Medical Journal of Malaysia



Medical Paternalism and Patient Autonomy; the dualism doctors contend with..
N Sivalingam

Original Articles

Informed Consent: A Socio-Legal Study
M Y Rathor, Mohammad Fauzi Abdul Rani, Azarisman Mohammad shah, Sheikh Fariuddin Akter

Screening for Intermediate and Severe Forms of Thalassaemia in Discarded Red Blood Cells: Optimization and Feasibility
Elizabeth George, Mei I Lai, Lai Kuan Teh, Rajesh Ramasamy, Ern Huei Goh, Kamalan Asokan, J A M A Tan, Maithili Vasudevan, Sharon Low

Appreciation of Learning Environment and Development of Higher-Order Learning Skills in a Problem-Based Learning Medical Curriculum
Mala-Maung, Azman Abdullah, Zoraini W Abas

Human Respiratory Epithelial Cells from Nasal Turbinate Expressed Stem Cell Genes Even after Serial Passaging
B H I Ruszymah, B A Azrul Izham, M Y Mohd Heikal, S F Khor, M B Fauzi, B S Aminuddin

Endonasal Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery for Pituitary Adenoma: A retrospective Analysis Of Surgical Outcome
Mohd Sazafi Mohd Saad, Balwant Singh Gendeh, Salina Husain

The Effects of Fasting during Ramadan on Glycemic Excursions Detected by Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Bonakdaran S H, Khajeh-Dalouie M

Quality of Life after Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in a Multiracial Population
P C Bee, G G Gan, V J Sangkar, A R Haris, E Chin

A Case Control Study In Factors That Affect Mammogram Compliance
P Y Chan, Laili Suriani Latip

Sensitivity and Specificity of Waist Circumference As A Single Screening Tool for Identification of Overweight and Obesity among Malaysian Adults
C C Kee, H Jamaiyah, A Geeta, Z Ahmad Ali, M N Noor Safiza, S Suzana, G L Khor, R Rahmah, A R Jamalludin, M G Sumarni, K H Lim, Y Ahmad Faudzi, N M Amal

Knowledge and Attitude of Women Regarding the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection, Its Relationship to Cervical Cancer and Prevention Methods
Farah Farzaneh, Hamidreza Esmaeilnia Shirvani, Esmat Barouti, Saghar Salehpour, Nahid Khodakarami, Kamyab Alizadeh

Daycare Tonsillectomy: A Safe Outpatient Procedure. Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, Alor Setar Malaysia Experience
I Nurliza, G Norzi, A Azlina, I Hashimah, M H Siti Sabzah

Final Height in Growth – Hormone – Treated Children with Idiopathic Growth Hormone Deficiency: The Malaysian Experience
H L Ooi, L L Wu

Case Series of Foreign Body Aspiration in Paediatric Institute, Hospital Kuala Lumpur
DY Sahadan, NM Zainudin, A Kassim, Z Zahari, M Mahadzir, CZ Che Daud N Mohammad

Children with Learning Disabilities in the Paediatric Clinic, Hospital Tuanku Ja'afar Seremban: An Overview
A M Aina Mariana, S L Wong

Profiles of Men-who-have-sex-with-men Seeking Anonymous Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing at a Community-based Centre in Malaysia
K C Koh, A Kamarulzaman

Case Reports

Spinal Cord Compression following Traditional Confinement Massage
R Sahathevan, H J Tan, Suhail Abdullah, Shahizon A M M, Hamidon B B, A A Raymond

Tay-Sach Disease with "Cherry-Red Spot" - First Reported Case in Malaysia
L Y Chan, S Balasubramaniam, R Sunder, R Jamalia, T V N Karunakar, J Alagaratnam

Atrial Flutter and Pericarditis – A Rare Complication of Right Lobe Amoebic Liver Abscess
A Murali, K Balu, V Paari, G Rajendiran

An Atypical Case of Retropharyngeal Abscess with Long Blind Tract Treated with Ryle's Tube Drainage
M L Tang, S C Lee, M P Y Phoon

Bilateral Adrenal Histoplasmosis: Endoscopic Ultrasound – guided Fine Needle Aspiration as a Method of Diagnosis and Assessment
J Khairul Azhar, H S G Jacqueline, L K H Tony, B H Tan, J M Steven

More than meets the Smile: Facial Muscle Expression in Children with Ochoa Syndrome
I Ganesan, T Thomas

Acardius Amorphus: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can be helpful in the Diagnosis when Ultrasound (US) is Inconclusive
A A Azian, Anna Liza Roslani

Internal Iliac Artery Pseudo aneurysm Occlusion Using Amplatzer Vascular Plug
Kumara Guru, Mazri Yahya

It's Aneurysmal, it's Stenotic, it's Tuberculosis
Kumara Guru, Mazri Yahya

Churg-Strauss Syndrome Presenting with Conjunctival and Eyelid Masses: A Case Report
Ameli F, Phang K S, Masir N

Tako-Tsubo like Syndrome Triggered by Meperidine
Alice Sacco, Nuccia Morici, Oriana Belli, Irene Bossi, Antonio Mafrici, Silvio Klugmann

Short Communication

Thalassaemia Screening Among Students in A Secondary School in Ampang, Malaysia
S Jameela, S O Sharifah Sabirah, J Babam, C L Phan, P Visalachy, K M Chang, M A Salwana, A Zuraidah, Y Subramanian, A Rahimah

Letter to Editor

Globus Sensation in Throat, The Lymphoid and Non-Lymphoid Origin of Tongue Base Lesions
M Irfan

Continuing Medical Education

Critical Appraisal of The Existing and Emerging Therapies for Smoking Cessation
G Bhutani, J Kaushal, M C Gupta