Research Publications of Anatomy

Journal articles

International:

  1. Latif R, Imran S, Ahmad I, Ilyas MS, Aziz A, Zehra U. Vertebral Endplate Changes Correlate with Presence of Cartilaginous Endplate in the Herniated Disc Tissue: Factor Predicting Failure of Conservative Treatment. Asian Spine J. 2021. doi: 10.31616/asj.2021.0106.
  2. Ilyas MS, Zehra U, Ijaz N, Aziz A. Malunited and malrotated Salter-Harris type I fracture of distal femur managed with circular ring external Ilizarov fixator. BMJ Case Rep. 2021.14(6):e240195.
  3. Ilyas MS, Shah A, Afridi AR, Zehra U, Ahmad A, Aziz A. Preoperative management through modified halo-pelvic distraction assembly in a case of severe thoracic spine kyphosis. Surg Neurol Int. 2021:12:290.
  4. Saad-Ilyas M, Zehra U, Khan UU, Mohammad I, Mohammad R, Aziz A. Orthopaedic Practices and Surgeries during COVID-19 in Pakistan - A Survey Based Study. MOJ.2021.15(1): 72-78
  5. Zehra U, Cheung JPY, Bow C, Crawford R J, Luk KDK, Lu W, Samartzis D. Spinopelvic Alignment Predicts Disc Calcification, Displacement, and Modic Changes: Evidence of an Evolutionary Etiology for Clinically-Relevant Spinal Phenotypes. JoR Spine. 2020. 19;3(1):e1083.
  6. Zehra U, Noel-Barker N, Marshall J, Adams MA, Dolan P. Associations between intervertebral disc degeneration grading schemes and measures of disc function. J Orthop Res. 2019. 37(9):1946-1955.
  7. Zehra U, Cheung JPY, Bow C, Lu W, Samartzis D. Multidimensional vertebral endplate defects are associated with disc degeneration, Modic changes, facet joint abnormalities and pain. J Orthop Res. 2019. 37(5):1080-1089
  8. Zehra U, Bow C, Cheung JPY, Pang H, Lu W, Samartzis D. The association of lumbar intervertebral disc calcification on plain radiographs with the UTE Disc Sign on MRI. Eur Spine J. 2018;27(5):1049-1057.
  9. Pang H, Bow C, Cheung JPY, Zehra U, Borthakur A, Karppinen J, Inoue N, Wang HQ, Luk KDK, Cheung KMC, Samartzis D. The UTE Disc Sign on MRI: A novel imaging biomarker associated with degenerative spine changes, low back pain and disability. Spine. 2018 1;43(7):503-511.
  10. Zehra U., Bow, C., Lotz, J.C., Williams, F.M.K., Rajasekaran, S., Karppinen, J., Luk, K.D.K., Battie, M., and Samartzis, D. Structural vertebral endplate nomenclature and etiology: a study by the ISSLS Spinal Phenotype Focus Group. Eur Spine J 2018 ; 27(1):2-12.
  1. Zehra U, Flower L, Robson-Brown K, Adams M A, Dolan P. Defects of the vertebral endplate: implications for disc degeneration depend on size. Spine J 2017;17(5):727-37
  1. Ahmad, M., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P. and Zehra, U., 2016. Protective effects of Spinacea Oleracea extract on CSA induced changes in renin aldosteron system of adult albino rat. W. J. Pharmaceut. Resear. 5(9): 48-58.
  1. Amin, A. and Tahir, M., 2016. Alpha Cells A ‘Therapeutic Target’: Effect of Catullus Colocynthis on Alpha Cell Count in Healthy and Alloxan Induced Diabetic Male Albino Rats. W. J. Pharmaceut. Resear., 5(11): 329-339.
  2. Zehra U, Robson-Brown K, Adams M A, Dolan P. Porosity and thickness of the vertebral endplate depend on local mechanical loading. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015;15(40):1173-80
  1. Adams M A, Lama P, Zehra U, Dolan P. Why do some intervertebral discs degenerate, when others (in the same spine) do not? Clin Anat. 2015; 28(2):195-204.
