan: observations from the national acute ischemic stroke database, Bhojo A. Khealani, Maria Khan, Muhammad Tariq, Abdul Malik, Alam I. Siddiqi, Safia Awan, and Mohammad Wasay

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Stroke in Asia: geographical variations and temporal trends, Man Mohan Mehndiratta, Maria Khan, Prachi Mehndiratta, and Mohammad Wasay

Submissions from 2013

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Clinical predictors of EMG-confirmed cervical and lumbosacral radiculopathy, Ali Hassan, Bilal Hameed, Islam M, Bhojo Asumal Khealan, Mustafa Khan, and Saad Shafqat

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Haemorrhagic strokes in pregnancy and puerperium, Maria Khan and Mohammad Wasay

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Mortality and neurodevelopmental outcomes of acute bacterial meningitis in children aged <5 years in>Pakistan, Asif Raza Khowaja, Syed Mohiuddin, Adam L. Cohen, Ahmed Khalid, Usma Mehmood, Farnaz Naqvi, Nargis Asad, Khatidja Pardhan, Kim Mulholland, Rana Hajjeh, Anita K.M. Zaidi, and Saad Shafqat

Submissions from 2012

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My patient has an elevated hs-CRP. What does this mean? What should I do now, Maria Khan, Emmon Raza, and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Can community based interventions control hypertension in developing countries? What is the evidence from Pakistan, Farzin Majeed and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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HDL cholesterol--how do I raise my patients good cholesterol, Quratulain Shaikh and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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My patient has a lot of variability in his blood pressure measurements? Should I be worried? What can I do which may be better, Quratulain Shaikh and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Pathophysiology and management of spontaneous intracranial hypotension--a review, Nadir Ali Syed, Farhan Arshad Mirza, Aqueel Hussain Pabaney, and Rameez-ul-Hassan

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Syndrome of Hepatic Cirrhosis, Dystonia, Polycythemia, and Hypermanganesemia Caused by Mutations in SLC30A10, a Manganese Transporter in Man, Karin Tuschl; Peter T. Clayton; Sidney M., Jr. Gospe; Shamshad Gulab; Shahnaz Ibrahim; Pratibha Singhi; Roosy Aulakh; Reinaldo T. Ribeiro; Orlando G. Barsottini; Maha S. Zaki; Maria Luz Del Rosario; Sarah Dyack; Victoria Price; andrea Rideout; Kevin Gordon; Ron A. Wevers; W. K. 'Kling' Chong; and Philippa B. Mills

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What is the role of free radical scavengers in acute stroke?, Muhammad Faisal Wadiwala, Ambreen Sonawalla, and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Temporal trends in risk factors and outcome of intracerebral hemorrhage over 18 years at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan., Mohammad Wasay, Ismail A. Khatri, Bhojo Khealani, and Mohammad Afaq

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Knowledge and attitudes about tetanus and rabies: a population-based survey from Karachi, Pakistan, Mohammad Wasay, Abdul Malik, Ammad Fahim, Adnan Yousuf, Rajesh Chawla, Haroon Daniel, Muhammad Rafay, Iqbal Azam, and Junaid Razzak

Submissions from 2011

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Perceptual and anatomic patterns of selective deficits in facial identity and expression processing, Christopher J. Fox, Hashim-M Hanif, Giuseppe Iaria, Bradley C. Duchaine, and Jason J. S. Barton

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Characteristics of an adult photosensitive cohort, Mubashira Hashmi, Mazhar Mobin, and Khurram A Siddiqui

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Caring for cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in children., Mubashira Hashmi and Mohammad Wasay

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Risk factor profiles of South Asians with cerebrovascular disease, Ahmad Itrat, Bilal Ahmed, Maria Khan, Murtaza Muhammad, Danyal Thaver, Zubair Khowaja, Shehzad Ali, Zeeshan Bawa, Muhammad Rahat, and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Cilostazol versus aspirin for secondary prevention of vascular events after stroke of arterial origin., Ayeesha Kamran Kamal, Imama Naqvi, Muhammad R Husain, and Bhojo A Khealani

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Palinopsia from a posteriorly placed glioma - an insight into its possible causes., Amad Naseer Khan, Rakesh Sharma, Salema Khalid, David McKean, Richard Armstrong, and Christopher Kennard

