Vol 33, No 1 (2017)

January – February 2017 Pak J Med Sci

January – February 2017 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Guest Editorial

Evolution of medical thoracoscopy in developing countries PDF
Nasir Siddique, Tajwar Nasir

Original Articles

Factors affecting the visual outcome in acute central serous chorioretinopathy PDF
Qamar Ul Islam, Muhammad Farooq Asad Farooq, Mohammad Asim Mehboob
Therapeutic effects of metformin and clomiphene in combination with lifestyle intervention on infertility in women with obese polycystic ovary syndrome PDF
Jing Zhang, Qinqin Si, Jinqiong Li
Single-dose methotrexate for the treatment of ectopic pregnancy: Our experience from 2010 to 2015 PDF
Emre Erdem Taş, Gülin Feykan Feykan Yeğin Akçay, Ayse Filiz Avsar
Frequency of Hepatitis C in hospitalized patients with chronic kidney disease PDF
Salman Tahir Shafi, Muhammad Zaigham Hassan, Mohammed Saleem, Roshina Anjum, Wajid Abdullah, Tahir Shafi
The effect of glucose variability on QTc duration and dispersion in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus PDF
Yasar Sertbas, Ali Ozdemir, Meltem Sertbas, Akin Dayan, Seda Sancak, Cihangir Uyan
Pulmonary arterial hypertensionin critically ill elderly patients PDF
Yunyun Zhang, Fan Xu, Ming Chu, Li-qing Bi
Prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and its Association withAnxiety among Medical Students at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences in Riyadh PDF
Meshal Khaled Alaqeel, Nasser Abdullah Alowaimer, Anas Fahad Alonezan, Nawaf Yousef Almegbel, Fahad Yousef Alaujan
Sofosbuvir based therapy in Hepatitis C patients with and without cirrhosis: Is there difference? PDF
Shahid Sarwar, Anwaar Ahmad Khan
Combination of intracostal sutures with muscle flap to decrease post thoracotomy pain: A singleblinded randomized clinical trial PDF
Majid Mntazer, Shahryar Hasemzade, Reza Movassaghi Gargari, Ali Ramouz, Sarvin Sanaie, Seyed Ziaeddin Rasihashemi
Initial results of efficacy and safety of Sofosbuvir among Pakistani Population: A real life trialHepatitis Eradication Accuracy Trial of Sofosbuvir (HEATS) PDF
Zahid Azam, Muhammad Shoaib, Masood Javed, Muhammad Adnan Sarwar, Hafeezullah Shaikh, Nasir Khokhar
Evaluation of clinical effect of transabdominal sonographyand transvaginal sonography in early diagnosisof ectopic gestation PDF
Yinghui Li, Tao Feng, Jiandong Sun
Cognitive dysfunction in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus PDF
Bilal Azeem Butt, Sumaira Farman, Saira Elaine Anwer Khan, Muhammad Ahmed Saeed, Nighat Mir Ahmad
Does obesity cause chronic inflammation? The association between complete blood parameterswith body mass index and fasting glucose PDF
Tuba Tulay Koca
Analysis of orbital malignancies presenting in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan PDF
Asad Aslam Khan, Suhail Sarwar, Mohammad Ali Sadiq, Imran Ahmad, Nayab Tariq, Sibghat-ul- Noor
Therapeutic efficacy of nutritional support by percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in critically ill patients: A self-control clinical trial PDF
Fei Zhou, Ya-Ling Gao, Zheng-Jin Liu, Yi-Qun Hu
Bronchoscopy for foreign body aspiration and effects of nebulized albuterol and budesonide combination PDF
Bulent Akcora, Mehmet Emin Celikkaya, Cahit Ozer
Outcomes of transconjunctival sutureless 27-gauge micro‑incision vitrectomy surgery in diabetic vitreous haemorrhage PDF
Bashiran Shahzadi, Fawad Rizvi Syed, Faisal Murtaza Qureshi, Kanwal Latif, Asaad Mahmood Syed
Comparison of two procedures for symptomatic hemorrhoidal disease: Ligation under Vision and Ferguson Hemorrhoidectomy - A retrospective cohort study PDF
Hakan Demir, Kerem Karaman, Metin Ercan, Havva Belma Kocer, Fehmi Celebi
Effects of supervised structured aerobic exercise training program on high and low density lipoprotein in patients with type II diabetes mellitus PDF
Syed Shakil Ur Rehman, Hossein Karimi, Syed Amir Gilani
Childhood and adolescent obesity: Primary Health Care Physicians’ perspectives from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia PDF
Faiza Nasser AlOtaibi, Majeedah AlOtaibi, Shiakhah AlAnazi, Hanan Al-Gethami, Deemah AlAteeq, Rowaydah Mishiddi, Amna Rehana Siddiqui
Risks and benefits of giving early Aspirin within 6 hoursof CABG: A retrospective analysis PDF
Muhammad Yasir khan, Adnan Zafar Khan, Anjum Jalal, Haider Zaman
Comparison of linear and non-linear regression analysisto determine Pulmonary Pressure in Hyperthyroidism PDF
Camelia Cornelia Scarneciu, Livia Sangeorzan, Horatiu Rus, Vlad D. Scarneciu, Mihai Stelian Varciu, Oana Andreescu, Ioan Scarneciu
