Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 11, Issue 3, JUL – SEP  2017





Storage & Analysis of Clinical Data

Kamran Aziz

Original Articles


ESBL and MBL genes detection and plasmid profile analysis from Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Nazmul Mhm, Fazlul Mkk, Shah Samiur Rashid, Saeid Reza Doustjalali, FarzanaYasmin, Karim Al-Jashamy, Munira Bhuiyan, Negar Shafiei Sabet



Functional Outcome of Transpedicular Screw Fixation with unstable Thoracolumbar Spine Injury

Mirza Samar Ahmad, Ijaz Ahmad, Aiq Uz Zaan, Rizwan Akram, Amer Aziz



Outcome of Lateral Approach for Displaced Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in Children

Muhammad Arif. Rizwan Akram, Atiquz Zaman, Ijaz Ahmad, Amer Aziz



A three Years Audit of Surgical Management of Un-descended Testis

Muhammad Sharif, Abdul Salam Bin Hafiz, Tahir Bashir, Isam Elamin Elsiddig, Malaz Ibrahim



Frequency of Re-bleeding after Esophageal Variceal Banding in Cirrhotic patients at 3 weeks

FarwahJaved, GhiasUl Hassan, M Ali Haider, ShafqatRasool,  Israr Ul Haque, Anum Javed, GN Tayyab



Frequency of Reactions Due to Blood Transfusion With Whole Blood in ObsGyne Population

Rukhsana Parveen, Rabia Arshad, Mugheera Hussain, Asif Hanif



Frequency of Short Interpregnancy Interval in Females with Preterm Birth

Madiha Ashfaq, Abdul Mateen, Hira Mateen, AsifHanif



In vitro Efficacy of Colistin by E. Strip and Agar Dilution Method against Multi-drug Resistant Gram negative Rods Isolated from Clinical Specimens in Tertiary Care Hospitals

Attiya Rasool Qureshi, Inayat Husain Anjum, Amna Afzal,, Nadia Wali, Imran Khan Jahangir



Serum Cancer Antigen-125 Levels in Endometriosis

SadiaNazir, Gulfam Ahmad, Shaheena Naz, Khalid P. Lone



Nosocomial Infections and its Prevention

Khalid Rafique, Raja M Shoaib, M. Ehsanul Haq, Shahid Mahmood, M Aurad Khalid, Sosan Shahid



To Determine the Type of Fungus Involved in Fungal Nasal Polyps

Raziuddin Ahmed, S. M. Qaisar Sajjad, Zahid Suhail



Identifying Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease on Ultrasound and its Correlation with Obesity

Wajeeha Imran Andrabi, Mubashir Dilawar, Nida Rauf, M Ali Rauf, A Yousaf, Shazia Aleem, Khalid Farooq



Assessment of Personal Profile of Breast Cancer Patients

Abdul Salam Malik, Khalil Ahmad Shahid, Areeba Niaz



Pattern of Suicide: A descriptive, comparative study conducted in Karachi during period 2011- 2015.

ZakiUddin Ahmad, Khalil Mobin, ZamirSiddiqui



Correlation between Cardiac Markers and Serum Phosphate Levels in  Chronic Kidney Disease
Sara Ashfaq, Nasir Farooq Butt, Rabia Rathore, Adil Iqbal, Sarah Shoaib Qureshi, Tariq Waseem



Measurement of Stress among Doctors in Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of LGH, Lahore

Haris Ahmad Chattha, Ali Zafar, Farrukh Amin



Frequency of Hepatitis B, C & HIV among Blood Donors in Blood Bank of LGH, Lahore

Farrukh Amin, Ali Zafar, Haris Ahmed Chattha



The Burden of Transfusion related Infections on Thalassemia Major Children

Muhammad Rafiq Khan, Saadia Anwar, MehwishFaizan, SumbalNosheen



Correlation between Serum Glucose and BMI in undergraduate students

MehrinFarooq, Sarah Shoaib, Mustafa Wasim, Wasim Amir



Frequency of Anti-HCV antibodies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and 6-Minute walk test.

