Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 6, Issue 4, OCT DEC  2012

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Editorial

810

Medical Education & Professionalism

Kamran Aziz

Original Articles

812

Perceptions of Medical Students about End of Life Palliative Care

Seema Daud, Aftab Anjum, Bushra Khurram Bhatti

 

817

Association between Fetal Sex and Maternal Serum Testosterone Levels in Normotensive and Preeclamptic Pregnancies

Erum Ashraf, Humaira Nawab, Muhammad Akbar Mughal

 

821

Non Alcholic Fatty Liver Disease: Association with Maternal Diabetes

Saqib Javaid Ahmad, Mian Waheed Ahmad

 

823

Control of Unilateral Spontaneous Anterior Epistaxis: Comparison of Complications of Anterior Nasal Packing Versus Silver Nitrate Cautery

Muhammad Ismail Khan, Mohammad, Rafique Khattak

 

827

An Analysis of Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) for Sinonasal Disease

Shahbaz Mujtaba Ghori, Bakht Aziz, Abid Rashid, Mansoor Basir Pal

 

831

Outcomes of Mesh Repair in Inguinal Hernias at a tertiary care hospital

Zain Noor Ahmed, Mohammad Adnan Nazeer, Faiz Ul Hassan, Mansab Ali

 

834

Emerging Carbapenem Resistance in Enterobacteriaceae

Fakhuruddin, M.Asif Durrani, Raziuddin Ahmed

 

839

Prognostic Value & Frequency of QT Interval - QT Dispersion in Pts with Cardiometabolic Syndrome

Khurram Saleem, Ayub Latif Khawaja, Kamran Khalid Butt, Ahmad Awais, Shamshad Rasool Awaan

 

843

Effect of Arginine & Insulin on Histological Changes in Sreptozotocintreated Rat Adrenal Gland

Yasmeen Mahar, Amir Ali Shoro, Anjum Naqvi

 

847

Wake up Test in Pts Undergoing Harrington Instrumentation: Comparison of two Techniques

Yahya Saeed, Iram Alia, Qasim Farooq

 

850

Consecutive 300 Diagnostic Laparoscopies at Arif Memorial Teaching Hospital Lahore

Nadia Khurshid, Farhan Sadiq, Arjumand Iftikhar

 

854

To Assess the Impact of Inspiratory Pressure Levels in Non Invasive Ventilation in COPD

Atif Mahmood

 

856

An Audit of Emergency Laparoscopic Appendicectomy at a Tertiary Care Hospital

Mohammad Adnan Nazeer, Mansab Ali, Rizwan Saleem, Zain Noor Ahmed, Khalil Ahmed

 

860

Thyroid Autoantibodies in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Treated With Interferon Alpha Therapy

Arshad Iqbal Gardezi, Muhammad Ayub, Qazi Masroor Ali, Ehsanullah, Muhammad Farooq

 

863

Smoking in Young Armed Forces Officers of Pakistan Who Attended Various Courses at Quetta

Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Sajid, S. Fahim Shah, Akhtar Muneer, Muhammad Farooq

 

866

Morphological Changes in Liver of Albino Rats Associated With Olive Oil Diet

Saeed Ahmad, Muhammad Farooq,  Zahid Mahmood Akhtar  Abdul Latif, Atiya Mubarak

 

869

Comparison of Hydrogen Peroxide & Trichloracetic Acid in Recurrent Oral Aphthous Ulceration Minor

Saddique Aslam, Muhammad Sajid, Muhammad Ashraf, Akhtar Muneer, Muhammad Farooq

 

872

Assessment of Thyroid Dysfunction in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Treated with Interferon Alpha & Ribavirin Therapy

Muhammad Arshad Iqbal Gardezi, Azam Ali, Sadiq H. Malik, Tariq Chaudhary, Muhammad Farooq

 

875

Liver-Body Weight in Albino Rats Associated with Olive Oil Diet Supplemented with Atherogenic Element

Saeed Ahmed, Muhammad Alamgeer Rana, Muhammad Farooq, Atiya Mubarak

 

