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Submissions from 2021

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Post-operative pain management modalities employed in clinical trials for adult patients in LMIC; a systematic review, Gauhar Afshan, Robyna Irshad Khan, Aliya Ahmed, Ali Sarfraz Siddiqui, Azhar Rehman, Syed Amir Raza, Rozina Kerai, and Khawaja Mustafa

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Quality assurance audit in adult cardiac anaesthesia, Syed Shabbir Ahmed, Mohammad Hamid, and Faisal Junejo

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Incidence and risk factors of delirium in surgical intensive care unit, Muhammad Asghar Ali, Madiha Hashmi, Waqas Ahmed, Syed Amir Raza, Muhammad Faisal Khan, and Bushra Salim

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Ratio of height to thyromental distance: A comparison with mallampati and upper lip bite test for predicting difficult intubation in Pakistani population, Saman Tauheed Ali, Khalid Samad, Syed Amir Raza, and Muhammad Qamarul Hoda

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Frequency of early postoperative adverse events (AEs) in adult patients undergoing elective neurosurgical intervention at tertiary care center in Pakistan, Mansoor Chandio, Faraz Shafiq, and Syed Ather Enam

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Efficacy and safety of dotinurad in hyperuricemic patients with or without gout: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, Ayman Iqbal, Kinza Iqbal, Eisha Farid, Ali Ishaque, Muhammad Hasanain, Taha Bin Arif, Shajeea Arshad Ali, Sawai Singh Rathore, and Mehreen Malik

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Bilateral mid-axillary transversus abdominis plane block does not attenuate stress response to total abdominal hysterectomy: A randomised controlled placebo trial, Samina Ismail, Aliya Ahmed, Muhammad Qamarul Hoda, Samie Asghar, Aysha Habib, and Aliya Aziz

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Mid-axillary transversus abdominis plane block and stress response after abdominal hysterectomy: A randomised controlled placebo trial, Samina Ismail, Aliya Ahmed, Muhammad Qamarul Hoda, Samie Asghar, Aysha Habib Khan, and Aliya Aziz

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Assessment of trauma care capacity in Karachi, Pakistan: Toward an integrated trauma care system, Mohammad Salman Khalil, Asad Latif, Muhammad Nabeel Ashraf, Muhammad Mehmood Alam Atiq, Hasnain Zafar, Adil H. Haider, and Lubna Samad

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Combined use of a videolaryngoscope and a flexible bronchoscope for awake tracheal intubation when front-of-neck airway is not an option, Muhammad Furqan Khan, Faisal Shamim, Muhammad Umer Slote, Bushra Salim, and Syed Akbar Abbas

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Assessment of knowledge regarding tracheostomy care and management of early complications among healthcare professionals, Tooba Khanum, Sadaf Zia, Tahseer Khan, Saima Kamal, Muhammad Nasir Khoso, Javeria Alvi, and Arif Ali

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Augmented package of palliative care for women with cervical cancer: Responding to refractory suffering, Eric L. Krakauer, Khadidjatou Kane, Xiaoxiao Kwete, Gauhar Afshan, Lisa Bazzett-Matabele, Danta Dona Ruthnie Bien-Aimé, Lawrence F. Borges, Sarah Byrne-Martelli, Stephen Connor, and Raimundo Correa

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Essential package of palliative care for women with cervical cancer: Responding to the suffering of a highly vulnerable population, Eric L. Krakauer, Khadidjatou Kane, Xiaoxiao Kwete, Gauhar Afshan, Lisa Bazzett-Matabele, Danta Dona Ruthnie Bien-Aimé, Lawrence F. Borges, Sarah Byrne-Martelli, Stephen Connor, and Raimundo Correa

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Cervical cancer-associated suffering: Estimating the palliative care needs of a highly vulnerable population, Eric L. Krakauer, Xiaoxiao Kwete, Khadidjatou Kane, Gauhar Afshan, Lisa Bazzett-Matabele, Danta Dona Ruthnie Bien-Aimé, Sarah Byrne-Martelli, Stephen Connor, Raimundo Correa, and C R Beena Devi C R Beena Devi

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Comparison of perioperative analgesia between intravenous paracetamol and fentanyl for rigid hysteroscopy: A randomised control trial, Dileep Kumar, Kamal Kumar, and Mohammad Hamid

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Thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis: A success story of a diagnostic challenge, Mohsin Nazir, Malika Hameed, and Rizwana Shehzad

