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Submissions from 2021

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Evaluating the effectiveness of 'MCQ development workshop using cognitive model framework: A pre-post study, Rahila Ali, Amber Shahmim Sultan, and Nida Zahid

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Protamine 1/protamine 2 mRNA ratio in nonobstructive azoospermic patients, Sofia Amjad, Shamim Mushtaq, Rehana Rehman, Adnan Munir, Nida Zahid, and Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddique

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Morbidity and mortality meetings; a new digital portal to enhance learning and objectivity, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Kiran Ehsan, Gulzar S. Lakhani, and Syed Ather Enam

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Mentorship in surgical training: Where do we stand?, Saleema Begum, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, and Madeeha Safa

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Surgical education and training, Syed Ather Enam, Hammad Ather, and Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqui

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Quantifying lives lost due to variability in emergency general surgery (EGS) outcomes: Why we need a national EGS quality improvement program, Zain G. Hashmi, Molly P. Jarman, Joaquim M. Havens, John W. Scott, Eric Goralnick, Zara Cooper, Ali Salim, and Adil H. Haider

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Sex differences in long-term outcomes after traumatic injury: A mediation analysis, Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Mohamad El Moheb, Anju Ranjit, Christina Weed, Karen Brasel, George Kasotakis, Haytham M A. Kaafarani, George Velmahos, Deepika Nehra, Adil H. Haider, Molly Jarman, and Ali Salim

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Mortality from esophagectomy for esophageal cancer across low, middle, and high-income countries: An international cohort study, S K. Kamarajah, D Nepogodiev, A Bekele, I Cecconello, R P T. Evans, A Guner A Guner, K. M. Inam Pal, A H. Memon, A Wajid, and N Khalil

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Apprenticeship to simulation - The metamorphosis of surgical training, Muhammad Rizwan Khan and Saleema Begum

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Supporting front-line postgraduate medical trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic: A checklist for organisations, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, Zainab Samad, and Adil H. Haider

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Patterns of traumatic injuries and outcomes to motorcyclists in a developing country: A cross-sectional study, Russell Seth Martins, Sabah Uddin Saqib, Mishal Gillani, Syeda Ramlah Tul Sania, Muhammad Umer Junaid, and Hasnain Zafar

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Telementoring for breast surgeons practicing in remote areas, Fatima Mubarik, Hania Shahzad, Syeda Sakina Abidi, Sana Zeeshan, Lubna Mushtaque Vohra, Sadaf Khan, and Abida Khalil Sattar

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Simulation based team training in surgery - A review, Syed Muhammad Nazim and Qamar Riaz

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Stress and coping among surgery residents in a developing country, Qamar Riaz, Syeda Kausar Ali, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, and Abdul Rehman Alvi

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Current standards of postgraduate surgical education and training in Pakistan: Time to bridge the gaps in lieu of national necessity, Sabah Uddin Saqib, Abdul Hakeem Memon, Omair Saleem, and Amir Hafeez Shariff

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Impact of a global pandemic on surgical education and training- review, response, and reflection, Sabah Uddin Saqib, Omair Saleem, Amna Riaz, Qamar Riaz, and Hasnain Zafar

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A multidisciplinary approach to triage patients with breast disease during the COVID-19 pandemic: Experience from a tertiary care center in the developing world, Abida K. Sattar, Hania Shahzad, Adnan Abdul Jabbar, Azmina Tajdin Valimohammad, Sadaf Khan, Yasmin Vellani, Romana Idrees, Nasir Ali, Imrana Masroor, Humera Saeed, Gulzar S. Lakhani, Nadia Ayoub, Atif Waqar, Muhammad Zia-Ul Islam, Salman Kirmani, Asad Latif, and Syed Ather Enam

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COVID-19 pandemic and breast cancer management: A retrospective observational clinical study from Pakistan, Lubna Mushtaque Vohra, Dua Jabeen, Narmeen Asif, and Abdul Ahad

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Outcomes of tunneled cuffed hemodialysis catheters: An experience from a tertiary care center in Karachi, Pakistan, Sonia Yaqub, Muhammad Raheel Abdul Razzaque, Azib Aftab, and Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqui

