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Submissions from 2020

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Novel use of fresh frozen plasma in treating hereditary angioedema: A success story from Pakistan, Amber Sabeen Ahmed and Sidra Fayyaz

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Cystic echinococcosis: A 10-year experience from a middle-income country, Ayesha Butt and Javaid Ahmed Khan

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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with H1N1 influenza pneumonia admitted at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Mujahid Hussain, Nosheen Nasir, Muhammad Irfan, and Zahra Hasan

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Trichosporon species and fusarium species as a cause of empyema thoracis in a diabetic patient, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Ammar, Muhammad Irfan, and Kauser Jabeen

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Underlying conditions and clinical spectrum of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA): An experience from a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan, Ammar Mushtaq, and Kauser Jabeen

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Effects of systemic steroids on patients with community-acquired pneumonia: Observational study from a tertiary care hospital of a developing country, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan, Faraz Siddiqui, Verda Arshad, and Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi

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Accuracy of genotype MTBDR plus line probe assay in patients with tuberculous pleural effusion: Comparison with clinical and culture based diagnosis, Muhammad Irfan, Farah Idress, Kauser Jabeen, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Sehrish Butt, and Rumina Hasan

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Compliance of smokeless tobacco supply chain actors and products with tobacco control laws in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan: Protocol for a multicentre sequential mixed-methods study, Zohaib Khan, Rumana Huque, Aziz Sheikh, Anne Readshaw, Jappe Eckhardt, Cath Jackson, Mona Kanaan, Romaina Iqbal, Zohaib Akhter, and Javaid Khan

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Etiology, clinical, radiological, and microbiological profile of patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis at a tertiary care hospital of Pakistan, Nadia Sharif, Mirza Saifullah Baig, Sana Sharif, and Muhammad Irfan

Submissions from 2019

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International prevalence and risk factors evaluation for drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumonia, Stefano Aliberti, Grayden S. Cook, Bettina L. Babu, and Muhammad Irfan

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Solitary endobronchial papilloma: A rare entity, Muhammad Soban Arif Maan, Muhammad Waleed, Amir Humza Sohail, Asna Sulaiman, and Javaid Ahmed Khan

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The maverick disease: Cystic echinococcosis in unusual locations: A ten year experience from an endemic region, Ayesha Butt and Javaid Khan

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Visual and treatment outcomes of tubercular uveitis: a prospective case series from a referral hospital in Pakistan, Muhammad Ishaq Ghauri, Nousheen Iqbal, Syeda Urooj Riaz, Muhammad Irfan, Ajeet Kumar, and Muhamad Shariq Mukarram

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Parallel community solutions for cardiovascular risk reduction, Tazeen Jafar, Zainab Samad, and Gerald S. Bloomfield

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Hypopituitarism other than sellar and parasellar tumors or traumatic brain injury assessed in a tertiary hospital, Sarwar Malik; Zareen Kiran,; Owais Rashid; Minaz Mawani; Asma Gulab; Qamar Masood; and Najmul Islam

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Molecular characterization of multidrug-resistance in Gram-negative bacteria from the Peshawar teaching hospital, Pakistan, A. Masseron, L. Poirel, B. Jamil Ali, M. A. Syed, and P. Nordmann

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Primary pulmonary plasmacytoma presenting with rare IgG lambda monoclonal gammopathy, Yasmin Rahim, Farrukh Zia Tareen, Rashida Ahmed, and Javaid Khan

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Cancer and how the patients see it; prevalence and perception of risk factors: a cross-sectional survey from a tertiary care centre of Karachi, Pakistan, Saira Saeed, Javaid Khan, Nousheen Iqbal, Sana Irfan, Alviya Shafique, and Safia Awan

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Matched-paired analysis of patients treated for invasive mucormycosis: standard treatment versus posaconazole new formulations (MoveOn), Jon Salmanton-García, Danila Seidel, and Nousheen Iqbal

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Identification of Policy Priorities to Address the Burden of Smokeless Tobacco in Pakistan: A Multimethod Analysis, Kamran Siddiqi, Ziauddin Islam, Zohaib Khan, Faraz Siddiqui, and Javaid Khan