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Atrial fibrillation, is warfarin the only option for stroke prevention, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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My patient just had a transient ischaemic attack. Can I predict his risk for stroke? Is stroke inevitable or preventable, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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What are the therapeutic options for strokes secondary to intracranial large artery stenosis, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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What modifiable risk factors lead to strokes in our part of the world, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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What are the emerging therapeutic alternatives to warfarin in stroke patients? How would the results of RE-LY benefit Pakistanis, Maria Khan, Emmon Raza, and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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What is the role of B-vitamins in stroke prevention in Pakistan, Maria Khan, Emmon Raza, and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Can We Stop the Stroke Epidemic in Pakistan?, Ismail A. Khatri and Mohammad Wasay

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Can selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) improve motor recovery after stroke? What is the role of neuroplasticity, Farzin Majeed and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Viewpoint: my journey from the US back to Pakistan: what keeps me here, Saad Shafqat

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Neurosurgical research in Pakistan: Trends of publication and quality of evidence, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Syed Ather Enam, and Syed Faraz Kazim

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Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in stroke survivors: what do we add to the care of our patients, Shaista Anwar Siddiqi and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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My patient's brain MRI has cerebral microbleeds--what does this finding mean, Shaista Anwar Siddiqi and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Reply to the Letter by KS Tan and CT Tan: Ischaemic Stroke in Young Asian Women: Incomplete Investigations and Geographical Bias, M. Wasay

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Knowledge gaps in stroke care: results of a survey of family physicians in Pakistan., Mohammad Wasay, Bhojo Khealani, Adnan Yousuf, Iqbal Azam, Suresh L Rathi, Abdul Malik, and Anwar Haq

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Predictors of the intracerebral hemorrhage volume in hypertensive patients., Mohammad Wasay, Adnan Yousuf, Darshan Lal, and Safia Awan

Submissions from 2010

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Risk of Multiple Sclerosis after Idiopathic Optic Neuritis in a Pakistani Population, Syed Faraz Kazim, Muhammad Islam, Mustafa Khan, Bilal Hameed, and Saad Shafqat

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Ethambutol-induced optic neuritis and multiple sclerosis: Is there an association?, Syed Faraz Kazim and Saad Shafqat

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Acute administration of rt-PA for acute stroke in Pakistani patients--what does the available evidence teach us, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Effects of a perindopril-based blood-pressure-lowering regimen in patients with previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack (progress). How do the results affect practice in Pakistan, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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High dose atorvastatin after stroke or transient ischaemic attack (SPARCL)--does every stroke patient in Pakistan deserve a statin, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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How should physicians practically approach symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Surgical interventions for malignant middle cerebral infarction--saving lives and functionality or increasing disabled survivors, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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The international surgical trial in intracerebral haemorrhage (STICH)--what are its implications in a resource limited health system like Pakistan, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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What are the current therapeutic options for haemorrhagic strokes, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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What is the best antiplatelet agent for prevention of recurrent stroke in Pakistani patients? Do combinations offer significant advantages in the South Asian context, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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What is the best first agent to give to a patient with acute ischaemic stroke? Aspirin, heparin, clopidogrel, cilostazol or dipyridamole, Maria Khan and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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Controversies of treatment modalities for cerebral venous thrombosis., Maria Khan, Ayeesha Kamran Kamal, and Mohammad Wasay

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Spontaneous dural tear leading to intracranial hypotension and tonsillar herniation in Marfan syndrome: a case report, Aqueel H. Pabaney, Farhan A. Mirza, Nadir A. Syed, and Humera Ahsan

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Impact of Bacille Calmette-Guerin Vaccination on Neuroradiological Manifestations of Pediatric Tuberculous Meningitis, Mohammad Wasay, Saad Ajmal, Ather M. Taqui, Najam Uddin, Iqbal Azam, Yousuf Husen, and Syed Qamaruddin Nizami

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Utilization and outcome of thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke in Pakistan, Mohammad Wasay, Hazim Barohi, Abdul Malik, Adnan Yousuf, Safia Awan, and Ayeesha K. Kamal

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Ischemic Stroke in Young Asian Women: Risk Factors, Subtypes and Outcome, Mohammad Wasay, Subhash Kaul, Bindu Menon, Narayanaswamy Venketasubramanian, Padma Gunaratne, Ahmed Khalifa, Niphon Poungvarin, Mohammad Saadatnia, Robert Ngo Gan, Alper Dai, and M. M. Mehndiratta

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Headache in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: incidence, pattern and location in 200 consecutive patients., Mohammad Wasay, Suleman Kojan, Alper I Dai, George Bobustuc, and Zubair Sheikh