Abrar Ahmed Wagan, Syed Nayab Haider, Rukhsar Ahmed, Fuad Shafiq, Shehzad Ahmed Baloch



Small Incision Cataract Surgery and its associations with astigmatism

Muhammad Nawaz Cheema, Saba Anwar, Muhammad Nuneeb Nawaz, Muhammad Arif



Frequency of Benign Blood Disorders in Children: A Bone Marrow based analysis

Syed Nadeem Mansoor, Kh. Amjad Hussan, Tahir Javed, S Maaz Nadeem, W Nadeem, S Moiz Nadeem6



Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Jaundiced Children in Pakistan

Zumrah Bilal Butt, Sabeen Zahid, Aliza Hamadani



In-hospital Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction among old patients

Muhammad Waqas, SadiaKhadim, FaryalZafar



A Study to Evaluate α-Methylacyl Co-A Racemase Expression in Hyperplasia and Different Grades of Adenocarcinoma of Prostate

Tahira Tabassum, Ayesha Imtiaz, Rukhsana Jabeen



Metformin vsInsulin Treatment in Gestational Diabetes in Pregnancy and its Effects on Birthweight

AlizaHamadani, SabeenZahid, Zumrah Bilal Butt



Students’ Response on the Effectiveness of CBL in learning Gross Anatomy in an u/g course

ShaistaArshadJarral, FaizaMehboob, Samar Ashraf



Prevalence of Hyperlipidemia in Coronary Heart Disease Patients Visiting OPD of DHQ Hospital

Yusra Khan, ArvaZainab, Aizah Maryam, Muhammad Rizwan Anwar



Assessment of Adverse Effects of Lodoxamide and Sodium Cromoglycate during the Treatment of Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

Dial Das, Jai Perkash, Ikram Ahmed Tunior, Abdul Wahab Sh, Benazir Abbasi, Lubna Naz, R Ahmad Shaikh



Frequency of Microbes in Hospitalized Burned patients in Karachi

Rakhshanda Younus, Jai Kirshin Ambwani, Ikram Ahmed Tunio, Abdul Wahab Shaikh, Benazir Abbasi



Seroprevlence of Hepatitits B Surface Antigen and Antibodies against Hepatitis C Virus

Maryam Parveen, Muhammad Ismaile, Rabiya Masood



Obesity as a Predictor of Adverse Maternal Outcomes among Pregnant Women of a rural community

Maryam Parveen, Muhammad Ismaile, Rabiya Masood



Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Congenital Anomalies at a tertiary care hospital

Maimoona Qadir, Sohail Amir, Shaher Bano



Winds of change: Do we need to Change with the Changing Times

Sarah Khalid, Muhammad Jabeen Akhtar, Fariha Shah



Blood Transfusion in Caesarean section Obstetrician’s perspective

Lubna Riaz Dar, Shaherzad Sohail, Ismail Khalid



Comparison of Early Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Open versus Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Bilal Mehmood, Sidra Anwar Waqar, Hafiz Muhammad Naeem



Frequency of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease

Ayesha Jalil, Zeeshan Ishaq, Wardah Sahar Khan, Umar Akram



Vomiting as a Predictor of Fracture Skull in Head Injury Patients

Shaukat Ali, Pervaiz Zarif, Sadaf Sajid



Efficacy of Lumbar Disc Fenestration and Microdiscectomy in Terms of Leg Pain Relief in Sciatica due to Lumbar Disc Herniation

Sohail Amir, MaimoonaQadir, ShaherBano



Role of Forensic Medicine in Evaluating Sexual Harassments

SundusAmbreen, .Amir Naveed, Yasmeen Aamir, Mohammad Mohsin Khan



Analytical study of Choledocholithiasis&Cholelithiasis by using Ultrasound

Asra Yasin, Umama Saeed, Maham Munir



Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Diagnostic Accuracy in Acute Spinal Column Injuries

Asra Yasin, .Umama Saeed, Maham Munir



Effect of Preoperative Pulmonary Function on Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Kashif Mustafa, Kashif Ahmad, Sardar Nasir Hussain Khosa



Frequency of Anemia in Pregnant Females Presenting in Gynae Outdoor, Shalamar Hospital Lahore

Adeel Ahmed, RanaSikandarIqbal, Hassan Farooq



To Evaluate the Pattern of Asthma Control Using Asthma Control Test among Asthmatic Patients

Aneeqa Mansoor, Ch. Adnan Ahmed Ather, Hafiz Muhammad Sajid Jehangir, Mahrukh Khosa



