PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR & THORACIC SURGERY
Official Journal of the Pakistan Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
Editor / Managing Editor

Anjum Jalal

Associate Editors

Adult Cardiac Surgery:
Haider Zaman
Hasnat Sharif

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery:
Salman Shah

Thoracic Surgery:
Farhan Majeed
Aamir Bilal

Minimal Access:
Sulaiman Hasan

Editorial Board

Syed Saeed Ashraf (UK)
Farah Bhatti (UK)
Ahmed Alsaddiqi (KSA)
Reida El Oakley (Libya)
Ashraf Esmat (Egypt)
Basel S Harahsheh (Jordan)
Tanvir But (UK)
Fayaz Hashmi (US)
Atiq Azam Mirza (US)
 
Riaz Anwar (Peshawar)
M Afsheen Iqbal (Rawalpindi)
Fazl-e-Rabbi (Karachi)
Ahmad Shahbaz (Lahore)
Zafar Tufail (Lahore)
Mudassar Dar (Karachi)
Shahid M Malik (Lahore)
Mujtaba Ali Siddiqui (Rawalpindi)
M Yasir Khan (Multan)





Current Issue
Jan-Feb 2018
Founded by:
Pof Muhammad Rehman


Past Editors
Prof Jawad Sajid Khan
Nadeem Ahmad Fahmi
PJCVTS
ISSN:  2523-9570 (Online)
ISSN: 2523-9562 (Print)

Pakistan Journal of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery  
JAN-FEB 2018  Volume: 13 No: 1




CONTENTS
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EDITORIALS
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1. Online, Open Access, Bimonthly PJCVTS: The New Face of Pakistan Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
Anjum Jalal
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2. How to run a successful Journal
Shaukat Ali Jawaid and Masood Jawaid
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES
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3. The impact of severe pulmonary hypertension on the outcome of mitral valve surgery and its regression after surgery
Muhammad Sohail Chaudhri, Faisal Ali, Asif Rashid Alamgir, Irfan Rasheed, Azka Usman, Zulfiqar Haider
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4.The comparison of hemodynamic stability and arterial oxygen saturation during induction of Anesthesia by propofol versus sevoflurane in patients with left ventricular dysfunction or left main stem stenosis undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Asif Rashid Alamgir, Naima Rafiqa, Kanwal Sardar
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5. The outcome of pregnancy early after cardiac surgery
Shafaq Nadeem, Shahbaz Ahmad Khilji, Muhammad Sohail Chaudhri, Amna Rehan
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REVIEW ARTICLES
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6. An overview of renin angiotensin aldosterone system genetics and cardiovascular disease
Fazli Rabbi Awan, Misbah Hussain
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7. The Current status of the longterm use of Ventricle Assist Devices (VADs) in the management of advanced heart failure
Muhammad Zubair Ahmad Ansari and Haider Zaman
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CASE REPORTS
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8. A 15-year-old boy who presented with cardiac arrest and right ventricular mass: Not all the intra-cardiac masses are neoplastic
Anjum Jalal, Abdul Razzaq Mughal, Irfan Rasheed, Asif Rashid Alamgir
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9. Surgical management of standard Type-A chronic dissecting aneurysm of the ascending aorta, arch and descending aorta
Ghufranullah Khan, Sulaiman B Hasan, Nadir Naeem, Ali Shan, Mohammad Ali Merchant
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PSCVTS ARCHIVES
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10. Abstracts of The 10th International Biennial Conference of Pakistan Society of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons
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