Papadimitriou George

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Hereditary pancreatitis is an autosomal dominant condition characterized by recurrent episodes of acute pancreatitis, usually starting in childhood. We present a family who was ascertained when an 11-year-old girl presented with an episode of acute pancreatitis. Her father and other family members had also had recurrent bouts of acute pancreatitis. Genetic(More)
INTRODUCTION Opioid dependence is recorded as the most common drug of abuse in Malaysia. Currently, the preferred substitution therapy for most Government treatment centres is methadone used as substitution therapy for opioid dependence. There are, however patients who may benefit from being on the combined buprenorphine-naloxone formulation as substitution(More)
BACKGROUND Opioid dependence (OD) is a chronic, relapsing condition representing a significant societal burden in Asia. Opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) in combination with psychosocial treatment is considered to be the most effective strategy to treat opioid dependence. In Malaysia, about 52,000 patients reported receiving OMT in December 2012. (More)
AIM Personality traits, including hostility, play an important role in the development of cardiovascular disease. Moreover, abnormalities in blood pressure circadian pattern, such as a lack of nocturnal BP fall, are related with target organ damage and increased cardiovascular risk. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of hostility and its(More)
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