Vol 31, No 6 (2015)

November – December 2015 Pak J Med Sci

November – December 2015 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Guest Editorial

What ails medical research in Pakistan? Role of institutions PDF
Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

Original Articles

Anorexia nervosa among teenage girls:Emerging or prevalent? PDF
Aliya Hisam, Mahmood Ur Rahman, Syed Fawad Mashhadi
The effect of Ramadan fasting on fetal development PDF
Atilla Karateke, Mustafa Kaplanoglu, Fazil Avci, Raziye Keskin Kurt, Ali Baloglu
Predictor of cardiovascular risks in end stage renal failure patients on maintenance dialysis PDF
Christopher Thiam Seong Lim, Xian Hui Yap, Kuet Jun chung, Mohamad Azrul B Khalid, Norhayani B Yahya, Latiffah A Lattif, Bak Leong goh
Longtime soaking of high concentration tranexamic acidin total hip arthroplasty: A prospective randomized controlled trial in 224 patients PDF
Xingming Xu, Xiaofeng Li, Wei Liu, Zhenyu Wang
Dysmenorrhea among female medical students in King Abdulaziz University: Prevalence, Predictors and outcome PDF
Nahla Khamis Ragab Ibrahim, Manar S. AlGhamdi, Alanoud N. Al-Shaibani, Fatima A. Al-Amri, Huda A. Alharbi, Arwa K. Al-Jadani, Raghad A. Alfaidi
New modification of modified bentall procedure(A single centre experience) PDF
Ghulam Hussain, Naseem Ahmad, Sohail Ahmad, Mirza Ahmad Raza Baig, Sara Zaheer, Aamir Furkan
Comparison of emergency surgeries for obstructed colonic cancer with elective surgeries: A retrospective study PDF
Ilker Sucullu, Yavuz Ozdemir, Mehmet Cuhadar, Ahmet Ziya Balta, Ergun Yucel, Ali Ilker Filiz, Bulent Gulec
Association of vitamin D receptor gene BsmI (A>G) and FokI (C>T) polymorphism in gestational diabetes among Saudi Women PDF
Hesham Abdelaziz El-Beshbishy, Manal Tawfeek, Inass Taha, Intesssar Sultan, Thoraya Fadulelahi, Amal Shaheen, Fouad Bardi
Beneficial effects of silver foam dressing on healing ofwounds with ulcers and infection control of burn patients PDF
Bo Yang, Xudong Wang, Zhonghua Li, Qi Qu, Yan Qiu
Screening for New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 in Enterobacteriaceae: Is there a role for the modified Hodge test? PDF
Md Mostafizur Rahman, Nor Zanariah Zainol Abidin, Anita Sulong, Hanafiah Alfizah, Chuan Hun Ding, Najihan Abdul Samat Muttaqillah
Concomitant presence of culture-proven active pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - A hospital based study PDF
Noshin Wasim Yusuf, Aneela Liaquat, Shagufta Iram, Shahida Hussain, Hassan Azeem
An evaluation of the effects of perioperatively administered fluids on ischemia/reperfusion injury PDF
Serhat Ozçifçi, Mehmet Gamlı, Dilşen Ornek, Eyüp Horasanlı, Bayazit Dikmen, Orhan Canpolat, M.Z Cıracı, Oya Kılcı
Achieving fertility control through woman’s autonomy and access to maternal healthcare: Are we on track? In-depth analysis of PDHS-2012-13 PDF
Sehar un Nisa, Salma Siddiqui, Ayeshah Mahmood
Comparison of outcomes between endoscopic surgery and conventional nasal packing for epistaxis in the posterior fornix of the inferior nasal meatus PDF
You Zou, Yu-Qin Deng, Chang-Wu Xiao, Yong-Gang Kong, Yu Xu, Ze-Zhang Tao, Shiming Chen
Feasibility of using Arabic Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) to assess anxiety and depression among patients attending Accident and Emergency at a University Hospital setting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia PDF
Hosam A. Hassan, Muhammad Owais Suriya, Zohair Ahmed Al-Aseri, Mujtaba Hasan, Najeeb Khalid, Shaffi Ahmed Sheikh
Comparison for efficacy of general exercises with and without mobilization therapy for the management of adhesivecapsulitis of shoulder - An interventional study PDF
Saba Aijaz Ali, Muhammad Khan
Alarming high prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Jordanian adults PDF
Ahmad Abdallah Obeidat, Mousa Numan Ahmad, Fares Halem Haddad, Firas Sultan Azzeh
Resistance patterns of multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in an ICU of a tertiary care hospital, Malaysia PDF
Sivakami Janahiraman, Ahmad Fuad Shamsuddin, Muhammad Nazri Aziz, Hon Shen P’ng, Yang Liang Boo, Vasudevan Ramachandran, Fan Kee Hoo
Use of recombinant factor VIIa in uncontrolled gastrointestinal bleeding after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation among patients with thrombocytopenia PDF
Yaqiong Tang, Qian Wu, Xiaojin Wu, Huiying Qiu, Aining Sun, Changgeng Ruan, Depei Wu, Yue Han
Frequency and determinants of Hepatitis B and C virusin general population of Farash Town, Islamabad PDF