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Epidemiological characteristics, ventilator management, and clinical outcome in patients receiving invasive ventilation in intensive care units from 10 Asian middle-income countries (PRoVENT-iMiC): An International, multicenter, prospective study, Luigi Pisani, Anna Geke Algera, Ary Serpa Neto, Areef Ahsan, Abigail Beane, Kaweesak Chittawatanarat, Abul Faiz, Rashan Haniffa, Seyed MohammadReza Hashemian, and Madiha Hashmi

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Safety and effectiveness of ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks: Audit at tertiary care hospital, Asma Abdus Salam, Riffat Aamir, Robyna Irshad Khan, Aliya Ahmed, and Azhar Rehman

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Frequency of immediate neonatal complications (hypoglycemia and neonatal jaundice) in late preterm and term neonates, Muhammad Salman, Heeranand Rathore, Shabina Ariff, Rashid Ali, Ausaf Ahmed Khan, and Muhammad Nasir

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Management of difficult airway in a pregnant patient with severely reduced mouth opening, Faisal Shamim, Aly Bahadur, Dinaz Ghandhi, and Anum Aijaz

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Breaking the pain cycle successfully in a child with severe pain due to recurrent pancreatitis: A case report, Ali Sarfraz Siddiqui and Mansoor Chandio

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Persistent post-surgical pain following breast cancer surgery: An observational study in a tertiary care hospital, Ali Sarfraz Siddiqui, Sana Zeeshan, Aliya Ahmed, and Shaista Khan

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Enhancing the efficiency of bag mask ventilation: New method, Muhammad Irfan Ul Haq

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Anaesthetic management of tracheal injury following blunt neck trauma: An unusual late presentation, Muhammad Saad Yousuf, Mohammad Bin Pervez, Saulat Fatimi, and Khalid Samad

Submissions from 2020

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Managing acute pain in HIV+/AIDS patients: Knowledge and practice trends among emergency physicians of major tertiary care centers of a developing country, Aliya Ahmed, Gauhar Afshan, Robyna Irshad Khan, Badar Afzal Khan, Seemin Jamali, Nighat Farooq, Sarosh Saleem, Rubaba Naeem, and Uzma R. Khan

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Prophylactic mesh placement for the prevention of incisional hernia in high-risk patients after abdominal surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Jawad Ahmed, Nimra Hasnain, Iayla Fatima, Farheen Malik, Muhammad A. Chaudhary, Junaid Ahmad, Mehreen Malik, Laraib Malik, Muhammad Osama, Mirza Zain Baig, Faisal Khosa, and Faiz Bhora

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COVID-19 and liver injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Jawad Ahmed, Tehlil Rizwan, Farheen Malik, Raniyah Akhter, Mehreen Malik, Junaid Ahmad, Abdul Wasay Khan, Muhammad A. Chaudhary, and Muhammad Shariq Usman

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Paediatric thoracic tumour resection: Challenge For an anaesthesiologist, Syed Shabbir Ahmed, Khalid Samad, Muhammad Saad Yousuf, and Faisal Junejo

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Anaesthetic management of patients undergoing deep brain simulation: A retrospective review of 8 cases from a tertiary care center of Pakistan, Usama Ahmed, Faraz Shafiq, Dileep Kumar, Khalid Ahsan, Waleed Bin Ghaffar, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Multicenter international survey on cardiopulmonary bypass perfusion practices in adult cardiac surgery, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, Livia Gautel, Vladimir Lomivorotov, Caetano Nigro Neto, Marc Vives, Mohamed R. El Tahan, Nandor Marczin, Giovanni Landoni, Steffen Rex, and Gudrun Kunst

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Awareness during cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Ali Asghar, Bushra Salim, Saqiba Tahir, Fahad Islam, and Muhammad Faisal Khan

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Telogen effluvium: A review of the literature, Fahham Asghar, Nazia Shamim, Umar Farooque, Haris Sheikh, and Ramsha Aqeel

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Risks to healthcare workers following tracheal intubation of patients with COVID-19: A prospective international multicentre cohort study, K El-Boghdadly, D J N. Wong, R Owen, M D. Neuman, S Pocock, J B. Carlisle, C Johnstone, P Andruszkiewicz, P A. Baker, and Faisal Shamim

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Twin pregnancy complicated by intrauterine death of one fetus and herniated bowel loops over gravid uterus, Malika Hameed and Khalid Ahsan

