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St. Luke's Medical Center

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279 E. Rodriguez Sr. Boulevard, Quezon City
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
723-0101
724-4227
info@stluke.com.ph
stluke.com.ph

2019
1. Efficacy and safety of CT-P6 versus reference Trastuzumab in HER2-positive early breast cancer: Updated results of a randomised phase 3 trial.
2. Left hemifacial lymphatic malformation in a nine-year-old boy.
3. Arteriovenous malformation of the mandible in a young postpartum woman.

2018
1. Interobserver variability of Gleason score and completeness of histopathology report in prostatic adenocarcinoma in prostate needle biopsy specimens among general pathologists in a multi-institutional setting.

2017
1. PREVALENCE AND RISKFACTORS OFPERIPHERALARTERIALDISEASEUSING ANKLE BRACHIALINDEXAMONG FILIPINO WITH PRE-DIABETES AND DIABETES MELLITUS SEEN AT THE OUT-PATIENT DEPARTMENT OF ST. LUKE'SMEDICAL CENTER, QUEZON CITY .
2. A consensus of key opinion leaders on the management of pre-diabetes in the Asia-Pacific region.
3. Comparative analysis on the efficacy and safety profile of upper calyceal versus lower calyceal access in the percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL): A retrospective cross-sectional study.
4. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its individual features across different (normal, overweight, pre-obese and obese) Body Mass Index (BMI) categories in a tertiary hospital in the Philippines.
5. A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW ON THE EFFECTIVENESS AND SAFETY OF INTRAVENOUS LIDOCAINE INFUSION IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OPIOID-REFRACTORY CANCER PAIN.

2016
1. Relapsing polychondritis initially presenting with hoarseness and difficulty breathing in a 21-year-old male.
2. Gonadoblastoma in a Swyer syndrome: A case report.
3. Clinical Profile of 784 Patch Test Patients at St. Luke's Medical Center.
4. Comparison of whole-body FDG-PET and bone scintigraphy in the evaluation of skeletal metastases in patients with breast cancer.
5. The role of radioactive iodine therapy in the treatment of insular thyroid carcinoma: A case report.
6. Cytopathologic herpes simplex virus features in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
7. Mandibular ameloblastoma with lung metastasis 10 years after resection.
8. The PSGS evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and initial management of cervical lymphadenopathy.
9. Managing periodontitis in type 1 diabetic patients improves glycemic control: A case report.
10. Clinical utility of strontium-89 chloride for the palliation of bone pain in metastatic prostate carcinoma.
11. Single-system Langerhans cell histiocytosis in a newborn male with positive Tzanck smear.
12. A pilot study on single nucleotide polymorphisms of cathechol-O-methyltransferase (VAL158MET) and CYP2D6*10 (PRO34SER) and opioid use among cancer pain patients.
13. Efficacy of ultrasound-guided percutaneous fine needle aspiration in the treatment of thyroid cystic nodules.
14. Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy smear in predicting malignancy in thyroid nodules 3cm in size or greater.
15. Outcome of a hospital-based weight management program (therapeutic phase) among overweight and obese adult Filipinos.
16. An unusual case of lupus vulgaris and the use of interferon-gamma release assay (Quantiferon-TB Gold test) as an aid in supporting the diagnosis.
17. Botulinum toxin as early intervention for spasticity after stroke or non-progressive brain lesion: A meta-analysis.
18. Incidence and risk factors for post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia.
19. A RETROSPECTIVE CROSS-SECTIONAL REVIEW ON THE PATTERNS OF DERMATOLOGICAL DISEASES SEEN IN THE COMMUNITY SKIN HEALTH CLINICS OF A LOCAL HEALTH CENTER, AN URBAN CHARITY HOSPITAL, AND PROVINCIAL SKIN CLINICS FROM JANUARY TO DECEMBER 2013.
20. Short wavelength automated perimetry and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer in early diabetes.
21. Use of eye care services among type 2 diabetic patients in Laguna.
22. A PILOT STUDY ON SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS OF CATHECHOL- METHYLTRANSFERASE (VALI58MET) AND CYP2D6*10 (PRO34SER) AND OPIOID USE AMONG CANCER PAIN PATIENTS.
23. DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF ULTRASOUND GUIDED FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION BIOPSY SMEAR PREDICTING MALIGNANCY IN THYROID NODULES 3CM IN SIZE OR GREATER.
24. RETROSPECTIVE CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY OF THE PROFILE OF PHOTOTHERAPY PATIENTS AT THE DERMATOLOGY CENTER OF A PHILIPPINE TERTIARY HOSPITAL FROM 2002 TO OCTOBER 2013.
25. RETROSPECTIVE CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY OF THE PROFILE OF PHOTOTHERAPY PATIENTS AT THE DERMATOLOGY CENTER OF A PHILIPPINE TERTIARY HOSPITAL FROM 2002 TO OCTOBER 2013 .
26. DEMOGRAPHICS, CLINICAL FEATURES AND TREATMENT OUTCOMES OF STEVENS- JOHNSON SYNDROME, SJS/TEN OVERLAP, AND TOXIC EPIDERMAL NECROLYSIS PATIENTS IN ST. LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER, QUEZON CITY, 2007-2011.
27. PROFILE OF ATOPIC DERMATITIS AT THE DERMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF ST. LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER QUEZON CITY, SUPER HEALTH CENTER, AND ST. MARTIN DE PORRES CHARITY HOSPITAL FROM 2007 TO 2011.