Submissions from 2018

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Large mediastinal mass in a 15-year-old boy, Mariyam Gohar Ali, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, and Farah Naz Farid

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Microbiological testing of adults hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia: an international study, Manuela Carugati, Stefano Aliberti, Luis Felipe Reyes, Ricardo Franco Sadud, and Muhammad Irfan

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Diagnosing isolated hepatosplenic tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient: A case report, Om Dawani, Raja Samir Khan, Mujtaba Jamal Syed, Abdul Moid Shehzad, Ahmed Alratoot, and Muhammad Faizan Ahmed

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Constrictive Pericarditis Presenting as Bilateral Pleural Effusion: A Report of Two Cases, Manesh Kumar Gangwani; Salman B. Mahmood,; Fariha Hasan; and Javaid Khan

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Electronic cigarettes use and perception amongst medical students: a cross sectional survey from Sindh, Pakistan, Nousheen Iqbal, Zain A. KHAN, Syed Muhammad Hamza Anwar, Omar Irfan, Babar Irfan, Ammar Mushtaq, Maria Bibi, Faraz Siddiqui, and Javaid Khan

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Granulomatosis with polyangiitis: A 17 year experience from a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Omar Irfan, Haris Khan, Zarrar Khan, Alina Ashraf, Rimsha Ahmed, Javaid Khan, and Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi

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An international perspective on hospitalized patients with viral community-acquired pneumonia, Dejan Radovanovic, Giovanni Sotgiu, Mateja Jankovic, Padukudru Anand Mahesh, Pedro Jorge Marcos, Mohamed I. Abdalla, Marta Francesca Di Pasquale, Andrea Gramegna, Silvia Terraneo, and Mohammad Irfan Akhtar

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Invasive mediastinal aspergillosis presenting as superior vena cava syndrome in an immunocompetent patient, Yasmin Rahim, Aisha Memon, and Javaid Khan

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Epidemiology of asthma and associated factors in an urban Pakistani population: Adult asthma study-Karachi, Shama Razzaq, Asaad A. Nafees, Unaib Rabbani, Muhammad Irfan, Shahla Naeem, Muhammad Arslan Khan, Zafar Fatmi, and Peter Burney

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Awareness, use and perceptions about E-cigarettes among adult smokers in Karachi, Pakistan., Maryam Sarfraz, Hamza Abdur Rahim Khan, Amna Urooba, Zainab Manan, Omar Irfan, Ramlah Nadeem, Huma Baqir, Saad Farooq, Zarrar Khan, Javaid Khan, and Sarah saleem

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Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries in a Septuagenarian from the Developing Country of Pakistan, Hunaina Shahab, Salima Ashiqali, and Mehnaz Atiq

Submissions from 2017

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Poncet's disease: two case reports, Fatima Adhi, Rabia Hasan, Mehreen Adhi, Syed Ali Hamid, Nousheen Iqbal, and Javaid A. Khan

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Case of undiagnosed pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP, Verda Arshad, Nousheen Iqbal, Haider Ali Saleem, and Muhammad Irfan

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Case of undiagnosed pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), Verda Arshad, Nousheen Iqbal, Haider Ali Saleem, and Muhammad Irfan

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Diagnostic performance of genoType MTBDRplus line probe assay in bronchoalveolar lavage for pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis in sputum scarce and smear-negative patients, Farah Idrees, Muhammad Irfan, Kauser Jabeen, Joveria Farooqi, and Rumina Hasan

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Disseminated hydatid cyst of liver and lung, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Hussain, Romana Idress, and Muhammad Irfan

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Chronic pulmonary mucormycosis: an emerging fungal infection in diabetes mellitus, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan, Kauser Jabeen, Murtaza Mohammed Kazmi, and Muhammad Usman Tariq

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Pharmacological Threat to Lungs: A Case Series and Literature Review, Omar Irfan, Jaleed A. Gilani, Abeel Irshad, Babar Irfan, and Javaid A. Khan

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Knowledge about asthma: A cross-sectional survey in 4 major hospitals of Karachi, Pakistan, Omar Irfan, Babar Irfan, Zain Ahmad Khan, Maha Tahir, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, and Javaid Ahmad Khan

