Vol 31, No 4 (2015)

July - August 2015 Pak J Med Sci

July - August 2015 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Editorial

What ails the Pakistani medical institutions? PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid

Original Articles

Comparison of microcoils and polyvinyl alcohol particles in selective microcatheter angioembolization of non variceal acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage PDF
Tanveer Ul Haq, Muhammad Idris, Basit Salam, Waseem Akhtar Mirza, Yasir Jamil
Perceptions of clinical years’ medical students and interns towards assessment methods used in King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah PDF
Nahla Khamis Ibrahim, Budoor Mohammed Al-Sharabi, Rasha Abdullah Al-Asiri:, Najat Abdullah Alotaibi:, Wejdan Ibrahim Al-Husani, Hussa Adel Al-Khajah, Reem Mohammed Rakkah, Afnan Mohammed Turkistani
Can living donor liver transplantation offer similar outcomesto deceased donor liver transplantation using expandedselection criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma? PDF
Li-Ping Chen, Chuan Li, Tianfu Wen, Lu-Nan Yan, Bo Li, Jia-Yin Yang
The effectiveness of trendelenburg positioning on the cross-sectional area of the right internal jugular vein in obese patients PDF
Ozkan Onal, Seza Apiliogullari, Alaaddin Nayman, Ali Saltali, Huseyin Yilmaz, Jale Bengi Celik
Occupational lead toxicityin battery workers PDF
Shahla Basit, Nasim Karim, Alia Bano Munshi
Is Gemcitabine and Cisplatin induction chemotherapy superior in locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma? PDF
Wei Zheng, Sufang Qiu, Lingling Huang, Jianji Pan
The effects of blood transfusion on renal functions in orthopaedic surgery PDF
İsmail Safa Satoğlu, Serkan Akçay, Levent Horoz, Erol Kaya, Ahmet Karakaşlı, Eyad Skiak, Onur Başcı
Influenza and respiratory syncytial viruses: Efficacy of different diagnostic assays PDF
Md Mostafizur Rahman, K.K. Wang, H. Alfizah ., S. Hussin ., I. Isahak .
Practices and challenges of infectious waste management: A qualitative descriptive study from tertiary care hospitals in Pakistan PDF
Ramesh Kumar, Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Ratana Somrongthong, Robert S Chapman
Readiness for self-directed learning among First Year Saudi Medical students: A descriptive study PDF
Mona Soliman, Ghadeel Al-Shaikh
Serum levels of MDC and MMP-9 and the relationship between serum levels and disease activity in the patients with systemic lupus erythematosus PDF
Yang Liu, Tie Ning, Li-Jie Bai
Prognostic factors for stereopsis in refractive accommodative esotropia PDF
Hande Guclu, Vuslat Pelitli Gurlu, Sadik Altan Ozal, Zeynep Gursel Ozkurt
Comparison of higher order aberrations inpatients with various refractive errors PDF
Saim Khan, Sadia Humayun, Aisha Fawad, Mazhar Ishaq, Sabahat Arzoo, Fawad Mashhadi
Prevalence of obesity and hypertension among University students’ and their knowledge and attitude towards risk factors of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia PDF
Mukhtiar Baig, Zohair J Gazzaz, Mamdooh A Gari, Haidar G Alattallah, Khaled S alJedaani, Amjad T Mesawa, Abdulrahman A Alhazmi
Psychosocial risk factors of myocardial infarctionand adverse effects of streptokinasein public sector hospitals PDF
Saira Afzal, Muhammad Arif Khan, Muhammad Hafiz waqas Khan, Ayesha Ashraf, Maria Afzal
Child sexual abuse among adolescents in southeast Nigeria: A concealed public health behavioral issue PDF
Pius Manyike, Josephat Chinawa, Elias Aniwada, Udechukwu NP, Odutola Odetunde, Awoere Chinawa
Acute post surgical pain may result in chronic post surgical pain: A systemic review and meta analysis PDF
Wang Jiang Mei, Lin Hong Fei, Yan Hai Jin
The prevalence and causes of visual impairment in young Turkish men PDF
Fatih Cakir Gundogan, Necmettin Kocak, Ramazan Akyildiz, Umit Yolcu, Abdullah Ilhan, Ibrahim Aydin, Selim Kilic
Response Guided Interferon Therapy for Genotype 3 of Chronic Hepatitis C: Compliance and Outcome PDF
Shahid Sarwar, Anwaar A. Khan, Shandana Tarique
Knowledge and practice of implant-retained restorationsamong dental students in Saudi Arabia PDF
Fahim Vohra, Altaf Hussain Shah, Mohammad Sohail Zafar, Zaheer Kola
Effect of different pH solvents on micro-hardness and surface topography of dental nano-composite: An in vitro analysis PDF
Aftab Ahmed Khan, Adel Zia Siddiqui, Abdulaziz A. Al-Kheraif, Ambreen Zahid, Darshan Devang Divakar
Dietary practices in Saudi Cerebral Palsy Children PDF
Nouf Saleh Al-Hammad
Prevalence of celiac disease in adult type 1 patients with diabetes PDF
Burcu Doğan, Can Oner, Oya Uygur Bayramicli, Elif Yorulmaz, Güneş Feyizoglu, Aytekin Oguz
Correlation between uterine fibroids with various magnetic resonance imaging features and therapeutic effects of high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation PDF
Hailing Cheng, Chen Wang, Jun Tian
Brief culturally adapted cognitive behaviour therapy forobsessive compulsive disorder: A pilot study PDF
Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Irfan, Farooq Naeem
Estrogen Receptor Alpha (ESR1) gene polymorphismsin pre-eclamptic Saudi patients PDF
Hesham Abdelaziz El-Beshbishy, Manal A. Tawfeek, Nevin M. Al-Azhary, Reham A. Mariah, Fawzia A. Habib, Lamya Aljayar, Abrar F. Alahmadi
Gender difference in components of metabolic syndromeamong patients of Type 2 diabetes PDF
Muhammad Ahmad Alamgir, Riaz Ahmad Javaid, Abdul Hameed, Irum Mustafa
Histopathological examination of appendicectomy specimens at a district hospital of Saudi Arabia PDF
Mohammad Ayub Jat, Farhan Khashim Al-Swailmi, Yasir Mehmood, Majid Alrowaili, Shehab Alanazi
Frequency of Hepatitis-B and C in patients undergoing cataract surgery in a tertiary care Centre PDF
Muhammad Ali Tahir, Alyscia Cheema, Saifullah Tareen
Diagnostic value of urinary protein and creatinine in combinationwith renal ultrasound examination in early renal damage of patients with hypertension PDF
Jihong Zhu, Ke Wen, Hongwen He
Caudal ropivacaine and bupivacaine for postoperative analgesiain infants undergoing lower abdominal surgery PDF
Ayse Surhan Ozer-Cinar, Canan Tulay Isil, Sevtap Hekimoglu-Sahin, İnci Paksoy
Early outcome of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in patients with significant Left Main Stem stenosis at a tertiary cardiac care center PDF
Muhammad Sher-i-Murtaza, Mirza Ahmad Raza Baig, Hafiz Muhammad Azam Raheel
Thyroid function status and its impact on clinical outcome in patients admitted to critical care PDF
Faiza Abdulaziz Qari
Analysis of uterine rupture at university teaching hospital Pakistan PDF
Nousheen Aziz Memon, Sajida Yousfani
Diagnosis and treatment of acute urogenital and genitalia tract traumas: 10-year clinical experience PDF
Qingsong Zou, Qiang Fu
Treatment of displaced supracondylar fracture of the humerusin children by open pining from lateral approach: An investigation of clinical and radiographical results PDF
Nasser Sarrafan, Seyed Abdolhossein Mehdi Nasab, Tahmineh Ghalami
Cytogenetic and Molecular Analyses of Philadelphia Chromosome Variants in CML (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia) Patients from Sindh using Karyotyping and RT-PCR PDF
Ikram Din Ujjan, Anwar Ali Akhund, Saboor Khan, Muhammad Asif Qureshi, Saeed Khan
Is handgrip strength and key pinch measurement related with biochemical parameters of nutritionin peritoneal dialysis patients? PDF
Bulent Yardimci, Abdullah Sumnu, Ibrahim Kaya, Meltem Gursu, Zeki Aydin, Serhat Karadag, Sami Uzun, Emel Tatli, Savas Ozturk, Ercan Cetinus, Rumeyza Kazancioglu
Comparing the effectiveness of airway managementdevices in pre-hospital emergency care: A randomized clinical trial PDF
Shahla Khosravan, Ali Alami, Arash Hamzei, Jalal Borna
Selective lymphadenectomy in endometrial cancer: Retrospective analysis of morbidity and survival data at a tertiary care centre PDF
Uzma Chishti, Aliya B Aziz, Munazza Akhtar, Sana Sheikh
Arthroscopic synovectomy and postoperative assisted radiotherapy for treating diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee: An observational retrospective study PDF
Wei Li, Xiaofei Sun, Jianning Lin, Wei Ji, Dike Ruan
Control of bleeding by silk ligation and diathermy coagulation during tonsillectomy: A comparison of efficacy of the two techniques in the first 24 hours after surgery PDF
Khurshid Anwar, Rafiq Ahmad, Muneeb Khan
Differences in various biochemical and clinical parameters with respect to family history of Non Communicable Diseases in fourth year MBBS students of Karachi, Pakistan PDF
Asher Fawwad, Muhammad Asadullah Munir, Iftikhar Ahmed Siddiqui, Sidra Siddiqui, Abdul Basit, Khalid Abdul Basit
Bone mineral density and diet of teachers of College of Home Economics at Lahore PDF
Zahra Javed, Sardar Fakhar Imam, Kanwal Saba, Mulazim Hussain Bukhari, Neelam Imam
It is not “Just Circumcision” PDF
Ebru Yesildag
Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in detection of blunt abdominal trauma and comparison of early and late ultrasonography 24 hours after trauma PDF
Ali Feyzi, Masoud Pezeshki Rad, Navid Ahanchi, Jalil Firoozabadi
Frequency of ABO blood groups and RhD factor in the female population of District Peshawar PDF
Rubina Nazli, Jamila Haider, Mohammad Akmal Khan, Tasleem Akhtar, Hina Aslam
Outcome of four years experience in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair PDF
Dileep Kumar, Hina Khan, Muhammad Shamim Qureshi
Significant association of serum creatinine with HbA1C in impaired glucose tolerant Pakistani subjects PDF
Tasnim Farasat, Saima Sharif, Shagufta Naz, Sabiha Fazal