  1. Lama P, Zehra U, Balkovec C, Claireaux H A, Flower L, Harding I J, Dolan P, Adams M A. Significance of cartilage endplate within herniated disc tissue. Eur Spine J. 2014; 23(9): 1869-77.
  1. Zehra U, Noel-Barker N, Marshall J, Adams MA and Dolan P. To what extent do macroscopic & microscopic grades of intervertebral disc degeneration reflect disc function? Bone Joint J. 2014 vol. 96-B no. SUPP 4 9.
  1. Zehra U, Robson-Brown K, Adams MA and Dolan P. Vertebral endplate porosity reflects nutritional and mechanical demands. Bone Joint J. 2014 vol. 96-B no. SUPP 4 1.
  1. Matthews S, Horner M, Zehra U, Robson-Brown K and Dolan P. Can micro-computed tomography provide improved estimates of bone mineral density that better predict vertebral compressive strength? Bone Joint J. 2014 vol. 96-B no. SUPP 4 2
  1. Zehra U, Tahir M, Jafari FH, Lone KP. Ginkgo biloba effects on mice fetal liver. Int. J. Morphol. 2010; 28(3):765-770
  1. Naveed, A.K., Ali, L, Minhas, L.A., Tahir, M., 2007. Effect of propranolol on testosterone in adult rats. International Journal of Pathology, 57(2): 54-57.
  1. El-Naggar, M.M., Elayat, A.A., Ardawi, M.S.M. and Tahir, M., 1996. The tongue as a receptive site for pancreatic islet grafts: An immunohistochemical and functional evaluation. Egypt J. Anat., 19(1): 59-79.
  1. Ahmed A. Elayat, Mostafa M. El-Naggar and Tahir, M., 1995. An Immunocytochemical and morphometric study of the rat pancreatic islets. J. Anat., 186(3): 629-637.
  1. Elayat AA., El Naggar MM., Tahir M. and Ardawi MS. 1995 Early ultra-structural changes in the pancreatic islets transplanted into the tongue of the rat. E Journal of Anatomy. 18 (2):211-224
  1. El-Naggar, M.M., Elayat,A.A., Ardawi, M.S.M. and Tahir,M., 1993. Transplantation of pancreatic islets into the tongue of diabetic rats (abstract). J.Anat., 182(1): 124.
  1. Tahir, M., Elayat, A.A., Jalah, S. and El-Naggar, M.M., 1993. Ultra structure of the transplanted pancreatic islets of the rat (abstract). J.Anat., 181(1): 124.
  1. El-Naggar, M.M., Elayat, A.A., Ardawi, M.S.M. and Tahir, M., 1993. Isolated pancreatic islets of the rat: an immunohistochemical and morphometric study. Anat. Rec., 237: 489-497.
  1. Tahir, M., Elayat,A.A., Jalah,S. and El-Naggar, M.M., 1992. Isolated pancreatic islets of the rat: an ultra structural study. Acta Anat., 145: 93-100.
  1. El-Naggar, M.M., Elayat, A.A. and Tahir, M., 1990. Ultra structural changes in the kidney following unilateral ureteric occlusion in guinae pigs. E.M.J., 7(11): 644-655.
  1. Zahir, F.I., El-Naggar, M.M. and Tahir, M., 1986. Distribution of alkaline phosphatase in the kidney after ureteric occlusion. Al-Azhar Med. J. 25(6) pp
  1. Zahir, F.I., Tahir, M. and El-Naggar, M.M., 1985. Possibility of vagal fibers in the sympathetic trunk. Al-Azhar Med. J., 14 (4), Part II.
  1. Tahir, M., Zahir, F.I. and El-Naggar, M.M., 1985. Possibility of vagal fibers in the sympathetic trunk. Al-Azhar Med. J., 14(3), Part I.
  1. Tahir, M. and Khan, M.A., 1982. Myelin bodies in the rat pancreatic acinar cells. King Abdulaziz University Medical Journal, 2: 15-24.

