Vol 29, No 5 (2013)

September - October 2013 Pak J Med Sci

September - October 2013 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

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DORA Declaration: Delayed Diagnosis of Debilitating Dilemma PDF
Sultan Ayoub Meo

Leading Article

Are the Editors faced with e-problems performing their duties and responsibilities satisfactorily? PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid, Masood Jawaid

Original Articles

Risk factors and mortality among newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension PDF
Athar Razzaq, Ahmad Iqbal Quddusi, Naila Nizami
Risk factors for acquisition of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult intensive care units PDF
Fariba Lahoorpour, Ali Delpisheh, Abdorrahim Afkhamzadeh
The common causes leading to pancytopenia in patients presenting to tertiary care hospital PDF
Suneel Kumar, Kirpal Das Makheja, Bharat Kumar Maheshwari, Shafique Arain, Sangeeta Kumari, Vikash .
Investigation of the oral infections and manifestationsseen in patients with advanced cancer PDF
Lihua Xu, Hualin Zhang, Jinsong Liu, Xiaowei Chen
Factors associated with epileptic seizure of cavernous malformations in the central nervous system in West China PDF
Cheng Huang, Ming-Wan Chen, Jing-Mei Li, Yang Si, Dong Zhou
Effect of psychoeducation and telepsychiatric follow up given to the caregiver of the schizophrenic patient on family burden, depression and expression of emotion PDF
Neonatal seizures, experience at Children Hospital and Institute of Child Health Multan PDF
Malik Abdur Rehman, Ahmed Iqbal Quddusi, Naila .
Pattern of QTc prolongation in Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) subjects receiving different methadone dosages: A prospective cohort study PDF
Nasir bin Mohamad, Azlie bin Hassan, Muslih Ibrahim bin Abdul Karim, Muhamad Irfan bin Abdul Jalal, Roslanuddin bin Salehuddin, Nor Hidayah binti Abu Bakar
Relationship of serum uric acid level and angiographicseverity of coronary artery disease in male patients with acute coronary syndrome PDF
Azmat Ehsan Qureshi, Shahid Hameed, Ahmed Noeman
Hepatitis C genotype and associated risks factors of patients at University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre PDF
Nurul Azmawati Mohamed, Z. Zainol Rashid, K.K Wong, Abdullah S.A., Md Mostafizur Rahman
Diabetes education improves depressive state in newly diagnosed patients with Type 2 diabetes PDF
Bin Chen, Xiyao Zhang, Xiuping Xu, Xiaofeng Lv, Lu Yao, Xu Huang, Xueying Guo, Baozhu Liu, Qiang Li, Can Cui
Pancytopenia in children: A 6-year spectrum of patients admitted to Pediatric Department of Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar PDF
Anwar Zeb Jan, Bakhtyar Zahid, Samreen Ahmad, Zahid Gul
Expression levels of ERCC1 and RRM1 mRNA and clinical outcome of advanced non-small cell lung cancer PDF
Jian-wei Bi, Mao Yi-min, Sun Yu-xia, Liu Shi-qing
Identification of etiological agents by LPA and PCR in childhood meningitis PDF
Mashal Khan, Khalid Mahmood A. Khan, Khatidja Pardhan, Ashfaque Ahmed Memon
Role of rapid diagnostic tests for guiding outpatient treatment of febrile illness in Liaquat University Hospital PDF
Salma Shaikh, Shazia Shafiq Memon, Hafeezullah Memon, Imran Ahmed
Human papillomavirus infection a favorable prognostic factor in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma is associated with the expression of proliferating cell nuclear antigen PDF
Hua Jiang, Peng-Fang Lin
The incidence, pattern and outcome of stray bullet injuries: A growing challenge for surgeons PDF
K.Altaf Hussain Talpur, Arshad M. Malik, Azzam Alkadi, Jawaid Naeem Qureshi
Predictive role of Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) on the prognosis of osteosarcoma patients treated with chemotherapy PDF
Jiawen Teng, Zeng-min Yang, Jie Li, Bo Xu
Thyroid diseases in pregnancy: The importance of anamnesis PDF
Necati Bulmuş, Işık Üstüner, Emine Seda Güvendağ Güven, Figen Kır Şahin, Şenol Şentürk, Serap Baydur Şahin
Changes of quality of life after gastric tube reconstruction in adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction PDF
Chaoyong Shen, Hongxin Yang, Bo Zhang, Haining Chen, Zhixin Chen, Jiaping Chen
Prophylactic antibiotics used in patientsof hepatobiliary surgery PDF
Jianjun Ren, Lidao Bao, Jianxiang Niu, Yi Wang, Xianhua Ren
Prevalence of blindness and causes of visual impairment among adults aged 50 years or above in southern Jiangsu Province of China PDF
Jun Shao, Yong Yao, Wei Sun, Jing Zhu, Donghong Fu, Huaijing Guan, Qinghuai Liu
Comparing the effects of low-dose contraceptive pills to control dysfunctional uterine bleeding by oral and vaginal methods PDF
Ferdous Mehrabian, Fariba Abbassi
Impact of training on general practitioner’s knowledge, attitude and practices regarding emergency contraception in Hyderabad PDF
Seema Bibi, Razia Mustafa Abbasi, Shazia Awan, Roshan Ara Qazi, Sanober Ashfaque
Can ratio of blood/curettage material HCG be used as a reliable method for differentiating miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy? PDF
Gökhan Açmaz, Hüseyin Aksoy, Evrim Bayraktar, Mürvet Başer, Gökmen Zararsız, İptisam İpek Müderris
Outcome of conventional IVF and ICSI on sibling oocytesin moderate oligoasthenozoospermia PDF
Baoguo Xie, Wei-jie Zhu, Yuan-hua Huang
The association of XPG and MMS19L polymorphisms response to chemotherapy in osteosarcoma PDF
Yi-lei Zhao, Li-bin Yang, Xiao-lin Geng, Qing-lan Zhou, Hua Qin, Lin Yang, Yu-zhen Dong, Jin-Jie Zhong
Morbidity associated with treatment of chronic anal fissure PDF
Ansar Latif, Anila Ansar, Muhammad Qasim Butt
Outcome and complications of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy without stenting PDF
Muhammad Ayoob, Khalid Mahida, Qurat-ul-ain Qurat-ul-ain, Zafar Dawood
The prevalence of disorders causing disability in young adult males in Turkey between 2009-2011 PDF
Necmettin Kocak, Turker Turker, Hakan Istanbulluoglu, Ibrahim Aydin, Ramazan Akyildiz, Selim Kilic
Nosocomial Acinetobacter baumannii infections and changing Antibiotic Resistance PDF
Ismail Necati Hakyemez, Abdulkadir Kucukbayrak, Tekin Tas, Aslihan Burcu Yikilgan, Akcan Akkaya, Aliye Yasayacak, Hayrettin Akdeniz
Determination of site-specific carotid-intima media thickness: common –carotid artery and carotid bifurcation in hypercholesterolemia patients PDF
Samia Perwaiz Khan, Pashmina Gul, Saleem Khemani, Zia Yaqub
Prevalence of multi drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in the clinical samples from Tertiary Care Hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan PDF
Aamer Ali Shah, Shahzeera Begum, Fariha Hasan, Shagufta Hussain
Effect of Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3 or Niacin) on the lipid profile of diabetic and non – diabetic rats PDF
Talmeez Zeb Shah, Abdul Basit Ali, Saghir Ahmad Jafri, M.H. Qazi