Identification of Metabolic risk phenotypes predisposing to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in a Pakistani Cohort PDF
Rizwana Abdul Ghani, Muhammad Saqlain Raja, Muhammad Mobeen Zafar, Shagufta Jabeen, SM Saqlan Naqvi, Ghazala Kaukab Raja
Ferulic acid promoting apoptosis in human osteosarcoma cell lines PDF
Xu-dong Zhang, Qiang Wu, Shu-hua Yang
Correlation between central corneal thickness and visual fielddefects, cup to disc ratio and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in primary open angle glaucoma patients PDF
Mohammad Asim Mehboob, Muhammad Haroon Sarfraz, Rana Intisar-ul-Haq
The Frequency of Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome and Fibromyalgia in Irritable Bowel Syndrome PDF
Funda Erbasan, Yeşim Çekin, Deniz Turgut Çoban, Uğur Karasu, Dinç Süren, Ayhan Hilmi Çekin
Efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab combined with pan retinal photocoagulation versus panretinal photocoagulation alone in treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy PDF
Murtaza Sameen, Muhammad Saim Khan, Ahsan Mukhtar, Muhammad Amer Yaqub, Mazhar Ishaq
The biomechanical study of the influence to the forefoot plantar pressure of the first tarsometatarsal joint fracture-dislocation fixed by three different implants PDF
Xiao Yu, Qing-jiang Pang, Xian-jun Chen
Labour induction with Gestational Hypertension:A great obstetric challenge PDF
Meharunnissa Khaskheli, Shahla Baloch, Aneela Sheeba, Sarmad Baloch, Fahad Khan
Assessment of Headache in Asthma Patients PDF
Adil Can Güngen, Belma Güngen
Correlation between maternal and childhood VitB12, folic acid and ferritin levels PDF
Fatima Zeeshan, Attia Bari, Saima Farhan, Uzma Jabeen, Ahsan Waheed Rathore
Prevalence and causes of visual impairment among Saudi adults of Arar, Northern Border Region of Saudi Arabia. PDF
Mujeeb Ur Rehman Parrey, Farhan Khashim Alswelmi
Evaluation of Non-Structural Protein-1(NS1)positive patients of 2013 dengue outbreak in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan PDF
Ghosia Lutfullah, Jawad Ahmad, Aftab Khan, Hina Ihsan, Jamshed Ahmad
The effect of bilateral intrapleural infusion of lidocaine with fentanyl versus only lidocaine in relieving pain after coronary artery bypasses surgery PDF
Kamran Shadvar, Sarvin Sanaie, Ata Mahmoodpoor, Mitra Safarpoor, Bahman Nagipour
Mid-luteal estradiol levels of poor/good responders and intracytoplasmic sperm injection PDF
Rehana Rehman, Sundus Tariq, Saba Tariq, Muhammad Faisal Hashmi, Mukhtiar Baig
Efficacy of early endoscopy and colonoscopy in very elderly patients with gastrointestinal bleeding PDF
Mustafa Celik
Effect of Gender and Physical Activity on Internet Addiction in Medical Students PDF
Muhammad Alamgir Khan, Faizania Shabbir, Tausif Ahmed Rajput
Immune status of children with obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome PDF
Zihe Zhang, Chunguang Wang
The relationship between dispositional empathy and prefrontal cortical functioning in patients with frontal lobe epilepsy PDF
Amara Gul, Hira Ahmad
The effect of clothes on blood pressure measurement PDF
Nurcan Ertuğ, Tugba Cakal, Syeda Busra Ozturk, Muhammet Verim
Effect of topical nepafenac in prevention of macular edema after cataract surgery in patients with nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy PDF
Muhammad Haroon Sarfraz, Rana Intisar Ul Haq, Mohammad Asim Mehboob
The 50 most-cited articles in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from Mainland China PDF
Sun-kuan Hu, Jie Huang, Wan-dong Hong, Xiao-jing Du, Rong Jin, Tie-su Lin
Effectiveness of media awareness campaigns on the proportion of vehicles that give space to ambulances on roads: An observational study PDF
Shiraz Shaikh, Lubna A Baig, Maciej Polkwoski
Lipid abnormalities in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis PDF
Uzma Erum, Tasnim Ahsan, Danish Khowaja
Mood changes at very high altitudes in Pakistan PDF
Sabih Ahmad, Sadiq Hussain

Clinical Case Series

Mclndoe Neovagina in patients with Mullerian Agenesis: A single center experience PDF
Abdulrahim Gari

Case Reports

Small cell carcinoma of the ovary hypercalcemictype (SCCOHT): A rare case after In Vitro Fertilization PDF
Ahmed Abdulazeem Ghazi, Aqueela Ayaz, Tahira Hamid, Mian Usman Farooq, Nikita Islam
Allergy to soft cannula of insulin pump in diabetic patient PDF
Yumin Chen, Hui Huang

Correspondence

Dialectics of Imagination and Experimentation: Basic Science Research in Developing Countries PDF
HR Ahmad, NA Khan
Etiology and severity of various forms of ocular war injuries in patients presenting at an Army Hospital in Pakistan PDF
Qamar Ul Islam


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