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Anchored to principles, moving with the time
Teo E K

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The Singapore Medical Journal Reviewer Recognition Awards 2011
Teo E K

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Infectious disease trends among immunocompromised hosts
Young B E, Tambyah P A
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Antiviral treatment for cirrhosis due to hepatitis C: a review
Somasundaram A, Venkataraman J


TB control in Singapore: where do we go from here?
Chee C B E, Wang Y T

The imminent threat of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Singapore
Chee C B E, KhinMar K W, Cutter J, Wang Y T

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Polyarthritis in four patients with chikungunya arthritis
Lui N L, Leong H N, Thumboo J

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Clinical audit of the microbiology of otorrhoea referred to a tertiary hospital in Singapore
Cheong C, Tan M L, Ngo R Y

Outbreak of acute norovirus gastroenteritis in a military facility in Singapore: a public health perspective
Yap J, Qadir A, Liu I, Loh J, Tan B H, Lee V J

External ventricular drain infections: successful implementation of strategies to reduce infection rate
Lwin S, Low S W, Choy D, Yeo T T, Chou N

Epidemiology and risk factors of intensive care unit- acquired infections: a prospective multicentre cohort study in a middle-income country
Meric M, Baykara N, Aksoy S, Kol I O, Yilmaz G, Beyazit N, Mete B, Vahaboglu H

Epidemiological features and laboratory results of bacterial and fungal keratitis: a five-year study at a rural tertiary-care hospital in western Maharashtra, India
Deorukhkar S, Katiyar R, Saini S

Profile of antibiotic consumption, sensitivity and resistance in an urban area of Andhra Pradesh, India
Peripi S B, Thadepalli V G R, Khagga M, Tripuraribhatla P K, Bharadwaj D K

Doxycycline-based quadruple regimen versus routine quadruple regimen for rescue eradication of Helicobacter pylori: an open-label control study in Chinese patients
Wang Z H, Wu S M

Emergency ultrasonography in patients with clinically suspected soft tissue infection of the legs
Jaovisidha S, Leerodjanaprapa P, Chitrapazt N, Nartthanarung A, Subhadrabandhu T, Siriwongpairat P

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Clinics in diagnostic imaging (139)
Lim W Y, Mahmud N A, Peh W C G
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First detection of chikungunya infection and transmission in Brunei Darussalam
Liew C, Yung C F

Oesophageal ulcers secondary to doxycycline and herpes simplex infection in an immunocompetent patient
Saravanan T, Telisinghe P U, Chong V H

Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata presenting as omental torsion
Tan C H A, Ho BCS, Shelat V, Tan C H

Bilateral first and second arch anomalies: a rare presentation
Singh A P, Kumar V, Narula V, Meher R, Raj A

A rare case of localised AA-type amyloidosis of the ureter with spheroids of amyloid
Mantoo S, Hwang J S G, Chiang G S C, Tan P H

Ganglion cyst of the posterior cruciate ligament in a child
Hameed S A, Sujir P, Naik M A, Rao S K

An unusual case of adult onset progressive heterotopic ossification suggesting a variant form of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
Jayasundara J A S B, Punchihewa G L, de Alwis D S

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Alpha-foetoprotein: an inaccurate test for surveillance of post-treatment recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma
Wai C T

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Chang S K Y

Comment on: Markers of genital tuberculosis in infertility
Joob B, Wiwanitkit V

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Khanna A

Fine needle aspiration cytology in carotid body tumours
Kumar A, Garg P K

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Masilamani S

The sandwich technique for vacuum-assisted wound dressing application in the urogenital region: a safe, time-sparing and reliable method
Djedovic G, Engelhardt T O, Rieger U M, Pierer G, Kronberger P

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Ooi A

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