Munazza Asad, Farah Ahmed, Humaira Zafar, Sabir Farman
Validity of moyers mixed dentition analysis for Saudi population PDF
Yousef H. Al-Dlaigan,, Nasser D. Alqahtani, Khalid Almoammar, Thikriat Al-Jewair,, Fahad Salamah,, Mohammed Alswilem, sahar F AlBARAKATI
Reconstruction of post burn scalp alopecia by using expanded hair-bearing scalp flaps PDF
Farhat ul Ann Tayyaba, Mohammad Mughees Amin, Sohail Attaur- Rasool, Uzma Naseer, Akasha Ambar
Polymorphisms in NF-κB pathway genes & their association with risk of lung cancer in the Chinese population PDF
Jing-Wei Zhang, Qiu-Sheng Chen, Jian-Xia Zhai, Peng-Ju Lv, Xiao-Yan Sun
Association between thyroid hormone levels and insulin resistance and body mass index PDF
Neval Aksoy, Mustafa Taner Yeler, Nilhan Nurlu Ayan, Ali Ozkeskin, Zeynep Ozkan, Ozden N Serin
Epidemiology of intestinal parasitic infections in school children in Ghazni Province, eastern Afghanistan PDF
Krzysztof Korzeniewski, Alina Augustynowicz, Agata Smoleń, Anna Lass
Breast cancer recurrence after sentinel lymph node biopsy PDF
Abdulaziz Abdullah Alsaif
Gender differences among discrimination & stigma experienced by depressive patients in Pakistan PDF
Nashi Khan, Rukhsana Kausar, Adeela Khalid, Anum Farooq
The predictive factors for lymph node metastasis in early gastric cancer: A clinical study PDF
Yinzhong Wang
Ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients with intensive antibiotic usage PDF
Canan Bor, Kubilay Demirag, Ozlem Okcu, Ilkin Cankayali, Mehmet Uyar
Factors associated with utilization of antenatal care services in Balochistan province of Pakistan: An analysis of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2010 PDF
Abdul Ghaffar, Sathirakorn Pongpanich, Najma Ghaffar, Tahir Mehmood
Four-year follow-up of corneal aberrations and visual functionsof myopic patients after laser in situ keratomileusis PDF
Tai-xiang Liu, Tao Chen, Ting-ting Dan, Rong Shi, Shao-rong Linghu, Hai-xiang Li
The association between coping method and distress in infertile woman: A cross-sectional study from Turkey PDF
Hande Dag, Sayime Yigitoglu, Belgin Iyik aksakal, Oya Kavlak
Clinical characteristics of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis at the Intensive Care Unit of a University Hospital PDF
Faiza Abdulaziz Qari
Fatty acid composition of diets of early school-agechildren and its health implications PDF
Małgorzata Kostecka
Plasmodium Vivax causing acute kidney injury: A foe less addressed PDF
Rubina Naqvi
Effects of early enteral micro-feeding on neonatal serum Vitamin D levels PDF
Liang Hu, Xiangdang Yin, Haifeng Chu, Guangli Zheng
Refractive errors in patients with newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus PDF
Abdülhekim Yarbağ, Hayrullah Yazar, Mehmet Akdoğan, Ahmet Pekgör, Suleyman Kaleli
Influence of mouth rinses on the surface hardness of dental resin nano-composite PDF
Aftab Ahmed Khan, Adel Zia Siddiqui, Syed Fareed Mohsin, Abdulaziz A. Al-Kheraif
Effects of embolic agents with different particle sizes on interventional treatment of uterine fibroids PDF
Xigong Wang, Zhengfu Zhang, Jirong Pan, Weizhong Zhang
Comparison of two main treatment modalities for acute ankle sprain PDF
Serkan Bilgic, Murat Durusu, Bahtiyar Aliyev, Serkan Akpancar, Omer Ersen, Mehmet Yasar, Sukru Ardıc
Emergency contraception: Awareness, attitudes and barriers of Saudi Arabian Women PDF
Syed Irfan Karim, Farhana Irfan, Norah Al Rowais, Basma Al Zahrani, Riaz Qureshi, Bedoor Hassan Al Qadrah
Comparison of frequency of insulin resistance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with normal controls PDF
Zareen Kiran, Numan Majeed, Bader Faiyaz Zuberi
Developing a novel risk-scoring system for predicting relapse in patients with ulcerative colitis: A prospective cohort study PDF
Seyed Vahid Hosseini, Ali Reza Safarpour, Seyed Alireza Taghavi
Multiple cannulated screw fixation of young femoral neck fractures PDF
Gyu-Min KONG, Joo Yong Kim, Dae Hyun Park, Dae Yoo Kim
Increased Body Mass Index may lead to Hyperferritinemia Irrespective of Body Iron Stores PDF
Faiza Alam, Abdul Shakoor Memon, Syeda Sadia Fatima
Is it possible to objectify the visual pain scale? PDF
Mehmet Ergin, Abdullah Sadik Girisgin, Zerrin Defne Dundar, Goknil Saniye Celik, İzzettin Ertas, Mehmet Taskın Egici
Packed cell volume Platelet count, PT, PTTK and Fibrinogen concentration of HIV positive patients on antiretroviral drugs PDF
Evarista Odaburhine Osime, Omobolaji Oluwole Oresanja, Benson Uchechukwu Okwara

