Vol 34, No 6 (2018)

November – December 2018

Vol.34, No.6 2018

Table of Contents


Impact Factor is Off the Ventilator: Survives and is Thriving PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid, Masood Jawaid

Original Articles

Goal-directed fluid therapy based on noninvasive cardiac output monitor reduces postoperative complications in elderly patients after gastrointestinal surgery: A randomized controlled trial PDF
Kaiyu Yin, Jiahui Ding, You Wu, Mingqing Peng
Pre-Ramadan health seeking behavior, fasting trends, eating pattern and sleep cycle in pregnant women at a tertiary care institution of Pakistan PDF
Shabeen Naz Masood, Saira Saeed, Nusrat Lakho, Yasir Masood, Muhammad Yakoob Ahmedani, A. Samad Shera
Results of a long-term performance and follow-up of Endovenous Laser Ablatıon procedures performed for treating great saphenous vein incompetence PDF
Bozkurt Gulek, Muhammet Arslan, Sinan Sozutok
Breaking Bad News: A contextual model for Pakistan PDF
Lubna Ansari Baig, Sana Tanzil, Syeda Kauser Ali, Shiraz Shaikh, Seemin Jamali, Mirwais Khan
Correlation between breast arterial calcification and the 10-year fatal cardiovascular risk by means of the SCORE Risk System PDF
Ahmet Yildiz, Seyma Yildiz, Huseyin Toprak, Cuneyt Kocas
Echocardiography guided bed side balloon atrial septostomy in dextro transposed great arteries (dTGA) with intact ventricular septum (IVS): A resource limited country experience PDF
Naresh Kumar, Abdul Sattar Shaikh, Veena Kumari, Najma Patel
The effectiveness of oral antiviral (Sofosbuvir/Ledipasvir) in treating children with HCV infection PDF
Ban Adil Al-Kaaby, Abd El-Salam Dawood Al-Ethawi
Evaluation and assessment of prescribing patterns in elderly patients using two explicit criteria based screening tools: (The PRISCUS list and STOPP/START criteria) PDF
Irum Butool, Shabnam Nazir, Maryam Afridi, Syed Majid Shah
Safety of endoscopic N-Butyl-2 Cyanoacrylate injection for the treatment of bleeding gastric varices in children PDF
Lubna Kamani, Baseer Sultan Ahmad, Muhammad Arshad, Pervez Ashraf
Randomized controlled trial on the comparison of chest tube drainage and needle aspiration in the treatment of primary spontaneous pneumothorax PDF
Ali Ramouz, Mohammad Hossein Lashkari, Sanam Fakour, Seyed Ziaeddin Rasihashemi
Can we link foot ulcer with risk factors in diabetics? A study in a tertiary care hospital PDF
Muhammad Imran Hasan Khan, Usama Azhar, Fizza Zubair, Zohaib Abbas Khan
The role of complete blood inflammation markers in the prediction of spontaneous abortion PDF
Funda Yildirim Bas, Esra Nur Tola, Suheyla Sak, Basak Asli Cankaya
A needs assessment for faculty development at two medical colleges of Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi PDF
Nusrat Shah Kamal, Afifa Tabassum, Nighat Shah
Meconium stained liquor and its neonatal outcome PDF
Nadia Mohammad, Taha Jamal, Arjumand Sohaila, Syed Rehan Ali
Current status of gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility with special reference to Azithromycin and Ceftriaxone: Report from a tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh PDF
Mahmuda Naznin, Md Abdus Salam, Md. Zahid Hossain, Md. Shah Alam
Valve surgery in combination with cryoablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation PDF
Weiwei Cai, Jie Hu, Hua Wang, Song Chen, Guijun Zhu, Xingpeng Chen
The relationship of dyspnea and disease severity with anthropometric indicators of malnutrition among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease PDF
Muhammad Adnan, Mirza Muhammad Ayub Baig, Naheed Hashmat, Tayyaba Rahat
Radiological and clinical outcomes in patients undergoing anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: Comparing titanium and PEEK (polyetheretherketone) cages PDF
Muhammad Junaid, Mamoon Ur Rashid, Syed Sarmad Bukhari, Mamoon Ahmed
Analysis of Neutrophil/Lymphocyte ratio and Thiol/Disulfide homeostasis parameters in patients admitted to the emergency department with ischemic stroke PDF
Aysel Begum Yilmaz, Şervan Gökhan, Alp Şener, Özcan Erel
Infantile Spasms: Clinical profile and treatment outcomes PDF
Shazia Kulsoom Lashari, Shahnaz H Ibrahim, Sidra Kaleem Jafri, Khemchand N Moorani, Misbah Anjum
Prevalence, habits and outcomes of using contact lenses among medical students PDF
Nahla Khamis Ragab Ibrahim, Hadeel Seraj, Raida Khan, Marwa Baabdullah, Lina Reda
Menorraghia’s impact on quality of life: A case control study from a teaching Hospital in Lahore PDF
Lamia Yusuf
Reforming Medical Education in Pakistan through strengthening Departments of Medical Education PDF
Muhammad Zahid Latif, Gohar Wajid
Analysis of infectious spondylodiscitis: 7-years data PDF
Gulay Okay, Yasemin Akkoyunlu, Sibel Bolukçu, Bülent Durdu, Ismail Necati Hakyemez, Meliha Meriç Koç
