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VOLUME  50
ISSUE  02
FEBRUARY  2009

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SINGAPORE MEDICAL JOURNAL

S P E C I A L    C O M M U N I C A T I O N

The 2008 Singapore Medical Journal reviewer recognition awards
Peh W C G


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

Preparing effective tables
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

Factors affecting the predictability of SRK II in patients with normal axial length undergoing phacoemulsification surgery
Lim L H, Lee S Y, Ang C L

Age-related macular degeneration in Singapore
Cheng C L, Saw S M, Pang C E, Chee C

Breast cancer knowledge and screening practices: a survey of 1,000 Asian women
Sim H L, Seah M, Tan S M

Chemopreventive efficacy of curcumin and piperine during 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced hamster buccal pouch carcinogenesis
Manoharan S, Balakrishnan S, Menon V P, Alias L M, Reena A R

Risk factors for gastric cancer in South India
Sumathi B, Ramalingam S, Navaneethan U, Jayanthi V

Neonatal resuscitation programme in Malaysia: an eight-year experience
Boo N Y

A qualitative study of factors influencing family physiciansí prescription of the Written Asthma Action Plan in primary care in Singapore
Tan N C, Tay I H, Ngoh A, Tan M

Nutritional supplement use among university athletes in Singapore
Tian H H, Ong W S, Tan C L

A randomised controlled trial of peer-adult-led intervention on improvement of knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of university students regarding HIV/AIDS in Malaysia
Jahanfar S, Lye M S, Rampal L

Factors associated with breastfeeding patterns in women who recourse to health centres in Zahedan, Iran
Roudbari M, Roudbari S, Fazaeli A

Comparison of outcome and quality of life: haemodialysis versus peritoneal dialysis patients
Noshad H, Sadreddini S, Nezami N, Salekzamani Y, Ardalan M R

High-resolution computed tomography features in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Gupta P P, Yadav R, Verma M, Gupta K B, Agarwal D

Fibroblasts in the human vocal fold mucosa: an ultrastructural study of different age groups
Awd Allah R S, Dkhil M A, Farhoud E

Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of Staphylococcus species isolated from telephone receivers
Smith S I, Opere B, Goodluck H T, Akindolire O T, Folaranmi A,
Odekeye O M, Omonigbehin E A



C A S E    R E P O R T S

Penile strangulation: report of two unusual cases
Ooi C K, Goh H K, Chong K T, Lim G H

Prolonged foreign body impaction in the oesophagus
Rathore P K, Raj A, Sayal A, Meher R, Gupta B, Girhotra M

PET/CT localisation of a scapular haemangiopericytoma with tumour-induced osteomalacia
Khadgawat R, Singh Y, Kansara S, Tandon N, Bal C, Seith A, Kotwal P

Carotid body tumours: three case reports
Mathew B K, Bandgar T, Menon P S, Shah N S

Skin and thigh muscle metastasis from papillary thyroid cancer
Bruglia M, Palmonella G, Silvetti F, Rutigliano P, Criante P, Marmorale C, Boscaro M, Taccaliti A

Mania as a presentation of primary hypothyroidism
Sathya A, Radhika R, Mahadevan S, Sriram U

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia 11β-hydroxylase deficiency: two cases managed with bilateral adrenalectomy
John M, Menon S K, Shah N S, Menon P

Pheochromocytoma and haemophilia: an unusual combination
Jebasingh KF, Koshy TG, Paul T V, Paul M J, Abraham D, Viswabandya A

Rheumatic mitral stenosis with epistaxis as an initial symptom
Kumar S, Jain A P, Jain S

Severe left anterior descending artery stenosis with proximal arteriovenous malformation presenting as acute myocardial infarction
Oteh M, Azarisman S M S, Hanim N M A, Noorfaizan S

Schizencephaly associated with bipolar II disorder
Arora M, Praharaj S K, Sinha V K, Sarkar S

Double suicide attempt
Hocaoglu C

Lumbosacral transitional vertebra: clinical and forensic implications
Kanchan T, Shetty M, Nagesh K R, Menezes R G

Variation of the axillary arch muscle with multiple insertions
Loukas M, Noordeh N, Tubbs R S, Jordan R


P I C T O R I A L    E S S A Y

Ultrasonography of the hand and wrist

Wong D C M, Wansaicheong G K L, Tsou I Y Y
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L E T T E R   T O    T H E    E D I T O R

Charles Robert Darwin: 200 years old
Lange J H


S M J    C M E    P R O G R A M M E

December 2008 answers



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