Vol 31, No 5 (2015)

September - October 2015 Pak J Med Sci

September - October 2015 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Current trends in treatment of hypertension in Karachi and cost minimization possibilities PDF
Izhar Mirza Hussain, Baqir S. Naqvi, Rao Muhammad Qasim, Nasir Ali
Cancellation of operations in Saudi Arabian hospitals: Frequency, reasons and suggestions for improvements PDF
Khalid Obaid Dhafar, Mutaliq A Ulmalki A Ulmalki, Mohammad A Felemban, Mohammed E Mahfouz, Mustafa J Baljoon, Zohair J Gazzaz, Mukhtiar Baig, Noha M Hamish, Saeed A AlThobaiti,, Fouzia T Al-Hothali
Success rates and prognosis of heart valvuloplasty and valve replacement performed for elderly patients PDF
Weichao Liu, Fei He, Gongning Shi
Comparison of pre-procedural anxiety and depression scores for patients undergoing chorion villus sampling and amniocentesis: An alternative perspective on prenatal invasive techniques PDF
Cem Yaşar Sanhal, Inanc Mendilcioglu, Murat Ozekinci, Mehmet Simsek, Selen Bozkurt
Factor analysis of the biochemical markers related to liver cirrhosis PDF
HyunJin Kim, HaeKag Lee, JaeHwan Cho
Descriptive epidemiology of hereditary musculoskeletaland limb defects in the isolated population of Chitral, North-West Pakistan PDF
Saif Ullah, Javid Iqbal Dasti, Sajid Malik
Evaluation of early interventional treatment opportunity of the elderly & high-risk patients with non-ST segment elevation acute myocardial infarction PDF
Zhiqiang Liu, Lipei Zhao, Yibo Li, Zhifang Wang, Lingling Liu, Fucheng Zhang
The pharmacological protection of renal function in patients undergoing cardiac surgery PDF
Emine Bilge Narin, Ilhan Oztekin, Seher Deniz Oztekin, Betul Ogutmen
A comparison of post operative pain and hospital stay between Lichtenstein’s repair and Laparoscopic Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) repair of inguinal hernia: A randomized controlled trial PDF
Umme Salma, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Sundas Ishtiaq
Molecular epidemiology of quinolon resistant strainsof extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Escherichia coli PDF
Süleyman Durmaz, Duygu Percin, Barıs Derya Ercal
Effects of intravenously infused lidocaine on analgesia and gastrointestinal function of patients receiving laparoscopic common bile duct exploration PDF
Wei Yang, Wei-Lan Hu
Prevalence of Atherosclerosis in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with rheumatoid arthritis PDF
Bartłomiej Kisiel, Robert Kruszewski, Aleksandra Juszkiewicz, Krzysztof Kłos, Małgorzata Tłustochowicz, Witold Tłustochowicz
Regular breakfast consumption associated withhigh intelligence quotient: Myth or Reality? PDF
Aliya Hisam, Mahmood Ur Rahman, Syed Fawad Mashhadi, Azfar Bilal, Tayyeba Anam
Cost-Conscious of Anesthesia Physicians:An awareness survey PDF
Sedat Hakimoglu, Volkan Hancı, Murat Karcıoglu, Kasım Tuzcu, Işıl Davarcı, Hasan Ali Kiraz, Selim Turhanoğlu
Clinical observation of docetaxel or gemcitabine combined with cisplatin in the chemotherapy after surgery for stage II-III non-small cell lung cancer PDF
Qiuqiang Chen, Xuexian Ji, Xiao Zhou, Qilin Shi, Huanming Yu, Hengqin Fu
Pattern of patients and diseases during mass transit:The day of Arafat experience PDF
Abdulfattah Sindy, Mostafa Jamil Baljoon, Nadeem Alam Zubairi, Khalid Obaid Dhafar, Zohair Jamil Gazzaz, Basma Abdulhameed Deiab, FauzeaTalea Al Hothali
Salivary detection of human Papilloma virus 16 & 18 in pre-malignant and malignant lesions of oral cavity:Is it feasible in Pakistani context of Socio-Cultural Taboos? PDF
Iqbal A. Muhammad Khyani, Masood A. Qureshi, Talat Mirza, M. Umar Farooq
Myelin basic protein and ischemia modified albumin levels in acute ischemic stroke cases PDF
Serdar Can, Okhan Akdur, Ahmet Yildirim, Gurhan Adam, Dilek Ulker Cakir, Handan Işın Ozısık Karaman
Correlation between expression of epidermal growth factor receptor and adverse reactions after chemotherapy of advanced non-small-cell lung cancer PDF
Zerui Hao, Chunyan Tian, Futang Yang, Jihong Zhang
Clinical spectrum of Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in patients with eclampsia PDF
Nazli Hossain, Nazeer Khan, Neelum Panhwar, Sobia Noureen
Serum amyloid a gene polymorphism and its association with lipid profile in Saudi females with osteoporosis PDF
Azza Mohamed Abdu Allah, Shereen A. El Tarhouny, Hussam Hussein Baghdadi
