Journal of Ayub Medical College

J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad (JAMC)

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

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JAMC 25(3-4): Jul-Dec 2013


CONTENTS

EDITORIAL

 

Initiation of pneumococcal vaccine against pneumonia in Pakistan

Tanzil Jamali, Afshan Shahid, Rozina Mistry
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

 Influence of media on contraceptive Use: A cross-sectional study in four Asian countries
 
Muhammad Bedar Bakht, Zaeema Arif, Shamsa Zafar, Muhammad Asif Nawaz
 High sensitivity troponin T; an audit of implementation of its protocol in a district general hospital
  Shahid Kalim, Shaista Nazir, Zia Ullah Khan

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  Outcome of Open Tenckhoff Catheter insertions: 5 years experience in Major Tertiary Centre in Central Saudi   Arabia

  Muhammad Ibrar Hussain, Saleh Mohammed Al-Salamah, Rizwan Aziz, Hamad Hadi Al-Qahatani, Nasir Yazeed Al-Ohay, Fahad Al-Jabar

    12

Monopolar electrocautery versus ultrasonic dissection of the gallbladder from the gallbladder bed in laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Shireen A A Ramzanali, Zia-ul-Islam, Syed Sagheer Hussain Shah

16
  Piperacillin-tazobactam as a cost effective monotherapy in febrile neutropenia 
  Samir Fasih, Neelam Siddiqui, Narjis Muza, Abdul Hannan, Sohail Sarwar, Azhar Shafi, Sohail Athar
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Effects of variation in umbilical artery resistive index on placental morphology and birth weight in pregnancy induced hypertension
Kevin Joseph Jerome Borges, Nuzhat Hassan, Rubina Hussain, M. Tameem Akhtar

23

Psychological distress among caregivers of patients with schizophrenia
Syed Tahir H S, Syed Mohammad Sultan, Mohammad Faisal, Mohammad Irfan
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Clinical presentations of nephrotic syndrome in patients of a tertiary care hospital at Peshawar
Najam-ud-Din, Ahmad Zeb Khan, Syed Javed Hussain Shah, Nisar Anwar, Fuad Hakeem

31

Knowledge, attitude and practice of mothers regarding their own and children dental health–a tertiary care hospital based study
Huma Farid, Farhan Raza Khan, NadiaAman

35

Vaginal breech delivery: still a safe option
Sadia Habib, Shazia Riaz, Nasreen Abbasi, Attiya Ayaz, Attiya Bibi, Zahida Parveen

38

Abdominal sacrohysteropexy-a conservative surgical treatment of uterine prolapse
Farkhunda Khursheed, Chandra Madhu Das, Ambreen Ghouri

41

Effects of natural honey on blood glucose and lipid profile in young healthy Pakistani males
Muhammad Majid, M. Azeem Younis, Abdul Khaliq Naveed, Muhammad Usman Shah, Zahid Azeem, Syed Haider Tirmizi

44

Device closure of atrial septal defect with amplatzer septal occluder in adults- safety and outcome
Zahoor Aslam Khan, Raja Adnan Arif, Maadullah

48

 Frequency of seropositivity of Helicobacter pylori in patients presenting with dyspepsia

 Farhat Naz, Saqib Malik, Salim Afzal, Syed Abbas Anwar

50

Radiation exposure in different cardiac catheterization procedures in cath lab
Noor-ul-Hadi, Adnan Mehmood Gul, Fazal-Ghafoor, Syed Tahir Shah, Abdul Wali, Syed Javed Shah, Syed Sadiq Shah, Saeed Ali, Rehman Said, Kashifulla, Amber Ashraf Mohammad Hafizullah

55

Frequency of β-thalassemia trait in families of thalassemia major patients
Tazeen Majeed, Mohammed Adil Akhter, Ujala Nayyar, Muhammad Safwan Riaz, Jovaria Mannan

58

Effect of temperature and humidity on epistaxis in Hazara division
Raza Muhammad, Farida Khan, Said ul Abrar, Muhammad Riaz Khan, Fazal Rehman, Johar Iqbal, Munib Khan

61

 Effect of levocarnitine on endurance capacity in type-2 diabetic rats
 Yasmeen Bibi, Muhammad Mazhar Hussain, Raeesa Naz

64

Lumbar Disc Herniation in Patients With Chronic Backache
Asghar Ali, Shahbaz Ali Khan, Ahsan Aurangzeb, Ehtisham Ahmed, Gohar Ali, Gul Muhammad, Shakir Mehmood

68

 Expectations of a medical student: the deficit between ‘what is’ and ‘what should be’
 Ahsan Rasool, Maleeha Rasool, Umer Farooq, Ashfaq Ahmad, Sumbal Tariq, Sabir Saeed, Saliman Shah, Zainab Manan, Fiaz Ahmad, Ali  Mohammed Yahya Haidar
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 Frequency of QTc prolongation in patients with hemorrhagic stroke
 Sarwar Malik, Rukhsana Abdul Sattar, Shahnaz Shah, Hisala Rehman, Tahira, Muhammad Ali Ismail
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 Comparison of complete denture fabricated by two different border molding materials, in terms of patients’  satisfaction
RobinaTasleem, Muhammad Humza Bin Saeed, Muhammad Umer Javed
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 Unusual causes of secondary varicose veins
Ahsan Manzoor Bhatti, Khalid Siddique, Riaz Anwar Bashir, Muhammad Tanveer Sajid, Quratul Ain Mustafa, Syed Mukarram Hussain, Irfan Shukr, Muhammad Ahmed
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Ureteral trauma during open surgery: aetiology, presentation and management
Saadia Nawaz Durrani, Ata ur Rehman, Sarhad Khan, Hazrat Ullah, Muhammad Kamran Khan, Anayat ullah
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REVIEW ARTICLE

 Unintentional childhood poisoning, epidemiology and strategies for the prevention and policy change in Pakistan
 Omer ul Hassan, Hasana Qadri, Umer Mir, Bilal Ahmed
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CASE REPORTS

 Giant cell tumour of the sacrum: function-preserving surgery with extended curettage and ilio-lumbar fusion
  Riaz H. Lakdawala, Tashfeen Ahmad, Syed A. Enam
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 Chronic hives associated with Helicobacter Pylori in a child
 Anjum Saeed, Asaad Assiri, Abdulrehman Alnimri, Kashif Majeed
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 Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM): rare cause of hemoptysis
 Farhan Ahmed Majeed, Adeel Qamar Ghumman, Sohail Saqib Chatha
   
Rare case of bland White-Garland syndrome with myocardial infarction in paediatrics
Munnaza Saleem, Syed Sajid Hussain Shah, Tahir Mehmood

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 An Unusual Presentation of Infective Endocarditis
 Layla Abdullah, Saleema Allana
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A 32 year  old male presented with bilateral symmetrical cleft hands. The gentleman was able to perform most of his daily activities with ease. There was no family history of this condition or any other congenital skeletal anomalies. His feet were normal. Reconstructive surgery was recommended which he declined.

 

Dr. Shahbaz Ali Khan

MRCSEd. FCPS(Neurosurgery),
Ayub Medical College 

Abbottabad, Pakistan

email: Shahbaz@ayubmed.edu.pk

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