VOL. 25 NO. 08

PROFESSIONALISM
PROFESSIONALISM, CULTURAL CONTEXT AND MEDICAL EDUCATION
Abstract: Medical professionalism is an ethical phenomena which is based on the requirements about competence, truthfulness and high moral values during the practice of medicine. It develops the foundation of the trust between doctor, patient and the societ...
MUHAMMAD ZAHID LATIF, INTZAR HUSSAIN, RAHILA NIZAMI, MUHAMMAD ATHAR KHAN
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FEMORAL ARTERY PSEUDOANEURYSM
EXTERNAL ILIAC ARTERY LIGATION AND LOCAL DEBRIDEMENT. A SAFE TREATMENT OPTION FOR INFECTED FEMORAL ARTERY PSEUDOANEURYSM IN INTRAVENOUS DRUG ABUSERS
Abstract: Introduction: “Mycotic aneurysms are defined as a localized, irreversible dilation of an artery due to destruction of the vessel wall by infection.” Intravenous (IV) drug abuse is an increasing social and health problem. Repeated punctures under s...
NAVEED AKHTAR, SHAFEQ ULLAH, MUHAMMAD SABIR
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WOUND DEHISCENCE
COMPARISON OF CONTINUOUS AND INTERRUPTED CLOSURE OF WOUND DEHISCENCE IN EMERGENCY MIDLINE LAPAROTOMY INCISION
Abstract: Objectives: To compare the continuous and interrupted closure in term of frequency of wound dehiscence in emergency midline laparotomy incision. Study Design: Randomized controlled trial. Setting: Surgical Unit-I, Allied Hospital Faisalabad. Perio...
AMMRAH TAHIR, MUHAMMAD SAJID HAMEED ANSARI, ABDUL WAHEED KHAN
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MODIFIED DUHAMEL PROCEDURE
OUR EXPERIENCE FOR EARLY COMPLICATION AT THE CHILDREN HOSPITAL & THE INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH, FAISALABAD.
Abstract: Objectives: To evaluate the early complications of Martin’s Modified Duhamel Procedure. Design: Retrospective study. Period: January 2017–December 2017. Setting: The Children Hospital & Institute of Child Health, Faisalabad. Material and Methods: ...
MUHAMMAD AFZAL MIRZA, MOHSIN RIAZ ASKRI, SHUMYALA MAQBOOL, SARFRAZ AHMAD
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UPPER LIMB FRACTURE
COMPARISON OF POST OPERATIVE RESULTS IN UPPER LIMB FRACTURE SURGERY WITH OR WITHOUT SUCTION DRAIN.
Abstract: Introduction: Upper limb fractures are one of the common fractures presenting in Accident and Emergency departments. Some of the upper limb fractures need open reduction and internal fixation. Use of suction drains after upper limb surgery is stil...
SAJJAD RASOOL, BASHARAT MANZOOR, ALI AMJAD
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CERVICAL LAMINOPLASTY
OPEN DOOR CERVICAL LAMINOPLASTY FOR OSSIFICATION OF POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT; A TERTIARY CARE EXPERIENCE FROM KARACHI, PAKISTAN
Abstract: Background and Objectives: To analyze the functional outcome of open door laminoplasty (ODL) for the treatment of Cervical Ossified Posterior Longitudinal Ligament (OPLL). Study Design: Case series study. Setting: Civil Hospital Karachi. Period: 0...
MUHAMMAD SAMEER KHULSAI, MUHAMMAD IMRAN, ATIQ AHMED KHAN, SYED IJLAL AHMED, QAZI MUHAMMAD ZEESHAN, ABDUL RAZAQUE MARI
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ANKLE FRACTURES
AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY ON PATTERN OF ANKLE FRACTURES IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL; A ONE YEAR PROSPECTIVE OBSERVATION
Abstract: Objectives: To evaluate the pattern of ankle fractures presented to our regional trauma and tertiary care center. Study Design: Prospective Study. Place & Duration of Study: Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar from November 2016 to October 2017-Twelve...
