Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 6, Issue 1, JAN – MAR  2012

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Original Articles

1

Etiological Profile and Sensitivity Spectrum of Isolates from Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media studied at a tertiary care hospital

Fazal I Wahid, Amir Hamza, Qaisar Khan, Iftikhar Ahmad

 

5

Comparison of Oxytocin and Prostaglandin E2 for Induction of Labour in Patients with Pre Labour Rupture of Membrane

Shamim Akhter, Afifa Waheed, Nabeela Shami

 

9

Correlation of Fasting Blood Sugar and Glycated Hemoglobin Levels With Fructose 2,6 Bisphosphate Levels in Immune Cells of Diabetic Patients

Shaheena, Abdul Wahab Shaikh, Seemen Ghafoor, Azra Saleem

 

13

Frequency of Causes and Location of Open Fractures

Abdur Rahman Qureshi, Jugdesh Kumar, Aftab Alam Khanzada, S M Awais

 

16

A Morphometric Study of Vascular Patterns in Primary Auditory Area of Human Brain

Muhammad Alamgir Rana, Saqib.Sohail, Muhammad Amin, Fasih Nisar, Atiya Mubarik Khalid

 

20

Automated Measurement of Red Blood Cell Microcytosis and Hypochromia in Iron Deficiency and Beta Thalassemia Trait

Rabia Nadeem, Nisar Ahmed, Ghulam Rasool Qureshi

 

24

Comparison of Surgical and Chemical Sphincterotomy in the Management of Acute Anal Fissures

Umer Farooq, Sumaiya Farooq, Sana Zahir, Abdul Majeed Chaudhry

 

32

Frequency and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Staphylococcus Aureus Isolated from Pus Samples of Paediatric Patients

Aizza Zafar, Hasan Ejaz, Jawwad Masood Ahmed, Ayisha Javed

 

36

Management of Primigravida with Unengaged Head at Term

Nadia Khurshid, Farhan Sadiq

 

39

Lamivudine as an Initial Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis B

Sherbat Khan, Shahid Raza Khalid, Khalid Shah

 

43

Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma - Evaluation and Management

Qaisar Khan, Amir Hamza, Fazal-I-Wahid, Mohammad Javaid, Naseer Ahmad, Iftikhar Ahmad Khan

 

47

Patterns of Gynaecological Malignancies at a Tertiary Care Hospital

Sobia Mohyuddin, Nighat Sultana, Khawar Awais Butt, Adeela Mohyuddin

 

51

Cholesteatoma and the Destruction of Middle Ear and Mastoid Cavities in Ottorhoea

Khurshid Anwar, Mohammad Said, Bakht Zada, Gulab Din, Iftikhar Ahmad Khan

 

55

Prevalence of Violence against Women of Child Bearing age and its Reporting Status

Mushtaq Ahmed Ch., Muhammad Yar Malik

 

59

Clinical Presentation of 56 Patients of Carcinoma Larynx Admitted at Services Hospital Lahore

Asghar Ullah Khan, Amir Hamza, Muhammad Frooq Khan, Inayat Ullah Khan

 

63

Surgical Experience of Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis at Quetta, Pakistan

Behram Khan Kakar, Shereen Khan, Habibullah Babar

 

66

Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage Prevention by Misoprostol & Oxytocin

Zohra Khanum, Amna Khanum

 

69

Risk Factors of Typhoid Ileal Perforation

Umer Farooq, Sumaiya Farooq, Sana Zahir, Abdul Majeed Chaudhry

 

75

Surgical Management of Fracture of Acetabulum

Dilip Kumar Doltani, Jugdesh Kumar, Ghulam Mahboob

 

77

Single Dose Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Emergency Caesarean Section

Rubina Iqbal, Ayesha Intsar, Samina Khurshid, Tallat Manzoor, Sehar Shehbaz

 

81

Maternal Lipids in Pregnancies with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Seemen Ghafoor, Abdul Wahab Shaikh, Shaheena

 

85

Antenatal Glucocorticoids & Renal Development in Rat

Nargis Ashraf, Asmatullah

 

90

To compare the Frequency and Severity of Post-dural Puncture Headache (PDPH) in Parturients given Spinal Anaesthesia with 25G Quincke with that of 25G Whitacre needle

Muhammad Atif Malik, Waqar Saleem Farooqi, Babar Hussain Khan, Muhammad Ishaq

 

94

Frequency and Different Indications for Anti-HCV Screening

Ghazanfar Ali Sirhindi, Muhammad Akram Bajawa, Muhammad Javed Asif, S. Liaquat Ali Khan, Muhammad Ahmad Alamgir

 

97

Correlation of Compliance of Anti-tuberculous Therapy with Various Demographic Factors

Saeed Ahmad Khan, Gul Samber Khan, Bashir Ullah, Mobin-Ur-Rehman

 

