Vol 29, No 3 (2013)

June 2013 Pak J Med Sci

May - June, 2013 Issue

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Academic misconduct among students in Medical Colleges of Karachi, Pakistan PDF
Kamran Hafeez, Muhammad Laiq uz Zaman Khan, Masood Jawaid, Saroona Haroon
Evidence-based health care continuing education seminars improve academic staff knowledge and attitudes in Saudi Arabia PDF
Saad M. Bindawas
Educating tomorrow’s doctors: A cross sectional survey of emotional intelligence and empathy in medical students of Lahore PDF
Nazish Imran, Muhammad Awais Aftab, Imran Ijaz Haider, Anam Farhat
Identification of technical item flaws leads to improvement of the quality of single best Multiple Choice Questions PDF
Humaira Fayyaz Khan, Khalid Farooq Danish, Azra Saeed Awan Saeed Awan Awan, Masood Anwar Anwar
An investigation for public acceptance of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery PDF
Dong Wang, Hong-Wei Hou, Zhen-Ling Ji
Comparison Between Double J (DJ) Ureteral Stenting and Percutaneous Nephrostomy (PCN) in Obstructive Uropathy PDF
Iftikhar Ahmad, Mudassar Saeed Pansota
Risk assessment of patients with diabetes for foot ulcers according to risk classification consensus of international working group on diabetic foot (IWGDF) PDF
Hajieh Shahbazian, Leila Yazdanpanah, Seyed Mahmuod Latifi
Association between neurological and rheumatological manifestations in vitamin D deficiency and vitamin D levels PDF
Faiza Abdulaziz Qari, Faiza A. Qari
Are rural South African children abdominally obese? PDF
Daniel Ter Goon, AL Toriola, VK Moselakgomo, BS Shaw, FC Anyanwu
Improvement in JOA score of treatment for complex atlas-axis fractures PDF
Yu Fu, Zhen-Ming Hu, Hong-jun Huo, Xuejun Yang, Ting Hao, Wan-lin Liu
Paternal factors in spontaneous first trimester miscarriage PDF
Riffat Jaleel, Ayesha Khan
Uterine rupture revisited: Predisposing factors, clinical features, management and outcomes from a tertiary care center in Turkey PDF
Abdulkadir Turgut, Ali Ozler, Mehmet Siddik Evsen, Hatice Ender Soydinc, Neval Yaman Goruk, Talip Karacor, Talip Gul
Psoralen-ultraviolet a treatment with Psoralen-ultraviolet B therapy in the treatment of psoriasis PDF
Sadaf Asim, Sitwat Ahmed, Najam us Sehar
XPG is a novel biomarker of clinical outcome in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer PDF
Yuli Yi, Sun Zhe
Detection of extended-spectrum β-lactamases in Klebsiella pneumoniae: Comparison of phenotypic characterization methods PDF
Hasan Ejaz, Ikram ul Haq, Saqib Mahmood, Aizza Zafar, Muhammad Mohsin Javed
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody is a good indicator for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis PDF
Md Mostafizur Rahman
The role of DEK protein in hepatocellular carcinoma for progression and prognosis PDF
Li-juan Lin, Li-tian Chen
Emerging patterns in clinico-pathological spectrum of Oral Cancers PDF
Saadia Aamir, Talat Mirza, M Aamir Mirza, Masood Qureshi
Detection of SHV type extended-spectrum B-lactamase and risk factors in pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates PDF
Nasrin Bahmani, Rashid Ramazanzadeh
The impact of medical insurance policies on the hospitalization services utilization of people with schizophrenia: A case study in Changsha, China PDF
Yi Feng, Xianjun Xiong, Qiuji Xue, Lan Yao, Fei Luo, Li Xiang
Biliary bypass surgery – Analysis of indications & outcome of different procedures PDF
K.Altaf Talpur, Arshad Mahmood Malik, Amir Iqbal Memon, Ahmed Khan Sangrasi, Abdul Aziz Leghari, Jawed Naeem Qureshi
Symptoms and quality of life before and after stem cell transplantation in Cancer PDF
Özlem Ovayolu, Nimet Ovayolu, Emine Kaplan, Mustafa Pehlivan, Gülendam Karadağ
25-Hydroxyvitamin D is closely related with the function of the pancreatic islet β cells PDF
Jingjing Guo, Zhengda Xiao, Xia Xue, Xin Liu, Yong Lu, Xiao Yin, Kun Ma
Pattern of presentation of cervical carcinoma at Nuclear Institute of Medicine and Radiotherapy, Pakistan PDF
Nousheen Aziz Memon, Sajida Yousfani
Urinary incontinence in women: prevalence rates,risk factors and impact on quality of life PDF
Nazli Sensoy, Nurhan Dogan, Burcu Ozek, Leyla Karaaslan
Effect of Xeroderma pigmentosum complementationgroup F polymorphisms and H.pylori infection on the risk of gastric cancer PDF
Zhang Li-li, Fang Yang, Ting-min Chang, Shu-ping Dong, Ying-ying Fan, Ting Lu
Pre dialysis care and types of vascular access employed in incident hemodialysis patients: A study from Pakistan PDF
Sumbal Nasir Mahmood, Kunwer Naveed Mukhtar, Nousheen Iqbal, Syed Farrukh Umair
Evaluation of unintentional injuries sustained by children:A hospital based study from Ankara-Turkey PDF
Birgul Piyal
Efficacy of linezolid on gram-positive bacterial infection in elderly patients and the risk factors associated with thrombocytopenia PDF
Li-Qing Bi, Jing Zhou, Ming Huang, Su-Ming Zhou
Socio-demographic risk factors of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus PDF
Radhia Khan, Khurshid Ali, Zakkia Khan
Efficacy of treatment with glucosamine sulfate in patients with knee effusion due to osteoarthritis PDF
Murat Korkmaz, Fatih Karasalan, Yalçın Erdoğan, Esef Bolat, Seyhan Karaçavuş, Hafize Kızılkaya, İlhan Günaydın
Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of aerobic microbial isolates in a clinical laboratory in Karachi - Pakistan PDF
Rubina Sabir

