Vol 34, No 4 (2018)

July - August 2018

Vol. 34, No. 4 (2018): July - August 2018

Table of Contents


Pakistan’s Performance in Global Impact Factor Race PDF
Sultan Ayub Meo, Shaukat Ali Jawaid

Original Articles

Patterns of Inpatient Admissions during Hajj:Clinical conditions, length of stay and patient outcomes at an advanced care centre in Makkah, Saudi Arabia PDF
Ahmad A. Mirza, Mohammed A. Al-Sakkaf, Amrallah A. Mohammed, Mian U. Farooq, Ziad A. Al-Ahmadi, Moahammed A. Basyuni
The Efficacy of Laser Doppler Flowmetry, Electric Pulp Test and Cold Test in Diagnosing Revascularization of Extrusively Luxated Immature Maxillary Incisors PDF
Seyda Ersahan, Fidan Alakus Sabuncuoglu, Elif Aybala Oktay
Comparative Effectiveness of Teaching Obstetrics and Gynaecological Procedural Skills on Patients versus Models: A randomized trial PDF
Shereen Zulfiqar Bhutta, Haleema Yasmin
Effects of epidural anesthesia combined with inhalation anesthesia or intravenous anesthesia on intrapulmonary shunt and oxygenation in patients undergoing long term single lung ventilation PDF
Xia Zheng, Zhiquan Lv, Kaiyu Yin, Mingqing Peng
An approach for developing integrated undergraduate medical curriculum PDF
Ashfaq Akram, Farzana Rizwan, Kamran Sattar, Jalal Ibrahim S Hadi, Sultan Ayoub Meo
Socio-economic factors affecting quality of life of Hemodialysis patients and its effects on mortality PDF
Muhammad Anees, Shazia Batool, Marium Imtiaz, Muhammad Ibrahim
Evaluation of Intraocular pressure, Corneal thickness, and Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome PDF
Kuddusi Teberik, Mehmet Tahir Eski, Ege Güleç Balbay, Murat Kaya
Comparison of neonatal outcomes between category-1& non‑category-1 Primary Emergency Cesarean Section: A retrospective record review in a tertiary care hospital PDF
Syeda Dure Shahwar, Iffat Ahmed, Azra Amerjee, Zahra Hoodbhoy
Analysis of the occurrence of deep venous thrombosisin lower extremity fractures: A clinical study PDF
Qiang Li, Xiao Chen, Yuanyuan Wang, Lin Li
Radiation safety behavior model for the radiological science departments of Universities in Korea PDF
Pyong Kon Cho, Yongmin Kim, Hyonchol Jang, Yeoryeong Jeon, Eunok Han
Association of serum liver enzyme Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) in patients with type 2 diabetes PDF
Mujeeb Ur Rehman Abro, Anum Butt, Kulsoom Baqa, Nazish Waris, Maria Khalaid, Asher Fawwad
The Role of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) and Glial Cell Line‑Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) in Tic Disorders PDF
Ali Karayağmurlu, Hakan Öğütlü, İbrahim Selçuk Esin, Onur Burak Dursun, Ahmet Kızıltunç
Efficacy of Vitamin D supplementation in achieving an early sputum conversion in smear positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis PDF
Arbab Afzal, Rabia Rathore, Nasir Farooq Butt, Fawad Ahmad Randhawa
Levels of Plasma N-terminal Pro-brain Natriuretic Peptide and D‑dimer on the Prognosis of Patients with Acute Cerebral Infarction PDF
Rui Wang, Yamin Wei, Junfang Teng
Occurrence of traumatic dental injuries among preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorder PDF
Fares S Al-Sehaibany
Roles of medical education department: What are expectations of the faculty? PDF
Saima Batool, Muhammad Ahsan Raza, Rehan Ahmed Khan
Evaluation of serum biomarkers for detection of preeclampsia severity in pregnant women PDF
Maryam Kasraeian, Nasrin Asadi, Homeira Vafaei, Tarlan Zamanpour, Hadi Raeisi-Shahraki, Khadije Bazrafshan
Are there any preventable risk factors for women who had surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse and stress Urinary Incontinence? PDF
Sefa Kurt, Mehmet Tunc Canda, Mehmet Bal, Abdullah Taşyurt
Exercise therapy versus surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis: A systematic reviewand meta-analysis PDF
Zhuomao Mo, Renwen Zhang, Minmin Chang, Shujie Tang
Protein requirement and its intake in subjectswith diabetic foot ulcers at a tertiary care hospital PDF
Nida Sajid, Zahid Miyan, Syed Itaat Hussain Zaidi, Syeda Sara Abbas Jaffri, Mariam Abdeali
Effect of intrauterine insemination treatment on sexual function and quality of life for infertile women PDF
Emre Sinan Güngör, Olcay Seval, Gülşah İlhan, Fatma Ferda Verit
Comparison of two types of exercises in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis PDF
Wenzhi Mu, Yong Shang, Zhuomao Mo, Shujie Tang
Perceived stress and monetary burden amongthalassemia patients and their caregivers PDF
Aliya Hisam, Najm us Saqib Khan, Naseer Alam Tariq, Hira Irfan, Bushra Arif, Mawra Noor
Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody and Periodontal Status in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients PDF
Wan Majdiah Wan Mohamad, Soh Ke Jia, Wan Syamimee Wan Ghazali, Haslina Taib
Factors contributing to the lack of interest in research activities among postgraduate medical students PDF
Imran Saeed, Nabiha Farasat Khan, Attia Bari, Rehan Ahmed Khan
Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and mean platelet volume can be useful markers to predict sepsis in children PDF
Adem Dursun, Serkan Özsoylu, Başak Akyıldız
A comparison of exposure of Glottis using the Airtraq or the Macintosh Laryngoscope in Potentially difficult airway management: A self-controlled clinical trial PDF
Ji-Ming Wang, Yun-Xia Zuo, Jing Lin, Er-Li Ma, Peng Liang, Xiao-Qiang Li
Prevalence of depression among adults with sickle cell disease in the Southern Region of Saudi Arabia PDF
Sultan Saad Alsubaie, Mohammad Abdulrahman Almathami, Ahmad Abouelyazid, Mohammad Mana Alqahtani
Plasma surfactant protein-A levels in apparently healthy smokers, stable and exacerbation COPD patients PDF
Khalid Parvez Lone, Nida .
Evaluation of patients undergoing abdominal sacrocolpopexy due to symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse in terms of gastrointestinal complications PDF
Abdurrahman Hamdi İnan, Emrah Beyan, Adnan Budak, Ahkam Göksel Kanmaz
Dynamic changes and clinical significance of serum S100B protein and glial fibrillary acidic protein in patients with delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide poisoning PDF
Chong Di, Yun Zeng, Jingyu Mao, Zhengjie Shen, Wenzhe Gu
Levels of serum thyroxine, triidothyronine and thyrotropin in patients with acute myocardial infarction PDF
Mulazim Hussain Bukhari, Rukhsana Gulzar, Rehma Dar, Hira Sajjad
Association between grades of Hydronephrosis & detection of urinary stones by ultrasound imaging PDF
Sultan Abdulwadoud Alshoabi
Evaluation of medication adherence in hypertensive patients and influential factors PDF
Selma Borataş, Hülya Fırat Kılıç
Prevalence of Migraine among patients of Depressive Disorder PDF
Muhammad Ilyas Jat, Muhammad Iqbal Afridi, Washdev Amar, Chooni Lal
The effect of facet joint injection on lumbar spinal stenosis with radiculopathy PDF
Chan Jin Park, Young Duck Shin, Seung Woon Lim, Yoo Mee Bae
Treatment results of small bowel perforations due to unusual causes PDF
Mustafa Yener Uzunoglu, Fatih Altintoprak, Enis Dikicier, Ismail Zengin
Subclinical Hypothyroidism among local adult obese population PDF
Abdul Sami, Malik Faisal Iftekhar, Muhammad Abdur Rauf, Akhter Sher
Prevalence and factors associated with smartphone addiction among medical students at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah PDF
Alaa Aziz Alhazmi, Sami Hamdan Alzahrani, Mukhtiar Baig, Emad M. Salawati, Ahmad Alkatheri
Perinatal outcome among fasting and non fasting mothers during the month of Ramadan PDF
Zahegul Gul, Seema Rajar, Zeenat Shaikh, Kashif Shafique, Nazli Hossain
Effects of serum N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide& D-dimer levels on patients with acute ischemic stroke PDF
Jia Li, Chengzhi Gu, Dan Li, Lan Chen, Zhenhui Lu, Lianhai Zhu, Huaiyu Huang
The influence of patient-physician communication on physician loyalty and hospital loyalty of the patient PDF
Özgün ÜNAL, Mahmut AKBOLAT, Mustafa AMARAT
Predictors of serious findings on bi-directional endoscopy in young patients with anemia and GI symptoms PDF
Faisal Aslam, Abdullah Bin Khalid, Faraz Siddiqui, Yamna Jadoon

