VOL. 25 NO. 07

PATTERN AND DISTRIBUTION OF FATAL BLUNT INJURIES;
AUTOPSY STUDY AT FAISALABAD.
Abstract: Background: Blunt weapon injury is a result of direct mechanical force and is contrasted with the edged weapons. Objectives: To find out the magnitude of deaths due to blunt trauma in Faisalabad city and to determine the most frequent age group, m...
KISHWAR NAHEED, ALTAF PERVEZ QASIM, SAEED AKBAR TARIQ, MUHAMMAD AMJAD BHATTI, JUNAID ALTAF QASIM
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MAXILLARY SECOND MOLAR;
VARIATIONS IN ROOT CANAL MORPHOLOGY IN MAXILLARY SECOND MOLAR IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING ROOT CANAL TREATMENT.
Abstract: Introduction: It is important for a dental practitioner to have a clear understanding of the root canal morphology and its variations to perform successful root canal treatment. The inability to identify and adequately treat all canals of root can...
AMIRA SHAFQAT, BADER MUNIR, MUSTAFA SAJID
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FEMORAL VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS;
THE EFFECT OF POST ANGIOGRAPHY BED - REST DURATION ON FREQUENCY OF COMPLICATIONS
Abstract: Background: Coronary angiography is the most important and reliable test to diagnose coronary artery disease. Bed rest of few hours is advised after angiography to reduce vascular complications but there is difference of opinion regarding duration...
MUHAMMAD YASIR, MUNIR AHMAD, LIAQAT ALI
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PULP STONE;
A STUDY ON RADIOGRAPHIC ASSESSMENT OF PULP STONE
Abstract: Objectives: To detect the pulp stone radiographically and to investigate any association between the occurrence of pulp stone with age, gender, tooth type, dental arch and tooth status. Study Design: Prospective study. Setting: Department of opera...
MAHWISH MEMON, FEROZE ALI KALHORO, SALMAN SHAMS, SABA ARAIN
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ORAL HEALTH;
COMPARE THE PERCENTAGE DECREASE IN SCORE OF ORAL HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS PROVIDED WITH REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURES AND FIXED PARTIAL DENTURES.
Abstract: Objective: To compare the percentage decrease in score of Oral health related quality of life in patients provided with removable and fixed partial dentures. Evaluation of Prosthodontic treatment is made on the basis of clinical observations or fr...
NAVEED INAYAT, GOTAM DAS, MUHAMMAD HASEEB RANA, REEHANA, NADIA MUNIR
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ORAL SUBMUCOUS FIBROSIS;
COMPARISON OF EFFICACY BETWEEN CLOBETASOL AND TRIAMCINOLONE APPLICATION IN ORAL SUBMUCOUS FIBROSIS PATIENTS WITH BURNING SENSATION
Abstract: Objectives: To compare the efficacy of topical Triamcinolone 0.1% with Clobetasol 0.05% in the known cases of Oral Submucous Fibrosis presenting with burning sensations. Study Design: Cross sectional hospital based study. Setting: Department of O...
AISHA MEMON, HASSAN SHAHID, SALMAN SHAFIQUE
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ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT;
ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT NEED AT FAISALABAD MEDICAL UNIVERSITY AND DE’MONTMORENCY COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY
Abstract: Introduction: The Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN) was proposed by Brook and Shaw, included an Aesthetic portion having ten levels and a Dental Health Component (D-IOTN) with five levels. The aim of present cross sectional research was t...
MUHAMMAD AZEEM, AQEEL AHMAD, ARFAN UL HAQ
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NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY ANEMIA;
ROLE OF JUNK FOOD IN NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY ANEMIA AMONG YOUNGSTERS
Abstract: Nutritional anemia is emerging health issue affecting all the age groups but more prevalent among the youngsters due to poor eating habits and consumption of more junk food which lacks essential ingredients. The aim is to determine the frequency o...
BENASH ALTAF, MOHAMMAD BEHRAM KHAN, RANA KHURRAM AFTAAB, SHIREEN JAWED, RANA MUHAMMAD TAHIR SALAM, FARAH AMIR
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SEMEN PARAMETERS;
TO STUDY THE SEMEN PARAMETERS AND HORMONAL STATUS IN NORMOSPERMIC, OLIGOSPERMIC AND AZOOSPERMIC MEN AT JINNAH HOSPITAL FERTILITY CENTRE, LAHORE
Abstract: Objective: The objective of this study was to study the semen parameters and its relation to hormonal status in infertile men. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Period: March 2015 to April 2017. Setting: Jinnah Hospital Fertility Centre; Depart...
JAHANGIR SULTAN, SHAFQAT HUSNAIN KHAN, MUNIR AHMED
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MOUTHGUARDS;
AWARENESS ABOUT MOUTHGUARDS IN DENTAL COMMUNITY OF LAHORE
Abstract: Introduction: Contemporary dentistry has shifted its paradigm from therapeutic to preventive. Dento-alveolar injuries are quiet frequently reported and sports remain as one of the major cause. In Pakistan contact sports like boxing, hockey, footba...