Submissions from 2020

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CDH1 gene mutation in early-onset, colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma, Alan Aitchison, Christopher Hakkaart, Martin Whitehead, Sadaf Khan, Sabeehuddin Siddique, Rashida Ahmed, Frank A. Frizelle, and Jacqueline I. Keenan

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A multistate study of race and ethnic disparities in access to trauma care, Daniel A. Alber, Michael K. Dalton, Tarsicio Uribe-Leitz, Gezzer Ortega, Ali Salim, Adil H. Haider, and Molly P. Jarman

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Clinicopathologic features predictive of distant metastasis in patients diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, Basim Ali, Fatima Mubarik, Nida Zahid, and Abida K. Sattar

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Concordance of resident and patient perceptions of culturally dexterous patient care skills, Rachel B. Atkinson, Gezzer Ortega, Alexander R. Green, Maria B J. Chun, David T. Harrington, Pamela A. Lipsett, John T. Mullen, Emil Petrusa, Emma Reidy, Adil H. Haider, Douglas S. Smink, and PACTS Trial Group

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An audit of 3-snip procedures performed at the Aga khan university hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, Rashid Baig, Benish Aslam, and Khabir Ahmad

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Practical guide to survey research, Karen Brasel, Adil H. Haider, and Jason Haukoos

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Post-operative pain after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair, the impact of mesh soakage with bupivacaine solution versus normal saline solution: A randomised controlled trial (HAPPIEST Trial), Tabish Chawla, Noman Shahzad, Khabir Ahmad, and Jehangir Farman Ali

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A national assessment of trauma systems using the American college of surgeons NBATS tool: Geographic distribution of trauma center need, Michael K. Dalton, Tarsicio Uribe-Leitz, Zain G. Hashmi, Ali Salim, Adil H. Haider, and Molly P. Jarman

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Histologic grading of breast carcinoma: A multi-institution study of interobserver variation using virtual microscopy, Paula S. Ginter, Romana Idress, Timothy M. D'Alfons, Susan Fineberg, Shabnam Jaffer, Abida K. Sattar, Anees Chagpa, Parker Wilson, and Malini Harigopal

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Defining a research agenda for layperson prehospital hemorrhage control: A consensus statement, Eric Goralnic, Chibuike Ezeib, Muhammad Ali Chaudhary, Justin McCarty, Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Tomas Andriotti, Elzerie De Jager, Daniel Ospina-Delgado, Craig Goolsby, and Adil H. Haider

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Developing role models in clinical settings: A qualitative study of medical students, residents and clinical teachers, Sonia Ijaz Haider, Roger Christopher Gill, and Qamar Riaz

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Empathy in clinical practice: A qualitative study of early medical practitioners and educators, Sonia Ijaz Haider, Qamar Riaz, and Roger Christopher Gill

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Long-term patient-reported outcome measures after injury: National trauma research action plan (NTRAP) scoping review protocol, Juan Pablo Herrera-Escobar, Manuel A. Castillo-Angeles, Samia Y. Osman, Claudia P. Orlas, Mahin B. Janjua, Muhammad Abdullah Arain, Emma Reidy, Molly P. Jarman, Michelle A. Price, and Adil H. Haider

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An antibiotic stewardship program in a surgical ICU of a resource-limited country: Financial impact with improved clinical outcomes, Kashif Hussain, Muhammad Faisal Khan, Gul Ambreen, Syed Shamim Raza, Seema Irfan, Kiren Habib, and Hasnain Zafar

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Recurrent phyllodes tumour of the breast transforming to a fibrosarcoma, Dua Jabeen, Lubna Mushtaque Vohra, Tariq Siddiqui, and Aziz-Un-Nisa Raza

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Lumbar drain for temporary cerebrospinal fluid diversion: Factors related to the risks of complications at a university hospital, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Nawal Suhail, Rida Mitha, Mujtaba Moazzam, Nida Zahid, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Isolated gallbladder injury from blunt abdominal trauma: A rare co-incidence, Muhammad Rizwan Khan and Saleema Begum

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Surgical and oncological implications of aberrant arterial anatomy in patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, Saleema Begum, Dawar Burhan Khan, and K. M. Inam Pal

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Is proximal gastric cancer a different entity from distal gastric cancer? Anatomical site distribution of signet ring cell carcinoma and its association with helicobacter pylori infection, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, Najiha Bilal Farooqi, and Noman Shahzad