Correlation between Increased Albuminuria and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in patient of Type 2 DM

Ch. Adnan Ahmed Ather, Sohail Bashir Sulehria, Aneeqa Ilyas, Mahrukh Khosa, Imran M Khan, R Khalid



Association of Mortality with Hyponatremia in patients of Heart Failure

AneeqaMansoor, Ch. Adnan Ahmed Ather, Bilal Hameed, Mahrukh Khosa, Imran M Kahn, R Khalid



Vitamin D Deficiency - A Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

Sardar Nasir Hussain Khosa, Kashif Mustafa, Kashif Ahmad



Prenatal Diagnosis of Thalassemia Major - an effective tool for thalassemia prevention

Shabnam Bashir, Yasmeen Ehsan, Hussain Jafri, Furqan Sabir, Saadia Afzal, Mehmood Ghafoor, Asif Iqbal



Mean Pain Score Reduction Following Intra-Articular Injection of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma

Anwar Imran, Sajid Akhtar, Shabir Khattak, Amjad Hussain



Management of Postop Sensitivity in Class 1 Amalgam Restorations

Muhammad Ahmad Sadiq, Abdul Ahad, Sadia Hafeez



Comparison between Topiramate and Sodium Valproate Efficacy in the Treatment of Migraine

Muhammad Usman Choudhary, Jawad Nawaz, Muhammad Saddique, Ahmed Zameer



Frequency of Organ Specific Autoimmune Disorders among patient of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (HT)

Fawad Noor, Hafsa Nasim, Anam Zafar



Comparison of Rapid Virological Response Treatment With DAA Vs DAA Along With Pegylated Interferon for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection Genotype 3.

Fawad Noor, Hafsa Nasim, Anam Zafar



Diagnostic Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Enteroclysis for Crohn’s Disease taking histopathology

Hira Bushra, Faiza Waseem, Sehrish Khakwani



Metformin Use and Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Patients with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus

Rabbia Rana, Muhammad Fayyaz, Taseer Iftikhar, Mujeeb Ullah Makki



Perception and Practices of Circumcision among Rural and Urban Population of Pakistan

Hafiz Muhammad AzeemSaqib, Syed Muhammad Bahar Ali Bukhari, Mujeeb Ullah Makki



ANB AOBO Zone Difficulty Index:  A Cephalometric Study

Muhammad Azeem, Waseem Abbas, Anam Arif Bll, Muhammad Imran Khan, Waheed Ul Hamid



Evaluation of the Causes of Failure of Initial Endodontic Therapy Based On Radiographic Findings

SairaYousaf Dar, SadafQadeer, M Bader Munir



Analysis of Von Spee’s Curve in Class-I Malocclusion

Muhammad Ali Hashim, Muhammad Azeem, BenishManzor, Muhammad Imran Khan, WaheedUl Hamid



Medical students’ preferences for working in rural areas after graduation

MahaArshad, M Ahmed Arif, SadiaRiaz, KashafNaz, M Haseeb, Maryam Nazir, Mashal N Tariq F Mukhtar



Correlation of Severity of Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy with Child Pugh Class and Diabetes

Khurram Saleem, Munazza Javeid, Faisal Amin Baig, MahwishNida, Najam Arif



Risk of Ischemc Heart Disease in Young Adults

UmairAsghar, MushtaqHussain, Hafiz Muhammad Atif, Marium Amjad



Comparison of Carvedilol and Esophageal Variceal Band Ligation for Prevention of Variceal Bleed

Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Atif Majeed, Fareeha Ghauri, Umair Asghar, Iqra Waheed



Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease in different regions of Pakistan

Ummair Asghar, Fareeha Ghauri, Muhammad Talha Naeem, Maryam Amjad



Atrial Fibrillation Clinical Presentation and Pathophysiology in Elderly Patient

Sana Ashfaq, Muhammad Yasir Arafat, AsimIqbal



Incidence, Patterns of Presentation and Management Outcomes of Obstructed Inguinal Hernias

Mushafia Hassan, UsamaIqbal, Muhammad IrfanFazal, Ahmad U Qureshi, Shahid Farooq, Abrar Ashraf Ali



Effectiveness of TransversusAbdominis Plane (TAP) Block for Pain Management after C Section

