Izham Cheong

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A cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine the clinical profile, haematological and biochemical changes, seroprevalence of common opportunistic pathogens, and AIDS-defining events in 49 Malaysian male drug addicts with HIV infection. Their mean age was 33.2 years, the majority had been injecting drugs for more than 5 years and 88% reporting sharing(More)
Retrospective analysis of medical records of 557 HIV positive patients (including 113 with AIDS) revealed 17 patients with an antemortem clinical diagnosis of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease. This group comprised 7 injection drug users (2 male and 5 female) and 10 homosexual men. Males were significantly older than females, and homosexual men were(More)
The medical records, retinal drawings and fundus photographs of all patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMVR) and AIDS in Edinburgh between 1986-1992 were reviewed to determine the efficacy of treatment in preserving vision. Ophthalmoscopic features of CMVR were observed in 32 eyes of 24 patients with AIDS, 19 males and 5 females. HIV transmission in(More)
The investigation was carried out on 405 patients who were admitted to this institution between 1980 and 1984. All of these patients underwent bronchoscopic investigations for various pulmonary disorders. The ages of the patients varied from 17-83 years with a median of 57.9; 305 were males (75.3%) and 100 females (24.7%). Racial distributions were 139(More)
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