National:

  1. Malik, Z., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2017. Effect of Extract of Acacia Arabica Leaves on Ethanol Induced Hepatotoxicity in Albino Mice. Biomedica.
  1. Ashraf, S., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Faisal, B. and Latif, W., 2017. Effects of Monosodium Glutamate on Purkinje Cells of the Cerebellum of Adult Albino Rats.
  1. Mahmud, T. and Tahir, M., 2017. Effect of Levothyroxine Administration on Ovary and Uterus of Adult Albino Rats. Int. J. Endocri., HIndawi.
  2. Chughtai, A., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2017. Anatomical Variations of Placentae in Healthy Pregnancies among Local Population. J. Coll. Physic. Surg. Pak.
  1. Humayun, F., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2017. Histologic effects of isoniazid on the liver of albino mice. Khyber Med. Univ. J., 9(2) : 68-71.
  1. Asif, S. and Malik, L., 2017. Protective Effects of Nigella Sativa on Aspirin Induced Nephrotoxicity in Albino Rats. J. Coll. Physic. Surg. Pak., 27 (9): 536-539.
  1. Butt, W.I., Bhatti, M, Akhtar, N. and Tahir, M., 2017. Effects of Silymarin on Gentamicin Induced Nephrotoxicity in Albino Rats”. Pak. J. Med. & Health Sci., 11(2): 735-738.
  1. Akhtar, M.S. and Tahir, M., 2017. Protective role of Folic Acid in Cardiopulmonary Teratogenicity Induced by Artemether in the Albino Mice. J. Coll. Physic. Surg. Pak., 27 (9): 532-535.

9. Amin, A., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2017. Effect of Citrulluscolocynthis aqueous seed extract on beta cell regeneration and intra-islet vasculature in alloxan induced diabetic male albino rats. J. Pak. Med. Assoc., 67(5): 715-721.

10. Malik, L., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P. and Latif, W., 2017. Effect of Flaxseed Oil on Lipofundin-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Adult Male Albino Rats”. Pak. Armed Forces Med. J., 67(6) : 1008-1014..

  1. Javed, Y., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P. and Latif W., 2017. Effects of Aqueous Garlic Extract on Testosterone Propionate Induced Changes in Ovaries of Pre-Pubertal Female Albino Rats”. Biomedica
  1. Ahmad, N., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2016. Amelioration of acetaminophen induced hepatotoxicity by methanolic extract of pomegranate peels in rats. J. Pak Med. Assoc., 66(7): 859-863.
  1. Habib, N., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P. and Latif, W., 2016. Protective effect of Vitamin E on Phthalate induced toxicity on spermatogenesis and testosterone level. Biomedica, 32(2): 83-87.
  1. Afaq, S., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P. and Latif, W., 2016. Effects of Clomiphene Citrate Treated on Skeletal Muscle and Spermatogenesis of Adult Albino Rats. Pak. J. Med. & Health Sci., 10(3): 1060-1064.
  1. Muhammad, A., Tahir, M. and Naseem, N., 2016. Effects of Cinnamon Bark Oil on Cadmium Induced Testicular Toxicity in Male Albino Rats. Biomedica, 32(4): 261-266.
  1. Ahmad, M., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2016. Protective Effect of Spinacea Oleracea Extract on Cyclosporine A Induced Nephrotoxicity in Male Albino Rat. Biomedica, 32(4): 271-276.
  1. Saeed, K., Tahir, M., and Lone, K.P., 2015. Effect of Phoenix dactyliferia date palm pit powder on nicotine induced spermatotoxicty in adult albino mice.J. Pak. Med. Assoc., 65 (1) : 43-48.
  1. Inam, F., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P. and Latif, W., 2015. Protective effect of vitamin e on fluoride induced hepatotoxicity in adult albino mice. Biomedica, 31(1) : 1-6.
  1. Mehboob, F. and Tahir, M., 2015. Effect of Corn Silk Extract on Acetaminophen Induced Renal Damage in Mice. Pak. Armed Forces Med. J., 65(3) : 339-344.