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Racial disparities in treatment for rectal cancer at minority-serving hospitals, Pamela W. Lu, Rebecca E. Scully, Adam C. Fields, Vanessa M. Welten, Stuart R. Lipsitz, Quoc-Dien Trinh, Adil H. Haider, Joel S. Weissman, Karen M. Freund, and Nelya Melnitchouk

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Acute mesenteric thrombosis: A hematologist perspective, Bushra Moiz, Zaid Muslim, Zahraa Farrukh Siddiqui, and Hasnain Zafar

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Association of circulatory kisspeptin levels and hormonal interplay with male infertility: A cross-sectional study in Karachi, Pakistan, Rehana Rehman, Kaleem Ahmed, Nida Zahid, Faiza Alam, and Syeda Sadia Fatima

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Follicular sensitivity index: A tool to predict successful conception after intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection, Rehana Rehman, Amara Zafar, Nida Zahid, and Nuruddin Badruddin Mohammed

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May-thurner and paget-schroetter syndromes: A review, Zia Ur Rehman

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Lack of androgen receptor expression selects for basal-like phenotype and is a predictor of poor clinical outcome in non-metastatic triple negative breast cancer, Nazia Riaz, Romana Idress, Sadia Habib, and El Nasir Lalani

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HBV S antigen evolution in the backdrop of HDV infection affects epitope processing and presentation, Mehwish Sajjad, Syed Ali, Samina Baig, Shaheen Sharafat, Bilal Ahmed Khan, Saeed Khan, Muhammad Nouman Mughal, and Syed Hani Abidi

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Proceedings from the consensus conference on trauma patient-reported outcome measures, Joseph V. Sakran, Hiba Ezzeddine, C. William Schwab, Stephanie Bonne, Karen J. Brasel, Randall S. Burd, Joseph Cuschieri, James Ficke, Barbara A. Gaines, Joseph T. Giacino, Nicole S. Gibran, and Adil H. Haider

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Congenital morgagni hernia presenting as complete small bowel obstruction in the adult - A case report, Sabah Uddin Saqib, Kulsoom Hamid, and Tabish Umer Chawla

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Gastrointestinal anastomosis (GIA) stapler as a safe and efficacious damage control tool for high-grade liver injury in hemodynamically unstable patient- A case report, Sabah Uddin Saqib, Wafa Iftekhar, and Hasnain Zafar

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Mycobacterium abscessus: A rare cause of peri-ductal mastitis in endemic regions, Aisha Shaikh and Lubna Mushtaque Vohra

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Patient delay in breast cancer diagnosis in two hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan: Preventive and life-saving measures needed, Uzma Shamsi, Shaista Khan, Iqbal Azam Syed, Shaheryar Usman, Amir Maqbool, Tiffany Gill, Romaina Iqbal, and David Callen

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Association between perioperative hypothermia and surgical site infection after elective abdominal surgery: A prospective cohort study, Tayyab Siddiqiui, K. M. Inam Pal, Fatima Shaukat, Hadika Mubashir, Alisha Akbar Ali, Muhammad Jehangir A. Malik, and Noman Shahzad

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Aggressive angiomyxoma in the ischiorectal fossa, Asra Wahid, Abdul Hakeem, and Sadaf Khan

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Academic advancement in global surgery: Appointment, promotion, and tenure: Recommendations from the american surgical association working group on global surgery, Sherry M. Wren, Charles Balch, Gerard Doherty, Samuel Finlayson, Gordon Kauffman, Melina Kibbe, Adil H. Haider, Rebecca Minter, Charles Mock, and Godfrey Mugut

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Adenoma detection rate as a quality indicator for colonoscopy: A descriptive cross-sectional study from a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Mian Shah Yousaf, Shameel Shafqat, Roger Christopher Gill, Asfia Arham Khursheed, and Om Parkash

Submissions from 2019

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Prevalence of prediabetes, diabetes and Its predictors among females in alkharj, saudi arabia: A cross-sectional study., Jamaan M. Al-Zahrani, Abdulrahman Aldiab, Khaled K. Aldossari, Sameer Al- Ghamdi, Mohammed Ali Batais, Sundas Javad, Shanila Nooruddin, Nida Zahid, Hira Abdul Razak, and Ashraf El- Metwally

