Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC
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Remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting oedema (RS3PE) is a rare clinical entity often mimicking more common diseases like rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR). Although the exact aetiology is not clear, yet it responds dramatically to low doses of steroid...
Honey has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and role of honey as local wound dressing agent in the management of diabetic foot and its effect on rate of amputation. This prospective observational study was done in the general surgery de...
Emerging resistance to antimicrobial chemotherapy is becoming a challenge for medicine in recent times. Un-prescribed use of antibiotics is a major contributor to development of this problem. In Pakistan access to antibiotics remains unchecked and hence results in it are over use. The aim of thi...
Lead erosion is one of the troublesome complications which are very difficult to treat and most of the time leads to device explanation and replacement prematurely. From 2005 to 2011, total 415 pacemakers were implanted in our cardiology department at Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar. The pati...
The norms of Pakistani female patients differ from other Asian patients, this difference should be considered during diagnosis and treatment planning and they should be treated with different protocols in terms of tooth extraction and non-extraction treatments. The present study will provide cli...
Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) is amajor cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in young individuals, in developing countries. Long term studies regarding natural history of RHD in Pakistan have not been reported in literature. We present our follow up observations on RHD patients at the...
Transurethral resection of prostate is the gold standard operation for bladder outflow obstruction due to benign prostatic enlargement. However, catheter removal day is variable. The objective of this study was to compare early and delayed catheter removal groups in terms of length of hospital s...
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a major cause of mortality internationally and in Pakistan. Angioplasty has been proven to be an effective treatment for CAD. Stent thrombosis is a known but preventable complication of angioplasty. Several factors may lead to stent thrombosis with non-compliance...
Dysmenorrhea is quite frequent and may affect the daily activities especially during the early years of adolesence. This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of dysmenorrhoea, its impact, and the management strategies adopted. This cross-sectional study was done with 356 consenting females stu...
Diabetes mellitus is major cause of morbidity and premature mortality from its long-term complications such as cardiovascular disease, blindness, renal failure, amputation and stroke. The study was conducted to determine the frequency of albuminuria in diabetic patients presenting with macro-vas...