  1. Ameer, M.K. and Tahir, M., 2015. Effect of Acetylsalicylic Acid on Spermatogenesis in Adult Albino Mice. Pak. Armed Forces Med. J., 65(4) : 482-485.
  1. Khan, S.W., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Munir, B. and Latif, W., 2015. Protective Effect of Saccharum officinarum L. (sugar cane) Juice on Isoniazid Induced Hepatotoxicity in Male Albino Mice.J. Ayub Med. Coll., 27(2) : 346–50.
  1. Ghafoor, A., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Faisal, B. and Latif, W., 2015. Effect of FicusCarica L. (Anjir) extract on gentamicin induced nephrotoxicity in adult male albino mice” J. Ayub Med. Coll., 27(2) : 398–401.
  1. Naseer, U. and Tahir, M., 2015. Histological Changes in Developing Lungs of Albino Mouse on Treatment with Retinoic Acid” Pak. J. Med. & Health Sci.,9(3): 856-859.
  1. Majeed, N., and Tahir, M., 2014. Effect of Nigella Sativa Extract on Renal Functions in Amphotericin-B Induced Renal Damage in Mice. Biomedica, 30(1): 1-4.
  1. Naseer, U., Khalid, S., Tahir, M. and Latif, W., 2014. Effects of Administration of Vitamin A to Pregnant Dams on the Skin of the Fetuses of Albino Mice. Biomedica, 30(1): 44-47.
  1. Hidayat, M., Tahir, M., and Shoro, A.A., 2014. Melatonin preserves the morphology of parotid gland damanged by streptozotocin induced diabetes.J. Postgrad. Med. Inst., 28(2): 128-32.
  1. Humayun, F., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Munir, B., Ahmad, A., and Latif, W., 2014. “Protective effect of ethanolic extract of propolis on isoniazid induced hepatotoxicity in male albino mice” Biomedica, 30(2) : 85-91.
  1. Jarral, S.A. Tahir, M., and Lone, K.P., 2013. Perinatal Histogenesis of Pancreatic Islet Alpha and Beta Cells in Rat. Pakistan J. Zool., 45(2): 323-329.
  1. Ansar, T., Tahir, M. Lone, K.P., and Munir, B., 2013. Immunolocalization of Aquaporin-10 in Tuberculous Human Ileum.J. Coll. Physic. Surg. Pak., 23 (6): 392-396.
  1. Siddiqui, H., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2013. Variations in Cerebral Arterial Circle of Willis in Adult Pakistani Population. J. Coll. Physic. Surg. Pak., 23 (9): 615-619.
  1. Qureshi, F., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2013. Protective effect of Vitamins C & E against sodium arsenate induced effects on maternal weight in albino mice. Biomedica, 29(4) : 207-211
  1. Zehra U, Athar Z, Hafeez A, Rizvi F. Is the use of PowerPoint presentation a better source of understanding gross Anatomy than cadaveric dissection? Ann. Pak. Inst. Med. Sci. 2012; 8(1): 6-10
  1. Khalid, S., Akhtar, U. and Tahir, M., 2012. Panax Ginseng, its Effects on Development of Hair Follicles – An Experimental Study. Biomedica, Jan.-Jun. 28: 18-22
  1. Tawakal, N., Tawakal, N. and Tahir, M., 2012. CyclosporinA Induced Tubulointerstitial Changes in Developing Kidney. Pak. J. Med. & Health Sci., 6(2): 392-396.
  1. Abidi, T.S. and Tahir, M., 2012. Preliminary Evidence for Curative Effect of BCG on Chemically Induced Carcinoma of Mammary Gland of Female Albino Rat. Pakistan J. Zool., 44(2): 409-414.
  1. Naseer, U. and Tahir, M., 2012. Effect of vitamin “A” on fetal kidneys in albino mice: A histological study. Pakistan J. Zool., 44(4): 1045-1050.
  1. Munira, M., Ashfaq, Q. and Tahir, M., 2012. Protective Effects of Annona Squamosa on Cardiovascular Congenital Anomalies in Streptozotocin Induced Diabetic Albino Rats: Annals of KEMCU. Lahore, Apr. – Jun. 18 (2): 137-142.