877

Benign Breast Diseases an experience at Victoria Hospital Bahawalpur

Khalid Usman, Ehsan Ullah, Sadiq Hussain, Sadaf Shafiq

 

880

Association between ICU Admissions during Night and Mortality

Atif Mahmood

 

882

Frequency of Improvement of Proptosis for an Underlying Fronto-Ethmoidal Disease after Lynch Procedure

Bakht Aziz, Shahbaz Mujtaba Ghori, Abid Rashid, Azhar Hameed

 

885

Better Option for the Patients of Low Fistula in Ano: Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy

Mohammad Adnan Nazeer, Rizwan Saleem, Mansab Ali, Zain Noor Ahmed

 

888

Alternative Treatment of Shoulder Adhesive Capsulitis with Single Dose Intraarticular Sodium Hyaluronate

Adeel Hamid, Syed Baqir Hussain Jafree, Rashid Saeed, Nusrat Ali

 

 

892

ST Elevation - is it always Infarction?

Ahmad Hassan, Zeeshan Ghous, Fahar Adnan, Shahzad Shoukat, Adeel Arif

 

898

Abdominal Tuberculosis - a continuing challenge to the surgeon

Farhan Sadiq, Nadia Khurshid, Farah Nawaz

 

901

Spectrum of Medicolegal Cases in Physical Injury at Chandka Medical College, Larkana, Pakistan

Kanwal Kumar, Haresh Chand, Saeed A Shaikh, Ghulam Qadir Kheri, Khurshid A Abbasi, Riaz A Shaikh

 

905

Eye Dystopia in ENT

Sajid Iqbal Sheikh, Abid Rashid, Adnan Azeem, Maroof Aziz Khan, Azhar Hameed, Awais Samee

 

907

Study to Compare Serum Visfatin Concentration in Different Trimesters of Pregnancy

Sayyada Humaira Masood, Abdul Shakoor Memon, Tazeen Abbas, Sayyada Namrah Hassan, Syed Muhammad Masood Ali

 

912

An Audit of Operation Notes within a General Surgery Department at a tertiary care hospital

Muhammad Nauman Nazeer, Mohammad Adnan Nazeer, Zain Noor Ahmed, Harun Majid Dar

 

915

Sutureless Sublay  Mesh Hernioplsty in Incisional Hernia Repair, A new gold standard  in Herniology

Sikandar Hayat Gondal, Inayat Husain Anjum, Rai Ahmad Khan Kharal, Babar Usman, Sarah Saleem

 

918

Dactylographic Pattern Variation among The Patients Of Poliomyelitis

Heena Awais, Haroon Habib, Mudaser H Abbasi, Rana M Akhtar, M Hammad, R Ahmed, M Waqas

 

921

Keloid Still a Challenge?

Rafi Iqbal Farkhad, Javeria Noreen, Sumaira Ashraf

 

924

Day Case Tonsillectomy - is it safe? A comparison of day case  with in-patient tonsillectomy

Rafiq Ahmad, Khurshid Anwar, Hayat Ur Rehman, Samiullah

 

929

Efficacy of Levofloxacin in Hospital admitted cases of Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

Muhammad Azam, Muhammad Aftab, Tariq Suleman, Ali Shuaib Ashraf, Farah Shafi

 

933

Diagnostic Sensitivity of Creatine Kinase-MB (CK-MB), Cardiac Troponin T (CTnT) and Cardiac Troponin I (CTnI) in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Muhammad Shafiq, Muhammad Akram, Tahir Mahmood

 

936

The Visual Outcomes of Traumatic Cataract Aspiration with IOL Implantation in Children

Hammad Ali Asghar, Muhammad Awais Mahmood, Shen Jiaquan, Lulu Li, Yin Yan Wang.

