Determinants of clinical outcome and survival in acromegaly
- C. Rajasoorya, I. Holdaway, P. Wrightson, D. Scott, H. Ibbertson
- MedicineClinical Endocrinology
- 1 July 1994
A retrospective analysis of patients treated at the Departments of Endocrinology and Neurosurgery, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand finds the determinants of final outcome following therapy for acromegaly remain uncertain.
Epidemiology of Acromegaly
There is an ongoing excess of patients with chronic complications of acromegaly leading to increased morbidity and mortality from the disorder, with observed-to-expected mortality ratios ranging from 1.6-3.3 and only approaching unity in those with growth hormone levels < 2.5 ug/L following treatment.
Long-term treatment outcome in acromegaly.
High prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in a medical intensive care unit.
- K. Sim, C. Rajasoorya, K. N. Lam, L. Chew, Y. Chan
- Medicine, PsychologySingapore medical journal
- 1 November 2001
It is hoped that the index of suspicion for psychiatric morbidity can be raised within a medical intensive care unit in order to optimise the clinical management of patients within this setting.
Acromegaly: factors affecting the long term outcome after surgical treatment
Metamorphosis of a Non-Functioning Pituitary Adenoma to Cushing's Disease
A 47 year-old woman presenting initially with a large, invasive and recurrent, non-functioning pituitary tumour necessitated a bilateral adrenalectomy to control the hypercortisolism, which resulted in remarkable clinical improvement.
Paraganglioma with pulmonary metastases: a case report.
- K. L. Tan, P. K. Mah, C. Rajasoorya, C. Sim, F. Chia
- MedicineAnnals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
- 1 July 1996
A 29-year-old female presented with cervical lymphadenopathy, excision biopsy of which confirmed the diagnosis of paraganglioma, and was investigated for multiple pulmonary nodules noted on her chest roentgenogram.
Cribriform Morular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in a Patient with an Incidental Neck Lump: a Case Report and Review of the Literature
A case of a young lady with an incidentally discovered right-sided neck nodule on ultrasonography with a diagnosis of CMV-PTC confirmed on thyroidectomy is reported and literature associated with the clinical presentation, imaging characteristics, pathological findings and the association with FAP is reviewed.
Malaria: an audit of 56 cases admitted to a hospital.
- J. Abisheganaden, C. Rajasoorya, P. K. Tan, P. Ang, L. Chew
- MedicineSingapore medical journal
- 1 April 1996
A 2-year prospective audit on the profile and outcome of malaria cases admitted to a general hospital was performed, finding that a high index of suspicion of malaria must be maintained in the medical evaluation of all patients and in particular, of returning travellers.
Credat Emptor - The Sacrosanct Doctor-Patient Relationship.
- C. Rajasoorya
- Medicine, Political ScienceAnnals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
- 1 August 2018
This editorial is a personal viewpoint on the problems influencing the doctor-patient relationship, and explores ways of circumventing these.