Clinical Case Series

Case series of syphilis and HIV co-infections PDF
Md Mostafizur Rahman, Asrul Abdul Wahab, Marlyn Mohammad, Salasawati Hussin

Case Reports

Encephalitis followed by optic neuritis: A case report and review of literature PDF
Shariful Hasan, Hamidon Bin Basri, Lim Poh Hin, Johnson Stanslas
Migration of fully deployed stent after intracoronary glyceryl trinitrate administration: An unusual percutaneous coronary intervention complication PDF
Murat Celik, Uygar Cagdas Yuksel, Yalcin Gokoglan
Omphalomesenteric duct cyst in an omphalocele: A rare association PDF
Yousuf Aziz Khan, Mumtaz Ahmed Qureshi, Jamshed Akhtar
Occluded middle cerebral artery vascular stump mimicking aneurysm: Case report and review of literature PDF
Jinlu Yu, Yang Zhang, Honglei Wang

Short Communication

Anaplastic solitary plasmacytoma of mandible, masquerading as sarcoma PDF
Negar Azarpira, Mohamad Javad Ashraf, Bijan Khademi
Lumbar hernia associated with chronic obstructivepulmonary disease (COPD) PDF
Tao Xu, Shuwei Zhang, Huaying Wang, Wanjun Yu

Review Article

The fiery landscape of depression: A review of the inflammatory hypothesis PDF
Ali Madeeh Hashmi, Muhammad Awais Aftab, Nauman Mazhar, Muhammad Umair, Zeeshan Butt
A meta-analysis on the EBV DNA and VCA-IgA in diagnosis of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma PDF
Shujuan Yang, Changxin Song
Platelet receptors: An instrumental of platelet physiology PDF
Muhammad Saboor, Qamar Ayub, Samina Ilyas, . Moinuddin


The problem with peripherally inserted central catheters in China PDF
Zhoupeng Wu, Jichun Zhao