Vol 33, No 5 (2017)

September – October 2017

Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Editorial

Professional competencies required for Editors of Biomedical Journals PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid, Masood Jawaid

Original Articles

Pneumatic Balloon Dilatation for Achalasia Cardia; Early & late results, a single center study PDF
S. Waqar H. Shah, Arshad K. Butt, Anwaar Ahmed Khan, K. Malik, Altaf Alam
Patient safety awareness among postgraduate studentsand nurses in a tertiary health care facility PDF
Attia Bari, Uzma Jabeen, Iqbal Bano, Ahsan Waheed Rathore
Values of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Cerebrospinal fluid analysis in the diagnosis of Central NervousSystem associated infectious diseases PDF
Dongfeng Zhang
Clinical Audit of Dengue related deaths in 2011at Mayo Hospital Lahore Pakistan PDF
Somia Iqtadar, Nabeel Akbar, Mehreen Mehmood, Sajid Abaidullah
Is it safe to have multiple repeat cesarean sections? A high volume tertiary care center experience PDF
Alper Biler, Atalay Ekin, Aykut Ozcan, Abdurrahman Hamdi Inan, Tayfun Vural, Emrah Toz
Predictors and correlations of emotional intelligence among medical students at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah PDF
Nahla Khamis Ibrahim, Wafaa Ali Algethmi, Safia Mohammad Binshihon, Rawan Aesh Almahyawi, Razan Faisal Alahmadi, Maha Yousef Baabdullah
Career choices of Medical doctors at Graduate level ‑ A Multicenter Study PDF
Sadaf Zia, Maisam Abbas, Mehreen Sulaiman, Salman Matiullah Sheikh
Effect of oil gauze silver dressings on diabetic foot ulcers in the elderly PDF
Hong Du, Chang Yan Dong, Chang Yan Dong, Wen Juan Liu, Wen Juan Liu, Rong Xiang Chi, Rong Xiang Chi
Rapid screening of pyogenic Staphylococcus aureus for confirmation of genus and species, methicillin resistance and virulence factors by using two novel multiplex PCR PDF
Abdul Haque, Asma Haque, Muhammad Saeed, Aysha Azhar, Samreen Rasool, Sidra Shan, Beenish Ehsan, Zohaib Nisar
Comparison of analgesic effect of preoperative topical Diclofenac versus Ketorolac on postoperative pain after Corneal Collagen Cross Linkage PDF
Murtaza Sameen Junejo, Muhammad Saim Khan, Asad Habib, Muhammad Amer Yaqub, Mazhar Ishaq
An evaluation of thyroid autoimmunity in patients with beta thalassemia minor: A case-control study PDF
Ali Ramazan Benli, Sati Sena Yildiz, Mehmet Ali Cikrikcioglu
Doubly committed Subarterial Ventricular Septal defect repair: An experience of 51 cases PDF
Tariq Waqar, Muhammad Farhan Ali Rizvi, Ahmad Raza Baig
Comparison of pressure vs. volume controlledventilation on oxygenation parameters of obese patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy PDF
Reza Movassagi, Majid Montazer, Ata Mahmoodpoor, Vahid Fattahi, Afshin Iranpour, Sarvin Sanaie
Clinical outcome of 23g Trans-Conjunctival pars plana vitrectomy:A prospective comparison of Phaco-Vitrectomywith only vitrectomy in phakic eyes PDF
Haroon Tayyab, Asad Aslam Khan, Rana Muhammad Mohsin Javaid
Association of single Nucleotide Missence Polymorphism Val109Aspof Omentin-1 gene and coronary artery disease in Pakistani population: Multicenter study PDF
Shazia Nazar Askari, Sitwat Zehra, Abid Azhar
Atypical Chemokine Receptor 1 polymorphism cannot be used as an indicator of liver fibrosis progression in Hepatitis C virus positive patients PDF
Lin-Nan Shao, Shu-Ting Zhang, Shi-Hang Zhou, Wei-Jian Yu, Ming Liu
Psychometric analysis of Anatomy MCQs in Modular examination PDF
Zia ul Islam, Ambreen Usmani
Vitamin D supplementation improves FEV1 in patients of Bronchial Asthma PDF
Zafar Majeed Babar, Mazhar Hussain, Sadia Abdul Majeed
Exclusive breastfeeding practices in working women of Pakistan: A cross sectional study PDF
Aroona Sabin, Farida Manzur, Saleem Adil
Occurrence of oral habits among preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorder PDF
Fares S Al-Sehaibany
Outcome of burr-hole aspiration of brain abscess PDF
Shakeel Ahmad, Lal Rehman, Ali Afzal, Raza Rizvi
Transpedical interbody bone grafting in the treatmentof senile osteoporotic vertebral fracture PDF
Zhiwei Qin, Hong Liu, Guiying Chen, Guifeng Liu, Peng Zhang, Haitao Zhu