Rehan Hassan Khan Niazi, Afia Arshad Dodhy, Bushra Sultana, Muhammad Awais Akram



Serum Ferritin Level in the Siblings of Beta Thalassemia Major Patients

Nasir Rashid, Khadija Nasir, Rabia Nasir



Prevalence of Gallstone Disease in Patients of Hepatitis C Virus Infection

AroojHaq, Arifa Shamim, Maryam Ali



Assessment of Urological Complications Following Obstetric and Gynaecological Surgery

Sajid Mahmood, Naveed Iqbal, Shumaila Aslam



Assessment of Educational Environment at a Public Sector Medical College in Kashmir

AmjadMahmood Khan, Waheed Iqbal, Shaukat Ali Khan



Frequency of Different Factors Precipitating Cardiac Failure

Arafat Ali Farooqui, Haleema Tayyab, Abeera Akram, Haris Zia



Effects of Breast Feeding and Nutritional Habits on Breast Cancer in Females

SairaAfzal, Arafat Ali Farooqui, Hamza Rizwan, Abeera Akram, SairaAfzal Bajwa, M Haseeb Ul Rasool, Hafsa Khan, Maira Tariq, Haris Zia, M Haseeb, Ammar, Shafiq



Prevalence of obesity in school going adolescents and its association with Hypertension

Behram Shahid, Muhammad Akif Jalal, Muaaz Waseem, Hassan Shahid, Muhammad Mehboob-Ur-Rehman



Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Prevalence in a Tertiary Care Hospital Lahore.

ShafqatHusnain Khan, Sajida Yasmeen, Tanvee rHussain, Arslaan Javaeed, Surraya Jabeen, RH Subhani



Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus infection among Medical Waste Handlers

Sajida Yasmeen, Shafqat Husnain Khan, Tanveer Hussain, Surraya Jabeen, Arslaan Javaeed, RH Subhani



To Observe the Cellular Toxicity of Carcinogenic Compound on Lungs of Albino Rats

Sadia Sharif, Muhammad Umar, Saima Rubab Khan, Naveed Shuja



In-hospital Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction among old patients

Muhammad Waqas, SadiaKhadim, ZohaibAyoub



Assessment of Therapeutic Effects ofSofosbuvir Plus Ribavirin in Hepatitis C Virus with Genotype 3

Khalid Mahmud Khan, Tauqeer Ahmad, Rana Mozammil Shamsher Khan, Ansar Latif



Outcome of Mechanical Traction & Manual Therapy in  Cervical spondylosis for Radicular pain relief

Shahbaz Qayyum, Shoaib Waqas, Hafiz Muhammad Asim



Tightness of Calf and Hamstring Musculature among Plantar Fascitis

LaraibJavaid, ShoaibWaqas, Hafiz Muhammad Asim



Myocardial Infarction Causing Remodeling of Cardiomyoctyes

AnumAkram, Samia Sadiq, Madiha Mehmood, Umair Asghar



Comparison of Serum Lactate Dehydrogenase with Carbohydrate Antigen 15-3 CA breast

MairaMahmood, Muhammad Fahimul Haq, Asif Aziz Lodhi, Shama Akram, Nakhshab Choudhry, Riffat Yasmin



Knowledge and Attitude about Breast feeding among Lactating Mothers of Rural Punjab

Hafiza HafsaMehwish, Komal Mannan, Sara Saleem, FakehaRehman, Urooj Fatima, Ahmad Kamal Khan



Comparison of Different Hand Washing Techniques to Control Transmission of Microorgenisms

Muhammad Zubair, AizzaZafar, Anam Yaqoob, Humera Javed, Hasan Ejaz



Comparison of Post-Operative Pain Score with TAP Block Versus Placebo in Open Appendectomy

Muzzamil Alvi, Umaid Hussain, Riaz Hussain, Yumna Javaid, Tahir Nazeer, Amna Tahir



Awareness and Knowledge about Glaucoma Among Rural Population of Punjab

Maryam Shahid, MishkatIram, Fatima Rafique, Hafiza Hafsa Mehwish, Nimrah Shehzadi, Sadia Hayat



Problematic Mobile Phone among Medical Students using PUMP Scale

Waheed Iqbal, Amjad Mahmood Khan, Shaukat Ali Khan



Prevalence of Peripheral diabetic Neuropathy and its Association with Patients related Factors.

