Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 7, Issue 3, JUL SEP  2013

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Editorial

580

microRNA Response Elements-Regulated TRAIL Expression: Control of Micro Steering Wheels During the Journey from Bench-Top to the Bedside

Ammad Ahmad Farooqi

Original Articles

582

Knowledge, Attitude and Preventive Practices for Breast Cancer among Health Professionals  at Shalamar Medical and Dental College/ Hospital Lahore

Maham Javed, Razia Chaudhry, Mushal Noor, Khalid Javed Abid

 

588

OSCE - a teaching tool

Shamsunnisa Sadia, Saadia Sultana, Raazia Rauf, Asma Shaheen, Shumaila Sharif, Fareesa Waqar

 

592

Role of CT Scan in establishing a presumptive diagnosis in mediastinal Pathology

Aamir Mahmood Ijaz, Iqbal H. Dogar, Syed M. Raza

 

596

Serum Copper Levels among patients of Ischaemic Heart Disease

Shafqat Nazir, Ehsan Ullah, Shahadat Hussain Ch.

 

600

BMI is Associated with Serum Leptin and Lipid Profile

Muhammad Imran Sajid, Kamran Aziz, M. Shakil Ahmad, Ali Raza, Imtiaz Majeed, Nadeem Alvi, M Nnaeem Riaz, Irfan Bashir

 

605

A 10 month Experience of the Laparoscopic-assisted Extra Corporeal Technique for Appendecectomy at DHQ teaching Hospital /Sargodha Medical College, Sargodha

Waseem Sadiq Awan, M. Rizwan Anwar, Zaffar Iqbal Gondal, G. M. Arain, Makhdoom Ahmad A Jilani

 

609

Maternal Risk Factors among Pregnant Internally Displaced Person Women in Mardan,

Gulfreen Waheed, Rakshanda Toheer, Shazia Jamil, Muhammad Mansha, Talha Bin Ayub

 

614

Correlation between Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Response and ER, PGR and Her-2 Expression in Breast Cancer

Imrana Tanvir, Sabiha Riaz, Haseeb Ahmed Khan, Asif Loya, Huma M. Khan, Rizwan Ullah Khan

 

618

Prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease as Occupational Lung Disease among Brick Kiln Workers

Abdul Rahman, Akram Saeed, Mashooque Ali

 

622

Comparison of Single Layer Continuous Suture V/S Double Layer Continuous Suture for Small Bowel Anastomosis - A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial

Amna Javed Moeen,  Karim Ullah, Imran Amin

 

624

A Histopathological Analysis of Consecutive 161 cases of Breast Lumps

Aman-Ur-Rehman, Shumaila Rasheed, Farhat Kazmi

 

626

Trait Marker IGF1 is more diagnostic than PSA in Ca prostate,  at local population of Karachi

Muhammed Iltaf, Jagdesh, Jai Parkash Panjwani, Mukesh K. Advaini, M.Yousif Memon, Khalilullah

 

630

Appraisal of Iodine Status and Goiter Rate in Adolescent School Girls of City District Lahore

Seema Imdad, Rizwana Muzaffar, Malik Shahid Shoukat

 

635

Outcome of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with and without drain

Muhammad Naveed, Manzar Ali, Ali Akbar

 

639

Clinicopathological Presentation of Solitary Nodule in Our Setup

Ameer Afzal, Tooba Mahmood Ghohar, Nasir Nasim, Hafiz M. Asif, Abishek Ch., M. Azim Khawaja

 

642

Extensile Posteromedial and Posterolateral Release of Club Foot Through Cinicinnati Incision An Experience at Nishtar Hospital Multan

Muhammad Kamran Shafi, Hafiz Muhammad Kamran Siddique,.Ghulam Qader

 

644

Efficacy of Letrozole as First Line Ovulation Induction Agent in Subfertile Women

Shahid Irshad Rao, Uzma Shaheen, Nazia Sajjad

 

647

Soft Tissue Photographic Analysis of the Soft Tissue Profile in a Pakistani Population Sample