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Risk factors associated with surgical site infections: A retrospective report from a developing country, Shahbaz Ansari, Sundus Fareed, Habiba D. Barry, Tariq Ali Bhatti, Syed Zohaib Maroof Hussain, Shah Jabeen, and Sundus Fareed

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Accuracy of BISAP score in prediction of severe acute pancreatitis, Anum Arif, Farhat Jaleel, and Khalid Rashid

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Assessment of iatrogenic damage to adjacent teeth during crown and bridge preparation, Sheikh Bilal Bada, Rabia Ghafoor, Hasan Hameed, and Natasha Anwar

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Over a decade of changing trends in surgical mortality; audit from a tertiary care hospital, Hassaan Bari, K. M. Inam Pal, and Akbar Zubairi

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Cost effectiveness of glove endobag in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Review of the available literatur, Saleema Begum, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, and Roger Gill

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No racial disparities in surgical care quality observed after coronary artery bypass grafting in TRICARE patients, Muhammad Ali Chaudhary, Elzerie de Jager, Nizar Bhulani, Nicollette K. Kwon, Adil H. Haider, Eric Goralnick, Tracey Pérez Koehlmoos, and Andrew J. Schoenfeld

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Risk factors of pancreatic fistula in distal pancreatectomy patients., Tabish Chawla and Amyna Jiwani

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Surgical care for all - Much work to be done, Ather Enam and Sadaf Khan

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Analysis of authorship in hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery: women remain underrepresented, Ayesha Farooq, Kota Sahara, Aeman Muneeb, Khadija Farooq, Diamantis I. Tsilimigras, Katiuscha Merath, Rittal Mehta, Anghela Paredes, Madison Hyer, and Eliza Beal

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Accounting for disparities in the evaluation of medicare alternative payment plans: lessons in inequity, Charles J. Gerardo; Gezzer Ortega,; and Adil H. Haider

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Feasibility of robotic surgery in a developing country, a public sector perspective, Shahriyar Ghazanfar, Sajida Qureshi, Muhammad Zubair, Umer Fateh, Saif Ahmed, and Mohammad Saeed Quraishy

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The need for simulation in surgical education in developing countries. The wind of change. Review article, Obada Hussein Hasan; Ahmed Ayaz,; Muneeba Khan; Charles Docherty; and Pervaiz Hashmi

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Spontaneous rupture of pyonephrosis leading to pyoperitoneum, Imran K. Jalbani, Muhammad Khurrum, and Wajahat Aziz

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Does male factor infertility impact on self‐esteem and sexual relationship, Salman Jamil, Mohammad Shoaib, Wajahat Aziz, and Hammad Ather

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Adjunctive surgical procedures enhancing treatment outcome : A literature review, Adeel Tahir Kamal, Farheen Fatima, Mubassar Fida, Mubeen Ahmed, and Hafiz Taha Mehmood

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Taypical presentation of semnoma in the prostate-–case report, Zehra Kazmi, M Nasir Sulaiman, Mazhar Ali, Ahsan Rafi, Zubair Ahmad, and Hammad Ather

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Recurrent Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans of the Parotid: A case report and review of literature, Shayan Khalid; Rahim Dhanani; Hamdan Ahmed Pasha,; Mohammad Sohail Awan; and Aisha Memon

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The characteristics of appendicoliths associated with acute appendicitis, Mohammad Shoaib Khan, Mustafa Belal Hafeez Chaudhry, Noman Shahzad, Muhammad S. Khan, Maryam Wajid, Wasim Memon, and Abdul Rehman Alvi

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Factors ssociated with complicated appendicitis: view from a low-middle income country, Msohaib Khan, Muhammad Tayyab, Noman Shahzad, Noman Shahzad, Aleezay Haider, Mustafa Belal Hafeez Chaudhry, and Abdul Rehman Alvi

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Extended resection for xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis mimicking gallbladder carcinoma: Cases and review of diagnostic approach, Muhammad Rizwan Khan and Saleema Begum

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Seasonal variation in acute cholecystitis: An analysis of cholecystectomies spanning three decades, Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Noman Shahzad, Sumaiyya Arshad, and Amir Hafeez Shariff

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Radial forearm free flap: A dynamic flap for single-staged multiple subunit reconstruction, Muhammad Ubaid Khan, Safdar Ali, and Muhammad Asif Ahsan

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Assessing low-value health care services in the military health system, Tracey Pérez Koehlmoos; Cathaleen King Madsen; Amanda Banaag,; Adil H. Haider; and Joel S.

