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Original Article

Benefit of Post PCI Medical Checklist to Improve Adhering with Best Practice Guidelines in the Patients with Coronary artery disease undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) 1
Phed-on U, Naowapanich S, Poolsawat U, Nimmannit A, Wongpraparut N PDF
Early Experience of Catheter Directed Thrombolysis for Acute Limb Ischemia of Native Vessels and Bypass Graft Thrombosis in Thai Patients 11
Limtungturakul S, Wongpraparut N, Pornratanarangsri S, Tresukosol D, Ruansetakit C, Mutirangura P, Pongakasira R PDF
Patients with Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Present with More Severe Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunction Than Patients with Unstable Angina 19
Nithima N, Auesethasak R, Santanakorn Y, Jakrapanichakul D, Kittipovanonth M, Chirakarnjanakorn S PDF
Fractional Flow Reserve Guided Coronary Revascularization in Drug-Eluting Era in Thai Patients with Borderline Multi-Vessel Coronary Stenoses 25
Angkananard T, Wongpraparut N, Tresukosol D, Panchavinin P PDF
Late Gadolinium Enhancement from Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Ischemic and Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy 33
Krittayaphong R, Boonyasirinant T, Saiviroonporn P, Udompunturak S PDF
D-Dimer Plasma Levels in NSTE-ACS Patient 39
Charoensri N, Pornratanarangsi S PDF
Correlation between Peripheral Arterial Disease and Stage of Chronic Kidney Disease 46
Ungprasert P, Pornratanarangsi S PDF
Comparison of Aortic Diameter in Normal Subjects and Patients with Systemic Hypertension 51
Jakrapanichakul D, Chirakarnjanakorn S PDF
Hypertension Audit in Clinical Practice Based in Thailand (HABIT) 57
Buranakitjaroen P PDF
Bronchodilator Effect of Ipraterol® on Methacholine- Induced Bronchoconstriction in Asthmatic Patients 66
Maneechotesuwan K, Suthamsmai T, Ratanasaenglert K, Pipopsuthipaiboon S PDF
Validity and Reliability Assessment of the Siriraj Asthma Control Questionnaire 72
Saejong R, Dejsomritrutai W PDF
Assessment of Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) β-Amyloid (1-42), Phosphorylated Tau (ptau-181) and Total Tau Protein in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Other Dementia at Siriraj Hospital, Thailand 77
Thaweepoksomboon J, Senanarong V, Poungvarin N, Chakorn T, Siwasariyanon N, Washirutmangkur L, Udompunthuruk S PDF
Reliability of the Thai Version of SF-36 Questionnaire for an Evaluation of Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis Patients in Multiple Sclerosis Clinic at Siriraj Hospital 84
Laosanguanek N, Wiroteurairuang T, Siritho S, Prayoonwiwat N PDF
Accuracy and Clinical Utility of a Portable Coagulometer in an Emergency Setting 89
Rattanabannakit C, Nilanont Y, Komoltri C, Prayoonwiwat N, Poungvarin N PDF
Relationship between Ankle Brachial Index (ABI), High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (hs-CRP) and Initial Disability Level in Acute Ischemic Stroke 94
Chotik-anuchit S, Nilanont Y, Poungvarin N PDF
Risk Factors for Developing Delirium in Older Patients Admitted to General Medical Wards 99
Srinonprasert V, Pakdeewongse S, Assanasen J, Eiamjinnasuwat W, Sirisuwat A, Limmathuroskul D, Praditsuwan R PDF
Use of Saline Flush to Prevent Filter Clotting in Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy without Anticoagulant 105
Panphanpho S, Naowapanich P, Ratanarat R PDF
Nephrotic Syndrome in Elderly Patients: Three Years Experience at Siriraj Hospital 111
Jiratthawong M, Vongwiwatana A, Vareesangthip K, Vasuvattakul S, Chanchairujira T, Teerapornlertratt T, Parichatikanond P, Choensuchon B PDF
Evaluation of Atherosclerosis, Arterial Stiffness and Related Risk Factors in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients in Siriraj Hospital 117
Rattanasompattikul M, Chanchairujira K, On-Ajyooth L, Chanchairujira T PDF
Acute Kidney Injury in Primary Nephrotic Syndrome: Report of Nine Cases in Siriraj Hospital 125
Larpparisuth N, Chanchairujira T, Chawanasuntorapoj R, Choensuchon B, Vareesangthip K, Vasuvattakul S, Teerapornlertratt T PDF
