Journal of Ayub Medical College (JAMC)

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

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JAMC 19(4): Oct-Dec 2007



Migration of health personnel and its impact on health systems in developing countries                                1

Jahangir A Khan

Original Article

Frequency and characteristics of skin cancers diagnosed at Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad Pakistan from 1995-2003                                                                                                                                                              3

Ayesha Ahmed, Mian Bilal Alam, Waheed Khan, Ahmed Badar, Syed Humayun Shah

Thoracolumbar junction injuries and their management with pedicle screws                                                   7

Inayatullah Khan, Muhammad Nadeem, Zia Hassan Rabbani

Pattern of antenatal care provided at a public sector hospital Hyderabad Sindh                                              11

Nighat Nisar, Raheela Amjad

Prevalance of PPROM and its outcome                                                                                                                    14

Shehla Noor, Ali Fawwad Nazar, Rubina Bashir, Ruqqia Sultana

Single instillation of Mitomycin C reduces 1st year recurrence following transurethral resection of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer                                                                                                                                  18

M. Hammad Ather, S Aziz, M N Sulaiman

Significance of perfusion defects on dipyridamole thallium cardiac SPECT in patients with left bundle branch block                                                                                                                                                                  21

Muzaffar Ali, Nadeem Hayat Mallick, Abdul Rehman Abid, Samra Haq, Muhammad Ayub

Comparison of calcium acetate with calcium carbonate as phosphate binder in patients on maintenance haemodialysis                                                                                                                                                                26

Imran Saif, Abdul Halim, Ashfaq Altaf, Mohsin Saif, Muhammad Khalid, Dilshad Ahmad, Humera Imran

Nutritional profile and inflammatory status of stable chronic haemodialysis patients at Nephrology Department, Military Hospital Rawalpindi                                                                                                              29

Umair Ahmed Siddiqui, Abdul Halim, Tassawar Hussain

Assessment of lipid dysfunction in patients on maintenance haemodialysis                                                    32

Ashfaq Altaf, Abdul Halim, Dilshad Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Khalid, Fatima-Tuz-Zuhra, Imran Saif

Status of children in blind schools in the Northern Areas of Pakistan                                                             37

Hasan Sajid Kazmi, Ashfaq Ali Shah, Abdul Aziz Awan, Jaffar Khan, Noman Siddiqui

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: An emerging childhood infection                                                                             40

Shaheen Shoaib, Shoaib Tauheed, Amtul Hafeez

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: An early experience at Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad                      42

Tariq Saeed Mufti, Sajjad Ahmad, Danish Naveed, Muhammad Akbar, Arshad Zafar

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the elderly patients. An experience at Liaquat University Hospital Jamshoro                                                                                                                                                                        45

Arshad M. Malik, Abdul Aziz laghari, K. Altaf Hussain Talpur, Aisha Memon, Rafique Pathan, Jan Mohammad Memon

Modified Ultrafiltration: Role in adult cardiac surgical haemostasis                                                                49

Mahrukh Zahoor, Safdar Abbass, Asif Ali Khan, S. Afzal Ahmad

Pattern of solid paediatric malignant neoplasm at LUMHS, Jamshoro, Pakistan                                           55

Farzana Memon, Shankar Lal Rathi, Manzoor H. Memon

Escitalopram in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A double blind placebo controlled trial                                                  58

M. Nasar Sayeed Khan, Usman Amin Hotiana, Salman Ahmad

Pattern of stroke in type 2 diabetic subjects versus non diabetic subjects                                                        64

Azra Zafar, Syed Khurram Shahid, Maimoona Siddiqui, Farrukh Shohab Khan

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen carrier state in patients with Lichen planus–Report of 200 cases from Lahore, Pakistan                                                                                                                                      68

Atiya Mahboob, Tahir Saeed Haroon, Zafar Iqbal, Munir Akhtar Saleemi, Asma Munir

Exercise Tolerance Test: A comparison between true positive and false positive test results                      71

Abdul Wajid Khan Faisal, Abdul Rehman Abid, Muhammad Azhar

Conservative management of mesh site infection in ventral hernia repair                                                       75

Sajjad Ahmad, Tariq Saeed Mufti, Arshad Zafar, Ismail Akbar

Effect of folic acid supplementation on homocysteine level in postmenopausal women                                   78

Noreen Sultan, Mudassir Ahmad Khan, Salman Malik

Prevalence of Hepatitis ‘B’ and ‘C’ in orthopaedics patients at Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad          82

Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Muhammad Jamil, Sakhi Jan, Shoaib Zardad, Shahid Sultan, Ahmed Sohail Sahibzada

Role of therapeutic exercises in neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome                                                             85

Saquib Hanif, Noreen Tassadaq, M. Farooq Azam Rathore, Pervaiz Rashid, Nadeem Ahmed, Farooq Niazi

Study of lipoprotein patterns as an atherogenic factor in T2DM patients and their FDRS                            89

Gull Rukh, Nasir Ali, Naeema Afzal, Taher Salim Khan, S. Shahjahan

Evaluation of safety of bipolar diathermy tonsillectomy                                                                                        94

Shahid Ali Shah, Rehman Ghani

Antioxidant status in coronary heart disease (CHD) patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus                          98

Bansilal, Nasir Ali, Naeema Afzal, Taher Salim Khan, S. Shahjahan

An audit of primary post partum haemorrhage                                                                                                    102

Shamshad Bibi, Nargis Danish, Anisa Fawad, Muhammad Jamil

Extended Spectrum β-Lactamases in enteric gram-negative bacilli: Related to age and gender                          107

Shamim Mumtaz, Mumtaz Ahmad, Irum Aftab, Naeem Akhtar, Masood ul Hassan, Abdul Hamid

The critical analysis on diagnosis of disseminated intravascular coagulation with screening tests-a scoring system and related literature review                                                                                                       112

Bing H. Tang

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Large B cell lymphoma—year by year                                                                                                                   121

Abdus Samad Syed, Fauzia Abdus Samad, Mahmood ur Rahman

Case Report

Eosinophilic Gastritis; An unusual and overlooked cause of chronic abdominal pain                                  127

Muhammad Ayyub, Lubna Almenawi, Mohammad Hussain Mogharbel

Torsion of appendix of testis                                                                                                                                     131

Muhammad Misbah Rashid, Badar Murtaza, Naser Ali Khan

Omental Lipoblastoma                                                                                                                                               134

Mohammad Saquib Mallick

Gender Identity Disorder. Is this a potentially fatal condition?                                                                         136

Abdul Wahab Yousafzai, Naila Bhutto

Wernicke's encephalopathy with atypical findings on MR imaging                                                                138

Zeeshan Azmat, Munazza Saleem, Humera Ahsan, Kashif Mahmood

Letter to Editor

Are we prepared to meet the growing challenges of disasters?                                                                        140

Jamil Ahmed, Vikram Mehraj

GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS                                                                                                                                142

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