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AIMS There is a paucity of data on the pattern of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) usage in the paediatric population. This study aimed to assess the prevalence, trends, indications and burden of cost of IVIG usage in the Singaporean paediatric population. METHODS Pharmacy data of all IVIG prescriptions between 2000 and 2009 in the two major paediatric(More)
Fifty-two patients with early gastric cancer are described. At presentation, the average age was 60 years and the male:female ratio was 3:2. The patients had presenting symptoms indistinguishable from those due to benign peptic ulcer disease. Endoscopic examination with multiple biopsies was the most accurate means of diagnosis, with an overall 93%(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the change in bronchial response to cumulative doses from two beclomethasone dipropionate metered-dose inhalers (MDI), each using chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) propellants, in asthma patients previously showing falls in forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) shortly after exposure to beclomethasone MDI. METHODOLOGY A total of 18 patients(More)
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