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VOLUME  49
ISSUE  01
JANUARY  2008

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The internationalisation of the Singapore Medical Journal
Peh W C G


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Theodor Billroth (1829-1894): pioneer of modern surgery
Tan S Y, Davis C A


T I P S    F R O M    T H E    E X P E R T S

Common benign and malignant neoplasms of the skin
Shim T W H, Naidu S, Lim J, Lim T C

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Role of Tc-99m DMSA (V) scanning and serum calcitonin monitoring in the management of medullary thyroid carcinoma
Howe T C, Padhy A K, Loke K, Magsombol B, Ng D, Goh A

Thyroid microcarcinoma during thyroidectomy

Siassakos D, Gourgiotis S, Moustafellos P, Dimopoulos N, Hadjiyannakis E


Piperacillin-tazobactam plus amikacin as an initial empirical therapy of febrile neutropenia in paediatric cancer patients
Hamidah A, Rizal A M, Nordiah A J, Jamal R


Gastroschisis and omphalocele in Singapore: a ten-year series from 1993 to 2002
Tan K B L, Tan K H, Chew S K, Yeo G S H


Survey of attitudes of mental health professionals in Singapore towards at-risk mental states
Tor P C, Poon L Y


Prevalence of active Helicobacter pylori infection among patients referred for endoscopy in Brunei Darussalam
Chong V H, Lim K C, Rajendran N


Teratogenic effects of the anticonvulsant gabapentin in mice
Prakash, Prabhu L V, Rai R, Pai M M, Yadav S K, Madhyastha S, Goel R K, Singh G, Nasar M A


Trans-anal rectal injuries
El-Ashaal Y I, Al-Olama A K, Abu-Zidan F M


Prevalence and determinants of adolescent cigarette smoking in Mongolia
Rudatsikira E, Dondog J, Siziya S, Muula A S

Renal vascular injuries following nephron-sparing surgery and their endovascular management
Taneja M, Tan K T


Microbial keratitis: aetiological diagnosis and clinical features in patients admitted to Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia
Norina T J, Raihan S, Bakiah S, Ezanee M, Liza-Sharmini A T, Wan Hazzabah W H



C A S E    R E P O R T S


Prosthetic valve thrombosis despite seemingly-adequate anticoagulation: the dangers of transient lapses in anticoagulation
Jafary F H, Hassan K

Primary breast tuberculosis masquerading as carcinoma

Madhusudhan K S, Gamanagatti S

Extra-abdominal desmoid tumour of the leg
Agrawal P S, Jagtap S M, Mitra S R

Tumour seeding following percutaneous needle biopsy of hepatocellular carcinoma
Qua C S, Wong C H, Goh K L

Foreign body aspiration in a boy with Prader-Willi Syndrome
Jacob S S, Jacob J J, Paul T V


Successful treatment of a morbidly obese and growth-retarded adolescent with Williams-Beuren Syndrome by combining the medication of growth hormone and sibutramine
Bahadori B, Uitz E, Tonninger-Bahadori K, Moghadasian M H


Conservative treatment of transient osteoporosis of the hip in middle-aged women
Diwanji S R, Cho Y J, Xin Z F, Yoon T R


Laparoscopic surgery for an unusual case of dysphagia: lower oesophageal leiomyoma co-existing with achalasia cardia
Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Senthilkumar R, Madankumar M V


Laparoscopic mesh repair of a Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia with acute gastric volvulus in a pregnant patient
Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Maheshkumaar G S, Parthasarathi R

Delayed bleeding after liver biopsy: a dreaded complication
Yeo W T, Tan L K, Dan Y Y, Wai C T


Diffuse nodular hyperplasia of Brunnerís gland presenting as upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
Chattopadhyay P, Kundu A K, Bhattacharyya S, Bandyopadhyay A



M E D I C A L    E D U C A T I O N

Clinics in diagnostic imaging (120)
Lim S A, Sitoh Y Y, Lim T C C, Lee J C Y
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