UMAR ZIA KHAN, WALI MUHAMMAD, ABDUR REHMAN QURESHI
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ECTOPIC PREGNANCY
FMH EXPERIENCE OF SUCCESS RATE OF SINGLE DOSE OF METHOTREXATE FOR THE MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF ECTOPIC PREGNANCY
Abstract: Introduction: Medical treatment is the first step in the treatment of ectopic pregnancy (EP) now days. Medical treatment with Methotrexate for EP is safe and effective method without the risks associated with the surgical procedure. Objectives: To...
FAREEHA KHALIQ KHAN, RUBINA IQBAL, ZAIBUNNISA
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PREGNANCY INDUCED HYPERTENSION
SERUM URIC ACID AS AN INDICATOR OF FETOMATERNAL COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY INDUCED HYPERTENSION PATIENTS IN LATE PREGNANCY.
Abstract: Objectives: To investigate serum uric as an indicator of fetomaternal complications in women with late pregnancy. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Setting: Shalamar Medical and Dental College Lahore ethical committee. Period: One year from Oct...
UZMA JAMIL, ANAM MUKHTAR, SHAISTA HUSSAIN, FARIDA MUNAWAR
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IRON DEFICIENT MOTHERS
FREQUENCY OF LOW IRON STORES IN BABIES BORN TO IRON DEFICIENT MOTHERS
Abstract: Background: Anaemia is nutritional deficiency disorder which is very common in developed countries and related with inauspicious maternal and perinatal outcome. Its prevalence in pregnancy is about 50-80% in Pakistan. It is a risk element for low ...
AYESHA NAEEM, MAZHAR NAZIR CHATTHA, ABDUL MATIN QAISAR
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DEPRESSION
PREVALENCE OF DEPRESSION AND MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS AMONG MENOPAUSAL WOMEN ATTENDING TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL, MARDAN
Abstract: Depression is a common problem among women. Different variables contribute in influencing depression among women. Menopause is one variable that may trigger symptoms of depression. Different variables jointly contribute in influencing the presenta...
EJAZ GUL, MUHAMMAD MUSLIM KHAN, MUKHTIAR AZEEMI, PIRZADA MUHAMMAD MUNEEB
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C-SECTION DELIVERY
COMMON INDICATIONS AND DETERMINANTS OF C-SECTION DELIVERY AT TERTIARY HOSPITAL MULTAN
Abstract: Objective: To evaluate the common reasons for C/section done at tertiary care hospital and to look into their major determinants, in order to reduce the rate of C/section delivery and its associated mortality and morbidity. Study design: Retrospec...
TANVIR JAHAN, ARIF SIDDIQ
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ASPHYXIA NEONATORUM
RENAL DERANGEMENT IN NEONATES WITH ASPHYXIA NEONATORUM.
Abstract: Introduction: Severe hypoxic ischemic organ damage is caused by asphyxia in newborns which can follow fatal outcomes or severe life-long pathologies like renal insufficiency. We wanted to note the frequency of renal derangement in neonates having ...
IQBAL AHMED, UMAIR ARSHAD, FAWWAD SALEEM, HAFIZ MUHAMMAD ANWAR UL HAQ, SOBIA TABASSUM, ARSHIA SABIR, HAFIZ MUHAMMAD EJAZ UL HAQ
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ZIKA VIRUS INFECTION
KNOWLEDGE AMONG GYNECOLOGISTS AND PAEDIATRICIANS.
Abstract: Objective: To assess the knowledge of Zika virus infection in gynecologists and pediatricians Study Design: Cross sectional. Setting: Tertiary care public hospitals including Sardar Begam, and Allama Iqbal Memorial Hospitals, Sialkot; Services Ins...
SYED SHAH HASSAN, SARAH SHERAZI, SYED AHMAD ZUNNOOR, MUHAMMAD NADEEM SHAFIQUE, MUJAHID HUSSAIN
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PREVIOUS LOWER SEGMENT CESAREAN SECTION
OUTCOME OF PREGNANCIES WITH PREVIOUS LOWER SEGMENT CESAREAN SECTION
Abstract: Objectives: To find out safe mode of delivery for patients with previous lower segment Cesarean Section. Study Design: Descriptive analytical study. Setting: Department of Obs and Gynae, Civil Hospital, Bahawalpur. Period: From June 2017 to Novemb...