Association between codon 399 polymorphism in the X-ray repair cross-complementing group 1 gene and risk of prostate cancerin Asians: A study of 4,479 cases and 4,281 controls PDF
Zhu Lijie, Mi Yuanyuan, You Xiaoming, Feng Ninghan
Evaluation of the Abbott Real Time HCV genotype II assay for Hepatitis C virus genotyping PDF
Fatma Mutlu Sariguzel, Elife Berk, Selma Gokahmetoglu, Baris Derya Ercal, Ilhami Celik
Nutritional status of congenital heart disease (CHD) patients: Burden and determinant of malnutrition at university ofNigeria teaching hospital Ituku – Ozalla, Enugu PDF
Ijeoma Arodiwe, Josephat Chinawa, Fortune Ujunwa, Dabere Adiele, Mildred Ukoha, Egbuna Obidike
Use of supravital toluidine blue staining to improve the efficiency of fine-needle aspiration cytology reportingin comparison to papanicolaou stain PDF
Kanwal Saba, Shahida Niazi, Mulazim Hussain Bukhari, Sardar Fakhar Imam
The value of combined application of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration cytology and thyroglobulin measurement for the diagnosis of cervical lymph node metastases from thyroid cancer PDF
Jia-hong Shi, Ying-ying Xu, Qi-zheng Pan, Guo-qing Sui, Jian-ping Zhou, Hui Wang
Are we using drugs rationally? A survey study from Turkey PDF
Serife Ozdinc, Nazli Sensoy, Rumeysa Kurt, Sevda Altas, Ramazan Altun
Association analysis of DISC1 gene polymorphisms with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Iranian population PDF
Abolfazl Movafagh, Matin Kayyal, Mehrdad Hashemi, Arezou Sayad, Babak Emamalizadeh, Khashayar PourIran, Mohammadmoien Kayyal, Mohammad Reza Eslami Amirabadi, Mahdi Zamani, Hossein Darvish
To compare the effectiveness of constraint induced movementtherapy versus motor relearning programme to improve motor function of hemiplegic upper extremity after stroke PDF
Sana Batool, Nabila Soomro, Fareeha Amjad, Rabia Fauz
Therapeutic effects of probiotics on neonatal jaundice PDF
Wenbin Liu, Huajun Liu, Taisen Wang, Xueqing Tang
Anxiety levels of mothers with newborns in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Turkey PDF
Berrak Mizrak, Ayse Ozge Deniz, Ayfer Acikgoz
Pattern of MRI brain in neuro-psychiatric SLE. Effect of anti-phospholipid antibodies:A study at a tertiary care teaching hospital PDF
Khalid Parvez, Abdul Rahman Saud Al-Arfaj, Muhammad Afzal Hamdani, Faisal Naseeb, Abdulkader Daif, Sajjad Hussain
Hysterosalpingographic evaluation of primary and secondary infertility PDF
Muhammad Usman Aziz, Saleha Anwar, Syed Mahmood
Detection of oral Helicobacter Pylori infection using saliva test cassette PDF
Min Yu, Xue-Yan Zhang, Qing Yu
Visual outcome of 25-gauge microincision vitrectomy surgery in diabetic vitreous haemorrhage PDF
Burhan Abdul Majid Khan, Fawad Rizvi Syed, Asaad Mahmood Syed, Washoo Mal, Shakir Zafar
Mortality in Sepsis and its relationship with Gender PDF
Nosheen Nasir, Bushra Jamil, Shahla Siddiqui, Najeeha Talat Iqbal, Fauzia Khan, Rabia Hussain
Analyzing correlation between epicardial fat area and metabolic syndrome risk factor by using low-dose Lung CT PDF
HyonChol Jang, HaeKag Lee, Heon Lee, JangGyu Cha, YoonShin Kim, JaeHwan Cho
Major dietary patterns and risk of acute myocardial infarction in young, urban Pakistani population PDF
Romaina Iqbal, Saleem Perwaiz Iqbal, Mohsin Yakub, Asal Khan Tareen, Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal
To determine the frequency of Factor V Leiden in cases of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Healthy controls PDF
Anjum Saeed, Sumreen ., Muhammad Alii Kashif
Effect of wavefront optimized LASIK on higher order aberrations in myopic patients PDF
Muhammad Saim Khan, Sadia Humayun, Aisha Fawad, Mazhar Ishaq, Sabahat Arzoo, Fawad Mashhadi
Use of iron supplements in children aged1-2 years with iron deficiency anemia: A cross-sectional study PDF
Handan Atsız Sezik, Huseyin Can, Mehmet Ali Kurnaz, Mine Tuna, Zeynep Ay
VAAFT: Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment; Bringing revolution in Fistula treatment PDF
Mohammad Zarin, Muhammad Imran Khan, Mukhtar Ahmad, Muhammad Ibrahim, Muhammad Asim Khan
Hypovitaminosis D and its association with lifestyle factors PDF
Mudassar Ali Roomi, Ansa Farooq, Ehsan Ullah, Khalid Parvez Lone
Prevalence and pattern of self-medication in Karachi: A community survey PDF
Mohammad Iqbal Afridi, Ghulam Rasool, Rabia Tabassum, Marriam Shaheen, Siddiqullah ., M. Shujauddin
The prevalence of HTLV-1 and its Co-Infection withHCV, HBV and HIV in Hemophilic patients PDF
Masoud Ziaee, Mohammad Hassan Namaei, Ghodseh Azarkar

