Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 5, Issue 3, JUL – SEP  2011

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Review Article

400

Morphine Can Be Used Safely in a Resource Poor Tertiary Care Hospital for Postoperative Pain Management in Children - A Retrospective Review

Saeedah Asaf, Salman A. Shah, Saima Siddiqui, Uroos Jabeen, Javaid Iqbal2.

Special Article

403

Costing Structure of Public Hospitals in Pakistan

Christian Lorenz, Muhammad Khalid, Naveed Akhtar

Original Articles

408

Knowledge about HIV/AIDS among University Students in Lahore

Lubna Javed, Fariha Farooq, Nosheen Naveed

 

414

The Role of MRI in Diagnosis of Cardiac Pathologies

Mian Waheed Ahmad, Malik Sajjad, Nasir Raza Zaidi

 

417

Indications and Early Complications of Standard Tracheostomy

Muhammad Rashid, S.Nadeem Uddin Naqvi, Imran Saeed, Uzair Luqman, Omer Sefvan Janjua

 

421

Placenta Praevia and Accreta and its Relationship with Previous Caesarean Section

Saima Javaid. Tahira Yasmeen

 

425

Protective Role of Vitamin C against Teratogenic Effects of Lead Acetate on Mouse Kidney

Rakhshanda Jabeen, M Tahir, Syed Muhammad Ahsan Raza, Fakhar-Un-Nisa, Saima Batool

 

430

JAK 2 V617 Mutation with Myeloid Hyperplasia and Blast Formation in Idiopathic Myelofibrosis

Fatima Khanum, Suhaib Ahmad, Aman Ur Rehman

 

433

Comparison of Diagnostic Accuracy of Film-Screen Mammography and Ultrasound in Breast Masses

Zeba Zahid,  Zahid Ibrahim, Saira Bilal, Muhammad Farooq

 

436

Efficacy of Adipose Tissue in Fat Graft Tympanoplasty

Ahmed Shakeel Ahsan, Muhammad Rashid Awan, Azhar Hameed, Abid Rasheed

 

439

Multi-level Intercostal Block with Bupivacaine Helps in Early Extubation and Shortens Intensive Care Unit Stay in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Thoracotomy

S. Salman A. Shah; Saeedah Asaf, Tariq Waqar; M. Asim Khan; Jamal A Nasir; Uroos Jabeen.

 

442

Role of Uterine Packing in Control of PPH

Iram Mobusher

 

445

Biostatistical Analysis of Morbidity & Mortality Due to Myocardial Infarction and its Prevention by Hypolipidemic Drug Regimen

Javed Asghar, Khalid Umer Gill, Shah Murad, Shaheena Asif, Aamir Bashir, Ghazi Mahmood

 

450

Addition of Amikacin and Levofloxacin is Associated with Higher Culture Conversion Rate in Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Mansoor Ud Din Sajid, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Siddiqique

 

455

The Frequency of Vaginal Birth after one Cesarean Section with Vigilant Fetal and Maternal Monitoring

Sadia Khanumm Amna Khanum

 

457

Level of Understanding in Surgical Patients Undergoing Operative Procedures

Nauman Saeed, Amina Mushtaq, Saeed Ahmed, Muddassir Javaid, Kamran Butt, M. Tariq Sohail

 

460

Infections of Children Associated with Malnutrition in Quetta, Pakistan

Abid Panezai, Majed Rafeeq, Masroor Ahmad Bajwa,  Mohammad Masood Tariq, Ferhat Abbas, Basheer Ahmad Kakar, Babar Hilal, Abdul Wadood, Mumtaz Ali

 

466

Short Term Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Operative Vaginal Deliveries in Singleton Term Pregnancies

Shabnam Tahir Saleem, Imran Saeed, Mirza Ilyas Baig, Faiza Sohail, Tahir Saleem

 

471

Frequency of Intradialytic Hypotension among Patients on Maintenance Heamodialysis

Abad Ur Rehman Awan, Tahir Shafi, Aizaz Mand Ahmed, Muhammad Aasim

RETRACTED1

476

A Comparative Study of Repaglinide & Glibenclamide in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Zahid Hussain Shah, Khurram Saleem, Fatima Mahboob, Rushd Jibran

 

480

Maternal Mortality and Induced Abortion

Tayyaba Majeed, Kanwal Saba, Amna Ahsan Cheema, Zahid Mahmood,

 

484

Morphine Based Anesthetic Allows Early Discharge from the Intensive Care Unit in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Saeedah Asaf, Salman A. Shah, M. Asim Khan, Jamal A. Nasir, Tariq Waqar, M. Ali Gill, Uroos Jabeen.

 

487

Management of Biliary and Pancreatic Fistulae by Fistulojejunostomy

Muhammad Tahir, Zahid Mahmood, Muneer Imran, Muhammad Asghar Javed

 

489

High Emergency Caesarean Section Rate - A comparison of indications in years 2005 and 2010

Saima Rafique, Gul E Raana

 

492

Feeding Practice among Infants in Labour Community

Aneela Shaheen, Saima Batool, Muhammad Naeem, Maryam Shoaib

 

494

A Study of Carcinoma Gall Bladder Diagnosed After Cholecystectomy Carried Out for a Benign Disease

Mohammad Adnan Nazeer, Khalil Ahmad, Maratab Ali, Zain Noor Ahmad, Asma Samreen, Khalid M. Durrani

 

497

Retrospective Study of Variations in the Microscopic Morphology of Dental Biopsy Specimens Received in Pathology Department of Lahore Medical and Dental College

Shazia N. Ibnerasa

 

501

Misoprostol for the Purpose of Midtrimester Termination of Pregnancy: A Comparative Study with Prostaglandin F2 Alpha With Oxytocin Infusion

