Vol 34, No 4 (2018)

July - August 2018

Vol. 34, No. 4 (2018): July - August 2018

Table of Contents


Pakistan’s Performance in Global Impact Factor Race PDF
Sultan Ayub Meo, Shaukat Ali Jawaid

Original Articles

Are there any preventable risk factors for women who had surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse and stress Urinary Incontinence? PDF
Sefa Kurt, Mehmet Tunc Canda, Mehmet Bal, Abdullah Taşyurt
The Role of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) and Glial Cell Line‑Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) in Tic Disorders PDF
Ali Karayağmurlu, Hakan Öğütlü, İbrahim Selçuk Esin, Onur Burak Dursun, Ahmet Kızıltunç
The effect of facet joint injection on lumbar spinal stenosis with radiculopathy PDF
Chan Jin Park, Young Duck Shin, Seung Woon Lim, Yoo Mee Bae
Prevalence and factors associated with smartphone addiction among medical students at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah PDF
Alaa Aziz Alhazmi, Sami Hamdan Alzahrani, Mukhtiar Baig, Emad M. Salawati, Ahmad Alkatheri
Levels of serum thyroxine, triidothyronine and thyrotropin in patients with acute myocardial infarction PDF
Mulazim Hussain Bukhari, Rukhsana Gulzar, Rehma Dar, Hira Sajjad
Effect of intrauterine insemination treatment on sexual function and quality of life for infertile women PDF
Emre Sinan Güngör, Olcay Seval, Gülşah İlhan, Fatma Ferda Verit
Plasma surfactant protein A levels in apparently healthy smokers, stable and exacerbation COPD patients PDF
Khalid Parvez Lone
An approach for developing integrated undergraduate medical curriculum PDF
Ashfaq Akram, Farzana Rizwan, Kamran Sattar, Jalal Ibrahim S Hadi, Sultan Ayoub Meo
Factors contributing to the lack of interest in research activities among postgraduate medical students PDF
Imran Saeed, Nabiha Farasat Khan, Attia Bari, Rehan Ahmed Khan
Treatment results of small bowel perforations due to unusual causes PDF
Mustafa Yener Uzunoglu, Fatih Altintoprak, Enis Dikicier, Ismail Zengin
Evaluation of Intraocular pressure, Corneal thickness, and Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome PDF
Kuddusi Teberik, Mehmet Tahir Eski, Ege Güleç Balbay, Murat Kaya
Evaluation of medication adherence in hypertensive patients and influential factors PDF
Selma Borataş, Hülya Fırat Kılıç
Evaluation of patients undergoing abdominal sacrocolpopexy due to symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse in terms of gastrointestinal complications PDF
Abdurrahman Hamdi İnan, Emrah Beyan, Adnan Budak, Ahkam Göksel Kanmaz
The Efficacy of Laser Doppler Flowmetry, Electric Pulp Test and Cold Test in Diagnosing Revascularization of Extrusively Luxated Immature Maxillary Incisors PDF
Seyda Ersahan, Fidan Alakus Sabuncuoglu, Elif Aybala Oktay
Occurrence of traumatic dental injuries among preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorder PDF
Fares S Al-Sehaibany
The influence of patient-physician communication on physician loyalty and hospital loyalty of the patient PDF
Özgün ÜNAL, Mahmut AKBOLAT, Mustafa AMARAT
Effects of epidural anesthesia combined with inhalation anesthesia or intravenous anesthesia on intrapulmonary shunt and oxygenation in patients undergoing long term single lung ventilation PDF
Xia Zheng, Zhiquan Lv, Kaiyu Yin, Mingqing Peng
Association of serum liver enzyme Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) in patients with type 2 diabetes PDF
Mujeeb Ur Rehman Abro, Anum Butt, Kulsoom Baqa, Nazish Waris, Maria Khalaid, Asher Fawwad
Efficacy of Vitamin D supplementation in achieving an earlysputum conversion in smear positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis PDF
Arbab Afzal, Rabia Rathore, Nasir Farooq Butt, Fawad Ahmad Randhawa
Protein requirement and its intake in subjectswith diabetic foot ulcers at a tertiary care hospital PDF
Nida Sajid, Zahid Miyan, Syed Itaat Hussain Zaidi, Syeda Sara Abbas Jaffri, Mariam Abdeali
Analysis of the occurrence of deep venous thrombosisin lower extremity fractures: A clinical study PDF
Qiang Li, Xiao Chen, Yuanyuan Wang, Lin Li
Perceived stress and monetary burden amongthalassemia patients and their caregivers PDF
Aliya Hisam, Najm us Saqib Khan, Naseer Alam Tariq, Hira Irfan, Bushra Arif, Mawra Noor
Comparison of neonatal outcomes between category-1& non‑category-1 Primary Emergency Cesarean Section: A retrospective record review in a tertiary care hospital PDF
Syeda Dure Shahwar, Iffat Ahmed, Azra Amerjee, Zahra Hoodbhoy
Comparison of two types of exercises in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis PDF
Wenzhi Mu, Yong Shang, Zhuomao Mo, Shujie Tang
Association between grades of Hydronephrosis & detection of urinary stones by ultrasound imaging PDF
Sultan Abdulwadoud Alshoabi

Review Article

Exercise therapy versus surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis: A systematic reviewand meta-analysis PDF
Zhuomao Mo, Renwen Zhang, Minmin Chang, Shujie Tang

Clinical Case Series

Treatment of unruptured cornual pregnancies by local injections of methotrexate or potassium chloride under transvaginal ultrasonographic guidance PDF
Gorkem Tuncay, Abdullah Karaer, Ebru Inci Coskun, Rauf Melekoglu

Case Reports

Fournier gangrene due to Rhizobium Radiobacter PDF
Volkan Sen, Pinar Sen, Mehmet Oguz Sahin

Short Communication

L-Dopa response to Cortical Dysfunctions, health related quality of life and Fatigue Severity in Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease PDF
Amara Gul, Javed Yousaf

Conference Proceedings

Proceedings of National Medical Conference organized by Azra Naheed Medical College in collaboration with Pakistan Aspirin Foundation (April 28th 2018) PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid