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)

Browse the newly released issue, Vol 12, No. 2, 2022 

This issue contains

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

A Snapshot from General Practice in the UK
Layla Al-Ansari and Diyar Adnan Aref  

The Functional Outcome of Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing for Diaphyseal Tibial Fractures in Children

Sangar Anwar Karim, Omer Ali Rafiq Barawi , and Aso Ali Baker

Incidence of Coronary Artery Anomaly in Slemani Cardiac Hospital
Dara M. Mohialdeen,  Razhan Y. Abdalla , Farman J. Ahmedand Kawa Hassan

Efficacy of Topical Minoxidil 5% and Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% versus Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% Monotherapy in Non-segmental Vitiligo
Roshna Ahmed Ali and Ali Mozan Dhahir El-Ethawi

Coincidental Findings of Para Nasal Sinus Pathology in Patient Requested Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Headache
Sana Mohammed Sardar Abdulwahid and Salah Mohammed Fateh

Pregnancy Complications and Outcomes in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Gona Aziz Rahim 

Metabolic Syndrome and Thyroid Dysfunction in Patients with Acromegaly in Sulaimani
Shadan J. Abdullah, Taha O. Mahwi, and Zagros Ghaffor Rashid 

Serum Vitamin B12, Folic acid, and Homocysteine Levels in Vitiligo Patients: A Case-Control Study in Kurdistan Population
Mahdi Khaleel Fattah and Mohammad Y. Saeed

Compound Depressed Skull Fracture, its Association with Infection, and Importance of the Time from the Accident
Handren Muhamad Rasheed, and Pakhshan Mohammed Faraj

Prevalence of Low Free Testosterone Level in Men With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Taha Othman Mahwi and Soran Khalil Hassan 

Visual Outcome and Self-Satisfaction after Cataract Surgery in Patients Attending Shaheed Dr. Aso Hospital, Sulaimaniyah City, Iraq
Bakhtiar Qadir Hamasalh 

Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude, And Practice of Health Care Professionals Regarding Covid-19 Virus
Bayan Omar Sharif, Sara Noori Mohammad, Zhino Raouf Ali, Varin Tofiq Abbas, Shilan Habib Ezadin, Avin Latif, and Kazhal Hakim

Case Report: Post-Megastent Duodenal Polyp
Mohammed Omer Mohammed, Araz Latif Raheem, and 
Ali Jabbar Ahmed