Review Article

The effect of Ramadan fasting on cardiometabolicrisk factors and anthropometrics parameters: A systematic review PDF
Mohsen Mazidi, Peyman Rezaie, Owais Chaudhri, Ehsan Karimi, Mohsen Nematy
“OMIC” tumor markers for breast cancer: A review PDF
Naila Irum Hadi, Qamar Jamal
Microsurgery for root coverage: A systematic review PDF
Kang Jian, Meng Shu, Li Chunjie, Luo Zhenhua, Guo Shujuan, Wu Yafei

Special Communications

Antipsychotic Medication and QT Prolongation PDF
Paramdip Singh Chohan, Raman Mittal, M. Afzal Javed

Short Communication

Improving Workplace-Based Learning for Undergraduate Medical Students PDF
Madiha Sajjad, Usman Mahboob
Diabetic dermopathy (“shin spots”) and diabetic bullae(“bullosis diabeticorum”) at the same patient PDF
Piotr Brzezinski, Anca E Chiriac, Tudor Pinteala, Liliana Foia, Anca Chiriac

Case Reports

Neonatal idiopathic primary hypoparathyroidism: A rare cause of neonatal seizures PDF
Shabbir Hussain, Moin-ud-Din Sabir, Mubaral Ali, Syed Awais-ul-Hassan Shah
Beware postpartum shortness of breath PDF
Guleser Akpinar, Afsin Ipekci, Bedia Gulen, Ibrahim Ikizceli
Spontaneous echo contrast masking thrombus in giant left atrium of mitral stenosis-a dilemma in clinical diagnosis PDF
A K M Monwarul Islam, Md. Abdus Salam, Md. Zahidus Sayeed, Md. Golam Kibria


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