Journal of Ayub Medical College

J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad (JAMC)

ISSN 1025-9589 (Print), ISSN 1819-2718 (Online)

Guidelines for Authors

JAMC 24(3-4): Jul-Dec 2012


CONTENTS

EDITORIAL

 

Vaginal birth after caesarean section

Aziz-un-Nisa Abbasi

1

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Effect of estradiol levels on pregnancy outcome in obese women

Rehana Rehman, Zahir Hussain, Naveed Faraz

3

Management of thrombocytopenia and flu-like symptoms in dengue patients with herbal water of Euphorbia hirta

Munazza Mir, Rukhshan Khurshid, Roohi Aftab

6

Comparison between panretinal photocoagulation and panretinal photocoagulation plus intravitreal bevacizumab in proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Mushtaq Ahmad, Sanaullah Jan

10

Sodium hyaluronate eye drops in the treatment of dry eye disease: an open label, uncontrolled, multi-centre trial

Alyscia Cheema, Tariq Aziz, Sajid Ali Mirza, Ahson Siddiqi, Neeta Maheshwary, Muhammad Athar Khan

14

Maternal and foetal outcome in gestational diabetes

Saima Yasmin Qadir, Tayyaba Yasmin, Iffat Fatima

17

Intraocular pressure measurement: Goldmann applanation tonometer vs non contact airpuff tonometer

Masood Alam Shah, Khalid Bin Saleem, Talat Mehmood

21

Vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas: 12-year results of surgical treatment

Attiya Ayaz, Rahat un Nisa, Sadia Anwar, Taj Mohammad

25

Efficacy of gastric aspiration in reducing post-tonsillectomy vomiting in children

Raza Muhammad, Fazal Wadood, Tahir Haroon, Zakir Khan, Imran Shah

28

Effect of ascorbic acid and alpha tocopherol on immune status of male Sprague Dawley rats exposed to chronic restraint stress

Sadia Moazzam, M. Mazhar Hussain, Shemaila Saleem

31

Efficacy of telmisartan and atenolol in management of essential hypertension

Purdil Khan, Wasil Khan, Abdullah Abbasi, A. Ahad, Momin Khan, Yasir Ahmad, Aziz Ahmad

36

Peri-procedural outcome of saphenous vein graft intervention

Tariq Shakoor, Nadeem Hayat Mallick, Ahmad Noeman

39

Adherence to OTC directory –the perception of community pharmacists in Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Othman Al-Rukban, Mohammad Adnan Khalil

43

Malignant Phyllodes Tumour of the Breast

Farhana Badar, Shahid Mahmood, Aamir Ali Syed, Neelam Siddiqui

47

Knowledge practice gaps about needle stick injuries among healthcare workers at tertiary care hospitals of Pakistan

Ameet Kumar, Ali Khan Khuwaja, Amin Muhammad Khuwaja

50

Frequency and characterisation of pancytopenia in megaloblastic anaemia

Muhammad Bilal Khattak, Mohammad Ismail, Zahid Irfan Marwat, Faramoz Khan

53

Treatment outcome of HCV infected paediatric patients and young adults at Karachi, pakistan

Sina Aziz, Jamila Rajper, Wajeeha Noorulain

56

Prevalence, evaluation and management of preoperative anaemia in the elective general surgical patients

Syed Asad Ali, Abdul Ghani Soomro, Amir Iqbal Memon, Akmal Jamal Siddiqui

59

Effect of visfatin on testicular steroidogenesis in purified Leydig cells

Waqas Hameed, Iftekhar Yousaf, Rabia Latif, Muhammad Aslam

62

Risk factors among HIV positive/AIDS patients: a prospective study at a tertiary care referral centre

Rabia Ahmed, Noshin Wasim Yusuf, Iqbal Javeid, Mizna Arif, Sajjad Haider

65

Use of formative assessment as an educational tool

Vaishali Jain, Vandana Agrawal, Shubho Biswas

68

Quantity and quality of information, education and communication during antenatal visit at private and public sector hospitals of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Benazeer Mahar, Ramesh Kumar, Narjis Rizvi, Habib Akhtar Bahalkani, Mahboobul Haq, Jamila Soomro

