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Submissions from 2021

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Management of Intracranial Haemangiopericytomas, Noman Ahmad, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Peer-led surgery education: A model for a surgery interest group, Muhammad Ali, Shahmir Chauhan, Ayesha Noor, Sadaf Khan, Syed Ather Enam, and SIG Core

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Use of platelet-rich plasma in treating low back pain: A review of the current literature, Mirza Zain Baig, Umme e Hani Abdullah, Aun Muhammad, Abeer Aziz, Maryam Jamil Syed, and Aneela Darbar

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Role of intra-operative ultrasound in brain tumour surgeries, Mohammad Hamza Bajwa, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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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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Third ventricular diverticulum of the suprapineal recess can be a rare and confounding complication of chronic hydrocephalus: A case report with 2-year follow-up, Syed Sarmad Bukhari, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Rashid Jooma

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Applying a mixed-method approach to improve on-the-job learning and job satisfaction in a cohort of interns at a university hospital, Amna Subhan Butt, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, M Asghar Ali, Farah Naz Qamar, Irum Qamar Khan, Swaleha Tariq, Syeda Amrah Hashmi, Quratulain Hafeez, and Muhammed Tariq

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

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Role of preoperative embolization in management of central nervous system tumours, Ummey Hani, Ahmer Nasir Baig, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Basit Salam

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Post-operative seizure control in patients with glioblastoma, Ummey Hani, Muhammad Ammar Haider, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Intramedullary spinal cord lesions in children, Ummey Hani, Sameer Saleem Tebha, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Workplace mistreatment and mental health in female surgeons in Pakistan, Mahim Malik, Hina Inam, Russell S. Martins, Mahin B N. Janjua, Nida Zahid, Sadaf Khan, Abida K. Sattar, Shaista Khan, Adil H. Haider, and Syed Ather Enam

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Primary trauma care course: Alternative basic trauma course in developing countries. "The need of the hour", Muhammad Muzzammil, Muhammad Saeed Minhas, Shireen A A. Ramzan Ali, Rashid Jooma, Muhammad Owais Minhas, and Saadia Jabbar

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Modifications in lumbar facet joint are associated with spondylolisthesis in the degenerative spine diseases: A comparative analysis, Komal Naeem; Karim Rizwan Nathani; Muhammad Danish Barakzai,; Saad Akhtar Khan; Hamid Hussain Rai; Fatima Mubarak; and Syed Ather Enam

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Complete versus subtotal resection of paediatric craniopharyngioma, Wardah Pervez, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Farhan A. Mirza, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Tranexamic acid to reduce head injury death in people with traumatic brain injury: the CRASH-3 international RCT, Ian Roberts, Haleema Shakur-Still, Amy Aeron-Thoma, Danielle Beaumont, Antonio Belli, Amy Brenner, Madeleine Cargill, Rizwana Chaudhri, Nicolas Douglas, and Rashid Jooma

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Eccrine spiradenoma: A rare adnexal tumour with atypical presentation: A case report, Adnan Salim, Muhammad Usman Tariq, and Sana Zeeshan

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Resilience and its associated factors in brain tumor patients in Karachi, Pakistan: An analytical cross-sectional study, Nida Zahid, Russell Seth Martins, Wajeeha Zahid, Wardah Khalid, Syed Iqbal Azam, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani, Khabir Ahmad, Adnan Abdul Jabbar, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Rashid Jooma, Gohar Javed, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, Nargis Asad, and Syed Ather Enam

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Translation and validation of the Urdu version of the European organization for research and treatment of cancer core quality of life questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30) and brain module (QLQ-BN20) in primary brain tumor patients, Nida Zahid, Russell Seth Martins, Wajeeha Zahid, Wardah Khalid, Syed Iqbal Azam, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani, Nargis Asad, Khabir Ahmad, Adnan Abdul Jabbar, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Rashid Jooma, Gohar Javed, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, and Syed Ather Enam

Submissions from 2020

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Brain injury and dementia in Pakistan: Current perspectives, Maheen M. Adamson, Sadia Shakil, Tajwar Sultana, Muhammad Abul Hasan, Fatima Mubarak, Ather Enam, Muhammad A. Parvaz, and Adeel Razi

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Semantic fluency and cognitive function impairment in multiple sclerosis patients, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Nisha Lohana, Gohar Javed, Syeda Beenish Bareeqa, Syeda Sana Samar, and Syed Hasham Humayun