2015
1. A multi-center retrospective study on atopic dermatitis at the outpatient departments of Philippine Dermatological Society-accredited training institutions from 2007-2011.
2. Postpartum hemorrhage secondary to pseudoaneurysm of the uterine artery- A case report.
3. Diagnostic value of computerized dynamic posturography in the assessment of peripheral vestibular disorders.
4. Hybrid 18F-FDG PET with low- and high-dose CT for malignancy screening.
5. Papillary thyroid carcinoma identified on bone scan with SPECT/CT in a patient presenting with multiple bone metastases.
6. Incidental finding of colon adenocarcinoma on I-131 whole body scan in a patient with recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma.
7. Improvement in Periodontitis Following Conservative Periodontal Treatment in a Type 1 Diabetic Patient.
8. Five-year follow up of prostate adenocarcinoma patients treated with interstitial high dose rate brachytherapy monotherapy, a single-center experience.
9. A study of correlation between premature ejaculation and lower urinary tract symptoms among Filipino males.
10. Prevalence and factor association of premature ejaculation among adult Asian males with lower urinary tract symptoms.
11. Risk factors for ectopic pregnancy following in-vitro fertilization in a tertiary hospital in the Philippines.
12. A case of acquired partial lipodystrophy (Barraquer-Simons syndrome) in a 41-year-old Filipino woman.
13. A critical appraisal of an article on systematic review and meta-analysis: Weight loss interventions can reduce the severity of psoriasis in overweight or obese patients.
14. Accuracy of Shear Wave Elastography in Determining Liver Fibrosis among Patients with Chronic Liver Disease..
15. The Role of Liver Elastography in the Assessment of Hepatic Necroinflammation and Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B. Infections.
16. HEPATITIS C GENOTYPES AMONG FILIPINOS.
17. The first MIBG therapy in the Philippines.

2014
1. Calcifications in thyroid ultrasonography and thyroid carcinoma
2. IMAGING OF COMMON MALIGNANT ABDOMINAL TUMORS IN CHILDREN.
3. Comparison of the in-vitro effects of bevacizumab, mitomycin-C, 5-fluorouracil,and triamcinolone acetonide on the viability of cultured human tenon's fibroblasts.
4. Panhypopituitarism in a case of Rathke's cleft cyst (RCC) presenting as secondary amenorrhea.
5. Superficial basal cell carcinoma treated with topical 5% imiquimod cream.
6. Endocrine malignancies: A five-year retrospective analysis in a tertiary hospital.
7. Ultrasonographic Measurement of Skin and Subcutaneous Thickness at Insulin Injection Sites among Adult Filipinos with Diabetes
8. Clinical experience with BIAsp 30: Results from the Philippine cohort of the global a1chieve study.
9. Management and Malignancy Rate of Thyroid Nodules with a Cytologic Diagnosis of Atypia or Follicular Lesion of Undetermined Significance
10. Velcade® safety and effectiveness study: A case series of seven Filipino adult patients diagnosed with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.
11. Validation of the inoue method for camera-based glomerular filtration rate determination in Filipinos.
12. Pulsed dye laser for nail dystrophy: A clinical retrospective case series.
13. Verification of the use of the inoue method for precisely determining glomerular filtration rate in Philippine pediatrics.
14. Correlation between average retinal nerve fiber layer thickness and rim area of the spectral-domain OCT with the Humphrey visual field index in eyes with glaucoma.
15. INITIATE STUDY: Insulin versus Oral Hypoglycemic Agent as Initial Therapy for Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
16. Preliminary screening for microsatellite instability and loss of heterozygosity in the deleted in colorectal cancer (DCC) gene among Filipino patients with colorectal adenocarcinoma.
17. Rosai-Dorfman disease presenting as recurrent nasal polyposis

2013
1. Initial Body Mass Index on Weight Loss Among Obese Filipino Adults Who Underwent Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: A Cohort Study
2. The Effect of Metformin on Pregnancy Outcome Among Filipino Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
3. Mechanical induction of group V phospholipase A2 causes lung inflammation and acute lung injury.
4. A singular case of intravesical bleeding angiomyolipoma in a bladder diverticulum.
5. A simple osteoporosis risk assessment tool for postmenopausal Filipino women with bone densitometry testing from January to December 2010 in St. Luke's Medical Center.
6. Tuberous sclerosis complex in a 33-year-old Filipino male: Focus on dermatologic manifestations and carbon dioxide laser ablation of facial angiofibromas.
7. Aldosterone antagonists in the prevention of atrial fibrillation in adult patients with congestive heart failure: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
8. A practical approach in the diagnosis and management of acquired melanocytic nevi.
9. Prevalence of subclinical right ventricular dysfunction using tissue doppler imaging among newly diagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) patients in St. Luke's Medical Center (SLMC).
10. Effectiveness of ultrafiltration in the treatment of acute decompensated heart failure: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
11. Utility of dual time point imaging in patients with abdominal pelvic malignancies.
12. Awareness and practice patterns of pediatricians regarding retinopathy of prematurity: A multicenter study.
13. Cholescintigraphy in the evaluation of cholecystitis.
14. Myocardial perfusion imaging And calcium scoring as coronary artery disease predictors.
15. Early tracer uptake of multiple renal cysts in a paediatric case of unilateral hydronephroureter during diuretic 99mTc_diethylene triamine pentaacetic acid (DTPA) renography.
16. The role of 14C-labelled urea breath test in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection.
17. Sonographic findings predictive of early pregnancy loss: A retrospective review.

