Vol 29, No 6 (2013)

November - December 2013 Pak J Med Sci

November - December 2013 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents


How to ensure provision of quality cost effective healthcare through indigenous research and rational use of modern technology PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid

Guest Editorial

Some ethical dilemmas PDF
Shabih Zaidi

Original Articles

Knowledge, misconceptions and motivations towards blood donation among university students in Saudi Arabia PDF
Mukhtiar Baig, Hamed Habib, Abdullah Haji, Faisal Alsharief, Abdulelah Noor, Riyadh Makki
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging of systemic amyloidosis patients with normal left ventricular ejection fraction: An initial study PDF
Rui Xia, Fabao Gao Gao, Jiayu Sun, Chunchao Xia, Zhangxue Hu, Yingkun Guo
Perception of susceptibility to the negative outcomes associated with unprotected sex among University of Venda students PDF
Felix Chima Anyanwu, Daniel Goon, Augustine Tugli, Abiodun Olukoga, Lateef O. Amusa, Lizzy Nethshikweta, Babajide Ajao
The impact of Vitamin D replacement on Glucose Metabolism PDF
Hulya Parildar, Ozlem Cigerli, Asli Dogruk Unal, Oyku Gulmez, Nilgun Guvener Demirag
Effects of carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting on high-risk carotid stenosis patients PDF
Peifu Wang, Chunyang Liang, Jichen Du, Jilai Li
Aspirin resistance in patients with acute coronary events: Risk factors and prevalence as determined by whole blood multiple electrode aggregometry PDF
O Ibrahim, O. Maskon, Noor Darinah, A. A. Raymond, Md Mostafizur Rahman
Obesity-related abnormal eating behaviors in Type 2 diabetic patients PDF
Aydan Ercan, Gül Kızıltan
Low serum magnesium levels and diabetic foot ulcers PDF
Sakir Ozgur Keskek, Sinan Kırım, Adil Karaca, Tayyibe Saler
Comparison between effects of HydroCoil Embolic System and ordinary coil on large- and medium-sized intracranial aneurysms PDF
De Wei, Chenbin Wei, Shaosong Huang, Qiuping Lin, Yiling Wang
Aberrant DNA Methylation of P16, MGMT, and hMLH1 Genes in Combination with MTHFR C677T Genetic Polymorphism in gastric cancer PDF
Binbin Song, Jiang Ai, Xianghong Kong, Dexin Liu, Jun Li
Alexithymia among elderlypatients with diabetes PDF
Sevilay Hintistan, Dilek Cilingir, Nermin Birinci
The effectiveness of wet cupping vs. venesection on arterial O2 saturation level of cigarette smokers: A randomized controlled clinical trial PDF
Davood Hekmatpou, Latif Moeini, Salar Haji Nad Ali
Age – specific incidence rate change at breast cancer and its different histopathologic subtypes in Iran and Western countries PDF
Maryam Sadat Hosseini, Maliheh Arab, Behzad Nematihonar, Giti Noghabaei, Nazanin Safaei, Tahereh Ghasemi
Clinical observation of different minimally invasive surgeries for the treatment of impacted upper ureteral calculi PDF
Yuanhua Liu, Zhangyan Zhou, An Xia, Haitao Dai, Linjie Guo, Jiang Zheng
Frequency of metabolic abnormalities in urinary stones patients PDF
Mudassar Saeed Pansota, Iftikhar Ahmad, Muhammad Tariq, Shafat Ali Tabassum
Misoprostol Abortion: Ultrasonography versus Beta-hCG testing for verification of effectiveness PDF
Fariba Behnamfar, Mehrdad Mahdian, Fereshteh Rahimi, Mansoureh Samimi
Stability of axis and patient satisfaction after toric implantablecollamer lens implantation for myopic astigmatism PDF
Tai-xiang Liu, Xin Luo
Efficacy of gatifloxacin in acute bacterial corneal ulcer PDF
Sameen Afzal Junejo, Arshad Ali Lodhi, Munawar Ahmed, Mahesh Kumar, Mustafa Kamal, Murtaza .
Study on the role of zoledronic acid in treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis PDF
Ma Chao, Qin Hua, Zhou Yingfeng, Wan Guang, Shi Shufeng, Dong Yuzhen, Wei Wang, Tan Haifeng
Trends of adult primary malignant renal tumors over six years PDF
Ahmed Khalil Ibrahim
Efficacy of botulinum toxin in benign essential blepharospasm: Desirable & undesirable effects PDF
Shakaib - Anwar, Humaira Zafar
Work-Related musculoskeletal symptoms among building construction workers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia PDF
Sultan Ayoub Meo, Zaid Fahad Alsaaran, Moayad Khalid Alshehri, Mohammed Azam Khashougji, Abdul Aziz Zayed Almeterk, Saif Fraj Almutairi, Saad Fahad Alsaeed
Shoulder injury incidence and severity through identificationof risk factors in rugby union players PDF
Evan Lynch, Adriaan JJ Lombard, Yoga Coopoo, Ina Shaw, Brandon S Shaw
To evaluate the efficacy of Mobilization Techniques in Post-Traumatic stiff ankle with and without Paraffin Wax Bath PDF
Sajid Rashid, Kamran Salick, Muhammad Kashif, Awad Ahmad, Kashif Sarwar
Abnormal Lipid levels as a risk factor of eclampsia, study conducted in tertiary care Hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province - Pakistan PDF
Rubina Nazli, Muhammad Akmal Khan, Tasleem Akhtar, Ghosia Lutfullah, Nabila Sher Mohammad, Jawad Ahmad, Jamila Haider, Hina Aslam
Preservation of myocardial contractile function by aminoguanidine, a nitric oxide synthase inhibitors, in a rat model of hemorrhagic shock PDF
Mona Soliman
Identification and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of coagulase-negative staphylococci in various clinical specimens PDF
Muhammad Murad Ehsan, Zahida Memon, M.Owais Ismail, Ghulam Fatima
Relationship of high sensitivity C-reactive protein with presence and severity of coronary artery disease PDF
Syed Shahid Habib, Abeer A. Al Masri
Frequency of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among patients suffering from methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia PDF
Nadia Aslam, Mateen Izhar, Naima Mehdi