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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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Understanding the neuroprotective effect of tranexamic acid: An exploratory analysis of the CRASH-3 randomised trial, Amy Brenner, Antonio Belli, Rizwana Chaudhri, Timothy Coats, Lauren Frimley, Sabariah Faizah Jamaluddin, Rashid Jooma, Raoul Mansukhani, Peter Sandercock, and Haleema Shakur-Still

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Polio to the rescue; new frontiers in glioblastoma treatment, Syed Sarmad Bukhari, Aneela Darbar, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Primary pediatric cerebellar gliosarcoma, Syed Sarmad Bukhari, Muhammad Junaid, Ali Afzal, and Anisa Kulsoom

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Can awake glioma surgery be the new standard of care in developing countries?, Syed Sarmad Bukhari and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Utility of tranexamic acid to minimize blood loss in brain tumour surgery, Syed Sarmad Bukhari and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Trauma - Striving for change, Syed Ather Enam, Hasnain Zafar, and Rehan Nasir Khan

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Quality of life in children treated for craniopharyngiomas, Mishal Gillani, Sheza Hassan, Umme Hani Abdullah, Muhammad Waqas Saeed Baqai, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Value of achieving a watertight dural closure, and the use of dural sealants after supratentorial cranial surgery, Ummey Hani, Fatima Aziz, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Surgical outcomes of intramedullary spinal cord ependymomas, Ummey Hani, Muhammad Waqas Saeed Baqai, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Arteriovenous malformation with associated multiple flow-related distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysms: A case report with poor outcomes, Ummey Hani, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, and Syed Sarmad Bukhari

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Primary intracranial malignant melanoma, Ummey Hani, Dr Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Steriotactic radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas, Ummey Hani, Dr Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Permanent pre-operative cerebrospinal fluid diversion in paediatric patients with posterior fossa tumours, Ummey Hani, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Outcome of cranial firearm injuries in civilian population based on a novel classification system, Farrukh Javeed, Asad Abbas, Lal Rehman, Syed Raza Khairat Rizvi, Ali Afzal, and Hafiza Fatima Aziz

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Cerebellar mutism syndrome after surgical resection of posterior fossa neoplastic lesions, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Rida Mitha, Naureen Mushtaq, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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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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Factors affecting women surgeons' careers in low-middle-income countries: An international survey, Mahim Malik, Hina Inam, Mahin Janjua, Russell S. Martins, Nida Zahid, Sadaf Khan, Abida K. Sattar, Adil H. Haider, and Ather Enam

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Current role of laser interstitial thermal therapy in the treatment of intracranial tumors, Farhan A. Mirza, Rida Mitha, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Significance of micro-RNA expression in patients with meningioma, Rida Mitha and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Childhood medulloblastoma, Naureen Mushtaq, Shahzadi Resham, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Bilal Mazhar Qureshi, Quratulain Riaz, and Eric Bouffet

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Depression among adult patients with primary brain tumour: A cross-sectional study of risk factors in a low-middle-income country, Anum Sadruddin Pidani, Amna Rehana Siddiqui, Syed Iqbal Azam, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Adnan Jabbar, and M. Shameel Khan

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Letter to editor "A redeployment model of surgery residents to COVID-19 diagnostic and treatment zone (CDTZ). A safe and cost-effective strategy in a middle income country", Roshan-E-Shahid Rana, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, Gulzar S. Lakhani, and Ather Enam

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Gunshot injury to spine: An institutional experience of management and complications from a developing country, Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Bushra Ahmad, Shaikh Danish Mahmood, and Aneela Darbar

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Are rural hospitals in Pakistan responding to the global surgery movement? An analysis of the gaps, challenges and opportunities, Sameen Siddiqi, Muhammad Sohaib Khan, Narjis Rizvi, Imran Naeem Abbasi, Shafquat Rozi, Ather Enam, and Sadaf Khan

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Frequent inappropriate use of unweighted summary statistics in systematic reviews of pathogen genotypes or genogroups, Linh Tran, Mai Nhu, Thai Le Ba Nghia, Abdul rahman Hendam, Nguyen Lam Vuong, Ebrahim Alzalal, Ahmed M. Sayed, Mustafa Mushtaq Husaain, Akash Sharma, and Thuan Tieu

Submissions from 2019

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Current management of glioma in Pakistan, Umme e Hani Abdullah, Altaf Ali Laghari, Muhammad Usman Khalid, Huzaifa Bin Rashid, Fatima Ali, Adnan Jabbar, Asim Hafiz, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Ather Enam

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Endovascular coiling versus neurosurgical clipping for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Gohar Javed, Syeda Beenish Bareeqa, Syeda Sana Samar, Ali Shah, Arwa Giani, Zainab Azam, Abeer Tasleem, and Syed Hasham Humayun