100

Role of Crataegus (Hawthorn) Extract on Obesity in Hyperlipidemic Albino Rats

Samina Kausar, Zujaja Zaheer, Mudassara Saqib, Bushra Zia

 

104

Intercostal Nerve Blockade Versus Local Anaesthetic Wound Infiltration for Postcholecystectomy Analgesia

Muhammad Ilyas, Muhammad Ishaque, Waqar Saleem Farooqi, Babar Hussain Khan, Waseem Ismat

 

107

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of the Mothers Regarding Oral Rehydration Solution, Feeding and Use of Drugs in Childhood Diarrhoea

Aiza Mohsin, Afsheen Batool Raza, Tahir Masood Ahmad

 

113

Current Trends in Wound Febrication at Rahim Yar Khan

Mushtaq Ahmed Ch., Muhammad Javed Akhter, Aijaz Ahmed Zaidi, Masood Jahangir

 

115

Histopathological Analysis of 1000 Colorectal Biopsies in Two Years in Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore

Saira Bashir, Rabia Nadeem, Nauman Rauf Khan, Bilquis A. Suleman, Ghulam Rasul Qureshi

 

118

Maternal Mortality at Lahore General Hospital

Saadia Cheema, Saadia Tariq, Tariq Masood Tipu, Farah Yousaf, Madeeha Rashid, Tariq Saeed.

 

121

Impact of Glyceryl Trinitrate Transdermal Patch on Mother and Foetus in Preterm Labour

Iram Mobusher

 

124

Cyclosporin an Induced Tubulointerstitial Changes in Developing Kidney

Nahid Tawakal, Naila Tawakal, Mohammad Tahir

 

129

Clinical Characteristics of Dengue Fever in a Medical Center of Lahore during 2010 Epidemics

Yasmine Lodhi, Mariam Mustafa Farooqi

 

132

Fluorides in the Groundwater of Punjab

Muhammad Tariq Bashir, Adnan Bashir, Madiha Rasheed

 

136

To Determine the Frequency of Menorrhagia in Patient who have Undergone Tubal Ligation

Tayyaba Majeed, Kanwal Saba, Rabia Habib Khokhar, Fatima Waheed

 

140

To Test the Applicability of Modified Kenneth Jones Scoring Chart in Early Detection of Tuberculosis in Children

Mobin-Ur-Rehman, Gul Samber Khan, Saeed Ahmed Khan

 

143

Comparison of KOH Mount & Fungal Culture in the Diagnosis of Onychomycosis

Raziuddin Ahmed, Saleem Ahmed Kharal, Muhammad Asif Durrani, Abid Hussain Chang, Syed Manzoor Iqbal,  Fakharuddin, Wajid Khurshid, Sheikh Sajjad Ahmed

 

149

Frequency of Impaired Oral Glucose Tolerance Test in Acute Myocardial Infarction patients without previous Diabetes Mellitus

Sohail Bashir Sulehria, A Saleem, Sajid Abaidullah, M M Memon

 

151

Double Blood Supply of Broca’s Area of Human Brain

Muhammad Alamgir Rana, Saqib.Sohail, Muhammad Amin, Fasih Nisar, Atiya Mubarik Khalid

 

155

Acute Abdominal Pain in Dengue Fever

Bilquis Shabbir, Habib Qadir, Farah Shafi, Fatima Mahboob

 

159

Knowledge of Hospital Waste Handlers Regarding Preventive Measures

Ghulam Mustafa, Mushtaq Ahamd, Hafiz Muhammad Yar Malik

 

164

Experience of 247 Patients Undergoing Surgical Ligation of Patent Ductus Arterioses at Bolan Medical College, Sandeman Teaching Hospital Quetta

Behram Khan Kakar, Habibullah Babar, Shereen Khan

 

167

Management of 30 cases of Malignant Skin Lesions on the Cheek and Lower Eye Lid

Habib Ullah Khajjak, Iftikhar Ul Haq, Hanana Hameed, Ahmed Tariq Chisti, Akhtar Hameed Malghani, Mohammad Masood Tariq

 

171

Combined Oral Contraceptive Pills Produce Fewer Changes in Platelet Count

Mamoona Shafiq, Syed Hafeezul Hassan, Muhammad Zubair, Qamar Aziz

 

175

Seroprevalence of Anti-HCV in Non-Professional Blood Donors

Anjum Zubair Bhutta, Zarfishan Tahir, Saima Ayub, Sohaila Mushtaq

 

179

Critical Appraisal of Tuberculosis Dots Diagnostic Centers in Lahore District

Saima Ayub, Anjum Zubair Bhutta, Zarfishan Tahir

 

184

Comparison of Diagnostic BCG and Mantoux Tests in the Early Detection of Tuberculosis in Children

Mobin-Ur-Rehman, Gul Samber Khan, Saeed Ahmed Khan

 

187

Dissemination of Enterobacteriaceae to Human Beings Through Houseflies in Different Areas of Lahore City