Continous Medical Education

Perception of content and non-content expert facilitators of PBL according to students’ performance levels PDF
Noor Akmal Shareela Ismail, Ekram Alias, Khaizurin Tajul Arifin, Mohd Hanafi A Damanhuri, Norwahidah Abd Karim, Goon Jo Aan

Case Reports

Recurrent mutation in CDMP1 in a family with Grebe chondrodysplasia: broadening the phenotypic manifestation of syndrome in Pakistani population PDF
Sara Mumtaz, Hafiza Fizzah Riaz, Mohammad Touseef, Sulman Basit, Faiyaz Ul Haque, Sajid Malik
Pulmonary renal syndrome in a patient with vasculitis: Case report and review of literature PDF
Aijaz Zeeshan Khan Chachar, Omer Sabir, Irfan Haider, Imrana Tanvir, Kashif Rafique, Nauman tarif

Review Article

Disorders associated with malabsorption of iron: A critical review PDF
Muhammad Saboor, Amtuz Zehra, Khansa Qamar, Moinuddin .

Short Communication

Outcome of pediatric procedural sedation & analgesiain a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan PDF
Humaira Jurair, Amyna Bhimani, Anwar-ul-Haque .

Correspondence

The bread and butter of statistical analysis “t-test”:Uses and misuses PDF
Younis Abdelwahab Skaik


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