71

Comparison of outcomes between linear versus triangular flap repair techniques at vermilion in unilateral cleft lip repair

Saeed Ashraf Cheema, Muhammad Asim, Awais Ahmad

75

Ectopic pregnancy management in Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad: a ten year survey

Farhat Deeba, Bushra Khan, Samina Naseem Khattak

78

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt blockage

Mubarak Hussain, Riaz A Raja, Aleem-ud-Din Shaikh, Mohammad Hamid Ali

82

In vitro response of tracheal smooth muscle from hyperresponsive guinea pigs to celiprolol

Asma Shaukat, Sumera Kazmi, Robina Shaheen

85

Demographic and surgical evaluation of typhoid ileal perforation

Arshad Hussain Abro, Faisal Ghani Siddiqui, Sarfraz Ahmad

87

Laparoscopic ovarian drilling for polycystic ovarian syndrome: treatment outcome

Nazli Hameed, Muhammad Asghar Ali

90

Early recovery and stabilisation with instrumentation in anterior cervical spine tuberculosis

Raja RA, Aleem-ud-Din Sheikh, Hussain M, Agani SA

93

Role of serum-ascites albumin gradient in differential diagnosis of ascites

Muhammad Younas, Abdus Sattar, Rizwan Hashim, Aamir Ijaz, Muhammad Dilawar, Sayed Mohsin Manzoor, Asif Ali, Farooq Ahmad Khan

97

Cervical spinal injuries in moderate to severe head injuries

Muhammad Nazir, Shahbaz Ali Khan, Riaz A Raja, Sajid Nazir Bhatti, Ehtisham Ahmed

100

Association of maternal hypertension with placental abruption

Samina Naseem Khattak, Farhat Deeba, Attiya Ayaz, Muhammad Irfan Khattak

103

Hepatitis C virus transmission risk factors

Javed Akhtar Rathore, Masood Alam Shah, Adnan Mehraj

106

Tendonitis: The major cause of pain in osteoarthritis knee joint

Syed Zahid Hussain Bokhari

109

Serum inhibin B as a diagnostic marker of male infertility

Syed Mohsin Manzoor, Abdus Sattar, Rizwan Hashim, Farooq Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Younas, Asif Ali, Muhammad Dilawar, Amir Ijaz

113

Frequency and types of bodily medico-legal injuries in an urban area

Iftikhar Ahmad, Nighat Seema, Shagufta Shafi, Muhammad Salim

117

Response to different conventional interferons in the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C

Waquaruddin Ahmed, Ambreen Arif, Ejaz Alam

120

Maternal mortality: a ten year review in a tertiary care setup

Bushra Khan, Farhat Deeba, Samina Naseem Khattak

124

Iron status: Is there a role in febrile seizures?

Nadia Waheed, Muhammad Asghar Butt

128

Causative bacteria and antibiotic resistance in neonatal sepsis

Shahzad Najeeb, Saima Gillani, Rifayyat Ullah, Anees ur Rehman

131

Risk factors for urinary bladder cancer in Baluchistan

Muhammad Riaz Ahmad, Muhammad Khalid Pervaiz, Javed Akhtar Chawala

135

Prevalence of Hepatitis B & C in healthy adult males of paramilitary personnel in Punjab

Hafeez-ud-din, Tahir Saeed Siddiqui, Waseem Lahrasab, Muhammad Ashraf Sharif

138

Demographics of basal cell carcinoma and its surgical management

Riaz Ahmed Khan Afridi, Ehtisham Ahmed, Shahbaz Ali Khan, Asghar Ali

141

Needle-Stick Injury: A rising bio-hazard

Aeeza Malik, Malik Saleem Shaukat, Ambrina Qureshi

144

Assessment of patients’ satisfaction in medical and surgical wards in a tertiary care hospital

Naveed Ahsan, Javed Akhtar Chawala, Umer Farooq, Ahsan Rasool, Ashfaq Ahmad, Naveed Alam Burki, Muhammad Umar Qureshi

147

Frequency of placenta previa in women with history of previous caesarean and normal vaginal deliveries

