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Don’t lose sight of age-related macular degeneration: the need for increased awareness in Singapore
Woo J H, Au Eong K G

M E D I C I N E    I N    S T A M P S

Robert Koch (1843-1910): father of microbiology and Nobel laureate
Tan S Y, Berman E

E F F E C T I V E    M E D I C A L    W R I T I N G

Writing the materials and methods
Ng K H, Peh W C G
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O R I G I N A L    A R T I C L E S

Association between self-rated health and incident severe hypertension among men: a population-based cohort study
Shankar A, Wang J J, Rochtchina E, Mitchell P

Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension and diabetes mellitus among the elderly: the 2004 National Health Examination Survey III, Thailand
Porapakkham Y, Pattaraarchachai J, Aekplakorn W

Hypertension in leather tanning workers working in Istanbul, Turkey
Ince N, Issever H, Ince H, Özyildirim B, Isik E, Hapçoglu B, Özdilli K,
Akçay M E, Çalak B, Agkoç N

Giant cell tumour of tendon sheath: experience with 52 cases
Darwish F M, Haddad W H

Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy
Lee S Y, Goh B K, Tan Y M, Chung Y F, Cheow P C, Chow P K,
Wong W K, Ooi L L

Compliance to national guidelines on the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Malaysia: a single centre experience
Azarisman S M S, Hadzri H M, Fauzi R A, Fauzi A M, Faizal M P A,
Roslina M A, Roslan H

Reliability and validity of Champion’s Health Belief Model Scale for breast cancer screening among Malaysian women
Parsa P, Kandiah M, Mohd Nasir M T, Hejar A R, Nor Afiah M Z

Prognostic factors for survival in breast cancer patients who developed distant metastasis subsequent to definitive surgery
Kuru B, Camlibel M, Dinc S, Gulcelik M A, Gonullu D, Alagol H

Lifestyle, reproductive factors and risk of gallbladder cancer
Shukla V K, Chauhan V S, Mishra R N, Basu S

Hepatitis C virus infection and haemodialysis: experience of a district general hospital in Brunei Darussalam
Chong V H, Zinna H S

Hepatitis C prevalence studied by polymerase chain reaction and serological methods in haemodialysis patients in Mazandaran, Iran
Makhlough A, Jamshidi M, Mahdavi M R

The effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism on the progression of immunoglobulin A nephropathy in Malaysian patients
Draman C R, Kong N C T, Gafor A H, Rahman A F A, Zainuddin S,
Mustaffa W M W, Radzi A M, Shamsul A S

Urachal abnormalities: clinical and imaging features
Nimmonrat A, Na-ChiangMai W, Muttarak M

Unsafe injection practices in Gujarat, India
Pandit N B, Choudhary S K

The effect of ethnicity on facial anthropometry in Northern Iran
Jahanshahi M, Golalipour M J, Heidari K

C A S E    R E P O R T S

Melaena: an unusual presentation of a pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery
Tan V K M, Tan H H, Ong Y K, Tan S G

Successful endovascular treatment of post-traumatic inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm
Leong B D K, Chuah J A, Kumar V M, Mazri M Y, Zainal A A

Laparoscopic resection of splenic artery aneurysm with preservation of splenic function
Lee S Y, Florica O

Perforation peritonitis due to gastrointestinal cryptococcosis as an initial presentation in an AIDS patient
Saha S, Agarwal N, Srivastava A, Kumar A

Hereditary spherocytosis coexisting with Gilbert’s syndrome: a diagnostic dilemma
Garg P K, Kumar A, Teckchandani N, Hadke N S

Extramedullary plasmacytoma in the maxillary sinus
Megat Shiraz M A R, Jong Y H, Primuharsa Putra S H A

The treatment of tongue haemangioma by plasma knife surgery
Kutluhan A, Bozdemir K, Ugras S

Primary osteogenic sarcoma of the breast
Dragoumis D, Bimpa K, Assimaki A, Tsiftsoglou A

Malignant phyllodes tumour with intraductal and invasive carcinoma and lymph node metastasis
Korula A, Varghese J, Thomas M, Vyas F, Korula A

Recurrent large thoracic desmoid
Harish K

Ectopic enterogenous cyst
Mantoo S K, Mak K, Raju G C

Two cases of intraperitoneal bladder rupture following vaginal delivery
Png K S, Chong Y L, Ng C K

Reversible myelopathy with vitamin B12 deficiency
Senol M G, Sonmez G, Ozdag F, Saracoglu M

Acute multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy associated with erythema nodosum and a flu-like illness
Senanayake S N, Selvadurai S, Hawkins C A, Tridgell D

Interstitial deletion of the distal long arm of chromosome 4, del (4)(q33-q35), in association with paternal balanced translocation
Mdzin R, Ko C, Abdul Latif Z, Zakaria Z

P I C T O R I A L    E S S A Y

Pancreas divisum: magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography findings

Chalazonitis N A, Lachanis B S, Laspas F, Ptohis N, Tsimitselis G, Tzovara J
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L E T T E R S    T O    T H E    E D I T O R

Audit on cardiovascular disease preventive care in general practice

Afifi M

Authors’ reply. Audit on cardiovascular disease preventive care in general practice
Chan S C, Lee T W, Teoh L C, Abdullah Z C, Xavier G, Sim C K,
Ng A C, Ong I C H, Begum R, Leong C C

Dermatological features of an imported case of chikungunya in an infant
Lee C Y, Ng L C, Koh T H

Might a statin-oriented strategy be counterproductive in the treatment of diabetes mellitus?
Mascitelli L, Pezzetta F, Goldstein M R

A large acardiac twin with survival and normal infancy outcome of pump twin
Gupta P, Faridi M M A, Goel N, Agarwal R

S M J    C M E    P R O G R A M M E

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