Vol 33, No 3 (2017)

May – June 2017 Pak J Med Sci

Table of Contents

Guest Editorial

Revisiting the Randomized Controlled Trial PDF
Hassam Zulfiqar

Original Articles

Microalbuminuria in Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus; the tip of iceberg of diabetic complications PDF
Tauseef Ahmad, Imran Ulhaq, Minaz Mawani, Najmul Islam
Revisional laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in failed gastric banding and effects of exercise and frequent sweet-eating on its outcome PDF
Hamed A AlWadaani, Abdul Qadeer Memon
Regression of right ventricular systolic pressure after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in patients with isolated severe mitral stenosis PDF
Shah Zeb, Tariq Ashraf, Muhammad Hashim, Syed Nadeem Hassan Rizvi
Prognostic factors determining morbidity and mortalityin organophosphate poisoning PDF
Ayça Açıkalın, Nezihat Rana Dişel, Selçuk Matyar, Ahmet Sebe, Zeynep Kekeç, Yüksel Gökel, Emre Karakoç
Effectiveness and safety of recombinant human brain natriuretic peptide in the treatment of acute myocardial infarctionin elderly in combination with cardiac failure PDF
Hong Xu, Bosong Wang, Qingmei Meng, Jinlong Li, Weidong Sun, Li Xin, Liping Chen
Clinical predictors of an abnormal ultrasound in patients presenting with suspected nephrolithiasis PDF
Salman Thair Shafi, Roshina Anjum, Tahir Shafi
Significance of electronic health records: A comparative studyof vaccination rates in patients with sickle cell disease PDF
Asli Korur, Süheyl Asma, Cigdem Gereklioglu, Soner Solmaz, Can Boga, Akatlı Kürsat Ozsahin, Altug Kut
Clinical and laboratory profile of children with Cystic Fibrosis: Experience of a tertiary care center in Pakistan PDF
Danish Abdul Aziz, Abdul Gaffar Billoo, Ahad Qureshi, Misha Khalid, Salman Kirmani
Predictive value of stathmin-1 and osteopontin expression for taxan resistance in metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer PDF
Asude Aksoy, Gokhan Artas, Omur Gokmen Sevindik
Values of procalcitonin and C-reactive proteins in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease having concomitant bacterial infection PDF
Yanyan Li, Linlin Xie, Shuzhen Xin, Kaishu Li
Transepithelial corneal crosslinking in treatment of progressive keratoconus: 12 months’ clinical results PDF
Bushra Akbar, Rana Intisar Ul Haq, Mazhar Ishaq, Sabahat Arzoo, Kashif Siddique
Effects of supervised structured aerobic exercise training programon fasting blood glucose level, plasma insulin level, glycemiccontrol, and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes mellitus PDF
Syed Shakil -ur-Rehman, Hossein Karimi, Syed Amir Gilani
Metformin attenuate PTZ-induced apoptotic neurodegeneration in human cortical neuronal cells PDF
Fehmida Bibi, Ikram Ullah, Myeong Ok Kim, Muhammad Imran Naseer
Role of Ramadan specific diabetes education (RSDE); A prospective study PDF
Muhammad Yakoob Ahmedani, Shahid Ahsan, Muhammad Saif Ulhaque
Acute renal morbidities with obstetrical emergencies:An important women health issue PDF
Meharunnissa Khaskheli, Shahla Baloch, Aneela Sheeba, Sarmad Baloch, Fahad Khan, Mohammad Rafique Ansari
Effects of blood lipid stability on progressionof carotid atherosclerosis PDF
Yu Ding, Bo Li, Feng Tian, Shanshan Zhou, Yundai Chen
Effect of exercise and morphine on psychological andphysical dependencies, BDNF and TrkB geneexpression in rat’s hippocampus PDF
Mojtaba Naghshvarian, Mohammad-Reza Zarrindast, Shahram Ejtemaei Mehr, Mohammad Mehdi Ommati, Seyedeh Fatemeh Sajjadi
Role of Vitamin D in reducing number of acute exacerbations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients PDF
Dur Muhammad Khan, Aziz Ullah, Fawad Ahmad Randhawa, Somia Iqtadar, Nasir Farooq Butt, Khadija Waheed
Screening of adult dental patients visiting Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar for HBV and HCV infections and identifying the associated risk factors PDF
Jamila Haider, Ghosia Lutfullah, Rubina Nazli, Tasleem Akhtar, Asma Shah
Clinical effects of pulmonary surfactant in combination withnasal continuous positive airway pressure therapyon neonatal respiratory distress syndrome PDF
Congmin Zhang, Xiaojing Zhu
Incidence and associated risk factors of low birth weight babiesborn in Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayad Al-Nayan Hospital Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir PDF
Gulnaz Iltaf, Beenish Shahid, Muhammad Ijaz Khan
Does the effectiveness of core stability exercises correlate with the severity of spinal stenosis in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis? PDF
Chaxiang Chen, Zhichao Lin, Yingjie Zhang, Zemin Chen, Shujie Tang
Estimation of body fat in Pakistani adult: A comparison of equations based upon skinfold thickness measurements PDF
Hafeeza Naz, Kinza Mushtaq, Bilal Azeem Butt, Khadija Irfan Khawaja
Examining the postural awareness and flexibility changes in physical therapy students who took clinical Pilates class PDF
Esra Atılgan, Devrim Tarakcı, Fatma Mutluay
Association between Vitamin D deficiency and Breast Cancer PDF
Noureen Shaukat, Farhat Jaleel, Foad Ali Moosa, Naeem Akhter Qureshi
Clinical results of femoral head fracture-dislocation treated according to the Pipkin classification PDF
Xiao Yu, Qing-jiang Pang, Xian-Jun Chen
Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy with conventional instruments and ports: Initial experience at tertiary care public sector Hospital PDF
Abdul Razaque Shaikh, Syed Asad Ali, Ambreen Munir, Aijaz Ali Shaikh
Cardiorespiratory fitness and its association with adiposity indices in young adults PDF
Mozaffer Rahim Hingorjo, Sitwat Zehra, Zainab Hasan, Masood Anwar Qureshi
Differentiation of beta thalassemia trait from iron deficiency anemia by hematological indices PDF
Tahir Ahmed Jameel, Mukhtar Baig, Ijaz Ahmed, Muhammad Barakat Hussain, Motlag bin Doghaim Alkhamaly
Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from patients of respiratory tract infections in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Peshawar PDF
Abdul Samad, Tanveer Ahmed, Afaq Rahim, Abdul Khalil, Iftikhar Ali
Effectiveness and safety of percutaneous vertebroplasty in the treatment of spinal metastatic tumor PDF
Yilin Liu, Yuqiang Wang, Liang Zhao, Ruipeng Song, Hongyu Tan, Limin Wang
Comparing the effects of two different contact lenses on corneal reepithelialization after corneal collagen cross-linking PDF
Yusuf Koçluk, Savaş Çetinkaya, Emine Alyamaç Sukgen, Murat Günay, Alper Mete
Comparison of adjunctive therapy with metformin and acarbose in patients with Type-1 diabetes mellitus PDF
Amir Ziaee, Neda Esmailzadehha, Maryam Honardoost
Visual outcome after phacoemulsification with lens implant indiabetic and non-diabetic patients; A comparative study PDF
Abdul Rashid Shaikh, Abdul Haleem Mirani, Muhammad Saleh Memon, Muhammad Faisal Fahim
CT findings and features of postoperative abdominal infection patients with pancreatic carcinoma PDF
Yuzhuo Ma, Guangsheng Liu, Lingling Zhang
An experience with mesh versus darn repair in inguinal hernias PDF
Gulshan Ali Memon, Syed Kashif Ali Shah, Habib-ur -Rehman
Diversity, Physiochemical and Phylogenetic Analyses of Bacteria Isolated from Various Drinking Water Sources PDF
Neveen Hassan Eid, Huda A. Al-Dogghaither, Taha Abdullah Kumosani, Munazza Gull
A comparative study of functional outcome of treatment of intra articular fractures of distal radius fixed with percutaneous Kirschner’s wires vs T-plate PDF
Jahangir Iqbal Khan, Faisal Nazeer Hussain, Tahir Mehmood, Omer Adil
Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences: A bibliometric assessment 2001-2010 PDF
Zameer Hussain Baladi, Loung V. Umedani
Clinical features and risk factors for irritable bowel syndrome in Migraine patients PDF
Chunlin Li, Shengyuan Yu, Huiying Li, Jin Zhou, Jieqiong Liu, Wenjing Tang, Lei Zhang
A study of Galactin-3 on fine needle aspiration as a diagnostic marker differentiating benign from malignant thyroid neoplasm PDF
Aliya Muzafar, Mulazim Hussain Bukhari, Ihtesham Uddin Qureshi
Prevalence of sexual dysfunction in saudi women with Type 2 diabetes: Is it affected by age, glycemic control or obesity? PDF
Turki A. AlMogbel, Hussein S. Amin, Saad M. AlSaad, Turky H. AlMigbal
Diagnosis and phenotypic assessment of Pakistani Haemophilia B carriers PDF
Muhammad Tariq Masood Khan, Arshi Naz, Jawad Ahmed, Tahir Sultan Shamsi, Abid Sohail Taj
Comparison of right and left trans-radial catheterization for coronary angiography and intervention in patients with Acute myocardial infarction PDF
Hongying Wang, Shijin Song
Impact of 24-hour helpline servicefor people with diabetes PDF
Farrukh Ahmed, Asim Bin Zafar, Musarrat Riaz, Erum Ghafoor, Rabia Abdul Rehman, Qutub Uddin
Prevention of anesthesia-induced injection pain of propofol in pediatric anesthesia PDF
Dabin Cheng, Lu Liu, Zheng Hu