2012
1. The promise of deep brain stimulation in X-linked dystonia parkinsonism.
2. Double-barrel right ventricular outflow: tetralogy of fallot annulus preservation technique.
3. Terpene compound drug as medical expulsive therapy for ureterolithiasis: A meta-analysis.
4. The role of 18F-FDG PET in the evaluation of treatment for lymphoma: Philippine setting.
5. Are PET and PET/CT useful in pediatrics?.
6. Nontuberculous mycobacterial infection after clear corneal phacoemulsification cataract surgery: a report of 13 cases.
7. Vocal acoustic measures of asymptomatic Filipino young adults at a private tertiary hospital in Quezon City - A pilot study.
8. An improvised tracheotomy speaking valve.
9. Association of blood level omega-3 fatty acids with risk of prostate cancer: A meta-analysis.
10. Steroid therapy as prophylaxis to prevent coronary artery restenosis among patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention using bare-metal stents: a meta-analysis
11. Inappropriate secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone in a Filipino patient with a pituitary macroadenoma.
12. Prognostic value of TSH-receptor antibodies (TRab) in untreated grave's disease.
13. Bone metastases in 21 patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma: The influence of age and response to therapy.
14. Neck lesions persistently seen in 131 iodine whole body scans: Are they thyroid remnants?.
15. Metastatic lymph nodes from papillary cancer detected using 99Tc pertechnetate.
16. Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus induced by an anti-hypertensive agent.
17. Botulinum toxin-A targeted for focal/ multifocal dystonias- An open- label application in X-linked Dystonia-Parkinsonism.
18. A Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study comparing the efficacy, safety and tolerability of levodopa-carbidopa versus placebo in patients with X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism (XDP).
19. Uncovering the mystery from the Philippine Island of Panay.
20. Botulinum toxin therapy in established post-stroke upper limb spasticity .
21. Spontaneous fracture of indwelling polyurethane ureteral stents: A case series and review of literature.
22. A prospective six-week randomized controlled trial on the efficacy and safety of sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, sodium citrate, and tartaric acid compound compared to potassium citrate in the dissolution of renal stones.
23. Relationship of dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids with risk of prostate cancer development: A meta-analyis of cohort studies.
24. Cosmetic intolerance syndrome in a Filipino woman: A case report.
25. Low-dose oral zinc supplementation leading to resolution of recalcitrant common warts: A case report with 5-year follow-up.
26. Oral pharmacological treatment of X-linked dystonia parkinsonism: Successes and failures.

2011
1. Value of radiologic correlation and follow-up scintigraphy in detecting osseous metastasis in patients with non-specific bone scintigraphy lesions.
2. Effect of topical ketorolac tromethamine and topical nepafenac on maintaining pupillary dilation during phacoemulsification.
3. Intracranial calcification in an elderly woman with carpopedal spasm.
4. The unique phenomenology of sex-linked dystonia parkinsonism (XDP, DYT3, "Lubag") .
5. Effect of brimonidine on anterior-chamber angle in patients with narrow angles .
6. Caregivers' perceptions of children's weight and obesity-related problems.
7. The diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy and intraoperative frozen section examination in nodular thyroid disease.
8. A neuropsychological test for the early detection of Alzheimer disease among Filipino elderly: An adaptation and validation of the Pilipino translation of the Montreal cognitive assessment among community dwelling elderly in the Philippines: Phase II.
9. Effect of suppressive and replacement doses of levothyroxine on bone mineral density in Asian women.
10. The use of SPECT-CT in determining 90Y microspheres distribution post selective internal radiation therapy.
11. Right-to-left shunting secondary to microvascular pulmonary arteriovenous malformation demonstrated by lung perfusion scintigraphy.
12. Prevalence and treatment of chronic pain in the Philippines.
13. Yes, Dr. Jose Rizal was a real ophthalmologist.
14. Prevalence of secondary hyperparathyroidism among outpatient type 2 diabetic patients undergoing hemodialysis in a tertiary hospital.
15. Prevalence of periodontitis and its association with glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus seen at St. Luke's Medical Center.

2010
1. Comparison of clinical features and hematologic abnormalities between dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever among children in the Philippines.
2. Lack of efficacy of high dose intravenous immunoglobulin treatment of severe thrombocytopenia in patients with secondary dengue virus infection.
3. Rapid visual recovery after inadvertent embolization of retinal arterioles with triamcinolone acetonide.
4. Primary tumor size and the mapped sentinel node: Nuclear medicine in the management of early stage breast carcinoma.
5. Incidental detection of an anterior mediastinal mass during dipyridamole stress Tc-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging for coronary artery disease.
6. Scintigraphic findings in a type 1 biliary atresia.
7. Case detection of primary aldosteronism using the aldosterone-renin ratio (ARR): A three year experience in a tertiary hospital.
8. Primary hyperparathyroidism during pregnancy: A case report.
9. 90Yttrium-ibritumomab tiuxetan radioimmunotherapy for refractory follicular lymphoma.
10. Papillary thyroid carcinoma presenting with a right preauricular and intracranial mass.
11. Metastatic thyroid carcinoma in the kidney.
12. A case series using methylene blue for sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer at St. Luke's Medical Center.
13. The black sombrero: A helpful landmark in axial imaging evaluation of the larynx and hypopharnx.
14. Infantile hemangioma treated with propranolol: First reported case in the Philippines.
15. Igm-capture ELISA of serum samples collected from Filipino dengue patients.
16. Antigen sandwich elisa predicts RT-PCR detection of dengue virus genome in infected culture fluids of aedes albopictus C6/36 cells.
17. Isolation and characterization of two phenotypically distict dengue type-2 virus isolates from the same dengue hemorrhagic fever patient.
18. Validation of the UST thyroid scoring index against ultrasensitive assays for thyroid-stimulating hormone and free thyroxine.
19. Prevalence of thyroid dysfunction among patients taking glutathione supplementation: A cross-sectional study preliminary report.
20. Concordance of hepatitis C virus subtyping by non-structural 5A and non-structural 5B sequencing.
21. SigN-PQ neuropathic pain questionnaire development and validation in English and Filipino languages.
22. Increased phagocytosis of platelets from patients with secondary dengue virus infection by human macrophages.
23. Rehabilitation of smell after total laryngectomy.
24. Flow cytometric analysis of dengue virus infected cells in peripheral blood.
25. Risk factors associated with malignant endometrial lesions in postmenopausal women presenting with abnormal uterine bleeding: A retrospective review.
26. Comparative analysis of the accuracy of transvaginal ultrasonography, hysterosalpingography and hysteroscopy in the detection of intrauterine pathology in the investigation of female infertility.
27. Problems encountered while managing a case of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.