ArifaShamim, AroojHaq, Maryam Ali



Major Risk for cardiovascular Diseases – Hypertension

Sehrish Khakwani, Hira Bushra, Salman Yousaf



Assoc.  of 1ST Trimester Miscarriage with Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membrane & Preterm Delivery

Ghazala Huma, Saima Javed



Physiological and Biochemical Role of Curcuma Longa in Hyperlipidemic Individuals

Saima Rubab Khan, Awais Anwar, Samra Hafeez, Naveed Shuja



Frequency of Lower Extremity Amputations in patients with Diabetics Foot Ulcers

Khalil Ahmed, JaveriaUsman, M Abid, Jawad Ahmed Khan, Zarlashta Usman



Comparison of Letrozole versus Clomiphene Citrate on Ovulation and Achieving a Successful Pregnancy

Ayesha Naeem, FariaAmjad, Abdul SattarMemon



Effect of IntravitrealBevacizumab for the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema

Hafiz Muhammad Usman Akhtar, Nisar Ahmed Jandan, Shahid Mahmood Diyal



Post-Operative Pain Score in Cases with Port Site Infiltration of Local Anesthetic after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Khalid Rafique, Muhammad Mohsin Sardar, Azeem Iqbal



Evaluation of Serum Cholesterol and Triglycerides in Patients with Diabetes and Hypertension

Muhammad Aslam Soomro, Azeem Iqbal, Muhammad Mohsin Sardar



Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Children Presenting with Febrile Seizures

Muhammad Sarfaraz, Mushtaq Ahmed Jaffar, Muhammad Jamil Azhar



Hepatoprotective Effect of Flaxseed Oil on Hypercholesterolemia Induced Hepatotoxicity

MianAzhar Ahmad, Rashid Anjum, M. EhsanulHaq, Nawab Mohammad Khan

Short Communication


Usage of Online Search Engines Intended to Continuing Professional Development

SamreenSadiq, Hafiz Muhammad Asim, Zainab Hassan, Zunaira Mehdi, Amal Shakeel, Sadia Sharif

Case Reports


Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Post-Exenteration Ocular Defect with a Customized Orbital Prosthesis

Muhammad Waseem Ullah Khan, Asif Ali Shah, Imran Naseer, Alia Fatima



Meningoencephalocele with Coexisting Large Arachnoid Cyst: Case Report of A Young Adult of South Asian Origin

Maria Rizwan Bokhari, Ayesha Malik, Rabail Aslam, Hafiz Muhammad Kashif Saleem, Syed Rizwan Bokhari

Original Articles


Peripheral Insulin Resistance Induced by Streptozotocin and Modified Diets: Implications for Hippocampal Structural and Functional Integrity

Oluwole Busayo Akinola, Imam Aminu, Ogunbiyi Oluseye Peter



Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns among patients in a District Hospital in Perak, Malaysia from year 2013 to 2015

HP Chee, YC Ong



Effect of Purwoceng Extracts (Pimpinella Alpina Molk) on Erectile Function Biomarker Enhancement

Meiny Suzery, Taufiq Ur Achman, Ignatius Riwanto, Susilo Wibowo, Hadiyanto



Management of Bronchiolitis- An Update

Mohammad Abdur Rashid, Noor Shafinah Mohd Noor, Mohammad Nazmul Hassan Maziz, Idwan Bin Azman, Jamal Hussaini



Exploring the Students’ Experiences from Complex Situations in Clinical Training

Zohre Hbadeyehpeyma, Leili Mosalnejad2, Morteza Gholami3, Saeed Abdollah Ifard



Recoverability of reproductive system in patients with concomitant hyperandrogenism

Saidova, R. A.



Study on patient Perspectives on the Promptness and Quality of Care of Road Traffic Accident Victims in a tertiary care hospital in South India

Deepak Rajendiran, Rajesh Kamath, Varalakshmi Chandra Sekaran, Diksha D. Shroff, Brayal d’Souza, Sagarika Kamath

  1213 Investigating Aqueous Extract of banana Peel on Functional Properties of Plasma Treated Cellulose Fabrics for Medical Applications