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Comparison of two supraglottic airway devices on postoperative sore throat in children: A prospective randomized controlled trial, Malika Hameed, Khalid Samad, and Hameed Ullah

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In response to letter title "immediate hemodynamic and gaseous exchange effect of bi-level positive airway pressure after cardiac surgery: Our insight to Hamid et al.'s study", Mohammad Hamid, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, and Saba Ahmed

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Immediate changes in hemodynamics and gas exchange after initiation of noninvasive ventilation in cardiac surgical patients, Mohammad Hamid, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, and Saba Ahmed

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Efficacy of intravenous paracetamol in combination with lidocaine pretreatment for reducing pain during injection of propofol, Muhammad Hayat, Gauhar Afshan, Muhammad Nasir, Samie Asghar, and Abdul Monem

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A prospective observational study to determine the predictors of increased number of attempts at labour epidural placement, Samina Ismail and Syed Amir Raza

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Global safety in anaesthesia and surgery: Implications for anaesthesia in Pakistan, Fauzia Anis Khan

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Pediatric anesthesia severe adverse events leading to anesthetic morbidity and mortality in a tertiary care center in a low- and middle-income country: A 25-year audit, Nasir Khoso, Waleed Bin Ghaffar, Shemila Abbasi, and Fauzia A. Khan

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Accuracy of tuffier's line identification by palpation method: Cross-sectional comparative study among obese, pregnant and control groups, Mehreen Malik and Samina Ismail

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Delay between onset of indication and definitive surgery for tracheal trauma, Mohammad Bin Pervez, Hassan Mushtaq, Shahmir Chauhan, Ali Aahil Noorali, Yasir Bilal Khan, Muhammad Saad Yousuf, and Saulat Fatimi

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Critical care bed capacity in Asian countries and regions, Jason Phua, Mohammad Omar Faruq, Atul P. Kulkarni, Ike Sri Redjeki, Khamsay Detleuxay, Naranpurev Mendsaikhan, Kyi Kyi Sann, Babu Raja Shrestha, Madiha Hashmi, and Jose Emmanuel M Palo

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Validation of predictive models identifying patients at risk for massive transfusion during liver transplantation and their potential impact on blood bank resource utilization, Aliaksei Pustavoitau, Nicole A. Rizkalla, Brooke Perlstein, Promise Ariyo, Asad Latif, April J. Villamayor, Steven M. Frank, William T. Merritt, Andrew M. Cameron, and Benjamin Philosophe

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Frequency of early-onset neonatal sepsis following prolonged rupture of membranes, Heeranand Rathore, Arshalooz Rahman, Muhammad Salman, Muhammad Nasir, and Seharish Sherali

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Anaesthetic management for hiatal hernia repair in a child with bartter's syndrome: A case report, Durriya Raza and Fauzia Khan

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Postoperative cognitive dysfunction following general anaesthesia in patients undergoing elective non-cardiac surgery, Khalid Samad, Hameed Ullah, and Muhammad Saad Yousuf

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The use of guedel airway for naso-orogastric tube insertion in patients with COVID-19. A way to minimize aerosol generation, Faraz Shafiq and Dileep Kumar

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Successful airway management using awake videolaryngoscopy for a rare thyroid cancer with grade III goitre and intra-tracheal invasion, Faisal Shamim, Iqra Jangda, and Mubasher Ikram

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Transversus abdominis plane block as a sole anesthetic technique for open appendectomy in patient with treacher collins syndrome: A case report, Khalid Maudood Siddiqui, Muhammad Asghar Ali, and Bushra Salim

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Potential barriers amongst health care professionals of Pakistan in managing COVID-19 patients, Muhammad Irfan Ul Haq, Faraz Shafiq, and Haris Sheikh

Submissions from 2019

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Correlation of trainees' selection scores with their subsequent performance during specialty training in anesthesiology, Aliya Ahmed and Rashida Ahmed

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Multicenter international survey on the clinical practice of ultra-fast-track anesthesia with on-table extubation in pediatric congenital cardiac surgery, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, Mona Momeni, Andrea Szekely, Mohammad Hamid, Mohamed R. El Tahan, and Steffen Rex

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Anaesthetic management of cerebral arterio-venous malformation excision using awake craniotomy: Initial experience of two cases, Waleed Bin Ghaffar, Khalid Ahsan, Faraz Shafiq, and Ather Enam