SALMAN ASHRAF KHAN, MARIAM FATIMA, MUHAMMAD HASSAN, NAIMA KHALID, AYESHA IQBAL, ANUM AHMED RAJA, MOHAMMAD ANNAS
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PROSTHODONTIC TREATMENT;
CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE PREFERENCE FOR PROSTHODONTIC TREATMENT MODALITIES IN THE PATIENTS VISITING AT THE ISRA DENTAL COLLEGE, HYDERABAD
Abstract: Objectives: This study was carried out to assess the clinical evaluation of the preference for prosthodontics treatment modalities in the patients visiting at the Welfare OPD, Isra Dental College, Hyderabad. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Se...
FARZANA MEMON, DIYA RAM KHATRI, SALWA MEMON
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HYDROCEPHALUS;
CAUSES OF HYDROCEPHALUS AMONG DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS
Abstract: Objectives: To know about the causes of hydrocephalus (HDC) among the different age groups. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Setting: Department of neurosurgery PGMI/LRH. Period: August 2012 to September 2013. Materials and Methods: The operat...
MUHAMMAD USMAN KHAN, BILAL KHAN, WEFAQ ULLAH, AKRAM ULLAH, MUMTAZ ALI
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LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY;
TIMING OF LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY IN PATIENTS WITH MILD ACUTE BILIARY PANCREATITIS
Abstract: Background: Gallstones and biliary sludge accounted for 30–55% of acute pancreatitis in the West whereas in other countries the incidence of all cases of pancreatitis amounts up to 68.5%. The risk of subsequent attacks for patients recovering from...
MUSTMA KAMAL, NAVEED AKHTAR, GHULAM MURTAZA, NAJAF AZAD
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GOITER;
PREVALENCE AND COMPARISON OF GOITER IN DIFFERENT TALUKAS OF DISTRICT SUKKUR, SINDH, PAKISTAN
Abstract: Objectives: The object of this study was to observe prevalence of Goiter disorder and to classify the Goiter patients regarding sex, age and find various conditions of goiter patient in different talukas of district Sukkur, Sindh, Pakistan. Introd...
SYEDA SANIYA SAQLAIN, KHADIM HUSSAIN MEMON, TAHIRA JABEEN URSANI, SAFDAR ALI UJJAN
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ALVARADO SCORING SYSTEM;
APPLICATION AND DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF ALVARADO SCORING SYSTEM IN PATIENTS WITH APPENDICITIS
Abstract: Objectives: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy (discrimination) and implementation performance of Alvarado score. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Setting: Surgical Unit of Nishtar Hospital Multan under supervision of consultant Surgeons of D...
RIZWAN AHMAD, AMMARA LIAQUAT, AMNA LIAQUAT
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ASCORBIC ACID;
PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF ASCORBIC ACID ON ANTICANCER INDUCED CHANGE IN VOLUME OF TESTES
Abstract: Objectives: To demonstrate the volume changes that are produced by anthracycline Doxorubicin DOX on the testes of mice and designed to study volumetric changes in DOX affected testes with co-administration of antioxidant Vitamin C. Design: An expe...
AISHA ABDUL HAQ, SOOFIA NIGAR, SARWAT JABEEN
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POSTOPERATIVE ANALGESIA IN CHILDREN;
COMPARISON OF MEAN DURATION OF PAIN RELIEF USING CAUDAL BUPIVACAINE WITH AND WITHOUT NEOSTIGMINE FOR POSTOPERATIVE ANALGESIA IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING INFRA-UMBILICAL SURGERY.
Abstract: Objectives: To compare the mean duration of pain relief using caudal bupivacaine with and without neostigmine for postoperative analgesia in children undergoing infra-umbilical surgery. Study design: Randomized Controlled trial. Settings: Departme...
MOHSIN RIAZ ASKRI, SHUMYALA MAQBOOL, MUHAMMAD AFZAL MIRZA, MUHAMMAD RAUF
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TRANSVERSUS ABDOMINAL PLANE BLOCK;
EFFICACY OF MAGNESIUM SULPHATE AS AN ADJUVANT TO BUPIVACAINE IN TRANSVERSUS ABDOMINAL PLANE BLOCK IN ABDOMINAL HYSTERECTOMY PATIENTS.
Abstract: Objectives: To determine the efficacy of co-administration of magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) with bupivacaine in enhancing the analgesic efficacy of Transversus abdominus plane block (TAP block) in patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy. St...
SYED AFTAB HAIDER, ATQUA SULTAN, ZAIRA SALMAN, SALMAN WARIS
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CAESAREAN SECTION;
ITS FREQUENCY AND INDICATIONS IN DHQ TEACHING HOSPITAL, SAHIWAL.
Abstract: Introduction: Caesarean Section (CS) is a surgical procedure carried out for the delivery of the baby when circumstances render the possibility of a safe vaginal birth. Though caesarean section can be life-saving in many situations, its unnecessar...