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Human papillomavirus and human cytomegalovirus infection and association with prognosis in patients with primary glioblastoma in Pakistan, Syed Muhammad Adnan Ali, Yumna Mirza, Zubair Ahmad, Nida Zahid, and Ather Enam

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Perianal necrotizing fasciitis with retroperitoneal extension: A case report from Pakistan, Mirza Zain Baig, Abeer Aziz, Umme e Hani Abdullah, Muhammad Salman Khalil, and Sumiya Abbasi

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Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for cushing's disease: A review, Mirza Zain Baig, Altaf Ali Laghari, Aneela Darbar, Umme e Hani Abdullah, and Sumiya Abbasi

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Ossification of the cruciform ligament of atlas; a rare cause of cervical myelopathy: Case report and review of literature, Muhammad Waqas Saeed Baqai, Gohar Javed, and Mirza Zain Baig

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Follow-up bibliometric analysis of neurosurgical publications from Pakistan and institutional comparison with other countries using h-index and i-10 Index, Muhammad Waqas Saeed Baqai, Usman Tariq Siddique, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging may be useful in differentiating fungal abscess from malignant intracranial lesion: Case report, Syeda Maheen Batool, Fatima Mubarak, and Ather Enam

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Timing of postoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) following glioma resection: Shattering the 72 hour window, Syed Sarmad Bukhari, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Fatima Mubarak

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Early versus delayed flow diversion for ruptured intracranial aneurysms: A meta-analysis, Rimal Hanif Dossani, Devi P. Patra, Jennifer Kosty, Fareed Jumah, Okkes Kuybu, Nasser Mohammed, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Riaz, and Hugo Cuellar

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

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Pre-operative voriconazole in patients undergoing surgery for central nervous system fungal infections: Special report, Ghani Haider, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Muhammad Faheem Khan, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, and Ather Enam

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Peri-operative lumbar drains for trans-sphenoidal resection of pituitary adenomas, Ummey Hani, Dr Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Enhanced recovery after elective craniotomy for brain tumours, Ummey Hani, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Motor-vehicle crash patient injury patterns from a level one trauma center in a metropolitan city: A cross-sectional study, Obada Hasan, Sadaf Sheikh, Asad Abbas, Nida Zahid, and Naveed Baloch

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Diffuse low-grade glioma - Changing concepts in diagnosis and management: A review, Rashid Jooma, Muhammad Waqas, and Inamullah Khan

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Freehand pedicle screw fixation: A safe recipe for dorsal, lumbar and sacral spine, Muhammad Junaid, Ali Afzal, Anisa Kalsoom, and Syed Sarmad Bukhari

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Primary trauma care: A training course for healthcare providers in developing countries, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi and Rashid Jooma

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Treatment options for paediatric brainstem gliomas, Daniyal Aziz Khan, Altaf Ali Laghari, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Pituitary adenoma with calcifications: A case report, Yakoot Khan, Noor Malik, Saba Iqbal Awan, Syed Hassan Khalid, and Altaf Ali Laghari

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A review of the molecular mechanisms of traumatic brain injury, Asma Akbar Ladak, Ather Enam, and Muhammad Talal Ibrahim

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Choice of therapeutic anti-seizure medication in patients with brain tumour, Altaf Ali Laghari, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Namra Qadeer, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Pediatric brainstem gliomas: An institutional experience, Altaf Ali Laghari, Mirza Zain Baig, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, Aneela Darbar, Naureen Mushtaq, Umme e Hani Abdullah, and Daniya Aziz Khan

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Does surgeon experience influence the amount of radiation exposure during orthopedic procedures?: A systematic review, Azeem Tariq Malik, Hamid Hussain Rai, and Riaz Hussain Lakdawala

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Emergency care surveillance and emergency care registries in low-income and middle-income countries: Conceptual challenges and future directions for research, Hani Mowaf, Christine Ngaruiya, Gerard O'Reilly, Olive Kobusingye, Vikas Kapil, Andres Rubiano, Marcus Ong, Juan Carlos Puyana, AKM Fazlur Rahman, Rashid Jooma, Blythe Beecrof, and Junaid Razzak

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Anti-hormonal therapy serves as a possible treatment modality for intracranial meningiomas, Komal Naeem and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Serum biomarkers for glioblastoma multiforme, Ayesha Quddusi and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Effect of pregnancy on growth of intracranial meningiomas, Ayesha Quddusi, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Quratulain Virani

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Need of physical and chemical restraints: Experiences at inpatient psychiatric ward in a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Humera Saeed, M. Shameel Khan, Syeda Maheen Batool, Asma Akbar Ladak, Nadia Karim, and Rabeeka Aftab

