AJMS

Editorial Board Executives
Patron:
Mr. Ziaulla Sheriff
President,
Al Ameen Charitable Fund Trust,
Bangalore, India








Co-Patron:
Dr. Mohammad Ali Khan
Chief Executive Officer,
Al Ameen Charitable Fund Trust,
Bangalore, India

Dr. B.S. Patil, MD,General Medicine
Director,
Al Ameen Medical Institutions,
Bijapur-586108, Karnataka, India


Publisher:
Prof. Salim A. Dhundasi, MD
Dean
Al Ameen Medical College,
Bijapur-586108, Karnataka, India

Editor:
Dr. Ashfak R. Kakeri, MS
Professor,
Dept of ENT
Al Ameen Medical College,
Bijapur-586108, Karnataka, India

Editorial Advisers:
Prof. Kingman P. Strohl
Professor,
Dept of Medicine,
Case Western Reserve University,
Ohio, USA

Prof. Nanduri R. Prabhakar, MD;D.Sc
Professor
Dept of Medicine,
University of Chicago,
IL, USA

Dr. Shashi Bala Singh, PhD
Director,
Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Science
DRDO, Ministry of Defence,
Lucknow Road,
Timarpur, Delhi-110054 Inida

Prof. Subhash C Biswas, MD(OBG)
Professor,
Dept. of Obstetr & Gynecology
I.P.G.M.E.R.
Kolkata, India



Editorial Advisers:
Prof. Sivaprasad S Goudar, MD MHPE
Director of Medical Education
KLE University, J.N.Medical College
Belgaum, India

Dr. Dhurjati Majumdar
Scientist-F,
Ergonomics Laboratory, DIPAS
Delhi,India

Prof. K.K. Deepak, PhD
Professor,
Dept. of Physiology,
AIMS
New Delhi, India

Prof. Arif Siddiqui, PhD
Dean-Medical Education,
Riphah International University,
274 Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi,
Pakistan.







Assistant Editors:
Dr. Nishikant Gujar, MS(Gen. Surgery)FMAS, FACRSI
Professor,
Dept. of Surgery,
Al Ameen Medical College,
Bijapur-586108,Karnataka, India

Dr. Sayeda Yasmeen Khadri, MD(Microbiology)
Professor,
Dept. of Microbiology
Al Ameen Medical College,
Bijapur-586108,Karnataka, India

Editorial Board Members:
Dr. Sukhendu Dutta, PhD
Professor of Anatomy,
Medical University of the Americas, NEVIS,
West Indies

Dr. Sarah Saleem, PhD, FCPS(Community Medicine)
Professor, Community Health Sciences
Aga Khan University, Medical College,
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Roy George, FRCR (UK),M.Med(Radiology)
Consultant Radiologist and Head of Dept of Radiology and Imaging Science,
Oasis Hospital, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Prof. Dewan S.A. Majid, MD;PhD Clinical Medicine
Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence
Tulane University, USA

Michael Kalinski, PhD
Sports Medicine
Applied Health Sciences, Murray State University
USA

Dr. Shunhai Qu, MD
Tropical Medicine
Hainan Medical University, China

Prof. Susan E. Leeman, PhD;D.Sc
Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacology
School of Medicine; Boston University, USA

Prof. Alaa H. Al-Charrakh, PhD
Medical Microbiology
University of Babylon, Iraq

Dr. Shivaraj Nagalli, MD (Internal Medicine)
Faculty of Medicine
Yuma Regional Medical Center, Yuma, AZ
USA

Dr. Mazhar Hassan Golewale, MD(Gen. Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist & Medical Director
Suburban Behavior Health Services, 1 S 443 Summit Ave Suite 201, Oakbrook Terrace IL 60181
Chicago

Dr. Quais Mohammad Mujawar, MD (Pediatrics) Fellowship in Gastroenterology (Canada)
Assistant Professor
Rady Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba,
Canada

Dr. Shailaja S. Patil, MBBS, MD
Professor & HOD, Dept of Community Medicine
BLDE, Deemed to be University, Vijayapur,
Karnataka, India

Dr. Aparna Palit, MD(Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology)
Professor & Head,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar,
Odisha, India

Dr. Arun J. Patil, Ph. D
Dy. Director of Research, Professor in Biochemistry
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences
Karad, Maharastra, India

Prof (Dr) Jaydeb Ray, M.D.(Paed.)
Professor & Head, Dept of Pediatric
Institute of Child Health, Kolkata
West Bengal, India

Prof. Ashok S. Godhi, MS, FRCS
Professor of Surgery
JN Medical College, KAHER, Belagavi,
Karnataka, India

Dr. P.S.N. Murthy, DLO, MS(ENT)
Principal and Professor of ENT HNS
Dr. Pinnamaneni SIMS & RF, Chinnoutapalli,
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

