Vol 34, No 5 (2018)

September – October 2018

Vol. 34, No. 5 (2018)

Table of Contents


Peer Review: How much weightage should the editor give to reviewer’s opinion? PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid, Masood Jawaid

Leading Article

How to ensure effective use of media to communicate with healthcare professionals and general public PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid, Masood Jawaid

Original Articles

Incidence of microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes: A 12 year longitudinal study from Karachi-Pakistan PDF
Asher Fawwad, Nida Mustafa, Awn Bin Zafar, Maria Khalid
Clinical evaluation of laparoscopic surgery combined with triptorelin acetate in patients with endometriosis and infertility PDF
Huiling Xue, Meiyun Liu, Wanjiao Hao, Ye Li
Does extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy therapy affect thiol-disulfide homeostasis? PDF
Aliseydi Bozkurt, Cuma Mertoglu, Mehmet Karabakan, Gulsah Siranli, Emine Feyza Yurt, Ozcan Erel
Shift work disorder and its related factors among health-care workers in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bangalore, India PDF
Jesly Joseph Mathew, Merlyn Joseph, Madonna Britto, Bobby Joseph
Outcome of patients with acute pancreatitis requiring intensive care admission: A retrospective study from a tertiary care center of Pakistan PDF
Faraz Shafique, M. Faisal Khan, Muhammad Asghar Ali, Faisal Shamim, Muhammad Sohaib
Antibiotic-loaded bone cement spacer usage combined with membrane induction in infected gap non-unions: A case series PDF
Xinwei Liu, Guocheng Ding, Dapeng Zhou, Liangbi Xiang
Accuracy of echocardiography in diagnosing total anomalous pulmonary venous return PDF
Fatima Ali, Sonia Qureshi, Muneer Amanullah, Mehnaz Atiq
Incidence and characteristics of Traumatic Tympanic Membrane perforation PDF
Fazal I Wahid, Sajid Rashid Nagra
Evaluation of skeletal variations and establishment of Cephalometric Norms in Saudi Sub Population using Bjork Jarabak’s analysis PDF
Ibrahim Alshahrani, Muhammad Abdullah Kamran, Ali Alhaizaey, Noura Abumelha
Raised intraocular pressure following Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide in diabetic versus non-diabetic patients PDF
Pir Salim Mahar, Abdul Sami Memon, Muhammad Faisal Fahim
Spectrum of complications in childhood Enteric Fever as reported in a Tertiary Care Hospital PDF
Aisha Iftikhar, Attia Bari, Uzma Jabeen, Iqbal Bano
Controlled blood pressure elevation and limited fluid resuscitation in the treatment of multiple injuries in combination with shock PDF
Yan Lu, Liping Liu, Jing Wang, Limin Cui
Serum Interleukin-15 and its relationship with adiposity Indices before and after short-term endurance exercise PDF
Mozaffer Rahim Hingorjo, Sitwat Zehra, Saima Saleem, Masood Anwar Qureshi
Role of various complete blood count parameters inpredicting the success of single-dose Methotrexate in treating ectopic pregnancy PDF
Ahkam Göksel Kanmaz, Abdurrahman Hamdi İnan, Emrah Beyan, Adnan Budak
Frequency of incidental fatty liver on ultrasound and its association with diabetes mellitus and hypertension PDF
Rabbia Zubair, Masoom Mirza, Javeria Iftikhar, Nida Saeed
Comparison of modified versus conventional injection techniques of low‑molecular‑weight heparin in elderly PDF
Wenzhen Geng, Ying Zhang, Juan Shi
Outcome of radioactive iodine therapy in Toxic Nodular Goiter in Pakistan PDF
Tauseef Ahmad, Adeel Khoja, Naveed Haroon Rashid, Muhammad Areeb Ashfaq
Sociodemographic Characteristics as Predictors of Satisfaction in Public and Private Dental Clinics PDF
Aftab Ahmed Khan, Adel Zia Siddiqui, Syed Fareed Mohsin, Badreldin Abdelrhaman Mohamed
Association of BRCA1 185 del AG with early age onset of breast cancer patients in selected cohort from Pakistani population PDF
Durr-e-Samin Tahir, Muhammad Saif-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Shahnawaz-ul-Rehman, Muhammad Sajjad Khan
Development and Validation of Neuro-Cognitive Assessment Battery for Stroke Patients (NCABS) in Pakistan PDF
Syeda Namrah Mahmood, Umaiza Bashir
The association of serum neuron-specific enolase with other disease markers in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A case-control study PDF
Li Jie, Xinyi Kong, Wei Shu, Wei Zhang
Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in management of neuropathic pain in patients with post traumatic incomplete spinal cord injuries PDF
