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Journal of The Medical Association of Thailand
Volume 88 No. 11   November - November   2005

Editorial Note

Original Articles
Weekly versus Three-Weekly Cisplatin as an Adjunct to Radiation Therapy in High-Risk Stage I-IIA Cervical Cancer after Surgery: A Randomized Comparison of Treatment Compliance   1483
  Bandit Chumworathayi MD*, Prapaporn Suprasert MD**,
Kittipat Charoenkwan MD**, Jatupol Srisomboon MD**,
Chailert Phongnarisorn MD**, Sitticha Siriaree MD**,
Chalong Cheewakriangkrai MD**, Jaruwan Tantipalakorn MD**,
Chamnan Kiatpeerakul MD**, Aree Pantusart BSc (Nursing)**

* Division of Gynecologic Oncology , Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Division of Gynecologic Oncology , Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai   [ PDF ]
Can Pre-Operative Urodynamic Study Predict the Successful Outcome of Tension Free Vaginal Tape (TVT) Operation in Thai Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence?   1493
  Suvit Bunyavejchevin MD, MHS*

* Urogynecology Unit, Department of Obstetric and Gynecology,
Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Urinary Symptoms and Quality of Life Changes in Thai Women with Overactive Bladder after Tolterodine Treatment   1497
  Suvit Bunyavejchevin MD, MHS*

* Urogynecology Unit, Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine,
Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Risk Factors of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Thai Reproductive Aged Female: King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Experience   1502
  Chatchadaporn Worralurt MD*,
Surasak Taneepanichskul MD*

* Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Perinatal Effects of Amphetamine and Heroin Use during Pregnancy on the Mother and Infant   1506
  Pimolrat Thaithumyanon MD*, Sompop Limpongsanurak MD**,
Pramote Praisuwanna MD*, Santi Punnahitanon MD*

* Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
** Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Risk Factor of Birth Weight below 2,500 Grams and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Thai Children†   1514
  Chadapim Sasaluxnanon MD*,
Titawee Kaewpornsawan MD*

† Siriraj Grant for Research Development and Medical Education
* Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Outcome of Maternal Syphilis at Rajavithi Hospital on Offsprings   1519
  Varaporn Sangtawesin MD*,
Watcharee Lertsutthiwong MD*, Wiboon Kanjanapattanakul MD*,
Meera Khorana MD*, Sunthorn Horpaopan MD*

* Neonatal Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health   [ PDF ]
Reliability of a Thai Version of Kingís Health Questionnaire in Thai Females with Overactive Bladder Symptoms   1526
  Wachira Kochakarn MD*, Nithi Pummangura MD**,
Kittinut Kijvikai MD*, Wit Viseshsindh MD*,
Chakrit Sukying MD***, Panuwat Lertsithichai MD, MSc****

* Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital and Medical School, Mahidol University
** Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Central Hospital
*** Department of Psychiatry, Ramathibodi Hospital and Medical School, Mahidol University
**** Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital and Medical School, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Comparative Study between Preoperative and Postoperative Histologic Grading in Adenocarcinoma of the Colon and Rectum   1535
  Bunlue Chaleoykitti MD*

* Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Phramongkutklao Hospital   [ PDF ]
Outcome of In-Patient Trauma Cases: Accident and Emergency Unit, Khon Kaen University   1540
  Chaiyut Thanapaisal MD*,
Narongchai Wongkonkitsin MD*, O-Tur Sae Seow MD*,
Dhanes Rangsrikajee MD*, Kriangsak Jenwitheesuk MD*,
Ake Phugkhem MD*, Vajarabhongsa Bhudisawadi MD*

* Accident and Emergency Unit, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine,
Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen   [ PDF ]
Positioning of Femoral Tunnel in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Femoral Aimer Guide   1545
  Nuttawut Wiwattanawarang MD*,
Vajara Rujiwetpongstorn MD*

* Department of Orthopedics, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai   [ PDF ]
Anatomic Safe Zone of Pin Insertion Point for Distal Clavicle Fixation   1551
  Ekamol Thumroj MD*,
Weerachai Kosuwon MD*, Kimaporn Kamanarong MD**

* Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Departments of Anatomy, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen   [ PDF ]
Parecoxib versus Tramadol for Post-Appendectomy Pain   1557
  Wacharin Sindhvananda MD, MPH*, Pakorn Urusopone MD*,
Pin Sriprajittichai MD*, Toonchai Indrambarya MD*

* Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Levobupivacaine versus Racemic Bupivacaine for Extradural Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery   1563
  Pornswan Ngamprasertwong MD, FRCAT*, Danai Udomtecha MD, FRCAT*,
Somrat Charuluxananan MD, MSc, FRCAT**, Oraluxana Rodanant MD*,
Chaiwat Srihatajati MD*, Sintichai Baogham MD*