Nadeem Tarique, Muhammad Waheed-Ul-Hamid, Wasif Ali Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad Alam

 

651

Sensitivity Pattern of Staphylococcus Aureus Isolates to Commonly Used Antibiotics

Ronaq Zaman, Muhammad Inam, Zobia Afsheen

 

655

Frequency of mandibular 3rd molar impaction in subjects with different facial types in S.Punjab

Shagufta Kanwal

 

658

Study of knowledge, attitude practice regarding road safety among peri-urban school children

Humayun Mirza, Seema Daud

 

662

Prevalence of HIV, ANTI-HCV, HBsAg and VDRL positive cases in Blood Donors of Bhatti International Trust Hospital, Kasur

Kamran Khalid Butt, Fuad Shafiq, M. Amir Yousaf

 

664

Frequency of Anxiety and Depression Among Doctors at Postgraduate Resident Level

Ayesha Aslam, Ahsan Nauman, Saima Batool

 

668

Audit on Parotid Tumors in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Ameer Afzal, Muhammad Asif, Ahmad Fawad Syami, Ali Ullah, Muhammad Azim Khawaja

 

672

Adrenal Tumors Clinical Presentation, Surgical Treatment and outcome

Fazal Ur Rehman Khan, Athar Mahmood, Mohammad Usman Khan

 

675

Accuracy of urinary PCR as compared with urine culture for early diagnosis  genitourinary TB

Fazal-Ur-Rehman Khan, Farhan Arshad Cheema, Mohammad Usman Khan

 

679

Versatility of Lateral Calcaneal Artery Skin Flap for Coverage of Posterior Heel Defects

Ammar Anwer, Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Tariq

 

684

Audit of Gynaecological Hysterectomies

Tayyaba Majeed, Rabia Adnan, Zahid Mahmood, Hamis Mahmood

 

688

Effect of Raloxifene on T Score of Bones in Post Menopausal Women

Ayesha Azam Khan, Naheed Bashir, Nabeela Shami, Shaila Anwar, Shaheena Asif, Lubna Abid, Raza Akram

 

692

Reconstructive Surgery for Severe Penile Injury: One-Stage Penile Reconstruction (Phalloplasty) Using Pedicled Island Anterolateral Thigh Flap

Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Mughese Amin, Muhammad Tariq, Muhammad Sajid, Zahid Iqbal

 

698

Biosurfactant Production by Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Strains on 2ml of Inoculum Size

Shoaib Asif, Haroon Habib, Mudaser Hussain Abbasi, Rana Muhammad Akhtar, Mian Abdur Rasheed, Muhammad Waqas, Rana M. Shahid Zafar, Heena Awais

 

702

To study the Co-relation of Endometrial Thickness and Endometrial Biopsy in a group of peri and post menopausal women

Samira Haque, Shahila Jaleel, Nasir M Chughtai

 

707

Autologous Rectus Sheath Sling for Treatment of Uterovaginal Prolapse

Saima Iqbal, Waseema Arif, Asifa Noreen

 

709

Two Years Experience using Permanent Catheter for Haemodialysis

Muhammad Tariq Siddique, Habib Ahmed, Saqib Ismail, Ramadan Attawa

 

713

Worm Infestation among Children of Rural Area of Central Punjab

Umar Farooq Dar, M. Shahid Iqbal, M. Zahid Latif, M. Shafiq Javaid, Ujala Nayyar, Rahila Nizami

 

716

Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Thyroid Nodules: Our experience at Surayya Azeem Teaching Hospital and Alrazi Healthcare

Muhammad Fiaz, Shumaila Rasheed, Aman-Ur-Rehman

 

719

Assessment of knowledge and practices of mothers regarding measles-2 immunization for children

Abdul Rahman, Akaram Saeed, Mashooque Ali

 

722

Comparison of Stability of PTH in Serum and in EDTA Plasma

Imran Ali, Asma Shaukat, Lubna Sarfraz, Muhammad Waseem

 