  1. Chohan MS, Zehra U, Burki W, Khilji S, Tahir M, Jafari FH. Paraquat induced toxicity in spleen of Albino mice. Ann. Pak. Inst. Med. Sci. 2011; 7(1): 228-231
  2. Habib-ur-Rehman, M., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., 2011. Ethanol Induced Hepatotoxicity in Albino Rats. JCPSP., 21(10): 642-643.
  1. Rabia, A., Tahir, M., Munir, B. and Sami, W., 2011. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of cadaveric human pinealocytes in various age groups. JCPSP., 21(7): 389-392.
  1. Naseer, U., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Munir, B., and Sami, W., 2011. Effect of Folic Acid on Vitamin A Induced Cardiac Teratogenicity in Albino Mice. Pakistan J. Zool., 43(3): 461-467.
  1. Qadir, I., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Munir, B., and Sami, W., 2011. Protective role of ginseng against gentamicin induced changes in kidney of albino mice. J. Ayub. Med. Coll., 23(4): 53-57.
  1. Zehra U, Tahir M, Lone KP. Ginkgo biloba induced malformations in mice. JCPSP. 2010; 2(20): 117-121.
  1. Chohan, M.S., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Sami, W., and Munir, B., 2010. Paraquat induced hepatotoxicity in Alibno Mice: An Experimental Study. Pakistan J. Zool., 42(1): 69-73.
  1. Tawakal, N., Tahir, M., and Sami, W., 2010. Cyclosporin induced effects on fetal Kidney in albino mice. JAMC. 22(1): 69-72.
  1. Jabeen, R., Tahir, M., and Sami, W., 2010. Teratogenic effects of Lead acetate on Kidney. JAMC.,22(1): 76-79.
  1. Munira, M., Tahir, M., Ashfaq, Q., and Sami, W., 2010. Effects of Annona squamosa leave extract on gross congenital anomalies in diabetic albino rats. PAFMJ. 60(2): 161-166.
  1. Gulnaz, H., Tahir, M., Munir, B., and Sami, W., 2010. Protective effects of garlic oil on acetaminophen induced nephrotoxcity in male albino rats. Biomedica, Jan-Jun 26: 9-15.
  1. Qadir, I., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Munir, B. and Sami, W., 2010. Gentamycin Induced Nephrotoxicity in Albino Mice. Biomedica., Jul-Dec 26: 162-165
  1. Khalid, S., Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2010. Histological Changes in the Fetal Brian of Albino Mouse after Maternal Treatment with Panax ginseng. Pakistan J. Zool., 42(5): 645-650.
  1. Hayat, N.Q., Tahir, M., Munir, B., Sami, W., 2010. “Effect of Methimazole-induced Hypothyrodisim on the Histological Characteristic of Major Salivary Glands of Albino Rat” JAMC., 22 (3): 22-27.
  1. Jafari, F.H., Shoro, A.A., Tahir, M., Minhas, L.A. and Khilji, S., 2010. A Histological Study of Bowman’s Glands in Human Olfactory Mucosa”. PAFMJ., March (1)
  1. Maqbool A., Tahir M. and Rabia A., 2010. Postmortem study to evaluate age-related angiopathy in memory associated brain regions. Pak. J. Med. Health. Sc. 4:35-40.
  1. Khilji, M.S., Tahir, M. and Jafari, F.H., 2010. Morphological and quantitative features of mitral cells in the rat olfactory bulb after administration of propranolol.JCPSP., 20 (4): 237-241.
  1. Hafeez A, Zehra U, Athar Z. A comparative study of student’s performance in multiple choice questions of Anatomy before and after a relevant guidance session. Med.Forum. 2009; 20(3): 24-
  1. Zubair, M., Tahir, M., Sheikh, T.H., Lone, K.P., Samee, W., and Munir, B,. 2009. Prevention of ethambutol induced changes by memantine in optic nerve of rabbit. Biomedica., Jul-Dec 25: 19-23.