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Sleeping pattern before thoracic surgery: A comparison of baseline and night before surgery, Mohammad Hamid, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, and Saba Ahmed

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Pakistan registry of intensive carE (PRICE): Expanding a lower middle-income, clinician-designed critical care registry in south Asia, Madiha Hashmi, A Beane, A Taqi, M I. Memon, P Athapattu, Z Khan, A M. Dondorp, and R Haniffa

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Management of parturient with triplet pregnancy and placenta percreta: Importance of multi-disciplinary approach, Samina Ismail and Akbar Azizullah

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Perfect recipes for obstetric anesthesia: Need of caution in the resource constraint environment, Samina Ismail and Malika Hameed

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Critically ill obstetric patients in resource-limited settings, Samina Ismail and Muhammad Sohaib

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Obstetric patients requiring critical care: Retrospective study in a tertiary care institute of Pakistan, Samina Ismail and Muhammad Sohaib

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Anesthesiologists' compliance with institutional hand hygiene policies, Fareena Khan and Robyna Irshad Khan

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The SAFE-T summit 2018: Implications for the WFSA safety and quality of practice committee, Fauzia Khan

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Evaluation of job stress and burnout among anesthesiologists working in academic institutions in 2 major cities in Pakistan, Fauzia Khan, Mubashir H. Shamim, Liaqat Ali Ali, and Arshad Taqi

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Perioperative ultrasound; fashion, luxury or necessity!, fazal hameed khan

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The utility of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) as a marker of acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically Ill patients, Shabnum Khawaja, Lena Jafri, Imran Siddiqui, Madiha Hashmi, and Farooq Ghani

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Isoflurane alone versus small dose propofol with isoflurane for removal of laryngeal mask airway in children-A randomized controlled trial, Dileep Kumar, Gauhar Afshan, Muhammad Zubair Tahir, and Mohammad Hamid

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Hypertension as a reason for cancellation of elective surgical cases on day of surgery: A five year audit report from the Aga khan university hospital Karachi, Abdul Monem, Amjad Nadeem, and Fauzia Khan

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Is pelvis x-ray essential in stable trauma patients? Step towards lowering the treatment cost, Asad Moosa, Roger Gill, Iqra Jangda, Raza Hasnain Sayyed, and Hasnain Zafar

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Intravenous dexamethasone along with caudal block improves analgesic efficacy following day-case inguinal hernia repair in children: A randomized controlled trial, Amjad Nadeem and Aliya Ahmed

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Knowledge, training and practice of cricoid pressure application by the anesthesiologists of teaching hospitals of a developing country: A national survey, Mohsin Nazir and Muhammad Qamarul Hoda

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Applying quality improvement methods to neglected conditions: Development of the South Asia Burn Registry (SABR), Nukhba Zia Nukhba Zia, Asad Latif, Saidur Rahman Mashreky, Ehmer Al-Ibran, Madiha Hashmi, A. K. M. Fazlur Rahman, Sazzad Khondoker, Mohammed Saeed Quraishy, and Adnan A. Hyder

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Effect of pharmacological agents administered for attenuating the extubation response on the quality of extubation: A systematic review, Bushra Salim, Saima Rashid, M Asghar Ali, Amir Raza, and Fauzia Khan

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An awake throughout approach for awake craniotomy: A perspective from a resource-limited country, Faraz Shafiq, Jai Parkash, Ather Enam, Muhammad Faheem Khan, and Tanveer Baig

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Response to a case report titled: Anaesthetic management of a patient with left ventricular non-compaction undergoing laparotomy, Faraz Shafiq, M Irfan Ul Haq, and Anwar ul Huda

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Perioperative glycemic control and its outcome in patients following open heart surgery, Khalid M Siddiqui, Muhammad Ali Asghar, Muhammad F. Khan, and fazal Wahab khan

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ESRA19-0179 Frequency and presentation of persistent pain following breast cancer surgery: An observational study in a tertiary care hospital, Sarfraz Siddiqui, S Zeeshan, A Ahmed, and S Khan

Submissions from 2018

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Pediatric critical incidents reported over 15 years at a tertiary care teaching hospital of a developing country, Shemila Abbasi, Fauzia Anis Khan, and Sobia Khan

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Misplaced central venous catheter in carotid artery during emergency surgery for the total correction of tetralogy of fallot of an adolescent boy, Shabbir Ahmed, Faisal Junejo, and fazal Wahab khan