2009
1. Successful use of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)- associated Evanes syndrome.
2. A 35 year-old female, with high grade fever and rashes.
3. Intrauterine insemination: A cross-sectional study on determinants of success.
4. Smoking behavior and practices and smoking cessation in the general population and among health care professionals in Metro Manila.
5. Cervical total disc replacement surgery motion preservation surgery with artificial disc (prestige LP): An alternative to fusion surgery in the treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease.
6. Diabetes mellitus is not only a risk factor but a cardiovascular disease.
7. Thyroid function in thyroid carcinoma: A 5-year retrospective Analysis .
8. Correlation of time and change test with mini-mental state examination (MMSE) as screening tool for dementia.
9. Catch me if you can: a case of amplatzer septal occluder embolization during ASD device closure in a patient with pectus excavatum.
10. Detection of high risk coronary artery disease in the young using SPECT-MPI.
11. Hibernation and ischemia detected by myocardial perfusion imaging warrants immediate revascularization to improve outcome.
12. Extracorporeal shockwave myocardial revascularization: from preclinical studies to clinical applications.
13. The clinical profile and treatment outcome of acute ischemic stroke patients who underwent thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator therapy: St. Luke's medical center experience (a retrospective study).
14. Extracranial metastasis of Glioblastoma Multiforme: A case report.
15. Collision tumor: Meningioma and ependymoma a case report.
16. The mind is willing but the flesh is weak sporadic inclusion body myositis: An underdiagnosed myopathy of older people A case report.
17. Bedside Dysphagia screening evaluation in acute stroke patients.
18. A neuropsychological test for the early detection of Alzheimer disease among Filipino elderly: An adaptation and validation of the Pilipino translation of the Montreal cognitive assessment among community dwelling elderly in the Philippines: Phase I.
19. A survey on the acute pain management practices and patient satisfaction at St. Luke's Medical Center: A baseline study for the institutionalization of the acute pain service.
20. A meta-analysis on the effects of Ginkgo biloba extract (EGB 761) on memory recall among healthy individuals with no signs of cognitive impairment.
21. Comparing planar and SPECT lung perfusion scans in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism.
22. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for chronic non-healing wounds: St. Luke's Medical Center experience.
23. Oral direct thrombin inhibitor versus low molecular weight heparin in the prevention of proximal deep vein thrombosis after major orthopedic surgery (DTI-ORTHO): A meta-analysis.

2008
1. Filipino male partners in couples with infertility: Semen quality profile and effects of age.
2. Successful management with artificial reproductive technology and preimplantation genetic diagnosis of a patient with alpha-thalassemia trait and repeated Hemoglobin Bart's Hydrops Fetalis Syndrome.
3. Clinicohistopathologic profile of patients who underwent Mohs micrographic surgery at the Dermatology Center of St. Luke's Medical Center from 2003-2008.
4. The value of three-phase bone scintigraphy in the assessment of stress fractures.
5. I131 MIBG imaging in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma: Philippine setting.
6. Clinical utility of SPECT-CT co-registration imaging.
7. Antibody response in non-human primates (Macaca fascicularis ) immunized with short peptides derived from the envelope of the dengue virus.
8. Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis in a 31 year old male with positive GQ1b and GM1b anti-ganglioside antibodies: A case report.
9. Association between birth weight and early childhood obesity among children of mothers with gestational diabetes.
10. Parathyroid scintigraphy and gamma probe-guided surgery in the management of parathyroid carcinoma.
11. A comprehensive literature review of breast cancer among females in the Philippines.
12. A comparative study using lidocaine, thiopental and metoclopramide as pre-treatment in reducing propofol pain on injection.
13. A randomized double-blind comparison of spinal levobupivacaine 0.5% versus pH-adjusted levobupivacaine 0.5% solution on onset of motor blockade.
14. The prevalence of malignancy in patients thyroid incidentalomaswith 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography.
15. Expansive open - door laminoplasty with adaption plating for posterior longitudinal ligament ossification.
16. Malpositioned pedicle screw detection using triggered EMG monitoring during transpedicular spine instrumentation: Results from 357 pedicle screws .
17. Spinal cord monitoring using somatosensory evoked potentials in anterior cervical spinal fusion.
18. Open versus endoscopic release of carpal tunnel syndrome: A non-concurrent cohort study.
19. Microbiological inhibitory characteristics of antibiotic laden cement sticks: An in-vitro study.
20. Philippine clinical practice guidelines for the management of gout.
21. A 35 year old Filipino female was admitted because of elevated blood pressure.
22. The correlation of results between pure tone audiometry and the virtual audiometer: A simulated air-conduction clinic-based audiometer.

