Medical Journal of Malaysia

MED J MALAYSIA VOL 68 NO. 4 August 2013

Original Articles

The Association Between Risk Factors and Hypertension in Perak, Malaysia
K W Loh, F Rani, T C Chan, H Y Loh, C W Ng, F M Moy

Indications for Invasive Prenatal Diagnostic Procedures at a Dedicated Fetal Medicine Centre: An 8 Year Audit 2003-2010
Vijayan Valayatham, Raman Subramaniam, Yap Moy Juan, Patrick Chia

Prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction in Men with Ischemic Heart Disease in a Tertiary Hospital in Malaysia
K C Koh

"Wide Skeletonization" Tubularised Incised Plate (TIP) Repair of Distal Penile Hypospadias with Narrow Urethral Plate
J Z Patankar, S Fazal, S Ubaidullah, S Mukesh

Knowledge of diabetes and lifestyle behaviour amongst indigenous population in Peninsular Malaysia
Badariah Ahmad, BAK Khalid, Quek K F, Anuar Zaini, Maude E Phipps

The quality of life in hearing impaired adolescents after hearing aid application
Saiyidi Mohd Azizi Bin Mohd Adibi, New Ru Chen, Nor Aida Azmir, Norliana Solahan, Aniza Ismail, Azida Zainal Anuar, Asma binti Abdullah

Knowledge of Good Blood Culture Sampling Practice among Healthcare Staffs in An Emergency Department - Are We Getting It Right?
K S Chew, F Mohd Hashairi, A F Jusoh, A A Aziz, H Siti Asma, NAR Nik Hisamuddin

Trends of Platelet Inhibition in Different Clopidogrel Pretreatment Patterns in Malaysian Patients Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Wen Ni Tiong, Melissa Mejin, Alan Yean Yip Fong, Ching Ching Wee, Lana Yin Hui Lai, Siaw San Hwang, Mohamad Adam Bin Bujang, Lee Len Tiong, Tiong Kiam Ong

Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of Hypertension among the elderly: the 2006 National Health and Morbidity Survey III in Malaysia
Ho Bee Kiau, Jasvindar Kaur, Balkish Mahadir Nainu, Mohd Azahadi Omar, Mohmad Saleh, Yau Weng Keong, Lim Kuang Hock

Optic disc topography of normal tension glaucoma patients in Malaysia
Adlina A R, Shatriah I, Liza Sharmini A T, Ahmad M S

Species distribution and antifungal susceptibility patterns of Candida species: Is low susceptibility to itraconazole a trend in Malaysia?
Jacinta Santhanam, Nazmiah Yahaya, Muhammad Nazri Aziz

Outcomes Following Surgery for Distal Rectal Cancers: A Comparison between Laparoscopic and Open Abdomino-Perineal Resection
K K Tan, C S Chong, C B Tsang, D C Koh

Case Reports

Salvage of Elbow Function in Chronic Complex Elbow Fracture Dislocation With Total Elbow Arthroplasty: A Case Report
Ramesh Muthu, Agus Iwan Foead, Anuar Bin Ali, Benard Devadasan

Recurrent Glomangiomas of the Ankle: A Case Report
Suraini Mohamad Saini, Suzana Abdul Hamid, Saiful Nizam Abdul Rashid, Norafida Bahari, Ahmad Afkhar Fakhrizzaki, Hasyma Abu Hassan, Ezamin Abdul Rahim, John George

Pruritus during Pregnancy
Chan Kok Seong, Vijayan Valayatham

Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Diagnosed During Haemodialysis Catheter Placement – A Case Report
Koh Wei Wong, Fook Loong Yap

Case of Lung Perforation Secondary to Nasogastric Tube Insertion
Loh Huai Heng, Tie Siew Teck

A Case of PHACES Syndrome with Successful Treatment of Facial Haemangioma With Propranolol
Su Yuen Ng, Sabeera Begum Kader Ibrahim

Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Mesh Repair of Diaphragmatic Fenestrations for Catamenial Pneumothorax Due to Likely Thoracic Endometriosis: A Case Report
Luke Cieslik, Sazaly Syed Haider ES, Liza Fisal, Jamalul Azizi Abdul Rahman, Anand Sachithanandan

Chronic Discharging Ear in A Child: Are We Missing Something?
Mainak Dutta, Soumya Ghatak, Gautam Biswas

Pancytopenia in a Patient with Grave's Disease
Loh Huai Heng, Florence Tan

Perinatal Management of Cardiac Tumors: A Case Series
A Amelia, MB Mohd Nizam

A Case Report on the Use of An Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor (Donepezil) in Traumatic Brain Injury
G S Samuel, Y S Ng

Letters To Editor

Screening for peripheral arterial disease in prospective coronary bypass surgical patients
Anand Sachithanandan