Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Journal of Medical and Health Sciences

Vol. 13, Issue 1, JAN – MAR 2019





Applying the Science of Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis to Retrospective Artificial Intelligence Based Studies: The importance of performance evaluation

MassoudSokouti, BabakSokouti

Original Articles


Analysis of Complications in Hernia Patients after Surgical Treatment in Emergency

IrfanFazal, Ifraha Abbas, AleeshaMushtaq



Young doctors’ knowledge, attitudes, and practice regarding NaegleriaFowleri

HumayunMirza, Ayesha Mansoor, Fatima Zil-e-Ali, HooriyaShafiq Butt, MehwishArif, H M Waseem



Frequency of Clincopathological Presentations of Stomach in Patients with Corrosive Intake

Nasir Naseem Akhtar, Hafiz Muhammad Asif Maqbool, Muhammad Faheem, Asad



Role of Hyaluronic Acid Barrier Gel in Adhesion Prevention

Ayesha Saif, NabeelaShami, Shaila Anwar, ShaheenaAsif



Frequency of Nonunion in Open Fractures of Tibia Treated With AO External Fixator

Tanveer Haider, Aftab Ahmad, Ansar Latif, M Zahid Siddiq, M Nauman Akhter, Aimen Hunayun



Surgery for Fistula in Ano -is it aDisappointment for Surgeons?

Faisal Shabbir, Ansar Latif, Fayyaz Ahmad Orfi, Tatheer Fatima, Muhammad Ahmad, Anila Ansar



Factors Affecting Performance of Medical Students – A Cross Sectional Study

Muhammad Naeem, Al Wahab Haider, Aslam I Mazhar, Ansar Latif, Anila Ansar, M Hanif, Saad Ansar



Quality of Education in Medical Colleges of Sialkot District

Namra Chaudhary, Ansar Latif, Ikhara Aimen, Ayesha Zaheer, Tauqeer Ahmad, AnilaAnsar



Role of Vitamin D Supplements in Improving Fertility among Sub Fertile Couples

Farukh Bashir, ZafarIqbal Bhatti, Khawar Abbas Choudhry, Imran Yasin, Mujtaba H Assan



Anti-platelet effect of BryophyllumPinnatum Aqueous extract in human blood

FarwaNaqvi, Nadeem Yaqoob, Maheen Rana, Shoaib Ahmed, Sultan Sikandar, Bilal Habib



Ten Years Experience and Review of Postpartum Hysterectomy Cases

Tahira Fatima, Fazeela Ijaz Qayyum, Zunaira Tabassum



Perceptions and Perspectives of Patients regarding process of informed consent

ShahnazKouser, Tahira Fatima, Zunaira Tabassum, Khushbakht Anwar



Attitude of Married Ladies towards Joint Family System

NighatIqbal, Muhammad Shamim, Zubaida Zain, M Jawad Anwar, A Afzal, F Iqbal, A Bari, M. I Mughal



Professionalism in Medical Science - A gap to be filled

Anilaerrum, AsmaInam, Faiza Khan, Amir Naveed, Anwaar Ahmed, Tasneem Murad, Imran Jawaad



Appraisal of Objectively Structured Viva Voce as an Assessment Tool by the Medical Undergraduate Students through Feedback Questionnaire

Ayesha Sadiqa, Ambreen Khalid, Ambreen Anjum



Comparison of Anal Manometric Pressure in patients with Chronic Anal Fissure

Sara Fahad, Humaira Alam, Faisal Naseer, Sumbul Naz, Huma Jamil, Asma Samreen



In-Vitro Efficacy of Imipenem with Tigecycline and Amikacin against Extensively Drug Resistant

Afshan Zia, Sidrah Saleem, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Usman Arshad, Ayesha Ghazal



Serum Vitamin-D Levels In Non-Diabetic-Hypertensive and Type 2 Diabetic-Hypertensive Patients

Mah-E-Jabeen Sear, Riffat Naeem, Ayesha Fazal, Iram Qamar, Saima Mukhtar, Shaista Hussain, H Naz



