Azerbaijan Medical Journal

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology Forensic medicine, Microbiology, Community Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Dermatology and Venereal diseases, Infectious Diseases, Anaesthesia, Cancer research, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Nephrology, Medical education, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Reproduction, Cardiology, Diabetes, Surgery, Nursing, Otolaryngology, Dental, Psychology, Anesthesiology Dermatology, Endocrinology, Hepatology, Urology, Venereology, Psychiatry, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, ENT, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutics, Pulmonology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical, Phatmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics Pharmacodynamics, Industrial Pharmacy, Drug Design, Quality Assurance, Drug Regulatory Affairs, Phytochemistry, Drug Delivery Systems, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Hospital Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Toxicology, Clinical Research, Pharmacogenomics, Phrmacoinformatics, Pharmacovigilance<, Life Sciences like Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Immunology, Forensic, Epidemiology, Oncology, Biomedicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Gynaecology, Dermatoepidemiology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Sexology, Osteology, Kinesiology, Angiology/Vascular Medicine, Critical care Medicine, Haematology, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, Bariatrics, Pharmacy and Nursing, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Radiobiology, Clinical immunology, Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy, Cell Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Healthcare Services, Healthcare Management, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Geriatric Medicine,

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

Precocious Puberty Presentation in a Child with Peutz–Jeghers Syndrome - Case Report

Abstract : Peutz–Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is a rare inheritable condition characterized by hamartomatous polyposis of the gastrointestinal tract, with oral mucocutaneous pigmentation. We report the case of a 6-year-old boy who presented with gynecomastia and testicular enlargement. The family history was interesting for different types of tumors from the maternal side. Moreover, the examination revealed incidental peri-oral and buccal lentigines spots. Most endocrine presentations in boys involve testicula


Perception of medical students regarding academic advising in Tabuk City, Saudi Arabia.

Abstract : Academic advising is vital for career development and better student achievement. No researchers have evaluated the pattern of and the student's perception of academic perception. This study aimed to assess the same among Saudi medical students at the University of Tabuk. We conducted a cross-sectional among randomly selected 248 medical students, at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. The study was conducted during the period from March 2023 to April 2023. A structured q


ONE STAGE OSTEOTOMY AND TKA IN OSTEOARTHRITIS OF KNEE WITH EXTRA ARTICULAR DEFORMITY POST FREE VASCULARIZED FIBULAR GRAFT

Abstract : One of the main treatments for lateral knee osteoarthritis with valgus malalignment is tibial medial closing wedge osteotomy (CWO) followed with total knee arthroplasty (TKA). One stage osteotomy and TKA in osteoarthritis with extra-articular deformity is difficult yet shown to be effective. We report a case of CWO and TKA as a surgical treatment for a patient with osteoarthritis and malunion of the right middle shaft of the tibia following a Free Vascularized Fibular Graft (FVFG) procedure. The


EVALUATION OF URINE CULTURE BEFORE AND AFTER CATHETER INSERTION IN ELECTIVE AND EMERGENCY CAESAREAN SECTION

Abstract : Indwelling urinary catheterization is a routine procedure before a cesarean section. The catheterization can cause bacterial colonization of the urine and cause urinary tract infections. Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) is the cause of 40% of all nosocomial infections worldwide. This study is an analytic study with a cross-sectional design at Khadijah Hospital and Fatimah Hospital in Makassar City. Urine culture examination was performed on 99 patients who were going to underg


Health Risk Analysis of Motor Vehicle PM2.5 Exposure Against Street Traders In The City of Makassar

Abstract : Air pollution is a very complicated problem because it involves matters relating to physical characteristics, sources of pollutant emissions. The purpose of the study was to analyze the level of health risk (Risk Quotient), due to PM2.5 particulate ambient air on Jalan A. P. Pettarani. Including, duration of exposure, frequency of exposure, and duration of PM2.5 exposure at the AP road congestion node. Pettarani. The target population in this study were street vendors along Jalan A. P. Pettarani


Anti-HBs Antibody Titer Among Healthcare Workers in Correlation with Hepatitis B Vaccination History

Abstract : This study aimed to investigate the anti-HB antibody levels in different groups of healthcare workers (HCWs) in Sulaimani city in comparison to the vaccine cycle and duration of vaccination. 250 HBs Ag negative individuals (mean age 36.61±912 years) of HCWs were studied at Shar teaching hospital and Shorsh general hospital from May 2019 to September 2019. Blood samples were obtained to investigate the titer of HBs Ab among each participant with surface antigen and anti-core antibody study. The


PREDICTORS FOR EARLY NEW ONSET DIABETES MELLITUS AFTER FIRST EPISODE OF ACUTE PANCREATITIS.

Abstract : To observe and prospectively investigate the impairment of exocrine and endocrine pancreatic function in patients after first episode of acute pancreatitis as well as establishment of predictors for new onset diabetes in such patients. 1. To assess the proportion of early new onset diabetes mellitus after first episode of acute pancreatitis, 2. To identify and predict the etiopathological characteristics that account for development of early new onset diabetes mellitus after first episode of acu


Impact of COVID-19 on chronic diseases care in Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Abstract : COVID-19 drastically affected routine healthcare services worldwide. Patients with chronic diseases were at higher risk of missed care due to the pandemic. We aimed to assess burden of missed appointments of routine care among chronic disease patients in Qassim Saudi Arabia. A facility-based cross-sectional study was conducted among patients with chronic diseases visiting randomly selected primary healthcare centers in Buraidah, Saudi Arabia. Data was collected using a structured questionnaire i


A study of MPP8 gene expression association with several types of cancer in Iraqi patients

Abstract : Cancer is one of the polygenic diseases and the main idea includes characterizing the main gene within different genes, which they are implicated in the cancer pathogenesis. In this direction, MPP8 has a substantial function in gene transcription during cell division and implicated in numerous cellular functions, and has the potential to cause cancer. Thus, the main aim of current project is to estimate MPP8 gene expression in various kinds of cancer as well as to highlight which type of cancer


The Most Common Oral Lesion Types Among the Patients Visited Oral Medicine Department/ College of Dentistry in Sulaimani City in 2021: A Retrospective Study

Abstract : In this study, common oral lesions were identified and examined from patients who visited the Oral medicine clinic in Sulaimani, 2021. Case sheet reports were collected from the Oral Medicine Clinic at the Diagnosis Department / College of Dentistry / Sulaimani University in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The cases were subdivided into two groups: intra- and extra-oral lesions. The intra-oral lesion was collected and studied specifically. Then data were analyzed by applying the techniques of sta