Vol 30, No 3 (2014)

May - June 2014 Pak J Med Sci

May - June 2014 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Leading Article

Political determinants of Health: Lessons for Pakistan PDF
Rashid Jooma, Guido Sabatinelli

Original Articles

Prescription patterns of general practitioners in Peshawar, Pakistan PDF
Usman Ahmad Raza, Tayyeba Khursheed, Muhammad Irfan, Maryam Abbas, Uma Maheswari Irfan
Comparative studies of salivary and blood sialic acid, lipid peroxidation and antioxidative status in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) PDF
Mahmood Rasool, Saima Rubab Khan, Arif Malik, Khalid Mahmood Khan, Sara Zahid, Abdul Manan, Mahmood Husain Qazi, Muhammad Imran Naseer
Treatment of spontaneous ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma: A single-center study PDF
Bo Li, Kefei Chen, Yongang Wei, Fei Liu, Hongyu Li, Zhipeng Zhou, Bo Li
Metabolic syndrome as a risk factor for elevated intraocular pressure PDF
Nedime Şahinoğlu Keşkek, Sakir Ozgur Keskek, Selim Cevher, Sinan Kirim, Asim Kayiklik, Gulay Ortoglu, Tayyibe Saler
The clinical implications of ear canal debris in hearing aid users PDF
Foster T Orji, Emmanuel O Onyero, Christian E Agbo
ERCC1 and BRCA1 mRNA expression predicts the clinical outcome of non-small cell lung cancer receiving platinum-based chemotherapy PDF
Feng Xian-jun, Qin Xiu-guang, Zang Li, Feng Hui, Wang Wan-ling, Liu Dong, Li Ping-fa
Simple patch closure for perforated peptic ulcer in children followed by Helicobacter pylori eradication PDF
Turan Yıldız, Huri Tilla ilçe, Canan Ceran, Zekeriya İlçe
Overweight and obesity among children (10-13 years) in Bahrain: A comparison between Two International Standards PDF
Abdulrahman Musaiger, Mariam Al-Mannai, Qazi Al-Marzog
The clinical & neurophysiological study of leprosy PDF
Murat Cabalar, Vildan Yayla, Samiye Ulutas, Songül Senadım, Ayla Culha Oktar
The relationship between family history of cancer, coping style and psychological distress PDF
Yu Liu, Chunmei Cao
Correlation between microalbuminuria and hypertension in Type 2 diabetic patients PDF
Alia Ali, Azeem Taj, Muhammad Joher Amin, Farrukh Iqbal, Zafar Iqbal
Cardiovascular risk factors among retired attendeesvisiting primary care clinics Yousef Abdullah Al Turki PDF
Yousef Abdullah Al Turki
Association of Hepatitis C virus infection and Interleukin-28B Gene Polymorphism in Chinese Children PDF
Rongrong Wu, Fengqun Liu, Shishu Zhu, Jin Han
Impact of duration of macula off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment on visual outcome PDF
Mahtab Alam Khanzada, Shahid Wahab, Lakhani Das Hargun
Uterine closure with unlocked suture in cesarean section: Safety and Quality PDF
Guluzar Arzu Turan, Esra Bahar Gur, Sumeyra Tatar, Ayse Gokduman, Serkan Guclu
Clinical pathologies of breast cancer in the elderly and youths and their prognosis PDF
Hong Ji, Ning Ai, Qinghuai Li, Kaili Zhang, Wang Di
Acetylsalicylic acid resistance in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus, prediabetes & non-diabetic coronary artery disease PDF
Mustafa Çetin, Emrullah Kiziltunc, Zehra Güven Çetin, Hülya Çiçekçioğlu, Müslüm Şahin, Serhat Işık, Alparslan Kurtul, Ender Örnek, Feridun Vasfi Ulusoy
Reference range of zinc in adult population (20-29 years) of Lahore, Pakistan PDF
Warda Hussain, Asim Mumtaz, Farzana Yasmeen, Sana Qayyum Khan, Toqeer Butt
Comparing school lunch and canteen foods consumption of children in Kayseri, Turkey PDF
Dilek Ongan, Neriman Inanc, Betul Cicek
Postoperative nosocomial infections among children with congenital heart disease PDF
Jian Zhang, Yan Yuan, Peiling Li, Tuanjie Wang, Jun Gao, Jinhua Yao, Shujun Li
Frequency of sexual dysfunction and its causative factors among diabetic women in Turkey PDF
Nuriye Büyükkayacı Duman
Otomycosis; clinical features, predisposing factors and treatment implications PDF
Khurshid Anwar, Mohammad Shahid Gohar
The role of maternal serumbeta-HCG and PAPP-A levels at gestational weeks 10 to 14 in the prediction of pre-eclampsia PDF
Özkan Özdamar, İsmet Gün, Uğur Keskin, Necmettin Koçak, Ercüment Müngen
Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding from portal hypertension: Elective or emergency surgery? PDF
Sen Liu
Predictive value of soluble CD14, Interleukin-6 and procalcitonin for lower extremity amputation in people with diabetes with foot ulcers: A pilot study PDF
Ahmet Karakas, Erol Arslan, Tolga Cakmak, Ibrahim Aydın, E.Ozgur Akgul, Seref Demirbas, Senol Yildiz
Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding folic acid deficiency; A hidden hunger PDF
Aliya Hisam, Mahmood Ur Rahman, Syed Fawad Mashhadi
Evaluation of Mean Platelet Volume values in lean women with polycystic ovary syndrome PDF
Dilek Benk Silfeler, Raziye Keskin Kurt, Erhan Yengil, Burak Un, Secil Arica, Ali Baloglu
ABO blood group frequency in Ischemic heart disease patients in Pakistani population PDF
Saima Sharif, Naureen Anwar, Tasnim Farasat, Shagufta Naz
Is atmospheric pressure change an independent risk factor for hemoptysis? PDF
Omer Araz, Elif Yilmazel Ucar, Metin Akgun, Yener Aydin, Mehmet Meral, Leyla Saglam, Hasan Kaynar, Ali Metin Gorguner
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute gallstone pancreatitis in index hospital admission: Feasibility and safety PDF
Ahmed Khan Sangrasi, B M Syed, Amir Iqbal Memon, Abdul Aziz Laghari, K. Altaf Hussain Talpur, Jawaid Naeem Qureshi
Can we use serum gamma-glutamyl transferase levels to predict early mortality in stroke? PDF
Emine Akıncı, Nurettin özgür Dogan, Haluk Gumus, Nazire belgin Akıllı
Impact of an IEC (Information, Education and Communication) intervention on key family practices of mothers related to child health in Jamshoro, Sindh PDF
Salma Shaikh, Shazia Memon, Imran Ahmed, Amna Soomro, Rabia Manzoor, Saleem Shaikh
Common post-fitting complications intooth-supported fixed-fixed design metal-ceramic fixed dental prostheses PDF
Fazal Ghani, Nadia Zafar
Maternal morbidity and perinatal outcome in preterm premature rupture of membranes before 37 weeks gestation PDF
Saira Dars, Safia Malik, Erum Samreen, Roshan Ara Kazi
Relationshi̇p between atrial fibrilationand coronary bypass surgery PDF
Sedat Ozcan
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor expression in peripheral blood of patients with pregnancy inducedhypertension syndrome and its clinical significance PDF
Yanfang Ren, Huiling Wang, Haixia Qin, Jun Yang, Yuhong Wang, Shan Jiang, Ying Pan