2007
1. Effectiveness and safety of olanzapine in the treatment of schizophrenia among Asian patients switching from conventional antipsychotics.
2. Use of fogarty balloon catheter in tracheoesophageal fistula surgery: A case report.
3. Correlation of the mini-nutritional assessment and the tinetti gait and balance scores among older patients.
4. Anemia in the elderly.
5. St. Luke's Medical Center, St. Luke's College of Medicine-William H. Quasha Memorial, Department of Medicine, PCP Espana Cluster Activity A 36 year old male, presenting with sudden onset of severe epigastric pain.
6. Lack of Efficacy of High-Dose Intravenous Immunoglobulin Treatment of Severe Thrombocytopenia in Patients with Secondary Dengue Virus Infection
7. Olmesartan in Filipino subjects with hypertension: Results from an eight-week, open-label, treat-to-target study.
8. Comparison of three protocols for Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation (COH) for clomiphene citrate poor responders.
9. The role of GnRH agonists in benign gynecological disease.
10. Dietary prescriptions of overweight and obese hospitalized patients at the University of Santo Tomas Hospital.
11. Comparison between Ticlopidine, Clopidogrel and Ciostazol in combination with Aspirin in reducing major adverse clinical events, six months after coronary stent implantation: A meta-analysis.
12. The association of risk factors in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in Filipino patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a tertiary center .
13. ACTH stimulation testing in Filipinos: Review of test results at a tertiary referral endocrine center.
14. Time and change test as a screening tool for dementia among older Filipino patients.
15. A 37 year old female, presenting with lower extremity weakness.
16. Post-marketing surveillance of acarbose treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes in the Philippines.
17. Living kidney grafts with multiple arteries: Management and outcome.
18. Obesity surgery in the Philippines: Experience in a private tertiary care hospital for years 2002 to 2004 .
19. Practice patterns of gastroenterologists in the diagnosis and management of chronic hepatitis B infection at St. Luke's Medical Center.
20. Diagnostic value of des-gamma carboxy prothrombin as compared with alpha feto-protein in hepatocellular carcinoma among Filipinos: A preliminary report.
21. Efficacy of multipolar electrocoagulation vs. argon plasma coagulation in ablating barrett's esophagus: a meta-analysis.
22. A trifid ureter in a hypoplastic kidney with an ectopic vaginal ureteral orifice: First reported case.
23. Association of CAROTID intima-media thickness with extent of coronary atherosclerosis using duke jeopardy score.
24. Comparison between ticlopidine, clopidogrel and cilostazol in combination with aspirin in reducing major adverse clinical events, six months after coronary stent implantation: A meta-analysis.
25. Bloody Mary: A case of uterine artery pseudoaneurysm.
26. Dyslexia in bilingual children: The Philippine experience.

2006
1. Arteriovenous doppler blood flow studies and perinatal outcome.
2. The yield of utilization of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) among older patients admitted at St. Luke's Medical Center.
3. A comparison on the efficacy and safety of different insulin regimens in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery in St. Luke's Medical Center.
4. Recurrent urinary tract infection in postmenopausal women role of intravaginal estrogen: A meta-analysis .
5. Mismatched unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation for pediatric acute myelogenous leukemia.
6. Myotonic dystrophy in three generations in a Filipino family.
7. The Filipino "bangungot" syndrome.
8. Normal findings in electromyogaphy.
9. Endovascular repair techniques for the treatment of aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections.
10. Correlation of endothelial dysfunction and inducible ischemia in patients with metabolic syndrome.
11. Needle stick injury: Philippine perspective.
12. Analysis of recurrence and survival of stage I and stage II Filipino breast cancer patients who underwent mastectomy with full axillary lymph node dissection of levels I, II and III.
13. Shrimp allergy: Effect of vinegar soaking on allergenicity.
14. Acute effects of a typical regional Filipino diet on endothelial function in healthy subjects.
15. Low dose, short-term oral methylprednisolone for nasal polyps: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial .
16. A cross-sectional study on olfactory function among young adult smokers.
17. Hypertonic saline vs. mannitol in the management of cerebral edema: A one year experience.
18. A rare case of cerebellar ataxia with macular degeneration.
19. Recommended and actual calorie intake of intensive care unit patients in a private tertiary care hospital in the Philippines .
20. Diagnostic value of des-gamma carboxy prothrombin as compared with alpha feto protein in hepatocellular carcinoma: a meta-analysis.
21. Clinicopathologic differences of hepatitis B genotypes among Filipino patients.
22. L-ornithine aspartate among cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy: Does it make a difference?.
23. Pulmonary functions in Filipino patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A preliminary study .
24. Comparison of stone free rates between inversion maneuver and without maneuver during extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy among patients with lower calyceal stones .

