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Bone mineral density in premenopausal women with systemic lupus erythematosus.
TLDR
BMD measurements were significantly lower in premenopausal SLE patients who had had corticosteroid treatment than those who had not, and prevalence of osteoporosis, based on lumbar spine BMD, was lower than that reported in Caucasians.
Prevalence of hyperuricemia in Bangkok population
TLDR
Hyperuricemia is common among Bangkok population in this study, and this disorder is frequently associated with metabolic syndrome, which was significantly more common in men than women.
Accuracy of Amsler grid in screening for chloroquine retinopathy.
TLDR
Amsler grid testing is an accurate screening test for chloroquine retinopathy with very high specificity and could be achieved by a rheumatologist who could practically serve the patients in one visit at the rhearatology clinic.
Four years follow-up of bone mineral density change in premenopausal women with systemic lupus erythematosus.
TLDR
It is suggested that low dose prednisolone may not be detrimental to bone in premenopausal women with SLE during longterm treatment.
Clonal spread of carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in the patients and their environment at BMA Medical College and Vajira Hospital.
TLDR
CRAB was demonstrated to emphasize the important of hand hygiene, contact precaution and patient's environmental decontamination in controlling the spread of CRAB in the hospital.
Therapy Dose Calculation in Hyperthyroidism Using the 3-Hour Early I -131 Uptake Measurements
TLDR
The feasibility of using the radioactive iodine uptake (RAIU) at 3 hours (3RAIN) value in the calculation of    131 I treatment dose in hyperthyroidism patients was assessed.
Gout and the Heart
TLDR
Clinicians should be aware of the presence of common risk factors (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, smoking, etc.) in patients with hyperuricemia or gout in order to reduce the risk and severity of cardiovascular disease.
Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Psoriasis
TLDR
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in psoriatic patients was 52.0%.
MOLECULAR CHARACTERISTICS OF ESBL-PRODUCING Escherichia coli ISOLATED FROM CLINICAL SPECIMENS AT VAJIRA HOSPITAL, NAVAMINDRADHIRAJ UNIVERSITY
TLDR
The results indicated more than 54% of clinical E. coli isolates were ESBL producers that still susceptible to carbapenems, suggesting that horizontal transfer of ESBL-encoding genes would be readily in this setting.
High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Level and Psoriasis Severity in Thai Patients.
TLDR
Results have led to the proposition that hs-CRP be used as a biomarker for overall inflammation including skin severity and cardiovascular risk factor in psoriasis.
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