 

940

Mucin Histochemistry in Tumours of colon, Ovaries and Lung

Usman Ali, A.H Nagi, Nadia Naseem, Ehsan Ullah

 

945

Efficacy of Bolus Administration of Ephedrine and Phnylephrine for Maintenance of Blood Pressure during Spinal Anesthesia

Muhammad Younis, Mazhar Iqbal, Tahir Nazir

 

949

Frequency of Tuberculosis in Cervical Lymphadenopathy

Imran Saeed, Suhail Anjum, Muhammad Akhlaq

 

951

Role of Steroids in Reduction of Morbidity Following Mandibular Wisdom Tooth Surgery

Saddique Aslam, Asghar Kamal, Muhammad Sajid, Akhtar Muneer, Muhammad Farooq

 

955

Various Risk Factors has Variable in Hospital Mortality Rate in Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction with Right Bundle Branch Block

Imtiaz Ahmad, Lok M Sinha, Jeetendra Mishra, Mahmood Alam Khan

 

958

Effectiveness of Local Anaesthesia for Postop Analgesia Requirement for Lichtenstein Hernia Repair

Muhammad Faheem Anwer, M Zakir Sial, Muhammad Nadeem Aslam, Ahmad Uzair Qureshi

 

962

Dermatoglyphics Pattern in Hypertensive Patients

Pervez Iqbal, A Ghani Korai, Mudaser H Abbasi, Rana M Akhtar, T A Soomro,  Ahmed, M Hammad, H Habib

 

966

Circumcision by Plastibell - A review of the safety of the technique

Iftikhar Sadique, Khumair Asif, Khalid Mahmood, Rashid Siraj

 

970

A Clinicopathological Review of Elective Hysterectomies in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

Zill-E-Huma, Aasma Naeem, Maryam Shoaib,, Shumaila Fayyaz, Arjumand

 

973

Whether Does Acupressure (p6) Prevent Nausea and Vomiting in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Surgery?

Umar Iqbal, Ahsan Khan, Fareeha Sheikh

 

976

Frequency and Susceptibility of Organisms Causing Neonatal Sepsis

Mobin-Ur-Rehman, Ishaque Shaikh, Shams Ullah Bazai, Aneela Shaheen

 

979

Diagnostic Accuracy of Trucut Biopsy in the Detection of Breast Lumps

Karim Shah Faizi, Tanveer Hameed, Khalid Azim, Sajid Mukhtar, Hamid Ahmad

 

982

Outcome of Trial of Labour and Causes of its Failure Patients with Previous one Lower Segment Caesarean Section

Zill-E-Huma, Mehnaz Gondal, Maryam Shoaib, Aliya Amanat

 

985

Outcome of Upper GI Endoscopy of Patients Presenting With Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed

Sabeen Farhan, M Arif Nadeem, M Irfan, Khalil Ahmad, Ghulam Abbas, Ishtiaq Bokhari, Aftab Mohsin

 

988

Frequency of Encephalopathy in Cirrhotic Patients Presenting with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Adil Mehmood, Ahsan Khan, Umar Iqbal

 

992

Oral Health Knowledge and Practices among Children 10-14 Years Attending Cricket Summer Camp

Nadeem Tarique, Mushtaq Ahmad Alam, Shaila Tahir , Uzma Shahid

 

995

Immediate Surgical Outcome of Pericardiectomy in Constrictive Pericarditis: Mayo Hospital six year experience

Lok M Sinha, Shafqat Hussain, Ishtiaq Sarwar, Aftab Ynunus, Mulazim H. Bukhari

 

998

The Effect of Colchicine on Thrombocytopenia in Dengue Fever

Sobia Qazi, Shahbaz Piracha, Faisal Masud , Saadia Shahzad, Umer Farooq

 

1003

Effect of Preoperative Gabapentin on Haemodynamic Response to Laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation in Patients Undergoing Any Elective Surgery

M Ashraf Zia, Sonia K Niazi, Razia Ashraf, Taifur Ul Islam Gilani

 

1006

Haemodynamic Changes during Induction;Comparison of Propofol with Mixture of Propofol Ketamine

Tahir Nazeer, Riaz Hussian, Tahir Chaudry, Maqsood Ali, Tahir Mehmood, Muhammad Younis, Tahir H Dar, Amna Tahir

 

1010

Effect of Magnesium Sulphate on the Dose Requirement of Atracurium

M Ashraf Zia, Abaid Ur Rehman, Razia Ashraf, Taifur Ul Islam Gilani

 

