Editors

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.

Executive Manager
Dr. Mussaed Aldahhan

Editor-In-Chief
Prof. Nasser Ghaly Yousif

Managing Editor/Secretary
Shatha Al Murad

Editorial Board
Prof. Kahtan A. Abd Al-Kader
Assist. Prof. Arwa Abd-Alhussain
Assist. Prof. Bassim Hirz Ali
Assist.Prof, Estabraq AR. Al-Wasiti
Assist. Prof. Ahssan Abdulla
Assist. Prof. Fadhil Abass Abud
National Advisory Board
Prof. Thamer A. Hamdan
Prof. Yassar Al- Shamma
Prof. Waaled Mustafa
Prof. Jawad H. Al-Musawi
Prof. Amran Suker
Prof. Adnan Alhamdani
Prof. Najah Hadi Raish
International Advisory Board
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
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