JIMSA
Official Publication of
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY
April - June 2011
Vol.-24, Issue-2
PRESIDENT WRITES 47
FROM EDITORíS DESK 49
EDITORIAL
Tobacco and Health.
- N. S. Neki
51
ORIGINAL
Placental Vasculosyncytial Membrane in Tabacco exposed Indian Mothers : A quantitative and ultra structural study.
- G. Rath, S.Roy, U. Goyal, A.K. Jain, A. Mukherjee
53
Comparative Study to Evaluate the Anticardiolipin Antibody IgG in Pregnant and Non Pregnant Women with First Trimester Recurrent Abortions.
- Sunita Karla, Anita Tuli, Shashi Raheja, Rewa Choudhary
57
Role of Epidural Steroid in Treatment of Chronic Low Backache.
- JPS Walia, Rakesh Gautam, Anureet Kaur Walia, Sonam Kaur Walia
59
Functional Impairments: A Study in Elderly Individuals.
- Ankur Barua, Jayant Hazarika, M. A. Basilio, Shashi J. Soans, Colin M., Asha Kamath
61
QT Dispersion in Patients of Diabetes Mellitus without Manifest Cardiac Dysautonomia.
- S.N.Chugh, P. Mittal, S.Kumar, K.Chung
65
CASE REPORT
Primary Maliagnant Melanoma of Oesophagus: A Case Report with Review of Literature.
- Vishal Kumar Shelat G., M. Seah, K.H. Lim
67
Heterotopic Gastric Mucosa Presenting as Oesophago-Pleural Fistula and Hydropneumothorax.
- G.J. Pandya,V.G. Shelat
69
Mystery of Absent Gall Bladder : Surgical Concerns and Review of Literature.
- Sarabjit Singh, Arun Tayal, Vineet Kaur
71
Giant Axillary Lipoma with Ipsilateral Superaclavicular Extension: A Case Report.
- Dnyanesh M. Belekar, Amit Desai, Aditya V. Dewoolkar, Ushma Bhutala
73
Congenital Cystic Adenmatous Malformation: A Case Report.
- Jaswir Singh
75
Unusually Large Functional Adrenal Adenoma: A Rare Case Report with Review of Literature.
- Monika Gupta, Ankit Seth, S.M. Rajendran
77
UPDATE
Nephrotoxic Potential of Herbal Drugs.
- Narinder P Singh, Anupam Prakash
79
HEALTH
A Study of Health-Related Quality of Life (QOL) among the Population of Gangtok, Sikkim.
- M.R. Kotwal, Ranabir Pal
83
SYMPOSIUM: Anorectal Disorders : Current Management
Editorial
87
Approach to the Diagnosis of Anorectal Disorders.
- Harsh Garg, Sarabjit Singh, Kulbir Bal
89
Management of Anorectal Disorders.
- B.S, Bhalla, Sarabjit Singh, Arun Tayal, Manjit Singh
91
Surgical Management of Chronic Anal Fissure : Evaluation of Left lateral Intrenal Sphinetritomy (LLIS).
- Sarabjit Singh, Arun Tayal, Harbant Singh, Vineet Kaur
95
Surgical Treatment of Haemorrhoids with Stapler Heamorrhoidopexy : Our Experince.
- Sarabjit Singh, Arun TAyal Vineet Kaur
97
IMSA NEWS 48
IMSACON 2011 50
JIMSA Best Published Article Awards - Declared 49
Conference News 55
Literature Review 60
Drug Profile 63
JIMSA Travel Grant 52
Manuscript Submission for JIMSA 58
Future Special Issues/Symposia 63
Next Issue Highlights 85
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