Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 5, Issue 3, JUL – SEP  2011




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Review Article


Morphine Can Be Used Safely in a Resource Poor Tertiary Care Hospital for Postoperative Pain Management in Children - A Retrospective Review

Saeedah Asaf, Salman A. Shah, Saima Siddiqui, Uroos Jabeen, Javaid Iqbal2.

Special Article


Costing Structure of Public Hospitals in Pakistan

Christian Lorenz, Muhammad Khalid, Naveed Akhtar

Original Articles


Knowledge about HIV/AIDS among University Students in Lahore

Lubna Javed, Fariha Farooq, Nosheen Naveed



The Role of MRI in Diagnosis of Cardiac Pathologies

Mian Waheed Ahmad, Malik Sajjad, Nasir Raza Zaidi



Indications and Early Complications of Standard Tracheostomy

Muhammad Rashid, S.Nadeem Uddin Naqvi, Imran Saeed, Uzair Luqman, Omer Sefvan Janjua



Placenta Praevia and Accreta and its Relationship with Previous Caesarean Section

Saima Javaid. Tahira Yasmeen



Protective Role of Vitamin C against Teratogenic Effects of Lead Acetate on Mouse Kidney

Rakhshanda Jabeen, M Tahir, Syed Muhammad Ahsan Raza, Fakhar-Un-Nisa, Saima Batool



JAK 2 V617 Mutation with Myeloid Hyperplasia and Blast Formation in Idiopathic Myelofibrosis

Fatima Khanum, Suhaib Ahmad, Aman Ur Rehman



Comparison of Diagnostic Accuracy of Film-Screen Mammography and Ultrasound in Breast Masses

Zeba Zahid,  Zahid Ibrahim, Saira Bilal, Muhammad Farooq



Efficacy of Adipose Tissue in Fat Graft Tympanoplasty

Ahmed Shakeel Ahsan, Muhammad Rashid Awan, Azhar Hameed, Abid Rasheed



Multi-level Intercostal Block with Bupivacaine Helps in Early Extubation and Shortens Intensive Care Unit Stay in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Thoracotomy

S. Salman A. Shah; Saeedah Asaf, Tariq Waqar; M. Asim Khan; Jamal A Nasir; Uroos Jabeen.



Role of Uterine Packing in Control of PPH

Iram Mobusher



Biostatistical Analysis of Morbidity & Mortality Due to Myocardial Infarction and its Prevention by Hypolipidemic Drug Regimen

Javed Asghar, Khalid Umer Gill, Shah Murad, Shaheena Asif, Aamir Bashir, Ghazi Mahmood



Addition of Amikacin and Levofloxacin is Associated with Higher Culture Conversion Rate in Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Mansoor Ud Din Sajid, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Siddiqique



The Frequency of Vaginal Birth after one Cesarean Section with Vigilant Fetal and Maternal Monitoring

Sadia Khanumm Amna Khanum



Level of Understanding in Surgical Patients Undergoing Operative Procedures

Nauman Saeed, Amina Mushtaq, Saeed Ahmed, Muddassir Javaid, Kamran Butt, M. Tariq Sohail



Infections of Children Associated with Malnutrition in Quetta, Pakistan

Abid Panezai, Majed Rafeeq, Masroor Ahmad Bajwa,  Mohammad Masood Tariq, Ferhat Abbas, Basheer Ahmad Kakar, Babar Hilal, Abdul Wadood, Mumtaz Ali



Short Term Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Operative Vaginal Deliveries in Singleton Term Pregnancies

Shabnam Tahir Saleem, Imran Saeed, Mirza Ilyas Baig, Faiza Sohail, Tahir Saleem



Frequency of Intradialytic Hypotension among Patients on Maintenance Heamodialysis

Abad Ur Rehman Awan, Tahir Shafi, Aizaz Mand Ahmed, Muhammad Aasim



A Comparative Study of Repaglinide & Glibenclamide in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Zahid Hussain Shah, Khurram Saleem, Fatima Mahboob, Rushd Jibran



Maternal Mortality and Induced Abortion

Tayyaba Majeed, Kanwal Saba, Amna Ahsan Cheema, Zahid Mahmood,



Morphine Based Anesthetic Allows Early Discharge from the Intensive Care Unit in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Saeedah Asaf, Salman A. Shah, M. Asim Khan, Jamal A. Nasir, Tariq Waqar, M. Ali Gill, Uroos Jabeen.



Management of Biliary and Pancreatic Fistulae by Fistulojejunostomy

Muhammad Tahir, Zahid Mahmood, Muneer Imran, Muhammad Asghar Javed



High Emergency Caesarean Section Rate - A comparison of indications in years 2005 and 2010

Saima Rafique, Gul E Raana



Feeding Practice among Infants in Labour Community

Aneela Shaheen, Saima Batool, Muhammad Naeem, Maryam Shoaib



A Study of Carcinoma Gall Bladder Diagnosed After Cholecystectomy Carried Out for a Benign Disease

Mohammad Adnan Nazeer, Khalil Ahmad, Maratab Ali, Zain Noor Ahmad, Asma Samreen, Khalid M. Durrani



Retrospective Study of Variations in the Microscopic Morphology of Dental Biopsy Specimens Received in Pathology Department of Lahore Medical and Dental College

Shazia N. Ibnerasa



Misoprostol for the Purpose of Midtrimester Termination of Pregnancy: A Comparative Study with Prostaglandin F2 Alpha With Oxytocin Infusion