Management and Presentation of Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Mariam Zakia Chaudhari, Muhammad Arshad, Adnan Khan



Role of Cabergoline in High Risk for Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome (OHSS) Prophylaxis Undergoing IVF/ ICSI Treatment Cycles

Farukh Bashir, Quratulain, Khawar Abbas Choudhery,, Mujtaba Hassan, Imran Yasin



Incidence of Rebleeding after Treatment of Fundal Varices with Injection Cynoacrylate

Tauqeer Ahmad, Sheraz Saleem, Ansar Latif, Tanveer Hameed, Anila Ansar, Aftab Ahmad



Detection of Urinary Tract Infection by Estimating Leukocyte-Esterase in Urine Using Dipsticks

Attiya Rasool, Shehla Ambreen Alizai, Rabia Niaz, Sadia Saeed Chaudhery, Qurat Ul Ain, Majid Latif



Smart Phones: A new modality to enhance knowledge for medical students

Kainat Javed, Sadia Sharif, Muhammad Jawad Anwar, Amir Naveed, Sikander Afzal, Amna Hayder



Infertility in Hypothyroid Wistar Rats

MariyahHidayat, Muhammad BahadurBaloch, Muhammad Ahmad Alamgir, Abdullah Khurram



Anti-platelet effect of BryophyllumPinnatum Aqueous extract in human blood

FarwaNaqvi, NadeemYaqoob, MaheenRana, Shoaib Ahmed, Sultan Sikandar, Bilal Habib



Anti-diabetic and Anti-Oxidative Role of a Local Medicinal Plant JusticiaAdhatoda L in DM

Bashir Ahmad, Asma Ahmed, GhazalaIrshad, Hassan RazaAslam, NomanKhalique



Comparison of Mean Pain Score with Vitamin E in Combination With Mefenamic Acid

Ayesha Ilyas, SaimaIqbal



Pipelle Endometrial Biopsy - A Safe Alternative to Dilatation and Curettage in Selected Patients

Maria Ashfaq, SaimaRafique, RomanaLatif, Tahira Yasmeen, Sara Gulbaz, Z Kalsoom, S Javeed



Comparison of Honey Dressing with Povidone-iodine dressing in Infected Surgical Wounds

M Umair Samee, Sh Maria Qammar, M Akram Dogar, Farah Naz, S Ubaid Ullah, A Ahmad Siddiqui



Incidence of Reactivation of TB in Aspergilloma Secondary to Previously treated Cavitary TB

Syed M. Raza, Aamir M. Ijaz, Rashid A. Malik, Abdul Mateen



To Study the effects of Citalopram and Escitalopram on blood levels of FSH and Testosterone

Anwar Ali, Mohammad Hanif, Sohail Waheed



Daptomycin Efficacy against Clinical Micro Organisms of MRSE: A Tertiary Care Hospital Study

Zeeshan Ahmed Qureshi, Ayaz Ahmed Bhatti, Sher Afghan Khan



To Determine the Agreement between Ultrasound and MRI in Diagnosing Rotator Cuff Tear

Maimoona Gulshan, Mehwish Tahir, Sehrish Bilal



Response of Nutritional Support on Incisional Wound Healing in Malnourished with GIT Surgery

Ahmad Hassan Khan, Muzzamil Riaz Malik, Khalid Mahmood, Muhammad Arshad



Quality of Medical Care: Patient experiences and satisfaction at tertiary care Hospital in Pakistan

Khadija Kanwal, Yaseen Rafi, Muhammad Zeeshan Sarwar, Syed Asghar Naqi



Reactive CardiotocographyVsNon ReactiveCardiotocography and Fetal Blood Sampling

Fatima Waheed, Rabia Wajid, Muhammad Ahmad Tahir Chaudhry, Tayyaba Majeed



Comparative Outcome of Endoscopic Versus External Dacryocys to Rhinostomy in Patients of Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Khalid Waliullah, M Dawood Saleem, Bakht Aziz, Mohammad Mujeeb, Nisar A Khan, Najaf Abbas



Comparison of Early Morbidity in Open and Lap. Cholecystectomy for Ch Gallstones Disease

