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Submissions from 2018

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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

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Outcome of decompressive craniectomy in traumatic closed head injury, Altaf Ali Laghari, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, Muhammad Waqas, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Karim Rizwan Nathani, and Wardah Moazzam

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Prognostic value of 1p/19q chromosomal codeletion in patients with oligodendroglioma, Altaf Ali Laghari, Muhammad Usman Khalid, Namra Qadeer, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Tumour treating fields (TTFs) for paediatric brain tumours, brain metastases and other novel applications, Farhan Arshad Mirza and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Role of palliative CSF diversion in patients with intracranial metastatic disease and symptomatic hydrocephalus, Farhan A. Mirza and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Quality of life among patients undergoing decompressive craniectomy for traumatic brain injury using glasgow outcome scale extended and quality of life after brain injury scale, Muhammad Waqas, Noor Malik, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Karim Rizwan Nathani, and Sumia Andleeb Abbasi

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Management of arachnoid cysts: A comprehensive review, Fatima Mustansir, Sanaullah Bashir, and Aneela Darbar

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Role of stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of acromegaly, Komal Naeem, Aneela Darbar, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Depression in adult patients with primary brain tumours: A review of independent risk factors, Anum Sadruddin Pidani, Aaida Mumtaz Rao, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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High-intensity focused ultrasound: past, present, and future in neurosurgery, Syed A. Quadri,; Muhammad Waqas; Inamullah Khan; Muhammad Adnan Khan; Sajid S. Suriya; Mudassir Farooqui; and Brian Fiani

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Simpson grading as predictor of meningioma recurrence, Ayesha Quddusi and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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The significance of MGMT methylation in glioblastoma multiforme prognosis, Aaida Mumtaz Rao, Ayesha Quddusi, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Tranexamic acid for significant traumatic brain injury (The CRASH-3 trial): Statistical analysis plan for an international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Ian Roberts, Antonio Belli, Amy Brenner, Rizwana Chaudhri, Bukola Fawole, Tim Harris, Rashid Jooma, Abda Mahmood, Temitayo Shokunbi, Haleema Shakur, and CRASH-3 trial collaborators

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Evidence-based advances in glioma management, Muhammad Adeel Samad, Karim Rizwan Nathani, Usama Khalid Choudry, Muhammad Waqas, Saad Akhtar, and Ather Enam

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Frontoethmoidal encephalocele presenting in concert with schizencephaly, Asra Tanwir, Syed Sarmad Bukhari, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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The outcome and patterns of traumatic brain injury in the paediatric population of a developing country secondary to TV trolley tip-over, Muhammad Waqas, Gohar Javed, Karim Rizwan Nathani, Badar Uddin Ujjan, S. A. Quadri, and Muhammad Zubair Tahir

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Value of routine preoperative tests for coagulation before elective cranial surgery. Results of an institutional audit and a nationwide survey of neurosurgical centers in Pakistan, Naveed Zaman, Muhammad Bilal Tariq, Saad Akhtar, Sidra Sattar, Wajeeha Tariq, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Samie Asghar

Submissions from 2017

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Outcomes of post-neurosurgical ventriculostomy-associated infections, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, Ghani Haider, Komail Malik, Muhammad Waqas, Syed Faisal Mahmood, and Mubbashira Siddiqui

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Survival benefit of surgery in recurrent glioblastoma multiforme, Usama Khalid Choudry, Saad Akhtar Khan, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Neurorobotics in Pakistan, Ather Enam and Muhammad Waqas

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Flipped classroom instructional approach in undergraduate medical education, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Fazal Manzoor Arain, and Ather Enam

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Multidisciplinary approach to the prenatal diagnosis and post natal management of a large suprasellar arachnoid cyst: A case report, Omar Irfan, Heera Nand Rathore, Sarfraz Karim, Shabina Ariff, and Aneela Darbar

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Road traffic crash related injured and fatal victims in Karachi from 2007 to 2014: A time-series analysis, Rashid Jooma and Masood Ali Shaikh