726

Indications & cmplication of emergency pripartum hsterectomy in B.V.Hospital Bahawalpur

Bushra Sher Zaman, Joveria Sadaf, Sher Zaman Bhatti, Nusrat Shamas

 

730

Evaluation of Ponseti Method for Management of Idiopathic Clubfoot in Toddlers

Attique Rehman Qureshi, Saleem Bashir Warriach

 

733

Malaria: Assessment on Haematological Basis

Muhammad Fahimul-Haq, Tazeem Shahbaz, Shama Akram, Sadia Mahmood, Nakhshab Choudhry

 

736

Study of Effect of Pesticides on Total Bilirubin and Direct Bilirubin Levels in Blood of Workers of Pesticide Formulation & Packing Plants in Pakistan: Multiplexing with ALP, ALT and AST

M. Fahimul-Haq, Sadia Mahmood, Nakhshab Ch, Tazeem Shahba, Shama Akram, Riffat Yasmin

 

740

Frequency of Social Risk Factors for Progression of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma at Kasur

Arif Hussain

 

743

Frequency of Positive Endometrial Pipelle Biopsies in for Detection of Endometrial Carcinoma in Patients of Civil Hospital with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Bushera Sher Zaman, Salma Jabeen, Jaweria Rashid

 

748

Out Come of Pregnancies Associated with Fibroids

Saba Yasmin Usmani, Sadaf Un Nisa, Sham Sun Nisa, Sadia Latif

 

751

Frequency of Undiagnosed Diabetes Mellitus in Patients with Herpes Zoster

Maj. Afsheen Bilal, Maj. Irfan Anwar, Lt. Col. Nadia Iftikhar, Maj. Sakina Sadiq, Maj. Huma Husnain

 

754

Response to Injury and Estrogen in Vertebral Epiphyseal Plates and End Plates

Wajid Ali Chatha, Muhammad Yunus Khan, Liaqat Ali Minhas

 

758

Maternal Outcome in Active and Expectant Management of Third Stage of Labour

Shamas-Un-Nisa, Sadaf-Un-Nisa, Mehar-Un-Nisa

 

761

Modes of Presentation of Multiple Sclerosis

Attique Ur Rehman, Waseem Ashen Malik, Syed Rizwan Hussain, M.  Ali Yaseen, M. Tabassum, Mamoona Waseem

 

766

Significance of cranial u/s in the diagnosis of intraventricular haemorrhage in premature neonates

Aysha Anjum, Amber Goraya, Uzma Habib

 

769

Efficacy of Tamsulosin for Clearance of Lower Ureteric Stones

M. Shoaib A. Bajwa, Jamshed Rahim, Jamil Rahim, Qamar Saeed, K.Hussain, S. Ashraf, M.l Tahir

 

773

Epistaxis: A Prospective Study of its Aetiology and Management

Muhammad Said, Fazal-I-Wahid, Naseemul Haq, Nadar Khan

 

777

Frequency of Peroperative Morbidity among One versus More Caesarean Section

Nasreen Kishwar, Samia Shuja, Afia Ansar, Fouzia Ghaus

 

782

The Influence of Antenatal Care on Pregnancy Outcome in Primigravidae

Zahida Noreen, Samia Hassan, Amna Kazi, Farah Shahbaz, Riffat Nawaz

 

785

Role of Ultrasound in Foetal Weight Assessment: A Hospital Based Study

Mahwash Mansoor, Sadaf Arooj, Iram Amir, Rukhsana Majeed

 

789

Thyroidectomy for the Treatment of Multinodular Goiter: Our Experience

Habib-Ur-Rehman, Fazal-I-Wahid, Muhammad Riaz Khan, Nadar Khan, Muhammad Javaid, Qaisar Khan, Naseemul Haq, Isteraj Khan Shahabi

 

792

Working and Attitudes of Self-employed General Practitioners in Pakistan

Rana Aamir Diwan, Muhammad Saif-Ul-Malook, Muhammad Nasir

 