Amir Zeb, Aatik Arsh, Sher Bahadur, Syed Muhammad Ilyas
Frequency of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus Aureus among health care workers at a Tertiary Care Hospital PDF
Muhammad Kashif Salman, Muhammad Sohail Ashraf, Sumaira Iftikhar, Mirza Ahmad Raza Baig
Treatment algorithm in 960 pediatric burn cases: A review of etiology and epidemiology PDF
Veli Avci, Omer Faruk Koçak
Pericatheter urethrogram after anastomotic urethroplasty: Is it a must? PDF
Ali Haider, Syed Mamun Mahmud
Clinical features and outcome in paediatric newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenic purpura in a tertiary care centre PDF
Huma Zafar, Saadia Anwar, Mahwish Faizan, Shazia Riaz
Treatment of pelvic cavity pain caused by endometriosis with excision of invaded sacrospinous ligament PDF
Jinqiong Li, Xia Yao, Jing Zhang
Evaluation of efficacy of serological methods for detection of HCV infection in blood donors: A single centre experience PDF
Arshi Naz, Samina Naz Mukry, Imran Naseer, Tahir Sultan Shamsi
Vitamin D levels in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: Is it related to disease activity? PDF
Burhan Fatih Koçyiğit, Ahmet Akyol
Diagnostic accuracy of cerebrospinal fluid adenosine deaminase in detecting Tuberculous Meningitis PDF
Aamir Habib, Zulfiqar Ali Amin, Syed Hassan Raza, Sobia Aamir
Correlation of hematological indices and ratios derived from them with FIQR scores in fibromyalgia PDF
Marwan S.M. Al-Nimer, Talar A.M Mohammad
Bacterial contamination of Pakistani currency notes from hospital and community sources PDF
Hasan Ejaz, Azra Javeed, Muhammad Zubair
Effect of bone graft granule volume on postoperative fusion after lumber spinal internal fixation: A retrospective analysis of 82 cases PDF
Jianxue Hao, Chongchao Yan, Suoli Liu, Pengfa Tu
Development and validation of assessment of psycho-education of carers questionnaire: An early experience PDF
Imran Ijaz Haider, Farah Tiwana, Noor Zohra, Khaleeq ur Rehaman
Gum chewing and bowel function after Caesarean section under spinal anesthesia PDF
Ozlem Akalpler, Hülya Okumuş
Determinants of Vitamin D deficiency in asymptomatic healthy young medical students PDF
Shabnam Bano Nadeem, Tazeen Fatima Munim, Hareem Fatima Hussain, Deebaj Fatima Hussain
Regulation of Dietary Habits: The effect of losing weight on quality of life PDF
Ibrahim Bashan, Mustafa Bakman, Yucel Uysal, Ertan Mert
Detection of myocardial enzymes, cardiac troponin T and hepatic and renal function in the diagnosis and treatment of severe pneumonia in children PDF
Fengxia Han, Jianhong Gao, Jinghua Gai
Can Perfusion Index be used as an Objective Tool for Pain Assessment in Labor Analgesia? PDF
Ilke Kupeli, Nur Gozde Kulhan
Post hysteroscopic progesterone hormone therapy in the treatment of endometrial polyps PDF
Fangfang Li, Shuangyan Wei, Shuye Yang, Zhiqiang Liu, Fangfang Nan
Self-perceived oral symptoms and periodontal inflammatory conditions in habitual naswar dippers PDF
Nawwaf Al-Hamoudi, Sameer Mokeem, Tariq Abdul Jabbar, Fahim Vohra, Zohaib Akram
Expression and clinical significance of serum 25-OH-D in pregnant women with SCH (Subclinical Hypothyroidism) and GDM (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus) PDF
Xue Zhou, Zhihong Li, Ben Li, Shuqin Guo, Mingyan Yao
Role of topical antibiotics in prophylaxis against endophthalmitis following intravitreal antibiotics PDF
Asfandyar Asghar, Imran Ellhai, Naila Obaid, Ume Sughra
Changes and correlations of serum interleukins, adhesion molecules and soluble E-selectin in children with allergic rhinitis and asthma PDF
Jing Bi, Yaoqin Hu, Zhaoyang Peng, He Liu, Yong Fu
Can we predict severity of acute cholecystitis at admission? PDF
Sadettin Er, Sabri Özden, Canbert Çelik, Bülent Cavit Yüksel

Case Reports

Comorbid Schizophrenia and Anorexia nervosa in an adolescent male PDF
Nazish Imran, Fatima Rumesa, Farhat Jamil

Short Communication

Effect of task specific circuit training on Gait parameters and mobility in stroke survivors PDF
Qurat ul ain, Arshad Nawaz Malik, Umama Haq, Sehrish Ali

View Point

Global Standing of Pak Universities in Shanghai Ranking PDF
Sultan Ayoub Meo


Use of Guedel Airway as a guide to insert nasogastric tube under general anaesthesia: A simple and logical way PDF
Faraz Shafiq, Faruq Hameed, Khalid Siddiqui

Conference Proceedings

Proceedings of NADEP Diabetes Foot conference held at Lahore Pakistan (August 10-12, 2018) PDF
Shaukat Ali Jawaid