* Department of Anesthesiology and Clinical Epidemiology Unit,
Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
** Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Comparison of 25 and 27 Gauge Needle in Spinal Anesthesia Learning Curve for Anesthesia Residency Training   1569
  Somrat Charuluxananan MD, MSc, FRCAT*,
Oranuch Kyokong MD, MSc, FRCAT*,
Pornthep Premsamran MD, FRCAT**

* Department of Anesthesiology and Clinical Epidemiological Unit,
Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
** Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Cerebral Electricalactivity as a Tool in Evaluating Anesthetic Effect during Balanced Anesthesia with Sevoflurane   1574
  Suraphong Lorsomradee MD, FRCAT*,
Yodying Punjasawadwong MD, FRCAT*

* Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai   [ PDF ]
Long-Term Results of Early Trabeculectomy with Mitomycin-C and Subsequent Posterior Segment Intervention in the Treatment of Neovascular Glaucoma with Hazy Ocular Media   1582
  Ataya Euswas MD*,
Sukhuma Warrasak MD**

* Glaucoma Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Ramathibodi Hospital Faculty, Mahidol University
** Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Ramathibodi Hospital Faculty, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
A Comparison between Endoscopically Middle Meatal Aspiration Culture Using Modified Aspiration Instrument and Direct Maxillary Antral Tap Culture in Chronic Rhinosinusitis   1591
  Virat Kirtsreesakul MD*,
Yanin Chatwiwat MD*, Varaporn Laohaprertthisan BSc**

* Division of Allergy and Rhinology, Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine,
Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla
** Division of Microbiology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine,
Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla   [ PDF ]
Validity and Reliability of the Young Mania Rating Scale: Thai version   1598
  Ronnachai Kongsakon MD, LLB, MSc*,
Daochompu Bhatanaprabhabhan MD*

* Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
The Development of the Pictorial Thai Quality of Life†   1605
  Sucheera Phattharayuttawat PhD*,
Thienchai Ngamthipwatthana MD*, Buncha Pitiyawaranun MEd**

† This research was supported by a grant from the Faculty of Medicine 2004,
Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
* Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
** Medical Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Health Status of Health Care Workers at Srinagarind Hospital: Experience from the Annual Health Check-up Program   1619
  Napaporn Krusun BSc*,
Kittisak Sawanyawisuth MD**, Naesinee Chaiear MD, PhD*

* Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen   [ PDF ]
Microalbuminuria Prevalence Study (MAPS) in hypertensive Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Thailand   1624
  Peera Buranakitjaroen MD, DPhil*,
Chaicharn Deerochanawong MD**, Pongamorn Bunnag MD***

* Division of Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
** Endocrinology Unit, Department of Medicine, Rajavithi Hospital
*** Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Usage of and Cost of Complementary/Alternative Medicine in Diabetic Patients   1630
  Summana Moolasarn PhD*, Saksit Sripa MS*,
Vichittra Kuessirikiet BSc**, K Sutawee BSc**,
Jeerasak Huasary BSc**, Charuntorn Chaisila BSc**,
Nampueng Chechom BSc**, Saowanee Sankan BSc**

* Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ubon Ratchathani University, Ubon Ratchathani
** Students of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ubon Ratchathani University, Ubon Ratchathani   [ PDF ]
Appropriateness of Intravenous Loading Dose of Phenytoin Treatment in Srinagarind Hospital   1638
  Somsak Tiamkao MD*, Numthip Chitravas MD*,
Suthipun Jitpimolmard MD*, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth MD*

* Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen   [ PDF ]
Drug Eruptions at Five Institutes in Bangkok   1642
  Siripen Puavilai MD*, Nopadon Noppakun MD**,
Chasuree Sitakalin MD***, Vichit Leenutaphong MD****,
Penpun Wattanakrai MD*, Artit Nakakes MD***,
Kanokvalai Kulthanan MD****, Pravit Asawanonda MD**,
Ratsanee Akaraphan MD*****, Poohglin Tresukosol MD*****,
Puan Suthipinittharm MD****, Pitchaya Somburanasin MD*,
Somyos Charuwichitratana MD*, Natta Rajatanavin MD*

* Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital Medical School, Mahidol University
** Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
*** Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Phramongkutklao Hospital and Medical College
**** Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
***** Institute of Dermatology, Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Public Health   [ PDF ]
Chrono Impact versus Enteric Coated Valproate in Thai Epileptic Patients   1651
  Somchai Towanabut MD*,
Somsak Tiemkao MD**, Suwanna Thammasupapong MD***,
Ram Kijjarak MD***, Arkhom Arayawichanon MD****,
Niphon Poungvarin MD*****, Sasithron Sirimaharaj MD******,
Rungsan Chaisewikul MD*****, Thanin Asawavichenjinda MD*******,
Sakarin Maneesuk MD********, Orawan Silpakit MD*********