Ishtiaq Ahmed, Shehzad Bashir, Zafar Ali Chowdry, Adnan Riaz



Examine the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Cognitive Dysfunction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients

Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Tahir, Muzamul Shahzad, M Imran Aslam,, M Ashfaq Zia, Munaza Javed



Is open Cholecystectomy still an essential procedure in the era of minimally invasive surgery? A prospective analysis of patients presenting with Gallstone disease at a community hospital

Marium Arif, Aruj Alam, Muhammad Shoaib, Sohail Anjum



Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonotis: Treatment with Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics

Muhammad Tahir, M Imran Aslam, Javed Iqbal, Muzamul Shahzad, M Ashfaq Zia, Munaza Javed



BMI and its various associations among patients who presented with STEMI

Muhammad Shahid, Muhammad Irfan, MubasharZeeshan, M Maqsood, Qamar Rafiq, Zafar Niaz



Examine the Prevalence of Post-Operated Complication in Patients Undergone Surgical Treatment for Colorectal Carcinoma with Open Method and Laparoscopic Technique

Muhammad Tahir Ali, Allauddin, Hooria Shumail



Prevalence of Child Birth or Fetal Death and Complications Associated to Twin Pregnancy with Respect to Mode of Delivery

Sara Qadir, AmnaFareed, NaziaSajjad



Prospective Study on the Efficacy and Safety of Antibiotics for Treating Patients with Acute Appendicitis (NOTA) Non Operative Treatment of Acute Appendicitis

Luqman Ali Bajwa, Muhammad Asjad, M Imran Manzoor, Noor-Ul-Mubeen, Hassan Shaukat, Z Ahmad



Comparison of Outcome in Coverage of Open Fractures of Tibia With Pedicled Fasciocutaneous Flaps and Muscle Flaps With Overlying Graft

Mehvish Murtaza, Yawar Sajjad, Muhammad Aamer Aslam



Genetic Association of AGT Polymorphism in patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy from Punjabi population of Pakistan

M Ikram Ullah, Nazish M Aisha, Muhammad Shakil, T Samreen, Asma Idrees, S Hussain, Irfan Shaukat



Serial Evaluation and Interelationship of C- Reactive Protein and Cardiac Enzymes Pattern in patients of Ischemic Heart Disease Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

SamanSaeed, Umer Saeed, Sana Hasan



Knowledge and Attitude towards Blood Donation in Educated and Illiterate Blood Donors Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in Lahore

Muhammad Atif, Beenish Shahbaz, Syed Nasir Abbas Bukhari, Sonia Younas, Hasan Ejaz



Treatment Response of Direct Acting Antiviral Agents on Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

Tazeen Nazar, Bilal Aziz, Mamoona Ghias, Furqan Saeed



Recent Trend in the Prevalence of Plasmodium Falciparum in Jazan Area, Saudi Arabia

Khalid Omer Abdalla Abosalif, Hasan Ejaz, Abdul Rehman Almadini, Saleh Alghamdi, Muteap Alhaily, Faris Albalawi, Abualgasim Elgaili Abdalla, Kashaf Junaid, Sonia Younas



Reconstruction of the Post Burn First Web Space Contractures of Hand with Square Flap

Muhammad Omar Afzal, Moazzam Nazeer Tarar, Yaseen Rafi



Diagnostic Outcomes and Management of Patients Presenting with Obstructive Jaundice in Surgical Department of Services Hospital Lahore: A Prospective Cross Sectional Study

M Naeem Afzal, Qamar A Ahmad, Usman A Rahman, S H Changazi, Samiullah Bhatti, M Zain Ul Abdin

Case Reports


Cornual Pregnancy - A Case Report

Saema Tehseen, Hina Hussain, Faiqa Chughtai



A Case of Microscopic Polyangiitis Presenting As Recurrent Myocardial Infarction

Arsalan Naeem Butt, Khurram Kazmi, Mehrin Farooq, Maimoona Javaid

Literature Review


The Social Value of Scientific Research

Abozer Y Elderdery, Albara A Ahmed, Mubarak M Elsaeed, Iman A Mostafa, Babiker Amohamed

