Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 8, Issue 1, JAN – MAR  2014





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Trends in Medical Research

Kamran Aziz

Original Articles


Effects of Exogenous Estrogen on Granulation Tissue: A Chronology of First Week in Injured Intervertebral Disc

Wajid Ali Chatha, Muhammad Yunus Khan, Liaqat Ali Minhas



Effects of Puncturevine (TT) on Leydig Cells of Prepubertal Albino Rats

Aruna Bashir, Muhammad Zubair,  Abdul Jabbar



Gender Difference in patients with Dengue Fever admitted in a Teaching Hospital, Lahore

Muhammad Aamir, Gulsena Masood, Wasim Aamir, Anjum Rasheed, Asadullah Ejaz, Sara Syed



Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction an Analysis of Hospital Data at Pediatric Surgery Department Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan

M. Zafar Iqbal, Naveed Akhtar Ch. M. Tahir, Zahoor A. Shahzad, Maria Arshad, Shumaila Iram



Biosurfactant production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains on 4 ml of  inoculum size

Abdul Ghani Korai, Yaser Ameer, Shoaib Asif, Haroon Habib, Mudaser Hussain Abbasi, Rana Muhammad Akhtar, Mian Abdur Rasheed, Salahuddin, Ahmed Tariq, Heena Awais



Treatment of Bleeding Nasal Polyp

Shahid Hussain, Iqbal Hussain Butt, Shahzad Ali



Frequency of Different Female Breast Lesions in Pathology Department of LM&DC

Seema Butt, Mariam Mustafa Farooqi, Shazia Ibnerasa, Yasmine Lodhi



Closed Internal Sphincterotomy in Ch Anal Fissure: experience at BV Hospital, Bahawalpur

Sagheer Ahmed, Tariq Iqbal, Muhammad Shuaib Abdullah



Management of Strangulated Inguinal Hernia in Adults

Nazir Ahmad, Sadaqat Ali Khan, Khalid Javed Abid



Comparison of the Effectiveness of knee braces and lateral wedge insole in the management of medial compartment knee osteoarthritis

Noman Shakeel Niazi, Suhail N Khan Niazi, Khalid N Khan Niazi, Mudassar Siddique, Madiha Iqbal



Association of DM with Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy in patients with Liver Cirrhosis

Sohail Bashir Sulehria, S. A. Joan, M.M. Memon, A. K. Awan



The Most Popular Contraceptive among couples attending a tertiary care hospital of Quetta

Arjumand Iftikhar, Nadia Khurshid, Farhan Sadiq.



Frequency of Thyroglossal Duct Cysts among Benign Cystic Lesions of the Neck

Muhammad Ismail Khan, Khalil Asad, Amir Amanullah, Rafique Ahmad Khattak



Assessment of Potential Risk Factors for Congenital Anomalies in Low Risk population

Rukhshanda Dughal, Asma Zarah, Nudrat Rashid, R Nazir, Tahira Asif Asif Hanif, Tayyaba Majeed



To compare the success rate of External Dacryocystorhinostomy with and without Silicon Intubation in patients of nasolacrimal duct obstruction

Mian Muhammad Afzal, Asim Mehmood, Rehan Maqbool, Irfan Qayyum Malik, Abdul Rehman



Socio-demographic Characteristics and Clinical Spectrum of Dengue patients presenting to Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Teaching Hospital, Gujrat

Muhammad Afzal, Shahida Husain Tarar, Mehwish Akhtar



Role of Sputum Smear in Predicting Culture Results in Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Mansoor Ud Din Sajid, Muhammad Siddique, Abdur Rehman, Muhammad Yaqoob



Appraisal on Awareness and Practices of Parents Concerning Measles Immunization

Abdul Rahman, Arshad Wahab Shah, Rana Muhammad Akhtar Khan



Pneumoperitoneum with Open Technique: Our Experience at a Tertiary Center Hospital

Shahazad Bashir, Wasim Hayat Khan, Ahsan Khan, Zafar Ali Chowdry, Awais Amjad Malik



Neutrophil lymphocyte ratio in Coronary Artery Disease

Shaheena Naz, Zaima Ali, Bilquis Akhtar



Malnutrition and its Risk Factors Particularly Family System in Elderly Population of Karachi

Sadaf Kaleem, Syeda Asiya Parveen, Abdullah Mashori, A Bilal, K. Aleem, A Tazeen, A. Khalil,, A. Ayub



Role of Intracameral Bevacizumab in combination with and without Panretinal Photocoagulation (PRP) in Neovascular Glaucoma Patients in our population

Zaheer Ud Din Babar, Tariq Pervaiz Khan



To Compare Efficacy of Nifedipine & Nitroglycerine as Tocolytic Agent in Preterm Labor pts

Syeda Umm-A-Omarah Gilani, S Mohsin Ali, Umair R Ahmad, Asma Mushtaq, H A Asghar, Luo Xia 



Comparison of Intravenous Ciprofloxacin and Ceftriaxone in the Management of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Cirrhosis of Liver at Mayo Hospital, Lahore