Clinical Case Series

Treatment of unruptured cornual pregnancies by local injections of methotrexate or potassium chloride under transvaginal ultrasonographic guidance PDF
Gorkem Tuncay, Abdullah Karaer, Ebru Inci Coskun, Rauf Melekoglu

Short Communication

L-Dopa response to Cortical Dysfunctions, health related quality of life and Fatigue Severity in Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease PDF
Amara Gul, Javed Yousaf

Systematic Review

Upper lip bite test for prediction of difficult airway: A systematic review PDF
Elnaz Faramarzi, Hassan Soleimanpour, Zahid Hussain Khan, Ata Mahmoodpoor, Sarvin Sanaie

Case Reports

An elusive case of digital ischemia in a patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis PDF
Waleed Azam, Uzma Erum, Asif Jan Muhammad
Fournier gangrene due to Rhizobium Radiobacter PDF
Volkan Sen, Pinar Sen, Mehmet Oguz Sahin
Germ cell tumor and Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: A treatment dilemma PDF
Abdul Hannan, Muhammad Faisal Khalid, Samia Yasmeen

Workshop Proceedings

Proceedings of Workshop on Scientific Writing and Publishing organized by EMAME-DHA at Dubai (June 22-24th 2018) PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid

Conference Proceedings

Proceedings of National Medical Conference organized by Azra Naheed Medical College in collaboration with Pakistan Aspirin Foundation (April 28th 2018) PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid


What is a University Education? PDF
H.R Ahmad