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Saudi Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences


Saudi Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, a publication of University of Dammam, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journalís full text is available online at http://www.sjmms.net.

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September-December 2015 | Vol 3 | Issue 3

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Editorial: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Abdulaziz A Al-Quorain
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) was introduced to the clinical practice in 1980 in Munich, Germany. Since that time, it has changed the management of kidneys and upper gastrointestinal st...
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Review Article: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotripsy, retrograde intrarenal surgery and ureteroscopic lithotripsy in the treatment of renal and proximal ureteric stones: Are they competitive or complimentary?
Hamed M.H. Eldarawany
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL), retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS), and ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URSL) are now standard methods for the treatme...
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Original Article: Evaluation of the degree of taper and convergence angle of full ceramo-metal crown preparations by different specialists centers at Assir Region, Saudi Arabia
Mohammed M Al-Moaleem, Mansoor Shariff, Amit Porwal, Essa A AlMakhloti, Shreyas Tikare
Background: Ceramo-metal crowns are commonly indicated for restoration of extensively damaged posterior teeth. Prosthodontists have ability to prepare teeth for retention, resistance, and longe...
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Original Article: A morphometric evaluation of the optic canal: Comparative study between computerized tomographic study and direct anatomic study
Sneha Kalthur, Radhakrishnan Periyasamy, Sandeep Kumar, Chandni Gupta, Antony S D'souza
Objective: The objective of this study is to probe into the normal anatomy of the optic canal by comparison of dry skull and computed tomography (CT) images of live subjects. Materials and...
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Original Article: Paracetamol overdose: Analysis of a sample from a tertiary hospital in Eastern Saudi Arabia
Mohammed A Almansori, Hassan I Alhammadi, Fahad A Almulhim
Background: Paracetamol overdose is common and has such serious consequences as hepatic toxicity. The aim of this study was to characterize patients in a sample from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
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