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Original Article

Inhibitory Activity of Fermented Milk with Lactobacillus Casei Strain Shirota against Common Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria Causing Hospital-Acquired Infections 1
Tiengrim S, Thamlikitkul V PDF
Comparative In Vitro Activity of Sitafloxacin against Bacteria Isolated from Thai Patients with Urinary Tract Infections and Lower Respiratory Tract Infections 6
Tiengrim S, Phiboonbanakit D, Thunyaharn S, Tantisiriwat W, Santiwatanakul S, Susaengrat W, Srisurat N, Malithong A, Srisangchan P, Thamlikitkul V PDF
Performance of SD Bioline Tsutsugamushi Assays for the Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus in Thailand 18
Silpasakorn S, Waywa D, Hoontraku S, Suttinont C, Losuwanaluk K, Suputtamongkol Y PDF
Acinetobacter baumannii Nosocomial Pneumonia in Tertiary Care Hospitals in Thailand 23
Werarak P, Waiwarawut J, Tharavichitkul P, Pothirat C, Rungruanghiranya S, Geater SL, Chongthaleong A, Sittipunt C, Horsin P, Chalermskulrat W, Wiwatworapan T, Thummakul T, Mootsikapun P, Rungsrithong N, Supawita S, Chuchotthavorn C, Tongsai S, Thamlikitkul V PDF
Effectiveness and Safety of Generic Formulation of Meropenem (Penem®) for Treatment of Infections at Siriraj Hospital 34
Angkasekwinai N, Werarak P, Tongsai S, Thamlikitkul V PDF
Viability of Lactobacillus casei Strain Shirota (LcS) from Feces of Thai Healthy Subjects Regularly Taking Milk Product Containing LcS 42
Tiengrim S, Leelaporn A, Manatsathit S, Thamlikitkul V PDF
Acute Hemorrhagic Rectal Ulcer Syndrome: The First Case Series from Thailand 48
Maneerattanaporn M, Pongpaibul A, Pongprasobchai S, Kachintorn U, Manatsathit S PDF
EUS Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Liver Nodules Suspicious for Malignancy: Yields, Complications and Impact on Management 56
Prachayakul V, Aswakul P, Kachintorn U PDF
Clinical Characteristics, Endosonographic Findings and Etiologies of Gastroduodenal Subepithelial Lesions: A Thai Referral Single Center Study 61
Prachayakul V, Aswakul P, Pongprasobchai S, Pausawasdi N, Akaraviputh T, Sriprayoon T, Methasate A, Kachintorn U PDF
Repeated Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA) Improved Diagnostic Yield of Inconclusive Initial Cytology for Suspected Pancreatic Cancer and Unknown Intra-Abdominal Lymphadenopathy 68
Prachayakul V, Sriprayoon T, Asawakul P, Pongprasobchai S, Pausawasdi N, Kachintorn U PDF
The Phyllanthus emblica L. Infusion Carries Immunostimulatory Activity in a Mouse Model 75
Huabprasert S, Kasetsinsombat K, Kangsadalampai K, Wongkajornsilp A, Akarasereenont P, Panich U, Laohapand T PDF
Contribution of Examiner Subjectivity and Patient Heterogeneity on Long Case Examination 83
Chierakul N, Danchaivijitr S, Kontee P, Naruman C PDF
Are Two Sputum Samples Enough for Diagnosing Pulmonary Tuberculosis 87
Chierakul N, Petborom P, Foongladda S, Udompunturak S PDF
Impact of Endobroncial Ultrasound Guided Transbrocnhial Needle Aspiration on Clinical Practice Guideline 92
Tscheikuna J, Disayabutr S PDF
Correlation between Left Atrial Volume Index and Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Patients with Chronic Severe Mitral Regurgitation 98
Matrakul Y, Chaowalit N PDF
Correlation between High Sensitive C-Reactive Protein and Aortic Stiffness Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Known/Suspected Coronary Artery Disease 105
Srirattana P, Boonyasirinant T PDF
Comparison of Rate Assessment between Resting Heart Rate and 24-Hour Holter Monitoring in Patients with Chronic Atrial Fibrillation 111
Srisukwattana A, Krittayaphong R PDF
Correlation between Aortic Stiffness and Visceral Fat Determined by Magnetic Resonance Imaging 117
Muenkaew M, Boonyasirinant T, Krittayaphong R PDF
Normal Range of Serum Highly-Sensitive Troponin-T in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3-5 127
