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Journal of The Medical Association of Thailand
Volume 88 No. 5   May - May   2005

Editorial Note

Original Articles
Quantitative Morphometric Analysis of Vertebral Fracture Severity in Healthy Thai (Women and Men)   1
  Wanna Trivitayaratana, MD*,
Pichit Trivitayaratana MSc*, Narong Bunyaratave MD**
* Department of Radiological Technology, Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University
** Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Peripheral BMD T-Scores in the Diagnosis of Osteoporosis   8
  Wanna Trivitayaratana MD, MSc*, Pichit Trivitayaratana MSc*
* Department of Radiological Technology, Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Singh Index Screening for Femoral Neck Osteoporosis   13
  Suppasin Soontrapa, MD*, Sukree Soontrapa, MD**,
Jiraporn Srinakarin, MD***, Prathana Chowchuen, MD***
* Departments of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
*** Departments of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen   [ PDF ]
Difference in Serum Calcidiol and Parathyroid Hormone Levels between Elderly Urban vs Suburban Women   17
  Suppasin Soontrapa MD*, Sukree Soontrapa MD**, La-or Chailurkit MS***
* Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
*** Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Application of Gabapentin in Thai Women with Menopausal Syndrome   21
  Narong Bunyaratavej, MD*,
Thawee Songpatanasilp, MD**
* Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
** Department of Orthopadics, Pramongkutklao Hospital   [ PDF ]
Clinical Study of Efficacy of Hydroxyapatite   24
  Thaiyin Srimongkol MD*, Narong Bunyaratavej MD**
* PrapinKloa Hospital
** Siriraj Hospital   [ PDF ]
Study of Procollagen Type1 Nitrogenous Propeptides (P1NP) in Reproductive Female   27
  Narong Bunyaratavej, MD*,
Nipat Kittimanon, MD**
* Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
** Orthopaedic Surgery Unit, Praputchinnaraj Hospital, Pitsanulok   [ PDF ]
Serum Concentration of Undercarboxylated Osteocalcin and the Risk of Osteoporosis in Thai Elderly Women   29
  Suppasin Soontrapa MD* ,
Sukree Soontrapa MD**, Narong Bunyaratavej MD***
* Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
*** Department of Orthopaedics, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol Universytiy   [ PDF ]
Monitoring of Risedronate by Biochemical Bone Markers in Clinical Practice   34
  Narong Bunyaratavej MD*
*Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine,Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Level of Undercarboxylated Osteocalcin in Reproductive Thai Females   37
  Narong Bunyaratavej, MD*,
Suppasin Soontrapa, MD**, Sattaya Rojanasthin, MD***,
Nipat Kitimanon, MD****, Songkiat Lektrakul, MD*****
*Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
** Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
*** Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai
**** Department of Family Medicine, Buddhachinaraj Hospital, Phitsanulok
***** Department of Orthopaedics, Sappasitthiprasong Hospital, Ubon Rachathani   [ PDF ]
Bone Mineral Density among Patients Undergoing Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)   40
  Chatlert Pongchaiyakul , MD*, Cholatip Pongskul, MD**, Sirirat Ruengjui, MD**, Dhavee Sirivongs, MD**,
* Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
** Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University   [ PDF ]
Estimated Volumetric Bone Mineral Density in a Rural Thai Men and Women: Khon Kaen Osteoporosis Study (KKOS)   46
  Chatlert Pongchaiyakul, MD*, Tuan V Nguyen, MD**,
Chingching Foocharoen, MD***, Rajata Rajatanavin, MD****
* Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
** Garvan Institute of Medical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
*** Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
**** Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Validity and Reliability Test of Parentís Satisfaction in Children with Closed Totally Displaced Supracondylar Humeral Fracture   53
  Kamolporn Kaewpornsawan MD*,
Jatupon Chotigavanich MD*
*Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Apical Derotation in the Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis   58
  Wichien Laohacharoensombat MD*, Suphaneewan Jaovisidha MD**,
Wiwat Wajanavisit MD*, Sorasak Suppaphol MD*
* Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
** Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis Following Hip Fracture in Chiang Mai University Hospital   65
  Sattaya Rojanasthien, MD*,
Siripong Chiewchantanakit, MD*, Tanawat Vaseenon, MD*
* Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine,Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai   [ PDF ]
Early Proximal Tibial Valgus Osteotomy as a Very Important Prognostic Factor in Thai Children with Infantile Tibia Vara   72
  Kamolporn Kaewpornsawan, MD*,
Suksan Tangsataporn, MD*, Ratiporn Jatunarapit, BNS*.
* Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Modified OSTA Index for Referring Women for DEXA Measurement   80
  Songkiat Lerttrakul, MD*,
Suppasin Soontrapa, MD**
* Department of Orthopaedics, Sappasitthiprasong Hospital, Ubon Rachatani
** Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen   [ PDF ]
Factors Influencing the Treatment of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury   84
  Kittimasak Ittivej, MD*,
Sureeporn Prompaet, BSc (PT)*, Sattaya Rojanasthien, MD*
* Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, ChiangMai University   [ PDF ]
Floor Activity Score   89
  Wichien Laohacharoensombat MD*,
Wichai Aekplakorn MD**, Samkaew Wanvarie MD**
Wiwat Wajanavisit MD*, Patarawan Woratanarat MD, PhD*,
* Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
** Department of Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Cost Analysis of Osteoporotic Hip Fractures   96
  Patarawan Woratanarat MD,PhD*,
Wiwat Wajanavisit MD*, Chatchawal Lertbusayanukul MD*,
Wichien Loahacharoensombat MD*, Boonsong Ongphiphatanakul MD*
* Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Clinico-Pathological Profile of Vulva Cancer in Southern Thailand: Analysis of 66 Cases   575
  Jitti Hanprasertpong, MD*, Saibua Chichareon, MD*,
Virach Wootipoom, MD*, Rakchai Buhachat, MD*,
Sathana Tocharoenvanich, MD*, Alan Geater, PhD**

* Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla
** Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla   [ PDF ]
Incidence of Vaginal Breech Delivery in Singleton in Siriraj Hospital   582
  Thanyarat Wongwananuruk, MD*,
Dittakarn Borriboonhirunsarn, MD, MPH, PhD*

* Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Exchange Transfusion and its Morbidity in Ten-Year Period at King Chulalongkorn Hospital   588
  Suwimol Sanpavat, MD*

* Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Thai Medical Graduates in the United States Residency Training Programs: 1988-2003   593
  Issarang Nuchprayoon, MD, PhD, FAAP*

* Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Left Retroperitoneal Versus Midline Transperitoneal Approach for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAAs) Repair   601
  Kamphol Laohapensang, MD*,
Kittipan Rerkasem, MD*, Narain Chotirosniramit, MD*

* Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai   [ PDF ]
Clinical Benefits of Epoetin Alfa (Eprex®) 10,000 Units Subcutaneously Thrice Weekly in Thai Cancer Patients with Anemia Receiving Chemotherapy   607
  Narin Voravud, MD*,
Virote Sriuranpong, MD*

* Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Surveillance of Anesthetic Related Complications at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University, Thailand   613
  Polpun Boonmak, MD*, Suhattaya Boonmak, MD*,
Thepakorn Sathitkarnmanee, MD*, Waraporn Chau-In, MD*,
Duangthida Nonlhaopol, BSc*, Maneerut Thananun, BSc*

* Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen   [ PDF ]
Health Belief Model about Diabetes Mellitus in Thailand: The Culture Consensus Analysis†   623
  Tanaporn Ratanasuwan, MD*,
Saowanin Indharapakdi, MD*, Rumpeung Promrerk, B Nursing*,
Tanes Komolviphat, B Econ**, Yaiwan Thanamai, MD*

† This study was funded by Department of Medical Services Research Fund for the year 2003,
the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
* Internal Medicine Unit, Lerdsin Hospital, Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Public Health
** Nursing Unit, Lerdsin Hospital, Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Public Health
** The National Statistical Office, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology Thailand   [ PDF ]
Clinical Pharmacokinetic of Celecoxib in Healthy Thai Volunteers   632
  Chandhanee Itthipanichpong, MSc*,
Sumana Chompootaweep, MD, MPH*, Supeecha Wittayalertpanya, MSc*,
Wandee Kemsri, BSc*, Nongnuch Thaworn, Msc*,
Pajaree Lilitkarntrakul, MD*, Sithiporn Parikamsil, Bsc*

* Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Blood Culture and Conventional Media for Vitreous Culture in Infectious Endophthalmitis   639
  Yosanan Yospaiboon, MD*,
Sarawuth Saree, MD*, Sirichai Pasadhika, MD**

* Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Bacterial Study of Autopsy Specimens   643
  Somporn Srifeungfung, PhD*,
Chanwit Tribuddharat, MD, PhD*, Thitiya Yungyuen, MSc*

* Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Effectiveness of Combined Antibiotic Ophthalmic Solution in the Treatment of Hordeolum after Incision and Curettage: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial: A Pilot Study†   647
  Parima Hirunwiwatkul, MD*,
Kanitta Wachirasereechai, MD*