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Ruptured mycotic aneurysms: Report and outcomes of two surgically managed patients, Aleena Khan, Muhammad Waqas, Waseem Mehmood Nizamani, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Comparison between endoscopic and microscopic approaches for surgery of pituitary tumours, Inamullah Khan and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Prognostic significance of IDH 1 mutation in patients with glioblastoma multiforme, Inamullah Khan, Muhammad Waqas, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Role of intra-operative MRI (iMRI) in improving extent of resection and survival in patients with glioblastoma multiforme, Inamullah Khan, Muhammad Waqas, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Noninvasive monitoring intracranial pressure - A review of available modalities, Marium Naveed Khan, Hussain Shallwani, Muhammad Ulusyar Khan, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Delayed spinal cord infarction following anterior cervical surgical decompression, Muhammad Faheem Khan, Rashid Jooma, Fauzan Alam Hashmi, and Muhammad Faraz Raghib

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Quality of life in individuals surgically treated for congenital hydrocephalus during infancy: A single-institution experience, Saad Akhtar Khan, Muhammad Faheem Khan, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Omar Irfan, Hamza Abdur Rahim Khan, Asad Abbas, Safia Awan, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Building bridges through science, Thomas Lissek, Michelle Adams, John Adelman, Ehud Ahissar, Mohammed Akaaboune, Huda Akil, Mustafa al’Absi, Fazal M. Arain, Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla, Deniz Atasoy, Abdul Mannan Baig, Ather Enam, Saad Shafqat, and Adnan Jabbar

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Mini-craniotomy under local anesthesia for chronic subdural hematoma: An effective choice for elderly patients and for patients in a resource-strained environment, Shaikh Danish Mahmood, Muhammad Waqas, Mirza Zain Baig, and Aneela Darbar

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Extent of resection and timing of surgery in adult low grade glioma, Farhan A. Mirza and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Self‑resolving prepontine cyst, Muhammad Waqas, Inamullah Khan, Reehana Khawaja, Ayesha Quddusi, and Ather Enam

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Reading between the joints-using spinal magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of instability, Komal Naeem and S. Ather Enam

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Unmet need for surgery in South Asia, Sanjay Nagral, Maharra Hussain, Sarder A. Nayeem, Ranjan Dias, Ather Enam, and Samiran Nundy

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Preventive gabapentin versus pregabalin to decrease postoperative pain after lumbar microdiscectomy: A randomized controlled trial, Mohsin Qadeer, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Jawad Rashid, Ather Enam, Salman Sharif, and Ghulam Murtaza

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Low cost quality initiatives for management of neurosurgical patients in developing nations: Perspective from a tertiary care centre in Pakistan, Hamid Hussain Rai, Muhammad Waqas, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Complications of in-patient cerebral angiography: Comparison between patients with and without sub arachnoid haemorrhage, Yaseen Rauf, Usman Tariq Siddiqui, and Gohar Javed

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Anaesthetic management of supratentorial tumor craniotomy using awake-throughout approach, Faraz Shafiq, Fahad Salim, Ather Enam, Jai Parkash, and Mohammad Faheem

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Congenital and infantile malignant melanoma of the scalp: A systematic review, Sohaib Tariq, Hussain Shallwani, Muhammad Waqas, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Establishment of site specific multi-disciplinary tumour boards in Pakistan: Sharing experience of neuro oncology team based at a tertiary care university hospital, Muhammad Waqas and Ahmed Nadeem Abbasi

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Video microscope robotic arm-assisted, neuronavigation-guided glioma resection and regional sampling, Muhammad Waqas, Ather Enam, Fauzan A Hashmi, Fatima Mubarak, and Fazal Arain

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Unintentional head injury in children less than 3 years of age: An insight into safety practices in a developing country, Muhammad Waqas and Rashid Jooma

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Role of 5-ALA in improving extent of tumour resection in patients with glioblastoma multiforme, Muhammad Waqas, Inamullah Khan, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Perioperative steroids for lumbar disc surgery: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, Muhammad Waqas, Hussain Shallwani, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Khabir Ahmed