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Integration of reflective practice in postgraduate medical education, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar

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Representation of South Asian countries in five high-impact anesthesia journals, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, Karima Karam Khan, and F. Khan

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Effect on neonatal outcome of pharmacological interventions for attenuation of the maternal haemodynamic response to tracheal intubation: A systematic review, Asiyah Aman, Bushra Salim, K Munshi, S A. Raza, and Fauzia Khan

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Effect of two techniques of parental interaction on children's anxiety at induction of general anaesthesia - A randomized trial, Alia Hussain and Fauzia Khan

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Change in mallampati class during labor: Hypertensive versusnormotensive parturients, S Ismail

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Occupational exposure to HIV in a developing country: assessing knowledge and attitude of healthcare professional before and after an awareness symposium, Samina Ismail, Safia Awan, Rubaba Naeem, Sarfraz Siddiqui, Badar Afzal, Bushra Jamil, and Uzma Rahim Khan

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Occupational exposure to HIV in a developing country: assessing knowledge and attitude of healthcare professional before and after an awareness symposium, Samina Ismail, Safia Awan, Rubaba Naeem, Sarfraz Siddiqui, Badar Afzal, Bushra Jamil, and Uzma Rahim Khan2 Uzma Rahim Khan2 Uzma Rahim Khan2

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Postoperative pain management practices and their effectiveness after major gynecological surgery: An observational study in a tertiary care hospital, Samina Ismail, Sarfraz Siddiqui, and Azhar Rehman

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Comparison between intravenous boluses versus infusion of tranexamic acid (TXA) to reduce bleeding in paediatric cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) surgeries, Faisal Junejo, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, Mohammad Hamid, Syed Shabbir Ahmed, Fauzia Minai, and Muneer Amanullah

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Tophaceous gout with congenital dyserythropoietic anemia, Muhammad Kashif and Adnan Qureshi

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Urinary retention in unilateral total knee arthroplasty: Comparison between continuous epidural analgesia and single-shot femoral nerve block, Ausaf Ahmed Khan and Robyna Irshad Khan

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Improving anesthesia safety in low-resource settings, Fauzia Khan and Alan Merry

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Analgesic effect of bilateral subcostal tap block after laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Karima Karam Khan and Robyna Irshad Khan

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Intravenous lidocaine and postextubation laryngospasm, Muhammad Faisal Khan and Ullah Saleem

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History conflict and non-formulary medicine: A threat for anaesthesiologist in low and middle-income countries, Muhammad Faisal Khan, Areeba Shamim, and Faisal Shamim

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Fluid choice during perioperative care in children: A survey of present‑day proposing practice by anesthesiologists in a intertiary care hospital, Muhammad Faisal Khan, Khalid Maudood Siddiqui, and Ali Asghar

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Corticosteroid therapy for sepsis: A clinical practice guideline, Francois Lamontagne, Bram Rochwerg, Lyubov Lytvyn, Gordon H. Guyatt, Morten Hylander Møller, Djillali Annane, Michelle E. Kho, Neill K J Adhikari, Flavia Machado, and Madiha Hashmi

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Glioblastoma multiforme involving conus medullaris in a child, Muhammad Atif Mansha, Agha Muhammad Hammad Khan, Ahmed Nadeem Abbasi, Mohammad Usman Ali, Naureen Mushtaq, Maria Tariq, and Asmara Waheed

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The critically ill patient with tuberculosis in intensive care: Clinical presentations, management and infection control., Akaninyene Otu, Madiha Hashmi, Ahmed M. Mukhtar, and Arthur Kwizera

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The critically ill patient with tuberculosis in intensive care: Clinical presentations, management and infection control, Akaninyene Otu, Madiha Hashmi, Ahmed M. Mukhtar, Arthur Kwizera, Simon Tiberi, Bruce Macrae, Alimudin Zumla, Martin W. Dünser, and Mervyn Mer

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Practice of ventilation in middle-Income countries (PRoVENT-iMIC): Rationale and protocol for a prospective international multicentre observational study in intensive care units in Asia, Luigi Pisani, Anna Geke Algera, Ary Serpa Neto, Areef Ahsan, Abigail Beane, Kaweesak Chittawatanarat, Abul Faiz, Rashan Haniffa, Reza Hashemian, and Madiha Hashmi