Muthanna Medical Journal Muthanna Medical Journal (MMJ) is the official journal of Muthanna Medical College, a semiannual peer-reviewed online and print journal. The MMJ allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI compliant institutional/subject-based repository. The Journal follows the ICMJE's Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.

Prof. Nasser Ghaly Yousif

Al Muthanna Medical College
Department of Medicine

Managing Editor/Secretary
Salah Alesawi

English Language Editing
Diana H. Groover

Editorial Board
Prof. Najah Hadi
Pharmacology Dep. Kufa University
Prof. Abrazag Al-jizani
Neurosurgery Dep. Basra University
Prof. Fadhil Al-Amran
Cardiothoracic Dep. Kufa University
Prof. Estabraq AR. Al-Wasiti
Genetic Dep. Al Nahrain University
Prof. Bassim Hirz
Anesthesiology Dep. Al Muthanna University
Prof. Arwa Abd-Alhussain
Dermatology Dep. Al Muthanna University
Assist. Prof. Musaed Al-Dahan
Neurosurgery Dep. Al Muthanna University
Prof. Salvatore S. Tribastone
Vice-Head of Surgery Department/Italy
Prof. Douglas Hainz
Immunology Dep./ Australian National University
Prof. Gabriel Tyritzis
Inflammatory Research Dep./Colorado University
Assist. Prof. Ihab Razag Muhsan
Managing Editor
International Advisory Board
Prof. John Shimizu/ Cancer Research Center/ Colorado University
Prof. Dr. Bakir M. Altai/Jersey City Medical Center/USA
Prof. Elisa C. Bandera/UMDNJ-The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, USA
Prof. Jane Beith/ Sydney Cancer Centre, Australia
Prof. Gabriel Capellá/ Institut Català d'Oncologia, Spain