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Diffusion tensor imaging for ruptured cerebral arteriovenous malformation, Muhammad Waqas, Ayesha Siddiqui, Fatima Mubarak, and Ather Enam

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Cranioplasty after craniectomy in a pediatric population: Single-center experience from a developing country, Muhammad Waqas, Badar Ujjan, Yousaf Bashir Hadi, Faizuddin Najmuddin, Altaf Ali Laghari, Swaleha Khalid, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, and Umar Farooq Bhatti

Submissions from 2016

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Composite split cord malformation associated with a dermal sinus tract, dermoid cyst, and epidural abscess: A case report and review of literature, Saad Akhtar, Abdul Azeem, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Muhammad Zubair Tahir

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Secretory paraspinal paraganglioma of thoracolumar spine: Case report and review of literature, Saad Akhtar, Sidra Sattar, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, Naila Kayani, and Sarosh Moeen

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Providing care beyond the hospital: Perspective of a tertiary care hospital from a developing country, Saad Akhtar, Muhammad Waqas, Badar Uddin Ujjan, Adnan Salim, Gohar Javed, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Malikah Surani, and Marium Khan

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Primary anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma in adults. Case report and review of literature, Usama Khalid Choudry, Saad Akhtar Khan, Amjad Qureshi, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Comparison of irrigation versus no irrigation during burr hole evacuation of chronic subdural hematoma, Muzna Iftikhar, Usman Tariq Siddiqui, Mohammad Yaseen Rauf, Ali Osama Malik, and Gohar Javed

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666 Human cost of “motorcycle mass transit”: Report of 9,000 fatalities from urban road injury surveillance in a developing country, Rashid Jooma

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878 Surveillance in the service of safety, Rashid Jooma

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Management and outcomes of intramedullary spinal cord tumors: A single center experience from a developing country, Dr Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Muhammad Waqas, Baila Shakaib, and Ather Enam

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Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt survival in patients developing hydrocephalus after cranial surgery, Farid Khan, Abdul Rehman, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for obstructive hydrocephalus: Outcome analysis of 120 consecutively treated patients from a developing country, Muhammad Babar Khan, Muhammad Riaz, and Ather Enam

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Awake craniotomy for brain tumours in Pakistan: An initial case series from a developing country, Saad Akhtar Khan, Karim Rizwan Nathani, Badar Uddin Ujjan, Muhammad Danish Barakzai, Ather Enam, and Faraz Shafiq

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Cerebellopontine angle primitive neuroectodermal tumor mimicking trigeminal schwannoma, Saad Akhtar Khan, Badar Uddin Ujjan, Adnan Salim, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Co-existing spinal intradural ependymal cyst and sacral tarlov cyst in adult-onset tethered cord syndrome with syringomyelia: Case report and literature review, Hamid H. Rai, Muhammad F. Khan, Ather Enam, and Imtiaz Hashmi

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Difficulties in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Conversion versus surgeon's failure, Aun Ali, Summaya Saeed; Rabel Khawaja; Sunil Sadruddin Samnani; and Farah Naz Farid

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Response to the comments: "Prospective case control evaluation of epidural midazolam for improving pain and ambulation after microdiscectomy", Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Long-tunneled versus short-tunneled external ventricular drainage: Prospective experience from a developing country, Muhammad Zubair Tahir, Zain A. Sobani, Muhammed Murtaza, and Ather Enam

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Paediatric traumatic brain injury: Presentation, prognostic indicators and Outcome analysis from a tertiary care center in a developing country, Badar Uddin Ujjan, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Babar Khan, Dr Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Acute cerebellitis successfully managed with temporary cerebrospinal fluid diversion using a long tunnel external ventricular drain: A long-term radiological follow-up of two cases, Muhammad Waqas, Yousaf Bashir Hadi, Sadaf Sheikh, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Radiological prognostication in patients with head trauma requiring decompressive craniectomy: Analysis of optic nerve sheath diameter and rotterdam CT scoring system, Muhammad Waqas, Dr Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Saleha Anwar