2005
1. A randomised double-blind comparison of spinal levobupivac ane 0.5 percent versus bupivacaine 0.5 percent.
2. A randomized double-blind controlled study comparing epidural morphine and epidural morphine with ketamine for post-op pain relief in abdominal surgeries.
3. A retrospective cohort on the factors affecting the prognosis of colorectal cancer in the young.
4. A case of wilson's disease in a Filipino family.
5. A systematic overview on controversies in the diagnosis and management of follicular carcinoma of the thyroid.
6. Preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen level as a prognostic factor in colorectal cancer: St. Luke's Medical Center experience .
7. A study of mutations in genes associated with type 2 diabetes in Filipino patients .
8. Midazolam-induced amnesia: A dose-response study in Filipino adults of different age groups.
9. A case of pain in porphyria.
10. Comparative evaluation of the efficacy of radiosynovectomy with conventional intra-articular therapy in rheumatoid arthritis and hemopffllic arthropathy.
11. Survival analysis of patients with locally advanced breast cancer after surgery and adjuvant therapy.
12. Comparison of clinical features and hematologic abnormalities between dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever among children in the Philippines
13. The magic of vitamins as immune boosters.
14. Diphenylcyclopropenone in alopecia areata.
15. The exciting world of lasers and light sources.
16. Patch testing: a few DOs and DON'Ts.
17. Congenital coronary artery anomalies: A 10 a-year experience at St. Luke's Medical Center from 1994 to 2004.
18. The efficacy and safety of atorvastatin 10, 20, 40 and 80 mg in Filipino dyslipidemic patients: The lipitor dose-response study in Filipinos.
19. A double blind randomized controlled trial using topical application of travoprost 0.004% (40 µg/ml) vs placebo to induce hair growth among healthy male volunteers with androgenetic alopecia.
20. A comparative study of the efficacy of formulated Tinospora rumphii Boerl. lotion and Crotamiton in the treatment of scabies in children.

2004
1. Survival rates of ESRD patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis in three different hemodialysis center in Metro-Manila.
2. Medical therapy versus angioplasty in atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials .
3. Low dose dopamine as a preventive measure against radiocontrast-induced nephropaty among patients undergoing coronary angiography: A meta-analysis.
4. Essential hypertension 2003: A tale of changing concepts and continuum of controversies.
5. A comparative study on tramadol, meperidine and placebo for the treatment of post-anesthetic shivering.
6. Comparison of hemostasis, vessel bursting and pressures and wall damage of an alternative cautery shears, bi-polar electrosurgery and harmonic scalpel in porcine vessel model: A randomized study.
7. Risk factors and outcome analysis among young Filipino patients with nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage: A cross-sectional study.
8. Results of a survey on the practice of general surgeons at St. Luke's Medical Center on breast conserving surgery.
9. Population-based survey of treatment practices for early breast cancer in the cities of Manila, Quezon, Pasay and Caloocan during incident years 1991, 1994 and 1997.
10. Postoperative analgesic effects of a placebo controlled trial of intraarticular morphine sulfate and intraarticular pethidine HCI for patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using bone patellar graft.
11. A comparison of the upper lip bite test and modified mallampati classification in detecting difficult endotracheal intubation among surgical patients.
12. Navigating the seas of hypertension.
13. THE SEROPREVALENCE OF CYTOMEGALOVIRUS INFECTION AMONG BLOOD DONORS IN TWO HOSPITALS IN METRO MANILA.
14. TUMOR GRADE, DNA PLOIDY, AND S-PHASE FRACTION AS PROGNOSTIC DETERMINANTS OF COLORECTAL CANCER, A RESTROSPECTIVE STUDY.
15. DETERMINANTS OF CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION OUTCOME AT ST.LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT.
16. MYCOPHENOLATE MOFETIL IN FILIPINO LIVING DONOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION:CAN WE USE LOWER DOSES?.
17. A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF PUBLISHED ARTICLES ON COLON AND RECTAL CANCER IN THE PHILIPPINES, 1980-2002.
18. A REVIEW OF PRIMARY SYSTEMIC CHEMOTHERAPY FOR LOCALLY ADVANCED BREAST CANCER AT THE AMBULATORY CARE UNIT OF ST. LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER.
19. SENTINEL LYMPH NODE BIOPSY IN BREAST CANCER USING METHYLENE BLUE DYE: A PRELIMINARY REPORT.
20. TUMOR RISK IN XY FEMALES: A REPORT Of Six Cases.
21. SEROTYPES OF DENGUE VIRUSES ISOLATED FROM PEDIATRIC PATIENTS ADMITTED AT ST LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR YEAR 2001.
22. A COMPARISON OF TWO DOSAGE SCHEDULE OF GABAPENTIN IN PATIENTS WITH MIXED NEUROPATHIC PAIN AT THE ST LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER PAIN MANAGEMENT CENTER.
23. Cervical web of the esophagus: An important cause of dysphagia.
24. Esophageal obstruction secondary to a large epiphrenic diverticulum: A case report.
25. Prevalence of insulin resistance as determined by homeostasis model assessment (HOMA in women with polycystic ovary syndrome at St. Lukes Medical Center: A cross-sectional study.