Visual and anatomical outcome of macular hole surgery at a tertiary healthcare facility PDF
Komalta Kumari, Muhammad Ali Tahir, Alyscia Miriam Cheema
Changes in empathy during Medical Education: An example from Turkey PDF
Fusun Artiran Igde, Mustafa Kursat Sahin
Feto-maternal outcomes and Glycemic control in Metforminversus insulin treated Gestational Diabetics PDF
DR RABIA ARSHAD, DR SAMIA KHANAM, DR FUAD SHAIKH, DR NASIM KARIM
Drug poisoning and associated factors in Western Saudi Arabia: A five-year retrospective chart review (2011–2016) PDF
Sami Hamdan Alzahrani, Ali H. Alqahtani, Fayssal Mostafa Farahat, Mohammed Abdel Galil Elnour, Jamil Bashawri
Posterior occipito cervical decompression with fixation and fusion in Cranio vertebral junction compression PDF
Lal Rehman, Iram Bokhari, Ali Afzal, Shakeel Ahmad
Clinical effects of Ganglioside and fructose-1, 6-diphosphate on neonatal heart and brain injuries after Asphyxia PDF
Xiaojing Zhu, Hongya Li, Congmin Zhang
Correlation between Hyperhomocysteinemia and Common Carotid Artery Intima media Thickness in Carbamazepine treated Epileptic patients using Ultrasonography PDF
Shazia Bano, Nudrat Anwar Zuberi, Syed Munawar Alam
Operating room professionals’ attitudes towards patient safety and the influencing factors PDF
Pinar Ongun, Seyda Seren Intepeler
Outcomes of intravitreal bevacizumab and macular photocoagulation for treatment of diabetic macular edema in a tertiary care eye hospital at Karachi PDF
Adil Salim Jafri, Aziz ur Rehman, Abdul Haleem Mirani, Saleh Memon
Echocardiographic evaluation of cardiovascular complications after birth asphyxia in term neonates PDF
Abdorrahim Afkhamzadeh, Mohsen Shahidi, Ghodratollah Evazi
Prevalence and Predictors of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder PDF
Bushra Akram, Mehak Batool, Zeeshan Rafi, Abrar Akram
Assessment of work-related Asthma cases: Our three-year experience PDF
Ayse Coskun Beyan, Nur Safak Alici, Arif Cimrin
In-Vitro Transcription analysis of NS5A from HCV-3a circulating in Pakistani patients with chronic hepatitis C and their differential response to antiviral therapy PDF
Shameem Bhatti, Sobia Manzoor, Fahed Parvaiz, Javed Ashraf, Farakh Javed
Clinicopathological features associated to MiRNA-195expression in patients with breast cancer: Evidence of a potential biomarker PDF
Farkhunda Nadeem, Hanif Muhammad, Akhtar Ahmed, Qamar Jamal, Adnan Khan
Standing out with Professionalism: How do Students and Faculty of two different Medical Schools perceive it? PDF
Kamran Sattar, Sue Roff, Durdana Siddiqui, Sultan Ayoub Meo
Frequency of Type-2 diabetes mellitus in Nephropathic patients and comparison of mean magnesium levels in Nephropathic patients with and without Type-2 diabetes mellitus PDF
Mariam Azeem, Adil Iqbal, Nasir Farooq Butt, Fawad Ahmad Randhawa, Uzma Malik
The attitudes of fertile and infertile women to Oocyte donation in a Muslim and Secular population PDF
Mehmet Musa Aslan, Vedat Ugurel, Koray Elter
Frequency and the risk factors of hepatitis C virus in pregnant women; A hospital based descriptive study in Gadap Town Karachi PDF
Kausar Jilani, Bushra Zulfiqar, Qadir Bux Memon, Muhammad Faisal Fahim
Congenital Hypothyroidism in Neonates of a Tertiary Care Hospital PDF
Adeel Ahmad, Anam Wasim, Shahida Hussain, Muhammad Saeed, Bilal Munir Ahmad, Khalil ur Rehman

Review Article

Food Exchange List and Dietary Management of Non-Communicable Diseases in Cultural Perspective PDF
Mahnaz Nasir Khan, Samia Kalsoom, Ayyaz Ali Khan

Special Communications

Pakistan’s Recommendations for Optimal Management of Diabetes from Primary to Tertiary care level (PROMPT) PDF
A. Samad Shera, Abdul Basit, PROMPT Team

Short Communication

Medical Education Journal Club: Two years’ experience at King Saud University PDF
Samina A. Khan, Mona M. Soliman

Case Reports

An Unexpected Reason for Isolated Foot Drop: Acute Stroke PDF
Eylem Kuday Kaykisiz, Erden Erol Unluer
Pseudoaneurysm of Left proximal Common Carotid Artery following penetrating trauma PDF
Rehana Shaikh, Saba Sohail, Parvez Ahmed Shaikh, Qamar-un-Nisa Nisa
Primary Gastric Burkitt’s lymphoma PDF
Adnan Khan, Sarbiland Khan, Umair Arshad


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