Suharyani Soedarmo

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BACKGROUND In this prospective study, the TRISS methodology is used to compare trauma care at a University Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, with the standards reported in the Major Trauma Outcome Study (MTOS). METHODS Between February 24, 1999, and July 1, 1999, all consecutive patients with multiple and severe trauma were included in the study (n = 105).(More)
The aim of the study was to report management and outcome of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a Jakarta University hospital, and to determine prognostic factors. All consecutive patients with an Abbreviated Injury Score (AIS) head of >=4 or an AIS head score of >=3 combined with an AIS score of >=2 in any other body region were analyzed on patient(More)
Opioid use may affect HIV infection through altered expression of HIV co-receptors. This was examined in Indonesia among antiretroviral therapy-naive HIV patients, many of whom use drugs. C-C chemokine receptor type 5 (CCR5) expression on CD4+ cells was higher in heroin (P = 0.007), methadone (P = 0.024) and former opioid users (P = 0.003) compared to(More)
BACKGROUND Opioid use is associated with increased incidence of infectious diseases. Although experimental studies have shown that opioids affect various functions of immune cells, only limited data are available from human studies. Drug use is an important risk factor for HIV transmission; however no data are available whether heroin and/or methadone(More)
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