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)

New Release

Browse the newly released issue, Vol 11, No. 1, 2021 

This issue contains

Self-Care Activities of Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis in Erbil Governorate
Sideeq Sadir Ali

Patients’ Satisfaction and Safety of Laser Hair Removal
Kazhan Ali Tofiq and Khalid Rashid Suliman

Evaluation of Wound Dressing Practice among Health Care Providers in Sulaimani Surgical Teaching Hospital
Nizar Mohamed Tawfeeq Hamawandi and Barzan O. Ahamad 

Role of Fecal Calprotectin in Differentiation of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in Patients Complaining of Abdominal Symptoms and Referred for Colonoscopy
Trifa A. MahmoodMohammed O. MohammedDana T. GharibTaha AMohamad Muhsin A. Mohammed, and Araz L. Rahim

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A Clinicopathologic and Risk Stratification Study of 109 Cases in Sulaymaniyah City -Kurdistan region of Iraq 
Barham M. M. Salih 

Using Cystatin C to Assess Kidney Damage in Beta Thalassemic Patients Residing in Sulaimani City
Dereen Najat and Lana Karim 

Preoperative Anxiety among Adult Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery at Ranya General Hospital /Kurdistan-Iraq
Shewan Qadir Hamad and Muhammad Rashid Amen 

Combined Rhomboid Flap and Double Z-Plasty Technique for Reconstruction of Postburn Web Space Contractures 
Sabir Osman Mustafa and Zhwan Sabah Hassan

Onlay versus Sublay Repair after Incisional Hernia: which Technique to Prefer?
Mezjda Ismail Rashaan

Oral Manifestations in Renal Transplant Recipients in Sulaimani City, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Zhila Nawroz Othman, Khadija Mohammed Ahmed, and Dana Ahmed Sharif

Performance of Self-Care Activities among Heart Failure Patients at Ranya General Hospital Kurdistan –Iraq
Rezan Ali Mustafa and Muhammad Rashid Amen 

Opportunistic Screening for Undiagnosed Diabetes Mellitus and Pre-diabetes in Sulaimani City and its Associated Risk Factors
Shelan Omer Rasheed, Zhian Salah Ramzi, and Taha Othman Mahwi  


Recently Accepted Articles

Accepted for Volume 11, No. 2, 2021