† This paper was presented at the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology on
December 2, 2003, Bangkok, Thailand
* Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Relative Risks of Becoming Overweight and Obese in Children after 6 Years in Secondary School   651
  Pipop Jirapinyo, MD*,
Narumon Densupsoontorn, MD*, Duangduen Chinrungrueng, MD*,
Renu Wongarn, BA*, Nuchnoi Thamonsiri, BSc*

* Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Association of Circulating Leptin with Bone Mineral Density in Males and Females   655
  Suwannee Chanprasertyothin, MSc*,
Noppawan Piaseu, PhD**, Laor Chailurkit, PhD*
Rajata Rajatanavin, MD*, Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul, MD**

* Department of Research Center, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol Unversity
** Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol Unversity   [ PDF ]
Lack of Effect of Helicobacter pylori on Symptom Improvement with a Prokinetic Medication, Cisapride, in Patients with Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia   660
  Sutep Gonlachanvit, MD*, Varocha Mahachai, MD*,
Tawatchai Chaiwatanarat, MD**, Pinit Kullavanijaya, MD*

* Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
** Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Prevalence of Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms in Asthma Patients at Srinagarind Hospital   668
  Kitti Chunlertrith, MD*,
Watchara Boonsawat, MD*, Uraiwan Zaeoue, BSc**

* Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Pulmonary unit, Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen   [ PDF ]
Prediction of UGIB Event in NSAID Users: A Model Development†   672
  Mayuree Tangkiatkumjai, MSc*,
Somratai Vadcharavivad, MS, Pharm D**, Varocha Mahachai, MD***

† This article was previously presented as an oral presentation at the Annual conference
of the Association of Hospital Pharmacy (Thailand) on May 21-23, 2003 by M.T.
* Faculty of Pharmacy, Srinakharinwirot University, Nakhonnayok
** Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University
** Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]
Herpes Zoster, Clinical Course and Associated Diseases: A 5-Year Retrospective Study at Ramathibodi Hospital   678
  Sutasinee Tunsuriyawong, MD*,
Siripen Puavilai, MD*

* Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Associations of Intracompartmental Leg Pressures and Radiographic Findings in Congenital Talipes Equinovarus   682
  Boonsin Buranapanitkit, MD*,
Wipawan Leelasamran, MD*

* Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Physical Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla   [ PDF ]
Intratesticular Injection of a Balanced Zinc Solution for Permanent Sterilization of Dogs   686
  Veera Tepsumethanon, DVM*, †
Henry Wilde, MD, FACP*, †, Thiravat Hemachudha, MD**, †

*Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, Thai Red Cross Society,
(WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Rabies Pathogenesis and Prevention)
**Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University

† Recipients of a grant from National Science and Technology Development (Thailand)   [ PDF ]

Case(s) Report
POEMS Syndrome with Venous Sinus Thrombosis and Visual Failure: A Case Report   690
  Rawiphan Witoonpanich, MD, FRCP*,
Sriphan Phankhian, MD*, Saengsuree Jootar, MD*,
Anuchit Poonyathalang, MD**, Surapon Worapongpaiboon, MD***,
Suchart Phudhichareonrat, MD, FRCPC***, Niramol Chanplakorn, MD***

* Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
** Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
*** Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]
Bilateral Temporomandibular Joint Dislocations during Induction of Anesthesia and Orotracheal Intubation   695
  Maliwan Oofuvong, MD*

* Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla   [ PDF ]
Congenital Nasopharyngeal Immature Teratoma: A First Case Report in Thailand   698
  Mana Taweevisit, MD*, Somboon Keelawat, MD*,
Voranuch Thanakit, MD*, Mookda Chaipipat, MD*,
Kanista Keetacheeva, MD*, Shanop Shuangshoti, MD*

* Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University   [ PDF ]

Special Articles
Epidemiology of Hip Fracture in Chiang Mai   105
  Sattaya Rojanasthien, MD* ,
Sirichai Luevitoonvechkij, MD*
* Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai   [ PDF ]
Amphizoic Amoebae: Pathogenic Free-living Protozoa; Review of the Literature and Review of Cases in Thailand   701
  Chutatip Siripanth, MSc (Trop Med)*

* Department of Protozoology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University   [ PDF ]

Medical Ethics
Medical ethics for senior medical doctors (Episode I)   708
  Sukhit Phaosavasdi, MD*, Surasak Taneepanichskul, MD*,
Yuen Tannirandorn, MD*, Manopchai Thamkhantho, MD*,
Chumsak Pruksapong, MD*, Aurchart Kanjanapitak, MD*

* Member of the Medical Association of Thailand   [ PDF ]


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