Vol 30, No 4 (2014)

July - August 2014 Pak J Med Sci

July - August 2014 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

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Polio travel restrictions: A sledgehammer to crack a nut? PDF
Rashid Jooma

Original Articles

Computer Based Assessment (CBA): Perception of residents at Dow University of Health Sciences PDF
Masood Jawaid, Foad Ali Moosa, Farhat Jaleel, Junaid Ashraf
Association of depression with inflammation in hospitalized patients of myocardial Infarction PDF
Yu-Xiu Shang, Wen-Qing Ding, Hong-Yan Qiu, Gui-Qing Dong, Feng-Ping Zhu, Shu-Zhen Yan, Xue-Liang Wang
Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from tertiary care hospitals PDF
Atif H Asghar
Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV seroprevalence in critically ill emergency medicine department patientsin a tertiary inner city hospital in Istanbul, Turkey PDF
Tuba Cimilli Ozturk, Ozlem Guneysel, Adem Tali, Sonay Ezgi Yildirim, Ozge Ecmel Onur, Serpil Yaylaci
Does fasting in Ramadan ameliorate Lipid profile? A prospective observational study PDF
Maryam Hashemian, Arash Akaberi, Alireza Golshan, Maryam Moojdekanloo
Postoperative pain in treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax with limited two-port thoracoscopy PDF
Fengwu Lin, Chuan Zhang, Qiang Zhang, Dan Dang, Yan Zhao
Prevalence of oral mucosal alterations in type 2 diabetesmellitus patients attending a diabetic center PDF
Syed Fareed Mohsin, Syed Azhar Ahmed, Asher Fawwad, Abdul Basit
Knowledge and attitude of Saudi mothers towards their preschool children’s oral health PDF
Amjad Hussain Wyne, Ali M Al-Zahrani, Abdullah S Al-Mushayt, Meshari F Otaibi
Catheter indwell time and phlebitis development during peripheral intravenous catheter administration PDF
Kadriye Burcu Paşalıoğlu, Hatice Kaya
Effects of recombinant human growth hormone therapy on carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolisms of children with Turner syndrome PDF
Weibin Qi, Shuxian Li, Qiong Shen, Xiuxia Guo, Huijuan Rong
Safety and technical success of percutaneous left main coronary artery stenting PDF
Liqat Ali, Shahid Malik, Abdullah Bin Khalid, Mehboob Sultan, Nadeem Sadiq
Submental versus platysma flap for the reconstruction of complex facial defects following resection of head and neck tumors PDF
Jawad Safdar, Fa Yu Liu, Yousuf Moosa, Zhong Fei Xu, Zhen Ning Li, Chang Fu Sun
Platelet distribution width (PDW): A putative marker for threatened preterm labour PDF
Burcu Artunc Ulkumen, Halil Gursoy Pala, Esat Calik, Semra Oruc Koltan
Subtenon vs intravitreal triamcinolone injection in diabetic macular edema: A prospective study in chinese population PDF
Dawei Luo, Bijun Zhu, Zhi Zheng, Haidong Zhou, Xiaodong Sun, Xun Xu
Bacterial contamination of the hands of food handlers as indicator of hand washing efficacy in some convenient food industries PDF
James Doughari HAMUEL, Lambrechts AA, Human IS, Lues JFR
Clinical effects of soluble interleukin-6 receptor detection on autoimmune rheumatic disease patients PDF
Meng Chen, Ming-Hua Xu, Cai-Xia Sun, Zheng Zhang, Yong Du
The role of healthy diet in the prevention of osteoporosis in perimenopausal period PDF
Małgorzata Kostecka
Blood pressure levels and prognosis of intracranial trauma patients with cognitive dysfunction PDF
Weiyu Wang, Junbiao Fang, Bing Lei
Functional outcome of tarsometatarsal joint fracture dislocation managed according to Myerson classification PDF
Xiao Yu, Qing-Jiang Pang, Chang-Chun Yang
Endometrial abnormalities on transvaginal ultrasonographyand histopathology in women after quinacrine sterilization PDF
Saira Afzal, Mulazim Hussain Bukhari
Postoperative discomfort of dental rehabilitationunder general anesthesia PDF
Kenan Cantekin, Mustafa Denizhan Yıldırım, Ebru Delikan, Seçil Çetin
Does HPV 16/18 infection affect p53 expression in invasive ductal carcinoma? An experimental study PDF
Liang Hong, Shujie Tang
Frequency of thyroid incidentalomas in Karachi population PDF
Mahrukh Qasim Kamran, Nuzhat Hassan, Muhammad Ali, Farah Ahmad, Sikandar Shahzad, Nosheen Zehra
Body composition analysis to determine gender specific physical fitness equations in a cohort of Saudi population PDF
Muhammad Iqbal, Khalid A Al-Regaiey, Shafiq Ahmad, Laila Al Dokhi, Mohammad Al Naami, Syed Shahid Habib
CagA status & genetic characterization of metronidazole resistant strains of H. pylori from a region at high risk of gastric cancer PDF
Jin-Yong Yue, Jing Yue, Ming-Yi Wang, Wen-chong Song, Xiao-zhong GAO
The ınvestigation of plasma glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, 6-phoshogluconate dehydrogenase, glutathione reductase in premenauposal patients with ıron deficiency anemia PDF
Fatih Özçiçek, Mehmet Aktaş, Kültigin Türkmen, Taha Abdulkadir Çoban, Murat Çankaya
Antibiogram of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in patients with diabetes PDF
Rubina Sabir, Syed Faraz Danish Alvi, Asher Fawwad, Abdul Basit
Potential reproductive health effects and oxidative stress associated with exposure to potassium dichromate (K2Cr2O7) and magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) in male mice PDF
Mahmood Rasool, Muhammad Imran Naseer, Kalsoom Zaigham, Arif Malik, Umm e Habiba, Abdul Manan, Mahmood Husain Qazi, Muhammad Asif
Comparison of position, morphology and calcification of Coronary Plaque with 320-row dynamic volumeCT (DVCT) and coronary angiography (CAG) PDF
Xiaoyan Li, Guoming Zhang, Hongming Zhang
Single step PCR for the identification of Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor (LDL-R) gene mutations PDF
Samia Perwaiz Khan, Rubina Ghani, Zia Yaqub
Comparison of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device with oral progestins in heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) cases with uterine leiomyoma (LNG-IUD and oral progestin usage in myoma uteri) PDF
Ayşe Kavasoğlu Tosun, Ismet Tosun, Necdet Süer
Effect of moderate aerobic training on bone metabolism indices among adult humans PDF
Ahmad H. Alghadir, Farag A. Aly, Sami A. Gabr
Diagnostic value of the biochemical tests in patients with purulent pericarditis PDF
Meral Ekim, Hasan Ekim
Heterogeneity of Breakpoint Cluster Region-Abelson (BCR-ABL) rearrangement in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia PDF
Najia Tabassum Mahfooz, Mohammad Saboor, Rubina Ghani, Moinuddin Moinuddin
Subclinical Rickets PDF
Tanveer Hussain Shah, Mukhtiar Hassan, Tahir Saeed Siddiqui
To determine frequency of etiological factors in short statured patients presenting at an endocrine clinic of a tertiary care hospital PDF
Shazia Kulsum Lashari, Hussain Bux Korejo, Yasmeen Memon Memon
Fragmented QRS and prediction of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation episodes PDF
Ahmet Temiz, Emine Gazi, Ömer Güngör, Burak Altun, Ahmet Barutçu, Adem Bekler, Yusuf Ziya Tan, Sedat Özcan, Ali Ümit Yener, Tolga Kurt
Clinical therapeutic effects of AO/ASIF clavicle hook plate on distal clavicle fractures andacromioclavicular joint dislocations PDF
Qingjun Dou, Xiaofeng Ren
The efficacy of sustained natural apophyseal glides with and without isometric exercise training in non-specific neck pain PDF
Syed Shakil Urrehman, Abid Ali, Fozia Sibtain
Comparison of vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy: A prospective non-randomized trial PDF
Bing Chen, Dong-Ping Ren, Jing-Xuan Li, Chun-dong Li
Expression of Von Hippel – Lindau (VHL) gene mutation in diagnosed cases of renal cell carcinoma PDF
Humera Shahzad, Shahnaz Imdad Kehar, Shahzad Ali, Naila Tariq
Effect of ABCB1 polymorphism on the clinical outcome of osteosarcoma patients after receiving chemotherapy PDF
Xiaohui Sun, Li Aiguo, Geng Xiaolin, Liu Ying, Zhao Hongxing, Zhao Yilei
Comparison of awareness about nephrology and kidney diseases amongst doctors in institutes with and without nephrology departments PDF
Muhammad Anees, Muhammad Ibrahim, Saleem uz Zaman Adhmi, Muhammad Nazir
Inpatient management of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Does choice of insulin regimen really matter? PDF
Tehseen Akhtar Syed, Khalid Mahmood, Iftikhar Haider Naqvi, Aneel Sham Vaswani