Clinical Case Series

Peppered and rare – Gastric and Duodenal Pseudomelanosis: A case series PDF
Sami Samiullah, Moaz Choudhary, Hadi Bhurgri, Arooj Babar, Fatima Samad, Michael Demyen

Short Communication

What is done when endoscopic examination revealsborderline bowel ischemia in patients with sigmoid volvulus? PDF
Sabri Selcuk Atamanalp, Refik Selim Atamanalp

Case Reports

Transient hypoglossal nerve palsy after transoralintubation for general anesthesia PDF
Young Jin Choi, Jin Hee Lee, Young Duck Shin
Lower thoracic syndrome PDF
Muhammad Nazim Farooq
Osteonecrosis in the both femoral heads in a patient with Neuro-Behcet’s Disease PDF
Asuman Orhan Varoglu, Asude Aksoy
Apert Syndrome: Report of a rare congenital malformation PDF
Ehsan Rathore, Altaf Hussain Rathore
Hepatosplenic mucormycosis post autologous stem cell transplant PDF
Samia Yasmeen, Omer Waqas, Javeria Munir, Faisal Sultan, Abdul Hameed
Unicornuate uterus with a rudimentary horn diagnosedat scheduled third Cesarean Section PDF
Serkan Bodur, Ulaş Fidan, Mehmet Ferdi Kıncı, Kazım Emre Karaşahin


A New Model for PhD Elective Course PDF
HR Ahmad, Satwat Hashmi, MH Mahmood