December 2011 Issue

EDITORIALS

Glia as a new target for neuropathic pain, clinical proof of concept for palmitoylethanolamide, a glia-modulator

Author: Jan M. Keppel Hesselink, MD, MS, PhD*
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The role of cytokines in dengue fever and its pathogenesis mediated by antibody dependent enhancement

Author: Muhammad Faisal Yaseen, MBBS, Kashif Nisar, MBBS, Sheikh Zeeshan Mohiuddin, BDS, C.Orth
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

A comparison of the effects of erythromycin and metoclopramide on gastric fluid volume and pH in patients undergoing elective caesarean section

Authors: Safdar Hussain, FCPS, Riaz Ahmed Khan, MCPS, FCPS, Muhammad Iqbal, FCPS, Muhammad Shafiq, FCPS, Farah Ashraf Khan, MBBS
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Effect of injecting saline into epidural space before catheter insertion on frequency of intravascular placement

Author: Zeeshan Azeem, MD, FCPS, Anser Ali, MD, FCPS, Salim Nawaz, MD, FCPS, Asiya Sibtain, MBBS, FCPS, Arshad Taqi, MBBS, MCPS, FCPS
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Comparison of recovery profile in selective spinal anaesthesia using lignocaine and sufentanyl with propofol based general anaesthesia for gynaecological laparoscopy surgery – a randomized controlled study

Authors: Mona Arya, MD, Rakesh Garg, MD, DNB, CK Dua, MD
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BRIEF REPORT

Diametrical differences between Blue-Rhino® kit loading dilators and percutaneous tracheostomy tubes

Authors: Amer Majeed, FCARCSI*, Santhana Kannan, FRCA**
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CASE REPORTS

Congenital fibre type disproportion– an unusual presentation of respiratory failure

Authors: Muhammad Imran Ul Haq, MBBS, MRCS, DP Anand, MBBS, FRCA
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Delayed administration of antivenin three days after snakebite saves a life

Authors: Nidal Al-Hashaykeh, MD, Amer Al Jundi, BSc, Said Abuhasna, MD
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Management of chronic perineal pain-a case report

Authors: Waqas Ashraf Chaudhary, MD, MS Pain Management
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Bronchopulmonary lavage and re-expansion of the atelectatic lung without bronchoscopy

Authors: Muhammad Shafiq, Riaz Ahmed Khan, Muhammad Iqbal, Hamraz Khan
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Spinal anaesthesia in a patient on combination of aspirin and ginkgo biloba

Authors: Amer Majeed, FCARCSI, Jonathan L Danks, FRCA
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The use of magnesium sulfate in severely preeclamptic patients for emergency cesarean section

Authors: Tülin Akarsu Ayazoğlu*, Murat Unal**
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Submental intubation in extensive maxillofacial trauma

Authors: Ayesha Mohiuddin, DA, Ahsan Shabir, Riaz Ahmed Khan, MCPS, FCPS, Zubair Durrani, BDS, MBchB, FRCS
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REVIEW ARTICLE

Perioperative management following an atrial level switch (Mustard or Senning procedure) for transposition of the great arteries

Authors: Nicole Elsey, MD, Joseph D. Tobias, MD
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Internal jugular venous catheterization: open technique as an alternative in patients on heparin infusion

Renu Sinha, Bijaya Shadangi, Rakesh Garg, S Rajeshwari, Neeraj Kumar

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TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGY

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My Most Unforgettable Experience

Consultant radiologist, Dr. Prem Hospital, Panipat (India)