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Global surgery: building healthy surgical systems., Taylor Leposa, Bria Johnston, Sohail Asghar Dogar, Henry Rice, and Tamara Fitzgerald

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Application of new biomedical materials in orthodontic appliances, Hafiz Taha Mahmood, Adeel Tahir Kamal, Bushra Khan, and Mubassar Fida

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Simultaneous subtotal gastrectomy and right colectomy for synchronous gastric and colon cancer: A case report., Raul Mederos,; Jose R Lamas; Anika Ramos; Ayesha Farooq; and Syeda Farooq

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Developing a low budget trauma registry, Asad Moosa, Ahmad Jawad, Iqra Jangda, and Hasnain Zafar

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Comparison of upper limb translocated femoral vein and prosthetic arteriovenous bridge grafts, Asad Moosa, F A. Shaikh, Madeeha Ali, Abdus Salam, Ziad Sophie, and Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqui

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Intraparotid tuberculosis misdiagnosed as neoplasm on FNAC, Tahir Muhammad, Haissan Iftikhar, and Mubasher Ikram

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A rare case of primary midgut volvulus necessitating extensive bowel resection in an adult, Fatima Mustansir, Syeda A. Farooq, Huma Baqir, Sejal Gondal, and Sadaf Khan

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Dabrafenib in BRAFV600E mutant pilocytic astrocytoma in a pediatric patient, Fatima Mustansir, Fatima Mustansir, and Aneela Darbar

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Estimating the global demand and delivery of cancer surgery, Syed Nabeel Zafa, Asif H. Siddiqui, Roomasa Channa, Shayan Ahmed, Ammar A. Javed, and Andrea Bafford

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Knowledge, attitude, and practices of complementary and alternative medication usage in patients of type II diabetes mellitus, Ravi Raja, Vikash Kumar, Muhammad Ali Khan, Khalid A. Syed, Syed Zohaib Maroof Hussain, and Amber Rizwan

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Multiple giant splenic artery aneurysms with hypersplenism and portal hypertension: A case report, Zia Ur Rehman

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Femoral vein transposition arteriovenous fistula is a feasible option in "selected" patients as hemodialysis access, Zia Ur Rehman, Asfia Arham, and Ziad Sophie

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Acute Mesenteric Ischaemia: Case report, technical considerations and innovative approaches, Zia Ur Rehman and Muhammad Rizwan Khan

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Why do patients with limb ischaemia present late to a vascular surgeon? A prospective cohort study from the developing world, Amna Riaz, F A. Shaikh, Asma Riaz, Zia Ur Rehman, Ziad Sophie, and Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqu

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Sclerosing peritonitis presenting as complete mechanical bowel obstruction: A case report, Sabah Saqib and K. M. Inam Pal

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Telesurgery prospects in delivering healthcare in remote areas, Noman Shahzad, Tabish Chawla, and Tanzeela Gala

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Response to choroidal thickness changes after cataract surgery, Rida Shahzad, Rehman Siddiqui, and Sidra Zafar

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Template operative note: A better documentation, Fareed Ahmed Shaikh, Abdul Rehman Alvi, Noman Shahzad, Tanzeela Gala, and Ghulam Murtaza

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Operative techniques to prevent dialysis access-associated steal syndrome in high-risk patients undergoing surgery for hemodialysis access: A systematic review, Fareed A. Shaikh, Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqui, Noman Shahzad, Amna Riaz, and Ziad Sophie

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Laparoscopic retrieval of two intragastric spoons at least seven years after ingestion, Adeel Ahmed Shamim, Muhammad Maaz Zuberi, and Amir Hafeez Shariff

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Carotid artery disease in diabetic patients: Contemporary perspectives, Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqui, asad moosa, Fareed A. Shaikh, Waryam Saleh, and Avgerinose Efthymios

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Has laparoscopic approach replaced the open technique to perform appendectomy?—evolution over more than a decade, Muhammad Tayyab, Rizwan Sultan, Hasnain Zafar, Umar Farooq Bhatti, Fatima Shaukat, and Noman Shahzad