Mohammad Humayun, Munaza Hasan, Naseer Ahmad Chaudhry

 

191

Efficacy of Tamsulosin Spontaneous Expulsion in the Treatment of Distal Ureteric Stones

Jamshed Rahim, Athar Mahmood, Shahzad Ashraf, Muhammad Muzammil Tahir, Mohammad Usman Khan

 

195

Coverage of Immunization among Poor Children

Aneela Shaheen, Saima Batool, M. Arshad Mahmood, Mobin-Ur-Rehman

 

198

Surgical Outcome of Septoplasty: Experience at a tertiary care hospital

Qaisar Khan, Fazal-I-Wahid, Amir Hamza, Iftikhar Ahmad Khan

 

 

201

Changing Patterns of Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Salmonella Typhi at the Children’s Hospital Lahore

Humaira Javaid, Aizza Zafar, Jawwad Masood Ahmed, Hasan Ejaz, Muhammad Zubair

 

205

Detection and Appearances of Malignant Colorectal Masses through Transabdominal Sonography

Khalid Rehman Yousaf, Salman Atiq, Mian Sajid Nisar*

 

208

Association of Raised Gamma Glutamyl Transferase (GGT) Levels in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome and Their in Hospital Outcome

Asma Kamal, Amna Riaz, Asifa Kamal, Fareeha Sheikh

 

212

Management of Nephrotic Syndrome: ISKDC versus APN

Shaymyal Moundekhel, Gul Samber Khan, Uzma Afridi

 

216

Nephrectomy for Non-traumatic Benign Renal Diseases: Its indications and outcomes in a developing country

Mohammad Rafique Zaki, Abbas Ghazanfar, Khumair Asif

 

220

To Evaluate the Role of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in the Diagnosis of Liver Malignancy including Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Samira Haque, Sabiha Riaz

 

224

Frequency of Squamous Cell Esophageal Cancer among Afghan Men and local Pashtoon - Role of Social Class diet and other risk factors

Sherbat Khan, Shahid Raza Kalid, Mohammad Saleem

 

230

Sutureless Sublay verses Onlay Mesh Hernioplsty in Incisional Hernia Repair: A comparative study at Teaching Hospital, Lahore

Sikandar Hayat Gondal, Inayat Husain Anjum

 

234

Tube Duodenostomy - A Safe Approach for the Management of ‘Complex Duodenal Injuries’ in Poly Trauma Patients

Muhammad Ateeq, Muhammad Akram, Sikandar Hayat Gondal, Shazia Jehan, Faisal G Bhopal

 

238

The Effects of Laser and Ultrasound Therapy on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Fazal-Ur-Rehman Saeed, Saquib HanifMuhammad Aasim

 

242

Diagnostic Value of Water Drinking Test in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Syed Abid Hassan Naqvi, Syeda Birjees Anwar Kazmi, Zamir Iqbal, Ayesha Hameed, Jawwad Ahmed

 

246

Pediatric Lymphomas: A five year experience at a tertiary care hospital

Ghazala Hanif, Mahvish Hussain, Samina Zaman, Anam Shahid, Zonaira Rathore, Saadia Khan, Ayesha Haider

 

251

Achalasia – Different Treatment Options, Baloon Dilaation Alone Versus Baloon Dilatation and Diltiazam

Tahir Siddique, Sadaf Farzand, Syeda Shaista Waheed, Faiza Khan

 

253

Role of Progesterone for the Prevention of Preterm Labour

Salma Jabeen, Musrat Akhtar, Naheed Fatima, Muhammad Akram

 

256

Causes of Neonatal Mortality in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Muhammad Rashid Ayub, Nabeela Rashid, Khalid Maqsood

 

258

Thyroid Dysfunction in Diabetes Mellitus

Bilquis Shabbir, Habib Qadir, Farah Shafi, Fatima Mahboob

 

261

Role of Progesterone in the Management of Threatened Miscarriage

Musrat Akhtar, Naheed Fatima, Salma Jabeen, Muhammad Akram

 

265

MELD and MELDNa Scores as Predictors of Short term Prognosis in patients with End Stage liver disease

Sajid Nisar, Sumaira Aziz, Muhammad Shahzad Hafeez, Azhar Hussain

 

269

Validity of Platelet Count/Spleen Diameter Ratio for the Noninvasive Diagnosis of Esophageal Varices in Cirrhotic Patients

Sajid Nisar, Shaista Nazir, Ambreen Butt, Azhar Hussain, Khalid Rehman Yousaf

Case Reports

275

Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy in the Rudimentary Horn of Uterus at 14 weeks - A case report at Fatima Memorial Hospital

Rubina Iqbal, Samina Khurshid, Ayesha Intasar, Misbah Khurshid

 

277

Tubular Adenoma of the Appendix - A Case Report

Syed Asghar Naqi, Imran Aslam, Sajid Mahmood