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Raising taxes key to accelerate tobacco control in South Asia, Prabhat Jha, Javaid Khan, Sujata Mishra, and Prakash Gupta

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Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease in South Asia: current status and future directions, Anoop Misra, Nikhil Tandon, Shah Ebrahim, Naveed Sattar, Dewan Alam, Usha Shrivastava, K M Venkat Narayan, and Tazeen H. Jafar

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Spectrum of interstitial lung disease from a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Maryam Hassan, Talha Shahzad, Sajjad Sarwar, Aamir Abbas, Huzaifa Ahmad, and Muhammad Irfan

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Assessing decision of inpatient or outpatient care in community acquired pneumonia: APT care study, Saleem Ullah, Javaid Khan, Amanullah Khan, and Irfan Hashemy

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Coinfection with Lichtheimia corymbifera and Aspergillus flavus in an Immune-Competent Patient Mimicking as Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Farah Idress, Kauser Jabeen, Saima Kamal, and Afia Zafar

Submissions from 2016

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Pleural effusion as a manifestation of multiple myeloma, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Usman Tariq, Mohammad Usman Shaikh, and Hashir Majid

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Reasons for failure to quit: a cross-sectional survey of tobacco use in major cities in Pakistan, M Irfan, A S. Haque, H Shahzad, Z A. Samani, S Awan, and J A. Khan

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Post-tuberculosis pulmonary function and noninfectious pulmonary disorders, Muhammad Irfan

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Tobacco control laws in Pakistan and their implementation: A pilot study in Karachi, Javaid Ahmed Khan, Abdul Malik Amir Humza Sohail, and Muhammad Arslan Arif Maan

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Tobacco Cessation Treatment: Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Physician in Karachi, Pakistan: A Cross Sectional Study, Muhammad Naeem, Muhammad Irfan, Minaz Mawani, Zeeshan Waheed, Ahmed Suleman Haque, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, and Javaid Khan

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Endobronchial tuberculosis-a review, Talha Shahzad and Muhammad Irfan

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Central nervous system prophylaxis in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, Mohammad Faizan Zahid, Nadia Khan, Shahrukh K. Hashmi, Sani Haider Kizilbash, and Stefan K. Barta

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Comments on the editorial on ILD published in the September 2016 issue of JPMA, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi

Submissions from 2015

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Re-recurrent Dermatofibrosarcomaprotuberans of the chest wall., Niaz Hussain, Mujtaba Zaki Naveed, and Ghulam H

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Endobronchial tuberculosis presented as multiple endobronchial vesicular lesions, Farah Idrees, Saima Kamal, Muhammad Irfan, and Rashida Ahmed

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Prevalence of tobacco use among women: a cross sectional survey from a squatter settlement of Karachi, Pakistan, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan, Nida Ashraf, Safia Awan, and Javaid A. Khan

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Sarcoidosis presented as retroperitoneal and lung mass, Nousheen Iqbal, Aamer Mahmood, Muhammad Irfan, and Khurram Minhas

Submissions from 2014

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Compliance with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for obstructive sleep apnea among privately paying patients- a cross sectional study, Syed Fayyaz Hussain, Muhammad Irfan, Zeeshan Waheed, Naveen Alam, Saba Mansoor, and Muhammad Islam

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Pulmonary arteriovascular malformation: a rare cause of unexplained hypoxia and acute dyspnoea in young patients, Nousheen Iqbal, Karim Abdur Rehman, Javaid Ahmed Khan, and Tanveer Ul Haq

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Differential Early Secreted Antigen Target (ESAT) 6 kDa–induced IFN-γ and SOCS1 expression distinguishes latent and active tuberculosis, Kiran Iqbal Masood, Rabia Hussain, Nisar Rao, Martin E. Rottenberg, Naseem Salahuddin, Muhammad Irfan, and Zahra Hasan

Submissions from 2013

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Death certificate completion skills of hospital physicians in a developing country, Ahmed Suleman Haque, Kanza Shamim, Najm Hasan Siddiqui, Muhammad Irfan, and Javaid Ahmed Khan