The Efficacy of Ascorbic Acid in Suboptimal Responsive Anemic Hemodialysis Patients Receiving Erythropoietin: A Meta-Analysis 134
Einerson B, Chaiyakunapruk N, Kitiyakara C, Maphanta S, Thamlikitkul V PDF
Genetic Polymorphism of Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor Did Not Affect Treatment Outcome of Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 3 147
Tanwandee T, Pithukpakorn M, Vipatakul N, Charatcharoenwitthaya P, Chainuvati S, Nimanong S, Prachayakul V, Pongprasobchai S, Manatsathit S, Leelakusolvong S, Pausawasdi N, Kachintorn U, Limwongse C, Udompunturak S PDF
Efficacy of Disposable Needles Versus Angiocath Needles for Therapeutic Abdominal Paracentesis 154
Chokchaijaroensri D, Arrunyagasamesuke A, Pongprasobchai S PDF
Attainment of American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations in 722 Thai Type 2 Diabetes Patients 159
Sriwijitkamol A, Moungngern Y, Vannaseang S PDF
Assessment and Prevalences of Diabetic Complications in 722 Thai Type 2 Diabetes Patients 168
Sriwijitkamol A, Moungngern Y, Vannaseang S PDF
Correlation of Arterial, Central Venous and Capillary Lactate Levels in Septic Shock Patients 175
Pattharanitima P, Tongyoo S, Tongyoo S, Ratanarat R, Ratanarat R, Wilachone W, Wilachone W, Poompichet A, Permpikul C PDF
Evaluation of Correlation between Vascular Pedicle Width and Intravascular Volume Status in Thai Critically Ill Patients 181
Wichansawakul S, Vilaichone W, Tongyoo S, Permpikul C, Wonglaksanapimol S, Daengnim K, Suwanboonrit G PDF
Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Septic Shock 188
Tongyoo S, Permpikul C, Lertsawangwong S, Poompichet A, Leawruxoran A, Vilaichone W, Ratanarat R PDF
Microbiological Equivalence of Bacteriostatic and Bactericidal Activities of the Sera from Healthy Volunteers Receiving Generic Piperacillin/Tazobactam (PipertazR) and Original Piperacillin/Tazobactam (TazocinR) 196
Thamlikitkul V, Tiengrim S, Chalermsri C, Sae-Jong R, Suddhichupaiboon S PDF
Performance of Leptospira Immunoglobulin M ELISA and Rapid Immunoglobulin G Immunochromatographic Assays for the Diagnosis of Leptospirosis 203
Silpasakorn S, Waywa D, Hoontrakul S, Suttinont C, Losuwanaluk K, Suputtamongkol Y PDF
Epidemiology of Suspected Clostridium difficile- Associated Hospital-Acquired Diarrhea in Hospitalized Patients at Siriraj Hospital 207
Thipmontree W, Kiratisin P, Manatsathit S, Thamlikitkul V PDF
Monitoring of Effectiveness and Safety of Generic Formulation of Meropenem for Treatment of Infections at Siriraj Hospital 217
Angkasekwinai N, Werarak P, Chaiyasoot K, Thamlikitkul V PDF
The Efficacy of 3-mg Warfarin Initiating Dose in Adult Thai Patients, Who Required Long-Term Anticoagulant Therapy 225
Suwanawiboon B, Kongtim P, Chinthammitr Y, Ruchutrakool T, Wanachiwanawin W PDF
Background: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a rare B-lymphoid malignancy in Southeast Asia. We evaluated whether a scoring system based on the expression of CD5, CD23, FMC7, CD79b and surface immunoglobulin (SIg) could be utilized to distinguish CLL 232
Promsuwicha O, Songmuang W, U Auewarakul C PDF
Incidence and Risk Factors of Bone Marrow Involvement by Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 239
Kittivorapart J, Chinthammitr Y PDF
Can We Predict Final Outcome of Internal Medicine Residents with In-Training Evaluation 246
Chierakul N, Pongprasobchai S, Boonyapisit K, Chinthammitr Y, Pithukpakorn M, Maneesai A, Srivijitkamol A, Koomanachai P, Koolvisoot A, Tanwandee T, Shayakul C, Kachintorn U PDF

Case Report

Unusual Presentation as an Adult Onset Painful Myopathy in a Thai Patient with Becker Muscular Dystrophy 250
Pithukpakorn M PDF
Pancreatic Panniculitis: A Cutaneous Presentation as an Initial Clue to the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer 253
Lueangarun S, Sittinamsuwan P, Mahakkanukrauh B, Pattanaprichakul P, Pongprasobchai S PDF
Inadvertent Intrathecal Vincristine Administration: Report of a Fatal Case Despite Cerebrospinal Fluid Lavage and a Review of the Literature 258
Pongudom S, Chinthammitr Y PDF
Patent Foramen Ovale and Recurrent Transient Neurological Symptoms: A Case Report and Review of Literature 264
Anamnart C, Poungvarin N PDF