Sadia Khanum, Amna Khanum



Delayed Vs Interval Cholecystectomy for Gall Stone Pancreatitis

Muhammad Akram Dogar, Imran, Abishek Chaudhary, Tasleem Akhtar



The Impact of JAK2 V617 Mutation in Splenomegaly and Reticulin Grade of Idiopathic Myelofibrosis

Fatima Khanum, Aman Ur Rehman



Transcallosal Vs Transcortical Approach to Thalamic Tumors-an Experience

Junaid Khan, Muhammad Khalid, Anisa Kalsoom



Total-Cholesterol Vs HDL-Cholesterol

Shah Murad, Javed Asghar, Khalid Umer Gill, Aamir Bashir, Ghazi Mahmood*, Abdul Majeed Chaudhry, Shaheena Asif



A Clinico Pathological Study of Benign Breast Lumps

Mohammad Adnan Nazeer, Safdar Baloch, Zain Noor Ahmad, Asma Samreen, Khalid M. Durrani



Management of Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis Other Than Abdominal Tuberculosis Presenting to Surgeons

Khalid Mahmood Nizami, Mehmood Alam, Omer Farooq, Muhammad Rashid Chaudhry



Risk Factors for Ectopic Pregnancy at Lahore General Hospital Lahore

Sadia Zulfiqar Cheema, Madeeha Rashid, Sadia Tariq



Effects of Pregnancy on Thyroid Hormone Levels

Abdul Shakoor Memon, Abdul Wahab Shaikh, Amar Lal Dodani



TDT: A Diagnostic Marker in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Zahid Ibrahim, Zeba Zahid, Muhammad Farooq



Laparoscopic versus Open Appendicectomy - A Prospective Comparative Study of 100 Patients

Mansab Ali, Muhammad Tahir, Fatima Asim, Zahid Mahmood, Muneer Imran



Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Adult Population of Rawalpindi

Sohail Rashid Ahmad, Muhammad Ahmed, Imran Haider, Aftab Turabi, Farooq Ahmad Khan



Frequency of Primary and Secondary Lactose Intolerance in Dyspeptic Adult Population and Comparison Based on age of Onset, Duration and Sex

Muhammad Akram Bajwa, Gazanfar Ali Sirhindi, Akleem Ahmad Sheikh, Muhammad Aasim, Altaf Alam



The Pattern of Orbital Tumors on B-scan in Suspected Cases of Orbital Masses

Saeed Akhtar Malik, Hassan Mahmood Tabassum, Salah Ud Din Arbi



Frequency of Hypothermia during General Anaesthesia

Muhammad Arshad, Waqar Ahmed Qureshi, Ahmad Ali, Syed Zeeshan Haider



Efficacy of Prophylactic Intracameral Moxifloxacin in Cataract Surgery

Sanaullah Khan, Kashif Raza Khan, Nazeer Ahmad Aasi



Frequency of Pleomorphic Adenoma in Salivary Glands

Pir Bux Magsi, Khush Mohammed Sohu, Hamid Ali Sangi



Audit of Gynaecological Hysterectomies

Tahira Yasmin, Saima Javed, Mansab Amin Chaudhary, Saima Rafique, M.Salim Malik



Effect of Incision Site on Corneal Endothelial Cell Count Changes in Cataract Surgery by Phacoemulsification

Khalid Mahmood, Ahmad Zeeshan Jamil, Talat Mahmood Gondal, Zaheer-Ud-Din Aqil Qazi



Routine Use of Loopogram/contrast Radiology Prior to Post Typhoid Ileostomy Reversal

Hassan Mahmood Tabassum, Saeed Akhtar Malik, Zahid Shahzad, Shagufta Sikandar, Sultan Ahmad



Antenatal Complications and their Impact on Maternal and Perinatal Outcome of Twin Gestations

Tahira Yasmin, Saima Javed, Mansab Amin Chaudhary, Romana Latif,M Salim Malik



Comparison of Frequency of Hypotension after Subarachnoid Block Either Giving Prophylactic Intramuscular Ephedrine or Crystalloid Preload in Parturients Undergoing Cesarean Delivery

Waqar Ahmed Qureshi, Syed Zia Haider, Muhammad Arshad, Syed Zeeshan Haider,Ahmed Ali, Tooba Moon, Maryam Shoaib



Effects of Fasting Intervals on Gastric Volume and pH

Riaz Hussain, Tahir Nazeer, Nasrullah Khan Aziz, Maqsood Ali



Oral Versus Rectal Misoprostol in the Prevention of Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage

Amna Khanun, Sadia Khanum



Role of Colour Doppler Sonography in the Diagnosis of Breast Tumors

Aamir Nadeem Ch., Mian Waheed Ahmad, Amina Ahmad,



Unsafe Abortion – A Clandestine Epidemic 

Naheed Jamal Faruqi, Nazia Badar, Nudrat Sohail, Shabnam Tariq, Gulguna Hasan

Case Reports


A Rare Presentation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Asma Samreen, M Adnan Nazeer, Zain Noor Ahmad, Naila Atif, Khalid M. Durrani, Bilquees Suleman



Inguinal Hernia Containing Stomach, Transverse Colon and Small Bowel

Muhammad Akram Dogar, Abishek Chaudhary, Imran



Association of Down’s Syndrome with Hirshsprung’s Disease and Imperforate Anus

M. Rashid Ayub, Muneer Imran, Nabeela Rashid, Zahid Mahmood. Sonia Saleem