JIMSA
Official Publication of
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY
April-June 2009
VOL.22     No.2
PRESIDENT WRITES 73
FROM EDITOR’S DESK 75
Editorial :
Strategic Approach to overcome the Burden of Leprosy in India

- R. C. Sharma
77
Original :
A Community Survey of Hansen’s Disease in Rural Bihar

- Ranabir Pai, Neloy Sinha, Ankur Barua
79
Guidelines for Managing Minor Head Injuries
- Amin Tabish, N.A. Lone, M.A. Wani, Abdus Salam
81
Role of Helicobacter Pylori in Bronchial Asthma : A Case Control Study
- Nirmal Jain, G.N. Sexana, J.P. Rishi
85
Evaluation of Immunosuppressive Therapy in Cases of Steroid Resistant Idiopathic Glomerulonephritis
- Manju Sharma, N. Nand, Viral Sangwan, S.Binani, Nishant Wadhwa, Anupam Sibal, Subash Gupta
87
Case Report :
Ambiguous External Genitalia of an Asolescent Reared as Female

- Ranabir Pal, Ankur Barua, Pradip K Mohanata, Amrita Gosh
89
Baclofen in the Management of Intractable Hiccups – A Case Report
- N.S. Neki
91
Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Chronic Gastric Volvulus
- Rajul Rastogi, Satish Kumar Bhargava, Shuchi Bhatt, Sumeet Bhargava
93
Ping Pong Ball a Hefty Heart – A Case Report
- Rabindranath Das, Naryayan Goutam
95
Neurocysticercosis presenting as Isolated Third Cranial Nerve Palsy – A Case Report
- C. M. Sharma, Ravindra Singh, R. S. Jain, Shailesh Dixit, B. L. Kumawat, Anjani Sharma
97
Sildenafil in the Treatment of Primary Pulmonary Hypertension – A Case Report
- N. S. Neki
99
An Unusual Case of Abdominocyesis following early Fundal Rupture of Uterus
- Purvita Dam, Dinesh Pathak, Sebanti Goswami, Sudhir Adhikari
101
Swyer James (Macleod’s Syndrome)
- MMA Kamili, GH Hassan, AH.Manzoor. M. Yaseen, Ishrat F Omer, Tajamul
103
Gilles De La Tourette’s Syndrome: A Commonly Misdiagnosed Neurobehavioral Disorder
- Kuljeet Singh Anand, Jyoti Garg, Yogesh Valecha, Ranjit Singh Makar
104
Update
Controversies in the Surgery of Benign Thyroid Disorders

- A. N. Sinha, Dalbir Singh Sandhu
106
Avian Influenza : The Potential Pandemic Danger
- Govind Chandra Sahoo
108
Brief Communication
Efficacy of Diltiazem in the Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissure: An Overview

- B. Medhi, A. Prakash, L. Kaman
110
Update in Therapy
Immuno-suppressive Therapy in Glomerulonephritis

- P. J. Mahanta, S. C. Tiwari
112
Editor’s Choice
Summative Indications of Initiation of Dialysis Therapy for the New Century

- P. J. Mahanta, S. C. Tiwari
115
Procedure : Innovative Procedures in Obatetrics/Gynecology
Procedure – I : Evaluation of Surgical Treatment of Cervical
Incompetence : Introduction of a Simple Stitch & Comparison with other Techniques

- R. J. Sreenivasan, Venu Gopal
116
Procedure – II : Sreenivasan’s Sling for Nulliparous Prolapse
- R. J. Sreenivasan, Dhunnanjaya Rao
117
Procedure – III : A Simple Emergency Life – Saving Surgical Procedure for Control of PPH: A Case Report
- R. J. Sreenivasan, Dhunnanjaya Rao
119
JIMSA BEST PUBLISHED ARTICLE AWARDS 75
LITERATURE REVIEW 90,111
DRUG PROFILE 105
ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 94
MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION : FOR JIMSA 77
FUTURE SPECIAL ISSUES/SYMPOSIA 88
NEXT ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS 86
CONFERENCE NEWS 114
IMSA NEWS 74
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