2003
1. Correlation of the severity of OSA with hypertension among Filipino obstructive sleep apnea patients undergoing sleep study at St. Luke's Medical Center from 1998-2002.
2. Correlation of oximetry parameters with respiratory disturbance index among adult patients who underwent full-night diagnostic polysomnography.
3. Stroke in young adults: Risk factors, subtypes, and outcome an experience from the St. Lukes Medical Center.
4. A rare clinical association of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome associated with recurrent benign intracranial hypertension with features of motor neuron disease.
5. Gastric cancer in Filipino patients: Survival after surgery.
6. Reconstruction of the infrarenal aorta using a fascia-peritoneal patch graft in pigs.
7. Comparison of an alternative electrocautery apparatus with a commercially available electrocautery unit in terms of immediate coagulative ability and extent of tissue injury.
8. Clinical profile of patients with cerebral infarction that evolved to hemorrhagic transformation.
9. Comparison of the level of nasal eosinophils among the different groups (adult) of allergic rhinitis.
10. Correlation of nasal smear eosinophilia with severity classification of allergic rhinitis among Filipino children.
11. Polymerase Chain Reaction Of Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA)mRNA In Regional Lymp Nodes Of Patients With Colorectal Cancer.
12. DETERMINATION OF cagA and vacA GENOTYPES OF Helicobacter phlori IN FILIPINO PATIENTS WITH PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE USING DIRECT TISSUE PLOYMERASE CHAIN REACTION.
13. THE VALIDITY OF A POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION ASSAY IN THE DETECTION OF Mycobacterium tubercolosis IN LIVER BIOPSY SPECIMENS OF CHILDREN.
14. DIAGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF PHILADELPHIA CHROMOSOME BCR-ABL FUSION GENE DETECTED BY GTG-BANDING AND REVERSE-TRANSCRIPTION POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (RT-PCR) IN FILIPINO PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA (CML).
15. Predictability of corneal flap thickness using the Hansatome microkeratome.
16. Management of hypothyroidism after radioiodine treatment of hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer.
17. THE CLINICAL,SEROLOGICAL,AND VIROLOGICAL ASPECTS OF DENGUE FEVER/DENGUE HEMORRHAGIC FEVER IN A PRIVATE TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN MANILA, PHILIPPINES.
18. MEASUREMENT OF LIVER VOLUME BY 3D COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY AMONG HEALTHY FILIPINO ADULTS IN ST. LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER.
19. PREVALENCE OF Chlamydia pneumoniae IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUES OBTAINED FROM A FILIPINO PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY.
20. REVIEW OF HEMICRANIECTOMY FOR MALIGNANT MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY INFARCTION: A ST. LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER EXPERIENCE.
21. PERCUTANEOUS RADIOFREQUENCY LUMBAR FACET RHIZOTOMY IN MECHANICAL LOW BACK PAIN IN THE PHILIPPINES: A CASE REPORT.
22. STROKE IN YOUNG ADULTS: RISK FACTORS,SUBTYPES, AND OUTCOME AN EXPERIENCE FROM THE ST. LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER.
23. A historical review of dengue virus research in the Philippines.
24. St. Luke's Medical Center obstructive sleep apnea clinical score.
25. Carotid duplex scan in the detection of carotid artery disease.
26. Validation of the St. Luke's Medical Center-obstructive sleep apnea clinical scoring system.
27. Review of hemicraniectomy for malignant middle cerebral artery infarction: A St. Lukes Medical Center experience.

2002
1. Phenomenology of "lubag" or X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism.
2. Distribution of three arbovirus antibodies among monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) in the Philippines.
3. Predictors of delays in the care of acute stroke patients.
4. Profile of insomnia patients at St. Luke's Medical Center from year 1992-2001.
5. Awareness, perception and knowledge on stroke.
6. Psycho-demographic profile of young stroke patients.
7. A review of patients with pituitary tumors at St. Luke's Medical Center from January 1997 to September 2000.
8. Aging increases aortic MMP-2 activity and angiotensin II in nonhuman primates .

2001
1. Comparative study between 1-propanol, 2-propanol & mecetronium ethyl sulfate (sterillium) hand-rub and chlorhexidine gluconate (microshield) hand-scrub for surgical hand disinfection.
2. Progress in stroke prevention.
3. A point in time observational study of hand washing practices of healthcare workers in the Intensive Care Unit of St. Luke's Medical Center.

2000
1. Antibiotic prophylaxis in elective breast surgery: A meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials.
2. Geriatric medicine education and training: Asian perspective.
3. Beliefs and attitudes of general practitioners on Alzheimer's disease dementia.
4. Acute stroke in very old patients: Risk factors, subtypes and predictors of in-hospital mortality.
5. Delirium in the elderly: A silent cry for help.
6. Correlation between number of years in school and alzheimers disease.
7. The yield of minimum data set-resident assessment instrument (MDS-RAI) in a long term care facility in the Philippines.
8. Safety and efficacy of rofecoxib, a specific COX-2 inhibitor in older Filipino patients with knee osteoarthritis.
9. Pancreatin in the declogging of obstructed enteral feeding tubes.

1998
1. The improvised double "J" stent: a cheaper innovation.

1997
1. Usefulness of intra-operative monitoring by internists in tertiary care centers in Metro Manila.

1996
1. A memory (dementia) clinic in the Philippines: A review of a one-year experience.
2. Clinical profile of geriatrics patients with osteoporosis at St. Luke's Medical Center.
3. Health status of the elderly.
4. Re-appraisal of the value of the electrocardiogram in the diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy in the elderly.
5. Dementia vis-a-vis depression (A report of two cases).
6. Infectious complications in a post-kidney transplant patient.
7. Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) outbreaks in the Philippines.

1995
1. Inhaled steroids in COPD.
2. The oral health of diabetic.
3. Myocardial infarction in the young: An analysis of the risk factors and coronary angiogram.
4. Sepsis profile among patients in a tertiary care hospital.
5. Predictors of mortality in dialysis patients: The significance of single level determinations.
6. Management of anemia in chronic renal failure.

1993
1. A multicenter series of 1579 laparoscopic cholecystectomies in the Philippines.

1992
1. Factors affecting diet compliance of NIDDM patients.

1991
1. Normal electrocardiogram (electrocardiography).

1985
1. Effect of steam inhalation in asthmatics.

1984
1. An encounter of the first kind.