Case Reports


A Novel Treatment for Microcephaly: A Case Report

Ali Ghasemi, Saeed Abdollahifard



Hemifacial Spasm as an Atypical Presentation of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Hosseinmozhdeepanah, Sepidehpaybast, Reza Gorji, Roghieye Mehrdel, Mohsen Koosha

Original Articles


Clinical Manifestation and Factors Associated With Hospital Mortality Rate among Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Ali Bolouki, Sadegh Izadi, Hadi Raeisi Shahraki, Seyed Hossein Owji, Amir Hossein Babaei



Determinant Fakctors of Early Marriage in Bengkulu Tengah

Bintang Agustina Pratiwi, Hennifebriawati, Wulanangraini, Riska Yanuarti, Yandrizal, Padila, Andrikusumawijaya, Desri Suryani



Comparison of Bassini and Shouldice Surgery Methods in the Inguinal Hernia Surgery in Terms of Relapse and Pain Rate

Alireza Khazaei, Abdol Reza Sotoodeh Jahromi, Masoum Khoshfetrat, Reza Alizadeh, M Behnampoor



Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Withania Somnifera Root Extract on the Anxiety Symptoms among children with ADHD in Mashhad

Narges Hosseini, Fatemeh Moharari, Atefeh Soltanifar, Amirhoshang M Poor, Ahmadreza Hosseini, Fatemeh Zahedian



Relationship between Type of Prenatal Care Provider and Neonatal Outcomes in Shiraz, Iran

Mahboubeh Hajifoghaha, Fatemeh Nahidi, Masoumeh Simbar, Malihe Nasiri



Evaluation of Magnetic Field Intensity of Electricity Power Lines on Health in Zahedan, Iran

Nakhzari Moghadam Hadi, Farsizaban Masoume, Kamali Mohammadzade Meysam



Multi-Stage Optimization Support Vector machine by Analysis of Non-Linear Normalization Texture for Early Evaluation Staging Liver Fibrosis

Nasrollah Goudarzi, Reza Faghihi



Analyzing Glycemic Index amongst Individual with Prediabetes after one year follow up

Niken SD Kusumaningrum, Muhammad Muin



The Cognitive Impairment in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Oleg Michailovich Uryasev, Anton Valerevich Shakhanov, Irina Viktorovna Sidorova



Risk Factors for Breast Cancer among women in the Mosul City/ Iraq: A Case-Control Study

Salwa Hazim Al-Mukhtar



Gastrointestinal Involvement in Dengue Fever Infection: A Study from Western Region of KSA

Khayyat Yasir M, Mahboob Mohammed A



Clinical Features of Bronchial Asthma Combined With Pathology of Cardiovascular System

O. M. Uryasev, I. N. Nikitina, O. YU. Lazareva, S.A. Kulikov, A.P. Malchuk



The Role of Drug Resistance in Emergence and Re-emergence of Diseases

Seyyed A Hashemi, Ali Habibi, Sayehghorbanoghli, Seid H Hosseini, Hamed J Pour, Amir S Hirian



Seroprevalence Rubella Antibodies among young females and women of Reproductive age group and pregnant women in Mosul City, Iraq

Salwa Hazim Al Mukhtar, Radhwan Hussein Ibrahim, Hewa Sattar Salih



The Cognitive Impairment in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Oleg Michailovich Uryasev, Anton Valerevich Shakhanov, Irina Viktorovna Sidorova



Analyzing Glycemic Index amongst Individual with Prediabetes after 1 Year Follow Up

Niken SD Kusumaningrum, Muhammad Muin



Liver Dome Hydatid Cyst Management: Laparotomy or Thoracotomy

Mohammad Abdollahi, Neda Karkeabadi, Mahdipursafar, Yousha Pourahmadi, Vahab Rezaee,  Manoucher Aghajanzadeh



Studying the Extent of the Storytelling Books of Adolescent Age on Life Skills Components

Maryam Karimi, Moluk Khademi



Determine the Mortality Rate of Patients with Gastrointestinal Bleeding Admitted to the Emergency