Sadia Khanum, Amna Khanum

 

503

Delayed Vs Interval Cholecystectomy for Gall Stone Pancreatitis

Muhammad Akram Dogar, Imran, Abishek Chaudhary, Tasleem Akhtar

 

507

The Impact of JAK2 V617 Mutation in Splenomegaly and Reticulin Grade of Idiopathic Myelofibrosis

Fatima Khanum, Aman Ur Rehman

 

509

Transcallosal Vs Transcortical Approach to Thalamic Tumors-an Experience

Junaid Khan, Muhammad Khalid, Anisa Kalsoom

 

512

Total-Cholesterol Vs HDL-Cholesterol

Shah Murad, Javed Asghar, Khalid Umer Gill, Aamir Bashir, Ghazi Mahmood*, Abdul Majeed Chaudhry, Shaheena Asif

 

515

A Clinico Pathological Study of Benign Breast Lumps

Mohammad Adnan Nazeer, Safdar Baloch, Zain Noor Ahmad, Asma Samreen, Khalid M. Durrani

 

517

Management of Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis Other Than Abdominal Tuberculosis Presenting to Surgeons

Khalid Mahmood Nizami, Mehmood Alam, Omer Farooq, Muhammad Rashid Chaudhry

 

520

Risk Factors for Ectopic Pregnancy at Lahore General Hospital Lahore

Sadia Zulfiqar Cheema, Madeeha Rashid, Sadia Tariq

 

524

Effects of Pregnancy on Thyroid Hormone Levels

Abdul Shakoor Memon, Abdul Wahab Shaikh, Amar Lal Dodani

 

529

TDT: A Diagnostic Marker in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Zahid Ibrahim, Zeba Zahid, Muhammad Farooq

 

531

Laparoscopic versus Open Appendicectomy - A Prospective Comparative Study of 100 Patients

Mansab Ali, Muhammad Tahir, Fatima Asim, Zahid Mahmood, Muneer Imran

 

534

Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Adult Population of Rawalpindi

Sohail Rashid Ahmad, Muhammad Ahmed, Imran Haider, Aftab Turabi, Farooq Ahmad Khan

 

538

Frequency of Primary and Secondary Lactose Intolerance in Dyspeptic Adult Population and Comparison Based on age of Onset, Duration and Sex

Muhammad Akram Bajwa, Gazanfar Ali Sirhindi, Akleem Ahmad Sheikh, Muhammad Aasim, Altaf Alam

 

543

The Pattern of Orbital Tumors on B-scan in Suspected Cases of Orbital Masses

Saeed Akhtar Malik, Hassan Mahmood Tabassum, Salah Ud Din Arbi

 

549

Frequency of Hypothermia during General Anaesthesia

Muhammad Arshad, Waqar Ahmed Qureshi, Ahmad Ali, Syed Zeeshan Haider

 

553

Efficacy of Prophylactic Intracameral Moxifloxacin in Cataract Surgery

Sanaullah Khan, Kashif Raza Khan, Nazeer Ahmad Aasi

 

558

Frequency of Pleomorphic Adenoma in Salivary Glands

Pir Bux Magsi, Khush Mohammed Sohu, Hamid Ali Sangi

 

561

Audit of Gynaecological Hysterectomies

Tahira Yasmin, Saima Javed, Mansab Amin Chaudhary, Saima Rafique, M.Salim Malik

 

565

Effect of Incision Site on Corneal Endothelial Cell Count Changes in Cataract Surgery by Phacoemulsification

Khalid Mahmood, Ahmad Zeeshan Jamil, Talat Mahmood Gondal, Zaheer-Ud-Din Aqil Qazi

 

570

Routine Use of Loopogram/contrast Radiology Prior to Post Typhoid Ileostomy Reversal

Hassan Mahmood Tabassum, Saeed Akhtar Malik, Zahid Shahzad, Shagufta Sikandar, Sultan Ahmad

 

575

Antenatal Complications and their Impact on Maternal and Perinatal Outcome of Twin Gestations

Tahira Yasmin, Saima Javed, Mansab Amin Chaudhary, Romana Latif,M Salim Malik

 

579

Comparison of Frequency of Hypotension after Subarachnoid Block Either Giving Prophylactic Intramuscular Ephedrine or Crystalloid Preload in Parturients Undergoing Cesarean Delivery

Waqar Ahmed Qureshi, Syed Zia Haider, Muhammad Arshad, Syed Zeeshan Haider,Ahmed Ali, Tooba Moon, Maryam Shoaib

 

582

Effects of Fasting Intervals on Gastric Volume and pH

Riaz Hussain, Tahir Nazeer, Nasrullah Khan Aziz, Maqsood Ali

 

587

Oral Versus Rectal Misoprostol in the Prevention of Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage

Amna Khanun, Sadia Khanum

 

589

Role of Colour Doppler Sonography in the Diagnosis of Breast Tumors

Aamir Nadeem Ch., Mian Waheed Ahmad, Amina Ahmad,

 

592

Unsafe Abortion – A Clandestine Epidemic 

Naheed Jamal Faruqi, Nazia Badar, Nudrat Sohail, Shabnam Tariq, Gulguna Hasan

Case Reports

595

A Rare Presentation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Asma Samreen, M Adnan Nazeer, Zain Noor Ahmad, Naila Atif, Khalid M. Durrani, Bilquees Suleman

 

597

Inguinal Hernia Containing Stomach, Transverse Colon and Small Bowel

Muhammad Akram Dogar, Abishek Chaudhary, Imran

 

600

Association of Down’s Syndrome with Hirshsprung’s Disease and Imperforate Anus

M. Rashid Ayub, Muneer Imran, Nabeela Rashid, Zahid Mahmood. Sonia Saleem