Hugo A Vrakking

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SETTING Health centres in the South Sulawesi Province, Republic of Indonesia. OBJECTIVES To compare complaints, side-effects and treatment outcome in new smear-positive patients treated with a single-drug short-course (National TB Programme (NTP)) regimen with those treated with a four-drug fixed-dose combination (4FDC) regimen. DESIGN A prospective(More)
SETTING Central Sulawesi Province, Republic of Indonesia. OBJECTIVE To increase tuberculosis case notification and maintain high treatment success rates through community participation in a tuberculosis field programme. DESIGN Comparison of tuberculosis case notification and treatment results in a community based tuberculosis programme (CBTP), before(More)
AIM To measure the degree of physiological patency of the tear drainage system using dacryoscintigraphy before and after external dacryocystorhinostomy (EDCR) in relation to patient complaints. METHODS Prospective evaluation of 29 eyes of 24 patients with primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (PANDO) who underwent EDCR. The epiphora complaints(More)
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