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Health issues of internally displaced persons in Pakistan: preparation for disasters in future., Mohammad Wasay and Khalid Mushtaq

Submissions from 2009

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Missed opportunities in surveillance and screening systems to detect developmental delay: A developing country perspective, Zarmeneh Aly, Fawad Taj, and Shahnaz Ibrahim

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Relating visual to verbal semantic knowledge: the evaluation of object recognition in prosopagnosia, Jason J. S. Barton, Hashim-M Hanif, and Sohi Ashraf

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The burden of stroke and transient ischemic attack in Pakistan: a community-based prevalence study, Ayeesha Kamran Kamal, Ahmed Itrat, Muhammed Murtaza, Maria Khan, Asif Rasheed, Amin Ali, Amna Akber, Zainab Akber, Naved Iqbal, Sana Shoukat, Farzin Majeed, and Danish Saleheen

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Early Ischemic Stroke Presentation in Pakistan, Ayeesha Kamran Kamal, Bhojo Astumal Khealani, Sajjad Ahmed Ansari, Maria Afridi, and Nadir Ali Syed

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Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring During Surgery for Tethered Cord Syndrome, Bhojo Khealani and Aatif M. Husain

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Clinical presentation and outcomes of patients with biliary malignancies: the Aga Khan University experience., Shiyam Kumar, Nehal Masood, Asim Jamal Shaikh, Azmina T. Valimuhammad, Ghulam H, Amar Lal, and Najeeb Niamatullah

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PO10.19 clinical spectrum of pseudo seizures at a tertiary care hospital Karachi: a video EEG based study, Nadeem Ahmed Memon, Bhojo A. Khealani, Fazal Karim, Mustafa Khan, Nadir Ali Syed, and Saad Shafqat

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Classification and clinical features of headache disorders in Pakistan: a retrospective review of clinical data., Muhammed Murtaza, Mehreen Kisat, Haroon Daniel, and Aziz B Sonawalla

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Culture and quality care perceptions in a Pakistani hospital., Fauziah Rabbani, Wasim Jafri, Farhat Abbas, Firdous Jahan, Nadir Ali Syed, Gregory Pappas, Mats Brommels, and Goran Tomson

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Anticoagulants for Acute Ischemic Stroke, Peter Sandercock, Carl Counsell, and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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PO5.53 critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy: experience at a tertiary care center in Pakistan, Ghulam Shabbir, Ali Mehmood Raufi, Mustafa Khan, Nawal Salahuddin, and Saad Shafqat

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International Issues: Neurology training in Pakistan My experience as a neurology resident, Uzma Usman

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Frequency and Outcome of Carotid Atheromatous Disease in Patients With Stroke in Pakistan, Mohammad Wasay, Muhammad Azeemuddin, Imrana Masroor, Zafar Sajjad, Rasheed Ahmed, Bhojo A. Khealani, Muhammad Ashar Malik, Maria Babar Afridi, and Ayeesha Kamal

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Asian Cerebral venous thrombosis registry: study protocolV, Mohammad Wasay, Ayeesha Kamal, and Bhojo Khealani

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Preoperative antifungal therapy may improve survival in patients with Aspergillus brain abscess, Mohammad Wasay; Junaid Patel; Iqbal Azam; Muhammad Aslam Khan; and Raymond A., Jr. Smego

Submissions from 2008

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Botulinum Toxin Type A With Oral Baclofen Versus Oral Tizanidine: A Nonrandomized Pilot Comparison in Patients With Cerebral Palsy and Spastic Equinus Foot Deformity, Alper I. Dai, Mohammad Wasay, and Safia Awan

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Post-infarct cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome: a case report, Ali Jawaid, Muhammad Ameen Rauf, Uzma Usman, and Bhojo A Khealani

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Characteristics of TIA and its management in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan., Ayeesha Kamal, Farhad Khimani, Rushna Raza, Sahar Zafar, Salman Bandeali, and Sayeedullah Jan

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Factors associated with helmet use among motorcycle users in Karachi, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Abdullah Khan, Fatima Aziz, Muhammad Islam, and Saad Shafqat

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Diagnostic yield of transthoracic echocardiography for stroke patients in a developing country, Muhib Alam Khan, Bhojo A Khealani, Bilal Hameed, Ayeesha Kamal, Mohammad Wasay, and Nadir Ali Syed

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Post stroke seizures: descriptive study from a tertiary care centre in Pakistan, Bhojo A Khealani, Sajjad Ali, and Shahid M Baig

