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This retrospective cephalometric study examined the stability of mandibular incisor decompensation following orthognathic treatment. It also studied the relationship between the mandibular incisor-mandibular plane angle (LIMnp) and the maxillary-mandibular planes angle (MMA). Two groups of 22 subjects each underwent either mandibular advancement only or(More)
A 6 years old girl accidentally aspirated a plastic whistle while playing. Computed Tomography of thorax showed foreign body at carina level. Rigid bronchoscope under general anesthesia was attempted but unable to extract the whistle through vocal cord. Tracheostomy was later performed and foreign body was removed.
In a prospective case-control study over a two-year period involving 1006 women, 264 women with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), 305 with non-infarct acute coronary syndromes (CAD) were compared with 437 women with no coronary heart disease (Controls), to determine the relationship between cigarette smoking and other risks factors with coronary heart(More)
Computed tomography (CT) is a widely used imaging modality. Although hyponatremia after CT imaging is rare, its effects can be devastating. Hyperosmolar radiocontrast acts as effective osmoles and causes fluid migration from intracellular into extracellular compartment. Dilutional hyponatremia will ensue if translocation of fluid is in excess of diuresis.(More)
Circadian variations have been observed in the onset of acute coronary syndromes including acute myocardial infarction. We studied 422 acute myocardial infarction patients who presented to the coronary care unit of General Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Of the 318 (75.4%) patients whose data was complete, a circadian rhythm with bimodal peak was demonstrated. The(More)
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