1013

Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (SILC): A Step to Reduce the Wound

Karim Shah Faizi

 

1016

Teaching Anatomy as a Career Option in View of Medical Students in Pakistan

Muhammad Zia-Ur-Rehman, Zaffar Iqbal Malik, Tariq Hussain

 

1020

Role of Intravenous Syntocinon in Prevention of Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage

Sadaf Un Nisa, Shamas Un Nisa, Saba Yasmin Usmani

 

1024

Outcome of Open Osteosynthesis in Neglected Fracture of Lateral Humeral Condyle in Children

Muhammad Hanif, Rana Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Abrar Abbas, Muhammad Khalid Syed, Raza Elahi Rana, Kazi Muhammad Saeed

 

1028

Hyperglycemia after Myocardial Infarction as an Indicator of Undiagnosed Diabetes Mellitus

Shafique Ahmed, Shehzad Ahmad, Anwar Ul Hassan, Mohammad Kashif

 

1031

A High Incidence of Spinal Tuberculosis in Spinal Biopsies from Ghurki Trust Hospital, Lahoe

Samiullah, Rahila Ijaz, Hasan Raza, M. Sarwar Bhatti

 

1033

Comparison of Acridine Orange with Giemsa Staining for Diagnosis of Malarial Parasite

Shaista Mobeen, Mohammad Farooq, Akhtar Munir, Zahid Ibrahim

 

1035

Conduction Abnormalities after ST-Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction

Shafique Ahmed, Shehzad Ahmad, Anwar Ul Hassan, Mohammad Kashif

 

1038

The Effect of Bolus Dose of Ephedrine on the Onset Time of Vecuronium

Umer Iqbal, Ahsan Khan, Fareeha Sheikh, Fuad Shafique

 

1043

Hypertension and Diabetes a Review at a Tertiary Care Setup

Nazeefa Javed, Ayesha Ehsan

 

1046

Incidence and Presentation of Fungal Sinusitis in Patient Diagnosed with Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Rizwan Akbar Bajwa, Ghulam Dastgir, Tariq Enver

 

1049

Inducible Clindamycin Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus Isolates Recovered in Specimen from tertiary care hospital

Iffat Javeid, Sohaila Mushtaq, Aasma Noveen Ajmal

 

1053

Early Experience of Lightweight Mesh Using Lichtenstein Technique in Inguinal Hernioplasty

Khalid Mahmood, Rashid Siraj, Atif Hanif, Khumair Asif, Munir Imran

 

1056

Frequency of Acute Myocardial Injury in Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Muhammad Aftab, Muhammad Azam, Imran Taqi, Tariq Suleman, Farah Shafi

 

1059

Parkinson Disease and its Association between China and Pakistan

Masood Munawar, Liu Yi Ming, Mohammad Umer Malik, Hammad Ali Asghar

 

1063

Significant Clinical Reperfusion and Reduction of ST Segment in the Patients of Acute Myocardial Infarction after Administration of Streptokinase

Adnan Chaudhary, Mariam Mustafa Farooqi, Saadia Chaudhary

 

1065

Feto-Maternal Outcome in Operative Vaginal Delivery

Khadija Waheed1, Sara Ejaz2, Pakeeza Aslam

 

1069

Surgical Outcome of Recurrent Angiofibroma

Qaisar Khan, Ameer Hamza, Fazal-I-Wahid, Muhammad Javaid, Nadir Khan, Iftikhar Ahmad Khan

 

1074

Prevalence of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Cirrhotic Patients with Ascites

Muhammad Akram, Mohammad Humayun, Abad-Ur-Rehman Awan, Iftikhar A. Naru, Abdul Fateh Qureshi

 

1078

Prevalence of Women Meeting WHO Criteria of Antenatal Care Presenting in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Rubina Iqbal, Ayesha Intsar, Maria Hashmi

 

1082

Outcome of Seventh Costal Cartilage Graft in Augmentation Rhinoplasty

Niamat Ullah, Muhammad Javaid, Qaisar Khan, Nadar Khan, Naseer Ahmad, Habib-Ur-Rehman, Fazal-I-Wahid, Iftikhar Ahmad Khan