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Expression of M. tuberculosis-induced suppressor of cytokine signaling (SOCS) 1, SOCS3, FoxP3 and secretion of IL-6 associates with differing clinical severity of tuberculosis, Kiran I. Masood, Martin E. Rottenberg, Naseem Salahuddin, Muhammad Irfan, Nisar Rao, Berit Carow, Muniba Islam, Rabia Hussain, and Zahra Hasan

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Six-Minute Walk Test Performance in Healthy Adult Pakistani Volunteers, Nisar Ahmed Rao, Muhammad Irfan, Ahmed Suleman Haque, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, and Safia Awan

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Factors Associated within 28 Days In-Hospital Mortality of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Nadia Sharif, Muhammad Irfan, Javaid Hussain, and Javaid Khan

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Bronchial Carcinoid Presenting as Multiple Lung Abscesses, Zeeshan Waheed, Muhammad Irfan, Saulat Fatimi, and Ruqaiya Shahid

Submissions from 2012

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BCG vaccination is associated with decreased severity of tuberculosis in Pakistan, Zahra Hasan, Muhammad Irfan, Javaid A. Khan, Shehryar Khaliqdina Jahangir, Muhammad Haris, Mussarat Ashraf, Naseem Salahuddin, Bushra Jamil, and Nisar A. Rao

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Factors influencing sex differences in numbers of tuberculosis suspects at diagnostic centres in Pakistan, M. S. Khan, M. S. Khan, C. Sismanidis, and P. Godfrey-Faussett

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Pulmonary hyalinising granuloma: a rare pulmonary disorder, Arsalan Rahatullah, Zeeshan Waheed, Javaid A Khan, and Nasir-Ud-Din

Submissions from 2011

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Hughes-Stovin syndrome, Umair Khalid and Taimur Saleem

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Causes of smoking in Pakistan: an analysis of social factors, Sobia Nizami, Zain A Sobani, Emmon Raza, Noor-ul-Ain Baloch, and Javaid Khan

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Treatment Outcome of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Treated As Outpatient in a Tertiary Care Center, Zeeshan Waheed, Muhammad Irfan, Ahmed Suleman Haque, Muhammad Owais Khan, Atif Zubairi, Noor ul Ain, and Javaid A. Khan

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Assessing two spirometric criteria of pre-bronchodilator and post-bronchodilator FEV1/FVC ratio in detecting air flow obstruction, Zeeshan Waheed, Muhammad Irfan, Ahmed Suleman Haque, Najmul Hasan Siddiqui, Safia Awan, Beenish Syed, and Javaid Khan

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Differentiating Asthma from its mimics, Zeeshan Waheed, Muhammad Irfan, Mohammad Salih, and Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi

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Differentiating Asthma from its mimics, Zeeshan Waheed, Muhammad Irfan, Mohammad Salih, and Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi

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Negative pressure pulmonary oedema: a rare complication following general anaesthesia, Zeeshan Waheed and Javaid Khan

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Second-hand smoke in indoor hospitality venues in Pakistan, Anita K. M. Zaidi, O. Moin, and J. A. Khan

Submissions from 2010

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The Efficacy of Spirometry as a Screening Tool in Detection of Air Flow Obstruction, Nabeel Manzar, A. Suleman Haque, Bushra Manzar, and Muhammad Irfan

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Drug Resistance Pattern in Multidrug Resistance Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients, Nisar Ahmed Rao, Muhammad Irfan, Mir Mir Soomro, and Zeeshan Mehfooz

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Variables predictive of outcome in patients with acute hypercapneic respiratory failure treated with noninvasive ventilatio, Nawal Salahuddin, Muhammad Irfan, Shereen Khan, Muhammad Naeem, Ahmad Suleman Haque, Shahid Javed Husain, Nisar Ahmed Rao, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, and Javaid Khan

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Lung carcinoma: its profile and changing trends, Saad Siddiqui, Mohammed Usman Ali, Mahrukh Ayesha Ali, Noreen Shah, and Shagufta Nasreen

