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We assessed the associations between the APOA5  -1131T>C polymorphism and lipid parameters and other risk factors of the metabolic syndrome in Korean subjects. A total of 2,901 participants from 20 oriental medical hospitals in Korea were enrolled between 2006 and 2011. According to the modified National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel(More)
We describe a series of six cases exploring the limits of reliability of the dorsal ulnar artery fasciocutaneous flap as described by Becker and Gilbert (1988a; b). Although the territory supplied by the dorsal ulnar artery is 10 cm to 20 cm long by 5 cm to 9 cm wide, Becker and Gilbert suggested that flaps should be confined to smaller dimensions. We have(More)
A 13-year-old girl of Pakistani origin presented with a non-tender, fluctuant swelling over her left parietal area and an underlying skull defect. At the apex of the swelling there was a sinus. Cultures of the discharge were positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. We present a case report of tuberculosis of the skull and review of the literature. We(More)
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