Negative repercussions of caregiving burden: Poor psychological well-being and depression PDF
Neelam Ehsan, Nigar Johar, Tamkeen Saleem, Muhammad Alamgir Khan, Saima Ghauri
The effect of some missing teeth on a subjects’ oral health related quality of life PDF
Shafi Ullah Khan, Fazal Ghani, Zulfiqar Nazir
Early interventional embolization in the treatment of cerebral aneurysm rupture PDF
Song Jiang, Xiufen Xie
Association and implications in triple negative and triple positive breast cancer: Relationship with sociodemographic and reproductive factors in Pakistan PDF
Faria Fatima, Abdul Hameed, Ghulam Haider, Sitwat Zehra, Abid Azhar, Saima Saleem
Internet addiction among social networking sites users: Emerging mental health concern among medical undergraduates of Karachi PDF
Zaeema Ahmer, Sana Tanzil
The effect of diet on primary dysmenorrhea in university students: A randomized controlled clinical trial PDF
Yasemin Aydın Kartal, Elvan Yilmaz Akyuz
Association of homocysteine with body mass index, blood pressure, HbA1c and duration of diabetes in type 2 diabetics PDF
Zulfania ., Adnan Khan, Sohaib Rehman, Tahir Ghaffar
Effectiveness of self-empowerment-affirmation-relaxation(Self-EAR) program for postpartum blues mothers: A randomize controlled trial PDF
Krittipitch Thitipitchayanant, Ratana Somrongthong, Ramesh Kumar, Naowarat Kanchanakharn
Retrosternal Goiter: A couple of classification methods with computed tomograpy findings PDF
Gökhan Perincek, Sema Avcı, Pınar Çeltikçi
Do we use antibiotics judiciously enough? A study in Accident & Emergency Department of tertiary care hospital in Pakistan PDF
Omar Abbas Ahmed Malik, Asim Saeed Khan
Potential use of multi-strain synbiotics for improving postnatal head circumference PDF
Ipek Guney Varal, Nilgun Koksal, Hilal Ozkan, Onur Bagci, Pelin Dogan
Does playing video games effect cognitive abilities in Pakistani children? PDF
Aliya Hisam, Syed Fawad Mashhadi, Mahum Faheem, Mahrukh Sohail, Bilal Ikhlaq, Irfan Iqbal
Phacoemulsification in the anterior chamber: An alternative surgical technique in post-vitrectomy cataract PDF
Tao Yu, Xu-Guang Han, Ying-Mei Li, Yu-Guang Zhang
Infection markers as predictors of Bacteremia in an Intensive Care Unit: A prospective study PDF
Pinar Sen, Tuna Demirdal, Salih Atakan Nemli, Ilknur Vardar, Mehmet Kizilkaya, Atilla Sencan, Huriye Erbak Yilmaz
Outcomes of cataract surgery in Microophthalmia PDF
Saima Majid, Asim Ateeq, Sadia Bukhari, Munawar Hussain
Titanium elastic nailing in pediatric femoral diaphyseal fractures in the age group of 6-15 years mid-term and long-term outcomes PDF
Kemal Kayaokay, Kemal Aktuglu
Is human milk feeding protective for Retinopathy of Prematurity? PDF
Ayesha Muneer, Attia Bari, Summaira Naveed, Agha Shabbir Ali
Prevalence and risk factors of venous thromboembolism in postoperative patients: A retrospective study PDF
Aylin Durmaz Edeer, Saadet Comez, Hale Turhan Damar, Aysegul Savci
Impact of morning and rotational duties on physical health of nurses working in tertiary care hospitals of Karachi PDF
Amjad Ali, Abdur Rasheed, Subia Naz
Influence of elderly patients’ coronary artery lesion severity on cardiac remodeling and left ventricular function PDF
Wang Chao, Xiang Tian, Huixin Cai, Liang Feng
Clinical application of multicolor optical coherence tomography in the diagnosis of retinal pathologies PDF
Hunain Ghoghari, Syed Fawad Rizvi, Kaunain Razzak, Hina Loya
Neural mechanisms underlying visual pareidolia processing: An fMRI study PDF
Gülsüm Akdeniz, Sila Toker, Ibrahim Atli
Emergency peripartum hysterectomy: A great obstetric challenge PDF
Sarah Kazi

Review Article

Vitamin E deficiency in South Asian population and the therapeutic use of alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E) for correction of anemia PDF
Tanveer Jilani, Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

Case Reports

Tuberculous Meningitis, Vasculitis, and Pericarditis presented by deep coma PDF
Sultan Abdulwadoud Alshoabi
Toxoplasmosis in an Immunocompetent Patient PDF
Khalid Abdul Basit, Sadaf Nasir, Ejaz Vohra, Muhammad Kashif Shazlee

Short Communication

Study of curriculum of Doctor of Physical therapy programme based on World Federation of Medical Education standards PDF
Syed Shakil Ur Rehman, Shakeel Ahmad, Raheela Yasmin
The role of Ataturk University in data and publication production for sigmoid volvulus and ileosigmoid knotting PDF
Sabri Selcuk Atamanalp, Esra Disci, Refik Selim Atamanalp

View Point

Blood Groups and Breast Cancer PDF
Anusha Sultan Meo
میز اداری صندلی مدیریتی صندلی اداری تبلیغات کلیکی میز تلویزیون پاراگلایدر آگهی رایگان محسن چاوشی مسیح و آرش آهنگ جدید لباس زیر شورت زنانه خرید اینترنتی وبلاگدهی گن لاغری