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 web site.


ISSN: 2304-7224 (Online)

ISSN: 2223-148X (Print)

Letter to Editor 

Mohammed Yousif Saeed, Mahdi Fattah, and Dler R. Abdulkareem

New Release

Browse the newly released issue, Vol 10, No. 2, 2020 

This issue contains

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Presenting Patterns in Sulaimani
Faruk H. Faraj , Ronak I. Mohiadeen , Aween B. Majed and Dara A. Momammed

Evaluation of Sociodemographic, Laboratory, and Prognosis of Extrapulmonary and Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Children in Sulaimani city from 2014 to 2019
Khalid Hama Salih

Molecular Identification of Entamoeba histolytica In Sulaimani Pediatric Teaching Hospital
Sham Jamil Abdullah , Shahnaz AbdulKadir Ali, and Rizgar Raheem Sulaiman

Risk Factors of Uncontrolled Hypertension among People in Sulaimani City according to the Hypertension Guideline Of AHA/ACC 2017 
Omed Hama Karem, Zana Ismael Abdulrahman, and Farman Jaafar Ahmad,

Burr-hole Drainage with Drain versus Burr-hole Drainage with Drain and Irrigation in Treating Chronic Subdural Hematoma: a Case-Control Study
Ari Anwer Salih and Ari Sami Hussain Nadhim

Association between Pre-Trigger Serum Progesterone Level and Conception Rate after a Fresh Embryo Transfer in IVF-ICSI Cycles
Zhiyan Ahmad Abdullah

The Validity of Electrocardiographic QTc Interval in Predicting left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in Hypertensive Patients
Hemn Hadi Kareem and Amar Talib Al-Hamdi 

Value of Trans-abdominal Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Liver Biopsy in Patients with Focal or Diffuse Liver Lesions in Kurdistan Centre for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Sulaimani City
Dana Taib Gharib, Mohammed Omer Mohammed, Taha Ahmad Al-Karboly, Heero Ismael Faraj, Kawa Abdullah Mahmood, Nasr Abdulla Qazi, Karok Hassan Salih, and Omar Hama Ghalib Azeez 

Prevalence and Effect of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Kosar Mohamed Ali and Blnd Ahmad Aziz 

Safety and Effectiveness of Fractional Erbium-Yag (2940nm) Laser in the Treatment of Melasma in Sulaimania City
Kazhan A. Tofiq

Relation of Body Mass Index and Duration of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases in Sulaimani Teaching Hospitals
Sanaa Othman Karim and Kosar Muhamad Ali 

His Bundle Pacing, The First Experience Using a Conventional Pacemaker Leads
Ammar Alhamdi

Use of Propofol as Intubation Aid for Children Anesthetized with Sevoflurane
Sami Waseem Sadeq, Amanj A. Marouf and Amir Murad Khudadad

Incidence of Congenital Heart Disease among Infants of Diabetic Mothers in Sulaimani
Mohammed Jazaa Ahmed, Adnan M Hassan, and Alan Abdulla Abdulrahman


Recently Accepted Articles

Accepted for Volume 10, No. 3, 2020