Adeela Bashir, Humaira Naz Jadoon, Aziz-un-Nisa Abbasi

151

Septic/unsafe abortion: a preventable tragedy

Ruqqia Sultana, Shehla Noor, Ali Fawwad, Nasreen Abbasi, Rubina Bashir

154

Comparison of FNA vs surface swab culture in isolating core flora in recurrent tonsillitis

Inamullah Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmad, Javed Akhtar Chawala

157

‘Student Lady Health Visitors’: their stress profile and willingness to practice

Saad Siddiqui, Noreen Shah, Romana Ayub, Naseer Khan

159

Isolation of medical students: communication barrier and its effect on career

Mahwish Gul, Ahsan Rasool, Laiba Khalid, Maleeha Fatima Rasool, Farmanullah Khan, Muhammad Ayub, Salim Marwat

162

Frequency of conversion to overt hypothyroidism in patients with and without subclinical hypothyroidism

Muhammad Shahzad Anwer, Rizwan Hashim, Farooq Ahmed Khan, Aamir Ijaz

166

Anxiety and depression in doctors undergoing postgraduate training courses at Armed Forces Postgraduate Medical Institute Rawalpindi

Kashif Nisar, Khalid Hayat Khan, Mubashir Shah

171

Oral clonidine for attenuation of haemodynamic response to laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation in known hypertensive patients

Mujahid-ul-Islam, Imtiaz Ahmad, Khalid Rafique, Rehana Kamal, Faahad Abbas

174

Phagocyte functions of human subjects living in high level of natural radiation areas in Iran

Molaie Y, Latifynia A, Kalamzadeh A, Abofazeli T, Nuraie M, Khansarii N

177

Validation of tuning fork test in stress fractures and its comparison with radionuclide bone scan

Syeda Tatheer Fatima, Asif Jeilani, Mazhar-ud-Duha, Nadeem Zia Abbasi, Amjad Aziz Khan, Kamran Khan, Abdul Samad Sheikh, Furqan Ali, Khalid Hussain Memon

180

Removal of coins from oesophagus with Foley catheter under ketamine effect

Muhammad Younas

183

Association of leptin with type 2 diabetes in non-obese subjects

Ahsan Kazmi, Khalid Mehmood Tariq, Rizwan Hashim

186

Obstetrical referrals by traditional birth attendants

Rozina Mustafa, Haleema Hashmi, Rubina Mustafa

190

Paradigm in aetiology and management of zygomatic complex fractures in Pakistan

Assad Abbas, Iffat Batool Syed, Hasnain Abbas, Iram Abbas

193

Frequency and prevention of laparoscopic port site infection

Muhammad Naeem Taj, Yasmeen Iqbal, Zakia Akbar

197

Assessment of carotid artery intima media thickness in hypertensive patients compared with normotensives by B-mode ultrasonography

Tariq Saeed Siddiqui, Falak Nigar, Aisha Asim, Irfan-Ul-Haq, Bushra Rehman

200

REVIEW ARTICLE

Uses and effects of mercury in medicine and dentistry

Kefi Iqbal, Maria Asmat

204

CASE REPORTS

Olfactory neuroblastoma presenting as bleeding polyp

Saleem Asif Niazi, Saeedullah

208

Peripheral ossifying fibroma of oral cavity: histopathologic differential diagnoses

Thorakkal Shamim

210

Successful enucleation of retroperitoneal cyst

Rikki Singal, Samita Gupta, Bir Singh

212

Peritoneal encapsulation presenting as small bowel obstruction in a 16 year old girl

Syed Shamsuddin, Mohammad Bilal, Bushra Rehman, Erum Najeeb. Sultan Faisal

215

Unexpected outcome after partial epididymectomy for chronic testicular pain

Nandwani GM, lmasry Y, Dabbagh V, Chaplin BJ

(The article is retracted on 10th March 2014 at 3:30 AM PST after publication)

216
VIEWPOINT

Misconceptions in students: How to resolve them?

Farhan Vakani, Fatima Jafri, Mughis Sheerani, Wasim Jafri

218

 GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

220

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