Clinical Case Series

Chronic scrotal pain caused by Mild Epididymitis: Report of a series of 44 cases PDF
Yongqing Lai, Zuhu Yu, Duqun Chen, Bentao Shi, Liangchao Ni, Yunchu Liu, Shangqi Yang

Review Article

Early stage effect of ischemic preconditioning for patients undergoing on-pump coronary artery bypass grafts surgery:Systematic review and meta-analysis PDF
Qing Chai, Jin Liu

Special Communications

Emerging 21st Century Medical Technologies PDF
Mohammad Iqbal Bajwa

Short Communication

Can hospital promotional activities be more ethical? PDF
Yiyi Chen, Zhou Yin, Qiong Xie, Zhexin Shao
How to deal with burden of critical illness: A comparison of strategies in different areas of China PDF
Pengcheng Liu, Liwen Jiang, Chengyue Li
A comparison of the scorings of real and standardized patients on physician communication skills PDF
Rita Rezaei, Golnoush Mehrabani

Case Reports

A case of hepatic cyst-induced inferiorvena cava thrombosis PDF
Jaecheol Moon, Dahee Heo, Sanghoon Han
A rare case of critical illness polyneuropathy and literature review PDF
Jiachun Feng, Xinmei Jiang, Shaokuan Fang
Cardiorenal syndrome followed by acute hepatitis C in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia PDF
Romeo-Gabriel Mihaila
Study of non-syndromic thumb aplasia in six independent cases PDF
Sajid Malik, Hafiza Fizzah Riaz, Karmoon Lal, Bashir Ahmad, Muhammad Shuaib, Syeda Farwa Naqvi

View Point

Do the rates we report misinform the local programs? PDF
Mohammad Darvishi, Atefeh Noori, Shervin Assari, Babak Moazen

Correspondence

Atypical cause of a typical chest pain PDF
Imran Haider

Retraction

Retraction: Atrial septal defect repair; our early and mid-phase results PDF
Sedat Ozcan, Ali Ümit Yener, M.Alper Turgut Özkan
Retraction: The effects of 21 and 23 milimeter aortic valve prosthesis on hemodynamic performance and functional capacity in young adults PDF
Ali Ümit Yener


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