Journal of Sulaimani Medical College (JSMC) is a peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani. JSMC is managed and supported by the College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region by a dedicated board of editors in different medical specialties.

JSMC publishes manuscripts in all fields of medicine in the English language. The issues are published online in March, June, September, and December. JSMC is an open-access journal, the journal articles can be accessed freely from the journal website.


ISSN: 2304-7224 (Online)

ISSN: 2223-148X (Print)

New Release

Browse the newly released issue, Vol 12, No. 1, 2022 

This issue contains

Harvoni versus 3D Regimens Outcomes among HCV Infected Patients Visited Kurdistan Centre for Gastroenterology and Hepatology (KCGH)
Mohammed Omer Lak, Mohammed Omer Mohammed, Muhsin A. Mohammed, and Ali Jabbar Ahmad

Tacrolimus Versus Cyclosporine in Low Immunological Risk Patients after Kidney Transplantation Inducted by Anti-Thymocyte Globulin
Chovin Nawzad Ali, Dana Ahmed Sharif, and Safa Ezadin Almukhtar 

The Effect of Orbicularis Oculi Sling on Lateral Canthus and Lower Lid in Upper Blepharoplasty
Paiwand Mahmood Ali, Ari Raheem Qader, Hawree Abdulsattar Hasan, Faraydoon Karim Rasul , and Vyan Hiwa    

Perioperative Incidence of Iatrogenic Gallbladder Perforation during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Sulaimaniyah Teaching Hospital
Sarkhel Hama Tofiq and Seerwan Hama Shareef 

Dysautonomia Following Acute Ischemic Strokes: A Single Institutional Experience
Aso Sabir Shex Bizene  

Smoking Cessation Experience in a Sample of Male Ever Smokers in Erbil City
Dlovan Muhammad Fatih JalalNazar Ahmed Mahmood, Namir Ghanim Al-Tawil, and Tariq Al-Hadithi  

The Effect of a Very Short Interpregnancy Interval and Pregnancy Outcomes Following a Previous Pregnancy Loss
Renas Jamal Rahman, Chro Najmaddin Fattah

Impact of E-learning as a Teaching Strategy in the Nursing Educational Program during COVID-19 Pandemic on Nursing Students and Instructors
Dlzar Sedeeq Anwer

Assessment of Level of Stress and Coping Behaviors Strategies among Students at the College of Nursing at the University of Sulaimani
Sarbaz Mustafa Abdalla and Mahdi Omer Saleh

Association between ABO Blood Groups and Medical Characteristics for Children with Leukemia Attending Hiwa Cancer Hospital in Sulaimani City-Iraq
Muhammad Hawla Shekha and Bahar Nasradeen Majeed

Reconstruction of Full-thickness Scalp Defect with INTEGRA after Road Traffic Accident: A Case Report  
Luqman A. Majid , Vyan H. Mohammed Raouf , Shakhawan S. Zorab, and Mohammed S. Raheem


Recently Accepted Articles

Volume 12 No. 2, 2022

Letter to Editor 

Evaluation of Anemia in Renal Transplant Patients
Malak Hussein Muhealdeen , Safa Ezadin Almukhtar, Kawa Hussein Ameen, and Dana Ahmad Sharif 

Prognostic Significance of Low QRS Voltage on The Admission Electrocardiogram in Acute Coronary Syndromes
Swara A. Mawlood, Farman J. Ahmed, Amar Talib Al-Hamdi, and Mohammaed M. Arif 

Changes of Tibial Slope after Cruciate Retaining –Total Knee Replacement and Their Functional Effect Outcome
Rebar Mohammed Noori and Aso Slahaden Abdulla 

Entonox versus Pethidine for Pain Relief during the Active Phase of Labor
Shnaw Abdulwahab Karim and Rozhan Yassin Khalil

The Correlation of The High-Resolution CT scan with the operative Findings in Patients with Chronic Otitis Media Undergoing Tympano-mastoidectomy: A descriptive study
Muaid I. Aziz Baban

Epidemiology of Periorbital Dermoid Cyst in Pediatric Age Group
Mohammed Yousif Saed Al Jaff , Sazan Othman Arif, and Nabaz Mohammed Mustafa

The Relationship Between Vitamin D3 Levels and Hypothyroidism
Dilshad Hamad Mustafa, Ribwar Arsalan Mohammed, Aveen Muhisn Asaad, and Dawan Jamal Hawezy 

Incidence of Vocal Cord Palsy in Patients Undergoing Thyroid Surgery for Benign Causes and the Impact of Age, Gender, Type of Thyroid Surgery, and an Indication of Surgery on it
Rebar Akram Kareem and Hiwa Asaad Abdulkareem

Door-to-Balloon Time and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Treated with Primary Percutaneous Intervention
Dara M. Mohialdeen, Mohammed M. Arif , and Swara A. Mawlood

Diagnostic yield of bi-directional endoscopy in the evaluation of patients with iron deficiency anemia visiting the Kurdistan Center for Gastroenterology and Hepatology (KCGH) 
Ali Jabbar Ahmed, Taha Ahmed Al-Karboly, Mohammed Omer Mohammed, Araz Latif Raheem, and Muhsin Abubaker Mohamed

Incidence and Demographics Manifestations of Colorectal Cancer in Sulaimanyiah City
Rozhgar Rashid Ali, Hazha Abdulla Mohammed Ameen, Sara Jamil Nidhamalddin, Mohammed Abdalwahab Hassan, Azhin Ali Qadir

Topical Timolol Eye Drop Solution for the Treatment of Fissures in Patients with Hand Dermatitis
Darsim Mohammed Abdalla Maarouf 

Evaluation of Red Blood Cell Indices in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Sulaymaniyah City, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Hisham Arif Alrawi

Case report: A Lady with Recurrent Perianal Ulcer 
Nawshirwan Gafoor Rashid