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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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Primary intracranial extraosseous ewing’s sarcoma, Amir Humza Sohail, Mohammed Sachal, Muhammad Arif Mateen Khan, Muhammad Soban, Muhammad Salman Khan, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Dermoid cyst with no intracranial extension: A case report and literature review, Asra Tanwir, Noor Malik, Gohar Javed, and Romana Idress

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MR perfusion imaging, techniques and role in differentiating radiation necrosis and tumor recurrence, Raima Zakaria, Fatima Mubarak, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

Submissions from 2018

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Tumour Treating Fields (TTFs) for recurrent and newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme, Farhan Ahmed and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Preservation of hearing and facial nerve function with the microsurgical excision of large vestibular schwannomas: Experience with the retrosigmoid approach, Muhammad Shaheryar Ahmed Rajput, Ahmad Nawaz Ahmad, Asif Ali Arain, Muhammad Adeel, Syed Akram, Mohammad Sohail Awan, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Comparison of decompression alone versus decompression with fusion for stenotic lumbar spine: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Gohar Javed, Syeda Beenish Bareeqa, Ali Shah, Maha Zubair, Rabbia Faisal Avedia, Noor Rahman, Syeda Sana Samar, and Kashif Aziz

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CD133 expression in glioblastoma multiforme: A literature review, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Gohar Javed, Altaf Ali Laghari, Syeda Beenish Bareeqa, Saba Farrukh, Shajeeah Zahid, Syeda Sana Samar, and Kashif Aziz

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Third ventricular tumors: A comprehensive literature review, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Gohar Javed, Altaf Ali Laghari, Syeda Benish Bareeqa, Kashif Aziz, Mehreen Khan, Syeda Sana Samar, Raja Azhar Humera, Alizay Rashid Khan, Muhammad Osama Farooqui, and Amir Shahbaz

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Robotics in neurosurgery: A literature review, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Gohar Javed, Bakhtawar Mubeen, Syeda Beenish Bareeqa, Hiba Rasheed, Alizay Rehman, Masroor Mubeen Phulpoto, Syeda Sana Samar, and Kashif Aziz

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Role of radiosurgery In arteriovenous malformations, SYed Ijlal Ahmed, Gohar Javed, Syed Naseeb Uneeb, Syeda Benish Bareeqa, Manaal Haider, Syeda Sana Samar, Armighan Haider Ans, and Muhammad Tayyab Shera

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Resolution of gestational gigantomastia with termination of pregnancy, Syed Sarmad Bukhari, Haris Manan, Mah Muneer Khan, and Syed Shahmeer Raza

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Use of preoperative apparent diffusion coefficients to predict brain tumor grade, Aneela Darbar, Muhammad Waqas, Syed Faaiz Enam, and Shaikh D. Mahmood

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Letter: Challenges to neuroendovascular care in developing countries: Example of Pakistan in global perspective, Rimal Hanif Dossani and Muhammad Waqas

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"It's a precious gift, not to waste": Is routine cross matching necessary in orthopedics surgery?: Retrospective study of 699 patients in 9 different procedures, Obada Hasan, Eraj Khurshid Khan, Moiz Ali, Sadaf Sheikh, Anum Fatima, and Haroon Ur Rashid

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Prognostic implications of histological clear cells in high-grade intracranial ependymal tumors: A retrospective analysis from a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Fauzan Alam Hashmi, Hamid Hussain Rai, Muhammad Faheem Khan, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Biological characteristics and outcomes of gliosarcoma, Fauzan Alam Hashmi, Adnan Salim, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Development of criteria highly suggestive of spinal tuberculosis, Gohar Javed, Altaf Ali Laghari, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Sarosh Madhani, Ahmed Ali Shah, Faizuddin Najmuddin, and Reehana Khawaja

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Letter to the editor. "Eloquent", Rashid Jooma

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Spatial distribution of road traffic crash fatalities in Karachi: Perspective from 2008-2012, Rashid Jooma, Mir Shabbar Ali, and Masood Ali Shaikh

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Descriptive epidemiology of Karachi road traffic crash mortality in 2015, Rashid Jooma and Masood Ali Shaikh

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Radiological and clinical outcomes in patients undergoing anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: Comparing titanium and PEEK (polyetheretherketone) cages, Muhammad Junaid, Mamoon Ur Rashid, Syed Sarmad Bukhari, and Mamoon Ahmed

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Factors affecting functional outcome after decompressive craniectomy performed for traumatic brain injury: A retrospective, cross-sectional study, Farid Khan, Arif Villani, Abdul Rehman, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari