Vol 30, No 1 (2014)

January - February 2014 Pak J Med Sci

January - February 2014 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Editorial

Striving for improved visibility and increased citation through coverage by PubMed Central (PMC) PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid

Original Articles

Evaluation of Multiple Choice and Short Essay Question items in Basic Medical Sciences PDF
Mukhtiar Baig, Syeda Kauser Ali, Sobia Ali, Nighat Huda
Analysis of therapeutic effect and safety of target-dose metoprolol in the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus with chronic heart failure PDF
Xuyang Liu, Chengfu Zhong, Pengtai Zhao, Zhihua Zhang, Ning Jia, Sheng'ou Su, Benliang Zou, Yuming Song
Clinical and EEG characteristics of Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy PDF
Shahnaz Shah, Khalid Sher, Rukhsana Abdul Sattar
Comparison of end-tidal carbon dioxide levels with cardiopulmonary resuscitation success presented to emergency department with cardiopulmonary arrest PDF
Emine Akıncı, Hayri Ramadan, Yücel Yüzbaşıoğlu, Figen Coşkun
Association of HLA-B27 status and gender with sacroiliitis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis PDF
Jiangbiao Xiong, Jing Chen, Jianxin Tu, Wenjing Ye, Zhiyong Zhang, Qiaoqiong Liu, Xiaochun Zhu
Antibiotherapy with and without bone debridement in diabetic foot osteomyelitis: A retrospective cohort study PDF
Asım ULCAY, Ahmet KARAKAS, Mesut MUTLUOGLU, Gunalp UZUN, Vedat TURHAN, Hakan AY
Prevalence and risk factors of HIV in Faisalabad, Pakistan – A retrospective study PDF
Muhhamad Arif Mann, Fatma Hussain, Muhhamad Jamil
Hematological profile and risk factors associated with pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Quetta, Pakistan PDF
Muhammad Shafee, Ferhat Abbas, Muhammad Ashraf, Mohammad Alam Mengal, Niamatullah Kakar, Zafar Ahmad, Fawad Ali
Does body mass index affect survival and technique failurein patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis? PDF
Aydin Unal, Murat Hayri Sipahioglu, Ismail Kocyigit, Ferhan Elmali, Bulent Tokgoz, Oktay Oymak
The effects of nitrous oxide on vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its soluble receptor 1 (VEGFR1) in patient undergoing urological surgery PDF
Sedat Hakimoglu, Yasemin Hakimoglu, Murat Can, Ayca Gorkem Mungan, Sereften Acikgoz, Nuran Cikcikoglu Yildirim, Necmettin Aydin Mungan, Isil Ozkocak Turan
Hemolysis associated with pneumatic tube system transport for blood samples PDF
Hasan Kara, Aysegul Bayir, Ahmet Ak, Selim Degirmenci, Murat Akinci, Ahmet Agacayak, Emine Marcil, Melih Azap
Ultrasonography of lower limb vascular angiopathy and plaque formation in type 2 diabetes patients and finding its relevance to the carotid atherosclerotic formation PDF
Jun Duan, Chenglong Zheng, Kuo Gao, Ghulam Murtaza, Meina Hao, Lin Yang, Dandan Guo, Jingping Wu, Yan Tian, Xueni Song, Jian Liu, Shuwen Guo, Min Zheng
The value of neurologic and cardiologic assessment in breath holding spells PDF
Unsal Yılmaz, Önder Doksöz, Tuba Sevim Yılmaz, Tanju Çelik, Gülcin Akıncı, Timur Mese
A comparison of three different diabetes screening methods among dental patients in Turkey PDF
Rahsan Cevik Akyil, Ozkan Miloglu, Nermin Olgun, Ibrahim Sevki Bayrakdar
Frequency and severity of low back pain in nurses working in intensive care units and influential factors PDF
Özlem Ovayolu, Nimet Ovayolu, Mehtap Genc, Nilgün Col-Araz
Pyuric diabetic patients: A tertiary centre experience from Karachi PDF
Mamun Mahmud Huma, Qureshi Sobia, Kumar Darshan, Ali Farman
Obesity & Diabetes: An experience at a public sector tertiary care hospital PDF
Zeeshan Ali, Syed Masroor Ahmed, Ayesha Nageen, Muhammad Tanveer Alam, Shabnam Sohrab
Mitral balloon valvuloplasty during pregnancy: The long term up to 17 years obstetric outcome and childhood development PDF
Anjum Gulraze, Kurdi W, Niaz FA, Fawzy ME
Is ultrasonic investigation of transverse tracheal air shadowdiameter reasonable for evaluation of difficult airway in pregnant women: A prospective comparative study PDF
Meltem Turkay Aydogmus, Kerem Erkalp, S. Nadir Sinkoglu, Taner A. Usta, Gunes O. Ulger, Aysin Alagol
The comparison of analgesic effects of various administration methods of diclofenac sodium, transdermal, oral and intramuscular, in early postoperative period in laparoscopic cholecystectomy operations PDF
Sedef Gülçin Ural, Özlem Yener, Ali Ümit Yener, Tuncer Şimşek, Bahar Aydınlı, Ayşegül Özgök
The incidence of preeclampsia in Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection pregnancies PDF
Burcu Artunc Ulkumen, Dilek Benk Silfeler, Kenan Sofuoglu, Ibrahim Silfeler, Vedat Dayicioglu
Association between dietary intake of folate, Vitamin B6, B12 & MTHFR, MTR Genotype and breast cancer risk PDF
Zheng Weiwei, Chen Liping, Dequan Li
Iatrogenic risks and maternal health:Issues and outcomes PDF
Meharunnissa Khaskheli, Shahla Baloch, Aneela Sheeba
Restoration of femoral offset, rotation centers, limbs length equality of Chinese total hip arthroplasty patients PDF
Yu-Ping Liu, Yue-dong Hao
Prevalence, instigating factors and help seeking behavior of physical domestic violence among married women of Hyderabad, Sindh PDF
Seema Bibi, Sanober Ashfaq, Farhana Shaikh, Mohammad Ali Pir
Quality of life in patients with breast cancer and their rehabilitation needs PDF
Hongli Chen, Wang Xiao-chun, Wang Jiang-bin, Zhang Jing-bo, Wang Yao
The polymorphism of Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) is related to osteoporosis and bone mineral density in postmenopausal population PDF
Li Yun-Kai, Wang Hui, Zhu Xin-wei, Guo Liang, Jin-liang Zuo
Pre-operative clinical factors predict progression-free survival and tumor recurrence after initial surgery in patients with astrocytomas: A single-center analysis PDF
Shuai Zheng, Xianzeng Hou, Shangchen Xu, Qi Pang
Relationship of menstrual irregularities to BMI and nutritional status in adolescent girls PDF
Saira Dars, Khashia Sayed, Zara Yousufzai
Preoperative serum tumor markerlevels in Gastric Cancer PDF
Ugur Duman, Erdal Polat, Mustafa Duman, Kivanc Derya Peker, Cebrail Akyuz, Necdet Fatih Yasar, Orhan Uzun, Sabiye Akbulut, Erdal Birol Bostanci, Sinan Yol
Measurement and analysis of prevertebral soft tissue width of cervicothoracic region using magnetic resonance images PDF
Lin Wang
Open dismembered pyeloplasty for uretero-pelvic junction obstruction PDF
Shahnawaz Rajper, Shahzad Ali, Iqbal Shahzad, Muhammad Umar Baloch
Comparison between specific lumber mobilization andcore-stability exercises with core-stability exercises alone in mechanical low back pain PDF
Syed Shakil ur-Rehman, Rafiq Ahmed, Fozia Sibtain
Influenza and respiratory syncytial viral infections in Malaysia: Demographic and clinical perspective PDF
Md Mostafizur Rahman, K.K. Wong, A. Hanafiah, I. Isahak
Evaluation of efficacy of various immunochromatographic rapid tests for dengue diagnosis PDF
Arshi Naz, Danish Zahid, Samina Naz Mukry, Muhammad Nadeem, Bijon Kumar Sil, Tahir Sultan Shamsi
Genetic polymorphism of agr Locus and antibiotic resistance of Staphylococcus aureus at two hospitals in Pakistan PDF
Sadia Khan, Faisal Rasheed, Rabaab Zahra
Characterization of integrons among Escherichia coli in a region at high incidence of ESBL-EC PDF
Ming-yi WANG, Lu-Ming Li, Xiao-Yan Yuan, Hong-Jun Wang, Qin Li, YA-Mei Zhu
Multidrug resistant AmpC β-lactamase producing Escherichia coli isolated from a paediatric hospital PDF
Noor ul Ain Jameel, Hasan Ejaz, Aizza Zafar, Hafsa Amin
Frequency of JAK2 V617F mutation in patients with Philadelphia positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in Pakistan PDF
Najia Tabassum Mahfooz, Rubina Ghani, Mohammed Saboor, Moinuddin Moinuddin
Frequency of ABH secretors and non secretors: A cross sectional study in Karachi PDF
Muhammad Saboor, Aman Ullah, Khansa Qamar, Awal Mir, Moinuddin .
Knowledge, attitude and practices of school teachers towards epileptic school children in Karachi, Pakistan PDF
Nasha Homi Bhesania, Anaya Rehman, Ilma Saleh Savul, Nosheen Zehra

Review Article

Trans fatty acids – A risk factor for cardiovascular disease PDF
Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal
How to undertake research of MHC utilization in under-developed countries? A case study of MHC utilization in Central and Western Rural China PDF
Zhaoxin Wang, Yin Zhang, Minxing Chen
Trauma experience of youngsters and Teens: A key issue in suicidal behavior among victims of bullying? PDF
Farhat Shireen, Himani Janapana, Sanila Rehmatullah, Hoor Temuri, Fatima Azim
Bone age assessment methods: A critical review PDF
Arsalan Manzoor Mughal, Nuzhat Hassan, Anwar Ahmed

Case Reports

A case of long-term survival after curative resection for synchronous solitary adrenal metastasis from rectal cancer PDF
Chao He, Linlin Chen, Da Wang, Weifang Mao, Xuefeng Huang

Correspondence

Silent Myocardial Ischemia: A challenge for the doctors PDF
Zhoupeng Wu, Jichun Zhao
The problem with Hepatic Artery Injury Postlaparoscopic Cholecystectomy in China PDF
Li Li, Bin Song, Zhoupeng Wu

Acknowledgement

Reviewers for the Year 2013 PDF
 


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