Clinical Case Series

Success of hydrocone (TORIS-K) soft contact lens for keratoconus and traumatic keratopathy PDF
Ahmet Altun, Sevda Aydin Kurna, Tomris Sengor, Gulengul Altun, Osman Okan Olcaysu, Mert Hakan Simsek

Special Communications

The panacea statistical toolbox of a biomedical peer reviewer PDF
Younis Abdelwahab Skaik

Review Article

Association of smoking with restenosis and major adverse cardiac events after coronary stenting: A meta-analysis PDF
Bangli Hu, Rui-ting Hu, Jie Liu, You Zhou

Case Reports

Fulminant Hepatic Failure (FHF) due to acute Hepatitis-C PDF
Bilal Bin Younis, Rozina Arshad, Saima Khurshid, Junaid Masood, Farhan Nazir, Maham Tahira
Rare cause of bilateral groin swelling: Round ligament varicosities PDF
Erdogan Bulbul, Mine Islimye Taskin, Bahar Yanik, Gulen Demirpolat, Ertan Adali, Murat Basbug
Hepatic metastasis complicated by abscess formation PDF
Yi Liao, Lihua Qiu, Xianming Diao, Qiyong Gong
Neglected bilateral posterior shoulder fracture dislocation in an uncontrolled seizure patient PDF
Moaath A. Amir, Bashir Alenazi, Richard K.H. Wyse, Waleed Tamimi, Omar Kujan, Tajdar Khan, Faris Q Alenzi


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