Chotivanawan T, Krittayaphong R PDF
Quantitative Measurement of Mitral Regurgitation: Comparison between Echocardiography and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging 133
Sukpraphrute B, Chirakarnjanakorn S, Karaketklang K, Yindeengam A, Krittayaphong R PDF
Outcome of Carotid Artery Stenting in Asymptomatic and Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Patients in Siriraj Hospital 139
Santaannop I, Pornratanarangsi S PDF
Utilizing a Registry for ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Thailand: Opportunities to Improve the Quality of Care 146
Tungsubutra W, Chotnaiwattarakul C, Maneesai A, Naowapanich S, Panchavinnin P, Tresukosol D, Phankingtongkhum R, Wongpraparut N PDF
A Comparison of Outcomes between Percutaneous Coronary Intervention versus Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in Octogenarian Patients 154
Wongcharoenkiat N, Tresukosol D, Laksanabunsong P, Udompunturak S PDF
Inter-Site Validations of the Pixel-Wise Method for Cardiac T2* Analysis in Transfusion-Dependent Thai Thalassemia Patients 165
Saiviroonporn P, Viprakasit V, Maneesai A, Siritanaratkul N, Pongtanakul B, Wood JC, Krittayaphong R PDF
The Incidence of Clinically Significant ECG Abnormalities Detected by Routine Everyday ECG: The First Analysis from CCU/ICCU Patients in Siriraj Hospital 173
Boonyasirinant T, Suksamai J, Panintrarak P, Chuayprasartwattana S, Foosang W, Phankingthongkum R PDF
Changes of Microalbuminuria in Nondiabetic Hypertensive Patients after One Year Follow-Up 179
Buranakitjaroen P, Phoojaroenchanachai M PDF
Clinical Characteristics and Disease Outcome of UICC Stages I-III Colorectal Cancer Patients at Siriraj Hospital 189
Techawathanawanna S, Nimmannit A, Akewanlop C PDF
C-Reactive Protein as a Monitor of Chemotherapy Response in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (CML Study) 199
Srimuninnimit V, Ariyapanya S, Nimmannit A, Wonglaksanapimon S, Akewanlop C, Soparattanapaisarn N PDF
Buttonhole Technique Better Than Area Puncture Technique on Hemostasis and Pain Associated with Needle Cannulation 208
Sukthinthai N, Sittipraneet A, Tummanittayangkoon B, Vasuvattakul S, Chanchairujira T PDF
Late Onset Lupus Nephritis: Analysis of Clinical Manifestations and Renal Pathological Features in Siriraj Hospital 213
Kobkitcharoen M, Teerapornlertratt T, Chawanasuntorapoj R, Chanchairujira T, Laowahutanont N, Parichatikanond P, Cheunsuchon B PDF
Antimalarial-Induced Maculopathy: Accuracy of Amsler Grid as a Diagnostic Tool and Risk Factors 218
Chiowchanwisawakit P, Srinonprasert V, Nilganuwong S, Katchamart W, Koolvisoot A, Arromdee E, Ruangvaravate N PDF
Etiology and Risk Factors of Stroke in HIV-Infected Patients in Siriraj Hospital: A Case-Control Study 227
Lee B, Anekthananon T, Poungvarin N, Nilanont Y PDF
Siriraj Acute Stroke Unit: 10 Years Experience 235
Chinwatanakul S, Boonyapisit K, Pornsriniyom D, Proyoonwiwat N, Senanarong V, Chaisevikul R, Danchaivijitr C, Chotinaiwatarakul W, Sathornsumetee S, Poungvarin N PDF
Prevalence and Incidence of Delirium in Thai Older Patients: A Study at General Medical Wards in Siriraj Hospital 245
Praditsuwan R, Limmathuroskul D, Assanasen J, Pakdeewongse S, Eiamjinnasuwat W, Sirisuwat A, Srinonprasert V PDF

Case Report

Malignant Hypertension Due to a Large Reninoma: A Case Report 251
Leemingsawat C, Thongtang N PDF
Extensive Bilateral Ischemic Stroke after Platelet Transfusion in Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP): A Case Report 256
Wongwiangjunt S, Poungvarin N PDF
Diffuse Type Autoimmune Pancreatitis: The First Case 261
Prachayakul V, Aswakul P, Apisarnthanarak P, Pongprasobchai S PDF

Special Article

Efficacy and Hemodynamic Outcome of Prolonged Intermittent Renal Replacement Therapy (PIRRT) in Critically Ill Patients: A Preliminary Report 265
Ratanarat R, Chaipruckmalakarn T, Laowahutanont N, Larpparisuth N, Vasuvattakul S PDF