Review Article

Meta-Analysis of ABCB1 3435C>T Polymorphism and Colorectal Cancer PDF
Dan Zhang, Cun Wang, Zongguang Zhou

Case Reports

Burkholderia cepacia septicemia in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia in postchemotherapy bone marrow aplasia PDF
Romeo-Gabriel Mihaila, Lucian Blaga
Erlotinib and gefitinib treatments of the lung cancer in an elderly patient result in gastrointestinal bleeding PDF
Qing Liu, Hongmei Bai, Maowei Shi, Jing Zhang
Montelukast as a successful treatment for eosinophilic cystitis in an asthmatic woman patient PDF
Shicheng Yu, Zhigen Zhang, Gonghui Li
Complete traumatic fracture-dislocation L3-L4 of the lumbar spine PDF
Hassan Reza Mohammadi, Shokrollah Zandi
Left main coronary artery spasm in a hyperthyroid patient with suspected acute coronary syndrome PDF
Dezhao Wang, Hongyu Hu, Qiang Fu, Wei Chen, Xu Hua, Buxing Chen
An 85-year-old woman with Miller Fisher syndrome PDF
Shu-hui Wang, Yong-bo Zhang, Yan-chen Xie, De-xin Wang, Ji-mei Li

Special Communications

The Touch of Madness: Manto as a Psychiatric Case Study PDF
Ali M Hashmi, Muhammad Awais Aftab


What can cardiac magnetic resonance do for cardiologists in China? PDF
Rui Xia, Fabao Gao, Yucheng Chen, Chunhua Wang, Bing Zhang

Short Communication

Effectiveness of the Primary Trauma Care Course: Is the outcome satisfactory? PDF
Masood Jawaid, Ayaz Ahmed Memon, Zubia Masood, Shams Nadeem Alam