Ch Adnan Ahmed Ather, Saadia Chaudhary, Imran Mehfooz Khan



Role of FNAC on Abdominal Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis of Hepatobiliary Masses

Mohammad Mohsin Khan, M. Mustafa Ali Siddiqui, Muhammad Irfan Qadir Khan, Arshia Mobeen



Thyroglossal Duct Cysts: Site Wise Distribution in the Neck

Amir Amanullah, Rafique Ahmad Khattak, Khalil Asad



Incidence and Predictors of Delirium in Postoperative Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery patients in Pakistani Population

Imran Khan, Ammar Hameed Khan, Saira Gull, Sameena Kausar, Madeeha Iqbal, Abdul Waheed



In-hospital Mortality with Relation to Time of Presentation in pts with AST Elevation MI

Abdul Sattar, Abdul Bari, Moazam Ali Naqvi, Ahmad Noeman



Pattern of Abdominal Organ Injuries in Non-Fatal Blunt Trauma

Mariam Arif, M Maqsood, Akmal Shaheen



Frequency of Brain Tumors in Childhood and Adults, a hospital based study

Imrana Tanvir, Rahat Malik, Rizwan Ullah Khan, Haseeb Ahmed Khan, Zakia Wahid, Sabiha Riaz



Incidence of Depression in cases of Chronic Hepatitis C without Interferon therapy

Ghulam Fareed, Akmal Hussain, Moeen Akhtar Malik, Abdul Hayee, Asad Hussain, Ahmed Malik



Heterogeneity of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Clinical, Endocrinal and Ultrasound Features

Safia Sultana Munir, Misbah Sultana, Shazia Rasul



Comparison of Recovery Characteristics of Sevoflurane and Isoflurane in Obese patients

Raza Farrukh, Waseem Sadiq Awan, Makhdoom Ahmad Aziz Jillani



Effects of Nigella Sativa on HDL-c & Body Weight

Ajaz Fatima, Muhammad Nauman Shad, Anser Asrar, Shah Murad



Effect of Chronic Cigarette Smoking on Plasma Fibrinogen and Haematocrit

Abdullah Abbassi, Habibullah Qureshi, Seemeen Ghafoor, Shaheena, Abdul Wahab Shaikh



Comparison of Acid Reducing Properties of Tramadol & Ranitidine given before C Section under GA

Muzamil Hussain, Nasreen Ishaq, Amina Yusaf



Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnant Women and its diagnosis using Amsel’s Clinical Criteria and Nugent’s Method

Nergis Taj, M. Shams ul Alam, Sarah, Zunaira Bajwa, Abdul Waheed, Ehsan Ullah



Surgical Management of Chronic Anal Fissure:  A Descriptive Study

Sohail Hameed Chaudhary, Muhammad Rizwan Hafeez, Sadia Hafeez



Hematological Side Effects of Pegylated Interferon Plus Ribavirin Combination Therapy In Chronic Hepatitis C Treated Patients

Ijaz-Ul-Haque Taseer, Khalid Mahmood Quresh, Muhammad Arif Mahmood



Recurrence of Pregnancy Induced hypertension in Second Pregnancy

Hafiza Saima Naseem, Gul Fatima, Khadija Khaleel



Gender Variation of Dactylographic Pattern in Hypertensive patients

Mudaser Hussain Abbasi, Abdul Ghani Korai, Yaser Ameer, Yasir Ali Bhatti, Rana Muhammad Akhtar Khan, Haroon Habib, Salahuddin, Muhammad Zubair Khan, Hasan Javed, Ali Raza



Vocal Cord Paralysis in 100 Hoarse Patients Examined Through Flexible Fibreoptic Nasopharyngoscope/ Laryngoscope

Azhar Hameed, Sajid Iqbal Sheikh, Bakht Aziz, Mohibullah Mushwani



Reasons Responsible for Non Acquiescence to Excellent Hospital Waste Management

Arshad Wahab Shah1, Abdul Rahman2, Rana Muhammad Akhtar Khan



Management of Nocturnal Enuresis; which is the best option

Muhammed Irfan Nazir, Saqib Munir Suleri, Muhammad Tauseef Asghar



Acute Kidney Injury after adult Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Incidence and Predictors

Ammar Hameed Khan, Imran Khan, Saira Gull, Junaid Fayyaz Khan, Madeeha Iqbal, Abdul Waheed



Finger Prints Pattern Variation in Diabetic Patients

Yaser Ameer, Rizwan Zafar Ansari, Mudaser Hussain Abbasi, Mian Abdur Rasheed,Haroon Habib , Salahuddin ,Sanval Ahmed Warriach, Ahmed Tariq,Touqeer Ahmed



Outcome of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with and Without Drain

Ishtiaq Ahmad, Safdar Ali Khan, Naveed Jabbar



Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolate in Healthy Staff of Health Care Personals (HCPs) in Nishtar Hospital, Multan