SOBIA TABASSUM, ARSHIA SABIR, HAFIZ MUHAMMAD ANWAR UL HAQ, HAFIZ M EJAZ UL HAQ
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CONGENITAL GLAUCOMA
FREQUENCY OF CONGENITAL GLAUCOMA
Abstract: Objectives: To compare the incidence of congenital glaucoma of children in Pakistan with the world incidence. Study Type, Setting and Period: Comparative study, conducted at Al Shifa eye hospital Rawalpindi from August 2010 to September 2014. Mate...
SIKANDER HAYAT KHAN
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PROCEDURAL SKILLS
LEARNING OF PROCEDURAL SKILLS IN OPHTHALMOLOGY THROUGH DIRECTLY OBSERVED PROCEDURAL SKILLS (DOPS) OR TRADITIONAL METHODS; A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Abstract: Objective: To compare the effectiveness of Directly Observed Procedural Skills (DOPS) and Traditional Method of Learning of Procedural Skills in Ophthalmology at undergraduate Level. Setting: Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology Rawalpindi. Per...
INAM UL HAQ, BREKHNA JAMIL, MISBAH DURRANI
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NASAL POLYPS
SYNECHIAE FORMATION AFTER FUNCTIONAL ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY (FESS) AMONG PATIENTS WITH NASAL POLYPS; A DESCRIPTIVE CASE SERIES
Abstract: Introduction: Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) is now undoubtedly the procedure of choice for surgical treatment of chronic sinusitis and nasal polyposis after failure of medical treatment. In order to present the formation of synechie nas...
FARHAN SALAM, DAMISH ARSLAN, MUHAMMAD SALMAN HAIDER QURESHI, EJAZ AHMAD
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CHRONIC VIRAL HEPATITIS B
EVALUATION OF LIVER FIBROSIS BY NONINVASIVE MARKER IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC VIRAL HEPATITIS B
Abstract: Objectives: To determine the frequency of liver fibrosis by non invasive marker in patients with chronic viral hepatitis B. Study Design: Cross sectional clearly investigate about chronic viral hepatitis population. Setting: Liaquat University Hos...
NASREEN, AQEEL AHMED CHANNA, ABDUL RAHEEM MEMON, SYED ZULFIQUAR ALI SHAH, MUHAMMAD IQBAL
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ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
SHORT-TERM EFFECT OF SUCCESSFUL ASPIRATION IN PRIMARY STENTING ON PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
Abstract: Objectives: To evaluate the effects of aspiration thrombectomy (AT) using an Aspiration Catheter (INVATEC SPA DIVER C.E. MAX, Italy) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Study Design: Cross sectional and Case series study. Setting: ...
GUL HASSAN BROHI, SHAHZEB RASOOL MEMON, MUHAMMAD YAQOOB SHAHANI, SAMREEN MEMON, UMBREEN BANO
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DEPRESSION
PREVALENCE & RISK FACTORS OF DEPRESSION AMONG ADULT POPULATION OF DISTRICT PESHAWAR
Abstract: Prevalence & risk factors of depression among adult population of district Peshawar. Background: Depression is one of the most common major mental illnesses and affects 5% to 20% of the adult population and is related to many determinants. Objecti...
MUHAMMAD ISHTIAQ, MUHAMMAD IMTIAZ AFRIDI, IMRANULLAH, SAID AKBAR KHAN
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DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS
EVALUATING OUTCOMES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS AMONG ESTABLISHED AND NEWLY DIAGNOSED TYPE 1 DIABETICS
Abstract: Objectives: To observe the frequency, precipitating factors and outcome of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in adults with established and newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes at a tertiary care hospital. Study Design: Retrospective study. Setting: Lahore G...
MUHAMMAD IMRAN HASSAN KHAN, JUNAID MUSHTAQ, IBTESAAM AMJAD, ISRAR UL HAQUE TOOR, GHIAS UN NABI TAYYAB
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CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
EFFECTIVENESS OF MOXIFLOXACIN COMPARED WITH CLARITHROMYCIN IN THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE EXACERBATION OF CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
Abstract: Chronic bronchitis is chronic inflammation of the airways resulting from exposure to noxious particles and gases which is slowly progressive and accentuated by episodes of acute exacerbation. These exacerbations tend to become more frequent and mo...
