Journal of Sulaimani College of Medicine (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 web site.


ISSN: 2304-7224 (Online)

ISSN: 2223-148X (Print)


New Release

Browse the newly released issue, Vol 9, No. 3. 2019  

This issue contains 

Patient Knowledge on Self-Management and Level of Asthma Control in Sulaimani
Kosar Mohamed Ali and Othman Jalal Sahb


Endoscopic Diagnosis of Suspected H. pylori infection in Sulaimani Pediatric Teaching Hospital
Heersh  HMH Raof Saeed


The Prevalence of Refractive Errors of Patients Attending Shahid Dr Aso Eye Teaching Hospital in Sulaimania Governorat
Tara Mahmood Hassan


Diagnostic Accuracy of Endometrial Curettage in Comparison to Hysterectomy Specimens in Patients with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Chro Najmaddin Fattah and Sawen Mohamed Ahmed 


Surgical Management and Outcome of Complex Bile Duct Injury after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Local Experience in Sulaymani Center
Karzan Seerwan Abdullah


Double Disk Synergy Test and Biofilm Formation in Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa 
Hozan Salahaddin Mahdi and Sherko A Omer 


Hypolipidemic Efficacy of Zingiber officinale Extract in Comparison with Fenofibrate, Rosuvastatin and Ezetimibe in Hyperlipidemic Rats
Kawa F. Dizaye and Hani H. Mohammed


A U-shaped Mucosal Incision Outcome Versus H-shaped in the External Dacryocystorrhinostomy Procedure

Abdulrahman Hama Amin Hussein, Sakar Abdulkarim Nidhamalddin, and Sanoor Qader Mahmood


Inter-Observer Agreement in MRI Assessment of Lumbar Intervertebral Discs and Nerve Roots Using Pfirrman Classification
Shahla Mohammed Saeed, Abeer Kadum Abass, and Mariwan Mahmood Rasool

The Association Between the Premenstrual Syndrome with Vitamin D and Calcium Status Among University Students 
Maryam Bakr Mahmood, Mayda Y. Shamdeen, and Tavga Rawf Abdulrahman

Echocardiographic Morphological Classification of Univentricular Heart Patients in Sulaimani Pediatric Teaching Hospital /Kurdistan/Iraq

Aso F. Salih, Diyar H. Waly, and  Adnan Mohammed Hasan

Safety and Long-Term Outcomes of Trans-Peritoneal Laparoscopic Renal Cyst Decortication for the Treatment of Symptomatic Simple Renal Cyst

Ismail Hama Amin Agha Wias, Sarwar Noori Mahmood, Saman Anwar Wahid, and Basheer Anwer Bakr 

Clinical and Biochemical Effects of Lifestyle Modification with Pentoxifylline, Vitamin E in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis in Sulaimani 

Chra Salahalddin Ahmed, Haydar Al-Tukmagi and Mohammed Omer Mohammed

Subhypnotic Doses of Propofol versus Midazolam to Prevent Nausea and Vomiting During Spinal Anesthesia for Caesarean section

Amir Murad Khudadad and Bafrin Samad Aghawaise


Synchronized DC Shock in Long Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation with Bifascicular Block Ending in Cardiac Arrest: A case report
Amar Alhamdi, Azad Jalal Ali, and Nidham Alhassani

Recently Accepted Articles

Accepted for Volume 9, No. 4, 2019

Caesarean Section Rate and Indications at Sulaimani Maternity Teaching Hospital with Review of Literature
Chnur Younis Mustafa and Maryam Bakir Mahmood



Validity of Ultrasonographic Findings Based on Acr-birads Scores to Diagnosis Breast Diseases in Sulaimani Breast Disease Treatment Center
Kwestan Mahmood Karim, Mezjda Ismail Rashaan, Kalthwm Abdulla Sofi Ali, and Shad Muhammed Mustafa

Effect of Three Different Surface Treatment Protocols on Micromorphology and Bond Strength of Two Types of Repaired Composite Restorations (in vitro study)
Azheen Mohammed HamaXareeb and Bestoon Mohammed Faraj

Clinicopathologic Features of Thyroid Cancer in Sulaimani, 2004-201

Sara Jamil Nidhamalddin, Jangi Shawkat Salai, and Hazha Abdullah Mohammed

Effect of Sublingual Misoprostol Versus Intravenous Oxytocin on Reducing Blood Loss at Cesarean section

Rozhan Yassin Khalil

Intravenous Paracetamol Infusion Versus Intramuscular Pethidine as Labour Analgesics

Sallama Kamel Nasir and Hala Shaaban Ibrahim

Diagnostic Accuracy of Fine Needle Aspiration and Imprint Cytology of Head and Neck Lesions (Comparative study)
Ban F. Ibraheem, Balkees T. Garib, and Hassanain H. Khudie

Dorsal Nasal Refinement Using Diced Cartilage Grafts Fixed with Blood

Hemin Oathman Sheriff