Review Article

Malignant mesothelioma PDF
Salman Ahmed Tipu, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Sundas Ishtiaq
Association between CC10 +38A/G polymorphism and asthma risk: A meta-analysis PDF
Guangri Zhao, Xiaodan Lin, Ming Zhou, Jian Zhao

Short Communication

Potential implications of mine dusts on human health: A case study of Mukula Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa PDF
Abuh Momoh, Siphiwe Emmanuel Mhlongo, Olukoga Abiodun, Confidence Muzerengi, Matamela Mudanalwo

Case Reports

Surgical treatment of an endobronchial lipoma obstructing the right upper bronchus: Imaging features with pathological correlation PDF
Haiyong Wang, Zhenzong Du, Angui Li, Jianfei Song
Stevens Johnson Syndrome associated with Lamotrigine PDF
Shama Parveen, M. Afzal Javed
A novel submucosa nodule of the rectum: A case of the ectopic prostatic tissue outside the urinary tract PDF
Sheng Dai, Xuefeng Huang, Weifang Mao
Dexmedetomidine sedation for transesophageal echocardiography during percutaneous atrial septal defect closure in adult PDF
Jae Wook Jung, Gwang Cheol Go, Sang Yoon Jeon, Sira Bang, Ki Hwa Lee, Yong Han Kim, Dong-Kie Kim
Coagulopathy associated with cell salvage transfusionfollowing cerebrovascular surgery PDF
Jianqiao Zheng, Li Du, Guizhi Du, Bin Liu
Pulmonary embolism after a single-stage, combined anterior and posterior approach lumbar surgery PDF
Shujie Tang
Recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding with ANCA Associated Glomerulonephritis successfully treated by transarterial embolization PDF
Ling Li, Xiao Li, Ping Fu, Fang Liu


Kinetics of HLA antibodies: A Titanic effort is required PDF
Younis Abdelwahab Skaik