Huai Seng Loh

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In corrective surgery for mandibular prognathism, the vertical ramus osteotomy, also known as the vertical subsigmoid osteotomy (VSS) is one of the simplest osteotomy to perform and therefore widely popular with oral & maxillofacial surgeons. Traditionally, the surgical approach for VSS is by the extra-oral approach although the approach may be either(More)
OBJECTIVE Anhedonia is the reduced ability to experience pleasure. It is a core symptom of depression and is particularly difficult to treat. This study aims to compare the level of anhedonia between depressed patients on anti-depressants and healthy subjects. METHOD A total of 111 depressed patients on selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and 82(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of alcohol-use disorder and associated correlates amongst bipolar patients in a university hospital in Malaysia. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, a total of 121 bipolar disorder patients were included. Their alcohol use disorders were assessed with the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (plus version)(More)
INTRODUCTION Methadone has long been regarded as an effective treatment for opioid dependence. However, many patients discontinue maintenance therapy because of its side effects, with one of the most common being sexual dysfunction. Buprenorphine is a proven alternative to methadone. This study aimed to investigate sexual dysfunction in opioid-dependent men(More)
BACKGROUND This study examines the psychometric properties of the Malay version of the Montgomery-Ǻsberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS-BM). METHODS A total of 150 participants with (n = 50) and without depression (n = 100) completed the self-rated version of the Montgomery-Ǻsberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS-S), the Malay versions of the MADRS-BM, the(More)
INTRODUCTION Our study aims to determine the prevalence of nicotine dependence and investigate the effect of nicotine dependence on psychopathology among schizophrenia patients. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out in an outpatient psychiatric clinic at a general hospital in Malaysia. 180 recruited subjects were administered the Malay version(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Escitalopram has widely been recognized as one of the most frequently used antidepressants, with superior tolerability and great efficacy in preventing major depressive disorder (MDD) relapse and recurrence. However, anhedonia, which is a core symptom of MDD, remains difficult to treat. This study investigates the hedonic levels of MDD(More)
During routine dissection in left upper limb in an elderly male cadaver, variations in the arterial and neural pattern were noticed. The undersized brachial artery divided terminally into radial and ulnar artery at a distance of 15.4 cm from the tip of coracoid process, proximal to its usual division in cubital fossa. Additionally, the superior and inferior(More)
We are currently in an era where the international scientific publication is highly valued, acting as a strong parameter for evaluation mechanism in ranking universities in the competitive scientific world. In this context, writing the editorial of this special issue gives us a great responsibility. After a cautious revision of the several articles(More)
  • T W Anderson, B W Reid, G H Beaton, G Suranyi, P N Corey, M E Avery +136 others
  • 2007
Two forms of vitamin C are recognized, ascorbic acid and dehydro-ascorbic acid. Although most of the vitamin exists as ascorbic acid, both forms appear to be utilized similarly by the human (Sabry et al., 1958). Many species of animals are able to synthesize ascorbic acid and do not require it in the diet. When deprived of a dietary source of vitamin C for(More)