Journal of Ayub Medical College

J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad (JAMC)

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

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JAMC 21(1): Jan-Mar 2009




Irritable bowel syndrome: Recent progress in pathophysiology, diagnosis and management?                                                               1

Eamonn M M Quigley, Aamir Ghafoor Khan


Development of a Novel Mineral Based Haemostatic Agent Consisting of a Combination of Bentonite and Zeolite Minerals         3

Mortazavi SMJ, Atefi M, Roshan-Shomal P, Raadpey N, Mortazavi G

Urodynamic findings in female patients reporting with lower urinary tract symptoms                                                                           8

Nazli Hameed, M Asghar Ali, Waqar Azim

Detection of atherosclerosis by ankle brachial index: evaluation of palpatory method versus ultrasound doppler technique        11

Bilquis Akhtar, Saulat Siddique, Rafiq Ahmad Khan, Sibgha Zulfiqar

A Comparative analysis between Non-Mesh (Bassini’s) and Mesh (Lichtenstein) repair of primary inguinal hernia                    17

Arshad M Malik, Asad Khan, Atif Jawaid, Abdul Aziz Laghari, K. Altaf Hussain Talpur

Management outcome of closed femoral shaft fractures by open surgical implant generation network (sign)

 interlocking nails                                                                                                                                                                                               21

Mohammad Naeem-Ur-Razaq, Muhammad Qasim, Muhammad Ayaz Khan, Ahmad Sohail Sahibzada, Shahid Sultan

Spermatogenesis following discontinuation of calcium channel blocker amlodipine in rats                                                                25

Rabia Latif, Muhammad Aslam, Tariq Mehmood

Knowledge, attitude and practice of private practitioners regarding TB-DOTS in a rural district of Sindh, Pakistan                   28

Mubashir Ahmed, Zafar Fatmi, Sajid Ali, Jamil Ahmed, Naseem Ara

Comparison between efficacy of mdi + Spacer and Nebuliser in the management of acute asthma in children                               32

Mohammad Fayaz, Ambreen Sultan, Manzoor Elahi Rai

Reverse radial artery flap for soft tissue defects of hand in pediatric age group                                                                                     35

Saeed Ashraf Cheema, Nabeela Talaat 

Outcome of sutureless manual extra capsular cataract extraction                                                                                                            39

Mir Zaman, Ashfaq Ali Shah, Tariq Farooq Babar, Mahfooz Hussain, Muhammad Tariq Khan Marwat, Sanaullah Dawar

Chick feed technique versus standard chop technique in micro incision cataract surgery                                                                  43

Sameen Afzal Junejo,   Shafi Muhammad Jatoi,   Nisar Ahmed Khan

Emergency peripartum hysterectomy: frequency, indications and maternal outcome                                                                           48

Nusrat Nisar, Nisar Ahmed Sohoo

Ethno-botanical studies from Northern Pakistan                                                                                                                                          52

Saadia Afzal, Naeema Afzal, Mohammad Rashid Awan, Taher Salim Khan, Aneel Gilani Rizwana Khanum, Sumbal Tariq

Estimation of heritability of familial hypercholesterolemia among 335 family members of five hypercholesterolemic

 probands of Pakistani population                                                                                                                                                                     58

Fauzia Imtiaz

Is Glycemic control in patients with type-2 diabetes in Rawalpindi improving?                                                                                      62

Dilshad Ahmed Khan, Mariam Saeed, Farooq Ahmad Khan

A reappraisal of contributing factors leading to shunt infection                                                                                                                66

Inayatullah Khan, Muhammad Burhan, Mohammad Nadeem

Impact of renal transplantation on erectile dysfunction due to chronic renal failure in male patients                                               69

Mumtaz Ahmad, Qazi Rafiuddin, Usman Hassan, Ashfaq Ahmad, Sajjad Husain

Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) and diagnostic significance of a-Fetoprotein (AFP)                                                                         72

Jawed Altaf Baig, Junaid Mahmood Alam, Syed Riaz Mahmood, Mohammad Baig, Rabia Shaheen, Ishrat Sultana, Abdul Waheed

Swiss roll operation for giant fibroadenoma                                                                                                                                                   76

Saleem A Soomro, Sohail A Memon, Noor Mohammad, Mumtaz Maher

Awareness of women towards an emerging threat                                                                                                                                         79

Farhana Yousuf, Gulfareen Haider, Nasirudin Muhammad, Ambreen Haider

Diagnostic significance of adenosine deaminase in pleural tuberculosis                                                                                                 83

Rukhshan Khurshid, Najla Shore, Mahjabeen Saleem, Mammona Naz, Nazia Zameer

Placing Epicardial Pacing Wires in Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery–A procedure routinely done

 but rarely beneficial                                                                                                                                                                                            86

Muhammad Imran Asghar, Asif Ali Khan, Afsheen Iqbal, Attiya Arshad, Inamullah Afridi