Submissions from 2009

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CCL2 Responses to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis are associated with disease severity in Tuberculosis, Zahra Hasan, Jacqueline M. Cliff, Hazel M. Dockrell, Bushra Jamil, Muhammad Irfan, Mussarat Ashraf, and Rabia Hussain

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Differential Live Mycobacterium tuberculosis- , M. bovis BCG-, Recombinant ESAT6-, and Culture Filtrate Protein 10-Induced Immunity in Tuberculosis, Zahra Hasan, Bushra Jamil, Mussarat Ashraf, Muniba Islam, Maqboola Dojki, Muhammad Irfan, and Rabia Hussain

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Clinical characteristics, management and outcome of major pulmonary embolism: an experience from a tertiary care center in Pakistan, Shahid Javed Husain, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Kulsoom Fatima, Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Atif, and Muhammad Ammad Saeed

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Community acquired pneumonia: risk factors associated with mortality in a tertiary care hospitalized patients, Muhammad Irfan, Syed Fayyaz Hussain, Khubaib Mapara, Shafia Memon, Mohammed Mogri, Muniza Bana, Amna Malik, Sara Khan, and Nadia A Khan

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Tuberculous and cryptococcal meningitis in a setting with high TB and low HIV prevalence, Afrasyab Khan, Bushra Jamil, Rahmat Ali, and Sana Sultan

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Default during TB diagnosis: quantifying the problem, Mishal S. Khan, Shoaib Khan, and Peter Godfrey-Faussett

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Treatment outcome of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Nisar Ahmed Rao, Zeeshan Mahfooz, and Muhammad Irfan

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Assessment of asthma control using the asthma control test at a tertiary care centre in Karachi, Pakistan, Sana Shoukat, Saqib Ali Gowani, Ameer Ali Khowaja, and Javaid Khan

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Wegener's granulomatosis: a diagnostic challenge, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Hammad Bin Liaquat, Shahid Javed Husain, and Kulsoom Fatima

Submissions from 2008

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Knowledge, attitudes and practice of university students regarding waterpipe smoking in Pakistan, Javaid Khan, A. M. Zafar, T-U. Rehman, M. R. Nazir, Z. A. Ghafoor, O. Afzal, and J. A. Khan

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Primary drug resistance against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Karachi, Nisar Ahmed Rao, Muhammad Irfan, and Shahid Javed Hussain

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Socio-demographic correlates of exhaled breath carbon monoxide in Karachi's adult population, Majid Shafiq, Sumera Khan, M. Rizwanulhaq Khawaja, Suleman Haque, and Javaid Khan

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Prospective comparison of prediction rules of mortality risk for CAP in a developing country, F. F. Zuberi and J. A. Khan

Submissions from 2007

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Cigarette smoking among adolescent females in Pakistan, H A. Ganatra, S Kalia, A S. Haque, and J A. Khan

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Bleomycin induced pneumonitis: a case successfully managed with high-dose steroids, Shahid Javed Husain, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, and Muhammad Irfan

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Bronchial artery embolization in the treatment of massive hemoptysis, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Tanveer Haq, Kulsoom Fatima, Muhammad Azeemuddin, Zubairi M. A., and Mohammad Irfan

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Chest radiographs in acute pulmonary embolism, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Shahid Javed Husain, Muhammad Irfan, Kulsoom Fatima, Muhammad Atif Zubairi, and Muhammad Islam

Submissions from 2006

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Broncho alveolar carcinoma (B.A.C.), Ahmed N. Abbasi, Muhammad Irfan, and Syed Arsalan Raza

Acute respiratory failure in Pakistani patients: risk factors associated with mortality, Syed Fayyaz Hussain, Muhammad Irfan, Yawar Saeed Naqi, Muhammad Islam, and Waseem Akhtar

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Acute respiratory failure in Pakistani patients: risk factors associated with mortality, Syed Fayyaz Hussain, Muhammad Irfan, Yawar Saeed Naqi, Muhammad Islam, and Waseem Akhtar

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Clinical characteristics of pulmonary tuberculosis in adult Pakistani patients with co-existing diabetes mellitus, A Jabbar, S F. Hussain, and A A. Khan