1949
1. Ocular disorders and dental affections.

No specified year
1. T-cell primary CNS lymphoma in an immunocompetent 50 year old female presenting as a brainstem lesion.
2. Development of an in vitro chemosensitivity assay for fresh ex vivo cells from human solid cancers.
3. Aesthetic nasal restoration.
4. Molecular detection and serotyping of dengue virus in Metro Manila, Philippines.
5. Somatosensory evoked responses during cerebral ischemia in the rabbit.
6. Cases of carotid, subclavian and vertebral angioplasty with stenting for stroke prevention at the St. Lukes Medical Center.
7. Effect of aerobic exercise and training on blood haemostasis and plasma lipids.
8. Demographic profile, patterns of management and outcome in patients with severe carotid stenosis at St. Lukes Medical Center.
9. The effect of eyelid closure on the flow of tears through the nasolacrimal duct as evaluated by dacryoscintigraphy.
10. The case of the creeping crypt.
11. Electrocardiography: II. electrocardiographic measurement.
12. Profile of Filipino patients with cervical ossified posterior longitudinal ligament.
13. Heart rate as a measure of cardiac function.
14. Infective endocarditis, SLMC experience, a preliminary report.
15. The effectiveness of beta-blockers in preventing recurrence of vasovagal syncope - A meta-analysis.
16. Statins for the primary prevention of mortality and cardiovascular events: A meta-analysis.
17. Dengue and other febrile illness among children in the Philippines
18. Enamasac transsphenoidal surgery: Microsurgical transmeatal approach.
19. Sympathetic skin responses: A case series.
20. Guillain-barre syndrome in a patient with probable multiple sclerosis.
21. Acute neurologic complications after coronary artery by pass grafting.
22. Percutaneous intervention of unprotected left main coronary: St. Lukes Heart Institute experience.
23. Correlating diabetic autonomic neuropathy using R-R interval variability with ventricular arrhythmias and dysfunction.
24. Clinical efficacy of sildenafil in patients with pulmonary hypertension - A meta-analysis.
25. Ineffective motility: Can it be used as a marker for GERD?.
26. Micropterional craniotomy for internal carotid artery aneurysm.
27. Correlation of thickened valves on echocardiogram results to history of rheumatic fever.
28. Prediction of the development of hyperbilirubinemia in ABO incompatibility.
29. Thermal fusion: effects and interactions of temperature, compression, and duration variables.
30. Causative pathogens among febrile neutropenic cancer patients at the St. Lukes Medical Center.
31. Cycle length dependence of systolic and diastolic function indices in atrial fibrillation: An echocardiographic assessment.
32. Enflurane in obstetrics.
33. Multiple bilateral pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) rupturing to the left pleura- managed by surgical lobectomy after a failed transcatheter embolization and complicated by postoperative empyema.
34. MSA-OPCD syndrome in a 35 years old Filipino presenting as progressive ataxia: A case report.
35. Correlation between degree of left ventricular hypertrophy and signal-averaged ECG.
36. Early invasive versus early conservative strategy in the management of unstable angina and non-Q wave MI: A meta-analysis.
37. Native valve staphylococcus epidermidis endocarditis: A case report.
38. Inclusion of echocardiography in Jones criteria for the diagnosis of rheumatic fever.
39. Listeria brain abscess in a kidney transplant recipient.
40. Atherogenic profile of dyslipidemic patients with normal fasting blood glucose levels but with abnormal glucose tolerance (IGT or NIDDM).
41. Usefulness of vena contracta width by doppler color flow imaging in quantitating severity of chronic tricuspid regurgitation.
42. Ventricular septal rupture after acute myocardial infarction: A report of two cases.
43. Efficacy and safety of nifedipine gastrointestinal therapeutic system (GITS) in mild to moderate hypertension among Filipinos.
44. The effect of QRS duration in the diagnosis of LVH in complete right bundle branch block.
45. The correlation of recovery-positive treadmill exercise testing with coronary artery disease.
46. Electrophysiologic and anatomic substrate for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
47. Modified nasolabial flap to the anterior floor of the mouth.
48. Anatomic measurements of the laryngeal framework in Filipino adult cadavers.
49. Dobutamine echocardiography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease.
50. Air-filled cyst in the neck: The only documented sixth branchial anomaly.
51. Practical electrocardiographic interpretation.
52. Clinical application of endoscopic ultrasonography: The Philippine experience.
53. A 23 year old primigravid, known diabetic, hypertensive, with elevated creatinine levels...
NameDesignationDate
Ms. Anita B. Ahorro Clinical Research Monitor present
MD Benjamin T. Alonzo Consultant present
Dr. Josefino R. Alvero Head, Clinical Information Services
MD Geoffrey A. Castillo Consultant present
MD Arsenio C. Castro Medical Director 1983-present
MD Marshall Chester B. Ching Medical Doctor
Dr. Jade F. del Mundo Consultant 1994-present
MD Jun S. Dy Urologist present
MD Joel Eleazar Consultant, Geriatric Center
MD Ricardo E. Fernando Endocrinologist
Ms. Cynthia A. Mapua Epidemiologist present
MD Rizal Alberto B. Nolido Active Consultant present
MD Joseph L. Ortiz Consultant present
MD Maurice Sanosa Consultant, Out Patient Coordinator, Geriatric Center
MD Valerie May G. Sia Visiting Physician present
MD Ma. Bella R. Siasoco Active Consultant present
MD Vivian C. Siodora Consultant
MD Joseph D. Tabora Affiliate Consultant 2003-present
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