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Response To: Computed tomography-guided biopsy for potts disease: An institutional experience from an endemic developing country, Muhammad Waqas, Faizuddin Najmuddin, Mohammad Ali Alvi, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Cerebral aspergillosis and pulmonary tuberculosis in a child with chronic granulomatous disease, Muhammad Waqas, Sidra Zafar, Tooba Rehman, Muhammed Riyaz, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, and Romana Idress

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Accuracy of conventional MRI for preoperative diagnosis of intracranial tumors: A single center report of 762 cases, Daniel Yan, Ling Yan, Zhen Zhang, Adnan Salim, Lei Wang, Hu Ting-Ting, and Hong-Yang Zhao

Submissions from 2015

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Bicompartmental decompressive craniectomy: Report of two cases, Saad Akhtar, Badar Uddin Ujjan, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Waqas Khan Waqas Khan, and Gohar Javed

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Effectiveness of helmets in preventing severe injuries in a setting with poorly enforced quality standards, junaid Ahmad Bhatti, Junaid A. Razzak, and Rashid Jooma

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Polio eradication and health systems in Karachi: Vaccine refusals in context, Svea Closser, Rashid Jooma, Emma Varley, Naina Qayyum, Sonia Rodrigues, Akasha Sarwar, and Patricia Omidian

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Ependymal tumors with oligodendroglioma like clear cells: Experience from a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Fauzan Alam Hashmi, Muhammad Faheem Khan, Saad Akhtar Khan, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Ehsan Bari, and Arsalan Ahmed

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The dangerous turn of “brain eating amoeba” in Sindh, Pakistan, Muhammad Yousuf-Ul Islam, Safwan Abdul Rahim, and Adnan Salim

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Surveillance in the service of safety, Rashid Jooma

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Neurofibromatosis type 2 patient presenting with medulloblastoma, Jan Kalimullah, Abdul Malik Amir Humza Sohail, Rai Shahjehan, Sabeehuddin Siddique, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Factors affecting ventriculoperitoneal shunt survival in adult patients, Farid Khan, Abdul Rehman, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Enduring improvement in oswestry disability index outcomes following lumbar microscopic interlaminar decompression: An appraisal of prospectively collected patient outcomes, Muhammad Babar Khan, Muhammad Umair Bashir, Rajesh Khan, and Ather Enam

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Multiple cerebral hydatid cysts in 8-year-old boy: A case report and literature review of a rare presentation, Muhammad Baba Khan, Muhammad Riaz, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Clothing-related motorcycle injuries in Pakistan: Findings from a surveillance study, Uzma R. Khan, Junaid A. Bhatti, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Nukhba Zia, Junaid A. Razzak, and Rashid Jooma

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Differences in risk-adjusted outcome of road traffic injuries in urban tertiary care centers of Pakistan, Amber Mehmood, Junaid Abdul Razzak, Mohammed Umer Mir, and Rashid Jooma

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Decompressive craniectomy for infants: A case series of five patients, Muhammad Riyaz, Muhammad Waqas, Badar Uddin Ujjan, Naveed Zaman Akhunzada, Yousaf Bashir Hadi, Gohar Javed, and Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Deadly heat wave in Karachi, July 2015: Negligence or mismanagement?, Adnan Salim, A. Ahmed, N. Ashraf, and M. Asher

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Fasting headache, a cross-sectional study, Adnan Salim, Muhammad Ahmed Ilyas, Mehwish Rizvi, Arzlan Ullaha Baig, Syed Hassaan Ahmed, Zuha Pandit, and Muhammad Saleem Ilyas

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End stage renal disease: Seroprevalence of hepatitises B and C along with associated aetiology and risk factors in children, Syed Raza Shah, Muhammad Shahzeb Khan, Muhamad Tanveer Alam, Adnan Salim, Mehwish Hussain, and Areeba Altaf