Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS)

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List of Papers (Total 169)

Epilepsy: The Pakistan Perspective some suggestions

Epilepsy is a disease that affects more than 65 million people around the world. In Pakistan prevalence of epilepsy is 9.99/1000 people, thus around 2million people in Pakistan suffering from epilepsy1,2.The prevalence in children is much higher 14.6/10003,4,5.Prof. Charles Newton in the lancet quotes 50,000 deaths from epilepsy annually in the US6. The death rate in the developing ...

DEVELOPMENT OF NEUROLOGY IN PAKISTAN.

On the eve of the 20th Annual Neurology Conference we can look back over the last two decades to assess the development of Neurology in Pakistan. Neurology first functioned under the banner of Pakistan Academy of Neurological Sciences (PANS) and then as Pakistan Society of Neurology (PSN).

Novel use of an ultrasonic bone-cutting device for endoscopic-assisted craniosynostosis surgery

Endoscopic-assisted craniosynostosis surgery is associated with less blood loss and shorter operative times as compared to open surgery. However, in infants who have low circulating blood volumes, the endoscopic approach is still associated with significant blood loss. A major source of blood loss is the bone that is cut during surgery. We discuss the novel use of an ultrasonic ...

Epilepsy: The Pakistan Perspective some suggestions

Epilepsy is a disease that affects more than 65 million people around the world. In Pakistan prevalence of epilepsy is 9.99/1000 people, thus around 2million people in Pakistan suffering from epilepsy1,2.The prevalence in children is much higher 14.6/10003,4,5.Prof. Charles Newton in the lancet quotes 50,000 deaths from epilepsy annually in the US6. The death rate in the developing ...