SAEEDA BANO, MYDA MUZAFFAR, MASOOMA ZAFAR, FAREEHA YOUSAF
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LUPUS NEPHRITIS;
CATEGORIZATION OF PROTEINURIA AND HEMATURIA IN PATIENTS WITH LUPUS NEPHRITIS AT A TERTIARY CARE CENTER IN LAHORE.
Abstract: Categorization of proteinuria and hematuria in patients with lupus nephritis at a tertiary care center Lahore. Objectives: Distribution of proteinuria and hematuria has a pivotal role in renal complications of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). P...
SOBIA KHALID, ZAKIA WAHID, M. JAHANGIR MUJAHID, SHEHLA MUJAHID, IMRANA TANVIR, NADIA NASEEM, SABIHA RIAZ, A. H. NAGI
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ENDOMETRIAL BIOPSIES;
INTER-OBSERVER VARIABILITY IN INTERPRETATION OF ENDOMETRIAL BIOPSIES IN INFERTILE WOMEN
Abstract: Background: In histopathology, inter-observer variability is frequently encounter leading to diagnostic dilemma. Endometrial biopsies are one of them where multiple factors including hormonal influences make the interpretation difficult. The aim o...
SABEEN NASIR, MUHAMMAD MUMTAZ KHAN, NAVEED SHARIF, SADAF ALAM, SARA ZIAULLAH, SAJJAD AHMAD
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CHRONIC PERSISTENT ASTHMA;
IMPACT OF BOTANICAL SEED OILS (BORAGE & ECHIUM) VERSUS COMBINATION WITH BAMBUTEROL ON THE SEVERITY OF CHRONIC PERSISTENT ASTHMA
Abstract: Asthma, a chronic inflammatory disorder, prevalence is high in all ages, characterizes by cough, dyspnea, chest compression, wheezing and considerable impairment in physical activities. Study Design: An interventional study. Objectives: Observe im...
SYED SAUD HASAN, MOOSA KHAN, MUSARRAT SULTANA, MUHAMMAD TALHA FAROOQUI, ASIF IQBAL
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FOLIC ACID INTAKE;
ROLE OF HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS IN COUNSELING AND PERCEPTIONS OF WOMEN ABOUT IMPORTANCE OF FOLIC ACID INTAKE IN CHILDBEARING AGE
Abstract: Objectives: Study objectives were devised to assess perceptions of women regarding importance of folic acid intake, to evaluate role of healthcare providers in counseling of women for folic acid intake, to find out association between perceptions ...
AAMIRA HASHMI, QANDEEL TAHIR, MUHAMMAD IMRAN, NAILA AZAM, RUKHSANA ROSHAN, FARMAN ALI
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INTUBATION IN OBESE PATIENTS;
DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF NECK CIRCUMFERENCE TO THYROMENTAL DISTANCE RATIO FOR DIFFICULT INTUBATION IN OBESE PATIENTS
Abstract: Objectives: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of ratio of neck circumference to thyromental distance to predict the difficult intubation in obese patients by using Intubation difficulty scale as gold standard. Study Design: Cross-sectional stud...
SAJJAD RAZA, LIAQAT ALI, ASIF NADEEM
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CURCUMA LONGA;
CURCUMA LONGA AGAINST CARBON TETRACHLORIDE INDUCED LIVER INJURY: A BIOCHEMICAL AND HISTOPATHOLOGICAL EXPERIMENTAL STUDY
Abstract: Objectives: To analyze the hepatoprotective effects of Curcuma longa (CL) against carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) induced chemical injury in experimental rats. Study Design: Experimental study. Setting: Indus Medical College in collaboration with Anim...
SANA NAZ, FAISAL IRSHAD, HINA MAWANI
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DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY;
EFFECTS OF GINGER EXTRACT ON SERUM CREATININE AND PAIRED KIDNEY WEIGHT IN ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY OF ALBINO RATS
Abstract: Background: Zingiber Officinale Roscoe (Zingiberaceae family) is known as Ginger. It is famous for its antioxidant properties. Objectives: To evaluate the effects of Ginger aqueous extract on the serum creatinine and paired kidney weight in Alloxa...
FAIZA IRSHAD, RABIA SAJJAD TOOR, MADIHA HUSSAIN
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ISONIAZID INDUCED LIVER DAMAGE;
HEALTHY EFFECTS OF SILYMARIN ON LIVER HISTOPATHOLOGY AGAINST ISONIAZID INDUCED LIVER DAMAGE IN RABBITS
Abstract: Objectives: To observe healthy effects of silymarin on liver histopathology against liver damage, caused by isoniazid in rabbits. Study Design: Interventional study. Setting: Animal House of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi. Period: Apr...
SARWAT JAHAN, SANA IMRAN, NAVEED AHSAN
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PEDIATRIC UROLITHIASIS;
EVALUATING BIOCHEMISTRY OF PEDIATRIC UROLITHIASIS
Abstract: Objectives: To determine the biochemical composition and biochemical types of childhood urolithiasis. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Place and Duration: Pediatric Surgery Department, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, and Uni...
MUBEENA LAGHARI, FOUZIA SHAIKH, SHAZIA MURTAZA
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