796

Role of AgNOR Staining in Histological Grading of Ameloblastoma

Zainab Rizvi, Shahida Parveen, Muhammad Imran Saleh

 

801

Efficacy of Combination of Vitamin B1, B6 and B12 in Management of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Amna Rizvi, Amna Ahmad, Zainab Rizvi

 

804

Effect of Palm Oil and Nigella Sativa in Aorta and Coronary Arteries of Albino Rats

Zafar Iqbal, Aftab Ahmed Soomro, Nazeer Ahmad Shah, Abdul Sattar

 

808

Effect of Raised Maternal Body Mass Index on Neonatal Outcome

Sadia Nazir, Naseem Noor Elahi, Pakeeza Aslam

 

811

The Outcome of Hemiarthroplasty for Neck of Femur Fractures in Terms of Harris Hip Score

Muhammad Siraj, Riaz Mahmood Khan, Malik Javeed Iqbal, Khawar Kamran, Mushtaq Hussain, Shams-Ur-Rehman

 

815

A Pattern of Abdominal Organs Injuries in Blunt Trauma and Their Outcome

Riaz Ahmad, Yaseen Rafi, Rana Sohail, Maham Javed, Mushal Noor, Khalid Javaid Abid

 

820

Comparison of Frequency of Postoperative Sore Throat, Cough and Hoarseness of Voice With and Without Betamethasone Gel Application on Endotracheal Tube

Athif Akram, Liaqat Ali, Mudassar Aslam, Shahida Khawaja Ali, Salman Shahzad

 

824

Role of Delay In Umblical Cord Clamping in Reducing Frequency of Neonatal Anaemia

Nazish Khalid, Nabeela Shami, Maryam Ijaz

 

826

Comparison of Wound Dehiscence in Interrupted with Continuous Closure of Laparotomy

Abu-Raihan Zabd-Ur-Rehman, Muhammad Naveed, Mian Umar Javeed, Ali Akbar

 

830

Comparison of Early Outcome of Laparoscopic with Open Inguinal Mesh Hernioplasty

Muhammad Naveed, Abu-Raihan Zabd-Ur-Rehman, Mian Umar Javeed, Ali Akbar

 

834

Stage of Carcinoma Breast at Presentation in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Rawalpindi

Muhammad Attique Sadiq, Shahid Mahmood, Sosan Shahid, Kokab Shah

 

837

Early Results of Radial Artery as A Second Conduit in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in a Developing Country

Aftab Yunus, Hassan ul Banna, Tahir Naveed, Jeetendra Mishra, Lok M Sinha

 

840

Clinicopathological Pattern of Non neoplastic Skeletal Diseases Seen in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Lahore

Seema Butt, Nadia Naseem, Sadia Anwar

 

843

Out Come of Vesicovaginal Fistula Repair

Sobia Mazhar, Ghulam Sarwar Riaz, Sadaf Saleem Akhter

 

846

To Evaluate Functional Outcome in patients with Closed Fracture Shaft of Humerus Treated Conservatively with Coaptation Splint

Abdul Rehman, Khizar H. Rai, M. Yousaf, M. Waseem, Shafi ur Rehman, H.S. Naeem, Fayaz Ahmed, Shafique A. Shafaq

 

849

Master Regulators of Apoptosis

Muhammed Javed Iqbal, Abdur Rehman, Muhammad Adnan Sadiq, Ammad Ahmad Farooqi

 

851

To Assess the Frequency of Cirrhotic Ardiomyopathy among Patients with Cirrhosis of Liver

Sajid Nisar, Sobia Qazi, Yasir Ashraf

Special Article

855

Public Health Issues in Pakistan

Muhammad Naeem, Mumtaz Ahmed, Malik Shahid Shaukat

Case Reports

858

Transverse Vaginal Septum in Upper Part of Vagina and Secondary Infertility

Rabia Adnan, Tayyaba Majeed, Zahid Mahmood, Hamis Mahmood

 

860

A Rare Foreign Body in Esophagus

Sajid Iqbal Sheikh, Azhar Hameed