Riaz Hussain, Liaqat Ali Dogar, Muhaqmmad Zafar Iqbal



Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Associated Complications among the Health Care workers

Liaqat Ali Dogar, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, Riaz Hussain Malik



Role of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in Diagnosis of Solitary Thyroid Nodule

Ishtiaq Ahmad, Safdar Ali Khan, Ejaz Ahmed



Primary Repair of Colonic Injuries

Safdar Ali Khan, Ishtiaq Ahmad, Ejaz Ahmed



Association of Dyslipidemia with Acute Myocardial Infarction (CAD)

Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, Liaqat Ali Dogar, Zahid Rafiq



Biosorption of Heavy Metals in Industrial Effluents by Agaricus Bisporous

Rakhsana Mirza, Saghir Ahmad Jafri, Malik Shahid Shoukat, Kiran Nabi Ch, F Mushtaq, M. U Farooq



Microdebrider Assisted Turbinoplasty: An Experience At Services Hospital Lahore

Ghulam Murtaza, Muhammad Yousaf Saleemi, Nadeem Raza, M Dawood Saleem, M Tariq



Outcome of Cardiac Arrest in Pts with End Stage Renal Disease  Maintaining Haemodialysis

Abid Hussain, Qazi Mohammad Tufail, Javed Iqbal



Comparison of Metformin and Insulin for the Management of Gestational Diabetes

Abida Riaz, Riaz Hussain, Nayyar Sultana



Protein – Energy Malnutrition in Children: A review from a Tertiary Care Hospital

Asma Mushtaq, Shahida Rehman



Frequency of Different Types of Stroke In View of CT Findings of The Stroke Patients Presenting to Radiology Department of Services Hospital Lahore

Bushra Ujala, Sadaf Jabeen



Ferrous ion-chelating Assay for analysis of antioxidant potential of Sargassum & Iyengaria sp

Ghazala Butt, Ejaz Hussain, Abdur Rehman



Role of General Practitioners in Prescribing Drugs, ORS and Zinc in the Management of Acute Watery Diarrhea for Children Under 5 Years of Age

Muhammad Naeem, Malik Shahid Shaukat, Iffat Naheed, Seema Imdad, Rukhsana Mirza



Placenta Previa; Prevalence, Risk Factor and Outcome

Maimoona Hafeez, Nazia Badar, Nishat Akram



Frequency of Agreement Between Ultrasound and FNAC In Differentiating Benign and Malignant Thyroid Neoplasm

Sadaf Jabeen, Bushra Ujala



Etiological Factors in paediatric ocular trauma and their prevention

Salahu-Din Arbi, Zaheer Mastafa, Muhammad Ismail, Raza-Ul-Lah Khan



Frequency of Dental Caries in Patients Undergoing Orthodontic Treatment

Shagufta Kanwal, Waheed Ul Hameed



Incidence & Types of Congenital Abnormalities Detected on Antenatal Ultrasound Exam

Yahya Malik



Intra-Gastric Balloon for Weight Loss: Preliminary Analysis of Efficacy & Tolerability

Shamail Zafar, Israr Ul Haque, Mehrin Farooq, Hira Bashir, Gulsena M Khan, Nusrat Ullah Chaudry



Frequency and Determinants of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Diabetic patients

Sohail Bashir Sulehria, I. Hameed, F. Ahmad, A. K. Awan



Changing Trends of Presentation in Colorectal Carcinoma

Ashfaq Ahmad, Ameer Afzal, Hafiz Muhammad Asif, Abhishek Chaudary, Khalid Masood Alam, Ali Azim Khawaja, Muhammad Azim Khawaja



Obstructive Sleep Apnea: a review of thirty patients at Fatima Memorial Hospital

Atiq Khan, Nazeefa Javed, Kashif Saleem, Sara Khan, Aijaz Zeeshan, M. Arsalan, Salamat Gill

Original Articles


Outcome of Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (SILC) versus conventional four port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Cholelithiasis - A Randomized control trial

Fahad Rizwi, Marium Saleem, Khalid Javed Abid



The B-Lynch Surgical Technique for the Control of Massive Postoperative Haemorrhage an Alternative to Hysterectomy, Clinical Trial at Nishtar Hospital, Multan

Naseer-Ud-Din, Afzal Safdar Bukhari, Saima Kawan, Rabia Mubeen Anjum



The Prevalence of Major Depression in a Rural Flood Affected Area of Pakistan

Sobia Qazi, Sumira Alam, Shahbaz Piracha, Saadia Shahzad, Malik Munir



Estrogen Receptor-beta Expression in Different Histopatho-logical Grades of Urothelial Tumours

Ayesha Imtiaz Malik, Tahira Tabassum, Aliya Aslam, Rozeena Jaffar, Dilawar Khan, Muhammad Akbar Chaudhry, Hammad Naeem Rana



Mean Plasma Lactate Level in Neonates with Birth Asphyxia

Arshad Mahmood, Syed Qamar Zaman, Samina Habib