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Stroke in Pakistan, Bhojo A Khealani, Bilal Hameed, and Uzma U Mapari

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The burden of Stroke in Pakistan, Bhojo A. Khealani and Mohammad Wasay

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Cerebral venous thrombosis: a descriptive multicenter study of patients in Pakistan and Middle East, Bhojo A Khealani, Mohammad Wasay, Mohammed Saadah, Erum Sultana, Shahid Mustafa, Farrukh Shohab Khan, and Ayeesha K. Kamal

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End of life in the intensive care unit: knowledge and practice of clinicians from Karachi, Pakistan, Nawal Salahudin, Saad Shafqat, S Mapara, S Khan, Shahla Siddiqui, Roshan Jan Manasia, and A Ahmad

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Alzheimer disease therapeutics: perspectives from the developing world., Saad Shafqat

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Brain death: concepts and knowledge amongst health professionals in province of Sindh, Pakistan, Mughis Sheerani, Mian Zainul Sajadeen Urfy, Bhojo A Khealani, Junaid Patel, Qamarunnisa, and Suresh Rath

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Cerebral venous thrombosis: analysis of a multicenter cohort from the United States, Mohammad Wasay, Rohit Bakshi, George Bobustuc, Suleman Kojan, Zubair Sheikh, Alper Dai, and Zahid Cheema

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Encephalitis and myelitis associated with dengue viral infection Clinical and neuroimaging features, Mohammad Wasay, Roomasa Channa, Maliha Jumani, Ghulam Shabbir, Muhammad Azeemuddin, and Afia Zafar

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Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Children: A Multicenter Cohort From the United States, Mohammad Wasay, Alper I. Dai, Mohsin Ansari, Zubair Shaikh, and E. S. Roach

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Advocacy training in neurology: scope and impact, Mohammad Wasay and Eric Hauth

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Helicobacter Pylori Gastritis and risk of Ischaemic Stroke, Mohammad Wasay, Wasim Jafri, Bhojo Khealani, Iqbal Azam, and Akber Hussaini

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A non-randomized study of safety and efficacy of heparin for DVT prophylaxis in intracerebral haemorrhage, Mohammad Wasay, Saqibuddin Khan, Khawaja S. Zaki, Bhojo A. Khealani, Ayeesha Kamal, Iqbal Azam, and Ismail A. Khatri

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Hypotension at presentation is an indicator of poor prognosis in acute intracerebral haemorrhage, Mohammad Wasay, Bhojo A Khealani, Saad Shafqat, Ayesha Kamal, and Nadir Ali Syed

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Ciguatera fish poisoning with elevated muscle enzymes and abnormal spinal MRI., Mohammad Wasay, Amanullah Sarangzai, Ather Siddiqi, and Qamaruddin Nizami

Submissions from 2007

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Drug compliance after stroke and myocardial infarction: a comparative study, Hiba Arif, Bilal Aijaz, Muhammad Islam, Unber Aftab, Santosh Kumar, and Saad Shafqat

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Pakistani physicians and the repatriation equation, Saad Shafqat and Anita K. M. Zaidi

Submissions from 2006

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Stroke-associated pneumonia: microbiological data and outcome, Hassan A, Bhojo A. Khealani, Saad Shafqat, M. Aslam, Salahuddin N., Syed N. A, Mohammad Asim Beg, and Mohammad Wasay

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Guillain–barré syndrome in Pakistan: similarity of demyelinating and axonal variants, Saad Shafqat, B A Khaelani, F Awan, and S.E Abedin

Submissions from 2005

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Association of phosphodiesterase 4D gene with ischemic stroke in a Pakistani population, Danish Saleheen, Shabbar Bukhari, Shajjia Razi Haider, Aisha Nazir, Shaheen Khanum, Saad Shafqat, M. Kashif Anis, and Philippe Frossard

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The long shadow of cerebral localization, Saad Shafqat

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Unwanted foreign doctors: what is not being said about the brain drain, Saad Shafqat and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Autonomic nervous system dysfunction predicts poor prognosis in patients with mild to moderate tetanus, Mohammad Wasay, Bhojo A. Khealani, Naasha Talati, Rohmah Shamsi, Nadir Ali Syed, and Naseem Salahuddin

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Extra temporal involvement in herpes simplex encephalitis, Mohammad Wasay, S. F. Mekan, Bhojo A Khealani, Z. Saeed, A. Hassan, Z. Cheema, and R. Bakshi