Chanpong Tangkanakul

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether carotid endarterectomy under local anaesthesia is safer and as effective as under general anaesthesia. DESIGN Systematic review of the randomised and non-randomised studies. MATERIALS Studies were identified from the Cochrane Stroke Group's database plus additional handsearching and electronic searching. METHODS Two(More)
MATERIALS AND METHODS: The cross-sectional observation study was conducted in a sample of patients (Thai population) who took an annual health check-up at the Bangkok Medical Center (BMC) over a 10 month period from June 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012. A total of 2,105 subjects were enrolled and underwent a carotid duplex examination using the standard(More)
A hospital based case-control study was conducted to assess the association between hypertension and stroke among young Thai adults at a private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. The study population was comprised of 98 inpatients with a first diagnosis of stroke and 98 inpatients without stroke admitted from 2006 to 2008, aged 18-45 years. Cases were matched(More)
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