  1. Naseer, U., Tahir, M., Lone, K.P., Samee, W., and Munir, B., 2009. Vitamin A induced teratogenicity of heart in albino mice. Biomedica, Jul-Dec 25: 42-47.
  1. Bashir, A., Tahir, M., Samee, W., and Munir, B., 2009. Effects of tribulusterrestrison testicular development of immature albino rats. Biomedica, Jul-Dec 25: 63-68.
  1. Khalid, S., Tahir, M., Mumtaz, F., and Sami, W., 2009. Histological changes in the fetal liver after maternal treatment with panax ginseng. Biomedica, 25: 88-92.
  1. Rasheed, S., Tahir, M., Sami, W., and Munir, B., 2009. Histological effects of eugeniajambolana seed extract on liver of adult albino rats. J. Ayub Med. Coll. Abbotabad, 21(1): 148-151.
  1. Butt, S.A, Tahir, M., and Minhas, L.A., Sep, 2009. Endocrinological response of rabbit after exposure of ovaries to diagnostic ultrasound. PAFMJ., 59(3): 259-262.
  1. Khalid, S., Mumtaz, F., and Tahir, M., 2009. A histological study of parathyroid gland malformation in fetuses with maternal treatment with panax ginseng. The Esculapio(SIMS JOURNAL), 4: 26-29.
  1. Qureshi, F., Tahir, M., and Sami, W., 2009. Protective role of Vitamin C and E against sodium arsenate induced changes in developing kidney of albino mice. JAMC., 21(4): 63-69.
  1. Habib-ur-Rehman, M., Mehmood, T., Salim, T., Afzal, N., Ali, N., Iqbal, J., Tahir, M., and Khan, A., 2009. Affect of silymarin on serum level of ALT and GGT in ethanol induced hepatotoxicity in Albino rats. JAMC., 21(4): 73-75.
  1. Jafari FH, Khilji S, Zehra U, Tahir M, Minhas LA. Age and gender related differences in human olfactory receptor cells. Ann. Pak. Inst. Med. Sci. 2008; 4(3): 136-143.
  1. Zehra U, Tahir M, Jafari FH. Ginkgo biloba induced malformations in kidney of mice- A light microscopic study. Ann. Pak. Inst. Med. Sci. 2008; 4(1): 23-30.
  1. Naveed, A.K., Ali, L, Minhas, L.A., Tahir, M., 2008. Effect of propranolol on prolactin in adult male rats. Pak Armed Forces Med J., 58(1): 51-56.
  1. Samaulhaq, Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2008. Age and gender related differences in olfactory bulb glomeruli in human. Biomedica., Jan-Jun 24: 12-17.
  1. Maqbool, A. and Tahir, M., 2008. Corpora amylacea in human cadaveric brain age related differences. Biomedica., Jul-Dec 24: 92-95.
  1. Khalid, S., Tahir, M. and Shoro, A.A., 2008. Ginseng induced fetal skeletal malformations. Biomedica., 2008 Jul-Dec 24: 96-98.
  1. Samaulhaq, Tahir, M. and Lone, K.P., 2008. Age and gender related differences in mitral cells of olfactory bulb. JCPSP., 18(11): 669-673.
  1. Sarfraz, R., Tahir, M., and Sami, W., 2008. Presegmental arterial pattern of human kidneys in local population. Ann. Pak. Inst. Med. Sci., (4)4: 212-215.
  1. Barki, W.H. and Tahir, M., 2007. Effects of topical benzalkonium chloride on corneal epithelium. Biomedica., Jul-Dec 23: 65-75.
  1. Khalid, S., and Tahir, M., 2007. Ginseng Induced Gross Malformations in Albino Mice in Vivo. Biomedica., Jul-Dec 23: 71-75.
  1. Shaukat S, Fatima Z, Zehra U, Waqar AB. Syndromic and non-syndromic deafness, molecular aspects of Pendred syndrome and its reported mutations. J Ayub Med 2003; 15(3):59-64.
  1. Tahir, M., 1970. The innervation of the rat’s pancreas. Pakistan J. Zool., 2(1): 1-10.