* Department of Neurology, Prasat Neurological Institute
** Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Srinagarin Hospital, Khon Kaen
*** Department of Medicine, Prapokklao Hospital, Chantaburi
**** Department of Medicine, Sapprasittiprasong Hospital, Ubolrachatanee
***** Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital
****** Department of Medicine, Prasatchiangmai Hospital, Chiangmai
******* Department of Medicine, Nakornrajchasrima Hospital, Nakornrajchasrima
******** Department of Surgery, Trang Hospital, Trang
********* Department of Medicine, Sritanya Hospital   [ PDF ]
The Possible Diagnostic Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound in Patients with Dyspepsia   1660
  Siriboon Attasaranya MD*,
Bancha Ovartlarnporn MD*

* Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat-Yai, Songkhla   [ PDF ]
Spinal Bone Mineral Density by Quantitative Computed Tomography in Thais Compared with Westerners   1666
  Suchada Hoonpongsimanon MD*,
Montri Santipapmonthon BSc (Radiological)*, Muttana Chuntana BSc (Radiological)*

* Department of Radiology, Lerdsin Hospital   [ PDF ]
Radiographic Manifestations of Pulmonary Cryptococcosis   1674
  Nitra Piyavisetpat MD*,
Pattraporn Chaowanapanja MD*

* Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
A Two-Phase Study Model for the Standardization of HER2 Immunohistochemical Assay on Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of the Breast   1680
  Pichet Sampatanukul MD, MSc*,
Benjaporn Chaiwun MD**, Sansanee Wongwaisayawan MD***,
Parvinee Suwanagool MD****, Songkhun Vinyuvat MD*****,
Anant Karalak MD******, Niphon Praditphol MD*******,
Paisit Paueksakon MD********, Preecha Ruangvejvorachai BSc*,
Andrew S Field FRCPA, FIAC, DipCyt (RCPA)*********, Pongsak Wannakrairot MD*

* Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
** Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University
*** Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
**** Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
***** Institute of Pathology, Department of Medical Service, Ministry of Public Health
****** Pathology Division, National Cancer Institute
******* Pathology Division, Rajavithi Hospital
******** Department of Pathology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine
********* St Vincentís Hospital, Sydney, Australia   [ PDF ]
A Predictive Model for Distinguishing Ischemic from Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy   1689
  Wanwarang Wongchareon MD*,
Arintaya Phrommintikul MD*, Rungsrit Kanjanavanit MD*,
Srun Kuanprasert MD*, Apichard Sukonthasarn MD*

* Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University   [ PDF ]

Case(s) Report
Currarino Syndrome: Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature   1697
  Jiraphorn Amornfa MD*,
Chopeow Taecholarn MD*, Surachai Khaoroptham MD*,

* Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Pseudoaneurysm of Profunda Femoris Artery Following Internal Fixation of Intertrochanteric Fracture: Two Cases Report   1703
  Anupong Laohapoonrungsee MD*,
Yuddhasert Sirirungruangsarn MD*, Olarn Arpornchayanon MD*

* Department of Orthopedics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai, University, Chiang Mai   [ PDF ]
Meningioma of the Internal Auditory Canal: A Case Report   1707
  Wandee Khaimook MD*,
Siriporn Hirunpat MD**, Chawaboon Dejsukum MD***

* Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla
** Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla
*** Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla   [ PDF ]
Management on Tsunami Causing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Case Report   1712
  Ngamwong Jarusuraisin MD*,
Kanch Kesornsukon MS (Counseling Psychology)*

* Mental Health Center, Bangkok Phuket Hospital, Phuket   [ PDF ]
Auditory Symptoms: A Critical Clue for Diagnosis of MELAS†   1715
  Itthipol Tawankanjanachot MD*,
Nijasri S Channarong MD*, Kammant Phanthumchinda MD*

† This manuscript was presented at Annual Meeting of The Neurological Society of Thailand,12th March 2004
* Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]

Special Articles
Acardiac Twin   1721
  Athita Chanthasenanont MD*,
Densak Pongrojpaw MD*

* Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathumthani   [ PDF ]
Molecular Mechanism of Herbs in Human Lung Cancer Cells   1725
  Tanawan Kummalue MD (Honors), MSc*

* Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital   [ PDF ]
GIS and Epidemiology   1735
  Nipada Ruankaew PhD*

* Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]

Medical Ethics
Medical Ethics and Epistemology   1739
  Sukhit Phaosavasdi MD*,
Christoph Themessl PhD*, Hannes Mueller PhD*,
Pongruk Sribanditmonkol MD, PhD*, Hans Kraml PhD*

* Member of International Academy of Science, Innsbruck University, Austria   [ PDF ]


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