Farzad Bozorgi, Seyed Jaber Mosav, Toraj Asadi; Iradj Maleki,  Seyed Mohammad Hosseininejad, Seyed Masuome Pashaie, Seyyed Hosein Montazar, Iraj Golikhatir, Bahram Dashti



Role of Vitamin D as Adjuvant Therapy of Hypovitaminosis D in Patients of Schizophrenia

Bilal Rafique Malik, Muhammad Hassan Zafar, Samiullah Khan



Accuracy of Penile Doppler in Detection of Erectile Dysfunction

Zahid Nazir, Muhammad Farhan Shahzad, Syed Shaheer Haider



Serum Magnesium in Acute Myocardial Infarction and its Relation with Arrythmi

Asma Nizam, Ars Muhammad, Muhammad Hannan Yousuf



Angiographic Severity of CAD in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome in Correlation to their Glycemic Status

Arz Muhammad, Asma Nizam, Muhammad Hannan Yousuf, Haseeb Kamran



Analyze the Outcomes of Decompressive Craniectomy iwith Malignant Ischemic Infarct

Safdar Hussain Arain, Hamid Akbar Shaikh, Najm-Us-Saqib



Efficacy of Epidural Steroid Injection in Relieving Chronic Lower Back Pain

Aimon Zia, Anwar Imran, Abdul Majid, Ahmad Zeb, Shujaat Ali, Farmanullah Khan



Thessaly Test: Its Diagnostic Accuracy for Clinical Diagnosis of Meniscal Knee Injuries

Anwar Imran, Farmanullah Khan, Shujaat Ali, Ahmad Zeb, Aimon Zia, Sajid Akhtar



Perioperative Amiodarone Reduces Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation in CABG Patients

Iqbal Alam Khan, Aqeel Ahmad, Abdul Matin Qaisar



Better Communication Reduces Patients’ Complaints in OPDs

Hassan Shabbir, Ahmed Raza, Tahir Mumtaz Malik, Saad Ullah Abbasi, Umar F Ghani, Anjum Qadri



Frequency of Hepatitis in Children at Children Hospital, GMMCSukkur

Ghulam Rasool Bouk, Altaf Ahmed Shaikh, Aftab Ahmed Soomro



Prevalence of Left Ventricular (LV) Thrombus after Acute MI at Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore

Muhammad Tufail, Arz Muhammad, Waseem Ibrahim



Frequency distribution of types of Floppy infants and role of Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies in their diagnosis

Sarfraz Ahmad, Syeda Rahat



Rouviere’s Sulcus: Anatomy and its surgical implications in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Owais Hameed, Sabahat Gul, Wajih Ur Rehman, Athar Maqbool, Zubia Athar, M Mashhood Owais



Comparing the Analgesic Efficacy of Local Wound Infiltration by Bupivacaine and Tramadol

Syed Aftab Haider, Muhammad Farhan Rasheed, Rana Mussarat, Muhammad Mohsin Khan



Outcome of Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Amjad Ali, Muhammad Munior Akhtar, Mahbub Ahmad Khan



A Comparative Study of Open vs Close Lateral Sphincterotomy

Amjad Ali, Muhammad Munir Akhtar, Mahbub Ahmad Khan



Role of Letrozole and Metformin Vs Letrozole Alone in Ovulation Induction in POS

Rabia Mohsin, Asma Saeed, Muhammad Mehtab Baig, Mohsin Khan



Perinatal Outcomes in Normotensive Second Pregnancy in Woman having Early Onset Preeclampsia in First Pregnancy

Shabana Khokhar, Musarrat Saleem, Munazza Tayyab, M Mehtab Baig, M Mohsin Khan, M Imran Nazir



Frequency of Uterine Rupture after one Successful Vaginal Birth after Caesarean Section

Khadija Sattar, Farhana Haider, Rabia Mohsin, Mohsin Khan



Histopathological Study of Solitary Thyroid Nodules

Zertaj Kashir, Kishwar Parveen, M Mehtab Baig, M Mohsin Khan, M Imran Nazir, Asim Rahim