SUFYAN SALEEM, KASHIF SARDAR, NASIR JAVED
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HEPATITIS B AND HEPATITIS C
HEPATITIS B AND HEPATITIS C FREQUENCY OF HEPATITIS B AND C AMONG BLOOD DONORS REPORTING AT BLOOD BANK OF IBNE- SIENA HOSPITAL MULTAN, PAKISTAN
Abstract: Objectives: To determine the frequency of HBV and HCV among blood donors coming voluntarily at the blood bank of Ibne- Siena hospital and research centre, Multan, Pakistan, to ascertain the disease burden in the community for their future preventi...
MUSTANSAR BILLAH, SYED MUHAMMAD RAZA SHAH, MUHAMMAD MUJTABA HASHIR
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NUTRIENT FORAMEN
STUDY OF NUTRIENT FORAMEN IN DRIED HUMAN CLAVICLE
Abstract: Objectives: To study the nutrient foramina of the dried human clavicle with respect to their position, number and direction for clinical interest. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Setting: Anatomy Department Faisalabad Medical University Faisal...
ANWAAR HUSSAIN, JAWARIA KHALID, ABDUL RAUF
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DIABETIC RETINOPATHY
PREDICTIVE VALUE OF ELEVATED HBA1C LEVELS FOR THE PRESENCE OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY
Abstract: Background: Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes affecting more than 1/4th of the diabetics and is also the leading cause of blindness in many parts of the globe. Regular fundoscopic examination for screening is...
NASIR AHMAD CHAUDHARY, SAMREEN HAMEED, MUHAMMAD SULTAN UL MOAZZAM, SARMAD ZAHOOR, SIDRAH LATIF, MR. YASIR BASHIR
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DENTAL PROSTHESIS
ASSESSMENT OF GRADES OF FAILURES OF CONVENTIONAL FIXED DENTAL PROSTHESIS BASED ON SEVERITY
Abstract: Introduction: Fixed dental prostheses (FDPs) are still preferred owing to their durability, esthetics, cost-effectiveness, adequate retention and lack of a surgical procedure. These restorations generally demonstrate longer life and durability in ...
WASIQ RIAZ, AYESHA ASLAM, SARA AZIZ
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IDP’S
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS IN PAKISTAN AND THEIR PUBLIC HEALTH NEEDS
Abstract: Objectives: This article attempts a systematic review of information from conflict areas globally and locally (Pakistan) to identify the gaps and challenges pertaining to the public health needs and assistance of IDPs. Study Design: Systemic Revie...
MOHAMMAD IMRAN MARWAT, KATRINA AMINA RONIS, KASHIF UR REHMAN KHALIL
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EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
MEDICAL STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF THE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT IN THE SURGICAL THEATER
Abstract: Objectives: To measure the perceptions of medical students on the learning environment in surgical theater of FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan. Study Design: Teaching hospital-based cross-sectional study. Setting: Fatima Mem...
RIZWANA KAMRAN, MOHAMED AL-ERAKY, FAISAL IZHAAR, KHALID MAHMOOD ANJUM
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PREVALENCE OF EXHUMATION IN DISTRICT FAISALABAD
A LOCAL EXPERIENCE
Abstract: Exhumation is a procedure conducted by authorities in which a body or its remains are retrieved from the ground or wherever they were buried either lawfully or in an illegal manner. Exhumation is considered a legal procedure which is carried out w...
SHIRZA NADEEM, HUMERA PARVEEN, ALMAS FATIMA AWAN
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IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
IMPACT OF ECLECTIC THERAPY IN TREATING IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME; CASE STUDY
Abstract: Objectives: Impact of eclectic therapy in treating irritable bowel syndrome. Aims and Scope: To highlight the importance of Eclectic approach in order to form an ideal therapeutic plan to encounter specific needs of the patient with psychiatric il...
NIDA ANWAR ALI BHATTI
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