Audit of appropriateness and outcome of computed tomography brain scanning for headaches in paediatric age group                91

Muhammad Nawaz, Ayesha Amin, Ahmad Nadeem Qureshi, Muhammad Jehanzeb

Gestational trophoblastic disease: experience at Nawabshah Hospital                                                                                                      94

Khairunnisa Nizam, Gulfareen Haider, Nizamuddin Memon, Ambreen Haider

Variable response to inhaled nitric oxide in postoperative patients of mitral stenosis with pulmonary hypertension                     98

Zubia Razzaq, Muhammad Aslam, M Mazhar Hussain, Shahab Naqvi, Muhammad Zameer, Ahmed Badar

Management of diabetic foot by natural honey                                                                                                                                              103

Asadullah Makhdoom, Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Muhammad Ayub Lagahari, Muhammad Qasim Rahopoto, Syed Muhammad Tahir, Khaleeque Ahmad Siddiqui

In vitro activity of linezolid against clinical isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus                                                           106

Abdul Hannan, Muhammad Absar, Muhammad Usman, Tahir Naeem, Sidrah Saleem, Muhammad Arshad

The impact of hyperglycaemia on morbidity and mortality of acute coronary syndromes and acute myocardial infarction         110

Palwasha Sahibzada, Ambreen Ali Khan, Waheed A Sahibzada

Yield of Abrams Needle pleural biopsy in exudative pleural effusion                                                                                                      116

Ihsanullah, Nisar Khan, Huma Jadoon, Munawar Zaman, Ashfaq Ahmed

Screening of 110 cirrhotic patients for hepatitis B and C at Saidu Teaching Hospital Saidu Sharif Swat                                     119

Purdil Khan, Aziz Ahmad, Noor Muhammad, Taj Muhammad Khan, Bilal Ahmad

Frequency and management outcome of Pneumothorax Patients                                                                                                             122

Nisar Khan, Huma Jadoon, Munawar Zaman, Aqeel Subhani, Abdur Rab Khan, Mian Ihsanullah

Prevalence of necrotizing fasciitis during Ramadan and Hajj 1427-H                                                                                                   125

Abdul Rashid Surahio, Ashar Ahmad Khan, Main Usman Farooq, Iffat Fatima, Muhammad Zeeshan Azhar

Dose related shifts in the developmental progress of chick embryos exposed to mobile phone induced electromagnetic fields  130

Nusrat Zareen, Muhammad Yunus Khan, Liaqat Ali Minhas

Palliative surgery for intestinal obstruction due to recurrent ovarian cancer                                                                                      135

Zahida Parveen, Ahmad Nadeem Qureshi, Mohammad Akbar, Arshad Zafar, Aqeel Subhani

Anxiety and Depression in Burn Patients                                                                                                                                                        137

Tabassum Alvi, Fatima Assad, Aurangzeb, M A Nasir Malik

Modelling survival data of Thalassaemia patients in Pakistan                                                                                                                     142

Jamal Abdul Nasir, Syed Arif Ahmed Zaidi

Squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva: analysis of fifteen cases                                                                                                        146

Mirza Shafiq Ali Baig, Shehla Dareshani, Mir Amjad Ali, Mohammad Shafique Khan

Histological effects of Eugenia jambolana seed extract on liver of adult albino rats                                                                                  148

Sadaf Rasheed, Mohammad Tahir, Waqas Sami, Bushra Munir

Management of thoracic trauma: experience at Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad                                                                              152

Ishtiaq Ali Khan, Salma Ghaffar, Saadia Asif, Zia-ur-Rehman, Shawana Asad, Ehtisham Ahmed, Wasim Ahmed, Zeeshan Asif

Analysis of homicidal deaths in district di khan: an autopsy study                                                                                                             155

Muhammad Humayun, Dilawar Khan, Fasee-uz-Zaman, Jahanzeb Khan, Omair Khan, Zahida Parveen, Wajid Humayun

Study of blood lipids, cortisol and haemodynamic variations under stress in male adults                                                                        158

Ghulam Mujadid Qureshi, Ghulam Mustafa Seehar, Mevo Khan Zardari, Zafar Ali Pirzado, Siraj Ahmed Abbasi


Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for left sided gall bladder: an unusual case                                                                                                 162

Rehan Masood, Samiullah, Ishtiaq Ahmed Chaudhary, Taimur

Ddifferentiated Chordoma with a sarcomatous component: an overlooked diagnosis                                                                               164

Quratulain Masood, Mohammad Bilal, Ayesha Tariq, Somal Khan, Asad Qureshi

Well leg compartment syndrome:  the debit side of hemilithotomy position                                                                                              166

Shahryar Noordin, Salim Allana, Wajid MA

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Oral mucocele (Mucous Extravasation Cyst)                                                                                                                                                   169

Thorakkal Shamim

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