Review Article

MRI tracking stem cells transplantation for coronary heart disease PDF
Xi Lu, Rui Xia, Bing Zhang, Fabao Gao

Special Communications

mHealth Security PDF
Mohammad Bajwa

Short Communication

Combined usage of Ho:YAG laser with monopolar resectoscope in the treatment of bladder stoneand bladder outlet obstruction PDF
Jian Hui Wu, Kuo Yang, Qian Liu, Shi Qiang Yang, Yong Xu

Case Reports

Paecilomyces lilacinus fungaemia in an AIDS patient:the importance of mycological diagnosis PDF
Md Mostafizur Rahman, Chuan Hun Ding, Mohd Nizam Tzar, Najihan Abdul Samat Muttaqillah, Shazatul Reza Mohd Redzuan, Petrick Periyasamy
A neonate with hand, foot, and mouth disease complicated with brainstem encephalitis and pulmonary edema: A complete recovery PDF
Shi-Jie Guo, Dong-Xuan Wang, Chun-Lai Dai, Hui Wu
Tongue metastasis as an initial manifestation of distant metastasis in Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma PDF
Mutahir Ali Tunio, Mushabbab Al Asiri, Muhammad Mohsin Fareed, Nagoud Mohamed Omar Ali
Cardiac tamponade due to pneumopericardium PDF
Yuansheng Xu, Zhijun Xu, Yi Wang