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The development of refractive surgery: a practical perspective
Ho T K W

R E V I E W    A R T I C L E

Refractive surgery: the future of perfect vision?
Fong C S
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O R I G I N A L    A R T I C L E S

Ambulatory thyroid surgery: an audit of safety and outcomes
Chin C W D, Loh K S, Tan K S L

Characteristics of recurrent pericardial effusions

Shahbaz Sarwar C M, Fatimi S

Diabetic foot complications: a two-year review of limb amputation in a Kelantanese population
Yusof M I, Sulaiman A R, Muslim D A J

Peripheral intravenous catheter-related phlebitis and related risk factors
Nassaji-Zavareh M, Ghorbani R

Laparoscopic appendectomy for appendicitis in uncommon situations: the advantages of a tailored approach
Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, John S J, Senthilkumar R, Madhankumar M V

Bacteriological findings in patients with ocular infection and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of isolated pathogens
Khosravi A D, Mehdinejad M, Heidari M

Immunohistochemical study of oestrogen receptors in 351 human thyroid glands
Tavangar S M, Monajemzadeh M, Larijani B, Haghpanah V

Pre-emptive gabapentin significantly reduces postoperative pain and morphine demand following lower extremity orthopaedic surgery
Montazeri K, Kashefi P, Honarmand A

Significant non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is found in non-diabetic, pre-obese Chinese in Singapore
Chow W C, Tai E S, Lian S C, Tan C K, Sng I, Ng H S

Lactational amenorrhoea method for family planning and women empowerment in Egypt
Afifi M

Intimate partner violence among women in slum communities in Bangkok, Thailand
Aekplakorn W, Kongsakon R

Prevalence of injections and knowledge of safe injections among rural residents in Central China
Yan Y W, Yan J, Zhang G P, Gao Z L, Jian H X

C A S E    R E P O R T S

Congenital unilateral lower lip palsy and eventration of diaphragm
Pratap A, Agrawal A, Bhatta N, Shakya V C

Massive lingual teratoma in a neonate

Hassan S, Sidek D S, Shah Jihan W D, Phutane G, Mutum S S

Single stage craniofacial reconstruction for fronto-nasal encephalocele and hypertelorism in an adult
Agrawal A, Rao K S, Krishnamoorthy B, Shetty R B, Anand M, Jain H

Minimally invasive retroperitoneal pancreatic necrosectomy in necrotising pancreatitis
Shelat V G, Diddapur R K

Stenting before laparoscopic common bile duct exploration: a helpful strategy
Tan T W, Khor C J L, Chang S K Y

Pulmonary oedema complicating snake bite due to Bungarus caeruleus
Agarwal R, Singh A P, Aggarwal A N

Additional flexor muscles of the forearm: case report and clinical significance
Nayak S R, Ramanathan L, Prabhu L V, Raju S

Acute pulmonary embolism following Achilles tendon repair
Yusof M I

Renal cell carcinoma in a von Hippel-Lindau syndrome: when should phaeochromocytoma be anticipated?
Azarisman S M S, Nor Azmi K

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in pituitary tuberculoma
Saini K S, Patel A L, Shaikh W A, Magar L N, Pungaonkar S A

Tubal ectopic pregnancy following bilateral salphingectomies
Joosoph J, Siow A

M E D I C A L    E D U C A T I O N

Electrocardiographical case. Beware of this ECG in patients presenting with cardiogenic shock
Tang H C, Lim S T
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B O O K    R E V I E W

Bedside ICU Handbook
Soh C R

S M J    C M E    P R O G R A M M E

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