Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 4, Issue 3, JUL – SEP  2010

Website: www.pjmhsonline.com

 

Original Articles

165

Frequency of Thyroid Dysfunction Following Interferon Therapy in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

Mumtaz Ali Chutto, Haresh Chand, Amar Lal Gurbakshani, Raja Rahul Chand, Hakim Ali Abro

 

169

Audit in ENT and Head & Neck Surgery

Sajid Iqbal Sheikh, Abid Rashid, Muhammad Rashid Awan, Shahzad Omer Farooq, Azhar Hameed

 

172

Lipid Profile in Supplementation Walnut and Almond in Hypertension Subjects

Mohammad Kamran Taj, Abdul Majeed Cheema, Imran Taj Hassani, Taj Mohammad Hassani

 

175

A Comparative Study of Hysterectomy and Conservative Treatment of Menorrhagia due to Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding in Women of Low Socioeconomic Group

Salma Jabeen, Sarwat Faridi,  Farrukh Zaide, Afzaal Ahmed, Shahid Hussain

 

179

Demographic, Clinical and Imaging Patterns of Proptosis

Khalid Farooq, Tayyaba Gul Malik, Muhammad Khalil

 

184

Comparison of Conservative Versus Surgical Treatment of Ethmoidal Nasal Polyps

Ahmed Rohail, Mohammad Faheem. Malik, Aamer Ayub Awan

 

188

Acute Renal Failure in Pregnancy: One Year Observational Study at Nephrology Department Sandeman Provincial Hospital Quetta

Syed Liaquat Ali Khan

 

192

Role of Metformin in Improving the Symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Disease

Samina Rashid, Shabnam Tariq, Ahsan Kazmi, Ghazala Moeen

 

197

Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors for Neural Tube Defects in Patients at Sheikh Zayed Hospital Rahim Yar Khan

Muhammad Saleem, Mubarak Ali, Qasir Husnain, Abdul Razzak Malik, Rashid Mahamood

 

203

Outcome of Primary Reconstruction after Intestinal Resection in Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion

Zaman Ranja, Humera Zafar, Haroon Ur Rasheed

 

206

Towards A Satellite Account for Health – Household’s Time Use On Health Care

Christian Lorenz, Madiha Amjad

 

210

Are King Edward Medical University Graduates Adequately Trained to Prescribe Medicine at the Point of Graduation? Views of House Officers

Muhammad Azeem, Amir Riaz Bhutta, Azhar Bashir, Atif Pervez, Umair Samee, Ahmad Raza

 

215

Clinical Presentation and Risk Factors Associated with Placental Abruption

Shabnam Tariq, Ambreen Ijaz, Ghazala Moeen, Nazia Badar

 

219

Eight Years Experience in the Surgical Management of Vesico- Vaginal Fistula

Naila Yasmeen, Mahmood Aleem, Nasir Iqbal

 

223

Results of Open Mesh Hernioplasty (Lichtenstein) for Inguinal Hernia: A Study of 120 Cases at Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore

Zahid Mahmood, Muneer Imran, T. A. Shah

 

226

Analysis of Maternal Mortality in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Nuzhat Rasheed, Sumeira Siddique, Iffat Yasmeen, Munir Ahmad

 

229

Surgical Experience Regarding Management of Traumatic Duodenal Injuries

Siri Chand, Abdul Ghani Shaikh, Quratulain Soomro, Aijaz Ahmed Memon

 

233

Evaluation of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy with Methylene Blue Dye in Early Carcinoma Breast

Ahmad Sohail, Muhammad Sohail, Muhammad Asim, Javed Shakir, Khalid M. Durrani.

 

236

Spectrum of Presentation of Abdominal Tuberculosis at Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore

Muneer Imran, Zahid Mahmood, T.A. Shah

 

239

Sonographic Assessment of Post Void Residual Urine Volume in Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Tanveer Mahmood, Khalid Farooq

 

 

242

Perinatal Mortality at Lady Willingdon Hospital Lahore

Iram Mobusher

 

245

Diagnostic Accuracy of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in Thyroid Nodules

Sher Uz Zaman Bhatti, Muhammad Saif Ul Malook, Muhammad Ali Zulqarnain,

Ahmed Saeed

 

248

Neonatal Outcome in Post-term Pregnancy

Farhat Naz, Amina Javid, Sara Saeed, Altaf Begum, Amtullah Zareen

 

252

Estimation of Coagulation Parameters in Albino Rats Fed on Canola Oil Supplemented with Atherogenic Diet

Akhtar Munir, Muhammad Farooq*

 

255

Atherosclerosis May Be Prevented by Using Psyllium Husk

Shah Murad, Hasan Raza*, Aruna Bashir, Amar Lal Ghurbakhshani**, Manzoor Ahmad Unar**, Moosa Khan

 

259

Comparison of Inguinal Herniorrhaphy under Local and Spinal Anaesthesia

Khurram Niaz, Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Ishaq Khan, Munzar Sarfraz

 

263

Prevalence and Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in rural areas of Sindh Province of Pakistan

Rajkumar Chuhan, Ghulam Mustafa Dahri, Shah Murad*, Hasan Raza*, Samina Akram**

 

266

Effect of Helicobacter Pylori Infection on Hemoglobin, MCV, and Vitamin B12

Saqib Sohail, Hamid Javaid Qureshi*, Sajid Nisar**

 

270

Low Amniotic Fluid Index as a Predictor of Perinatal Outcome in Low Risk Pregnancies at Term

Saima Iqbal, Asifa Noreen

 

272

Comparing the Effects of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride with Loratadine on Isolated Trachea of Rabbit

Manzoor Ahmed Unar, Gulshan Ara Jalbani*, Shah Murad**, Madiha Shah*

 

277

Complications of Spinal Anaesthesia in Caesarean Section

Farhat Naz, Shazia Khan, Altaf Begum, Misbah Malik, Amtullah Zareen

 

281

Subjective Difficulties and Complications of Each Stage of Phacoemulsification by Residents

Amtul Naseer Sami, Tehseen un Nabi Sahi

 

284

Effective Contraceptive Practices

Zohra Khanum, Amna Khanum, Noreen Rasul

 

287

Endoscopic Approach for the Treatment of Antrochoanal Polyp

Kashif Iqbal Malik, Zafar Iqbal Gill, Muhammad Irshad Malik, Zubair Iqbal Bhutta

 

290

The Effects of Intranasal Splints in Septal Surgery

Hassan Iqbal, Tehseen-ul-Hassan Farooqi

 

292

Role of Trypan Blue in Management of Paedriatic Traumatic Cataract

Amtul Naseersami, Tehseen un Nabi Sahi

 

294

Computer Literacy among the Medical Staff at Avicenna Medical College and Hospital

Sanober Masood, Rana Akhtar Khan, Gulfreen Waheed