Dr. G. K. Pal, MD (Physiology), Ph.D., M.D. (Yoga),
Professor & HOD
Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER),
Puducherry, India

Prof (Dr.) Ranabir Pal, MD, PhD
Professor & Head, Dept of Community Medicine
MGM Medical College and LSK Hospital,
Kishanganj, Bihar, India

Dr. B.H. Tirpude, MD(FMT), PhD(FMT), LLb
Director Professor and Head, Dept of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology,
M.G. Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram,
Wardha. Maharashtra, India

Dr. (Mrs) N. S. Mahantashetti, MD(Pediatrics)
Principal & Professor of Pediatrics
KAHERs Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College,
Belagavi, Karnataka, India

Dr. Suresh V. Patted, MD,DM.FACC, FAPSIC, FCSI, FSCAI
Professor& Head, Dept of Cardiology
KAHERs Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College,
Belagavi, Karnataka, India

Dr. Ali Iqbal MS, FRCS
Professor of Surgery
Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College & Hospital, Pune,
Maharastra, India

Dr. Vijaya A. Naik, MD, DPH
Professor & Head, Dept of Community Medicine
JN Medical College, KAHER, Belagavi
Karnataka, India


Dr. Rajeev G. Tanawade, MBBS, DO, DNB FRCS, MRCO
Vitreoretinal Surgeon,
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust, UK

Dr. Chandrashekhar Virupannavar, MD (Internal Medicine) MRCP, Endocrinologist,
Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center and
Three Rivers Health, Michigan, USA


Dr. Mehboob Samudri, MBBS, MRCOG
Consultant, Principle GP
London, UK

Dr. Vipin Balachandran
Cardiothoracic Surgery
John Hunter Hospital, NSW Health, NSW, Australia


Dr. Suranjana Ray, PhD (Human Physiology), FAIMER (SA)
Professor,
IOMIT’s SSR Medical College, Belle Rive,
Mauritius

Dr. Daksha Dixit, MS, DNB, Ph.D., MBA
Professor of Anatomy
JN Medical College, KAHER, Belagavi,
Karnataka, India

Dr. Ashok M. Patil, MD
Professor & Head, Dept of Pathology
Al-Ameen Medical College, Vijayapur,
Karnataka, India

Dr. Naeem K. Patil, Ph.D (Pharmacology & Toxicology)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville,
TN 37232, USA

Dr. Mahantesh B. Nagamoti, MD (micro) Ph.D.(Med Micro)
Professor of Microbiology
JN Medical College, KAHER, Belagavi
Karnataka, India

Dr. Ramesh S. Mudhol, MS (ENT)
Vice Principal & Medical Suptd
JN Medical College, KAHER, Belagavi
Karnataka, India

Dr. P.S. Shankar MD, FRCP (Lond), FAMS
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
KBN Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalaburagi
Karnataka, India

Dr. P.F. Kotur, MD (Anaesth), PhD (Med Edn)
Director cum Dean
Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research
Institute, Ammapettai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. Mrs. Vidya A. Thobbi, MD(OBG), FICOG
Professor & Head, Dept of OBG
Al-Ameen Medical College, Vijayapur,
Karnataka, India

Dr. Roopa M. Bellad, MD(Paediatrics)
Professor of Pediatrics,
KAHER’s J N Medical College, Belgaum
Karnataka, India

Dr. (Prof.) Neeraj Pandit, MD(Medicine), DM(Cardiology)
Consultant & Head of the Department
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital,
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and
Research, New Delhi, India

Dr. Balasaheb R. Yelikar, MD (Pathology)
Professor of Pathology
Malla Reddy Medical College for Women,
Jeddimetal, Hyderabad, India

Prof. Edathil Vijayan, FNA, FNAsc
Endocrinology,
Cochin University of Science and Technology, India

Prof. Mohammad Fahim, FAMS
Quality Control
Faculty of Medicine
Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi, India

Dr. Sandhya Avadhany, MD (Physiology)
Dean- Faculty of Medicine
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences,Karnataka
(St.John's Medical College, Bangalore, India)

Dr. Rizwan Javed, MD(Pathology), Fellowship (TM)
Transfusion Medicine Specialist
Tata Medcial Center, Kolkata,
West Bengal, India

Dr. Manish Joshi, MS,MRCS, DNB (GI Surgery)
Chief Surgical Gastroenterologist
BGS Golbal Hospital, Bangalore
Karnataka, India

Dr. Amrita Ghosh, MD (Biochemistry)
Assistant Professor
Calcutta Medical College, 88, College Street,
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Dr. Sajid Qureshi, MS
Professor & Chief of Pediatric Surgical Oncology
Tata memorial Hospital, Mubmai,
Maharastra, India

Dr. A.M. Quraishi, MS, FRCS, DNB, FMAS, FACRSI, FIAGES
Professor of Surgery
Government Medical College, Nagpur,
Maharastra, India







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ACFT/Bangalore, India
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Bangalore, India